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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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Data Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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The Top Five Requirements for Secure Enterprise File Sync and Sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Making sure you can provide secure I.T. oversight is the first step in considering a file sync and share solution for your organization. Go in-depth with four more critical requirements that'll ensure easy flexibility, integration, solid user experience and support for next-generation workspaces.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Citrix

Rethinking the cyber security disconnect
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Discover five ways you can improve your security posture today and instruct employees on more secure data handling. Learn why it's important for business leaders to understand cyber security as a top priority and ultimately save money in mitigating threats rather than reacting to them.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

VMware

Top 10 Reasons to choose EMC Data Protection Solutions
sponsored by Richardson Eyres
WHITE PAPER: Learn 10 reasons why changing your data protection platform to enable efficiency and TCO is a must. Discover enterprise-class data protection across on premise, virtualized, hybrid, and cloud consumption models.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Richardson Eyres

The Axway MFT Solution Transcript
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: It's critical your organization implements MFT to manage and secure the giant wave of data moving forward. MFT is innovating, securing and optimizing business for the future. Whether your organizational value is banking transactions, trades, manufacturing, etc., MFT can increase customer satisfaction and engagement.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Axway

Axway Use Cases- Transcript
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Learn how a globally recognized watch manufacturer is maintaining its brand equity and commerce with global partners. See how they optimized the transfer, communication and security of information from HQ to their partners.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Axway

Best Practices for Safeguarding Patient Records and Sensitive Information
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this exclusive white paper uncover the 101 on safeguarding patient records and sensitive information. Read on to learn about topics like, managing data on-premises and in the cloud, data loss prevention, and much more.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 22 Jun 2016

Symantec Corporation

Data Refinement: Facilitating the data-driven organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive Forrester report found that well-planned and executed data refinement is the new benchmark of success. Read on to learn more about data refinement including key aspects, where you should place your investments, and how to make it work for your business.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Hybrid Storage
sponsored by EMC and Netsync
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, hybrid storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver the price and performance needs of your data center. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Netsync

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Hybrid Storage
sponsored by TechData - EMC
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, hybrid storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver the price and performance needs of your data center. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

TechData - EMC

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Hybrid Storage
sponsored by EMC and Arraya
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, hybrid storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver the price and performance needs of your data center. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Arraya

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Hybrid Storage
sponsored by EMC and Wrightcore
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, hybrid storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver the price and performance needs of your data center. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Wrightcore

Robust Payment Security Builds Customer Confidence in your Brand
sponsored by CyberSource
WHITE PAPER: Frictionless payment transactions are key to your competitive advantage. Discover ways to avoid the costly risks of storing sensitive payment data by using various credential-based payment models.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

CyberSource

A Comprehensive, Innovative Approach to Mobile Security
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Because of new mobile threat vectors, security at the device-level is no longer enough. Discover how to strengthen your mobile endpoints from the inside-out with software-defined security, securing mobile data along the entire path to the destination server.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Unisys

Object Storage Erasure Coding and Self Protecting Technologies
sponsored by HGST
WHITE PAPER: Scale-out object storage solution can provide disk-based access performance with high levels of durability, scalability, and simplicity. Discover how this storage system can enable your enterprise to simplify your storage architecture and take advantage of your data without requiring your budgets to significantly increase.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

HGST

TOP 8 TRENDS FOR 2016 Big Data
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Big data is experiencing a boom in importance and usage. More businesses are coming to rely on data for critical decisions. Why not make your data work for you? You already own it, so make the most of it. Read on to discover the top eight trends currently underway in big data and how to make them work for you.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

Tableau Software

Get started in eCommerce with the Right Payment Foundation
sponsored by CyberSource
WHITE PAPER: Avoid shopping cart abandonment. Discover ways to keep items in online shoppers' carts from browsing to checkout by accepting more payments across channels, while managing fraud and payment security.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 17 Jun 2016

CyberSource

Is your business risking a USD 100 million loss?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to safely replicate and archive data to enable your end users while discouraging data loss. Implement technologies that give you greater visibility into your data so nobody in your organization makes the next $100 million mistake.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM

‘PowerShell’ Deep Dive: A United Threat Research Report
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about PowerShell and how cybercriminals are using it to expedite their criminal activities. This report outlines several techniques attackers use to leverage PowerShell to gain access to organizations' endpoints and provides suggestions on how security teams can detect, prevent and respond to such attacks.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Carbon Black

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Hybrid Storage
sponsored by EMC and Calnet
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, hybrid storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver the price and performance needs of your data center. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Calnet

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Flash Storage
sponsored by EMC and Arraya
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, all-flash storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver improved flash economics. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Arraya

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Flash Storage
sponsored by TechData - EMC
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, all-flash storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver improved flash economics. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

TechData - EMC

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Flash Storage
sponsored by EMC and Netsync
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, all-flash storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver improved flash economics. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Netsync

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Flash Storage
sponsored by EMC and Wrightcore
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, all-flash storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver improved flash economics. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Wrightcore

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Flash Storage
sponsored by EMC and Calnet
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, all-flash storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver improved flash economics. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Calnet

Mobile Application Security Report 2016
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Discover just how much of your data is being collected and to what extent applications can access your data. Learn precautionary steps you can take to make sure applications aren't grabbing data you don't want them to and make responsible choices when downloading apps.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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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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