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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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Mobility is moving fast. To stay in control, you have to prepare for change
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile use is becoming an integral part of the business landscape. Bring your own device (BYOD) policies are expected to grow, and it's clear that mobility is here to stay. Read this white paper to learn more about issues you may not have considered and the significant consequences that could result by overlooking security from every angle.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 06 Dec 2011

IBM

Delivering enterprise information securely on Android, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows tablets and smartphones
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: A recent report found that almost two-thirds of organizations were able to increase productivity because of flexibility with mobile devices in the workplace. But utilizing mobile devices can also make the enterprise more vulnerable to attacks. Access this exclusive resource to learn how to mitigate some of the risks associated with BYOD adoption.
Posted: 12 Aug 2012 | Published: 07 Aug 2012

Citrix

Hamilton Health Sciences brings care to the bedside with Citrix Receiver
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare traditions are changing and physicians are adopting more mobile practices. Access this informative white paper to learn more about how adopting mobile devices can improve patient care and physician productivity.
Posted: 12 Aug 2012 | Published: 07 Aug 2012

Citrix

Patch management: Fixing vulnerabilities before they are exploited
sponsored by GFI LanGuard
WHITE PAPER: Software updates are constant, and it's one of the most challeneging and resource-intensive tasks for an IT department. Securing vulnerabilities remains one of the most essential updates for IT pros. View this informative white paper to learn more about effective patch managment.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

GFI LanGuard

Hosting.com & VMware Deliver Disaster Recovery For All
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to learn how your business can employ enterprise-class BC/DR at a mid-market price.
Posted: 30 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Aug 2012

Hosting.com

Essential Guide to Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive source to learn how a new BC/DR tool can help minimize your business' downtime.
Posted: 29 Aug 2012 | Published: 29 Aug 2012

Hosting.com

Webroot Cheat Sheet
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Consult this cheat sheet to discover a revolutionary approach to cloud security. Find out more about some of the key advantages and fast facts regarding, deployment and performance, threat detection and remediation and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Aug 2012

Webroot

HP Fortify on Demand - Enterprise Software Security in the Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: HP is changing the enterprise security landscape with its Security Intelligence and Risk Management Platform. By using advanced threat research and security events and vulnerabilities, they develop an unparalleled visibility. Access this informative white paper to learn more about security-as-a-service (SaaS) and how it can help your organization.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Fortify Software Security Center- Proactively Eliminate Risk in Software
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn how HP can transform your enterprise security landscape with its Security Intelligence and Risk Management Platform. By using advanced threat research, you can ensure unparalleled visibility across security assets. With over 90 percent of vulnerabilities in software, this is a resource you certainly don't want to overlook.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

EMA Analyst Report on the Mobile Device Management Marketspace
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper to gain better understanding of mobile device management with traditional desktop management capabilities. Use a consolidated endpoint management experience that can meet all enterprise challenges.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

IBM

The Consumerization of IT: Security Challenges of the New World Order
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the ins and outs of consumerization: Why it is occurring and the major impact it will have on your business. Uncover the trend's inherent security implications and the methods you can use to keep your critical systems, applications, and information safe, regardless of what device is being used to access them.
Posted: 22 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

CA Technologies.

Tackling the Top Five Network Access Control Challenges
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top five network access challenges that organizations today face and discover how a unified access control solution can provide the visibility, protection, and control you need to tackle these issues.
Posted: 21 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Contextual Authentication: A Multi-factor Approach
sponsored by PortalGuard
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper offers a few solutions for remaining efficient without sacrificing security. It provides an explanation on the midpoint between better password policies and two-factor authentication processes. Your data deserves the utmost protection, access this white paper now so you can ensure security.
Posted: 17 Aug 2012 | Published: 17 Aug 2012

PortalGuard

Two-factor Authentication: A Tokenless Approach
sponsored by PortalGuard
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a flexible, cost-effective and easy-to-use two-factor authentication solution that offers greater security for your organization than leveraging password authentication alone.
Posted: 15 Aug 2012 | Published: 15 Aug 2012

