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ALSO CALLED: Information Wars, Electronic Terrorism, Cyber-warfare, Cyberattacks, Organized Cybercrime, Cybercrime, Cyberwarfare
DEFINITION: According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any "premeditated, politically motivated attack against information, computer systems, computer programs, and data which results in violence against non-combatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents." Unlike a nuisance virus or computer attack that results in a denial of service, a cyberterrorist attack is designed  … 
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Get the Facts On APTs To Avoid Misguided Security Efforts
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert E-Guide cuts through the confusion, explaining exactly what APT is, what they are capable of, and how you can best defend your organization from them.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 20 Aug 2014

IBM

Advanced Persistent Threats: Expert Strategies for IT Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert E-Guide outlines the best practices for organizations to defend themselves against these malicious attacks and to prevent them before they happen.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Aug 2014

IBM

The Essential Elements of Critical Infrastructure Protection against Advanced Threats
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the current challenges organizations face in terms of cybersecurity. It also mentions 3 essential elements to an effective Critical Infrastructure Protection approach.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

FireEye

Diversionary and Multivector DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this essential white paper, you'll learn about the rise of these destructive attacks, why they are so difficult to block, and how an integrated security solution could help keep your organization protected.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

The New Breed of DDoS Attacks: An Executive Brief
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource breaks down the new breed of DDoS attacks, and provides strategies for keeping your organization protected.
Posted: 07 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Anatomy of an Attack
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This document breaks down the malware attack that was launched on Target. It also illustrates how Promisec can deliver true visibility and control in a constantly evolving threat environment.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

Promisec

The Case For Modernizing Your Data Protection Strategy In 2014
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide lists the biggest threats facing data protection strategies today and offers advice as to why organizations should consider upgrading their approaches with new technologies and solutions.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

Datto, Inc.

Migrating from Windows XP: Understanding the Challenges and How to Mitigate Them
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how effective Windows migration projects can be broken down into four manageable phases, and how industry best practices and products can reduce the time and disruptions caused by a migration from XP to Windows 7 or 8, as well as provide IT more time and resources to focus on more strategic initiatives.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Hackers, Hacking, and CEHv8
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource addresses hackers, hacking, and what can be done to prevent cyber-attacks. It also highlights the different motives for hacking and common methods hackers use.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Jan 2014

Global Knowledge

Real Time Endpoint Compliance for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore an endpoint management solution that will help federal agencies continuously monitor, manage, and detect vulnerabilities across their critical networks.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

System z, x86, UNIX: Which is more secure?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this comprehensive survey to explore the business impact of different platform architectures -- in particular, their impact on security. Read now to see how IBM's System z, x86, and UNIX stack up in areas such as reliability, security, and total security cost.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

IBM

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the latest information about today's top security vulnerabilities and threats – from targeted attacks and exploits to spam and phishing – to help you keep your organization safe. View now to learn more!
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation

The New Reality of Stealth Crimeware
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn what you need to know about "stealthology" and how you can protect yourself against sneaky criminals. Read on and discover more about stealthy malware like Stuxnet and Zeus, developing rootkit defenses, and more.
Posted: 31 May 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

McAfee, Inc.

Cyber defense: Understanding and combating the threat
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The Global Defense Solutions Projects and Defense Exchange Conference (SPADE) is held annually to bring together organizations involved in network-centric operations, intelligence activities and other defense aspects. This resource explains some of the important topics.
Posted: 20 Jul 2012 | Published: 20 Jul 2012

IBM

The Reality of Cyber Warfare
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Examine the topic of trench warfare in a cyber-world and discover many factors you need to know about these potentially disastrous events.
Posted: 28 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

AT&T Corp

Cybercrime and the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: As technologies in healthcare continue to evolve, so will the cybercriminal activity targeted at healthcare organizations progress as well. This paper takes a look into cybercrime in the healthcare industry and discusses why access to data and information is fast becoming a target of scrutiny and risk.
Posted: 21 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

The Next Generation of Cybercrime: How it's evolved, where it's going
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cybercrime is continuously evolving and attacks occur everyday, costing businesses significant loss and money. In order develop a strong security strategy to reduce your risk of attacks, you must understand cybercrime. Read this executive brief to explore several generations of cybercriminals and the methods and motivations of their attacks.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Dell, Inc.

Ten Ways the IT Department Enables Cybercrime
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: In this paper to discover 10 ways IT departments are unknowingly supporting cybercrime. View now to explore these common pitfalls and gain key guidelines on how to prevent them.
Posted: 08 Feb 2011 | Published: 08 Feb 2011

Kaspersky Lab

Dissecting the XWM Trojan Kit: A Peek at China's Growing Underground Online Gaming Economy
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This research paper introduces a popular online gaming Trojan kit known as the "Xiang Wei Ma (XWM) Kit," which roughly translates to "Rattle Trojan," that targets popular online games in China.
Posted: 26 Oct 2010 | Published: 26 Oct 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

Slipping Through The Cracks Of Web Services To Serve Malware
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today's generation of cybercriminals continue to find more ways to abuse commonly used Web services for spamming and to spread malware. Leveraging the ever-growing number of Web 2.0 and computing platforms to facilitate operations, cybercriminals have moved away from simple and so much more.
Posted: 26 Oct 2010 | Published: 26 Oct 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

Antivirus Testing and AMTSO Has anything changed?
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at testing as it was, as it is, and as Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO) would like it to be. Is testing really so difficult? Is it appropriate for the vendors who make the products under test to be so involved in the process of defining good practice?
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

ESET

Malware Security Report: Protecting Your Business, Customers and Bottom Line
sponsored by VeriSign Australia
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you understand the threats from Malware and how it can impact your online business. You’ll learn about criminals’ motivations for distributing malware through the web and how they infect web servers to make distribution possible, as well as techniques administrators can use to detect them.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

VeriSign Australia

First Annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study: Benchmark Study of U.S. Companies
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this benchmark study is twofold. First, we wanted to quantify the economic impact of a cyber attack. Second, we believed a better understanding of the cost of cyber crime will assist organizations in determining the appropriate amount of investment and resources needed to prevent or mitigate the devastating consequences of an attack.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

ArcSight, an HP Company

The Industrialization of Hacking
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: The industrialization of hacking coincides with a critical shift in what's considered today's prized commodity: data. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 02 Jun 2010

Imperva

Global Threat Trends - March 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: Read this analysis of ESET’s ThreatSense.Net®, a sophisticated malware reporting and tracking system, which shows that the highest number of detections this month, with almost 10.32% of the total, was scored by the Win32/Conficker class of threat.
Posted: 16 Apr 2010 | Published: 16 Apr 2010

ESET
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CYBERTERRORISM DEFINITION (continued): … According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any "premeditated, politically motivated attack against information, computer systems, computer programs, and data which results in violence against non-combatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents." Unlike a nuisance virus or computer attack that results in a denial of service, a cyberterrorist attack is designed to cause physical violence or extreme financial harm. According to the U.S. Commission of Critical Infrastructure Protection, possible cyberterrorist targets include the banking industry, military installations, power plants, air traffic control centers, and water systems. Cyberterrorism is sometimes referred to as electronic terrorism or information war.
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