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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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Intro to Mobile App Management: App Security from the Onset
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper, the first in an installment of three, explores how to create a successful app security strategy from the beginning.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

IBM

Anywhere Access to SAP Applications
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to enable your workforce to universally access SAP applications while centralizing management for increased security.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 07 May 2014

Citrix

Authentication Strategy: Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores advanced authentication methods to mitigate new and emerging threats.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Finding the Right Workspace Aggregator
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find the right workspace aggregator for your organization. Learn to improve productivity, workplace morale, security, and overall revenues.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2015

Matrix42

Playtech case study: Predictive monitoring tools deliver game-changing uptime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to see how automated, integrated monitoring tools helped Playtech monitor web applications predictively to further protect uptime, user experience, and revenue.
Posted: 02 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

10 Essential Steps to Web Security
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the 10 web security best practices to mitigate insider, outsider, and human error threats.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Clearswift

Website Defense in Depth – Examining the Protect, Detect, React Paradigm
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the Protect, Detect, React paradigm in depth and compares several platforms for specific security levels and requirements.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Distil Networks

WaaS offers the ability to effectively and securely manage all end users, their devices, compliant workloads and more
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides evaluation criteria for workspace aggregators. Read now to learn how to effectively and securely manage all end users, their devices, compliant workloads, and more.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Matrix42

DLP Defense for Insider Threats
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a DLP approach to remove content that breaks policy or industry GRC requirements. Continue reading to learn how to mitigate risks and secure communication in the collaboration or sharing processes.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

Clearswift

SQL Injection: How to Sidestep the Oldest Hacking Trick in the Books
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain insight into the basics of SQL injection attacks and why hackers haven't retired it yet. Continue reading to learn what steps to take to close easily exploitable vulnerabilities in your security strategy.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

EE

2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this report, discover what security professionals had to say about mobile security, endpoint security, and other important trends in the cybersecurity landscape.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 12 May 2015

Citrix

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

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

What Approach to Mobile Development is Best for You?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document will reveal how the IBM® MobileFirst Platform Developer Edition plug-in compares to unsupported "do-it-yourself" options. This document focuses on tools for the development of web, hybrid and native mobile applications.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Mar 2015

IBM

Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
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 Corporation

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.

Mitigating Web Security Risk with SSL Certificates: Benefits and Best Practices
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights several benefits and best practices when using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) applications to authenticate users, applications and Web services.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

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 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

IBM

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
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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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