Application Security Glossary

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.NET is one of the world’s leading programming languages. Secure coding in .NET ideally requires a capable .NET code review tool, which can identify today’s commonly exploited security vulnerabilities such as Cross-Site scripting (XSS), SQL injection, insecure server configurations and more. … Read More

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Agile Security

Ideal application development involves fast builds and effective testing cycles. This is easily facilitated through the employment of agile development methods. However, if you use this development approach there is a potential pitfall – cycles/sprints are extremely short in duration (often 2-4 … Read More

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Application Programming Interface (API) are a set of functions and procedures allowing the exposure of the data and application services of a solution e.g. business application. APIs are commonly used to automate a series of tasks or operational activities.

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API Security

APIs expose application logic and sensitive data such as Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and because of this have increasingly become a target for attackers. Without secure APIs, rapid innovation would be impossible. API Security focuses on strategies and solutions to

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Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)

Application Lifecycle Management systems, or simply management systems are systems in which the entire lifecycle of a certain product or project are being managed. Such systems include the requirements, definitions, backlog and bugs and issue tracking aspect of the developed

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Application Vulnerability

Malicious attackers have now turned their focus towards application layer vulnerabilities. Approximately 90% of all security vulnerabilities found in software code are located in the application layer. Applications that are not properly tested have a risk of containing vulnerabilities that … Read More

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