Invicti AppSec Indicator
The digital world has accelerated through a transformation these past few years, but one truth remains: nobody is safe from subpar security strategies.
Invicti’s hyper-focus on the shift to the cloud and enabling hybrid workforces for success, has made it clear that web application security (AppSec) needs to stay top of mind for organisations large and small. Otherwise, they risk severe consequences around customer and company data exposure.
Highlights from this report:
- Scans steadily increased year over year since 2019, with a 50% increase in scan frequency per account.
- The percentage of scans showing severe vulnerabilities dropped 19% year over year as a result of increased scanning frequencies.
- Remote code execution increased by 40% from 2021 to 2022, while cross-site scripting declined by 12%.
- Headline-grabbing breaches and pandemic-driven industry changes are influencing scan behavior and broader coverage.