Master SQL Injection and Protect Your Database and Applications

What is it? SQL injection is a type of security exploit where an attacker injects malicious SQL code into a vulnerable application’s database query, in order to gain unauthorized access to sensitive information or perform malicious actions. In simpler terms, it’s a technique that hackers use to manipulate a database by inserting malicious SQL statements...

Understanding path traversal and 3 best practices

What is it? Directory traversal (also known as file path traversal) is a web security vulnerability that allows an attacker to read arbitrary files on the server that is running an application. This might include application code and data, credentials for back-end systems, and sensitive operating system files. How does path traversal work? Imagine a...

Strengthening Against  XXE (XML External Entity)

In the complex realm of web application security, XML External Entity (XXE) vulnerability is one that frequently remains hidden. XXE, no matter how benign it seems, can lead to a multitude of security risks. The complexities of XXE assaults, their effects, and—above all—how to protect your web apps against them will all be covered in...

Server-Side Parameter Pollution

Modern software development has become reliant on APIs (Application Programming Interfaces), which allow software applications to communicate with one another effortlessly. Security issues are ever-changing along with the digital landscape. Internet connectivity is not always possible for internal APIs found in certain systems. User input embedded in a server-side request to an internal API by...

Multi-factor Authentication

What is Multi-factor authentication (MFA)? Multi-factor authentication is an identity and access management security method that requires two forms of identification to access resources and data. MFA gives businesses the ability to monitor and help safeguard their most vulnerable information and networks. Importance of Multi-factor authentication MFA stands for multi-factor authentication. It is used as...

M10: Insufficient Cryptography – OWASP Mobile Top 10 – Best Practices

Introduction The OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top 10 Mobile report identifies a critical concern: Insufficient Cryptography. This blog will delve into the nuances of insufficient cryptography, shed light on the associated risks, and provide insights into effective strategies for responding to this paramount security challenge. Understanding Insufficient Cryptography Cryptography’s Crucial Role: Cryptography is...

M9: Insecure Data Storage – OWASP Mobile Top 10 – Best Practices

Introduction The OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top 10 Mobile report underscores a prevalent threat: Insecure Data Storage. In the realm of mobile applications, the security of stored data is paramount. This blog will dissect the intricacies of insecure data storage, elucidate the risks it poses, and delineate effective strategies for response to this...

M8: The Security Misconfiguration – OWASP Mobile Top 10 – Best Practices

Introduction Security misconfiguration, as highlighted in the OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top 10 Mobile, stands as a significant threat to the integrity and safety of mobile applications. In this exploration, we will unravel the complexities of security misconfiguration, decipher its implications, and chart a course for effective responses to this pervasive challenge. This...

M7: Insufficient Binary Protections – OWASP Mobile Top 10 – Best Practices

Introduction The OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top 10 Mobile report has highlighted a critical vulnerability: Insufficient Binary Protections. Mobile applications, being the digital backbone of our daily lives, store and process vast amounts of sensitive information. To understand this threat, let’s unravel what exactly insufficient binary protections entail. What is Insufficient Binary Protections?...

M6: Inadequate Privacy Controls – OWASP Mobile Top 10 – Best Practices

Introduction Mobile applications handle sensitive information ranging from personal messages to financial transactions. With this increased reliance on mobile apps, ensuring robust privacy controls is paramount. The OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) Top 10 Mobile report sheds light on a prevalent issue: inadequate privacy controls.In this blog, we’ll delve into the implications of insufficient...