App Security Insights

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


*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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High Profile Security Breaches: Healthcare Industry

Dec 7, 2017 / by AppSolid Team posted in Cyber Breach, Security Breach


High profile security breaches are so common in our mobile app-driven society that most of us are no longer shocked when a previously trusted company reveals a major breach. It’s easy to forget how much is at stake -- particularly for small businesses that offer apps.

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High Profile Security Breaches: eCommmerce Industry

Dec 6, 2017 / by AppSolid Team posted in Cyber Breach, Security Threats, Security Breach


A hack can take a business at its peak and drive it into the ground. High profile security breaches target multinational conglomerates and large national corporations, since those businesses are the ones most likely to have something of value to steal. But don’t be fooled: every business, every app, and every developer is a potential target. For every high profile security breach you hear about, there are thousands more you don’t.

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