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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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The State of Cloud Security: 2015 Survey Results
sponsored by CloudPassage
VIDEO: Join Holger Schulze, Founder of the Information Security Community on LinkedIn, Amrit Williams, CTO of CloudPassage, and Mitch Bishop, CMO for CloudPassage on this informative web seminar to learn what the current state of cloud security looks like.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Premiered: 31 Mar 2015


Huge Healthcare Data Breaches: How to Halt the Hacking Proactively
sponsored by Certes Networks
VIDEO: This short video introduces a potential safeguard for sensitive healthcare data being used in network applications: A secure virtual overlay of data traffic that follows users regardless of the devices they use or the networks they access.
Posted: 12 Feb 2015 | Premiered: 12 Feb 2015

Certes Networks

A Backup, Disaster Recovery, and Archiving Classroom
sponsored by
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This interactive classroom focuses on how and why traditional separate processes, specifically backup, DR, and archiving, are merging in today's backup software platforms. Access now to learn about continuous data as an effective DR strategy and the convergence of data backup and archiving.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Premiered: 14 Nov 2014

Meet N-able Security Manager
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
VIDEO: Access this brief video to learn about an industry-awarded and industry-leading anti-virus solution that meets the need of your business while still allowing you to remain profitable.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 25 Feb 2014

Solarwinds N-able

Meet the N-able product family
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
VIDEO: This video to gives you a brief overview of the N-central platform and capabilities. You'll also learn about the powerful modules that make this the leading RMM and MSP automation solution.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 08 Apr 2014

Solarwinds N-able

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


Managing IT Risk: Trends in Global Information Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WEBCAST: Tune in to this informative webcast to hear industry veterans explore the top strategies for dealing with cyber threats, meeting compliance, and adapting to the newest developments in the security world, such as mobile device management. Click
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Jun 30, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Security Monitoring Lessons Learned from Target, Neiman Marcus, Sony, and Other Recent Security Breaches
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
VIDEO: In this webinar, Randy Franklin Smith, Windows Security Subject Matter Expert, and Erik Ingleby, Product Manager at LogRhythm, discuss the lessons learned from Target, Neiman Marcus, Sony and other security breaches from the perspective of detection.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 20 Jun 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Download a Free Trial of SQL Safe Backup
sponsored by Idera
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Eliminate application downtime. Learn about the key features of SQL Safe Backup – and gain full access to a 14 day free trial.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 22 Jul 2014


Podcast: Avoid the Data Apocalypse: Mitigating and Minimizing Data Disasters
sponsored by Commvault
PODCAST: This podcast delivers advice and insight from two experts in the field regarding the biggest challenges to data protection today such as VM sprawl and tips on how to handle them.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 2, 2014


How to Save 100s of Backup Maintenance Hours
sponsored by Veeam Software
WEBCAST: This webinar highlights the difficulties of maintaining outdaed backup approaches. It also highlights the benefits of Veeam Backup and Replication, a solution that provides flexible, reliable and fast recovery of virtualized applications and data.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Premiered: Apr 10, 2014

Veeam Software

Case Study: Simple Steps to Building a Reliable Data Center
sponsored by Veeam Software
WEBCAST: This case study highlights the partnership of Steria and Veeam. Together, they built a data center that could keep up with demands and manage big data in a complex, multitenant VMware vSphere environment.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Premiered: Apr 15, 2014

Veeam Software

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


Redefine Possible in the Hybrid Cloud and Beyond
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WEBCAST: Join David Goulden – CEO of EMC Information Infrastructure – on July 8, 2014, for a special presentation regarding the new innovations that are reshaping storage, data protection, cloud computing, big data, and more. Read on now for more information.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 8, 2014, 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

EMC Corporation

Symantec Data Loss Prevention for Mobile
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: This webcast introduces the highest-rated DLP solution with industry-leading detection technology.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 27, 2014

Symantec Corporation

Endpoint Backup & Restore: Protect Everyone, Everywhere
sponsored by Code42
WEBCAST: Access now and watch Arek Sokol from the bleeding-edge IT team at Genentech/Roche explain how he leverages cross-platform enterprise endpoint backup in the public cloud as part of his company's global, "100% virtual" strategy.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Aug 2, 2013


Big Data Begins with Better Backup
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
VIDEO: This video gives insight into one vendor that specializes in maintaining existing infrastructures while complimenting it with Hadoop. This allows customers to bring in new technology without having to worry about lapses in data protection.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 02 Jun 2014

Symantec Corporation

Hardening Hadoop for the Enterprise
sponsored by WANdisco
WEBCAST: Prepare for Hadoop implementation with this knowledgeable webcast.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 2, 2014


Take Control of Critical Information for Your Employees' Sake
sponsored by Clearswift
WEBCAST: This webcast offers key tips on how to reduce insider threat and keep data protected from loss or exposure.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Premiered: May 20, 2014


BYOD Happens: How to Secure Mobility
sponsored by Citrix
WEBCAST: View this on-demand webcast for an in-depth look at 10 ways to securely optimize mobility with an architecture that spans micro apps, cloud and data protection.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Premiered: May 14, 2014


Retail Data Breaches Expose Security Vulnerabilities – What Can We Learn?
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: Tune in to this informative webcast to learn about how to protect your database from breaches and other security vulnerabilities.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Premiered: Mar 4, 2014

Symantec Corporation

Select the right VMware, Hyper-V protection for a modern data center
sponsored by Veeam Software
WEBCAST: This webinar explains how Nutanix and Veeam work together to enable performance and granular backup for critical workloads on any hypervisor.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Premiered: Apr 17, 2014

Veeam Software

Webinar: Protecting Critical SaaS Data Before It’s Too Late
sponsored by Spanning Cloud Apps
WEBCAST: This webinar goes through the best practices for SaaS data protection. Presented by industry experts, it touches on the key points for understanding how to ensure SaaS data protection and how to find the right provider.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Premiered: Apr 1, 2014

Spanning Cloud Apps

Molina Healthcare Minimizes Risk and Achieves Compliance with Symantec Solutions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn which cost-effective solution Molina Healthcare chose to help them maintain continuous compliance with a variety of regulations.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 25, 2014

Symantec Corporation

Focused IT Compliance at Barnabas Health
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: In this webcast, Barnabas Health leaders share their experience with an always-on compliance management solution that simplified administrative, policy, and risk management.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 25, 2014

Symantec Corporation
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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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