Recent Data on Web Application Vulnerability

May 3, 2010

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Web Application Vulnerability Trends

The increase in disclosed web application vulnerabilities is staggering, to say the least. According to the research from nCircle:

  • The number of publicly disclosed web application vulnerabilities grew 1,755% from 2006 to 2009.
  • Through September 2009, more than half of the total publicly disclosed vulnerabilities were web application-related.
  • While the web application vulnerabilities grew 5% from 2008 to 2009 (projected), the total number of new vulnerabilities (including non-web application vulnerabilities) grew almost 10%.
  • web vulnerability stats 2009

    web vulnerability stats 2009

    The overall number of reported vulnerabilities has recently decreased, but web application vulnerabilities make up an increasing percentage of the total.

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    Information in this post is courtesy of nCirle.

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