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The Confidence Crisis: Protecting Applications Against Data Theft and Bot Attacks
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: 68% of retailers lack certainty they could secure credit card data during peak demand periods, according to the National Retail Federation. Take a look at this report to gain insight into protecting applications against data theft and bot attacks targeting various industries.
Posted: 27 Feb 2018 | Published: 27 Feb 2018


Top 5 Database Security Threats
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: According to the Verizon DBIR, hackers are motivated by financial gain, espionage, ideology or grudge, and even fun. This white paper examines the top 5 database security threats and explains how risk-sensitive organizations must remain a step ahead in their security posture.
Posted: 22 Feb 2018 | Published: 22 Feb 2018


A Quick History of IoT Botnets
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Gartner estimates that there will be 20 billion connected devices by 2020. Access this resource to learn about the history of IoT botnets and how the rise of connected devices can bring upon the rise of dangerous bot attacks.
Posted: 22 Feb 2018 | Published: 22 Feb 2018


Evolving Threat of Botnets, Web Scraping and IoT Zombies
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: By 2020, the number of IoT units installed could reach as many as 20 billion, according to Gartner. This resource examines the severity of dangerous bots, which exploit IoT devices as weapons of attack.
Posted: 21 Feb 2018 | Published: 21 Feb 2018


Give your Web and Cloud Experiences a Security Tune-Up
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Securing a growing number of devices, operating systems, users and connections is a big challenge. Explore this resource to uncover 7 ways to optimize and get the most out of your secure web gateway.
Posted: 16 Feb 2018 | Published: 16 Feb 2018


7 Tough Questions to Ask Before Switching Certification Authorities
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A certification authority is responsible for the issuance and management platform of digital certificates, which secure internal servers, web applications, emails and more. This resource offers 7 tough questions to ask before switching certification authorities.
Posted: 02 Feb 2018 | Published: 02 Feb 2018

Entrust, Inc.

Future of Device Fingerprinting
sponsored by Simility
WHITE PAPER: A crucial part of fraud detection in the virtual world has been assigning an identity to every laptop, tablet and mobile device that accesses websites or apps. Explore this white paper to gain insight into an advanced device fingerprinting strategy and how it can boost your current authentication approach.
Posted: 02 Feb 2018 | Published: 02 Feb 2018


The Urgent Concerns Facing Customers with SSL Certificates
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How much security is your SSL providing? This Frost & Sullivan paper offers strategies for dealing with disruptions of SSL certificates. In addition, uncover questions to consider during your risk management planning.
Posted: 01 Feb 2018 | Published: 01 Feb 2018

Entrust, Inc.

The Art of Application Security: Getting Started with DevSecOps
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: According to the Verizon DBIR, 60% of breaches involved web app attacks. Take a look at this white paper to discover best practices for application security as well as a case study example to prove the benefits of the application security best practices.
Posted: 17 Jan 2018 | Published: 17 Jan 2018

WhiteHat Security

Your Path to a Mature AppSec Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent Verizon study, 40% of confirmed data breaches resulted directly from web app attacks. Explore this white paper to uncover a 3-step guide to gaining a mature application security program to prevent falling victim to damaging data breaches.
Posted: 15 Jan 2018 | Published: 15 Jan 2018

Veracode, Inc.

Key Data Protection Requirements of GDPR
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To prevent attacks and adhere to the GDPR, advanced threat protection and detection is critical. This GDPR checklist offers everything your company needs to comply with the regulation as well as strategies for improving your security posture.
Posted: 15 Jan 2018 | Published: 15 Jan 2018

Fortinet, Inc.

