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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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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

Advanced Threats: Integrating a Sandbox into your Infrastructure
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Protect against advances threats with a combination of proactive mitigation, visibility and rich reporting. Learn about antivirus and threat-scanning technology, dual-level sandboxing and the option of additional integration with the cloud.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

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

The Advanced Threat Protection Framework
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper displays an end-to-end modular framework for addressing cybersecurity using advanced threat protection. Access now to learn how to automate your identification, prevention and mitigation of malware, providing protection throughout your ecosystem.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Defend Against the Undetected
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Your network can no longer rely on perimeters with today's cybercriminals. You must have a comprehensive internal and external solution designed to protect your perimeter, your core, your endpoint and everything else in-between. Learn how you can effectively detect, prevent and remediate a threat before it succeeds.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

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

Building An Effective Breach Detection And Response Strategy
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research Inc. report shows you the benefits of implementing sandbox solutions to meet your security demands. Modern sandboxed are able to virtually replicate operating environments, execute suspicious code and observe behavior. Access now to best quell sophisticated attackers and prevent future ones.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Advanced Threat Protection Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you assess your current security posture against a baseline set of requirements. Access now to ensure you're using the right solution set to fit your organization.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Fortinet, 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

How advanced endpoint protection is stopping 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 Doesn't Have to Be an Uphill Battle
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

Underground Hacker Markets Annual Report: 2016
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Find out which underground services are on the rise and what's most valuable in today's current cybercrime economy. Access this resource now to gain insider black market information without breaking the law.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Dell SecureWorks

Raiders of the Lost File Shares: Defending Enterprise Data Against Destructive Malware
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a deeper look at recent attacks on the government, Aramaco, Sony and others and breaks down what type of malware it was and how it works, measures you can take to mitigate the risk of an attack and considerations for protecting your data on file shares, endpoints and collaborative systems.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

BlackBerry

Deploying an EFSS Solution: Six Steps for Success
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the shortest path to implementing Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS) while protecting your organization against loss incidents. You'll learn that the process, not the technology, drives successful EFSS implementation and six steps to deploy EFSS with optimal security controls.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

BlackBerry

Avoid becoming the catch of the day: Four steps to combat phishing attacks
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Phishing has emerged as the top security threat facing healthcare organizations. Access this white paper now for 4 steps you can take to better prepare for and defend against phishing attacks while maintaining a balance between security and clinical workflow efficiency.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Imprivata

Illuminate Shadow IT and Securely Manage BYOX
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses BYOX and explores strategies and solutions for embracing the business productivity aspects of a BYOX workforce culture. Access now to learn how you can promote a faster, flexible and mobile workforce while protecting your organization from security pitfalls.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Addressing PCI Compliance Through Privileged Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: With much of today's successfully executed breaches involving privileged users or credentials, mitigating risk has never been more pressing. Learn how meeting the requirements of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 3 can lead to victory over privileged access violators.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Maturing a Threat Intelligence Program
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the latest threat intelligence trends and how to be better equipped to protect your organization from modern cyber threats. Access now to review a systematic guide to help you understand where your organization resides on the path to mature threat intelligence.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

ThreatConnect

Cyber Security Breakdown: What Legal Professionals Need to Know
sponsored by eSentire
WHITE PAPER: Be proactive against advanced cyber threats before they hit your organization. Access this resource now to learn how you can take the steps necessary to be fully protected.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

eSentire

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
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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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