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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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NetApp AltaVault Cloud-Integrated Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This solution brief highlights a particular type of storage that enables customers to securely back up data to any cloud at up to 90% less cost compared to on-premises solutions.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 18 Jun 2015

NetApp

Solving Today's Top 5 Security and Risk Challenges
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the top 5 data security and risk challenges that hinder compliance. Access this exclusive resource to learn how to overcome each issue.
Posted: 16 Jun 2015 | Published: 03 Jun 2015

Commvault

5 Reasons to Buy – Not Build – Backup Capabilities
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover five reasons why buying backup may be a better idea than building your own, and how you can take the first steps in purchasing a reliable backup solution for your clients.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Datto, Inc.

5 Reasons Every MSP Should Sell SaaS Data Protection
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives five reasons why MSPs need to take advantage of the growing need for SaaS environment data protection.
Posted: 10 Jun 2015 | Published: 10 Jun 2015

Datto, Inc.

5 Ways to Meet Today's Data Management Challenges with a Single Platform
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This resource describes how investing in a platform that integrates data backup, retention, search and access can provide a more holistic and integrated data management system.
Posted: 03 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Commvault

5 Important Questions to Ask Before You Renew with Your Legacy Backup Software
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the five questions every storage professional needs to ask themselves before deciding to renew their old data backup software.
Posted: 03 Jun 2015 | Published: 03 Jun 2015

Commvault

How to Sync, Share & Control Data Securely
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about a solution to data security in the world of cloud file sharing.
Posted: 03 Jun 2015 | Published: 03 Jun 2015

Commvault

The 2015 Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The HP Cyber Risk Report 2015 provides a broad view of the 2014 threat landscape and gives you the insight you need to protect your business from both known vulnerabilities and unknown exploits.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Content Collaboration: 5 Things to Look for in a Vendor
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper presents the 5 key features of a successful content collaboration software service that can help you improve your collaboration security without breaking the bank or complicating business processes.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

IntraLinks, Inc

Data Security for the Most Sensitive Materials
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover how you can make even the most sensitive data safe from falling into the wrong hands while simplifying business processes and cutting costs.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

How to Streamline the Regulatory Filings Process
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores one approach to streamline the regulatory filing process, ensure granular control, and avoid penalties.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

IntraLinks, Inc

Managing Regulatory Examinations - Streamlining the Process
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how to streamline the document review process and ensure preparation for regulatory exams.
Posted: 19 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

IntraLinks, Inc

Top Marketing Data Collaboration Challenges
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: In this whtie paper, discover the 6 data security and control challenges that marketing departments face and how to reduce risk and loss.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

IntraLinks, Inc

Data and Document Governance for Legal Departments
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an alternative strategy to data and document governance to reduce risk for legal departments.
Posted: 15 May 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

IntraLinks, Inc

Mitigating Data Sharing Risks and Leaks
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an alternative approach to reducing data sharing risks between internal teams and outside parties. View now to learn how to safeguard data and files and minimize leaks.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

IntraLinks, Inc

Securing Cloud Computing: How to Evaluate Providers
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the state of security in the cloud. Continue reading to reveal a 21 questions-to-ask checklist of leading security practices for protecting sensitive data in the cloud.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Manage "Lots" of Documents within a Secure Business Process
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper pinpoints how Toyota Industries North America met the above goals and saved money and time in the process. Access this resource now to realise the success you can gain from capturing and securing documents.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 14 May 2015

Nuance

The Collaborative Data Privacy Handbook
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: As more organizations share sensitive data, the risk of leak or theft increases.  This white paper outlines six steps to improving data privacy and sharing principles and preventing regulatory and market sanctions.
Posted: 13 May 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Print Management Receives Top Marks at Edinburgh College
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: This brief case study pinpoints the advantages of an effective MFP strategy, using Edinburgh College as an example. Discover the ways deploying and standardizing your print infrastructure drives budget-friendly solutions and prevents breaches.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Nuance

Case Study: A Swiss Bank Modernizes its Print Fleet
sponsored by Nuance
WHITE PAPER: This brief case study pinpoints the benefits of updating your print infrastructure, using a major Swiss bank as an example. Discover how reducing your printer fleet can save green in more ways than one.
Posted: 12 May 2015 | Published: 12 May 2015

Nuance

Food for the Hungry Stops Malware in its Tracks
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn how a major non-profit eradicated malware in its network.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 08 May 2015


Driving Agility and Security with Data Center Consolidation
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores several security strategies for defending virtualized and cloud-based data centers. Access now to learn how to defend both the physical and virtual planes as you imrpove agility through consolidation.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Research Report: The Benefits of Security Analytics
sponsored by Prelert
WHITE PAPER: Read this report to discover what IT pros have to say about security analytics' most useful features, its value, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Prelert

Financial Organizations: Controlling Secure Communications
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to build more structured and controlled processes for assembling, refining, and sharing information. View now to examine several case studies presenting common financial information sharing challenges and how to craft your security strategy to overcome them.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

IntraLinks, Inc

Controlling Keys - How to Prevent Data Leaks
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an alternative keys strategy that only the consumer can directly acess over a protected communications channel. View now to learn how to control access to encrypting and decrypting cloud stored files and how you can prevent data leaks.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 22 Apr 2015

IntraLinks, 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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