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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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Best Practices for Selecting a Vulnerability Management (VM) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some best practices for deploying a VM solution and outlines how it is essential for your security strategy.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

Signature-less Malware Detection: Finding an Evil in the Haystack
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore this exclusive resource to discover how one industry leading vendor is fighting against advanced threats, and learn how your business can build a top-notch defense against potentially business-ending security threats.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

Cloud-Based Security Threats Present Challenges and Opportunities for MSPs
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the current cloud-based security threats and how MSPs can face the challenge head on.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Webroot

Stalking the Kill Chain
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to uncover the ins-and-outs of the "attacker kill chain", and kick potential security threats to the curb.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

EMC Corporation

The Total Economic Impact Of Silver Tail Systems
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, Forrester Consulting examines the total economic impact that enterprises may realize by deploying Silver Tail Systems Forensics software.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

The Critical Incident Response Maturity Journey
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on defining levels of critical incident response maturity and how organizations can continually improve their incident response capabilities to help reduce the risk of experiencing a damaging incident.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

EMC Corporation

10 Network Security Tools and Tests Everyone Should Use
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides a list of 10 security tools or tests that will help you check out suspicious issues and keep ahead of new risks and threats.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Authentication Management: Ensuring Security for Remote Workers
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores one company's authorization management tool and how it can enable secure access to employees working from home or other off-site locations.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Eagle Bank Keeps Deposits and Customer Data Safe
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights one bank's successful enforcement of a strong password policy by implementing a single sign-on (SSO) solution. Read on to learn how you can maintain GLBA compliance, and reduce IT's access management.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Balance End User Satisfaction and Business Productivity
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks about the benefits of corporate owned, personally enabled devices that provide a lot of the same benefits as BYOD, but without the security issues.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 11 Apr 2014

BlackBerry

A Roadmap for Big Data in Security Analytics
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Starting with a foundational set of data management and analytic capabilities enables organizations to effectively build and scale security management as the enterprise evolves to meet Big Data challenges.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

Transforming Traditional Security Strategies into an Early Warning System for Advanced Threats
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To develop the visibility, agility and speed to deal with advanced threats, security information and event management (SIEM) systems need to evolve into a central nervous system for large-scale security analytics.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

EMC Corporation

The Big Data Security Analytics Era is Here
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Big data security analytics is no longer a visionary idea -- leading enterprises recognize that their immediate security requirements demand this type of solution.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

EMC Corporation

Stopping Malicious Botnets
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get vital information about the malicious bot, also known as botnets when in large forces, and explore 4 key features that will help you build a defense-in-depth security system to prevent these attacks from compromising your networks.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The CISO's Guide to a Full Night's Sleep
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource shows the damages that can be caused by data breaches and audits and highlights an identity and access management solution that mitigates risk and ensures compliance.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

EMC Corporation

Automating the SANS 20 Critical Security Controls
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores security automation and how you can ensure system security with 4 main strategies.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Qualys

The Key to Seamless SSO
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a virtualized federated identity service that extends authentication beyond the security layer and reaches external applications, ensuring enterprise-wide protection.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Solving SIEM Problems with Security Analytics
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The status quo approach of collecting more logs from more sources won't help in detecting and responding to advanced threats. Logs are inherently limited in the level security visibility that they provide. Consider a new way of looking at SIEM.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

EMC Corporation

Evaluating Cost Of A DDoS Attack
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper evaluates the costs of DDoS attacks and explores what current organizations are doing to prevent them.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

Dyn

Breach Detection Systems (BDS) Security Value MapTM
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This one-page infographic takes a look at the correlation between value and protection for some of the top breach detection systems in the marketplace.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Making a Business Case for Fraud Prevention Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide makes an effective business case for fraud-prevention technology and evaluates the true impact of fraud on various financial institutions.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

The Next Generation in Application Monitoring
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover the 3 major components to application security that will best keep your assets protected across the network.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

RSA Web Threat Detection - Innovative and Effective Online Threat Detection
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a Web threat detection solution that uses business intelligence to better pinpoint and predict the anomalies, improving investigation and analysis of malicious behavior.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

No Silver Bullet: Eight Ways Malware Defeats Strong Security Controls
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores 8 ways malware can defeat your security strategy and outlines some key strategies for preventing these intrusions.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Advanced Persistent Threats: Detection, Protection and Prevention
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this paper to get an overview of the common characteristics of APTs, how they typically work, and how Sophos complete security solution can protect your network, servers and end user clients.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

Sophos, Inc.
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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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