Coming into effect in May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation will give EU data protection legislation a much-needed update and simplify data protection routines for businesses operating in the EU. For some companies, preparing for GDPR compliance entails a review of security practices, while others need to completely realign their focus and begin by putting security first. In this blog post, we explain what the GDPR means for your business and how Detectify can help you start working with security.
The eighth vulnerability on the list is Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF), a vulnerability that allows an attacker to make requests on behalf of a user. CSRF can lead to a wide range of state-changing requests such as changing credentials, transferring funds, and modifying settings being executed on the user’s behalf.