Web Applications Are Under Attack


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.

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.

Web Applications Are Under Attack
Samuel Greengard is a freelance writer for Baseline.

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