This white paper identifies critical vulnerabilities that most organizations overlook when they secure their web applications. It also introduces host intrusion defense with deep packet inspection as a new, effective approach for shielding these vulnerabilities.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Apr 09, 2008
Today, many organizations are increasingly reliant on software application development to deliver them competitive edge. Simultaneously, they are progressively opening up their computer networks to business partners, customers and suppliers and making use of next-generation programming languages and computing techniques to provide a richer experience for these users. However, hackers are refocusing their attention on the vulnerabilities and flaws contained in those applications.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Oct 29, 2008
Outsourcing is a strategy increasingly being used by organizations to reduce costs and increase value. Outsourcing, however, has its risks. As organizations look to push out more of their custom software application development needs to outsourcing partners, careful planning is required in terms of building stringent software security requirements into contracts and creating a process and metrics to ensure that those requirements are met. This report examines outsourcing practices from 200 of the largest organizations in the UK and the US and provides pointers as to how the most experienced outsourcers are putting in place effective processes to drive the risk out of outsourcing.
This white paper is an overview of the Nixu Security System and the various security principles it encompasses. Topics discussed include security design, application security, OS hardening, patch management, and more.
This no-nonsense primer covers the benefits and basic principles of good testing, offers practical advice for getting the most out of your testing efforts, and pinpoints several areas where automation will help you achieve the most cost-effective results.
With web applications constantly evolving, finding vulnerabilities is a challenging, costly and time-consuming undertaking. Find out how Cenzic's powerful security solutions help information security teams quickly identify problems, regularly assess web application security strength and ensure regulatory compliance.
Enterprises need to utilize software testing that can automatically review applications for security problems. This document examines the market drivers and technology associated with software security code review products and discusses how Cenzic is addressing this urgent need.
Enterprises are responding to new threat on communication protocols by hardening Web applications, and they are increasingly turning to Web application security assessment tools to improve the security of their applications. This report examines why high accuracy is critical to the effectiveness of the tools, and it discusses how Cenzic Hailstorm addresses this problem.
The Cenzic Hailstorm® solution helps financial institutions comply with GLBA and other laws by automating risk assessment, checking for vulnerability to the injection of malicious code into Web servers, automating the testing of code and key controls during the software development process, and helping them respond to new vulnerabilities in the software development lifecycle.
With web applications constantly evolving, finding vulnerabilities is a challenging, costly and time-consuming undertaking. The solution is automated security assessment products that leverage stateful processing to comprehensively examine web applications and reveal vulnerabilities in hours rather than weeks. Find out how Cenzic's ClickToSecure solution can help you secure your applications.
This paper explores the role of white box vs. black box testing. White box testing technologies have a definite but limited use and value. From a Web application security perspective it must be understood that significant blind spots come with white box testing. Ultimately white box testing is not sufficient to secure your applications: simply put organizations that rely solely on white box technologies will be exposed to vulnerabilities in their applications, thus making it an ineffectual method of testing real-world risks. This paper will demonstrate black box or dynamic testing is ultimately the appropriate solution for “truly” securing Web applications.
This white paper highlights Cenzic’s recommendation of a process of continuous assessment for applications in development and production environments -- a process that can equally apply to Intranet and public facing applications alike. Continuous testing can now be easily and safely done in a virtualized environment; no longer putting production web applications at risk. Companies can now easily and quickly, add vulnerability testing to their list of activities for all of their Web applications including production applications. Using a testing methodology across a company’s Web application portfolio will significantly enhance the security of all Web applications.
Published By: SpringCM
Published Date: Dec 06, 2006
You’ve made the decision: the overall ease and economics of implementing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) appeal to you, and you have selected an application that delivers what you need for your business. The last hurdle is the service component itself — making sure that critical factors like security, speed, and reliability that will affect your users’ experience meet your standards.
Published By: Provenir
Published Date: Mar 14, 2007
Mobile banking - banking on mobile devices including mobile phones, iPhones, Blackberries, and PDAs is taking off again, and financial institutions around the world are rushing to leverage the technology to gain new customers. This white paper describes the mobile banking "revolution", the state of the technology, the challenges, and the benefits.
Enterprise customers want software applications delivered as server appliances because they help to reduce IT costs and complexity. Appliances provide better performance, security and manageability. Learn from experts, about factors to consider and things to avoid with the appliance delivery model.
Published By: CopiaTECH
Published Date: Mar 18, 2008
Words like “integrated” and “centralized” have been used to describe application software solutions for some years now, often because of marketing messaging that implies more interoperability than the given technology can actually provide to the business customer. The terms are broad enough to be almost meaningless in some instances. In the field of IT security, the sheer range of tools and techniques in the hacker or virus writer’s armory that one must guard against has driven up the number of solutions required to prevent attacks.
KEMP Technologies LoadMaster Application Delivery Controller and Server Load Balancer appliances provide full support for Microsoft Windows Terminal Services (WTS). The LoadMaster WTS capabilities helps organizations maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their networks. KEMP delivers this at an affordable price.
Today’s small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB) are undergoing the same IT evolution as their enterprise counterparts, only on a smaller scale. For SMBs, website reliability, flexible scalability, performance and ease of management are as essential to SMB website infrastructure as they are to an enterprise. It’s fare to say that these capabilities are an important operational imperative for businesses of all sizes.
Today’s web and application infrastructure continues to expand applications for e-commerce, and communications with customers, partners and internal employees. For those responsible for deploying, maintaining and supporting these networked applications, there is an increasing need to get the highest performance out of datacenter equipment, while simplifying the complexity that causes excess overhead and unnecessary costs.
Small-to-medium sized businesses (SMB) are increasingly relying upon web-based applications and web-enabled services for running their business. Applications such as CRM, e-commerce transactions and other web-enabled applications are accessed both locally and remotely from outside the business facilities. These web-based applications are vulnerable to attacks from viruses, intrusions, and denial of service (DoS) attacks, as traffic comes into the network through various ports and firewalls without being inspected.
Kemp Technologies’ LoadMaster Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and Server Load Balancer (SLB) appliances are low energy consumers. Reducing energy use at the point of consumption, LoadMaster provides benefits to other areas by reducing load on power and cooling facilities, which in turn reduce their own energy use.
The Web experience is changing for consumers. While the National Retail Federation reports that over 90 percent of customers research products on the Web before purchasing, a single product photo and description is not enough to close the sale. Through broadband, with Flash and JPEG product images, retailers are providing information to potential customers which will improve the likelihood of closing the sale.
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