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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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Application Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Bolster Your Web Application Security
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how you can give your web applications the security they need, and protect against vulnerabilities or other threats.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 06 Jul 2015

White Hat Security

Best Practices for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the best practices for secure MALM. Don't leave your enterprise app store vulnerable to attacks.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

IBM

Manage Your Enterprise Apps Securely
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper to learn how you can ensure mobile app security with a mobile application management (MAM) solution.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

IBM

Bringing Innovative Mobile Applications to the Financial Services Industry
sponsored by Carrington Associates
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how one electronic payment company was able to successfully develop a mobile platform to streamline business. Read on to learn how you can stay ahead of the competition by bring secure, reliable mobile applications to customers – faster.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Carrington Associates

Anywhere Access to SAP Applications
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to enable your workforce to universally access SAP applications while centralizing management for increased security.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 07 May 2014

Citrix

Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Protecting Applications from the Server to the Endpoint
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper examines a holistic security approach to prevent data breaches.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Expert Tips to Keep Your Mobile App Secure
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how enterprises can address the security problems in their app development.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Authentication Strategy: Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores advanced authentication methods to mitigate new and emerging threats.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

A How-to Guide to OAuth & API Security
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a complete breakdown of OAuth and discover how you can make OAuth implementation easy for your enterprise.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

The Evolving Role Of Cloud Security: Understanding Why A New Approach Is Needed
sponsored by Cloud Sherpas
WHITE PAPER: The way forward will lead the security industry of tomorrow in one of two very different directions: The top-down approach of IT pushing back against user autonomy, or the opposite approach, where empowerment and user agency are balanced by behavior analytics and risk measurement policy.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Cloud Sherpas

Unified Mobile Device, App and Data Security
sponsored by Pulse Secure
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can implement a solution that unifies mobile app and network security technologies, eliminating headaches for IT departments.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Pulse Secure

Enabling Mobility without Compromising Security
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the top 5 mobile security challenges and introduces a model that charts the benefits and risks of various mobile access approaches.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Dell Software

The 2015 Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The HP Cyber Risk Report 2015 provides a broad view of the 2014 threat landscape and gives you the insight you need to protect your business from both known vulnerabilities and unknown exploits.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Secure Mobile Access: Overcoming Today's BYOD Obstacles
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the need for a holistic security strategy to address the end-to-end mobility and BYOD challenges.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 19 May 2015

Dell Software

Today's Top 8 Cybersecurity Threats
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper presents and details the top cybersecurity threats and attacks to help your organization re-evaluate your security strategy.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Dell Software

Securing the Digital Enterprise: API Security for the CSO
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: The explosive growth of APIs means that threat protection, identity services, infrastructure security, and compliance have to be at the forefront of the CSO's mind. Access this resource now to learn why built-in API security alone isn't enough, for the sake of your organization's sensitive data.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Apigee

Securing Next-Generation Mobile Security
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores enterprise mobility management (EMM) strategies and how to secure mobile users.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

EE

SQL Injection: How to Sidestep the Oldest Hacking Trick in the Books
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain insight into the basics of SQL injection attacks and why hackers haven't retired it yet. Continue reading to learn what steps to take to close easily exploitable vulnerabilities in your security strategy.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

EE

Security and Unlocking the Value of the Mobile Workforce
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the benefits and challenges of mobile computing and why MDM needs to transition to enterprise mobility management (EMM) to secure apps and content. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

EE

Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Secure Your Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper features Maverick research from Gartner analyst, Joseph Feiman: Stop Protecting Your Apps: It's Time for Apps to Protect Themselves.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

As Enterprise Mobility Usage Escalates, So Does Security Risk
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, examine how to tame the mobile security beast through two-factor authentication and single-sign-on approaches. Continue reading to learn how other organizations are bringing harmony to the UX vs. IT security debate and other steps you can take to protect data and apps.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

HID

Protection from the Inside: Application Security Methodologies Compared
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, the SANS Institute captures the relative capabilities and efficiencies of RASP and WAF technologies using a representative product in each category. Learn how your defense-in-depth strategy could benefit from the additional visibility of runtime protection.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 16 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Secure Code and the Role of Software Assurance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why application security has not kept pace with changes in the threat landscape and why companies struggle to create secure code.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this report, discover what security professionals had to say about mobile security, endpoint security, and other important trends in the cybersecurity landscape.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 12 May 2015

Citrix
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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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