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DEFINITION: Directory traversal is a form of HTTP exploit in which a hacker uses the software on a Web server to access data in a directory other than the server's root directory. If the attempt is successful, the hacker can view restricted files or even execute commands on the server. Directory traversal attacks are commonly performed using Web browsers. Any server in which input data from Web browsers is not  … 
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Quick Wins with Website Protection Services
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the current state of website security and demonstrates the all-too-common error of neglecting security in this realm. Additionally, lean about a website protection solution that can quickly add measurable security to your web presence with a price for enticing than deploying an in-house solution.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Akamai Technologies

Watering Hole Attacks: Detect End-User Compromise Before the Damage is Done
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: This exclusive webcast covers a unified security management platform that will protect your end-users from watering hole attacks.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Oct 8, 2014

AlienVault

A Guide To Multi-Layered Web Security
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Unfortunately, multilayered web security is not as straightforward as businesses would like, which makes thwarting security attacks like the Heartbleed virus even more stressful. So what does it take to do it? Consult this guide to uncover the strategies and technology needed to deploy a powerful, multilayered web security project.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

Akamai Technologies

Understanding IoT: 3 Philosophies to Capitalize While Mitigating Risk
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The Internet of Things (IoT) consists of a growing global network of smart devices – ranging from mobile phones to motor vehicles to domestic appliances. This whitepaper breaks down the essentials of IoT to help the reader better understand the benefits and risks, as well as the potential for growth.
Posted: 29 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CA Technologies.

2013 MarketScope Report for Web Access Management
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: This Gartner MarketScope report compares the top Web access management (WAM) vendors on the market today to help you decide which product will best fit your business needs.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

IBM

Federated Identity & Single Sign‐On Using Layer 7
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how separate identity silos create gaps and complexities in security measures. Read on to reveal a solution that federates identity and provides single sign-on (SSO) services for mobile and virtual applications to reduce these challenges.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

CA Technologies.

Protecting Your Website With Always On SSL
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the imperative need for always on SSL, and the steps you can take to deliver end-to-end protection for your users. It also includes detailed accounts of four organizations that are leading the way with always on SSL in a cooperative effort to make the internet more secure.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 01 May 2012

Symantec Corporation

Web Browser Security Features Make Attacks Harder
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This e-guide from SearchSecurity.com explores the features Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome are developing that are making the job of the attacker much harder.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 17 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Exploring new web browser security capabilities
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: New threats are created on a regular basis and businesses need to be prepared for the risks. View this expert E-Guide to explore some of the new security capabilities of web browsers and how they help prevent attacks. Learn more about the features that strengthen the security of Web gateway's by consulting this asset.
Posted: 04 Oct 2012 | Published: 04 Oct 2012

SearchSecurity.com

CW Buyer's Guide: IPV6 Migration
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This Computer Weekly Buyer's guide takes you through the steps you need to take to migrate to IPv6 and explains the potential impact on your business.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Feb 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Cloud Web Security Using Cisco ASA
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines a cloud web security (CWS) solution that offers a combination of web usage controls with category and reputation-based control, malware filtering, and data protection to address the need for a corporate web security policy.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco Web Security Appliance
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a web security appliance that combines advanced malware protection, application visibility and control, insightful reporting and highly secure mobility to ensure the protection and control of web traffic.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

SharePoint Security Should Not Be an Afterthought
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert guide from SearchSecurity.com will help you understand the top security issues facing SharePoint and how to ensure that you are deploying this system securely. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 20 May 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Thawte Inc.

Information Security Magazine - March 2013
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: This issue of Information Security magazine explores the outsourcing of security services and the managed security service provider (MSSP) landscape. Also explored are key tips for managing big data privacy concerns, how antivirus evasion techniques show the ease with which attackers bypass detection, and much more.
Posted: 28 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Mar 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Taking the fear out of bringing Government Systems online
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: People are quickly navigating to a more mobile environment and many individuals are urging government agencies to develop online services. In the past, certain aspects of online sharing have caused government agencies to hesitate, but this white paper helps outline some of the benefits of online systems.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 24 Jul 2012

