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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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How Extended Validation SSL Brings Confidence to Online Sales and Transactions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of increasing customer confidence in the security of online business transactions, and introduces Symantec Extended Validation SSL Certificates as a potential solution to this challenge.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Defense Contractor Resolves Breach, Saves Thousands in IR Costs with Carbon Black
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study looks at the security solution one system administrator for a major defense contractor turned to with their job on the line.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Leading Department Store Discounts Traditional AV and Purchases Bit9 to Protect Against Advanced Threats and Targeted Attacks
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This valuable case study reveals the security platform one regional retailer chose to better protect themselves after national chains were attacked by advanced threats.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Malware Goes Undetected for Weeks a Leading Defense Contractor...Until it Deploys Carbon Black
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive case study explores the comprehensive antivirus solution a leading defense contractor used to better detect intrusions.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 14 Jan 2015

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Internet Trust Marks: Building Confidence and Profit Online
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how recent trends in Internet trust marks can help restore confidence in online shopping, and as concluded by at least one recent study, even induce those who do shop to spend more.
Posted: 14 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Protecting DNS Infrastructure: An Internet Utility That Demands New Security Solutions
sponsored by Cloudmark
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper details key factors about the DNS threat landscape and offers a look at different security risks and types of attacks hackers are using to disrupt the network today. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 13 Jan 2015 | Published: 13 Jan 2015

Cloudmark

Grow Business Consumer Trust
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn to establish a strong online relationship with your customer that is built on trust by bolstering security and authenticating your site.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Phishing Tactics
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This fraud alert highlights the current growth and trends in today's phishing schemes, the potential impact on companies, and insight into how businesses can apply technology to protect themselves and their customers.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Breach Preparation: Plan for the Inevitability of Compromise
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This important white paper provides insight from a data forensics expert, an attorney who works closely with board-of-directors-level management, a crisis communications professional, and an incident responder and technical expert to help you establish an effective incident response plan.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving Beyond SSL to Establish Trust
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn why SSL-based security platforms with solid track records of meeting new challenges are the best way to defend and future-proof e-commerce environments against a growing and dynamic internet threat environment.
Posted: 12 Jan 2015 | Published: 13 Feb 2014

Symantec Corporation

Infographic: Data Traffic Security is a Mess
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This infographic visually displays the sobering results of a recent survey on what are IT decision makers doing to secure and segment their sensitive data traffic.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

A Smarter Approach to Network Encryption
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how enterprises can make network encryption easier to set up and manage, as well as transparent to network and application performance and behavior.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Certes Networks

Regin: Top-Tier Espionage Tool Enables Stealthy Surveillance
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores the stages of Regin, breaking down its complex architecture.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Nov 2014

Symantec Corporation

Beginner's Guide to SSL Certificates: Making the Best Choice When Considering Your Online Security Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide explains how the effective implementation of SSL certificates is critical to protecting your customers, earning their trust, and ensuring your success when it comes to conducting business online.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

Symantec Corporation

It's Time to Get Serious About Protecting Sensitive Data in Transit
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why it's long past time to get serious about protecting your sensitive data as it travels across networks, and also lists 3 steps that you can take to avoid being a hacking statistic in 2015.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

Securing the Modern Data Center: Building Proper Security Controls, Policies, and Processes to Address and Mitigate New Risks
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews three data center trends and their risks.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Cisco

Move on From your Ineffective Static Security Approach
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, learn how Cisco FireSIGHT® Management Center (Management Center) supports the Cisco®suite of anti-malware, intrusion prevention system (IPS), and next-generation firewall security products.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Cisco

3 Essential Aspects of an Integrated Threat Defense Strategy
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive infographic explores the three key aspects of creating an integrated threat defense strategy that gives you the visibility to discover and protect against socially engineered exploits.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

Addressing the Full Attack Continuum: A New Threat-Centric Security Model for Before, During, and After an Attack
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This important white paper explores a security solution that spans the entire attack continuum.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Cisco

What to Look for in an Advanced Malware Protection Vendor
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores the capabilities you must look for in your advanced malware protection vendor.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Cisco

Identifying Weak Security Links with Threat Intelligence
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: Download this extensive white paper now to learn about how to fight back with threat intelligence. Also uncover details on current industry trends and find out where things will go from here.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

5 New Laws of Antimalware Protection Keep Up with Evolving Threats
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this essential white paper now to uncover five laws of anti-malware protection that can keep you safe.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Cisco

Next Generation Firewall Security Value Map
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper for a value map of the top next-generation firewall options to see who reigns supreme.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

What's Behind a Cyber Attack?
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: The what, when, and how of an enterprise security incident
Posted: 24 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Avnet

Research Finds More Organizations Use Big Data Analytics for Security
sponsored by RSA
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the rise of Big Data security analytics.
Posted: 02 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Jan 2015

RSA
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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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