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DEFINITION: Ransomware is a type of malware used for data kidnapping, an exploit in which the attacker encrypts the victim's data and demands payment for the decryption key. A ransomware program can be installed from an e-mail attachment, an infected program, or a compromised or malicious Web site. Malware used for this purpose is sometimes called a cryptovirus, cryptotrojan or cryptoworm.Ransomware is not new.  … 
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An Examination of Web App Security Process Management
sponsored by White Hat Security
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll learn the hard numbers about security vulnerabilities and how susceptible your organization is to being the next victim of an attack. View now to arm yourself with the knowledge to prepare for the inevitable attacks and reduce the likelihood of a data breach.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 1, 2015

White Hat Security

Up-to-the-Minute Global Threat Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll learn how stay informed with up to the minute cybercrime attack information.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 17, 2015

IBM

Secure Your Printers and Eliminate Wasteful Costs
sponsored by Nuance
WEBCAST: This brief webcast explores how to reign in printing services in the organization to protect enterprise data. View now to discover how to stop data leaks before they happen and how to eliminate help desk tickets.
Posted: 27 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Feb 13, 2015

Nuance

Monitoring and Enforcing Security Policy In Cloud Environments
sponsored by CloudPassage
WEBCAST: This webcast will help you build strategies for enforcing security strategies in your own enterprise, no matter how many service and application providers you employ.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 15, 2015, 01:04 EDT (05:04 GMT)

CloudPassage

The Ins and Outs of Secure File Sharing
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: One big gap persists in the file sync and sharing market: highly secure content delivery. This webcast features Jeff Holleran and Tim Choi, as they relay the challenges of compliant collaboration on multiple devices. Tune in and learn what is needed to keep content from being leaked during file sync and sharing.
Posted: 14 Jul 2015 | Premiered: May 14, 2015

BlackBerry

Modernize Your Backups for Modern Data Volumes
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This brief video discusses how an effective storage management platform can not only simplify your storage, but enhance data backup and protection as well.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 13 Jul 2015

IBM

Challenges and Strategies for the Collaborative, BYOD/Mobile Workforce
sponsored by BlackBerry
WEBCAST: This webcast demonstrates how to take mobile productivity to a new level by implementing secure communication and access to data behind the firewall or in the cloud. Learn how to optimize enterprise mobility management when you connect employees to data, apps, services, and of course, each other.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 13, 2015

BlackBerry

Free Demo: Enhancing Data Protection with Enterprise Storage Management
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DEMO: Take a look at this free demo to discover how the right storage manager can help you overcome the challenges of enterprise data protection.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 10 Jul 2015

IBM

How the Hackers Get In: Experiences from Real-Life Security Breaches
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
PODCAST: In this Podcast, you'll find firsthand accounts of the tactics used by cybercriminals from none other than Don Smith, Technology Director for a leader in information security systems. Heighten your awareness of spear phishing and other common attacks that lead to security breaches.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 10, 2015

Dell SecureWorks

Modernizing Data Protection for the SMB
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this video, two security experts discuss the data protection challenges that face SMBs today and provide suggestions for overcoming these challenges.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 10, 2015

IBM

Effective Data Protection for Your Virtual Environment
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video discusses the capabilities of a strong virtual data protection system to demonstrate how you can best protect data in your virtual environment.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 08 Sep 2014

IBM

Ensuring Data Security in the Cloud and on Endpoints
sponsored by WinMagic
WEBCAST: This webcast explores the risks of cloud file sync and share services and how to ensure data protection in the cloud.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jun 3, 2015

WinMagic

Enhancing Microsoft BitLocker for Your Enterprise
sponsored by WinMagic
WEBCAST: While BitLocker is a popular data encryption option, there are some gaps in the technology that need filling. This webcast explores how to enhance BitLocker to protect data at rest on any endpoint.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Dec 17, 2014

WinMagic

Simplifying Data at Rest Encryption and Security
sponsored by WinMagic
WEBCAST: This webcast explores full-disk encryption and how it can simplify securing data at rest as well as access management and network security.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 10, 2015

WinMagic

Data Protection in the Cloud: Are you Protecting Customers and Employees
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you will learn the 7 questions to ask vendors to know the level of data protection to expect before migrating to the cloud.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Nov 20, 2014

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

What We Can Learn from Recent Data Breaches and the ShellShock Vulnerability
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WEBCAST: In this webcast, some of the most well-known data breaches are analyzed to reveal how they occurred and what lessons they can teach us.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Oct 16, 2014

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

6 Steps for Preventing Insider Threats
sponsored by Varonis
WEBCAST: This webcast outlines six ways you can stay safe from the ever-present threat of insider attacks.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 26, 2015

Varonis

Why You Need an Audit Trail
sponsored by Varonis
VIDEO: This brief video introduces a way to obtain an audit trail that gives you all the benefits of auditing without any of the drawbacks.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 25 Jun 2015

Varonis

The Peripheral You're Not Managing, and The Risk It Poses
sponsored by Nuance
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses the hidden security risk multi-function printers and other devices pose and gives advice for mitigating that risk.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 9, 2015

Nuance

Waste and Risk: The Problems Posed by Printers
sponsored by Nuance
VIDEO: This humorous video demonstrates how easily a simple print job can go wrong – and what you can do to stop that from happening.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 22 Apr 2015

Nuance

Why Scan to E-Mail Has Made Your Printers a Threat
sponsored by Nuance
VIDEO: This brief video explains why scanning and accidentally e-mailing documents to the wrong place can make your printer one of your company's greatest liabilities.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 03 Apr 2015

Nuance

Gain Control of Sensitive Documents
sponsored by Nuance
VIDEO: Take a look at this brief video to discover just how dangerous an insecure printer can be, and to learn what you can do to protect your sensitive documents.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 03 Apr 2015

Nuance

Navigating 5 Common Challenges to PCI 3.0 Compliance
sponsored by FireHost Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast explores 5 common challenges to PCI DSS 3.0 compliance.
Posted: 22 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Jun 22, 2015

FireHost Inc.

10 Ways to Protect Your Company From a Data Breach
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WEBCAST: This webcast presents a 10 step strategy to tightening retail security and maintaining PCI compliance.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Apr 4, 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

Protecting Your Digital Assets
sponsored by The Pulse Network
WEBCAST: This webisode of Digital Media Workstream reveals how you can secure your digital media assets. Learn from Robert Wong, who has 10 years of experience in content management, how to protect large files and share them with agility.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Premiered: May 4, 2015

The Pulse Network
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DATA SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  A paper entitled "Cryptovirology: Extortion-Based Security Threats and Countermeasures," written by security experts at Columbia University and IBM, clearly outlined the concept back in 1996. In the past, though, data kidnappers targeted businesses rather than individuals. In March 2006, ransomware known as Crypzip or Zippo circulated to private users on the Internet. Recipients of the Trojan horse program also received an e-mail ransom note demanding $300, to be paid by electronic transfer, for the key required to unlock all their files.A newer type of ransomware uses a Trojan to encrypt files … 
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