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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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Understanding Why Web Application Security is Critical to Business
sponsored by Sirius Computer Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper compiles clients’ frequently asked questions about Web application security. These questions are answered by security experts from Sirius and IBM. The goal is to help you understand the issues surrounding Web application security; so you can better prepare your organization for a security breach.
Posted: 13 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Sirius Computer Solutions

The Web Hacking Incidents Database 2009 Bi-Annual Report
sponsored by Breach Security
WHITE PAPER: Criminals focus on exploiting web application vulnerabilities in order to plant malware and thus infect clients who visit websites. Read this report to learn more about the drivers behind web hacking, the vulnerabilities hackers exploit, and the types of organizations attacked most often.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 03 Aug 2009

Breach Security

Internet-Scale Identity Systems: An Overview and Comparison
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the key initiatives for Internet-scale identity systems and explores the similarities, differences, and synergies between them.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 03 Aug 2009

Ping Identity Corporation

Enabling Enterprise 2.0
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn ways that organizations can create a strategy that embraces Web 2.0 technologies securely and enables a successful transition to Enterprise 2.0.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2009

Websense, Inc.

When Legitimate Sites Threaten Your Network
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that legitimate sites like BusinessWeek.com and MLB.com have been victimized by drive-by malware? This security brief discusses specific measures you can take to protect your business and defend against these attacks.
Posted: 19 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

Kaspersky Lab

The Good, Bad and Necessary: The Complete Guide to PCI 6.6 Success
sponsored by Breach Security
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides IT security professionals with the information needed to understand PCI compliance and specifically, one of the standard's latest requirements, 6.6. In addition, the paper offer tips for successful PCI 6.6 compliance and highlights compliance successes from real-world companies.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 08 Jun 2009

Breach Security

Security Threat Report: July 2009 Update
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are continuing to face a challenging threat landscape. Check out this paper to learn about recent security threats related to Web 2.0, social networking sites, email, mobile devices, and Mac computers.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

Sophos, Inc.

Security Threat Report: July 2009 Update
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are continuing to face a challenging threat landscape. Check out this paper to learn about recent security threats related to Web 2.0, social networking sites, email, mobile devices, and Mac computers.
Posted: 28 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Sophos, Inc.

Web Based Attacks
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report describes the anatomy of web based attacks and examines some of the factors that have influenced a shift toward this type of attack over the last year.
Posted: 11 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

Symantec Corporation

Seven Design Requirements for Web 2.0 Threat Protection
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about new Web 2.0 threats and why most security solutions in place today can't adequately protect against them. Check out the Seven Design Requirements for Web 2.0 Threat Prevention and an overview of McAfee product and technology offerings that address these requirements.
Posted: 23 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2009

Intel Security

Web Application Security - How to Minimise Prevalent Risk of Attacks
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to understand how to minimise vulnerabilities in web applications. A guide to web application security outlines typical web application vulnerabilities and provides a comparison of web application vulnerability detection options.
Posted: 27 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

Qualys

Understanding Web Application Security Challenges
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains what you can do to help protect your organization, and it discusses an approach for improving your organization's Web application security.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

IBM

Web Application Security: Automated Scanning versus Manual Penetration Testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains two primary methods for discovering Web application vulnerabilities: using manual penetration testing and code review or using automated scanning tools and static analysis.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

IBM

Web Application Security: Automated Scanning versus Manual Penetration Testing
sponsored by Logicalis
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the two primary methods for discovering Web application vulnerabilities: using manual penetration testing and code review or using automated scanning tools and static analysis.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Logicalis

Quicktour Demo: Key Differentiators between Microstrategy and Business Objects
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: This tour provides an overview of MicroStrategy platform's uniquely powerful enterprise business intelligence capabilities and illustrates the 12 key differentiators between MicroStrategy and Business Objects.
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 | Published: 26 Nov 2008

MicroStrategy Incorporated

Move Web Application Security Testing into Your Development Cycle
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on the role developers can play in solving Web application security issues, and it details how IBM Rational® AppScan® Developer Edition software can enable them to do so.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

IBM

Strengthening Web Application Security: Charting a Robust Strategy That Starts at Development.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the current dilemma that security auditors face with the bottleneck for Web application deployment.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

IBM

Effectively Managing High-Performing, Business-critical Web Applications
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This paper details a reliable high-performance web applications services environment that ensures the end user's ability to successfully interact with web applications while enabling it to meet service level Agreements (SLAs).
Posted: 24 Sep 2008 | Published: 24 Sep 2008

CA Technologies.

WebSphere Application Server Feature Pack for Web 2.0
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores methods for improving the development of Ajax-based applications and Web 2.0 to SOA connectivity.
Posted: 10 Jun 2008 | Published: 10 Jun 2008

IBM

Improving End-User Performance by Eliminating HTTP Chattiness
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations embark on global multi-million dollar web application deployments only to later discover that their users are unsatisfied with the performance compared to their old client server application. This paper provides alternatives.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

F5 Networks

Application Delivery Controller Performance Report
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This report documents the performance of the top Application Delivery Controllers offered by F5 Networks, Cisco Systems, and Citrix Netscaler. Through the development and implementation of robust and reproducible testing methods, F5 demonst...
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

F5 Networks

Enterprise Remote Access
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Historically, organizations have used IPSec VPN solutions to provide employees with remote access to network resources; an expensive, complicated deployment for a handful of users. This paper details how this process has modernized.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2005

F5 Networks

Importance of Web Application Firewall Technology for Protecting Web-based Resources
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: ICSA Labs presents this paper to discuss why dedicated web application firewall technology is necessary to protect web-facing resources.
Posted: 02 Apr 2008 | Published: 10 Jan 2008

Imperva

Comprehensive Protection for Email and Web: The World's Most Critical Business Applications
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Email and the web have revolutionized business communication, providing an unmatched blend of reach, scalability, timeliness, efficiency and overall effectiveness.
Posted: 18 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

Fortinet, Inc.

Cyber Attacks on the Rise: IBM 2007 Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how the IBM Internet Security Systems™ X-Force® research and development team discovered, analyzed and recorded new vulnerabilities and the status of varying threats throughout the first six months of this year.
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

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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