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DEFINITION: URL manipulation, also called URL rewriting, is the process of altering (often automatically by means of a program written for that purpose) the parameters in a URL (Uniform Resource Locator).URL manipulation can be employed as a convenience by a Web server administrator, or for nefarious purposes by a hacker. An example of the constructive use of this technique is allowing an Internet user to access  … 
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Internet Security Reports
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Protecting Against Web Application Threats Using SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, readers learn about the many factors that leave web applications vulnerable to attack; how SSL encryption can help to prevent the risk of data loss; how to assess their current state of vulnerability; and much more.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Protecting Users from Firesheep and other Sidejacking Attacks with SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the Firesheep Wi-Fi attack tool and other sidejacking attacks with SSL and explains how to avoid these attacks.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

How Extended Validation SSL Brings Confidence to Online Sales and Transactions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of increasing customer confidence in the security of online business transactions, and introduces Symantec Extended Validation SSL Certificates as a potential solution to this challenge.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how recent trends in Internet trust marks can help restore confidence in online shopping, and as concluded by at least one recent study, even induce those who do shop to spend more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Phishing Tactics
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This fraud alert highlights the current growth and trends in today's phishing schemes, the potential impact on companies, and insight into how businesses can apply technology to protect themselves and their customers.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Infographic: Data Traffic Security is a Mess
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This infographic visually displays the sobering results of a recent survey on what are IT decision makers doing to secure and segment their sensitive data traffic.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

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

Multifactor Authentication Security School
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this virtual security classroom, Michael Cobb, a renowned security author with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, surveys the latest authentication methods and technologies coming onto the market.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 15 Dec 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Protect People, Processes and Technology from Web Application Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Securing externally facing applications is an important step toward safeguarding your critical assets. Find out why.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

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

Secure internet routing
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security series assesses whether Resource Public Key Infrastructure can provide a framework for effective security.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Earn your CISSP certification
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Prepare to reap the benefits of CISSP certification with the help of our step-by-step guide to passing the exam. Just take 5 minutes to complete this survey and receive direct access to our comprehensive e-guide.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

TechTarget

Global Risks 2014
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Cybercrime and the potential fragmentation of the internet are among the most serious risks  facing businesses and governments in 2014, this report from the World Economic Forum reveals.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving Beyond SSL to Establish Trust
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn why SSL-based security platforms with solid track records of meeting new challenges are the best way to defend and future-proof e-commerce environments against a growing and dynamic internet threat environment.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

HP Security Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP Security Cyber Risk Report provides industry-wide data on vulnerabilities in software, mobile, and web applications; examines how specific technologies like iOS, Android, and JAVA contribute to the attack surface; and more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

What to Look for in Web Application Firewall Products
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this buyer's guide, experts explain how a WAF works, describe the features that different WAFs possess, and reveal how to weight these factors in selecting the right WAF to protect your enterprise's sensitive data.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

SearchSecurity.com

What Can You Do Differently to Guard Against Threats from Rapidly Evolving Mobile Malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile security is about more than the device: It's also about protecting apps on the device. Learn how IBM can help.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Protecting Your Critical Data with Integrated Security Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to gain actionable insights that can help you reduce security risks and boost compliance.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Five Critical Steps to Achieving an Effective Application Security Program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover steps you can incorporate into every phase of the development process to improve your application security, and get an overview of application threats and the types of risks to prioritize and remediate.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Banca Intesa Counters Threats with HP ArcSight
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
CASE STUDY: Explore how Banca Intesa, Serbia's leading bank, stays one step ahead of cyber-crime with the help of their security information and event management (SIEM) solution and HP ArcSight – which correlates info across their entire infrastructure.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Internet-Scale Identity Systems:An Overview and Comparison
sponsored by Ping Identity Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the benefits of implementing an Internet-based identity system and explores the similarities, differences and synergies among the top technologies and initiatives available.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

Ping Identity Corporation

Evolving Security Technologies Present New Opportunities for Businesses
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines the technologies that are changing the enterprise and effects that they have on your security environment. Read on and also learn about emerging security trends and requirements that can help keep your organization safe as technologies evolve.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 14 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Your Personal Web Attack Survival Guide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the latest hactivist and cybercriminal methods of attack, and presents a 7-step guide you can use to safeguard your website from attack.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

The Tangled Web of Data Privacy Issues
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide from SearchCIO.com, discover how IT executives are handling data privacy issues on the web. Also, learn how public-sectors CIOs are hiring in the changing IT workforce, the future of cloud, what exactly users are up to on the web and more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2013 | Published: 18 Nov 2013

Thawte Inc.
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INTERNET SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  a Web site that has a complicated URL by entering a simpler URL into the address bar of a Web browser. The URL manipulation redirects the request so the user does not have to remember, manually enter, or meticulously cut and paste a long, arcane character string. An example of malicious URL manipulation is its implementation, without the knowledge of the affected server administrator or Internet user, for the purpose of redirecting user requests from a legitimate site to an illegitimate site. The bogus site may then install rogue code on the user's hard drive.URL manipulation differs from URL … 
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