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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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Rapidly Respond to Advanced Attacks in Motion with Carbon Black
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
EBOOK: Access this in-depth resource that explains why your organization would be better off by establishing a security lifecycle – one that reduces the area to attack while also detecting advanced threats in real time. Read on to learn more about evolving enemies, understanding the kill chain, and more.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Improve APT Detection with Context-Aware Security Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this expert E-Guide, security guru Brad Casey introduces new context-aware security solutions, and why they could be the key to sniffing out APTs hiding on your enterprise networks.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

IBM

Security Solutions: Balancing Protection and Productivity
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, explores security solutions that provide transparent security, integrated containerization for simply application development and deployment, and a more optimal user experience.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

BlackBerry

Research Report: Mobile Security Trends in the Workplace
sponsored by Bluebox
WHITE PAPER: In this informative report, get the facts on enterprise mobility trends and BYOD programs, and discover how organizations should adapt to this changing IT security landscape.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Bluebox

Get Ready to Halt Cyber Attacks With IPS In Place
sponsored by HP and Intel
CASE STUDY: This case study highlights an intrusion prevention system (IPS) solution that is designed to secure network and critical data with intelligent and adaptive security measures.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

HP and Intel

Protect Mobile Data without Restricting Users
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WEBCAST: In this informative webcast, explore a new mobile security solution which provides mobile security and visibility without forcing users to stop using their preferred apps and devices.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Mar 5, 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Penetration Testing From Your Pocket: New Mobile Testing Tools
sponsored by Pwine Express
WEBCAST: In this in-depth webcast, you'll discover a new mobile penetration testing solution that could help on-the-road pen-testers and on-site security assessments.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 14, 2014

Pwine Express

Securing Your Company – Where Do You Start?
sponsored by NEC Corporation of America
PODCAST: Tune in to this informative podcast to gain crucial information about managed security solutions, and how they can help you monitor threats and prevent data breaches in your enterprise.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 5, 2014

NEC Corporation of America

BYODs Dark Side Data Protection
sponsored by HP Autonomy
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how data protection issues can cause a lot of problems with BYOD initiatives. It also highlights one solution that helps secure the data on BYOD devices.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

HP Autonomy

Threat Management Gateway Replacement Guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This TMG replacement guide covers a few key areas of Microsoft's TMG, and addresses a unified threat management system that can replace TMG and improve your network protection. Discover more about this system's interface that simply works, and why you don't need to panic without Microsoft's TMG.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Security Threat Report 2014
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this security threat report, explore how malware has evolved and botnet and exploit kit innovations have proliferated. Read on to learn how a hacker can profit from your smartphone, tips for protecting your web server and clients, how to protect from targeted threats to your financial accounts, and more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing: Can You Afford Not To?
sponsored by Pwine Express
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains why vulnerability assessment and penetration testing are such critical tools in the fight against modern cybercrime, as well as how they can make a difference in your organization's security solution.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

Pwine Express

Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This Gartner Magic Quadrant for mobile data protection highlights 12 different platforms to choose from, including McAfee, Dell, Sophos, and more. View now to learn more about each platform, and what differentiates leaders from challenges, and visionaries from niche players.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This in-depth Gartner Magic Quadrant compares 18 vendors and their EPPs. Inside, learn about each platform's strengths and cautions, and see how each matches up on the quality of their protection capabilities, the depth and breadth of features, and the ease of administration.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Top Three Tactics Advanced Attackers Use to Breach Pharmaceutical Organizations
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This essential white paper breaks down the top three most dangerous methods malicious attackers employ and evaluates strategies that can safeguard your sensitive data against them.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

FireEye

Multifactor Authentication Methods You Can Use Now
sponsored by HID
EGUIDE: While FIDO-ready technology is still developing, there are several multifactor authentication methods that are ready to use now.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

HID

Determining the Right Mobile Security Solution for Your Organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper presents the steps every organization should take before committing to a mobile security solution, and examines the pros and cons of different potential security strategies.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

IBM

The Essential Elements of Critical Infrastructure Protection against Advanced Threats
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the current challenges organizations face in terms of cybersecurity. It also mentions 3 essential elements to an effective Critical Infrastructure Protection approach.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

FireEye

Rising security concern for online and mobile banking
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the rising security concern for online and mobile banking, especially apparent in today's evolving threat landscape.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

HID

Use Case: Secure Internet Access for 71,000 Australian Students
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a use case involving an Australian educational in need of a centralized, scalable solution in order to distribute materials to 45,000 users per day in safe, easily accessible manner.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Websense, Inc.

Diversionary and Multivector DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this essential white paper, you'll learn about the rise of these destructive attacks, why they are so difficult to block, and how an integrated security solution could help keep your organization protected.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

The New Breed of DDoS Attacks: An Executive Brief
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource breaks down the new breed of DDoS attacks, and provides strategies for keeping your organization protected.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Use Case: Scaling a University's Intrusion Detection System to Support 30,000 Users
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a use case in which a major research university needed to upgrade its intrusion detection system (IDS) to secure 30,000 users and monitor tens of gigabits of internet traffic each second.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Gigamon

Shadow IT in the Enterprise
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this report, discover survey results from more than 1,000 enterprise users to give you a better sense of who is using Dropbox and for what purposes. Don't be surprised to learn that smartphone and tablet users are much more likely to use Dropbox – read on to find out more.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

Nasuni Corporation

Cybercriminals Exploit New Weaknesses in Retailers’ Networks
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover how you can protect your retail business and your customers by implementing smart security strategies, including increased endpoint security and privileged account management.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 08 Aug 2014

FireEye
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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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