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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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Control and audit access to your privileged accounts with PowerBroker Password Safe
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
PRODUCT REVIEW: This resource reviews a password management security tool that primarily focuses on internal risk, including managing, securing and auditing privileged accounts.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

BeyondTrust Corporation

One Campus Card Solution That Solves Identity Issues
sponsored by HID
WEBCAST: This webinar takes a peek into the European education market, and presents a new kind of security identity solution that is paving the way of the future.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 7, 2014

HID

Balance Work and Personal Use on Mobile Devices Securely
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights a cross-platform solution that strives towards data loss prevention with a consistent workflow.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

IBM

Closing PCI DSS Security Gaps with Proactive Endpoint Monitoring and Protection
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses compliance issues and security gaps, explains how these can affect your organization, and how implementing a positive security solution can close the gaps.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Enterprise Architecture Framework
sponsored by Insight and Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to discover how you can deliver more to your mission-critical business applications through virtualization. Learn how you can gain greater visibility and control, optimized storage, performance, and availability, as well as unified protection across physical and virtual infrastructure.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Insight and Symantec

Deliver any App to Mobile Users: Deployment Best Practices and Guidelines
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn best practices and guidelines that can help you deliver any corporate app to your mobile users, and allow you to benefit from this increased productivity that will result. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Citrix

Web Application Firewalls vs. Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the ability of two different types of firewalls—Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)—to protect web applications from security threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Webcast: Application Architectures for Cloud Computing Environments
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
VIDEO: In this webcast, Bernard Golden, CEO of cloud consulting firm HyperStratus, describes the key principles of application architectures in a cloud computing environment. He also discusses the limitations of running applications in the cloud, including application integration issues, software licensing and security.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 19 Oct 2011

SearchDataCenter.com

Out with the Old, in with the New: Modernizing Applications
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: Not all applications that run successfully on-premise can be easily migrated to the cloud. This expert e-guide serves as a guide to application modernization, and offers a checklist to help you mitigate risk during legacy modernization.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc.

The Evolution of Application Vulnerabilities, Spam Threats, and Incident Response
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report details the many breaches and security incidents that have plagued organizations in recent years; threats from past years that are currently showing signs of resurgence; and issues to be aware of in today's security landscape.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Application Delivery Optimization: Business And Technology Issues
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide discusses the challenges of the virtual enterprise, why response time is key for application optimization and more.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

CA Technologies.

DNS Challenges in a Changing Landscape
sponsored by F5 Networks
RESOURCE: View this infographic to discover common challenges of DNS management, and get the stats on the top availability and security concerns of DNS administrators, including outages and DDoS attacks.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

F5 Networks

Best Practices for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the growing world of mobile application development and highlights the benefits of providing security for mobile applications during the development and deployment stages.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

IBM

Facebook Secures Remote Access and Optimizes Virtual Application Environment
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Facebook wanted to upgrade the performance and availability of their virtual application environment, as well as improve the security of their remote access portal. In this case study, learn how Facebook achieved these goals by implementing an application delivery technology that ensures applications are fast, secure and available.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

F5 Networks

Harnessing the tyranny of autonomy: the Dropbox problem and the manager’s dilemma
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover whether your employees should be able to share information that improves productivity, or if it should be tightly controlled for privacy and security purposes
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Security Solutions for Every Layer of Your IT Environment
sponsored by CDW Corporation
RESOURCE: View this infographic now to learn about critical security concerns within every layer of your IT environment and the steps that you can take to prevent these dangerous threats.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

Fast, Secure, and Always-Available Application Delivery
sponsored by F5 Networks
CASE STUDY: As a managed cloud hosting provider, Bulletproof Networks needed to provide their customers with highly -available applications and services. View this case study to learn how Bulletproof leveraged an application delivery networking technology to ensure fast, secure, and always-available application delivery to their users.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

F5 Networks

2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls
sponsored by Imperva
ANALYST REPORT: Gartner, Inc. has released the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls. Imperva has been positioned as the Leader in this quadrant based on completeness of vision and ability to execute in the Web Application Firewall market. Register now to view the complete report.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Imperva

Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 2013 with Imperva SecureSphere
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines an effective tool designed to help mitigate the OWASP top 10 and how it can greatly enhance your enterprise security.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

A Practical Introduction to Enterprise Mobility Management
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to get a breakdown of how mobile device management (MDM) and mobile app management (MAM) can address today's challenges. Read on to get guidelines on how enterprise mobility management technology applies to your environment.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Code42

Five critical steps to achieving an effective application security program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains a variety of application threats that organisations deal with, and introduces 5 practical steps to take when implementing application security.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Enhance End-User Productivity While Keeping your Apps and Files Secure
sponsored by NComputing
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper details a product that can help you increase end-use productivity while keeping your application and files secure in the increasingly mobile business landscape.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

NComputing

Best Practices for a Secure Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to reduce the risk of mobile data breaches while keeping mobile workers productive.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

Accellion, Inc.

Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Choosing the right software security testing tool can be an overwhelming process. In this Gartner report, make your decision a little easier with a comparison of the top app security testing vendors on the market, including IBM, HP, Veracode, Aspect, and more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

Veracode, Inc.

Symantec Data Loss Prevention for Mobile
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: This webcast introduces the highest-rated DLP solution with industry-leading detection technology.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 27, 2014

Symantec Corporation
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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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