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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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Strong Authentication: Best Practices and Use Cases
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper explains how an identity-centric approach to IT security can lock down critical processes and systems and ensure that you have complete control over who has access.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Gemalto

The Importance of Senior Executive Involvement in Breach Response
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper reveals the results of a study on why senior executives must get involved in breach management.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

XP 5 Ways to Mitigate Risk
sponsored by Lumension
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast offers five ways to mitigate risk when running XP after Windows discontinues support.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 5, 2014

Lumension

Incident Response: The New Paradigm
sponsored by TaaSera
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores the new requirements your incident response system must be able to meet in order to keep your organization safe.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

TaaSera

Proactive Responses to Today's Advanced Persistent Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores and endpoint management solution that can mitigate your risk of an attack and limit the damage when one happens.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

IBM

Security Intelligence - Solving the Puzzle for Actionable Insight
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive whitepaper now to learn how to move beyond prevention alone with detection, security analytics and intelligence, and much more.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

The Most Damaging Security Attacks Against Web Infrastructures Today
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WEBCAST: Drawing on recent research from Forrester, this short video discusses web application attacks and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, two of the most serious threats to modern enterprises.
Posted: 04 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 4, 2014

Akamai Technologies

Modernize your Active Directory
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at Active Directory, which can be used to mitigate risk and reduce costs with security software. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Dell Software

Free Trial: ObserveIT User Activity Monitoring
sponsored by ObserveIT
TRIAL SOFTWARE: ObserveIT enables you to identify and investigate suspicious user activity across your entire environment. Register for a free trial now and gain access to the full range of ObserveIT Enterprise features for 15 days.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 30 Oct 2014

ObserveIT

Cutting the Cost of Application Security
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the financial implications of web attacks, DDoS attacks, and other web-based threats, and also introduces one company's web application firewall as a potential solution.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Imperva

Web Applications Under Attack: How Network Security Solutions Leave You Exposed
sponsored by Imperva
RESOURCE: This infographic depicts how two types of firewalls—web application firewalls and next generation firewalls—measure up against the threats considered to be the "top 10" by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP).
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

Selecting The Right Cloud Deployment (with Security in Mind)
sponsored by CDW Corporation
VIDEO: Watch this informative video to learn the important steps for selecting and implementing the right cloud infrastructure for your business, and also learn about the top concern with implementing the cloud – security.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 24 Jun 2014

CDW Corporation

DDoS Mitigation Best Practices for a Rapidly Changing Threat Landscape
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores five best practices for distributed denial of service attack mitigation.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2012

Verisign, Inc.

Demo: RSA Security Analytics: SIEM Use Case
sponsored by RSA
VIDEO: Watch this demo to discover RSA Security Analytics 10.4 in action as it solves a complex security information and event management (SIEM) use case.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 29 Oct 2014

RSA

Finding an Evil in the Haystack
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the tools, technologies and techniques required for comprehensive detection and remediation of advanced malware threats and why traditional signature-based approaches fall short of protecting your organization.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 18 Oct 2012

EMC Corporation

An Approach to Security Frameworks
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper will show you how to meet compliance frameworks while also improving security levels.
Posted: 29 Oct 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

Symantec Corporation

Five Fundamental Network Security Tips
sponsored by CDW Corporation
VIDEO: This video reveals five critical tips that companies should use to enhance their network security.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 06 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

Protect Your Company's Lifeblood
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the potential hazards of overlooking ERP application layer security and offers insight into a platform solution intended to help improve visibility and descrease security vulnerabilities.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 28 Oct 2014


Demo: RSA ECAT
sponsored by RSA
VIDEO: Watch this demo to see what real-time malware analysis on the endpoint looks like with RSA ECAT.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 28 Oct 2014

RSA

Protect Your Organization from DDoS Malware
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this valuable whitepaper now to learn about five specific types of DDoS attacks, how they work, what you can do to prevent them, and much more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

Verisign, Inc.

Best Practices to Help Overcome Cloud Security Concerns
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report gives your IT shop a better understanding of the threats against cloud technologies, as it highlights 9 top threats along with their implications to enterprise security and possible solutions to address each threat.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 27 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

Evaluating Security Monitoring Alternatives
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper makes a case for adding security monitoring to your protection strategy, detailing its value and comparing some services.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Apr 2008

Symantec Corporation

DDoS and Downtime Considerations for Risk Management
sponsored by Verisign, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores your risk management options when it comes to distributed denial of service attacks.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 11 Oct 2012

Verisign, Inc.

Demo: RSA Security Analytics and RSA ECAT
sponsored by RSA
VIDEO: See key features of RSA Security Analytics 10.4 and RSA ECAT 4.0 in action including log collection, packet analysis, the addition of Netflow, and real-time malware analysis on the endpoint.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 27 Oct 2014

RSA

RSA Security Analytics and RSA ECAT Customer Case Study: LA World Airports
sponsored by RSA
VIDEO: Bob Cheong, CISO of LA World Airports, discusses why RSA Security Analytics and RSA ECAT are key components of his state-of-the-art security operations center (SOC).
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Premiered: 27 Oct 2014

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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