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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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QRAT Malware-As-A-Service
sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
WHITE PAPER: QRAT, a new remote access tool, first emerged in 2015 and is now targeting U.S. visa applicants via Skype's messenger service. Discover why QRAT is dangerous and how it can infect your system within this valuable white paper. Learn who's behind the QRAT tool, where it originated and why it may be targeting you right now.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Why You Need to Test All Your Cloud, Mobile and Web Applications
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the importance of complete application testing and find recommendations on how to beat the challenges associated with protecting all web applications. Learn how to prioritize testing to receive the greatest ROI and manage your risk without a huge monetary investment.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


Stop Malware Before It Stops You
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to detect and eliminate modern malicious activities and add significant value to your detection mechanism without impacting user experience. Learn how to stop new, dynamic malware that most mechanisms overlook, as well as close the 60% malware gap missed by other gateways.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


Assessing the Security of 10 Top Enterprise Apps
sponsored by Wandera
WHITE PAPER: 10 of the most popular business apps used on corporate-liable devices were put through an extensive security assessment using the Open Web App Security Project (OWASP) Mobile Security Risks as a foundation. Find out how these 10 apps performed on the OWASP tests so that you can better prepare your mobile security strategy for enterprise apps.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016


Top 5 Applications You Should Blacklist Now
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: Mitigate the threat presented by the 30 most targeted high-risk vulnerabilities by learning why you should blacklist the following applications: Apple QuickTime for Windows, Adobe Flash Player, iTunes for Windows, and MS Office 2007. Download now to gain the best practices for restricting malicious software.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016


Don't Guess. Test. Uncover Your Security Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to get full visibility and insight into your organization's security weaknesses. Discover the robust tools you need to get an accurate assessment of your databases and applications and avoid annoying false positives.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016


Executive Guide: Safely Adopting Office 365
sponsored by Symantec + Blue Coat
WHITE PAPER: To safely and effectively adopt 0ffice 365, you must budget and plan for additional security measures and you will probably need to provision up to accommodate higher internet traffic volumes. This executive guide provides key security and provisioning considerations to keep in mind during your move to Office 365.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Symantec + Blue Coat

Security by Design: Building Defense in Depth with an Application Network
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how CIOs and CISOs can work together to build security into app development with an API-lead approach to connectivity and integration. Find out how to weave security by design into an app network so that you can improve visibility, tackle tough challenges like shadow IT, and more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 10 Oct 2016


5 Signs You Need A Mobile Security Game Plan
sponsored by Appthority
WHITE PAPER: Learn five signs that indicate you need to step up your mobile security game plan. If mobile security is your blind spot or you simply sense a breach on the horizon, the time to beef up mobile security is right now.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016


Why Employee Mobile Devices Are Undermining Your Enterprise Security Efforts
sponsored by Appthority
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the twin problems which most often lead to data breaches in mobile hardware: spear phishing and watering hole attacks. In addition, learn about a solution to stop them in their tracks by automating the scanning and analysis of employee mobile apps for risky behaviors, hidden actions, and mobile malware.
Posted: 04 Oct 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016


Security Report: 2016 DDoS Attack Trends
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: In this recent security report, discover where, when and how hard DDoS attacks are hitting across the globe and how you can avoid them. Leverage this data to better make more intelligent, strategic decisions on security.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


5 Considerations for Securing Hybrid Clouds
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores both old and new security best practices, as well as how to apply them to cloud-based infrastructures and 5 considerations for securing hybrid clouds. Discover how to make security as agile as the cloud itself by incorporating best practices as an integrated element of a DevOps methodology.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Intel Security

Analysts Reveal how to Secure SaaS
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This report illustrates the explosive growth of SaaS applications, and their role in creating significant security challenges for IT teams. Learn how CASB products can help deliver the visibility and granular control you need to protect and secure these apps.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Securing Office 365 Is Easier Than You Think
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: SaaS security concerns can no longer be ignored: Discover how to safely enable Office 365. Read on to address O365-specific security concerns, including details on how to secure O365 from malware insertion and data loss, gain visibility into SaaS usage, and more.
Posted: 22 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Securing the Unpatchable
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to secure unpatchable systems and software with advanced endpoint protection, defending against the most complex cyberattacks. You will learn how to prevent the exploitation of both known and zero-day vulnerabilities, as well as the execution of malware, as demonstrated by two case studies.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Best Practices for Writing Secure iOS and Android Apps
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As mobile applications grow to reach wider audiences, they become larger targets for cyberattackers. Access this list of 21 mobile security guidelines for developers and security pros when developing Android and iOS mobile apps. Learn how to provide security at every step of the mobile application development and management processes.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Why App Stores Cannot Protect Enterprises from Malware and Dangerous Apps
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Attackers have adapted to the mobile environment. Discover 18 examples of how curated app stores are failing to protect enterprises from malware and dangerous apps, and cannot provide compliance or privacy protection.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Containerization Is a Start, But Not a Solution to App Security
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn the myth about security containerization on personal and work devices in the era of BYOD. Discover several app-based security breach threats including: network profiling apps, VPN hijacking apps, data mining apps, and more.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Allow Your Enterprise Greater Mobile App Security
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how your enterprise can boost the security of its information across a variety of devices, without putting unnecessary restraints on growth or accessibility. Learn how you can Allow your IT admins disable keyboard options to block unrestricted access, simply track data usage, and more.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 13 Sep 2016


Securing Connected Cars Through Comprehensive Software Testing
sponsored by Synopsys
WHITE PAPER: There is a need for greater software testing and assurance in the automotive industry today. Dig deeper into the vulnerabilities associated with automotive software and learn how to test it before your vehicle rolls into the dealership.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Approaching Office 365 with Mobile Security
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Learn how your enterprise can approach securing Office 365 for mobile devices. Discover not only what needs to be done to distribute apps securely, but also protect app data-at-rest, data-in-motion, and more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2016 | Published: 09 Sep 2016


Mitigating OWASP Automated Threats
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Learn how automated threats can cripple an enterprise, and how to gain effective protection against them. Find how automated threats put a knife to the throat of their targets and what you can do to mitigate their dangers.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016


Trends in SAP Cybersecurity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this Ponemon Institute study, which encapsulates the survey results of 607 IT and IT security practitioners, is to understand the threat of an SAP cyber breach and how organizations are managing the risk of information theft, modification of data and disruption of business processes.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016


Tolly Test Report: Evaluating a Web Protection Vendor
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this test report, The Tolly Group evaluates a top web protection vendor to see how they stack up in the highly vulnerable web threat landscape. Learn how you can gain flexible risk-based access with strong authentication capabilities while protecting against a wide range of application exploits.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016


Neustar DDOS Attacks & Protection Report: North America & EMEA The Continuous Risk to Digital Brands
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: This report encapsulates the survey results of 760 CSOs, CIOs, CTOs and others in IT security. Its purpose is to learn how companies in North America and the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) encounter and defend against DDoS attacks.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

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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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