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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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Five Security Considerations in the Mobile Age
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper enumerates five security considerations for enterprises in the mobile age and provides a thorough introduction to enterprise mobile applications.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

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

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.

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.

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

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

It’s All About the App: Mobile Security That Helps Enable the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EBOOK: Overcoming developer access and secure coding barriers to enable mobile innovation without sacrificing data security are massive blocks for a seamless mobile experience. This e-book discusses best practices for handling the security requirements of different mobile apps.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

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

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: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 01 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Allure Behind Risk-Based Authentication
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals the draw to risk-based authentication, how to ensure secure API use occurs within the enterprise, and cyber threats moving to critical infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

Deployment Best Practices and Guidelines to Deliver any App to Mobile Users
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn best practices and guidelines that can help you deliver any corporate app to your mobile users, and allow you to benefit from this increased productivity that will result. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Citrix

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

Information Security Magazine: September 2014
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Open source software vulnerabilities have security executives worried. Lower your risk by revisiting application security policy and enforcing development best practices.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 02 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com

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

HP Fortify on Demand
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
DATA SHEET: Access this data sheet to discover an on-demand solution that tests the security of software quickly, accurately, and affordably.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Case Study: Global 100 Manufacturer Reduces Risk Across 30,000 Domains in Eight Days
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
CASE STUDY: A Global 100 manufacturer has thousands of applications that require continuous security assessments, relying on a legacy program that strained under the volume. View this case study now to see how this manufacturer reduced vulnerabilities by 79% in 8 months, and examined 30,000 domain names and IP addresses immediately.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Securing Enterprise Networks with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Enterprise networks are increasing in size and complexity, creating a larger attack surface for hackers. This TechGuide walks you through gaining visibility into your network and devising an effective security strategy.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com
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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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