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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 Delivery Optimization: Business And Technology Issues
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses the challenges of the virtual enterprise, why response time is key for application optimization and more.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

CA Technologies.

DNS Challenges in a Changing Landscape
sponsored by F5 Networks
RESOURCE: View this infographic to discover common challenges of DNS management, and get the stats on the top availability and security concerns of DNS administrators, including outages and DDoS attacks.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

F5 Networks

Best Practices for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the growing world of mobile application development and highlights the benefits of providing security for mobile applications during the development and deployment stages.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

IBM

Facebook Secures Remote Access and Optimizes Virtual Application Environment
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Facebook wanted to upgrade the performance and availability of their virtual application environment, as well as improve the security of their remote access portal. In this case study, learn how Facebook achieved these goals by implementing an application delivery technology that ensures applications are fast, secure and available.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

F5 Networks

Harnessing the tyranny of autonomy: the Dropbox problem and the manager’s dilemma
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover whether your employees should be able to share information that improves productivity, or if it should be tightly controlled for privacy and security purposes
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Securing Your PKI Building Trust You Can Depend On
sponsored by Thales
WHITE PAPER: Discover several security risks of typical enterprise and government PKIs and how higher assurance solutions are vital for security purposes.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Thales

Thales Solution for Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services
sponsored by Thales
WHITE PAPER: Access a seamless solution that issues, manages, and validates digital identities that are used to verify an individual or a system.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Thales

Security Solutions for Every Layer of Your IT Environment
sponsored by CDW Corporation
RESOURCE: View this infographic now to learn about critical security concerns within every layer of your IT environment and the steps that you can take to prevent these dangerous threats.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

Fast, Secure, and Always-Available Application Delivery
sponsored by F5 Networks
CASE STUDY: As a managed cloud hosting provider, Bulletproof Networks needed to provide their customers with highly -available applications and services. View this case study to learn how Bulletproof leveraged an application delivery networking technology to ensure fast, secure, and always-available application delivery to their users.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

F5 Networks

2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls
sponsored by Imperva
ANALYST REPORT: Gartner, Inc. has released the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls. Imperva has been positioned as the Leader in this quadrant based on completeness of vision and ability to execute in the Web Application Firewall market. Register now to view the complete report.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Imperva

Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 2013 with Imperva SecureSphere
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines an effective tool designed to help mitigate the OWASP top 10 and how it can greatly enhance your enterprise security.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

Appropriate Third Party Software Security Controls
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the appropriate security controls for your third party services and software.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Understanding the Risks of Mobile Applications
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper for a primer on the mobile application security landscape. Explore the top risks for mobile applications and learn what you can do to mitigate them in your enterprise.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Veracode, Inc.

Ten Tips for Building a Successful Vendor Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you rely on commercial, outsourced, cloud and mobile applications, you need a plan for vendor security compliance. In this resource, get 10 tips for building a successful vendor application security plan.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Streamline Compliance with Cloud-based Application Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
DATA SHEET: This white paper introduces a cloud-based application security platform that assesses mobile, web, and third-party applications for standard controls and ensures compliance with OX, HIPAA, NIST 800-53, MAS, and other mandates.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Mobile Application Security Survey Results
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the results of a survey on mobile application security. See what security threats businesses are most concerned about, how they're managing applications for end-users, and what security policies, practices, and test they implement.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Veracode, Inc.

A Practical Introduction to Enterprise Mobility Management
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to get a breakdown of how mobile device management (MDM) and mobile app management (MAM) can address today's challenges. Read on to get guidelines on how enterprise mobility management technology applies to your environment.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Code42

Behavioral Analysis: Why it's Key to Mobile App Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
CASE STUDY: In this brief case study, learn how Veracode, an application security company, dealt with security testing for the third-party development of a custom mobile app for iOS and Android. Discover what happens when a security risk is identified, and learn the key steps to decision-making in response.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Veracode, Inc.

Global 100 Manufacturer Reduces Risk Across 30,000 Domains in 8 Days
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Many globally-operating enterprises suffer from the same problem: identifying and securing web applications over tens of thousands of IP addresses. This brief case study illustrates how one global 100 manufacturer overcame this challenge by transitioning to a cloud-based application security platform.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Choosing the right software security testing tool can be an overwhelming process. In this Gartner report, make your decision a little easier with a comparison of the top app security testing vendors on the market, including IBM, HP, Veracode, Aspect, and more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

Veracode, Inc.

Five critical steps to achieving an effective application security program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains a variety of application threats that organisations deal with, and introduces 5 practical steps to take when implementing application security.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Global Bank Scales Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Like many companies, one global bank wanted to transform their security program with a centralized platform that ensured consistency across app development teams. In this case study, discover how the bank leveraged a cloud-based platform to analyze and secure hundreds of business-critical applications at the speed they desired.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Application Security 101
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper for a guide to modern application security with a focus on why software development teams should be trained in secure development techniques.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Addressing the Scalability Challenge of Application Security with Veracode
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a simpler, more scalable approach to application security across your entire infrastructure -- including web, mobile, and third-party apps. Read now to learn how this cloud-based platform helps overcome five common security challenges.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Building Security into the Agile SDLC: View from the Trenches
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webinar, learn how to build security into the Agile software development lifecycle (SDLC) first hand from two security and development professionals. Discover how they were able to make security part of core development efforts and get executive support to build a more secure SDLC.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Mar 13, 2014

Veracode, Inc.
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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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