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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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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

Integrating IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Mashup Center Software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the potential integration options between IBM WebSphere® Portal and IBM Mashup Center software. Organizations can implement these integration options to achieve greater flexibility while lowering costs.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

IBM

Addressing Single Sign-On Inside, Outside, and Between Organizations
sponsored by Prolifics, A Premier IBM Business Partner
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how IBM Tivoli Unified Single Sign-On addresses the needs of organizations for enterprise single sign-on, Web single sign-on, and federated single sign-on.
Posted: 03 Aug 2010 | Published: 29 Dec 2008

Prolifics, A Premier IBM Business Partner

Configuration Auditing – The Next Critical Step in Compliance
sponsored by nCircle
WHITE PAPER: In this paper learn what Configuration auditing entails verifying the configurations of all assets in the environment to make sure they have the correct settings. This includes auditing new assets, monitoring for changes and verifying that planned changes are carried out properly.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

nCircle

Data Protection Solutions at Midsize Organizations
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In January of 2008, a random sample of online technical newsletter subscribers at midsize companies (100- 5,000 employees) received an email invitation to participate in a survey about data protection solutions use at their organizations. The goal of the survey was to identify sources of and/or reasons for information security breaches and more.
Posted: 15 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Trend Micro, Inc.

Practical Approaches for Securing Web Applications across the Software Delivery Lifecycle
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises understand the importance of securing web applications to protect critical corporate and customer data. What many don’t understand, is how to implement a robust process for integrating security and risk management throughout the web application software development lifecycle.
Posted: 16 Jun 2010 | Published: 08 Jul 2009

IBM

NetScaler VPX: Harness the Power of Virtualized Web App Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper shows you how the NetScaler VPX virtual appliance offers maximum physical, functional, and operational flexibility for delivering web apps. Learn how virtual application delivery controllers can unleash the power of a virtualized dynamic data center! Compliments of Citrix.
Posted: 08 Jun 2010 | Published: 08 Jun 2010

Citrix

Features of a Comprehensive Application Security Solution
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the features of a comprehensive application security solution.
Posted: 07 Jun 2010 | Published: 07 Jun 2010

Citrix

The Industrialization of Hacking
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: The industrialization of hacking coincides with a critical shift in what's considered today's prized commodity: data. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 02 Jun 2010

Imperva

Technology Audit: Imperva SecureSphere Data Security Suite
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Any organization delivering services or products via the Web should consider SecureSphere as a “must-have” piece of its IT protection infrastructure. The product set makes a strong case for itself as a leading contender in this market space. Read this paper to read more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 02 Jun 2010

Imperva

Next Generation Web Application Firewalls (NG-WAF)
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes Imperva's vision for the next generation of WAFs. It details Web application security problems and solutions today, and gives perspectives on the future.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 02 Jun 2010

Imperva

Web Exploits: There’s an App for That
sponsored by M86 Security
WHITE PAPER: The main motivation driving the cybercrime industry is the possibility of monetary gain. Savvy, knowledgeable individuals with skills in developing Web applications and basic knowledge in hacking have filled a niche by creating exploit kits. Read this white paper to learn the basics about exploit kits, what they do, and why the bad guys use them.
Posted: 27 May 2010 | Published: 27 May 2010

M86 Security

Today’s Blended Threats: Identifying and Stopping Web-based Email Attacks
sponsored by M86 Security
WHITE PAPER: Organizations of all sizes continue to be challenged by increasingly sophisticated security threats. Attackers are constantly finding new ways to access valuable data. They use various tools and methods to evade traditional security products. This brief white paper presents a new security solution that can stop new threats quickly and effectively.
Posted: 27 May 2010 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

M86 Security

Server and Application Protection - Behind the Lines
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: For organizations evaluating the benefits of server and application protection systems and making a case for incorporating them into the IT infrastructure, Trend Micro recommends examining nine different areas of business interest. This white paper details these topics and examines Trend Micro server and application protection software.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

Trend Micro

State of Internet Security, Q3 - Q4 2009
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Do you know just how adept Web adversaries have become in using the Internet to spread malware in their attacks? Understand where the true threats lie with this report which summarizes the significant findings of Websense researchers using the ThreatSeeker™ Network during the six-month period ending December 2009.
Posted: 16 Mar 2010 | Published: 16 Feb 2010

Websense, Inc.

Managing a Growing Threat: An Executive’s Guide to Web Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cyber-criminals are leveraging relatively simple application exploits to gain access to sensitive information for fun and profit. It’s more important than ever to implement secure application strategies to effectively protect your business. Read this guide to learn more.
Posted: 12 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2007

IBM

Staying a Step Ahead of the Hackers: The Importance of Identifying Critical Web Application Vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Security managers worldwide working for midsize or large organizations share a common goal: to better manage the risks associated with their business infrastructure. This session discusses new and emerging network and application security attacks and ways organizations can protect themselves against Web application and network security threats.
Posted: 10 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

IBM

The Tangled Web: Silent Threats & Invisible Enemies
sponsored by Symantec Hosted Services
WHITE PAPER: Cyber-criminals can stage attacks on businesses with covert malware, spam, and scams that drain employee productivity. Rich media, open-source platforms and social-networking sites are vulnerable to these threats. Learn how a hosted web security and content filtering service intercepts all types of these web-borne attacks.     
Posted: 03 Mar 2010 | Published: 03 Mar 2010

Symantec Hosted Services

A Guide to Cyber Crime Security in 2010
sponsored by eEye Digital Security
WHITE PAPER: Internet crime is easy to commit, highly lucrative, and largely under-policed. The cyber crime economy is a vibrant, worldwide market that is spreading at an alarmingly dangerous rate. This whitepaper will cover trends behind internet vulnerabilities as well as the methods and solutions available today to help combat this pandemic.
Posted: 25 Nov 2009 | Published: 25 Nov 2009

eEye Digital Security

How Bad Are the Bad Guys? - The Changing Nature of Web Security Threats
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper considers how Web-based security threats are evolving, within the context of IT trends including mobile, home computing, and other forms of remote access that could all potentially increase the attack surface of the organization. Read on to learn more about protecting your organization from emerging Web-based security threats.
Posted: 24 Nov 2009 | Published: 23 Sep 2009

Webroot

Web Content Control: Five Steps to a Successful Implementation
sponsored by Untangle, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Implementing Web Content Control can seem intimidating. It represents the uneasy marriage of network administration and human resource management. With a little forethought, however, it becomes straightforward and very effective. Read this whitepaper for a step-by-step overview of a successful web content control implementation.
Posted: 18 Nov 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

Untangle, Inc.

Why Traditional Anti-Malware Solutions Are No Longer Enough
sponsored by AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security used to be a straightforward matter. Email was the primary attack vector. Simply installing an anti-virus product and using caution with attachments was enough. Today's threats are rapidly evolving, stealthy, and targeted. Read this paper to find out where your current security solutions may be lacking and how to close that gap.
Posted: 17 Nov 2009 | Published: 17 Nov 2009

AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

Securing Web Applications and Databases for PCI Compliance
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This paper, designed for security and compliance professionals, illustrates how to achieve compliance on three of the most costly and complex sections: requirements 3, 6, and 10 of PCI DSS. This paper also highlights how Web application and database appliances can deliver resource effective compliance while maintaining cost efficiency.
Posted: 12 Nov 2009 | Published: 12 Jul 2009

Imperva
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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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