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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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Lumension 2014 Data Protection Maturity Report
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This report focuses on top security trends for 2014 and reveals the best practices for safeguarding sensitive information.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jan 2014

Lumension

Analyst Report: How 9 Managed Security Service Providers Stack Up
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: This Forrester Research, Inc. report identifies 9 managed security services providers (MSSPs) – AT&T, CSC, IBM, and more – that were researched, analyzed, and compared against one another. Explore how each provider stacks up against three categories: current offering, strategy, and market presence.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2012

IBM

Symantec Managed Security: Integrating the Network and Endpoints
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover a new threat protection platform that integrates security across the network and endpoint, while also providing critical context to detected attacks.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Symantec Corporation

Security Report 2014: Trends and Developments in the Security Industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report, discover the most important security trends of last year, ranging from malware delivery to mobile device risks.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Inform e-Book Summer 2014
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This extensive resource examines the latest and greatest in the world of IT security, including in-depth reports on advanced malware, security case studies, industry insider interviews, and more.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Proven Practices for Securing Your Website Against DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Dyn
WEBCAST: This expert webcast discusses how DDoS threats and vulnerabilities are impacting your web environment, ultimately creating dangerous risks for your business.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 25, 2014

Dyn

Advanced Endpoint and Server Protection
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, gain critical insights into new strategies for protecting your organization against today's advanced cyber-attacks, including advanced heuristics, application control, and isolation technologies.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Top Five Alternatives to Endpoint Antivirus Software
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth Forrester report, discover the top 5 technologies that security professionals are using to replace outdated antivirus software.
Posted: 26 Aug 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Reducing the Reputational Impact of Data Breaches and Cyber-Attacks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explores the top strategies and techniques to protect your reputation by increasing business resilience and IT security across the enterprise.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

IBM

Get Tactical on Mobility: Managed Cloud-Based Options Balance Control with Flexibility and Scale
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to discover suggestions for a number of initiatives related to enterprise mobility, including mobility management and application access.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Endpoint Threat Detection, Response, and Prevention for Dummies
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
EBOOK: In this in-depth eBook, gain critical insights into how organizations are targeted by advanced threats, and how your endpoints, servers, and other devices can function as entrances into your network for cyber criminals.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Be Ready for Cyber-Attacks with New Endpoint Security and Monitoring Solutions
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful white paper, uncover a new endpoint threat detection platform that can prepare your organization to fight back against inevitable cyber-attacks.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Keep Your Endpoints Secure with Customizable Advanced Threat Protection
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource outlines a new approach to endpoint security that can provide your organization with real-time visibility and increased protection against modern cyber attacks, including advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Virtualization Security: Choosing the Right Strategy for Your Organization
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: In this helpful resource, discover new virtualization security solutions that could be the key to keeping your virtual assets protected while preserving performance.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Kaspersky Lab

Securing the enterprise workspace: protect your organization while supporting mobility and BYOD
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to prevent a costly breach while giving employees simple, authorized access to corporate applications and data on a range of mobile devices and operating systems.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Dell Software

Ponemon Study: The Real Cost of Data Breaches in 2014
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Ponemon study, get the facts on whether your organization might be the target of a devastating cyber-attack, and on the proven methods for best protecting and preserving your business.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

IBM

7 Essential Practices for Business Continuity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, uncover a tested approach to expanding Business Continuity Management into an integrated, enterprise-wide program.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

Understaffed And At Risk: Today’s IT Security Department
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This Ponemon study explores how organizations can most effectively hire and retain expert security staff in order to help achieve business goals.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

HP and Intel

Finding the Security Balance for Virutal Environments
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper will help you identify the right security approach for your virtual environment that won't be a drain your system's performance.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Kaspersky Lab

Put Security on the Agenda: Aligning IT Security with Business Goals
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Read this in-depth guide to discover new integrated systems management and mobile device management solutions that could help your organization enhance its existing security plan.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Kaspersky Lab

Stop Password Sprawl with SaaS Single Sign-On via Active Directory
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to get a better understanding of the challenges to adopting SaaS applications, hidden costs of SaaS, and security issues with SaaS apps. Read on to learn more about bolstering your cloud security efforts and stopping password sprawl.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Centrify Corporation

Rising Cyber Crime Mandates More Effective Security Measures
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, get the facts from industry veterans on how to best prevent data breaches and implement effective risk management.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Get the Facts On APTs To Avoid Misguided Security Efforts
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert E-Guide cuts through the confusion, explaining exactly what APT is, what they are capable of, and how you can best defend your organization from them.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

IBM

Top Six Steps to Boost Advanced Persistent Threat Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this expert E-guide, discover the six steps your organization can take to mitigate the threat of APTs, including building a growing security team, cross functional integration, centralized logs, and more.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

IBM

Securing Your Company - Where Do You Start?
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this helpful resource, hear from the experts as they examine the best practices and strategies for effectively protecting your enterprise data safe from attackers without compromising any other aspects of the business.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

NEC Corporation of America
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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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