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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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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

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

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report: Trends for 2011
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This threat report takes a thorough look back at the most significant threats, trends and outright attacks of the year that was. Read now for helpful tips and best practices for keeping your confidential information safe.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Symantec Corporation

2012 Bit9 Cyber Security Research Report
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Bit9 conducted a survey on 1,861 IT and security professionals worldwide to examine their current views on today’s evolving threat landscape and their stance against them. View this report for a summary of the overall results as well as key findings, and find out how you compare to your peers.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

Bit9, Inc.

Top 10 Considerations for a Secure Mobile Enterprise.
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This essential white paper explores ten rules every organization must follow to ensure the security of mobile devices in the enterprise.
Posted: 03 May 2012 | Published: 03 May 2012

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Evolving Security: 5 Reasons to Outsource Network Security Management in Today's Threat Environment
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Discover five reasons why outsourcing your network security management can help you combat malware, hackers, and the evolving threat landscape.
Posted: 03 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

WP #103: How Monitoring Systems Reduce Human Error in Distributed Server Rooms and Remote Wiring Closets
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how a basic monitoring and automation system can help reduce downtime incidents in your server room and remote wiring closet. Also inside, real-life horror stories from your peers and how they could have been prevented.
Posted: 02 May 2012 | Published: 02 May 2012

APC by Schneider Electric

FireEye Advanced Threat Report - 2H 2011
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: This FireEye Advanced Threat report provides key insight into the current threat landscape, the evolution of advanced persistent threat (APT) tactics and the level of infiltration seen in networks today. View now to gain an in-depth look into key findings to help you build and improve your security strategies to tackle today's security issues.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

FireEye

Can Your Security Keep Up with 70,000 New Malware Strains a Day?
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This timely white paper takes a look at some of the year's top security trends as well as sound advice for managing the risk associated with the emerging threats brought about by the proliferation of consumer mobile devices within the enterprise.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Controlling Botnets with the Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: View this paper for an overview of botnets and how they work; and uncover a model that can enable enterprises to proactively protect themselves with the unique capabilities of next-generation firewalls.
Posted: 14 Mar 2012 | Published: 14 Mar 2012

Palo Alto Networks

Escalating Targeted Web and Email Attacks
sponsored by M86 Security UK
WHITE PAPER: Today's cybercriminals are more dangerous and sophisticated than ever before, launching more targeted attacks for bigger payoffs. And with new emerging technologies, also come new ways of exploitation. In this resource, explore the growing issue of targeted web and email threats and discover a unique approach to mitigating them.
Posted: 23 Feb 2012 | Published: 23 Feb 2012

M86 Security UK

Security Labs Report
sponsored by M86 Security UK
WHITE PAPER: This Security Labs report offers insight into the significant trends and developments in web and email security today. View now to uncover key findings and gain recommendations on how to protect your organisation.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Published: 20 Feb 2012

M86 Security UK

Security For Virtualization: Finding the Right Balance
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: While virtualization is becoming a standard practice, the security of those environments is lagging behind. It's clear that the options for securing VMs have created an unhappy compromise between protection, performance and management. Discover how to avoid undercutting the benefits of virtualization while maintaining a well-protected environment.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Published: 20 Feb 2012

Kaspersky Lab

Global Threat Report January 2012: Where are the 419s of Yesteryear?
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This January 2012 Global Threat report offers information and articles on today's threat environment including the lastest list of the top 10 threats. View now to gain key insight from security researchers and experts exploring 419s, the need for need anti-virus, anti-malware or anti-spam, 2012 trends, PUAs and more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 13 Feb 2012

ESET
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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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