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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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Defend web properties from modern threats with Citrix NetScaler
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover the challenges of defending modern web properties from modern threats, as well as an application delivery controller (ADC) that works hand in hand with advanced malware protection and high-profile security products.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

Web Application Firewall Buying Guide
sponsored by Imperva
EGUIDE: In this buyer's guide, experts explain how a WAF works, describe the features that different WAFs possess, and reveal how to weight these factors in selecting the right WAF to protect your enterprise's sensitive data.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Imperva

Develop, Deploy, Test, and Secure Your Mobile Apps
sponsored by IBM
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Explore this hybrid environment to view detailed demonstrations on not only how to develop and deploy mobile apps, but how to integrate, test, secure, and manage them. Visit now to go discover a platform that provides solutions for on-premise or cloud developed apps.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 01 Oct 2014

IBM

Defending Against DDoS Attacks: Magnification, Protection & Mitigation
sponsored by A10 Networks
WEBCAST: This webcast highlights the need for durable network security, especially in the age of conniving hackers.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Premiered: Jul 25, 2014

A10 Networks

Gartner Evaluates 12 Web Access Management Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper from Gartner evaluates 12 leading Web access management solutions on criteria like customer experience, core goods and services, and pricing.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

IBM

A Closer Look at Enterprise Mobility Management
sponsored by Reddo Mobility
EGUIDE: Explore this expert e-guide to discover the pros and cons to several approaches of protecting enterprise and personal data. Also, discover one solution that delivers native-quality apps without coding or client management. Read on to learn how to strengthen your EMM strategy.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Reddo Mobility

Defend Against Injection-Based Attacks
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: In this informative paper, discover some of the most common security vulnerabilities currently plaguing the software development industry, and learn how static code analysis (SCA) can detect them.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Rogue Wave Software

Cool Vendors in Application and Endpoint Security, 2014
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This resource from Gartner evaluates 5 cutting-edge security vendors that are not necessarily market-proven, but are producing technologically sophisticated application and endpoint security products that early adopters may find highly promising.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 May 2014

Digital Guardian

Why Mobile Needs A Four-Tier Engagement Platform
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth Forrester research report to discover why mobile needs a four-tier engagement platform. Read on to discover the 4 steps to take toward the four-tier engagement architecture.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

Kony

Application Security School
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Learn about new app security tools you can use to vet open source libraries and manage security vulnerabilities.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 02 Dec 2014

SearchSecurity.com

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

Simple, Efficient, Flexible 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

Five Steps to Firewall Planning and Design
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a set of guidelines that can be used to create an overall security policy for your organization.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

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

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

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
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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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