Vulnerabilities in web applications are now the largest vector of enterprise security attacks. Majority of attacks today, including the recent Sony PlayStation attack, involve some form of Web application vulnerability.
Stories about exploits that compromise sensitive data frequently mention culprits such as “cross-site scripting (XSS)”, “SQL injection”, “buffer overflow”, and “Remote code execution”. Vulnerabilities like these fall often outside the traditional expertise of network security managers.
To help you understand how to minimize these risks, Qualys provides a free guide “Web Application Security- How to Minimize the Risk of Attacks “as a primer to web application security.
The guide covers the following topic: Typical web application vulnerabilities, comparison of options for web application vulnerability detection, and QualysGuard Web Application Scanning solution.
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