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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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A New Set of Network Security Challenges
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Today, workers demand access from devices beyond the firewall.  Smart phones, tablets, and laptops of all types.  However, the biggest challenge is finding a balance between productive and security.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Icomm Technologies

The Hidden Risks Behind Mobile Application Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides the findings on mobile application security, based on more than 2,000 mobile applications from over 600 companies.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Mobile Security Assessment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
DATA SHEET: In this resource, discover a mobile security assessment that tests your most sensitive applications.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Presentation Transcript: Opportunities with VMware and VMware Horizon 6
sponsored by Avnet Technology Solutions
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This audio cast transcript talks about how VMware can lower overall costs while maintaining clouds for both public and private networks.
Posted: 15 Sep 2014 | Published: 15 Sep 2014

Avnet Technology Solutions

Manage Identities & Access for Continuous Compliance & Reduced Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of IAM strategies complying with regulations to ensure strong security.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

IBM

A10 Networks' Advanced Core Operating System (ACOS)
sponsored by A10 Networks
VIDEO: Tune into the following video to discover how A10 Networks ACOS is increasingly the platform of choice for enterprises, service providers, Web giants and government organizations seeking to optimize the performance and security of their data center applications and networks.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 11 Sep 2014

A10 Networks

WAF or IPS - Why you need more than a Firewall and IPS to protect your applications
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of using more than just a firewall and IPS to protect your applications from malicious attacks.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Next generation firewall product analysis
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource contains a product analysis of a next generation firewall (NGFW) that discusses security, performance, TCO and several other categories that are not available anywhere else.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Ready, Aim, HP Fortify!
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, discover how the U.S. Army uses a particular software to help prevent attacks to the TAMIS system.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

SAP uses HP Fortify to help produce Secure Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: In this case study, examine how SAP embarks on a journey to perform static analysis on application code in order to identify and mitigate vulnerabilities early on.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Affinity Credit Union Chooses HP Fortify On Demand - Cloud-Based Security Assessment Service for Mobile Remote Deposit Capture Application
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: In this case study, explore how this company used a cloud-based security assessment service to improve banking applications.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Tackling Web Security Head On
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals a solution to tackle web security—blocking hidden malware and high-risk sites before it affects users.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Cisco

Using SAML for Identity Management
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover why federated identity management is essential for controlling access to applications across multiple different domains.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Forum Systems

Moving Beyond the Firewall for Complete Data Protection
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover several new security threats and what solutions are available to mitigate those risks going forward.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Simply deploy, manage and secure mobile apps from the cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this brief paper that introduces a mobile application management suite that delivers an easy-to-use enterprise app catalog with full security and operational lifecycle management of apps. Learn how this system is ideal for security sensitive data, especially in this BYOD era.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

BYOD Simplified Into 10 Steps
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how to successfully use a BYOD program in the workplace with 10 simple steps.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

Citrix

10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications
sponsored by Workday
VIDEO: Uncover the top 10 requirements for cloud applications, and find out what you should be looking for from vendors.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 29 Jun 2013

Workday

It’s All About the App: Mobile Security That Helps Enable the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals why mobile application security is crucial element of your business.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

Bloomberg Research – Test & Secure Mobile Apps
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: According to this Bloomberg research report, only 51% of businesses test their apps for security before deployment. Access this report to learn about a technology that will help you avoid exposing your corporate data, losing brand equity and suffering financial loss through breaches of your mobile applications.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Bloomberg Research - Business/IT view of App Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this Bloomberg research report, learn about the security issues surrounding mobile applications. Discover what business leaders and IT decision-makers agree and disagree on in regard to mobile apps, and why both groups are reluctant to express total satisfaction with their current ability to take advantage of the mobility trend.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

SAP Case Study
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: With the escalating number and increasing sophistication of cyber-attacks, perimeter defenses are no longer enough. Companies who used HP Fortify on Demand—a cloud-based solution—saw results and achieved time to value faster. Read the report to learn how.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

The 10-Minute Guide to Cloud Encryption Gateways
sponsored by CipherCloud
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the innovative solutions that have been developed to address the security concerns regarding business applications in the cloud.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CipherCloud

Information Security Magazine: September 2014
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Open source software vulnerabilities have security executives worried. Lower your risk by revisiting application security policy and enforcing development best practices.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com

App Security: Decompiling Android APK Files
sponsored by CDW Corporation
EGUIDE: In this informative e-guide, expert Andrew Hogg takes you through the steps of reverse-engineering Android applications for the purpose of scoping out security weaknesses.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

CDW Corporation

Managing Mobile Application Security in the Age of BYOD and the Cloud
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: In this expert guide, get an inside look at how to improve your organization's mobile app security and how to avoid the common pitfalls of cloud-based MAM.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Bluebox
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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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