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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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An Integrated Approach to Managing Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will discuss the major challenges organizations face when protecting apps from today's threats and examines solutions you can leverage to enable risk-based app security.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Web Application Security Insider's Edition
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: This Insider Edition will help you understand threats against Web applications, how you can help developers with security tools and training and how to deploy technologies such as Web application firewalls to keep your organization's Web presence safe.
Posted: 19 Sep 2013 | Published: 18 Sep 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Taking Action to Secure Web Applications
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from SearchSecurity.com explores the vulnerabilities of web applications and explores steps you should take to keep them safe.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 03 May 2013

SearchSecurity.com

PCI Council issues mobile application rules for software developers
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council has demanded the development of mobile applications that include comprehensive security controls. This expert resource will help you understand what the new guidelines call for in terms of security controls, the history behind these standards, and further developments.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 25 Apr 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Smart cards: security risks
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis series assess the new features introduced in Java Card 3 Connected Edition smart card specification and their associated security risks.
Posted: 17 Apr 2013 | Published: 17 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

New SaaS Identity Access Management Tools Emerge, Outdo Legacy IAM
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide explains the necessary evolution of identity and access management (IAM) tools and details the difference of IAM for cloud-based applications vs. on-premise applications.
Posted: 26 Mar 2013 | Published: 26 Mar 2013

SearchSecurity.com

How to Leverage Free Tools to Secure Web Apps
sponsored by Imperva
EGUIDE: Expert Michael Cobb sheds light on the true benefits of a zero-cost, open source Web application security scanning tool.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Imperva

Consumer Web Portals: Platforms at Significant Security Risk
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This profile of business-to-consumer (B2C) security decision-makers in the financial services, healthcare, government, and online merchant sectors evaluates security around consumer portals based on market data and a custom study of the same audience.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

EMC Corporation

Technical Guide on Application Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: This expert Tech Guide from SearchSecurity.com offers insight on today's application security threat environment, as well as key recommendations and challenges with implementing the latest defense tools.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Tolly Test Report: IBM Security Web Gateway Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details a security solution to sure up the vulnerabilities associated with web application exposure.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2013

IBM

Protect People, Processes, and Technology From Web Application Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the security challenges created by web applications and offers insight and advice to help you address these issues.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

NoSQL Does Not Have to Mean No Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the data security and compliance challenges with NoSQL ("not only SQL") databases, and offers key recommendations on how to address these problems.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Next-Generation Security for Today's Data Center
sponsored by IBM and Juniper
WHITE PAPER: This crucial resource discusses next-generation security solutions that can offer unparalleled protection against data exfiltration, website outages, and other serious threats against the data center.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

IBM and Juniper

Mapping Security for your Virtual Environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper that addresses the concern over managing virtual environment security with an enterprise-ready system that provides full visibility of physical and virtual data center and simplified security policy management.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

How The Burgiss Group Manages Business Risk with AppFirst
sponsored by AppFirst
CASE STUDY: This case study reveals which solution the Burgiss Group trusts to help them monitor the behavior of their applications and systems and – in turn – ensure an optimal experience for their clients. View now to learn more!
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 04 Sep 2013

AppFirst

Protect Identities in the Cloud Secure access to SaaS applications made easier
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper examines how your organization can best manage and protect your SaaS applications, discussing common management problems and an advanced security solution that can help secure all aspects of web traffic.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

McAfee, Inc.

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the latest information about today's top security vulnerabilities and threats – from targeted attacks and exploits to spam and phishing – to help you keep your organization safe. View now to learn more!
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation

College Board Case Study: Quality Software is Secure Software
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this informative webcast, learn about the application security tool that West Virginia University uses to identify vulnerabilities in web applications, reducing the risk of a data breach and keeping sensitive student data safe.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Jul 22, 2013

IBM

Driving Effective Application Security in the Enterprise: An End-to-End Approach to Addressing One of the Biggest Threats to a Business
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This crucial webcast examines how you can protect existing and developing applications and provides some best practices for ensuring end-to-end application security.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Premiered: Jul 19, 2013

IBM

Creating the Ultimate Security Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the latest nature of attacks and vulnerabilities in the security landscape and details the capabilities and solutions that must be leveraged to maintain secure operations.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

IBM

Web App Design at the Core of Coding Weaknesses, Attacks, Says Expert
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchSecurity.com outlines how to address web app design flaws and fight these weaknesses once and for all.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

Thawte Inc.

Bring Your Own Security to the Cloud
sponsored by CenterBeam
VIDEO: Watch this video to learn how the bring-your-own-security (BYOS) model allows you to have authorization and authentication for cloud-hosted services against your own active directory, not the hosts.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 12 Jun 2013

CenterBeam

SSL Certificate Management: Avoiding Common Mistakes
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from SearchSecurity.com explores the common mistakes inherent to SSL certificate management and provides advice on how to avoid them. View now to learn more!
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Published: 09 May 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

Revolutionary architecture, evolutionary deployment
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to learn about how rethinking your firewall for context-aware protection can help you achieve breakthrough security while protecting existing security investments. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 08 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Cisco

SSL Certificate Management: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide explores the most common SSL certificate management mistakes that can set the stage for a Web application exploit, and offers key advice for avoiding these errors – read on to learn more now.
Posted: 12 Feb 2013 | Published: 12 Feb 2013

Thawte 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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