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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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Comparing 6 Web Application Firewall Solutions
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource from NSS Labs provides detailed comparisons and analyses of web application firewalls from Barracuda, Citrix, F5, Fortinet, Imperva, and Sangfor.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Take Authentication Beyond Passwords with Secure Remote Access
sponsored by Bull
VIDEO: This short video describes how you can take authentication beyond passwords with HID Global's ActivID® authentication solutions, which provide secure remote access supporting the latest tablet and mobile devices.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 20 Oct 2014

Bull

Improve Intrusion Detection with Effective Threat Management
sponsored by Alert Logic
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study explores the threat management solution one organization chose to improve their intrusion detection.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

Detect and Investigate Advanced Threats on Endpoints
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: Find out how RSA ECAT (Enterprise Compromise Assessment Tool) helps organisations reduce attacker dwell time and the time it takes to detect and validate compromised machines, and much more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Head First into the Sandbox
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive whitepaper now to learn about the evolution of sandboxing and explore some advanced evasion techniques.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Market Surveillance and Monitoring
sponsored by Software AG
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores an out-of-the-box risk management solution that can help you deal with the demands of real-time financial markets.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Software AG

The Fortinet Security Census 2014
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper reveals the results of and IT security census of more than 1,600 qualified IT decision makers.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Rosetta Stone Case Study: Improve Security and Compliance with Threat Management
sponsored by Alert Logic
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study explores a threat management that can help you improve security and compliance.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

Secure Identity and Smart Employee ID Solutions
sponsored by Bull
VIDEO: This short video introduces HID Global's innovative approach to access management, in which one single ID credential provides fast, convenient access to doors, data, and cloud applications.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 17 Oct 2014

Bull

How Alert Logic Helped BancBox to Protect Payment Information in the Cloud
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes Alert Logic's collaboration with BancBox, a payment service provider, to find a way to protect payment information and meet PCI compliance mandates in a cloud environment.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Alert Logic

A Consolidated Platform for Next-Generation Firewall and Secure Web Gateway Services
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper first defines next-generation firewalls, secure web gateways, and their capabilities, and then specifically discusses the Fortinet FortiGate NGFW and the results of ESG Lab's evaluation and testing of the device.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

10 Things Every IT Manager Must Know About the Enemy Within
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains critical information on where insider threats originate and explores one company's innovative tools for preventing data breaches within your enterprise.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Clearswift

High Alert on Cyber-Risk and Cyber-Security Preparedness
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide offers an in-depth exploration of cyber intelligence and covers why you need to be on high alert for cyber-risk and cyber-security preparedness.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

Next-Generation Firewall Product Analysis
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers a detailed performance report on one next-generation firewall solution.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Bringing DLP Inside the Organization
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into the subject of data loss prevention (DLP) inside the organization, examining the way that critical information is shared within a business and discussing the pros and cons of implementing DLP solutions at different points.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Clearswift

5 New Laws of Antimalware Protection: Keep Up with Evolving Threats
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers up five new laws you must know in order to protect your organization from ever-evolving malware threats.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

How SSL and TLS Secure Network Transactions
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how SSL and TLS can be used to defend any type of network traffic.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Blue Coat Systems

Three Kinds of Chaos: Establishing collaboration and control in a chaotic world
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals why collaboration and control are both equally important, especially with evolving security threats.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Mar 2014

Clearswift

How Threat Intelligence Can Give Enterprise Security the Upper Hand
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the value of security intelligence in giving you the upper hand on outside threats.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

All the Unusual Suspects
sponsored by Software AG
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper breaks down the who, what, where, when, and why of automated surveillance in the financial market.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Software AG

6 Ways Hackers Try to Break Secure Sockets Layer-Encrypted Data
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
EGUIDE: How do hackers break through secure sockets layer-encrypted data exactly? This expert e-guide has the answer, exploring six common methods these cyber-criminals use.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Blue Coat Systems

The Cyber Resilience Blueprint: A New Perspective on Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper offers up best practices for creating a cyber-resilient enterprise.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

Symantec Corporation

Shavlik Patch: Simplified Application Patch Management for Microsoft System Center
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores a patch management solution that will reduce your security risks from unpatched, non-Microsoft third-party applications.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Shavlik Technologies

Efficacy of Emerging Network Security Technologies
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an in-depth look at network security technologies and their true benefit and role in the network. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Shavlik Protect: Everything You Need to Patch the OS, VMware and Third-Party Applications
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores a patching solution that can keep every Windows machine in your organization current with the latest software.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Shavlik Technologies
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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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