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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 101: How to Build an Effective Defense
sponsored by WhiteCryption
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper dives into a solution that can ensure secure app access and keep business moving. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2015

WhiteCryption

Apps to the Future: Predicting Enterprise Mobility in 2015
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast dives into the future of mobile enterprise apps as Fiberlink's own Director of Marketing, Jonathan Dale, is joined by IDC's VP for mobility research, John Jackson for a discussion on enterprise app predictions in 2015, and to share advice for mobile success in 2015. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Feb 24, 2015

Maas360 by IBM

How to Develop Secure Mobile Apps With a Stellar User Experience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of providing a better application experience, as well as how to secure the mobile application development and delivery process.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Next Generation Firewalls: What Can They Do for You?
sponsored by Cisco
EGUIDE: In this expert guide you can find tips on assessing your security needs and deciding if a next generation firewall is a smart choice for you.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2015

Cisco

Application Whitelisting: Discover the Pros and Cons
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This webpage explores the option of whitelisting, dissecting its pros and cons.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Threat Track Security

The Security Value of a Dozen Next Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A security research group has put together an info-graphic that summarizes the results of independent studies on a dozen different NGFW products.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Whitelisting: Develop Advanced Malware Protection
sponsored by Viewfinity
EGUIDE: This guide gives you a rundown on how whitelisting can help your security and what you can do to implement it.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 17 Feb 2015

Viewfinity

A Detailed Report on a Strong and Effective Firewall
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This detailed white paper gives you all the detail you need on a firewall that's stable, reliable, and able to block over 99% of threats.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

One Great Firewall Analyzed in Depth
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This detailed white paper gives you all the information you need about a firewall that's stable, reliable, and able to block over 99% of threats.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Bridging the Data Security Gap: Unified Data Protection for 4 Key Data Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to bridge the data security gap amid the digital information explosion in four major areas: Big data, virtual environments and the cloud, enterprise data, and enterprise applications.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Trouble With Application Security? It's Time to Consider Web Application Firewalls
sponsored by Citrix
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to find out how WAF can support secure application development.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Feb 2015

Citrix

Huge Healthcare Data Breaches: How to Halt the Hacking Proactively
sponsored by Certes Networks
VIDEO: This short video introduces a potential safeguard for sensitive healthcare data being used in network applications: A secure virtual overlay of data traffic that follows users regardless of the devices they use or the networks they access.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 12 Feb 2015

Certes Networks

Application Control: Monitoring, Visibility and More
sponsored by Viewfinity
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses integrated and multifaceted methods of keeping business applications safe.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Feb 10, 2015

Viewfinity

Application Security in the Age of Cloud, BYOD, and SaaS
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper considers the features and benefits of one application security system that promises to deliver when it comes to securing an ambiguous infrastructure. Read on to see what you can do to wrangle in BYOD, SaaS, and cloud security protocols.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

BitGlass

It's Not All Black & White: A Practical Method for Blacklisting & Whitelisting
sponsored by Viewfinity
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper gives a suggestion for how to streamline the whitelisting and blacklisting process, including what to do with the multitude of programs in a gray area between blacklists and whitelists.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Viewfinity

Latest Application Security Trends
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: A survey was recently conducted to gather data on how organizations approach application security. The results reveal the most up-to-date data on application security trends.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Qualys

The Top 5 Security Goal Challenges
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource distills the reports and opinions of 300 IT decision-makers into a realistic picture of the current state of software security in enterprises across a range of industries.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why Outsourcing CRM Doesn't Mean That You Can Outsource Data Protection
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why enterprises utilizing cloud applications like Salesforce should consider investing in a cloud access security broker, which restores data protection and visibility to your IT team while respecting user privacy.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015

BitGlass

How to Bolster Office 365's Built-In Security Functionality
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can bolster Office 365's built-in security functionality with a comprehensive, in-house security plan, and lists the key areas that your enterprise has to address.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BitGlass

Survey Shows Organizations Have Plenty of Room for Improvement with IT Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores what far too many organizations are leaving out of their IT security practices and explains what can be done to improve their overall effectiveness. Read on to learn if your own IT security protocols are leaving you open to a malicious attack.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Few Businesses Feel Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the results of a recent survey that explored enterprises' confidence in the security of the software that runs their businesses.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Definitive Guide to Cloud Access Security Brokers
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASBs) as a potential solution for enterprises looking to safely enable cloud apps and mobile devices.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

BitGlass

Identity Beyond Employees: How Customer Experience Impacts Your IAM Practices
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Ping Identity is working hard to deliver what they believe to be the best solutions for securing and streamlining identity management for business-critical applications, especially those in the cloud.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Feb 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Solidifying Cloud Security
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
VIDEO: This video will show you how Ping Identity's partner Fishnet Security enables clients to manage risk, meet compliance requirements and reduce costs while maximizing security effectiveness and operational efficiency.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 21 Jan 2013

Ping Identity Corporation

The SAP Security Survival Guide
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines ten key questions IT should ask about their application security to assess the effectiveness of their protection.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Feb 2015

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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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