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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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Why Cybersecurity's Visibility Gap Matters and How Organizations Can Solve It
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the origins of the cybersecurity visibility gap, its consequences and how to expand your field of view. Learn how to protect your people, data and brand more effectively by bringing your security tools beyond your network perimeter.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

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

Effectively Manage Application Security Risk in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover why application security is so important, why organizations struggle to achieve it and what effective application security looks like.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

IBM

Using Metrics to Manage Your Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This SANs resource help you measure your application security (AppSec) program and ensure AppSec is part of your organization's culture moving forward.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Veracode, Inc.

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.

Top 5 Reasons Why You Need an AppSec Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A variety of misconceptions lead to the lag in AppSec adoption, but the reality is you need an AppSec program. Learn the top 5 reasons why in this white paper.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Veracode, Inc.

Infographic: Application-Layer Breaches Persist
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See four major examples of application-layer data breaches and the damage they caused. Discover how and why they happened so you can better secure your application software for the future.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 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.

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.

Benefits of Security Intelligence Services
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the use of security intelligence services can help prepare your company's defenses so you can proactively mitigate threats from advanced attacks. Discover how to implement threat intelligence, leveraging data to track and manage risks before they have a negative impact on your organization.
Posted: 27 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Kaspersky Lab

Closing the Circle of Network Security Defense
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can access comprehensive, trustworthy threat intelligence data so that you can defend against attacks before they're even launched. Uncover key features like accelerated incident response, threat hunting, and more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2016 | Published: 27 Oct 2016

Kaspersky Lab

Enterprise Security Gets Adaptive
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how to implement a more adaptive, integrated approach to security suited for web, mobile, cloud, and virtual environments. Uncover the 4 pillars of adaptive enterprise security that will help you defend against advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Kaspersky Lab

Reinvent Your Security Infrastructure Into an Information Fortress
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to reinvent your security infrastructure into an information fortress. Learn three key steps to improve the security surrounding your enterprise and learn to protect your information at the source.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Securing and Monitoring Access to Office 365
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to best secure and monitor your Office 365 users to fully realize its benefits. Learn why Office 365 is quickly becoming a target for many hackers as well as the challenges involved with securing it.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Imperva

DDoS: A Clear and Present Danger
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover eye-opening statistics detailing DDoS attacks and which industries are most in danger. Learn how to protect against an attack and the protection steps that make the most sense for your organization.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

A10 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

4 Features Your Security Strategy Needs in a Virtual Environment
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: This report discusses four features that a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) security solution must include. Discover ways to maintain the benefits of virtualization while also meeting the unique needs of VDI.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 24 Oct 2016

Kaspersky Lab

Ultimate Guide to Multi-Vector DDoS Protection
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn everything you need to know about DDoS attacks on the rise. You'll discover how and where they attack, why most existing solutions fall short and 5 key components of a strong multi-vector DDoS attack protection solution.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

A10 Networks

The DDoS Factor: Cost, Facts & Insight into 2017's Most Advanced Cyberattack Vector
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In September 2016, cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs fell victim to one of the largest DDoS attacks ever recorded. Learn about this incident as well as other organizations' DDoS hardships. Discover why DDoS attacks are so dangerous to every enterprise and see the financial impact these attacks have had in recent months.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

A10 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

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

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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