Ever Wonder How Risk is Built Into Applications?
When 12,000 security professionals were asked to name what the number one security threat was for their organization, 69% said application-layer vulnerabilities* — yet less than 10% ensure that all their business-critical applications are reviewed for security before and during production.
Clearly, organizations need a better way to scale their secure development programs so they can protect their entire application infrastructures in a cost-effective manner without hiring more consultants or installing more servers and tools.
It All Starts with an Idea
and of course Neglecting to conduct threat modeling.
In the design phase, you need to consider methods attackers would use to get access to your data or manipulate your system workflow to gain inappropriate access to other areas.
Using open source components
Outsourcing code development without vetting.
Internal developers introducing security-related defects into code.
Neglecting to test for security during the coding phase.
97% of all Java applications VERACODE recently scanned in an 18-month period had at least one component with a known vulnerability.
This practice introduces significant risk in the form of security vulnerabilities and malicious back-doors.
Many developers aren’t aware of secure coding best practices.
Testing at the end of the development life-cycle creates bottlenecks, increasing the chances that found defects will be overlooked.
Ready or Not Deployment Takes Place
Neglecting to test applications in run-time.
Not keeping track of the web perimeter, or knowing what web apps you have active.
Deploying purchased applications without considering security.
Not only do applications get altered and updated, but threats change as cyber attackers come up with new ways to breach your systems.
Many organizations don’t even know how many websites they have, let alone if they’re secure (often due to things like old marketing websites or digital assets acquired during M&A).
75% of third-party applications Veracode scanned in a recent 18-month period were not compliant with the OWASP Top 10.