One of the biggest security hazards that face businesses today that they might not even realize is online security risks. These hazards include, but are not limited to, having their online data infected with malware and viruses, leaving they’re information poorly protected and accidently revealed to third parties through website vulnerability, or worse yet, suffering from an online hack, causing loss and compromisation of private information, financial data, institutional integrity, and even personal identity. Contrary to popular belief, all of these risks don’t only affect businesses; this can affect even the casual website developer, or any private website owner who publishes information on a website. The root of website safety lies in proper coding, which is something that website owners sometimes neglect because they either hire out their programming work, or they utilize pre-packaged or template website design codes. This infographic delves into the facts about safe coding, and includes all of the things one should know as a website owner, regardless of if you are a programmer.
This infographic was developed by Veracode, providers of the world’s leading Application Risk Management Platform and resources such as XSS (Cross Site Scripting) guide from Veracode.