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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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What Security Professionals Need to Know About Open Source Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This resource reviews the use of automated controls throughout the software lifecycle and which processes can be used to reduce open source security vulnerabilities.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Black Duck Software

The Top 4 Most Pressing Android Mobile Cybersecurity Threats
sponsored by Checkpoint Software Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, you will break down the most common types of attacks that impact Android mobile devices.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2015

Checkpoint Software Technologies

Exposing the Unknown: How Sandboxing Technology Fights Modern Threats
sponsored by Checkpoint Software Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the modern threat landscape, including zero-day attacks and advanced persistent threats (APT), and the consequences of not protecting your company's data and networks. Access now to learn how traditional sandboxing compares to advanced sandbox solutions.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Checkpoint Software Technologies

The Rise of Known and Unknown Malware and Best Approaches to Zero-Day Attacks
sponsored by Checkpoint Software Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, you will examine several best practice strategies for malware threat defense and protection against zero-day attacks.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2015

Checkpoint Software Technologies

How Mobile Malware Compromises Your Secure Containers and Enterprise Content
sponsored by Checkpoint Software Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how mobile malware could compromise your secure containers and enterprise content.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2015

Checkpoint Software Technologies

Checkpoint: Demystifying Mobile Security Attacks
sponsored by Checkpoint Software Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, you will examine some of the most common mobile attacks, and moreover demystify how the attacks work and the damage they can cause.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2015

Checkpoint Software Technologies

Zero Trust on the Endpoint
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you a "never trust, always verify" security policy that remedies the deficiencies with perimeter-centric strategies and ensures there's no default trust for any entity or user.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Palo Alto Networks

Forrester Endpoint Thought Leadership Paper
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals little-known endpoint security facts based on Forrester Consulting's latest research of 125 IT security pros responsible for endpoint protection (who candidly show why their current antivirus solutions no longer detect or prevent today's more sophisticated attacks).
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Palo Alto Networks

How to assess your applications' security vulnerabilities
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to triage the most critical open source security threats inside with this 4 step guide.
Posted: 10 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Black Duck Software

Cybersecurity Buyers Guide
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to keep up with the hackers and defend against all advanced threats. Read more to learn how to architect a cyber security solution that dynamically adapts to changing threats.
Posted: 09 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Palo Alto Networks

Cyber Situational Awareness
sponsored by Digital Shadows
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores cyber situational awareness and presents a three-staged approach to incorporate cyber situational awareness into your defenses.
Posted: 05 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Digital Shadows

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

Making Risk Management More Effective with Security Ratings
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks about some of the security risk management approaches organizations have taken as well as new approaches to other growing problems. Access this resource now and learn to identify, quantify and mitigate risk throughout your network.
Posted: 04 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

BitSight

Continuous Third-Party Security Monitoring Powers Business Objectives and Vendor Accountability
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and find out about the attitudes and capabilities regarding third-party security compliance of enterprise IT security decision-makers in the US, UK, France and Germany.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

BitSight

Beware the Botnets: Botnets Correlated to a Higher Likelihood of a Significant Breach
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and find out the relationship between publicly disclosed data breaches and the factors that go into an organization's security rating.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

BitSight

A Fortune 200 Global Manufacturing Services Company
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper tells the success story of Jabil, a company struggling with data visibility issues.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Digital Guardian

Financial Sector Threats: 2015 Year in Review
sponsored by Digital Shadows
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will read about threat activity in the financial sector as of 2015. It identifies new threats and includes public incidents of note such as extortion, malware and other sophisticated threats.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Digital Shadows

Are Energy and Utilities at Risk of a Major Breach?
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the security performance of six key industry sectors.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

BitSight

40 Questions You Should Have in Your Vendor Security Assessment
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to get started with your VRM security program and by accessing the most important questions to ask third-party businesses.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

BitSight

Digital Guardian Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: Continue reading this white paper to discover how you can gain the deepest visibility, fine-grained control and the industry's broadest data protection coverage
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Digital Guardian

Gartner Report: Best Practices for Detecting and Mitigating Advanced Persistent threats
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to implement specific strategic best practices to detect and mitigate persistent threats and target malware.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 04 May 2015

Digital Guardian

5 Ways Your Vendor Risk Management Program Leaves You in the Dark
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn the steps it takes to protect your data and implement a solid vender risk management (VRM) program.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

BitSight

Factoring the Human Element into Your Data Breach Response
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see how emotional reactions to a security breach can affect your crisis management.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

AllClear ID

Addressing PCI Compliance
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how you can meet the requirements of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 3 and better protect your network.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.
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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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