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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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Application Security Reports
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Top 5 Web and Mobile App Security Challenges
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
RESOURCE: Access this brief infographic to learn the top five challenges to securing web and mobile applications today. View now to explore an alternative strategy to reduce app-layer risk.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Jan 2015

Veracode, Inc.

The Application Testing Gap
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
RESOURCE: Check out this quick infographic to see the rising cost of application security testing. Explore new ways to reduce spending while protecting all of your apps.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Case Study: Securing 1000+ Apps from a Centralized Dashboard
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how one banking firm centralized their strategy and automated testing to ensure consistency and reduce costs with a cloud-based security platform.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Secure Agile Development Guidelines
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to integrate security into the development process.   Read on to learn how to craft your app security strategy for an agile environment.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Nov 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Why Application Security is a Business Imperative
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how to close application vulnerability gaps and mitigate business risk.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Global Threat Intelligence Report
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper can help you discover the latest security threats and how to stop them.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dimension Data

Mobile App Security: All You Need to Know
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast helps mobile application developers embed enterprise-grade security in their applications.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Feb 25, 2015

Maas360 by IBM

What is Software Diversification?
sponsored by WhiteCryption
WHITE PAPER: This document describes the concept of software diversification and explains why it should be an integral part of the protection scheme of all software systems run on untrusted hosts. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

WhiteCryption

Application Usage and Threat Report
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper offers a look at key findings with common sharing applications and why they are mostly used by hackers as a delivery system for cybercrime and theft. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Palo Alto Networks

Detecting Web App Vulnerabilities Before Hackers Do
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: View now to learn how a web application analysis tool detects your web app vulnerabilities and compiles them in an easy to read security report to help you remediate faster. View now to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 18 Feb 2015

IBM

Detecting Mobile App Security Gaps
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT DEMO: Access this resource today for your free download of IBM's Security AppScan Mobile Analyzer to detect any gaps in your app mobile app security.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 04 Feb 2015

IBM

App Security: Going Beyond Scanning and Remediation
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines one cloud-based app security platform that continuously monitors and assesses business-critical applications to find vulnerabilities earlier.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Application Security 101: How to Build an Effective Defense
sponsored by WhiteCryption
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper dives into a solution that can ensure secure app access and keep business moving. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

WhiteCryption

Apps to the Future: Predicting Enterprise Mobility in 2015
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast dives into the future of mobile enterprise apps as Fiberlink's own Director of Marketing, Jonathan Dale, is joined by IDC's VP for mobility research, John Jackson for a discussion on enterprise app predictions in 2015, and to share advice for mobile success in 2015. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Feb 24, 2015

Maas360 by IBM

How to Develop Secure Mobile Apps With a Stellar User Experience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of providing a better application experience, as well as how to secure the mobile application development and delivery process.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Next Generation Firewalls: What Can They Do for You?
sponsored by Cisco
EGUIDE: In this expert guide you can find tips on assessing your security needs and deciding if a next generation firewall is a smart choice for you.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Cisco

Application Whitelisting: Discover the Pros and Cons
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This webpage explores the option of whitelisting, dissecting its pros and cons.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Threat Track Security

The Security Value of a Dozen Next Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A security research group has put together an info-graphic that summarizes the results of independent studies on a dozen different NGFW products.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Whitelisting: Develop Advanced Malware Protection
sponsored by Viewfinity
EGUIDE: This guide gives you a rundown on how whitelisting can help your security and what you can do to implement it.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 17 Feb 2015

Viewfinity

A Detailed Report on a Strong and Effective Firewall
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This detailed white paper gives you all the detail you need on a firewall that's stable, reliable, and able to block over 99% of threats.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

One Great Firewall Analyzed in Depth
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This detailed white paper gives you all the information you need about a firewall that's stable, reliable, and able to block over 99% of threats.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Top Enterprise Mobile Security Issues
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this expert guide, Kathleen Richards and Robert Westervelt parse the results of an informative SearchSecurity.com survey that elucidates the mobile security issues continuing to mount in enterprises today.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2015

BlackBerry

Bridging the Data Security Gap: Unified Data Protection for 4 Key Data Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to bridge the data security gap amid the digital information explosion in four major areas: Big data, virtual environments and the cloud, enterprise data, and enterprise applications.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Trouble With Application Security? It's Time to Consider Web Application Firewalls
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to find out how WAF can support secure application development.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Feb 2015

Citrix

Huge Healthcare Data Breaches: How to Halt the Hacking Proactively
sponsored by Certes Networks
VIDEO: This short video introduces a potential safeguard for sensitive healthcare data being used in network applications: A secure virtual overlay of data traffic that follows users regardless of the devices they use or the networks they access.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 12 Feb 2015

Certes Networks
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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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