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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: Protect Your Critical Web Applications
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces the market-leading SecureSphere Web Application Firewall, which transforms the way in which businesses protect their applications by automating web security and providing flexible, transparent deployment.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 30 Aug 2010

Imperva

Solution Brief: The Top Four Business Risks of Social Media
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Social networks are changing the way people interact, communicate, form opinions, and purchase. And businesses must support social media to drive their business. However, this medium can also pose new security risks. View now to explore the top four risks of social networking and discover various ways to protect against and mitigate these risks.
Posted: 19 Sep 2011 | Published: 19 Sep 2011

BlueCoat

McAfee Cloud Security Platform
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this paper to explore how McAfee® Cloud Security Platform can help organizations take advantage of the cloud safely and confidently by extending existing security practices and policies to data flowing to and from the cloud.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

McAfee, Inc.

IBM Rational and the Financial Services Sector
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Financial services institutions (FSIs) are under tight pressure to reduce cost and risk in the business while improving profitability and enhancing customer satisfaction. But achieving these goals can be a daunting task.  View this paper to explore a systematic approach and key recommendations that FSI should invest in to help tackle these goals.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

IBM

Minimize your financial institution’s risk with solutions from IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organisations face many challenges as they become more reliant on web technology: web applications are increasingly being targeted, and at the same time, compliance regulations continue to grow in complexity. Learn how to tackle these issues with IBM Rational, a comprehensive solution that provides protection, while helping to ensure compliance.
Posted: 04 Aug 2011 | Published: 04 Aug 2011

IBM

Controlling Web 2.0 Applications in the Enterprise
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: New technologies used in Web 2.0 applications have increased the volume and complexity of network traffic. More than ever, businesses must deploy new methods of monitoring and controlling Web 2.0 applications in order to discover and mitigate new hidden security threats.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

Fortinet, Inc.

Three Must-Have’s to Securing the Social Web
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Social Web has emerged as a valuable business tool for innovative organizations to engage with customers and stay competitive. But among the popularity comes great risk, as these networks can be targets for cybercriminals. View this paper to explore the 3 crucial measures to take in order to provide safe and productive use of this great resource.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

Websense, Inc.

Securing the Social Network: How to Embrace Emerging Technologies Without Putting Critical Data at Risk
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Organizations today are integrating platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter as a way to engage with customers and capitalize on marketing opportunities. However, these social networks are targets for  cybercriminals. View this paper to explore the oportunities and risks of social networking and learn best practices for ensuring security.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

Websense, Inc.

Developing Richer Web based Applications
sponsored by QUALCOMM Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes industry developments that will lead the browser, JavaScript and the mobile processor to combine for web applications that perform on par with their native counterparts.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 27 Jun 2011

QUALCOMM Incorporated

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents results of research performed by IBM into client-side JavaScript vulnerabilities using a JavaScript Security Analyzer (JSA), which performs static taint analysis on JavaScript code that was collected from web pages extracted by an automated deep web crawl process.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 21 Mar 2011

IBM

Data Loss Prevention: Keep Sensitive Data-In-Motion Safe
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In today’s business environment, media headlines are increasingly featuring data breaches of large magnitudes that put people’s personal information at risk, and no country or industry is immune.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Top-10 Guide for Protecting Sensitive Data from Malicious Insiders
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Insider threats, both careless and malicious, abound. This fact is amplified during difficult economic times. With a plethora of digitized information, and vehicles for turning credit card data, personally identifiable information and intellectual property into cash, goods, and other services, risks have increased.
Posted: 04 Feb 2011 | Published: 04 Feb 2011

Imperva

Web Security Gateway: Web 2.0 Secured and Simplified
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Websense Web Security Gateway is designed for customers that want to ensure their level of web security increases as the web evolves from a static resource, to a dynamic communication platform.
Posted: 13 Jan 2011 | Published: 13 Jan 2011

Websense, Inc.

Web Application Security — How to Minimize Prevalent Risk of Attacks
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This guide surveys typical web application vulnerabilities, compares options for detection, and introduces the QualysGuard Web Application Scanning solution – a new on demand service from Qualys that automates detection of the most prevalent vulnerabilities in custom web applications.
Posted: 13 Jan 2011 | Published: 11 Jan 2011

Qualys

The Business Case for Data Security
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the drivers for adopting a strategic approach to data security, compares and contrasts current approaches, and presents the Return on Security Investment (ROSI) of viable data security solutions.
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 | Published: 16 Nov 2010

Imperva

Enterprise Management Associates Report-- The Power of AppScan: A Hands-On Review of IBM Rational AppScan Standard Edition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In a hands-on look at IBM Rational AppScan Standard Edition, the Enterprise Management Associates® (EMA™) team finds in the product an easily implemented, highly configurable utility that addresses multiple application security pain points.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

IBM

Web security buyers guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A new approach to web security and control is required that supports the needs of businesses, equipping users with the tools they need to be more effective while eliminating the risks of potential infection from trusted legitimate sites. In addition to good preventive practices it is vital that organizations implement a comprehensive solution.
Posted: 12 Oct 2010 | Published: 06 Oct 2010

Sophos, Inc.

 Five tips to reduce risk from modern web threats
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: User education and awareness, preventive measures and a modern web security solution are all integral components of a comprehensive defense against today’s web threats. This guide covers some essential preventive measures you should implement to reduce your risk and keep ahead of the threats as much as possible.
Posted: 12 Oct 2010 | Published: 06 Oct 2010

Sophos, Inc.

Security Threat Report: Mid-year 2010
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Halfway through 2010, cybercrime continues to evolve and grow. As social networking becomes ever more deeply embedded in our lives, it has become an ever more fertile hunting ground for those who would steal and abuse our personal information. Knowledge is power, and understanding the dangers posed is the first step toward keeping safe and secure.
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

Sophos, Inc.

The 10 myths of safe web browsing
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Do you and your users practice safe web browsing? Avoid risky sites? Limit time spent online during work hours? Employ a rock-solid internet access policy? Use a secure browser? Have the experience to know a risky site when you see one? If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, you need to read the rest of this report.
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

Sophos, Inc.

Cloud Computing for the Enterprise-- Part 3: Using WebSphere CloudBurst to Create Private Clouds
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this article to get an introduction to WebSphere CloudBurst and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition and discover how these new offerings bring the significant advantages of private cloud computing to WebSphere enterprise environments.
Posted: 21 Sep 2010 | Published: 21 Sep 2010

IBM

Cloud Computing for the Enterprise-- Part 2: WebSphere sMash and DB2 Express-C on the Amazon EC2 Public Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this article to see how IBM WebSphere sMash and IBM DB2 Express-C Amazon Machine Images can be combined to help you deliver Web applications hosted on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) infrastructure.
Posted: 21 Sep 2010 | Published: 21 Sep 2010

IBM

Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateway
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Web application control and data loss prevention are important considerations for future-proofing investments; however, these features are not very mature or widespread. Read on to learn about a critical tool for protecting endpoints from various forms of malware and other security risks.
Posted: 17 Sep 2010 | Published: 17 Sep 2010

BlueCoat

Database Security: Audit and Protect Critical Databases
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Databases store extraordinarily valuable and confidential data. An increasing number of compliance regulations compel organizations to audit access to this sensitive data and protect it from attack and abuse.
Posted: 07 Sep 2010 | Published: 07 Sep 2010

Imperva

The Right Tool for the Right Job: An Application Security Tools Report Card
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the most common tools found in the enterprise application security environment.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 26 Aug 2010

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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