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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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Information Governance in the Cloud: How to Build a Game Plan
sponsored by Box
WEBCAST: Learn about information governance and how it helps protect content in the cloud and on mobile devices to meet increasing strict compliance regulations. Plus, find out how Engle Martin & Associates revitalized their content management and information governance strategy.
Posted: 16 Aug 2017 | Premiered: Aug 16, 2017

Box

What is GDPR? And Why Should I Care?
sponsored by Commvault
VIDEO: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will kick in May 2018, and it will have a huge impact on how you collect and manage the personal data of EU residents, even if you're not located in Europe. Get an overview of the GDPR, including who the legislation affects and the penalties for non-compliance.
Posted: 09 Aug 2017 | Premiered: 07 Jun 2017

Commvault

Cybersecurity Myths Debunked
sponsored by HelpSystems
WEBCAST: What do security experts Michael Bruemmer, Kevin Beaver, Troy Hunt and 3 others have to say about common IT security myths? Learn the truth about 6 misconceptions now.
Posted: 04 Aug 2017 | Premiered: Aug 4, 2017

HelpSystems

Strengthen Your Ransomware Strategy
sponsored by AdvizeX Technologies
WEBCAST: Everyone knows that ransomware is a significant concern, but there are many questions surrounding this threat. It's time to get answers. Use this webinar to strengthen your ransomware strategy, as it walks you through the security functions to help you detect, prevent, and recover from attacks.
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | Premiered: Jul 17, 2017

AdvizeX Technologies

Cisco Umbrella: How does it Improve Security Effectiveness?
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
VIDEO: Threat detection and prevention is crucial to the security of your business. Join Steve Martino, CISO of Cisco, and his staff as they explain the value of Cisco Umbrella in improving overall security effectiveness.
Posted: 28 Jul 2017 | Premiered: 03 Feb 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Mobile Application Security: Discovering Leaks and Remediation
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WEBCAST: 25% of mobile apps have at least one high security risk or privacy flaw. Discover how to overcome the top issues facing mobile security and learn more about key iOS and Android vulnerabilities, mobile app security services, automated mobile app scanning, and more.
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 | Premiered: Jul 27, 2017

WhiteHat Security

Secure Coding Practices: Avoid SQL Injection
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WEBCAST: SQL injections are one of the most common web-based attacks that have the potential to destroy key databases. Watch this webcast to learn more about SQL injections, how attackers execute them in different coding languages like Java and C#, and how best to defend against them.
Posted: 26 Jul 2017 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2016

WhiteHat Security

How UTHealth Medical Center Handles Data
sponsored by Virtual Instruments
WEBCAST: As the world's largest medical center, UTHealth needs to operate efficiently and effectively to meet very high standards. Take 5 minutes to find out how UTHealth's IT department ensures that its clients have access to the data they need without compromising sensitive patient data.
Posted: 19 Jul 2017 | Premiered: Jun 15, 2017

Virtual Instruments

Recovering From a "WannaCry" Infection Without Paying
sponsored by Actifio
PRODUCT DEMO: Did you get hit with a WannaCry ransomware attack? In this, demo, learn how to easily combat a WannaCry attack by using Actifio to restore your file server to a clean point-in-time and recover your files, without paying any ransom.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Premiered: 12 Jul 2017

Actifio

Become a Champion of PCI Compliance by Minimizing Your Attack Surface
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
PRODUCT DEMO: Don't miss your chance to download a free trial of a privileged identity management tool that will help you meet the latest PCI DSS regulatory requirements. Access now to receive guidance on the best deployment option for your business needs, technical support for the duration of the evaluation process, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Premiered: 28 Jun 2017

Centrify Corporation

Protect Against Cyberattacks and Data Breaches with Multi-Factor Authentication
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
PRODUCT DEMO: Access this free trial of multi-factor authentication (MFA) to add an additional layer of security, beyond passwords, to your enterprise, across apps, endpoints and infrastructure. Here, learn how to stop in progress attacks that leverage compromised credentials when users elevate privilege, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Premiered: 28 Jun 2017

Centrify Corporation

The Impact of IoT in the Manufacturing Sector
sponsored by Aruba Networks
VIDEO: Watch this brief video to learn how to connect IoT data from sensors on disparate devices to a single, common platform that allows manufacturers to bolster security, integrate siloed data and workflows, collaboratively share insights across teams, and more.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Premiered: 27 Feb 2017

