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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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Prevent Audit Problems with Effective Software Asset Management
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explains how effective management of software assets can not only prevent problems during an audit but also improve security posture. It also gives tips on ways to make sure a SAM solution doesn't become too complex.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

Evolving Security Tech Presents New Opportunities for Businesses
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines the technologies that are changing the enterprise and effects that they have on your security environment. Read on and also learn about emerging security trends and requirements that can help keep your organization safe as technologies evolve.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Technical Guide on Application Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: This expert Tech Guide from SearchSecurity.com offers insight on today's application security threat environment, as well as key recommendations and challenges with implementing the latest defense tools.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Collaboration Gives GE More Dynamic, Secure Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
VIDEO: Take 30 seconds out of your day to see why GE is securely penetrating their emerging markets and enabling customers to take advantage of their services. Watch this video to learn more.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Premiered: 12 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

IT Security Challenges: Interview with Brian Glick and HP
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn how to deal with security threats proactively and better understand the importance of becoming familiar with your IT's own vulnerabilities in infrastructure and applications so you're able to monitor and manage security optimally.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 7, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Do You Really Need A SAN-Based Cluster? Ten Essential Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Cluster Solution
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Businesses today are deploying applications in physical, virtual, and cloud environments, and as such, clusters based on storage SANs are no longer the go-to choice for application security. SAN-less clusters offer increased flexibility and cost savings without sacrificing performance -- but will they work for your IT environment?
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

Patching Best Practices for IT Service Providers
sponsored by LabTech Software
EBOOK: A top priority for IT service providers is to keep clients' critical systems free from known vulnerabilities. This is where patch management comes into play. Access this white paper today to find best practices for various kinds of patches so you can keep critical systems safer.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 21 Jan 2015

LabTech Software

Enabling and Protecting the Open Enterprise
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: View this informative resource for an overview of the challenges of securing the open enterprise, and learn the steps you can take to enable your business for growth, while protecting it from risk and attack.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Does App Security Pay? The Business Impact of Security Tools
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses how your organization can dramatically reduce applications vulnerabilities, speed recovery time and minimize delays. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 20 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Know the Big Three: Top three mobile application threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines you how to prevent sensitive data leakage over insecure channels or stolen devices. Read on to discover the top three threats to mobile applications and how to mitigate their potential impact.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Design, Deploy, and Manage a DDoS Protection Architecture
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: An increasing number of Distributed Denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks has caused many businesses to redesign their networks and better protect application-layer attacks. In this white paper, learn how a multi-tier DDoS protection architecture can help you protect your network and higher-layer application protocols from the four categories of DDoS.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

F5 Networks

Best practices: Deliver next-gen automotive infotainment systems
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In the realm of next-generation automotive infotainment systems, innovation continues to grow exponentially, with new system features creating both trends and challenges. In this informative webcast, discover a fundamental approach for success in E/E engineering and learn how the ever-increasing complexities can be simplified.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 26, 2014

IBM

Manage Data Security and Application Threats with a Multi-Tiered Approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a portfolio of security tools that work together to provide the layered, multi-tier data and application protection that you're looking for.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

What can you do differently to guard against threats from rapidly evolving mobile malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This must-see white paper discusses the emerging and evolving risks associated with mobile computing and applications. Also inside, find insight to help you effectively address mobile vulnerabilities.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

An Integrated Approach to Managing Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the critical risks created by application growth, why point products are unable to offer adequate protection, and the value of taking an integrated approach to managing application security.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Protect People, Processes, and Technology From Web Application Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the security challenges created by web applications and offers insight and advice to help you address these issues.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

Five critical steps to achieving an effective application security program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides an overview of the application threats that your organization faces and describes which risks you need to prioritize. Also inside, find five practical steps you can take to build security into your development processes.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Insider Edition: Antimalware Technologies and Techniques to the Rescue
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this special edition of Information Security, our experts examine the recent advances in anti-malware detection and prevention, and which ones can tip the scale in your favor in the fight against malware.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

SearchSecurity.com

5 Easy steps to adopting an enterprise app store
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines five easy steps that your organization can take to adopt a secure and effective enterprise app store that will help you empower your workers and reap the benefits of enterprise mobility.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

Citrix

Why You Need A Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how next-generation firewalls protect security systems from advanced attacks, and how they fit in with your business strategy.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Does Application Security Pay?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses how your organization can dramatically reduce application vulnerabilities, speed recovery time, and minimize delays. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Your Personal Web Attack Survival Guide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the latest hactivist and cybercriminal methods of attack, and presents a 7-step guide you can use to safeguard your website from attack.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

The Future of Web Security: 10 Things Every Web Application Firewall Should Provide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This guide takes a look at 10 things that every web application firewall should provide.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Imperva

Protecting Your APIs Against Attack & Hijack
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Even though application programming interfaces (APIs) experience the same threats as the Web, thanks to architecture differences, existing Web security methods aren't enough to keep them protected. Read on to unveil 5 best practices to secure your API architectures.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Defending Against Insider Threats in the “Snowden Era”
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EBOOK: Sensitive information - including customer data, credit card numbers, and private communications – has an average cost of $5.4 million per year when breached. This eBook discusses insider attacks, and how employees can compromise otherwise privileged information. Also find out the challenges of defending against insider threats.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.
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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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