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DEFINITION: Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) is a universal online dictionary of weaknesses that have been found in computer software. The dictionary is maintained by the MITRE Corporation and can be accessed free on a worldwide basis. The purpose of CWE is to facilitate the effective use of tools that can identify, find and resolve bugs, vulnerabilities and exposures in computer software before the programs  … 
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Application Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Succeeding with Static Code Analysis: An Implementation Guide
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: Static code analysis can help you rapidly ensure the safety and security of embedded software, but it isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. Discover the biggest challenges that can prevent static code analysis from effectively detecting issues early on.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Programming Research

Static Code Analysis: A Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: How can you select the right static code analysis solution to deliver reliable, safe, and secure software? Explore the major benefits and pitfalls of static code analysis tools, and discover best practices to optimize embedded software development.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 18 May 2016

Programming Research

Six Steps to Controlling the Uncontrollable
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: With a next-generation enterprise mobility strategy, you can empower your people to be productive on the devices of their choosing -- all while staying secure. Explore six ways to protect the relentless data streams of a mobile enterprise.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016


Controlling the Uncontrollable
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: 29% of workers use three or more devices, work from many locations, and use many apps, and this number is growing. The problem is enabling employees without compromising security throughout the enterprise. Read on to learn about an enterprise mobile management solution that will make the process easier than you may realize.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016


Jump start mobile productivity with MDM and secure file sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Mobile device management is only a piece of the mobility puzzle. With mobile workers' collaboration demands are rising, making it hard to ensure the quality of service they need and the security they may not realize they need. Learn more about challenges to empowering mobile workers and how to ensure your critical data stays safe.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2014


Banish Bad Bots By Asking These 13 Questions
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: With bots being such a hot topic in web security, vendors are claiming they have the ability to effectively identify and mitigate bots. Discover 13 tips to help you differentiate between vendors to make a fully informed decision when it comes to your web application security.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Distil Networks

4 Strategies for Keeping Critical Networks Secure
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn four major criteria for selecting the right long term security partner. Access now to find a security provider who can satisfy these major areas of concern and other areas of need for your organization.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Controlling Data Center Security
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can strengthen your data center perimeter firewall protection while enabling flexibility to allow for change in the future. Discover how to centrally control your data center security system to prevent it from weakening over time.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

Disrupting Targeted Attacks Solution Guide
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Reduce complexity, response time and operational costs while simultaneously improving your security posture in the face of growing risks. Access now and find out how to synthesize your IT operations and security controls to form an agile, increasingly automated (and rock-solid) security architecture.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intel Security

Comprehensive data protection for physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: What steps should you take to best protect your virtualized cloud data? Find out inside.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016


Protect Your APIs
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: APIs have become a key part of business strategy for many organizations. But how can you ensure APIs provide the agility you want without risking costly data breaches? Discover how you can ensure your API is highly available while guaranteeing integrity and confidentiality of your information.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016


SD-WAN: Application Performance Routing
sponsored by Fatpipe, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SD-WAN is becoming increasingly vital to everyday operations, especially application functionality. Access this white paper to learn how the need to reduce costs surrounding applications is changing traffic patterns and how SD-WAN is providing solutions.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

Fatpipe, Inc.

Maintaining Strong Security and PCI DSS Compliance in a Distributed Retail Environment
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides business planners with informative details on how to maintain strong security and PCI DSS compliance in a distributed retail environment. Access now for tools on how to keep applications, data and networks safe and PCI DSS compliant.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2014

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Illuminate Shadow IT and Securely Manage BYOX
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses BYOX and explores strategies and solutions for embracing the business productivity aspects of a BYOX workforce culture. Access now to learn how you can promote a faster, flexible and mobile workforce while protecting your organization from security pitfalls.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Market Overview: Customer Identity and Access Management Solutions
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: How can you balance a seamless customer experience with a strong security strategy to protect customers' privacy? This Forrester report evaluates 7 customer identity and access management (CIAM) solution vendors, revealing the major strengths of each choice. Discover the key features to look for when deciding on a CIAM solution.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Aug 2015


The Evolution of Consumer Identity: 5 Biggest Trends
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the 5 biggest trends currently influencing the customer identity and access management space. Learn how to prepare for upcoming developments regarding traditional usernames and passwords vs biometric authentication, regional data privacy regulations, IoT, and more.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Getting a handle on mobile devices – securely, reliably and tidily
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Mobile access to data and applications is now the rule rather than the exception. This trend has notably spurred thegenesis of both web and SaaS applications, which are used on a daily basis by allcompanies of all sizes nowadays. This technological progress is confronting both IT professionals and ordinary users with new problems.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015


Covering the Security Aspect of Software Asset Management
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: Managing large amounts of business critical information requires a high level of security. Access this white paper and uncover critical features in software asset management that prevent unauthorized access and destructive attacks.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

Snow Software

Addressing Security Vulnerabilities in Embedded Applications
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why it's so difficult to produce secure embedded software and provides best practices for embedded developers. Discover how you can minimize exploitable software vulnerabilities, cut costs, and speed up development with automated static analysis.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Programming Research

Developing Secure Embedded Software: Quality Doesn't Equal Security
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: This white paper debunks 4 common misconceptions about software security and describes a variety of tools to improve embedded software security by detecting issues earlier on in development. Learn about the benefits of strategies like risk and threat management, application lifecycle management, static code analysis, and more.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Programming Research

Application Security: Evaluate Leading Testing Vendors
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner resource compares 19 leading application security testing solution vendors, revealing the strengths and weaknesses of each one. View now and discover how the vendors performed in areas like product quality, sales execution and pricing, and customer experience.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 06 Aug 2015


How IoT Is Making Security Imperative for All Embedded Software
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the unique challenges of securing embedded applications and explains how to overcome these obstacles with static code analysis tools. Discover how you can identify and eliminate defects earlier on in the development cycle.
Posted: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 10 Mar 2016

Programming Research

Using Static Source Code Analysis to Develop Secure Embedded Software
sponsored by Programming Research
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to embedded software, it's critical to address the root causes of security issues rather than just the symptoms of the problem. This white paper explains how static analysis tools can simplify and automate code review to eliminate mistakes before they become integrated into the code base.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Mar 2016

Programming Research

A Guide to Mobile Application Delivery and Investment Protection
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to integrate your mobile applications management (MAM) into your existing infrastructures to allow remote management of app delivery, security, configuration and access – without the need for proprietary proxy servers.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


TechTarget's Top 6 Security Measures for the Enterprise Network
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover a next-generation security model that moves away from traditional security tools. Learn how you can bring together all critical network security elements to provide an integrated security framework for your cloud-enabled enterprise.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.
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APPLICATION SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  are publicly distributed or sold.CWE has been assembled in three levels called tiers. The top tier divides known weaknesses into a few large, general classes for discussion among enterprise management people, academics, researchers and vendors. The middle tier consists of several dozen groups of definitions categorized for use by security experts, system administrators and software developers. The lower tier isthe full list, intended for people at all levels including personal computer (PC) users. The entries in CWE are numbered for reference.CWE is compiled and updated by a diverse, international … 
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