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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 Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Why Application Security is a Business Imperative
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how to close application vulnerability gaps and mitigate business risk.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Latest Application Security Trends
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: A survey was recently conducted to gather data on how organizations approach application security. The results reveal the most up-to-date data on application security trends.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Qualys

Assuring Application Security: Deploying Code that Keeps Data Safe (Slashguide)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SlashGuide discusses the evolution of malware attack surfaces, from endpoint to server to app; what to look for when sourcing or developing code; and which tests you should be performing now to keep malicious code out and enterprise data safe.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Six Essential Elements of Web Application Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the most common classes of web application vulnerabilities, and how hackers most often take advantage of these weaknesses. Read on to learn the 6 essential elements of web application security that are the most valuable places for IT teams to invest their time and resources.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Qualys

Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a Web Application Scanning solution can help you to locate and test web-based apps, and provides a checklist of best practices that will help you to understand what to look for when selecting a WAS solution.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

Web Application Firewall Comparative Analysis
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource compares the security effectiveness and value of six web application firewalls (WAFs).
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Citrix

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

Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this shortcut guide, readers will learn how changes in the way we deliver services, the increasing use of mobile devices, the adoption of cloud computing compounded by the ever-evolving means of stealing information and compromising services leave web applications vulnerable to attack.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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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