With any new programming language, software, or hardware there are vulnerabilities. No matter how cool something is, how advanced, or how many people have worked on it. Hundreds, if not thousands, of people make a living exploiting those very vulnerabilities.
Those breaches can wreak havoc on your day-to-day operations, not to mention your reputation and your fiscal health. Once customers know that you’ve been breached, they may have a hard time trusting you again.Detection is one of the key factors in any vulnerability: Detection doesn’t happen overnight or even in a few days.
Length of PHP 7 vulnerability breach
On average, it takes over 200 days for people to be aware of a breach. And hackers don’t care about your size, whether you’re small, big, or medium. They’re just looking to mine information and data that they can use. And the threat is constant and ever present.
So what can you do about it, and what should you be aware of? This graphic from App Dynamics can help.