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DEFINITION: Parameter tampering is a form of Web-based attack in which certainparameters in the Uniform Resource Locator (URL)or Web page form field data entered by a user are changed without that user's authorization. Thispoints the browserto a link, page or site other than the one the user intends (although it may look exactly the sameto the casual observer).Parameter tampering can be employed by criminals and  … 
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How Application Whitelisting Can Increase Your Desktop Security
sponsored by Faronics
WEBCAST: In the past, many security pros relied on one technology to protect their computers and networks. Today, most organizations use several technologies to protect their organization. In this webcast, learn how application whitelisting enhances current defenses and covers situations not addressed by firewalls and antivirus.
Posted: 19 Nov 2009 | Premiered: Nov 19, 2009

Faronics

Podcast: Insider Threats - an Interview with the Former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency - NSA
sponsored by Imperva
PODCAST: Bill Crowell, former Deputy Director of the NSA, is interviewed in this podcast. He talks extensively about insider threats, shares some stories from the trenches, and discusses the nature of cybercrime. Bill also covers the importance of sensitive data protection –- especially around mission-critical applications and databases.
Posted: 12 Nov 2009 | Premiered: Nov 12, 2009

Imperva

Anatomy of a Database Attack
sponsored by Imperva
WEBCAST: Corporate databases are in constant danger. Outside criminals can exploit web applications and employees with malicious intent present an even greater threat. This webcast traces the steps involved in breaking into a database and presents a reference architecture and checklist for implementing iron-clad database security measures.
Posted: 12 Nov 2009 | Premiered: Nov 12, 2009

Imperva

The Malware Report: Hotel Business Center PCs Strike Again
sponsored by ESET
PODCAST: Matt Grant talks with Randy Abrams about security issues with hotel business center computers. These are public computers and they often have insufficient security features. In this podcast, Randy shares some interesting things he’s found in hotel computers and gives some advice on using them safely.
Posted: 29 Oct 2009 | Premiered: Aug 20, 2009

ESET

The Malware Report: Radisson Hotels Exposed by Guest Data Breach
sponsored by ESET
PODCAST: Matt Grant talks with Randy Abrams about a data breach at Radison Hotels. Unfortunately, an unknown number of their guests' credit card numbers were exposed to malicious hackers. In this podcast, Randy dishes out some advice on how to prevent this sort of data breach and what to do in the event that it’s already happened.
Posted: 29 Oct 2009 | Premiered: Sep 23, 2009

ESET

WWW - World Wide Weaponization
sponsored by ESET
WEBCAST: The growth of the internet has brought about massively scalable distributed systems which have proved advantageous not only for governments, businesses and end-users, but also for criminals. In this webcast, review past, present, and future considerations regarding cybercrime, and discover next-generation methods of combating weaponized software.
Posted: 22 Oct 2009 | Premiered: Oct 22, 2009

ESET

This Month in the Threat Webscape -- August 2009
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
VIDEO: The Websense Security Labs Team provides a review of threats occurring during the month of August 2009. Highlighted is the massive DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack on Twitter, Google Blogger, LiveJournal, and Facebook centered around 1 person: Cyxymu, a pro-Georgia blogger who is an active critic of Moscow's politics.
Posted: 08 Oct 2009 | Premiered: 08 Sep 2009

Websense, Inc.

Strategies for Controlling Email Risks with Declining Budgets
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
VIDEO: Proofpoint CEO Gary Steele discusses today's email security landscape, including trends related to inbound spam and virus, data loss prevention, email encryption, email archiving and how SaaS email security solutions can greatly reduce costs while improving security.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Premiered: 16 Sep 2009

Proofpoint, Inc.

New Ponemon Study Reveals Disconnects in Building the Business Case for Data Protection
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, newly released research reveals that C-level executives lack confidence in their organization's ability to safeguard sensitive data. This survey, conducted by Ponemon Institute and sponsored by Ounce Labs, an IBM Company, determines what senior executives think about the value proposition of corporate data protection efforts.
Posted: 17 Sep 2009 | Premiered: Sep 24, 2009, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

IBM

Enhance Security with Intel® vPro™ Technology
sponsored by Intel Corporation
VIDEO: Security and compliance are strong values even in a down economy. Hear from a variety of clients that have used Intel® vPro™ Technology to identify problems, disable and enable the network, enhance patch management, and enabled them to isolate threats quickly and efficiently.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Premiered: 08 Sep 2009

Intel Corporation

This Month in the Threat Webscape for July 2009
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
VIDEO: In this video, learn more about the top techniques for defending your organization from Web threats. Techniques include the monitoring, classification, and identification of all Web content in real time.
Posted: 02 Sep 2009 | Premiered: 01 Sep 2009

Websense, Inc.

McAfee Email and Web Security Appliance Trial
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
PRODUCT DEMO: Email--Turn on the best filters, and walk away. Better malware detection rate and better spam and phishing catch rate--simply more effective than other filters. If that sounds like something you need, install a free trial of McAfee Email and Web Security Virtual Appliance behind your existing spam filter and see what real protection offers.
Posted: 02 Sep 2009 | Premiered: 02 Sep 2009

McAfee, Inc.

