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10 Most Common Web Security Vulnerabilities

Apr 17, 2018 / by Guest Author - Originally written by Gergely Karman at TopTal posted in Hacking Threats, Security Breach, Security, Application Security, common web vulnerabilities, web apps

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*This article was originally written by Gergely Karman at TopTal

For all too many companies, it’s not until after a security breach has occurred that web security best practices become a priority. During my years working as an IT Security professional, I have seen time and time again how obscure the world of web development security issues can be to so many of my fellow programmers.

An effective approach to web security threats must, by definition, be proactive and defensive. Toward that end, this post is aimed at sparking a security mindset, hopefully injecting the reader with a healthy dose of paranoia.

In particular, this guide focuses on 10 common and significant web security pitfalls to be aware of, including recommendations on how they can be mitigated. The focus is on the Top 10 Web Vulnerabilities identified by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP), an international, non-profit organization whose goal is to improve software security across the globe.

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How To Secure Your App From The Danger Of Hackers

Jul 27, 2017 / by Sung Cho posted in Hacking Threats, Application Security

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“Hackers.” Even without the details, it’s a term that already has a sense of ominousness to it. But for mobile application developers, hackers pose a very significant threat, one that has the potential to completely decimate your business and delegitimize everything your team has worked so hard to build.

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Mobile Application Security: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Jul 21, 2017 / by Sung Cho posted in Mobile App Security, Hacking Threats

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Building a mobile application is a long and arduous process, we know. Between designing the concept and tools of your app and developing the code itself, there’s so much work that goes into such a project before a launch ever occurs. Yet, despite the fact that it ultimately results in adding even more lead time to your app, we cannot stress enough the vital role that mobile application security plays in your app’s long-term prospects.

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