Category: Application security

Application security, Security

Most security pros think a WAF is high maintenance

February 19, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

An organization’s web application firewall (WAF) is a critical line of defense in protecting proprietary and customer data, but the concern is that some organizations are spending an outsized allotment of resources on modifying these mission-critical elements, a Neustar report […]

Application security, Security

Using Cloud-Based Protection to Ensure a Superior Banking Experience

February 17, 2021

Via: Radware Blog

This credit union has been serving customers throughout the Southeastern United States for over 75 years. With over 300,000 members and $4 billion in assets, it is one of the largest credit unions in the region. Like most financial service […]

Application security, Cyber-crime, Identity theft, Security

Solving 5 Challenges of Contact Tracing Apps

February 16, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Contact tracing apps are designed to help public health agencies connect the dots by linking confirmed carriers of novel coronavirus to recent, close-proximity interactions. In theory, this creates a protective safety net — a way for countries to manage the […]

Application security, Security

Application Security in 2021

February 16, 2021

Via: Radware Blog

Even as the world went into lockdown in 2020 to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, hackers continued to launch attacks on networks. Lockdowns and travel restrictions forced many organizations to shift their activity to cyber space. In parallel, the increased […]

Application security, Security

Is $50,000 for a Vulnerability Too Much?

February 4, 2021

Via: Dark Reading

Zoom recently increased its maximum payout for vulnerabilities to $50,000 as part of its crowdsourced security program. Such a lofty figure makes great headlines, attracts new talent in search of the big bucks, and raises the question — how much […]

Application security, Security

The 2020 App Threats Landscape in Review

February 3, 2021

Via: Radware Blog

As more organizations place a priority on application development, production and hosting, new vulnerabilities and threats emerge. The need for a faster time to market, improved user experience and better resource utilization can influence what security protocols are implemented before […]

Application security, Cloud security, Security

Strengthening Online Applications Against Pass-the-Cookie Attacks

January 26, 2021

Via: Radware Blog

Very recently, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published an analysis report (AR21-013A) on strengthening security configurations to defend against attackers targeting cloud services. The analysis concluded that cyber threat actors involved in cloud service attacks use a variety […]

Application security, Cyber-crime, Malware, Security

ElectroRAT Malware Targets Cryptocurrency Wallets

January 7, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

A recently uncovered remote access Trojan, dubbed ElectroRAT, has been stealing cryptocurrency from digital wallets over the past year and has the ability to target multiple operating systems, according to researchers from Intezer Labs. The malware, written in the Golang […]

Application security, Security, Threats & Malware, Vulnerabilities

Slack Outage Causing Enterprise Security Hiccups

January 4, 2021

Via: Security Week

At 7:15AM PST, the San Francisco, Calif.-based Slack confirmed users were “having trouble loading channels or connecting to Slack.” No other details were provided on the cause of the outage. Here’s the latest word from Slack: “Customers may have trouble […]

Application security, Cloud security, Security

Public Cloud Down Again? Predictions for 2021.

December 10, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

I thought we had heard the end of availability issues last year (see my blog from last year). After all, reliability and having enough processing horsepower to keep applications available across failures is one of the big benefits of migrating […]