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Why is Web Application Security Testing Important?

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Web applications have become an integral part of our lives. We use them to order food, to book a ride to work, to find a date, to buy clothes and makeup, to monitor our diet and water consumption, and so much more. We’ve become so used to depending on apps that we’ve ignored the amount of information entered with every login, swipe, and sale. It is crucial for web application developers to ensure the security of their product. Web application security testing analyzes and reports the level of security in the said product.

Security testing is especially crucial in today’s technology industry. Web apps are one of the main causes of data breaches. Veracode’s 2017 State of Software Security Report says that 77 percent of web applications have a minimum of one security vulnerability. In 2016, there were 728 data breaches occurring in the US out of the 974 reported for that year.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Website Security

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Of course all companies should prioritize its website’s security. Whether you’re a startup tech company, a small town e-commerce site, or a major player in the retail business, a violation of your business’ web security has serious, costly consequences. A data breach can result in $4 million from your company’s coffers, on top of the clients and customers you could potentially lose from the incident. This is especially damaging for small and medium businesses that are still establishing their reputations in the industry, not to mention the incredible liability. But more importantly, a security breach can cause significant damage to your clients who have sent and stored private information on the website. Cases of stolen identities and fraud via stolen credit card data will instantly remove any brand loyalty a customer ever had.

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Top 3 Cloud Accounting Tech Trends in 2018

Top 3 Cloud Accounting Tech Trends in 2018

Cloud Accounting is one of the most exciting developments in the industry that has made accounting a whole lot easier. The term “cloud” is a metaphor for wireless computing, which refers to all records and files stored remotely and accessible through the internet. This has enabled both business owners and accountants to access and collaborate on the same data anytime from anywhere.

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The 5 Pillars of Information Security and How to Manage Them

Information Security Means Better Business

In the progressively competitive business world, information is a valuable resource that needs utmost protection. Information security is integral in managing your business and ensuring that vital information is not compromised in any way.

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Catching up with the Needs: The Shortage in CyberSecurity Manpower

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The continuous rise in the number of cyber threats and attacks by hackers and online criminals is pushing the cybersecurity industry further forward. Considered to be the fastest growing tech sector in the world, the cybersecurity market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.6% from 2016 to 2021 and eventually reach US$202.36 billion by the end of the forecast period, according to a report by Markets and Markets.

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