Every piece of data that’s less than fully protected is an opportunity for hackers to implement potential data breaches. This leaves sensitive business information, business reputation and monetary transactions to be all at stake. To stay focused on finding existing security exposure is important, it’s even more critical to make sure that your web applications leverage best security practices to find weaknesses very early thereby reducing the chance of potential data threats.
Below are some of the best practices for ensuring web application security
·      Know Your Apps and Prioritize them
It’s quite strange that most grouping is still ignorant of the number of web applications they’ve or even where they reside. Hacking web applications is easier than we think. It is essential to diagnose and prioritize your organization’s apps according to their significance and test them for susceptibility.
We test the developed applications to check if it works as wanted according to the predefined objectives. Our specialists perform testing at all stages of web application development cycle.

·      Ensure you have a Strong Application Security Program
Any web app burden can lead to a massive data crack which in turn can shake any business possibly causing negative publicity, hefty financial losses, and loss of public trust. Depreciate the importance of web app security is merely a big fall. This is prime important to Invest in a development partner who follows best practices for web application security and helps mitigate security threats whenever they arise. We restrict applications from application-layer threats while providing ongoing support and securing them.

·      Find and Fix Vulnerabilities early on:
Being aware of which vulnerabilities to focus on is just as important as knowing about the vulnerability in the first place. It becomes a target of a cyber-attack as soon as a web app is made available online. With its ongoing support after the app is delivered to a client, we help with vulnerability assessment and management solutions that deliver solid web application security improvements based on flexibility, testing accuracy and low maintenance.

·      Use Cookies Securely:
Cookies are amazingly convenient for businesses and users alike because they enable users to remember the previous sites they visited so that future visits are faster. However, cookies can also be handled by hackers to gain access to protected areas. While you certainly don’t have to stop using cookies, but you must ensure cookies are not used to store highly sensitive information. For instance, passwords, as this makes it incredibly easy for hackers to gain unauthorized access. Also, be conservative when setting expiration dates for cookies; this will remain valid for a user for months on end, but the reality is that each one presents a security risk. To prevent unauthorized access, consider encrypting the information that is stored within the cookies that you use.

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Knowing the best practices for attaining your web applications and having a reliable IT solutions partner who can help you develop innovative solutions and achieve sustainable business growth through domain expertise is extremely important.

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