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ALSO CALLED: Web-based Application Security, Internet Application Security, Internet Applications Security
DEFINITION: The OWASP Top Ten is a list of the 10 most dangerous current Web application security flaws, along with effective methods of dealing with those flaws. OWASP (Open Web Application Security Project) is an organization that provides unbiased and practical, cost-effective information about computer and Internet applications. Project members include a variety of security experts from around the world who  … 
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Web Application Security Reports
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DLP Defense for Insider Threats
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a DLP approach to remove content that breaks policy or industry GRC requirements. Continue reading to learn how to mitigate risks and secure communication in the collaboration or sharing processes.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

Clearswift

Why InfoSec Needs Guarantees
sponsored by White Hat 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

White Hat Security

Best Practices for Dealing with Phishing and Next-Generation Malware
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the state of phishing and malware attacks and how hackers are evolving. Continue reading to learn mitigation strategies and best practices for educating employees to avoid attacks.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Threat Track Security

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

DNS Software Drives Network Economics
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the benefits of updating DNS for service providers. Continue reading and uncover 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
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, 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

Cloud Identity Access: Bridging the Gap between IT and Users
sponsored by Symantec
RESOURCE: Organizations are struggling to secure rogue cloud apps as users work remotely on a myriad of devices.  This white paper 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

Secure Code and the Role of Software Assurance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why application security has not kept pace with changes in the threat landscape and why companies struggle to create secure code.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

The Importance of Secure Application Development Lifecycles
sponsored by White Hat 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 the myths about compliance-ready web app security assessment tools.
Posted: 07 May 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

White Hat Security

Best Practices for Web Application Security
sponsored by White Hat 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: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

White Hat Security

Web App Security Top 10 Risk Mitigation Techniques
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lays out the top 10 challenges of and threats to web app security. View now to learn the corresponding 10 risk mitigation techniques to protect web apps.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Examining the Current Cyber Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: With attacks no longer a question of "if" but "when," it's crucial to know what your enemies are up to. This white paper examines the prevalent vulnerabilities in organizations today, how hackers are exploiting them, and which tools they are using to get the job done.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Today's Top Security Risks Revealed
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This extensive white paper explores the current state of security threats that organizations are up against. Read on to learn how to prepare and strengthen defenses against evolving attacks.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Keeping Applications Safe with Whitelisting
sponsored by Digital Guardian
EGUIDE: This eguide outlines the basics of whitelisting filtering approaches and explores how to use them for advanced malware protection.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Digital Guardian

Keep Software Secure Using RASP
sponsored by Prevoty
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores if RASP is the savior of security officers or if it's just the new flavor of the week. View now to learn about the two approaches to RASP and the potential red flags of using this technology.
Posted: 27 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Prevoty

Integrating App Security into the Development Lifecycle
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to combat cybercriminals by integrating security into the software development lifecycle and offers strategies and best practices to ensure success.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Continuous Monitoring: A New Approach to Proactively Protecting your Global Perimeter
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the need for continuous monitoring. Access now to explore a blueprint to improving your network security strategy and how to identify and address potential threats enabled by vulnerabilities in software or systems.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Qualys

Narrowing The Security Gap With Automated Configuration Assessment
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the three best practices to controlling incorrect app configurations and how to minimize risks.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Qualys

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: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

IBM

Securing Apps from the First Line of Code
sponsored by White Hat 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: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

White Hat Security

Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership for Protecting Web Applications
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the tocal cost of web app security in the three major risk categories associated with sucessful attacks. Access now to learn how to quantify the costs of web app security compared to the costs of a breach.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

White Hat Security

5 Days to Setting Up an Application Security Program
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a five day guide to bolstering your app security strategy.  Access now to learn more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

White Hat Security
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WEB APPLICATION SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  share their knowledge of vulnerabilities, threats, attacks and countermeasures.Here are the OWASP Top Ten:Unvalidated input: Information from web requests is not validated before being used by a web application. Attackers can use these flaws to attack backend components through a web application.Broken access control:Restrictions on what authenticated users are allowed to do are not properly enforced. Attackers can exploit these flaws to access other users' accounts, view sensitive files, or use unauthorized functions.Broken authentication and session management:Account credentials and session … 
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