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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 Risky Security Behaviors to Avoid: Protect Your Organization
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Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

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New Topics on the 2014 Security+ SY0-401 Exam
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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

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Security Solutions for the Application Economy
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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

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Strong Authentication: Best Practices and Use Cases
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WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper explains how an identity-centric approach to IT security can lock down critical processes and systems and ensure that you have complete control over who has access.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

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Endpoint protection: Whitelisting and Beyond
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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
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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

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Free Trial: ObserveIT User Activity Monitoring
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Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 30 Oct 2014

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Tame Mobile and Cloud Security Risks by Becoming an IdP
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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

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Is Your Platform Secure? Really?
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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

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Security Information and Event Management Solutions
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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

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Is Your Platform Secure? Really?
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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

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Head First into the Sandbox
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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
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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
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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.

Using Cyber Insurance and Cybercrime Data to Limit Your Business Risk
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WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the challenges of understanding cyber risks, the importance of having the right cyber risk information, and what cyber insurance options make the most sense for your business.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

How to Detect a Ransomeware Infection with AlienVault USM
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WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast will show you how to detect and prevent ransomware from holding your network hostage.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 8, 2014

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How Executives Can Understand Cyber Risks and Ensure Governance
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WHITE PAPER: Learn about today's cyber security risks and how to incorporate a sound cyber risk framework based on a business intelligence approach.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

Security and the Rise of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, explore the unforeseen risks of M2M communication, the challenges of maintaining M2M security, and the possible solutions that exist to mitigate these risks.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Staying Protected Before, During, and After a Cyber Attack
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover a threat-centric security strategy that provides superior visibility, continuous control, and advanced threat protection– all while reducing complexity.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

What to Look for in Web Application Firewall Products
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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

High Alert on Cyber-Risk and Cyber-Security Preparedness
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide offers an in-depth exploration of cyber intelligence and covers why you need to be on high alert for cyber-risk and cyber-security preparedness.
Posted: 16 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

How SSL and TLS Secure Network Transactions
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how SSL and TLS can be used to defend any type of network traffic.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Blue Coat Systems

How Threat Intelligence Can Give Enterprise Security the Upper Hand
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the value of security intelligence in giving you the upper hand on outside threats.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

SurfWatch Labs

Putting Security on Auto-Pilot: What Works, What Doesn't
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EBOOK: This technical guide examines the pros, cons, and unknowns of automated penetration testing, from how best to use one to the components of your security system that will still require human intervention.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

SearchSecurity.com

6 Ways Hackers Try to Break Secure Sockets Layer-Encrypted Data
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EGUIDE: How do hackers break through secure sockets layer-encrypted data exactly? This expert e-guide has the answer, exploring six common methods these cyber-criminals use.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Blue Coat Systems
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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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