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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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Cybersecurity Imperitives: Reinvent Your Network Security With Palo Alto Networks
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses the current state of network security and examines a set of flexible solutions that account for changes to applications, threats, and users, providing air-tight security.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Palo Alto Networks

The Importance of Reputation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the inexplicable link between data and security, and lays out the current threat landscape in today's ever-changing IT world.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

State of Security Operations
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: With businesses recognizing the need for further investment in cyber-defense, it is essential to figure out which tools and strategies are best for your organization. Read now and find out more about the current state of security operations in 2014.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

A New Approach to Combat Healthcare Fraud
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource discusses a fraud management service solution that processes healthcare claims transaction data quickly and efficiently, applying domain-specific predictive models, artificial intelligence algorithms and risk scoring to identify and prioritize abnormal patterns indicative of healthcare fraud.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

Verizon

A New Security Approach for Today's Advanced Attacks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the limitations of existing security solutions, and several security architectures, including sandbox-based products that can truly protect against today's advanced attacks.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Five Reasons Your Small or Midsize Business is a Prime Target for Cybercriminals
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains targeted attacks and examines reasons cyber attackers are aiming at small and midsize businesses.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Detecting Sophisticated Online Attacks with Streaming Analytics
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover how RSA Web Threat Detection delivers actionable intelligence by leveraging big data to correlate anomalies and detect online threats in real time.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

EMC Corporation

Implementing a Security Analytics Architecture
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the inabilities in traditional security management and how advanced threats are growing even more sophisticated.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

Taking Your Enterprise Mobile: The Executive Checklist
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses what steps your company should take to ensure that your mobile initiatives are secure, providing a helpful checklist you can use to navigate the mobile seas to success.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

Citrix

The Top 10 Mistakes Incident Responders Make Combatting Advanced Threats
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the 10 most common mistakes, strategic and technical, that incident response teams make – and their impact. Read on to learn how to avoid them with a well-defined incident response plan.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Taking a Lean-Forward Approach to Combat Today's Cyber Attacks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights why organizations need much more than fundamental security tools and strategies for dealing with advanced targeted attacks.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

CIO Top Of Mind For 2013
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This short resource gives survey results from over 600 CIOs and tells what they think about the biggest trends in storage today.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

Attacks on Point of Sales Systems
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Identity theft is one of the most common forms of cybercrime, and your Point of Sale (POS) system is especially vulnerable to this attack type. This in-depth guide explores how cybercriminals use malware to steal credit card information at the POS.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

Symantec Corporation

Mobile Security: How to Protect the Enterprise in the Mobile Era
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the three pillars of mobile security, and how they give users the flexibility and access they need while providing a strong foundation that protects systems and data.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

Dell Software

How Data Centers are Becoming Unwitting Accomplices in Advanced Cyber Attacks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the widening gap between the offensive capabilities of today's cyber attackers and the weak traditional defenses deployed in most data centers.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Advanced Attacks Require Federal Agencies to Reimagine IT Security
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This guide outlines the malware "kill-chain" model used in many of today's cyber-attacks and how these can overwhelm traditional security tools.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Mar 2014

FireEye

New Security Challenges for State and Local Governments
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the current threat landscape and why traditional tools fail to detect advanced attacks.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Sophisticated Attacks - The Four Things you Can do now to Help Keep Your Organization Safe
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide takes a look at IT staff shortages and how managed security services providers (MSSPs) can help minimize issues with the technical skills dilemma.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Smarter Security Intelligence: Leverage Big Data Analytics to Improve Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights how big data analytics can be utilized to react to security incidents, as well as predict, prevent and take real-time action.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

IBM

Combat the Latest Security Attacks with Global Threat Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to approach today's advanced threat landscape by first understanding the source of attacks, then developing threat intelligence to better detect and analyze new threats to help maximize defense efforts.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

SANS WhatWorks in Detecting and Blocking Advanced Threats: A Real Case Study at a Large Research Organization
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals are always looking for new ways to infiltrate your system, making it essential to have an effective intrusion prevention system (IPS). This white paper explores one company's IPS platform and how it can greatly enhance your system security.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

FireEye

Securosis Report: Replacing Your SIEM with Security Management 2.5 Yet?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers insight on the needs and requirements that security information and event management (SIEM) solutions should address. Read on to learn if your current SIEM vendor is enough, or if you should consider a replacement that better fits today's IT environment.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2014

IBM

Advantage FireEye Debunking the Myth of Sandbox Security White Paper
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This guide debunks the myth of effective sandbox security and outlines inefficiencies within this popular strategy.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Leverage Security Intelligence for Retail
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative solution brief highlights the challenges and potential solutions that can be implemented to help embrace mobile customers, protect payment and personal data and deliver a secure shopping experience.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

EFT Server to Replace USB for SCADA; EFT Server Enterprise Helps to Reduce Risks through Multi-Zone Architecture
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains that USB drives have been used to transport viruses and malware, both on purpose and accidentally.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

GlobalScape
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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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