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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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Improving Windows Client Performance and Security: An Impact Comparison of AC and Traditional AV
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This Tolly Test report compares the effectiveness of both anti-virus and application control solutions to help you decide which would work best for your enterprise. View now to uncover which approach provides greater performance across diverse workloads and protects against more threats to keep your endpoints safe and secure.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 03 May 2013

Lumension

2013 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a set of application security testing solutions that are designed to analyze and test applications for security vulnerabilities using static, dynamic and interactive testing techniques. Read on to find out how you can stay ahead of the market.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 23 Jul 2013

IBM

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the latest information about today's top security vulnerabilities and threats – from targeted attacks and exploits to spam and phishing – to help you keep your organization safe. View now to learn more!
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation

Creating the Ultimate Security Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the latest nature of attacks and vulnerabilities in the security landscape and details the capabilities and solutions that must be leveraged to maintain secure operations.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

IBM

Why Readiness Assessments are Vital for Mobile Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you determine if your network is properly secured against the vulnerabilities caused by BYOD. Inside, you'll find a series of questions you need to consider when it comes to your network policies, security resources and current management solutions.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Dynamic DNS Infrastructure
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This resource details a full-proxy architecture for DNS that provides a complete solution for global, local, and cloud load balancing, helping you overcome all the growth and security challenges the DNS is facing.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

F5 Networks

Security for a Faster World
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This eBook presents a maturity model that will help you determine how secure you really are, explores five questions every CIO should be able to answer, and outlines a new approach based on intelligence gathering and research that can keep you ahead of the cybercriminals.
Posted: 13 Jun 2013 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Top 10 Reasons You Don't Need MDM
sponsored by Fiberlink
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the top 10 reasons you don't need a mobile device management (MDM) solution ... or do you?
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 16 May 2013

Fiberlink

The Essentials of OAuth: Key to BYOD
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can create a consistent, flexible identity and policy architecture for web apps, web services, devices, and clients communicating with cloud APIs.
Posted: 13 May 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Ping Identity Corporation

Jump-start your move to Windows 8
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses helpful services you can utilize to help ensure that all areas of your environment are ready to make the jump to Windows 8.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 24 Jul 2013

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft

Identity-Centric Security: Enabling and Protecting the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Discover why the enterprise perimeter as we know it is dissolving and how your users are taking its place – creating numerous security issues for your IT department. In addition, learn how identity-centric security can help you protect data and maintain compliance in this new enterprise model.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

CA Technologies.

Mitigating DDoS Attacks with F5 Technology
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines a set of solutions that can securely deliver applications while protecting the network, the session and the user, with mitigation technologies that map directly to individual DDoS attacks.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

F5 Networks

2012 IBM X-Force Annual Trend and Risk Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to learn about the latest trends and technology that security pros are taking advantage of in order to provide effective and efficient mobile security.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

IBM

Defending Against APTs: Do You Have the Complete Picture?
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the ins and outs of APTs and learn why current defenses lack the ability to protect your organization. In addition, learn about a pioneering security management approach that provides the features you need to combat these troublesome threats.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

Deliver Enterprise Mobility with Citrix XenMobile and Citrix NetScaler
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore the details of an end-to-end mobility solution that simplifies mobile integration into the network and helps you overcome the top challenges enterprise mobility presents, from visibility and management to scalability and security.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Citrix

Citrix Mobile Solutions Bundle - Product Overview
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read on and learn more about an integrated approach to mobile device management that can provide comprehensive IT control and policy enforcement while empowering end-user productivity via beautifully delivered mobile applications.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Securing Enterprise Data in a BYOD World
sponsored by Globo
WHITE PAPER: Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives can increase productivity and make for happier employees, but they pose serious security risks. This resource outlines the fundamentals of mobile security that so often go overlooked. Read on to get advice on how to leverage a security strategy to make your enterprise mobilization effective and safe.
Posted: 06 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Globo

McAfee Endpoint Protection Suite
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will introduce you to a security solution that addresses advanced malware, data loss, and other issues from a single, manageable environment and can help limit your exposure to Internet threats. Read on and discover how this solution can offer you advanced e-mail virus and spam protection, comprehensive device control, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

McAfee, Inc.

The Evolving Landscape of Desktop Security
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource will help you learn about an application control solution coupled with traditional anti-virus technology can help you address threats quickly and effectively while also keeping close track of unauthorized applications. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 May 2013 | Published: 30 May 2013

McAfee, Inc.

McAfee Application Control
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about a security offering that can provide complete protection from unwanted applications and code, as well as block advanced threats without requiring signature updates. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

McAfee, Inc.

Five security considerations in the mobile age - Strengthen security in mobile environments with WebSphere DataPower appliances
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: While mobility presents today's organizations with new business opportunities, it also introduces alarming security risks. This guide counts down five key security issues you need to consider in order to drive mobile success.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

GRC Solutions from itelligence: Balance Risk And Opportunity With A Practical Approach to GRC
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To keep pace in today's constantly evolving regulatory environment, you need a comprehensive governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) system. This brief white paper highlights how the right GRC strategy can help you standardize business process and increase control over compliance issues.
Posted: 15 May 2013 | Published: 15 May 2013

itelligence, Inc.

Implementing Your BYOD Mobility Strategy: AN IT Checklist and Guide
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: This mobility checklist will offer readers an easy-to-read breakdown of what the IT department absolutely needs to consider when implementing a BYOD program into their enterprise. Read on to learn about the applications to choose, the installation and configuration options available, how to evaluate device performance, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 21 Feb 2012

Insight

Choose Your Own Device (CYOD) Workshop
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn about a CYOD workshop that can help you understand and develop a winning CYOD strategy with help from industry experts. Find out how taking advantage of this valuable learning experience will help you get a good grasp on policies and compliance, device lifecycles, device management, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Insight

SymEd Solutions from Symantec: Endpoint Management and Mobility
sponsored by Insight Public Sector and Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how to safely deploy IT in academia and revolutionize the experience of students and teachers alike without compromising security in today's threat-filled landscape.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Insight Public Sector and Symantec
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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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