Web API endpoints have a relatively small footprint compared to the overall web application environment. Still, they provide an entry point into critical parts of the application that can let attackers interact and manipulate things for ill-gotten gains. Some API exploits can facilitate attacks against users. Others can lead to full compromise of the web environment.
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This blog post defines GDPR Compliance for web application and API security, lists its potential technical and business impacts for the critical risks, explains how the Probely scanner can help with GDPR compliance and provides examples of what you can do right now to get started.
SAST has its place, DAST is great at finding the majority of flaws that the bad guys are going to uncover, and IAST offers unique approaches to complex situations. At a minimum, DAST should be your main focus. Step back and consider your application environment, your internal resources and expertise, as well as your budget.
When every security flaw is deemed important, it creates chaos at the business level. In the short term, precious resources are wasted addressing such findings. Longer-term, these things add up to create true dysfunction in an overall security program which, ironically, makes the organization more susceptible to the risks that matter.
Shift left security incorporates security and testing phases at the earliest stages in SDLC, which can be done by integrating security testing in CI/CD pipelines.
HIPAA security rule requires companies to maintain safeguards to secure electronic Protected Health Information. Probely help you achieve HIPAA compliance.
Explore the web app security checklist from probely to ensure website security. The checklist enables developers to self-assess the code before any deployment
In this article, we propose how to create a modern and secure TLS setup, while maintaining adequate compatibility. Additionally, we provide ready-to-use Terraform examples for a Docker-based nginx reverse proxy setup, with TLS 1.3 support, and Let’s Encrypt automatic certificate renewal, for both Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform.
An efficient DevSecOps pipeline relies on scaling web applications and API security. And, small development teams are required to take on increasing responsibility for security without large security teams. This blog post offers an efficient solution to the challenge of scaling in DevSecOps teams.