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ALSO CALLED: Data Protection, Data-security, Data Theft, Secure Data
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 Breach Detection Gap and Strategies to Close It
sponsored by Infocyte
WHITE PAPER: What's needed is a layered approach to breach discovery that includes looking for threats which have slipped past the perimeter. Discover how to catch what prevention technologies miss. Reduce the breach detection gap and learn now to mitigate the possible damage caused by prolonged unauthorized access.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Infocyte

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. Leverage leading technologies to improve performance, management, scalability, and resiliency, so your MFT infrastructure is always available to support the way you, your customers, and your partners do business.
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

The World Sees 80,000 New Malware Threats Each Day -- Don't Be a Victim
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Micro-segmentation, paired with advanced analytics, can help you manage malware and other risks. Learn now about multi-dimensional cyber-attack detection through machine learning and predictive algorithms, for definable security analysis to determine who your organization can trust.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

Unisys

A Smart Way to Protect Windows Server 2003
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Explore ways to protect data with endpoint-to-endpoint encryption while you make Windows Server 2003 and other endpoints elusive to hackers.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Unisys

Putting the “Secure” in Secure Remote Access
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Security pros today are challenged to establish comprehensive protection for all kinds of remote access use cases – but it isn't impossible. Learn how you can deliver a single, consolidated remote access infrastructure featuring comprehensive access, threat and data protection.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Citrix

Integrating Data Protection andActive 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 and ensure efficiency, reliability, and security.
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

7 Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Information Archiving
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner Report helps you understand and compare the critical capabilities of the enterprise information archiving solutions available in today's market.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 16 Dec 2015

Proofpoint, Inc.

The Rise of Object Storage
sponsored by Cleversafe
WHITE PAPER: Object storage solutions can meet requirements for data protection and management that traditional external storage solutions cannot at high capacity. Discover key considerations your enterprise should include when evaluating an object storage solution and see the many use cases for object storage.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Cleversafe

Few Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you results from a recent security survey and the value of testing your security measure regularly.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

FINRA Regulat ions Requi re TechnologyInnovat ion to Address Supervision andMoni tor ing 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 on today's bot battlefield takes time, expertise, and a dedicated team. 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

Improving payment Card Compliance
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the bank was able to secure customer data in a cost-efficient manner by focusing on the most important applications. With ongoing consulting, the bank can maintain the strong PCI stance it has built and continue to earn customer trust while driving business growth.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Verizon

Defend Against Threats of Global Operations
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the organization decided to replace the company's global remote-access infrastructure with platforms that allow it greater overall visibility to areas of increased vulnerability. Discover how to guard both your global network and application delivery platforms to help protect your reputation and maintain business continuity.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Verizon

Secure your mobile devices, data and apps
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to assess your existing security policies, giving you advice on potential weaknesses and best practices to strengthen your mobile security. Get better peace of mind with policies that keep data, devices and apps in line no matter where your workforce roams.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Verizon

Deduplication and Backups — On Purpose for a Purpose
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This tech brief highlights the different deduplication methods used in today's computing environments, focusing on backups. Read on to see which method is right for your enterprise, and learn about the strengths and weakness of the most popular methods, including post-process deduplication, inline deduplication, fixed block deduplication, and more.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

Dell, Inc.

Find, Classify, Protect your data
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Understanding, identifying and classifying your data correctly are the first steps in information security. Learn how to evaluate your data landscape and create a plan to manage and secure it.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Verizon

Encryption as an IT Service
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: To build a sustainable security foundation, organizations need to employ encryption as an IT service — centrally and cohesively managing encryption across an entire enterprise. Gain significant benefits in overall security, administrative efficiency and business agility.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gemalto

Quick Steps to Integrate Office 365 and ZixGateway® Hosted
sponsored by ZixCorp
WHITE PAPER: Add greater protection emails by routing Office 365 to ZixGateway Hosted. It automatically scans routed outbound email from Office 365 connectors. If sensitive information triggers Zix content policies, those messages and their attachments are automatically encrypted.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

ZixCorp

X-Force Cyber Security Intelligence Index  Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: It's clear no industry was immune to cyberattackers in 2015. Discover statistics from last year's cyber threat landscape and see which industries were most affected by cybercrime. Learn how to create an effective cybersecurity strategy to ensure your organizations doesn't show up on next year's report.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM

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
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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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