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Application Security Services, An Important Service For The Better Performance Of Networks And Web Applications

Author : Torrid Networks

One of the services provided by IT security companies is the security of various applications in the computers and servers. This service is very crucial for all internet and intranet applications to where a quick verification of the security posture is required. This is particularly important for online businesses and most importantly for corporate networks and websites.

Application security services have evolved from simple network verification to hybrid verification methodology that has proven to be a cost effective and efficient process across a number of applications in various industries.

Application security services are a combination of both automated scanning system and manual code review and penetration testing. These services are a part of a bundle of services provided by IT security companies, the other services being code review, penetration testing, threat modeling, static analysis, vulnerability scanning etc.

IT security companies today have a lot of experience in dealing with networks and web applications as the number of hackers and their malware has increased in a large number. Most of them are always after any crucial information that is available on the websites or networks such as financial information, customers' information or product information and sometimes research and development information.
Every organization and business even an online business has to protect this information at all costs.
Networks are most vulnerable and they are constantly subjected to threats. One of the most dangerous scenarios possible is the crashing of the server and subsequent denial of service to authentic users. Without a reliable network security a network is vulnerable to attacks of illegal intrusions, theft of information, viral infections, Trojan and worm attacks.

This gives rise to IT security companies that provide the required support to corporate networks and web applications.
The most probable places to start security services testing are from
Configuration areas,
Testing for vulnerabilities
Loopholes in server codes or scripts
Advice on fixes and future security plans

Network and web application security works should provide customized solutions to the business.
The network or web security must be provided on a constant basis, 24/7as malware and hackers do not rest.
Looking for network or web application glitches, these companies should regularly perform penetration testing, network check up and analysis to ensure that the implemented security features are running properly. This is very important as regular testing will ensure the strength of the network.

With the implementation of network and web application security services, a business can be assured of safe transactions and information.

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