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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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Considerations for Secure Enterprise File Sharing
sponsored by Citrix
VIDEO: File sharing becomes an issue when there is no one predetermined way to share within an enterprise, especially when taking cloud and mobile computing into consideration. Watch this brief video to learn about how to spot and close security gaps.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Premiered: 20 Aug 2013


The IoT Journey: Freight Farms Conquers Data Challenges
sponsored by Xively by LogMeIn
WEBCAST: Freight Farms, a network of urban farms that shares data every minute, struggled to scale their system to handle millions of data points and securely manage access control for every single device. In this webinar, discover the strategy that empowered Freight Farms to conquer these challenges and create optimal user experiences.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Premiered: May 5, 2016

Xively by LogMeIn

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

Cloudian HyperStore Technology 101
sponsored by Cloudian
VIDEO: This webcast provides an overview of an object storage system that uses commodity servers to build highly scalable and distribute storage. Watch now to discover how Cloudian's "hyperstore" technology operates and how it can scale to support all of your applications.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Premiered: 09 Sep 2015


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


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


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


Best Practices for Eliminating SSL Encrypted Traffic Blind Spots
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WEBCAST: Learn how to apply policies and protection to combat threats hidden in HTTPS traffic and applications in this helpful webcast.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Premiered: Jan 22, 2016

Blue Coat Systems

Forrester: Tips to Build Your Data Protection Business Case
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WEBCAST: This video will teach you how to establish success factors for data protection programs.
Posted: 04 Feb 2016 | Premiered: Nov 30, 2015

Digital Guardian

Update your current Apple and Oracle software now
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
VIDEO: Watch this video to learn about the latest updates to Mac OSX, iOS 9 and Oracle patch that will keep your network secure.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Premiered: 19 Jan 2016

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Telehuset Case Study: A Backup Fit For MSPs
sponsored by Barracuda Networks Inc.
VIDEO: This video showcases how one MSP company, Telehuset Vennesla, was able to improve their backup quality by moving to a stable, scalable, backup system. Tune in to learn how you can improve your organization's backup and data protection with a solution that is easy to implement and manage.
Posted: 15 Oct 2015 | Premiered: 22 May 2014

Barracuda Networks Inc.

Case Study: MSP Uses Data Backup for Efficient Data Center Management
sponsored by Barracuda Networks Inc.
VIDEO: Access this video to see how one MSP provider was able to implement a data backup solution, allowing them to run an efficient data center and meet the scalability requirements of their clients. Watch now to see their success story.
Posted: 15 Oct 2015 | Premiered: 22 May 2014

Barracuda Networks Inc.

Why InfoSec Needs Guarantees
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WEBCAST: This webcast presents the argument that security platform vendors need to change the industry and begin to offer guarantees on security platforms. View now to learn why security guarantees will benefit the vendors as well as the organizations using them.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Premiered: May 12, 2015

WhiteHat Security

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: 01 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Jul 1, 2015

WhiteHat Security

Smart Data Lakes - Game Changing, Graph-Based Data Discovery, Analytics and Governance for the Enterprise
sponsored by Cambridge Semantics
WEBCAST: Big data has forced IT professionals to alter the way they prepare, manage, and analyze their data to accommodate such an increase in scale. This webinar explains how to turn data assets into extreme insight. Learn how you can create a competitive advantage for your enterprise with efficient data analytics.
Posted: 15 Sep 2015 | Premiered: Sep 24, 2015

Cambridge Semantics

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


Security School: Effective Analyze SIEM Data
sponsored by
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Achieving the promise of SIEM is a matter of understanding the technology, and this webcast series will help you do so. Watch these interesting presentations from a leading security expert to learn all you need to know to make SIEM work for you.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 10 May 2013

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 Spectrum Virtualize Encryption Capability: Part of a Larger SDS 'Whole'
sponsored by 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


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


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


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


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

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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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