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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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Enabling Enterprise 2.0
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn ways that organizations can create a strategy that embraces Web 2.0 technologies securely and enables a successful transition to Enterprise 2.0.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2009

Websense, Inc.

When Legitimate Sites Threaten Your Network
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that legitimate sites like BusinessWeek.com and MLB.com have been victimized by drive-by malware? This security brief discusses specific measures you can take to protect your business and defend against these attacks.
Posted: 19 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

Kaspersky Lab

Protecting Essential Information: Securing the Foundation of the Internet Business Platform
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The requirements for Web security, email security, and data loss prevention have changed. Read on to learn where and why traditional approaches fail; how accuracy and context drive effective information-focused security; and what to do to protect essential information and say yes to business processes that take advantage of Web 2.0.
Posted: 18 Aug 2009 | Published: 18 Aug 2009

Websense, Inc.

Implementing Best Practices for Web 2.0 Security with the Websense Web Security Gateway
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The best way to address Web 2.0 threats is to combine the best aspects of traditional security and control techniques with new technology designed to address the dynamic, real-time nature of Web 2.0. This paper describes how one such solution enables you to quickly implement a best practices approach to making Web 2.0 secure and effective.
Posted: 18 Aug 2009 | Published: 18 Jun 2009

Websense, Inc.

The Good, Bad and Necessary: The Complete Guide to PCI 6.6 Success
sponsored by Breach Security
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides IT security professionals with the information needed to understand PCI compliance and specifically, one of the standard's latest requirements, 6.6. In addition, the paper offer tips for successful PCI 6.6 compliance and highlights compliance successes from real-world companies.
Posted: 14 Aug 2009 | Published: 08 Jun 2009

Breach Security

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: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

Sophos, Inc.

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

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

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

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
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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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