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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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How Shannon Medical Center is Scaling VDI
sponsored by Pure Storage
WEBCAST: In this webcast, Mike Russell, Assistant IT Director at Shannon Medical Center, explains how VDI has enabled them to boost IT efficiency and patient care. Watch now to learn how you can utilize flash storage to overcome the VDI challenge and secure provider access to your desktops, clinical apps, and patient information.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Premiered: Apr 26, 2016

Pure Storage

Case Study: St. Luke's Uses Flash Storage for its Mission Critical EHR Software
sponsored by Pure Storage
VIDEO: This brief webcast discusses St. Luke's implementation of a flash-array storage system that enabled access to their patient information rapidly and efficiently. Watch now to see how you can simplify and secure your infrastructure and deliver better care to your patients with high-performing flash storage.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Premiered: 15 Apr 2016

Pure Storage

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

Cloud Based Data Protection
sponsored by arcserve
WEBCAST: This webcast shows you the simplest and most direct form of data protection in the cloud. It'll give you tips on best practices for cloud storage and how to effectively backup your data using the 3-2-1 rule.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2015

arcserve

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. In this short video you will learn about various types of data protection appliances, market trends regarding appliance adoption, and more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 11 May 2015

arcserve

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

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Encryption Capability: Part of a Larger SDS 'Whole'
sponsored by EOH IBM
VIDEO: In this video, Mark Peters, an analyst at ESG, discusses a software-defined storage solution that places encryption in the storage management layer to provide maximum ease and value across an entire storage ecosystem. Watch now to learn how you can improve your data security capabilities.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 19 Oct 2015

EOH IBM

Podcast: Protecting Your Crown Jewels from Devastating Data Breaches
sponsored by Lancope
PODCAST: Using these tools and tactics, you can identify advanced attacks and protect the crown jewels on your network.
Posted: 18 Feb 2016 | Premiered: Feb 16, 2016

Lancope

Enterprise Mobile Security for Dummies
sponsored by Skycure
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll gain insight into the confusing and evolving mobile security landscape. View now to learn a step-by-step guide to achieve holistic mobile security and review a checklist for evaluating mobile security strategies.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Premiered: Mar 19, 2015

Skycure

Secure, Efficient File-Sharing
sponsored by FinalCode
VIDEO: This brief video looks at a security system that keeps files safe without altering the way employees share them.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Premiered: 29 May 2015

FinalCode

File Sharing Insecurity: The Final Data Leakage Frontier
sponsored by FinalCode
WEBCAST: In this webinar, discover how you can strengthen security for you shared files without staunching innovation and collaboration.
Posted: 21 Sep 2015 | Premiered: Oct 8, 2015

FinalCode

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

Security Analytics: Anomaly Detection for IT Security
sponsored by Prelert
VIDEO: Watch this video to learn how anomaly detection systems use advanced analytics to uncover even the subtlest cybercriminals.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Premiered: 25 Mar 2015

Prelert

More Accurate Security Anomaly Detection
sponsored by Prelert
WEBCAST: Discover real-life accounts that describe how machine learning analytics can cut down on false positives and help you zero-in on the actual threats to your data and networks. Learn how to make your enterprise security more effective while making your job a little easier.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Mar 25, 2015

Prelert

Get a Closer Look at Security Alerts
sponsored by Prelert
WEBCAST: Watch this webinar to discover how anomaly detection can update your IT for today's security environment.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Mar 24, 2015

Prelert

Uncover the Abnormal with Anomaly Detection
sponsored by Prelert
WEBCAST: This webcast shows you how to uncover abnormal network behavior with the help of security analytics and anomaly detection.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Premiered: Mar 24, 2015

Prelert

Roundtable Q&A with Forrester Research, Inc. and IBM
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Access this informative round table discussion to hear from security experts from Forrester and IBM about the top challenges and trends in data security. Learn how you can step up your security game to ensure your data is protected.
Posted: 12 Mar 2015 | Premiered: 12 Mar 2015

IBM

Simplify Your HIT Needs
sponsored by Commvault
VIDEO: Learn about a leading data management solution that will enable you to protect, access and manage healthcare data simply.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 19 Dec 2013

Commvault
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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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