Imperva Releases Top 10 Security Threats for 2011

Monday, November 15, 2010

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Imperva has released their Top 10 Security Threats for 2011, which include:

1. State Sponsored Hackers: Advanced Persistent Threats, Stuxnet and the like...

2. Insider Threats: Access Control will be a key factor in neutralizing this threat...

3. Man in the Browser Attacks: Infection-by-proxy Trojans gaining the attention of ISP's..

4. Jerks: Described as "misanthropes and anti-socials", a thorn in the privacy's paw...

5. Data Loss:
All that data we like to collect on everything needs to be locked down...

6. Cloud Security:
Managed Services may save a few bucks, but at what cost to security...

7. Mobile Devices:
The bad guys like the low hanging fruit and free aps are the gateway...

8. Hackers and Criminal Networks:
The folks behind a lot of these other security threats...

9. Consolidation: Mergers and Acquisitions means meshing incongruent systems and policies...

10. Regulation:
It's OK everyone, the government is here to fix things. Ugh...

"Predictions for the top ten information security trends expected in 2011. This whitepaper, compiled by Imperva’s Application Defense Center (ADC), is based on analysis of incident and vulnerability data from the past year as well as findings from the company’s Hacker Intelligence Initiative. "

Source:  http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=10154

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