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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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Backup and Recovery for SAP with Oracle Environments
sponsored by EMC & MicroAge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, review the EMC data protection suite, which features the necessary SAP integration and support to make backup and recovery more efficient and easier to manage. Read on to discover the new features this technology can provide to your enterprise's backup solution.
Posted: 10 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

EMC & MicroAge

Backup Appliance vs. Build Your Own Media Server
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: In this brief data sheet, learn about a backup appliance that eliminates the cumbersome tasks of acquisition, installation and integration, administration, patch and upgrades, and support. With this purpose-build backup appliance, your enterprise can save time and money and eliminate the complexity of building your own backup solution.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Veritas

SAP SYSTEMS ANALYSIS Business Risk Illustration
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you frame the business risk of an SAP cyberattack by examining your SAP application layer for known vulnerabilities.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Onapsis

Breaking Bad: The Risk of UnsecureFile Sharing
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the link between organizational and individual behavior when using increasingly popular file sync-and-share solutions.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

How to Get 10x Better Performance, Scalability, and Efficiency for VM Backups
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a backup solution that supports and protects VMware environments by integrating with VADP. Learn how this solution can enable your enterprise to quickly backup large numbers of VMs with less processing power as well as simplify your hardware and software management.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Veritas

Backup and Recovery for Microsoft-based Private Clouds
sponsored by EMC & NextNet
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights EMC's data protection suite that delivers enhanced backup and recovery capabilities for private clouds. Read on to discover how this comprehensive solution can provide your enterprise with easier storage management and stronger performance.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

EMC & NextNet

Why Converged Backup Platforms is Your Key to Scalability
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper pits one converged backup platform against other competitors, comparing VADP performance results, storage-array snapshots-based backup, and concurrent application restores. Read on to see how this solution can lower your total backup costs and improve your overall backup performance.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Veritas

Reducing Cost and Complexity: 7 Reasons Why Backup Appliances Improve your Infrastructure
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses an integrated backup and recovery appliance that simplifies management by eliminating tedious server maintenance and enabling faster, cost-efficient backup. Read on to see the ways in which this appliance can benefit your enterprise, including fast performance and scalability, end-to-end deduplication, and more.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Veritas

IBM Spectrum Protect: Simplified Data Protection for the Modern Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This lab report tests an advanced data backup and recovery platform for virtual, physical, cloud, and software-defined environments. Read on to see how this solution can enhance your enterprise's data protection by enabling software-defined storage environments, mitigating the risk of data loss, reducing the total cost of data protection, and more.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Backup and Recovery for Microsoft-based Private Clouds
sponsored by EMC & MicroAge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights EMC's data protection suite that delivers enhanced backup and recovery capabilities for private clouds. Read on to discover how this comprehensive solution can provide your enterprise with easier storage management and stronger performance.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

EMC & MicroAge

Replace Build-Your-Own Media Servers with Cost-Efficient Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper highlights an all-in-one appliance for backup and recovery solution. Access now to see how this solution can enable your enterprise to benefit from faster deployments, reduced risk, minimal planned and unplanned downtime, and more.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

Veritas

The Value of Protecting Data in General, and Encrypting It in Particular
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a software-defined storage solution with built-in encryption capabilities that provides a single point of control for encryption throughout the storage layer. Read on and see how this solution can enhance your storage hardware offerings, ease management, and improve your data protection.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

IBM

How to Mobilize your Corporate Content and Apps
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will examine a comprehensive mobile security strategy that will give your employees unparalleled access to resources behind your firewall, while also securing your data. Read on to see how this strategy includes the ability to mobilize SharePoint, Windows File Share, and your intranet sites, and more.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM MaaS360

Make Endpoint Security Part of Your Client Systems Refresh
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide to uncover preloaded, validated and tested endpoint security strategies. Learn ways to extend data protection to employees on all endpoint devices, regardless of where they are located.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 04 Mar 2016

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Develop More Effective Enterprise Mobile Programs
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: This "how-to" guide highlights ways your business can create an effective and sustainable mobile enterprise program in four steps including defining your mobile strategy and secure day-to-day support.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM MaaS360

Mobile Data Security: Finding the Balance for Secure Productivity
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover the strategic steps your organization should take before committing to a mobile security solution. Read on to uncover the questions you should be asking, both to vendors and to yourself, and how to use your knowledge to commit to a security solution—like container and virtualization approaches.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM MaaS360

Mobile Device Management Policies: Best Practices Guide
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Your company's data is priceless, so protecting it should be your number one priority, without jeopardizing employee productivity. In this white paper, you will discover 10 best practices for MDM, including guidance on how to distribute settings Over the Air (OTA), enforce encryption, and more.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM MaaS360

Forward Thinking Backup: Data Protection for the Digital Business
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the challenges of protecting data in today's digital world and highlights a converged backup and recovery platform with scalable storage appliances that enable cost savings and simplified management. Access now to see the benefits this platform can provide, including instant data recovery, cloud integration, and more.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Veritas

Securing Docker: What You Need to Know
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can build, ship, and run distributed applications quickly and reliably. Learn how you can go from physical, single-tenanted computing resources to more efficient, virtual, multi-tenanted infrastructure that can run in traditional IT environments and in the cloud.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Black Duck Software

Full Database Protection Without the Full Backup Plan: Oracle's Data Loss Recovery Appliance
sponsored by Oracle, in association with Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a recovery appliance that ensures continuous database protection in real-time and at scale, eliminating the need for traditional batch window backups. Discover how this appliance can simply your data management and protection and provide your enterprise with immediate backup copies to recover from potential disasters.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Oracle, in association with Intel

Top 5 Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Data Protection Strategy
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uncovers five common, critical pitfalls to avoid when building a data protection strategy. Read on to learn how to navigate through these pitfalls so that your enterprise can implement a data protection solution that eliminates complexity, reduces staff inefficiencies, enables faster decisions, and accelerates your ROI.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Veritas

PCI Compliance Protect your business from data breach
sponsored by Earthlink.
WHITE PAPER: Get stronger control over PCI compliance in this white paper by learning the 12 requirements to simplify and accelerate the process. Access this resource now to learn how to proactively protect your organization from a data breach.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Earthlink.

The Role of SAM in Information Security
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: Software asset management (SAM) provides an organization not just with the resources it needs to generate audit and reconciliation reports, but also to support information security initiatives. Learn ways information security can be more effectively addressed with the aid of SAM.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Snow Software

How to Unleash the Full Potential of Linux with Docker Containers
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to achieve the ultimate flexibility for business critical Linux applications with Docker containers. Read on to take advantage of enterprise-grade automation, orchestration, management, visibility, and control capabilities for the application development and deployment process.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

Backup More, Store Less, Perform Better: Dell Data Protection
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This datasheet highlights Dell's data protection series with backup and recovery appliances as well as built-in, variable, block-based deduplication and compression. Read on to see the how these solutions can enable your enterprise to trim your storage and data protection costs and benefit from scalability, management simplicity, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Dell, Inc.
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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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