Category: Application security

Application security, Privacy protection, Security

Apple Removed 95,000 Fraudulent Applications From App Store in 2020

May 12, 2021

Via: Security Week

The company’s App Review team last year rejected roughly 200,000 applications that either contained hidden features or which were found to be spam, copycats, or attempting to trick users into making purchases. An additional 95,000 apps were removed for violating […]

Application security, Security

PCI SSC publishes PCI Secure Software Standard 1.1 and supporting program documentation

May 3, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

Version 1.1 of the PCI Secure Software Standard introduces the Terminal Software Module, a new security requirements module for payment software intended for deployment and operation on PCI-approved PIN Transaction Security (PTS) Point-of-Interaction (POI) devices. Software intended for deployment and […]

Application security, Cloud security, Security

Progressive Web Apps and Cookies: Taking a Bite Out of Security

April 20, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

To prevent cookie theft, have cyber defense baked in. With progressive web apps (PWA) and other relatively new protective efforts in place, how can you be sure you’re defending against today’s attackers? Here’s what enterprise needs to know about the […]

Application security, Cloud security, Security

How to Secure a Changing Application Environment Across Platforms

April 1, 2021

Via: Radware Blog

Organizations are shifting application environments, migrating workloads between on-premise, private and public clouds and operating a hybrid application ecosystem spread across multiple environments. According to Radware’s 2021 State of Web Application and API Protection Report, 47% of organizations who operate […]

Application security, Security

Fake Telegram Desktop App Malware Campaign Persists

March 17, 2021

Via: DataBreach Today

Jannis Kirschner, an independent security researcher based in Basel, Switzerland, searched on Sunday for the desktop version of the popular messaging application Telegram. The second Google result, an advertisement, led him straight to malware disguised as the desktop version of […]

Application security, Cloud security, Security

Using Best Practices to Secure Apps in Multi-Cloud Environments

March 16, 2021

Via: Radware Blog

From sophisticated e-commerce engines to cloud-based productivity solutions and personal tools on mobile phones, applications power how things get done. Organizations continue to transition these applications to the cloud at an accelerated rate. According to Radware’s C-Suite Perspectives Report, 76% […]

Application security, Security

Getting your application security program off the ground

March 11, 2021

Via: Help Net Security

IT and security professionals are increasingly concerned about attackers compromising their mission-critical applications. According to a recent Ponemon study, the reasons for that are many: more funds go towards protecting networks, security is not adequately emphasized during the development of […]

Application security, Security

From Rule- to Machine Learning-Based Security

March 10, 2021

Via: Radware Blog

Many enterprises have responded by implementing the aforementioned API management solutions that provide mechanisms, such as authentication, authorization and throttling. These are long-standing must haves for controlling who accesses APIs across the application ecosystem—and how often. However, organizations also need […]

Application security, Security

Why the Demand for Application Development Security Skills Is Exploding

March 9, 2021

Via: Security Intelligence

Application development security is a key task when it comes to looking to the future of cybersecurity. A recent industry study shows it is the fastest-growing cybersecurity skill for the year ahead. Demand is expected to increase by 164% over […]

Application security, Network security, Security

Cybersecurity in 2021: Stopping the madness

March 8, 2021

Via: CIO

Marc Andreessen had it right – software has eaten the world. As a result, the world can be hacked. Just look at the past few months. The SolarWinds caper – the “largest and most sophisticated attack the world has ever […]