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DEFINITION: Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) is a universal online dictionary of weaknesses that have been found in computer software. The dictionary is maintained by the MITRE Corporation and can be accessed free on a worldwide basis. The purpose of CWE is to facilitate the effective use of tools that can identify, find and resolve bugs, vulnerabilities and exposures in computer software before the programs  … 
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Application Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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7 Steps to Take Charge of Your Cloud Strategy
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Discover 7 actions that IT departments can do to take back their organizations from shadow IT and ensure they are not leaving themselves vulnerable to attack. Access now to gain a blow-by-blow plan to take charge of your enterprise's cloud strategy and not let shadow IT slip through the cracks.
Posted: 08 Dec 2016 | Published: 08 Dec 2016

Blue Coat Systems

Maximize Performance and Mitigate Risks with PHP 7
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines PHP, a tried and true platform for business-critical apps that has driven web and mobile growth for a number of years. Access now to learn more about the release of PHP 7, which introduces new language constructs and significantly enhanced performance, and uncover insightful tips on how to optimize your use of PHP.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Rogue Wave Software

Devise a Cloud Strategy that Doesn't Cast a Shadow on App Performance
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this paper to learn how to devise a cloud strategy that doesn't cast a shadow on, or deter, app performance. Discover several cloud deployment models compared for their visibility and control, including private cloud, SaaS, and 2 more.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

The Evolution of Cloud Security: Perception vs. Reality
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This survey of over 2,200 cybersecurity professionals offers insight into both the current perception and the reality of cloud security. Access now to learn more about how security is catching up with cloud apps, and affecting areas like shadow IT, legacy security tools, popular business apps like Office 365, and more.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 28 Nov 2016

BitGlass

IBM FlashSystem: Powering the Future of IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how flash storage can provide the performance and security needed to run these apps and prevent data breaches. Access now and discover how flash can help 5 key drivers of info technology: cloud, data analytics, mobile and social engagement and security.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

Open Source Software Support: Top Challenges and Best Practices
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: This report takes real support data from hundreds of open source software (OSS) packages across different organizations to analyze the statistics, realities, and results of open source in the field. Learn how to provide effective support for OSS by tackling the top challenges identified in the survey's data and uncover 5 OSS support best practices.
Posted: 23 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Rogue Wave Software

Reduce Open Source Security Risk: Strategies, Tactics and Tools
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover the tools and services you need to create an open source software (OSS) management strategy for your organization. Implementing an OSS strategy may take time, but when you consider the risks involved with unprotected OSS, it's easy to see the value it brings.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Rogue Wave Software

4 Strategies to Reduce Your Open Source Risk
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: Open source software is widely used by developers, but unfortunately, it's rarely created with things like troubleshooting, compliance, and security in mind. Access this white paper to explore how to enhance open source management and uncover 4 strategies that will reduce risk and improve open source audits.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

Rogue Wave Software

Dynamic Security Management for a Productive Mobile Workforce
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to protect your business from advanced threats with a new approach to managing mobile security, identity and access management, and governance. Uncover key benefits that will increase IT's control and boost productivity, like app-level security against ransomware, secure onboarding, simplified compliance, and more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

RES Software

Making DDoS Mitigation Part of Your Incident Response Plan - Critical Steps and Best Practices
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: The time to prepare yourself for a DDoS attack was yesterday. Discover why distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are so damaging to organizations and understand what you can do to protect your company today.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Akamai

Deliver Instant Web Experiences While Protecting Your Applications
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn how to meet the rising expectations of the always connected, globally-distributed end-users by delivering faster website and mobile app responses. Discover how your enterprise can defend against all types of DDoS and web application attacks at a high accuracy, and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2016 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

Akamai

The Security Champion's Guide to Web Application Security
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: Learn about web application firewalls (WAFs) and how to apply them effectively such as considering whether a WAF is appropriate for your web application security, how to baseline your existing WAF against a set of recommended criteria, generate ideas for extending an existing WAF and improving web application security, and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2016 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

Akamai

Effectively Manage Application Security Risk in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover why application security is so important, why organizations struggle to achieve it and what effective application security looks like.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

IBM

Cloud IAM TCO Assessment: How Much Could You be Saving?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide helps you compare and contrast the TCO of on-premise IAM with cloud-based IAM to effectively show your board the financial differences between the two.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

IBM

Using Metrics to Manage Your Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This SANs resource help you measure your application security (AppSec) program and ensure AppSec is part of your organization's culture moving forward.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Assessing Application Security: A Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this SANs guide, learn the four-step method for acquiring the services you need to support a comprehensive application security (AppSec) lifecycle security program. Discover what goes into an effective AppSec team and how to acquire the resources necessary for deployment.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Top 5 Reasons Why You Need an AppSec Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A variety of misconceptions lead to the lag in AppSec adoption, but the reality is you need an AppSec program. Learn the top 5 reasons why in this white paper.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Your Guide to Securing Office 365
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to employ a security model focused on mobile device deployment of Office 365. Discover how to distribute apps securely, protect app data-at-rest on the device, protect app data-in-motion to back-end services, and more.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2016

MobileIron

3 Steps to Get Started with Web Application Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to make application security (AppSec) manageable. Discover three easy steps to help you get started on your new AppSec strategy.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Cracking the Code on Application Security Success
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to develop your own application security (AppSec) programs to reduce cyber risk and enable business to run as smoothly as possible. Learn key answers to your most pressing AppSec questions and get practical advice for working across teams to ensure the success of your new AppSec program.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Application Security Program Checklist
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This step-by-step guide will help you implement an advanced application security program for your organization. Be ahead of the curve by knowing the answer to these questions before meeting with high ranking decision makers.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Infographic: Application-Layer Breaches Persist
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See four major examples of application-layer data breaches and the damage they caused. Discover how and why they happened so you can better secure your application software for the future.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Ultimate Guide to Application Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to work with appropriate teams to develop a clear application security strategy with concrete requirements for security policies. This, combined with selecting the right application security partners, can ensure your ability to create an advanced application security program that systemically reduces risk and enables innovation.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Trends and Tactics: How IT Professionals are Approaching AppSec Today
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the strategies and tactics being implemented by IT professionals to ensure the security of their applications. Learn the obstacles they're working everyday to overcome and devise a plan of your own to mitigate your app security hardships.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veracode, Inc.

2016 State of Software Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report provides you with tangible AppSec benchmarks with which to measure your own programs against. Discover stats and figures on the risk of applications and overall industry remediation trends.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veracode, Inc.
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APPLICATION SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  are publicly distributed or sold.CWE has been assembled in three levels called tiers. The top tier divides known weaknesses into a few large, general classes for discussion among enterprise management people, academics, researchers and vendors. The middle tier consists of several dozen groups of definitions categorized for use by security experts, system administrators and software developers. The lower tier isthe full list, intended for people at all levels including personal computer (PC) users. The entries in CWE are numbered for reference.CWE is compiled and updated by a diverse, international … 
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