IBM® application security testing solutions provide preemptive protection for mobile and web-based applications. They secure apps from malicious use today and help you remediate potential attacks in the future.

IBM X-Force® research consistently reveals that a significant percentage of security vulnerabilities pertain to web and mobile applications. To address application security challenges effectively, organizations need to test software and applications across their entire portfolio—and to reduce security costs—testing and verification need to happen as early as possible.

IBM application security solutions can help your organization:

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IBM application security testing products provide preemptive protection to enhance mobile and web application security, protect applications from malicious use and help you remediate potential attacks in the future.

IBM's application security portfolio includes:

Demos and Videos

  • IBM Security AppScan

    Protect your organization's mobile and Web-based applications

    Watch (00:02:15)

  • How to protect sensitive business data and mitigate the risk of mobile malware

    How to protect sensitive business data and mitigate the risk of mobile malware

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  • IBM Application Security Solutions: Build Security into Your Web and Mobile Application

    IBM Application Security Solutions: Build Security into Your Web and Mobile Applications

    Watch (00:02:06)

Whitepapers & eBooks

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    Protect people, processes and technology from web application threats

    Evaluate your existing security measures to prevent security breaches.

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    Five critical steps to achieving an effective application security program

    Detailed steps to improve application security throughout your development lifecycle.

  • 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security Testing

    2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant Report for Application Security Testing

    IBM has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Security.

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    Ensuring application security in mobile device environments

    Identify and prevent vulnerabilities in mobile applications

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    Understanding Application Security and Enterprise Applications

    Protecting new and legacy applications

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    Glassbox Testing

    Enhancing every aspect of blackbox testing

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    ebook: 5 Steps to Achieve Risk-Based Application Security Management

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    Breaking down silos of protection: An integrated approach to managing application security

    Integrate risk-based application security management into your daily operations.

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    What can you do differently to guard against threats from rapidly evolving mobile malware?

    Best practices to reduce mobile security threats in your organization.

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    Designing a strategy for comprehensive web protection

    Best practices for web application security

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    Secure Web Applications: Creating a Security Culture

    Making security an integral component of the application development process

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    Five Steps to Effective Application Security

    Making security a priority

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    Arxan Technologies State of Application Security Report

    Findings on how piracy is on the rise due to poorly protected applications and a rapidly evolving distribution system for pirated releases.

  • Forrester

    Forrester Consulting Study

    Read the Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) Study to learn how an IBM client achieved triple-digit ROI by implementing IBM AppScan Source.

References and Case Studies

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    West Virginia University cuts risks by an average of 60 percent

    Protecting Sensitive Student Data Using IBM Security AppScan

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    Scaling application vulnerability management across a large enterprise


  • Level Up Your Mobile Application Security Program

    Featuring IBM and Forrester Research

  • Webcast

    Pinpointing Vulnerabilities in Android Applications

    Protect Your Organization’s Data with Mobile Dynamic Application Security Testing

  • Webcast

    Five steps to achieve success in your application security program

    Protecting sensitive data and protecting against threats

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    Mobile Apps. The Danger of Making Security an Afterthought

    Extending security to mobile applications

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