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Application Security

Top 10 Open source / Free DAST tools in 2024

Top 10 Open source / Free DAST tools in 2024

DAST tools act as automated security scanners and interact with applications through its interfaces similar to a hacker. As cost and number of cyberattacks increase, businesses are increasingly adopting DAST tools to improve their security posture.

Apr 94 min read
3 Components of Application Security Management in 2024

3 Components of Application Security Management in 2024

As software eats the world, cybersecurity threats, including data breaches, cyber theft, and malicious attacks are on the rise. In Q1 2023, over six million data records were breached globally. This increases the need for Application Security Management (ASM) employs a multi-layered approach that includes securing development practices, security tools, and real-time security monitoring.

Apr 138 min read
Top 5 IAST Tools in 2024 Based on 300 Users' Experiences

Top 5 IAST Tools in 2024 Based on 300 Users' Experiences

Securing applications against evolving security threats is crucial for protecting sensitive data and functionality. Traditional methods like Static Application Security Testing (SAST) and Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) offer valuable insights but have limitations.

Apr 135 min read
Top 5 API Security Testing Tools in 2024

Top 5 API Security Testing Tools in 2024

APIs have become the backbone of software development, enabling integration and communication between different systems and applications. As the reliance on APIs (e.g. AI APIs) grows, so does the importance of ensuring their security.

Mar 77 min read
Application Security Risk Assessment in '24: Model & Challenges

Application Security Risk Assessment in '24: Model & Challenges

Application security is significant for businesses, with at least one vulnerability found in over 75 percent of applications, making them susceptible to cyber threats. An application risk assessment is a systematic process designed to identify, analyze, and manage potential security risks in software applications.

Feb 286 min read
10 Application Security Metrics: Why do they matter in 2024? 

10 Application Security Metrics: Why do they matter in 2024? 

Application security metrics are essential for providing a clear, quantifiable overview of an organization’s security posture. They assist organizations on: Application security breaches account for 25% of all breaches.

Feb 157 min read
10 API Security Best Practices: Why are they essential in ‘24?

10 API Security Best Practices: Why are they essential in ‘24?

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) have become the backbone of software communication and integration. They allow different software systems to exchange data and functionality easily and efficiently. However, as the use of APIs expands, so does the potential for security vulnerabilities.

Feb 227 min read
Top 5 Vulnerability Scanning Tools in 2024

Top 5 Vulnerability Scanning Tools in 2024

Vulnerability scanning, a critical component of a cybersecurity strategy, enables organizations to identify, assess, and mitigate vulnerabilities within their network infrastructure. Research found that: Considering the variety of vulnerability scanning and management tools, businesses may face challenges in choosing the most suitable solution.

Mar 77 min read
Top 10 Application Security Tools in 2024 Based on 2k+ Reviews

Top 10 Application Security Tools in 2024 Based on 2k+ Reviews

Application breaches represent a significant 25% of all security incidents. Deployment of advanced application security tools is a cornerstone in fortifying defenses against such vulnerabilities. Developers and security professionals aim to equip themselves with the right tools to identify vulnerabilities, enforce security policies, and safeguard sensitive data.

Mar 3011 min read
25+ Application Security Statistics and Trends in 2024

25+ Application Security Statistics and Trends in 2024

In this article, we present an analysis of current statistics in the field of application security. Our focus is on providing a clear and concise overview of the latest data, reflecting key trends and insights in this critical area of cybersecurity. The statistics compiled here are drawn from reputable, and up-to-date sources.

Mar 224 min read