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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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Five security considerations in the mobile age - Strengthen security in mobile environments with WebSphere DataPower appliances
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: While mobility presents today's organizations with new business opportunities, it also introduces alarming security risks. This guide counts down five key security issues you need to consider in order to drive mobile success.
Posted: 17 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Top 10 Reasons You Don't Need MDM
sponsored by Fiberlink
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the top 10 reasons you don't need a mobile device management (MDM) solution ... or do you?
Posted: 16 May 2013 | Published: 16 May 2013

Fiberlink

Developing Best Practices to Application Whitelisting: An In-Depth Technical Webcast
sponsored by Lumension
WEBCAST: This video covers the important steps involved with laying the groundwork for application whitelisting, how to prevent unwanted or dangerous changes while maintaining flexibility, and maintaining your environment as application, user, and other needs change. Watch and learn more.
Posted: 14 May 2013 | Premiered: May 14, 2013

Lumension

On the Safe Side: Managing Security in Mobile Apps
sponsored by SearchSoftwareQuality.com
EBOOK: This expert three-part guide provides you with all you need to know about ensuring the security of your mobile enterprise applications.  Continue on the get advice from the pros on topics such as: 7 most important security measures for enterprise data, advice on securing mobile apps, key security mistakes mobile developers make, and more.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 29 Apr 2013

SearchSoftwareQuality.com

Going the Last Mile to Deliver Mobile Apps
sponsored by Apperian, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Read on to find out who D.W. Morgan, a global organization responsible for the transportation of critical inventory for multinational companies, partnered up with to radically optimize its already existing mobile logistics application, ChaninLinq.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 14 Jun 2013

Apperian, Inc.

Citrix Mobile Solutions Bundle - Product Overview
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read on and learn more about an integrated approach to mobile device management that can provide comprehensive IT control and policy enforcement while empowering end-user productivity via beautifully delivered mobile applications.
Posted: 14 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

Healthcare Networking Classroom
sponsored by SearchHealthIT.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Building wireless networks for use in the healthcare field can be challenging, especially in light of HIPAA privacy and security concerns. In these classroom lessons, learn how to overcome the challenges of building these networks, and hear from one hospital that has focused on making mobile technology integration part of its long-term strategy.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 10 Jun 2013

SearchHealthIT.com

Shadow IT - Embrace it
sponsored by Tier 3 and VMware
EGUIDE: This e-guide explores the challenges arising from shadow IT and offers advice for getting ahead of the curve to safely and securely embrace it.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

Tier 3 and VMware

Cyber Defense Managed Service - A Force Multiplier Webinar
sponsored by Verdasys
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: Join security expert and CISO of In-Q-Tel Dan Geer and Verdasys in this upcoming webcast as they discuss a new deployment model and next-gen technology that can provide rapid deployment, immediate detection and comprehensive prevention operations for companies of any size.
Posted: 10 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 27 Jun 2013

Verdasys

Securing Enterprise Data in a BYOD World
sponsored by Globo
WHITE PAPER: Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) initiatives can increase productivity and make for happier employees, but they pose serious security risks. This resource outlines the fundamentals of mobile security that so often go overlooked. Read on to get advice on how to leverage a security strategy to make your enterprise mobilization effective and safe.
Posted: 06 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Globo

McAfee Endpoint Protection Suite
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will introduce you to a security solution that addresses advanced malware, data loss, and other issues from a single, manageable environment and can help limit your exposure to Internet threats. Read on and discover how this solution can offer you advanced e-mail virus and spam protection, comprehensive device control, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

McAfee, Inc.

The Evolving Landscape of Desktop Security
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource will help you learn about an application control solution coupled with traditional anti-virus technology can help you address threats quickly and effectively while also keeping close track of unauthorized applications. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 May 2013 | Published: 30 May 2013

McAfee, Inc.

McAfee Application Control
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about a security offering that can provide complete protection from unwanted applications and code, as well as block advanced threats without requiring signature updates. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

McAfee, Inc.

How to Secure Your Microsoft SharePoint Products
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide from our experts at searchEnterpriseDesktop.com will help you understand what it takes to make sure SharePoint is secure. Read on to discover a quick checklist you can use to keep security priorities in order.
Posted: 22 May 2013 | Published: 22 May 2013

Thawte Inc.

SharePoint Security Should Not Be an Afterthought
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchSecurity.com will help you understand the top security issues facing SharePoint and how to ensure that you are deploying this system securely. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 20 May 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Thawte Inc.

GRC Solutions from itelligence: Balance Risk And Opportunity With A Practical Approach to GRC
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To keep pace in today's constantly evolving regulatory environment, you need a comprehensive governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) system. This brief white paper highlights how the right GRC strategy can help you standardize business process and increase control over compliance issues.
Posted: 15 May 2013 | Published: 15 May 2013

itelligence, Inc.

How iOS Encryption and Data Protection Work
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchConsumerization.com details the enablement and the methods of iOS data protection that can help you embrace modern mobility securely. Read on tho learn more about built-in iOS encryption and Apple's data protection.
Posted: 15 May 2013 | Published: 15 May 2013

Symantec Corporation

Enterprise Mobility Management Options to Keep Corporate Data Safe
sponsored by MobileIron
EGUIDE: This guide from out experts at SearchConsumerization.com will teach you the essential differences between MDM, MAM, and MIM you need to know in order to deploy each effectively, and how to best approach each in order to keep mobile devices and users as secure as possible. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 15 May 2013 | Published: 15 May 2013

MobileIron

Implementing Your BYOD Mobility Strategy: AN IT Checklist and Guide
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: This mobility checklist will offer readers an easy-to-read breakdown of what the IT department absolutely needs to consider when implementing a BYOD program into their enterprise. Read on to learn about the applications to choose, the installation and configuration options available, how to evaluate device performance, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 21 Feb 2012

Insight

Choose Your Own Device (CYOD) Workshop
sponsored by Insight
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn about a CYOD workshop that can help you understand and develop a winning CYOD strategy with help from industry experts. Find out how taking advantage of this valuable learning experience will help you get a good grasp on policies and compliance, device lifecycles, device management, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Insight

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
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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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