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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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The State of APT Preparedness: Enterprises Struggle to Adapt to Changing IT Security Risks
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores the current struggles enterprises face when adapting to changing security risks and what you can do to prepare for APTs.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Lumension

SC Magazine Security Brief: Server Side Risk
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This crucial resource analyzes how attackers today use advance persistent threats (APTs) to exploit server vulnerabilities to disrupt business and steal critical information, discussing also how to prepare for and mitigate these attacks.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Lumension

The 5 Key Tactics for Dealing with Advanced Persistent Threats
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores 5 key tactics for dealing with APTs and how to prevent potential APT attacks.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Lumension

The Most Powerful of Adversaries: NSA Programs and Techniques Provide Lessons in Data Privacy and Managing Enterprise Collaboration
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals best practices on how to protect intellectual property, especially from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and other government actors, who have the power to exploit critical data.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Websense 2014 Threat Report, Websense Security Labs
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: In preparing the Websense® 2014 Threat Report, Websense Security Labs™ researchers examined cybersecurity through the lens of a seven-stage kill chain and attack model. Learn how to apply the seven-stage "kill chain" and attack model to your cybersecurity.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Websense

Transforming Information Security: Future-Proofing Processes
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: Adapting your security strategy to today's expanding threat landscape can be a daunting task. This guide explores strategies for enhancing your security strategy and how to adapt to the current threat landscape.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

The APT Lifecycle and its Log Trail
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the APT lifecycle and helps you understand the motives behind these attacks, making it easier to prevent them.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

LogRhythm, Inc.

Advanced Intelligence (AI) EngineTM
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief guide takes an in-depth look at one company's SIEM solution and how it employs log and event management to prevent cyber-attacks.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

The Top 10 Reports for Managing Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces 10 of the most important vulnerability management, organized across the four key steps in the vulnerability management lifecycle.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Qualys

Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth report provides valuable insight into the top security concerns of 2014 and what your organization can do to prevent cybercrime.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Defending Your Corporate Endpoints: How to Go Beyond Anti-Virus
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Malware is the most common type of cyber-threat and businesses are struggling when it comes to stopping its growing complexity. This informative resource explores some strategies for preventing these sophisticated malware attacks.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Lumension

Security based on trust not fear
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides examples of how cloud services can be used to ensure Web applications and websites instill trust and confidence in the minds of customers.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Qualys

NSS Labs: Breach Detection System Comparative Analysis
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This informative analysis tests some top breach detection technologies and compares the standards of their security and performance.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Sourcefire

Channel Edge Reseller Program
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explains why VARs, system integrators, and IT solution providers should sell and support an endpoint security solution from Webroot in order to provide customers with the best security possible.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Webroot

Channel Edge MSP Program
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the new approach to endpoint security for MSPs from Webroot that ensures security while minimizing downtime, improving efficiency and cutting costs.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Webroot

The Critical Incident Response Maturity Journey
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
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: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

A New Threat-Centric Security Model for Before, During, and After an Attack
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores a threat-centric security model designed to prevent, detect and remediate any potential cyber-attacks.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

Sourcefire

Measure Risks and Vulnerability Effectively
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores strategies for measuring your risks and vulnerabilities, as well as understanding what you must do to achieve these goals.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Nine Steps to Smart Security for Small Businesses
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists 9 steps to achieving smart security for small businesses and focuses on how a cloud security solution can benefit organizations without the resources for traditional security approaches.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Qualys

Discovering Vulnerable Web Applications
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how large enterprises can effectively discover, catalog and scan web applications to control vulnerabilities as part of their organization's overall vulnerability management program.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Qualys

The Big Shift to Cloud-based Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover the benefits of cloud-based security, especially for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) who have fewer resources when mitigating increasing risks and compliance mandates.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Qualys

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores best practices for choosing a Web application scanning solution.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

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
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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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