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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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The ESG Cybersecurity Maturity Model
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Based on their research, Enterprise Strategy Group has developed a cyber security maturity model that classifies organizations as basic, progressing, or advanced.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Mitigating User-Based Risks When Infrastructure Monitoring Falls Short
sponsored by ObserveIT
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the roles of trusted insiders versus outsiders in data breaches; identifying activities and intent when it comes to user-based threats; why user-based monitoring is a promising solution; and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

ObserveIT

Next Generation Firewall Comparative Analysis
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this important whitepaper now to find out as it examines the security effectiveness and value of 12 different next-generation firewall solutions from Cisco, Dell, Fortinet, and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 14 Nov 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Study on Cybercrime's Cost to Business
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers the results of a survey that analyzed the cost of cyber-crime.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Endpoint Management for Data Centers - Under the Hood of a Data Center
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive infographic to learn more about the current threat landscape and how you can improve security with effective endpoint management.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

IBM

Know Your Endpoints to Prevent Security Breaches
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers how an IBM assessment can show you how secure your endpoints really are.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Sep 2012

IBM

How to deliver more secure automotive software
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
RESOURCE: In October 2014, Toyota recalled 2.1 million vehicles globally because of a software problem that could cause cars to stop suddenly. Check out this concise infographic that addresses ways to ensure that the code that automotive software developers are building is safe, secure, and reliable.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Rogue Wave Software

How the Right Printing Security Can Minimize the Risk of Check Fraud and Counterfeiting
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a solution developed by HP and TROY to control check printing operations and help prevent fraud on finished checks, adding security to a variety of applications.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Comply Before You Connect: Security for Federal Agencies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the use of "comply-to-connect" initiatives in federal agencies and proposes IBM Endpoint Manager as a solution to the need for continuous compliance.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

What to Look for in Web Application Firewall Products
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: In this buyer's guide, experts explain how a WAF works, describe the features that different WAFs possess, and reveal how to weight these factors in selecting the right WAF to protect your enterprise's sensitive data.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

SearchSecurity.com

10 Risky Security Behaviors to Avoid: Protect Your Organization
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores 10 risky behaviors end-users must avoid to keep your organization safe.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

New Topics on the 2014 Security+ SY0-401 Exam
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper details the changes to the CompTIA Security + exam and helps you prepare for the test.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

Security Solutions for the Application Economy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
VIDEO: This video explores a leading solution for securing users's identities across all applications and devices.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 06 Nov 2014

CA Technologies.

Endpoint protection: Whitelisting and Beyond
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Application whitelisting is a valuable security tool but it's riddled with complexity. This handbook takes a look at whitelisting capabilities, with an eye to the NIST cybersecurity framework and suggests best practices for implementing or managing a whitelist in your enterprise.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Mobile Cloud Security: What CXOs Need to Know
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
RESOURCE: This blog post discusses the need for end-to-end security in a mobile cloud environment.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Free Trial: ObserveIT User Activity Monitoring
sponsored by ObserveIT
TRIAL SOFTWARE: ObserveIT enables you to identify and investigate suspicious user activity across your entire environment. Register for a free trial now and gain access to the full range of ObserveIT Enterprise features for 15 days.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 30 Oct 2014

ObserveIT

Protect Your Company's Lifeblood
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the potential hazards of overlooking ERP application layer security and offers insight into a platform solution intended to help improve visibility and descrease security vulnerabilities.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014


Tame Mobile and Cloud Security Risks by Becoming an IdP
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the reasons enterprises should become Identity Providers (IdPs), what becoming an IdP involves, and why you should consider automating this process as much as possible.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

SecureAuth

Is Your Platform Secure? Really?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the options for security systems for corporations who adopted cloud computing and virtualization. Read on to learn which security systems make the cut and which ones leave you vulnerable.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Security Information and Event Management Solutions
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Choosing a SIEM solution can be a daunting task with so many options to consider. To help make your decision easier, IT Central Station has compiled this overview of the leading SIEM solutions along with reviews from your fellow IT Professionals. Find out what solution best fits your needs with this comprehensive guide.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

TechTarget

Is Your Platform Secure? Really?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to explore an in depth comparison of cloud security solutions. Discover the pros and cons to each, who comes out on top, and who falls short. Read on to learn which security solution is right for your organization.
Posted: 22 Oct 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2012

IBM

Head First into the Sandbox
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive whitepaper now to learn about the evolution of sandboxing and explore some advanced evasion techniques.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

The Fortinet Security Census 2014
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper reveals the results of and IT security census of more than 1,600 qualified IT decision makers.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

A Consolidated Platform for Next-Generation Firewall and Secure Web Gateway Services
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper first defines next-generation firewalls, secure web gateways, and their capabilities, and then specifically discusses the Fortinet FortiGate NGFW and the results of ESG Lab's evaluation and testing of the device.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

How to Deal with Increasing DDOS Attacks
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how to protect your organization from distributed denial of service attacks.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

Verisign, 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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