While board level executives understand the concepts and terms used in network security and perimeter security, application security, as a concept and discipline, is not quite firmly defined. AppSec is much different than other security domains, so applying the standard methods does not necessarily address the unique challenges that AppSec can bring.
Network security is everywhere so naturally, we understand the need for securing the perimeter and having our firewalls on high alert at all times. However, application vulnerabilities, which account for nearly a third of all breaches, are being exploited as these types of attacks are more insidious since they are executed via legitimate-looking traffic.
Download this whitepaper to learn more about:
- Recommendations on initiating a successful AppSec program and ways to communicate the need to the board;
- The neccessary tools of application security;
- The role of the CISO, the organizational and strategic challenges of cybersecurity, and what it means for your organization.