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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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Timeline of Disruption- A history of disrupting the business of hacking
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the history of enterprise security: from its conception until today. See how hacking has disrupted business innovation over the years and understand why your organization must continue to innovate fearlessly.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

How business innovations meet the business of hacking
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Hackers are sophisticated but what does that mean for your business? Explore the business of hacking. Discover the different ways cybercriminals make money, their motivations and different hacking organizations.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The Global Cost of Cyber Crime
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Discover the most salient findings of this enterprise security and intelligence study and learn what you can do to protect your organization.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Behind the Mask: The Changing Face of Hacking
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This new report will help you learn more about hackers and how they work. Read it to understand what attack methods hackers use, why simple approaches like phishing still work, and more.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Maturing and Specializing: Incident Response Capabilities Needed
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: View global survey results (direct from the expert analysts at The SANS Institute) on current incident response strategies and tools employed by your peers so you can best grasp successful 2016 incident response essentials.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Intel Security

Protect your Organization Against Cybercrime in the Digital Era
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you statistics about the past year's detected cyberattacks and gives you insight on how to protect your organization against cybercrime 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

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

IoT Security: Have You Addressed These 10 Critical Issues?
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Access a checklist of 10 critical Internet of Things security issues you need to address. Learn how to overcome challenges in areas like protocol proliferation, access keys, patching, and 7 more.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Axway

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 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

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

Intelligent Spear Phishing Protection: Stopping Highly Targeted Attacks
sponsored by Cloudmark
WHITE PAPER: Discover spear phishing as a catastrophic threat to an enterprise, how the tactic is deployed, and how it evades conventional defenses. Read on to learn how to counter it with a solution that uses next-generation context analysis and behavioral learning, real-time reporting dashboards, and more.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Cloudmark

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

Gaining Awareness and Combatting Cyber Threats Without Breaking the Bank
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines credit union security and gives tips on keeping cybercrime out of your organization. Read on for essential insight on building strong security on a small budget.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SurfWatch Labs

Flipping the Script: Law Firms Hunted by Cybercriminals
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the cyber-threats facing law firms, explaining why they are attractive and easy targets for cybercriminals. Access it to discover just how much danger your firm is in and how you can stay safe.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 07 Jan 2016

SurfWatch Labs

Hospitality and Cybercrime: How to Safeguard Sensitive Information
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the many cyber-risks faced by the hospitality sector. Access it and discover just how much your business is at risk – and what you can do about it.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 06 Jan 2016

SurfWatch Labs

Dangers of the Deep, Dark Web
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how two of the most frequently used Deep Web networks operate and how you can stay safe from attacks that originate there.
Posted: 15 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

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

Special Report: Ensuring Cybersecurity in 2015
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This report looks at cybercrime data across industries and arrives at a disturbing conclusion: Organizations aren't paying enough attention to security basics.
Posted: 09 Dec 2015 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

Dimension Data

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.

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.

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
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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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