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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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Protecting Against Online Banking Fraud with F5
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can simplify your approach to anti-fraud solutions.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

F5 Networks

nti-Malware Tailored to the Needs of Mobile Devices
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
VIDEO: In this brief video, learn about the capabilities of mobile anti-malware and how a mobile anti-malware program could protect you.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Premiered: 15 Oct 2013


Infographic: What is Malvertising?
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, learn all you need to know about malvertising and how to stop it.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015


An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper follows one real-life zero-day attack, detailing how the attack entered the network, what parts of the network it infiltrated, and how it was eventually mitigated.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015


17 Security Products Tested for Malware Removal and Repair
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the results of a series of independent tests on seventeen different anti-malware products.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


How Anti-Exploit Software Stops Malware Early
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explains the concept of anti-exploit technology and discusses its capabilities.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


An Inside View of a Zero-Day Campaign
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This article gets you inside the workings of a zero-day attack by giving you a step-by-step look at one that occurred just a few months ago.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015


Sandbox and Secure Email Gateway - Security Dynamic Duo
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how SEGs are evolving to deliver additional layers of protection against hackers and how sandboxing, when used concurrently, can inspect harmful emails that reside within the grey area between white and black lists. View now to learn how to prevent APTs from reaching an end user.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Survey Results: Endpoint Security in a Time of Uncertainty
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this survey report, find statistics on the most common endpoint security threats faced, what protections are being leveraged, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015


Building a Layered Defense Against Data Breaches
sponsored by Absolute Software
WEBCAST: This webcast explores how a tri-layered security strategy can help protect you from a continuous barrage of malware. View now to learn why encryption is not enough to protect data and why endpoint security can pick up where traditional perimeter defenses leave off.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Premiered: Dec 15, 2014

Absolute Software

Million Dollar HIPAA Penalties for Healthcare
sponsored by Absolute Software
WEBCAST: The additions of HITECH and OFR extend HIPAA's reach to business associates and partners. This webcast explores the consequences of a downstream violation and the penalties you will receive if a breach occurs. View now to learn why encryption isn't enough for your security and compliance strategy.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Premiered: Oct 22, 2014

Absolute Software

Mitigating Mobility Risks with Real-Time Contextual Data
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Traditional endpoint security approaches won't protect users on the go, so you need to rethink your mobile strategy.  This white paper explores a coordinated defense to fill in potential security gaps bu using real-time contextual data.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 24 Mar 2015

Aruba Networks

Endpoint Security Must Get Better
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to learn how unsatisfied IT leaders are simplifying endpoint security while improving protection against attacks and avoiding the costs of potential security incidents.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

Trend Micro

Healthcare Data Breaches - Lessons Learned
sponsored by Absolute Software
WEBCAST: Find out about data breach trends and statistics, including the cost of a breach and common attack strategies, in this webcast. View now to learn the steps to take to mitigate and respond to a breach.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Premiered: Jan 22, 2015

Absolute Software

Network Vulnerabilities Defended: Fighting Today’s Advanced Attacks
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the three phase strategy to defending your network against determined cybercriminals.  Read on to take a look into hackers' minds and learn how to improve data protection.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

A Legal Practitioner's Guide To Mobility Risk
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explroes the challenges of mobile computing for legal organizations and offers 8 tips for securing mobile devices and data to avoid penalties.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Absolute Software

Big Data Analytics On Security Data
sponsored by Platfora
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive white paper to learn how big data analytics are playing a new role in security. Discover why data driven analytic tools are helping executives understand and prevent advanced cyber-attacks securing their organization's reputation and money.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 04 May 2015

Platfora

Cybersecurity Trends of 2015: A View from the Front Lines
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: In today's dangerous threat landscape, the only way to stay secure is to know what you're up against. In this cybersecurity report, find essential information on today's latest security trends.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

FireEye

Top 10 Data Security Tips to Mitigate Threats
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the top 10 security tips and best practices to secure your data and fend off the barrage of incoming attacks.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Absolute Software

Web App Security Top 10 Risk Mitigation Techniques
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lays out the top 10 challenges of and threats to web app security. View now to learn the corresponding 10 risk mitigation techniques to protect web apps.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Case Study: Secure File Sharing with Investors
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
CASE STUDY: This case study examines how an identity and access management program can protect data shared with collaborators and investors. View now to learn how to mitigate data leaks and theft.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Securing Shared Files and Data
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how one aerospace and defense supplies leader was able to improve identity and access management (IAM) to classified files and documents and improve user experience and security. Read on now to learn how you can provision and secure data access to collaborators.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

IntraLinks, Inc

Enabling The Secure And Rapid Adoption Of Cloud Services
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access the results of this Forrester report to discover what's driving the current trend towards adoption of cloud technology and why the benefits of cloud outweigh the potential security risks for many organizations. Read on to discover what your organization can do you address potential security risks in your cloud system.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Microsoft

Breaking Bad: The Risk of Insecure File Sharing
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the risks and vulnerabilities of using file sync and share solutions and ungoverned practices. Read on to learn the 11 key steps to protecting data in the collaborative file-sharing environment.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Financial Services Security: Recent Attacks, Trends, and Best Practices
sponsored by Absolute Software
WEBCAST: This presentation discusses some of the recent high-profile breaches and uses them to draw conclusions about overall cybersecurity trends and best practices for the financial industry.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Premiered: May 1, 2015

Absolute Software
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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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