Security of Applications: It Takes a Village

by Dave Shackleford
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments SANS Institute Detection & Response application and database security

The attack landscape has shifted over the past 10 years from attacks on servers to attacks on operating systems (particularly Windows, but also UNIX, Linux, and increasingly, Mac O/S). Over the past five years, attackers have targeted popular, third-party applications that interact directly with the web, including all major browsers and browser plug-ins such as Adobe Reader, Flash Player, QuickTime, and other browser applications.