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The State Of Application Security, 2020

Applications Remain The Top External Attack Method; Don't Get Complacent

May 4, 2020

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Why Read This Report

Application weaknesses and software vulnerabilities continue to be the most common external attack method. Now is not the time to backslide on your application security efforts. Instead, follow the path of many other firms that focus their efforts on pushing security testing early in software development, implement autoremediation, and shore up production protections. Security leaders should read this report to help guide improvements in their own programs.

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Table of Contents

  • Applications Are The Weakest Link — Again
  • Application Security Is Taking Hold In Prerelease But Not Enough
  • Key Industries Backslide In Application Protections
  • Recommendations

  • Now Is Not The Time To Get Complacent
  • Supplemental Material
  • Related Research Documents

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