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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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2018 Threat Predictions
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As technology continues to evolve, there is a growing criminal element looking to exploit new opportunities the digital society brings. This white paper reveals predictions regarding the future threat landscape, offers insight into specific threats, and provides mitigation tactics to enhance security.
Posted: 13 Dec 2017 | Published: 13 Dec 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

Customer IAM Analysis
sponsored by Janrain
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain insight into customer IAM strategies and key capabilities to keep in mind when evaluating the right approach for your organization.
Posted: 08 Dec 2017 | Published: 08 Dec 2017

Janrain

Top 10 Advantages of a Proxy Deployment in Conjunction with a NGFW
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: While next-generation fire walls provide value to enterprises, they do not replace a secure web gateway technology. This solutions brief offers 10 advantages of a proxy deployment in conjunction with a next-generation firewall. Access this asset to learn about how the two complement each other and can improve your security posture.
Posted: 04 Dec 2017 | Published: 04 Dec 2017

Symantec

The 7 Challenges to Online Identity Verification
sponsored by Evident
WHITE PAPER: Lack of trust is the most important hurdle for users of the sharing economy, so providers must deliver security to their users. This white paper provides actionable steps to secure your business to demonstrate your marketplace is a safe place for people to engage.
Posted: 30 Nov 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2017

Evident

The Evolving Risk Landscape
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: There was nearly a 22% increase in attacks on web applications from 2016 to 2017. While apps have increased productivity, they have also opened the door to unprecedented threats, expanding the risk landscape and putting corporate data at risk. This e-book offers a guide to protecting against web fraud, credential stuffing, ransomware, and phishing.
Posted: 20 Nov 2017 | Published: 20 Nov 2017

F5 Networks

Preparing for the New OWASP Top 10 and Beyond
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Web app security is difficult and firewalls are not going to be enough. OSWAP has released a list of the 10 most common security concerns you need to address for your web apps. Access this e-book to learn about each of these 10 key web app security concerns and how you can mitigate them.
Posted: 16 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2017

F5 Networks

Three Reasons a Secure Web Gateway is Vital for your Security Stance
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: According to IDC, by 2020 there will be 105.4 million mobile workers. With this hike, mobile and web security cannot be compromised. This white paper describes what a secure web gateway (SWG) offers and 3 main reasons it is a vital component of your layered defense strategy.
Posted: 09 Oct 2017 | Published: 09 Oct 2017

Symantec

The Next Generation of Cloud App Security
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: By 2020, 85% of large enterprises will use a cloud access security broker (CASB) platform for their cloud services which is up from less than 5% today, according to Gartner. This white paper offers benefits of CASB and how to increase efficacy, avoid incidents and more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Published: 06 Oct 2017

Symantec

Next Generation Secure Web Gateway: The Cornerstone of Your Security Architecture
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Explore this white paper to uncover whether a web proxy would be beneficial in protecting your organization from sophisticated web-based attacks.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Published: 06 Oct 2017

Symantec

Strategies for Securing Applications from Vulnerable Open Source Components
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: 90% of an application is typically made up of third-party components, making users extremely vulnerable to security risks. In this white paper, learn about hidden vulnerabilities and targets in applications and reveal 5 ways you can use applications without adding risk.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Your Path to a Mature AppSec Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In a recent Verizon study, there were 2,260 confirmed data breaches in 82 countries with 40% resulting directly from web app attacks. Gain a deeper understanding about app security and uncover 3 steps to reach AppSec maturity.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

Veracode, Inc.

How Veracode Supports your Complete Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Application layer attacks are now the most frequent pattern in confirmed breaches, according to Verizon. Every organization is dependent on applications – if these applications are at risk, so is the business. In this white paper uncover how to boost your application security effectively.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Published: 03 Oct 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Veracode Integrations
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As more organizations move to DevOps, application security needs to keep up or risk being left behind. Access this white paper to learn how you can integrate your application security with your security and development teams' existing tools and processes.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Published: 03 Oct 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Secure and Manage Mobile Devices, Desktops, Apps and Content
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover how to secure corporate data, drive employee productivity, and enable business innovation with an EMM system that meets both user demands and IT security requirements.
Posted: 13 Sep 2017 | Published: 13 Sep 2017

MobileIron

How Attackers Target Users Through Office 365
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals methods hackers employ to target users through productivity apps like Office 365. Learn about sophisticated social engineering techniques, document-sharing lures, and more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Remedying the Email Security Gaps in Microsoft Office 365
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to protect your organization from security risks, data loss, and business continuity skills while using Microsoft Office 365.
Posted: 11 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

Mimecast

5 Essential Approaches to Securing your WordPress Site
sponsored by Liquid Web
WHITE PAPER: As a result of WordPress's popularity, it has become an incredibly high-profile target. Discover how to make WordPress sites harder to target by hackers with 5 essential approaches.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Liquid Web

A Security Champion's Guide to Web Application Security
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for tips on ensuring your web applications aren't the weakest link in your enterprise security strategy.
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 | Published: 23 Nov 2015

Akamai

A Primer on File-Borne Malware Threats
sponsored by OPSWAT inc
WHITE PAPER: Verizon's 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report found that 66% of malware was installed via malicious email attachments. In this white paper, examine the ways attackers use files to deliver malware, the reasons these methods are effective, and the steps organizations should take to block these kinds of attacks.
Posted: 02 Oct 2017 | Published: 02 Oct 2017


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

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

IBM

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
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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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