Application Security means protecting applications from external threats throughout the application lifecycle. Cyber criminals today are organized, specialized and motivated to find and exploit vulnerabilities in enterprise applications in order to steal data, intellectual property and employee or customer information. More than 80 percent of successful breaches target vulnerabilities in the application layer, indicating the need for enterprise IT departments to be vigilant in terms of application security, and to implement programs that reduce security risks driven by software within the organization.
Companies need application security solutions that cover everything from backend web applications to the mobile apps themselves. The solutions must cover the development stage and offer testing after an application is put into use to monitor for potential problems. Application security solutions must be capable of testing web applications for exploitable vulnerabilities, have the ability to analyze code, help manage the security and development management processes by coordinating efforts and enabling collaboration between the various stakeholders, and it must offer easy-to-use-and-deploy application security testing.
Micro Focus Application Security solutions offer application security testing and management solutions, available on-premise or on-demand that can help companies secure their software applications including legacy, mobile, third-party, and open source applications.
The Micro Focus Security Fortify offerings included static, dynamic, and interactive application security testing, and runtime application self-protection, as well as services to support a Software Security Assurance program, which are processes to ensure that the applications that run your business are protected and secure. The solutions include: