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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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State of Application Security Report
sponsored by Arxan
WHITE PAPER: You know why mobile apps must be secure, now learn why in this white paper. It provides recommendations for how organizations and consumers can minimize the risk of their mobile apps being hacked and how app developers can improve protection.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Arxan

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 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

A Business Case For Funding Your Insider Threat Program
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Insider threat is a growing issue that often exceeds expectations. While most organizations go to great lengths implementing background checks to vet employees; often the accidental insider and outsider turned insider (due to compromise), are overlooked. It is time for a new protect from within mentality.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Forcepoint

Three Critical Steps to Launch a Data Breach Response
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights three critical steps in launching an effective incident response plan. Learn how to assemble a team, build communication channels with that team, draft different plans around specific incidents types and offer helpful services like identity theft protection.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

AllClear ID

7 Key Factors of a Highly Effective Application Protection Solution
sponsored by Arxan
WHITE PAPER: An effective application protection strategy is paramount to safeguarding the integrity and confidentiality of an application. This white paper discusses the 7 key factors that enable effective application protection, mitigating binary code risks and combating the latest security threats.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Arxan

Successfully Migrating Personnel Data from SAP ERP Human Capital Management to Employee Central
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: Before migrating personnel data to SAP's Employee Central, adjustments and modifications are necessary to legacy SAP ERP HCM data. This report introduces a solution that converts data for migration that focuses on quality, consistency, and protection against risk and errors.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Accenture

Privileged Users
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Damage caused by Privileged Users is the most extensive, hardest to mitigate, and hardest to detect. However, a solution exists to mitigate the threat of Privileged User abuse. Read the "Privileged Users: Superman or Superthreat?" whitepaper for best practices and strategies for mitigating the threat within your organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Forcepoint

Defeating the Threat Within
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Your critical data can be stolen by someone who interacts with your network daily. You need the right plan before it happens. Learn about the new wave of insider threats and start planning now.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Forcepoint

Unlocking Business Success: The Five Pillars of User Risk Mitigation
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Innovative practices lead to innovative results. Using our pillars to build a security program helps businesses develop user visibility and behavioral context. Total awareness — "seeing" the extent of your user behavior — starts with five pillars and ends with unquestioned success.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Forcepoint

Breach response: It's about keeping your customers safe
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to deliver a timely, organized breach response that boosts customers' confidence, repairs customers' identities if they've been victimized and helps minimize irreparable damage to your brand. Ensure peace of mind by giving your assurance that your organization values both their identities and their loyalties.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

AllClear ID

Breach response isn't about losing data. It's about keeping your customers.
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: The time to prepare for a data breach is today. Give your customers reassurance that they are taken care of and help resolve any harm done to their identity. Learn how to respond to customer queries effectively and reduce customer response time for any size breach to as little as 48 hours.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

AllClear ID

What I've Learned from 5,000 Data Breaches
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: As data breaches continue to increase, consumer expectations follow behind and expect well-orchestrated response time. Plan out how affected customers will be notified and supported throughout the entire data breach response process, from notification, to protection, to fraud resolution.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

AllClear ID

Protecting Your Business in the DigitalTransformation Journey
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are responding to security threats in various ways as they go about their digital transformation. This white paper examines these threats and explains how to adopt a comprehensive approach to protection and resilience.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

HPE and Intel®

The Business Value of Data Deduplication
sponsored by Richardson Eyres
WHITE PAPER: Discover a data deduplication system that can dramatically improve backup, recovery, and archiving processes. Explore the benefits your enterprise can achieve with one data deduplication system, including reduced backup costs, simplified backup and recovery operations, increased flexibility, and more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Richardson Eyres

Breach Response: Preparing for the Threat; Controlling the Chaos
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: Examine past breaches, in this report, to learn the tangible benefits of being well-prepared for a cyberattack, and the key features of a successful incident response plan. Discover how to emerge from every data breach with an enhanced public image of responsibility and competence.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

AllClear ID

The Cost of Unintentional Insider Threat
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: A high rate of Unintentional Insider Threats (UIT) sheds light on the demands of today's workplace culture in the United States. Work cultures are unlikely to change anytime soon, but there are tools and programs that can help any work environment with a UIT problem. To find out more, read the report.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jan 2016

Forcepoint

The Top Five Requirements for Secure Enterprise File Sync and Sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Before you consider a file sync and share solution for your organization, you need to make sure you can provide secure IT oversight. Go in-depth with four more critical requirements that'll ensure easy flexibility, integration, solid user experience and support for a modern workspace.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Citrix

Top 10 Reasons to choose EMC Data Protection Solutions
sponsored by Richardson Eyres
WHITE PAPER: Learn 10 reasons why changing your data protection platform to enable efficiency and TCO is a must. Discover enterprise-class data protection across on premise, virtualized, hybrid, and cloud consumption models.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Richardson Eyres

The Axway MFT Solution Transcript
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: It's critical your organization implements MFT to manage and secure the giant wave of data moving forward. MFT is innovating, securing and optimizing business for the future. Whether your organizational value is banking transactions, trades, manufacturing, etc., MFT can increase customer satisfaction and engagement.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Axway

Secure File Transfer Lifecycle
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: This presentation transcript highlights how two globally recognized companies maintain brand equity and commerce by securing, scaling and optimizing their data and file exchange capabilities. Discover how to maximize the transfer, communication and security of information between your headquarters and your global community.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Axway

Object Storage Erasure Coding and Self Protecting Technologies
sponsored by HGST
WHITE PAPER: Scale-out object storage solution can provide disk-based access performance with high levels of durability, scalability, and simplicity. Discover how this storage system can enable your enterprise to simplify your storage architecture and take advantage of your data without requiring your budgets to significantly increase.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

HGST

Top 8 Trends For Big Data
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Big data is experiencing a boom in importance and usage. More businesses are coming to rely on data for critical decisions. Why not make your data work for you? You already own it, so make the most of it. Read on to discover the top eight trends currently underway in big data and how to make them work for you.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

Tableau Software

Get started in e-Commerce with the Right Payment Foundation
sponsored by CyberSource
WHITE PAPER: Avoid shopping cart abandonment. Help digital patrons take items to checkout by accepting more payments across channels, while effectively managing fraud and payment security. In this infographic, explore 4 steps to help you get started.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 17 Jun 2016

CyberSource

Is your business risking a USD 100 million loss?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to safely replicate and archive data to enable your end users while discouraging data loss. Implement technologies that give you greater visibility into your data so nobody in your organization makes the next $100 million mistake.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM

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
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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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