A new Acunetix report on 5,500 companies comprising 15,000 website and network scans, performed on over 1.9 million files, finds nearly half of the web applications scanned contained a high security vulnerability such as XSS or SQL Injection, while almost 4 in 5 web applications were affected by a ‘medium security’ vulnerability.
Akamai Technologies, provider of content delivery network services, and managed security services firm Trustwave announced at Infosecurity Europe 2015 a new strategic alliance designed to help businesses more effectively fight a wide range of malicious online activities through vulnerability assessment, denial of service prevention and incident response.
While no true security best practices exist, the key is in identifying the security metrics that mean the most to the organization and focusing on those activities to remediate specific vulnerabilities, according to a new WhiteHat Security report.
Akamai Technologies analyzed thousands of DDoS attacks as well as nearly millions of web application attack triggers across the Akamai Edge network.
Guess what? Unless your site is hosted by one of 11 specific web hosts, it's time to patch your WordPress installation again! Netsparker researchers have recently unearthed a vulnerability affecting one popular theme installed by default in all WordPress installations, and which can be exploited by attackers to take control of vulnerable WP sites.
Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.