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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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Vendor Comparison for Web Application Firewalls
sponsored by Dimension Data
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: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 Jun 2016

Dimension Data

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: New Gartner Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls helps security leaders understand the WAF market, as well as what to look for in a WAF solution. Download the report and learn the importance of comprehensive protection, detection accuracy, management capabilities and deployment options.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2015

Imperva

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 Industrialization 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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