How to write a Web Application Security Standard for IT organization? Download this Web Application Security Standard if you are working on NIST, ISO27001 or another IT and Cyber Security Standards and control objectives.
Appropriate data security controls reduce the likelihood (and impact) of data breach incidents during various phases of the data lifecycle. The purpose of this standard is to set out the rules for securing the companies' data during transmission and storage. This document provides best practice recommendations on information security management for use by those responsible for initiating, implementing or maintaining information security management systems (ISMS).
Purpose of this IT Security Standard: The security of web applications is critical to the overall security of the Company's environment. Web-based protocols are the subject of emerging and ongoing threats, and if exploited may expose sensitive Company information to compromise. The purpose of this standard sets out the baseline requirements for the design, build and test of web applications in order to reduce the risk to [Company Name] of any compromise of the web applications, the information stored within, or connected IT systems and networks.
This Standard does not replace and must be read in conjunction with the IT Acquisition and Development Standard. For the purpose of this standard, web applications are defined as those which are available via an HTTP/HTTPS interface, accessible either by an end-user browser or exposing a web-services interface. The scope of this standard includes web applications:
- Available only internally within the Company.
- Available externally to third parties or the Internet.
Nowadays, with the digitalization of our society, the need for data protection became more important. The latest IT Security Standards involve the application of technology to broader social and institutional contexts, and thereby contributes to the servitization of companies, and affects how they compete and interact. This document contains security technology solutions to protect data classified as “Highly Sensitive”, “Sensitive”, “Private” or “Public” as per the Data Classification Standard and Data Handling Guidelines. Specifically:
- Cryptography – Encryption and hashing solutions for protecting sensitive data when in transit or storage, and
- Data Masking – Data masking is a technology for obscuring sensitive information in non-production environments. Through data masking [Company Name] protects the content of sensitive data in non-production environments to ensure that:
- Application developers, testers, privileged users and outsourcing vendors do not have unauthorized access to such information.
- The data maintains the referential integrity of the original production data.
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