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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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Why Attack Intelligence Matters
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this informative white paper to learn how attack intelligence can analyze your vulnerability data, security events, and configuration data to give you a concise view of the attack paths to your most critical data.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Core Security Technologies

How Organizations Are Responding to Mobile and Cloud Threats
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the results of a recent survey that sought to elucidate how organizations are adapting their approach to authentication to protect their sensitive assets as they adopt cloud-based services and BYOD.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

The Threat and Vulnerability Management Maturity Model
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper dives into the threat and vulnerability management maturity model, explaining how it works to reduce the risk of breach.
Posted: 10 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

Core Security Technologies

How Would Self-Reset Password Solutions Impact Enterprises Around the World?
sponsored by Tools4ever
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the results of a survey on self-reset password solutions and the impact that they could have on IT helpdesks.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014


Risk-Based Security Buyer's Guide: Addressing Enterprise-class Threats on an SME-class Budget
sponsored by TaaSera
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper will show you how you must shift from a threat-based strategy that focuses on securing the perimeter to a risk-based approach that features a well-conceived incident response plan.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

TaaSera

The Relationship Between Identity Management and Compliance
sponsored by ObserveIT
EGUIDE: This expert guide asks whether anomaly-based user activity monitoring is the only way to stop data breaches, and also explains how IAM should and shouldn't be used to support enterprise compliance processes.
Posted: 08 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Dec 2014

ObserveIT

Experts' Best Practices for Secure Remote Network Access
sponsored by ObserveIT
EGUIDE: This helpful guide compiles a number of expert tips on how to secure remote network access, including how to set up a secure home network; what to include in a remote access audit; and more.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

ObserveIT

Secure VDI Desktops the Same Way you Would Physical Ones
sponsored by Dell
EGUIDE: Download this expert resource now to learn about protecting your virtual desktops and much more.
Posted: 05 Dec 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2014

Dell

Vectra X-Series Deployment Guide
sponsored by Vectra Networks
WHITE PAPER: This deployment guide gives a brief overview of the deployment preparation, installation, and configuration of a Vectra X-series platform, which detects malware and cyber attacks at any phase.
Posted: 04 Dec 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Vectra Networks

How to Build Defense in Depth Against Advanced Cyber Attacks with Vectra and Sandbox Security
sponsored by Vectra Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces Vectra, a leading innovator in real-time detection of in-progress cyber attacks that complements sandbox security solutions to create an in-depth defense against advanced persistent threats.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

Vectra Networks

Using Anomalies in Crash Reports to Detect Unknown Threats
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: In an industry first, Websense® Security Labs™ researchers used Windows Error Reporting (WER) crash reports to detect zero-day exploits in the wild.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Feb 2013

Websense

Understanding the Cyber Attack "Kill Chain" and Attack Model
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the seven stages of advanced threats that comprise "kill chains" and explains how cybercriminals use them in attacks.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

Websense

Win the Race Against Time to Stay Ahead of Cybercriminals
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how IBM Security QRadar Incident Forensics can help enterprises investigate and gather evidence on breaches.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

IBM

Prevent Fraud and Improve the User Experience with Mobile Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges of providing secure access in the mobile world and explores new security models, policies, and controls that can help to protect your critical assets and data.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

SIEM missteps? Tips to help you move forward: Presentation Transcript
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Download this expert presentation transcript now to learn about key pitfalls you must avoid to find value in your security information and event management deployment at different maturity levels.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 03 Dec 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Reducing the Cost and Complexity of Endpoint Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive whitepaper now to learn about some ways you can reduce the costs, complexity, and administration resources of security for mid-sized businesses with a single solution for endpoint management.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

IBM

Cool Vendors in Application and Endpoint Security, 2014
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This resource from Gartner evaluates 5 cutting-edge security vendors that are not necessarily market-proven, but are producing technologically sophisticated application and endpoint security products that early adopters may find highly promising.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 May 2014

Digital Guardian

How Box is Securing Business Information in the Cloud
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why the centralization of sensitive documents in the cloud can make them easier to monitor and secure.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

Box

Secure Business Information in the Cloud with Centralized Management
sponsored by Box
EBOOK: This white paper explores how a new generation of enterprise cloud services can mitigate the security challenges created by decentralized computing.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

Box

The Top 8 Mobile Security Risks: How to Protect Your Organization
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource presents the top 8 mobile security risks that you need to be on top of right now in order to protect your business, and also provides a questionnaire designed to elucidate and resolve the gaps in your approach to mobile security.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

How to Properly Plan Against Attacks with Incident Response and Advanced Malware Protection
sponsored by TaaSera
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the dos and don'ts of creating an incident response plan and looks at how advanced malware uses your own network against you.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

TaaSera

SIEM Missteps? Tips to Help You Move Forward
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
PODCAST: Download this expert podcast now to learn about key pitfalls you must avoid to find value in your security information and event management deployment at different maturity levels.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Premiered: Nov 13, 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Secure Mobile Email for the Lean IT Department
sponsored by Shavlik Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This expert whitepaper explores how you can keep you end-users happy and your corporate information safe in the age of mobile email.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Shavlik Technologies

Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource from Gartner compares mobile data protection solutions from a number of reputable companies, which defend access to secure data on storage systems in notebooks, removable media, desktops, and servers.
Posted: 02 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

Websense® Security Labs™: 8 Security Predictions for 2015
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: This must-read resource from Websense presents the top 8 security predictions for 2015.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Websense
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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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