You deployed your app with the Bluemix PaaS and it's gaining some serious traction, so it's time to make some tweaks. Did you design your application in a way that it can scale in the cloud? Were you even thinking about the cloud when you built the app? If not, chances are your app is going to break.
Check out this webcast to learn various techniques for designing applications that will scale successfully in Bluemix, for the confidence you need to take your apps to the next level and beyond.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Apr 02, 2015
The discovery of the Heartbleed bug in April, 2014 exposed a serious vulnerability in OpenSSL, an open-source cryptographic library often used with applications and web servers like Apache and Nginx. This latest high profile, targeted attack allowed infiltrators access to the memory of web servers running vulnerable versions of the library. Heartbleed quickly compromised the privacy for communications applications on the Web such as e-commerce, banking, email, and instant messaging, and opened the door to the interception of user information, passwords, and identities.
While the world now knows of the widespread havoc Heartbleed has caused to both businesses and individuals, it begs the question, “What happens when the next Heartbleed (or worse) comes along, and what can an organization do to weather yet another chapter in an all-too-familiar string of debilitating attacks?
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Sep 19, 2012
Symantec vulnerability assessments help to reduce the cost and complexity of vulnerability management with automated scans, actionable reports, and a cloud-based architecture that requires no software installation or maintenance.
Businesses face an increasingly complex set of threats to their Web applications—from malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs) to disgruntled employees and unintentional data leaks. Although there is no single security measure than can prevent all threats, there are some that provide broad-based mitigation to a number of threats. The use of SSL encryption and digital certificate-based authentication is one of them. Changes in the way we deliver services, the increasing use of mobile devices, and the adoption of cloud computing compounded by the ever-evolving means of stealing information and compromising services leave Web applications vulnerable to attack.
In this chapter, we turn our attention to the combined risk of losing data and losing customer trust.
This white paper digs deep into the reasons testing mobile apps is fundamentally harder than traditional web or desktop applications. A collaboration by Tina Zhuo and Dennis Schultz from IBM along with Yoram Mizrachi from Perfecto Mobile and John Montgomery from uTest, these experts explore the complexities of mobile test environments, the value of the mobile device cloud, the unique role crowd sourcing can play, and how teams can leverage automation to help deliver quality apps.
NetApp has acquired SolidFire, and combined the performance and economics of all-flash storage with a webscale architecture that radically simplifies data center operations and enables rapid deployments of new applications. Hear IDC's view about the NetApp Flash Portfolio and the integration of SolidFire technology.
Published By: ClearNova
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
In the 1990s, client/server was the predominant architecture used to build business applications. The applications had rich functionality, were responsive, and satisfied users' needs. Client/server worked in a time where the only networks were the ones owned and controlled by the enterprise and the only user base was internal.
As businesses grow increasingly dependent upon Web applications, these complex entities are becoming more difficult to secure. Most companies equip their Web sites with firewalls, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), and network and host security, but the majority of attacks are on applications themselves.
To remain competitive, today’s businesses need to meet high expectations for rich, interactive browser experiences. IBM WebSphere Portal offers extensive support for Web 2.0, and can enable your organization to easily deploy high performing, intuitive applications. Watch this demo to learn about the Web 2.0 features available today with IBM.
Cardiff University was faced with the challenge of modernizing its work environment. By utilizing IBM WebSphere Portal software, they have streamlined their business processes with electronic forms and role-based portal applications. This webcast explains how you can reap the benefits of IBM portals and Web 2.0 in your own environment.
Practically every CIO office is focused on quickly exploiting opportunities to drive value for the business. Decisions about seamlessly integrated and personalized portal infrastructures with high operational efficiencies are top of mind. Through agile and unique online experiences, portals bring together applications, information sources and people – in the contexts of role and associated business processes – on the Web and across the value chain. Additionally, they increase talent effectiveness and productivity while lowering costs, and they drive value chain agility and customer advocacy.
Published By: Reactivity
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Businesses are rapidly adopting Web services to provide new levels of integration between applications. By comparison with earlier data communications techniques, Web services are faster and cheaper to develop, quicker to deploy, and easier to adapt to emerging business needs. This paper discusses the special security challenges posed by the use of Web services, and how to secure networks against them.
Published By: Reactivity
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This white paper discusses the three critical Web services deployment issues-security, provisioning connections, and operations. As each is owned by different factions within an enterprise, each can become a 'show stopper' to Web services deployment initially, and every time a change must be made.
This paper outlines these new threats and discusses the limited effectiveness of reactive legacy Web security solutions against those threats. The paper then outlines the new reputation based, proactive security paradigm that is necessary for securing Web 2.0 applications.
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: Nov 13, 2007
Businesses across Europe are becoming increasingly reliant on web-enabled applications that are accessed over the public internet. One of the key drivers for this is to open up communications with external organizations that are fundamental to core business processes.
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.
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.
SchemaLogic Enterprise Suite for Microsoft SharePoint 2007 (SES) resolves SharePoint issues by providing a framework that enables companies to model and connect the structures and relationships of the metadata across the entire SharePoint environment. SES continuously updates and synchronizes metadata across SharePoint site collections, Web applications and farms by leveraging and extending SharePoint’s native capabilities.
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.
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