Among the facts are:
- Analysts estimate roughly 75 percent of all security attacks are targeted at applications.
- However, only 10 percent of enterprise security spend is focused on application security. (This show the potential attacks to be encountered by the entreprises)
- Demand for third-party security management services, as well as for systematic security risk-profiling and management solutions, continues to grow
- The need to protect applications and data resources more proactively is also driving the development and application of heuristics -- that is, empirical, judgment-based rules for intrusion detection and prevention -- and other forms of artificial intelligence in security products and services.