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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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Think You Have Application Security Covered? Think again.
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and learn about some of the complications developers have when dealing with open source application development.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Black Duck Software

Know Your Open Source Code Security is Enhanced by Better Visibility into Code Acquired from Multiple Sources
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you the benefits and shortcomings of open source code and how to deal with any problems you might face when developing with it.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Black Duck Software

What Executives Need to Know About Security Testing Tools and Open Source
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to utilize open source code without accruing potential risks involved in it.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Black Duck Software

A Guide to Email Security for Mid-sized Businesses
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine the current state of email security for mid-sized businesses and evaluate the key features of a successful email gateway security solution. View now to learn how you can mitigate your email risk with multiple antivirus engines, filtering for email exploits, and intelligent spam filtering.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

LogicNow

Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Data Loss
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses today's DLP market and what your DLP architecture should look like. Read more to learn about the two categories from DLP: Enterprise DLP and Integrated DLP.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 28 Jan 2016

Digital Guardian

10 Things Your Cybersecurity Solution Must Do
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: As cybercrime evolves, so must your defense strategy to secure your organization; however, multiple tools often do not mesh perfectly and vulnerabilities are left open. In this white paper, learn the 10 must-have security capabilities for your strategy.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

Palo Alto Networks

Application Security in 2016: A Comprehensive Overview
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will read about key open source application security challenges that your business will face in 2016. Learn how CISO's can address and manage those challenges effectively.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Black Duck Software

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

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

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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