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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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Presentation Transcript: State of the Threat
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: The monetizing of economic crime in Web 2.0 makes Web security a top priority for security pros. Traditional defenses are obsolete, so read this presentation transcript, taken from the video cast of the same name, and learn best practices for creating a new approach to Web security.
Posted: 29 Jul 2009 | Published: 29 Jul 2009

Websense, Inc.

Security Threat Report: July 2009 Update
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are continuing to face a challenging threat landscape. Check out this paper to learn about recent security threats related to Web 2.0, social networking sites, email, mobile devices, and Mac computers.
Posted: 28 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Sophos, Inc.

Driving Revenue and Increasing Value with Application Performance Management
sponsored by BlueCoat
EBOOK: As a leading provider of solutions for Service Providers, Blue Coat appliances give you the visibility, acceleration and security needed for optimizing your network. Read this e-book to learn how Blue Coat gives you the control you need to deliver a whole set of new managed services for your business and consumer customers.
Posted: 26 Jun 2009 | Published: 22 Dec 2008

BlueCoat

Web Based Attacks
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report describes the anatomy of web based attacks and examines some of the factors that have influenced a shift toward this type of attack over the last year.
Posted: 11 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

Symantec Corporation

Information Security Magazine, June 2009 - SIMs: More than just a pile of logs
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month's issue of Information Security Magazine covers a breadth of topics. The cover story this month is about SIM and how it can boost compliance, visibility, and overall business intelligence. Other featured articles cover risk management, convergence, and even the security concerns that come with cloud computing. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Information Security Magazine

Seven Design Requirements for Web 2.0 Threat Protection
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about new Web 2.0 threats and why most security solutions in place today can't adequately protect against them. Check out the Seven Design Requirements for Web 2.0 Threat Prevention and an overview of McAfee product and technology offerings that address these requirements.
Posted: 23 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2009

McAfee, Inc.

15 Minutes to a Secure Business: Daily Practices for IT Security Management
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Read this paper to learn how to enhance security management for small and medium businesses by following a few simple practices. Benefits include: Better overall security posture; spending less time to find and fix outbreaks; more efficient web and email security policies; and a more proactive and comprehensive approach to IT security overall.
Posted: 23 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Dec 2008

McAfee, Inc.

McAfee Total Protection for Secure Business: Comprehensive security in one easy-to-manage suite
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Check out this brief paper to learn how McAfee helps keep small and medium-sized businesses protected with a smart, simple, secure solution designed for small and medium enterprise customers. McAfee Total Protection for Secure Business provides comprehensive endpoint, email, web, and data security--all in a single, integrated suite.
Posted: 23 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Dec 2008

McAfee, Inc.

Web Application Security - How to Minimise Prevalent Risk of Attacks
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to understand how to minimise vulnerabilities in web applications. A guide to web application security outlines typical web application vulnerabilities and provides a comparison of web application vulnerability detection options.
Posted: 27 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

Qualys

Essential Guide to Threat Management
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EBOOK: Check out this expert eBook and get expert advice that can help your company successfully improve its threat management posture.
Posted: 19 Mar 2009 | Published: 19 Mar 2009

Information Security Magazine

Rational® AppScan® Standard Edition V7.8
sponsored by IBM
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Rational® AppScan® Standard Edition V7.8 automates vulnerability assessments and scans and tests for all common Web application vulnerabilities including SQL-injection, cross-site scripting, and buffer overflow.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Premiered: 13 Mar 2009

IBM

Understanding Web Application Security Challenges
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains what you can do to help protect your organization, and it discusses an approach for improving your organization's Web application security.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

IBM

Web Application Security: Automated Scanning versus Manual Penetration Testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains two primary methods for discovering Web application vulnerabilities: using manual penetration testing and code review or using automated scanning tools and static analysis.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

IBM

NAV CANADA Takes Advantage of IBM Rational AppScan Software to Address the Security and Compliance of Its Online Applications
sponsored by Logicalis
CASE STUDY: NAV CANADA helped enhance the security of its Web applications through best practices such as regular scanning and testing for vulnerabilities throughout the software development lifecycle.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Logicalis

Web Application Security: Automated Scanning versus Manual Penetration Testing
sponsored by Logicalis
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the two primary methods for discovering Web application vulnerabilities: using manual penetration testing and code review or using automated scanning tools and static analysis.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Logicalis

Dell and Microsoft Windows Server 2008
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
BROCHURE: Windows Server 2008 is designed to provide increased reliability and control over your server infrastructure.
Posted: 11 Dec 2008 | Published: 11 Dec 2008

Dell, Inc.

Quicktour Demo: Key Differentiators between Microstrategy and Business Objects
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: This tour provides an overview of MicroStrategy platform's uniquely powerful enterprise business intelligence capabilities and illustrates the 12 key differentiators between MicroStrategy and Business Objects.
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 | Published: 26 Nov 2008

MicroStrategy Incorporated

Case Study: Bellevue School District
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn how the Bellevue School District dramatically improved their web security and productivity by extending their security policy management and administrator controls to additional IT staff members.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Websense, Inc.

Move Web Application Security Testing into Your Development Cycle
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on the role developers can play in solving Web application security issues, and it details how IBM Rational® AppScan® Developer Edition software can enable them to do so.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

IBM

Strengthening Web Application Security: Charting a Robust Strategy That Starts at Development.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the current dilemma that security auditors face with the bottleneck for Web application deployment.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

IBM

Effectively Managing High-Performing, Business-critical Web Applications
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This paper details a reliable high-performance web applications services environment that ensures the end user's ability to successfully interact with web applications while enabling it to meet service level Agreements (SLAs).
Posted: 24 Sep 2008 | Published: 24 Sep 2008

CA Technologies.

Expert Ebook: Mastering PCI
sponsored by Information Security Magazine Sponsored by: Breach, Cisco, Fiberlink, Rapid7, Sentrigo, Solidcore, Thawte, Tripwire, and Utimaco
BOOK: This eBook gives expert advice on successfully achieving PCI compliance, by selecting the right auditor and implementing new requirements into your company's IT infrastructure. Read this book and learn how to master PCI compliance.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 20 Aug 2008

Information Security Magazine Sponsored by: Breach, Cisco, Fiberlink, Rapid7, Sentrigo, Solidcore, Thawte, Tripwire, and Utimaco

The IBM Rational AppScan Lifecycle Solution
sponsored by IBM
BROCHURE: IBM Rational® AppScan® is a suite of marketplace-leading Web application security solutions that gives organizations the necessary visibility and control to address various critical challenges.
Posted: 29 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

IBM

Trial download: IBM Rational AppScan
sponsored by IBM
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Download this free trial to experience how IBM Rational AppScan software helps you quickly and easily pinpoint Web application vulnerabilities.
Posted: 29 Jul 2008 | Premiered: 29 Jul 2008

IBM

WebSphere Application Server Feature Pack for Web 2.0
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores methods for improving the development of Ajax-based applications and Web 2.0 to SOA connectivity.
Posted: 10 Jun 2008 | Published: 10 Jun 2008

IBM
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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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