edgescan™, Dublin Ireland – edgescan™, the only combined application and host security provider that combines the best of technology and human intelligence, today announced the annual Vulnerability Statistics Report 2016 is to be released in November 2016.

The popular annual report covers trends and observations in relation to cyber security resilience vulnerability management based on delivering 1000’s of assessments every year for clients across the globe.

Preview Key Points:

  • Client-Side / Browser based vulnerabilities; The most common web application vulnerability type with 61% of all vulnerabilities discovered in 2016.
  • Framework/Component based vulnerabilities: Vulnerabilities in Apache technology (26.8%) followed by Javascript framework vulnerabilities (24.28%) are the most common issues discovered.
  • Vulnerability Dispersion: A significantly higher volume of vulnerabilities are found in the host/server layers but the riskier vulnerabilities live in the application layer (e.g. web applications)
    • Web Application Vulnerabilities – 35% of total vulnerabilities discovered.
    • Network Layer Vulnerabilities  – 65% of total vulnerabilities discovered.

About edgescan™;

edgescan™ provides full-stack vulnerability management for over 57,000 assets globally. Combining advanced technology with consultant expertise, edgescan™ delivers application and hosting environment security solutions that reduce risk, reduce cost and help ensure the deployment of secure applications, cloud platforms and hosting environments. edgescan™, is a software-as-a-service platform providing dynamic application security testing (DAST) and host layer vulnerability management. The company is headquartered in Dublin Ireland, with partners across the U.S. and Europe. For more information on edgescan™, please visit www.edgescan.com, and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn.

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