IBM

IT Administrator Saves Engineering Firm More than 200 Hours a Week by Switching to Webroot Secure Anywhere
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: The antivirus protection Doris network was using created problems and slowed the productivity of employees. Fortunately, Webroot offered an efficient and effective solution. Learn how Webroot remedied the inaccurate and difficult to manage reports by reading this informative resource.
Posted: 06 Aug 2012 | Published: 06 Aug 2012

Webroot

Web Application Security: How to Minimize the Risk of Attacks
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper outlines the importance of Web application security. With over 55 percent of vulnerabilities in 2010 resulting in attacks, a solution is necessary. Learn more about the different types of Web application vulnerabilities as well as how to detect vulnerabilities more efficiently.
Posted: 26 Jul 2012 | Published: 26 Jul 2012

Qualys

Securing Web Services and Service-Oriented Architectures with Oracle Web Services Manager 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: While web services offer extraordinary value to a company, they are not free of challenges – especially when it comes to security and management. Read this white paper to learn how the Oracle Web Services Management (WSM) is equipped with the capabilities to help you tackle web-services-based SOA security and management issues.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Minimize your financial institution’s risk with solutions from IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organisations face many challenges as they become more reliant on web technology: web applications are increasingly being targeted, and at the same time, compliance regulations continue to grow in complexity. Learn how to tackle these issues with IBM Rational, a comprehensive solution that provides protection, while helping to ensure compliance.
Posted: 04 Aug 2011 | Published: 04 Aug 2011

IBM

The Drivers for Web Security in the Cloud
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This Bloor Research paper examines the key drivers for Web security in the cloud. View now to explore the realities of web threats and learn how cloud-based solutions can provide a high level of protection against these increasingly complex and sophisticated threats.
Posted: 25 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

Webroot

Simplify Security for REST and WS* Web Services: The Gateway Approach
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief presents how to simplify the implementation of standardized enterprise security for both REST and WS-* services, and how a Service Gateway can act as a central Policy Enforcement Point to delegate authentication/authorization and provide REST to SOAP mediations without having to write code.
Posted: 29 Mar 2011 | Published: 28 Mar 2011

Intel

Malware Security Report: Protecting Your Business, Customers, and the Bottom Line
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you understand the threat from malware and how it can impact your online business. You’ll learn about criminals’ motivations for distributing malware through the web and how they infect web servers to make distribution possible.
Posted: 18 Feb 2011 | Published: 18 Feb 2011

VeriSign EMEA

Architecting the Ultimate Control Point - Advanced Cyber Threat Mitigation
sponsored by Intel
WEBCAST: This session looks at applying the complete lifecycle of a Security Architect's job dealing with Web Services Threats and Countermeasures. View Industry security expert Gunnar Peterson develop a Web service Threat model and show how access control and SAML can mitigate spoofing and elevation of privilege attacks.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Premiered: Oct 13, 2010

Intel

Malicious JavaScript Attacks: What Can You Do?
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: We’ll review what to watch for, as well as the security strategies that will help keep you safe.
Posted: 12 Jan 2011 | Published: 11 Jan 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Web Threats 2010: The Risks Ramp Up
sponsored by CSC
WHITE PAPER: In the face of unprecedented web threat level growth, CSC CloudProtection for Mail and Web delivers protection of the very highest quality for thousands of businesses worldwide. Read this white paper to learn more about today's web threats and how your business can protect itself against them comprehensively and cost-effectively.
Posted: 17 Nov 2010 | Published: 17 Nov 2010

CSC
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WEB SERVICES SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): … Directory traversal is a form of HTTP exploit in which a hacker uses the software on a Web server to access data in a directory other than the server's root directory. If the attempt is successful, the hacker can view restricted files or even execute commands on the server. Directory traversal attacks are commonly performed using Web browsers. Any server in which input data from Web browsers is not validated is vulnerable to this type of attack.Although some educated guesswork is involved in finding paths to restricted files on a Web server, a skilled hacker can easily carry out this type of attack on an inadequately protected server by searching through the directory tree. The risk of such attacks can be minimized by careful Web server programming, the installation of software updates and patches, filtering of input from browsers, and the use of vulnerability scanners.Directory traversal is also known as directory climbing or backtracking.
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