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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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The Pros and Cons of Delivering Web Pages Over an SSL Connection
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Though Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) offers distinct security advantages, there are drawbacks to this method of webpage delivery, as well. This expert e-guide explores the pros and cons of delivering webpages over an SSL connection. See if this strategy is right for your organization – read on to learn more.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Explaining How Trusted SSL Certificates and Forged SSL Certificates Work
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how trusted and forged SSL certificates work, as well as the dangers that arise from compromised Certification Authorities (CAs). Discover what you need to know about the state of the digital marketplace today – read on to learn more.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 19 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

How SSL-Encrypted Web Connections are Intercepted
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, uncover 4 key strategies for defending against illegal TLS/SSL-encrypted Web connection interception. Learn how these cyber-attacks work, the challenges of digital certificates, SSL-interception tools, and more by reading on now.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 17 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Managing Web Security in an increasingly Challenging Threat Landscape
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: In this expert guide, discover how new trends such as mobility, social networking, and cloud computing may be putting your organization at risk, and learn essential strategies for securing your extended enterprise from Web-based threats – read on to learn more.
Posted: 19 Dec 2012 | Published: 19 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: New Malware Threats Require New Antimalware Protection Strategy
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines emerging threats and malware that are targeting smartphones, mobile apps, social media, and cloud services. Inside, discover essential strategies and best practices for mitigating these risks and ensuring enterprise security.
Posted: 05 Dec 2012 | Published: 05 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Mobile Security Strategies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: This exclusive report for Computer Weekly members explains the security risks and challenges of using mobile devices in the enterprise.
Posted: 09 Nov 2012 | Published: 09 Nov 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Content Filtering: Taming the Wild Web
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Despite the countless opportunities and benefits the Internet provides, it also introduces a number of business risks. In this e-guide, uncover expert advice on how to mitigate risks with content filtering as well as how to balance web control with employee privacy.
Posted: 22 Jun 2012 | Published: 21 Jun 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Podcast: Why SSL Security Matters
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
PODCAST: Download this podcast for an overview of Secure Sockets Layer, why you should use it, and what you need to do to defend yourself against common SSL attacks.
Posted: 04 Feb 2013 | Premiered: Feb 4, 2013

Thawte Inc.

Securely Implement and Configure SSL to Ward Off SSL Vulnerabilities
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide describes the dangerous vulnerabilities that can arise from insecure Secure Socket Layer (SSL) usage, and details essential tips and strategies for properly implementing and configuring SSL in order to ensure Web security.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 19 Dec 2012

GeoTrust, Inc.

ISM December 2012
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
JOURNAL ARTICLE: In this month's issue, Information Security magazine contributor and award-winning technology journalist, Robert Lemos, explores this rapidly expanding market and shows you exactly how to profit from Zero-day exploits.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: Next-Gen Firewall vs. the Competition - Which is Better?
sponsored by Dell SonicWALL
EGUIDE: Uncover the best strategies for network protection by consulting this informative e-guide for an evaluation of next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) against other network security solutions, including unified threat management products and intrusion prevention systems.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

Dell SonicWALL

Secure Web Gateway Overview: Implementation Best Practices
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide outlines the essential best practices for deploying, configuring, and maintaining your secure Web gateway solution, allowing you to get the most out of your investment – click through to read more now.
Posted: 27 Nov 2012 | Published: 27 Nov 2012

Sophos, Inc.

Next Generation Firewalls: Decision Time: Product Benefits and Tradeoffs
sponsored by Dell SonicWALL
EGUIDE: This is the third piece in SearchSecurity.com's three-part guide on Next Generation Firewall products. This expert asset, written by expert Adrian Lane, Analyst & CTO at Securosis, takes a deep dive into the requirements that should seal the deal in terms of final considerations when purchasing an antimalware solution.
Posted: 19 Nov 2012 | Published: 14 Nov 2012

Dell SonicWALL

Next Generation Firewalls: Assessing the Business/Technology Issue
sponsored by Dell SonicWALL
EGUIDE: In the first of SearchSecurity.com's three-part guide on selecting Next Generation Firewall products, this document takes a look at the business and technology issues associated with them and provides expert guidance on the benefits you can reap by taking advantage of the various types of Next Generation Firewall solutions.
Posted: 19 Nov 2012 | Published: 14 Nov 2012

Dell SonicWALL

Securing your Online Data Transfer with SSL
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to SSL security highlighting how it operates. Also included, is a discussion of the various applications of SSL certificates as well as their appropriate deployment. Additionally, uncover details regarding how to test SSL certificates on your web server.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2012

Thawte Inc.

