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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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85% of Customers are Dissatisfied with the Authentication Process
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals what you can do to reduce the burden of authentication for your customers. Learn how to prevent fraud in your contact center, while minimizing interrogation and saving money on every call.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

NICE Systems, Inc

Manage Risk by Protecting Apps, Data and Usage
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to securing vulnerabilities, especially in apps, there are 5 best practices you can follow. This white paper provides and overview of how to ensure privacy, protect sensitive information and enable compliance of apps and data without compromising workforce flexibility and productivity.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

4 Steps to a Tapeless Backup Environment: A Guide For Data Management Success
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: A tapeless environment can enhance data backup, recovery, and disaster recovery and highlights the critical considerations and decisions that should be made to do so. Read on and access a 4 step outline for successful migration to a tapeless strategy.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Iron Mountain

Can Secure Cloud Storage Solve the Long-Term Archiving Dilemma?
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Explore the cloud-based archive solutions market, and discover the benefits of object storage as flexible software construct for digital archives. Together, cloud services and object storage can provide your enterprise with the ability to leverage an object storage repository without building a large infrastructure for it.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Published: 13 Jul 2016

Iron Mountain

6 Pillars of Big Data: How to Harness Data with Tableau
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Big data is changing the way we approach analysis and modern industry. Is your organization equipped to take on new big data changes? In this white paper, learn about the 6 pillars of a big data strategy you should focus on, how you can create a visual representation of your data right away, and gain access to insights in real-time.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Tableau Software

Protecting Your Data in the Digital Transformation Journey
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Corporate
WHITE PAPER: Application performance enables competitive advantage by increasing productivity, but could you be wasting time with servers that aren't secure? Discover a number of overarching rules and business attributes to help protect your organization's data.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

HPE and Intel® Corporate

Detect Compromised Credentials with Behavioral Analytics
sponsored by Exabeam
WHITE PAPER: User behavior intelligence and security session assembly can help enterprises root out attackers that impersonate employees. Discover how the right solution can help you give more complex tasks to junior security analysts while speeding up data analysis.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Exabeam

Advance Enterprise Analytics with Self-Service and Governance
sponsored by Pyramid Analytics
WHITE PAPER: Self-service BI can help business users quickly create data models and enable better decision-making, but this can't be achieved without centralized, managed security. Discover a highly scalable BI platform that can balance self-service BI with complete governance.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Pyramid Analytics

Enable Better Decisions for Everyone in Your Organization
sponsored by Pyramid Analytics
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations struggle with inefficient, overly complex business intelligence processes that leave them with fragmented data and incomplete information. Discover a business intelligence platform that empowers users outside of IT to dive into data, with the security of a governed analytics environment.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 18 May 2016

Pyramid Analytics

7 Key Challenges to Value-Based Care: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care With Information Management
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to address some of the challenges of moving towards value-based healthcare with a strategy for improving the way patient data is collected, managed, and exchanged. Access now to find out more about an integrated approach to master data management, data quality, information management, and more.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Information Builders

How One Company Integrated Its Infrastructure with Hadoop
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn about how one company that used the Kafka Messaging tool with Hadoop to extend its data integration architecture to incorporate big data in real time. Discover how the company was able to improve customer services, security, and data management, and how you can do the same.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Intel Corporation

Big Data: Securing Apache Hadoop Platform
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: While Hadoop does wonders for data management, it was not designed with security in mind. Read about Hadoop security challenges and discover 6 ways to improve Hadoop security. Find out where the balance lies between security and big data flow.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel Corporation

Removing the Risk from Compliance in the Cloud
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to mitigate cloud security compliance concerns by aligning with the right cloud service provider. Discover how to ensure responsibilities are shared for meeting compliance and security requirements and maintain a stringent information security policy.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

VMware

Leading the Data-Driven Transformation: The CIO & The New Age of Data Quality
sponsored by Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top 6 challenges modern CIOs face, and explore how to leverage data quality to propel CIO success. Learn the best practices for sustainable information management strategies, allowing your CIOs to transform your business models through data-driven digitization.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Trillium Software

Rubrik and VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN)
sponsored by Rubrik
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper for an introduction to software-defined storage and VMware VSAN, VSAN as an object datastore, Rubrik converged data management, and how Rubrik and VSAN work together to simplify your data center.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

Rubrik

The Threat Defense Lifecycle — Why Traditional Security Fails
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to navigate the new world of cyber threats and security tools while maintaining an open mind towards new strategies and priorities. Collaborate with business pros and innovate to fortify existing defenses and establish new bulwarks against threats lurking around the corner.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security

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

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

Office 365: Upgrading Enterprise Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: You must carefully evaluate the risks associated with adopting any platform that streamlines access to company information. Examine here the security features of Microsoft Office 365, and discover the cloud security gaps that could hinder its adoption.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Symantec Corporation

The Backup Benefits of Hyper-converged Infrastructure
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: Discover a hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) that can create backups quickly, efficiently and securely even across data centers and learn how to backup and restore important files with just two mouse clicks.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

SimpliVity

Controlling Data Center Security
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can strengthen your data center perimeter firewall protection while enabling flexibility to allow for change in the future. Discover how to centrally control your data center security system to prevent it from weakening over time.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

Advancing Cyber-Security Measures Inside
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, discover how to secure your network and data center from the inside and bolster your existing perimeter defenses.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

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
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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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