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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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Taking a Lean-Forward Approach to Combat Today's Cyber Attacks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights why organizations need much more than fundamental security tools and strategies for dealing with advanced targeted attacks.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

CIO Top Of Mind For 2013
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This short resource gives survey results from over 600 CIOs and tells what they think about the biggest trends in storage today.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

Achieve Deeper Network Security and Application Control (eBook)
sponsored by Dell Software
EBOOK: Next-generation firewalls have revolutionized network security. Traditional firewalls that focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are ineffective. Learn how to protect your organization from ever-evolving threats with a firewall that delivers a deeper level of network security.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

Dell Software

Attacks on Point of Sales Systems
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Identity theft is one of the most common forms of cybercrime, and your Point of Sale (POS) system is especially vulnerable to this attack type. This in-depth guide explores how cybercriminals use malware to steal credit card information at the POS.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

Symantec Corporation

Mobile Security: How to Protect the Enterprise in the Mobile Era
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the three pillars of mobile security, and how they give users the flexibility and access they need while providing a strong foundation that protects systems and data.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 11 Mar 2014

Dell Software

How Data Centers are Becoming Unwitting Accomplices in Advanced Cyber Attacks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the widening gap between the offensive capabilities of today's cyber attackers and the weak traditional defenses deployed in most data centers.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

5 Reasons to put ERM Tools on your GRC Shortlist
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert guide provides a list of five must have capabilities required to support your GRC or ERM program. Read on and learn how you can keep your critical information safe.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Mar 2014

IBM

Advanced Attacks Require Federal Agencies to Reimagine IT Security
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This guide outlines the malware "kill-chain" model used in many of today's cyber-attacks and how these can overwhelm traditional security tools.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Mar 2014

FireEye

New Security Challenges for State and Local Governments
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the current threat landscape and why traditional tools fail to detect advanced attacks.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Sophisticated Attacks - The Four Things you Can do now to Help Keep Your Organization Safe
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide takes a look at IT staff shortages and how managed security services providers (MSSPs) can help minimize issues with the technical skills dilemma.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Smarter Security Intelligence: Leverage Big Data Analytics to Improve Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights how big data analytics can be utilized to react to security incidents, as well as predict, prevent and take real-time action.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

IBM

Combat the Latest Security Attacks with Global Threat Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to approach today's advanced threat landscape by first understanding the source of attacks, then developing threat intelligence to better detect and analyze new threats to help maximize defense efforts.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

SANS WhatWorks in Detecting and Blocking Advanced Threats: A Real Case Study at a Large Research Organization
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals are always looking for new ways to infiltrate your system, making it essential to have an effective intrusion prevention system (IPS). This white paper explores one company's IPS platform and how it can greatly enhance your system security.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

FireEye

SANS 2013 Report on Digital Forensics and Incident Response Survey
sponsored by FireEye
ANALYST REPORT: This guide will help forensic professionals and their clients better prepare for future investigations and how to better allocate resources.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Securosis Report: Replacing Your SIEM with Security Management 2.5 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: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2014

IBM

Advantage FireEye Debunking the Myth of Sandbox Security White Paper
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This guide debunks the myth of effective sandbox security and outlines inefficiencies within this popular strategy.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

Leverage Security Intelligence for Retail
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative solution brief highlights the challenges and potential solutions that can be implemented to help embrace mobile customers, protect payment and personal data and deliver a secure shopping experience.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Technical Guide on Application Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: This expert Tech Guide from SearchSecurity.com offers insight on today's application security threat environment, as well as key recommendations and challenges with implementing the latest defense tools.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

The Need for Speed: 2013 Incident Response Survey
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper this report, you'll receive a comprehensive overview of survey results and expert analysis on the top security threats for global organizations in 2013.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

FireEye

EMA Report: The Benefits of a Unified Endpoint Management Approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this resource to learn how a unified security and IT operations approach can better protect organizations' vast and growing amount of endpoints from sophisticated threats.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Jan 2011

IBM

Manage data security and application threats with a muli-tiered approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a portfolio of security tools that work together to provide the layered, multi-tier data and application protection that you're looking for.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

What can you do differently to guard against threats from rapidly evolving mobile malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This must-see white paper discusses the emerging and evolving risks associated with mobile computing and applications. Also inside, find insight to help you effectively address mobile vulnerabilities.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Breaking down silos of protection: An integrated approach to managing application security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the critical risks created by application growth, why point products are unable to offer adequate protection, and the value of taking an integrated approach to managing application security.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

World War C: Understanding Nation-State Motives Behind Today’s Advanced Cyber Attacks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the unique characteristics of cyber-attack campaigns waged by governments worldwide.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

FireEye

EFT Server to Replace USB for SCADA; EFT Server Enterprise Helps to Reduce Risks through Multi-Zone Architecture
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains that USB drives have been used to transport viruses and malware, both on purpose and accidentally.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

GlobalScape
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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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