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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 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

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

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 Organizations Have Plenty of Room for Improvement with IT Security
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

Preventing Data Breaches Made Possible with Data Breach Discovery
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to learn how by using proprietary risk intelligence and Big Data analytics, the Data Breach Discovery system by Bitglass can offer a formidable defense against new age data breaches.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 04 Feb 2015

BitGlass

Why Every CIO Should Consider Vulnerability Assessment a Necessity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, CIOs will learn why vulnerability assessment is so essential to enterprise security, and can discover a leading vulnerability assessment platform that scans targeted systems on a scheduled basis in order to increase your understanding of your organization's overall security posture.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

IBM InfoSphere Guardium: Manage the Entire Data Security and Compliance Lifecycle
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a robust solution from IBM capable of safeguarding your enterprise's data across all enterprise systems and data center environments.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

7 Core Elements Needed in a Solution to Protect Business-Critical Applications
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the seven core elements needed in a solution to provide comprehensive security for business applications – as well as three elements that are often overlooked by teams but should absolutely be a part of existing security programs.
Posted: 03 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Feb 2015


2014 Global Report on the Cost of Cyber Crime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: View this informative white paper report now to learn what to expect from hackers and how to safeguard your organization. Read on to learn how to assess your security needs and which platforms and systems to choose to mitigate risk by viewing things through the attacker's perspective.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why Fighting Cybercrime Requires Thinking Like the Bad Guys
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll find out how to safeguard your business by changing the way you invest in and think about security – from the perspective of the cyberthreats targeting you.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 02 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Can Your Organization Brave The New World of Advanced Cyber Attacks?
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses three key factors that your enterprise needs to watch in order to fend off cyberattackers: Rapidly evolving attacks, enterprise mobility, and a shortage of security personnel.
Posted: 02 Feb 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

Websense

The Bot Threat
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
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: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

8 Ways to Better Monitor Network Security Threats in the Age of BYOD
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper takes a look at a number of ways in which security professionals can gain better control of the BYOD explosion and mitigate risk factors before they impact the enterprise.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Know the Big Three: Top three mobile application threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines how to prevent sensitive data leakage over insecure channels or stolen devices. Read on to discover the top three threats to mobile applications and how to mitigate their potential impact.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Does App Security Pay? The Business Impact of Security Tools
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses how your organization can dramatically reduce applications vulnerabilities, speed recovery time and minimize delays. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Next Generation Network Security: Incorporating Vulnerability Intelligence
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This crucial paper surveys today's network security threat landscape, discussing available tools, best practices, and the critical role that vulnerability intelligence must play in your security strategy.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Building a Better Network Security Strategy
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource discusses what features a network security strategy should cover in order to ensure success in today's business world.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

SANS - Survey on Application Security Programs and Practices
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SANS report pinpoints where the vulnerability gaps lie in today's application security programs. Click through for key recommendations on how to address these issues.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Your Guide to Choosing a Next Generation Firewall to Combat Today's Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource helps you understand the next generation firewall (NGFW), and how to choose the best solution to combat today's threats.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprise Software Security Strategies Pulse Report (SSA)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey report by Gatepoint Research explores the extent to which IT organizations employ application security testing and remediation solutions.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

2014 Global Report on the Cost of Cyber Crime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Ponemon Institute's 2014 Cost of Cyber Crime Study taps into the collective experience of 257 organizations in seven countries, describing the most common and most costly types of attacks; the greatest internal and external costs; and the security technologies most effective in reducing losses.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enhancing Network Security: 205 Network Security Pros Weigh In
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges faced by 205 network security professionals in the United States, including their major concerns, their experience with cyber threats, and their current and planned use of network security technologies.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Network Security Intelligence Selection Buying Guide
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why network defense can make or break the success of an enterprise; and also introduces HP TippingPoint, a leader in security intelligence, as a potential solution.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Next-Generation Firewalls and IPS: Why You Need Both
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP white paper shows how next-generation firewalls and next-generation intrusion prevention systems are complementary security solutions that work together to secure your network.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Collaborative Defense – HP Security Research
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper from HP Security Research demonstrates why collaboration is essential in defending businesses from cyber attacks and how it can work.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 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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