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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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Programmatically Identifying Multi-Page Flaws in Web Apps
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the pros and cons of several web app scanning approaches. View now to learn learn more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

White Hat Security

Mobility in Government Services
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to get the most out of your EMM compliance strategy. View now to explore a helpful checklist.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

Rules Of Engagement: A Call To Action To Automate Breach Response
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into why security teams need to automate incident response (IR) plans to defend against dynamic cybercriminal attacks. View now to learn the four steps to developing an automated rules of engagement workflow to combat hackers.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Digital Guardian

Comprehensive Data Protection Against Insider & Outsider Threats
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an endpoint focused security strategy to allow protection to travel with the data regardless of location or device.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Digital Guardian

Fending Off the Known and Unknown - Runtime Application Security
sponsored by Prevoty
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how to monitor and protect applications at runtime and neutralize known vulnerabilities as well as zero day attacks through app self-defense.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Prevoty

A Much Needed Cybersecurity Paradigm Shift
sponsored by UnitedLex
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why hackers have the upper hand in the battle for data and why organizations need to ramp up security measures, regardless of their current status. View now to gain insight into today's threat landscape.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

UnitedLex

Eliminating Virtual Network Security Blindspots
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a holistic security approach using NPM, DLP, and SSL decryption to mitigate malware threats on virtualized networks. View now to learn more.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

Gigamon

5 Steps to SSL Decryption
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an alternative, five step SSL decryption strategy.  View now to learn more
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Gigamon

Enterprise Security Must Move Beyond Building Protective Walls
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines and explores the six steps of the Attack Life Cycle and takes you into the minds of hackers and cybercriminal teams to help you better craft your security strategy. Read on now to learn how to allocate resources so defenses are most appropriate to the risks.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enabling Comprehensive Visibility and Real-Time Threat Protection
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how one potential security solution is capable of providing comprehensive visibility, protecting you from malware and more.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Jul 2014

Gigamon

Online Retailers: Get Specific When Defending Against Price-Scraping Bots
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the fine print details about bots and strategies to mitigate them. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

Distil Networks

Data Companies vs. Bots: Bot types and their impact on online data companies
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the need for real-time identification and protection against scraping bots and examines a new approach to mitigate them.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Distil Networks

7 ways bots hurt your website
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This webcast examines the seven ways that bots can destroy your website and how you can defend yourself against ruin.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Jan 2015

Distil Networks

5 Myths Holding Your Security Program Back
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the five common security myths that actually hinder data protection efforts.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Digital Guardian

How to Defend Websites in the Era of Site Scraping
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the prevalence of website scraping and examines the first SaaS strategy focused on stopping automated attacks to make the web more secure. View now to learn how to block and/or repurpose these bots to your advantage.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Distil Networks

It’s Not Just an IT Affair: Understanding the Risks of Cyber Breaches
sponsored by UnitedLex
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why today's cyber threats and compliance regulations require multi-disciplinary expertise and a strategic mindset that extends across the entire enterprise.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

UnitedLex

A Holistic Approach to Fending off Bots and Bot Networks
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how a cloud-based strategy can block bots in real-time before data and intellectual property theft can occur. View now to learn more.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Distil Networks

The Rise of Web Bot Attacks and Demise of Traditional Defenses
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details why ad hoc bot security approaches continue to fail and explores a new approach to blocking bots. View now to learn how you can close security vulnerability gaps to hackers' attempts.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 18 Feb 2015

Distil Networks

How to Choose A Certificate Authority for Safer Web Security
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper sheds light on the seven measures a trustworthy CA needs to take and how to choose a reliable CA.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

4 Steps to Simplifying SSL Management
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the three challenges of SSL certificates and why the ad hoc security approach fails. View now to explore a new approach to simplifying SSL certificate management and reducing complexity in four steps.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

The Business Value of a Comprehensive All-in-OneData Protection Solution for Your Organization
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to develop a comprehensive data protection strategy to have transparent visibility and complete control. View now to explore the five common failures of data protection and how to overcome each.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

Asigra

Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving Beyond SSL
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paperpresents a buyer's guide to choosing a next-gen SSL platform to secure consumer personal information and enterprise data. View now to learn the tell-tale signs of a faulty platform and the key characteristics to look for in a trusted strategy.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

Three-Pronged Approach to Improving Physical Security
sponsored by Modulo
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to discover how to improve the physical protection of data through a three-pronged approach and how people, processes, and technologies can be used to minimize the disruption of information losses. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Modulo

Streamlining Information Protection Through a Data-centric Security Approach
sponsored by HP Security Voltage
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a new strategy that combines data encryption and masking to simplify privacy management and mitigate leakage. View now to learn the five step plan to successful production data protection.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 May 2013

HP Security Voltage

Prepare Yourself for the Cybercrime of 2015
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This 2015 cybercrime report analyzes the threats of 2014 and makes predictions for what you need to be prepared for in the upcoming year.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 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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