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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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Meeting Demand of High Availability with Advanced Data Protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a series of data protection solutions that help businesses meet the demands for always-on availability for applications while keeping sensitive information secure.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

10 Essential Elements for a Secure Mobility Strategy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: The explosion in mobile device usage can empower users and enhance workplace productivity – but it can also put your information at risk. Explore the security implications and capabilities of the major mobile OS platforms and learn more about best practices to fortify security while supporting users anytime, anywhere.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

Citrix

Forrester Research: Workforce Personas and the Mobile App Gap
sponsored by Citrix
ANALYST REPORT: Mobile professionals who can't access the apps they need to keep them most productive will inevitably bring their own apps to work, creating security and compliance risks. According to Forrester Research, IT can close this "app gap" with an access strategy that accommodates the unique requirements of various workforce personas. Learn how.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Citrix

Next-gen Application Delivery Controllers: An Intelligent Path to Active-Active Clusters
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the role of these next-generation ADCs and provides insight on their effectiveness.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

Citrix

Improve Your Mobile Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile applications bring with them a whole slew of security concerns that must be addressed throughout the development and deployment process. This helpful white paper introduces a mobile application development platform that helps you tackle security issues on devices, over the network, in the enterprise, and within the application itself.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Enhancing Application Protection and Recovery with a Modern Approach to Snapshot Management
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the challenges associated with rapid data growth when it comes to storage. It also gives the benefits of a software solution that makes recovery and managing snapshots easier and more efficient.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

CommVault

Structured Approach to Migrating Oracle Apps from a Physical to Virtual Environment
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth white paper to discover a structured approach to migrating Oracle apps from a physical to a virtual environment. Read on to find out why this approach meets many of the challenges presented by the virtualization of Oracle databases and applications, and learn how you can get started.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VCE

Information Security: Insider Edition
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Keeping your organization's Web presence safe is a difficult task, especially with recent threats against Web applications. Simply take this 2 min survey and learn how you can help application developers acquire the necessary security tools and training to keep your Web presence protected!
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

TechTarget

Cisco: Scaling Application Vulnerability Management Across the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals the solution that one organization chose to help improve application security testing efficiencies at a reduced cost.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you to improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

The Key to Seamless SSO: Building a Federated Identity Service
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why it's so difficult to deliver single sign-on that covers your entire portal, and also introduces a federated identity service that offers access to all sources of identity within your organization.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

How Desktop Virtualization Simplifies Critical Security Tasks
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Citrix XenApp and Citrix XenDesktop dramatically reduce the effort required to protect mission-critical information, while giving users fast, simple remote access that enhances business productivity.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Citrix

Application Security Advice: Stop Threats before They Start
sponsored by SearchSoftwareQuality.com
EBOOK: Too often, application developers treat security as an afterthought, and they believe last-minute security testing will be enough to safeguard their applications from threats. Consult this expert handbook to learn how to build in security at every stage of the application lifecycle.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

SearchSoftwareQuality.com

Best Practices for Security and Compliance with Amazon Web Services
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This resource sheds light on the latest expectations for cloud security, and what role providers and customers have in securing a cloud environment. Click through to reveal 12 steps to a successful secure cloud adoption.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Trend Micro

BYOD Happens: How to Secure Mobility
sponsored by Citrix
WEBCAST: View this on-demand webcast for an in-depth look at 10 ways to securely optimize mobility with an architecture that spans micro apps, cloud and data protection.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Premiered: May 14, 2014

Citrix

Tolly Test Report: IBM Security Web Gateway Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the features and benefits of a security Web gateway appliance that successfully blocks potential Web application threats.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2013

IBM

Pilot Light DR for Amazon Web Services
sponsored by CloudVelocity
DATA SHEET: In this paper, discover why cloud-based DR allows for improved application security, and learn about one solution that automates cloud-based disaster recovery for multi-tier, physical, and virtual production apps.
Posted: 02 May 2014 | Published: 02 May 2014

CloudVelocity

Web Application Firewalls Are Worth the Investment for Enterprises
sponsored by Imperva
ANALYST REPORT: This resource explains how Web application firewalls help security leaders to better protect Web applications in their organizations.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imperva

Cisco Cloud Web Security: Single Interface for Global Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a cloud Web security solution that offers unique features to help you gain clear visibility and complete control over today's more expansive networks.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Discovering Vulnerable Web Applications
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how large enterprises can effectively discover, catalog and scan web applications to control vulnerabilities as part of their organization's overall vulnerability management program.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Qualys

Eagle Bank Keeps Deposits and Customer Data Safe
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights one bank's successful enforcement of a strong password policy by implementing a single sign-on (SSO) solution. Read on to learn how you can maintain GLBA compliance, and reduce IT's access management.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Verity Credit Union Streamlines Application Access, Reduces Helpdesk Costs and Improves Customer Service
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one credit union's experience with an authentication solution that helped it efficiently manage user access across all applications without hindering productivity or adding costs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Unlock the value of BYOD: Go mobile without sacrificing security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how organizations can derive business value in the BYOD era, while still providing a security-rich IT infrastructure and consistent service levels.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

How to Leverage Free Tools to Secure Web Apps
sponsored by Imperva
EGUIDE: Expert Michael Cobb sheds light on the true benefits of a zero-cost, open source Web application security scanning tool.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Imperva

Software Security for Web Developers: Providing a Helping Hand
sponsored by Imperva
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchSecurity.com sheds light on how fostering harmony between security and software development teams can ensure application protection early on.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Imperva
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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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