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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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Market Focus Double Vision
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: It's time to get real with security realities. Understand how to achieve greater visibility into your network traffic and learn where other organizations stand in the cyber security war.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Gigamon

Ten ways to save money with IBM data protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover 10 ways you can employ your data protection system to help you organize files while addressing modern data protection challenges, and save money.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

Enterprise Security Innovation on the AWS Cloud
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: One security leader optimized its offerings to give AWS customers a fast and convenient way to protect their data and applications against evolving threats. Discover ways to easily integrate additional protection, comply with regulations, and micro-segment off your virtual machines from neighbors when working on the cloud.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

Unisys

The data protection playbook for all-flash storage
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flash storage can offer enterprises the top-notch data protection they need, all while delivering unsurpassed performance, flexibility, and return on investment. Read on to learn how else the right flash investment can improve your business now and in the future.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

E-Waste Is More Than Just Clutter
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Do you dispose of, repurpose or recycle your old IT assets and technology? Explore why and how you should create a secure and frequent IT asset disposal program for your organization to stay compliant, safe, and clutter-free.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Iron Mountain

Why IT Leaders Are Buying into Mobile Security
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: As mobile devices continue to play a major role in productivity, the likelihood for targeted cyber-attacks will continue to intensify. Discover how CIOs prioritize their mobile security investments today, and ensure mobility doesn't become a liability to your organization—even with the risk of data breach.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Lookout

IT Guide: Windows 10 Migration Minus The Complexity
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: With six steps, you can leverage endpoint data protection to help you ease into OS migration. Learn how to craft a migration plan that drastically simplifies the OS refresh process and provides comprehensive data protection and governance foundation for your organization.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Druva Software

Mining for Insight: Rediscovering the Data Archive
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Uncover study results that highlight the struggles enterprises have with archiving their data. Discover how to implement a consistent approach to data archiving so that you can leverage your data and improve your customer service and revenue streams.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Iron Mountain

Understanding How IBM Spectrum Protect Enables Hybrid Data Protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Moving to a hybrid cloud infrastructure is a no-brainer for many organizations as it provides greater efficiency and cost effectiveness. But, choosing a cloud services provider who provides the best data protection isn't as clear. Learn what to look for when architecting your hybrid cloud solution and how to best protect your backups.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

Definitive Guide: Securing The Mobile Enterprise
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Mobility, BYOD and cloud computing are changing the way people do work and this can quickly become a nightmare for security and IT managers. Access this white paper to learn how to handle the increasingly mobile workforce and turn mobility into a business advantage.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Aruba Networks

FAQ: ShareFile Cloud for Healthcare
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Answer your frequently asked questions regarding ShareFile Cloud, an enterprise file sync and sharing (EFSS) solution, and see its benefits for healthcare organizations. Access now to witness how your organization can manage patient files and meet HIPAA requirements with an EFSS service.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Citrix

The Need for Third Party Archiving
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Third-party email archiving solutions can address customer needs that basic archiving solutions, such as Microsoft's Office 365, can't achieve. Discover the benefits your enterprise can achieve with a third-party archiving solution, such as storage flexibility, advanced search capabilities, full audit of the archive and more.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Commvault

Where Network Virtualization Fits Into Data Center Initiatives
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Network virtualization is what is going to enable you to keep up with the constant advances in technology without having to sweat over too many details. See how it fits into your existing physical network, your plans for software-defined data center and much more.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

VMware

The Zero Trust data center in action
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Micro-segmentation is the key to securing your data center from the inside out. Read on to learn more about how micro-segmentation works, how to incorporate it, the role network virtualization plays and the benefits it brings.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 27 Apr 2016

VMware

Why Move Backup and Disaster Recovery To The Cloud
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover 20 real-world business reasons to move backup, archival, and disaster recovery (DR) to a unified cloud platform. See how public cloud can provide your enterprise with the reliability, security, and scalability you need to protect your disparate workloads.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 16 May 2016

Druva Software

Prevent Data Loss with Exabeam
sponsored by Exabeam
WHITE PAPER: User behavior analytics (UBA) provides the context needed to evaluate user behavior accurately and efficiently. It focuses on the user handling the data rather than the data itself. Learn how you can pair your DLP tools with UBA to best prevent data loss and exfiltration.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Exabeam

What’s the Problem? Overcoming 4 Key Challenges in Data Privacy
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Learn the 4 key challenges in data privacy and how to overcome them. Data privacy must be protected on a continuous basis far beyond the requirements of passing compliance audits.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Iron Mountain

5-Step Guide For GDPR Compliance
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you a 5-point plan to prepare your organization to meet the new needs of data protection regulations. Learn how to track the creation of new files on laptops and other mobile devices and automatically ensure that files containing customer data and PII are protected.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Druva Software

IT Guide: Protecting Corporate Data Beyond the Firewall
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: 24/7 data monitoring can ensure your important information stays on devices and on networks that you deem safe. Learn how to be proactive in your compliance requirements and stay on top of how your data is handled.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Druva Software

Everything You Need to Know About Crypto Management
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: Build a Crypto Foundation - a centralized approach to secure various types of data in various types of environments. Learn how to better manage your disparate islands of encrypted data to enable greater security enforcement and overall better efficiency.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gemalto

Secur ing Productivity in the Border less Enterprise
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The combination of cloud and mobility can allow for great employee productivity and greater customer responsiveness. However, these new business opportunities mean nothing if you can't protect against the new security challenges they bring.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Microsoft

Office 365: Upgrading Enterprise Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: You must carefully evaluate the risks associated with adopting any platform that streamlines access to company information. Examine here the security features of Microsoft Office 365, and discover the cloud security gaps that could hinder its adoption.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Symantec Corporation

Jump start mobile productivity with MDM and secure file sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Mobile device management is only a piece of the mobility puzzle. With mobile workers' demands rising, it is hard to ensure the quality of service they need and the security they may not realize they need. Learn more about challenges to empowering mobile workers and how to ensure your critical data stays safe.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Citrix

Data Restoration Services: Vendor Guide for IT
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Discover a data restoration solution that eliminates resource-consuming legacy systems while still providing access to archived data. Access now to discover the benefits this solution can provide to your enterprise, including reduced data center power/cooling costs, faster responses to restore requests, consolidated silos of tape, and more.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Iron Mountain

Security and CDW- With Threats Detected, Your Business is Protected
sponsored by CDW
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for insights on how small businesses can more efficiently handle their security infrastructure. Even without an extensive IT staff, small businesses can deploy a robust, easy-to-manage security platform protecting your data and your reputation.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

CDW
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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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