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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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Best Practices for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the growing world of mobile application development and highlights the benefits of providing security for mobile applications during the development and deployment stages.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

IBM

Facebook Secures Remote Access and Optimizes Virtual Application Environment
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Facebook wanted to upgrade the performance and availability of their virtual application environment, as well as improve the security of their remote access portal. In this case study, learn how Facebook achieved these goals by implementing an application delivery technology that ensures applications are fast, secure and available.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

F5 Networks

Harnessing the tyranny of autonomy: the Dropbox problem and the manager’s dilemma
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover whether your employees should be able to share information that improves productivity, or if it should be tightly controlled for privacy and security purposes
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Securing Your PKI Building Trust You Can Depend On
sponsored by Thales
WHITE PAPER: Discover several security risks of typical enterprise and government PKIs and how higher assurance solutions are vital for security purposes.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Thales

Thales Solution for Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services
sponsored by Thales
WHITE PAPER: Access a seamless solution that issues, manages, and validates digital identities that are used to verify an individual or a system.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Thales

Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 2013 with Imperva SecureSphere
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines an effective tool designed to help mitigate the OWASP top 10 and how it can greatly enhance your enterprise security.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

Appropriate Third Party Software Security Controls
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the appropriate security controls for your third party services and software.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Understanding the Risks of Mobile Applications
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper for a primer on the mobile application security landscape. Explore the top risks for mobile applications and learn what you can do to mitigate them in your enterprise.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Veracode, Inc.

Ten Tips for Building a Successful Vendor Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you rely on commercial, outsourced, cloud and mobile applications, you need a plan for vendor security compliance. In this resource, get 10 tips for building a successful vendor application security plan.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Mobile Application Security Survey Results
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the results of a survey on mobile application security. See what security threats businesses are most concerned about, how they're managing applications for end-users, and what security policies, practices, and test they implement.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Veracode, Inc.

A Practical Introduction to Enterprise Mobility Management
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to get a breakdown of how mobile device management (MDM) and mobile app management (MAM) can address today's challenges. Read on to get guidelines on how enterprise mobility management technology applies to your environment.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Code42

Five critical steps to achieving an effective application security program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains a variety of application threats that organisations deal with, and introduces 5 practical steps to take when implementing application security.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Application Security 101
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper for a guide to modern application security with a focus on why software development teams should be trained in secure development techniques.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Addressing the Scalability Challenge of Application Security with Veracode
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a simpler, more scalable approach to application security across your entire infrastructure -- including web, mobile, and third-party apps. Read now to learn how this cloud-based platform helps overcome five common security challenges.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Enhance End-User Productivity While Keeping your Apps and Files Secure
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper details a product that can help you increase end-use productivity while keeping your application and files secure in the increasingly mobile business landscape.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

NComputing

Best Practices for a Secure Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to reduce the risk of mobile data breaches while keeping mobile workers productive.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

Accellion, Inc.

It’s All About the App: Mobile Security That Helps Enable the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: With mobility strategies quickly becoming a priority for the majority of organizations, this informative guide provides information on mobile security strategies that every business needs to learn more about.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 22 Nov 2013

CA Technologies.

Defending Against Application-Layer DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the serious problem that DDoS threats present, and how it impacts your business.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Closing the Biggest Hole in Web Application Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores a strategy for closing the biggest hole in web application delivery.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

Successful Application Security Testing for Agile Development
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how one leading vendor is working to provide only the best coding practices and application security testing, so businesses like you can make sure your applications are safe and secure.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Delivering Secure SaaS Solutions
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how one vendor is designing, implementing, maintaining and auditing security in every layer of their cloud-based services to make sure their customers are happy and their mission-critical, confidential applications remain safe.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jun 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Maximize XenApp Global High Availability and Security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Find out which application virtualization and delivery solutions are capable of working together to provide you with both high availability and stellar security.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Citrix

2013 Market Analysis of Asia Pacific Web Application Firewall Vendors
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates an overview of Asia Pacific Web Application Firewall vendors and compares them to one another.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

F5 Networks

Protecting Your APIs Against Attack and Hijack with CA Layer 7
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 5 best practices to help thwart API threats, which require different strategies than traditional Web infrastructures.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CA Technologies.

F5 DDoS Protection: Recommended Practices
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper provides strategies used to combat DDoS attacks, particularly defense mechanisms.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

F5 Networks
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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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