Securing your Microsoft Internet InformationServices (MS IIS) Web Server with a Thawte Digital Certificate
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource is designed to take the guesswork out of implementing SSL for Exchange 2010, making it easier than ever to get the SSL certificate you need for a successful and secure Exchange implementation.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 03 Jul 2012

Thawte Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Threat Update: Top Trends to Focus on for 2012
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Kevin Haley, one of Symantec's security experts from the Security Technology and Response organization, discusses the Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), detailing the latest security research and the top trends for 2012. Find out how the security landscape will affect your organization.
Posted: 08 Jun 2012 | Published: 08 Jun 2012

Symantec Corporation

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report: Trends for 2011
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This threat report takes a thorough look back at the most significant threats, trends and outright attacks of the year that was. Read now for helpful tips and best practices for keeping your confidential information safe.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Symantec Corporation

Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Organizations today must chose and implement the right tools to help control and manage the increasing array of applications, devices and Web content. In this report, uncover a comparative functionality evaluation of Kasperksy Lab’s Endpoint Security 8 for Windows and five other leading endpoint security suites. View now to explore key findings.
Posted: 08 May 2012 | Published: 03 Oct 2011

Kaspersky Lab

Simplify SSL Certificate Management Across the Enterprise
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Managing SSL Certificates has become a complex task especially for organizations with multiple locations, divisions and increasing Web-based services. In this resource, uncover a five (5) step guide to help you take control on SSL Certificates across the enterprise and key recommendations.
Posted: 07 May 2012 | Published: 07 May 2012

Symantec Corporation

Next-Generation Secure Web Gateways:The Case and Criteria for Embedded DLP with Advanced Malware Defenses
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While the Web has become a core business communication platform, it’s also a highly popular target for cybercriminals and hackers. This resource explores how to mitigate the risk of data loss over Web channels, uncovering the business need for DLP as part of Web Security Gateways and the key criteria to consider when choosing a solution.
Posted: 03 May 2012 | Published: 03 May 2012

Websense, Inc.

FireEye Advanced Threat Report - 2H 2011
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This FireEye Advanced Threat report provides key insight into the current threat landscape, the evolution of advanced persistent threat (APT) tactics and the level of infiltration seen in networks today. View now to gain an in-depth look into key findings to help you build and improve your security strategies to tackle today's security issues.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

FireEye

Websense TRITON Mobile Security
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
DATA SHEET: When it comes to mobile security, the biggest concern isn’t the mobile device itself – it’s the data; so it’s important to implement the most effective measures to fend off mobile threats. In this brief resource, explore how Triton Mobile Security combines four (4) key elements to enable highly effective unified mobile security.
Posted: 16 Apr 2012 | Published: 16 Apr 2012

Websense, Inc.

Solution Note: Enabling the Secure Use of Facebook
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: With millions of users, Facebook offers significant opportunities for organizations to conduct research, execute targeted marketing, increase awareness and more. But enabling the use of Facebook introduces a number of security risks. In this paper, uncover how to reap the benefits of social networking while doing it in a safe and secure manner.
Posted: 13 Apr 2012 | Published: 13 Apr 2012

Palo Alto Networks

Five tips to reduce risk from modern web threats
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To meet the challenges to your security, you need to put in place user education and awareness, preventive measures and a modern web security solution. This guide covers five essential preventive measures you should implement to reduce your risk and keep ahead of the threats.
Posted: 06 Apr 2012 | Published: 05 Apr 2012

Sophos, 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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