A new survey from Ponemon Institute finds that nearly 80 percent of enterprises say that their organization’s portfolio of applications has become more vulnerable to attacks. This vulnerability comes as more enterprises are relying on increasing numbers of applications to conduct their business. The survey found that 57 percent of enterprises have between 1000 and 5000 business applications in use throughout their organizations. 84 percent of respondents say the most common gateway attack experienced by their organization over the past 12 months is an SQL injection followed by cross site scripting (23 percent of respondents) and cross site request forgery.
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