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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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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

Clustering for Axway SecureTransport
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to successfully implement clustering for MFT and other business-critical services in your organization. Get proven expertise to leverage an enhanced MFT gateway that supports Standard Clustering and Enterprise Clustering to meet a wide range of capacity requirements and help your organization ensure business continuity.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Axway

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

Anomali

Axway SecureTransport Enhanced Managed File Transfer Gateway
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Handle everything from high-volume automated file transfers between systems, sites and lines of business to user-driven communications and mobile file sharing. Ensure you're ready for high-growth uses cases while maintaining corporate controls and visibility.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Axway

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

Pivot3

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

HGST

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

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.

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

Mobilephobia: Curing the CISO’s Most Common Mobile Security Fears
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you a comprehensive portfolio of mobile security solutions that address four key mobile security challenges. Learn intelligent, integrated and innovative approaches that can help your organization stay ahead of emerging threats while managing operational risks and lowering cost of a strong security posture.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM MaaS360

The State of Mobile Security Maturity
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: This study takes the mobile security pulse of large enterprises worldwide. It'll help you assess where you are on this emerging mobile security maturity scale and giving you an indication of where you should make your mobile security investments moving forward.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM MaaS360

Securing mobile productivity for Microsoft Office 365
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Take the complexity out of securing your mobile workforce. Learn how to secure your Microsoft ecosystem across all mobile platforms, including Windows 10. Enable IT to efficiently manage enterprise productivity, connectivity and security today and into the future.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM MaaS360

Protect Confidential Data While Keeping Mobile Users Productive
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
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

IBM MaaS360

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

CommScope

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

The Road to SDN is Paved with Visibility and Many Good Intentions
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Understanding traffic pathways and baselines before during and after the SDN migration means knowing how well the transition is delivering on CAPEX and OPEX promises as well as potential for higher security. Eliminate security blind spots with this Security Deliver Platform.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gigamon

Addressing the Threat Within: Rethinking Network Security Deployment
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: A structured and architectural approach to pervasive network visibility gives security solutions access while enabling them to scale cost effectively. Discover how the Security Delivery Platform is becoming a building block to deploying security solutions.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gigamon

Application Session Filtering
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Bringing intelligent application-aware traffic visibility and filtering relevant applications to these security tools will help them work at their most optimum while uncovering malicious communication patterns.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gigamon

‘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
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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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