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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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Encrypt Everything How to Unshare and Secure Your Sensitive Data Wherever It Resides
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: Stuck in the data protection dilemma? How do you find a way to balance critical business needs and requirements, while protecting your data from malicious threats? Learn a multitier plan that helps you protect your perimeter while also encrypting data in every level, moving or at rest.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gemalto

Market Focus Double Vision
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: It's time to get real with security realities. Understand how to achieve greater visibility into your network traffic and learn where other organizations stand in the cyber security war.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Gigamon

The data protection playbook for all-flash storage
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flash storage can offer enterprises the top-notch data protection they need, all while delivering unsurpassed performance, flexibility, and return on investment. Read on to learn how else the right flash investment can improve your business now and in the future.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

E-Waste Is More Than Just Clutter
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Do you dispose of, repurpose or recycle your old IT assets and technology? Explore why and how you should create a secure and frequent IT asset disposal program for your organization to stay compliant, safe, and clutter-free.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Iron Mountain

IT Guide: Windows 10 Migration Minus The Complexity
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: In just six steps, you can leverage endpoint data protection to help you ease into OS migration. Learn how to craft a migration plan that drastically simplifies the OS refresh process and provides comprehensive data protection and governance foundation for your organization.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Druva Software

Mining for Insight: Rediscovering the Data Archive
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Uncover study results that highlight the struggles enterprises have with archiving their data. Discover how to implement a consistent approach to data archiving so that you can leverage your data and improve your customer service and revenue streams.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Iron Mountain

Definitive Guide: Securing The Mobile Enterprise
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Mobility, BYOD and cloud computing are changing the way people do work and this can quickly become a nightmare for security and IT managers. Access this white paper to learn how to handle the increasingly mobile workforce and turn mobility into a business advantage.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Aruba Networks

FAQ: ShareFile Cloud for Healthcare
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Answer your frequently asked questions regarding ShareFile Cloud, an enterprise file sync and sharing (EFSS) solution, and see its benefits for healthcare organizations. Access now to witness how your organization can manage patient files and meet HIPAA requirements with an EFSS service.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Citrix

The Need for Third Party Archiving
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Third-party email archiving solutions can address customer needs that basic archiving solutions, such as Microsoft's Office 365, can't achieve. Discover the benefits your enterprise can achieve with a third-party archiving solution, such as storage flexibility, advanced search capabilities, full audit of the archive and more.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Commvault

Why Move Backup and Disaster Recovery To The Cloud
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover 20 real-world business reasons to move backup, archival, and disaster recovery (DR) to a unified cloud platform. See how public cloud can provide your enterprise with the reliability, security, and scalability you need to protect your disparate workloads.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 16 May 2016

Druva Software

8 Key Functions to Prevent Data Loss with User Behavior
sponsored by Exabeam
WHITE PAPER: User behavior analytics (UBA) provides the context needed to evaluate user behavior accurately and efficiently. It focuses on the user handling the data rather than the data itself. Learn how you can pair your DLP tools with UBA to best prevent data loss and exfiltration.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Exabeam

Overcoming 4 Key Challenges of Data Privacy
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Data privacy must be protected on a continuous basis far beyond the requirements of passing compliance audits. Learn the 4 key challenges of data privacy and how to overcome them.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Iron Mountain

5-Step Guide For GDPR Compliance
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you a 5-point plan to prepare your organization to meet the new needs of data protection regulations. Learn how to track the creation of new files on laptops and other mobile devices and automatically ensure that files containing customer data and PII are protected.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Druva Software

IT Guide: Protecting Corporate Data Beyond the Firewall
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: 24/7 data monitoring can ensure your important information stays on devices and on networks that you deem safe. Learn how to be proactive in your compliance requirements and stay on top of how your data is handled.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Druva Software

Everything You Need to Know About Crypto Management
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: The best way to secure sensitive information is by placing safeguards around the data itself through encryption. Learn how to better manage your encrypted data to enable greater security enforcement and overall better efficiency.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gemalto

Secur ing Productivity in the Border less Enterprise
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The combination of cloud and mobility can allow for great employee productivity and greater customer responsiveness. However, these new business opportunities mean nothing if you can't protect against the new security challenges they bring.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Microsoft

Jump start mobile productivity with MDM and secure file sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Mobile device management is only a piece of the mobility puzzle. With mobile workers' collaboration demands are rising, making it hard to ensure the quality of service they need and the security they may not realize they need. Learn more about challenges to empowering mobile workers and how to ensure your critical data stays safe.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Citrix

Data Restoration Services: Vendor Guide for IT
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Discover a data restoration solution that eliminates resource-consuming legacy systems while still providing access to archived data. Access now to discover the benefits this solution can provide to your enterprise, including reduced data center power/cooling costs, faster responses to restore requests, consolidated silos of tape, and more.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Iron Mountain

Your Software: Does the End Justify the Business Value Means?
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Explore important productivity issues and offers tips for enhancing your approach to data management and protection. Learn how to improve your administrative, IT task, and organization productivity with a data management software solution.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Commvault

Making the Case for Cloud-to-Cloud Backup
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn the importance of backing up cloud storage with a layered approach that integrates efficient data management processes, SaaS application training, robust password policies, and automated backup. Discover how you can ensure your information is secure and readily available whenever you need it.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 11 Dec 2015

Datto, Inc.

IT Security Vendor Analysis by Bizety
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines five major vendors and evaluates their security solutions. Learn how well they can coordinate their systems to successfully secure your web infrastructure and online data.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Distil Networks

Plan for Hybrid Data Protection Media
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to implement a hybrid data protection media strategy that will enable your enterprise to achieve the agility needed to meet today's storage demands - all within your budgetary limits, of course. Read on to discover how the combination of tertiary disk, cloud, and tape can result in a foolproof data protection strategy.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Druva Software

IBM QRadar - Sense and Detect Modern Threats with the Most Sophisticated Security Analytics Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to "sense" chains of malicious activities and rapidly deploy security tools across your entire network including cloud-based resources. Access now to greatly improve your remediation efforts and minimize potential damage to your organization.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM

Eliminate On-Premise Tape Management with Cloud-Based Data Protection
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper highlights a scalable, secure cloud-based data protection solution that eliminates the need for on-premise tape backup. See the benefits this software can provide to your enterprise, such as modernized backup and recovery, cost-efficient data replication, reliable network connection, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 11 May 2016

Iron Mountain

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
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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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