Editor's Note: We don't typically publish vendor-produced content -- but given the spate of recent breaches, we thought this infographic on how to build secure web applications would be both timely and useful for our readers.

"Neglecting to take proper security measures at the application layer is one of the most common causes of data breaches, yet many companies still leave their applications unprotected," writes Nate Lord in a blog post on the Veracode website. "Securing your applications begins with developer training on the risks applications face and the methods required for vulnerability prevention."

Veracode: Building Secure Web Applications