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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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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

To Increase Downloads, Instill Trust First
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how code signing mitigates the risks of transferring code over the Internet or wireless networks, and also allows end users to take advantage of the ease and convenience of content distribution without worrying about security consequences.
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
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

Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this shortcut guide, readers will learn how changes in the way we deliver services, the increasing use of mobile devices, the adoption of cloud computing compounded by the ever-evolving means of stealing information and compromising services leave web applications vulnerable to attack.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

5 Steps For Windows Server 2003 End of Life Success
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to learn the 5 steps that your organization needs to take now to ensure that your enterprise is prepared for Microsoft Windows Server 2003's end-of-life in six short months.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

How Mobile Security Is Shifting From Device To Data, Apps
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: In this e-guide, learn why enterprise mobile security is no longer as simple as protecting an employee's device, and how CommVault is shifting with the industry and providing backup to people other than storage admins. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

CommVault

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

Defend web properties from modern threats with Citrix NetScaler
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover the challenges of defending modern web properties from modern threats, as well as an application delivery controller (ADC) that works hand in hand with advanced malware protection and high-profile security products.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

Develop, Deploy, Test, and Secure Your Mobile Apps
sponsored by IBM
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this featured resource, learn how to integrate, test, secure, and manage your apps throughout the development process by viewing specific demos.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 01 Oct 2014

IBM

Defend Against Injection-Based Attacks
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: In this informative paper, discover some of the most common security vulnerabilities currently plaguing the software development industry, and learn how static code analysis (SCA) can detect them.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Rogue Wave Software

How Telcos Can Outpace Commoditization in the Application Economy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how telecommunications service providers are uniquely positioned to leverage their infrastructure, expertise, and insights to provide identity management services for the application economy.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

How IT Maintains Relevancy In A Cloud World
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the main challenges that face today's enterprise IT organizations, and what this means for your organization. Additionally, explore ways to use cloud computing and a service-provider model to transform the IT business model from a cost center to a strategic business partner.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Rackspace

The Service Innovation Mandate in Telecommunications
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the key strategies telecommunications companies can pursue in order to most fully capitalize on the opportunities afforded by APIs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

CA Technologies.

The PaaS Payoff: Greater Agility, Less Cost
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive report points to research from UBM Tech that reveals how many IT decision makers are addressing these challenges with the help of Platform as a Service (PaaS). Learn more about the top reasons why organizations are harnessing PaaS, and why it is becoming the go-to strategy for modern business.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Red Hat

What to Look for in Web Application Firewall Products
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this buyer's guide, experts explain how a WAF works, describe the features that different WAFs possess, and reveal how to weight these factors in selecting the right WAF to protect your enterprise's sensitive data.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

SearchSecurity.com

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

HP Security Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP Security Cyber Risk Report provides industry-wide data on vulnerabilities in software, mobile, and web applications; examines how specific technologies like iOS, Android, and JAVA contribute to the attack surface; and more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Tesco Uses CA Solutions to Monitor, Manage and Grow Their Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WEBCAST: Tesco, a global bank, was looking to implement an easy, customer-friendly authentication manager for their online customers. View this concise video now to find out what benefits Tesco is enjoying with this authentication system, and if a solution like this is right for your company.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 7, 2014

CA Technologies.

Overcoming the Challenges of Internal API Programs
sponsored by Intel® Services
WEBCAST: Modernizing legacy applications can be handled gracefully when the right API system is considered from the very beginning. View this webcast now to find out how to overcome cultural obstacles in implementing an internal API program, and how to present the value of having such a program.
Posted: 04 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 4, 2014

Intel® Services
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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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