Seventh WhiteHat Security Statistics Report Provides Birdseye View Into Real-World Website Risks

WhiteHat’s latest report contains data collected between January 1, 2006 and March 31, 2009, and finds 82 percent of websites have had a high, critical or urgent issue over their lifetime. Currently, WhiteHat finds that 63 percent of websites have a high, critical or urgent issue, proving that the consistency, thoroughness and frequency of WhiteHat Sentinel assessments leads to a decrease in vulnerabilities and therefore a decrease in overall risk. Of the 17,000 plus vulnerabilities identified, a little more than 7,000 remain open, which means that more than half (60 percent) have been closed. Additionally, WhiteHat Sentinel’s SaaS offering arms organizations with the information they need to protect their brands, attain PCI Compliance and avoid costly and damaging breaches.

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