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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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HID Global’s Identity Assurance SMB Solution
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore how a strong authentication method is possible without tokens or any complexity.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 May 2013

HID

Dragonfly: Cyberespionage Attacks Against Energy Suppliers
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following security response provides an overview of the tools and tactics used by the attackers and a timeline of their attacks. Read on to inform your company of possible malware threats.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Symantec Corporation

Establishing Trust in Online Identities
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover strong authentication and credential management solutions and services.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

HID

Criteria for Advanced Malware Protection Buyers Guide
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide includes a variety of questions to ask Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) and anti-malware vendors to determine the extent of the protection that they offer.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 2013 with Imperva SecureSphere
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines an effective tool designed to help mitigate the OWASP top 10 and how it can greatly enhance your enterprise security.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

Web Attack Survival Guide Infographic
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic provides 7 essential steps for Web attack survival.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Imperva

Appropriate Third Party Software Security Controls
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores the appropriate security controls for your third party services and software.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Protecting Your Roaming Workforce With Cloud-Based Security
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines how transitioning to a cloud-based security service can help you meet the challenges met by employees working beyond your organization's secure perimeter.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Web Attack Survival Guide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores survival tactics in the event of a web attack.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Imperva

Compliance - Protecting Payment Information with PCI DSS
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper outlines strategies for protecting your customer data, remaining compliant and explains why complying with regulations won't ensure security.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

GlobalScape

Symantec Intelligence Report: Internet Security Threats - May 2014
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this Symantec Intelligence Report for an in-depth analysis of the trends in internet security that we have seen in the past year, including data on targeted attacks and data breaches; malware tactics; social media and mobile threats; and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Symantec Corporation

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: 06 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Sophos, Inc.

IT Executive Guide to Security Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide discusses one company's approach to security intelligence, and how this innovation could entirely change the way that businesses approach threat management.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

BYOD Risks and Rewards How to keep employee smartphones, laptops and tablets secure
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource takes a look at the risks and rewards of BYOD from a security perspective and details what your organization can do to embrace the brand while ensuring that your sensitive data is protected.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Feb 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Buyers Guide: Choosing an Endpoint Protection Solution for Your Enterprise
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This buyers guide provides helpful charts to assist you in choosing the endpoint protection solution that will best fit the needs of your enterprise.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Jul 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Unified Threat Management Guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide looks at two of the most popular threat management platforms on the market and explores the benefits of each.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

A Manager’s Guide to Unified Threat Management and Next-Gen Firewalls
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Unified Threat Management (UTM) is a common tool for most security professionals because of its ability to integrate multiple security technologies onto one platform. This brief guide explores the various questions you should ask when deciding your UTM systems.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Seven Keys to Securing Your Growing Business
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a cloud-based security solution that gives you complete control from one console—available from any computer with browser from anywhere.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Exposing the Cybersecurity Cracks: A Global Perspective
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This eye-opening reviews data collected from nearly 5000 experienced IT workers regarding deficiencies in the ways that their companies attempt to think about, fight, and detect security breaches.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Websense, Inc.

Managing Mobility: Balancing the Risks and Rewards
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This research report will outline the importance of balancing the advantages and risk of increasing enterprise mobility.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

Accellion, Inc.

Data Security Checklist: Tips for Managing the Mobile Enterprise
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document presents a checklist of data security features to consider when establishing an enterprise mobility management strategy.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Accellion, Inc.

Secure Your Mobile Content While Increasing Productivity
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report provides key survey findings indicating how important mobile access is to users, how likely they are to bypass authorized systems, how compliant current collaboration practices are, and what collaboration functionality user expect on their mobile devices.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Accellion, Inc.

Mitigate the Risks of File Sharing and BYOD with Private Clouds
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper examines private cloud solutions for file sharing and synchronization, discussing how a private cloud can help you realize the benefits that BYOD provides without having to expose your sensitive information to potential risks.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Accellion, Inc.

Best Practices for a Secure Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to reduce the risk of mobile data breaches while keeping mobile workers productive.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

Accellion, Inc.

The New Mobile Security Agenda
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers key recommendations for enhancing mobile security strategies to avoid business risk and disaster.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Accellion, 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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