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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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Addressing Complexity and Expertise in Application Security Testing
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
RESEARCH CONTENT: The Verizon’s 2020 DBIR indicated that 43% of data breaches begin by targeting a web application. This discovery has begun to shift the cybersecurity paradigm from focusing on on-premise infrastructures to protecting their web apps with application security testing (AST). Read this 451 Research brief to learn more about AST.
Posted: 23 Nov 2020 | Published: 23 Nov 2020

WhiteHat Security

Your Guide to DNS Security
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Which of the following web and application security technologies is your company planning to purchase within the next 12 months? Secure application development and testing, web security, or application and container security? Let us know in our Web & Application Security Survey. As a thank you, you'll receive our expert guide.
Posted: 23 Nov 2020 | Published: 23 Nov 2020

TechTarget

Discover How to Remove Security Barriers and Experience the Benefits of Azure
sponsored by Barracuda
WEBCAST: Digital transformation is well underway, requiring profound changes—and bringing a host of new benefits. As you prepare your organization to begin or advance its migration to Azure, you want up-to-date, actionable info about best practices in the cloud—including security. Watch this webcast to become more informed on these practices.
Posted: 20 Nov 2020 | Premiered: Apr 2, 2020

Barracuda

How a Top Financial Firm Scaled Their Application Security Program & Accelerated Their Digital Transformation
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
CASE STUDY: A top 10 U.S. bank was faced with the challenges of scaling application security automation, regulatory compliance and triaging false positives from an automated scanner. And after factoring in time and budget constraints, it’s clear that this was a tall mountain to climb. Read this case study to see how they reached the top.
Posted: 19 Nov 2020 | Published: 19 Nov 2020

WhiteHat Security

2020 Election Security
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: Around the globe, we’ve witnessed how cybercriminals can create chaos during election cycles by disqualifying legitimate voters, corrupting voter data and launching denial-of-service attacks. In recent years, U.S. elections have come under continuous assault. See this white paper to learn about the security challenges this causes for the country.
Posted: 17 Nov 2020 | Published: 17 Nov 2020

WhiteHat Security

2020 Web Application Firewalls Analyst Report
sponsored by Akamai
ANALYST REPORT: For the fourth year in a row, Gartner has named Akamai a Leader in the 2020 Magic Quadrant Leader for web application firewalls (WAFs). Download the full report which features evaluations of 10 WAF vendors.
Posted: 12 Nov 2020 | Published: 12 Nov 2020

Akamai

SIG - AV-TEST Evaluates Secure Web Gateway and DNS-Layer Security Efficacy
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
ANALYST REPORT: In September and October 2020 AV-TEST performed a review of comparable security offerings from Akamai, Infoblox, Palo Alto Networks, Netskope, Cisco, and Zscaler. The test was commissioned by Cisco to determine how well vendors protected remote workers against malware, phishing sites and malicious websites.
Posted: 11 Nov 2020 | Published: 30 Oct 2020

Cisco Umbrella

Loyalty for Sale – Retail and Hospitality Fraud
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
ANALYST REPORT: The numbers speak for themselves: Retail, travel and hospitality all attracted a startling 63% of credential stuffing attacks and 41% of web attacks. In this new State of the Internet/Security report, Akamai goes beyond this data, taking you into the criminal marketplace that makes these industries and their loyalty programs such popular targets.
Posted: 04 Nov 2020 | Published: 30 Oct 2020

Akamai Technologies

AT&T Content Delivery Network (ACDN) Cloud Security Solutions -- Prolexic Services
sponsored by AT&T Cybersecurity
DATA SHEET: In this brief, learn how Prolexic services from AT&T Content Delivery Network can help provide comprehensive protection against a broad range of DDoS attack types and help to defend against today’s high-bandwidth, sustained attacks.
Posted: 04 Nov 2020 | Published: 04 Nov 2020

AT&T Cybersecurity

DDoS Extortion Battle Checklist
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
RESOURCE: Akamai has recently observed and mitigated an unprecedented number of extortion-driven DDoS attacks across numerous verticals, including manufacturing, gaming and financial services. Are you prepared to respond if you’re targeted? In this checklist, learn key attack responses and how best to work with a DDoS mitigation service provider.
Posted: 03 Nov 2020 | Published: 30 Oct 2020

Akamai Technologies

Making a DDoS Protection Plan: 8 Best Practices
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
RESOURCE: DDoS attackers launch hundreds of DDoS attacks every day. And when a DDoS attack strikes an organization, panic is common. No one knows why systems and applications are failing, whom to call or what questions to ask. Meanwhile, senior leaders want answers. Planning ahead and being prepared are your best defense against DDoS attacks.
Posted: 03 Nov 2020 | Published: 03 Nov 2020

Akamai Technologies

Application Control for Dummies
sponsored by VMware International Unlimited Company
EBOOK: Application control offers a simple solution to a complex problem by flipping the security paradigm when it comes to blacklisting vs whitelisting applications. The following eBook, Application Control for Dummies, provides an overview of the history, capabilities and benefits of application control – as well as guidance for getting started.
Posted: 27 Oct 2020 | Published: 27 Oct 2020

VMware International Unlimited Company

Analyst Report: Web Application Firewalls
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
ANALYST REPORT: Web applications firewalls (WAFs) are fundamental in application security, but as customer requirements are changing, WAF vendors are being asked for more. Broader attack defense, integration with security infrastructure and detection and response are among these requirements. Read this Forrester Wave report to see how 10 WAF leaders stack up.
Posted: 13 Oct 2020 | Published: 06 Mar 2020

