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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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Balance End User Satisfaction and Business Productivity
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks about the benefits of corporate owned, personally enabled devices that provide a lot of the same benefits as BYOD, but without the security issues.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 11 Apr 2014

BlackBerry

A Roadmap for Big Data in Security Analytics
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Starting with a foundational set of data management and analytic capabilities enables organizations to effectively build and scale security management as the enterprise evolves to meet Big Data challenges.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

EMC Corporation

Transforming Traditional Security Strategies into an Early Warning System for Advanced Threats
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To develop the visibility, agility and speed to deal with advanced threats, security information and event management (SIEM) systems need to evolve into a central nervous system for large-scale security analytics.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

EMC Corporation

The Big Data Security Analytics Era is Here
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Big data security analytics is no longer a visionary idea -- leading enterprises recognize that their immediate security requirements demand this type of solution.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

EMC Corporation

Stopping Malicious Botnets
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get vital information about the malicious bot, also known as botnets when in large forces, and explore 4 key features that will help you build a defense-in-depth security system to prevent these attacks from compromising your networks.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The CISO's Guide to a Full Night's Sleep
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource shows the damages that can be caused by data breaches and audits and highlights an identity and access management solution that mitigates risk and ensures compliance.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

EMC Corporation

Automating the SANS 20 Critical Security Controls
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores security automation and how you can ensure system security with 4 main strategies.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Qualys

The Key to Seamless SSO
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a virtualized federated identity service that extends authentication beyond the security layer and reaches external applications, ensuring enterprise-wide protection.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Solving SIEM Problems with Security Analytics
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The status quo approach of collecting more logs from more sources won't help in detecting and responding to advanced threats. Logs are inherently limited in the level security visibility that they provide. Consider a new way of looking at SIEM.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

EMC Corporation

Evaluating Cost Of A DDoS Attack
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: This brief whitepaper evaluates the costs of DDoS attacks and explores what current organizations are doing to prevent them.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 09 Apr 2014

Dyn

Making a Business Case for Fraud Prevention Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This guide makes an effective business case for fraud-prevention technology and evaluates the true impact of fraud on various financial institutions.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

The Next Generation in Application Monitoring
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to discover the 3 major components to application security that will best keep your assets protected across the network.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

A UK Security Provider Fortifies its Systems for Greater Resiliency
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This informative case study explores one company's success with a disaster recovery plan and how it sought business continuity while ensuring security.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

RSA Web Threat Detection - Innovative and Effective Online Threat Detection
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a Web threat detection solution that uses business intelligence to better pinpoint and predict the anomalies, improving investigation and analysis of malicious behavior.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Mobile Application Security Chaos
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: Check out this video and see if you can recognize each of the types of vulnerabilities inflicted on these mobile users.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 8, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

No Silver Bullet: Eight Ways Malware Defeats Strong Security Controls
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explores 8 ways malware can defeat your security strategy and outlines some key techniques for preventing these intrusions.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Advanced Persistent Threats: Detection, Protection and Prevention
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this paper to get an overview of the common characteristics of APTs, how they typically work, and how Sophos complete security solution can protect your network, servers and end user clients.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

Sophos, Inc.

SANS Report: Security Web Applications Made Simple and Scalable
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
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: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Using Free Web Application Security Scanning Tools to Secure Web Apps
sponsored by Imperva
EGUIDE: Expert Michael Cobb sheds light on the true benefits of a zero-cost, open source Web application security scanning tool.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Imperva

8 Questions to Ask Your Intrusion Security System Vendor
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines 8 questions to ask your intrusion security provider – to ensure your network stays protected.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Protecting Your Critical Data with Integrated Security Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a security intelligence platform that integrates with data monitoring and vulnerability assessment for improved threat detection.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Beyond the Hype: Real-world APT Solution Testing by NSS Labs
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a thorough analysis of the Fortinet FortiSandbox 3000D v1.2 breach detection system. It looks at aspects like the effectiveness, performance and TCO of the solution and finds it to be an effective way to detect breaches and breach attempts.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Buyer's Criteria for Advanced Malware Protection
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the current state of malware in today's threat landscape and discusses some of the top strategies for stopping sophisticated malware.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 07 Apr 2014

Sourcefire

Addressing the Malware Challenge: Strategies At Work
sponsored by Sourcefire
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the current threat landscape, and what businesses are doing to prevent advanced malware from breaching their system.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Sourcefire

A More Secure From Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through the advantages of strong authentication, and helps you decide which strategies and solutions best fit your business needs.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata
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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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