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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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Printing Security: The ‘Forgotten Link’ in Operational Excellence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the top 10 rules for effective printer security.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 27 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

4 Steps to Prevent a Data Breach: Address Your Weak Spots Before it's Too Late
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this valuable resource to learn more about the common threats to data security, and how you can address your database vulnerabilities in 4 critical steps.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Six Essential Elements of Web Application Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the most common classes of web application vulnerabilities, and how hackers most often take advantage of these weaknesses. Read on to learn the 6 essential elements of web application security that are the most valuable places for IT teams to invest their time and resources.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Qualys

Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a Web Application Scanning solution can help you to locate and test web-based apps, and provides a checklist of best practices that will help you to understand what to look for when selecting a WAS solution.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

Protecting Data, Enabling Mobility and Empowering Users: Unified Endpoint Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to learn about how much a breach really costs, how long breaches often go undetected, how to handle the always-connected user, and much more.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

IBM

Protecting printer with Enterprise-Grade Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this important white paper now to learn about the risks of lax printing security and discover a printer security solution that can fill in any gaps in your façade.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Protect Your Printer, Protect Your Network
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to learn about the dangers of unsecured printing and much more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Is Your Printing/Imaging Environment As Safe As the Rest of Your Infrastructure?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of securing your printing and imaging environment, and introduces a streamlined, policy-based approach to securing these devices before a data breach occurs.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Allgress Vulnerabilty Analysis Module
sponsored by Allgress
WHITE PAPER: Check out this important white paper now to learn about a vulnerability management program that can automate your entire workflow.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Allgress

Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper compares 18 leading endpoint security solutions.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Dec 2014

Symantec Corporation

The Problem with Your Threat Intelligence
sponsored by Risk IO
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores some common security intelligence mistakes you might be making.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Risk IO

The Enemy Within: Why Insiders Are Still the Weakest Link in Your Data Security Chain
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the 5 steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to foster a conscientious data security environment within your enterprise, despite the challenges of the digital era.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Absolute Software

5 Secrets and 2 Gotchas of Vulnerability Scanning
sponsored by Risk IO
WHITE PAPER: IT security is the unsung hero of your organization. They stay on top of threats, attacks, and potential exploits to keep you and your company safe every day.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 21 Jan 2015

Risk IO

Securing the Future of Trust on the Internet
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why public key infrastructure (PKI) is the key to the future of trust on the Internet, and the steps that must be taken to build a stronger, more trustworthy PKI ecosystem.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

How Security Practitioners Can Use Data to Make Intelligent Decisions that Minimize Risk
sponsored by Risk IO
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores how an organization can utilize their data to make intelligent decisions that minimize your risk.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Jan 2014

Risk IO

Spoofing Server-Server Communication: How You Can Prevent It
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this must-read white paper, you'll learn how to prevent the new SSL Strip threat that could compromise your secure applications.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Why IT Leaders Should Take Strategic Action in Mobile and Endpoint Computing in 2015
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why enterprises should develop a broader-based, long-term endpoint strategy that connects to business goals, processes, and practices.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Absolute Software

Point of Sale (POS) Systems and Security
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why organizations need more than the PCI DSS compliance stamp in order to truly secure their POS systems; describes how to secure your POS systems against common attacks; and discusses the Council on CyberSecurity's top 20 suggestions for protecting payment card information.
Posted: 16 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Advanced Threat Hunting with Carbon Black
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to learn how you can improve your security posture by setting the foundational elements necessary to proactively hunt for and eliminate threats.
Posted: 16 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Why Are You Still Paying for Antivirus?
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Download this important white paper now to find out more about advanced threat, prevention, detection, and response.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Breach Detection: What You Need to Know
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This important e-book explores the tactics advanced attackers use to break into your organization and how a defense-in-depth cyber-security program with automatic detection and incident response can help you fight back.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Jan 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Protecting Users from Firesheep and other Sidejacking Attacks with SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the Firesheep Wi-Fi attack tool and other sidejacking attacks with SSL and explains how to avoid these attacks.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

How Extended Validation SSL Brings Confidence to Online Sales and Transactions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of increasing customer confidence in the security of online business transactions, and introduces Symantec Extended Validation SSL Certificates as a potential solution to this challenge.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Leading Department Store Discounts Traditional AV and Purchases Bit9 to Protect Against Advanced Threats and Targeted Attacks
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This valuable case study reveals the security platform one regional retailer chose to better protect themselves after national chains were attacked by advanced threats.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Malware Goes Undetected for Weeks a Leading Defense Contractor...Until it Deploys Carbon Black
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive case study explores the comprehensive antivirus solution a leading defense contractor used to better detect intrusions.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Bit9 + Carbon Black
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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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