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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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Case Study: Achieving Next Generation Endpoint Protection
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: This case study describes how a managed care provider strengthened its security by obtaining visibility into all endpoints across the network.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

CrowdStrike

Make Your Security Proactive, Not Reactive
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: This report explains how indicators of attack – suspicious behaviors that can alert organizations to a potential hacks – can be instrumental in preventing sophisticated, targeted attacks.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

CrowdStrike

Cyber Attack Survival Checklist
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: This cyber-attack survival checklist will help you avoid common mistakes and eliminate deficiencies within your existing security measures.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

CrowdStrike

Securing Information in the New Digital Economy
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to build more effective security by focusing your attention on internal vulnerabilities.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

Oracle Corporation

Web Security Threat Report 2015
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: By using data from the most comprehensive global intelligence network in the world, this resource provides a breakdown of each type of cyber-attack and how you can prevent it.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Jul 2015

Symantec

Beyond Malware: Detecting the Undetectable
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: This report details how successful attacks targeting high-profile government and corporate entities are able to easily bypass traditional defenses.
Posted: 27 Jul 2015 | Published: 27 Jul 2015

CrowdStrike

Cyber Risk Report: Wide Range of Financials Targets Continue to Get Hit
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This report uses data from recent financial sector attacks to discuss trends in financial sector security.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jul 2015

SurfWatch Labs

Cyber Risk Report: Data Breaches and the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents cybercrime statistics and trends that can help you stay secure despite the numerous threats facing the healthcare industry.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jul 2015

SurfWatch Labs

8 Security Issues to Avoid in Mobile App Development
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This resource divulges the top 8 security issues that app developers need to watch in order to protect their users from phishing, malware, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

Intelligence-Led Security: Develop a Concrete Plan
sponsored by Cyveillance, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of proactive, intelligence-based security and gives suggestions for implementing it in your business.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2015

Cyveillance, Inc.

Implementing Strong, Comprehensive Authentication
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the capabilities of a strong, comprehensive authentication system that will keep you safe in today's threat landscape.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Symantec Corporation

Device Fingerprinting: A New Tool for Enhanced Application Protection
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn the five common factors challenging IP-based identification and how device fingerprinting can make it easier.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Radware

Navigating the Pitfalls of Attack Prevention: A Look at Employee Perception
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: This report takes a look at an employee's perspective on why enterprise security measures are not where they should be, and what could be done to advance them.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

IBM 2015 Cyber Security Intelligence Index
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This cybercrime report provides data on the sources and frequency of cybercrime so you know what to protect yourself from.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

Cybersecurity: The New Agenda
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, recognized security expert Jim Anderson discusses how organizations need to change in order to protect themselves in the new threat landscape.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

Fast Detection & Deep Understanding: Responding Effectively to Cyber Attacks
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of the relationship between threat identification and security intelligence, and gives tips on how you can improve both of these factors.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

Tackling Cyber-Enabled Financial Fraud
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the problem of increased cyber-fraud and discusses how you can take back control of your organization's finances.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

Considerations For Developing Big Data Security Analytics
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: This guide can teach you how to design, plan and implement a big data solution that will give you the most security benefits.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

Big data analysis: The essential next step for security
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can use big data analysis to stop even the most sophisticated attacks.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

The Changing Face of Security Management
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can implement a threat based, network cognizant security system that is prepared for the constantly changing landscape of security.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2015

Global Knowledge

10 Things Security Experts Wish End Users Knew
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn the 10 concerns that security experts want end users to know about security at work and at home.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Global Knowledge

Cybercrime Readiness in Europe
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the results of a survey assessing Europe's cybercrime readiness.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

How European Enterprises Are Preparing for Cybercrime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the results of a survey assessing Europe's cybercrime readiness.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Into the Breach: Lessons from Real Security Incidents
sponsored by Varonis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines three devastating security breaches from start to finish, helping you to learn from the mistakes of these compromised businesses and to better keep yourself safe.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Varonis

Understand the Threat Landscape
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic provides you with some essential statistics regarding the rising problem of cybercrime.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM
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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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