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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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Securely Deliver New Business Services
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the critical factors organizations must consider when it comes to meeting the balance between improving end-user engagement and maintaining proper security, focusing on the importance of strong identity and access management.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

CA Technologies.

IDC 2014 WW MarketScape Report for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how vendors fared in IDC's assessment of IAM offerings for federated identity management and single sign-on.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Gartner Predicts 2014: Identity and Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out what Gartner's security analysts predict for the identity and access management space for 2014 and beyond.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

IBM

Defending Against Application Denial of Service Attacks
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper will dig into application DoS attacks, offering both an overview of common attack tactics and possible mitigations for each. By the end of the paper you should have a guide and an understanding of how your application availability will be attacked, and what you can do about it.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Akamai Technologies

Prolexic Quarterly Global DoS Attack Report
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The following case study intends to illustrate global view of security threats, vulnerabilities and trends surrounding DDoS attacks. In addition, it covers the feasibility of building botnets through the compromise of large installs of commonly used frameworks.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Akamai Technologies

Managing User Identities and Access in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM can help design, deploy and manage critical identity and access management controls in cloud environments.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

IBM

Using Cyber Insurance and Cybercrime Data to Limit Your Business Risk
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the challenges of understanding cyber risks, the importance of having the right cyber risk information, and what cyber insurance options make the most sense for your business.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

Extending Security Intelligence with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IBM Security Intelligence with Big Data can help organizations gain insights into advanced data threats.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Weighing Risk Against the Total Cost of a Data Breach: Can You Afford a Web Application Layer Attack?
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a proven, industry-standard approach to determining a company's risk of web application cyber-attacks. The provided equation can help you justify the cost of proactively deploying cybersecurity products and services to protect against web application attacks, including those that could lead to data breaches.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Akamai Technologies

Quick Wins with Website Protection Services
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the current state of website security and demonstrates the all-too-common error of neglecting security in this realm. Additionally, lean about a website protection solution that can quickly add measurable security to your web presence with a price for enticing than deploying an in-house solution.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Akamai Technologies

Protect People, Processes and Technology from Web Application Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Securing externally facing applications is an important step toward safeguarding your critical assets. Find out why.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

IBM

Security Intelligence Is the Smart Way to Keep the Cloud Safe
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how an integrated IBM suite of intelligence solutions consolidates and analyzes data from across the cloud to provide organizations with visibility and control, to help better secure cloud environments.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Five Critical Steps to Achieving an Effective Application Security Program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover steps you can incorporate into every phase of the development process to improve your application security, and get an overview of application threats and the types of risks to prioritize and remediate.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Five Security Considerations in the Mobile Age
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper enumerates five security considerations for enterprises in the mobile age and provides a thorough introduction to enterprise mobile applications.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Risk Management and Security Consulting
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores security tests that will help you identify your gaps in security and pick out the threats you are most vulnerable to.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

Combining the Flexibility of Public-Cloud Apps with the Security of Private-Cloud Data
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores technologies that combine the flexibility of public cloud apps like Salesforce and Box with the security and compliance of a private cloud.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014


The Hidden Costs of Self-Signed SSL Certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Security is not usually one of the first places companies look to trim expenses, but some IT professionals believe that they can easily lower costs by eliminating third-party Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate Authorities (CAs) from the budget equation. However, this kind of reasoning can backfire – badly.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

Mitigating Risks of Cloud Computing with SSL Certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines an overview of cloud computing, highlighting its advantages as well as its concerns.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

Cloud Adoption in Asia Pacific: Overcoming Security Concerns with SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Cloud computing offers unprecedented opportunities for businesses to cut IT costs while improving their ability to respond to changing strategic demands. Concerns about security, however, are a barrier to adoption.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

Next-generation guest network access for GenMobile
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Users today expect to connect from anywhere and giving them high-performance guest access is absolutely essential.  Weak security on the guest network can expose your business to external threats and could cause serious liablility issues.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Aruba Networks

How Executives Can Understand Cyber Risks and Ensure Governance
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: Learn about today's cyber security risks and how to incorporate a sound cyber risk framework based on a business intelligence approach.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

Ensuring Compliance in the Asia Pacific Region with SSL Certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Doing business in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, or other parts of the Asia Pacific region means one key concern – privacy. This informative resource considers threats to privacy, essential encryption, and SSL certificate best practices.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

Website Security Threat Report 2014 - Part 2
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Consult this resource to learn more about the growing threat landscape. The data was collected and analyzed by Symantec's security experts.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Symantec Corporation

DDos Survival Handbook
sponsored by Singlehop
WHITE PAPER: This handbook is the survival guide to fight off cyber attackers and mitigate the risk of DDoS attacks.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Singlehop

Preventing Security Breaches by Eliminating the Need to Transmit and Store Passwords
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth report, explore new authentication security solutions that can eliminate weak password files and end the storage of passwords on the server – meaning there are no credentials for cyber criminals to steal.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.
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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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