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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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Survey: Can Security in Higher Education Be Both Open and Secure?
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: This report contains data collected by SANS regarding the successes and challenges that colleges and universities experience in protecting their environments from threats, and also provides advice for security professionals working in these environments to improve their tactics in this critical area.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

AlienVault

Live Demo: How to Detect a Cryptolocker Infection
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This informative webcast explains how CryptoLocker, a type of ransomware, gains access to your computer, and how to use a Unified Security Management platform to monitor and detect these dangerous threats.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 23, 2014

AlienVault

Webcast: Practical Threat Management and Incident Response for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This helpful webcast discusses a multitude of critical issues related to threat management in small and medium-sized enterprises.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 23, 2014

AlienVault

SQL Compliance Manager – Download Free Trial
sponsored by Idera
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Uncover the ins-and-outs of SQL Compliance Manager – and get your hands on a free trial.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 22 Jul 2014

Idera

Protecting Organizations Against Advanced Persistent Threats
sponsored by CDW Corporation
VIDEO: This helpful video provides an overview of advanced persistent threats (APTs) and identifies several best practices that organizations should keep in mind to identify vulnerabilities and enforce stronger security policies.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 21 May 2014

CDW Corporation

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

Tactics to combat insider threat
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that the threat to an organisation’s data security from within its workforce requires a considered and objective approach.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

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

IPS/IDS: Innovations, Changes and How to Solve Your Problems
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores recent innovations to IDS/IPS technologies and outlines strategies for solving breach detection issues.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

IBM

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

Webcast: Why Conventional Security Tools Fail in Modern Data Centers
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WEBCAST: This presentation describes how to address the security issues presented by the transition of enterprise data centers to virtual and cloud-based environments.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jun 17, 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®

Webcast: Protecting Enterprise Networks and Endpoints
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WEBCAST: This webcast presents a next-generation firewall solution to protect your organization's network and endpoints.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Premiered: May 31, 2014

CDW Corporation

Webcast: Security Threat Intelligence
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WEBCAST: This web seminar provides an overview of the current malware landscape, including a discussion of the impact that data breaches have on businesses today.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Apr 30, 2014

CDW Corporation

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
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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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