Akamai Technologies

Are Your Remote Workers Sitting Ducks?
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: COVID-19 has resulted in working from home becoming common practice– and it could stay that way for the foreseeable future. But are remote workers sitting ducks for cyberattacks? A new Mimecast-iTnews survey of Australian organizations suggests that many are just that. Download this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2020 | Published: 07 Oct 2020

Mimecast

Hidden Text and Zero Font Attacks
sponsored by Inky Technology
RESOURCE: You may have heard that some phishing emails use something called zero font — text hidden in an email by various means. It is a brand forgery email intended to harvest login credentials. But what exactly is this technique, and why do attackers use it? Read this document to learn both the why and the how of hidden text and zero font.
Posted: 07 Oct 2020 | Published: 07 Oct 2020

Inky Technology

Exploiting a Pandemic: Coronavirus Stimulus Package Economic Impact Payments
sponsored by Inky Technology
WHITE PAPER: COVID-19 has introduced a flurry of phishing scams related to the virus, and millions of people have become victims as a result. But perhaps the most convincing of these attacks are the ones purporting to be from the US Federal Reserve offering to provide financial assistance. Read this white paper to see examples of these convincing emails.
Posted: 07 Oct 2020 | Published: 07 Oct 2020

Inky Technology

Microsegmentation: The First Step to Zero-Trust Security
sponsored by ColorTokens
RESOURCE: Modern security will see the elimination of adding network layer after network layer to fix security vulnerabilities. Businesses need a tighter security method, one that allows them to control traffic within and between segments. This is the basis of microsegmentation. Read this article to learn why microsegmentation is the way forward.
Posted: 06 Oct 2020 | Published: 23 Mar 2020

ColorTokens

Exploiting a Pandemic: White House COVID-19 Phishing Scams
sponsored by Inky Technology
EBOOK: It is important to understand that we are living in a time of extreme vulnerability, and this is no less apparent than to those who are working in security. Increased internet use has led to an increase in phishing scams of all kinds. View this e-book to understand what it looks like when a phisher imitates the White House and the President.
Posted: 29 Sep 2020 | Published: 29 Sep 2020

Inky Technology

Around the World in 34 Phish: COVID-19 Phishing Examples
sponsored by Inky Technology
RESOURCE: The state of the world has left email servers more vulnerable to attack than ever. As phishing is the most used method of cyberattack in the world, there have been plenty of examples to identify and dissect to help people develop a more watchful eye. Browse this article to see 34 different examples of phishing scams across the globe.
Posted: 28 Sep 2020 | Published: 28 Sep 2020

Inky Technology

AppSec for the Newly Hired CISO/CSO
sponsored by Contrast Security
EBOOK: For new CISOs and CSOs, the tasks and demands of the new role can be overwhelming – especially as digital transformation changes conventional approaches to application security. Read this e-book for AppSec guidance and best practices for new CISO/CIOs.
Posted: 22 Sep 2020 | Published: 22 Sep 2020

Contrast Security

Mitigating Application DDoS Attacks
sponsored by F5 Networks
WEBCAST: Your network, DNS & TLS are not often thought of as being part of applications. Yet DoS or DDoS attacks against these tiers can render your networks, apps or other supporting infrastructure inaccessible. The challenge is identifying & blocking attackers’ requests whilst still allowing clean traffic. View this webinar to learn how to do this.
Posted: 08 Sep 2020 | Premiered: Sep 8, 2020

F5 Networks

Encrypted DNS - Mitigating the Impact of DoT and DoH for Service Providers
sponsored by F5 Networks
WEBCAST: DNS is fundamental to how the internet functions, but growth in DNS encryption potentially renders DNS infrastructure redundant. As a result, service providers will need to understand the challenges and opportunities of encrypted DNS. Jump into this webcast to cover the impact of encrypted DNS from the service provider's perspective.
Posted: 08 Sep 2020 | Premiered: Sep 4, 2020

F5 Networks

Global Data at Risk: State of the Web Report
sponsored by Tala Security
WHITE PAPER: 2020 has indisputably been defined as a year of unique events with significant, long-lasting implications. The following report explores the state of the web in order to provide you with emerging trends, threat vectors, hacker behavioral patterns and more – read on to unlock the Global Data at Risk: 2020 State of the Web Report.
Posted: 01 Sep 2020 | Published: 01 Sep 2020

Tala Security

92% Of The World’s Top Websites Expose Customer Data To Attackers
sponsored by Tala Security
ANALYST REPORT: It’s no secret that security risk has never been higher, but what’s important is to know the specifics of these risks. Issues such as unintentional data exposure and data leakage via trusted applications are becoming more relevant, and it’s crucial that you know what they mean and how to prevent them. View this report to get the details.
Posted: 01 Sep 2020 | Published: 01 Sep 2020

Tala Security

Danger Within: Email and Security Awareness Training Strategies for Effective Account Takeover Protection
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: It’s a common misconception that email-borne attacks come only from outside the organization. Can your employees discern an impersonation email or email attack using a legitimate internal account? How good is your security posture? Take a look at this whitepaper how you can create more effective email security as well as a more vigilant workforce.
Posted: 24 Aug 2020 | Published: 24 Aug 2020

Mimecast
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