SANS Survey on Application Security Programs and Practices

by Jim Bird, Frank Kim
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments SANS Institute application and database security

Over the past five years, applications—particularly web applications—have been increasingly leveraged as a top vector of attack. With the trend toward mobile applications and cloud computing, SANS decided to conduct this first SANS survey on application security to focus on understanding what works in application security (aka “appsec”) and why. We wanted to address the following specific questions: