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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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Managed Cloud Environment Security FAQ
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get answers to how security is maintained in multi-tenanted and dynamic environments.  Read on to explore how to evaluate the security of managed cloud environment providers.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Dimension Data

Top 5 Aspects of Security to Look for in a Cloud Provider
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Get the 5 security areas you needs to be concerned with when selecting the cloud system that's right for your business.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle Corporation

Tolly Test Report: Web Application and  Security Access Manager Appliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper that details a test report of a web security and access manger appliance. Read on to learn how this appliance scored, and find out about the benefits it can provide your company.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM

Back to Basics: Securing Business Information on the Cloud
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how the cloud can enable us to go back to security basics to manage distributed computing.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Box

An Alternative to Today's Distributed Content Security Chaos
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: View this resource to learn how cloud-based services can provide superior security compared to traditional built-out methods.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

Box

Get Inside the Thriving Malware Industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you understand how a malware attack works by getting you inside the mind of a hacker.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

The Danger from DDoS Increases
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This survey report tells you everything you need to know about how DDoS attacks have changed and why you should be concerned.
Posted: 19 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Neustar®

Top 10 IoT Security Challenges
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the top ten security considerations for IoT. Read on now and explore two IoT security scenario case studies and their respective solutions.
Posted: 18 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

Axway

Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals up-to-date data on many of the most important security concerns facing organizations in 2015.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

North Korea and the Attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: While the FBI has named North Korea as a culprit in the significant breach on Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, it's still possible that the regime didn't act alone. This resource discusses the critical threat intelligence issues that the breach highlights; analyzes North Korea's purported involvement and motivation; and much more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

4 Data Traffic Security Challenges Exposing Enterprises to Hack Attacks
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the 4 major points of weakness that your enterprise needs to prioritize in 2015 in order to defend your business-critical data from hackers.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

Bridging the Data Security Gap: Unified Data Protection for 4 Key Data Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to bridge the data security gap amid the digital information explosion in four major areas: Big data, virtual environments and the cloud, enterprise data, and enterprise applications.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

The Current State of Security Operations Around the World
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This report summarizes the results of a recent HP assessment of the capabilities of 87 security operations centers worldwide. Read on to learn the latest trends in security defenses and operations, the attributes of the most effective organizations, and much more.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

IDC Essential Guidance: Securing the Enterprise: Multifunction Printer Risks and Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This analyst brief reveals the consequences of nonsecure MFPs, and offers essential guidance on how to secure them.
Posted: 10 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Recognizing Five Sources of High-Profile Data Security Breaches
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the 5 major categories of vulnerabilities that IT and security professionals need to account for in their solutions planning.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 06 Feb 2015

Mimecast

The Top 5 Security Goal Challenges
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource distills the reports and opinions of 300 IT decision-makers into a realistic picture of the current state of software security in enterprises across a range of industries.
Posted: 06 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

The 2014 Bitglass Healthcare Breach Report
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This informative report takes a close look at reported healthcare data breaches over the past 3 years and discusses what they mean for consumers, healthcare organizations, and the future of digital healthcare records.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 05 Feb 2015

BitGlass

Top Security & Compliance Trends in Innovative Electronic Payments
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The following research report focuses on the use of electronic payment systems, perceptions about the risk to organizations and trends in the adoption as well as support for virtual currency solutions. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Survey Shows Need for Security Improvement
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores what far too many organizations are leaving out of their IT security practices and explains what can be done to improve their overall effectiveness. Read on to learn if your own IT security protocols are leaving you open to a malicious attack.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why Fighting Cybercrime Requires Thinking Like the Bad Guys
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll find out how to safeguard your business by changing the way you invest in and think about security – from the perspective of the cyberthreats targeting you.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 02 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Can Your Organization Brave The New World of Advanced Cyber Attacks?
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses three key factors that your enterprise needs to watch in order to fend off cyberattackers: Rapidly evolving attacks, enterprise mobility, and a shortage of security personnel.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

Websense

The Bot Threat
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get vital information about the malicious bot, also known as botnets when in large forces, and explore 4 key features that will help you build a defense-in-depth security system to prevent these attacks from compromising your networks.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to read the Cisco 2015 annual report and discover research, insights, and techniques straight from security experts that can protect your business.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

Why Every CIO Should Consider Vulnerability Assessment a Necessity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, CIOs will learn why vulnerability assessment is so essential to enterprise security, and can discover a leading vulnerability assessment platform that scans targeted systems on a scheduled basis in order to increase your understanding of your organization's overall security posture.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

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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