Aruba Networks

How IoT-Powered Smart Offices Boost Efficiency and Innovation
sponsored by Aruba Networks
VIDEO: Sound IoT strategies promise better productivity and innovation, and bad ones threaten security breaches and wasted investments. Learn how to improve your IoT/big data strategy and apply to data integration, data security, collaboration, and more.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Premiered: 27 Feb 2017

Aruba Networks

What the new EU data protection rules mean for IT marketers
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WEBCAST: The new EU data protection laws are top of the agenda for IT buyers this year – find out what opportunities this presents for IT marketers.
Posted: 30 May 2017 | Premiered: May 30, 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Gaining Support for ITAM: Improve IT Operations Through Data Curation
sponsored by BDNA
VIDEO: Tune into this webinar to learn how to enforce enterprise-wide data consistency and improve IT operations with robust ITAM that transforms multi-source data into actionable business insight.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Premiered: 31 Jul 2016

BDNA

Lightning-Fast Virtual System Recovery
sponsored by arcserve
WEBCAST: Discover a unified data protection solution with instant, efficient virtual machine recovery and migration capabilities and watch a demonstration on how this solution works. Explore how this virtual system backup can provide your enterprise with improvements in RPO, RTO, database performance, and more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Premiered: May 20, 2016

arcserve

Protecting Sensitive Corporate Data Against the Full Spectrum of Mobile Risk
sponsored by Lookout
WEBCAST: Download this webcast to discover a full EMM platform that will protect sensitive corporate data against the full spectrum of mobile risks, from software vulnerabilities to behavior and configuration threats.
Posted: 26 Jun 2017 | Premiered: Jun 6, 2017

Lookout

The Essential Guide to Storage for DevOps
sponsored by Tintri
WEBCAST: When it comes to DevOps, you might be overlooking the significance of cloud storage. Access this e-book to learn about the significant impact the right--or wrong--cloud storage in place will have on your DevOps' development.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Premiered: Dec 30, 2016

Tintri

UBM Dark Reading & VMware AirWatch® Webinar
sponsored by vmware airwatch
WEBCAST: In this session, we'll cover how VMware Workspace™ ONE™ can help drastically simplify the deployment of Office 365 and provide the security controls to protect your sensitive information that is stored in corporate email, OneDrive, and SharePoint.
Posted: 03 Mar 2017 | Premiered: Mar 3, 2017

vmware airwatch

ECM and Collaboration: Transforming Work in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast explores how to enable sound content management, even in an era of growing reliance on cloud and mobile computing. Discover how to implement a content strategy that unlocks benefits like simplified end-user experiences, accelerated collaboration, cloud-capable ECM, secure file sync and share across all devices, and more.
Posted: 03 Feb 2017 | Premiered: Feb 3, 2017

IBM

Demo: Next-Gen Antivirus in Action
sponsored by Carbon Black
WEBCAST: Learn how next-generation antivirus protection works in this quick demonstration. Discover how to stop new and emerging malware threats, including zero-day ransomware attacks from owning your database and holding your data hostage.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Premiered: Nov 30, 2016

Carbon Black

Software-Defined Storage Suite Transforms Data Capabilities
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: In today's rapidly changing business environment, data management is becoming a serious challenge for many companies. This video discusses one Software-Defined Storage suite designed to change the economics of storage. Watch now to learn about this suite and how it can store data at optimal cost, helping to maximize performance and ensure security.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Premiered: 22 Dec 2015

IBM

Transition to a More Flexible Infrastructure with Software-Defined Storage
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Discover a software-defined storage solution with tools that can help your organization deploy storage faster for growing data. This storage suite can simplify and support the growth of your business, allowing you to stay ahead your competitors.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Premiered: 28 Jan 2016

IBM

Webcast - Enhancing Enterprise Security in 2016 – Part 2
sponsored by Intel
WEBCAST: Discover how sharing threat intel can pay huge dividends in shifting the balance of power away from the bad guys and allow your organization to operate normally. Learn what exactly threat intel encapsulates and how you can utilize it to improve your organization's cyber defenses.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Mar 31, 2016

Intel

Security Questions You Should Be Asking Your Cloud Service Provider
sponsored by Intel Security
WEBCAST: Understand these questions and other crucial concerns that'll ensure you select the right cloud service provider. Learn how to dig in and conduct extensive groundwork, reviewing every aspect of each CSP before you make a final decision.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Premiered: May 1, 2016

Intel Security
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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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