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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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Eliminating the Challenge of Branch Office Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Viadex
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a branch converged infrastructure that eliminates the need for backup servers, software, and storage in remote locations by storing data in centralized data centers. Read on to see how you can prepare your branch offices for any disaster with a faster, cost-efficient backup and recovery solution.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

Viadex

Performance of All-Flash with Feature-Rich Enterprise Storage Functionality
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover the latest trends making a significant impact in the flash storage market, and learn how to integrate data protection and unified support for SAN and NAS with a portfolio of all flash arrays. Access this paper to evaluate the newest flash-based storage solutions.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

NetApp

Hybrid Storage Arrays: Solution Overview
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uncovers a hybrid storage array that automates time-consuming data protection and storage capacity scaling so that you can spend less time tending to your storage infrastructures. Read on to learn the benefits this array can provide for your storage.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Microsoft

How to Integrate Siloed Identities and Data
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper digs into the current fragmented landscape of identity infrastructures. Read on for expert tips on integrating identities and data out of silos.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Hybrid Cloud Storage Security Brief
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explores 4 common scenarios of hybrid cloud security concerns for StorSimple hybrid cloud storage solution and how security measures address these scenarios. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Microsoft

Mobile Worker Privacy Survey
sponsored by OptioLabs
WHITE PAPER: This survey report examines how mobile workers perceive the risks associated with using sensitive data in public places and how they go about mitigating those risks.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

OptioLabs

Proactive Incident Response: Prepare Now or Pay Later
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This infographic features a proactive approach to incident response. Discover how to gain visibility and reduce response time by recording and analyzing all network traffic, earning you up to 55% in savings by reducing costs associated with data breaches.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

Blue Coat Systems

Government Worker Privacy Survey
sponsored by OptioLabs
WHITE PAPER: This survey report discusses the risks government agencies face when sensitive information is clearly displayed on a computer screen and gives suggestions for mitigating those risks.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

OptioLabs

Keep Your Patient Records Privacy
sponsored by OptioLabs
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the unique challenges of real-life data security and privacy in the healthcare industry. Read on to learn how you can keep all of your sensitive patient data private, even when it's displayed on a screen.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

OptioLabs

Hybrid Disaster Recovery Solutions: Maintain Business as Usual Under Any Condition
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper overviews a disaster recovery solution engineered for the needs of SMBs. Read on to learn how this hybrid backup solution can improve your data protection and provide your enterprise with rapid recovery, flexibility, scalability, and more.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

Carbonite

Hybrid Cloud Storage Solution for Unstructured Data
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a hybrid cloud storage solution that addresses the complexities of unstructured data commonly associated with file shares. Access now to see how this solution can help you better manage the growth of your unstructured data.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Published: 07 Dec 2015

Microsoft

Insider Threats in the Real World
sponsored by OptioLabs
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an approach to security that reduces the risk of real life insider threats, including eavesdropping, shoulder-surfing, credentials theft, and more.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2015

OptioLabs

Predictive Mobile Threat Defense
sponsored by Skycure
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the 3 reasons why traditional mobile security approaches can no longer protect users and organizations. Access this resource now to learn how to advance mobile security into a next-gen mobile threat defense to protect networks, apps, and users.
Posted: 03 Dec 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

Skycure

Executive Summary: Proactive Response to Incident Response
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how to find a solution that addresses two main drivers of incident response (IR) costs. Discover key strategies for lowering costs and maximizing ROI when performing IR, with details on three maturity models.
Posted: 03 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Blue Coat Systems

Data Privacy In The Cloud: Five Current Issues in Compliance
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth resource can help you navigate compliance laws around the world and adhere to even the most complex regulations in your cloud environment.
Posted: 03 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

OpenText

It's Not You, It's Me: Understanding the Shared Responsibility of Cloud Security
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses why public cloud security is a shared responsibility and explains exactly what your role is when securing public cloud data.
Posted: 02 Dec 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

Alert Logic

When Policy and Productivity go Hand-in-Hand
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this article and learn how to accommodate the new ways employees collaborate, while also maintaining a level of control and visibility over what corporate data can and cannot be shared with third-party cloud apps.
Posted: 01 Dec 2015 | Published: 22 Sep 2015

IBM

Automate PCI Compliance Monitoring, Investigation & Reporting
sponsored by AccelOps Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper outlines the 12 PCI DSS requirements a compliance automation strategy needs to fulfill and explores what features to look for when selecting an approach.
Posted: 01 Dec 2015 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

AccelOps Inc.

Battling Security Threats from Within your Organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this report to discover how employees and other business partners may be taking advantage of your data. Read on and learn mitigation techniques for threats within the enterprise.
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Next-Gen SIEM: 5 Ways to Faster, Better Data Center Monitoring
sponsored by AccelOps Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a 5 step strategy to discover and mitigate threats faster while reducing IT monitoring complexity.
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

AccelOps Inc.

Advanced Visual Analytics for the Modern Data Center
sponsored by AccelOps Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to detect trends and threats in your network and data center through enhanced visibility.
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

AccelOps Inc.

Report: 2015 Cybersecurity Intelligence Index
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report, you'll uncover the major threats to businesses worldwide over recent years, and how companies can better detect and insulate themselves from future attacks in the face of new technology.
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

Bring Security and Efficiency to Healthcare with Cloud Communications
sponsored by 8x8, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how cloud computing can help you more efficiently share patient information without putting any of that sensitive data at risk.
Posted: 24 Nov 2015 | Published: 24 Nov 2015

8x8, Inc.

How to Protect Your Healthcare Communications in a World of Security and Compliance Threats
sponsored by 8x8, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can maintain security and compliance, especially in an area of healthcare IT that's frequently overlooked: Communications.
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 | Published: 23 Nov 2015

8x8, Inc.

Add Value to your Business with Mobile Working from Any Device, Anytime, Anywhere
sponsored by Vodafone
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a mobility service that allows your employees to work more efficiently and effectively from anytime, anywhere, on any device – without any constraints. You'll also explore the five key features of this strategy.
Posted: 23 Nov 2015 | Published: 23 Nov 2015

Vodafone
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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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