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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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4 Ways Data Loss Prevention Can Help Meet More Stringent HIPAA Enforcement
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: Implemented correctly, data loss prevention (DLP) can help your organization maintain HIPAA compliance. This white paper reviews 4 specific HIPAA statutes and how DLP helps your organization comply with each.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Digital Guardian

Control and Secure Sensitive Data
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise file sync and sharing (EFSS) services have become valuable tools as they allow organizations to delve into mobility without compromising data security or compliance. Access this resource to learn about an EFSS service that provides IT teams with flexibility, visibility and control over sensitive data.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Citrix

Securing Real-Time Mobile Communications
sponsored by Mitel Networks Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers contemporary real-time communications services that are secured end-to-end. Allow employees to communicate remotely through any device using strict identity management tools that ensure your information won't be sent to anyone without proper authorization.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Mitel Networks Limited

ZK Research Report on Network Management Issues
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: ZK Research (a Zeus Kerravala company) conducted a network management survey and inside reviews the results, including the need for application strengthening and the market forces driving this need.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Ixia

Client Virtualization Solutions For Government Deliver Increased Security, Mobility, and Savings
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Find out how client virtualization can help to overcome traditional client PC security and mobility challenges and enable a more secure, mobile workforce for government agencies. You'll learn how moving sensitive data from local device storage to the data center decreases endpoint security threats.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

Ensuring Document Security Across Any Device
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices have become more common in the workplace and produced a goal of ensuring that sensitive documents can be shared and accessed securely from any device. Access this white paper to learn about a solution that circumvents device management and instead allows for management of the documents themselves.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 05 Apr 2016

BlackBerry

Client Virtualization Solutions For Retail Deliver Better Security, Enhanced Customer Interactions, and Reduced Cost
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how client virtualization solutions are making it easier to secure customer information while improving customer interactions throughout the shopping experience
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Intrusion Prevention Systems
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This Magic Quadrant report direct from Gartner ranks the best (and worst) network intrusion prevention system vendors.. Plus you find out why the network IPS market continues being absorbed by next-generation firewall placements at the perimeter. (Hint: they offer some of the best protection with advanced threat defense solutions now in place.)
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2015

Intel Security

Information Sharing Defeats Data Security Threats
sponsored by Anomali
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you about information sharing to quell security problems. Learn how to share information with trusted peers adhere to standards and integrate ith popular security software. Access now to enable information sharing that best suits your business' needs.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Anomali

It’s Time to Get Real With SDN and NFV
sponsored by Accelerated Concepts
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you a universal network appliance that uses NFV technology and comes at a price point that sets a breakthrough standard for the entire industry. Access now to learn about a simple, inexpensive and open path to SDN to develop new services, improve network performance and drive new business opportunities.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Accelerated Concepts

Advanced Threats: Integrating a Sandbox into your Infrastructure
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers you the ultimate combination of proactive mitigation, visibility and rich reporting. Access now to learn about antivirus and threat-scanning technology, dual-level sandboxing and the option of additional integration with the cloud.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Client Virtualization Solutions Deliver Enhanced Security and Compliance While Lowering Costs
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: As a financial services institution, you need to make data security, audit compliance, and risk mitigation a top priority while also adapting to highly demanding and increasingly mobile customers. Find our how client virtualization allows you to control your data safely in a data center while enabling mobile access to data and apps.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 03 May 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

The Executive's Guide to the 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Report
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers insights on the latest security threats and offers best practices for protecting your organization from cybersecurity attacks as they grow in sophistication. Access now to receive comprehensive data from 24 security ops centers that'll provide you with a highly accurate representation of the global threat landscape.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Dimension Data

Taking Container Security to the Next Level Final
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the security concerns around container use and details how you can enact measures to mitigate the dangers. Access now and learn how you can protect code integrity when containers are in use and safely utilize open source code in general.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Black Duck Software

Email Threats: Key features of an email gateway security solution
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: What are the key features of an email gateway security solution? Find out inside, plus – get an overview of the changing face of email threats.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

LogicNow

The Total Economic Impact Of Forcepoint's SureView Insider Threat
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester report shows you an appliance-based security system that monitors and investigates internal threats across all endpoints and channel communications. View not and learn how you can gain visibility that other network devices cannot.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Forcepoint

Virtualization Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to best protect your virtual desktops through a wide range of Windows-based environments. Access now and learn how to get file-level anti-malware protection, network-level protection and cloud-assisted, real time threat data and the best security approach for your organization's needs.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Kaspersky Lab

Global IT Security Risks Survey Report
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: This report shows you the results of a security survey of organizations across industries. Access now for exclusive insight into the views, opinions and strategies of IT professionals from around the world.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Kaspersky Lab

What Is the Cost of One More Test?
sponsored by Ixia
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you up to date statistics on today's cyber threat landscape and shows you how you can get ahead with early prevention. Access now to see where other organizations failed and how you may better protect yourself against today's most dangerous attacks.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Ixia

The Workstation Monitoring Imperative
sponsored by Intersect Alliance
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to better monitor your corporate data as it travels along your workstations – see who is accessing this data and where it's being stored and accessed. Access now to not only better secure your data, but also adhere to current compliance standards like PCI DSS, HIPPA and SOX and FISMA.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intersect Alliance

Unlocking Business Success: The Five Pillars of User Risk Mitigation
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to embrace a BYOD policy for your organizations and best practices for visibility into all user activity. Access now to gain a formidable defense against both malicious and unintentionally harmful insiders.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Forcepoint

Data Theft Prevention The Key to Security, Growth & Innovation
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you a holistic approach to protecting your critical data. Learn about cybersecurity from a Data Theft Prevention perspective, which is broader in scope and more effective in defending sensitive information.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Forcepoint

Six Steps To A Better Security Strategy
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn six steps to create an effective security strategy that's linked with key business interests for great success.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

AllClear ID

Best Practices for Protecting Patient Data in the Cloud
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: Now that many healthcare organizations are using cloud computing to store and share sensitive patient information, they must figure out how to extend data loss prevention (DLP) strategies to include cloud storage. Discover best practices for applying DLP to the cloud.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Digital Guardian

Rapid Recovery, Live Recovery: Recover From a System Failure in Minutes
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights "live recovery," a recovery solution that instantly runs or resumes physical or virtual machines on any virtual platform, directly from the backup file. Read on to witness a demo of this recovery solution that shows how you can recover a sever failure in a few simple steps,
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Dell Software
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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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