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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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Securing the Enterprise - 5 Pragmatic Steps to Security
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents five major areas of focus for the practical CISO. Build a culture of security across your organization and ensure all employees understand that no one is excluded from responsibility.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Dell SecureWorks

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: This white paper is designed to make you ask tough, direct questions of any incident response services provider to help you determine their capabilities.
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

Solving the Top 11 API Threats
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to learn from failure, improve pattern recognition of security quality and detect possible security vulnerabilities.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Axway

API Security Checklist
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: This infographic shares with you 11 ways to guard your enterprise entry points. Look it over and make the changes necessary to ensure a more secure API deployment for your business.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Axway

Report: Modern Threat Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The complexities of doing business at scale, both strategic and technical, create barriers in preventing breaches. Uncover ways to focus on user education and systematic protocols for operating a strong risk assessment program, allowing you to overcome these barriers.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

Four top cyber crime trends
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report provides insight into the security issues of today's IT environment. While incidents around the globe are diverse, most of them share certain characteristics and fit recurring patterns.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

What You Need to Know About Vendor Risk Management in Financial Institutions
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses several proactive tips for better vendor risk management (VRM) practices that you can quickly put into place. Learn to overcome challenges faced within the financial industry for taking on VRM and how you can adopt these security secrets and keep pace with today's growing threat landscape as advanced threats persist.
Posted: 08 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

BitSight

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

Cyber Security Intelligence Index for Manufacturing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research report offers a high-level overview of the major threats trending across businesses worldwide over the past year.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Breach Detection: What you need to know
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This e-book outlines the tactics today's advanced attackers use to steal your sensitive data and why you need a defense-in-depth cybersecurity program that incorporates automatic detection with incident response.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Carbon Black

IBM Report: Securing the C-suite
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you understand the risks and vulnerabilities your network probably has and how to stop them from being exploited.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

The ABC of Security Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights challenges organizations typically face in implementing effective security strategies. Learn how to manage risk and gain a competitive advantage in your field.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

IBM

Advanced Threat Hunting with Carbon Black Enterprise Response
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the capabilities necessary to proactively and efficiently hunt for threats across your enterprise. Learn how to expand detection beyond the point of compromise.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Carbon Black

The Forrester Wave: Information Security Consulting Services
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

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.
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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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