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DEFINITION: Application security is the use of software, hardware, and procedural methods to protect applications from external threats. Security measures built into applications and a sound application security routine minimize the likelihood that hackers will be able to manipulate applications and access, steal, modify, or delete sensitive data. Once an afterthought in software design, security is becoming an  … 
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Web Application Firewalls vs. Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the ability of two different types of firewalls—Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)—to protect web applications from security threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Best Practices in BYOD: Addressing BYOD Challenges in the Enterprise
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper investigates the key challenges seen with BYOD today and how this particular solution works to combat any troubles.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

ROI and Benefits of a Cloud-Based Application Security Service
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this report from Forrester Research, Inc., discover the potential ROI you could achieve by deploying a cloud-based application security service. Explore the costs and risk of this technology, and weigh them with the benefits you could experience.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Mobile Apps are the Future - Is Your Enterprise Ready?
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to explore how mobile apps are improving productivity and collaboration across the enterprise, discover options for mobile development tools, and compare native, web-based, and hybrid options. Plus, learn the three most important factors to consider in order to get the most value from mobile apps.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

8 Patterns of Secure Agile Teams
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Secure application development can be challenging for Agile teams, as short Agile sprints don't lend themselves well to the time-consuming process of finding and fixing application vulnerabilities. In this white paper, discover eight best practices for integrating security and Agile development.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

An EMM Checklist for CIOs: Factors to Consider When Choosing an EMM Solution
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: For help deciding on an Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution consider the issues in the following white paper. It's derived from third-party research and best practices. It covers the critical areas you'll need to think through as you arrive at a decision. It also provides a CIO's Guide to EMM.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

The Evolution of Application Vulnerabilities, Spam Threats, and Incident Response
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report details the many breaches and security incidents that have plagued organizations in recent years; threats from past years that are currently showing signs of resurgence; and issues to be aware of in today's security landscape.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Best Practices for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the growing world of mobile application development and highlights the benefits of providing security for mobile applications during the development and deployment stages.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

IBM

Facebook Secures Remote Access and Optimizes Virtual Application Environment
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Facebook wanted to upgrade the performance and availability of their virtual application environment, as well as improve the security of their remote access portal. In this case study, learn how Facebook achieved these goals by implementing an application delivery technology that ensures applications are fast, secure and available.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

F5 Networks

Harnessing the tyranny of autonomy: the Dropbox problem and the manager’s dilemma
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover whether your employees should be able to share information that improves productivity, or if it should be tightly controlled for privacy and security purposes
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Securing Your PKI Building Trust You Can Depend On
sponsored by Thales
WHITE PAPER: Discover several security risks of typical enterprise and government PKIs and why higher assurance solutions are vital for security purposes.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Thales

Thales Solution for Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services
sponsored by Thales
WHITE PAPER: Access a seamless solution that issues, manages, and validates digital identities that are used to verify an individual or a system.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Thales

Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 2013 with Imperva SecureSphere
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines an effective tool designed to help mitigate the OWASP top 10 and how it can greatly enhance your enterprise security.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

Appropriate Third Party Software Security Controls
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the appropriate security controls for your third party services and software.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Understanding the Risks of Mobile Applications
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper for a primer on the mobile application security landscape. Explore the top risks for mobile applications and learn what you can do to mitigate them in your enterprise.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Veracode, Inc.

Ten Tips for Building a Successful Vendor Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you rely on commercial, outsourced, cloud and mobile applications, you need a plan for vendor security compliance. In this resource, get 10 tips for building a successful vendor application security plan.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Mobile Application Security Survey Results
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the results of a survey on mobile application security. See what security threats businesses are most concerned about, how they're managing applications for end-users, and what security policies, practices, and test they implement.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Veracode, Inc.

A Practical Introduction to Enterprise Mobility Management
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to get a breakdown of how mobile device management (MDM) and mobile app management (MAM) can address today's challenges. Read on to get guidelines on how enterprise mobility management technology applies to your environment.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Code42

Five critical steps to achieving an effective application security program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains a variety of application threats that organisations deal with, and introduces 5 practical steps to take when implementing application security.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Application Security 101
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper for a guide to modern application security with a focus on why software development teams should be trained in secure development techniques.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Addressing the Scalability Challenge of Application Security with Veracode
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a simpler, more scalable approach to application security across your entire infrastructure -- including web, mobile, and third-party apps. Read now to learn how this cloud-based platform helps overcome five common security challenges.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Enhance End-User Productivity While Keeping your Apps and Files Secure
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper details a product that can help you increase end-use productivity while keeping your application and files secure in the increasingly mobile business landscape.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

NComputing

Best Practices for a Secure Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to reduce the risk of mobile data breaches while keeping mobile workers productive.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

Accellion, Inc.

It’s All About the App: Mobile Security That Helps Enable the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: With mobility strategies quickly becoming a priority for the majority of organizations, this informative guide provides information on mobile security strategies that every business needs to learn more about.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 22 Nov 2013

CA Technologies.

Defending Against Application-Layer DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the serious problem that DDoS threats present, and how it impacts your business.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Juniper Networks, Inc.
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APPLICATION SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  increasingly important concern during development as applications become more frequently accessible over networks and are, as a result, vulnerable to a wide variety of threats. Actions taken to ensure application security are sometimes called countermeasures. The most basic software countermeasure is an application firewall that limits the execution of files or the handling of data by specific installed programs. The most common hardware countermeasure is a router that can prevent the IP address of an individual computer from being directly visible on the Internet. Other countermeasures include … 
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