Veracode data indicates that despite increasing security risks from third-party and externally developed software, few enterprises currently have formal testing programs in place.
Coverity announced the creation of the Coverity Security Library, an open source project available through GitHub and Maven to help developers easily fix cross-site scripting (XSS) security defects in Java web applications.
A new web application attack report by FireHost offers an impression of the current internet security climate and provides statistical analysis of 15 million cyber attacks blocked in the US and Europe during Q3 2012.
The median annual attack incidents on the 50 Web applications observed was 274 times a year, with one target experiencing more than 2,700 attack incidents.
FireHost revealed the latest statistical analysis of attacks successfully blocked by its servers.