by Security Innovation
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Published on: December 03, 2010
Type of content: EGUIDE
This scenario may be familiar: Your organization has hundreds or even thousands of applications, but few have received an adequate security assessment, despite a mandate to protect the enterprise against application threats.
Many security managers are thrust into the uncomfortable position of dealing with a huge portfolio of potentially insecure applications, limited resources and an overwhelming sense of urgency. Security managers should ensure applications undergo security assessments, as applications have quickly become a favorite vector of malicious attackers seeking to disrupt day-to-day business activities or infiltrate corporate defenses to steal sensitive data.
In this tip, we'll add some clarity to the enterprise application security assessment process by outlining the techniques used to review applications and comparing and contrasting strategic paradigms for application assessments.