HHS OCIO HC3 TLP White Threat Brief: Web Application Attacks in Healthcare - July 21, 2022


  • Background on Web Applications
  • What Are Web Application Attacks?
  • What Is the Impact to Health Sector?
  • Mitigations for Common Attacks
  • Free and Low-Cost Resources
  • Conclusion and Major Takeaways

What Are Web Applications?

  • A web application (or web app) is an application program that is stored on a remote server and delivered over the Internet through a browser interface.
  • Web applications include online forms, shopping carts, word processors, spreadsheets, video and photo editing, file conversion, file scanning, and email programs such as Gmail.
  • Unlike websites, web applications require user interaction and have a backend database with authentication and more.

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