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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 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

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Hybrid Storage
sponsored by TechData - EMC
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, hybrid storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver the price and performance needs of your data center. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

TechData - EMC

Robust Payment Security Builds Customer Confidence in your Brand
sponsored by CyberSource
WHITE PAPER: Letting people pay their preferred way, both smoothly and securely, builds customer satisfaction and loyalty. Discover ways to secure payment data in a step-by-step diagram.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

CyberSource

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

‘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

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Flash Storage
sponsored by TechData - EMC
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, all-flash storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver improved flash economics. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

TechData - EMC

Mobile Application Security Report 2016
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Discover just how much of your data is being collected and to what extent applications can access your data. Learn precautionary steps you can take to make sure applications aren't grabbing data you don't want them to and make responsible choices when downloading apps.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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. 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

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. 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, 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

The Rise of Object Storage
sponsored by IBM
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

IBM

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

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

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

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
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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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