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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 Key to Protecting your Website is Knowledge
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Learn how vulnerabilities can seriously affect your organisation if the proper steps aren't taken towards protection.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Symantec

Advanced Attacks Demand New Defenses
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how your business should fight back against cyber-criminals utilizing APTs.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

McAfee, Inc.

Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As the Internet of Things accelerates, adversaries will spend even more time finding weak links across the threat landscape and using them to their advantage to compromise systems and data. Download this white paper to learn about these threats as well as industry-specific risks.
Posted: 04 Aug 2014 | Published: 04 Aug 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Privileged Account Security: Protect Your Data without Sacrificing Efficiency
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how new security solutions can help your business manage privileged account security without sacrificing efficiency.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

BeyondTrust Corporation

Context-Aware Vulnerability Management: The Basics
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the benefits of context-aware vulnerability management solutions, and if it is the right security solution for your organization.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

BeyondTrust Corporation

Mitigating Web Security Risk with SSL Certificates: Benefits and Best Practices
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights several benefits and best practices when using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) applications to authenticate users, applications and Web services.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Establishing Trust in User Identities with Strong Authentication Technologies
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how organizations conveniently and cost-effectively authenticate and secure individual enterprise and cloud-based applications along with data resources.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

HID

The Power to Destroy: How Malware Works
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn the basics of how malware works and how cyber criminals use it to steal valuable data, as well as the best practices for defending your website against them.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Symantec

Don't Be Fooled By Advanced Evasion Techniques
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In informative white paper, get the lowdown on advanced evasion techniques (AETs) and advanced persistent threats (APTs), and what you need to know to protect your organizations from these cyber attacks.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

McAfee, Inc.

The Top 20 Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines how LogRhythm's Security Intelligence Platform maps directly to each of the 20 Critical Security Controls, developed by the SANS Institute to help prioritize the most effective methods and policies to safeguard assets, information, and infrastructure.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

LogRhythm's Security Intelligence Platform
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes LogRhythm's Security Intelligence Platform, which combines enterprise-class SIEM, Log Management, File Integrity Monitoring, and Machine Analytics with Host and Network Forensics to provide profound visibility into threats and risks to which organizations are otherwise blind.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Identity Analytics: Exposing the "Who" in Anonymous Log and Machine Data
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses LogRhythm's Identity Inference Engine™, which combines already-collected machine data with advanced analytics to automatically identify who is responsible for activities in your IT environment, a critical component of maintaining a secure network.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

LogRhythm Labs Embedded Expertise
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes LogRhythm Labs, an organization within LogRhythm that performs dedicated research to continually enhance the Security Intelligence Platform with embedded machine data intelligence, real-time threat detection, and automated compliance assurance.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Scaling Analytics to Meet Real-Time Threats in Large Enterprises
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper summarizes a comprehensive validation lab test recently performed by the SANS Institute on LogRhythm's security analytics platform.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

LogRhythm, Inc.

The new reality of mobile solutions: Everything you’ve been told about mobility is wrong
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down four huge misconceptions about mobility that is scaring organizations away from going mobile. It also provides ways to easily overcome any barriers to mobility across your organization by objectively matching the best mobility strategy to your unique IT requirements, business goals and user group needs.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Dell, Inc.

Advanced Cyber Threats Demand a New Privileged Account Security Model
sponsored by Cyber-Ark Software
WHITE PAPER: In this ESG report, discover how to better protect your privileged accounts by embracing new centralized architectural solutions.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jun 2013

Cyber-Ark Software

What's Behind a Cyber Attack?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the shortcomings of many current approaches to breach investigation, and also introduces one solution to help organizations to defend against advanced persistent and internal threats.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Buyer's Guide: SIEM Appliances for 2014-2015
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many smaller organizations still face an uphill battle in understanding and sorting through the SIEM vendor options available to them and then choosing the right product for them. This Buyer's Guide lets IT organizations immediately understand what features and functions are available so they can move more quickly to making a buying decision.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Introducing LogRhythm v6.2
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes LogRhythm vg.2, which offers security professionals a powerful monitoring and auditing platform to keep them informed, and excellent investigatory tool in case things go wrong.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

SIEM Tools to Optimize IT Security Management and Simplify Compliance
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this vendor landscape report to see how the top 10 SIEM vendors compare and contrast.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Comparing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Technologies
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this Magic Quadrant report for security information and event management to see how leading vendors compare and contrast.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

How MSPs Can Help SMBs Prevent Irreparable Data Loss
sponsored by N-able Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This resource answers a number of questions that MSPs may have regarding helping their customers to protect their critical data from loss, and also provides a list of items to look for when choosing a managed backup solution.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Jul 2014

N-able Technologies

A Multilayered Defense Approach to Protect Your Organization's Data
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the types of attacks that enterprises commonly face, and it introduces a multilayered solution that could be a valuable investment for your organization in the face of these threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Symantec Corporation

Enterprise Information Security in Transition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper boils the reasons behind current issues in the information security field down into four major causes, and also lays out a list of specific, detailed changes that need to be made to the enterprise security model for these core issues to be resolved.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Extending Security Intelligence with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a security solution that applies big data capabilities to help organizations to keep pace with today's advanced threats and prevent attacks before they happen.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

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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