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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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Detect and Protect against Advanced Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the architecture of a strong, layered security system and suggests ways to partner with security services in order to achieve it.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Uncover Advanced Attacks and Detect Hidden Breaches
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can gain greater visibility into the state of both active and live threats hidden within your network.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Today's Microsoft Office 365 Security Hurdles
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines today's 11 Microsoft Office 365 security challenges and how to modify your email security strategy to secure content and data.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Clearswift

The Cost of a Data Breach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report uses statistical analysis to determine how much a breach will cost you depending on attack size, location, and type.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM

Special Report: Cyber Security in 2015
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report summarizes essential attack information from recent security breaches to show you what the current threat landscape looks like.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Don’t Let Your DDoS Defense Fall Behind
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the pros and cons of several different DDoS mitigation approaches. Access now to learn how to evaluate and choose the ideal strategy based on your risk assessment.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Neustar®

Securing Next-Generation Mobile Security
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores enterprise mobility management (EMM) strategies and how to secure mobile users.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

EE

Keep Yourself Secure from Growing Cyber-Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, discover what you can do to stay safe in an increasingly dangerous cyber landscape, including increasing proactivity in your security strategy and partnering with security services.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 21 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Next-Gen DLP: Can It Protect Your Organization?
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines next-gen DLP that is adaptive and content/context aware and how it mitigates internal and external data theft and/or leaks. Continue reading to learn what is on the horizon for next-gen DLP and how it will evolve in the coming years.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Clearswift

Best Practices for Dealing with Phishing and Next-Generation Malware
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on the state of phishing and malware attacks and how hackers are evolving. Continue reading to learn mitigation strategies and best practices for educating employees to avoid attacks.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Threat Track Security

The Rise in Cybercrime: A Report on the Current Threat Landscape
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines why and how cybercrime is increasing and suggests practices for maintaining security.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Dealing With the Problem of Targeted Email Attacks
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn everything you need to know about how targeted email attacks occur, and what you can do to prevent them.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Trend Micro

6 Major Trends Shaping the Future of Security
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 6 major trends that are changing IT security as we know it.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Box

How Adaptive DLP is securing the agile enterprise
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines next-gen adaptive DLP and compares the two technologies highlighting 5 vital areas that adaptive DLP surpasses its aging predecessor.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Clearswift

A New Security Strategy: Focusing on Risk
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to shift your security strategy from a compliance-based model to a risk-based model to protect strategic assets. Continue reading and discover how to improve your overall security strategy by implementing a security training and awareness program.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Clearswift

4 Security Must-Haves For DDoS Protection
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper acts as a DDoS platform buyer's guide and presents the 4 key components to have to ensure protection. View now and examine why each of the 4 pieces is imperative to have in your next DDoS security solution.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Neustar®

DNS Hijacking and Phishing - Easy Exploits
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores several steps you can take you reduce the number of human and technical vulnerabilities to mitigate the risks of phising and DNS hijacking attacks. Continue reading to learn how to better protect your network.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Neustar®

Managing Regulatory Examinations - Streamlining the Process
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how to streamline the document review process and ensure preparation for regulatory exams.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

IntraLinks, Inc

Benefit from Collaboration without Compromising Security
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper outlines a strategy for facilitating collaboration without compromising your IT security.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

Clearswift

Security and Unlocking the Value of the Mobile Workforce
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the benefits and challenges of mobile computing and why MDM needs to transition to enterprise mobility management (EMM) to secure apps and content. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 18 Mar 2015

EE

Work Smarter, Not Harder, to Secure Your Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper features Maverick research from Gartner analyst, Joseph Feiman: Stop Protecting Your Apps: It's Time for Apps to Protect Themselves.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Examining File Sync and Sharing Security
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, examine one file sync, share, and collaboration platform and how to secure data inside and outside of the enterprise. Continue reading to learn how you to remain compliant and if this approach is right for your organization.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

How to Securely Sync, Share, Collaborate, and Manage Business Content
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines one Software as a Service (SaaS) strategy and how it enables mobile content access and secure file sharing outside of the firewall. View now to see how other organizations have used this approach to protect data and files as they are accessed and shared and if it is right for your organization.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

As Enterprise Mobility Usage Escalates, So Does Security Risk
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this expert white paper, examine how to tame the mobile security beast through two-factor authentication and single-sign-on approaches. Continue reading to learn how other organizations are bringing harmony to the UX vs. IT security debate and other steps you can take to protect data and apps.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015

HID

6 New Best Practices for DNS
sponsored by Nominum, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines 6 new DNS security best practices for service providers.  View now to learn more about mitigating DNS-based DDoS attacks.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Nominum, Inc.
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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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