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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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Building a Better Network Security Strategy
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WHITE PAPER: This informative resource discusses what features a network security strategy should cover in order to ensure success in today's business world.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 03 Mar 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

SANS - Securing Web Applications Made Simple and Scalable
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ANALYST REPORT: This SANS report features an automated application security testing solution that identifies known vulnerabilities across multiple sources to keep your networks fully protected.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

SANS - Survey on Application Security Programs and Practices
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WHITE PAPER: This SANS report pinpoints where the vulnerability gaps lie in today's application security programs. Click through for key recommendations on how to address these issues.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Your Guide to Choosing a Next Generation Firewall to Combat Today's Threats
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WHITE PAPER: This resource helps you understand the next generation firewall (NGFW), and how to choose the best solution to combat today's threats.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprise Software Security Strategies Pulse Report (SSA)
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WHITE PAPER: This survey report by Gatepoint Research explores the extent to which IT organizations employ application security testing and remediation solutions.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

2014 Global Report on the Cost of Cyber Crime
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WHITE PAPER: Ponemon Institute's 2014 Cost of Cyber Crime Study taps into the collective experience of 257 organizations in seven countries, describing the most common and most costly types of attacks; the greatest internal and external costs; and the security technologies most effective in reducing losses.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enhancing Network Security: 205 Network Security Pros Weigh In
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges faced by 205 network security professionals in the United States, including their major concerns, their experience with cyber threats, and their current and planned use of network security technologies.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Network Security Intelligence Selection Buying Guide
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why network defense can make or break the success of an enterprise; and also introduces HP TippingPoint, a leader in security intelligence, as a potential solution.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Unlock New Pathways to Network Security Architecture
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EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Dave Shackleford offers advice on how your organization can make the right network security architecture decisions when it comes to network isolation and segmentation to create a multi-layer attack surface.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Using Network Flow Analysis To Improve Network Security Visibility
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EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Michael Gregg explains how security professionals are turning to network flow analysis to gain improved network security visibility.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

SDN Security Strategies for Network Attack Prevention
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EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Dave Shackleford discusses the rise of software-defined monitoring; using SDN for security monitoring and packet analysis; how SDN security strategies tackle network attack prevention; and more.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprises Seek Greater Security Through Network Transparency
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EGUIDE: In this expert guide, Kevin Beaver lists 3 major ways that you can better know and secure your enterprise networks as they grow larger and more complex than ever before.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Next-Generation Firewalls and IPS: Why You Need Both
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WHITE PAPER: This HP white paper shows how next-generation firewalls and next-generation intrusion prevention systems are complementary security solutions that work together to secure your network.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Collaborative Defense – HP Security Research
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper from HP Security Research demonstrates why collaboration is essential in defending businesses from cyber attacks and how it can work.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Incident Response: How to Fight Back, A SANS Survey
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WHITE PAPER: This SANS survey on incident response taps into the collective knowledge of 259 security professionals in 19 industries and 13 countries to help you to understand how other companies respond to cyber incidents and how you can improve your own response.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Quantifying the Business Value of HP TippingPoint
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WHITE PAPER: This HP white paper applies the experience of real HP TippingPoint customers to quantify its savings and demonstrate pay back in the first year.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Enterprises Reveal Significant Room for Improvement In Their Security Defenses
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WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the results of a survey that depicts that lack of confidence that organizations have in their security defenses, and also presents an approach to detecting malware to prevent it from spreading throughout the network.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why You Need a Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the reasons why enterprises benefit from implementing next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) and lays out a path to success.
Posted: 01 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Assess Database Vulnerabilities and Eliminate Risk
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video introduces a vulnerability assessment solution that utilizes in-depth evaluations to examine patch levels and database configurations, highlighting vulnerabilities in your environment so you can quickly remediate problems and safeguard your critical data.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 11 Nov 2014

IBM

Symantec Intelligence Report -November 2014
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper provides in-depth analysis of the security landscape from November 2014.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Symantec Corporation

Penn State saves up to USD 300,000 per year by using IBM Endpoint Manager
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This exclusive video case study reveals the endpoint management solution Penn State University turned to in order to manage their heterogeneous distributed environments and reduce costs.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Premiered: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

Windows XP Now Draws Hackers to it like Bees to Honey
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive white paper now to find out how you can easily upgrade your software and protect yourself from the inevitable attacks.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 May 2014

IBM

Why do you need Sandboxing for Protection
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper reveals how sandboxing can help you combat advanced persistent threats.
Posted: 30 Jan 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

A Smarter Solution to Malware Prevention
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Short Description: Download this exclusive white paper now to learn more about the threats organizations are facing today, the means to combat those threats, and the next-generation of cloud-driven protection.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Webroot

Complete Breakdown of the Endpoint Security Marketplace
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper looks at the evolution of the endpoint security marketplace as it fights to limit threats that attack antivirus weaknesses, circumvent security protection, and compromise endpoint systems.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Webroot
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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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