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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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Mitigating Security Risks at the Network's Edge: Best Practices for Distributed Enterprises
sponsored by CradlePoint
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover the keys to preventing data breaches in distributed enterprises.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

CradlePoint

Verizon PCI Report: Pen Testing, Passwords Cause PCI Assessment Gaffes
sponsored by Pwine Express
WHITE PAPER: In this expert guide, get critical insights on how you can help your organization meet PCI compliance regulations despite the many security challenges.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Sep 2014

Pwine Express

The Next Generation of Data-Driven Security
sponsored by MapR Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, get the facts on how new adaptive algorithms like Machine Learning and Big Data can identify security risks that other outdated techniques simply couldn't.
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

MapR Technologies

Countering Cyber Threats with Behavioral Analytics
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how organizations can leverage big data and behavioral analytics in their network to foil the top attacks.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Combatting Digital Fraud: A CIO Report
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, explore a web threat detection solution that leverages big data to enable security teams to better combat digital fraud.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Vendor Landscape: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive resource compares 12 competitors in the Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) market, providing a number of tools for comparing and evaluating each vendor's solution in order to determine the best fit for your enterprise's needs.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Managing Mobile Application Security in the Age of BYOD and the Cloud
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: In this expert guide, get an inside look at how to improve your organization's mobile app security and how to avoid the common pitfalls of cloud-based MAM.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

Bluebox

Online Brand Infringement: Where Do You Start?
sponsored by DomainTools
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover a new brand monitoring solution that can quickly identify and notify you of any domain registration that possibly infringes on your brand.
Posted: 28 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Aug 2014

DomainTools

Holistic Risk Management: Professional Perspectives
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, gain critical insights into the top strategies for strengthening enterprise-wide risk management and business resilience frameworks.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

Why and How You Should Use a VPN
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why VPNs are instrumental in eliminating the risk of public wired and wireless connections; how to use VPN at home and on the go; and how to choose a VPN provider.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

How Do Top SIEM Products Compare in Common Client Deployment Scenarios?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource from Gartner evaluates vendors' SIEM products and services based on their ability to fulfill users' requirements in the areas of compliance, threat management, and SIEM, helping organizations to select the solution that best fits their particular needs.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

Staying Secure and Compliant during Windows XP End-of-Life
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the a new security solution that can enable you to continue using Windows XP to the fullest while keeping your systems compliant and secure.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Lumension 2014 Data Protection Maturity Report
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This report focuses on top security trends for 2014 and reveals the best practices for safeguarding sensitive information.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jan 2014

Lumension

Security Report 2014: Trends and Developments in the Security Industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report, discover the most important security trends of last year, ranging from malware delivery to mobile device risks.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Advanced Endpoint and Server Protection
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, gain critical insights into new strategies for protecting your organization against today's advanced cyber-attacks, including advanced heuristics, application control, and isolation technologies.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Top Five Alternatives to Endpoint Antivirus Software
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth Forrester report, discover the top 5 technologies that security professionals are using to replace outdated antivirus software.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Reducing the Reputational Impact of Data Breaches and Cyber-Attacks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explores the top strategies and techniques to protect your reputation by increasing business resilience and IT security across the enterprise.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

IBM

Get Tactical on Mobility: Managed Cloud-Based Options Balance Control with Flexibility and Scale
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to discover suggestions for a number of initiatives related to enterprise mobility, including mobility management and application access.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Be Ready for Cyber-Attacks with New Endpoint Security and Monitoring Solutions
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful white paper, uncover a new endpoint threat detection platform that can prepare your organization to fight back against inevitable cyber-attacks.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Keep Your Endpoints Secure with Customizable Advanced Threat Protection
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource outlines a new approach to endpoint security that can provide your organization with real-time visibility and increased protection against modern cyber-attacks, including advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Virtualization Security: Choosing the Right Strategy for Your Organization
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful resource, discover new virtualization security solutions that could be the key to keeping your virtual assets protected while preserving performance.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Kaspersky Lab

Securing the enterprise workspace: protect your organization while supporting mobility and BYOD
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to prevent a costly breach while giving employees simple, authorized access to corporate applications and data on a range of mobile devices and operating systems.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Dell Software

Guarding Against a Data Breach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover how modern enterprises should respond to growing security threats while balancing economic and organizational concerns.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Ponemon Report: The Real Cost of Cyber Crime in 2013
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Access this Poenmon study to discover the average cost to businesses of cyber crime, and how organizations can take steps to reduce security risks and costs.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Ponemon Study: The Real Cost of Data Breaches in 2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Ponemon study, get the facts on whether your organization might be the target of a devastating cyber-attack, and on the proven methods for best protecting and preserving your business.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM
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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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