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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 New Malicious Threat Against Apache Webservers
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines Linux/Cdorked.A and the damage it deals. View now to learn how to fight back against hackers using it and how to secure your webserver.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

Symantec Corporation

Coding: The Core Weakness of Web App Design
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: View this expert e-guide to explore an in-depth look at improving coding to prevent web app attacks such as cross site scripting (XSS) and SQL injection (SQLi). Read on now to learn more about protecting your web apps and data.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

Symantec Corporation

Cybercrime 101
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover the ways in which cybercrime occurs in three realms: individual, business, and governmental. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your organization.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge

The Evolution and Necessity of a Next-Gen Firewall
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes you through the history and development of firewalls and explores each generation's strengths and weaknesses. Read on to learn what characteristics you need in a next-gen firewall to improve your security strategy.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Markets and Bounties for Cybercrime Tools and Stolen Data
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the fundamental characteristics of black and grey markets to offer understanding of the current and predicted security threat landscape.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Rethinking Data Protection for MSPs
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the magnitude of data protection challenges as well as solutions to mitigate risks for consumers in any environment.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Datto, Inc.

3 Approaches to Stop DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the threat landscape of DDoS attacks and details the shortcomings of traditional security approaches. You will uncover how to evaluate and craft a new security strategy to mitigate DDoS attacks based on whether you compute on-premises, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment. View now to learn more.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

Radware

Top 3 DNS Monitoring Methods
sponsored by Cloudmark
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide walks you through the top three DNS monitoring methods. Additionally, read on to uncover how defense tactics are revealed through DNS attacks.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

Cloudmark

5 Steps to Designing a Next-Gen Firewall
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a five step program to designing a next-gen firewall to keep out malicious attacks.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Insight into Hacker Economics
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcasts takes a closer look at the current and historical trneds in crybercrime methods and tools and how the market is maturing.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Mar 27, 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Anamoly Detection: Finding Black Swans in Big Data
sponsored by Prelert
WEBCAST: This white paper introduces an anomaly detection system that cuts through big data to find even the subtlest threats.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Jan 24, 2015

Prelert

3 Ways Anomaly Detection Improves IT Operations
sponsored by Prelert
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the three ways anomaly detection can streamline and enhance your risk management strategy.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Prelert

Securing Applications for a Safer Cloud Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn the five steps to combating application breaches in the cloud. Additionally, explore other protocols to reduce risk.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

IBM

Case Study: Mitigating App Vulnerabilities Before Production
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how one university was able to mitigate risk and vulnerabilities by taking advantage of a leading app scanning platform. Read on to explore how this platform enables the university's apps to comply with regulations and if it may be right for your organization.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

IBM

IAM: The New Security Perimeter
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore how IAM platforms reduce risk and keep unknown users and hackers out of your network.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

The Growing Need for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to reveal why you need FSSO in your IAM strategy to mitigate risk and vulnerabilities. View now to explore the buyer's guide checklist for choosing the ideal FSSO platform and the benefits to expect.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

IBM

Detecting Security Anomalies with Machine Learning Analytics
sponsored by Prelert
WEBCAST: This webcast explores how machine learning can move around false positives and find the real threats.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Mar 25, 2015

Prelert

Overcoming Evolving Cyberthreats and Next-Gen Firewalls
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webcast, learn how to deal with new threats as they evolve and design dynamic security into cloud environments.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Dec 4, 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

5 Important Truths about Digital Workspaces in a Dangerous World
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the five truths that offer answers to those critical questions. Read on to learn how to protect your users and enterprise in the digital workspace age.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

RES Software

Top Identity Governance and Administration Vendors Examined
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful guide, explore the strengths of the leading IGA platforms and vendors. Discover how to evaluate your needs and how each system fits into your IAM and IGA strategy. View now to learn more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

SailPoint Technologies

How to Empower Users and Maximize Security and Compliance
sponsored by RES Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the four simple steps to enabling anywhere, any device computing while securing multiple end points and access management.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 07 Jan 2015

RES Software

State of IAM: Cloud and Mobile Technologies Expose Security Cracks
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover the security cracks of mobile and cloud computing that IAM has exposed. View now to explore the state of IAM technology and what you can do to strengthen your strategy. Learn how to protect your data from external and internal threats with proper provisioning and administration controls.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

SailPoint Technologies

Case Study: Simplifying Compliance and Governance with IAM
sponsored by SailPoint Technologies
CASE STUDY: In this white paper, explore several case studies of how leading organizations overcame identity and compliance obstacles and if the paths they pursued could help solve your woes.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

SailPoint Technologies

Future Security Fortification - The Road Ahead
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the expected security challenges your company may face in the next 5 years. Read on to uncover tips and best practices for securing your organization against these threats.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

IBM

Top 5 IT security trends to watch in 2015
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: Download this brief white paper to discover the five major changes to expect in 2015 and what these changes could mean for you.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Dimension Data
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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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