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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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Virtual Environment: Enhance your Mobile App Management
sponsored by IBM
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This virtual environment allows you to explore the operations of a comprehensive, end-to-end mobile app management platform.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 01 Jul 2015

IBM

Unlock Your Customer Identities: Virtualize SQL to Deliver Better Security and Services
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webinar explains how a common identity service for all constituents can improve security and deliver better services to your customers.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Mar 9, 2015

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Anywhere Access to SAP Applications
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to enable your workforce to universally access SAP applications while centralizing management for increased security.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 07 May 2014

Citrix

Federated Access & Identity: The Keys to Securing Healthcare's Cloud
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webcast, examine how a federated identity service is the key to securing your cloud environment from the endpoint to the core.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 2, 2015

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Expert Tips to Keep Your Mobile App Secure
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how enterprises can address the security problems in their app development.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Authentication Strategy: Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores advanced authentication methods to mitigate new and emerging threats.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Five Simple Strategies for Securing APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EBOOK: This guide provides an overview of the unique risk profile of APIs and offers 5 simple solutions to counter common threats to their security.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

CA Technologies.

A How-to Guide to OAuth & API Security
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a complete breakdown of OAuth and discover how you can make OAuth implementation easy for your enterprise.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

The Evolving Role Of Cloud Security: Understanding Why A New Approach Is Needed
sponsored by Cloud Sherpas
WHITE PAPER: The way forward will lead the security industry of tomorrow in one of two very different directions: The top-down approach of IT pushing back against user autonomy, or the opposite approach, where empowerment and user agency are balanced by behavior analytics and risk measurement policy.
Posted: 08 Jun 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Cloud Sherpas

Unified Mobile Device, App and Data Security
sponsored by Pulse Secure
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can implement a solution that unifies mobile app and network security technologies, eliminating headaches for IT departments.
Posted: 04 Jun 2015 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Pulse Secure

Enabling Mobility without Compromising Security
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the top 5 mobile security challenges and introduces a model that charts the benefits and risks of various mobile access approaches.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Dell Software

The 2015 Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The HP Cyber Risk Report 2015 provides a broad view of the 2014 threat landscape and gives you the insight you need to protect your business from both known vulnerabilities and unknown exploits.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Securing the Mobile Enterprise with 3 New Approaches
sponsored by HID
RESOURCE: This brief infographic outlines the current mobile security challenges landscape and today's popular defense strategies being implemented. Access now to explore the benefits of several new and alternative approaches.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

HID

Secure Mobile Access: Overcoming Today's BYOD Obstacles
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the need for a holistic security strategy to address the end-to-end mobility and BYOD challenges.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 19 May 2015

Dell Software

Today's Top 8 Cybersecurity Threats
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper presents and details the top cybersecurity threats and attacks to help your organization re-evaluate your security strategy.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Dell Software

Securing the Mobile-First Experience
sponsored by HID
RESOURCE: This brief infographic outlines the current mobile security challenges landscape and today's popular defense strategies being implemented. Access now to explore the benefits of several new and alternative approaches.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

HID

Securing the Digital Enterprise: API Security for the CSO
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: The explosive growth of APIs means that threat protection, identity services, infrastructure security, and compliance have to be at the forefront of the CSO's mind. Access this resource now to learn why built-in API security alone isn't enough, for the sake of your organization's sensitive data.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Apigee

What is the right Web Application Assessment for you
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines the pros and cons of several low cost web app security testing tools and offers insight into choosing the right one for the job. Continue reading to learn if a security assessment termed "compliance ready" is too good to be true.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Best Practices for avoiding application security vulnerabilities
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide presents the 5 most common web app vulnerabilities and best practices to avoid them.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to Avoid Cloud-Based Application Security Breaches
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals the 3 key best practices for preventing cloud-app security breaches and patching vulnerabilities. Learn how to use such technoligies as encryption, sandboxing, and log monitoring to ensure data protection.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Securing Next-Generation Mobile Security
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores enterprise mobility management (EMM) strategies and how to secure mobile users.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

EE

Security Strong Enough for Today's Threats
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: In this brief video, discover the essential components of a security system strong enough for today's threat landscape.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Premiered: 09 Sep 2014

IBM

SQL Injection: How to Sidestep the Oldest Hacking Trick in the Books
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain insight into the basics of SQL injection attacks and why hackers haven't retired it yet. Continue reading to learn what steps to take to close easily exploitable vulnerabilities in your security strategy.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

EE

Security and Unlocking the Value of the Mobile Workforce
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the benefits and challenges of mobile computing and why MDM needs to transition to enterprise mobility management (EMM) to secure apps and content. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

EE
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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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