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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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IBM SmartCloud Engage Advanced Reviewer Guide - en_US
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores how these three key tenants of security can be achieved in order to secure the exchange of information and online collaboration within your organization and with your partners – and examines a solution that can help you get there.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

IBM

Managing Mobile Application Security in the Age of BYOD and the Cloud
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: In this expert guide, get an inside look at how to improve your organization's mobile app security and how to avoid the common pitfalls of cloud-based MAM.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Bluebox

5 Simple Strategies for Securing APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: APIs share many of the same threats as the traditional web; however, they have an entirely unique risk profile that needs to be managed. View this resource now to discover an analysis of what an API truly is, and how they expose enterprises to new threats.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

Get Tactical on Mobility: Managed Cloud-Based Options Balance Control with Flexibility and Scale
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to discover suggestions for a number of initiatives related to enterprise mobility, including mobility management and application access.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Choosing the Right API Management Solution for the Enterprise User
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Publishing application programming interfaces (APIs) to an external developer community introduces a number of challenges and risks for the enterprise. This informative whitepaper considers a system that regulates security protocols and automates access for APIs, promoting a secure yet intuitive platform for API delivery.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

The Impact of Data Breaches: Why Application Security is a Business Imperative
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: 64% of internally developed enterprise applications remain untested for security vulnerabilities. View this informative whitepaper now to learn the impact of security breaches, and the hurdles companies must overcome to develop apps with security as a priority.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

2013 Threat Report
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This report extensively details and categorizes recent global trends in network threats.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2014

Dell Software

Security for a Faster World
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This eBook presents a maturity model that will help you determine how secure you really are, explores five questions every CIO should be able to answer, and outlines a new approach based on intelligence gathering and research that can keep you ahead of the cybercriminals.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Five Program Management Best Practices When Designing App Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Program management is essential during the early stages of designing an application security program. This whitepaper discusses how a company implemented program management while developing an application security program, and the results they saw.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Addressing the Scalability Challenge with Cloud-Based Application Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Ad-hoc application security programs have led to inconsistent policies across businesses, as shown in this startling statistic: 93% of companies suffered a data breach in 2013. This whitepaper considers a software system that focuses on scalability and simplicity.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Delivering enterprise information securely on Android, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows tablets and smartphones
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: A recent report found that almost two-thirds of organizations were able to increase productivity because of flexibility with mobile devices in the workplace. But utilizing mobile devices can also make the enterprise more vulnerable to attacks. Access this exclusive resource to learn how to mitigate some of the risks associated with BYOD adoption.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Citrix

The Total Economic Impact of IBM Managed Mobility for BYOD
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Consulting study provides a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of mobile enterprise services by IBM for organizations contemplating partnership with a managed mobility vendor for a BYOD program.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

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: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

Integrated Mobile Application Platform Management Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how organizations can enable a more effective response to mobile proliferation and implement a single, open-standards-based platform to build, manage and integrate mobile apps across a broad range of devices.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Balance Work and Personal Use on Mobile Devices Securely
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights a cross-platform solution that strives towards data loss prevention with a consistent workflow.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

IBM

Closing PCI DSS Security Gaps with Proactive Endpoint Monitoring and Protection
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses compliance issues and security gaps, explains how these can affect your organization, and how implementing a positive security solution can close the gaps.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Enterprise Architecture Framework
sponsored by Insight and Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to discover how you can deliver more to your mission-critical business applications through virtualization. Learn how you can gain greater visibility and control, optimized storage, performance, and availability, as well as unified protection across physical and virtual infrastructure.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Insight and Symantec

Deliver any App to Mobile Users: Deployment Best Practices and Guidelines
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn best practices and guidelines that can help you deliver any corporate app to your mobile users, and allow you to benefit from this increased productivity that will result. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Citrix

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

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

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
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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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