Application Security is the use of software, hardware, and procedural methods to protect applications from external threats. In the world of software design, security is becoming an increasingly important concern during development as applications are more accessible over different networks and as a result, are more vulnerable to a wide variety of threats. Many applications are fundamentally flawed, making it possible for hackers to steal data, hijack user inputs, or deny service entirely. The following slideshow presented by Column Information Security presents an application checklist—a look at how your company can counter the impact of seven top application security threats.
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Nori De Jesus is the Global Director of Marketing at Column Information Security. Nori brings over 20 years of experience as an advent marketer and business strategist working with software manufacturers and launching proprietary software solutions into the market.
When I was asked if I could share this Slideshare with my readers, it didn’t take me long to agree. Although my blog centers around Leadership and Personal Development, the online world is a large part of our everyday. Keeping applications safe from threat is an important part of maintaining a productive work and even life environment.
A year ago, my website was hacked and down for a few days. For anyone this has happened to, I am sure you understand the complete frustration it that comes with it. I took necessary measures to try and prevent a hack from ever happening again. I wasn’t as informed as I became once I was forced to take action. Hopefully, this Slideshare provides some education if not motivation to learn more.