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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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Shadow Data: Why Traditional Security Leaves Your Organization Vulnerable
sponsored by Elastica
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper reviews Shadow Data trends to provide insights into data security and compliance issues.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 29 Jul 2015

Elastica

Empower Your Workforce with More Secure Mobility
sponsored by Citrix and Google
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the application security architecture of Google Chromebooks and how they protect against emerging security threats. View now to learn the pros and cons of these devices for your security strategy.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

Citrix and Google

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

Four Reasons to Look Closer at Business-Critical Application Security
sponsored by Onapsis
RESOURCE: This white paper the 4 key reasons to take a closer look at business-critical application security. View now to learn how to construct a comprehensive application security strategy.
Posted: 14 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Onapsis

The State of Mobile Application Insecurity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper 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: 13 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

IBM

Watering Hole Attacks: Detect End-User Compromise Before the Damage is Done
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This webcast explores watering hole attacks and how to detect them before vulnerabilities are exploited.
Posted: 03 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Jul 8, 2015

AlienVault

Intro to Mobile App Management: App Security from the Onset
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper, the first in an installment of three, explores how to create a successful app security strategy from the beginning.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

IBM

Anywhere Access to SAP Applications
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to enable your workforce to universally access SAP applications while centralizing management for increased security.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 07 May 2014

Citrix

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

Authentication Strategy: Balancing Security and Convenience
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores advanced authentication methods to mitigate new and emerging threats.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

CA Technologies.

Finding the Right Workspace Aggregator
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find the right workspace aggregator for your organization. Learn to improve productivity, workplace morale, security, and overall revenues.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2015

Matrix42

Playtech case study: Predictive monitoring tools deliver game-changing uptime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to see how automated, integrated monitoring tools helped Playtech monitor web applications predictively to further protect uptime, user experience, and revenue.
Posted: 02 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Website Defense in Depth – Examining the Protect, Detect, React Paradigm
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the Protect, Detect, React paradigm in depth and compares several platforms for specific security levels and requirements.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Distil Networks

WaaS offers the ability to effectively and securely manage all end users, their devices, compliant workloads and more
sponsored by Matrix42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides evaluation criteria for workspace aggregators. Read now to learn how to effectively and securely manage all end users, their devices, compliant workloads, and more.
Posted: 26 May 2015 | Published: 26 May 2015

Matrix42

Best Practices for Avoiding Application Security Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: Can security impact application performance? This expert eGuide examines common application security vulnerabilities that might be slowing you down, as well as the common vulnerabilities enterprises face
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cloud-Based Application Security Practices: Prevent a Breach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide reveals the 3 key best practices for preventing cloud-app security breaches and patching vulnerabilities. Learn how to use such technologies as encryption, sandboxing, and log monitoring to ensure data protection.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

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: 22 May 2015 | Premiered: May 12, 2015

WhiteHat Security

SQL Injection: How to Sidestep the Oldest Hacking Trick in the Book
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides insight into the basics of SQL injection attacks and discusses why it continues to be one of the most common forms of cyber-attack.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

EE

Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Secure Your Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper features Maverick research from Gartner analyst, Joseph Feiman: Stop Protecting Your Apps: It's Time for Apps to Protect Themselves.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Is Your DNS Software Exposing Your Enterprise to DDoS Attacks?
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the benefits of updating DNS for service providers and divulges best practices for choosing and operating DNS software.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Nominum, Inc.

Protection from the Inside: Application Security Methodologies Compared
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, the SANS Institute captures the relative capabilities and efficiencies of RASP and WAF technologies using a representative product in each category. Learn how your defense-in-depth strategy could benefit from the additional visibility of runtime protection.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 16 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Securing Cloud Computing: How to Evaluate Providers
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the state of security in the cloud. Continue reading to reveal a 21 questions-to-ask checklist of leading security practices for protecting sensitive data in the cloud.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Next Generation Cloud Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
DATA SHEET: In this data sheet, you will learn how to fill in the gaps cloud perimeter security leaves vulnerable and strengthen your identity and access management (IAM) strategy.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Symantec Corporation

Cloud Identity Access: Bridging the Gap between IT and Users
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
RESOURCE: Organizations are struggling to secure rogue cloud apps as users work remotely on a myriad of devices. This infographic presents the challenges of securing cloud apps data and offers insights into facilitating harmony between users and IT.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Symantec Corporation

2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this report, discover what security professionals had to say about mobile security, endpoint security, and other important trends in the cybersecurity landscape.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 12 May 2015

Citrix
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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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