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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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Prevent Security Breaches with Continuous Monitoring
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses why defensive security products alone can't fully protect your enterprise from the types of security breaches that have made headlines in recent years, and proposes continuous monitoring as a potential solution.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 25 Jul 2014

Tenable Network Security

2014 Cost of Cyber Crime Study
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers the results of a survey that analyzed the cost of cyber-crime.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Security Analytics and Intelligence Survey 2014
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey of 350 IT professionals explores how IT security teams use security analytics and intelligence to help detect cyber attacks.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Endpoint Management for Data Centers - Under the Hood of a Data center
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive infographic to learn more about the current threat landscape and how you can improve security with effective endpoint management.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

IBM

Predicting Attack Paths Within Your Networks
sponsored by Tenable Network Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how one company's advanced security solutions can be leveraged to identify systems within your networks that are vulnerable to exploitation.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2014

Tenable Network Security

10 Steps for Implementing Strong Authentication in your Organization
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This important whitepaper covers 10 crucial steps you must take to implement strong authentication in your organization.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

Gemalto

Protecting your Executives and Important Information from Risk
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive whitepaper for an overview of protecting executive-level information and uncover some ways to simplify management.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

Gemalto

A Cheat Sheet for Comparing Cloud Encryption Schemes
sponsored by SkyHigh
WHITE PAPER: This cheat sheet provides an overview of cloud encryption schemes and their relative strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

SkyHigh

Beyond the Firewall: Protection and Performance
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive paper that explains how to achieve greater visibility into the global threat landscape and create a more proactive resilient defense against cyberattackers. Additionally, find out how to address the challenge of a changing defense budget in the next few years.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Akamai Technologies

Web Security: Protecting the Heart of Your Business
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this study conducted by Forrester Research, Inc., learn how organizations in the US and Europe understand the impact of cyberattacks and specifically the role DDoS and web application attacks have on their business.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Akamai Technologies

Akamai's (State of the Internet) / Security
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the explosion of DDoS attacks that took place Q3 2014 and examines the various methods used, potential ways to thwart future attacks, and much more.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Akamai Technologies

BYOD: A Complex Environment to Deploy Secure Solutions
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives an overview of a number of problems associated with mobile security, as well as several potential solutions. Read on to learn how to maximize security for mobile endpoints within your enterprise, and how to successfully implement these solutions in a rapidly changing mobile enterprise market.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Gemalto

The Importance of Improving and Adapting Web Security
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores CSOs' opinions and strategies regarding web security; the challenges that currently stand in the way of web security deployment within many organizations; and the options that businesses have for working through these critical issues.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Akamai Technologies

Seizing Opportunities and Eliminating Risks with BYOD and Mobile Security
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This white paper distills the complexities of BYOD scenarios into three common use cases. Read on to find actionable mobile security ideas that fit your own organization's specific requirements in order to reduce threats in this dynamic landscape.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Gemalto

Know Your Endpoints to Prevent Security Breaches
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers how an IBM assessment can show you how secure your endpoints really are.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Sep 2012

IBM

How to deliver more secure automotive software
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
RESOURCE: In October 2014, Toyota recalled 2.1 million vehicles globally because of a software problem that could cause cars to stop suddenly. Check out this concise infographic that addresses ways to ensure that the code that automotive software developers are building is safe, secure, and reliable.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Rogue Wave Software

Minimize Check Fraud and Counterfeited Print
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a solution developed by HP and TROY to control check printing operations and help prevent fraud on finished checks, adding security to a variety of applications.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

How important is it to have a secure and reliable web application infrastructure?
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast takes an in-depth look at a web security solution that was able to deliver rock solid security without risking performance or cost. View now and take the first step towards a safer enterprise network.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 10, 2014

Akamai Technologies

Keep Cyber Threats From Destroying Your Organization
sponsored by LabTech Software
EBOOK: This exclusive white paper examines future security risks to the network and provides and in-depth look at how to combat them.  Read on to learn how you can ease that burden for your IT department.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

LabTech Software

What can businesses do to protect themselves from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) and web application attacks?
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
VIDEO: A solution more and more companies are turning to is cloud based service approach. You can scale the service to deal with ever increasing threats in a cost effective manner. Download and view this video to get an inside look at Forrester Research's findings regarding DDoS and application attacks.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 30 Oct 2014

Akamai Technologies

Denial of Service Use Case for Predicting Outages before they Occur
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video demo provides an overview of how IBM SmartCloud Analytics Predictive Insights helps provide early warning in preventing a security attack.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 07 Nov 2014

IBM

Comply Before You Connect: Security for Federal Agencies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the use of "comply-to-connect" initiatives in federal agencies and proposes IBM Endpoint Manager as a solution to the need for continuous compliance.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

How to Deal with Increasing DDOS Attacks
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores how to protect your organization from distributed denial of service attacks.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

Verisign, Inc.

10 Risky Security Behaviors to Avoid: Protect Your Organization
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores 10 risky behaviors end-users must avoid to keep your organization safe.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge

New Topics on the 2014 Security+ SY0-401 Exam
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper details the changes to the CompTIA Security + exam and helps you prepare for the test.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 07 Nov 2014

Global Knowledge
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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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