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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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Application Security Reports
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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

Enterprise Software Security Strategies Pulse Report (SSA)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey report by Gatepoint Research explores the extent to which IT organizations employ application security testing and remediation solutions.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

SANS - Survey on Application Security Programs and Practices
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

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

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: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Does App Security Pay? The Business Impact of Security Tools
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: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 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

How an endpoint management project reduced server security risk and improved efficiency
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Inside this case study, learn about an organization that benefitted from using an endpoint management tool to improve security compliance and minimize operation costs. Discover the main activities that were accomplished during the project by examining the proof of concept.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

IBM

Providing Security and Compliance for an Ever-Growing Number of Endpoints
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces you to an easy-to-manage, quick-to-deploy solution that supports security for a large variety and large numbers of endpoints — from servers to desktop PCs, Internet-connected laptops, smartphones and other mobile devices, as well as specialized equipment such as point-of-sale devices, ATMs and self-service kiosks.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

IBM

Web Application Security for Dummies
sponsored by Qualys
EBOOK: This e-book explains how to quickly locate and remediate vulnerabilities in order to prevent attackers from gaining control over the application and obtaining access to the server, database, and other back-end IT resources.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Qualys

Six Essential Elements of Web Application Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the most common classes of web application vulnerabilities, and how hackers most often take advantage of these weaknesses. Read on to learn the 6 essential elements of web application security that are the most valuable places for IT teams to invest their time and resources.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Qualys

SSL Offloading and Acceleration in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Array Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how you can ensure high performance in both virtualized cloud and data center environments.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

Array Networks

Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a Web Application Scanning solution can help you to locate and test web-based apps, and provides a checklist of best practices that will help you to understand what to look for when selecting a WAS solution.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

A Quick Guide to SSL for Apps
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to create a stronger, more trustworthy SSL implementation.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

SSL for Apps: Best Practices for Developers
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the necessary steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to create a stronger, more trustworthy SSL implementation.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Spoofing Server-Server Communication: How You Can Prevent It
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this must-read white paper, you'll learn how to prevent the new SSL Strip threat that could compromise your secure applications.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, readers learn about the many factors that leave web applications vulnerable to attack; how SSL encryption can help to prevent the risk of data loss; how to assess their current state of vulnerability; and much more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

What if your App Virtualization Solution Didn't Support Location-Based Security?
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
VIDEO: In this video, Brian Madden faces what happens if application virtualization solutions doesn't support location-based security.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 19 Jan 2015

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

It's Time to Get Serious About Protecting Sensitive Data in Transit
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why it's long past time to get serious about protecting your sensitive data as it travels across networks, and also lists 3 steps that you can take to avoid being a hacking statistic in 2015.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

The Global State of Enterprise Mobility 2014/15
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: An exclusive look at where buyers are investing in enterprise mobility and the drivers behind the market.
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 05 Jan 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Five Steps to Firewall Planning and Design
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a set of guidelines that can be used to create an overall security policy for your organization.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Cloud Security: Enterprise Point of View
sponsored by Dimension Data
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: Access this webcast today to listen as Darren O'Loughlin, CSO for Dimension Data's global business enabling IT as a Service, shares strategic objectives for securing applications and workloads on an enterprise-class cloud.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 26 Nov 2014

Dimension Data

Why Mobile Needs A Four-Tier Engagement Platform
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth Forrester research report to discover why mobile needs a four-tier engagement platform. Read on to discover the 4 steps to take toward the four-tier engagement architecture.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Dec 2014

Kony

Mobile Cloud Security: What CXOs Need to Know
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
RESOURCE: This blog post discusses the need for end-to-end security in a mobile cloud environment.
Posted: 27 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

API and API Infrastructure Security for the CSO
sponsored by Apigee
WHITE PAPER: Security must be built into the APIs themselves. But that's not enough. Threat protection, identity services, infrastructure security, and compliance also must be top of mind. This eBook provides a framework to help CSOs and CISOs consider API security.
Posted: 20 Nov 2014 | Published: 20 Nov 2014

Apigee
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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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