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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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A Powerful Defense Against Denial of Service Attacks
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: As cybercrime continues to grow, denial of service (DoS) attacks have become far more prevalent. This guide explores the current landscape of DoS attacks and what you can do to protect your network.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Citrix

2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study: Global Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This informative study performed by Ponemon Institute describes the current state of cyber crime in 234 organizations across 6 countries, as well as the economic impact that these attacks have on companies over time.
Posted: 25 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Bot Threat
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get vital information about the malicious bot, also known as botnets when in large forces, and explore 4 key features that will help you build a defense-in-depth security system to prevent these attacks from compromising your networks.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Top Three Mobile Application Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the top three mobile application threats enterprises today are facing and offers advice on how to mitigate the potential risks. View now to learn more!
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Five Tips to Reduce Risk From Modern Web Threats
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Safeguarding your systems from ever-changing cybercriminals eyeing your sensitive data can be overwhelming. This guide explores 5 steps you can take to reduce risk from modern web threats.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Deep Security as a Service: Cloud Security for Amazon Web Services (AWS)
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to unveil a deep security as a service option that offers scalable protection for the cloud's elastic environment. Click now to see how to get maximum value out of your cloud investment.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Trend Micro

Information Security Emagazine: Best Practices for the Evolving Threat Landscape
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this security emagazine, discover a variety of resources that offer exclusive best practices on how to boost security strategies to address the rise in cyber threats.
Posted: 02 Dec 2013 | Published: 02 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Emerging Security Trends and Risks: Insights for the Business Executive
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report identifies key emerging cyber-threats, detailing why IT managers need to create proactive security intelligence capabilities, unified endpoint management, data protection, and social guidance to best prepare for today's evolving threat landscape.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2012

IBM

IBM X-Force 2013 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed white paper, explore this year's report on the latest risks and security challenges organizations are facing today, and offers best practices to boost security fundamentals and policies to meet these advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

A “How-To” Guide on Using Cloud Services for Security-Rich Data Backup
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for a cloud solution that uses a collaboration of hardware, software, and services with advanced technologies to ensure data and application security, while allowing you to focus on business priorities.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Defense Against the Dark Arts: Finding and Stopping Advanced Threats
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn critical information about today’s advanced threat landscape and what you need to do to stay secure.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

Proofpoint, Inc.

Stuxnet 0.5: The Missing Link
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain new insight on Stuxnet, and uncover recent key findings on where and how it may have originated in the hopes is improving a defense tactic to prevent and defend against it.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Longline Phishing: A New Class of Advanced Phishing Attacks
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain valuable information about longlining, the newest method in phishing attacks, and key recommendations for how to enhance your email security defense.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Proofpoint, Inc.

Don't Lose the Data: Six Ways You May Be Losing Mobile Data and Don't Even Know It
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for crucial information regarding the infiltration of employees' personal mobile devices within the workplace, and uncover the top 6 new mobile data loss and security risks to avoid.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

Symantec Intelligence Report - August 2013
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get the most recent analysis on cybersecurity threats and trends, and gain insight on what to expect in the future.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Symantec Corporation

Reducing the Cost of Achieving PCI Compliance with Lumension® Compliance and IT Risk Management
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain critical information about a streamlined compliance and risk management solution that helps identify, assess, remediate, and manage IT environments to demonstrate PCI DSS requirements.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2009

Lumension

Weaponized malware now threatens the private sector
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for crucial information about the next class of advanced persistent threats (APT) and uncover how you can boost endpoint security management to reduce the risk of these attacks.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 12 Sep 2012

Lumension

After a Thorough Search and Exhaustive Testing of Device Control Solutions, Greenwood Academies Trust Chooses Lumension®
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This case study focuses on one organization that implemented device control to better manage its sensitive data across all endpoints and removable devices without any worry.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

Lumension

IT Security. Fighting the Silent Threat
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Kaspersky Lab experts are releasing new research designed to assist you in your cybersecurity business decisions. Download the report now to get quantifiable statistics about perceived versus real cyberattacks.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

Kaspersky Lab

Securing Your Private Keys as Best Practice for Code Signing Certificates
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes recent security breaches and why they may have happened. It discusses best practices, especially for the Windows platform, which can help to safeguard the private keys associated with code signing certificates.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Thawte Inc.

The Personalisation Challenge: Business Culture and Mobile Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper reveals the truth about mobility in the workforce, including the risks and rewards of bring your own device (BYOD) for businesses.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Ballarat Grammar Secures BYOD with HP Sentinel SDN
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore a software-defined networking option that simplifies network monitoring for performance issues and enables a secure IT environment for users.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Antivirus Evaluation Guide
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to choose the antivirus solution that can effectively keep your network free of malware. In three simple steps you can implement an easy-to-deploy and easy-to-replicate testing curriculum that enables you to most accurately assess your company's solution's capabilities.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Threat Track Security

Top Five DNS Security Attack Risks and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn best practices and options for a hardened DNS layer that can minimize the risk of experiencing a DNS attack by identifying the symptoms and implementing a response faster.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Infoblox

Six Threats That Can Tarnish Your Website - And What You Can Do To Stop Them
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper explores six threats to your website and provides a solution for how you can prevent them.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation
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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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