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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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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

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

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: 14 May 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

IBM

New Defence Strategy Needed To Combat Cybersecurity Adversaries
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: View this informative white paper to learn why companies need to implement a new defense strategy to keep cybercriminals at bay.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

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: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

IBM

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

An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper follows one real-life zero-day attack, detailing how the attack entered the network, what parts of the network it infiltrated, and how it was eventually mitigated.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015


An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This article gets you inside the workings of a zero-day attack by giving you a step-by-step look at one that occurred just a few months ago.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015


Web App Security Top 10 Risk Mitigation Techniques
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lays out the top 10 challenges of and threats to web app security. View now to learn the corresponding 10 risk mitigation techniques to protect web apps.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Protect your Employees and Data from Advanced Malware Attacks in Real-Time.
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a new approach to malware prevention that protects data and users from employee targeted attacks. Find out how this three step approach to malware prevention can give you the most advanced endpoint protection for your organization.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®

10 New Rules for Mobile Strategy and Success
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover ten essential tips for creating an innovative, impactful mobile strategy.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Kony

Examining the Current Cyber Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: With attacks no longer a question of "if" but "when," it's crucial to know what your enemies are up to. This white paper examines the prevalent vulnerabilities in organizations today, how hackers are exploiting them, and which tools they are using to get the job done.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Today's Top Security Risks Revealed
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This extensive white paper explores the current state of security threats that organizations are up against. Read on to learn how to prepare and strengthen defenses against evolving attacks.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Getting the most out of your cloud deployment
sponsored by BitDefender
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover tips for efficiently transitioning to the cloud and ensuring cloud application security.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BitDefender

Know What Third-Party App Developers Are Doing
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the convenience of using of monitoring software for external application management activities.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

BalaBit

Integrating App Security into the Development Lifecycle
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to combat cybercriminals by integrating security into the software development lifecycle and offers strategies and best practices to ensure success.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

SMS: A New Approach to Two Factor Authentication
sponsored by Nexmo
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to secure enterprise data and sensitive information on mobile devices by using two factor authentication (2FA). View now to learn the 15 best practices to implementing a 2FA strategy and ensuring security success.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Jan 2015

Nexmo

Case Study: Taking a Bite Out of Onboarding Costs
sponsored by Nexmo
WHITE PAPER: Explore this case study to discover how one food delivery app solved its authentication issues, and dramatically decreased onboarding costs. Read on to learn how you can keep your users happy and eliminate fraud vulnerabilities.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Nexmo
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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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