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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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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

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

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

5 Ways to Win with Data Dedupe
sponsored by arcserve
WEBCAST: If you're ready to maximize your data reduction results, watch this on-demand webcast where we'll reveal five keys to a winning deduplication strategy, explain specific differences between Arcserve's dedupe approach vs. the competition, and share real customer examples from Arcserve Unified Data Protection. Watch on-demand today!
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Mar 17, 2016

arcserve

Top 3 Considerations When Looking at Cloud-Based Backup
sponsored by arcserve
WEBCAST: Due to its affordability, cloud-based disaster recovery is enabling small and medium-sized businesses to upgrade their data protection to rival that of enterprise-level organizations. What does this trend mean for other affordable mediums? Watch this on-demand webcast to find out!
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2015

arcserve

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

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

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

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

Ensuring Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Through Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Equinix
WEBCAST: Data storage experts discuss the benefits of leveraging agile and cost-effective hybrid cloud disaster recovery (DR) solutions to protect important data. Access now to see how hybrid cloud DR can enable your enterprise to reduce RTO and RPO, recovery full systems or individual files, and more.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Premiered: Apr 18, 2016

Equinix

Making the Most of Hybrid Cloud for Backup and Archiving
sponsored by Equinix
WEBCAST: Data storage experts discuss the approach of implementing a cloud backup and archive solution to improve data reliability and recovery in today's world of big data. Access now to see 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: 13 May 2016 | Premiered: Apr 18, 2016

Equinix

Making the Most of Hybrid Cloud for Future-Proofed Data Storage
sponsored by Equinix
WEBCAST: Data storage experts discuss how the right hybrid cloud solution, if implemented successfully, can provide infinite storage capacity that is secure and reliable. Access now to learn what characteristics you need in a hybrid cloud infrastructure to meet your data management needs.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Premiered: Apr 18, 2016

Equinix

On-demand Webcast: Top Security Challenges and Best Practices when Moving to the Cloud
sponsored by Intel Security
WEBCAST: Learn about the latest research into secure cloud computing from some of the leading authorities in the industry, such as the foremost security guru from the Cloud Security Alliance, Jim Reavis. You discover how perceptions about cloud computing and security continue to impact adoption, best practices for choosing a secure cloud provider.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Premiered: Apr 1, 2016

Intel Security

3 Simple Ways to Outsmart Your Storage
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This short webcast highlights a software-defined storage solution that improves data security with encryption capabilities, simplifies data management, and enhances overall data value. Watch now to see how you can improve your existing storage infrastructures and better manage higher data volumes.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 04 Nov 2015

IBM
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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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