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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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Keeping Cloud and Mobile Simple
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: The mobile device is a key component of the future of business and businesses need to take advantage of cloud and mobile applications in order to stay competitive. Access this brief webcast to discover how to stay above the competition.
Posted: 18 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Mar 16, 2016

Oracle Corporation

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

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Imperva, a leading provider of cyber security solutions is once again the only leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewall—the only company positioned in the leader's quadrant by Gartner in each of the two years this report has been published.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2015

Imperva

Protect Your Business with the Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to achieve next-generation firewall protection with integrated application awareness, intrusion prevention and role-based user controls.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

10 Features Every Web App Firewall Should Provide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains in detail the 10 features that every Web application firewall must provide.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Imperva

The Industralization of Hacking: How to Stop Automated Attacks
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: View this infographic and learn how you can better defend against such advanced Web-based attacks.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Imperva

Live Demo: Getting Started with Web Protection
sponsored by LogicNow
VIDEO: This short video provides a demo for MAXfocus Web Protection, a system that enables your enterprise to be in control of your web security, web filtering and web bandwidth monitoring. Watch now to see how this platform can enable you to keep your systems secure.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Premiered: 20 Jan 2016

LogicNow

Key Considerations in Choosing a WAF
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Attacks are becoming more sophisticated, and keeping up to date on security measures can be challenging. In this detailed white paper, explore both the basic and advanced considerations of selecting a web application firewall today, including performance, high availability, reliability, automatic attack detection, ease of management, and much more.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

F5 Networks

IAM for Web Resources and APIs
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to harness open standards like SAML to enable secure web SSO, protect APIs, and provide dynamic session management to employees.
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Strategies for Web and API Access Management
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about next-gen identity standards and requirements and how to secure access to apps - regardless of their environment.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Next-Gen Identity: Secure App Access
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WEBCAST: Learn how to control user access to systems and apps to avoid identity theft nightmares in this brief webcast.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Aug 14, 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

IAM Beyond Traditional WAM
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore the 5 key attributes of API security in this exclusive white paper. Additionally, review the top 5 considerations for WAM migration and how to secure access to your IaaS/AWS environment.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

How Modern Access Security Works
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Review the 4 important differences between federated access management and traditional WAM and uncover why WAM has failed now that apps have moved on from a web-only environment. Read on to learn the 5 key benefits of modern access security.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Access + Federation = Better Access Management
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Find out how federated SSO, when combined with access management, enables you to authenticate users in the domain where their identities are stored and provide access management for any app, including mobile. View now and learn how to centralize access control for all types of clients.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

Building the Business Case for Modern Access Management
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover the 4 questions you need to consider when building your IAM strategy to protect users, customers, third-parties, and sensitive data.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

Ping Identity Corporation

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

Best Practices for Web Application Security
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
EGUIDE: Access this exclusive e-guide to discover tips for tackling web application security through software development. Learn how to review your Web application security assessment tools and develop a strategy.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

WhiteHat Security

The Importance of Secure Application Development Lifecycles
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide lays out four steps to implementing secure code. View now to learn how to develop the skills to mitigate malware attacks at the application layer. Additionally, examine the myths about compliance-ready web app security assessment tools.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

WhiteHat Security

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

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

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

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

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
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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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