It is hard to withstand ever-expanding attacks with old coding habits. Many attacks on corporate applications come from inside the network, thus rendering such protection mechanisms as firewalls useless. It has become imperative that the application is capable of protecting itself. All security issues are rooted in the code itself. The starting point of the secure coding concept is based on the idea of avoiding security errors in the first place instead of fixing them. So, what should be done to gain secure coding skills?
Setting up a multilingual full functional support team in a short timeframe is not easy. It requires well-planned transition and efficient team selection process. There are more incompetent support advocates compared to excellent ones and also transition process planning requires unique experience and has lots of technical and business risks to overcome.
Making software security a focal point in the process of designing, developing and delivering software applications is crucial for the ultimate success of these applications. Developing party needs to create trust in the user regarding the protection of critical assets and operational reliability. Therefore, software security becomes a fundamental requirement of software applications. Many companies started to meet software security requirements in accordance with the secure software development framework it has developed, which consists of a rule set defined within the software and security teams. This rule set are defined taking into account various international standards and industry best practices.
The term “Advanced Persistent Threat” (APT) was used to describe state-sponsored cyberattacks designed to steal data and exploit infrastructures. Today, the term is used to describe the attacks targeted at organizations for monetary gain or espionage.
Probably the most common and serious mistake of managements regarding the governance of information security is delegating too much responsibility to the IT Department.
Gedankenexperiment (Gedankenerfahrung or thought experiment) is a way of thinking that maps a theory to possible causes and consequences (to shed light on these), when no clues or indicators are available to validate the theory.
Idle scan is a TCP based port scan where the attacker sends spoofed packets to a passive (also called as “silent”) victim host.