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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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Data Security White Papers (View All Report Types)
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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


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


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


‘PowerShell’ Deep Dive: A United Threat Research Report
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about PowerShell and how cybercriminals are using it to expedite their criminal activities. This report outlines several techniques attackers use to leverage PowerShell to gain access to organizations' endpoints and provides suggestions on how security teams can detect, prevent and respond to such attacks.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Carbon Black

Employing Cyber Threat Intelligence
sponsored by Anomali
WHITE PAPER: Cyber threat intelligence is fast becoming a cornerstone in enterprise security but are you using your various intelligence feeds most effectively? Learn how organizations large and small are increasingly adding threat intelligence to their security posture and see what type of attacks you can mitigate using threat intelligence.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016


Pivot3 Marries Erasure Coding and Hyperconvergence
sponsored by Pivot3
WHITE PAPER: Discover a hyper-converged infrastructure platform that implements scalar erasure codes to deliver higher storage efficiency and greater resilience than data replication. Explore how to enable efficient, resilient data protection in your hyper-converged environment.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Integrating Data Protection and Active Archiving
sponsored by HGST
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to easily integrate data protection with scalability. An integrated solution demonstrates data availability at scale, manageability, disaster recovery capabilities and simplicity agreeable to the demands of current and future enterprise data center environments.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016


Integrated Solution for Workforce Mobility and Secure Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Discover a content platform portfolio that combines object storage software with hybrid cloud to efficiently consolidate, automate, mobilize and archive data. See how this solution can bring structure to your unstructured data, simplify your storage management, ensure security, and more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

Support Unstructured Data with Multipurpose Distributed Object Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Explore a single, multipurpose distributed object-based storage system that can support large-scale repositories of unstructured data throughout a wide range of workloads. Discover the benefits this platform can bring to your enterprise, including multitenancy, adaptive cloud tiering, spin-down capability, and more.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Hitachi Data Systems

Optimizing Web Application Security for the New Bad Bot Threat Landscape
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: Winning in today's bot battlefield takes time, expertise, and a dedicated team. In this white paper, get a glimpse into the world of anti-bot defenses and win the battle of the bots on your site.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Distil Networks

Supplementing MDM with robust security controls
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Common sense dictates that you look for ways to supplement your mobile device management (MDM) solution with additional, more robust security controls. This white paper helps you identify the goals for your MDM security strategy and select the best approach to reach those goals.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016


EMC VNX and VNXe Family with Veeam Availability Suite
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Veeam Availability Suite v9 is designed to provide enhanced availability with storage snapshots for backup, replication, and recovery tasks. This white paper covers the issues you can expect to solve by integrating this technology, and how to connect it to a storage array.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 Jun 2016

Veeam Software

Extending Backup to the Cloud
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a backup and replication system that can simplify your move to the cloud. Access now to see how you can achieve new levels of availability and storage efficiencies for your mission-critical virtual environments.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

Veeam Software

Data Center Applications Standards Reference Guide: Networking and Storage
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: In this technical white paper, discover a detailed overview of the most prevalent networking and storage applications in today's modern data centers. Additionally, read on to get instruction on computer clustering, SAN and server cabling, data security, and more.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Apr 2016


Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: IT security leaders deploy enterprise data loss prevention (DLP) for three major use cases: regulatory compliance, intellectual property protection and increased visibility into how users treat sensitive data. This research evaluates DLP products for these three use cases, based on nine critical capabilities. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Digital Guardian

BI That's Compatible with the Microsoft Stack: Get Optimal Value from Your Investments
sponsored by Pyramid Analytics
WHITE PAPER: Discover a BI platform that's compatible with the Microsoft data stack, offers self-service capabilities, and empowers you to share trusted BI content. Learn how you can deliver enterprise-grade governance and security, deploy on-premises or private cloud, and more.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

Pyramid Analytics

A Powerful Platform for Cloud Security Analytics
sponsored by Exabeam
WHITE PAPER: Security architects and SOC managers need a solution for integrating activity across all deployments and making sense of behavior in an open, cloud-based architecture. Discover how you can analyze account lockouts, detect unusual access patterns, and prevent data loss while allowing your organizations to continue growing with the cloud.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


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


Detect, Prioritize, and Respond to Modern Cyber Attacks
sponsored by Exabeam
WHITE PAPER: They need the ability to automatically analyze user behavior to respond effectively. Learn how to leverage existing log data to detect modern attacks and prioritize incidents efficiently. Used correctly, user behavior analytics adds a powerful analytics layer over existing security technologies, guiding a more effective response to attacks.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


Grand Theft Data – Data Exfiltration Study: Actors, Tactics, and Detection
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: DLP tactics & tools only work if you know how to use them properly. This data exfiltration study reveals the security tools, response plans and awareness training required to protect your infrastructure and prevent major losses.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Intel Security

Five Tips to Help Protect Your Data - From passive monitoring to proactive protection
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Modern DLP needs to be rapidly incremental, focusing on derived value, successful preventative actions and increasing the risk threshold. Inside this white paper, you'll learn 5 key requirements to ensure your data protection efforts are successful.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intel Security

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

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


FINRA Regulations Require Technology Innovation to Address Supervision and Monitoring Workload
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Business leaders need to find a healthy balance between flexible business solutions and data monitoring abilities. Learn how to protect and govern your sensitive information to help mitigate risk and, in the process, better comply with regulatory requirements.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

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

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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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