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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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Think Like a Bad Guy: Understanding Advanced Threats and How to Mitigate Them
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Increasingly, today's advanced threats circumvent traditional defenses—even sandboxing. This SlashGuide white paper helps you understand advanced threats and how to defend against them.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

4 Anti-Malware Platforms Put Through an Anti-Exploit Test
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
VIDEO: In this video, a series of anti-malware platforms are tested with an exploit simulator test to determine which product has the early detection capabilities required for effective security.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Premiered: 14 Oct 2013


Anti-Malware Tailored to the Needs of Mobile Devices
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
VIDEO: In this brief video, learn about the capabilities of mobile anti-malware and how a mobile anti-malware program could protect you.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Premiered: 15 Oct 2013


Infographic: What is Malvertising?
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, learn all you need to know about malvertising and how to stop it.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015


An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper follows one real-life zero-day attack, detailing how the attack entered the network, what parts of the network it infiltrated, and how it was eventually mitigated.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015


17 Security Products Tested for Malware Removal and Repair
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the results of a series of independent tests on seventeen different anti-malware products.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


How Anti-Exploit Software Stops Malware Early
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explains the concept of anti-exploit technology and discusses its capabilities.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This article gets you inside the workings of a zero-day attack by giving you a step-by-step look at one that occurred just a few months ago.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015


Survey Results: Endpoint Security in a Time of Uncertainty
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this survey report, find statistics on the most common endpoint security threats faced, what protections are being leveraged, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


Building a Layered Defense Against Data Breaches
sponsored by Absolute Software
WEBCAST: This webcast explores how a tri-layered security strategy can help protect you from a continuous barrage of malware. View now to learn why encryption is not enough to protect data and why endpoint security can pick up where traditional perimeter defenses leave off.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Premiered: Dec 15, 2014

Absolute Software

Mitigating Mobility Risks with Real-Time Contextual Data
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Traditional endpoint security approaches won't protect users on the go, so you need to rethink your mobile strategy. This white paper explores a coordinated defense to fill in potential security gaps bu using real-time contextual data.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Aruba Networks

Endpoint Security Must Get Better
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn how unsatisfied IT leaders are simplifying endpoint security while improving protection against attacks and avoiding the costs of potential security incidents.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

Trend Micro

A Legal Practitioner's Guide To Mobility Risk
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explroes the challenges of mobile computing for legal organizations and offers 8 tips for securing mobile devices and data to avoid penalties.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Absolute Software

Cybersecurity Trends of 2015: A View from the Front Lines
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: In today's dangerous threat landscape, the only way to stay secure is to know what you're up against. In this cybersecurity report, find essential information on today's latest security trends.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

FireEye

Top 10 Data Security Tips to Mitigate Threats
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the top 10 security tips and best practices to secure your data and fend off the barrage of incoming attacks.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Absolute Software

Case Study: Secure File Sharing with Investors
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how an identity and access management program can protect data shared with collaborators and investors. View now to learn how to mitigate data leaks and theft.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Securing Shared Files and Data
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how one aerospace and defense supplies leader was able to improve identity and access management (IAM) to classified files and documents and improve user experience and security. Read on now to learn how you can provision and secure data access to collaborators.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

IntraLinks, Inc

Breaking Bad: The Risk of Insecure File Sharing
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the risks and vulnerabilities of using file sync and share solutions and ungoverned practices. Read on to learn the 11 key steps to protecting data in the collaborative file-sharing environment.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Financial Services Security: Recent Attacks, Trends, and Best Practices
sponsored by Absolute Software
WEBCAST: This presentation discusses some of the recent high-profile breaches and uses them to draw conclusions about overall cybersecurity trends and best practices for the financial industry.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Premiered: May 1, 2015

Absolute Software

Enterprise Mobility: Security Strategies and Challenges
sponsored by Absolute Software
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you will uncover the top enterpise mobility challenges today.  View now to learn the four phases of BYOD to strengthen your security strategy and discover tips and best practices to minimize data loss risk.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Premiered: Jan 2, 2014

Absolute Software

Running the Risk: Why a Generation of Sharing Could Be Good for Business
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This insightful research report discusses how businesses can develop a mobile-aware culture that nurtures innovation, collaboration, and productivity, while minimizing the risk of data loss.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

Aruba Networks

The Enemy Within: Why Insiders Are Still the Weakest Link in Your Data Security Chain
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the 5 steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to foster a conscientious data security environment within your enterprise, despite the challenges of the digital era.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Absolute Software

Mitigating Legal and Business Risks of Cyber Breaches
sponsored by UnitedLex
WEBCAST: In this webcast, a panel of experts discusses real case studies illuminating how legal and IT can collaborate to mitigate the business and legal liabilities of a cyber-breach.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 1, 2015

UnitedLex

Securing Shared Data through FSS systems
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how a robust file sync and share (FSS) system can secure data accessed by collaborators.
Posted: 29 Apr 2015 | Published: 30 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Examining the Current Cyber Risks
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: With attacks no longer a question of "if" but "when," it's crucial to know what your enemies are up to. This white paper examines the prevalent vulnerabilities in organizations today, how hackers are exploiting them, and which tools they are using to get the job done.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

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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