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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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The Executive's Guide to the 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Report
sponsored by Dimension Data & Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers insights on the latest security threats and offers best practices for protecting your organization from cybersecurity attacks as they grow in sophistication. Access now to receive comprehensive data from 24 security ops centers that'll provide you with a highly accurate representation of the global threat landscape.
Posted: 03 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Dimension Data & Cisco

The Advanced Threat Protection Framework
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper displays an end-to-end modular framework for addressing cybersecurity using advanced threat protection. Access now to learn how to automate your identification, prevention and mitigation of malware, providing protection throughout your ecosystem.
Posted: 02 May 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Six Steps To A Better Security Strategy
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn six steps to create an effective security strategy that's linked with key business interests for great success.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Jan 2016

AllClear ID

Protect Your Network From the Inside-Out: Internal Segmentation Firewall (ISFW)
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you about Internal Segmentation Firewalls (ISFW), which can be deployed rapidly with minimum disruption to business operations. Access now and learn how to gain instant visibility and protection for your internal network.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

How Credential Phishing is Changing - How to Stop It
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you the anatomy of a phishing attack and why they are so effective. Access now to learn how today's phishing attacks are concocted so you can better spot them before they cause long lasting harm to your organization.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Three guiding principles for data security and compliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper talks about the world's growing focus on data protection and what current challenges organizations face. Access now to discover why you need a comprehensive approach to data security and learn three guiding principles to achieve better security compliance.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM

Gartner Market Guide for Data-Centric Audit and Protection (DCAP).
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Use this Gartner Market Guide to help you identify emerging data-centric audit and protection tools thatCISOs can apply across their data silos. Access now to identify the data security controls required to mitigate risks and threats to your sensitive data.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

IBM

Keep Your Money Safe: Stop Fraudsters in their Tracks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you why antivirus software and firewalls on consumer endpoints aren't sufficient to combat today's sophisticated hacking tools. Access now to learn common misconceptions about endpoint protection and what unexpected benefits you can realize by extending protection to customer endpoints.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2015

IBM

Fraud Protection Made Easy: How Financial Institutions Can Keep Customers Safe
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and find out how you can reduce the time and cost of fraud protection while helping make your customers' transactions safer. Learn about highly effective intelligence and evidence-based fraud detection with fewer false positive.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM

Research on Impostor Emails: Types, Targets, Threats, and More
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals the facts about imposter emails based on recent research. Access now to learn what to look for in a phishing scheme and how to mitigate the threat.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Underground Hacker Markets Annual Report: 2016
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Find out which underground services are on the rise and what's most valuable in today's current cybercrime economy. Access this resource now to gain insider black market information without breaking the law.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Dell SecureWorks

How to Defend Enterprise Data From Destructive Malware
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a deeper look at recent attacks on the government, Aramaco, Sony and others and breaks down what type of malware it was and how it works, measures you can take to mitigate the risk of an attack and considerations for protecting your data on file shares, endpoints and collaborative systems.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

BlackBerry

Deploying an EFSS Solution: Six Steps for Success
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the shortest path to implementing Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS) while protecting your organization against loss incidents. You'll learn that the process, not the technology, drives successful EFSS implementation and six steps to deploy EFSS with optimal security controls.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

BlackBerry

Avoid becoming the catch of the day: Four steps to combat phishing attacks
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Phishing has emerged as the top security threat facing healthcare organizations. Access this white paper now for 4 steps you can take to better prepare for and defend against phishing attacks while maintaining a balance between security and clinical workflow efficiency.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Imprivata

Maturing a Threat Intelligence Program
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the latest threat intelligence trends and how to be better equipped to protect your organization from modern cyber threats. Access now to review a systematic guide to help you understand where your organization resides on the path to mature threat intelligence.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

ThreatConnect

Meaningful Measurement
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to measure the true impact of cybercrime and mitigate it moving forward. Access now to better understand methods used to commit cyber attacks and what they are costing your organization and organizations around the world.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

LogicNow

The Human Factor Report
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to take action against the wide range of advanced threats. View now and learn how to identify and block targeted attacks that travel over email and other threat vectors.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Proofpoint, Inc.

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

Cyber Security Breakdown: What Legal Professionals Need to Know
sponsored by eSentire
WHITE PAPER: Be proactive against advanced cyber threats before they hit your organization. Access this resource now to learn how you can take the steps necessary to be fully protected.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

eSentire

Illuminate Shadow IT and Securely Manage BYOX
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses BYOX and explores strategies and solutions for embracing the business productivity aspects of a BYOX workforce culture. Access now to learn how you can promote a faster, flexible and mobile workforce while protecting your organization from security pitfalls.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Cyber Liability: Risks, Ramifications, and Mitigation
sponsored by eSentire
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can better defend your organization against external attack and limit exposure by reducing your attack profile available to attackers by accessing this resource.
Posted: 13 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

eSentire

Next-Generation Endpoint Security Market Sizing and Forecast 2016–2020
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This EMA research report provides "beyond the surface" insight on variety of enterprise-capable solution providers. Access this report now and learn about research focused on solution providers providing proactive next-generation endpoint security services covering prevention, detection and response.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Carbon Black

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
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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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