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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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Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This information-packed resource acts as a guide for developing a robust security approach given today's issues with trust, threat intelligence, and varying industry trends. Click through to explore key findings, as well as recommendations for your next steps.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Cisco

6 Steps to Protect Your Intellectual Property
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: In this report, find out what data you must protect and why, uncover six steps for deploying data security controls, and learn more about the concept of data loss prevention (DLP) as a defense.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Websense

Why Java Exploits Remain a Top Security Risk
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the huge number of Java versions in active use makes it vulnerable to attack. Illustrated are the risks from the use of Java and alternatives on how to address these risks, using internal process, Websense solutions or a mixture of both.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Websense

Fortinet’s Solution for the Enterprise Campus: High Performance Next Generation Firewall
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores major trends behind next-generation firewalls and how you can ensure network security while still enabling your employees.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Design, Deploy, and Manage a DDoS Protection Architecture
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: An increasing number of Distributed Denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks has caused many businesses to redesign their networks and better protect application-layer attacks. In this white paper, learn how a multi-tier DDoS protection architecture can help you protect your network and higher-layer application protocols from the four categories of DDoS.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

F5 Networks

Identity Manager: Reducing Risk, Raising Governance and Improving the Bottom Line
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the major reason behind compliance challenges, and offers a solution that provides a real-time, holistic view of your organization's posture to improve data accuracies and ensure business stability.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetIQ

Detecting Zero-Day Exploits in the Wild
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: This report outlines the methodology used to research Windows Error Reporting (WER) – and explains its potential implications for your organization's cyber security.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

Websense

Managing Security Risks and Vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper takes a look current threat landscape and what you need to do to protect your organization.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Smarter Security Intelligence: Leverage Big Data Analytics to Improve Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights how big data analytics can be utilized to react to security incidents, as well as predict, prevent and take real-time action.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Setting the Groundwork for IAM in the Cloud
sponsored by OpenIAM
TRANSCRIPT: In this resource, Phil Cox, consultant at SystemExperts Corporation, explains how to successfully extend your identity and access management (IAM) solution to the cloud.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

OpenIAM

DDOS Mitigation a Key Component in Network Security
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide explores why DDoS prevention needs to be a main part of your network security plan.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

Ixia

Advanced Persistent Threats: Insider Credentials at Risk
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the common misconceptions about how secure your identity and access management (IAM) program is. Click through to uncover 3 features your IAM strategy should include to truly keep advanced persistent threats (APTs) out.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetIQ

Leverage Security Intelligence to Protect Sensitive Healthcare Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the importance of end-to-end system visibility and security intelligence for healthcare organizations, and how to combat a full range of security threats.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Podcast: Setting the Groundwork for IAM in the Cloud
sponsored by OpenIAM
PODCAST: This podcast will address three strategic issues that need to be identified within an organization to ensure that your IAM strategy will succeed in the cloud.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 18, 2014

OpenIAM

Cloud Servers: New Risk Considerations
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the major risks associated with cloud servers.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CloudPassage

Giving Customers Better Protection While Reducing Costs
sponsored by ThreatMetrix
CASE STUDY: This case study outlines a top e-commerce business and their strategy for preventing fraud, lowering costs and ensuring consumer trust.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

ThreatMetrix

Cisco Connected World: International Mobile Security Study
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource highlights the top 3 mobile user expectations of network connectivity.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Mar 2014

Cisco

Leverage Security Intelligence for Retail
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative solution brief highlights the challenges and potential solutions that can be implemented to help embrace mobile customers, protect payment and personal data and deliver a secure shopping experience.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Setting the Groundwork for IAM in the Cloud
sponsored by OpenIAM
WEBCAST: This presentation will address three strategic issues that need to be identified within an organization to ensure that your IAM strategy will succeed in the cloud.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 18, 2014

OpenIAM

The Benefits of an Integrated Approach to Security in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at how the growing adoption of cloud computing is changing the way organizations are implementing security. Organizations from a variety of industries were interviewed to assess how they are approaching security for their cloud deployments leveraging a solution from IBM.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Security intelligence is the smart way to keep the cloud safe
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will examine the intelligence capabilities necessary for gaining visibility into, and control over, cloud security. It also demonstrates how an integrated suite of end-to-end security intelligence solutions can help meet cloud security needs.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Reduce e-Commerce Fraud without Increasing Customer Friction for Payment Service Providers
sponsored by ThreatMetrix
WHITE PAPER: This guide discusses how to reduce payment fraud without damaging your existing customer relationships.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

ThreatMetrix

Reduce e-Commerce Fraud without Increasing Customer Friction for e-Commerce
sponsored by ThreatMetrix
WHITE PAPER: This guide discusses how to reduce e-commerce fraud without affecting your end-user experience.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

ThreatMetrix

The New Windows Security: Achieving PC Lockdown without User Backlash in Five Easy Steps
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this informative white paper and discover 5 easy steps for achieving PC security without affecting your end user experience.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Nine Simple (but Critical) Tips for Effective Patch Management
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores 9 simple tips for effective patch management and how these steps can greatly enhance security.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Dell and Microsoft
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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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