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ALSO CALLED: Web-based Application Security, Internet Application Security, Internet Applications Security
DEFINITION: JavaScript hijacking is a technique that an attacker can use to masquerade as a valid user and read sensitive data from a vulnerable Web application, particularly one using Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML). Nearly all major Ajax applications have been found vulnerable.JavaScript hijacking allows a hacker to gain access to data through a loophole in which an interactive Web site on a given domain  … 
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Web Application Security Reports
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Are You Leaving the Door Open for Cyber Threats?
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive e-guide, learn how businesses can eliminate security boundaries and develop a resilient defense posture against readily-advancing threats. Read on to uncover how to choose the right firewall, enable steadfast security within virtually all type of apps, and more.
Posted: 02 Dec 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Maximize Performance and Mitigate Risks with PHP 7
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines PHP, a tried and true platform for business-critical apps that has driven web and mobile growth for a number of years. Access now to learn more about the release of PHP 7, which introduces new language constructs and significantly enhanced performance, and uncover insightful tips on how to optimize your use of PHP.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Rogue Wave Software

Deliver Instant Web Experiences While Protecting Your Applications
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn how to meet the rising expectations of the always connected, globally-distributed end-users by delivering faster website and mobile app responses. Discover how your enterprise can defend against all types of DDoS and web application attacks at a high accuracy, and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2016 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

Akamai

The Security Champion's Guide to Web Application Security
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: Learn about web application firewalls (WAFs) and how to apply them effectively such as considering whether a WAF is appropriate for your web application security, how to baseline your existing WAF against a set of recommended criteria, generate ideas for extending an existing WAF and improving web application security, and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2016 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

Akamai

What to Look for in Web Fraud Detection Systems
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this TechTarget Buyer's Guide readers will learn the key features of a Web fraud detection product and how to choose the best product for their company.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

SearchSecurity.com

DDoS Attacks: Q2 2016 vs. Q2 2015
sponsored by Akamai
ANALYST REPORT: This security report shows you the cybersecurity and attack trends to the end of Q2 2016, specifically in regards to DDoS and web application attacks. Discover why there's been such a dramatic increase in DDoS and web application attacks.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

Akamai

Achieve Compliance and Cost Control
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing, in spite of being only about ten years old, continues to gain market share in the enterprise. Analyst house Market Research Media estimates that the global cloud computing market will grow at a 30% CAGR, reaching $270 billion in 2020.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Dec 2015

Matrix42

Getting a handle on mobile devices – securely, reliably and tidily
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Mobile access to data and applications is now the rule rather than the exception. This trend has notably spurred thegenesis of both web and SaaS applications, which are used on a daily basis by allcompanies of all sizes nowadays. This technological progress is confronting both IT professionals and ordinary users with new problems.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Matrix42

Technology Offers Convenience, Privacy Pays the Price
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Technology is a wonderful thing, but it comes with a price: your privacy. This white paper can help you learn more about what kind of personal data is collected by web sites and applications, and how to secure your information online.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2015

Global Knowledge

Why InfoSec Needs Guarantees
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WEBCAST: This webcast presents the argument that security platform vendors need to change the industry and begin to offer guarantees on security platforms. View now to learn why security guarantees will benefit the vendors as well as the organizations using them.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Premiered: May 12, 2015

WhiteHat Security

Programmatically Identifying Multi-Page Flaws in Web Apps
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the pros and cons of several web app scanning approaches. View now to test your web apps' functions independently, automatically detect the presence of common nonce frameworks, and more.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

WhiteHat Security

Integrating Security Across the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
CASE STUDY: In this white paper, you will learn how to not only identify and remediate web app vulnerabilities, but to integrate security into the software development lifecycle (SDLC). Access now to learn more.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 03 Jan 2014

WhiteHat Security

5 Days to Setting Up an Application Security Program
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a five day guide to bolstering your app security strategy.  Access now to learn more.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

WhiteHat Security

Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership for Protecting Web Applications
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the total cost of web app security in the three major risk categories associated with successful attacks. Access now to learn how to quantify the costs of web app security compared to the costs of a breach.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

WhiteHat Security

Securing Apps from the First Line of Code
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to integrate security analysis into apps from the moment the first line of code is written to reduce risks. View now to learn how to discover and remedy vulnerabilities during the development process in real-time.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

WhiteHat Security

Bypassing Security Policies using Insufficient Authorization
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WEBCAST: This recording of a live webcast discusses the details of how Insufficient Authorization attacks work.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Apr 14, 2015

WhiteHat Security

Vulnerability Chaining: Evaluating Low and Moderate Threat Vulnerabilities with Threat Risk Modeling
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WEBCAST: In this webcast, vulnerability guru Caleb Watt of the Threat Research Center will walk you through how threat modeling can keep your company safe from dangerous attack chaining.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Apr 13, 2015

WhiteHat Security

API Security Now
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Secure APIs are possible but not easy. This guide outlines the source for security risks with application program interfaces, and how to eliminate them.
Posted: 16 Nov 2015 | Published: 16 Nov 2015

SearchSecurity.com

What to Look For in a Web Application Scanner
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: With so many Web applications on enterprise networks today, a scanner is essential to security. Here's what you need to know if you're in the market for a Web app scanner.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Up-to-the-Minute Global Threat Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll learn how stay informed with up to the minute cybercrime attack information.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 17, 2015

IBM

Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

The State of Mobile Application Insecurity
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: This research report conducted by Ponemon Institute examines why mobile app security eludes many organizations and offers steps to strengthen your security policies and minimize vulnerabilities. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

IBM MaaS360

Be a Web App Security Superhero
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: To secure Web applications today means tuning protections using the latest in Web Application Firewalls, Runtime Application Self Protection and other more.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL
sponsored by Symantec Website Security Solutions
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 Website Security Solutions

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
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WEB APPLICATION SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  can run JavaScript hosted on a different domain. For example, in a Web-based e-mail application that uses Ajax, an attacker can log in as the legitimate user. All of the contents of the e-mail inbox and address book then become available to the hacker. In addition, the hacker may send bogus e-mail messages in the name of the victim.Ajax is a method of building interactive Web applications by combining several programming tools including JavaScript, which can cause a linked-to page to appear (or fail to appear) in a pop-up, hide the status bar, change text in the status bar, change text or graphics … 
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