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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 in the New Mobile Ecosystem Ponemon Institute
sponsored by Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This study takes a look at over 600 IT security professionals who are highly involved in their organizations' mobile and enterprise security activities, and explains the current security status of mobile devices in the workplace.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions

Five Steps for a Winning Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The landscape of devices, operating systems, and touch points continuously grows in complexity – resulting in a security nightmare for application developers. View this informative white paper now to find out the 5 steps for a winning application security program.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Mobile Fraud Trends and Impact
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how mobile fraud can leave a burning mark on your business if it's mishandled.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

iovation, Inc.

Fighting Mobile Fraud: Protecting Businesses and Consumers from Cybercrime
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the continuous fight against mobile fraud, and introduces a solution that protects businesses from online threats in real-time.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

iovation, Inc.

It’s All About the App: Mobile Security That Helps Enable the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the endless possibilities of implementing mobile initiatives into your business while keeping security initiatives in mind.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

Enterprise Security: Attacking the problems of application and mobile security
sponsored by Orasi
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices, applications, and the network infrastructure are particularly vulnerable to attack and intrusion – and can all too often be the weak link in an otherwise secure enterprise infrastructure. This in-depth resource dives into trends in enterprise security, focusing on mobile systems and malware.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Orasi

Mutual Fund Giant Securely Encrypts Multiple Customer Applications in the Cloud
sponsored by CipherCloud
CASE STUDY: This case study features a Boston-based investment services company, and reveals how they made the switch to cloud applications successfully.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

CipherCloud

APIs, Mobile Apps, and the Enterprise: Teaming Up for Better Consumer Health
sponsored by Intel® Services
WHITE PAPER: While people are ready to buy and use technology for health benefits, some organizations are slow to take advantage of mobile technologies due to concerns about sharing sensitive data. This exclusive paper overviews how businesses and health organizations are using APIs to provide better patient and consumer experiences.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Intel® Services

Turning Your Network into a Strategic Business Asset
sponsored by Extreme Networks
EBOOK: This eBook introduces a network-based business intelligence solution that captures and analyzes context-based application traffic to deliver meaningful information about applications, users, locations and devices.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Extreme Networks

Consolidating Remote Servers and Storage for Security, Efficiency
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how to decouple storage from its server over any distance and be available as if it were local to applications at the edge in remote offices.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

The Hidden Risks Behind Mobile Application Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides the findings on mobile application security, based on more than 2,000 mobile applications from over 600 companies.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Mobile Security Assessment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
DATA SHEET: In this resource, discover a mobile security assessment that tests your most sensitive applications.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Presentation Transcript: Opportunities with VMware and VMware Horizon 6
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This audio cast transcript talks about how VMware can lower overall costs while maintaining clouds for both public and private networks.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 15 Sep 2014

Avnet Technology Solutions

Manage Identities & Access for Continuous Compliance & Reduced Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of IAM strategies complying with regulations to ensure strong security.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

IBM

A10 Networks' Advanced Core Operating System (ACOS)
sponsored by A10 Networks
VIDEO: Tune into the following video to discover how A10 Networks ACOS is increasingly the platform of choice for enterprises, service providers, Web giants and government organizations seeking to optimize the performance and security of their data center applications and networks.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 11 Sep 2014

A10 Networks

Ready, Aim, HP Fortify!
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, discover how the U.S. Army uses a particular software to help prevent attacks to the TAMIS system.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

SAP uses HP Fortify to help produce Secure Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: In this case study, examine how SAP embarks on a journey to perform static analysis on application code in order to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities early on.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Affinity Credit Union Chooses HP Fortify On Demand - Cloud-Based Security Assessment Service for Mobile Remote Deposit Capture Application
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: In this case study, explore how this company used a cloud-based security assessment service to improve banking applications.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Tackling Web Security Head On
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals a solution to tackle web security—blocking hidden malware and high-risk sites before it affects users.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Cisco

Using SAML for Identity Management
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover why federated identity management is essential for controlling access to applications across multiple different domains.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Forum Systems

BYOD Simplified Into 10 Steps
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how to successfully use a BYOD program in the workplace with 10 simple steps.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

Citrix

10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications
sponsored by Workday
VIDEO: Uncover the top 10 requirements for cloud applications, and find out what you should be looking for from vendors.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 29 Jun 2013

Workday

It’s All About the App: Mobile Security That Helps Enable the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals why mobile application security is crucial element of your business.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

Bloomberg Research – Test & Secure Mobile Apps
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: According to this Bloomberg research report, only 51% of businesses test their apps for security before deployment. Access this report to learn about a technology that will help you avoid exposing your corporate data, losing brand equity and suffering financial loss through breaches of your mobile applications.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

A New Set of Network Security Challenges
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Today, workers demand access from devices beyond the firewall.  Smart phones, tablets, and laptops of all types.  However, the biggest challenge is finding a balance between productive and security.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Icomm Technologies
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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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