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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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Network Security 3 Phase Framework
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a simple three phase framework for protecting data and defending against concealed threats. View now to learn how this strategy keeps you ahead of the curve to prevent new attacks.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Think Like a Bad Guy: Understanding Advanced Threats and How to Mitigate Them
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Increasingly, today's advanced threats circumvent traditional defenses—even sandboxing. This SlashGuide white paper helps you understand advanced threats and how to defend against them.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Infographic: What is Malvertising?
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, learn all you need to know about malvertising and how to stop it.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015


An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper follows one real-life zero-day attack, detailing how the attack entered the network, what parts of the network it infiltrated, and how it was eventually mitigated.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015


17 Security Products Tested for Malware Removal and Repair
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the results of a series of independent tests on seventeen different anti-malware products.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


How Anti-Exploit Software Stops Malware Early
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explains the concept of anti-exploit technology and discusses its capabilities.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This article gets you inside the workings of a zero-day attack by giving you a step-by-step look at one that occurred just a few months ago.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015


Sandbox and Secure Email Gateway - Security Dynamic Duo
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how SEGs are evolving to deliver additional layers of protection against hackers and how sandboxing, when used concurrently, can inspect harmful emails that reside within the grey area between white and black lists. View now to learn how to prevent APTs from reaching an end user.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Survey Results: Endpoint Security in a Time of Uncertainty
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this survey report, find statistics on the most common endpoint security threats faced, what protections are being leveraged, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


Mitigating Mobility Risks with Real-Time Contextual Data
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Traditional endpoint security approaches won't protect users on the go, so you need to rethink your mobile strategy. This white paper explores a coordinated defense to fill in potential security gaps bu using real-time contextual data.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Aruba Networks

Endpoint Security Must Get Better
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn how unsatisfied IT leaders are simplifying endpoint security while improving protection against attacks and avoiding the costs of potential security incidents.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

Trend Micro

Network Vulnerabilities Defended: Fighting Today’s Advanced Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the three phase strategy to defending your network against determined cybercriminals.  Read on to take a look into hackers' minds and learn how to improve data protection.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

A Legal Practitioner's Guide To Mobility Risk
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explroes the challenges of mobile computing for legal organizations and offers 8 tips for securing mobile devices and data to avoid penalties.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Absolute Software

Cybersecurity Trends of 2015: A View from the Front Lines
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: In today's dangerous threat landscape, the only way to stay secure is to know what you're up against. In this cybersecurity report, find essential information on today's latest security trends.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

FireEye

Top 10 Data Security Tips to Mitigate Threats
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the top 10 security tips and best practices to secure your data and fend off the barrage of incoming attacks.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Absolute Software

Breaking Bad: The Risk of Insecure File Sharing
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the risks and vulnerabilities of using file sync and share solutions and ungoverned practices. Read on to learn the 11 key steps to protecting data in the collaborative file-sharing environment.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Running the Risk: Why a Generation of Sharing Could Be Good for Business
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This insightful research report discusses how businesses can develop a mobile-aware culture that nurtures innovation, collaboration, and productivity, while minimizing the risk of data loss.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

Aruba Networks

The Enemy Within: Why Insiders Are Still the Weakest Link in Your Data Security Chain
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the 5 steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to foster a conscientious data security environment within your enterprise, despite the challenges of the digital era.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Absolute Software

Examining the Current Cyber Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: With attacks no longer a question of "if" but "when," it's crucial to know what your enemies are up to. This white paper examines the prevalent vulnerabilities in organizations today, how hackers are exploiting them, and which tools they are using to get the job done.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Advanced Threat Protection for Dummies
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This free e-book gives you essential information on advanced threat protection (ATP), including tips for using big data security analytics and best practices for advanced threat mitigation.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Blue Coat Systems

Securing #GenMobile: Is Your Business Running the Risk?
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a 5 step mobile security strategy to mitigating the risks created by #GenMobile. View now to learn how to adapt your data protection to prevent loss.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Aruba Networks

It's Time to Identify and Confront Today's Data Center Security Challenges
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to detect, isolate, and block dynamic threats with a granular security approach from inside your data center. Access now to learn why network security is a good start and how to enhance it.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

VMware

How to Avoid Today's Top 8 Enterprise Mobility Security Issues
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource presents the top 8 mobile security risks that you need to be on top of right now in order to protect your business, and also provides a questionnaire designed to elucidate and resolve the gaps in your approach to mobile security.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

How to Achieve Complete Mobile Security without Sacrificing User Experience
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at dealing with the difficult security challenges associated with mobility adoption. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

How BlackBerry Addresses BYOD Security Issues
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the BlackBerry® platform aims to resolve the security issues inherent in accessing sensitive enterprise data on consumer devices.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

BlackBerry
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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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