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DEFINITION: Application security is the use of software, hardware, and procedural methods to protect applications from external threats. Security measures built into applications and a sound application security routine minimize the likelihood that hackers will be able to manipulate applications and access, steal, modify, or delete sensitive data. Once an afterthought in software design, security is becoming an  … 
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Security Solutions for Microsoft Applications
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
EBOOK: This white paper examines a collection of security technologies and services that focus on three key areas of security management: secure application deployment, threat mitigation and access control.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

SafeNet, Inc.

Assess Database Vulnerabilities and Eliminate Risk
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video introduces a vulnerability assessment solution that utilizes in-depth evaluations to examine patch levels and database configurations, highlighting vulnerabilities in your environment so you can quickly remediate problems and safeguard your critical data.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 11 Nov 2014

IBM

White Paper: Identity is the Center of Always-on Connectivity
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the advantages organizations stand to gain by using an identity and access management platform to federate access control across all applications and create a centralized view of all your users' information, allowing you to dramatically improve your customer experience.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Managing Identity as the New Perimeter
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a comprehensive overview of how mobility and virtualization trends are impacting identity and access management (IAM), what solutions are available to address potential challenges, and how to future-proof your identity management strategy for any business scenario.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

How an endpoint management project reduced server security risk and improved efficiency
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Inside this case study, learn about an organization that benefitted from using an endpoint management tool to improve security compliance and minimize operation costs. Discover the main activities that were accomplished during the project by examining the proof of concept.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

IBM

Cloud Security: Enterprise Point of View
sponsored by Dimension Data
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: Access this webcast today to listen as Darren O'Loughlin, CSO for Dimension Data's global business enabling IT as a Service, shares strategic objectives for securing applications and workloads on an enterprise-class cloud.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 26 Nov 2014

Dimension Data

Providing Security and Compliance for an Ever-Growing Number of Endpoints
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces you to an easy-to-manage, quick-to-deploy solution that supports security for a large variety and large numbers of endpoints — from servers to desktop PCs, Internet-connected laptops, smartphones and other mobile devices, as well as specialized equipment such as point-of-sale devices, ATMs and self-service kiosks.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

IBM

Learn why NSS Labs Recommends NetScaler AppFirewall
sponsored by Citrix
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast takes an in-depth look at application firewalls and includes a study of how one web application firewall (WAF) was able to toe the line and meet industry standards. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Jan 26, 2015

Citrix

White Paper: SAML 101
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces identity federation and the predominant standard, Security Assertion Markup Language - SAML. It describes why standards like SAML are necessary for implementing federated identity across organizations.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Preparing For Security Threats in the Age of the Cloud and Mobility
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As businesses become increasingly mobile, so does sensitive data. Learn more about the threats to your organisation.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

DDoS Attack Mitigation Technologies Demystified
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper dives into the technologies used traditionally to detect and mitigate DDoS attacks, and how they evolved to the stands they're at today. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Cloud Readiness: Securing Access to Your Private Cloud
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
EBOOK: This eBook explains the benefits of moving enterprise applications to the cloud and describes how to keep your applications and data secure during this process.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 27 Jan 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Web Application Security for Dummies
sponsored by Qualys
EBOOK: This e-book explains how to quickly locate and remediate vulnerabilities in order to prevent attackers from gaining control over the application and obtaining access to the server, database, and other back-end IT resources.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Qualys

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

SSL Offloading and Acceleration in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Array Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how you can ensure high performance in both virtualized cloud and data center environments.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

Array Networks

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

A Quick Guide to SSL for Apps
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to create a stronger, more trustworthy SSL implementation.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

SSL for Apps: Best Practices for Developers
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the necessary steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to create a stronger, more trustworthy SSL implementation.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

To Increase Downloads, Instill Trust First
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how code signing mitigates the risks of transferring code over the Internet or wireless networks, and also allows end users to take advantage of the ease and convenience of content distribution without worrying about security consequences.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Spoofing Server-Server Communication: How You Can Prevent It
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this must-read white paper, you'll learn how to prevent the new SSL Strip threat that could compromise your secure applications.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

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

5 Steps For Windows Server 2003 End of Life Success
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to learn the 5 steps that your organization needs to take now to ensure that your enterprise is prepared for Microsoft Windows Server 2003's end-of-life in six short months.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

How Mobile Security Is Shifting From Device To Data, Apps
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: In this e-guide, learn why enterprise mobile security is no longer as simple as protecting an employee's device, and how CommVault is shifting with the industry and providing backup to people other than storage admins. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

CommVault
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APPLICATION SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  increasingly important concern during development as applications become more frequently accessible over networks and are, as a result, vulnerable to a wide variety of threats. Actions taken to ensure application security are sometimes called countermeasures. The most basic software countermeasure is an application firewall that limits the execution of files or the handling of data by specific installed programs. The most common hardware countermeasure is a router that can prevent the IP address of an individual computer from being directly visible on the Internet. Other countermeasures include … 
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