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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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Emerging Threats: New Techniques and Countermeasures
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom outlines the top threats in 2015 from social media engineering and waterholes to third-party attacks and credit card fraud.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Premiered: 27 Apr 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Continuous Monitoring: A New Approach to Proactively Protecting your Global Perimeter
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the need for continuous monitoring. Access now to explore a blueprint to improving your network security strategy and how to identify and address potential threats enabled by vulnerabilities in software or systems.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

Qualys

7 Best Practices for Securing Hadoop
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to develp a data life-cycle-centric approach to Hadoop security by asking yourself five integral questions. Access now to learn the 7 step program to improving your security strategy.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Apr 2014

IBM

Hackers and Dating App Vulnerabilities - A Match Made in Heaven
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 4 most dangerous data app vulnerabilities and offers steps to take for you and your users to mitigate risk.  Read on to learn more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Feb 2015

IBM

Narrowing The Security Gap With Automated Configuration Assessment
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the three best practices to controlling incorrect app configurations and how to minimize risks.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

Qualys

Advancing Cyber-security Measures from the Inside
sponsored by VMware
RESOURCE: This infographic teaches you how to secure your network and data center from the inside and add to your perimeter defenses.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

VMware

Quarterly Cyberthreat Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this quarterly security report, discover what lessons have been learned in 2014 and how cybersecurity needs to evolve in 2015.
Posted: 17 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Securing Apps from the First Line of Code
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to integrate security analysis into apps from the moment the first line of code is written to reduce risks. View now to learn how to discover and remedy vulnerabilities during the development process in real-time.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

White Hat Security

Gaining Visibility, Meaningful Information Security, and Fraud Data in Seconds
sponsored by White Hat Security
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover how to use big data for InfoSec and fraud analytics to strengthen your security strategy.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

White Hat Security

Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership for Protecting Web Applications
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the tocal cost of web app security in the three major risk categories associated with sucessful attacks. Access now to learn how to quantify the costs of web app security compared to the costs of a breach.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

White Hat Security

5 Days to Setting Up an Application Security Program
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a five day guide to bolstering your app security strategy.  Access now to learn more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

White Hat Security

Programmatically Identifying Multi-Page Flaws in Web Apps
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the pros and cons of several web app scanning approaches. View now to learn learn more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

White Hat Security

Integrating Security Across the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
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CASE STUDY: In this white paper, you will learn how to not only identify and remediate web app vulnerabilities, but to integrate security into the software development lifecycle (SDLC). Access now to learn more.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Jan 2014

White Hat Security

Mobility in Government Services
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how to get the most out of your EMM compliance strategy. View now to explore a helpful checklist.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

Hackers Open Malware Backdoor in Apache Webservers
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide examines Linux/Cdorked.A and the damage it deals. View now to learn how to fight back against hackers who are using it and how to secure your webserver.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 04 Mar 2015

GeoTrust, Inc.

Explaining How Trusted SSL Certificates and Forged SSL Certificates Work
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide walks you through the importance of trusted certificates and the roles that Certificate Authorities (CAs) play. View now to explore the web security threat landscape and to learn the fine print about SSL and certificates.
Posted: 15 Apr 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

GeoTrust, Inc.

Rules Of Engagement: A Call To Action To Automate Breach Response
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper delves into why security teams need to automate incident response (IR) plans to defend against dynamic cybercriminal attacks. View now to learn the four steps to developing an automated rules of engagement workflow to combat hackers.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Digital Guardian

Comprehensive Data Protection Against Insider & Outsider Threats
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an endpoint focused security strategy to allow protection to travel with the data regardless of location or device.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Digital Guardian

Fending Off the Known and Unknown - Runtime Application Security
sponsored by Prevoty
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore how to monitor and protect applications at runtime and neutralize known vulnerabilities as well as zero day attacks through app self-defense.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Prevoty

Encrypted Traffic Management for Dummies
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
EBOOK: In this eBook, learn all about the world of encrypted traffic management, an easy solution to all of these SSL traffic headaches.
Posted: 14 Apr 2015 | Published: 14 Apr 2015

Blue Coat Systems

A Much Needed Cybersecurity Paradigm Shift
sponsored by UnitedLex
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why hackers have the upper hand in the battle for data and why organizations need to ramp up security measures, regardless of their current status. View now to gain insight into today's threat landscape.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

UnitedLex

Eliminating Virtual Network Security Blindspots
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a holistic security approach using NPM, DLP, and SSL decryption to mitigate malware threats on virtualized networks. View now to learn more.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Oct 2014

Gigamon

Vulnerability Remediation: If you Ranked It, You Should Have Put a Patch on It
sponsored by White Hat Security
WEBCAST: Access this webcast now for an in-depth review of the various web security vulnerabilities you need to protect yourself from, and also discover a step-by-step guide for remediating these threats. View it now to uncover the truth about web security.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 13, 2015

White Hat Security

Web Security: Revenge of the Vuln
sponsored by White Hat Security
WEBCAST: Join web security guru Robert "RSnake" Hansen in this webinar for an in-depth explanation of the many vulnerabilities you may not have considered, and discover how you can better protect your new creation. View it now and learn how to stop attacks like Heartbleed, SQL injection, command injection and more.
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 13, 2015

White Hat Security

5 Steps to SSL Decryption
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an alternative, five step SSL decryption strategy.  View now to learn more
Posted: 13 Apr 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Gigamon
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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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