Best Practices:

Improve Your Web Applications and Your Client-side Security

Learn how to protect your client-side web applications and the customer data you collect via your websites.

Gain a deep understanding of how to stop skimming breaches by closing gaps in your web application firewalls, content security policies, penetration testing, security testing, and vulnerability scanning coverage.

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What is client-side security?

Explore the basics of client-side security and learn how businesses can protect themselves and their customers with automated tools, monitoring, and controls to stop threats, all while safeguarding customer data.

What client-side security measures exist?

Learn about the five security measures that help businesses detect and defend from client-side attacks. Discover their strengths, limitations and weaknesses in securing client-side web applications.

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Client-side Security Measures

 

Web Application Firewalls (WAF)

  • Can WAFs detect and protect businesses from sophisticated skimming malware?
  • Are WAFs able to detect manipulated JavaScript code or if data is being exfiltrated?
  • Do WAFs protect against sideloaded malicious code?


Content Security Policy (CSP)

  • How easy are CSPs to implement?
  • Are CSPs easy to maintain across multiple web applications?

Pentesting, Vulnerability Assessments and Security Assessments

  • Are quarterly pentests and assessments enough to stay ahead of client-side threats?
  • Can security tests and assessments be performed by my team on a regular basis to stop data exfiltration attacks?

 

Client-side JavaScript Vulnerability Scanning

  • Can traditional vulnerability scanners detect vulnerabilities client-side JavaScript web applications?
  • Are vulnerability scanners designed to detect client-side vulnerabilities that only appear when they are loaded in the user's browser?

 

JavaScript Security Permissions

  • Do JavaScript security permissions actually exist and how can they help me?