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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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10 Ways to Build a Better Big Data Security Strategy
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Data collection plays a huge role in today's security landscape, and this guide explores 10 ways that you can achieve effective security by utilizing big data analytics.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

10 Ways to Protect Your Company From a Data Breach
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this brief paper that highlights 10 best practices to protect your company from a data breach while maintaining required PCI compliance (hint: all of these tips fall under these topics – visibility, asset control, enforcement, trust policy, and advance measurement).
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Bit9, Inc.

The 2014 Next Generation Firewall Challenge
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This resource helps you understand the next generation firewall (NGFW), and how to choose the best solution to combat today's threats.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Convergence of Security and Compliance
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper highlights potential compliance and security gaps, what effect these gaps can have on your organization, and how to close these gaps to bolster the security of servers and endpoints. Additionally, explore a discussion around 5 core compliance controls.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Bit9, Inc.

Ushering in a New Era in Mobile Data Security
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover a new mobile security platform that balances effective protection, data visibility, and app accessibility and freedom for the user.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

Bluebox

Data Wrapping and User Experience: Two Keys to BYOD Mobile Data Security
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a new mobile security solution that avoids the pitfalls of traditional systems by employing data-centric and employee-centric methods.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Bluebox

Demystifying Security Controls for IT Risk & Audit Professionals
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WEBCAST: Although you may be a compliant company, if you disregard security threats and the technologies and tools to protect them, then you are as vulnerable as anyone. Watch this webcast to learn about the risks that face your organization if you don't meet compliance guidelines and how to meet these goals.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 18, 2014

Bit9, Inc.

ID Solution for Enterprise Trusted Anytime, Anywhere Access to and from Mobile Devices
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: This brochure explores how securing corporate data through mobile devices is possible by transforming it into a two-factor authentication token.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2013

HID

Advanced Persistent Threats: Expert Strategies for IT Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert E-Guide outlines the best practices for organizations to defend themselves against these malicious attacks and to prevent them before they happen.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

IBM

Rapidly Respond to Advanced Attacks in Motion with Carbon Black
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
EBOOK: Access this in-depth resource that explains why your organization would be better off by establishing a security lifecycle – one that reduces the area to attack while also detecting advanced threats in real time. Read on to learn more about evolving enemies, understanding the kill chain, and more.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Improve APT Detection with Context-Aware Security Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this expert E-Guide, security guru Brad Casey introduces new context-aware security solutions, and why they could be the key to sniffing out APTs hiding on your enterprise networks.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

IBM

HP Fortify on Demand
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
DATA SHEET: Access this data sheet to discover an on-demand solution that tests the security of software quickly, accurately, and affordably.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Security Solutions: Balancing Protection and Productivity
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, explores security solutions that provide transparent security, integrated containerization for simply application development and deployment, and a more optimal user experience.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

Research Report: Mobile Security Trends in the Workplace
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report, get the facts on enterprise mobility trends and BYOD programs, and discover how organizations should adapt to this changing IT security landscape.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Bluebox

Get Ready to Halt Cyber Attacks With IPS In Place
sponsored by HP and Intel
CASE STUDY: This case study highlights an intrusion prevention system (IPS) solution that is designed to secure network and critical data with intelligent and adaptive security measures.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

HP and Intel

Protect Mobile Data without Restricting Users
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WEBCAST: In this informative webcast, explore a new mobile security solution which provides mobile security and visibility without forcing users to stop using their preferred apps and devices.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Mar 5, 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

ESG Research: Security Management and Operations
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The prevalent approach to security management and operations is to implement on an ad hoc and technology-focused basis. This haphazard approach is no longer adequate.  This report details the current state of the market and what to expect moving forward.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

3 Big data security analytics techniques you can apply now to catch advanced persistent threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, unveil 3 ways that big data security analytics can help you gain actionable intelligence to thwart advanced persistent threats (APTs) and achieve visibility into IT infrastructures for top defense.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Penetration Testing From Your Pocket: New Mobile Testing Tools
sponsored by Pwine Express
WEBCAST: In this in-depth webcast, you'll discover a new mobile penetration testing solution that could help on-the-road pen-testers and on-site security assessments.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 14, 2014

Pwine Express

Securing Your Company – Where Do You Start?
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
PODCAST: Tune in to this informative podcast to gain crucial information about managed security solutions, and how they can help you monitor threats and prevent data breaches in your enterprise.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 5, 2014

NEC Corporation of America

BYODs Dark Side Data Protection
sponsored by HP Autonomy
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how data protection issues can cause a lot of problems with BYOD initiatives. It also highlights one solution that helps secure the data on BYOD devices.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

HP Autonomy

Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing: Can You Afford Not To?
sponsored by Pwine Express
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains why vulnerability assessment and penetration testing are such critical tools in the fight against modern cybercrime, as well as how they can make a difference in your organization's security solution.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

Pwine Express

Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This Gartner Magic Quadrant for mobile data protection highlights 12 different platforms to choose from, including McAfee, Dell, Sophos, and more. View now to learn more about each platform, and what differentiates leaders from challenges, and visionaries from niche players.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This in-depth Gartner Magic Quadrant compares 18 vendors and their EPPs. Inside, learn about each platform's strengths and cautions, and see how each matches up on the quality of their protection capabilities, the depth and breadth of features, and the ease of administration.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Top Three Tactics Advanced Attackers Use to Breach Pharmaceutical Organizations
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This essential white paper breaks down the top three most dangerous methods malicious attackers employ and evaluates strategies that can safeguard your sensitive data against them.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

FireEye
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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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