Posts Tagged ‘application security’

New Best Practices Guide For Building Secure Software

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Many information security incidents and privacy breaches occur as a result of exploiting vulnerabilities in poorly engineered applications and systems.
It is good to see more articles and information about how to build security into applications from the very inception of a project, and continue it through the entire applications and systems lifecycle.


Does Using “Certified” Software Products Improve Compliance?

Thursday, May 17th, 2007

It seems the term “certified” is being used more and more…for professionals, hardware, software, you name it.
You see software vendors touting that their products have been certified and that they will help companies meet “compliance,” but I have found very little research into what this really means, or if it means anything at all.


Reducing Attack Exposure for Internet-Facing Applications

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

Yesterday the Channel 12 news in Jackson, Mississippi reported a Kennesaw, Georgia business had its Internet-facing computer system hacked. That business’s application is “now generating thousands of counterfeit messages to businesses and consumers, purporting to be a complaint filed with the BBB.”