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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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Analyst advice for IT security leaders
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Business leaders around the world are increasingly concerned about the protection of intellectual property. In this informative Forrester report, view the results of a survey of 225 IT security leaders about their investments in information security.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

Secure Web Gateways Decision Center
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Decision Center will help sort the different feature options and deployment challenges and help you bring efficiency to your threat management programs by centralizing Web-based security and stop managing numerous standalone Web security products.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 23 Sep 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Applying the Four Standards of Security-Based CIA
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: High levels of optimization help to ensure that an organization's information security approach is both well-rounded and flexible enough to meet current and future threats.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Global Knowledge

SearchSecurity.com University: Why SSL Certificate Security Matters
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this Security School lesson, you'll learn about specific methods used to exploit SSL and how to defend against them.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 24 Oct 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Application Hardening: Evolving Techniques for Proactive Enterprise Application Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This expert guide from SearchSecurity.com provides crucial tips for creating an effective threat and vulnerability management program and examines how you can strengthen and streamline your application security.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Published: 21 Oct 2013

SearchSecurity.com

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

System z, x86, UNIX: Which is more secure?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this comprehensive survey to explore the business impact of different platform architectures -- in particular, their impact on security. Read now to see how IBM's System z, x86, and UNIX stack up in areas such as reliability, security, and total security cost.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

IBM

Course: Insecure Temporary Files (CWE-377)
sponsored by Klocwork
WEBCAST: This course begins with an overview of the use of insecure temporary files vulnerability and its common causes. A technical description of the issue is presented along with code examples to show the vulnerability. Finally, the course describes the remediation strategies used to mitigate the weakness described by CWE-377.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Nov 13, 2013

Klocwork

Course: Improper Validation of Array Index (CWE-129)
sponsored by Klocwork
WEBCAST: This course begins with an overview of improper validation of array indices. It describes the security impact of the weakness and provides a technical description of the issue, along with code examples to show the vulnerability. Finally, the course describes the remediation strategies available to mitigate the weakness described by CWE-129.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Nov 13, 2013

Klocwork

Next-Generation Security for Today's Data Center
sponsored by IBM and Juniper
WHITE PAPER: This crucial resource discusses next-generation security solutions that can offer unparalleled protection against data exfiltration, website outages, and other serious threats against the data center.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

IBM and Juniper

Securing Enterprise Applications
sponsored by IBM and Juniper
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource discusses a comprehensive set of application security solutions that provide highly effective security services for applications on your network, mobile devices, and even in the cloud.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

IBM and Juniper

Course: Exposure of System Data to an Unauthorized Control Sphere (CWE-497)
sponsored by Klocwork
WEBCAST: Access this resource for an overview of an online course on CWE-497, which discusses the weaknesses caused by exposure of system data to an unauthorized control sphere. Learn the security impact of this weakness with examples of code to demonstrate the danger to your application security.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Nov 8, 2013

Klocwork

As data grows, so do the risks: How to improve data and app sec
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for a cloud solution that uses a combination of hardware, software, and services with advanced technologies to ensure data and application security, while allowing you to focus on business priorities.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Exposing the Beast - Custom API Mgt for the Enterprise
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WEBCAST: In this exclusive webcast, explore the key enterprise categories for B2B, internal, and open Web API models and discover sample use cases that highlight how an API platform simplifies API delivery and management.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Premiered: Nov 4, 2013

Intel Corporation

The Evolution of Server Load Balancing
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a solution that not only allows users to measure end-to-end application, network and browser rendering performance data in real-time, but also one that automatically accelerates web sites.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Oct 2013

Radware

Application Control at the Wireless Edge
sponsored by Xirrus
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines an application control solution that uses next-generation Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) technology to deliver Layer 7 application visibility and policy control.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

Xirrus

Web Application Performance Management
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a solution that not only allows users to measure end-to-end application, network and browser rendering performance data in real-time, but also one that automatically accelerates web sites; optimizing HTML dynamically and reducing web page build times by up to 50% on PC and mobile browsers.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Radware

Deliver Virtual Apps and Desktops as Mobile Services
sponsored by Citrix
VIDEO: This video details a solution to BYOD that will give users the personalized experience they crave while keeping your data secure.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 24 Oct 2013

Citrix

Automated Log Management for Hybrid Cloud Environments
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a log management tool that addresses the needs of today's dynamic environment by providing quality of service, operational efficiency, and compliance features for optimum infrastructure and application service levels.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 13 May 2013

VMware, Inc.

How To: Creating Content Packs
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed white paper, explore content packs, the information they store, and best practices for content pack creation within Log Insight 1.0.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

VMware, Inc.

IBM Worklight on IBM.com
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This resource introduces a mobile application platform that enables you to easily build, run and manage mobile apps. Read now to explore the features, capabilities, and benefits of this technology.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

IBM

Mobile Application Management Primer: Expert Insight
sponsored by Apperian, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SeachConsumerization.com examines what MAM really means, how it differs from mobile device management (MDM), how it controls applications, and much more. Read on and learn how MAM can make the difference between success and failure in the mobile age.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

Apperian, Inc.

The Use Case for Integrated Vulnerability Management CORE Security
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper emphasizes the importance of an effective vulnerability management infrastructure to avoid data overload challenges and explores how to stay on track by consolidating, analyzing, and prioritizing data for maximum security.
Posted: 10 Oct 2013 | Published: 10 Oct 2013

Core Security Technologies

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

Rethinking Your Enterprise Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: If you stop to ask yourself how your security strategy is doing, more likely than not you'd say it's going fine, right? This resource is a prime opportunity to conduct a personal security report card to double check that all of your security i's are dotted and t's crossed.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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