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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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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 Security Champion's Guide to Web Application Security
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for tips on ensuring your web applications aren't the weakest link in your enterprise security strategy.
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 | Published: 23 Nov 2015

Akamai

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.

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
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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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