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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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Cisco adds Sourcefire AMP to email, Web security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
PRESS RELEASE: This informative resource discusses a recent merger that brought together advanced malware protection for your email and web gateways.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 25 Feb 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Ensuring Security for your E-Mail Applications
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative article explores a top-tier email security strategy and how it utilizes advanced malware protection to prevent devastating security breaches.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

HIPAA Compliance: Sign on to Robust Access Controls
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: View this comprehensive white paper to learn how you can reduce the complexities of HIPAA compliance with single sign-on (SSO) technology.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

Imprivata

Mobile Threat Report 2014
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: The Webroot® Mobile Threat Report provides an overview of the risks and trends of the mobile space, based on research and analysis conducted by the Webroot Mobile Threat Research team.
Posted: 21 Apr 2014 | Published: 21 Apr 2014

Webroot

Information Security: Insider edition
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Keeping your organization's Web presence safe is a difficult task, especially with recent threats against Web applications. Simply take this 2 min survey and learn how you can help application developers acquire the necessary security tools and training to keep your Web presence protected!
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

TechTarget

Design Security Policies For #GenMobile
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the 4 areas that must be addressed when providing secure, reliable access to business applications for mobile users. Click through to explore the essential tools you need for this strategy.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Aruba Networks

Gaming Company Uses Cloud Infrastructure for Top Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this brief case study, learn how KUULUU -- an interactive gaming company -- leveraged an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform that could adjust to their dynamic infrastructure needs, so they didn't have to worry about downtime or security, enabling them to focus on their core mission.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Third Party Applications: A Chink in Your Armour
sponsored by Lumension
WEBCAST: This webcast sheds light on the prevalence of third party application vulnerabilities. View now for key tips from industry leaders on how to reduce these risks with optimum patch management.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 15, 2014

Lumension

Cisco: Scaling Application Vulnerability Management Across the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals the solution that one organization chose to help improve application security testing efficiencies at a reduced cost.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

Discovering Vulnerable Web Applications
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how large enterprises can effectively discover, catalog and scan web applications to control vulnerabilities as part of their organization's overall vulnerability management program.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Qualys

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores best practices for choosing a Web application scanning solution.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

SlideShare, A Hosting Partner Success Story
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: In this brief case study, find out how SlideShare turned to a new, cost-effective hosting partner that leveraged automated services and infrastructure to achieve optimal performance and consistent support.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Silver Peak Positioned as a Leader in 2014 Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper takes an in-depth look at today's WAN optimization market, comparing and contrasting the strengths and weaknesses of the major vendors' offerings.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Silver Peak

Eagle Bank Keeps Deposits and Customer Data Safe
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights one bank's successful enforcement of a strong password policy by implementing a single sign-on (SSO) solution. Read on to learn how you can maintain GLBA compliance, and reduce IT's access management.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Verity Credit Union Streamlines Application Access, Reduces Helpdesk Costs and Improves Customer Service
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one credit union's experience with an authentication solution that helped it efficiently manage user access across all applications without hindering productivity or adding costs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Automating the SANS 20 Critical Security Controls
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores security automation and how you can ensure system security with 4 main strategies.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Qualys

The Key to Seamless SSO
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a virtualized federated identity service that extends authentication beyond the security layer and reaches external applications, ensuring enterprise-wide protection.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

The New Workplace: Supporting Bring your own device
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how organizations can derive business value in the BYOD era, while still providing a security-rich IT infrastructure and consistent service levels.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

The Next Generation in Application Monitoring
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover the 3 major components to application security that will best keep your assets protected across the network.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Mobile Application Security Chaos
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: Check out this video and see if you can recognize each of the types of vulnerabilities inflicted on these mobile users.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 8, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

SANS Report: Security Web Applications Made Simple and Scalable
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
ANALYST REPORT: This SANS report features an automated application security testing solution that identifies known vulnerabilities across multiple sources to keep your networks fully protected.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Using Free Web Application Security Scanning Tools to Secure Web Apps
sponsored by Imperva
EGUIDE: Expert Michael Cobb sheds light on the true benefits of a zero-cost, open source Web application security scanning tool.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Imperva

SANS Survey on Application Security Programs and Practices
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SANS report pinpoints where the vulnerability gaps lie in today's application security programs. Click through for key recommendations on how to address these issues.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Mobile Application Security Study
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, unveil the major vulnerabilities created when mobile application developers speed through to meet deadlines instead of integrating top security measures.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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