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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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The Business Value of Data Deduplication
sponsored by Richardson Eyres
WHITE PAPER: Discover a data deduplication system that can dramatically improve backup, recovery, and archiving processes. Explore the benefits your enterprise can achieve with one data deduplication system, including reduced backup costs, simplified backup and recovery operations, increased flexibility, and more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Richardson Eyres

Breach Response: Preparing for the Threat; Controlling the Chaos
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: Examine past breaches, in this report, to learn the tangible benefits of being well-prepared for a cyberattack, and the key features of a successful incident response plan. Discover how to emerge from every data breach with an enhanced public image of responsibility and competence.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

AllClear ID

The Cost of Unintentional Insider Threat
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: A high rate of Unintentional Insider Threats (UIT) sheds light on the demands of today's workplace culture in the United States. Work cultures are unlikely to change anytime soon, but there are tools and programs that can help any work environment with a UIT problem. To find out more, read the report.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jan 2016

Forcepoint

10 Ways to Save Money and Provide More Comprehensive Availability Protection in SQL Server Environments
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative resource to uncover the 10 ways to save big on high availability protection for SQL Server environments.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 15 Apr 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

The Top Five Requirements for Secure Enterprise File Sync and Sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Before you consider a file sync and share solution for your organization, you need to make sure you can provide secure IT oversight. Go in-depth with four more critical requirements that'll ensure easy flexibility, integration, solid user experience and support for a modern workspace.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Citrix

Top 10 Reasons to choose EMC Data Protection Solutions
sponsored by Richardson Eyres
WHITE PAPER: Learn 10 reasons why changing your data protection platform to enable efficiency and TCO is a must. Discover enterprise-class data protection across on premise, virtualized, hybrid, and cloud consumption models.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Richardson Eyres

The Axway MFT Solution Transcript
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: It's critical your organization implements MFT to manage and secure the giant wave of data moving forward. MFT is innovating, securing and optimizing business for the future. Whether your organizational value is banking transactions, trades, manufacturing, etc., MFT can increase customer satisfaction and engagement.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Axway

Secure File Transfer Lifecycle
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: This presentation transcript highlights how two globally recognized companies maintain brand equity and commerce by securing, scaling and optimizing their data and file exchange capabilities. Discover how to maximize the transfer, communication and security of information between your headquarters and your global community.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Axway

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

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

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 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

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 a large U.S. bank was able to secure customer data in a cost-efficient manner and achieve PCI compliance by focusing on the most important applications. Discover how this strategy can help you meet your compliance challenges.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Verizon

‘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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