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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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Secure Your Mobile Apps with Application Scanning Technologies
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: As the use of mobile applications exponentially expands, security threats congruently rise. This informative webcast explores technology that allows users to scan their app projects and view vulnerabilities in the source code. Discover how to fix upsets in real time, effectively stopping unwanted intrusions in their steps.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Premiered: Jun 13, 2014

IBM

Web App Security Top 10 Risk Mitigation Techniques
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lays out the top 10 challenges of and threats to web app security. View now to learn the corresponding 10 risk mitigation techniques to protect web apps.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Enterprise Mobility: Security Strategies and Challenges
sponsored by Absolute Software
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you will uncover the top enterpise mobility challenges today.  View now to learn the four phases of BYOD to strengthen your security strategy and discover tips and best practices to minimize data loss risk.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Premiered: Jan 2, 2014

Absolute Software

An Inside Look at the Azure Active Directory
sponsored by Microsoft
VIDEO: In this video, learn about Microsoft's Azure Active Directory from a developer's standpoint and get a glimpse of the new identity features in Visual Studio 2015 that make it easy to secure applications with Azure AD
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Premiered: 01 May 2015

Microsoft

Protect your Employees and Data from Advanced Malware Attacks in Real-Time.
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a new approach to malware prevention that protects data and users from employee targeted attacks. Find out how this three step approach to malware prevention can give you the most advanced endpoint protection for your organization.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

10 New Rules for Mobile Strategy and Success
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover ten essential tips for creating an innovative, impactful mobile strategy.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Kony

Examining the Current Cyber Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: With attacks no longer a question of "if" but "when," it's crucial to know what your enemies are up to. This white paper examines the prevalent vulnerabilities in organizations today, how hackers are exploiting them, and which tools they are using to get the job done.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Today's Top Security Risks Revealed
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This extensive white paper explores the current state of security threats that organizations are up against. Read on to learn how to prepare and strengthen defenses against evolving attacks.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Getting the most out of your cloud deployment
sponsored by BitDefender
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover tips for efficiently transitioning to the cloud and ensuring cloud application security.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BitDefender

Keeping Applications Safe with Whitelisting
sponsored by Digital Guardian
EGUIDE: This eguide outlines the basics of whitelisting filtering approaches and explores how to use them for advanced malware protection.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Digital Guardian

Keep Software Secure Using RASP
sponsored by Prevoty
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores if RASP is the savior of security officers or if it's just the new flavor of the week. View now to learn about the two approaches to RASP and the potential red flags of using this technology.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Prevoty

Secure network traffic between hosts systems and remote PCs/web browsers
sponsored by OpenText
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Access this informative resource to explore a comprehensive security solution that protects network traffic between host systems and remote PCs and web browsers by encrypting application traffic across networks. Learn how you can ensure zero disruption to users who remotely access data and applications from web browsers and desktop computers.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

OpenText

Know What Third-Party App Developers Are Doing
sponsored by BalaBit
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the convenience of using of monitoring software for external application management activities.
Posted: 24 Apr 2015 | Published: 24 Apr 2015

BalaBit

Integrating App Security into the Development Lifecycle
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to combat cybercriminals by integrating security into the software development lifecycle and offers strategies and best practices to ensure success.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

SMS: A New Approach to Two Factor Authentication
sponsored by Nexmo
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to secure enterprise data and sensitive information on mobile devices by using two factor authentication (2FA). View now to learn the 15 best practices to implementing a 2FA strategy and ensuring security success.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Jan 2015

Nexmo

Case Study: Taking a Bite Out of Onboarding Costs
sponsored by Nexmo
WHITE PAPER: Explore this case study to discover how one food delivery app solved its authentication issues, and dramatically decreased onboarding costs. Read on to learn how you can keep your users happy and eliminate fraud vulnerabilities.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Nexmo

Continuous Monitoring: A New Approach to Proactively Protecting your Global Perimeter
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the need for continuous monitoring. Access now to explore a blueprint to improving your network security strategy and how to identify and address potential threats enabled by vulnerabilities in software or systems.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Qualys

Hackers and Dating App Vulnerabilities - A Match Made in Heaven
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 4 most dangerous data app vulnerabilities and offers steps to take for you and your users to mitigate risk.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

IBM

Narrowing The Security Gap With Automated Configuration Assessment
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the three best practices to controlling incorrect app configurations and how to minimize risks.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Qualys

The State of Mobile Application Insecurity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why mobile app security eludes many organizations and offers steps to strengthen your security policies and minimize vulnerabilities. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

IBM

Quarterly Cyberthreat Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this quarterly security report, discover what lessons have been learned in 2014 and how cybersecurity needs to evolve in 2015.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Securing Apps from the First Line of Code
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to integrate security analysis into apps from the moment the first line of code is written to reduce risks. View now to learn how to discover and remedy vulnerabilities during the development process in real-time.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

White Hat Security

Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership for Protecting Web Applications
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the tocal cost of web app security in the three major risk categories associated with sucessful attacks. Access now to learn how to quantify the costs of web app security compared to the costs of a breach.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

White Hat Security

5 Days to Setting Up an Application Security Program
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a five day guide to bolstering your app security strategy.  Access now to learn more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

White Hat Security

Programmatically Identifying Multi-Page Flaws in Web Apps
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the pros and cons of several web app scanning approaches. View now to learn learn more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

White Hat Security
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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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