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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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Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
ANALYST REPORT: This analysis report measures the adoption of SIEM technology pertaining to specific vendors.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Compare Windows 8 and Windows® XP Security Problems
sponsored by Lenovo and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the most critical security-related differences between Windows® XP and Windows 8, including each operating system’s ability to provision security patches, integrate with MDM and more.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

Lenovo and Microsoft

Five Simple Strategies for Securing APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines security risks unique to APIs and discusses five simple solutions to these issues.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

3 Strategies for Proper Data Protection Service Allocation
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchStorage.com offers 3 key tips to proper data protection service allocations.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

Secure Cloud Applications Without Disrupting Your Enterprise Identity Infrastructure
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features an on-premise federated identity service that helps you extent your existing identity and access management (IAM) infrastructures to the cloud.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Managing Hybrid Clouds: A Comprehensive, Secure, and Flexible Cloud Management Solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover an end-to-end cloud management platform that can simplify the hybrid cloud experience, while offering a flexible architecture with support for open APIs and third-party products and services.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

DLL Side-loading: A Thorn in the Side of the Anti-Virus Industry
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the history of DLL side-loading and its role in the malware arena – affecting your enterprise security.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

FireEye

2013 Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
ANALYST REPORT: This exclusive paper examines a set of application security testing solutions that are designed to analyze and test applications for security vulnerabilities using static, dynamic and interactive testing techniques. Read on to find out how you can stay ahead of the market.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Meet HDAP: Directory Innovation Based on Big Data Technology
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: View this webcast to discover the advantages of big data-run highly available directory access protocol (HDAP) for today's more scalable user environments.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Premiered: May 27, 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Secure by Design Protection for Application and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a "secure-by-design" solution that not only simplifies data protection, access control, user provisioning, and compliance for virtualized applications and desktops, but reduces the tools needed to best protect them.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Published: 22 May 2014

Citrix

Application Security Advice: Stop Threats before They Start
sponsored by SearchSoftwareQuality.com
EBOOK: Too often, application developers treat security as an afterthought, and they believe last-minute security testing will be enough to safeguard their applications from threats. Consult this expert handbook to learn how to build in security at every stage of the application lifecycle.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

SearchSoftwareQuality.com

IAM Systems Now Leverage Intelligence to Address Cloud and Mobile Apps
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the 4 newest roles for identity and access management (IAM) systems that enhance security for an expanding business environment.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Next-gen Application Delivery Controllers: An Intelligent Path to Active-Active Clusters
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the role of these next-generation ADCs and provides insight on their effectiveness.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 09 May 2014

Citrix

Tolly Test Report: IBM Security Web Gateway Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the features and benefits of a security Web gateway appliance that successfully blocks potential Web application threats.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2013

IBM

Enhancing Application Protection and Recovery with a Modern Approach to Snapshot Management
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the challenges associated with rapid data growth when it comes to storage. It also gives the benefits of a software solution that makes recovery and managing snapshots easier and more efficient.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Web Application Firewalls Are Worth the Investment for Enterprises
sponsored by Imperva
ANALYST REPORT: This resource explains how Web application firewalls help security leaders to better protect Web applications in their organizations.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imperva

Structured Approach to Migrating Oracle Apps from a Physical to Virtual Environment
sponsored by VCE
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents a structured approach to migrating Oracle apps from a physical to a virtual environment. Inside, discover why this approach meets many of the challenges presented by the virtualization of Oracle databases and applications, and learn how you can get started.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

VCE

HIPAA Compliance: Sign on to Robust Access Controls
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: View this comprehensive white paper to learn how you can reduce the complexities of HIPAA compliance with single sign-on (SSO) technology.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

Imprivata

5 Pillars of API Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about API management solutions that can help your business tackle the security challenges of APIs, and uncover the 5 pillars of API management.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

CA Technologies.

Secure Access and Continuity in a Virtualized and BYOD World
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This business whitepaper focuses on the challenges facing midsize businesses who are looking to provide business continuity and minimized downtime. It also highlights the benefits of HP Just Right IT secure access and business continuity solutions.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Meeting Demand of High Availability with Advanced Data Protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a series of data protection solutions that help businesses meet the demands for always-on availability for applications while keeping sensitive information secure.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Best Practices for Security and Compliance with Amazon Web Services
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This resource sheds light on the latest expectations for cloud security, and what role providers and customers have in securing a cloud environment. Click through to reveal 12 steps to a successful secure cloud adoption.
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Trend Micro

Improve Your Mobile Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile applications bring with them a whole slew of security concerns that must be addressed throughout the development and deployment process. This helpful white paper introduces a mobile application development platform that helps you tackle security issues on devices, over the network, in the enterprise, and within the application itself.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Pilot Light DR for Amazon Web Services
sponsored by CloudVelocity
DATA SHEET: In this paper, discover why cloud-based DR allows for improved application security, and learn about one solution that automates cloud-based disaster recovery for multi-tier, physical, and virtual production apps.
Posted: 02 May 2014 | Published: 02 May 2014

CloudVelocity

Cisco Cloud Web Security: Single Interface for Global Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a cloud Web security solution that offers unique features to help you gain clear visibility and complete control over today's more expansive networks.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cisco Systems, 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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