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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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WAF or IPS - Why you need more than a Firewall and IPS to protect your applications
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the importance of using more than just a firewall and IPS to protect your applications from malicious attacks.
Posted: 11 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Need for Speed: Streamlining Response and Reaction to Attacks
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This SANS white paper explores how to weave together and correlate information from disparately managed systems and bring visibility to their behavior with accurate, actionable reporting.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Intel Security

Security Intelligence in Action: SANS Review of McAfee Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) 9.2
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: SANS Institute's analysis team took a peek into McAfee's latest ESM software with a particular bent towards SIEM applications, and found an "easy-to-use SIEM system that can perform broad and deep event analysis as well as provide a quick assessment."
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Intel Security

Needle in a Datastack: The Rise of Big Security Data
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Big data holds many answers, but only if an organization has the capability to harness the ever growing amounts of security information. In deploying a SIEM solution to analyze this data, organizations can repel advanced threats in real-time as well as spot the stealthy, dormant threat.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Intel Security

Manage Security and Risk
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Read how managing risk today means making sense of more data: vulnerability scans, application and database logs, flows, access and session records, alerts, and trending analysis.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Intel Security

Securosis Report: Replacing Your SIEM Yet?
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This report offers pragmatic advice and walks you through the entire process of updating your SIEM solution for improved threat management, operational efficiency and compliance.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2014

Intel Security

Managing IT Risk: How Much Cybersecurity Is Enough?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this expert resource, gain critical insights into effective threat intelligence and risk management from industry veterans, and discover their top strategies for keeping your organization protected.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

IBM

The Definitive Guide to Establishing A Security Operation Center
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover how establishing a security operations center (SOC) can enable your organization to develop a fast, coordinated, and effective response to any and all cyber threats.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

AlienVault

Cloud and Compliance in One – Is It Possible?
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Read this insightful report on an integrated security system that help organization stay protected and compliant in cloud-based environments.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Intel Security

SIEM: Keeping Pace with Big Security Data
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This detailed report explores how intelligent and scalable Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions can help you stay on top of an ever-evolving, data-driven environment.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Intel Security

Leverage Security Event Data to Improve Vulnerability Detection & Remediation
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Learn how network attacks can be avoided by utilizing a SIEM platform that combines historical data with real-time data for better and more accurate reporting.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Intel Security

Tackling Web Security Head On
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals a solution to tackle web security—blocking hidden malware and high-risk sites before it affects users.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Cisco

Moving Beyond the Firewall for Complete Data Protection
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to discover several new security threats and what solutions are available to mitigate those risks going forward.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Have Control Over Remote Access—It's Time to Deploy New Laptops
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals several helpful tips surrounding the secure deployment of new laptops.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc. and Windows 8 Pro

2014 Security Report: How DDoS Attacks Can Mask More Dangerous Malware Threats
sponsored by Neustar®
RESOURCE: In this informative report, discover key findings on the top strategies and techniques for dealing with new DDoS attacks.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

Neustar®

Proven Practices for Securing Your Website Against DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Dyn
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This expert resource discusses how DDoS threats and vulnerabilities are impacting your web environment, ultimately creating dangerous risks for your business.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

Dyn

Managed Security Service Providers Vs. On-Premise SIEM
sponsored by Solutionary
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper compares the strengths and weakness of on SIEM products with the MSSPs, including the financial, operational, and organizations considerations of each.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

Solutionary

451 Research Report: AlienVault USM - A Security Operations Center for the SMB
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth 451 Research analysis examines AlienVault, a security vendor tailored for small and midsize businesses.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

AlienVault

Proven Practices for Securing Your Website Against DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Dyn
PODCAST: This expert podcast discusses how DDoS threats and vulnerabilities are impacting your web environment, ultimately creating dangerous risks for your business.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Aug 25, 2014

Dyn

SearchHealthIT Sits Down with Joy Pritts to Discuss Privacy Risks of Mobile Health Apps
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: Joy Pritts of ONC sits down with SearchHealthIT to discuss the key issues she sees playing out in health IT in the near and long-term future, as well as her thoughts on mobile data sharing.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

PCI DSS Questions Answered: Solutions To Tough Compliance Problems
sponsored by Pwine Express
WHITE PAPER: In this expert Q&A, get expert answers to the compliance and security issues that are most affecting the payment card industry today.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

Pwine Express

Bloomberg Research – Test & Secure Mobile Apps
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: According to this Bloomberg research report, only 51% of businesses test their apps for security before deployment. Access this report to learn about a technology that will help you avoid exposing your corporate data, losing brand equity and suffering financial loss through breaches of your mobile applications.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Bloomberg Research - Business/IT view of App Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this Bloomberg research report, learn about the security issues surrounding mobile applications. Discover what business leaders and IT decision-makers agree and disagree on in regard to mobile apps, and why both groups are reluctant to express total satisfaction with their current ability to take advantage of the mobility trend.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Sep 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

How Malware Analysis Benefits Incident Response
sponsored by Solutionary
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why malware analysis is a critical component of incident response, and how it helps mitigate vulnerabilities exposed by malware and limits further compromise.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Solutionary

Top 7 Steps for Better DoS and DDoS Protection
sponsored by Solutionary
WHITE PAPER: In this essential white paper, discover the top 7 steps to help prevent these cyber-attacks and minimize their impact.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

Solutionary
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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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