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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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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

When "Free" is not Free: The True Costs of Open Source
sponsored by Rogue Wave Software
WEBCAST: In this webinar, director of product management and OSS expert, Richard Sherrard examines how to know exactly what packages are used in your company, specific technical, security, and licensing hurdles that many organizations face and What "free" actually means when it comes to OSS.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2016

Rogue Wave Software

Solving the DLP Puzzle: Learnings for a Successful Deployment
sponsored by Intel Security
PODCAST: What steps do you take to implement a mature DLP strategy? What are some of the best practices for long term DLP success? And how are data breaches evolving? In this podcast, a security industry veteran answers these questions and more so you can solve the DLP puzzle.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Sep 8, 2016

Intel Security

Building a Next-Gen Storage Infrastructure for SaaS Applications
sponsored by NetApp
PODCAST: In this podcast, you will discover how to build a next-gen storage infrastructure for SaaS implementations, with a node-based architecture that can scale without impacting production workloads and the development cycle.Also, learn how integrated RAID-based data protection can eliminate workload disruption.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Nov 17, 2016

NetApp

Building a Next-Gen Storage Infrastructure for SaaS Applications
sponsored by NetApp
WEBCAST: Tune into this webcast to discover how to build a next-gen storage infrastructure for SaaS implementations, with a node-based architecture that can scale without impacting production workloads and the development cycle.Also, learn how integrated RAID-based data protection can eliminate workload disruption.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Nov 17, 2016

NetApp

6 Ways to Put 'Secure" Back in Secure Web Gateways
sponsored by Trustwave
WEBCAST: Recent research shows 33% of malware used encryption, underscoring the importance of having an advanced secure web gateway with the capability to inspect encrypted content. Discover practical steps your organization can take to optimize protection and policy control for your web users.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2016

Trustwave

Outthinking Cybercrime: Prepare for the Human Factor
sponsored by Trustwave
WEBCAST: Learn some of the key risks associated with defending modern IT infrastructures and see real-world scenarios where human influence is the weak link in security.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Oct 6, 2016

Trustwave

Modern Cybercrime: Staying Ahead of The Perfect Storm
sponsored by Trustwave
WEBCAST: Discover how to get ahead of today's cyber threats using simple steps and key strategies. The more you know the better equipped you are to detect and prevent cybercrime - and ultimately protect your business.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Jul 20, 2016

Trustwave

Next Level Threats: Stopping Ransom & CEO Email fraud
sponsored by Trustwave
WEBCAST: Ransomware and CEO email fraud cause organizations billions of dollars in losses annually. This webinar reveals valuable insight from researchers, security experts and industry leaders on how to prevent ransomware and CEO fraud.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Oct 19, 2016

Trustwave

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

Drive Innovation with Agile Cloud Medical Imaging
sponsored by Ambra
VIDEO: Tune into this video to learn how Partners in Health, Memorial Hermann Health System, Barrow Neurological Institute, and the Mayo Clinic were able to streamline healthcare diagnostic image exchange, automate workflow processes, and allow anytime mobile viewing with the cloud.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Premiered: 25 Oct 2016

Ambra

Achieving Maximum Backup Granularity
sponsored by Veeam Software
WEBCAST: Discover a data backup and replication solution that ensures your enterprise can recover what you need, when you need it. Watch and learn how to easily browse business-critical applications, avoid data loss with item-level restores, use advanced search options to find what you need to restore, and more.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Premiered: Sep 9, 2015

Veeam Software

"Just Right" IT: Backup and Recovery Solutions Tailor-Made for SMBs
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
VIDEO: If you're running an SMB, the lifeblood of your company is data. Tune into this video to learn about adaptive storage that safeguards data across your entire business and which integrates with your existing infrastructure. Additionally, learn how to evolve backup and recovery for new and emerging threats.
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 | Premiered: 30 May 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

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

Data Security for the Digital Businesses
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
VIDEO: How do you know if your data is secure? Uncover 3 questions that will help you determine the level of protection you need for managing sensitive information in mobile-, social media-, analytics-, and cloud-based environments.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Premiered: 03 Feb 2016

HPE and Intel®

The Top Five Requirements for Secure Enterprise File Sync and Sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WEBCAST: Before you consider a file sync and share solution for your organization, you need to make sure you can provide secure IT oversight. Go in-depth with four more critical requirements that'll ensure easy flexibility, integration, solid user experience and support for a modern workspace.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Jun 16, 2016

Citrix

Next Generation Cybersecurity: The Age of Artificial Intelligence
sponsored by MASERGY
WEBCAST: Traditional cybersecurity strategies are failing and need advanced intelligence and analytics to sort through an enormous amount of data that organizations possess. This webinar will show how artificial intelligence can augment existing security solutions with patented network behavioral analysis to fill the gaps in current effort.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Premiered: May 1, 2016

MASERGY

Understanding the Impact of Flash Storage in Healthcare Environments
sponsored by Pure Storage
WEBCAST: Storage experts discuss how to increase provider productivity and enable more patient visits with fast, reliable, flash storage. Discover how flash storage can provide your healthcare organization with the performance and storage flexibility you need to provide secure access to your data anywhere, at any time.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Premiered: May 20, 2016

Pure Storage

Data Exfiltration in Depth
sponsored by Intel Security
WEBCAST: Data exfiltration and data loss prevention experts go in-depth into common data exfiltration techniques and how to detect a possible attack. They'll provide quantitative research about data loss attempts and detail data loss prevention processes and tools.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Premiered: Apr 1, 2016

Intel Security

How Virtualization is Transforming Technology Delivery in Healthcare
sponsored by Citrix and Pure Storage
PODCAST: Tune into this podcast to hear from health IT industry leaders as they discuss how application virtualization is reshaping care delivery and improving IT security.
Posted: 01 Dec 2016 | Premiered: Nov 17, 2016

Citrix and Pure Storage

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

Ensuring Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Through Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Equinix
PODCAST: Data storage experts discuss the benefits of leveraging agile and cost-effective hybrid cloud disaster recovery solutions to protect important data. Access now to see how hybrid cloud DR and BC can enable your enterprise to efficiently recover full systems and implement automatic backups that can reduce your RPO and RTO.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Premiered: Apr 18, 2016

Equinix

Making the Most of Hybrid Cloud for Backup and Archiving
sponsored by Equinix
PODCAST: Data storage experts, Jeff Kaplan, Domenic Steinbrueck, and Don Wiggins, discuss how cloud backup and archiving can improve both data reliability and recovery. Discover how your enterprise can achieve a greater amount of utility and flexibility when it comes to capturing and utilizing your data, without risking security.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Premiered: Apr 18, 2016

Equinix

Making the Most of Hybrid Cloud for Future-Proofed Data Storage
sponsored by Equinix
PODCAST: Data storage experts, Jeff Kaplan, Domenic Steinbrueck, and Don Wiggins, discuss how hybrid cloud strategies can provide enterprises with infinite storage capacity that is secure and reliable. Access now to learn how to determine if a hybrid cloud infrastructure is best suited to meet your data management needs.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Premiered: Apr 18, 2016

Equinix
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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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