How Do Vulnerabilities Get Into Software?There isn’t a business today that doesn’t produce or purchase applications in order to run more efficiently.
In this whitepaper, we examine the four main sources of software vulnerabilities, and discuss how each impacts the security posture of applications and how it can be prevented or remediated to make software more secure.
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Software powers everything from our critical infrastructure and healthcare to commerce and financial systems. This growing dependence on software does improve efficiencies, but at a cost. It also makes businesses more susceptible to some of the most common forms of cyberattacks — attacks at the application layer. In fact, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) research found that 90 percent of security incidents result from exploits against defects in software.