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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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Analysit Fact Sheet: Who’s Minding your Cloud?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
ANALYST BRIEF: 46% of companies have stopped or slowed adoption of cloud services due to security concerns. View this analyst fact sheet to learn more about how companies are handling software, application, and cloud security.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

Large Financial Services Firm Passes Its PCI Audit— and Implements an Ongoing Governance Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
CASE STUDY: A large financial services firm sought help with a one-time project to pass its payment card information (PCI) audit. View this case study now to see how this financial firm decided on continuous analysis, and the advantages they saw as a result. Also learn about a software system that achieves this without acquiring more servers.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Secure Mobile Devices without Restricting Users
sponsored by Bluebox
VIDEO: In this informativevideo, explore a new mobile security solution which provides mobile security and visibility without forcing users to stop using their preferred apps and devices.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Premiered: 05 Mar 2014

Bluebox

The Impact of Data Breaches: Why Application Security is A Business Imperative
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: 64% of internally developed enterprise applications remain untested for security vulnerabilities. View this informative whitepaper now to learn the impact of security breaches, and the hurdles companies must overcome to develop apps with security as a priority.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

2013 Threat Report
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This report extensively details and categorizes recent global trends in network threats.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2014

Dell Software

Webinar: Why Benchmark Application Security?
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: Benchmarking application security transitions development plans from assumptions to factual reality. View this webinar to discover how a software assurance maturity model (SAMM) analysis can provide a benchmark for application security performance, and help build realistic plans for the future.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 19, 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Webinar: When is Application Security Done?
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: Traditional patchwork approaches to application security does not scale to match these leaps in company needs, resulting in poor security coverage of the application infrastructure. Listen to this webinar to discover the growing needs of modern companies, and which security practices will scale to match what tomorrow holds.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 19, 2014

Veracode, Inc.

The Total Economic Impact of Veracode's Cloud-Based Application Security Service
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
CASE STUDY: A Global 2000 financial services organization previously relied on a traditional on-premises security scanning tool. View this Forrester case study now to see how this financial institution captured 192% ROI and reduced application vulnerabilities by 60% with a cloud-based security system.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Five Program Management Best Practices When Designing App Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Program management is essential during the early stages of designing an application security program. This whitepaper discusses how a company implemented program management while developing an application security program, and the results they saw.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Addressing the Scalability Challenge with Cloud-Based Application Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Ad-hoc application security programs have led to inconsistent policies across businesses, as shown in this startling statistic: 93% of companies suffered a data breach in 2013. This whitepaper considers a software system that focuses on scalability and simplicity.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Case Study: Global 100 Manufacturer Reduces Risk Across 30,000 Domains in Eight Days
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
CASE STUDY: A Global 100 manufacturer has thousands of applications that require continuous security assessments, relying on a legacy program that strained under the volume. View this case study now to see how this manufacturer reduced vulnerabilities by 79% in 8 months, and examined 30,000 domain names and IP addresses immediately.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

The Allure Behind Risk-Based Authentication
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals the draw to risk-based authentication, how to ensure secure API use occurs within the enterprise, and cyber threats moving to critical infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

Mobile Security: Getting Past No to Yes
sponsored by Bluebox
WEBCAST: This webcast reveals how focusing on mobile security can improve your organization, specifically because of the booming emergence of the mobile market.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 14, 2014

Bluebox

Delivering enterprise information securely on Android, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows tablets and smartphones
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: A recent report found that almost two-thirds of organizations were able to increase productivity because of flexibility with mobile devices in the workplace. But utilizing mobile devices can also make the enterprise more vulnerable to attacks. Access this exclusive resource to learn how to mitigate some of the risks associated with BYOD adoption.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Citrix

IBM MobileFirst - ELMEC: Client Success with IBM Worklight
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video case study explains how one organization was able to build secure and flexible mobile apps for their employees to use on their BYOD devices.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Premieres: 05 Oct 2014

IBM

The Total Economic Impact of IBM Managed Mobility for BYOD
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of mobile enterprise services by IBM for organizations contemplating partnership wth a managed mobility vendor for a BYOD program.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

An EMM Checklist for CIOs: Factors to Consider When Choosing an EMM Solution
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: For help deciding on an Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution consider the issues in the following white paper. It's derived from third-party research and best practices. It covers the critical areas you'll need to think through as you arrive at a decision. It also provides a CIO's Guide to EMM.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

Integrated Mobile Application Platform Management Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how organizations can enable a more effective response to mobile proliferation and implement a single, open-standards-based platform to build, manage and integrate mobile apps across a broad range of devices.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Keep Your Information Safe and Secure with PowerBroker Password Safe
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
PRODUCT REVIEW: This resource reviews a password management security tool that primarily focuses on internal risk, including managing, securing and auditing privileged accounts.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

BeyondTrust Corporation

One Campus Card Solution That Solves Identity Issues
sponsored by HID
WEBCAST: This webinar takes a peek into the European education market, and presents a new kind of security identity solution that is paving the way of the future.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 7, 2014

HID

Balance Work and Personal Use on Mobile Devices Securely
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights a cross-platform solution that strives towards data loss prevention with a consistent workflow.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

IBM

Closing PCI DSS Security Gaps with Proactive Endpoint Monitoring and Protection
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses compliance issues and security gaps, explains how these can affect your organization, and how implementing a positive security solution can close the gaps.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Enterprise Architecture Framework
sponsored by Insight and Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to discover how you can deliver more to your mission-critical business applications through virtualization. Learn how you can gain greater visibility and control, optimized storage, performance, and availability, as well as unified protection across physical and virtual infrastructure.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Insight and Symantec

Deliver any App to Mobile Users: Deployment Best Practices and Guidelines
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn best practices and guidelines that can help you deliver any corporate app to your mobile users, and allow you to benefit from this increased productivity that will result. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Citrix

Web Application Firewalls vs. Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the ability of two different types of firewalls—Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)—to protect web applications from security threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Fortinet, 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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