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Leadership Brief
By Christopher Schütze

Top Cyber Threats

The way software is used today has clearly shifted towards "as-a-service". Classic on-premises applications are migrating more and more into the (managed) cloud and users are using hybrid scenarios from local and cloud applications on their devices. This Leadership Brief discusses top cyber threats—and shows how to overcome or manage them.
By Christopher Schütze
chs@kuppingercole.com

1 Executive Summary

Every three years, the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Foundation publishes its "OWASP Top 10" document, which is widely read across a b ...

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2 Analysis

Social Engineering

The social hacking of people has different characteristics. A person can be compromised by manipulation of:

  • purchase
  • open ...

The OWASP Top 10 also cover Insecure APIs and Data Breaches, but Malware, Social Engineering and Insider Threat are not included because of the focus ...

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3 Recommendations

The distributed applications with the As-a-Service concept and hybrid infrastructures offer new attack points, but attack methods themselves have chan ...

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