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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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13 Questions You Must Ask Your Bot Mitigation Vendor
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: With bots being such a hot topic in web security, vendors are claiming they have the ability to effectively identify and mitigate bots. Discover 13 tips to help you differentiate between vendors to make a fully informed decision when it comes to your web application security.
Posted: 12 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Distil Networks

IBM QRadar - Sense and Detect Modern Threats with the Most Sophisticated Security Analytics Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to "sense" chains of malicious activities and rapidly deploy security tools across your entire network including cloud-based resources. Access now to greatly improve your remediation efforts and minimize potential damage to your organization.
Posted: 11 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM

Understand Pass-the-Hash (PtH) Attacks and Mitigate the Risk
sponsored by One Identity
WHITE PAPER: Go in depth and learn what a hash is and how a "pass-the-hash" (PtH) attack can greatly impact your network. Learn how to mitigate these types of attacks with two different strategies.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

One Identity

Not all Next-Gen Firewalls are created equal
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to centrally control every aspect of your firewalls to maintain even data flow and security throughout your network. Access now learn to more about a secure communication backbone that provides all the deep packet inspection and threat mitigation you need.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

Controlling Data Center Security
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can strengthen your data center perimeter firewall protection while enabling flexibility to allow for change in the future. Discover how to centrally control your data center security system to prevent it from weakening over time.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

Data Breach Digest 2016: 500 cybersecurity incidents investigated
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: 84-page Data Breach Digest shines a light on some of the most prevalent incident scenarios to show you what you can do in the face of disaster. Access now to learn how you can best mitigate threats in the future.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Verizon

This is How We Do It: A Financial Giant's Threat Intel Success Story
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This white paper tells you the story of a Fortune 100 services organization that integrated its security infrastructure, increased the efficiency of its cybersecurity team, and thereby identified attacks before they occurred. Access now to learn how you can streamline and improve your threat intelligence program.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

ThreatConnect

Client Virtualization Solutions For Government Deliver Increased Security, Mobility, and Savings
sponsored by Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Find out how client virtualization can help to overcome traditional client PC security and mobility challenges and enable a more secure, mobile workforce for government agencies. You'll learn how moving sensitive data from local device storage to the data center decreases endpoint security threats.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Dell, Inc., Intel and VMware

Information Sharing Defeats Data Security Threats
sponsored by Anomali
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to leverage information sharing to quell security problems. Learn how to share information with trusted peers, adhere to standards and integrate with popular security software.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Anomali

The Executive's Guide to the 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Report
sponsored by Dimension Data & Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers insights on the latest security threats and offers best practices for protecting your organization from cybersecurity attacks as they grow in sophistication. Access now to receive comprehensive data from 24 security ops centers that'll provide you with a highly accurate representation of the global threat landscape.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Dimension Data & Cisco

Six Steps To A Better Security Strategy
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn six steps to create an effective security strategy that's linked with key business interests for great success.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

AllClear ID

Protect Your Network From the Inside-Out: Internal Segmentation Firewall (ISFW)
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you about Internal Segmentation Firewalls (ISFW), which can be deployed rapidly with minimum disruption to business operations. Access now and learn how to gain instant visibility and protection for your internal network.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

How Credential Phishing is Changing - How to Stop It
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you the anatomy of a phishing attack and why they are so effective. Access now to learn how today's phishing attacks are concocted so you can better spot them before they cause long lasting harm to your organization.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Three guiding principles for data security and compliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks about the world's growing focus on data protection and what current challenges organizations face. Access now to discover why you need a comprehensive approach to data security and learn three guiding principles to achieve better security compliance.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM

Gartner Market Guide for Data-Centric Audit and Protection (DCAP).
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Use this Gartner Market Guide to help you identify emerging data-centric audit and protection tools thatCISOs can apply across their data silos. Access now to identify the data security controls required to mitigate risks and threats to your sensitive data.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

IBM

Keep Your Money Safe: Stop Fraudsters in their Tracks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you why antivirus software and firewalls on consumer endpoints aren't sufficient to combat today's sophisticated hacking tools. Access now to learn common misconceptions about endpoint protection and what unexpected benefits you can realize by extending protection to customer endpoints.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2015

IBM

Fraud Protection Made Easy: How Financial Institutions Can Keep Customers Safe
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and find out how you can reduce the time and cost of fraud protection while helping make your customers' transactions safer. Learn about highly effective intelligence and evidence-based fraud detection with fewer false positive.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM

IBM 2015 Cyber Security Intelligence Index for Information and Communication
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines cyber attack incidents of organizations in the information and communications industry. Access now to learn about past trends of cyber criminals and what to look for in the future of cyber crime.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Overview of the Asia-Pacic Intrusion Detection & Prevention Systems Market
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how greatly IDS/IPS is growing in Asia Pacific and methods they are using to stay ahead of advanced threats. Access now and learn how to improve your organization's awareness of these threats and prepare yourself against sophisticated attacks in the future.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Research on Impostor Emails: Types, Targets, Threats, and More
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals the facts about imposter emails based on recent research. Access now to learn what to look for in a phishing scheme and how to mitigate the threat.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

4 Strategies for Keeping Critical Networks Secure
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn four major criteria for selecting the right long term security partner. Access now to find a security provider who can satisfy these major areas of concern and other areas of need for your organization.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

3 Major Challenges to Securing Your Network
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report addresses the top 3 major security challenges as your organization moves into the cloud. Gain an overview of strategies for protecting your data and network.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Threat Defense Isn't Just About Detection: It's How Your Respond
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: EDR can mitigate threats before they impact your organization. Discover 5 key factors to look for when researching EDR to best determine which solutions are most proactive in helping to prevent attacks.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Intel Security

McAfee Labs Threats Report
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth report from McAfee Labs to learn more about the rise of cyber threat intelligence—including findings from a recent survey of IT professionals—as well as what you need to know about the increasingly prevalent threat of Adwind Java-based malware.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Intel Security

Disrupting Targeted Attacks Solution Guide
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Reduce complexity, response time and operational costs while simultaneously improving your security posture in the face of growing risks. Access now and find out how to synthesize your IT operations and security controls to form an agile, increasingly automated (and rock-solid) security architecture.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intel Security
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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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