The State of Security for In-Production Web Applications
sponsored by tCell
WHITE PAPER: In both the 2016 and 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Reports, web application attacks are listed as the number one breach method, by far. Explore this white paper to gain insight into specific web app attacks, including third-party libraries, account takeovers, and more.
Posted: 22 Dec 2017 | Published: 22 Dec 2017


2018 Threat Predictions
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As technology continues to evolve, there is a growing criminal element looking to exploit new opportunities the digital society brings. This white paper reveals predictions regarding the future threat landscape, offers insight into specific threats, and provides mitigation tactics to enhance security.
Posted: 13 Dec 2017 | Published: 13 Dec 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

Top 10 Advantages of a Proxy Deployment in Conjunction with a NGFW
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: While next-generation firewalls provide value to enterprises, they do not replace a secure web gateway technology. This white paper offers 10 advantages of a proxy deployment in conjunction with a next-generation firewall. Learn about how the two complement each other and can improve your security posture.
Posted: 04 Dec 2017 | Published: 04 Dec 2017


The 7 Challenges to Online Identity Verification
sponsored by Evident
WHITE PAPER: Lack of trust is the most important hurdle for users of the sharing economy, so providers must deliver security to their users. This white paper provides actionable steps to secure your business to demonstrate your marketplace is a safe place for people to engage.
Posted: 30 Nov 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2017


The Evolving Risk Landscape
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: There was nearly a 22% increase in attacks on web applications from 2016 to 2017. While apps have increased productivity, they have also opened the door to unprecedented threats, expanding the risk landscape and putting corporate data at risk. This e-book offers a guide to protecting against web fraud, credential stuffing, ransomware, and phishing.
Posted: 20 Nov 2017 | Published: 20 Nov 2017

F5 Networks

Three Reasons a Secure Web Gateway is Vital for your Security Stance
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: According to IDC, by 2020 there will be 105.4 million mobile workers. With this hike, mobile and web security cannot be compromised. This white paper describes what a secure web gateway (SWG) offers and 3 main reasons it is a vital component of your layered defense strategy.
Posted: 09 Oct 2017 | Published: 09 Oct 2017


The Next Generation of Cloud App Security
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: By 2020, 85% of large enterprises will use a cloud access security broker (CASB) platform for their cloud services which is up from less than 5% today, according to Gartner. This white paper offers benefits of CASB and how to increase efficacy, avoid incidents and more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Published: 06 Oct 2017


Next Generation Secure Web Gateway: The Cornerstone of Your Security Architecture
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Explore this white paper to uncover whether a web proxy would be beneficial in protecting your organization from sophisticated web-based attacks.
Posted: 06 Oct 2017 | Published: 06 Oct 2017


Secure and Manage Mobile Devices, Desktops, Apps and Content
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover how to secure corporate data, drive employee productivity, and enable business innovation with an EMM system that meets both user demands and IT security requirements.
Posted: 13 Sep 2017 | Published: 13 Sep 2017


How Attackers Target Users Through Office 365
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals methods hackers employ to target users through productivity apps like Office 365. Learn about sophisticated social engineering techniques, document-sharing lures, and more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2017 | Published: 17 Aug 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

The Top 6 WAF Essentials to Achieve Application Security Efficacy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Due to the nature of web security and how it constantly evolves, it is increasingly difficult to integrate comprehensive security into applications and keep them up-to-date. In this white paper, learn the 6 essential features your web application firewall (WAF) needs to maintain a high degree of security,
Posted: 27 Apr 2017 | Published: 27 Apr 2017


10 Features Every Web App Firewall Should Provide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains in detail the 10 features that every Web application firewall must provide.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015


Top 10 Keys to Successful Least Privilege Adoption
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: According to Thycotic, 85% of breaches involve compromised endpoints. Explore this resource to learn about endpoint attacks and strategies for enhanced endpoint and application security.
Posted: 19 Jan 2018 | Published: 19 Jan 2018


A Primer on File-Borne Malware Threats
sponsored by OPSWAT inc
WHITE PAPER: Verizon's 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report found that 66% of malware was installed via malicious email attachments. In this white paper, examine the ways attackers use files to deliver malware, the reasons these methods are effective, and the steps organizations should take to block these kinds of attacks.
Posted: 02 Oct 2017 | Published: 02 Oct 2017

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