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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 New Threat-Centric Security Model for Before, During, and After an Attack
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores a threat-centric security model designed to prevent, detect and remediate any potential cyber-attacks.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

Sourcefire

Measure Risks and Vulnerability Effectively
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores strategies for measuring your risks and vulnerabilities, as well as understanding what you must do to achieve these goals.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Nine Steps to Smart Security for Small Businesses
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists 9 steps to achieving smart security for small businesses and focuses on how a cloud security solution can benefit organizations without the resources for traditional security approaches.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Qualys

Third Party Applications: A Chink in Your Armour
sponsored by Lumension
WEBCAST: This webcast sheds light on the prevalence of third party application vulnerabilities. View now for key tips from industry leaders on how to reduce these risks with optimum patch management.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 15, 2014

Lumension

Discovering Vulnerable Web Applications
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how large enterprises can effectively discover, catalog and scan web applications to control vulnerabilities as part of their organization's overall vulnerability management program.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Qualys

The Big Shift to Cloud-based Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover the benefits of cloud-based security, especially for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) who have fewer resources when mitigating increasing risks and compliance mandates.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Qualys

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

ESG Lab Review: RSA ECAT Signature-less Malware Detection Tool
sponsored by EMC Corporation
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Check out this informative lab review to uncover the key findings of the evaluation of an industry-leading signature-less malware detection tool that specifically focuses on endpoint compromise assessment and monitoring.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

EMC Corporation

Best Practices for Selecting a Web Application Scanning (WAS) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide explores best practices for choosing a Web application scanning solution.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

Best Practices for Selecting a Vulnerability Management (VM) Solution
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores some best practices for deploying a VM solution and outlines how it is essential for your security strategy.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 May 2013

Qualys

Signature-less Malware Detection: Finding an Evil in the Haystack
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore this exclusive resource to discover how one industry leading vendor is fighting against advanced threats, and learn how your business can build a top-notch defense against potentially business-ending security threats.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

Cloud-Based Security Threats Present Challenges and Opportunities for MSPs
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the current cloud-based security threats and how MSPs can face the challenge head on.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Webroot

Stalking the Kill Chain
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to uncover the ins-and-outs of the "attacker kill chain", and kick potential security threats to the curb.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

EMC Corporation

The Total Economic Impact Of Silver Tail Systems
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, Forrester Consulting examines the total economic impact that enterprises may realize by deploying Silver Tail Systems Forensics software.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

The Critical Incident Response Maturity Journey
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on defining levels of critical incident response maturity and how organizations can continually improve their incident response capabilities to help reduce the risk of experiencing a damaging incident.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

EMC Corporation

From SIEM to Security Analytics: The Path Forward
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn how you can accelerate your security transformation from traditional SIEM to a unified platform for incident detection, investigation and advanced security analysis.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

EMC Corporation

Maximum-Strength Threat Detection for Mid-Size Enterprises
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WEBCAST: This on-demand webcast explains how RSA Security Analytics provides visibility, threat intelligence, and analytics – and how you can start small.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2012

EMC Corporation

10 Network Security Tools and Tests Everyone Should Use
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides a list of 10 security tools or tests that will help you check out suspicious issues and keep ahead of new risks and threats.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 14 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Authentication Management: Ensuring Security for Remote Workers
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores one company's authorization management tool and how it can enable secure access to employees working from home or other off-site locations.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Eagle Bank Keeps Deposits and Customer Data Safe
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights one bank's successful enforcement of a strong password policy by implementing a single sign-on (SSO) solution. Read on to learn how you can maintain GLBA compliance, and reduce IT's access management.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Balance End User Satisfaction and Business Productivity
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks about the benefits of corporate owned, personally enabled devices that provide a lot of the same benefits as BYOD, but without the security issues.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 11 Apr 2014

BlackBerry

A Roadmap for Big Data in Security Analytics
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Starting with a foundational set of data management and analytic capabilities enables organizations to effectively build and scale security management as the enterprise evolves to meet Big Data challenges.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

Transforming Traditional Security Strategies into an Early Warning System for Advanced Threats
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To develop the visibility, agility and speed to deal with advanced threats, security information and event management (SIEM) systems need to evolve into a central nervous system for large-scale security analytics.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

EMC Corporation

The Big Data Security Analytics Era is Here
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Big data security analytics is no longer a visionary idea -- leading enterprises recognize that their immediate security requirements demand this type of solution.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

EMC Corporation

Stopping Malicious Botnets
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get vital information about the malicious bot, also known as botnets when in large forces, and explore 4 key features that will help you build a defense-in-depth security system to prevent these attacks from compromising your networks.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited
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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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