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  • Disclosed security vulnerabilities expected to decline

    The number of disclosed security vulnerabilities is projected to decline or stay on par with last year, according to IBM’s X-Force 2013 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett26 Sept. 13 16:54
  • Verify the security of your mobile apps

    The enterprise is increasingly turning to mobile app developers for solutions to leverage interest in BYOD. Gartner estimates that 70% of mobile professionals will conduct their work on personal smart devices by 2018. The app development boom has fostered a competitive environment for developers and there is a focus on speed. But In the rush to deploy enterprise apps and start reaping the benefits, it is easy to overlook key security risks that could cause irreparable damage to your business.

    Written by Michelle Drolet, Towerwall15 March 13 04:04
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  • 4 Client-Side Web Storage Options That Replace Cookies

    Several standards exist for storing large amounts of data in a user's Web browser. Each has its benefits, tradeoffs, W3C standardization status and level of browser support. All are better than cookies.

    Written by Chris Minnick and Ed Tittel03 Sept. 13 18:09
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  • Microsoft Office vs.Google Docs: A Web Apps Showdown

    The future may be the cloud, but it also may be Microsoft that ushers us into that realm of possibility and imagination. Today, Redmond unveiled as a part of Office 2010 a suite of Microsoft Office Web apps that will compete directly with Google Docs. While Microsoft isn't letting anyone play around with the apps just yet, on paper, Microsoft's Web apps look like they could blow Google's online services out of the water -- beta or no beta.

    Written by Ian Paul14 July 09 04:11
  • Web App Firewalls: How to Evaluate, Buy, Implement

    A Web application firewall (WAF) is designed to protect Web applications against common attacks such as <a href="http://blogs.csoonline.com/xss_the_spark_to_the_ajax_dynamite">cross-site scripting</a> and <a href="http://blogs.csoonline.com/sans_warns_of_mass_sql_injection_attacks">SQL injection</a>. Whereas network firewalls defend the perimeter of the network, WAFs sit between the Web client and Web server, analyzing application-layer traffic for violations in the programmed security policy, says Michael Cobb, founder of Cobweb Applications, a security consultancy.

    Written by Mary Brandel11 June 09 07:00