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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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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

Why InfoSec Needs Guarantees
sponsored by White Hat Security
WEBCAST: This webcast presents the argument that security platform vendors need to change the industry and begin to offer guarantees on security platforms. View now to learn why security guarantees will benefit the vendors as well as the organizations using them.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Premiered: May 12, 2015

White Hat Security

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

SVC and Red Hat Secure Austrian Healthcare E-card System
sponsored by Red Hat
CASE STUDY: Access this case study to learn how one organization implemented an enterprise application platform to construct a sustainable architecture for the operation of an electronic health card. Explore the key elements of the e-card infrastructure and how it enables secure, efficient communication between patients and providers.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Red Hat

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

Podcast: Building an Enterprise Mobility Strategy - 10 things you need to know
sponsored by MobileIron
PODCAST: In this podcast, you'll learn the 10 things you must know to build a successful enterprise mobility strategy.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Premiered: May 20, 2015

MobileIron

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

Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Secure Your Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper features Maverick research from Gartner analyst, Joseph Feiman: Stop Protecting Your Apps: It's Time for Apps to Protect Themselves.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

As Enterprise Mobility Usage Escalates, So Does Security Risk
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, examine how to tame the mobile security beast through two-factor authentication and single-sign-on approaches. Continue reading to learn how other organizations are bringing harmony to the UX vs. IT security debate and other steps you can take to protect data and apps.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

HID

Protection from the Inside: Application Security Methodologies Compared
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, the SANS Institute captures the relative capabilities and efficiencies of RASP and WAF technologies using a representative product in each category. Learn how your defense-in-depth strategy could benefit from the additional visibility of runtime protection.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 16 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Best Practices for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the best practices for secure MALM. Don't leave your enterprise app store vulnerable to attacks.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

IBM

New Defence Strategy Needed To Combat Cybersecurity Adversaries
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: View this informative white paper to learn why companies need to implement a new defense strategy to keep cybercriminals at bay.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Manage Your Enterprise Apps Securely
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper to learn how you can ensure mobile app security with a mobile application management (MAM) solution.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

IBM

Cloud Identity Access: Bridging the Gap between IT and Users
sponsored by Symantec
RESOURCE: Organizations are struggling to secure rogue cloud apps as users work remotely on a myriad of devices.  This white paper presents the challenges of securing cloud apps data and offers insights into facilitating harmony between users and IT.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Symantec

Secure Code and the Role of Software Assurance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why application security has not kept pace with changes in the threat landscape and why companies struggle to create secure code.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

12 key considerations your mobile app testing solution should cover
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
BROCHURE: This informative brochure highlights 12 considerations that your mobile application testing solution should cover. Also, explore an end-to-end mobile testing solution that meets all 12 of these key considerations for mobile testing.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this report, discover what security professionals had to say about mobile security, endpoint security, and other important trends in the cybersecurity landscape.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 12 May 2015

Citrix

Tips to Ensure Smooth Application Deployment and Performance
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, you'll learn how a unified DevOps approach to app development, deployment, and runtime management can avoid these dreaded issues and simplify application lifecycle management as a whole. In addition, you'll uncover 7 helpful tips for improving the deployment process.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 07 May 2015

SERENA Software, Inc.

The Importance of Secure Application Development Lifecycles
sponsored by White Hat Security
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide lays out four steps to implementing secure code. View now to learn how to develop the skills to mitigate malware attacks at the application layer. Additionally, examine the the myths about compliance-ready web app security assessment tools.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

White Hat Security

nti-Malware Tailored to the Needs of Mobile Devices
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
VIDEO: In this brief video, learn about the capabilities of mobile anti-malware and how a mobile anti-malware program could protect you.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Premiered: 15 Oct 2013


An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper follows one real-life zero-day attack, detailing how the attack entered the network, what parts of the network it infiltrated, and how it was eventually mitigated.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015


An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This article gets you inside the workings of a zero-day attack by giving you a step-by-step look at one that occurred just a few months ago.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015

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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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