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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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Advanced Threat Protection Lifecycle Defense
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, discover a method of advanced threat protection that fights every step of the advanced threat lifecycle.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Apr 2015

Blue Coat Systems

Under Threat or Compromise Every Detail Counts
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the five essential steps of security management to help you create a more comprehensive defense suited for today's threat landscape.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

Blue Coat Systems

2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This report, which focuses specifically on IT security management, uses research to reveal what areas of security you should turn your attention to.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Blue Coat Systems

Security Analytics Moves to Real-Time Protection
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a security analytics platform that works in real time.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Blue Coat Systems

TOP 5 CRITICAL CAPABILITIES FOR YOUR MALWARE SANDBOXING STRATEGY
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the top five criteria of effective malware sandboxing.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

Blue Coat Systems

Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving Beyond SSL
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paperpresents a buyer's guide to choosing a next-gen SSL platform to secure consumer personal information and enterprise data. View now to learn the tell-tale signs of a faulty platform and the key characteristics to look for in a trusted strategy.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

Next-Gen Security Analytics - 7 Necessary Functions
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines security analytics in depth and the seven functions a security analytics platform needs to have.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

Blue Coat Systems

A Comprehensive Guide to Network Security in 2014-2015
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Access this comprehensive white paper for an in-depth review of what plagued security professionals in 2014, and what will continue to challenge them in 2015.
Posted: 02 Apr 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

Radware

Cybercrime 101
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Discover the ways in which cybercrime occurs in three realms: individual, business, and governmental. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and your organization.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Mar 2015

Global Knowledge

Markets and Bounties for Cybercrime Tools and Stolen Data
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the fundamental characteristics of black and grey markets to offer understanding of the current and predicted security threat landscape.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

5 Steps to Designing a Next-Gen Firewall
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a five step program to designing a next-gen firewall to keep out malicious attacks.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Stop Advanced Threats Before They Can Hurt You
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how advanced malware sneaks in undetected and how you can stop them.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Dell SecureWorks

Buyer'€™s Criteria for Advanced Malware Protection
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you a detailed understanding of what controls need to be in place to stop the strongest attacks.
Posted: 19 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

A Guide to a Multifaceted Security Strategy
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help you develop an innovative approach for catching even the most advanced malware.
Posted: 18 Mar 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2015

Dell SecureWorks

Addressing unique security concerns within the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: Download this resource to discover how hackers are attacking the healthcare industry and what you can do to combat them.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

Alert Logic

The Truth About Cloud Security Threats
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to discover what types of threats are growing, how often they attack, and what you can do to better secure your organization.
Posted: 16 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 May 2014

Alert Logic

Accurate, Effective Fraud Prevention
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes an example of an airtight fraud prevention system.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

IBM

Enhance Your Malware Protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a malware protection that can accurately identify even the most advanced malware.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

IBM

Stepping Up the Battle against Advanced Threats
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the different ways cybercriminals target end users, and the main reasons why enterprises have failed to protect against advanced threats.
Posted: 06 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

IBM

The Four Key Elements of Fraud Prevention
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you stop fraud by outlining the four key elements of holistic fraud prevention.
Posted: 02 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

IBM

Global Threat Intelligence Report
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth white paper can help you discover the latest security threats and how to stop them.
Posted: 26 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Dimension Data

10 Ways Everyone Should Approach Cybersecurity in 2015
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper reviews key security issues and focuses attention on 10 responses that we all need to adopt in our approach to security in 2015.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Global Knowledge

Strengthening networks and endpoints with behavior-based protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at behavior-based protection, a comprehensive security system that fights the latest threats.
Posted: 24 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

Optimizing Enterprise Security: Intelligence, Control, and Response
sponsored by ForeScout Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the factors that make network security management and operations more difficult today than ever before.
Posted: 17 Feb 2015 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Cisco 2015 Annual Security Report
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals up-to-date data on many of the most important security concerns facing organizations in 2015.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2015

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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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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