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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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Updated Machine Data Platform Offers Improved Performance
sponsored by Splunk
WEBCAST: This webcast explores a machine data platform that allows organizations to search, navigate, and interact with data that is generated in real time. Watch now to learn more about how all of your data can not only become available and useful, but also how it can be protected with this data platform.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Aug 31, 2015

Splunk

Achieving Security Success by Quickly Sifting Through Data
sponsored by Splunk
WEBCAST: This webcast investigates how one company built an analytics-enabled security operations center in less than six months. Watch now to learn more about how this company is able to identify important data points and address security risks in hours rather than days with data monitoring software.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Aug 31, 2015

Splunk

What Part Do Service Providers Play In the Cloud?
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webcast, Stephen Lernihan, EMEA Business Developer at Dell, explains why service providers will play an increasingly key role in defining and evangelizing the possibilities of the cloud. View this webcast here to get a brief look at the role these providers play in the expansion of cloud services.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Aug 11, 2015

Dell, Inc.

Healthcare Data Security in the Private Cloud
sponsored by BlueBox
WEBCAST: This brief webcast explores how one healthcare organization, BioIQ, configured their private cloud architecture to protect sensitive medical data. View now to learn how the private cloud can protect sensitive data at rest and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Jul 22, 2015

BlueBox

Video Brief: Data Protection Appliances
sponsored by arcserve
VIDEO: Find out what you need to know about data protection appliances in this video brief by the Enterprise Strategy Group's Sr. Data Protection Analyst, Jason Buffington.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 11 May 2015

arcserve

Data Sovereignty and the Cloud
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WEBCAST: In this webinar, security experts discuss exactly what the cloud means for compliance and data protection.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Premiered: May 21, 2015

IntraLinks, Inc

Mobile Threat Management - Detecting and Preventing App Attacks
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this brief webcast, you will learn how to detect, analyze, and prevent mobile threats against the enterprise.
Posted: 11 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Jul 29, 2015

IBM

Can You Trust Your Smartphone? Let's Talk Encryption and iOS8
sponsored by IBM
PODCAST: In this podcast, cryptography and encryption expert Rick Robinson gets underneath the technology and explores what's different, how it works, and what the implications are. Listen in to find out if the new forms of encryption are good or bad for enterprise data.
Posted: 11 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2014

IBM

Researchers Demonstrate Big Data Analysis in Action
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webcast, join top data scientists as they discuss their compelling analysis of the US homeless population. As you view their demonstration, you'll learn how to use guided analytics to communicate and share insights, build big data dashboards, and more.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Premiered: May 29, 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

The Cyber-Centric Enterprise: Maintaining a Dynamic Security Posture in a Chaotic Threat
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: This virtual event, produced jointly by ISACA, SearchSecurity.com, and SearchCompliance.com focuses on the big changes impacting today's cyber security practices. The day's agenda is expressly designed to identify and develop risk management strategies specifically tailored to mitigate the threats your business will inevitably face.
Posted: 05 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 28 Jul 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Case Study: Health Insurer Innovates its Endpoint Security
sponsored by CrowdStrike
VIDEO: This brief video describes how a major healthcare provider updated its security with a next generation endpoint protection platform.
Posted: 03 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 31 May 2015

CrowdStrike

An Examination of Web App Security Process Management
sponsored by WhiteHat 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

WhiteHat Security

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

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

How to Protect Your Data in Virtual Environments
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This video discusses how you can implement data backup that is designed for a virtual environment.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 08 Sep 2014

IBM

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
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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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