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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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Building a World-Class Web Application Security Program
sponsored by Rapid7
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn the criteria that went into Microsoft's decision making process when buying their new web application vulnerability scanning system.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017


The Top 6 WAF Essentials to Achieve Application Security Efficacy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Due to the nature of web security and how it constantly evolves, it is increasingly difficult to integrate comprehensive security into applications and keep them up-to-date. In this white paper, learn the 6 essential features your web application firewall (WAF) needs to maintain a high degree of security,
Posted: 27 Apr 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017

Citrix

A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to testing and code quality
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Find out why agile software development is outstripping traditional testing practices, how to keep code in good shape during agile development and how to optimise the performance and security of web-based business applications in this 12 page guide.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

End Web Application Security Risks with WAF
sponsored by F5 Networks
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, educate yourself on all things WAF by discovering how a WAF works, the best WAF features and more. Additionally, learn how to further resolve web application vulnerabilities.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

F5 Networks

Use a web app firewall to halt app attacks
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Web application firewalls are more essential than ever when it comes to halting app attacks. Learn what features and functions you should look for when choosing a new WAF.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Published: 05 Feb 2017

SearchSecurity.com

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

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

Protect People, Processes and Technology from Web Application Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Securing externally facing applications is an important step toward safeguarding your critical assets. Find out why.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

IBM

HP Fortify on Demand
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
DATA SHEET: Access this data sheet to discover an on-demand solution that tests the security of software quickly, accurately, and affordably.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Countering Cyber-Crime with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Bigger, more diverse networks mean a bigger attack surface for hackers. Today's networking pros must assess and update network security strategies to account for new vulnerabilities and respond to inevitable attacks.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Accelerate Delivery of Web Applications with this Tool
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Watch this brief video for an overview of a software product that acts as a web application server -- providing a framework and middleware for Java-based web applications
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 27 Jun 2014

IBM

Protecting Your APIs Against Attack and Hijack with CA Layer 7
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 5 best practices to help thwart API threats, which require different strategies than traditional Web infrastructures.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CA Technologies.

Cloud Security Designed for Amazon Web Services (AWS)
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a brief overview of an Amazon Web Services security solution that relies on security pros to customize its offered features to efficiently and effectively defend your assets in the cloud.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

Trend Micro

Tolly Test Report: IBM Security Web Gateway Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the features and benefits of a security Web gateway appliance that successfully blocks potential Web application threats.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2013

IBM

Web Application Firewalls Are Worth the Investment for Enterprises
sponsored by Imperva
ANALYST REPORT: This resource explains how Web application firewalls help security leaders to better protect Web applications in their organizations.
Posted: 29 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imperva

Discovering Vulnerable Web Applications
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how large enterprises can effectively discover, catalog and scan web applications to control vulnerabilities as part of their organization's overall vulnerability management program.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Qualys

How to Leverage Free Tools to Secure Web Apps
sponsored by Imperva
EGUIDE: Expert Michael Cobb sheds light on the true benefits of a zero-cost, open source Web application security scanning tool.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Imperva

Consumer Web Portals: Platforms at Significant Security Risk
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This profile of business-to-consumer (B2C) security decision-makers in the financial services, healthcare, government, and online merchant sectors evaluates security around consumer portals based on market data and a custom study of the same audience.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

EMC Corporation
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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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