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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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HIPAA Compliance: Sign on to Robust Access Controls
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: View this comprehensive white paper to learn how you can reduce the complexities of HIPAA compliance with single sign-on (SSO) technology.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 22 Apr 2014

Imprivata

Information Security: Insider edition
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Keeping your organization's Web presence safe is a difficult task, especially with recent threats against Web applications. Simply take this 2 min survey and learn how you can help application developers acquire the necessary security tools and training to keep your Web presence protected!
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

TechTarget

Design Security Policies For #GenMobile
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the 4 areas that must be addressed when providing secure, reliable access to business applications for mobile users. Click through to explore the essential tools you need for this strategy.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Aruba Networks

Gaming Company Uses Cloud Infrastructure for Top Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this brief case study, learn how KUULUU -- an interactive gaming company -- leveraged an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform that could adjust to their dynamic infrastructure needs, so they didn't have to worry about downtime or security, enabling them to focus on their core mission.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

SlideShare, A Hosting Partner Success Story
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: In this brief case study, find out how SlideShare turned to a new, cost-effective hosting partner that leveraged automated services and infrastructure to achieve optimal performance and consistent support.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Silver Peak Positioned as a Leader in 2014 Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper takes an in-depth look at today's WAN optimization market, comparing and contrasting the strengths and weaknesses of the major vendors' offerings.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Silver Peak

The Key to Seamless SSO
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a virtualized federated identity service that extends authentication beyond the security layer and reaches external applications, ensuring enterprise-wide protection.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

How XenApp and XenDesktop Dramatically Simplify Data Protection, Access Control, and other Critical Security Tasks
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Citrix XenApp and Citrix XenDesktop dramatically reduce the effort required to protect mission-critical information, while giving users fast, simple remote access that enhances business productivity.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Citrix

How to Extend your Identity Management Systems to use OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: Read this resource to learn how to extend your authentication and authorization model to outsourced services. Click through for details on the deployment process, including the benefits of using an API gateway to help with integration.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

Selecting a Next-Generation Firewall: Topic 10 Considerations
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover 10 considerations to weigh when evaluating next-generation firewall tools to ensure that the solution you select best protects your networks from today's broad range of risk.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cisco

Cloud-based Enterprise Identity Management Using OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights an authentication and authorization solution that offers protection beyond the username and password-only level.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

Information Security Magazine – April 2014
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this issue, we help you assess your mobile security strategy in the face of emerging threats and attackers' use of mobile devices to carry out attacks.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Best practices: Deliver next-gen automotive infotainment systems
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In the realm of next-generation automotive infotainment systems, innovation continues to grow exponentially, with new system features creating both trends and challenges. In this informative webcast, discover a fundamental approach for success in E/E engineering and learn how the ever-increasing complexities can be simplified.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 26, 2014

IBM

The Intersection of SAM and Security
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explains how effective management of software assets can not only prevent problems during an audit but also improve security posture. It also gives tips on ways to make sure a SAM solution doesn't become too complex.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

7 Measures of Scalability for your Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to build a massively scalable next-generation firewall (NGFW) in this comprehensive white paper. It also outlines the kind of technical innovations needed to produce a massively scalable NGFW, and results from a benchmark test comparing the four leading next-generation firewalls.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Dell Software

Technical Guide on Application Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: This expert Tech Guide from SearchSecurity.com offers insight on today's application security threat environment, as well as key recommendations and challenges with implementing the latest defense tools.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Cisco Cloud Web Security: Single Interface for Global Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a cloud Web security solution that offers unique features to help you gain clear visibility and complete control over today's more expansive networks.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Discovering Vulnerable Web Applications
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how large enterprises can effectively discover, catalog and scan web applications to control vulnerabilities as part of their organization's overall vulnerability management program.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Qualys

Eagle Bank Keeps Deposits and Customer Data Safe
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights one bank's successful enforcement of a strong password policy by implementing a single sign-on (SSO) solution. Read on to learn how you can maintain GLBA compliance, and reduce IT's access management.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Verity Credit Union Streamlines Application Access, Reduces Helpdesk Costs and Improves Customer Service
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one credit union's experience with an authentication solution that helped it efficiently manage user access across all applications without hindering productivity or adding costs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Unlock the value of BYOD: Go mobile without sacrificing security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how organizations can derive business value in the BYOD era, while still providing a security-rich IT infrastructure and consistent service levels.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

Using Free Web Application Security Scanning Tools to Secure Web Apps
sponsored by Imperva
EGUIDE: Expert Michael Cobb sheds light on the true benefits of a zero-cost, open source Web application security scanning tool.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Imperva

Software Security for Web Developers: Providing a Helping Hand
sponsored by Imperva
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide from SearchSecurity.com sheds light on how fostering harmony between security and software development teams can ensure application protection early on.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

Imperva

Design, Deploy, and Manage a DDoS Protection Architecture
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: An increasing number of Distributed Denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks has caused many businesses to redesign their networks and better protect application-layer attacks. In this white paper, learn how a multi-tier DDoS protection architecture can help you protect your network and higher-layer application protocols from the four categories of DDoS.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

F5 Networks
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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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