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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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E-Guide: Best practices for pen testing Web applications
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EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide examines what a Web application test is and best practices to getting the most out of them. Uncover guidelines to ensure your pen test is a success and key recommendations on how you can avoid common pitfalls.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Oct 2011

E-Guide: Shortcut guide to Web application firewall deployment
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EGUIDE: Before purchasing a Web application firewall (WAF), there are several factors all organizations must consider. This expert tip offers advice on how to pick a WAF that best fits your organization and lays out the steps for successful deployment.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 22 Sep 2011

E-Guide: Using web application firewalls to ease compliance efforts
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EGUIDE: When properly maintained, Web application firewalls help organizations ease PCI management and compliance obligations. This expert guide highlights the various compliance benefits WAF provide and explains how they can also be used to protect against both common and emerging threats.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 22 Sep 2011

E-Guide: How to Combat the Latest Cybersecurity Threats
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EGUIDE: It takes a great deal of time and money to fine-tune IT security in response to evolving IT security threats and attack tactics. This expert e-guide provides an in-depth overview of modern computer security threats and offers technical advice on how to deal with them.
Posted: 26 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

Expert Guide to web 2.0 Threats: How to Prevent an Attack
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EGUIDE: A majority of today’s organizations already leverage the benefits of Web 2.0 technologies, or at least wonder how they can take advantage of it. This expert e-guide provides an overview of what Web 2.0 really is and explains how to combat the myriad of threats that accompany this convenient technology.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

E-Guide: Preventing and detecting security vulnerabilities in Web applications
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EGUIDE: The extent of fundamental security flaws in most applications often requires a re-architecture, but there are some secondary measures information security teams can take to safeguard faulty applications. This expert tip maps out the steps security professionals should take to lock down their Web applications.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

E-Guide: Building a Security Toolkit to Protect Against the Latest Web 2.0 Threats
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides an in-depth overview of the latest Web 2.0 security threats and offers technical advice on how to defend against them.
Posted: 13 Jul 2011 | Published: 13 Jul 2011

E-Guide: Keys to Protecting Web Applications from Vulnerable Exploits
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EGUIDE: Today’s attackers are stealing substantial amounts of confidential information every day by exploiting vulnerable Web application servers. This expert e-guide highlights the most popular Web application attack methods and offers advice on how to keep your network safe through URL filtering.
Posted: 13 Jul 2011 | Published: 13 Jul 2011

E-Guide: Cloud computing security - Infrastructure issues
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EGUIDE: While cloud computing provides a number of compelling benefits, it's highly distributed. Understanding how cloud computing providers build services and manage data is critical as it can mean the difference between real cost savings and false economy.
Posted: 26 May 2011 | Published: 26 May 2011

Technical Guide on Collaboration Threat Vectors
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
EBOOK: Techtarget's Security Media Group presents a comprehensive guide to securing collaboration technologies. Our experts help you address the security concerns of collaboration and social networking technologies and offer best practices for locking down voice communications via VoIP or Skype.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

Websense, Inc.

Attack Mitigation System
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Radware’s Attack Mitigation System (AMS) is a real-time network and application attack mitigation solution that protects the application infrastructure against network and application downtime, application vulnerability exploitation, malware spread, information theft, web service attacks and web defacement. View now to learn more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011


Is your security as good as the cloud’s?
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the relative merits of Software-as-a-Service and Infrastructure-as-a-Service, as well as issues and risks to consider. View now to determine whether these models are likely to provide better or worse security than your current in-house security.
Posted: 07 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

Trend Micro, Inc.

Imperva’s Web Application Attack Report
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Imperva’s Application Defense Center studied web application attacks across 30 applications, monitoring more than 10 million individual attacks targeted over a period of six months. This report offers key findings of their study and recommendations to help you better prioritize vulnerability remediation and web application projects.
Posted: 22 Sep 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2011


Solution Brief: The Top Four Business Risks of Social Media
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Social networks are changing the way people interact, communicate, form opinions, and purchase. And businesses must support social media to drive their business. However, this medium can also pose new security risks. View now to explore the top four risks of social networking and discover various ways to protect against and mitigate these risks.
Posted: 19 Sep 2011 | Published: 19 Sep 2011


Evolving IT security threats: Inside Web-based, social engineering attacks
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
EGUIDE: In order to adequately defend IT infrastructure, organizations must have a solid understanding of the various attack methods that are effective today. This expert e-guide takes an in-depth look into the latest IT security threats and provides strategic recommendations on how to deal with them.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Websense, Inc.

Sophos Security Threat Report Mid-Year 2011
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Malware is complex, seemingly everywhere and is often difficult to stop. Targeting high-profile organizations, damaging data loss incidents and web threats continue to make headlines for malware attacks this year. Read the latest report to understand how the latest threats work and how to keep your business safe.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

Sophos, Inc.

The Token is Dead. Long Live the Token
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WEBCAST: View this webcast as speakers discuss hardware and software-based authentication, extending authentication to cloud-based applications, credentialing and managing consumer-grade mobile devices while minimizing security risks, and offer best practices for striking the balance between security, ease of use, manageability and cost
Posted: 17 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 17, 2011

SafeNet, Inc.

McAfee Cloud Security Platform
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: View this paper to explore how McAfee® Cloud Security Platform can help organizations take advantage of the cloud safely and confidently by extending existing security practices and policies to data flowing to and from the cloud.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

Intel Security

IBM Rational and the Financial Services Sector
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Financial services institutions (FSIs) are under tight pressure to reduce cost and risk in the business while improving profitability and enhancing customer satisfaction. But achieving these goals can be a daunting task.  View this paper to explore a systematic approach and key recommendations that FSI should invest in to help tackle these goals.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011


Minimize your financial institution’s risk with solutions from IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organisations face many challenges as they become more reliant on web technology: web applications are increasingly being targeted, and at the same time, compliance regulations continue to grow in complexity. Learn how to tackle these issues with IBM Rational, a comprehensive solution that provides protection, while helping to ensure compliance.
Posted: 04 Aug 2011 | Published: 04 Aug 2011


Controlling Web 2.0 Applications in the Enterprise
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: New technologies used in Web 2.0 applications have increased the volume and complexity of network traffic. More than ever, businesses must deploy new methods of monitoring and controlling Web 2.0 applications in order to discover and mitigate new hidden security threats.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

Fortinet, Inc.

Three Must-Have’s to Securing the Social Web
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Social Web has emerged as a valuable business tool for innovative organizations to engage with customers and stay competitive. But among the popularity comes great risk, as these networks can be targets for cybercriminals. View this paper to explore the 3 crucial measures to take in order to provide safe and productive use of this great resource.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

Websense, Inc.

Securing the Social Network: How to Embrace Emerging Technologies Without Putting Critical Data at Risk
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Organizations today are integrating platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter as a way to engage with customers and capitalize on marketing opportunities. However, these social networks are targets for  cybercriminals. View this paper to explore the oportunities and risks of social networking and learn best practices for ensuring security.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

Websense, Inc.

Developing Richer Web based Applications
sponsored by QUALCOMM Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes industry developments that will lead the browser, JavaScript and the mobile processor to combine for web applications that perform on par with their native counterparts.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 27 Jun 2011

QUALCOMM Incorporated

Evaluate: IBM Rational AppScan
sponsored by IBM
TRIAL SOFTWARE: With Web applications exposing more sensitive information to anyone with an Internet connection, new security threats are emerging all of the time. IBM Rational AppScan is a leading application security testing suite designed to help manage vulnerability testing throughout the software development life cycle.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Premiered: 09 Jun 2011

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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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