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DEFINITION: URL manipulation, also called URL rewriting, is the process of altering (often automatically by means of a program written for that purpose) the parameters in a URL (Uniform Resource Locator).URL manipulation can be employed as a convenience by a Web server administrator, or for nefarious purposes by a hacker. An example of the constructive use of this technique is allowing an Internet user to access  … 
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Addressing Advanced Web Threats: Protect Your Data and Brand
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A single breach can ruin your brand. Discover a better web security product that offers context-based management.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jul 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

How to Choose A Certificate Authority For Safer Web Security
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the role of CAs in web security, including what measures a CA can take to promote trust in its certificates and the criteria to consider when choosing the best CA for the job.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

Increase E-commerce Conversion Rates with Extended Validation SSl Certificates
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how deploying an EV certificate on your eCommerce website can protect against threats, while showing your customers that they can transact with confidence, helping increase your sites conversion rates.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

GeoTrust, Inc.

Online Retailers: Get Specific When Defending Against Price-Scraping Bots
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the fine print details about bots and strategies to mitigate them. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

Distil Networks

Data Companies vs. Bots: Bot types and their impact on online data companies
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the need for real-time identification and protection against scraping bots and examines a new approach to mitigate them.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Distil Networks

7 ways bots hurt your website
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This webcast examines the seven ways that bots can destroy your website and how you can defend yourself against ruin.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Jan 2015

Distil Networks

How to Defend Websites in the Era of Site Scraping
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the prevalence of website scraping and examines the first SaaS strategy focused on stopping automated attacks to make the web more secure. View now to learn how to block and/or repurpose these bots to your advantage.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Distil Networks

It’s Not Just an IT Affair: Understanding the Risks of Cyber Breaches
sponsored by UnitedLex
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why today's cyber threats and compliance regulations require multi-disciplinary expertise and a strategic mindset that extends across the entire enterprise.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

UnitedLex

A Holistic Approach to Fending off Bots and Bot Networks
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a cloud-based strategy can block bots in real-time before data and intellectual property theft can occur. View now to learn more.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Distil Networks

Next-Gen Security Analytics - 7 Necessary Functions
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines security analytics in depth and the seven functions a security analytics platform needs to have.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

Blue Coat Systems

TSL/SSL: Best Practices and Applications
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how TLS works and the 14 best practices for its use. View now to learn why a trusted Certificate Authority is needed and more.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Jan 2014

Symantec Corporation

Fighting Emerging Cyber-Attacks with a Holistic Security Architecture
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a holistic security architecture strategy designed to fight complex and dynamic attack campaigns. Access now to learn how to explore four attack cases and how to defend against them.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

Radware

A Quick Guide to SSL for Apps
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to create a stronger, more trustworthy SSL implementation.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

SSL for Apps: Best Practices for Developers
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists the necessary steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to create a stronger, more trustworthy SSL implementation.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Securing the Future of Trust on the Internet
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why public key infrastructure (PKI) is the key to the future of trust on the Internet, and the steps that must be taken to build a stronger, more trustworthy PKI ecosystem.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Spoofing Server-Server Communication: How You Can Prevent It
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this must-read white paper, you'll learn how to prevent the new SSL Strip threat that could compromise your secure applications.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, readers learn about the many factors that leave web applications vulnerable to attack; how SSL encryption can help to prevent the risk of data loss; how to assess their current state of vulnerability; and much more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Protecting Users from Firesheep and other Sidejacking Attacks with SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the Firesheep Wi-Fi attack tool and other sidejacking attacks with SSL and explains how to avoid these attacks.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

How Extended Validation SSL Brings Confidence to Online Sales and Transactions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of increasing customer confidence in the security of online business transactions, and introduces Symantec Extended Validation SSL Certificates as a potential solution to this challenge.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how recent trends in Internet trust marks can help restore confidence in online shopping, and as concluded by at least one recent study, even induce those who do shop to spend more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Phishing Tactics
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This fraud alert highlights the current growth and trends in today's phishing schemes, the potential impact on companies, and insight into how businesses can apply technology to protect themselves and their customers.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Infographic: Data Traffic Security is a Mess
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This infographic visually displays the sobering results of a recent survey on what are IT decision makers doing to secure and segment their sensitive data traffic.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

Beginner's Guide to SSL Certificates: Making the Best Choice When Considering Your Online Security Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide explains how the effective implementation of SSL certificates is critical to protecting your customers, earning their trust, and ensuring your success when it comes to conducting business online.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

Symantec Corporation

Protect Your Web Applications from the OWASP Top 10
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Applications, mobile devices, cloud computing, and web APIs unlock tremendous business opportunities—however, they also open your systems up to a broader set of unknown users. In this resource, you'll learn the basics of securing your web applications from the OWASP Top 10.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Profiling an Enigma: The Mystery of North Korea’s Cyber Threat Landscape
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This highly interesting resource delves into North Korea's cyber threat landscape, deeply analyzing what is known about the regime's capabilities and motives, which are largely shrouded in secrecy.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company
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INTERNET SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  a Web site that has a complicated URL by entering a simpler URL into the address bar of a Web browser. The URL manipulation redirects the request so the user does not have to remember, manually enter, or meticulously cut and paste a long, arcane character string. An example of malicious URL manipulation is its implementation, without the knowledge of the affected server administrator or Internet user, for the purpose of redirecting user requests from a legitimate site to an illegitimate site. The bogus site may then install rogue code on the user's hard drive.URL manipulation differs from URL … 
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