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ALSO CALLED: Web-based Application Security, Internet Application Security, Internet Applications Security
DEFINITION: JavaScript hijacking is a technique that an attacker can use to masquerade as a valid user and read sensitive data from a vulnerable Web application, particularly one using Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML). Nearly all major Ajax applications have been found vulnerable.JavaScript hijacking allows a hacker to gain access to data through a loophole in which an interactive Web site on a given domain  … 
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Web Application Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Achieve Compliance and Cost Control
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing, in spite of being only about ten years old, continues to gain market share in the enterprise. Analyst house Market Research Media estimates that the global cloud computing market will grow at a 30% CAGR, reaching $270 billion in 2020.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 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


Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: New Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls helps security leaders understand the WAF market, as well as what to look for in a WAF solution. Download the report and learn the importance of comprehensive protection, detection accuracy, management capabilities and deployment options.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2015


Key Considerations in Choosing a WAF
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Attacks are becoming more sophisticated, and keeping up to date on security measures can be challenging. In this detailed white paper, explore both the basic and advanced considerations of selecting a web application firewall today, including performance, high availability, reliability, automatic attack detection, ease of management, and much more.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

F5 Networks

5 Days to Setting Up an Application Security Program
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a five day guide to bolstering your app security strategy.  Access now to learn more.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

WhiteHat Security

Programmatically Identifying Multi-Page Flaws in Web Apps
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the pros and cons of several web app scanning approaches. View now to test your web apps' functions independently, automatically detect the presence of common nonce frameworks, and more.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

WhiteHat Security

Securing Apps from the First Line of Code
sponsored by WhiteHat 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: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

WhiteHat Security

Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership for Protecting Web Applications
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the total cost of web app security in the three major risk categories associated with successful attacks. Access now to learn how to quantify the costs of web app security compared to the costs of a breach.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

WhiteHat Security

NoSQL Does Not Have to Mean No Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the data security and compliance challenges with NoSQL ("not only SQL") databases, and offers key recommendations on how to address these problems.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013


Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012


The State of Mobile Application Insecurity
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: This research report conducted by Ponemon Institute 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 MaaS360

Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, readers learn about the many factors that leave web applications vulnerable to attack; how SSL encryption can help to prevent the risk of data loss; how to assess their current state of vulnerability; and much more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Website Security Solutions

Protect People, Processes and Technology from Web Application Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Securing externally facing applications is an important step toward safeguarding your critical assets. Find out why.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013


Protecting Your APIs Against Attack and Hijack with CA Layer 7
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 5 best practices to help thwart API threats, which require different strategies than traditional Web infrastructures.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CA Technologies.

Cloud Security Designed for Amazon Web Services (AWS)
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a brief overview of an Amazon Web Services security solution that relies on security pros to customize its offered features to efficiently and effectively defend your assets in the cloud.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

Trend Micro

Tolly Test Report: IBM Security Web Gateway Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the features and benefits of a security Web gateway appliance that successfully blocks potential Web application threats.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2013


Discovering Vulnerable Web Applications
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how large enterprises can effectively discover, catalog and scan web applications to control vulnerabilities as part of their organization's overall vulnerability management program.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012


Consumer Web Portals: Platforms at Significant Security Risk
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This profile of business-to-consumer (B2C) security decision-makers in the financial services, healthcare, government, and online merchant sectors evaluates security around consumer portals based on market data and a custom study of the same audience.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

EMC Corporation

Tolly Test Report: IBM Security Web Gateway Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details a security solution to sure up the vulnerabilities associated with web application exposure.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2013


An Integrated Approach to Managing Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss the major challenges organizations face when protecting apps from today's threats and examines solutions you can leverage to enable risk-based app security.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013


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


Next-Generation Security for Today's Data Center
sponsored by IBM and Juniper
WHITE PAPER: This crucial resource discusses next-generation security solutions that can offer unparalleled protection against data exfiltration, website outages, and other serious threats against the data center.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

IBM and Juniper

Mapping Security for your Virtual Environment
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper that addresses the concern over managing virtual environment security with an enterprise-ready system that provides full visibility of physical and virtual data center and simplified security policy management.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Protect Identities in the Cloud Secure access to SaaS applications made easier
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines how your organization can best manage and protect your SaaS applications, discussing common management problems and an advanced security solution that can help secure all aspects of web traffic.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

Intel Security

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the latest information about today's top security vulnerabilities and threats – from targeted attacks and exploits to spam and phishing – to help you keep your organization safe. View now to learn more!
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation
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WEB APPLICATION SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  can run JavaScript hosted on a different domain. For example, in a Web-based e-mail application that uses Ajax, an attacker can log in as the legitimate user. All of the contents of the e-mail inbox and address book then become available to the hacker. In addition, the hacker may send bogus e-mail messages in the name of the victim.Ajax is a method of building interactive Web applications by combining several programming tools including JavaScript, which can cause a linked-to page to appear (or fail to appear) in a pop-up, hide the status bar, change text in the status bar, change text or graphics … 
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