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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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Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
ANALYST REPORT: Access this in-depth analyst report from Gartner on the top vendors in application security testing (AST) to find out which category of testing your organization needs to protect against intensifying targeted attacks.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Mapping Security for your Virtual Environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper that addresses the concern over managing virtual environment security with an enterprise-ready system that provides full visibility of physical and virtual data center and simplified security policy management.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Five Pillars for Controlling Firewall ACLs and Rules
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to leverage automation to shorten time to deploy, improve staff efficiency and maintain a secure network.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Infoblox

Top Three Mobile Application Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the top three mobile application threats enterprises today are facing and offers advice on how to mitigate the potential risks. View now to learn more!
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Why you Need a Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Dell Software
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: The Dell™ SonicWALL™ SuperMassive™ Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) platform is built to meet the needs of enterprise, government, university and service provider deployments and gives you uncompromising, high-performance firewall protection. Learn how to protect against today's emerging threats in this SuperMassive NGFW datasheet.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Dell Software

How to Build a Massively Scalable Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to build a massively scalable next-generation firewall (NGFW) in this comprehensive white paper. It also outlines the kind of technical innovations needed to produce a massively scalable NGFW, and results from a benchmark test comparing the four leading next-generation firewalls.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Dell Software

Citrix XenMobile Technology Overview
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper discusses a comprehensive enterprise mobility management solution that can help your organization securely manage the services and technologies needed for successful enterprise mobility, from secure email and data sharing to identity management, and everything in between.
Posted: 22 Aug 2013 | Published: 22 Aug 2013

Citrix

Transcript: Rethink Your Strategy with a Network Monitoring Switch
sponsored by Ixia
TRANSCRIPT: Click now for an exclusive searchNetworking.com presentation transcript that covers how a network monitoring switch can provide visibility, control, performance, and security for today's networks. Get information on a five-step process to get the most out of your network monitoring tools.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Ixia

10 Best Practices for Microsoft SharePoint Security
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover ten best practices everyone should follow when using a leading collaboration and content management application designed to eradicate vulnerabilities in your organization.
Posted: 27 Sep 2013 | Published: 27 Sep 2013

Thawte Inc.

Mobilizing Windows Apps
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This test report demonstrates the ability to mobilize Windows apps from a central datacenter and deliver them to mobile devices such as tablets.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 25 Sep 2013

Citrix

6 Key Areas of Mobile Security
sponsored by Appcelerator
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the six different layers of security that must be considered when it comes to mobile applications, and learn how you can minimize the risk to your customers, bottom line, and your brand.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 25 Sep 2013

Appcelerator

Gamania Group tightens security to strengthen game development capability
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, read up on a gaming software company that was looking to expand in the market, but first turned to automated security management tools to ensure compliance and customer trust before moving forward.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Web Application Security Insider's Edition
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: This Insider Edition will help you understand threats against Web applications, how you can help developers with security tools and training and how to deploy technologies such as Web application firewalls to keep your organization's Web presence safe.
Posted: 19 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 0002

SearchSecurity.com

AppConnect and AppTunnel: Advanced Security for Mobile Apps
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses a security solution that prevents data loss as mobile applications become business-critical and widespread tools in the enterprise.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

MobileIron

The Platform for Mobile IT
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper examines a highly-scalable solution, either on-premise or cloud-based, that provides a platform for mobile IT and can help you manage your mobile content and devices securely and efficiently.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Sep 2013

MobileIron

How The Burgiss Group Manages Business Risk with AppFirst
sponsored by AppFirst
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals which solution the Burgiss Group trusts to help them monitor the behavior of their applications and systems and – in turn – ensure an optimal experience for their clients. View now to learn more!
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

AppFirst

Ensuring application security in mobile device environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This crucial paper examines mobile application security in the age of BYOD, discussing common threats and what your organization can do to seal up vulnerabilities.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2013

IBM

Video: Amazon Web Services API Security Overview
sponsored by Intel
WEBCAST: Animation that shows how enterprise APIs can be managed using AWS hosted API management infrastructure that allows you to scale security along with apps in the cloud. Learn how public cloud apps can be quickly secured and expose for rapid mobile access. Learn about API management from the AWS cloud.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Premiered: Aug 27, 2013

Intel

Voice over IP (VoIP) Growth and the Strain on Network Security
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore how VoIP can expose your organization to numerous risks and uncover why traditional firewalls often cannot thwart the many challenges VoIP presents.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 26 Aug 2013

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device – or Bring Your Own Danger?
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the major issues plaguing BYOD – from data loss and viruses to policy enforcement and lack of IT insight – and outlines ten strategic points you should include in your BYOD planning process to ensure success.
Posted: 26 Aug 2013 | Published: 11 Jan 2013

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Computer Weekly special report: Corporate application access through employee-owned mobile devices
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Your employees are accessing the corporate network from mobile devices—learn how to be prepared.
Posted: 20 Aug 2013 | Published: 20 Aug 2013

BlackBerry

NetScaler White Paper: A Foundation for Next-Generation Datacenter Security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how an application delivery controller (ADC) can provide the core capabilities you need to achieve next-generation datacenter security in your enterprise.
Posted: 13 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

Citrix

How Citrix NetScaler Supports Virtualized Multi-tenant Datacenters
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore how expanding virtualization to your application delivery controllers (ADCs) can help you facilitate the journey to the cloud.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Apr 2011

Citrix

9 Reasons Why NetScaler Beats F5
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper compares two market-leading application delivery controllers (ADCs) to help your organizations find the one that best aligns with your business needs.
Posted: 12 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Citrix

Averail Access Demo: Employee App
sponsored by Averail
WEBCAST: This informative yet concise webcast examines a mobile content solution that givesyour field teams the ability to access, manage and share business documents without sacrificing security, compliance or IT control.
Posted: 07 Aug 2013 | Premiered: Aug 7, 2013

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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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