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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

Making Office 365 More Secure and Compliant
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft has done a good job at developing a robust and scalable platform in Office 365, but there are some organizations that will need compliance and security capabilities not natively available. View this paper to explore what Office 365 will and will not do and where supplemental offerings from third party vendors will prove to be beneficial.
Posted: 19 Dec 2011 | Published: 19 Dec 2011

Proofpoint, Inc.

IBM Mashup Center
sponsored by IBM
TRIAL SOFTWARE: IBM Mashup Center is an enterprise mashup platform enabling the rapid creation of reusable application building blocks (widgets, feeds, mashups) that can be easily assembled into new applications or leveraged within existing applications— with the governance and security IT requires—  to address daily business challenges.
Posted: 19 Dec 2011 | Premiered: 19 Dec 2011

IBM

What Security Threats Can We Expect in 2012?
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WEBCAST: View this webcast to explore the projected security threats in 2012, how you should prepare your data, email, and web security of your organization going into the New Year, how security is being impacted in a highly mobile, socially networked, and cloud based environment, and more.
Posted: 15 Dec 2011 | Premiered: Dec 15, 2011

Websense, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Reduce the Cost of Being Secure by Building Security into your Development Process
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, explore the importance of application security and the business case for building security in from the start.  Find out how your development tools can assist you in meeting your security objectives.
Posted: 09 Dec 2011 | Published: 09 Dec 2011

IBM

State of Software Security Report Volume 4
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Version 4 of the State of Software Security is a semi-annual report that analyzes and examines the emerging trends associated with vulnerabilities in applications, whether they are internally developed or procured from third parties such as outsourcers or commercial software vendors.
Posted: 07 Dec 2011 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

Veracode, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Are your applications cloud-ready?
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript discusses the importance of application security, and describes the tools and processes you should be putting in place to ensure that your applications are secure as you move them to the cloud.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

IBM

Social Networking malware: The dangers facing SMBs
sponsored by GFI Software
WHITE PAPER: View this paper to explore the rise of social networking, the types of malware targeting social platforms, how SMBs can protect themselves against today’s social threats, and more.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

GFI Software

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.
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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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