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application security verification standard  external audits, systems and application security also require formal change control. Code changes, especially for Web applications, are reviewed and vetted to ensure they meet secure coding guidelines, like those in the Open Web Security Project Guide. A change control process also ensures that appropriate corrections or remedies are applied prior to public code release. The standards enumerate a large number of well-known Web programming flaws, problems and issues, against which developers are

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Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft Create New PC Security Alliance


Five key vendors, Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft have allied together to develop a new hardware and software specification for personal computer security. The alliance has set a goal of publishing a specification proposal by the second half of 2000. It remains to be seen what impact this will have on the rapidly increasing number of information security attacks.

application security verification standard  features become universal will application writers start making use of them benefiting the end user. Although it is still too early to tell what the exact deliverables are that the alliance hopes to produce, it is encouraging to see these important companies at least attempting to solve some these security issues. User Recommendations The Alliance invites other companies to participate in helping to architect its mission. If your organization has anything to offer the Alliance, applications for Read More

Exact Software--Working Diligently Towards the "One Exact" Synergy Part Three: Market Impact


While not really a household name in North America before the Macola acquisition, Exact has always been a force to reckon with in the lower end of the ERP mid-market in Europe, and occasionally, to a degree, elsewhere in the world.

application security verification standard  need for a functional application set that allows them to take advantage of new technologies and business processes. Knowing the market and providing an easy-to-use, broad functional footprint, and at a reasonably low price tag with low maintenance product set has been Exact's value proposition, which builds on former Macola's one too. To that end, Progression Series features built-in screen design tools, which allow the software to adjust to the customer's workflows and business processes without the Read More

Smart Enterprise Single Sign-on (ESSO)


The increasing number of passwords actually decrease productivity and present a security risk when people get frustrated and write their passwords on a sticky note. This means the application of a single sign-on (SSO) solution provides greater security and improved user-friendliness and productivity. Learn how to increase the security and usability of existing and alternative authentication methods, and how the requirements for user authentication can be realized efficiently and at low cost.

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The Future of Secure Remote Password (SRP) Part Two: Overcoming Obstacles to Success


This article explores the possibilities for the Secure Remote Password (SRP) in today’s multi-channel world, specifically how it improves upon the inherent insecurity of password authentication and the obstacles to overcome to succeed.

application security verification standard  One of the leading application server vendors, JBoss, has already included an implementation of SRP in its security framework. It is now pertinent to target other leading vendors, such as BEA WebLogic ( www.weblogic.com ) and IBM WebSphere ( www.ibm.com ) to include SRP implementation in their frameworks as well. Ideally, these application server vendors need to provide three features to fully support SRP. Java API for the server verification processing Java API for the persistence of verifiers Java API Read More

Network Associates RePositions Itself as a Security E-Village


With a new organizational strategy, Network Associates hopes to retain and recruit savvy security engineers and leverage the hot IT security market for outside funding and a type of web-based CIO Helpdesk.

application security verification standard  MyCIO.com will host security applications, and will in essence operate as a security ASP. Network Associates' savvy business strategy is a new trend which will become much more ubiquitous in the future Information Technology industry as a whole. As companies start to use the CMGi e-Village strategy to leverage new business, we will see an increase in the paradigm where larger holding companies reorganize themselves as directors of smaller independent entities. This new paradigm has many advantages that Read More

Fixing Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0


April is the cruelest month for operating system security holes. Red Hat posted a fix within six hours, but Microsoft leaves us… still waiting!

application security verification standard  Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0 Fixing Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0 C. McNulty - May 9, 2000 Event Summary On 25 April 2000, MSNBC reported that Internet Security Solutions had identified a security back door in Red Hat Linux 6.2. The backdoor involves an extra , but undocumented, administrative password that allows users to run rogue programs on a Red Hat server via a Web-based administrator's interface. To its credit, Red Hat responded and posted a fix within six hours Read More

Saudi Arabian Network Security Provokes Local Considerations


Internet security in Saudi Arabia does not go overlooked. Are the Saudis being over zealous and paranoid, or are they practicing smart network security?

application security verification standard  Arabian Network Security Provokes Local Considerations Event Summary In The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the entire Internet backbone is concealed behind a countrywide firewall that is built on Sun Solaris servers using the freeware proxy server known as Squid. The firewall is located at the King Abdul Aziz University for Science and Technology (KACST). To keep foreign nations from viewing various local Saudi websites, the massive firewall blocks TCP/IP ports 80 and 443 for all connections coming into Read More

Aberdeen Research Brief: Email Security in the Cloud-More Secure! Compliant! Less Expensive!


