Attackers are always looking for ways into web and mobile applications. The 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigation Report listed web applications the number ONE vector attackers use when breaching organizations.
In this paper, we examine malicious web request patterns for four of the most common web attack methods and show how to gain the context and visibility that is key to stopping these attacks.
- Four common web layer attack types: 1. account takeover, 2. API abuse, 3. injection attacks, and 4. business logic attacks;
- Key attack indicators and steps to get ahead of attacks;
- Best practices for improving web application security posture.