Industry Insights

Third-party code dominates digital, drives risk

Digital Third-party Vendors

Today’s website and/or mobile app experience is powered by third-party vendors that operate outside the purview of in-house teams. In fact, 50-90% of client-side executing code on websites is from third parties—the more dynamic the site, the more third-party code that is used. This code is often used by bad actors to steal visitor information (personal, financial, device, etc.), redirect visitors to other competitor sites, takeover devices, and much more. As evidenced by continued breaches, you can’t manage and protect something that you can’t see.

Industry Index: Digital Third-party Code

Industry Benchmark Findings

Continuous, client-side monitoring of the end user experience on leading industry websites reveals:

  • 89% average amount of third-party code across the benchmark
  • Amount of third-party code multiplies your digital attack surface
  • ~12% domains change every month
  • 1 MB+, on average, JavaScript download size 
  • 1% domains present risks to users and require additional security review
  • 34% of cookies persist for more than 12 months, on average

Third-party Digital Risks Defined

Failure to identify and manage third-party digital code on your websites/mobile apps opens the door to malware, site performance issues and data leakage. These risks lead to lost revenue, regulatory violations and extensive brand damage.

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