92% of reported vulnerabilities are in applications, not insecure networks. There’s a lot of confusion in corner offices and boardrooms about security. That’s not an insult: security is hard, as every CISO would agree. A lot of very smart people think that security is an impenetrable mystery and, besides, isn’t the current security environment good enough already?
Many decision-makers think cybersecurity is synonymous with network security. Those non-technical executives need to understand that the costliest, most up-to-date network security can’t stop a bad guy from coming through a door left wide open by insecure code in a proprietary application.
Read this guide to understand the key factors involved in having a strong application security posture.