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ALSO CALLED: Web-based Application Security, Internet Application Security, Internet Applications Security
DEFINITION: The OWASP Top Ten is a list of the 10 most dangerous current Web application security flaws, along with effective methods of dealing with those flaws. OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) is an organization that provides unbiased and practical, cost-effective information about computer and Internet applications. Project members include a variety of security experts from around the world who  … 
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Web Application Firewall Product Analysis: Fortinet FortiWeb 1000D
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: So just how effective is the FortiWeb 1000D at accomplishing this? This report from NSS labs provides a comprehensive analysis of the security effectiveness, performance and total costs of this web application firewall offering.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Accelerating Web Applications: 3 Essential Principles
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This webcast gives tips on how organizations can accelerate their web applications by sending less data, sending data less frequently, and sending it more efficiently.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

F5 Networks

How Alert Logic Enabled bfw Advertising to Better Secure Clients' Websites
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how bfw Advertising, an agency that builds and manages websites and applications for B2B clients, worked with Alert Logic to implement a Web Application Firewall (WAF) to filter out suspicious web traffic.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

Build a more-secure web infrastructure with DataPower
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of building a highly secure web application infrastructure, due to the growing amount of confidential business information accessible through devices.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

IBM

Comparing 6 Web Application Firewall Solutions
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource from NSS Labs provides detailed comparisons and analyses of web application firewalls from Barracuda, Citrix, F5, Fortinet, Imperva, and Sangfor.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Solution Brief API Management Version 2.0
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a better way to design, manage, socialize, and secure your APIs. You'll learn how this approach provides you with a complete set of web API capabilities to encourage innovation.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

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

IBM

WAF or IPS - Why you need more than a Firewall and IPS to protect your applications
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of using more than just a firewall and IPS to protect your applications from malicious attacks.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

5 Simple Strategies for Securing APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: APIs share many of the same threats as the traditional web; however, they have an entirely unique risk profile that needs to be managed. View this resource now to discover an analysis of what an API truly is, and how they expose enterprises to new threats.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

Seven steps to software security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn seven practical steps you can begin to take today to secure your applications and prevent the damages a successful cyber-attack can cause.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Accelerating Web Applications: 3 Essential Principles
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This webcast gives tips on how organizations can accelerate their web applications by sending less data, sending data less frequently, and sending it more efficiently.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

F5 Networks

Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 2013 with Imperva SecureSphere
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines an effective tool designed to help mitigate the OWASP top 10 and how it can greatly enhance your enterprise security.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

Web Attack Survival Guide Infographic
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic provides 7 essential steps for Web attack survival.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Imperva

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.

Protect Your Brand with Alert Logic PCI DSS Compliance Solutions
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This product brief outlines Alert Logic's cloud-powered solutions and the unique benefits offered to help eliminate the burden of PCI compliance.
Posted: 13 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Alert Logic

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

IBM

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

Federated Identity & Single Sign‐On Using Layer 7
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how separate identity silos create gaps and complexities in security measures. Read on to reveal a solution that federates identity and provides single sign-on (SSO) services for mobile and virtual applications to reduce these challenges.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Not All SOA Gateways Are Created Equal
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Most service-oriented architecture (SOA) gateways offer similar functionality: they address security and performance issues that arise when using XML-based messaging protocols. However, not all SOA gateways are created equal, as the total cost of ownership (TCO) can vary greatly.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

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

IBM

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

Qualys

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

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

IBM
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WEB APPLICATION SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  share their knowledge of vulnerabilities, threats, attacks and countermeasures.Here are the OWASP Top Ten:Unvalidated input: Information from web requests is not validated before being used by a web application. Attackers can use these flaws to attack backend components through a web application.Broken access control:Restrictions on what authenticated users are allowed to do are not properly enforced. Attackers can exploit these flaws to access other users' accounts, view sensitive files, or use unauthorized functions.Broken authentication and session management:Account credentials and session … 
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