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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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Guarding Against a Data Breach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover how modern enterprises should respond to growing security threats while balancing economic and organizational concerns.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Ponemon Report: The Real Cost of Cyber Crime in 2013
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this Poenmon study to discover the average cost to businesses of cyber crime, and how organizations can take steps to reduce security risks and costs.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Advanced Security Threats: Are You Prepared?
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this RSA survey, learn which IT areas are still a security challenge, and what industry leaders recommend.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Ponemon Study: The Real Cost of Data Breaches in 2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Ponemon study, get the facts on whether your organization might be the target of a devastating cyber-attack, and on the proven methods for best protecting and preserving your business.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM

7 Essential Practices for Business Continuity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, uncover a tested approach to expanding Business Continuity Management into an integrated, enterprise-wide program.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Understaffed And At Risk: Today’s IT Security Department
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This Ponemon study explores how organizations can most effectively hire and retain expert security staff in order to help achieve business goals.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

HP and Intel

Finding the Security Balance for Virutal Environments
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper will help you identify the right security approach for your virtual environment that won't be a drain your system's performance.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Kaspersky Lab

Put Security on the Agenda: Aligning IT Security with Business Goals
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Read this in-depth guide to discover new integrated systems management and mobile device management solutions that could help your organization enhance its existing security plan.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Kaspersky Lab

Stop Password Sprawl with SaaS Single Sign-On via Active Directory
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get a better understanding of the challenges to adopting SaaS applications, hidden costs of SaaS, and security issues with SaaS apps. Read on to learn more about bolstering your cloud security efforts and stopping password sprawl.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Centrify Corporation

Rising Cyber Crime Mandates More Effective Security Measures
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, get the facts from industry veterans on how to best prevent data breaches and implement effective risk management.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Get the Facts On APTs To Avoid Misguided Security Efforts
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert E-Guide cuts through the confusion, explaining exactly what APT is, what they are capable of, and how you can best defend your organization from them.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

IBM

Top Six Steps to Boost Advanced Persistent Threat Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this expert E-guide, discover the six steps your organization can take to mitigate the threat of APTs, including building a growing security team, cross functional integration, centralized logs, and more.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

IBM

Top 3 Reasons to Give Insiders a Unified Identity
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper stresses the importance of recognizing the danger of malicious insiders and the potential for breaches caused by employee error or negligence, as well as the top 3 reasons to consider giving insiders a unified identity.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Centrify Corporation

Fax Security: Minimizing Breaches and Compliance Risks
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth resource, you'll gain critical insights into the best practices and strategies for maintaining process control, information integrity, privacy, and effective archiving for your fax communications.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

OpenText

Protection for Every Enterprise: Maximizing Mobile Security
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful white paper, get the facts on mobile security and the best protections strategies from today's advanced cyber threats.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

The Top 8 Mobile Security Risks: Is Your Organzation Protected?
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this essential white paper, discover the top 8 security risks for mobile devices and determine if your organization's assets are properly protected.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

Why Security is Paramount in Enterprise Mobility Management
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Inside this informative white paper, explore a new Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution which makes it easy to create, manage, and secure apps on any device.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

10 Ways to Protect Your Company From a Data Breach
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this brief paper that highlights 10 best practices to protect your company from a data breach while maintaining required PCI compliance (hint: all of these tips fall under these topics – visibility, asset control, enforcement, trust policy, and advance measurement).
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Bit9, Inc.

The Convergence of Security and Compliance
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper highlights potential compliance and security gaps, what effect these gaps can have on your organization, and how to close these gaps to bolster the security of servers and endpoints. Additionally, explore a discussion around 5 core compliance controls.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Bit9, Inc.

Ushering in a New Era in Mobile Data Security
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover a new mobile security platform that balances effective protection, data visibility, and app accessibility and freedom for the user.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Bluebox

Data Wrapping and User Experience: Two Keys to BYOD Mobile Data Security
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a new mobile security solution that avoids the pitfalls of traditional systems by employing data-centric and employee-centric methods.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Bluebox

Advanced Persistent Threats: Expert Strategies for IT Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert E-Guide outlines the best practices for organizations to defend themselves against these malicious attacks and to prevent them before they happen.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

IBM

Improve APT Detection with Context-Aware Security Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this expert E-Guide, security guru Brad Casey introduces new context-aware security solutions, and why they could be the key to sniffing out APTs hiding on your enterprise networks.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

IBM

Security Solutions: Balancing Protection and Productivity
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, explores security solutions that provide transparent security, integrated containerization for simply application development and deployment, and a more optimal user experience.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

Research Report: Mobile Security Trends in the Workplace
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report, get the facts on enterprise mobility trends and BYOD programs, and discover how organizations should adapt to this changing IT security landscape.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Bluebox
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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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