Platforms: Web Applications

5G. It's Going To Change Everything.

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Narrowing the Security Gap with Automated Configuration Assessment

As a security professional, you are on constant alert for external threats. But many breaches are caused internally by incorrect configuration of IT resources. According to HP, 80% of applications contain vulnerabilities caused by incorrect configuration. How do you find these and ensure that system settings stay correct? In this guide you will learn how Qualys Policy Compliance lets you automate IT configuration assessments for stronger security and compliance. Download the guide now to learn more about: • How incorrect configurations cause severe vulnerabilities • Best practices to help you find and enforce configuration policies • Benefits of automating configuration assessments • How to reduce risk from incorrect configuration of IT resources with an easy, automated solution to maintain correct settings

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Critical Security Controls: From Adoption to Implementation

The Critical Security Controls (CSCs), a well-known roadmap for enterprise information assurance published and maintained by the Center for Internet Security, is being widely adopted across financial and government sectors, according to the second SANS survey on CSC adoption. Download this report from SANS to find out why more and more organizations of various types consider the CSCs a reliable mechanism to reduce attack surfaces, increase visibility and improve protection and response.

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Continuous Monitoring

A New Approach to Proactively Protecting Your Global Perimeter

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Six Essential Elements of Web Application Security

When web applications are breached, enormous amounts of sensitive business data can be lost. According to Verizon’s 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report, web application attacks more than doubled in 2013 to become the #1 cause of security incidents. This whitepaper highlights the six key best practices that industry-leading organizations are using in their web application security efforts while reducing resource requirements and lowering the TCO.

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Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution

With attackers getting more sophisticated every day, manual methods of locating and testing web-based apps are no longer enough. The right Web Application Scanning (WAS) solution can help you systematically: discover web apps running in your network, determine whether or not they are vulnerable to attack, understand how to fix them, and protect your business while fixes are being implemented. With today’s automated, highly-accurate technology, you can now test all of your apps – in development, QA and production – whether you have a handful or many thousands. This checklist of best practices will save you time and help you understand what to look for when selecting a WAS solution.

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SANS Survey on Application Security Programs and Practices

Over the past five years, applications—particularly web applications—have been increasingly leveraged as a top vector of attack. With the trend toward mobile applications and cloud computing, SANS decided to conduct this rst SANS survey on application security to focus on understanding what works in application security (aka “appsec”) and why. We wanted to address the following specific questions: • What is driving organizations’ application security programs? • Where do organizations see the greatest risks? • Where are organizations focusing their application security resources? • What practices are most organizations following? • What tools and services do organizations rely on the most? • What are the specific challenges to organizations’ application security programs? • How mature are organizations’ programs? • How effective are organizations’ programs?

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Web Application Security For Dummies

Web application security may seem like a complex, daunting task. This book is a quick guide to understanding how to make your website secure. It surveys the best steps for establishing a regular program to quickly find vulnerabilities in your site with a web application scanner. You will learn: • Why web security matters • How to establish a web app security program • The benefits of automated scanning • How automation can ease finding and fixing web app vulnerabilities

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The Big Shift to Cloud-Based Security

How mid-sized and smaller organizations can manage their IT risks and meet regulatory compliance with minimal staff and budget.

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IT Policy Compliance For Dummies

This book is a quick guide to understanding IT policy compliance. It surveys the best steps for preparing your organization’s IT operations to comply with laws and regulations – and how to prove compliance to an auditor. In this book you will discover: • What IT policy compliance is all about • How laws and regulations govern compliance • Ten best practices • How automation can ease compliance and save money

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Discovering Vulnerable Web Applications

Vulnerabilities in web applications are a major vector for cybercrime. In large organizations, vulnerable web applications comprised 54% of all hacking breaches and led to 39% of compromised records, according to the 2012 Data Breach Investigation Report by Verizon Business.

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Vulnerability Management Evolution: From Tactical Scanner to Strategic Platform

Organizations have traditionally viewed vulnerability scanners as a tactical product, largely commoditized and only providing value around audit time. But with limited resources and a real need to reduce risk, organizations need the ability to pull in threat-related data, combine it with an understanding of what is vulnerable, and figure out what is at risk. This report from Securosis outlines how yesterday’s vulnerability scanners are evolving to meet this need, emerging as a much more strategic component of an organization’s control set than in the past. Learn how vulnerability scanners are evolving to provide real value beyond vulnerability reports for auditors - emerging as a strategic component helping organizations effectively lower risks.

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Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning Solution

Automated Web Application Scanning (WAS) solutions help you discover web apps running in your network, determine whether they are vulnerable to attack, understand how to fix them, and protect your business.

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Web App Security For Dummies

This free eBook simply explains about web application security, how to successfully use a web application scanner and best ways to remediate security vulnerabilities.

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