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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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"IDC survey data suggests managed SIEM solutions are worth a lookIDC data suggests managed SIEM can offer better security than internal IT 60% of organizations say managed SIEM solutions improve security over internal IT"
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how SIEM systems close visibility gaps. Learn how to choose the right platform for your organization and maximize the benefits today.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

Alert Logic

Are you regularly monitoring log data?
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: In this quick infographic, you will learn the 13 collections and alerts that help support the infrastructure security of an automated log management system.
Posted: 17 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

Alert Logic

Breach Detection: 6 quick tips to strengthen your response plan
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This guide tells you the 6 essential steps needed for successful incident response.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Alert Logic

Dynamic Access Control: Beyond Classic NTFS Permissions
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how you can design security groups and folder hierarchies that let you control file system access the way you want with Dynamic Access Control.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge

The Truth About Cloud Security Threats
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover what types of threats are growing, how often they attack, and what you can do to better secure your organization.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Alert Logic

Learn what to include in a proactive threat management program
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This handy resource gives you the ten steps to successful threat management.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Alert Logic

Case Study: Building a Mobile First Future
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how one company shifted to a mobile first approach with an enterprise mobility management (EMM) strategy that allows it to create, manage and secure a wide range of mobile apps.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

MobileIron

Special Feature: Bank Card Courier Scams
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the dangers of fraudulent phone calls and what to look out for when receiving one.
Posted: 11 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

ESET

Research shows IT departments are ready for new approach to cloud security
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how cloud-based SIEM has risen to prominence and why organizations are looking towards it as the new and comprehensive security service.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Alert Logic

Security Report: Cybercrime Trends for 2015
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This security report can help the security professional know what the greatest threats are in 2015 and how to combat them.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 10 Mar 2015

ESET

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

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

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

Securing the Enterprise: Making Multifunction Printers Secure
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 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

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
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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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