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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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The 2014 Next Generation Firewall Challenge
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource helps you understand the next generation firewall (NGFW), and how to choose the best solution to combat today's threats.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

ESG Research: Security Management and Operations
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The prevalent approach to security management and operations is to implement on an ad hoc and technology-focused basis. This haphazard approach is no longer adequate.  This report details the current state of the market and what to expect moving forward.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

3 Big data security analytics techniques you can apply now to catch advanced persistent threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, unveil 3 ways that big data security analytics can help you gain actionable intelligence to thwart advanced persistent threats (APTs) and achieve visibility into IT infrastructures for top defense.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

BYODs Dark Side Data Protection
sponsored by HP Autonomy
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how data protection issues can cause a lot of problems with BYOD initiatives. It also highlights one solution that helps secure the data on BYOD devices.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

HP Autonomy

Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing: Can You Afford Not To?
sponsored by Pwine Express
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains why vulnerability assessment and penetration testing are such critical tools in the fight against modern cybercrime, as well as how they can make a difference in your organization's security solution.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

Pwine Express

Top Three Tactics Advanced Attackers Use to Breach Pharmaceutical Organizations
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This essential white paper breaks down the top three most dangerous methods malicious attackers employ and evaluates strategies that can safeguard your sensitive data against them.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

FireEye

The Essential Elements of Critical Infrastructure Protection against Advanced Threats
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the current challenges organizations face in terms of cybersecurity. It also mentions 3 essential elements to an effective Critical Infrastructure Protection approach.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

FireEye

Use Case: Secure Internet Access for 71,000 Australian Students
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a use case involving an Australian educational in need of a centralized, scalable solution in order to distribute materials to 45,000 users per day in safe, easily accessible manner.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Websense, Inc.

Use Case: Scaling a University's Intrusion Detection System to Support 30,000 Users
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a use case in which a major research university needed to upgrade its intrusion detection system (IDS) to secure 30,000 users and monitor tens of gigabits of internet traffic each second.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Gigamon

Shadow IT in the Enterprise
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this report, discover survey results from more than 1,000 enterprise users to give you a better sense of who is using Dropbox and for what purposes. Don't be surprised to learn that smartphone and tablet users are much more likely to use Dropbox – read on to find out more.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

Nasuni Corporation

Cybersecurity’s Maginot Line: A Real-World Assessment Of The Defense-In-Depth Model
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This essential white paper outlines how organizations can update their security solutions for the modern age by reducing waste on redundant, backward-looking technology, and refocusing on defenses designed to stop today's cyber attacks.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

FireEye

The Heartbleed Bug: How To Protect Your Business
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, learn how new security platforms can protect your data against Heartbleed and any future attacks with advanced tools like two-factor authentication.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

Symantec Corporation

Reducing the Cost and Complexity of Web Vulnerability Management
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: This white paper investigates how to reduce the cost and complexity of Web vulnerability management with a managed approach for detection.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Symantec

The Key to Protecting your Website is Knowledge
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Learn how vulnerabilities can seriously affect your organisation if the proper steps aren't taken towards protection.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Symantec

Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As the Internet of Things accelerates, adversaries will spend even more time finding weak links across the threat landscape and using them to their advantage to compromise systems and data. Download this white paper to learn about these threats as well as industry-specific risks.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mitigating Web Security Risk with SSL Certificates: Benefits and Best Practices
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights several benefits and best practices when using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) applications to authenticate users, applications and Web services.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Transitioning from Log Management and SIEM to Comprehensive Security Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how security intelligence addresses these shortcomings and empowers organizations—from Fortune Five companies to midsize enterprises to government agencies— to maintain comprehensive and cost-effective information security. It will show how security intelligence addresses critical concerns in five key areas.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Cybercriminals Exploit New Weaknesses in Retailers’ Networks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover how you can protect your retail business and your customers by implementing smart security strategies, including increased endpoint security and privileged account management.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

FireEye
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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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