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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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A Smarter Solution to Malware Prevention
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WHITE PAPER: Short Description: Download this exclusive white paper now to learn more about the threats organizations are facing today, the means to combat those threats, and the next-generation of cloud-driven protection.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

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Complete Breakdown of the Endpoint Security Marketplace
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper looks at the evolution of the endpoint security marketplace as it fights to limit threats that attack antivirus weaknesses, circumvent security protection, and compromise endpoint systems.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

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Webroot Secure Anywhere ® Business Endpoint Protection
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper dives into the changes you must make to your endpoint security to move on from a slow, heavy approach that ultimately causes more problems than it solves.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Jan 2015

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IBM Endpoint Manager for Lifecycle Management
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WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to learn about an endpoint and lifecycle management solution that provides an accurate and comprehensive single source of truth for managing all of your endpoints in a single-server.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

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Providing Security and Compliance for an Ever-Growing Number of Endpoints
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces you to an easy-to-manage, quick-to-deploy solution that supports security for a large variety and large numbers of endpoints — from servers to desktop PCs, Internet-connected laptops, smartphones and other mobile devices, as well as specialized equipment such as point-of-sale devices, ATMs and self-service kiosks.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Jan 2015

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IBM Endpoint Manager for Core Protection
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WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to learn about an endpoint manager with core protection that provides organizations with an automated, easy-to-use solution to ensure the protection of sensitive data and much more.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

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The Big Shift to Cloud-Based Security for Small Businesses
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why SMBs are just as vulnerable to cyberattacks as larger corporations, and how cloud-based security can provide them with a stronger network security posture without breaking the bank.
Posted: 28 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

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A New Approach to DNS Security
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VIDEO: This short video introduces a security platform that provides comprehensive protection of DNS networks, infrastructure, and traffic without the rigidity and cost of most network security solutions.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 27 Jan 2015

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Printing Security: The ‘Forgotten Link’ in Operational Excellence
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the top 10 rules for effective printer security.
Posted: 27 Jan 2015 | Published: 27 Jan 2015

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Protecting Your Organization from DNS Security Threats
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WEBCAST: This webinar provides a detailed look at common threats to DNS infrastructure, and how your enterprise can mitigate these threats.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Nov 13, 2014

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Web Application Security for Dummies
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EBOOK: This e-book explains how to quickly locate and remediate vulnerabilities in order to prevent attackers from gaining control over the application and obtaining access to the server, database, and other back-end IT resources.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Qualys

Six Essential Elements of Web Application Security
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the most common classes of web application vulnerabilities, and how hackers most often take advantage of these weaknesses. Read on to learn the 6 essential elements of web application security that are the most valuable places for IT teams to invest their time and resources.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Qualys

Risk I/O Explainer Video
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WEBCAST: Download this exclusive video now to learn about a vulnerability management solution that will reveal your system vulnerabilities, identify those most at risk, show you exactly what you need to fix, and much more.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Jan 15, 2014

Risk IO

Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how a Web Application Scanning solution can help you to locate and test web-based apps, and provides a checklist of best practices that will help you to understand what to look for when selecting a WAS solution.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 May 2013

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Protecting Data, Enabling Mobility and Empowering Users: Unified Endpoint Management
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WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to learn about how much a breach really costs, how long breaches often go undetected, how to handle the always-connected user, and much more.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

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Protecting printer with Enterprise-Grade Security
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WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this important white paper now to learn about the risks of lax printing security and discover a printer security solution that can fill in any gaps in your façade.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

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Top 5 Vulnerability Management Mistakes
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WEBCAST: Download this important webcast now to learn about the top five most common vulnerability management mistakes.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Jan 23, 2015

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Security at the Speed of DevOps
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WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast explores the role DevOps can play in helping IT security make the most of their time.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Premiered: Jan 13, 2015

Risk IO

Infographic: Is Your DNS Really Protected?
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RESOURCE: View this informative infographic now to learn more about the consequences of DNS attacks, and how you can prevent them within your enterprise.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

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Protect Your Printer, Protect Your Network
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WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to learn about the dangers of unsecured printing and much more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Jan 2014

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Is Your Printing/Imaging Environment As Safe As the Rest of Your Infrastructure?
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of securing your printing and imaging environment, and introduces a streamlined, policy-based approach to securing these devices before a data breach occurs.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

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The Problem with Your Threat Intelligence
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores some common security intelligence mistakes you might be making.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Risk IO

The Enemy Within: Why Insiders Are Still the Weakest Link in Your Data Security Chain
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the 5 steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to foster a conscientious data security environment within your enterprise, despite the challenges of the digital era.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

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IDC MarketScape Excerpt: Worldwide Managed Security Services 2014 Vendor Assessment
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WHITE PAPER: This important white paper answers those questions by evaluating IBM's MSSP offering on service capability across the MSS life cycle, revenue, and geographic presence.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

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5 Secrets and 2 Gotchas of Vulnerability Scanning
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WHITE PAPER: IT security is the unsung hero of your organization. They stay on top of threats, attacks, and potential exploits to keep you and your company safe every day.
Posted: 21 Jan 2015 | Published: 21 Jan 2015

Risk IO
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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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