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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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The Evolving Risk Landscape
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: There was nearly a 22% increase in attacks on web applications from 2016 to 2017. While apps have increased productivity, they have also opened the door to unprecedented threats, expanding the risk landscape and putting corporate data at risk. This e-book offers a guide to protecting against web fraud, credential stuffing, ransomware, and phishing.
Posted: 20 Nov 2017 | Published: 20 Nov 2017

F5 Networks

Preparing for the New OWASP Top 10 and Beyond
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Web app security is difficult and firewalls are not going to be enough. OSWAP has released a list of the 10 most common security concerns you need to address for your web apps. Access this e-book to learn about each of these 10 key web app security concerns and how you can mitigate them.
Posted: 16 Nov 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2017

F5 Networks

The State of Endpoint Protection & Management
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: According to Larry Ponemon of the Ponemon Institute, 67% of enterprises are unable to detect employee use of insecure mobile devices. This white paper aims to answer some of the top questions security and IT operations executives face in regard to endpoint security, mobile security, and overall protection of your enterprise.
Posted: 20 Oct 2017 | Published: 20 Oct 2017

Absolute

Three Reasons a Secure Web Gateway is Vital for your Security Stance
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: According to IDC, by 2020 there will be 105.4 million mobile workers. With this hike, mobile and web security cannot be compromised. This white paper describes what a secure web gateway (SWG) offers and 3 main reasons it is a vital component of your layered defense strategy.
Posted: 09 Oct 2017 | Published: 09 Oct 2017

Symantec

The Next Generation of Cloud App Security
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: By 2020, 85% of large enterprises will use a cloud access security broker (CASB) platform for their cloud services which is up from less than 5% today, according to Gartner. This white paper offers benefits of CASB and how to increase efficacy, avoid incidents and more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Published: 06 Oct 2017

Symantec

Next Generation Secure Web Gateway: The Cornerstone of Your Security Architecture
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Explore this white paper to uncover whether a web proxy would be beneficial in protecting your organization from sophisticated web-based attacks.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Published: 06 Oct 2017

Symantec

Strategies for Securing Applications from Vulnerable Open Source Components
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: 90% of an application is typically made up of third-party components, making users extremely vulnerable to security risks. In this white paper, learn about hidden vulnerabilities and targets in applications and reveal 5 ways you can use applications without adding risk.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Your Path to a Mature AppSec Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In a recent Verizon study, there were 2,260 confirmed data breaches in 82 countries with 40% resulting directly from web app attacks. Gain a deeper understanding about app security and uncover 3 steps to reach AppSec maturity.
Posted: 04 Oct 2017 | Published: 04 Oct 2017

Veracode, Inc.

How Veracode Supports your Complete Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Application layer attacks are now the most frequent pattern in confirmed breaches, according to Verizon. Every organization is dependent on applications – if these applications are at risk, so is the business. In this white paper uncover how to boost your application security effectively.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Published: 03 Oct 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Veracode Integrations
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As more organizations move to DevOps, application security needs to keep up or risk being left behind. Access this white paper to learn how you can integrate your application security with your security and development teams' existing tools and processes.
Posted: 03 Oct 2017 | Published: 03 Oct 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Web Application Firewall (WAF) Global Market Analysis
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
RESEARCH CONTENT: Web application firewalls, or WAFs may be the best way to provide that missing insight in web app security. This research paper explores the evolution of WAFs, and what's driving the market forward today.
Posted: 22 Sep 2017 | Published: 22 Sep 2017

Akamai Technologies

Secure and Manage Mobile Devices, Desktops, Apps and Content
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover how to secure corporate data, drive employee productivity, and enable business innovation with an EMM system that meets both user demands and IT security requirements.
Posted: 13 Sep 2017 | Published: 13 Sep 2017

MobileIron

How Attackers Target Users Through Office 365
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals methods hackers employ to target users through productivity apps like Office 365. Learn about sophisticated social engineering techniques, document-sharing lures, and more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Remedying the Email Security Gaps in Microsoft Office 365
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to protect your organization from security risks, data loss, and business continuity skills while using Microsoft Office 365.
Posted: 11 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

Mimecast

5 Essential Approaches to Securing your WordPress Site
sponsored by Liquid Web
WHITE PAPER: As a result of WordPress's popularity, it has become an incredibly high-profile target. Discover how to make WordPress sites harder to target by hackers with 5 essential approaches.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Liquid Web

Mitigate Mobile Cloud App Risks
sponsored by MobileIron
VIDEO: Mobile apps are becoming the number one way employees are accessing cloud services, creating a new threat vector that you need to overcome: mobile app-to-cloud risk. This webcast explores 3 ways employees can introduce vulnerabilities by using cloud apps on mobile devices.
Posted: 07 Aug 2017 | Premiered: 07 Aug 2017

MobileIron

Solution Brief: Running Application Firewalls on Network Functions Platforms
sponsored by Array Networks
RESOURCE: Learn how two industry leaders are combining best-of-breed solutions in virtual application delivery and web application security to provide all the benefits of virtualization with the performance level of dedicated hardware appliances.
Posted: 14 Jul 2017 | Published: 14 Jul 2017

Array Networks

View a Product Demo of Array APV Series ADCs
sponsored by Array Networks
VIDEO: View this demo to gain an understanding of the features, capabilities and benefits of Array's APV Series application delivery controllers (ADCs).
Posted: 14 Jul 2017 | Premiered: 27 Oct 2016

Array Networks

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

Rapid7

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

4 Steps to Achieve Your CISSP Certification
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Becoming a CISSP can open doors in your security career and improve your earning potential, so don't delay in obtaining our free CISSP study guide. Take our Web Security Survey to receive access to CISSP Prep: 4 Steps to Achieve Your Certification.
Posted: 03 Apr 2017 | Published: 03 Apr 2017

TechTarget

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

A Primer on File-Borne Malware Threats
sponsored by OPSWAT inc
WHITE PAPER: Verizon's 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report found that 66% of malware was installed via malicious email attachments. In this white paper, examine the ways attackers use files to deliver malware, the reasons these methods are effective, and the steps organizations should take to block these kinds of attacks.
Posted: 02 Oct 2017 | Published: 02 Oct 2017


How to Address Key SSL Security Issues and Vulnerabilities
sponsored by A10 Networks
EGUIDE: Don't compromise your website security. Explore this expert e-guide to reveal the new SSL security landscape and uncover emerging security issues within SSL technology.
Posted: 22 Sep 2017 | Published: 22 Sep 2017

A10 Networks

The Requirements of a Secure Browser
sponsored by Authentic8, Inc.
VIDEO: Traditional web browsers weren't built with today's threats in mind, and the gaps in infrastructure are being exposed. In this brief video, learn the full requirements of a secure browser.
Posted: 02 Aug 2017 | Premiered: 09 Jun 2015

Authentic8, Inc.
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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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