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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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Take Inventory of your Open Source Software Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Michael Cobb explains why enterprise development teams should create in-house repositories to mitigate the risks of applications built on open source code.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Update Your Application Security Policy After Heartbleed
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Michael Cobb explains why relying solely on other parties to correctly implement and deliver software security can put enterprise and customer data at risk.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

UC 101 - How to Align the Best-of-Breed UC Applications
sponsored by AVST
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at how to align the best-of-breed UC applications with your network. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Nov 2014

AVST

Data Protection for EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the data protection considerations that enterprises currently face and introduces EMC's innovative data protection technologies for VSPEX Proven Infrastructures.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 27 Nov 2013

EMC & Arrow

A Guide to Cloud Services for Production Workloads
sponsored by Peak 10
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores 5 considerations to help you to find a cloud environment suitable for complex enterprise applications, and to find a cloud services provider capable of delivering the requisite cloud infrastructure.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Peak 10

API and API Infrastructure Security for the CSO
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: Security must be built into the APIs themselves. But that's not enough. Threat protection, identity services, infrastructure security, and compliance also must be top of mind. This eBook provides a framework to help CSOs and CISOs consider API security.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

Apigee

Creating A Foundation for Next-Gen Datacenter Security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights an ADC that is best suited for building enterprise cloud networks.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Citrix

Enterprise Software Security Strategies Pulse Report (SSA)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey report by Gatepoint Research explores the extent to which IT organizations employ application security testing and remediation solutions.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Assuring Application Security: Deploying Code that Keeps Data Safe (Slashguide)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SlashGuide discusses the evolution of malware attack surfaces, from endpoint to server to app; what to look for when sourcing or developing code; and which tests you should be performing now to keep malicious code out and enterprise data safe.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Mobility Tech Dossier: There's an App for That, But Is It Secure?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Security has eroded over the past decade as companies strive to create applications for multiple platforms by farming design and development out to subcontractors, straining the processes and governance put in place to ensure application security. Read this dossier for proven best practices to mitigate risk and embrace mobility without trepidation.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

When Worlds Collide: Cloud Apps and Financial Services
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to tackle the two major hurdles that businesses must clear when moving financial data to public cloud applications: Security and compliance regulations.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014


How Telcos Can Outpace Commoditization in the Application Economy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how telecommunications service providers are uniquely positioned to leverage their infrastructure, expertise, and insights to provide identity management services for the application economy.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

How IT Maintains Relevancy In A Cloud World
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the main challenges that face today's enterprise IT organizations, and what this means for your organization. Additionally, explore ways to use cloud computing and a service-provider model to transform the IT business model from a cost center to a strategic business partner.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Rackspace

A Cheat Sheet for Comparing Cloud Encryption Schemes
sponsored by SkyHigh
WHITE PAPER: This cheat sheet provides an overview of cloud encryption schemes and their relative strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

SkyHigh

Beyond the Firewall: Protection and Performance
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive paper that explains how to achieve greater visibility into the global threat landscape and create a more proactive resilient defense against cyberattackers. Additionally, find out how to address the challenge of a changing defense budget in the next few years.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Akamai Technologies

Web Security: Protecting the Heart of Your Business
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this study conducted by Forrester Research, Inc., learn how organizations in the US and Europe understand the impact of cyberattacks and specifically the role DDoS and web application attacks have on their business.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Akamai Technologies

The Service Innovation Mandate in Telecommunications
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the key strategies telecommunications companies can pursue in order to most fully capitalize on the opportunities afforded by APIs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

CA Technologies.

Selecting an Application Performance Management To Fit Your Business Needs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to access a Decision Matrix on APM for 2014-2015, which reveals 10 of the leading APM solutions in the market.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Feb 2014

IBM

How important is it to have a secure and reliable web application infrastructure?
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast takes an in-depth look at a web security solution that was able to deliver rock solid security without risking performance or cost. View now and take the first step towards a safer enterprise network.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 10, 2014

Akamai Technologies

Protect Your Business from DDoS and Web Application Attacks
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
VIDEO: A solution more and more companies are turning to is cloud based service approach. You can scale the service to deal with ever increasing threats in a cost effective manner. Download and view this video to get an inside look at Forrester Research's findings regarding DDoS and application attacks.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 30 Oct 2014

Akamai Technologies

The PaaS Payoff: Greater Agility, Less Cost
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive report points to research from UBM Tech that reveals how many IT decision makers are addressing these challenges with the help of Platform as a Service (PaaS). Learn more about the top reasons why organizations are harnessing PaaS, and why it is becoming the go-to strategy for modern business.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Strong Authentication: Best Practices and Use Cases
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper explains how an identity-centric approach to IT security can lock down critical processes and systems and ensure that you have complete control over who has access.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Gemalto

Mobile Cloud Security: What CXOs Need to Know
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
RESOURCE: This blog post discusses the need for end-to-end security in a mobile cloud environment.
Posted: 27 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

HP Security Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP Security Cyber Risk Report provides industry-wide data on vulnerabilities in software, mobile, and web applications; examines how specific technologies like iOS, Android, and JAVA contribute to the attack surface; and more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Tesco Uses CA Solutions to Monitor, Manage and Grow Their Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WEBCAST: Tesco, a global bank, was looking to implement an easy, customer-friendly authentication manager for their online customers. View this concise video now to find out what benefits Tesco is enjoying with this authentication system, and if a solution like this is right for your company.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 7, 2014

CA 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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