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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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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 Intel®
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 Intel®

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: This white paper examines the prevalent vulnerabilities in organizations today and how hackers are exploiting them and what tools they are using to get the job done.  With attacks no longer being a question of "if" but "when," it's crucial to know what your enemies are up to. View now to learn more.
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

Continuous Monitoring: A New Approach to Proactively Protecting your Global Perimeter
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the need for continuous monitoring. Access now to explore a blueprint to improving your network security strategy and how to identify and address potential threats enabled by vulnerabilities in software or systems.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Qualys

Hackers and Dating App Vulnerabilities - A Match Made in Heaven
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 4 most dangerous data app vulnerabilities and offers steps to take for you and your users to mitigate risk.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

IBM

Narrowing The Security Gap With Automated Configuration Assessment
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the three best practices to controlling incorrect app configurations and how to minimize risks.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Qualys

The State of Mobile Application Insecurity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why mobile app security eludes many organizations and offers steps to strengthen your security policies and minimize vulnerabilities. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

IBM

Quarterly Cyberthreat Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this quarterly security report, discover what lessons have been learned in 2014 and how cybersecurity needs to evolve in 2015.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Securing Apps from the First Line of Code
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to integrate security analysis into apps from the moment the first line of code is written to reduce risks. View now to learn how to discover and remedy vulnerabilities during the development process in real-time.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

White Hat Security

Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership for Protecting Web Applications
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the tocal cost of web app security in the three major risk categories associated with sucessful attacks. Access now to learn how to quantify the costs of web app security compared to the costs of a breach.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

White Hat Security

5 Days to Setting Up an Application Security Program
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a five day guide to bolstering your app security strategy.  Access now to learn more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

White Hat Security

Programmatically Identifying Multi-Page Flaws in Web Apps
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the pros and cons of several web app scanning approaches. View now to learn learn more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

White Hat Security

Enabling Mobile Users and Staying Compliant
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare providers find it difficult enable collaboration and efficient workflows while complying with regulations because of the sensitive information on staff's mobile devices. Find out how a containerization, application-wrapping, and secure connectivity option can bring healthcare organizations a higher level of control and security.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

Fending Off the Known and Unknown - Runtime Application Security
sponsored by Prevoty
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how to monitor and protect applications at runtime and neutralize known vulnerabilities as well as zero day attacks through app self-defense.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Prevoty

Enterprise Security Must Move Beyond Building Protective Walls
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines and explores the six steps of the Attack Life Cycle and takes you into the minds of hackers and cybercriminal teams to help you better craft your security strategy. Read on now to learn how to allocate resources so defenses are most appropriate to the risks.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Evolution of Enterprise Application Security
sponsored by Prevoty
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the emergence of application self-protection technologies and why WAFs can't offer true app security despite common perception.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Prevoty

Mobile Security by Design: Reducing risk with an integrated approach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find tips and tricks for mobile security and mobile management planning.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Real Cost of Driverless Cars for Cybersecurity and Reliability
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: Several car manufacturers predict that self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020. What are the implications of the rapid increase in automotive software complexity for cybersecurity and reliability as development teams race to deliver this content?
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2015

Rogue Wave Software
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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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