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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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Evaluate: IBM Endpoint Manager
sponsored by IBM
TRIAL SOFTWARE: This 30-day trial offers an endpoint manager that provides a single-agent, single-console approach to lifecycle management, security, and endpoint protection.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Premiered: 21 Mar 2014

IBM

Safe and Sound: The Importance of PC Security and Manageability
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the biggest PC security and manageability pain points for IT pros.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

International Mobile Security: Research Highlights and Considerations for Enterprise IT
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This study reveals how today's organizations are approaching mobility and the consumerization of IT, and what this means for the development of security measures fit for a more diverse and flexible business environment.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Cisco

Secunia Vulnerability Review 2014
sponsored by Secunia
WHITE PAPER: This guide reviews vulnerabilities for 2014 and discusses key figures and facts from a global IT security perspective.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

Secunia

Cisco BYOD Smart Solution: Take a Comprehensive Approach to Secure Mobility
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a flexible, modular approach to mobile strategies that ensures optimum user access and experience, while offering robust security.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Cisco

Universities Have Much to Teach Cyber Thieves, Regrettably
sponsored by Peak 10
WHITE PAPER: Read this resource to gain insight on what steps institutions of higher education should take in leveraging IT tools to boost data protection strategies.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 04 Mar 2014

Peak 10

Antivirus Evasion Techniques Show Ease In Avoiding Antivirus Detection
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide uncovers what's next for avoiding some of the most dangerous cyber-attacks.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014


Major Bank Solves Lost Laptop Problems Through Encryption
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This white paper dives deep into a case study of a large bank that decided to get a jump on encrypting data long before it became a regulatory requirement. Inside, learn why they chose one vendor's solution to manage all endpoint protection products from a single cross-platform management console.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Dell, Inc.

Heartland Payment Systems: Neustar UltraDNS Case Study
sponsored by Neustar®
CASE STUDY: This informative case study discusses how a financial transaction service organization was able to utilize a security tool to virtually eliminate downtime through 24/7 monitoring and DDoS protection.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

End Point Security in Medium and Large Organizations
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides informative steps that IT organizations can take to ensure that data on endpoint devices is more consistently protected from theft, leakage and loss.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

Binary Option: Neustar SiteProtect Case Study
sponsored by Neustar®
CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study examines how an independent trading website was able to utilize a security service that protects against DDoS attacks 24/7, mitigating the attack when it occurs and escalating when needed.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

Advanced DDoS Protection Service for Ecommerce Businesses
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses a security solution that provides DDoS protection for Web, email, and APIs 24/7 with unlimited mitigation capacity from upstream users.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

Protection for Banking and Financial Services
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper discusses a security solution that provides DDoS protection for Web, email, and APIs 24/7 with unlimited mitigation capacity from upstream users.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

Four Ways DNS Can Accelerate Business Growth
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper discusses the plethora of benefits that a robust and secure DNS can provide your organization. Read on to find out how you can significantly enhance your web experience for users, driving new streams of revenue.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

SiteProtect and UltraDNS Solution: Double Your Protection
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a DNS solution that boasts fast DDoS mitigation responses, protecting both the DNS and HTTP layers so your site can withstand the most aggressive attacks.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Neustar®

How to Protect Health Data from Hackers
sponsored by Peak 10
WHITE PAPER: View this resource to reveal key recommendations to help prevent the growing number of cyber threats in the healthcare industry.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

Peak 10

Secunia PSI Country Report - Q4 2013 United Kingdom
sponsored by Secunia
WHITE PAPER: This informative report explores  the state of security on private PCs in the United Kingdom and  what programs are making them insecure.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Secunia

Secunia PSI Country Report - Q4 2013 Germany
sponsored by Secunia
WHITE PAPER: This informative report explores the current state of cybercrime targeting German PCs and what can be done to stop them.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Secunia

Boosting Enterprise Security with Integrated Log Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Explore how replacing your legacy, siloed log management systems with an integrated approach is crucial to reducing security risks and improving compliance across your diverse IT environments.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Security Management 2.5: Replacing Your SIEM Yet?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers insight on the needs and requirements that security information and event management (SIEM) solutions should address. Read on to learn if your current SIEM vendor is enough, or if you should consider a replacement that better fits today's IT environment.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2014

IBM

The Pressing Need to Improve Incident Response
sponsored by NetCitadel
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the importance of effective incident response and how with the right strategy, you can greatly enhance your security.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

NetCitadel

Combating Cybercrime - A Collective Global Response
sponsored by ThreatMetrix
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the current threat landscape and how businesses are combating cybercrime on a global level.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

ThreatMetrix

Hackers, Hacking, and CEHv8
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource addresses hackers, hacking, and what can be done to prevent cyber-attacks. It also highlights the different motives for hacking and common methods hackers use.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Jan 2014

Global Knowledge

IBM Security Services Client Reference Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth guide explores essential case studies that will help you understand the evolving threat landscape and learn from your peers' compliance challenges.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

Critical Factors to Endpoint Security
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the need for a new layered, defense-in-depth security approach – one that fortifies the endpoint itself through a handful of security controls and critical factors to keep users and endpoints safe.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.
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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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