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From Equifax to Capital One

August 5, 2019

CIO Dive discusses the problems with web application security.


There’s something in the water with web application security.

Last week, Capital One disclosed a data breach caused by a web application misconfiguration. Equifax is still cleaning up after its 2017 data breach, the result of an unpatched bug in a web application.

Flaws in web applications are abundant and easy to manipulate, making them a target for bad actors. Each new application or device adds to an already healthy pool of vulnerabilities and risk.

Read the full article, including Cymulate’s CEO’s take on the Capital One and Equifax breaches.

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