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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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APTs: Why the Best Defense is a Full Spectrum Offense
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides answers to all of your questions about advanced persistent threats, from the APT lifecycle to the best ways to evaluate potential APT defense solutions.
Posted: 23 Jan 2015 | Published: 23 Jan 2015

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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

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

Risk IO

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

Cloudmark

HP Security Solutions Protect your printer. Defend 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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Protect Your Fleet With Simple, Policy-Based Print Security
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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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Allgress Vulnerabilty Analysis Module
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WHITE PAPER: Check out this important white paper now to learn about a vulnerability management program that can automate your entire workflow.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

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Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper compares 18 leading endpoint security solutions.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Dec 2014

Symantec Corporation

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
sponsored by Absolute Software
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

Absolute Software

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

Rethinking the Paradigm of Advanced Threats
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VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Peter Sullivan explores why enterprises are failing to detect Regin-style advanced threats, and discusses how to realign people, processes and technology to reduce the risk by giving enterprises a fighting chance.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 23 Jan 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Securing the Future of Trust on the Internet
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why public key infrastructure (PKI) is the key to the future of trust on the Internet, and the steps that must be taken to build a stronger, more trustworthy PKI ecosystem.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

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How Security Practitioners Can Use Data to Make Intelligent Decisions that Minimize Risk
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores how an organization can utilize their data to make intelligent decisions that minimize your risk.
Posted: 20 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Jan 2014

Risk IO

Spoofing Server-Server Communication: How You Can Prevent It
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WHITE PAPER: In this must-read white paper, you'll learn how to prevent the new SSL Strip threat that could compromise your secure applications.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Why IT Leaders Should Take Strategic Action in Mobile and Endpoint Computing in 2015
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why enterprises should develop a broader-based, long-term endpoint strategy that connects to business goals, processes, and practices.
Posted: 19 Jan 2015 | Published: 25 Apr 2014

Absolute Software

Point of Sale (POS) Systems and Security
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why organizations need more than the PCI DSS compliance stamp in order to truly secure their POS systems; describes how to secure your POS systems against common attacks; and discusses the Council on CyberSecurity's top 20 suggestions for protecting payment card information.
Posted: 16 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Advanced Threat Hunting with Carbon Black
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WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to learn how you can improve your security posture by setting the foundational elements necessary to proactively hunt for and eliminate threats.
Posted: 16 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2014

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Specialty Gift Retailer Keeps Point-of-Sale Devices— and Customers’Information—Secure with Bit9
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CASE STUDY: This exclusive case study details the security platform one retailer chose to protect themselves from advanced threats.
Posted: 16 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

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Why Are You Still Paying for Antivirus?
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WHITE PAPER: Download this important white paper now to find out more about advanced threat, prevention, detection, and response.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2014

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Point-of-Sale Security for Dummies
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BOOK: This eBook will teach you how to secure your POS systems, minimize your risk, achieve PCI DSS compliance, protect cardholder data, and more.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2015

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Breach Detection: What You Need to Know
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WHITE PAPER: This important e-book explores the tactics advanced attackers use to break into your organization and how a defense-in-depth cyber-security program with automatic detection and incident response can help you fight back.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Jan 2014

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Endpoint Threat Detection, Response, and Prevention for Dummies
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EBOOK: The exclusive e-book covers the changes to endpoint security you have to make in today's evolving threat landscape.
Posted: 15 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2014

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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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