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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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Self-Assessment: How Prepared Are You for Advanced Attacks?
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: Take this brief self-assessment for an estimate on how prepared you are and suggestions on how to improve.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

FireEye

Securing Your Business Against SSL-Based Attacks
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover the four challenges of defending against DoS-based SSL attacks. Read on to learn why current defense solutions are falling short and the triple layer defense strategy that replaces them.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

Radware

Protecting Critical DNS Infrastructure Against Attack
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into the challenges of protecting DNS from DDoS attacks as well as the three new attack techniques. View now to learn a three phase strategy to mitigate these attacks.
Posted: 31 Mar 2015 | Published: 08 May 2013

Radware

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

Gartner - Top Security Trends Takeaways for 2013-14 Webinar Slides
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: These slides outline the state of information security and what you need to know to stay protected.  Read on to uncover insider tips for mitigating risks in the several computing environments.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2013

Dropbox for Business

Navigating the Legal and Compliance Implications of BYOD
sponsored by Dropbox for Business
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into the legal and compliance implications of BYOD and offers recommendations for setting up a successful strategy.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

Dropbox for Business

Top 10 Considerations for Securing Private Clouds
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 10 considerations for improving private cloud security to keep cybercriminals out and away from your data.  Access now to learn valuable security insights.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

5 Insider Tips for VPN Attack Protection
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This expert white paper examines the five tips to mitigating VPN breaches and protecting your data.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

SecureAuth

Cybercrime 101
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover the ways in which cybercrime occurs in three realms: individual, business, and governmental. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your organization.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge

The Evolution and Necessity of a Next-Gen Firewall
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes you through the history and development of firewalls and explores each generation's strengths and weaknesses. Read on to learn what characteristics you need in a next-gen firewall to improve your security strategy.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Markets and Bounties for Cybercrime Tools and Stolen Data
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the fundamental characteristics of black and grey markets to offer understanding of the current and predicted security threat landscape.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Rethinking Data Protection for MSPs
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the magnitude of data protection challenges as well as solutions to mitigate risks for consumers in any environment.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Datto, Inc.

3 Approaches to Stop DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the threat landscape of DDoS attacks and details the shortcomings of traditional security approaches. You will uncover how to evaluate and craft a new security strategy to mitigate DDoS attacks based on whether you compute on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment. View now to learn more.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

Radware

5 Steps to Designing a Next-Gen Firewall
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a five step program to designing a next-gen firewall to keep out malicious attacks.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

3 Ways Anomaly Detection Improves IT Operations
sponsored by Prelert
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the three ways anomaly detection can streamline and enhance your risk management strategy.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Prelert

Securing Applications for a Safer Cloud Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn the five steps to combating application breaches in the cloud. Additionally, explore other protocols to reduce risk.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

IBM

IAM: The New Security Perimeter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how IAM platforms reduce risk and keep unknown users and hackers out of your network.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

The Growing Need for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to reveal why you need FSSO in your IAM strategy to mitigate risk and vulnerabilities. View now to explore the buyer's guide checklist for choosing the ideal FSSO platform and the benefits to expect.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

IBM

5 Important Truths about Digital Workspaces in a Dangerous World
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the five truths that offer answers to those critical questions. Read on to learn how to protect your users and enterprise in the digital workspace age.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

RES Software

Top Identity Governance and Administration Vendors Examined
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful guide, explore the strengths of the leading IGA platforms and vendors. Discover how to evaluate your needs and how each system fits into your IAM and IGA strategy. View now to learn more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

SailPoint Technologies

How to Empower Users and Maximize Security and Compliance
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the four simple steps to enabling anywhere, any device computing while securing multiple end points and access management.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

RES Software

State of IAM: Cloud and Mobile Technologies Expose Security Cracks
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the security cracks of mobile and cloud computing that IAM has exposed. View now to explore the state of IAM technology and what you can do to strengthen your strategy. Learn how to protect your data from external and internal threats with proper provisioning and administration controls.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

SailPoint Technologies

Top 5 IT security trends to watch in 2015
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Download this brief white paper to discover the five major changes to expect in 2015 and what these changes could mean for you.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Dimension Data

Anomaly Detection in Unstructured Data
sponsored by Prelert
WHITE PAPER: This article introduces an anomaly detection program aimed to aid with the analysis of unstructured data.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Prelert

Automating App Blacklisting
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to roll out a BYOD strategy that includes both preventative and detective controls to fill in the vulnerability gaps.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Veracode, 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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