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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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E-Guide: Best practices for pen testing Web applications
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: Shortcut guide to Web application firewall deployment
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: Using web application firewalls to ease compliance efforts
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: How to Combat the Latest Cybersecurity Threats
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

Expert Guide to web 2.0 Threats: How to Prevent an Attack
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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

SearchSecurity.com

Keeping Networks safe from Social Networking
sponsored by BlueCoat
EGUIDE: Social Networking has provided attackers with an innovative way to gain information from within your corporate networks. This expert E-Guide will provide you with the information needed to keep your organization safe from the threats of social networking.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

BlueCoat

E-Guide: Expert insights to application security testing and performance
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Two of the biggest challenges in an organization’s application security strategies are testing and integrating best practices within the application lifecycle. In this E-Guide, readers will learn best practices for testing injection integrating security measures into the application lifecycle.
Posted: 11 Nov 2011 | Published: 11 Nov 2011

IBM

Build in security and drive innovation
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: Hear from Patrick Vandenberg, IBM Security & Compliance Marketing Manager and Ewa Hoyt, IBM Security Application & Compliance Marketing manager, on how to make application security part of your development process. Reduce risk and costs, and keep your development teams productive to drive the innovation you need to compete and win.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Premiered: Nov 10, 2011

IBM

Deliver the Web Access Your Users Want With the Control You Need
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: URL filtering is the linchpin of effective web access control, although URL-filtering databases are now largely commoditized. Blue Coat WebFilter, with its cloud-connected architecture and inputs from a worldwide community of users, is best-in-class for web threat protection.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

BlueCoat

WebPulse Collaborative Defense
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: Malware is constantly evolving, so you need a dynamic security defense that can keep up with the latest web-based threats. Learn how the Blue Coat WebPulse™ collaborative defense powers Blue Coat's web security portfolio, delivering fast and effective Web 2.0 threat protection for 75 million users worldwide.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

BlueCoat

WebPulse Technical Overview
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: The Blue Coat WebPulse™ is a cloud-based infrastructure specifically designed to harness the power of user-driven behavior and to translate user input into global web and web threat intelligence. Learn how WebPulse employs multiple technologies to analyze and deliver the fastest and most accurate web ratings service available.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

BlueCoat

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

Radware

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

Imperva

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

BlueCoat

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 McAfee, Inc.
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

McAfee, Inc.

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

IBM

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

IBM

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.
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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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