What is Application Security Testing?
Application Security Testing is comprised of two methods of application security, Black Box (we act as ethical hackers that don’t know the system and try to exploit it), and White Box (we have access to the server and try to evaluate the code and site and make sure it is secure). Both captures the business logic flow of the application, lists the potential threats to the application, and prepares a threat profile report. Most importantly, they give specific visibility of the root vulnerabilities within the source code in advance, before the source code is deployed.
What are the Risks?
There are many types of application risk factors. OWASP lists top ten attacks such as; injections, broken authentication, insecure cryptographic storage etc…All of which are forms of attacks to obtain very sensitive data such as; personal identifiable information, trade secrets, healthcare records, financial data and credit card numbers, crash a system and more. These security flaws may be discovered and publicized in a negative way. This may damage your company reputation on lax security and can result in lost trust from your current and new clients. It will be costly to your business and possibly face legal fines.
Review the risk rating and consequences here, based on the OWASP Risk Rating Methodology:
For more OWASP information please go to https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Main_Page
What we can do to help protect your business.
Whether it is developed in-house, built by 3rd party vendors, or running in production, we can pinpoint the root causes of security vulnerabilities in source code or application, using a customized scan of your application. You will receive a detailed report listing the severity of risk and we will offer you solutions and recommendations on how to fix these vulnerabilities. As a result, you can ensure your software is trustworthy, reduce the costs of finding and fixing worse application vulnerabilities later, and establish a foundation for securing the best coding practices.
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