Citrix AppDNA: Your Secret Weapon for Preventing Attacks
In recent blog posts, we have talked a lot about how to prevent attacks from happening and how to make it more difficult for hackers to infiltrate your environment.
But what about when authorized administrators unknowingly introduce apps that have exploits in them into the environment? It is neither scalable nor foolproof for administrators to manually inspect each application for vulnerabilities. This is where AppDNA can help.
AppDNA is IT Professionals’ Secret Weapon
For example, an exploit could exist in an application that implements OpenSSL 1.0.1 to 1.0.1f. How does an admin determine the version of OpenSSL in the app? They would have to look at the information for the application or dig into the code. This discovery exercise would need to be done on the entire set of applications already deployed in the environment, when any vulnerability is announced. Similarly, a security sweep must be carried out every time a new app is deployed.
Read the entire article here, AppDNA: Your Secret Weapon for Preventing Attacks
via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.