Monday, June 22, 2015
NEW DELHI: Considering that 7 out of 10 hacking attacks take place through web applications, it is extremely critical for IT managers to focus on their website security, recommends Indusface in its recent report. A provider of application security solutions for web and mobile applications, Indusface has outlined some alarming statistics on state of website security in India.The report says that the overemphasis on network security and lack of awareness of application security has made many companies overlook web application security risks entirely. While e-commerce and other competitive online-focused businesses have to frequently make changes, banking, insurance, and other finance companies aren’t too keen to change things as it involves complete planning and auditing.
Says Venkatesh Sundar, CTO, Indusface, “There’s scarcity of India-specific data on cyberhacking to help educate our CIOs and CISOs. But we must learn from whatever information we have, and ramp up for the security risks to avoid losing billions of dollars like the West.”
Here are some of the key India-centric facts:
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"Indusface has proved to be a valuable security partner with its Total Application Security solution. Their 'detect-protect-monitor' package handles security worries so we can focus on improving services for our customers. Vulnerability detection, attack blocking and near real-time reports are some of the key differentiators that we enjoy with them. The web application scanning and web protection combination ..."
"As one of the leading banks in India, securing application infrastructure is critical for us. Indusface’s Total Application Security package allows us to scan vulnerabilities continuously and prevent attacks. Indusface also provides the unique benefits of expert handling and tuning on custom rules with round-the-clock traffic monitoring and protection through on-premise appliances ..."
"Our complete ecommerce infrastructure is hosted on the cloud and we are glad to have Indusface as partner for web security. Due to their association with cloud service providers and prompt deployment options, Indusface was the preferred security choice. The on-demand and scheduled scanning helps us keep track of vulnerabilities that may otherwise damage our website or put customers at risk ..."