web 2.0

Application security: It's something that no network can live without, especially in the age of Web 2.0. But what is application security exactly and what is its role in the enterprise? While most users have a very concrete understanding of most standard security measures, such as antivirus, firewalls and intrusion prevention, the definition of application security seems to be a bit more nebulous, if not more misunderstood, with the emergence of Web 2.0 and the explosion of social, interactive and streaming media. So here's a bit of a tutorial. Application... [Read More]
by RSS Stefanie Hoffman  |  Mar 29, 2012  |  Filed in: Industry Trends
While the next generation of tech has arguably arrived, it is simply a fact now that social networking sites and the blogosphere have become an integrated part of many peoples lives - some may even call them home (at least to their browsers). In 2008, we predicted the wave of spam that would hit these "Web 2.0" platforms as it was a natural target for spam to migrate to after years of living inside of mass mailers. Indeed, throughout the year of 2008 we witnessed a barrage of attacks on these sites: malicious social applications, "Spam 2.0", worms... [Read More]
by RSS Derek Manky  |  Jun 18, 2009  |  Filed in: Security Research