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DEFINITION: Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a politically or socially motivated purpose. The individual who performs an act of hacktivism is said to be a hacktivist. A hacktivist uses the same tools and techniques as a hacker, but does so in order to disrupt services and bring attention to a political or social cause. For example, one might leave a highly visible message  … 
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Industry Assessment: Key Findings on Effective Threat Protection
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This report shows the results of an engineering analysis for threat detection, techniques, and management strategies. Discover how one threat protection platform was tested using five key criteria.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 17 Mar 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Exposing the Unknown: How Sanboxing Technology Fights Modern Threats
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine the challenges enterprises face today, and the increasing need for comprehensive security solutions. Read on to also explore the emerging role of sandboxing as a powerful weapon in cyber security.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 12 Aug 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Spotlight on Insider Threats to Cloud Applications
sponsored by Palerra Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this quick infographic, get a solid understanding of the makeup of insider threats to the cloud, why they are on the rise, and how to mitigate your enterprise's vulnerability to them.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

Palerra Inc.

Ransomware: What You Need to Know
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This article provides an overview of the world of ransomware. Uncover the differences between the most prevalent ransomware families, insights on smaller yet unique ransomware, and most importantly, mitigation and protection methods.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Trustwave Global Security Report
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Understanding the motivations and resources of professional cybercriminals is key to defending against them. This report gives you an inside look at the business behind malware with stats from breach investigations around the world.
Posted: 19 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Trustwave

Protect your Organization Against Cybercrime in the Digital Era
sponsored by Dimension Data & Cisco
WHITE PAPER: See stats about this past year's detected cyberattacks and learn how to protect your private data against in today's hostile environment. Access immediately to learn where your vulnerabilities may lay and how to best protect yourself against sophisticated threats.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Dimension Data & Cisco

The 5 Features You Absolutely, Positively Must Have to Secure Your Mobile Endpoints
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents 5 critical security features that you need to confidently secure mobile devices and protect against would-be thieves and hackers – and forgetful employees.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Commvault

Report: Modern Threat Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The complexities of doing business at scale, both strategic and technical, create barriers in preventing breaches. Uncover ways to focus on user education and systematic protocols for operating a strong risk assessment program, allowing you to overcome these barriers.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

Today's Global DDoS Threat Landscape Report
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: DDoS attacks against network infrastructures continue to grow in size and duration. Download this report and learn what to expect and how you can protect your website from such attacks.
Posted: 09 Feb 2016 | Published: 06 Oct 2015

Imperva

Today's Top DDoS Services Providers
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Forrester Research offers unique insight into the rapidly growing DDoS attacks. This report details how well each vendor measures up against Forrester's criteria and against each other with their DDoS prevention services.
Posted: 09 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Imperva

Business on the Internet - A Scary Reality
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you different methods cybercriminals can use to ruin your business. The vast majority of infections can be attributed to user error falling victim to their tactics.
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

LogicNow

Threat Intelligence Platforms: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know But Didn’t Know to Ask
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: Today's cyber-threats are relentless, and they come in all forms. This in-depth resource covers the ins and outs of threat intelligence, discussing everything from what threat intelligence is to how you can best utilize it.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

ThreatConnect

Case Study: Closing in on China's Unit 78020
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This report explores how a Chinese cyber-espionage group known as Unit 78020 was discovered with an advanced intrusion analysis strategy.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

ThreatConnect

Applying the "Diamond Model" of Threat Intelligence
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a fun and humorous approach to breaking down how successful hacks occur and how they can be prevented.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2015

ThreatConnect

Unknown Malware: What You Can't See Can Hurt You
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic provides some essential statistics on the rise of unknown malware and gives advice for defeating it. Discover how you can fight the unknown and keep your organization secure.
Posted: 17 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Exposing The Unknown: How Sandboxing Technology Fights Modern Threats
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how sandboxing has evolved to fight modern cybercrime and how the technology could secure your business.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

How to Stop Today's Advanced Hackers
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can protect against any threat today's advanced hackers throw at you.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Aug 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Combat the Rise of Malware
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the growing malware threat and gives suggestions for combatting zero-day attacks, non-executable attacks, and more.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 26 Oct 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Evaluating the Next Generation of Threat Prevention
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at a next-generation threat prevention tool, evaluating the effectiveness of this form of technology and the practicality of implementing it.
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | Published: 10 Nov 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Anatomy of A Hack Disrupted
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a close-up look one successfully mitigated malware attack, giving you insight on how to stop a potential cyber-breach.
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2015

LogRhythm, Inc.

Cyber Liability: Risks, Ramifications, and Mitigation
sponsored by eSentire
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can better defend your organization against external attack and limit exposure by reducing your attack profile available to attackers by accessing this resource.
Posted: 13 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

eSentire

Cybercrime Exposed: The Hidden Economy of Cybercrime-as-a-Service
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for an inside look at the thriving economy of "cybercrime-as-a-service."
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Intel

Case Study: School District Stops Breaches with Heightened Network Visbility
sponsored by Lancope
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to discover how a large school district blocked breaches with network visibility, improved its incident response time, and more.
Posted: 30 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Lancope

When Minutes Count:How to Fight Advanced Threats with Real-Time SIEM
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This report assesses organizations' abilities to detect and deflect targeted attacks, reveals the top eight most critical indicators of attack, and examines best practices for proactive incident response, including use of real-time SIEM solutions.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Intel Security

Special Report: Best Practices for Incident Response
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: The SANS 2015 Incident Response survey results reveals an increasingly complex response landscape and the need for automation of processes and services to provide both visibility across systems and best avenues of remediation. Read this paper for coverage of these issues, along with best practices and sage advice.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Intel Security
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HACKERS DEFINITION (continued): …  on the home page of a Web site that gets a lot of traffic or which embodies a point-of-view that is being opposed. Or one might launch a denial-of-service attack to disrupt traffic to a particular site.A recent demonstration of hacktivism followed the death of a Chinese airman when his jet fighter collided with a U.S. surveillance plane in April 2001. Chinese and American hacktivists from both countries hacked Web sites and used them as "blackboards" for their statements. Whether hacktivism is a crime may be debated. Opponents argue that hacktivism causes damage in a forum where there is already … 
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