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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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Weaponized Malware - A Clear and Present Danger
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Weaponized malware and advanced persistent threats raise the bar on endpoint security. Originally intended for cyber-espionage and cyber-warfare, these sophisticated attacks are now available to any cyber-criminal. How can security pros protect their organizations from these emerging perils?
Posted: 30 Jan 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Lumension

Workplace of the Future: DIY IT
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Explore the latest surrounding the trend of consumerization and uncover what your IT department can do to empower users while simultaneously protecting the organization.
Posted: 11 Dec 2012 | Published: 11 Dec 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Security in Cloud Computing
sponsored by CSC
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide explores the hesitations preventing many from moving to the cloud and offers considerations to keep in mind when using external CSPs for your security needs.
Posted: 25 Jan 2013 | Published: 25 Jan 2013

CSC

Mistakes in Cloud Application Deployment
sponsored by CSC
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide explores the mistakes many organizations make when deploying apps in the cloud and describes how you can avoid making the same issues. In addition, learn why cloud integration is so complicated for today's testers.
Posted: 25 Jan 2013 | Published: 25 Jan 2013

CSC

How a Next-Generation Firewall Prevents Application-Layer Attacks
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide explores the value of next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) in preventing application-layer threats, such as SQL-injections and buffer-overflow attacks. Inside, discover NGFW opportunities and challenges – read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Jan 2013 | Published: 24 Jan 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Data in the Cloud Considerations
sponsored by CoreSite
EGUIDE: This expert guide offers strategies for reducing the risks associated with public cloud deployment. Compare a multiple vendor vs. single vendor strategy and tips for overcoming application management challenges in a public cloud environment.
Posted: 23 Jan 2013 | Published: 23 Jan 2013

CoreSite

Best Practices for Cloud Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: In this essential white paper, discover the benefits that your organization can realize by embracing cloud services, including more effective and cost-efficient security. Also inside, discover cloud cautions and pitfalls to avoid – read on now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Qualys

The Urgent Need to rethink Security Using the Cloud
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource describes the many benefits that accompany the shift to a cloud-based security strategy. Discover how you can simplify, centralize, and enhance everything from endpoint security to compliance. Reduce web app vulnerabilities and manage threats with ease -- read on to learn more.
Posted: 18 Jan 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

Qualys

Essential Enterprise Mobile Security Controls
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: How will you defend your organization from the threats posed by mobile devices? This expert E-Guide will help you understand the tools and controls you should be implementing to maintain security and protect sensitive data.
Posted: 04 Jan 2013 | Published: 04 Jan 2013

IBM

Managing Mobile Application Security in the BYO Device Era
sponsored by Mocana
EGUIDE: Smartphone success can be greatly attributed to mobile applications. Unfortunately, just as mobile app usage increases, so does the prevalence of malware. Is your organization ready to manage mobile app security in a BYOD world? If not, read this expert E-Guide now!
Posted: 04 Jan 2013 | Published: 04 Jan 2013

Mocana

Top 5 Enterprise Mobile Security Issues
sponsored by Mocana
EGUIDE: While mobile malware often takes the spotlight, it isn't the only mobile security concern you should focus on. This E-Guide explores the top 5 enterprise mobility issues you should be prepared to face, as determined by 487 of today's IT security pros and managers. Read now to learn more!
Posted: 04 Jan 2013 | Published: 04 Jan 2013

Mocana

How SSL and TLS Secure Network Transactions
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchEnterpriseWAN.com aims to provide introductory knowledge of the ins and outs of SSL VPN and TLS and how they protect network transactions. View now to learn more!
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

GeoTrust, Inc.

Inside IT: Stopping Security Threats in an Ever-Changing Landscape
sponsored by Intel
PODCAST: In this podcast, Intel's CISO Malcolm Harkins discusses the ever-changing security and threat landscapes and explains why adding advanced protection to your current systems is crucial to staying secure.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Premiered: Dec 27, 2012

Intel

Application Security Handbook: Application Security: Managing Software Threats
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EBOOK: Check out this expert e-book from the editorial team at SearchSoftwareQuality.com to read the following three articles designed to help you address your application security before it's threatened: 'Ten Ways to Build in Security From the Start', 'Secure Your Mobile Apps in Enterprise Integration', and 'How to Boost Your Application Security Savvy'.
Posted: 18 Dec 2012 | Published: 13 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Application Delivery Optimization: Challenges and Tips for Success
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: Nemertes Research's Principal Analyst John Burke provides five application delivery optimization (AD) tips for success that will help you reap the benefits of WAN optimization without sacrificing your career or degrade performance across your WAN.
Posted: 12 Dec 2012 | Published: 12 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Weighing the pros and cons of a web-based EHR system
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchHealthIT.com highlights many of the pros and cons of a web-based EHR system. Additionally, get a break-down of health care application delivery options, and learn what methods would align with your business model.
Posted: 11 Dec 2012 | Published: 11 Dec 2012

VMware, Inc.

The Tipping Point: Top Unified Communications Issues for 2012
sponsored by CDW Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from SearchUnifiedCommunications.com explores the top five unified communications issues organizations today are facing and how they will affect the transformation and evolution of UC for the better.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012

CDW Corporation

E-Guide: Building Risk Resilience in the Threat Landscape
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how next-generation firewalls (NGFW) can overcome the limitations of traditional firewall solutions. Read on to discover key features, functions, and benefits that NGFWs can offer your organization. Also inside, find key tips for building risk resilience.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Updating Your Corporate BYOD Program for Success
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com explores the issues that bring your own device (BYOD) programs solve and key considerations to ensure the success of your BYOD program.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

Citrix

E-Guide: Bringing Value to Application Monitoring Through SIM
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide describes the value that security information and management systems (SIMs) can bring to both application monitoring and real-time security. See how you can get the most out of SIM by reading on now.
Posted: 05 Dec 2012 | Published: 05 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Domino Security Vulnerabilities to Watch For
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide that discusses what to watch out for when it comes to the security vulnerabilities of Domino and key tips to avoid these threats and risks to your organization.
Posted: 04 Dec 2012 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

Symantec Corporation

Prioritizing WAN Application Delivery Go Beyond WAN QoS
sponsored by Talari Networks
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchEnterpriseWAN.com describes why Quality of Service (QoS) is not the cure-all it used to be and explores how to go beyond the constraints of WAN QoS to safeguard and deliver the applications in your enterprise.
Posted: 04 Dec 2012 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

Talari Networks

Solution Spotlight: Mobile Application Development - Avoiding Key Mistakes
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert resource examines how the enterprization of mobile apps is affecting design, performance and security requirements. And learn how maximizing mobile performance prior to release and incorporating changing requirements is critical to successful mobile application development projects.
Posted: 30 Nov 2012 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

Understanding Consumer Device Management and BYOD
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com provides you with the BYOD resources necessary to ensure a successful implementation, creation, and adoption. View now to learn more!
Posted: 28 Nov 2012 | Published: 28 Nov 2012

Symantec Corporation

The Benefits of Next-Generation Virtual ADCs
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: Discover why next-generation and virtual application delivery controllers (ADCs) can help you conquer many of the networking and security challenges of enterprise mobility and cloud computing.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

Citrix Systems, Inc.
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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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