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.NET SQL INJECTION

.NET SQL injection remains a critical risk.

SQL injection in .NET continues to be one of the most prevalent threats to websites and applications. A .NET SQL injection is a security weakness in a .NET application that lets hackers take control of the software’s database by tricking the application into sending unauthorized SQL commands.

.NET SQL injection is made possible by an application that uses untrusted data from a web form field, for example, as part of a database query. When hackers find this vulnerability, they can easily include their own SQL commands in the query, which is then executed by the database. As a result, hackers may be able to access or delete data, change application behavior, access confidential credentials, and worse.

While initiating a .NET SQL injection is relatively simple, preventing SQL injection .NET attacks is easy as well – if you have the proper application security and testing technologies in place throughout your agile SDLC. That’s where Veracode can help.

Stop .NET SQL injection with Veracode.

Veracode provides leading application security solutions that protect the mission-critical software that drives business today. Unified on a single cloud platform, Veracode’s SaaS-based services make it easy to embed security and testing into every stage of the software development lifecycle and procurement process, from inception through production and purchase through implementation. By making testing automated and easy to manage, Veracode enables agile testing protocols that support the accelerated development timelines required for continual innovation.

Fixes required to prevent.NET SQL injection are simple – once you have found the flaws that enable the attack. The key is frequent and consistent testing, both for applications in development and in production. Veracode simplifies testing with SaaS-based services that let developers test for.NET SQL injection flaws at any point in the process. And as a cloud-based solution, Veracode’s testing technologies are constantly being upgraded and refined to combat the latest threats most effectively.

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Veracode technologies for preventing .NET SQL injection.

Veracode includes SQL injection scanner technology in several highly scalable testing services, all unified on a single platform.

  • Veracode Static Analysis scans compiled binaries rather than source code to identify .NET SQL injection flaws in the software you write, buy or assemble.
  • Veracode Web Application Scanning finds vulnerabilities in applications already in production, performing lightweight, production-safe scans as well as deep scans to find .NET SQL injection flaws in public-facing applications.

Learn more about defending against .NET SQL injection with Veracode, or download Veracode’s XSS cheat sheet to learn how to prevent Cross Site Scripting attacks.

 

 

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