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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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Comparing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Technologies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This highly informative white paper from Gartner objectively evaluates a variety of SIEM technologies on a number of critical dimensions, including market responsiveness, customer experience, and pricing.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

The Evolution of Application Vulnerabilities, Spam Threats, and Incident Response
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report details the many breaches and security incidents that have plagued organizations in recent years; threats from past years that are currently showing signs of resurgence; and issues to be aware of in today's security landscape.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

IBM

Combatting APTs with a Defense-in-Depth Security Approach
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper contains critical information on why a defense-in-depth security approach has proven effective in protecting organizations' sensitive data from APTs.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

5 Things Your Organization Can Do Today to Improve Security
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource contains insights from a security assessment professional on the problematic patterns that he has observed within a wide variety of organizations, as well as their simple but critical solutions.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

Keeping IT Security Decision-Making on Track
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource defines multiple approaches to IT security organization and decision-making that can help companies to determine the most effective ways of functioning in these areas.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2013

CDW Corporation

Strengthening and Simplifying Enterprise Security and Data Protection
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper describes one company's comprehensive portfolio of security and data protection solutions.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

Applying Innovation and Expertise to Enterprise Security
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper introduces one renowned company's security solutions, which cover risk and compliance from end to end.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

Easy-to-Manage Security Solutions for Today's Threats and Technologies
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper describes one company's easy-to-manage security solutions, which are prepared to confront today's evolving threats and emerging technologies.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

Innovative Technology for Enterprise Security and Enablement
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read now to learn more about this company's advanced security solutions, which work in conjunction with one another to leverage your enterprise's security, efficiency, compliance, and enablement.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

Effective Security in a BYOD Environment: Arming Your Organization Against the Unknown
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to get ahead of threats and develop a pragmatic strategy to secure data and assets from malware and theft – without impeding the flexibility, agility and efficiency BYOD can deliver for your enterprise.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Protecting Your Data and Network from Advanced Security Threats
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses one company's approaches to mobile security, cloud security, and malware protection and detection, and also provides a number of recommendations for improving your business's productivity, security, and peace of mind.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

Next-Generation Security: Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how an intrusion prevention system (IPS) works and why it's more effective than traditional firewalls in analyzing your network activity to detect and prevent problems.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

Enterprise Mobility & BYOD: Four Biggest Challenges— And How to Solve Them
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover four key challenges associated with enterprise mobility and how to solve them usingthe most effective EMM solution.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Security in a Faster Forward World: Respond to a Constantly Changing Threat Landscape
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains some of the challenges in the current, evolving threat landscape. It also highlights the benefits of a website protection service with on-demand scale.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Akamai Technologies

Top 5 Malware Trends for 2014 and How to Combat Them
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the top five malware trends that are expected to grow throughout this year and the ways that your enterprise can protect its sensitive data.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

Webroot

The Promises and Pitfalls of BYOD
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to let employees use personal smartphones, tablets and laptops for work purposes while protecting your network from malware, data theft and unauthorized access.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Keeping Advanced Persistent Threats in Check
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides valuable information on APTs and proposes one company's comprehensive next-generation security solution.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

How to secure virtual desktop infrastructure
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how, by integrating an extensive set of network and application-layer protection mechanisms, Citrix® NetScaler® can provide advanced access and action control capabilities, deep visibility for rapid trouble shooting and a wealth of additional service delivery features.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

Citrix

Separating Work and Personal at the Platform Level: How BlackBerry Balance Works
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a tool that separates work data from personal data on mobile devices so that you can provide the best security without sacrificing the user experience.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

Why Your Company Should Consider Professional Security Services
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the professional security services offered by CDW, which include the people, partners, and planning capabilities to assist your organization in devising a comprehensive security strategy.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

The Devices Are Coming! How the "Internet of Things" Will Affect IT
sponsored by Cox Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative report provides insight into what others are (or aren't) doing to prepare for the invasion of internet-connected devices in the workplace, as well as the changes that your enterprise should anticipate in the coming years.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Cox Communications, Inc.

The Danger Deepens: 2014 Neustar Annual DDoS Attacks and Impact Report
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals valuable insights into the impact of DDoS smokescreening based on a survey of 440 North American companies.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

Neustar®

What You Should Be Asking Your DNS Host About Lowering DDoS Risks
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides answers to three questions about DDoS attacks that you need to ask your DNS host before, not after, your company becomes a target.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

Neustar®

An Inside Track on Insider Threats
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Read this informative report for details on the impact of insider threats, as well as recommended strategies for businesses to apply in preventing and remediating these critical issues.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Imperva

Imperva Security Solutions
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes a comprehensive security suite that protects digital assets in their repositories and detects abnormal behaviors from compromised users to protect sensitive company data from intruders.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Imperva
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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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