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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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NEC Biometrics Solutions: Enhancing the Customer Experience and Securing Endpoints
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
WEBCAST: This webcast reveals a biometrics solution that will help identify fraud across various industries.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 1, 2014

NEC Corporation of America

Mobile Fraud Trends and Impact
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Device intelligence uncovers hidden layers of risk in mobile transactions from both web browsers and mobile applications. Get his report to learn more about mobile fraud—risks, insights and priorities.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

iovation, Inc.

Fighting Mobile Fraud: Protecting Businesses and Consumers from Cybercrime
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the continuous fight against mobile fraud, and introduces a device-based solution that protects businesses from online threats in real-time.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

iovation, Inc.

It’s All About the App: Mobile Security That Helps Enable the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the endless possibilities of implementing mobile initiatives into your business while keeping security initiatives in mind.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

Mutual Fund Giant Securely Encrypts Multiple Customer Applications in the Cloud
sponsored by CipherCloud
CASE STUDY: This case study features a Boston-based investment services company, and reveals how they made the switch to cloud applications successfully.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

CipherCloud

APIs, Mobile Apps, and the Enterprise: Teaming Up for Better Consumer Health
sponsored by Intel® Services
WHITE PAPER: While people are ready to buy and use technology for health benefits, some organizations are slow to take advantage of mobile technologies due to concerns about sharing sensitive data. This exclusive paper overviews how businesses and health organizations are using APIs to provide better patient and consumer experiences.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Intel® Services

Manage Identities & Access for Continuous Compliance & Reduced Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the importance of IAM strategies complying with regulations to ensure strong security.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

IBM

WAF or IPS - Why you need more than a Firewall and IPS to protect your applications
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of using more than just a firewall and IPS to protect your applications from malicious attacks.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Next generation firewall product analysis
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource contains a product analysis of a next generation firewall (NGFW) that discusses security, performance, TCO and several other categories that are not available anywhere else.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Moving Beyond the Firewall for Complete Data Protection
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover several new security threats and what solutions are available to mitigate those risks going forward.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Simply deploy, manage and secure mobile apps from the cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this brief paper that introduces a mobile application management suite that delivers an easy-to-use enterprise app catalog with full security and operational lifecycle management of apps. Learn how this system is ideal for security sensitive data, especially in this BYOD era.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications
sponsored by Workday
VIDEO: Uncover the top 10 requirements for cloud applications, and find out what you should be looking for from vendors.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 29 Jun 2013

Workday

It’s All About the App: Mobile Security That Helps Enable the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals why mobile application security is crucial element of your business.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

The 10-Minute Guide to Cloud Encryption Gateways
sponsored by CipherCloud
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the innovative solutions that have been developed to address the security concerns regarding business applications in the cloud.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CipherCloud

5 Simple Strategies for Securing APIs
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: APIs share many of the same threats as the traditional web; however, they have an entirely unique risk profile that needs to be managed. View this resource now to discover an analysis of what an API truly is, and how they expose enterprises to new threats.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

2013 Threat Report
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This report extensively details and categorizes recent global trends in network threats.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 23 Jan 2014

Dell Software

HP Global 2000 Mobile Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Download this report to see the alarming realities regarding the sheer number of applications vulnerable to attack, as well as the most common and easily addressable vulnerability errors.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Reducing security risks from open source software
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights how your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

A New Set of Network Security Challenges
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Today, workers demand access from devices beyond the firewall.  Smart phones, tablets, and laptops of all types.  However, the biggest challenge is finding a balance between productive and security.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Icomm Technologies

Get Tactical on Mobility: Managed Cloud-Based Options Balance Control with Flexibility and Scale
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to discover suggestions for a number of initiatives related to enterprise mobility, including mobility management and application access.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Impact of Data Breaches: Why Application Security is a Business Imperative
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: 64% of internally developed enterprise applications remain untested for security vulnerabilities. View this informative whitepaper now to learn the impact of security breaches, and the hurdles companies must overcome to develop apps with security as a priority.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Webinar: Why Benchmark Application Security?
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
TRANSCRIPT: Benchmarking application security transitions development plans from assumptions to factual reality. View this webinar to discover how a software assurance maturity model (SAMM) analysis can provide a benchmark for application security performance, and help build realistic plans for the future.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Webinar: When is Application Security Done?
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
TRANSCRIPT: Traditional patchwork approaches to application security does not scale to match these leaps in company needs, resulting in poor security coverage of the application infrastructure. Listen to this webinar to discover the growing needs of modern companies, and which security practices will scale to match what tomorrow holds.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

ROI Case Study: Cloud-Application Security Service
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
CASE STUDY: A Global 2000 financial services organization previously relied on a traditional on-premises security scanning tool. View this Forrester case study now to see how this financial institution captured 192% ROI and reduced application vulnerabilities by 60% with a cloud-based security system.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Security for a Faster World
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This eBook presents a maturity model that will help you determine how secure you really are, explores five questions every CIO should be able to answer, and outlines a new approach based on intelligence gathering and research that can keep you ahead of the cybercriminals.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Jun 2013

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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