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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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Are You Ready for a New Era of Risk?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this age of sophisticated threats, security awareness and training is essential for everyone within an organization. Access this white paper to learn how Cisco has continued to evolve its security solutions and training.
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | Published: 19 Oct 2015

Global Knowledge

Raiders of the Lost File Shares: Defending Enterprise Data Against Destructive Malware
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Take a deep look at recent malware attacks against file sharing systems and potential countermeasures to thwart them. Learn how to achieve secure mobile file sharing and mitigate the risk of information loss.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

BlackBerry

Speed Up Incident Response and Reveal Malicious IP Sources
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: This breif white paper outlines how to gain great visibility and control over network traffic to uncover sophisticated threats.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

OpenDNS

The 2015 Internet of Things in the Enterprise Report: Executive Summary
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: In this IoT report, take a closer look at the 7 key findings about IoT devices, connectivity, and infrastructure. Access now and learn what you can do to protect your organization.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

OpenDNS

Enhance Security Visibility to Improve Incident Response and Compliance
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the limitations of traditional security log measures such as firewalls, AD, and web proxies and why it's imperative to gain complete visibility over DNS and your network. View now to learn how to eliminate network security blind spots and enable your SIEM to detect masked cybersecurity threats.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

OpenDNS

Understand The Anatomy of Attacks to Stay One Step Ahead
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the 7 (often repetitive) steps of a cybersecurity attack. View now to learn how to leverage DNS to gain east-west visibility into your network and stop hidden attacks before your data is compromised.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015

OpenDNS

Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership for Protecting Web Applications
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the total cost of web app security in the three major risk categories associated with successful attacks. Access now to learn how to quantify the costs of web app security compared to the costs of a breach.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

WhiteHat Security

Securing Apps from the First Line of Code
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to integrate security analysis into apps from the moment the first line of code is written to reduce risks. View now to learn how to discover and remedy vulnerabilities during the development process in real-time.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

WhiteHat Security

Mimecast Broad Spectrum Email Security for Office 365
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn the limitations of Office 365 security and what you can do to protect your users and your email.
Posted: 11 Sep 2015 | Published: 05 Aug 2015

Mimecast

Protecting Today's Endpoints: Rankings of Eight Endpoint Security Products
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This report contains the test results of eight different endpoint security systems, rating them on thirteen performance metrics so you can see which would work best for you.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Webroot

A New Approach to Endpoint Security
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can take a new approach to security that provides unmatched protection for your devices and those of your customers.
Posted: 03 Sep 2015 | Published: 03 Sep 2015

Webroot

Cyber-Threats in 2015
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This white paper arms you with the most up-to-date web security knowledge that you need to keep your clients safe.
Posted: 02 Sep 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015

Webroot

Why Endpoint Security Providers Must Evolve
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This analyst report evaluates what businesses are expecting from their endpoint security investments and discusses how you can meet these expectations.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Webroot

VARs: Gain More Reliable Revenue from Endpoint Security
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the challenges VARs face when providing endpoint security and suggests offering cloud-based options as an alternative.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 27 Aug 2015

Webroot

Why Application Whitelisting Is Essential For Advanced Threat Defense
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This webinar transcript explores the challenge of securing your endpoints from zero-day attacks and suggests application whitelisting as a solution.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

Digital Guardian

Data Breaches: What Can and Cannot Be Done
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the inevitability of data breaches and gives tips for staying as secure as possible in an insecure threat environment.
Posted: 11 Aug 2015 | Published: 11 Aug 2015

Global Knowledge

Quick Guide to Network Anomaly Detection
sponsored by Prelert
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper details the two types of anomaly scores and how they are manifested. Continue reading now to learn how to use each score as an indicator for proactive alerting.
Posted: 10 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

Prelert

Detecting Hidden Network Attacks Before a Breach
sponsored by Prelert
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a proactive approach to mitigating modern day cyber security threats and detecting attacks as they enter the network.
Posted: 07 Aug 2015 | Published: 15 Jul 2015

Prelert

8 Security Issues to Avoid in Mobile App Development
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This resource divulges the top 8 security issues that app developers need to watch in order to protect their users from phishing, malware, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

Top 10 Reasons MDM is just a Fad
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper debunks the top 10 misconceptions about mobile device management and security.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 16 May 2014

IBM

Mobile Malware: The Hackers' New Playground
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper outlines how to prevent security breaches in mobile apps. Read on to learn about the intricacies of mobile malware, mobile threat management, how iOS is still vulnerable to attacks, and much more.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 Jul 2015

IBM

How to Make Android Work For Your Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper walks you through how to customize the Android security and management capabilities to your company's mobile strategy.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 Jul 2015

IBM

Countdown to Compromise: The Timeline of a Spear-Phishing Attack
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper uses a typical spear-phishing scenario to demonstrate the dangers spear-phishing poses.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Mimecast

Network Forensics for Attack Mitigation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how network forensics are emerging as a key solution to limiting the damage of network malware attacks.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Global Knowledge

Preventing Attackers from Getting What They Want
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the danger of a modern attack and discusses why traditional security tools, such as basic authentication, are insufficient.
Posted: 11 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

SecureAuth
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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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