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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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Delivering enterprise information securely on Android, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows tablets and smartphones
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: A recent report found that almost two-thirds of organizations were able to increase productivity because of flexibility with mobile devices in the workplace. But utilizing mobile devices can also make the enterprise more vulnerable to attacks. Access this exclusive resource to learn how to mitigate some of the risks associated with BYOD adoption.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Citrix

Application Delivery Optimization: Business And Technology Issues
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses the challenges of the virtual enterprise, why response time is key for application optimization and more.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

CA Technologies.

Best Practices for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the growing world of mobile application development and highlights the benefits of providing security for mobile applications during the development and deployment stages.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

IBM

Secure by Design Protection for Application and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a "secure-by-design" solution that not only simplifies data protection, access control, user provisioning, and compliance for virtualized applications and desktops, but reduces the tools needed to best protect them.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Citrix

Enterprise Mobility Meets Enterprise Security
sponsored by Intel
RESOURCE CENTER: This resource center provides valuable information on how to embrace enterprise mobility and next steps in successfully implementing and securing mobile workforces.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

Intel

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.

Securing Enterprise Networks with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Enterprise networks are increasing in size and complexity, creating a larger attack surface for hackers. This TechGuide walks you through gaining visibility into your network and devising an effective security strategy.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Beyond Modernization: Legacy Applications Need New Platforms
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: Not all applications that run successfully on-premise can be easily migrated to the cloud. This expert e-guide serves as a guide to application modernization, and offers a checklist to help you mitigate risk during legacy modernization.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc.

The Evolution of Application Vulnerabilities, Spam Threats, and Incident Response
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report details the many breaches and security incidents that have plagued organizations in recent years; threats from past years that are currently showing signs of resurgence; and issues to be aware of in today's security landscape.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Choosing the right software security testing tool can be an overwhelming process. In this Gartner report, make your decision a little easier with a comparison of the top app security testing vendors on the market, including IBM, HP, Veracode, Aspect, and more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

Veracode, Inc.

Five critical steps to achieving an effective application security program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains a variety of application threats that organisations deal with, and introduces 5 practical steps to take when implementing application security.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Best Practices for a Secure Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to reduce the risk of mobile data breaches while keeping mobile workers productive.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

Accellion, Inc.

Symantec Data Loss Prevention for Mobile
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: This webcast introduces the highest-rated DLP solution with industry-leading detection technology.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 27, 2014

Symantec Corporation

Defending Against Application-Layer DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the serious problem that DDoS threats present, and how it impacts your business.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Closing the Biggest Hole in Web Application Delivery
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores a strategy for closing the biggest hole in web application delivery.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

Webinar: Practical Examples for Achieving and Maintaining DevOps Compliance for Financial Institutions
sponsored by WANdisco
WEBCAST: Banking and financial institutions rely heavily on internally developed software to provide new products and services and are faced with an ever-changing regulatory environment that imposes tremendous challenges. This webinar will review specific compliance challenges, and how to automate compliance for open source software.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2013

WANdisco

Heighten Security and Improve Availability With an Application Delivery Solution
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Find out which application virtualization and delivery solutions are capable of working together to provide you with both high availability and stellar security.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Citrix

Webinar: The Big Picture - Unified Subversion & Git Access Control and Auditing
sponsored by WANdisco
WEBCAST: Consistent access control and auditing are now more important than ever for Agile workflows, corporate policies, and regulatory compliance. Until now, organizations using Subversion and Git had no way to standardize enforcement. This webinar focuses on new tools that enable company-wide standardization.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2013

WANdisco

Webinar: Scaling Git for the Enterprise
sponsored by WANdisco
WEBCAST: This webinar answers the most common questions when attempting to scale Git for the enterprise including how to manage thousands of users, monitor performance, and ensure compliance with regulatory standards
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2013

WANdisco

Protecting Your APIs Against Attack and Hijack with CA Layer 7
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 5 best practices to help thwart API threats, which require different strategies than traditional Web infrastructures.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CA Technologies.

Compare Windows 8 and Windows® XP Security Problems
sponsored by Lenovo and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the most critical security-related differences between Windows® XP and Windows 8, including each operating system’s ability to provision security patches, integrate with MDM and more.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Windows 8 Pro

Secure Access and Continuity in a Virtualized and BYOD World
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This business whitepaper focuses on the challenges facing midsize businesses who are looking to provide business continuity and minimized downtime. It also highlights the benefits of HP Just Right IT secure access and business continuity solutions.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

DLL Side-loading: A Thorn in the Side of the Anti-Virus Industry
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the history of DLL side-loading and its role in the malware arena – affecting your enterprise security.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

FireEye
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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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