PortalGuard

Leveraging SAML for Federated Single Sign-on: Seamless Integration with Web-based Applications whether cloudbased, private, on-premise, or behind a firewall
sponsored by PortalGuard
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper to find out how you can resolve issues with user-accessibility. Single sign-on can eliminate problems with multiple password prompts and make accessibility easier for the user. Learn why a single sign-on process can help handle an organizations multiple cloud applications as well as provide secure accessibility.
Posted: 13 Aug 2012 | Published: 13 Aug 2012

PortalGuard

Mobile Device Management Cloud Report
sponsored by Zenprise
WHITE PAPER: This quarterly report on mobile device management (MDM) cloud practices explores the latest trends surrounding the device enrollment, application usage, and security of mobile devices in the enterprise.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 10 Aug 2012

Zenprise

Cloud Encryption Gateway: Overcoming Cloud Security and Compliance Concerns
sponsored by CipherCloud
WHITE PAPER: Learn how CipherCloud protects data in Salesforce, Gmail, and Office 365. Find out how the solution sits between your users and your cloud applications and applies AES-256 encryption on the fly before sensitive data leaves the enterprise to provide protection without requiring changes to the cloud application or impacting application functionality.
Posted: 09 Aug 2012 | Published: 09 Aug 2012

CipherCloud

Best Practices in Securing Your Customer Data in Salesforce, Force.com, and Chatter
sponsored by CipherCloud
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations want to move to the Salesforce platform, but concerns about data security, privacy, residency, and compliance have held them back. This whitepaper outlines best practices in securing sensitive customer data in Salesforce and outlines "must have" capabilities to overcome emerging cloud threats.
Posted: 07 Aug 2012 | Published: 07 Aug 2012

CipherCloud

Webroot Secure Anywhere - Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Threats are becoming more sophisticated and frequent than ever before, as a result businesses require a revolutionary approach to endpoint malware protection. Access this informative white paper to learn how Webroot is using its services to keep security up-to-date and effective.
Posted: 06 Aug 2012 | Published: 06 Aug 2012

Webroot

The Ten "Must Haves" for Secure Mobile Device Management
sponsored by Zenprise
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the risks mobile devices bring to your enterprise and how an end-to-end mobile security framework can help you monitor, control, and protect the devices accessing your network and corporate data and applications.
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 | Published: 03 Aug 2012

Zenprise

Application Security in the Cloud with BIG-IP ASM
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a high-performance web application firewall that provides a strategic point of control within the infrastructure from which enterprises can adapt to changing conditions. Learn how your organization can benefit from this cloud-ready solution, offering cloud security for virtualized applications.
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 | Published: 03 Aug 2012

F5 Networks

Taking Your Enterprise Mobile: The Executive Checklist
sponsored by Zenprise
WHITE PAPER: With this checklist in hand, you and your organization can embrace consumerization with open arms and reap the many benefits it has to offer while ensuring you are doing the best you can to maintain the manageability and security of employee-owned devices accessing your corporate information.
Posted: 01 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Zenprise

The Top 10 Reports for Managing Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: Observing the complete lifecycle of vulnerability management begins with asset discovery. Learn more about the key steps for successful management with this informative resource. How can you improve your security?
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Jul 2012

Qualys

5 Cloud Security Concerns You Must Address
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why security is a top deterrent to cloud adoption. Discover threats to consider when evaluating cloud for your organization and learn how to minimize risk by establishing an effective defense strategy.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Web Application Security: How to Minimize the Risk of Attacks
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper outlines the importance of Web application security. With over 55 percent of vulnerabilities in 2010 resulting in attacks, a solution is necessary. Learn more about the different types of Web application vulnerabilities as well as how to detect vulnerabilities more efficiently.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 26 Jul 2012

Qualys
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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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