Web Apps Create New Security Risks

Web Apps Create New Security Risks

Web Apps Create New Security Risks

In the first two months of 2012, 59 percent of all reported security vulnerabilities occurred in Web applications.
There's no debate that security is growing infinitely more complex by the day. As organizations open their networks to customers, business partners and others, the risks continue to grow. Mobile devices and open-source codes further complicate matters--all while hackers and cyber-crooks become more sophisticated and aggressive. Although most organizations have a spate of digital security protections in place, a March 2012 study conducted by Cenzic, a provider of security intelligence systems, found that many of the most obvious threats go unnoticed and untargeted. What's more, the situation is growing more challenging.
Samuel Greengard is a freelance writer for Baseline.

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