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ALSO CALLED: Malicious Threats, Malicious Computer Code, Malicious Logic, Joke Programs, Blended Threats, Malicious Software, Malicious Code, Mobile Malware
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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Modern Cybercrime - What's Happening, Why it's Happening and How You Can Respond
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Learn about recent instances of cyberattacks to better understand how they operate and what damage they cause. Stay ahead of cybercriminals and out of tomorrow's headlines by ensuring you're operating securely and your incident response plan is ready for prime time.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Trustwave

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Decision Guide
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: What key areas should you be thinking about when making the critical decision to ally with a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP)? This decision guide offers key questions and considerations to help you select an MSSP and evaluate their solutions to best secure your business.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Trustwave

Build a Defense-in-Depth Security Approach
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: Discover why a multi-layered, defense-in-depth approach to security is your best option to keep your organization protected. A robust, multi-layered approach should involve a vast array of techniques sharing threat intelligence to improve detection accuracy and deliver a maximum level of protection.
Posted: 14 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2016

TrendMicro

Evolving Threats Call For Integrated Endpoint Security Solutions With Holistic Visibility
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: See how security pros and decision makers are responding to the increased frequency, volume and ferocity of today's cyber threats to endpoint devices. Discover what realizations they've come to about their own security tools and posture and learn just how inadequate your current threat protection most likely is.
Posted: 11 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

TrendMicro

IIA: Stronger Cybersecurity Starts With a Data and Analytics Strategy
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Discover why security analytics is the key to cyber security efficiency. It provides the necessary and timely visibility into network behavior and enables devices and entities acting suspiciously to be quickly identified and investigated.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

SAS

Beyond Next-Gen: Defining Future-ready Endpoint Security
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: In this ESG report, discover how to achieve your desired level of high fidelity to get the most out of your endpoint protection. Learn how other organizations are buying their endpoint protection and make determinations for your own endpoint solution moving forward.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

TrendMicro

The Top 5 Myths of Next-Gen Endpoint Protection
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: Next-generation endpoint protection has been getting a lot of press recently. But what does the term actually mean? This short white paper dispels five common next-generation endpoint protection myths to help you sort through the marketing noise.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

TrendMicro

Top Three Gaping Holes in Your Data Security
sponsored by Globalscape
WHITE PAPER: Regardless of efforts to secure your network from external threats, data breaches usually begin from inside. In this Globalscape paper, you'll learn: the 3 layers most targeted (the network, data & users), bad security practices, why Managed File Transfer is a critical component to combat bad practices, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 08 Nov 2016

Globalscape

Assessing Application Security: A Buyer’s Guide
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this SANs guide, learn the four-step method for acquiring the services you need to support a comprehensive application security (AppSec) lifecycle security program. Discover what goes into an effective AppSec team and how to acquire the resources necessary for deployment.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Protecting the Distributed Enterprise
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to secure your wide area network behind a distributed enterprise firewall without sacrificing performance or usability. Learn 5 key requirements to keep all of your dispersed sites secure and keep maintenance costs low.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

The Rise of Ransomware
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover eye-opening statistics about the ever-increasing ransomware problems against today's enterprises. Learn what types of attacks are taking place, where these attacks are taking place and what you can do to best protect your organization from financial and brand name disaster.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Barracuda Networks

Transforming Your Security: A New Era in Enterprise Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to increase security effectiveness and reduce complexity by consolidating network security across the entire threat surface. Take a holistic approach, with central visibility and control of the borderless enterprise managed through a single pane of glass.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

10 Tips to Stay Safe Against Ransomware and Advanced Threats
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Your organization, no matter the size or industry, is now a target for ransomware, phishing, and advanced persistent threats. But there's a lot you can do to reduce the risk. Download this white paper now and discover 10 tips for preventing these attacks.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Barracuda Networks

Block Threats with Multiple Cybersecurity Layers
sponsored by Armor
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to keep your sensitive data safe and your business up and running without interruptions. Ensure your organization, customers and sensitive data are protected by leveraging a defense-in-depth strategy that is designed with integrated security from the ground up.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Armor

Preparing Your Business For Ransomware Attacks with a Backup and Recovery Strategy
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an often overlooked line of defense against the ransomware threat: having a sound backup and disaster recovery plan in place. Learn how you can prep your organization to recover from a ransomware attack with a data protection strategy that offers speed, offsite replication, enhanced recovery performance, and more.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 19 Oct 2016

Barracuda Networks

Why You Need to Test All Your Cloud, Mobile and Web Applications
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the importance of complete application testing and find recommendations on how to beat the challenges associated with protecting all web applications. Learn how to prioritize testing to receive the greatest ROI and manage your risk without a huge monetary investment.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Trustwave

Stop Malware Before It Stops You
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to detect and eliminate modern malicious activities and add significant value to your detection mechanism without impacting user experience. Learn how to stop new, dynamic malware that most mechanisms overlook, as well as close the 60% malware gap missed by other gateways.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Trustwave

Top 5 Applications You Should Blacklist Now
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: Mitigate the threat presented by the 30 most targeted high-risk vulnerabilities by learning why you should blacklist the following applications: Apple QuickTime for Windows, Adobe Flash Player, iTunes for Windows, and MS Office 2007. Gain the best practices for restricting malicious software.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Thycotic

Complete Email Protection, Delivered in the Cloud
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: How do you eliminate email threats before they reach the network? Access now to learn how you can use the cloud to achieve advanced protection against modern email threats and in-depth data security and compliance management.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Trustwave

Don't Guess. Test. Uncover Your Security Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to get full visibility and insight into your organization's security weaknesses. Discover the robust tools you need to get an accurate assessment of your databases and applications and avoid annoying false positives.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Trustwave

Leverage Real-Time Protection from Advanced Web Threats
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Discover a real-time web protection strategy that can target modern malware threats. Learn how to protect against dynamic, cross-component malware threats and get a full view into your past with historical views of web usage and threats, malware detected and malicious activity blocked.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Trustwave

Four Top Cybercrime Trends
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, organizations are going back to the basics. The major cybersecurity trends of recent can largely be addressed by focusing on "security 101." Learn how to reduce enterprise risk and limit attackers' opportunities as much as possible.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Reviewing a Year of Serious Data Breaches, Major Attacks and New Vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover which industries were hit hardest in 2015 and what these attacks mean for the future. Learn what steps you can take to prepare your security plan for growing threats in 2016 and beyond.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM

Effectively Protect your Enterprise
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can stay one step ahead of attacker with this infographic. Achieve a high level security posture with tools like web filtering, sandboxing and next generation firewall.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Comparative Analysis of Cybercriminal Groups: Buhtrap, Carbanak, and Metel
sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the Buhtrap, Carbanak and Metel cybercriminal groups in this white paper. Discover background on each group's operations over the years, what sort of damage they've done and what tools they've used to accomplish their malicious objectives.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

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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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