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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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Manage data security and application threats with a muli-tiered approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a portfolio of security tools that work together to provide the layered, multi-tier data and application protection that you're looking for.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

What can you do differently to guard against threats from rapidly evolving mobile malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This must-see white paper discusses the emerging and evolving risks associated with mobile computing and applications. Also inside, find insight to help you effectively address mobile vulnerabilities.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Breaking down silos of protection: An integrated approach to managing application security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the critical risks created by application growth, why point products are unable to offer adequate protection, and the value of taking an integrated approach to managing application security.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Protect people, processes and technology from web application threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the security challenges created by web applications and offers insight and advice to help you address these issues.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

Five critical steps to achieving an effective application security program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an overview of the application threats that your organization faces and describes which risks you need to prioritize. Also inside, find five practical steps you can take to build security into your development processes.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

5 Easy steps to adopting an enterprise app store
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines five easy steps that your organization can take to adopt a secure and effective enterprise app store that will help you empower your workers and reap the benefits of enterprise mobility.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

Citrix

Cloud Testing Production Applications: CloudTest Strategy and Approach
sponsored by SOASTA, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the three most frequently discussed topics about testing in production (security, test data, and potential live customer impact), and describes how the methodology helps to achieve high confidence testing in production.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SOASTA, Inc

Why You Need A Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how next-generation firewalls protect security systems from advanced attacks, and how they fit in with your business strategy.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Does Application Security Pay?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses how your organization can dramatically reduce application vulnerabilities, speed recovery time, and minimize delays. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

What Next Gen Firewalls Miss: 6 Requirements to Protect Web Applications
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to unveil the top 6 recommended features for Web application security that next-generation firewalls and an intrusion prevention system (IPS) often miss.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

Web Attack Survival Guide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the latest hactivist and cybercriminal methods of attack, and presents as 7-step guide to help you prepare for and prevent these motivated threats.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

IBM Acquires Fibrelink to Bloster its Mobile First Portfolio
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses how the mobile management trend is shifting away from simply "managing the device" and moving instead towards all-encompassing solutions suites that provide management for applications, data, analytics, and security.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

IBM

Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 2013 with Imperva SecureSphere
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers a Web application firewall solution that addresses the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) Top 10 security risks.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

The Future of Web Security: 10 Things Every Web Application Firewall Should Provide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This guide takes a look at 10 things that every web application firewall should provide.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Imperva

Learn How PGi Addresses Security, Resilience and Business Continuity
sponsored by Premiere Global Services
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following case study to hear from a global provider of advanced virtual meetings, PGi, as they reveal their best practices for security, integrity, and business continuity.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

Premiere Global Services

Do You Really Need A SAN-Based Cluster? Ten Essential Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Cluster Solution
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Businesses today are deploying applications in physical, virtual, and cloud environments, and as such, clusters based on storage SANs are no longer the go-to choice for application security. SAN-less clusters offer increased flexibility and cost savings without sacrificing performance -- but will they work for your IT environment?
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

Patch Management Best Practices
sponsored by LabTech Software
WHITE PAPER: A top priority for IT service providers is to keep clients' critical systems free from known vulnerabilities. This is where patch management comes into play. Access this white paper today to find best practices for various kinds of patches so you can keep critical systems safer.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

LabTech Software

Does Application Security Pay? Measuring the Business Impact of Software Security Assurance Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses how your organization can dramatically reduce applications vulnerabilities, speed recovery time and minimize delays. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 20 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Know the big three: Top three mobile application threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines you how to prevent sensitive data leakage over insecure channels or stolen devices. Read on to discover the top three threats to mobile applications and how to mitigate their potential impact.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 20 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Designing a defense for mobile application
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will learn about the various considerations for defending mobile applications—from the mobile application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Accelerating the deployment of a secure mobile enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this insightful white paper, explore key challenges you'll face in ensuring the security of enterprise mobile devices, learn strategies that will help you reduce risk, and discover new ways that you can be more secure in your use of mobile technology.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Securing mobile devices in the business environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As smartphones and other mobile devices gain traction in consumers' personal lives, they're also being introduced into their work environments. In this white paper, learn how to safely introduce personal or corporate-owned mobile devices into the workplace, identify and prevent the risks to corporate data, and ultimately drive more business value.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

IBM

Single Sign On and Web Access Control Made Easy
sponsored by OpenIAM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a unified, integrated identity and access management (IAM) system that uses a service oriented architecture (SOA) stack feature to simplify web access security for on- and off-premise applications.
Posted: 07 Jan 2014 | Published: 07 Jan 2014

OpenIAM

Protecting Your APIs Against Attack & Hijack
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Even though application programming interfaces (APIs) experience the same threats as the Web, thanks to architecture differences, existing Web security methods aren't enough to keep them protected. Read on to unveil 5 best practices to secure your API architectures.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Defending Against Insider Threats in the “Snowden Era”
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Security breaches are a significant threat for organizations in the age of big data: broken privacy laws, reputational damage, and loss of classified information are very real possibilities. What's worse is one of the most commonplace and damaging causes of security breaches can come from the inside of your business.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.
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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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