Hyperguarding your Web Applications

Top Security Perils When Moving an Application to the Cloud: Web App Security Challenges

Posted by hyperguard on January 4, 2010

Moving along with our series, we’ve identified general web app security challenges as our fourth peril. As internal users were trusted, the application had not been exposed to such things like security source code reviews or security vulnerability tests in general.  The challenges mentioned up until now are common issues noted by the OWASP Top 10.  There are more very likely vulnerabilities to make the list, such as Cross Site Scripting, and many more that have not made the OWASP Top 10 yet.  Regular Source Code Audits/Vulnerability Assessments and the use of embedded or external WAFs can prevent these vulnerabilities.

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