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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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E-Guide: Configure Outbound Firewall Rules for Data Protection
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: A new form of firewall was recently developed in order to withstand more sophisticated threats. Consult this expert E-guide to learn more about the value of application firewalls and how they can benefit the security of your business.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Presentation Transcript: Protecting Against Malware with Web Security Gateways and Services
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Many organizations are moving malware protection to the Web and investing in Secure Web Gateways. This  transcript will help sort the different feature options and deployment challenges and help you bring efficiency to your threat management programs by centralizing Web-based security and stop managing numerous standalone Web security products.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Thwarting Sophisticated Attacks with Today’s Firewalls
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert resource explores modern network security, offering key insight into fighting today’s sophisticated threats as well as the differences between next-generation firewall (NGFW) and unified threat management (UTM).
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Security risks that can affect your industry
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: As the threat landscape continues to evolve, the approaches to thwart them must also. But with emerging trends like social networking and the influx of mobile devices, ensuring adequate security is becoming more complex. In this expert resource, explore the security risks organizations face in today’s changing environment.
Posted: 08 Feb 2012 | Published: 08 Feb 2012

SearchSecurity.com

How to prevent cross-site scripting attacks: Expert tactics
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide discusses how XSS attacks work, how you can better protect your websites and how to prevent cross-site request forgery attacks. Uncover best practices and expert tactics to ensure you’re doing your part to stop these attacks.
Posted: 21 Dec 2011 | Published: 21 Dec 2011

SearchSecurity.com

ISM December 2012
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
JOURNAL ARTICLE: In this month's issue, Information Security magazine contributor and award-winning technology journalist, Robert Lemos, explores this rapidly expanding market and shows you exactly how to profit from Zero-day exploits.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Prioritizing WAN Application Delivery Go Beyond WAN QoS
sponsored by Talari Networks
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchEnterpriseWAN.com describes why Quality of Service (QoS) is not the cure-all it used to be and explores how to go beyond the constraints of WAN QoS to safeguard and deliver the applications in your enterprise.
Posted: 04 Dec 2012 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

Talari Networks

The Benefits of Next-Generation Virtual ADCs
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: Discover why next-generation and virtual application delivery controllers (ADCs) can help you conquer many of the networking and security challenges of enterprise mobility and cloud computing.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

Citrix Systems, Inc.

The Top 10 Reports for Managing Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: Observing the complete lifecycle of vulnerability management begins with asset discovery. Learn more about the key steps for successful management with this informative resource. How can you improve your security?
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Jul 2012

Qualys

Web Application Security: How to Minimize the Risk of Attacks
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper outlines the importance of Web application security. With over 55 percent of vulnerabilities in 2010 resulting in attacks, a solution is necessary. Learn more about the different types of Web application vulnerabilities as well as how to detect vulnerabilities more efficiently.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 26 Jul 2012

Qualys

10 Tips for Mobile Application Security
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: While the rapid growth of mobility has enabled increased customer satisfaction, operational efficiencies, employee productivity and more; it has also introduced a number of new security challenges. In this paper, uncover 10 must-know tips for deploying secure mobile applications to help you leverage mobility while keeping the bad guys out.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 18 Jun 2012

Dell SecureWorks

Disclosures 2012 - The Vulnerability of Publicly Traded Companies
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: In a recently-released State of Software Security featured supplement, Veracode examines the software security posture of public companies and the material risks they face due to the weaknesses in their software applications. This webinar uses Veracode data to examine how public companies manage the risks inherited from software.
Posted: 24 May 2012 | Premiered: May 23, 2012

Veracode, Inc.

Strategies for Managing Social Networking & Personal Web Use in the Workplace
sponsored by Total Defense
WHITE PAPER: Access to Web content in the workplace such - as social networking, streaming media and more - has become an increasing issue. This resource explores the risks and challenges of personal Web use as well as presents a business case for enabling appropriate use. View now to uncover key strategies that will help you protect your business.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 14 May 2012

Total Defense

Imperva's Web Application Attack Report
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Imperva’s Application Defense Center (ADC), as part of its ongoing Hacker Intelligence Initiative, studied web application attacks across 40 applications over a six month period. View this report to explore key findings and gain recommendations to help you better prioritize vulnerability remediation and web application projects.
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 | Published: 02 Jan 2012

Imperva

Akamai Shields Leading Retailer from Ddos Attacks During Critical Holiday Shopping Period - and Protects $10 Million in Revenues
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how one online retailer was able to maintain online operations and protect $10 million in revenue by implementing Akamai’s DDoS Defender Security Solution and utilizing Akamai Intelligent Platform to deflect and reflect malicious attacks.
Posted: 04 Apr 2012 | Published: 04 Apr 2012

Akamai Technologies

Understanding the Value behind Enterprise Application-Aware Firewalls
sponsored by Dell SonicWALL
EGUIDE: This expert resource examines the value of enterprise application-aware firewalls and why they are in such high-demand among users.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Dell SonicWALL

The four rules of complete web protection
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As an IT manager you’ve always known the web is a dangerous place. But with infections growing and the demands on your time and budget rising, it’s time to revisit your strategy. This whitepaper discusses the major web threats and provides four rules to help you stay protected. When you follow them, these rules will also save you time and money.
Posted: 01 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Dec 2011

Sophos, Inc.

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
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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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