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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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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

Move Fast Without Breaking Things: High Velocity Software Development in Highly Regulated Enterprises
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the key to fast software development that doesn't run into complications.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

SERENA Software, Inc.

Mobile App Reputation and Risk Management for Network Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover a new solution to application risk management that provides detailed behavioral intelligence about mobile apps.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Veracode, Inc.

Case Study: Global Media Company Gains Stronger App Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how one cloud-based service helped a global media and technology company regain full visibility and control of its mobile app perimeter, allowing the enterprise to more effectively assess the risk of its mobile apps and maintain control of its mobile footprint.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Veracode, Inc.

Prepare Yourself for the Cybercrime of 2015
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This 2015 cybercrime report analyzes the threats of 2014 and makes predictions for what you need to be prepared for in the upcoming year.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

FireEye

Empower a Mobile Workforce with Secure App Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to integrate security into the app development process and deliver secure native-like apps to multiple devices.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

Citrix

Five Questions to Ask Your SaaS Provider Before Putting Sensitive Data in the Cloud
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Identity governance helps professionals manage and control user access to sensitive applications and data. Access this white paper to find pertinent information for desicion-makers who are in the proces of considering the deployment of SaaS applications.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

SailPoint Technologies

The Truth About Cloud Security Threats
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover what types of threats are growing, how often they attack, and what you can do to better secure your organization.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Alert Logic

Enhanced Mobile Endpoint Security
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a mobile endpoint security system that gives you anti-theft protection, drive security, application control and more.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

ESET

Automating App Blacklisting
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to roll out a BYOD strategy that includes both preventative and detective controls to fill in the vulnerability gaps.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Veracode, Inc.

When Business is the App, The App is the Business. Volume 2
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Click through to explore how building an effective strategy is key to ensuring that apps truly benefit the business while keeping corporate data and your network secure. Learn how a successful approach to appification should involve discovery, scalability, sustainability and, of course, security.
Posted: 07 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Mar 2015

Maas360 by IBM
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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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