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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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Regin: Top-Tier Espionage Tool Enables Stealthy Surveillance
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores the stages of Regin, breaking down its complex architecture.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Nov 2014

Symantec Corporation

Keep Your Data Safe in the Era of Distributed Computing
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RESOURCE: Download this exclusive infographic now to learn about protecting your business content in the era of distributed computing.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 08 Jan 2015

Box

Beginner's Guide to SSL Certificates: Making the Best Choice When Considering Your Online Security Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This helpful guide explains how the effective implementation of SSL certificates is critical to protecting your customers, earning their trust, and ensuring your success when it comes to conducting business online.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

Symantec Corporation

Improve Enterprise Security in the Age of Cloud and Mobile Computing
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper offers up a security approach that can protect your data in the age of the cloud and mobile computing.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

Box

Cloud: Security threat or opportunity?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This e-book will help you learn more about the techniques that are being employed to attack cloud environments.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Jan 2015

IBM

It's Time to Get Serious About Protecting Sensitive Data in Transit
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why it's long past time to get serious about protecting your sensitive data as it travels across networks, and also lists 3 steps that you can take to avoid being a hacking statistic in 2015.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

Securing the Modern Data Center: Building Proper Security Controls, Policies, and Processes to Address and Mitigate New Risks
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews three data center trends and their risks.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Cisco

Move on From your Ineffective Static Security Approach
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, learn how Cisco FireSIGHT® Management Center (Management Center) supports the Cisco®suite of anti-malware, intrusion prevention system (IPS), and next-generation firewall security products.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Cisco

3 Essential Aspects of an Integrated Threat Defense Strategy
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive infographic explores the three key aspects of creating an integrated threat defense strategy that gives you the visibility to discover and protect against socially engineered exploits.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

Addressing the Full Attack Continuum: A New Threat-Centric Security Model for Before, During, and After an Attack
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This important white paper explores a security solution that spans the entire attack continuum.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Cisco

What to Look for in an Advanced Malware Protection Vendor
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WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper explores the capabilities you must look for in your advanced malware protection vendor.
Posted: 31 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Cisco

The Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report Identifying the Weak Links
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: Download this extensive white paper now to learn about how to fight back with threat intelligence. Also uncover details on current industry trends and find out where things will go from here.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

5 New Laws of Antimalware Protection Keep Up with Evolving Threats
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Continue on to this essential white paper now to uncover five laws of anti-malware protection that can keep you safe.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Cisco

Next Generation Firewall Security Value Map
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WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper for a value map of the top next-generation firewall options to see who reigns supreme.
Posted: 29 Dec 2014 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

Cybersecurity Is Essential for M&A Due Diligence (and Easier than You Think)
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper looks at why cyber-security is essential an essential part of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) due diligence - and how rating the security potential of partners actually might be a lot easier than you think.
Posted: 26 Dec 2014 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

BitSight

What's Behind a Cyber Attack?
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: The what, when, and how of an enterprise security incident
Posted: 24 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

Avnet

Get over 33% OFF AVG CloudCare with Their Limited Time "3 for 2 Offer"
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RESEARCH CONTENT: Download this brief resource today to find out about a solution that will allow you to proactively deliver profitable cloud-based IT services, support mobile working, and protect your customers, devices, and data.
Posted: 24 Dec 2014 | Published: 24 Dec 2014

AVG Technologies

The Cisco 2014 Midyear Security Report Identifying the Weak Links
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: Download this infographic for a mid-year security report. Cyber-threats are evolving at an alarming rate. Heartbleed, Java vulnerabilities, and POS weaknesses are just a few of the key areas of concern.Download this infographic for a mid-year security report.
Posted: 24 Dec 2014 | Published: 24 Dec 2014

Sourcefire

IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Quarterly
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: This important white paper takes a look at how organizations dealt with the immediate aftermath of the Heartbleed announcement with large-scale mitigation strategies for ongoing protection.
Posted: 23 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

Avnet

Three Key Objectives for Mobile Testing
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to learn how you can gain control and security over your mobile applications, broken down into 3 simple steps.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Managing Security Risks and Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: Access this valuable white paper now to learn how to protect high-value assets and provide scalable, cost-effective, integrated security across the entire IT environment and much more.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Avnet

AVG Managed Workplace 9.0 - Exclusive 2 for 1 Offer: Buy One License, Get One License Free
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PRODUCT DEMO: Download this exclusive product demo to learn about a remote monitoring and management platform with an easy-to-use, web-based console and a pay-as-you-go model.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 22 Dec 2014

AVG Technologies

AVG Content Filtering - Now Get 50% Off on Any 12- or 24-Month Subscription
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PRODUCT DEMO: This complimentary IT downloads lets you try a cloud content filtering solution for yourself.
Posted: 22 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 22 Dec 2014

AVG Technologies

Cloud-Based Content Filtering Drives Productivity and Protects Against Threats
sponsored by AVG Technologies
SOFTWARE DEMO: This complimentary IT download will allow you to experience a reliable, automated, company-wide backup solution that will protect your customer's data while driving greater productivity.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 18 Dec 2014

AVG Technologies

Research Finds More Organizations Use Big Data Analytics for Security
sponsored by RSA
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the rise of Big Data security analytics.
Posted: 02 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Jan 2015

RSA
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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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