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November 25, 2014

The Application Testing Gap

The path of least resistance for cyber-criminals is often to attack well-known vulnerabilities in enterprise-developed web and mobile applications. This infographic shows that large enterprises have thousands of applications to address in order to minimize the risk of a data breach.

On average, enterprises spend $1.65 million to test 37% of their applications for security vulnerabilities commonly used by cyber-criminals use to attack enterprises. This assessment gap leaves the majority of an enterprise’s application inventory open to attack.

The data is from a survey of 306 enterprises of over $500M in revenue in the US, UK, Germany and Switzerland.

If you’d like to see how your application security efforts stacks up against these survey results, check out our easy online assessment tool.

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At Veracode, Jasmine’s efforts are focused around market research, content development and sales enablement efforts. Previously, Jasmine was a founding partner of Ptak/Noel, an industry analyst and marketing consulting firm. Prior to that she also served as director of systems and applications management at Hurwitz Group, and senior analyst at D.H. Brown Associates. Jasmine holds a bachelor of science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master of science from the University of Southern California.

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