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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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Breach response isn't about losing data. It's about keeping your customers.
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: The time to prepare for a data breach is today. Give your customers reassurance that they are taken care of and help resolve any harm done to their identity. Learn how to respond to customer queries effectively and reduce customer response time for any size breach to as little as 48 hours.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

AllClear ID

What I've Learned from 5,000 Data Breaches
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: As data breaches continue to increase, consumer expectations follow behind and expect well-orchestrated response time. Plan out how affected customers will be notified and supported throughout the entire data breach response process, from notification, to protection, to fraud resolution.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

AllClear ID

Protecting Your Business in the DigitalTransformation Journey
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are responding to security threats in various ways as they go about their digital transformation. This white paper examines these threats and explains how to adopt a comprehensive approach to protection and resilience.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

HPE and Intel®

Breach Response: Preparing for the Threat; Controlling the Chaos
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: Examine past breaches, in this report, to learn the tangible benefits of being well-prepared for a cyberattack, and the key features of a successful incident response plan. Discover how to emerge from every data breach with an enhanced public image of responsibility and competence.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

AllClear ID

The Top Five Requirements for Secure Enterprise File Sync and Sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Before you consider a file sync and share solution for your organization, you need to make sure you can provide secure IT oversight. Go in-depth with four more critical requirements that'll ensure easy flexibility, integration, solid user experience and support for a modern workspace.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Citrix

Pivot3 Marries Erasure Coding and Hyperconvergence
sponsored by Pivot3
WHITE PAPER: Discover a hyper-converged infrastructure platform that implements scalar erasure codes to deliver higher storage efficiency and greater resilience than data replication. Explore how to enable efficient, resilient data protection in your hyper-converged environment.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Pivot3

Optimizing Web Application Security for the New Bad Bot Threat Landscape
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: Winning in today's bot battlefield takes time, expertise, and a dedicated team. In this white paper, get a glimpse into the world of anti-bot defenses and win the battle of the bots on your site.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Distil Networks

Addressing 4 Key Mobile Security Challenges
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you a comprehensive portfolio of mobile security solutions that address four key mobile security challenges. Learn intelligent, integrated and innovative approaches that can help your organization stay ahead of emerging threats while managing operational risks.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM MaaS360

The mobile security maturity scale: Where do you stand?
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: This study takes the mobile security pulse of large enterprises worldwide. It'll help you assess where you are on this emerging mobile security maturity scale and giving you an indication of where you should make your mobile security investments moving forward.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM MaaS360

Securing mobile productivity for Microsoft Office 365
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Take the complexity out of securing your mobile workforce. Learn how to secure your Microsoft ecosystem across all mobile platforms, including Windows 10. Enable IT to efficiently manage enterprise productivity, connectivity and security today and into the future.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM MaaS360

Supplementing MDM with robust security controls
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Common sense dictates that you look for ways to supplement your mobile device management (MDM) solution with additional, more robust security controls. This white paper helps you identify the goals for your MDM security strategy and select the best approach to reach those goals.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
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: 31 May 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Addressing NIST and DOD Requirements for Mobile Device Management (MDM)
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Mobile device management (MDM) is critical as these devices can create vulnerabilities in network security. Two major technology institutions are determining MDM requirements for government agencies. Read on for a breakdown of the best MDM practices.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

IBM MaaS360

When App is the Business, the Business is the App Vol. 3
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: IT needs to support each step in planning and developing apps to help ensure security throughout the app lifecycle. Learn the key security dangers of mobile apps in the enterprise and find out how to eliminate them in your app-driven business.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM MaaS360

Mobile security strategy: Getting it right from the beginning
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Businesses need to be much more mindful about safe productivity. Learn how to safely distribute and manage mobile apps, on both BYOD and COPE devices that are critical to employee productivity and smooth business operations.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM MaaS360

Grand Theft Data – Data Exfiltration Study: Actors, Tactics, and Detection
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: DLP tactics & tools only work if you know how to use them properly. This data exfiltration study reveals the security tools, response plans and awareness training required to protect your infrastructure and prevent major losses.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Intel Security

5 Tips to Help Protect Your Data
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Modern DLP needs to be rapidly incremental, focusing on derived value, successful preventative actions and increasing the risk threshold. Inside this white paper, you'll learn 5 key requirements to ensure your data protection efforts are successful.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intel Security

Successfully secure enterprise content on mobile devices
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Your enterprise can't be left behind in this new era of productivity. Enable your employees by creating secure systems that can protect your data while living on less than enterprise secure devices.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM MaaS360

BYOD allows hackers an easy access point to corporate data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: You need to modernize your security with a robust way to proactively detect, analyze and remediate new mobile threats. Learn the true cost of a data breach and how to best implement your own BYOD policy.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Obey these 10 BYOD golden rules
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Bring your own device (BYOD) is the facet of mobility that is leaving many organizations feeling vulnerable. Here are ten rules, each broken down, to keep you on the right track to taking full advantage of all that mobility has to offer.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM MaaS360

Forward Thinking Backup Through Unified Data Protection
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a unified backup and recovery solution that manages workloads on multiple physical, virtual, and cloud platforms. Read on to see how this converged platform can enable your enterprise to manage and protect mixed workloads across your enterprise and reduce administration and infrastructure costs.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 18 May 2016

Veritas

Six Steps to Controlling the Uncontrollable
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: With a next-generation enterprise mobility strategy, you can empower your people to be productive on the devices of their choosing -- all while staying secure. Explore six ways to protect the relentless data streams of a mobile enterprise.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Microsoft

Embarking on BYOD: 5 key steps to success
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Your goal is to make BYOD policies feasible by seamlessly securing corporate data on the device while providing logical separation from personal activities. Learn five key steps you should consider before putting your BYOD program in place.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM MaaS360

Data Refinement: Facilitating the data-driven organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Packed with findings from architecture and app development pros, this Forrester Research report will help development and IT teams better understand why a good data refinement strategy is a business imperative, why architects and developers don't' see data the same way, where the hybrid cloud fits in when defining data refinement success, and more.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

10 Characteristics of a HIPAA-Compliant ePHI Application
sponsored by Coalfire
WHITE PAPER: The root cause of HIPAA-compliance gaps often lies in application software that is not HIPAA-compliant – the software simply lacks the required or implied security functionality. Uncover the 10 security requirements of a HIPAA-compliant ePHI app.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Coalfire
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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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