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Indusface: 97-99% of the critical vulnerabilities remain unpatched for over 7 days

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Indusface the provider of security solutions has launched a unique service names as the Total Application Security (TAS), which can Detect, Defend and Monitor 24X7. The solution ensures complete defense from known and potentially unknown vulnerabilities. The company has also released its first report on ‘State of Application Security in India 2014’ at the DSCI Annual Information Security Summit 2014.

 

As per the report, India witness application errors (39%) cross site scripting (30%) and sensitive information leakage (10%) with SQL Injection and Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities being the most critical ones globally. The report also highlights that about 97-99% of the critical vulnerabilities remain unpatched for over 7 days.

 

Speaking about this, Ashish Tandon, Chairman and CEO, Indusface says, “Increase in the number of online transactions has increased the risk of website vulnerabilities being exploited by cybercriminals. Stakes are higher for cyber thieves, and are reacting by devising newer ways of breaking into our systems.To protect themselves from such threats, enterprises must look for integrated security solutions that have the capabilities to continuously detect and defend against emerging attack vectors.”

 

The report from Induface is based on an analysis of the vulnerabilities data collected by Indusface’s flagship web application security solution, IndusGuard. The Indusface team performed about 4.5 billion ethical hacks for its customers in 2014, and identified thousands vulnerabilities for more than 700 customers.

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