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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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Fighting Emerging Cyber-Attacks with a Holistic Security Architecture
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a holistic security architecture strategy designed to fight complex and dynamic attack campaigns. Access now to learn how to explore four attack cases and how to defend against them.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

Radware

With IoT on the Rise, Feel Secure with APIs and a DLP Strategy
sponsored by Axway
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, you'll learn how to take control of your data security as the Internet of Things ramps up by diving into application programming interfaces (APIs) and data loss prevention (DLP).
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 23 Mar 2015

Axway

How-To Video: Creating Web Security Manager for Azure
sponsored by Alert Logic
VIDEO: This brief video analyzes the problem and discusses how you can implements a better web application firewall that will catch even the most advanced threats.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Premiered: 22 Jul 2014

Alert Logic

The Truth About Cloud Security Threats
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover what types of threats are growing, how often they attack, and what you can do to better secure your organization.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Alert Logic

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

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

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.

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 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

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

Application Security School
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Learn about new app security tools you can use to vet open source libraries and manage security vulnerabilities.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 02 Dec 2014

SearchSecurity.com

SANS - Securing Web Applications Made Simple and Scalable
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
ANALYST REPORT: This SANS report features an automated application security testing solution that identifies known vulnerabilities across multiple sources to keep your networks fully protected.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

SANS - 2015 State of Application Security: Closing the Gap
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SANS report pinpoints where the vulnerability gaps lie in today's application security programs. Click through for key recommendations on how to address these issues.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Know the Big Three: Top three mobile application threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines 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: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Assuring Application Security: Deploying Code that Keeps Data Safe (Slashguide)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SlashGuide discusses the evolution of malware attack surfaces, from endpoint to server to app; what to look for when sourcing or developing code; and which tests you should be performing now to keep malicious code out and enterprise data safe.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Reducing Security Risks from Open Source Software
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores organizations' growing concerns over open source software. Read now to find out why open source should be on your radar, as well as the detrimental consequences and costs associated with it. Furthermore, you'll uncover 5 steps to obtaining peace of mind when it comes to open source software.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Seven steps to software security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn seven practical steps you can begin to take today to secure your applications and prevent the damages a successful cyber-attack can cause.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

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

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
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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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