Web Applications Are Under Attack

Web Applications Are Under Attack

Web Applications Are Under Attack

Web Under Siege
Web applications are under attack one-third of the time, while the most targeted sites are under attack up to 80 percent of the time.

As the Web has evolved, security threats have grown. Protecting Web-based applications and data is a growing concern for organizations of all shapes and sizes. According to a recent “Web Application Attack Report” conducted by Imperva, there's more to the problem than meets the eye. The firm studied 50 Web applications over a six-month period ending in May 2012. Here's what the security company found, along with recommendations for weathering attacks more effectively.

Samuel Greengard is a freelance writer for Baseline.

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