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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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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

Three Key Principles to Accelerating Web Applications
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

Web Application Firewalls vs. Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the ability of two different types of firewalls—Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)—to protect web applications from security threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Providing a single source for secure identity solutions
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find 6 product lines that provide a foundation for multi-layered security, as well as several key benefits of having complete access control for your organization.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2012

HID

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

Ten Tips for Building a Successful Vendor Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you rely on commercial, outsourced, cloud and mobile applications, you need a plan for vendor security compliance. In this resource, get 10 tips for building a successful vendor application security plan.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Addressing the Scalability Challenge of Application Security with Veracode
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a simpler, more scalable approach to application security across your entire infrastructure -- including web, mobile, and third-party apps. Read now to learn how this cloud-based platform helps overcome five common security challenges.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Competitive Testing of Web Security Devices
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper compares various market-leading web security tools and outlines some common threats looking to infiltrate your system.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2014

Websense, Inc.

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 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

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

Unchain Your Network with Application Intelligence and Control
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the new risks that organizations face due to the prevalence of Web-based applications, and how to take secure control of applications, data and bandwidth.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Dell Software

Creating the Ultimate Security Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the latest nature of attacks and vulnerabilities in the security landscape and details the capabilities and solutions that must be leveraged to maintain secure operations.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

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

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

Breaking down silos of protection: 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

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

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 Company
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 Company

Protect Identities in the Cloud Secure access to SaaS applications made easier
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
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

McAfee, Inc.

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): …  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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