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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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Rethinking Your Enterprise Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The fact is that the world is constantly evolving, and always connected, and your enterprise must be too. View this resource to learn about modern threats and what you should do to remains safe.
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Security Intelligence: Can "Big Data" Analytics Overcome our Blind Spots?
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the current SIEM tools and capabilities today and uncover how new improvements in SIEM can help boost your defenses in today's threat-filled world.
Posted: 31 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

LogRhythm, Inc.

Weaponized Malware - A Clear and Present Danger
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Weaponized malware and advanced persistent threats raise the bar on endpoint security. Originally intended for cyber-espionage and cyber-warfare, these sophisticated attacks are now available to any cyber-criminal. How can security pros protect their organizations from these emerging perils?
Posted: 30 Jan 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Lumension

How traditional firewalls fail
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Did you know that your current firewall may be jeopardizing your network security? Traditional firewalls that only focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules aren't effective in today's world. This e-book explains where traditional firewalls fall short – and what you can do about it.
Posted: 20 Dec 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

Dell Software

Rewriting the Rules of Patch Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: By implementing more patches, software vendors are keeping pace with malware exploits. Consult this informative white paper to learn more about patch management and how it can benefit your business. Virtually eliminate the risks to your company by following these steps.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

IBM

The Wild World of Malware: Keeping Your Company Safe Inside
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: As the level of cyber-crimes continues to grow, it’s important for IT to understand the latest types of malware and how they work. This is especially true for small- and medium-sized businesses that don’t have the resources to concentrate on network security. Find out how to protect your organization.
Posted: 20 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Dell Software

Lifecycle of an Advanced Persistent Threat
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
WHITE PAPER: Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are a serious concern for both governmental and private-sector organizations. Read this white paper to get the situational awareness and understanding you'll need to develop an effective and efficient Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) defense strategy.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 16 Aug 2012

Dell SecureWorks UK

Delivering enterprise information securely on Android, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows tablets and smartphones
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: A recent report found that almost two-thirds of organizations were able to increase productivity because of flexibility with mobile devices in the workplace. But utilizing mobile devices can also make the enterprise more vulnerable to attacks. Access this exclusive resource to learn how to mitigate some of the risks associated with BYOD adoption.
Posted: 12 Aug 2012 | Published: 07 Aug 2012

Citrix

Network Security Technologies Technical Guide
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Read this expert guide to learn about the latest trends and risks that threaten today's networks. Learn more about modern threat detection, device security, security assessments and more.
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Putting Web Threat Protection and Content Filtering in the Cloud
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover the benefits of deploying security solutions, such as secure web gateways, in the cloud rather than on local servers and appliances. See how you can maximize security and minimize costs using a cloud-based architecture – read on to learn more.
Posted: 05 Feb 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Webroot

Best Practices for Cloud Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: In this essential white paper, discover the benefits that your organization can realize by embracing cloud services, including more effective and cost-efficient security. Also inside, discover cloud cautions and pitfalls to avoid – read on now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Qualys

Fighting Rootkits: Protecting against stealthy malware by flying under the operating system
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Discover why rootkits are so harmful to your organization and uncover the innovative and dramatically different approach you should take to protect your organization from these harmful intruders.
Posted: 27 Dec 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Intel

Improving Tools and Techniques to Combat Malware Evolution
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Some researchers are working hard to create tools that strengthen malware analysis and improve security. Read this expert guide to learn more about what look look for in malware and the threat actors behind the scenes.
Posted: 09 Oct 2012 | Published: 09 Oct 2012

Webroot

IBM X-Force 2011 Trend and Risk Report CIO Security Priorities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper to learn more about the attack trends in 2011 including external network and security breaches. Discover key ways to prevent leaked customer data and inaccessible web services by analyzing the risks before it's too late.
Posted: 24 Sep 2012 | Published: 24 Sep 2012

IBM

The Total Economic Impact of Lumension Security’s Sanctuary Application And Device Control
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Consult this study to find out more about the financial impact of moving from "voluntary" compliance solution to an IT-driven solution that automatically enforces endpoint security policies. Read in-depth interviews with John C. Lincoln hospitals to see the benefits first-hand.
Posted: 12 Sep 2012 | Published: 12 Sep 2012

Lumension

Mitigating Risk in a Mobile World
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover why flexible architectures – such as cloud-based security services – can help your organization enjoy the benefits of enterprise mobility by mitigating its inherent risks.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

Symantec Corporation

Strategies for boosting your practice’s information immunity
sponsored by GFI LanGuard
WHITE PAPER: According to a 2011 patient privacy and data security study, 96 percent of health-care providers had at least one data breach during the previous two years. Consult this informative white paper to learn more about external threats and internal challenges of the evolving enterprise.
Posted: 31 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

GFI LanGuard

Webroot Cheat Sheet
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Consult this cheat sheet to discover a revolutionary approach to cloud security. Find out more about some of the key advantages and fast facts regarding, deployment and performance, threat detection and remediation and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Aug 2012

Webroot

The Consumerization of IT: Security Challenges of the New World Order
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the ins and outs of consumerization: Why it is occurring and the major impact it will have on your business. Uncover the trend's inherent security implications and the methods you can use to keep your critical systems, applications, and information safe, regardless of what device is being used to access them.
Posted: 22 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

CA Technologies.

Cloud Encryption Gateway: Overcoming Cloud Security and Compliance Concerns
sponsored by CipherCloud
WHITE PAPER: Learn how CipherCloud protects data in Salesforce, Gmail, and Office 365. Find out how the solution sits between your users and your cloud applications and applies AES-256 encryption on the fly before sensitive data leaves the enterprise to provide protection without requiring changes to the cloud application or impacting application functionality.
Posted: 09 Aug 2012 | Published: 09 Aug 2012

CipherCloud

Webroot Secure Anywhere - Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Threats are becoming more sophisticated and frequent than ever before, as a result businesses require a revolutionary approach to endpoint malware protection. Access this informative white paper to learn how Webroot is using its services to keep security up-to-date and effective.
Posted: 06 Aug 2012 | Published: 06 Aug 2012

Webroot

August Technical Guide on Authentication
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help you discover why attackers can target the token vendor to take advantage of the security of the authentication system as a whole and how you can replace the ubiquitous authenticator in your business.
Posted: 06 Aug 2012 | Published: 06 Aug 2012

SearchSecurity.com

IT Administrator Saves Engineering Firm More than 200 Hours a Week by Switching to Webroot Secure Anywhere
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: The antivirus protection Doris network was using created problems and slowed the productivity of employees. Fortunately, Webroot offered an efficient and effective solution. Learn how Webroot remedied the inaccurate and difficult to manage reports by reading this informative resource.
Posted: 06 Aug 2012 | Published: 06 Aug 2012

Webroot

July Technical Guide on Network Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Attackers moving from server to server on your network can be difficult to detect, especially if they develop code that evades detection. Network threat detection is more complex and important than ever with attackers stealing payment information or other valuable data. This informative white paper outlines how to better safeguard your network.
Posted: 23 Jul 2012 | Published: 18 Jul 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Enterprise Antivirus Security: How Does Your Solution Stack Up?
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Thousands of malware attacks occur on a daily basis, and businesses are always searching for a solution to these threats. Inside, access a survey that explores anti-virus solutions and how each measures up. Check out the results to see if your security is up to date.
Posted: 20 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

Webroot
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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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