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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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9 Ways to Secure Your Store Systems and Ensure PCI Compliance
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides 9 strategies for retail security professionals to take control of their security posture and reduce the burden of achieving and maintaining PCI compliance.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Bit9, Inc.

10 Ways to Protect Your Company From a Data Breach
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper lists 10 ways to implement a stronger security strategy to protect your employees and customers from a costly data breach, while maintaining PCI compliance.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Bit9, Inc.

Closing PCI DSS Security Gaps with Proactive Endpoint Monitoring and Protection
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines potential compliance and security gaps; identifies the effect that these gaps can have on your organization; and explains how a positive security solution can close these gaps to ensure the security of servers and endpoints, as well as PCI DSS compliance.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Bit9, Inc.

Exclusive offer for AVG CloudCare Partners – 50% off AVG Cloud Backup
sponsored by AVG Technologies
SOFTWARE DEMO: This complimentary IT download will allow you to experience a reliable, automated, company-wide backup solution that will protect your customer's data while driving greater productivity.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 18 Dec 2014

AVG Technologies

A powerful defense against denial of service attacks
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: As cybercrime continues to grow, denial of service (DoS) attacks have become far more prevalent. This guide explores the current landscape of DoS attacks and what you can do to protect your network.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Citrix

Web Application Firewall Buying Guide
sponsored by Imperva
EGUIDE: 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: 16 Dec 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Imperva

Protect Your Sensitive Data Without Weighting Down Your Networks
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This white paper introduces SafeNet's Network Encryption and Isolation solutions, which ensure data confidentiality and infrastructure isolation for your networks without impacting day-to-day operations, whether in traditional data centers or in the cloud.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Diary of a Healthcare CISO
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast explores the most pressing challenges and security risks in the healthcare information security landscape today.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Premiered: Dec 15, 2014

Core Security Technologies

Top 5 Facts to Know About Data Protection from SafeNet
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic showcases 5 facts about SafeNet, a leading provider of data protection solutions. View now to learn about the protection that SafeNet could bring to your organization's sensitive data.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

We’ve Been Breached!
sponsored by Delego
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper will help you figure out what to do when a breach occurs to prevent as much damage as possible.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

Delego

The Cyber-Resilient Enterprise: Harnessing Your Security Intelligence
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This important whitepaper offers security resiliency as the paradigm shift that must occur, forcing you to rethink the way you approach security, utilize what you already have, identify the gaps, and move from reaction to prediction.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

Symantec Corporation

3 Ways That Retailers Can Address POS Security Challenges
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
VIDEO: In this short video, learn how to address evolving malware threats and meet PCI DSS 3.0 compliance requirements with a proactive approach to security.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 07 Nov 2014

Bit9, Inc.

eBook: How to Secure a Data Breach
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
EBOOK: This e-book describes what the future of data breaches will look like for organizations around the world, and lists the three major steps that all enterprises need to take in order to protect their sensitive data.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Sleeping Through the Alarm: What Breaches Should be Telling Us, and Why the Message is Missed
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reports the findings of an extensive SafeNet survey of security professionals around the world, offering insights into current market realities and their implications for security executives.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

SafeNet, Inc.

A New Security Reality: The Secure Breach
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains why our focus needs to shift from preventing breaches to accepting that they're inevitable, and aiming to ensure that when a breach does occur, critical data remains secure.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 24 Apr 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

SDN Security Strategies for Network Attack Prevention
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Dave Shackleford discusses the rise of software-defined monitoring; using SDN for security monitoring and packet analysis; how SDN security strategies tackle network attack prevention; and more.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Using Network Flow Analysis To Improve Network Security Visibility
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Michael Gregg explains how security professionals are turning to network flow analysis to gain improved network security visibility.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprises Seek Greater Security Through Network Transparency
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Kevin Beaver lists 3 major ways that you can better know and secure your enterprise networks as they grow larger and more complex than ever before.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Unlock New Pathways to Network Security Architecture
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Dave Shackleford offers advice on how your organization can make the right network security architecture decisions when it comes to network isolation and segmentation to create a multi-layer attack surface.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Analysis of the 4 Acceptable PCI DSS Storage Methods
sponsored by Delego
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this important whitepaper now to explore the pros and cons of the four acceptable storage methods as outlined by the PCI DSS.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2013

Delego

Self-Encrypting Drives
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper expalins encryption and different encryption processes.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Micron Technology

6 Vulnerabilities of the Retail Payment Ecosystem
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the risks involved in each step of the retail payment process and provides practical solutions for each, including manipulating software updates, exploiting weak passwords, and more.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Incident Response: How to Fight Back, A SANS Survey
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This SANS survey on incident response taps into the collective knowledge of 259 security professionals in 19 industries and 13 countries to help you to understand how other companies respond to cyber incidents and how you can improve your own response.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Quantifying the Business Value of HP TippingPoint
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP white paper applies the experience of real HP TippingPoint customers to quantify its savings and demonstrate pay back in the first year.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Next-Generation Firewalls and IPS: Why You Need Both
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP white paper shows how next-generation firewalls and next-generation intrusion prevention systems are complementary security solutions that work together to secure your network.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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