This paper compares on-premise versus SaaS, hosted solutions for email security. You can see that there is research that proves hosted services is a better choice for compliance, security, and costs, especially when it comes to email. If you’re an IT managers who is undecided about the SaaS model, this is a must-read.

application security verification standard  Research Brief: Email Security in the Cloud-More Secure! Compliant! Less Expensive! This paper compares on-premise versus SaaS, hosted solutions for email security. You can see that there is research that proves hosted services is a better choice for compliance, security, and costs, especially when it comes to email. If you’re an IT managers who is undecided about the SaaS model, this is a must-read. Read More

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Case Study: Security Benefit


Security Benefit is a financial services company based in Topeka, Kansas (US). The company’s outside sales team operates from remote locations nationwide. For years, the company used an internally developed contact management system to support its remote sales force. But, field sales staff couldn’t stay connected to the most relevant business data. Learn about the solution that gave the company access to real-time data.

application security verification standard  Study: Security Benefit Security Benefit is a financial services company based in Topeka, Kansas (US). The company’s outside sales team operates from remote locations nationwide. For years, the company used an internally developed contact management system to support its remote sales force. But, field sales staff couldn’t stay connected to the most relevant business data. Learn about the solution that gave the company access to real-time data. Read More

IBM Nabs Another Application Vendor


Vignette is IBM's latest partner. This global strategic alliance promises to boost revenue for both parties. The verdict is still out on the impact to future software development.

application security verification standard  Nabs Another Application Vendor IBM Nabs Another Application Vendor L. Talarico - August 31, 2000 Event Summary International Business Machines Corporation. (NYSE: IBM) recently entered into a global strategic alliance with Vignette (NASDAQ: VIGN), a developer of e-businesses applications including CRM software. Under the agreement Vignette will closely integrate the V/5 E-business Applications suite with IBM's WebSphere Commerce Suite and Application Server. As part of the agreement Vignette promises Read More

Application Modernization with SOA


Systems integration with service-oriented architecture (SOA) helps you reuse the functionality in your mainframe applications. Extending your mainframes to an SOA through Web services will accelerate your time to market, keep your costs low, and help you avoid undue risk. Keep your business dynamic and current, and stay competitive in today’s marketplace—modernize your existing mainframes with SOA.

application security verification standard  Modernization with SOA Systems integration with service-oriented architecture (SOA) helps you reuse the functionality in your mainframe applications. Extending your mainframes to an SOA through Web services will accelerate your time to market, keep your costs low, and help you avoid undue risk. Keep your business dynamic and current, and stay competitive in today’s marketplace—modernize your existing mainframes with SOA. Read More

Security Risk Assessment and Management in Web Application Security


Corporations are at risk because Web applications and servers make them susceptible to hackers and cyber crooks. However, companies can perform security risk assessments that mitigate risk by applying security risk management policies designed to protect a company’s data.

application security verification standard  and Management in Web Application Security Originally published January 27, 2006 Security risk assessment and security risk management have become vital tasks for security officers and IT managers. Corporations face increased levels of risk almost daily from software vulnerabilities hidden in their business-technology systems to hackers and cyber crooks trying to steal proprietary corporate intellectual property, including sensitive customer information. An ever-growing list of government regulations Read More

Need for Content Security


The Internet access you have provided in the office costs money. You wish to see it used as a productive tool and increase business. It also provides the best way to appear busy. Employees can open multiple pages, a few of them related to legitimate work, while the others cater to their "personal" interests. It takes a single mouse click or Alt+Tab to navigate between pages, when a supervisor appears. This white paper provides details of how Internet access can be abused and how organisation can keep a tab on its employees.

application security verification standard  displayed. Block Applications: Block applications like .exe files that can be run on your machine. Block Audio: Audio or sound files on websites are not played. Block Video: Movies on web sites are not allowed to run. 4) Active Control Blocking: Some web sites embed objects like Applets and Scripts, in your browser when you access their WebPages. The software should allow you to bar this action. 5) Safe Net Use Rating: For safe net surfing, organizations like RSCAi, ICRA, SafeSurf, etc., rate sites based Read More