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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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TicketNetwork Selects SecureSphere to Secure Transactions
sponsored by Imperva
CASE STUDY: This white paper highlights a quick-to-deploy Web application firewall that offers the scalability needed to handle a large number of online transactions, as well as a malicious IP address blocking feature to ensure data access and security.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Imperva

The Future of Web Security: 10 Things Every Web Application Firewall Should Provide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This guide takes a look at 10 things that every web application firewall should provide.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Imperva

Monitor and Protect Critical Web Applications with a Web Application Firewall
sponsored by Imperva
WEBCAST: While the growth of business applications has grown, corporate resources have become more exposed to security threats. This resource takes a look at the growing risk of application attacks via SQL injection.
Posted: 19 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 19, 2014

Imperva

Collaboration gives GE more dynamic, secure mobile workforce
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
VIDEO: Take 30 seconds out of your day to see why GE is securely penetrating their emerging markets and enabling customers to take advantage of their services. Watch this video to learn more.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Premiered: 12 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Learn How PGi Addresses Security, Resilience and Business Continuity
sponsored by Premiere Global Services
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following case study to hear from a global provider of advanced virtual meetings, PGi, as they reveal their best practices for security, integrity, and business continuity.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

Premiere Global Services

IT Security Challenges: Interview with Brian Glick and HP
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn how to deal with security threats proactively and better understand the importance of becoming familiar with your IT's own vulnerabilities in infrastructure and applications so you're able to monitor and manage security optimally.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Premiered: Feb 7, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Do You Really Need A SAN-Based Cluster? Ten Essential Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Cluster Solution
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Businesses today are deploying applications in physical, virtual, and cloud environments, and as such, clusters based on storage SANs are no longer the go-to choice for application security. SAN-less clusters offer increased flexibility and cost savings without sacrificing performance -- but will they work for your IT environment?
Posted: 05 Feb 2014 | Published: 05 Feb 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

Patch Management Best Practices
sponsored by LabTech Software
WHITE PAPER: A top priority for IT service providers is to keep clients' critical systems free from known vulnerabilities. This is where patch management comes into play. Access this white paper today to find best practices for various kinds of patches so you can keep critical systems safer.
Posted: 31 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

LabTech Software

Does Application Security Pay? Measuring the Business Impact of Software Security Assurance Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses how your organization can dramatically reduce applications vulnerabilities, speed recovery time and minimize delays. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 20 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Know the big three: Top three mobile application threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines you how to prevent sensitive data leakage over insecure channels or stolen devices. Read on to discover the top three threats to mobile applications and how to mitigate their potential impact.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 20 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Designing a defense for mobile application
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will learn about the various considerations for defending mobile applications—from the mobile application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Analyst Report: Addressing the Complexities and Growing Requirements of the Future
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: As mobile device adoption gains traction for personal usage, it's also becoming increasingly popular in the workplace. In response, enterprises must develop strategies for managing the inherent complexity of these new devices in order to improve productivity and optimize performance, while also protecting data and maintaining security.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Accelerating the deployment of a secure mobile enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this insightful white paper, explore key challenges you'll face in ensuring the security of enterprise mobile devices, learn strategies that will help you reduce risk, and discover new ways that you can be more secure in your use of mobile technology.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Securing mobile devices in the business environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As smartphones and other mobile devices gain traction in consumers' personal lives, they're also being introduced into their work environments. In this white paper, learn how to safely introduce personal or corporate-owned mobile devices into the workplace, identify and prevent the risks to corporate data, and ultimately drive more business value.
Posted: 15 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

IBM

Single Sign On and Web Access Control Made Easy
sponsored by OpenIAM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a unified, integrated identity and access management (IAM) system that uses a service oriented architecture (SOA) stack feature to simplify web access security for on- and off-premise applications.
Posted: 07 Jan 2014 | Published: 07 Jan 2014

OpenIAM

Mobilizing Windows applications
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a project design guide that will help you construct and demonstrate a way to deliver Windows-based apps to mobile devices efficiently while avoiding application rewrites and maintaining information security.
Posted: 31 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

Firewall Buyers Guide for Evaluating Enterprise Network Firewalls
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, uncover a buyers guide for next-generation firewalls that details all the must-have functions in order to ensure optimum network security. Click now to see how to choose the right solution for your organization's needs.
Posted: 26 Dec 2013 | Published: 26 Dec 2013

Palo Alto Networks

BMC Release Lifecycle Management
sponsored by BMC Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers a solution that will help ease your management of complex web applications and reduce the risks of failure.
Posted: 18 Dec 2013 | Published: 18 Dec 2013

BMC Software

Protecting Your APIs Against Attack & Hijack
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Even though application programming interfaces (APIs) experience the same threats as the Web, thanks to architecture differences, existing Web security methods aren't enough to keep them protected. Read on to unveil 5 best practices to secure your API architectures.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Defending Against Insider Threats in the “Snowden Era”
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Security breaches are a significant threat for organizations in the age of big data: broken privacy laws, reputational damage, and loss of classified information are very real possibilities. What's worse is one of the most commonplace and damaging causes of security breaches can come from the inside of your business.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

Challenging Some of the Myths About Static Code Analysis
sponsored by Klocwork
WHITE PAPER: This paper addresses common myths surrounding static code analysis and explains what the technology can do for developers and the software development lifecycle.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Klocwork

Defend Against Injection-based Attacks
sponsored by Klocwork
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides a detailed description of injection vulnerabilities, discusses how they present themselves to both end users and software developers, and explains mitigation strategies to help resolve the various types of injection attacks.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Klocwork

Cybersecurity Imperatives: Reinvent Your Network Security With Palo Alto Networks
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable resource, discover a security platform designed to keep up with today's ever-evolving threat landscape, which offers optimum network security without lowering network performance or reducing business productivity.
Posted: 26 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Palo Alto Networks

Cloud Based Application Penetration Testing Trial
sponsored by iViZ
WHITE PAPER: Inside this resource, unveil your access code for a 15-day trial of a cloud-based application penetration testing solution that combines automated testing with manual validation to provide optimum security monitoring.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Dec 2013

iViZ

Deep Security as a Service: Cloud Security for Amazon Web Services (AWS)
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to unveil a deep security as a service option that offers scalable protection for the cloud's elastic environment. Click now to see how to get maximum value out of your cloud investment.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Trend Micro
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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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