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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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Fighting Emerging Cyber-Attacks with a Holistic Security Architecture
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a holistic security architecture strategy designed to fight complex and dynamic attack campaigns. Access now to learn how to explore four attack cases and how to defend against them.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

Radware

Cloud Security through Trend Micro Deep Security
sponsored by Trend Micro
VIDEO: Inside this brief video, learn about a technology that provides organizations with the tools to mitigate security threats built especially for the cloud. Find out how one click can add security to your instances without you having to manage the entire security infrastructure yourself.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Premiered: 18 Dec 2014

Trend Micro

Coding: The Core Weakness of Web App Design
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: View this expert e-guide to explore an in-depth look at improving coding to prevent web app attacks such as cross site scripting (XSS) and SQL injection (SQLi). Read on now to learn more about protecting your web apps and data.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

Symantec Corporation

Application-Centric Infrastructure Streamlines IT
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a network infrastructure that combines most needs into one place for a more efficient and more effective IT.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Demo: Full Server Replication Protection
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WEBCAST: Watch this brief webcast for a live demo of a program designed to make your replication process easy, efficient and, most of all, secure.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2013

Vision Solutions

Citrix NetScaler: A Foundation for Next-Gen Datacenter Security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how NetScaler is meeting modern demands for more robust datacenter security.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2012

Citrix

With IoT on the Rise, Feel Secure with APIs and a DLP Strategy
sponsored by Axway
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, you'll learn how to take control of your data security as the Internet of Things ramps up by diving into application programming interfaces (APIs) and data loss prevention (DLP).
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 23 Mar 2015

Axway

Five Questions to Ask Your SaaS Provider Before Putting Sensitive Data in the Cloud
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Identity governance helps professionals manage and control user access to sensitive applications and data. Access this white paper to find pertinent information for desicion-makers who are in the proces of considering the deployment of SaaS applications.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

SailPoint Technologies

How-To Video: Creating Web Security Manager for Azure
sponsored by Alert Logic
VIDEO: This brief video analyzes the problem and discusses how you can implements a better web application firewall that will catch even the most advanced threats.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Premiered: 22 Jul 2014

Alert Logic

Purpose built solution addresses security and compliance concerns
sponsored by Alert Logic
WEBCAST: Access this webcast to learn how one cloud-based security strategy can protect your sensitive data against today's dynamic cyber-attacks. Watch now to learn more.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Jan 14, 2015

Alert Logic

As cloud adoption grows, securing cloud-based information a concern
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover what types of threats are growing, how often they attack, and what you can do to better secure your organization.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Alert Logic

Securing Your Applications and Protecting Your Systems
sponsored by WhiteCryption
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to explore the pros and cons of replication and erasure coding to help you determine which method of data protection is best for your data center. Also, learn why applications experts say frameworks that enforce secure coding provides a better way for developers to write apps that can withstand attacks.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

WhiteCryption

Verifying the integrity of open source Android apps
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis Series looks at how researchers can determine whether an app was built from its published source code.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Clustering to counter Android malware
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis Series looks at how the rapid growth of new Android malware calls for automated tools to help malware analysts.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Combating Android app repackaging attacks
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis Series looks at how apps repackaged through reverse engineering pose a big security risk to the Android smartphone operating system.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Enhanced Mobile Endpoint Security
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a mobile endpoint security system that gives you anti-theft protection, drive security, application control and more.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

ESET

When Business is the App, The App is the Business. Volume 2
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Click through to explore how building an effective strategy is key to ensuring that apps truly benefit the business while keeping corporate data and your network secure. Learn how a successful approach to appification should involve discovery, scalability, sustainability and, of course, security.
Posted: 07 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Mar 2015

Maas360 by IBM

Cyber Risk Report 2015 - Executive Summary
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The HP Cyber Risk Report 2015 provides a broad overview of the threat landscape and how hackers operate.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

2015 Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This 2015 cyber risk report provides a broad view of the 2014 threat landscape and gives you the information you need to protect your business.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Closing the Hacker's Open Door: Strengthening Mobile & App Security
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn how to stop apps with malware signatures before they find their way onto your network.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Jan 7, 2015

IBM

The Complete Guide To Google Apps Security
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful guide, explore the available additional protection services and technologies for securing data stored in Google's cloud.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

Datto, Inc.

Shedding Light on the Cloud App Blind Spot
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Unfortunately, cloud applications can come with a large number of potentially hazardous blind spots. This white paper intends to shed light on these areas and will cover why traditional controls that secure your on-premise environment don't provide the required visibility into user activity and risks related to cloud app use.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 03 Mar 2015

Imperva

Global Threat Intelligence Report
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper can help you discover the latest security threats and how to stop them.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dimension Data

Mobile App Security: All You Need to Know
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast helps mobile application developers embed enterprise-grade security in their applications.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Feb 25, 2015

Maas360 by IBM

What is Software Diversification?
sponsored by WhiteCryption
WHITE PAPER: This document describes the concept of software diversification and explains why it should be an integral part of the protection scheme of all software systems run on untrusted hosts. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

WhiteCryption
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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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