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Secure Apps To Stop Network Attacks
According to Microsoft, applications are one of the five biggest areas that you should concentrate on when securing your network. Applications often contain bugs and other vulnerabilities that attackers can exploit to gain unauthorised access to your network. Here are some steps that you can take to secure your network against such attacks.
There are two main types of applications: in-house and "canned." Your in-house programming team develops your in-house apps. Canned apps are purchased from a vendor. There are some big differences in how you treat these two types of applications. As I go along, I'll point out which techniques are appropriate for each type of application.
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