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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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Control the Flow of Content and Keep Your Organization Safe
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: This important white paper dives into an admin console that will allow you to secure, manage, and report on all of your employees and their content.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Box

Regin: Top-Tier Espionage Tool Enables Stealthy Surveillance
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores the stages of Regin, breaking down its complex architecture.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Nov 2014

Symantec Corporation

Beginner's Guide to SSL Certificates: Making the Best Choice When Considering Your Online Security Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide explains how the effective implementation of SSL certificates is critical to protecting your customers, earning their trust, and ensuring your success when it comes to conducting business online.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

Symantec Corporation

Improve Enterprise Security in the Age of Cloud and Mobile Computing
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper offers up a security approach that can protect your data in the age of the cloud and mobile computing.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

Box

It's Time to Get Serious About Protecting Sensitive Data in Transit
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why it's long past time to get serious about protecting your sensitive data as it travels across networks, and also lists 3 steps that you can take to avoid being a hacking statistic in 2015.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

Securing the Modern Data Center: Building Proper Security Controls, Policies, and Processes to Address and Mitigate New Risks
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews three data center trends and their risks.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Cisco

Move on From your Ineffective Static Security Approach
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, learn how Cisco FireSIGHT® Management Center (Management Center) supports the Cisco®suite of anti-malware, intrusion prevention system (IPS), and next-generation firewall security products.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Cisco

3 Essential Aspects of an Integrated Threat Defense Strategy
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive infographic explores the three key aspects of creating an integrated threat defense strategy that gives you the visibility to discover and protect against socially engineered exploits.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

Addressing the Full Attack Continuum: A New Threat-Centric Security Model for Before, During, and After an Attack
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This important white paper explores a security solution that spans the entire attack continuum.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Cisco

What to Look for in an Advanced Malware Protection Vendor
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores the capabilities you must look for in your advanced malware protection vendor.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Cisco

The Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report Identifying the Weak Links
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: Download this extensive white paper now to learn about how to fight back with threat intelligence. Also uncover details on current industry trends and find out where things will go from here.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

5 New Laws of Antimalware Protection Keep Up with Evolving Threats
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this essential white paper now to uncover five laws of anti-malware protection that can keep you safe.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Cisco

Next Generation Firewall Security Value Map
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper for a value map of the top next-generation firewall options to see who reigns supreme.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

What's Behind a Cyber Attack?
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: The what, when, and how of an enterprise security incident
Posted: 24 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Avnet

The Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report Identifying the Weak Links
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: Download this infographic for a mid-year security report. Cyber-threats are evolving at an alarming rate. Heartbleed, Java vulnerabilities, and POS weaknesses are just a few of the key areas of concern.Download this infographic for a mid-year security report.
Posted: 24 Dec 2014 | Published: 24 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: This important white paper takes a look at how organizations dealt with the immediate aftermath of the Heartbleed announcement with large-scale mitigation strategies for ongoing protection.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

Avnet

Three Key Objectives for Mobile Testing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to learn how you can gain control and security over your mobile applications, broken down into 3 simple steps.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Managing Security Risks and Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: Access this valuable white paper now to learn how to protect high-value assets and provide scalable, cost-effective, integrated security across the entire IT environment and much more.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Avnet

A powerful defense against denial of service attacks
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: As cybercrime continues to grow, denial of service (DoS) attacks have become far more prevalent. This guide explores the current landscape of DoS attacks and what you can do to protect your network.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Citrix

Top 5 Facts to Know About Data Protection from SafeNet
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic showcases 5 facts about SafeNet, a leading provider of data protection solutions. View now to learn about the protection that SafeNet could bring to your organization's sensitive data.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

The New Security Paradigm: Changes you Must Make
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This important white paper offers security resiliency as the paradigm shift that must occur, forcing you to rethink the way you approach security, utilize what you already have, identify the gaps, and move from reaction to prediction.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

Symantec Corporation

Sleeping Through the Alarm: What Breaches Should be Telling Us, and Why the Message is Missed
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reports the findings of an extensive SafeNet survey of security professionals around the world, offering insights into current market realities and their implications for security executives.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

SafeNet, Inc.

A New Security Reality: The Secure Breach
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains why our focus needs to shift from preventing breaches to accepting that they're inevitable, and aiming to ensure that when a breach does occur, critical data remains secure.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 24 Apr 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Self-Encrypting Drives
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper expalins encryption and different encryption processes.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Micron Technology

6 Vulnerabilities of the Retail Payment Ecosystem
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the risks involved in each step of the retail payment process and provides practical solutions for each, including manipulating software updates, exploiting weak passwords, and more.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

SafeNet, 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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