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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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Threat Report: Exploitation & Cyberattacks on SAP Business Applications
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: Your SAP applications are under attack. Access this in-depth threat report to learn about a specific vulnerability being actively exploited, the types of SAP systems affected, and how you can mitigate this vulnerability to minimize business risk.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Onapsis

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Research: Network Security Forensics
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you a comprehensive set of technologies for incident detection and network security forensics that will greatly improve you security posture. Learn how to achieve depth and real-time visibility into the inbound and outbound communications traversing your network.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA

Choosing the Right Public Cloud for Better Data Protection
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Integrating infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and data protection software can help your enterprise solve the complexity and cost challenges of protecting data. Discover what public cloud capabilities and data protection software capabilities your enterprise should focus on when choosing a solution for your needs.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

Dell, Inc.

Protecting Critical Data in Virtual Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: VMware and Hyper-V admins need to know their data is properly protected, but requirements vary widely, with some VMs managing little or no data and others hosting core business applications. Access this paper to automate data protection for all VM and server environments, and adjust protection as needed.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Inside Job: A Better Strategy to Stop Insider Threats
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Insider threats are the greatest risk to top-of-the-line cybersecurity. Your data and predictive analytics may be the best tools to protect against insider threats. This guide to insider threats walks you through a brief history of these threats, who could be considered insiders, and how to approach these issues now as well as in the future.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Best Practices for Incorporating Cloud Services into a Comprehensive Backup and Recovery Strategy
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover 9 best practices for incorporating a cloud service as part of a backup and recovery and throughout your entire IT processes. Also learn how to choose the right provider for your enterprise's data protection needs.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Dell, Inc.

Manage Risk by Protecting Apps, Data and Usage
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to securing vulnerabilities, especially in apps, there are 5 best practices you can follow. This white paper provides and overview of how to ensure privacy, protect sensitive information and enable compliance of apps and data without compromising workforce flexibility and productivity.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Strategy Guide for Securing the SAP Landscape
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: Your organization should be thinking about how best to protect SAP systems. Learn how to secure SAP by taking a largely application-oriented approach, while also applying network restrictions to underlying network devices and firewalls.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Onapsis

Can Your DR Strategy Ensure Continuity in Quality Patient Care During a Disaster?
sponsored by McKesson Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore the 5 critical pieces of a successful healthcare disaster recovery plan, and discover the best way to ensure your patients have uninterrupted quality care in the event of a disaster.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 23 Aug 2016

McKesson Corporation

Best Practices for Healthcare IT Disaster Recovery in the New Threat Landscape
sponsored by McKesson Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore expert best practices for implementing a reliable and effective disaster recovery and business continuity strategy in a healthcare organization to ensure critical patient data and systems are safe and accessible when disaster strikes.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 23 Aug 2016

McKesson Corporation

Day in the Life of a Security Admin
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: It's now easier than ever to allow users full access to all network tools and data with a single username and password combination. Learn how to set precise security requirements for each application for any user, from anywhere, to anything.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA Softcat

Onapsis Research Labs: SAP Systems Security Analysis
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: This Onapsis Research Labs report helps you frame the business risk of an SAP cyberattack by examining your SAP application layer for known vulnerabilities.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Onapsis

Transform your "Good Backup" to Efficient App Availability And Recovery
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover a data protection solution with recovery options and tools that enable enterprises to achieve optimal application availability and fast restores. This single solution can provide your enterprise with the abilities to centralize data protection and recovery across your environment, recover from public cloud storage providers, and more.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Dell, Inc.

Information Security and Data Privacy Practices
sponsored by Gigya
WHITE PAPER: Explore several information security and data privacy practices that will enable you to better protect your data. Topics discussed include infrastructure, data security, compliance, privacy, and more.
Posted: 18 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Gigya

Advanced Persistent Threats and the Case for a Security Intelligence and Response Program
sponsored by Above Security
WHITE PAPER: Get a general overview of advanced persistent threats (APTs) and who needs to be concerned about their malicious activities within this white paper. Access now to fully realize the benefit of security improvements, situational awareness, and a security intelligence lifecycle.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Above Security

Realizing the Promise of a Data Lake
sponsored by Zaloni
WHITE PAPER: From 2010 to 2020, the amount of data is expected to increase by 20 times, with 77% of relevant data being unstructured. Learn why enterprise data warehouses (EDWs) can't always deliver the necessary insights and discover how Hadoop data lakes can pick up where EDWs leave off.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

Zaloni

Leading the Data-Driven Transformation: The CIO & The New Age of Data Quality
sponsored by Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top 6 challenges modern CIOs face, and explore how to leverage data quality to propel CIO success. Learn the best practices for sustainable information management strategies, allowing your CIOs to transform your business models through data-driven digitization.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Trillium Software

Rubrik Converged Data Management: Tech Overview and How it Works
sponsored by Rubrik
WHITE PAPER: Go under the hood and see how Rubrik Converged Data Management works. Learn more about their Cloud-Scale File System, Global Real-Time Search, and Dynamic SLA Policy Engine,
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Rubrik

Rubrik and VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN)
sponsored by Rubrik
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper for an introduction to software-defined storage and VMware VSAN, VSAN as an object datastore, Rubrik converged data management, and how Rubrik and VSAN work together to simplify your data center.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

Rubrik

IT Leaders Manage Complexity and Reduce Cost with Software-defined Storage
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how to simplify and scale enterprise workloads with versatile, open, software-defined storage. Access now to modernize your storage architecture consistent with existing infrastructure strategies, and learn how to increase reliability and scalability and unify disparate data silos.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

Red Hat

Tech Report: Three Use Cases Demonstrate How Rubrik Rocks Recovery
sponsored by Rubrik
WHITE PAPER: Read through three scenarios that highlight Rubrik's strengths in backup, replication and recovery and how we solve tape-based backup challenges, traditional replication shortcomings, and the problem with archival.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Rubrik

‘But I Was Compliant’
sponsored by Armor
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to take a holistic approach to security and, in the process, easily meet regulatory requirements. Look beyond your checklist to ensure data security and the health of your organization.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Armor

The Definitive Guide to Data Loss Prevention Healthcare Edition
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive guide provides what you need to understand, evaluate, and succeed with DLP in healthcare systems. It includes insights from DLP Experts, Forrester Research, Gartner, and Digital Guardian's security analysts.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Digital Guardian

How One Company Integrated Its Infrastructure with Hadoop
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn about how one company that used the Kafka Messaging tool with Hadoop to extend its data integration architecture to incorporate big data in real time. Discover how the company was able to improve customer services, security, and data management, and how you can do the same.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Intel Corporation

Big Data: Securing Apache Hadoop Platform
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: While Hadoop does wonders for data management, it was not designed with security in mind. Read about Hadoop security challenges and discover 6 ways to improve Hadoop security. Find out where the balance lies between security and big data flow.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel 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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