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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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The Mobile Enterprise: Is Ease of Use Overriding Security?
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises are relying on native applications to mobilize their Microsoft environments despite major security threats. A recent survey displays the decision-making process when balancing the advantages and trade-offs associated with the four primary methods of mobilizing those apps.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

BlackBerry

The CIO’s Guide to EMM
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Developing and evolving a proper mobile strategy can spell the difference between success and failure in today's business landscape. Are you sure your mobile strategy is meeting the requirements for success in the evolving enterprise mobility landscape?
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 04 Apr 2016

BlackBerry

The Key to Protecting Your Business Amid Cybercrime’s Current Boom
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper invites you to explore new vulnerabilities in our application-centric culture. Find relief as you uncover a simple-to-deploy, automated, proven strategy for privileged access management delivered in a single appliance protecting physical, virtual and cloud environments.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 12 Apr 2016

CA Technologies

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

Gigya

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

Gigya

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

Matrix42

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

IBM

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

Best Practices for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover several mobile application lifecycle management (MALM) best practices for organizations with BYOD policies. Read on to discover the benefits of MALM, including single sign-on for all enterprise apps, real-time security reporting, and more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM MaaS360

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

Matrix42

How to Unleash the Full Potential of Linux with Docker Containers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to achieve the ultimate flexibility for business critical Linux applications with Docker containers. Read on to take advantage of enterprise-grade automation, orchestration, management, visibility, and control capabilities for the application development and deployment process.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

The Role of SAM in Information Security
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: Software asset management (SAM) provides an organization not just with the resources it needs to generate audit and reconciliation reports, but also to support information security initiatives. Learn ways information security can be more effectively addressed with the aid of SAM.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Snow Software

There's More to Backing Up VMs Than Meets the Eye
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper highlights a built-in infrastructure for application backups that can enable the full backups of virtual environments. Read on to see how this infrastructure, combined with Veeam's backup and recovery solutions, can provide your virtual environments with a wide array of backup, recovery, and replication functionalities.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

Veeam Software

Choosing an Online Backup Tool: Why Speed Should Be a Key Consideration
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores an online backup solution that speeds up the process of identifying what files have been changed so that backup windows can focus on actual backups, making them faster and more efficient. Read on to see how this solution can allow your enterprise to eliminate the hassle of slow backups.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

LogicNow

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.

Application Control Observations & Strategies for Success
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a blueprint you can adopt to ensure successful application control deployment. It greatly simplifies the process of achieving "high enforcement" in your IT environment.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Carbon Black

Higher Education Network Security: Satisfying Today's Bandwidth-Hungry Students
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents a strategy that helped a leading higher education institution protect their network without slowing it down or affecting availability. Learn about benefits like in-depth visibility and reporting of network activities, identity-centric authentication for device security, and much more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Secure Wireless LAN for Uninterrupted Clinical Applications
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents a solution that addresses the security and performance requirements for uninterrupted clinical applications, with the least amount of administrative complexity.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Secure Wi-Fi for K-12 Education
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices present new security challenges for schools that need to protect their network integrity as well as restrict students' access to dangerous sites. Access this resource to learn about a solution that unifies network and application security and delivers maximum control at a low cost.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Solution Brief: Satisfying Today's Bandwidth Hungry Consumers
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a high performance next generation firewall solution that protects information and applications without slowing down your network or affecting availability. Read on to see how this firewall solution can provide your enterprise with in-depth visibility and reporting, highly effective intrusion prevention system, and more.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, 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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