Security vs. Coffee Spending: 10 Reasons Why Web Applications Are Easy Targets

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    Ericka Chickowski

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While 73 percent of the organizations in the study have been hacked at least once in the last 24 months, 72 percent of the respondents test less than 10 percent of their applications.
Are your customers spending more money on coffee than they are on keeping their websites secure? Chances are high that they are, according to a recent report out from the Ponemon Institute. Conducted on behalf of Cenzic and Barracuda Networks, the survey questioned over 600 IT security practitioners in a range of industries. The findings show that even though website attacks are a big concern and potential cost for companies, companies are still not spending much on web application security.
This article was originally published on 2011-03-16