How to Prevent Security Breaches Through Effective Management and Control of USB Devices
sponsored by Lumension
WEBCAST: Learn how USB devices are used to transfer data, the federal government’s ban on USB devices and its impact, and how to effectively manage USB devices to secure data and networks without impacting productivity.
Posted: 12 Aug 2009 | Premiered: Aug 12, 2009

Lumension

Symantec Protection Suite Challenge
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
SOFTWARE DEMO: Check out this demo to take Symantec's Protection Suite Challenge and see how your network security stacks up so you can focus on your business.
Posted: 28 Jul 2009 | Premiered: 28 Jul 2009

Symantec Corporation

Symantec Protection Suite Enterprise Edition
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Symantec Protection Suite creates a protected endpoint and messaging environment that is secure against today's complex malware, data loss and spam threats, and is quickly recoverable in the event of failure.
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 | Premiered: 18 Jun 2009

Symantec Corporation

IT Download: Symantec Endpoint Protection and Network Access Control 11.0.4 MR4
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: With this trial software, stop malware such as viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, adware, bots, zero-day threats and rootkits. Prevent security outbreaks, reducing administrative overhead all while lowering total cost of ownership for endpoint security.
Posted: 13 Mar 2009 | Premiered: 13 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

Going Beyond Traditional Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Solutions
sponsored by eIQnetworks
PODCAST: Why is Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) so important to security efforts? What steps must you take must to succeed with your SIEM implementation? This podcast addresses these questions and more.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Premiered: Mar 10, 2009

eIQnetworks

Video - Vulnerability Management in a Web 2.0 World
sponsored by Lumension
VIDEOCAST: Lumension Security's Sr. Director of Solutions and Strategy, Don Leatham, discusses Vulnerability Management challenges in a Web 2.0 world, and how to defend against these threats.
Posted: 28 Jan 2009 | Premiered: Jan 28, 2009

Lumension

Core IMPACT Essential
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
PRODUCT DEMO: How do you keep up with remediation efforts and strengthen your defenses against round-the-clock threats while still having time to do your day job? CORE IMPACT Essential can help.
Posted: 14 Jan 2009 | Premiered: 06 Jan 2009

Core Security Technologies

Tearing Down the Fortress to Better Protect the Enterprise
sponsored by BlueCoat
WEBCAST: Check out this webcast and learn about the 5 key layers of malware defense that can provide multi-layered protection for your company.
Posted: 13 Oct 2008 | Premiered: Oct 13, 2008

BlueCoat

Anti-X and the Mob: Addressing Content-Borne Threats with Unified Threat Management
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WEBCAST: Register for this webcast to learn more about the anatomy of a modern blended attack and how Unified Threat Management from Juniper Networks can help stop these threats at various points of their progression.
Posted: 30 Sep 2008 | Premiered: Sep 30, 2008

Juniper Networks, Inc.

The End of Antivirus as You Know It: A First Look at VIPRE Enterprise - Webcast
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
WEBCAST: In this webcast, take a examines at VIPRE Enterprise and learn how Sunbelt started with a blank slate to design a new, next-generation antivirus and antispyware technology to deal with today's malware in the most comprehensive, highly efficient manner.
Posted: 09 Sep 2008 | Premiered: Sep 9, 2008

Sunbelt Software

Best for Business: Security and Manageability on the Chip
sponsored by Intel Corporation
SOFTWARE DEMO: This demo explains how to secure and manage notebooks with Intel Centrino2 with vPro technology and desktops with Intel Core 2 processors with vPro technology.
Posted: 12 Aug 2008 | Premiered: 11 Aug 2007

Intel Corporation

The Case for Server-Based Messaging Security Solutions - Webcast
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
WEBCAST: What are some of the latest, messaging-based security threats and risks to your organization? How is a server-based, security solution able to address those risks, in many cases better than a hosted or appliance-based solution?
Posted: 08 Aug 2008 | Premiered: Aug 8, 2008

Sunbelt Software

Security Virtual Jam Session: The Secured Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Join IBM Security Executives for an informative session on the current security landscape, the requirements for a new approach to securing the enterprise, and a rare live Q&A session with IBM security leaders.
Posted: 08 Feb 2008 | Premiered: Feb 21, 2008, 11:00 EST (16:00 GMT)

IBM
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SECURITY THREATS DEFINITION (continued): …  identitythieves to surreptitiously obtain personal or business information about the user.Countermeasures specific to the prevention of parameter tampering involve the validation of allparameters to ensure that they conform to standards concerning minimum and maximum allowablelength, allowable numeric range, allowable character sequences and patterns, whether or not theparameter is actually required to conduct the transaction in question, and whether or not null isallowed.Whitelisting(accepting only allowable input) is more effective than blacklisting(refusing to accept forbidden input). A Web … 
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