Web Application Vulnerabilities Skyrocket

  • By

    Ericka Chickowski

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Unprotected Web• Web vulnerabilities made up 82 percent of the 2,652 commercial vulnerabilities found and analyzed by Cenzic.• Of those Web vulnerabilities, 89 percent were related to code in commercial Web applications.• Among commercial Web application vulnerabilities, cross-site scripting (XSS) bugs made up 19 percent and SQL injection made up 16 percent
If application security isn't already top of mind among your customers, it probably should be. As a channel partner, you owe it to your customers to raise their awareness of how shoddy in-house application development and a complicit trust of all web applications on the Internet could cost them in damaging breaches and compliance woes with regulations such as PCI DSS. Released this month, the Cenzic Application Security Trends Report Q3-Q4 2009 showed how much the application vulnerability problem is growing within the corporate landscape over the second half of last year.
This article was originally published on 2010-03-16