Application Security: A Holistic Approach to Data Security in Enterprise Applications

Information security has expectedly evolved on a global scale over the past 10 years. Attackers who used to focus efforts on network services at the server and operating system level have shifted their attention as these services have become more security conscious. The targets of these sophisticated attacks are now applications that house critical data, with an emphasis on systems published to the Internet. This is evident by reviewing published research such as the OWASP Top 10 that supports this paradigm shift.