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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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Fraud risk engines strike back
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to approach fraud detection in a new way. You must base your stance on three core principles —visibility, a global threat intelligence network, and agility by design. By using this approach, you can significantly reduce the number of false positives and can improve customer satisfaction.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

IBM

Gain Capabilities to help you Protect, and Insight to Understand
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: As threats evolve, organizations must find ways to continuously detect, prevent, and respond quickly to attacks on the endpoint in order to limit damages. Discover a strategy that can help you protect endpoint devices against advanced and zero-day threats.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Few Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you results from a recent security survey and the value of testing your security measure regularly.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Cyber Risk Report 2016 Executive Summary
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this year's cyber risk report, you will discover the evolving nature of cybercrime, as well as the developing legislation meant to curtail it. Read on to delve into what defenders now face as they look to secure their enterprises.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 19 Feb 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Behind the Mask: The Changing Face of Hacking
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This new report will help you learn more about hackers and how they work. Read it to understand what attack methods hackers use, why simple approaches like phishing still work, and more.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Companies Cautiously Optimistic about Cybersecurity
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the realistic possibilities of your business experiencing an attack and what you can do to prepare your network.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Preventing Fraud Before Customers Become Affected
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Pulaski Bank achieved the layered security and malware prevention they were looking for and how their struggles can benefit your organization. Not only will you prevent potential fraud, but also increase customer awareness.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM

Is Microsoft Office 365 Secure?
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: More than four in ten organizations are in the process of implementing Office 365 or already use it. This infographic gives you important statistics and insights on the top security, encryption and archiving challenges faced while moving to Office 365, based on a survey conducted by UBM Tech.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Proofpoint Advanced Security Platform for Microsoft Office 365
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Safeguard against advanced threats and targeted attacks to your Office 365 users. Gain visibility and threat insights to identify attacks quickly and contain them as early as possible.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Reporting Cybersecurity to the Board
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Today, boards have to consider the regulatory, fiduciary, organizational, and personal liability that could come from a data breach. Download this free guide today, and you'll have everything you need for your next board presentation to hit all the right points.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

BitSight

Revealing Security Performance Metrics Across Major World Economies
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: In its latest research report, BitSight studied the security performance of companies per country with more than 50% of their IP space in: The United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil, China and Singapore.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

BitSight

Mobile Malware
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Four major threats are currently targeting iOS and Android devices using very clever tactics. Learn how these new malware tools are infecting mobile devices today and how you can secure your data against these and other growing threats.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

MobileIron

S.I.R.M.: Security Incident Response Matrix
sponsored by Anomali
WHITE PAPER: This paper details the Security Incident Response Matrix (S.I.R.M.), a simple, easy to understand methodology used to help guide security operations staff in effectively triaging alerts and activity. The goal of this triage is to derive the intelligence necessary to understand the scope and threat of the activity.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Anomali

Operationalizing Threat Intelligence Data: The Problems of Relevance and Scale
sponsored by Anomali
WHITE PAPER: To address growing scalability issues, organizations will need to embrace a distributed computing approach to security. In addition, Threat Intelligence Platforms will need to create organizational relevance for threat intelligence data.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Anomali

An Operational Model for Breach Analytics and Intelligence
sponsored by Anomali
WHITE PAPER: In the face of this situation, a new approach to security strategy and operations must be adopted. Discover an approach that focuses on operational relevance, reducing adversary dwell time and speeding incident response activities.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Anomali

Battling fraud at the root cause
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Battling malware-driven fraud requires real-time, adaptable and transparent solutions for prevention, detection, mitigation and remediation that span every point of your interaction. Discover how cybercriminals circumvent security measures at each stage of the transaction lifecycle and learn strategies to combat these attacks.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Why Threat Intelligence is Critical for Next Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper and discover how a top-tier threat intelligence network makes the difference between an effective next-generation firewall and a mediocre one when it comes to defeating zero-day attacks and other advanced threats.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Dell Software

2016 Global Threat Report – Move Forward Without Fear
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: There's been a notable shift in the nature of cyberattacks this past year – and you don't want to be caught focusing on last year's vulnerabilities. Access this 2016 global threat report for the 5 most impactful cybersecurity threats today, and guidance on how best to address these threats within your own organization.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Forcepoint

How Traditional Firewalls Fail Today’s Networks — And Why Next-Generation Firewalls Will Prevail
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore where traditional firewalls fall short, and how next-generation firewalls can close those security gaps.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Dell Software

Encryption as an IT Service
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: To build a sustainable security foundation, organizations need to employ encryption as an IT service — centrally and cohesively managing encryption across an entire enterprise. Gain significant benefits in overall security, administrative efficiency and business agility.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gemalto

X-Force Cyber Security Intelligence Index  Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: It's clear no industry was immune to cyberattackers in 2015. Discover statistics from last year's cyber threat landscape and see which industries were most affected by cybercrime. Learn how to create an effective cybersecurity strategy to ensure your organizations doesn't show up on next year's report.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM

Client Virtualization Solutions For Government Deliver Increased Security, Mobility, and Savings
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how client virtualization can help to overcome traditional client PC security and mobility challenges and enable a more secure, mobile workforce for government agencies. You'll learn how moving sensitive data from local device storage to the data center decreases endpoint security threats.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Dell, Inc.

Security Teams Must Empower Employees to Prevent Phishing Attacks
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Technology alone won't stop phishing attacks; empowering employees to prevent incidents is critical. Uncover ways to boost this level of security awareness, and help users protect themselves and the enterprise from these cybercrimes.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Mimecast

Real-time Threat Detection: The Financial Industry's Best Friend
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the effectiveness of real-time malware protection for financial institutions and banking customers. View now and see how this technology can help mitigate risks even from the most sophisticated malware.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

HID

Integrating Host Systems With Modern Security Frameworks
sponsored by Novell Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals a practical way to bring your host systems into the modern security fold. Close the technology gap without jeopardizing business operations.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Novell Ltd.
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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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