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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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Rapidly Detect and Respond to the Advanced and Evasive Threat
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of combining advanced network and endpoint detection technology with the right people, processes and intelligence for greater visibility of threats.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Dell SecureWorks

7 Key Questions to Ask When Selecting an Incident Response Service Provider
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Discover the importance of asking tough, direct questions of any incident response services provider to help you determine their capabilities. Learn 7 important inquiries to bring up before you select a vendor.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Dell SecureWorks

4 Steps to Developing a Proactive Security Program
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Switch gears to a proactive defense. In 4 simple steps learn the discrete layers and levels needed for a security strategy that doesn't just react after the fact.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Dell SecureWorks

A Guide to 12 CyberSecurity Metrics You/Your Vendors Should be Watching
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details 12 actionable metrics that can help you specifically assess how your organization is doing with its current cybersecurity.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

BitSight

Utilizing Security Ratings for Enterprise IT Risk Mitigation
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a security ratings technology that measures company security performance and provides metrics to help mitigate risk and streamline security operations. Access now and learn how this cloud-based intelligence platform can help your enterprise improve your overall risk management in today's world of dangerous cyber-attacks.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

BitSight

How Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Impacts Vendor Risk and Security Benchmarking
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: File sharing is a prevalent problem on corporate networks today. Access this report and you will learn which industries excel in mitigating the risks of file sharing, how P2P file sharing activity impacts security ratings and more.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 05 Feb 2016

BitSight

Overcome the Attacker Advantage with McAfee Endpoint Security 10
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to respond and manage the threat defense lifecycle and a provide collaborative, extensive framework to reduce the complexity of conventional multivendor environments.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Intel Security

Security attacks on industrial control systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the history of industrial control systems (ICS), the susceptibility of these systems to certain attacks and how the systems can be defended.
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

IBM

Security trends in the manufacturing industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you statistics about cyberattack in the manufacturing industry and how they resulted. Learn some manufacturing best practices and securements to better protect any exploitable weaknesses in your organization's infrastructure.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

Security trends in the retail industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about different methods hackers use to steal customer data as well as statistics showing what time of year attacks are most prevalent. Learn how to defend yourself against hackers and how to respond if a breach does take place in your network.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Security trends in the healthcare industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you the latest statistics on healthcare-related security breaches and how you can avoid becoming a statistic yourself by falling victim to attack. Learn about the most common cyberattacks against healthcare organizations and how to patch vulnerabilities you may have in your network.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

The price of loyalty programs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to implement a loyal program for your customers and minimize the chance of account breaches. Learn how to diligently monitor your network and how to detect signs of attacks.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

IBM

Real-Time, Unified Endpoint Protection: A New Era in Incident Response
sponsored by Sentinel Labs, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you about the only endpoint protection platform that natively integrates prediction, prevention, detection and response. Save considerable time, money and energy while simultaneously improving your overall security posture.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Sentinel Labs, Inc.

Replacing Antivirus, and Doing it Right: A CISO Response
sponsored by Sentinel Labs, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to successfully execute a complete antivirus replacement. Access now and learn how to make a daunting task into a simple project with the right careful planning, frequent communication and stakeholder buy-in.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Sentinel Labs, Inc.

Next Generation Endpoint Protection Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Sentinel Labs, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you about next-generation endpoint protection that can detect and prevent threats on endpoints using a unique behavior-based approach.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Sentinel Labs, Inc.

13 Global Security Consultancies That Matter Most And How They Stack Up
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester report details and analyzes the 13 most significant security consulting service providers and their offerings. Access now to learn more about how well these consultancies fulfill security standards to best select the right partner for your business.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

Transcript: Protecting Your Crown Jewels from Devastating Data Breaches
sponsored by Lancope
WHITE PAPER: Gain deeper visibility into your network using anomaly detection alongside compliance/segmentation monitoring. Identify advanced attacks and protect the crown jewels on your network.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Lancope

Vulnerability Scanning Tips and Tricks
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you the importance of performing regular scans to identify and reduce vulnerabilities. This is you guide to ensure your scans successfully complete and report properly.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Alert Logic

Vulnerability Response Best Practices
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives you a step-by-step approach in responding to vulnerabilities with examples of breaches throughout. Learn how to prepare you network for an attack and how to lessen the potential for security flaws in your network.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Alert Logic

Understanding the Shared Responsibility of Cloud Security
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines your responsibilities in managing your data in your cloud and gives you seven best practices to keep it secure.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Alert Logic

AWS & Alert Logic Case Study
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This case study shows you the results of Concep and how they gained comprehensive network threat and intrusion detection capabilities.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Alert Logic

7 Best Practices of Cloud Security
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This white paper give you steps you should take and point of interest you should review in your network security.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Alert Logic

Secure Wi-Fi for K-12 Education
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices present new security challenges for schools that need to protect their network integrity as well as restrict students' access to dangerous sites. Access this resource to learn about a solution that unifies network and application security and delivers maximum control at a low cost.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Case Study: Increasing Bandwidth and Network Security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This case study details how one leading university was able to bolster its network security as bandwidth increased. View now to learn how they achieved this goal and the benefits they were able to reap.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Feb 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Solution Brief: Satisfying Today's Bandwidth Hungry Consumers
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a high performance next generation firewall solution that protects information and applications without slowing down your network or affecting availability. Read on to see how this firewall solution can provide your enterprise with in-depth visibility and reporting, highly effective intrusion prevention system, and more.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Fortinet, Inc.
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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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