Web Application Security White Papers

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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

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

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

Enterprise Management Associates Report-- The Power of AppScan: A Hands-On Review of IBM Rational AppScan Standard Edition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In a hands-on look at IBM Rational AppScan Standard Edition, the Enterprise Management Associates® (EMA™) team finds in the product an easily implemented, highly configurable utility that addresses multiple application security pain points.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

IBM

 Five tips to reduce risk from modern web threats
sponsored by Sophos
WHITE PAPER: User education and awareness, preventive measures and a modern web security solution are all integral components of a comprehensive defense against today’s web threats. This guide covers some essential preventive measures you should implement to reduce your risk and keep ahead of the threats as much as possible.
Posted: 12 Oct 2010 | Published: 06 Oct 2010

Sophos

Security Threat Report: Mid-year 2010
sponsored by Sophos
WHITE PAPER: Halfway through 2010, cybercrime continues to evolve and grow. As social networking becomes ever more deeply embedded in our lives, it has become an ever more fertile hunting ground for those who would steal and abuse our personal information. Knowledge is power, and understanding the dangers posed is the first step toward keeping safe and secure.
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

Sophos

Cloud Computing for the Enterprise-- Part 3: Using WebSphere CloudBurst to Create Private Clouds
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this article to get an introduction to WebSphere CloudBurst and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition and discover how these new offerings bring the significant advantages of private cloud computing to WebSphere enterprise environments.
Posted: 21 Sep 2010 | Published: 21 Sep 2010

IBM

Database Security: Audit and Protect Critical Databases
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Databases store extraordinarily valuable and confidential data. An increasing number of compliance regulations compel organizations to audit access to this sensitive data and protect it from attack and abuse.
Posted: 07 Sep 2010 | Published: 07 Sep 2010

Imperva

The Right Tool for the Right Job: An Application Security Tools Report Card
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the most common tools found in the enterprise application security environment.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 26 Aug 2010

IBM

Integrating IBM WebSphere Portal and IBM Mashup Center Software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the potential integration options between IBM WebSphere® Portal and IBM Mashup Center software. Organizations can implement these integration options to achieve greater flexibility while lowering costs.
Posted: 17 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

IBM

Data Protection Solutions at Midsize Organizations
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In January of 2008, a random sample of online technical newsletter subscribers at midsize companies (100- 5,000 employees) received an email invitation to participate in a survey about data protection solutions use at their organizations. The goal of the survey was to identify sources of and/or reasons for information security breaches and more.
Posted: 15 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Trend Micro, Inc.

NetScaler VPX: Harness the Power of Virtualized Web App Delivery
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This technical white paper shows you how the NetScaler VPX virtual appliance offers maximum physical, functional, and operational flexibility for delivering web apps. Learn how virtual application delivery controllers can unleash the power of a virtualized dynamic data center! Compliments of Citrix.
Posted: 08 Jun 2010 | Published: 08 Jun 2010

Citrix

Technology Audit: Imperva SecureSphere Data Security Suite
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Any organization delivering services or products via the Web should consider SecureSphere as a “must-have” piece of its IT protection infrastructure. The product set makes a strong case for itself as a leading contender in this market space. Read this paper to read more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 02 Jun 2010

Imperva

Managing a Growing Threat: An Executive’s Guide to Web Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cyber-criminals are leveraging relatively simple application exploits to gain access to sensitive information for fun and profit. It’s more important than ever to implement secure application strategies to effectively protect your business. Read this guide to learn more.
Posted: 12 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2007

IBM

Staying a Step Ahead of the Hackers: The Importance of Identifying Critical Web Application Vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Security managers worldwide working for midsize or large organizations share a common goal: to better manage the risks associated with their business infrastructure. This session discusses new and emerging network and application security attacks and ways organizations can protect themselves against Web application and network security threats.
Posted: 10 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

IBM

Web Content Control: Five Steps to a Successful Implementation
sponsored by Untangle, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Implementing Web Content Control can seem intimidating. It represents the uneasy marriage of network administration and human resource management. With a little forethought, however, it becomes straightforward and very effective. Read this whitepaper for a step-by-step overview of a successful web content control implementation.
Posted: 18 Nov 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

Untangle, Inc.

Why Traditional Anti-Malware Solutions Are No Longer Enough
sponsored by AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security used to be a straightforward matter. Email was the primary attack vector. Simply installing an anti-virus product and using caution with attachments was enough. Today's threats are rapidly evolving, stealthy, and targeted. Read this paper to find out where your current security solutions may be lacking and how to close that gap.
Posted: 17 Nov 2009 | Published: 17 Nov 2009

AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

Designing a Strategy for End-to-End Web Protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Web applications are extremely flexible and valuable assets to any organization. But they’re also vulnerable to threats like hijacking, splitting, forging and injection. Read this white paper to find out how IBM Rational® AppScan® solutions can help your agency overcome virtual threats to achieve mission objectives.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 10 Jul 2009

IBM

Understanding Why Web Application Security is Critical to Business
sponsored by Sirius Computer Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper compiles clients’ frequently asked questions about Web application security. These questions are answered by security experts from Sirius and IBM. The goal is to help you understand the issues surrounding Web application security; so you can better prepare your organization for a security breach.
Posted: 13 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Sirius Computer Solutions

Security Threat Report: July 2009 Update
sponsored by Sophos
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are continuing to face a challenging threat landscape. Check out this paper to learn about recent security threats related to Web 2.0, social networking sites, email, mobile devices, and Mac computers.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

Sophos

Security Threat Report: July 2009 Update
sponsored by Sophos
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are continuing to face a challenging threat landscape. Check out this paper to learn about recent security threats related to Web 2.0, social networking sites, email, mobile devices, and Mac computers.
Posted: 28 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Sophos

Web Based Attacks
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report describes the anatomy of web based attacks and examines some of the factors that have influenced a shift toward this type of attack over the last year.
Posted: 11 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

Symantec Corporation

Understanding Web Application Security Challenges
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains what you can do to help protect your organization, and it discusses an approach for improving your organization's Web application security.
Posted: 13 Feb 2009 | Published: 13 Feb 2009

IBM