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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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How IT Maintains Relevancy In A Cloud World
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the main challenges that face today's enterprise IT organizations, and what this means for your organization. Additionally, explore ways to use cloud computing and a service-provider model to transform the IT business model from a cost center to a strategic business partner.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Rackspace

The PaaS Payoff: Greater Agility, Less Cost
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive report points to research from UBM Tech that reveals how many IT decision makers are addressing these challenges with the help of Platform as a Service (PaaS). Learn more about the top reasons why organizations are harnessing PaaS, and why it is becoming the go-to strategy for modern business.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Red Hat

Secure application delivery for a mobile workforce
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a way to transform your organization by supporting the mobility your workers rely on to get their work down wherever they can be most productive, whether it be in the office or outside of it. Read on to learn how you can facilitate a mobile workforce – without sacrificing security.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Citrix

Office 365: Strong Authentication and SSO in the Cloud
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the history behind Office 365 and where it currently stands today. Read on to find out why Microsoft is dealing with security risks and an authentication solution they used to protect the identity of mobile users.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

SecureAuth

Getting to grips with BYOD
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: BYOD is proliferating, but the smart move is to recognise that the device is ultimately far less important than the applications it runs and the data it has access to, write analysts Rob Bamford and Clive Longbottom.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Putting Security on Auto-Pilot: What Works, What Doesn't
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This technical guide examines the pros, cons, and unknowns of automated penetration testing, from how best to use one to the components of your security system that will still require human intervention.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

SearchSecurity.com

APIs, Mobile Apps, and the Enterprise: Teaming Up for Better Consumer Health
sponsored by Mashery
WHITE PAPER: While people are ready to buy and use technology for health benefits, some organizations are slow to take advantage of mobile technologies due to concerns about sharing sensitive data. This exclusive paper overviews how businesses and health organizations are using APIs to provide better patient and consumer experiences.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Mashery

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.

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.

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

Gauntlet Case Study
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to find out what happened when 367 people participated in a liver server exploitation exercise that ran for 23 days across a collection of Microsoft Windows and Linux-based servers with varying combinations of applications and application frameworks installed.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

CloudPassage

Tesco Uses CA Solutions to Monitor, Manage and Grow Their Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WEBCAST: Tesco, a global bank, was looking to implement an easy, customer-friendly authentication manager for their online customers. View this concise video now to find out what benefits Tesco is enjoying with this authentication system, and if a solution like this is right for your company.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 7, 2014

CA Technologies.

What to Look for in Web Application Firewall Products
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this buyer's guide, experts explain how a WAF works, describe the features that different WAFs possess, and reveal how to weight these factors in selecting the right WAF to protect your enterprise's sensitive data.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Overcoming the Challenges of Internal API Programs
sponsored by Intel® Services
WEBCAST: Modernizing legacy applications can be handled gracefully when the right API system is considered from the very beginning. View this webcast now to find out how to overcome cultural obstacles in implementing an internal API program, and how to present the value of having such a program.
Posted: 04 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 4, 2014

Intel® Services

Turning Your Network into a Strategic Business Asset
sponsored by Extreme Networks
EBOOK: This eBook introduces a network-based business intelligence solution that captures and analyzes context-based application traffic to deliver meaningful information about applications, users, locations and devices.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Extreme Networks

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

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

Get Tactical on Mobility: Managed Cloud-Based Options Balance Control with Flexibility and Scale
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to discover suggestions for a number of initiatives related to enterprise mobility, including mobility management and application access.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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.

Webinar: Why Benchmark Application Security?
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
TRANSCRIPT: 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 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Webinar: When is Application Security Done?
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
TRANSCRIPT: 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 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

ROI Case Study: Cloud-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.

Security for a Faster World
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This eBook presents a maturity model that will help you determine how secure you really are, explores five questions every CIO should be able to answer, and outlines a new approach based on intelligence gathering and research that can keep you ahead of the cybercriminals.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Fortify on Demand
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
DATA SHEET: Access this data sheet to discover an on-demand solution that tests the security of software quickly, accurately, and affordably.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

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.
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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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