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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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Cisco Annual Security Report
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Check out this report from Cisco to get insight into expert research and security intelligence. Learn more about global threat trends, improving security posture, and more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Cisco

Rethinking Your Enterprise Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The fact is that the world is constantly evolving, and always connected, and your enterprise must be too. View this resource to learn about modern threats and what you should do to remains safe.
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Getting a better grip on mobile devices
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper and learn how to unlock the business opportunities that BYOD has to offer through proper mobile device management. Get tips on managing mobile applications, implementing management technology, creating a BYOD plan, and more.
Posted: 15 Mar 2013 | Published: 14 Mar 2013

IBM

Managing Access Security in a Multi-Perimeter World
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Uncover how an identity and access management strategy can help your organization overcome the risks associated with cloud computing, enterprise mobility, and collaboration in a multi-perimeter enterprise.
Posted: 07 Mar 2013 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

IBM

SAML 101 White Paper
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how identity federation has helped provide a secure, private mechanism for organizations to share user identities. And discover how this solution can help you enhance security, limit risk and improve compliance by eliminating Web application passwords.
Posted: 04 Mar 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Ping Identity Corporation

Oracle Mobile and Social Service: The Next Step in IAM
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: As cloud computing, mobile computing and social computing infiltrate the enterprise, an "identity explosion" is occurring – one which requires a new IAM strategy. This whitepaper explores the next steps in IAM and how to keep your enterprise safe.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Security Information Management Systems and Application Monitoring
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Did you know your security information management (SIM) system can shed light on application performance issues? This E-Guide details a four-step process for integrating apps into your SIM. View now to learn more!
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Discover the Risks and Rewards Behind a Mobile Workforce
sponsored by More Direct
EGUIDE: Read this expert guide to learn more about how mobile devices are affecting productivity in the workplace, the top security issues concerning mobile devices, and how to balance risk with productivity effectively.
Posted: 22 Apr 2013 | Published: 22 Apr 2013

More Direct

Security in the Age of Mobility
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This resource will give you a comprehensive look at the threats that mobile users and mobile organizations face today. Learn more about data breaches, social media threats, and more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Trend Micro

Go Daddy Sets a New Standard for SecureOnline Experiences
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: As a top web hosting company, Go Daddy has a big responsibility to its more than 9 million customers to provide comprehensive data security from today's threats. Read on to find out how Go Daddy was able to improve protection and ensure fast, flexible response to ever-changing threats with low total cost of ownership.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Trend Micro

Application Visibility and Control
sponsored by Aerohive Networks
WHITE PAPER: Read on to discover a way you can visualize, monitor and manage your edge network infrastructure, and learn how to keep track of when and where users are attempting to access your network and how it is being used.
Posted: 08 Apr 2013 | Published: 08 Apr 2013

Aerohive Networks

Revolutionary architecture, evolutionary deployment
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to learn about how rethinking your firewall for context-aware protection can help you achieve breakthrough security while protecting existing security investments. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Cisco

Network Security Technologies Technical Guide
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Read this expert guide to learn about the latest trends and risks that threaten today's networks. Learn more about modern threat detection, device security, security assessments and more.
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Mobile Application Delivery Handbook
sponsored by SearchConsumerization.com
EZINE: Explore this expert IT handbook that offers advice for securely and effectively delivering reliable mobile apps to end users. Gain additional insights on mobile app virtualization, security and delivery methods.
Posted: 21 Mar 2013 | Published: 21 Mar 2013


Considerations and Best Practices for Updating a Corporate BYOD Program
sponsored by Good Technology
EGUIDE: In this timely E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com we detail the best practices and considerations to keep in mind when creating, implementing, and updating a corporate BYOD policy.
Posted: 21 Mar 2013 | Published: 21 Mar 2013

Good Technology

Mobile Device Management Systems Help Mitigate BYOD Risks
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This whitepaper will help you learn how mobile device management (MDM) can be used to mitigate the risks associated with mobility and BYOD. Learn more about multi-platform MDM, lifecycle management, enforcing compliance, and other topics.
Posted: 12 Mar 2013 | Published: 12 Mar 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Mobile Device Management Technical Guide
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this TechGuide from SearchSecurity.com, industry expert Lisa Phifer shares her vast knowledge on BYOD, MDM, data security, and more to help you get a handle on top mobile trends rocking the enterprise.
Posted: 06 Mar 2013 | Published: 06 Mar 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Weighing the Options for an Enterprise Mobility Strategy
sponsored by Dimension Data
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com, uncover the importance of an enterprise mobility strategy and learn more about the pros and cons of the top three options today: Mobile device management, mobile application management, and mobile information management.
Posted: 06 Mar 2013 | Published: 06 Mar 2013

Dimension Data

Choosing an MDM System: Fundamental Features for Success
sponsored by Webroot
EGUIDE: There's a huge number of mobile device management (MDM) functions that exist today. Read this expert E-Guide to get a condensed list of the major MDM system features that most organizations require.
Posted: 28 Feb 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Webroot

Mobile: The Technology Game-Changer in 2013
sponsored by Webroot
EGUIDE: TechTarget's recent IT Security Trends 2013 revealed mobility took the cake for biggest fear. In this E-Guide, uncover the results and analysis of the survey to better understand what's in store for your organization.
Posted: 28 Feb 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Webroot

Public Cloud Security Tips and Best Practices
sponsored by MuleSoft
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide counts down 10 ways that that you can keep your applications safe in the public cloud. Also inside, uncover essential best practices for protecting your data and applications – read on to learn more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2013 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

MuleSoft

Defining and Enforcing a Clear Mobile Device Security Policy
sponsored by BlackBerry
EGUIDE: If you have not set up your mobile device security plan, this E-Guide from searchSecurity.com can help. Read on to discover the importance of a new mobile security strategy, what to consider, how to address BYOD, and more.
Posted: 18 Feb 2013 | Published: 18 Feb 2013

BlackBerry

SSL Certificate Management: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide explores the most common SSL certificate management mistakes that can set the stage for a Web application exploit, and offers key advice for avoiding these errors – read on to learn more now.
Posted: 12 Feb 2013 | Published: 12 Feb 2013

Thawte Inc.

Web-Facing Applications: Mitigating Likely Web Application Threats
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: In this expert E-Guide, learn how the increased use of business-centric Web applications has spawned alarming new information security threats. Also inside, uncover tips, tricks, and best practices for making your Web apps more secure – read on to get started.
Posted: 11 Feb 2013 | Published: 11 Feb 2013

Symantec Corporation

Application Delivery and Optimization Solutions Spotlight- Checklist #2
sponsored by SearchNetworking.com
EGUIDE: In the second of SearchEnterpriseWAN.com's three-part guide on application delivery optimization, we explore the application delivery optimization technologies you need to know about, the questions to ask potential vendors and/or service providers, and a list of products that may fulfill your needs.
Posted: 11 Feb 2013 | Published: 11 Feb 2013

SearchNetworking.com
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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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