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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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Case Study: Novagalicia Secures Critical Applications with HP Fortify
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
CASE STUDY: Assessing and improving the security of applications used in financial institutions is paramount. This case study explores the security-as-a-service (SaaS) testing solution one bank used after a merger to quickly and accurately assess their nearly 400 applications. View now to learn more!
Posted: 06 May 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

Enterprise mobility management: Embracing BYOD through secure app and data delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn more about enterprise mobility management (EMM), a mobile approach that allows IT to manage not only mobile devices themselves, but the applications and data present on them. Read on and learn about EMMs increasingly central role in the new era of IT.
Posted: 28 Mar 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Citrix

The 10 “must-haves” for secure enterprise mobility
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a security framework and evaluator's checklist you can use to make sure you are securing mobile devices and data properly, including the 10 "must haves" for secure enterprise mobility.
Posted: 26 Mar 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Citrix

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

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.

Sophos EndUser Protection Overview
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
VIDEO: This two-minute video details an endpoint security solution that makes it easy to protect your end-users, regardless of which device – or how many devices – they leverage.
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Premiered: 10 Jan 2013

Sophos, Inc.

SSL Certificate Management: Avoiding Common Mistakes
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from SearchSecurity.com explores the common mistakes inherent to SSL certificate management and provides advice on how to avoid them. View now to learn more!
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Published: 09 May 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

Taking Action to Secure Web Applications
sponsored by Webroot
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from SearchSecurity.com explores the vulnerabilities of web applications and explores steps you should take to keep them safe.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 03 May 2013

Webroot

Aruba’s MultiUse Video
sponsored by Aruba Networks
VIDEO: Why continue managing devices, when you can manage the applications? This video will teach you about enterprise mobile management, and how you can make enterprise mobility a lot simpler. Dive in to learn more.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 29 Mar 2013

Aruba Networks

SymEd Solutions from Symantec: Endpoint Management and Mobility
sponsored by Insight Public Sector and Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how to safely deploy IT in academia and revolutionize the experience of students and teachers alike without compromising security in today's threat-filled landscape.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Insight Public Sector and Symantec

PCI Council issues mobile application rules for software developers
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council has demanded the development of mobile applications that include comprehensive security controls. This expert resource will help you understand what the new guidelines call for in terms of security controls, the history behind these standards, and further developments.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

How to develop cloud applications based on Web app security lessons
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Read this expert guide to get a walk-through on developing secure applications for the cloud, and what controls need to put in place once cloud-based applications are deployed. Find out more about secure development platforms, input filtering, authentication and more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

How a next-generation firewall prevents application-layer attacks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: The application awareness of next-generation firewalls (NGFW) provides security IT teams with new opportunities and challenges. Read this expert E-Guide to discover how a NGFW prevents application-layer attacks and why they are important to consider as a form of defense for the enterprise.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

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
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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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