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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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Verifying the integrity of open source Android apps
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis Series looks at how researchers can determine whether an app was built from its published source code.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Clustering to counter Android malware
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis Series looks at how the rapid growth of new Android malware calls for automated tools to help malware analysts.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Combating Android app repackaging attacks
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis Series looks at how apps repackaged through reverse engineering pose a big security risk to the Android smartphone operating system.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Enhanced Mobile Endpoint Security
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a mobile endpoint security system that gives you anti-theft protection, drive security, application control and more.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

ESET

Closing the Web App Data Security Gap
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about one security platform that monitors, tracks, and reports on user activities accesing critical applications.
Posted: 09 Mar 2015 | Published: 08 May 2013

IBM

When Business is the App, The App is the Business. Volume 2
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Click through to explore how building an effective strategy is key to ensuring that apps truly benefit the business while keeping corporate data and your network secure. Learn how a successful approach to appification should involve discovery, scalability, sustainability and, of course, security.
Posted: 07 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Mar 2015

Maas360 by IBM

Closing the Hacker's Open Door: Strengthening Mobile & App Security
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn how to stop apps with malware signatures before they find their way onto your network.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Jan 7, 2015

IBM

The Complete Guide To Google Apps Security
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful guide, explore the available additional protection services and technologies for securing data stored in Google's cloud.
Posted: 04 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

Datto, Inc.

Tolly Test Report: Web Application and  Security Access Manager Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper that details a test report of a web security and access manger appliance. Read on to learn how this appliance scored, and find out about the benefits it can provide your company.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM

Global Threat Intelligence Report
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper can help you discover the latest security threats and how to stop them.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dimension Data

Mobile App Security: All You Need to Know
sponsored by Maas360 by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast helps mobile application developers embed enterprise-grade security in their applications.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Premiered: Feb 25, 2015

Maas360 by IBM

What is Software Diversification?
sponsored by WhiteCryption
WHITE PAPER: This document describes the concept of software diversification and explains why it should be an integral part of the protection scheme of all software systems run on untrusted hosts. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

WhiteCryption

Detecting Web App Vulnerabilities Before Hackers Do
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: View now to learn how a web application analysis tool detects your web app vulnerabilities and compiles them in an easy to read security report to help you remediate faster. View now to learn more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 18 Feb 2015

IBM

Detecting Mobile App Security Gaps
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT DEMO: Access this resource today for your free download of IBM's Security AppScan Mobile Analyzer to detect any gaps in your app mobile app security.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 04 Feb 2015

IBM

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

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

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

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 Need for Security Improvement
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
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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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