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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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How to secure virtual desktop infrastructure
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how, by integrating an extensive set of network and application-layer protection mechanisms, Citrix® NetScaler® can provide advanced access and action control capabilities, deep visibility for rapid trouble shooting and a wealth of additional service delivery features.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

Citrix

Separating Work and Personal at the Platform Level: How BlackBerry Balance Works
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a tool that separates work data from personal data on mobile devices so that you can provide the best security without sacrificing the user experience.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

Why Your Company Should Consider Professional Security Services
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the professional security services offered by CDW, which include the people, partners, and planning capabilities to assist your organization in devising a comprehensive security strategy.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 17 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

Your Guide to the Biggest Security Trends of 2014
sponsored by CDW Corporation
EGUIDE: This guide discusses the security-related trends that you need to know about in 2014.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CDW Corporation

Security Solutions for Every Layer of Your IT Environment
sponsored by CDW Corporation
RESOURCE: View this infographic now to learn about critical security concerns within every layer of your IT environment and the steps that you can take to prevent these dangerous threats.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Jul 2014

CDW Corporation

The Devices Are Coming! How the "Internet of Things" Will Affect IT
sponsored by Cox Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative report provides insight into what others are (or aren't) doing to prepare for the invasion of internet-connected devices in the workplace, as well as the changes that your enterprise should anticipate in the coming years.
Posted: 16 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Cox Communications, Inc.

Automated Removal of Advanced Threats: Defending Your Enterprise with Bob Gourley
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WEBCAST: This report from CTOvision introduces automated threat removal, an economical defense method that enables businesses to have an "invisible workforce" working around the clock to ward off attackers.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jun 16, 2014

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

What You Should Be Asking Your DNS Host About Lowering DDoS Risks
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides answers to three questions about DDoS attacks that you need to ask your DNS host before, not after, your company becomes a target.
Posted: 14 Jul 2014 | Published: 14 Jul 2014

Neustar®

eGuide: Patching Vulnerabilities with Web Application Firewalls
sponsored by Alert Logic
EGUIDE: This eGuide explains how web application firewalls can help to patch vulnerabilities in web applications and protect your enterprise from current and future threats.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Alert Logic

An Inside Track on Insider Threats
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Read this informative report for details on the impact of insider threats, as well as recommended strategies for businesses to apply in preventing and remediating these critical issues.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Imperva

Imperva Security Solutions
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes a comprehensive security suite that protects digital assets in their repositories and detects abnormal behaviors from compromised users to protect sensitive company data from intruders.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Imperva

Securing Personal Mobile Device Access to Enterprise IT and Cloud Assets with Strong Authentication
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how organizations protect and manage access to their enterprise and cloud applications during the BYOD phenomenon.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Mar 2014

HID

How Web Application and Next Generation Firewalls Stack Up Against OWASP Threats
sponsored by Imperva
RESOURCE: This infographic depicts how two types of firewalls--web application firewalls and next generation firewalls--measure up against the threats considered to be the "top 10" by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) threats.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

The Anatomy of an Anonymous Attack
sponsored by Imperva
RESOURCE: This infographic depicts the timeline of attacks perpetrated by hacktivist group Anonymous, notorious for its DDoS attacks on controversial organisations around the world.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Imperva

Fundamentals of the PKI Infrastructure
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This article reviews the basics of PKI, which increases data security through the use of advanced access methods and ensures that the authenticity of the data flow is preserved.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

HID Global’s Identity Assurance SMB Solution
sponsored by HID
DATA SHEET: In this resource, explore how a strong authentication method is possible without tokens or any complexity.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 May 2013

HID

Dragonfly: Cyberespionage Attacks Against Energy Suppliers
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following security response provides an overview of the tools and tactics used by the attackers and a timeline of their attacks. Read on to inform your company of possible malware threats.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Symantec Corporation

Establishing Trust in Online Identities
sponsored by HID
BROCHURE: Access this brochure to discover strong authentication and credential management solutions and services.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2012

HID

Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 2013 with Imperva SecureSphere
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide outlines an effective tool designed to help mitigate the OWASP top 10 and how it can greatly enhance your enterprise security.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

Web Attack Survival Guide Infographic
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic provides 7 essential steps for Web attack survival.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Imperva

Protecting Your Roaming Workforce With Cloud-Based Security
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines how transitioning to a cloud-based security service can help you meet the challenges met by employees working beyond your organization's secure perimeter.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Hexis Webinar: Cyber Attack Strategies with Research Analyst Rick Holland
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WEBCAST: In this helpful webinar, Forrester research analyst Rick Holland helps you to reformulate a security strategy for your company that stands up against adversaries.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jun 10, 2014

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

Web Attack Survival Guide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper explores survival tactics in the event of a web attack.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Imperva

Symantec Intelligence Report: Internet Security Threats - September 2014
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this Symantec Intelligence Report for an in-depth analysis of the trends in internet security that we have seen in the past year, including data on targeted attacks and data breaches; malware tactics; social media and mobile threats; and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Symantec Corporation

Advanced Persistent Threats: Detection, Protection and Prevention
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this paper to get an overview of the common characteristics of APTs, how they typically work, and how Sophos complete security solution can protect your network, servers and end user clients.
Posted: 06 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Sophos, 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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