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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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Expert Guide to web 2.0 Threats: How to Prevent an Attack
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
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

ArcSight, an HP Company

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.

E-Guide: Preventing and detecting security vulnerabilities in Web applications
sponsored by BlueCoat
EGUIDE: The extent of fundamental security flaws in most applications often requires a re-architecture, but there are some secondary measures information security teams can take to safeguard faulty applications. This expert tip maps out the steps security professionals should take to lock down their Web applications.
Posted: 14 Jul 2011 | Published: 14 Jul 2011

BlueCoat

E-Guide: Building a Security Toolkit to Protect Against the Latest Web 2.0 Threats
sponsored by BlueCoat
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides an in-depth overview of the latest Web 2.0 security threats and offers technical advice on how to defend against them.
Posted: 13 Jul 2011 | Published: 13 Jul 2011

BlueCoat

E-Guide: Keys to Protecting Web Applications from Vulnerable Exploits
sponsored by BlueCoat
EGUIDE: Today’s attackers are stealing substantial amounts of confidential information every day by exploiting vulnerable Web application servers. This expert e-guide highlights the most popular Web application attack methods and offers advice on how to keep your network safe through URL filtering.
Posted: 13 Jul 2011 | Published: 13 Jul 2011

BlueCoat

Developing Richer Web based Applications
sponsored by QUALCOMM Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes industry developments that will lead the browser, JavaScript and the mobile processor to combine for web applications that perform on par with their native counterparts.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 27 Jun 2011

QUALCOMM Incorporated

Evaluate: IBM Rational AppScan
sponsored by IBM
TRIAL SOFTWARE: With Web applications exposing more sensitive information to anyone with an Internet connection, new security threats are emerging all of the time. IBM Rational AppScan is a leading application security testing suite designed to help manage vulnerability testing throughout the software development life cycle.
Posted: 09 Jun 2011 | Premiered: 09 Jun 2011

IBM

E-Guide: Cloud computing security - Infrastructure issues
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: While cloud computing provides a number of compelling benefits, it's highly distributed. Understanding how cloud computing providers build services and manage data is critical as it can mean the difference between real cost savings and false economy.
Posted: 26 May 2011 | Published: 26 May 2011

Intel

E-Guide: Writing secure SQL database code
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: When developing and deploying a database, organizations should never rely solely on their developers to provide security. This expert e-guide offers tips for writing secure SQL database code to ensure you build appropriate security controls for the specific features and functionality you need.
Posted: 26 May 2011 | Published: 26 May 2011

IBM

Technical guide on Web Security Gateways
sponsored by M86 Security
EBOOK: Malicious code and the sites hosting it are constantly changing; making it difficult for filtering technologies and signature-based antivirus programs to keep pace with the proliferation of today's' evolving threats.
Posted: 28 Apr 2011 | Published: 28 Apr 2011

M86 Security

E-Guide: The dangers of application logic attacks
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Developing a secure and effective Web application can be daunting. And, hackers aren't making this task any easier. In this tip from our Ask the Experts section, Web application security expert Michael Cobb explains how hackers use application logic to solicit an attack and advises how to prevent them.
Posted: 14 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Client-Side Security Issues - The Twilight Zone of Web Security
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript discusses the various types of JavaScript client-side issues that exist in today’s Web applications, their prevalence on the internet and how to locate and fix them.
Posted: 12 Apr 2011 | Published: 12 Apr 2011

IBM

Key Considerations for Adopting Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, find answers to four key Web application security questions. Also discover best practices for application-level firewall selection and deployment.
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Published: 04 Apr 2011

Dell Software

Close Encounters of the Third Kind
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents results of research performed by IBM into client-side JavaScript vulnerabilities using a JavaScript Security Analyzer (JSA), which performs static taint analysis on JavaScript code that was collected from web pages extracted by an automated deep web crawl process.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 21 Mar 2011

IBM

Data Loss Prevention: Keep Sensitive Data-In-Motion Safe
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In today’s business environment, media headlines are increasingly featuring data breaches of large magnitudes that put people’s personal information at risk, and no country or industry is immune.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Top-10 Guide for Protecting Sensitive Data from Malicious Insiders
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Insider threats, both careless and malicious, abound. This fact is amplified during difficult economic times. With a plethora of digitized information, and vehicles for turning credit card data, personally identifiable information and intellectual property into cash, goods, and other services, risks have increased.
Posted: 04 Feb 2011 | Published: 04 Feb 2011

Imperva

Presentation Transcript: Focusing on What's Important with Your Web Application Security: Scanning and Testing
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Web application security affects every business in some capacity. Regardless of the industry, there are certain Web security weaknesses you can’t afford to overlook and steps you must take to find them. In this presentation transcrip, expert Kevin Beaver shares what you need to know in order to find Web security vulnerabilities in your environment.
Posted: 14 Jan 2011 | Published: 14 Jan 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Protect Data and Client Trust - An End-to-End Approach to Protecting Your Client Applications and Organizations
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript of the webcast “Protect Data and Client Trust: An End-to-End Approach to Protecting Your Client Applications and Organizations” outlines the people, process, and products that should be leveraged to enhance security throughout your applications and organization.
Posted: 13 Jan 2011 | Published: 13 Jan 2011

IBM

Web Security Gateway: Web 2.0 Secured and Simplified
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Websense Web Security Gateway is designed for customers that want to ensure their level of web security increases as the web evolves from a static resource, to a dynamic communication platform.
Posted: 13 Jan 2011 | Published: 13 Jan 2011

Websense, Inc.

Web Application Security — How to Minimize Prevalent Risk of Attacks
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This guide surveys typical web application vulnerabilities, compares options for detection, and introduces the QualysGuard Web Application Scanning solution – a new on demand service from Qualys that automates detection of the most prevalent vulnerabilities in custom web applications.
Posted: 13 Jan 2011 | Published: 11 Jan 2011

Qualys
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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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