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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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Application Security Reports
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The Real Cost of Driverless Cars for Cybersecurity and Reliability
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: Several car manufacturers predict that self-driving cars will be on the road by 2020. What are the implications of the rapid increase in automotive software complexity for cybersecurity and reliability as development teams race to deliver this content?
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2015

Rogue Wave Software

Application Self Defense: Reducing the Impact of High Attack Volume
sponsored by Prevoty
CASE STUDY: This case study outlines how one sports media organization moved beyond threat detection and into real-time prevention against cross-site scripting (XSS), SQLi, and malware attacks. Read on to examine the solution that they chose and if it's right for your organization.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Prevoty

The Merry-Go-Round of Security Testing
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this Insider Edition of Information Security, InfoSec pros will learn about the pros and cons of RASP, the runtime application self-protection method for secure software delivery.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Move Fast Without Breaking Things: High Velocity Software Development in Highly Regulated Enterprises
sponsored by SERENA Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the key to fast software development that doesn't run into complications.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

SERENA Software, Inc.

Be a Web App Security Superhero
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: To secure Web applications today means tuning protections using the latest in Web Application Firewalls, Runtime Application Self Protection and other more.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Mobile App Reputation and Risk Management for Network Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover a new solution to application risk management that provides detailed behavioral intelligence about mobile apps.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Veracode, Inc.

Case Study: Global Media Company Gains Stronger App Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how one cloud-based service helped a global media and technology company regain full visibility and control of its mobile app perimeter, allowing the enterprise to more effectively assess the risk of its mobile apps and maintain control of its mobile footprint.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Veracode, Inc.

Prepare Yourself for the Cybercrime of 2015
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This 2015 cybercrime report analyzes the threats of 2014 and makes predictions for what you need to be prepared for in the upcoming year.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

FireEye

Automating Defenses Against Increasingly Sophisticated Attacks
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about the recent developments in DDoS attacks and how you can protect your valuable data from sophisticated cyber-criminals.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Radware

Four Considerations for Addressing the DDoS Risk for Carriers and Cloud Hosting Providers
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn the four key considerations for addressing sophisticated DDoS attacks.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2015

Radware

Fighting Emerging Cyber-Attacks with a Holistic Security Architecture
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a holistic security architecture strategy designed to fight complex and dynamic attack campaigns. Access now to learn how to explore four attack cases and how to defend against them.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

Radware

Cloud Security through Trend Micro Deep Security
sponsored by Trend Micro
VIDEO: Inside this brief video, learn about a technology that provides organizations with the tools to mitigate security threats built especially for the cloud. Find out how one click can add security to your instances without you having to manage the entire security infrastructure yourself.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Premiered: 18 Dec 2014

Trend Micro

Coding: The Core Weakness of Web App Design
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: View this expert e-guide to explore an in-depth look at improving coding to prevent web app attacks such as cross site scripting (XSS) and SQL injection (SQLi). Read on now to learn more about protecting your web apps and data.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

Symantec Corporation

Application-Centric Infrastructure Streamlines IT
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a network infrastructure that combines most needs into one place for a more efficient and more effective IT.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Demo: Full Server Replication Protection
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WEBCAST: Watch this brief webcast for a live demo of a program designed to make your replication process easy, efficient and, most of all, secure.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2013

Vision Solutions

Empower a Mobile Workforce with Secure App Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to integrate security into the app development process and deliver secure native-like apps to multiple devices.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

Citrix

Citrix NetScaler: A Foundation for Next-Gen Datacenter Security
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how NetScaler is meeting modern demands for more robust datacenter security.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2012

Citrix

Case Study: Mitigating App Vulnerabilities Before Production
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how one university was able to mitigate risk and vulnerabilities by taking advantage of a leading app scanning platform. Read on to explore how this platform enables the university's apps to comply with regulations and if it may be right for your organization.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

IBM

With IoT on the Rise, Feel Secure with APIs and a DLP Strategy
sponsored by Axway
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, you'll learn how to take control of your data security as the Internet of Things ramps up by diving into application programming interfaces (APIs) and data loss prevention (DLP).
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 23 Mar 2015

Axway

Five Questions to Ask Your SaaS Provider Before Putting Sensitive Data in the Cloud
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Identity governance helps professionals manage and control user access to sensitive applications and data. Access this white paper to find pertinent information for desicion-makers who are in the proces of considering the deployment of SaaS applications.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

SailPoint Technologies

How-To Video: Creating Web Security Manager for Azure
sponsored by Alert Logic
VIDEO: This brief video analyzes the problem and discusses how you can implements a better web application firewall that will catch even the most advanced threats.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Premiered: 22 Jul 2014

Alert Logic

Purpose built solution addresses security and compliance concerns
sponsored by Alert Logic
WEBCAST: Access this webcast to learn how one cloud-based security strategy can protect your sensitive data against today's dynamic cyber-attacks. Watch now to learn more.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Jan 14, 2015

Alert Logic

The Truth About Cloud Security Threats
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover what types of threats are growing, how often they attack, and what you can do to better secure your organization.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Alert Logic

Securing Your Applications and Protecting Your Systems
sponsored by WhiteCryption
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to explore the pros and cons of replication and erasure coding to help you determine which method of data protection is best for your data center. Also, learn why applications experts say frameworks that enforce secure coding provides a better way for developers to write apps that can withstand attacks.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

WhiteCryption

Automating App Blacklisting
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to roll out a BYOD strategy that includes both preventative and detective controls to fill in the vulnerability gaps.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Veracode, 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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