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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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A Guide to Cloud Services for Production Workloads
sponsored by Peak 10
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores 5 considerations to help you to find a cloud environment suitable for complex enterprise applications, and to find a cloud services provider capable of delivering the requisite cloud infrastructure.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Peak 10

API and API Infrastructure Security for the CSO
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: Security must be built into the APIs themselves. But that's not enough. Threat protection, identity services, infrastructure security, and compliance also must be top of mind. This eBook provides a framework to help CSOs and CISOs consider API security.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

Apigee

Creating A Foundation for Next-Gen Datacenter Security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an ADC that is best suited for building enterprise cloud networks.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Citrix

Enterprise Software Security Strategies Pulse Report (SSA)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey report by Gatepoint Research explores the extent to which IT organizations employ application security testing and remediation solutions.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Assuring Application Security: Deploying Code that Keeps Data Safe (Slashguide)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SlashGuide discusses the evolution of malware attack surfaces, from endpoint to server to app; what to look for when sourcing or developing code; and which tests you should be performing now to keep malicious code out and enterprise data safe.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Mobility Tech Dossier: There's an App for That, But Is It Secure?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Security has eroded over the past decade as companies strive to create applications for multiple platforms by farming design and development out to subcontractors, straining the processes and governance put in place to ensure application security. Read this dossier for proven best practices to mitigate risk and embrace mobility without trepidation.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

When Worlds Collide: Cloud Apps and Financial Services
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to tackle the two major hurdles that businesses must clear when moving financial data to public cloud applications: Security and compliance regulations.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014


How Telcos Can Outpace Commoditization in the Application Economy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how telecommunications service providers are uniquely positioned to leverage their infrastructure, expertise, and insights to provide identity management services for the application economy.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

How IT Maintains Relevancy In A Cloud World
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the main challenges that face today's enterprise IT organizations, and what this means for your organization. Additionally, explore ways to use cloud computing and a service-provider model to transform the IT business model from a cost center to a strategic business partner.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Rackspace

A Cheat Sheet for Comparing Cloud Encryption Schemes
sponsored by SkyHigh
WHITE PAPER: This cheat sheet provides an overview of cloud encryption schemes and their relative strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

SkyHigh

Beyond the Firewall: Protection and Performance
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive paper that explains how to achieve greater visibility into the global threat landscape and create a more proactive resilient defense against cyberattackers. Additionally, find out how to address the challenge of a changing defense budget in the next few years.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Akamai Technologies

Web Security: Protecting the Heart of Your Business
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this study conducted by Forrester Research, Inc., learn how organizations in the US and Europe understand the impact of cyberattacks and specifically the role DDoS and web application attacks have on their business.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Akamai Technologies

The Service Innovation Mandate in Telecommunications
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the key strategies telecommunications companies can pursue in order to most fully capitalize on the opportunities afforded by APIs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

CA Technologies.

Selecting an Application Performance Management To Fit Your Business Needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to access a Decision Matrix on APM for 2014-2015, which reveals 10 of the leading APM solutions in the market.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Feb 2014

IBM

The PaaS Payoff: Greater Agility, Less Cost
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive report points to research from UBM Tech that reveals how many IT decision makers are addressing these challenges with the help of Platform as a Service (PaaS). Learn more about the top reasons why organizations are harnessing PaaS, and why it is becoming the go-to strategy for modern business.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Strong Authentication: Best Practices and Use Cases
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper explains how an identity-centric approach to IT security can lock down critical processes and systems and ensure that you have complete control over who has access.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Gemalto

Application-Delivery Options in VMware Horizon 6.0
sponsored by Data#3
WHITE PAPER: If you maintain legacy applications, providing a single pane of glass and self-service is a challenge.To overcome these obstacles, VMware offers Horizon 6 to deliver RDS-based remoting for virtualized application.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Data#3

Cutting the Cost of Application Security
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the financial implications of web attacks, DDoS attacks, and other web-based threats, and also introduces one company's web application firewall as a potential solution.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Imperva

Secure application delivery for a mobile workforce
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a way to transform your organization by supporting the mobility your workers rely on to get their work down wherever they can be most productive, whether it be in the office or outside of it. Read on to learn how you can facilitate a mobile workforce – without sacrificing security.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Citrix

Web Application Firewall Product Analysis: Fortinet FortiWeb 1000D
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: So just how effective is the FortiWeb 1000D at accomplishing this? This report from NSS labs provides a comprehensive analysis of the security effectiveness, performance and total costs of this web application firewall offering.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Web Application Firewall Comparative Analysis Security Value Map™
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report for NSS presents a comparative analysis of web application firewalls based on empirical data from in-depth, side-by-side product testing.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Office 365: Strong Authentication and SSO in the Cloud
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the history behind Office 365 and where it currently stands today. Read on to find out why Microsoft is dealing with security risks and an authentication solution they used to protect the identity of mobile users.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

SecureAuth

How Alert Logic Enabled bfw Advertising to Better Secure Clients' Websites
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how bfw Advertising, an agency that builds and manages websites and applications for B2B clients, worked with Alert Logic to implement a Web Application Firewall (WAF) to filter out suspicious web traffic.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

Comparing 6 Web Application Firewall Solutions
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource from NSS Labs provides detailed comparisons and analyses of web application firewalls from Barracuda, Citrix, F5, Fortinet, Imperva, and Sangfor.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

How to Deliver Attribute-Driven Authorization with Your Current Identity Infrastructure
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a federated identity service that delivers smarter, finer-grained authorization without uprooting your current identity infrastructure, enabling you to reap the benefits of attribute-driven access control by federating identities and creating dynamic groups.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Radiant Logic, 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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