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DEFINITION: Polymorphic malware is harmful, destructive or intrusive computer software such as a virus, worm, Trojan or spyware that constantly changes ("morphs"), making it difficult to detect with anti-malware programs. Evolution of the malicious code can occur in a variety of ways such as filename changes, compression and encryption with variable keys.Although the appearance of the code in polymorphic malware  … 
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Minimizing the Identity Attack Vector with Continuous Authentication
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how continuous authentication could stop attacks that exploit compromised credentials and create a frictionless user experience to better protect your organization's critical information systems and the data they contain.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

RSA Softcat

Cybersecurity Poverty Index
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the findings of The Cybersecurity Poverty Index, completed by 878 respondents across 81 countries. It provides a measure of the risk management and information security capabilities of the global population.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA Softcat

How to Detect a Ransomware Attack Before it's too Late
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Your organization's defense success against ransomware depends largely on your level of preparation and the tools you deploy to monitor your systems. Learn how effectively defend against catastrophic attacks through early detection and elimination of suspicious activity.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Why DDoS Prevention Appliances are So Important Today
sponsored by Arbor Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover a carefully curated set of key observations, backgrounds, and drivers of the DDoS prevention appliances market, giving a solid overall picture of how the DDoS landscape is changing. Learn how your enterprise can stay ahead of the curve and keep your network safe from these kinds of nefarious attacks..
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

Arbor Networks

Protect Your Websites and Web Applications from Downtime and Data Theft
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: In today's hyperconnected world, enterprises need to be able to innovate without fear. Learn how to reduce your risk for a cyberattack, but also maintain performance if a cyberattack should hit.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Akamai

Firewall Technology Evolves with Borderless Enterprise
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Fortunately, we're entering into a new era of firewall technology for your modern, borderless network. Discover how to consolidate network security across your entire threat surface, thus increasing security effectiveness and reducing complexity. Gain central visibility and control of your network, managed through a single pane of glass.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

The Definitive Guide to Data Loss Prevention Healthcare Edition
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive guide provides what you need to understand, evaluate, and succeed with DLP in healthcare systems. It includes insights from DLP Experts, Forrester Research, Gartner, and Digital Guardian's security analysts.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Digital Guardian

Why Micro-Segmentation Matters Now
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals count on the fact that data center security is still based on a penetrable, hardware-centric model. Access this white paper to learn how the advent of network virtualization empowered by micro-segmentation changes the economics, ease and speed of data center security, eliminating long-standing vulnerabilities.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

VMware

A Guide to Vendor Risk Management
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Vendor risk management (VRM) is a critical business practice. Within the pages of this guide, security professionals will learn about basic questions you need to ask all vendors and the impact of continuous risk monitoring software.
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

BitSight

Cb Defense
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can gain next-generation AV to stop more attacks, see more threats, and close more security gaps than ever before. Get unprecedented visibility and actionable intelligence while protecting servers, laptops, and desktops from advanced attackers.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Carbon Black

Can We Say Next-Gen Yet? State of Endpoint Security - SANS Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to formulate your own new endpoint protection strategy based around these ever changing endpoint devices. See how other organization are protecting their evolving perimeter and learn statistics from the SANS 2016 Endpoint Security Survey that will help you create your long-term endpoint management strategy.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM

Infographic – IRM Underground Data Center
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Discover one of the most secure data centers in the universe, built 220 feet underground, wrapped in 220,000 square feet of vault. It houses some of the world's greatest treasures; learn how it can protect your precious assets.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Iron Mountain

Reducing Cyber Risk in the Legal Sector: The Blurred Boundaries of Trust
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to shore up your legal firm's cybersecurity defenses by adopting security intelligence tools, as well as examine the top five use-cases for centralized monitoring within the legal sector. Learn how to reduce risk through faster detection and response by identifying key areas of vulnerability.
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 | Published: 22 Jul 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

How Industry Collaboration Mitigates Cybersecurity Risks
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper how APAC business leaders can actively share cybersecurity resources, expertise, and best practices to collectively build defenses. Read on to learn how to integrate cybersecurity into HR policies, expansion strategies, staff training processes, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 | Published: 22 Jul 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

10 REASONS TO TEST, NOT GUESS
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: This infographic gives you 10 reasons you should test, not guess the strength of your security. Create a testing plan based on these 10 reasons and strengthen your security posture through more informed decision making.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Trustwave

Hacker Intelligence Insider Threat Report
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can best protect your organization from insider threats through investigation and early detection tools. Learn about the 3 main classifications for insider threats and how to best mitigate them.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Imperva

The Security Survival Guide for Growing Businesses
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: This guide shows you step by step why your security may be suffering and offer practical tips for addressing critical points so you can take your data protection to the next level.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Trustwave

6 Easy Ways to Advance Your Cybersecurity Program When You Have a Small Team
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines 6 steps you can take to prioritize threat data, automate manual tasks, and streamline your workflow. With the right tools in place, you can turn your small band of brothers into an army suited to take down all of today's sophisticated threats.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

ThreatConnect

IT Security for Retail
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: This white paper emphasizes a multi-layer defense program against attacks. This approach helps you avoid infection, halt propagation, stop exfiltration and unify your security systems.
Posted: 19 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Trustwave

Get the Incident Responder’s Field Guide: Lessons from a Fortune 100 Incident Response Leader
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: The Digital Guardian Incident Responder's Field Guide provides a formal, coordinated approach for responding to security attacks that affect information assets. Written by Tim Bandos, a former Fortune 100 cyber security leader, this e-book provides easy-to-follow steps for crafting an Incident Response plan.
Posted: 19 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Digital Guardian

The Threat Defense Lifecycle — Why Traditional Security Fails
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to navigate the new world of cyber threats and security tools while maintaining an open mind towards new strategies and priorities. Collaborate with business pros and innovate to fortify existing defenses and establish new bulwarks against threats lurking around the corner.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security

The Threat Defense Lifecycle — Reducing the Time to Discover and Recover
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: You need a new philosophy that'll reduce manual intervention, cut management complexity and optimize existing resources in order to reduce mitigation times. Discover an automated, analytics driven threat defense lifecycle that will give you the best opportunity for long-term, sustainable success in staying in front of security threats.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security

The Threat Defense Lifecycle: Intelligent Endpoint Threat Defense
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Adopt a threat defense lifecycle that will allow you to discover threats faster, respond quicker and overall outsmart attackers, driving business efficiency forward. Learn how to then apply these insights to an automated policy that can block similar attack attempts up front.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security

Seven Steps to Ease the Pain of Managing a SOC
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Discover seven steps that will help SOC managers improve their ability to spot and eradicate threats at several points in the IT ecosystem, from the data center to the endpoint, both onpremises and in the cloud. Learn new, real-world solutions that simplify management, improve detection, and increase the speed of mitigation.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security

Ransomware Response Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The document is intended to be a guide for organizations faced with a ransomware infection. If you are currently experiencing a ransomware incident, it is recommended you review this guide immediately.
Posted: 26 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM
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MALWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  varies with each "mutation," the essential function usually remains the same. For example, a spyware program intended to act as a keylogger will continue to perform that function even though its signature changes. If the malicious program is discovered by an anti-malware vendor and its signature is added to a downloadable database, the anti-malware program will fail to detect the rogue code after the signature has changed, just as if a new virus, worm, Trojan or spyware program has emerged. In this way, malware creators gain an advantage over countermeasure developers.The best method … 
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