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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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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.

Mobilizing Windows Applications
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This project design guide demonstrates a way to deliver Windows-based apps to mobile devices efficiently while avoiding application rewrites and maintaining information security.
Posted: 31 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

Cyber Security Tips from a Customer like You
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WEBCAST: In this webcast, see how your peers are systematically mitigating cybersecurity risks by prioritizing network protection. Click now to explore a network security platform that can help you achieve top defense.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Premiered: Dec 27, 2013

Palo Alto Networks

Cybersecurity Imperatives: Reinvent Your Network Security With Palo Alto Networks
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable resource, discover a security platform designed to keep up with today's ever-evolving threat landscape, which offers optimum network security without lowering network performance or reducing business productivity.
Posted: 26 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Palo Alto Networks

Buyers guide to next-gen firewalls
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, uncover a buyers guide for next-generation firewalls that details all the must-have functions in order to ensure optimum network security. Click now to see how to choose the right solution for your organization's needs.
Posted: 26 Dec 2013 | Published: 26 Dec 2013

Palo Alto Networks

EMA report: A Provocative New Approach to Integrated Security Intelligence: IBM Introduces QRadar Vulnerability Manager
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Many security teams struggle with the limitations of traditional, isolated security tools. For today's complex IT infrastructure, you need a comprehensive, integrated way to manage the security of your applications, network, and data.
Posted: 06 Dec 2013 | Published: 03 Jul 2013

IBM

Legacy Application Migration to the Cloud and Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Access this resource to gain expert advice on how to plan ahead for a secure migration of legacy applications to the cloud.
Posted: 27 Nov 2013 | Published: 27 Nov 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Endpoint Security IT Decision Center Handbook 2
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Access this expert handbook to discover which features any endpoint protection software should have, and 10 questions to ask your vendor before choosing your next IT security investment.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Mobilizing Windows Apps
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides best practices for implementing secure remote access to Windows apps and data from any device. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 25 Nov 2013

Citrix

Creating an Enterprise App Store
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise app stores enable businesses to allow employees access to the same workplace apps on their personal devices. But what does it take to create a successful app store? Find out in this helpful resource that outlines seven criteria for an app store technology.
Posted: 19 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Flexera Software

Beating Back Malicious Mobile Apps Classroom
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Security School lesson will help your organization establish and enforce policy and deploy technology that will beat back malicious mobile apps.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Premiered: 18 Nov 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Not Your Father’s IPS: SANS Survey on Network Security Results
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
ANALYST REPORT: Access this analyst report by SANS to uncover how the integration of next-generation IPS with security information and event management (SIEM) tools is changing IT pros approach to security, and how this shift enables improved functions and potential for efficient alert and reporting.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why You Need A Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
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: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Accelerating the deployment of a secure mobile enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this insightful white paper, explore key challenges you'll face in ensuring the security of enterprise mobile devices, learn strategies that will help you reduce risk, and discover new ways that you can be more secure in your use of mobile technology.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Securing mobile devices in the business environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As smartphones and other mobile devices gain traction in consumers' personal lives, they're also being introduced into their work environments. In this white paper, learn how to safely introduce personal or corporate-owned mobile devices into the workplace, identify and prevent the risks to corporate data, and ultimately drive more business value.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

IBM

Challenging Some of the Myths About Static Code Analysis
sponsored by Klocwork
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses common myths surrounding static code analysis and explains what the technology can do for developers and the software development lifecycle.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Klocwork

Defend Against Injection-based Attacks
sponsored by Klocwork
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides a detailed description of injection vulnerabilities, discusses how they present themselves to both end users and software developers, and explains mitigation strategies to help resolve the various types of injection attacks.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Klocwork

Cloud Based Application Penetration Testing Trial
sponsored by iViZ
WHITE PAPER: Inside this resource, unveil your access code for a 15-day trial of a cloud-based application penetration testing solution that combines automated testing with manual validation to provide optimum security monitoring.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Dec 2013

iViZ

BMC Release Lifecycle Management
sponsored by BMC Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers a solution that will help ease your management of complex web applications and reduce the risks of failure.
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 | Published: 18 Dec 2013

BMC Software

Deep Security as a Service: Cloud Security for Amazon Web Services (AWS)
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to unveil a deep security as a service option that offers scalable protection for the cloud's elastic environment. Click now to see how to get maximum value out of your cloud investment.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Trend Micro

Protecting Your APIs Against Attack & Hijack
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: View this informative resource for an in-depth examination of the traditional threats to both Web-based browsers and APIs, as well as the risks specific to APIs.
Posted: 12 Dec 2013 | Published: 12 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Cisco Any Device: Planning a Productive, Secure and Competitive Future
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Discover the details of the "Any Device" vision and why providing an optimal, predictable end-user experience on the device of your employees' choice can help you maintain or even enhance your organisation's competitive advantage, productivity, and security.
Posted: 29 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

Cisco

Secure, Optimized Global Access to Corporate Resources
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a unified access solution that provides end-to-end availability and optimization with secure unified access, extending the application policy to the client.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

F5 Networks

Secure Mobile Access to Corporate Applications
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses how your organization can keep access to mobile business applications secure, analyzing a solution that provides benefits such as user authentication, SSO capability, and saving credentials.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

F5 Networks

SAP platform showdown
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative study, find out the real-word impact of deploying SAP on IBM's Power platforms, as opposed to SAP on HP x86, Dell x86 and HP Itanium, all running with Oracle DB.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

IBM
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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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