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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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Malware White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Next-Generation Firewalls: An Investment Checklist
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What should you look for in a next-generation firewall? This paper includes a checklist against which you evaluate NGFWs; read on now to determine the benefits a truly effective NGFW can deliver, and find a NGFW that will provide actionable indications of compromise to identify malicious activity, and more.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 12 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cyber Ransom Survival Guide
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: The following resource offers a concise overview of ransomware -- including the current threat landscape, who's likely to be targeted, and the marketplace and tools fueling the trend. Access now and you'll also learn about questions you need to ask and next steps you need to take to safeguard your organization.
Posted: 09 Sep 2016 | Published: 09 Sep 2016

Radware

Operationalize Security to Patch Vulnerabilities
sponsored by BMC
WHITE PAPER: This report features analysis and commentary about the importance of security operations automation technology. Learn how you can solve your vulnerability issues simply through IT security and IT operations cooperation using best practices and technology available today.
Posted: 09 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

BMC

314 Day Battle Plan - The Modern Cybercriminal's Attempt to Stay Undetected
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This short infographic gives you an in-depth look at the timeline of the average data breach from penetration to detection. Learn the game plan of a cybercriminal looking to steal your data and prepare a defensive scheme of your own to stop hackers in any phase of the breach lifecycle.
Posted: 09 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Dell SecureWorks

HEB Grocery Store Patches Office 365 Security Flaws
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how H-E-B solved their Office 365 issues by seamlessly implementing a security overlay tool. Learn how to eliminate false positive message classification leading to data loss, unwanted spam, and improve email security in the cloud.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Is Microsoft Office 365 Secure?
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How do you ensure security in Office 365? Discover how to layer smart security to detect and block attacks and automate response to quickly remove threats before than can do harm. With a little planning, you'll soon be able to stop 99.9% of advanced threats before they reach your users.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Combating financial crime: The increasing importance of financial crimes intelligence units in banking
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper assesses how aware banks in Europe and North America are of FCIUs and what measures they have been taking to be more prepared for full implementation of their own FCIU. Understand the importance of banks' FCIUs and potential central intelligence services will offer to the banking industry and to crime prevention.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

SAS

Data Visualization. The What, Why and How
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Data visualizations can help your organization tremendously when it comes to finding and eliminating cyberthreats deep within your organization. Discover how to not only detect and block attacks in minutes, but also get insight from these attack locations to better protect against emerging trends and anticipate signs of threats.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

SAS

UBM Dark Reading: Close the Detection Deficit with Security Analytics
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to collect and correlate data from multiple sources, separate relevant data from irrelevant, and apply context to the data to extract meaningful value from data analysis. Mitigate threats faster than ever and learn the 5 essential characteristics of a security analytics solution.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

SAS

The Future of Enterprise Mobile Security: Predictions for 2016 and Beyond
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: Understanding and successfully combatting security threats that mobility creates is paramount for continued protection of sensitive company and customer data. This white paper provides Lookout's mobile cybersecurity predictions for 2016 to 2019, so you can futureproof your enterprise.
Posted: 02 Sep 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Lookout

Anatomy of a Hack Disrupted
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What if there was a way to solve these potentially devastating problems before they occurred in the first place? Access this paper to uncover a real-life situation, in which a malware attack took place but was mitigated before any damage took place.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Information Security Consulting Services Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester report evaluates the 13 most significant information security consulting service providers against a set of 31 criteria. Uncover how well these consultancies fulfill the criteria and where they stand in relation to each other.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

IBM

Cybersecurity Perspectives from the Boardroom and C-suite
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to best protect you organization against major cyberthreats, types of cyberthreats you may or may not know about and how to optimize your investment in your security solution. See security statistics from organizations across industries to better understand how you can implement your own enterprise risk plan as appropriate.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

IBM

2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth analysis outlines what IT and security professionals learned from 2015's cyberattacks. Discover which industries were most targeted, the role insiders played in exploitation of vulnerabilities and, most importantly, what you can do to avoid catastrophic data loss.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

IBM

Trends in SAP Cybersecurity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this Ponemon Institute study, which encapsulates the survey results of 607 IT and IT security practitioners, is to understand the threat of an SAP cyber breach and how organizations are managing the risk of information theft, modification of data and disruption of business processes.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

IBM

Ransomware Multi-layered Approach
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: Discover four ways you can prepare your corporate network for ransomware attacks to prevent data and financial losses. Learn how a layered approach to security can minimize your malware risk and educate your users on how exactly ransomware can attack your data.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

TrendMicro

How Trend Micro Stacks Up among Endpoint Protection Vendors
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner Magic Quadrant report offers cyber security executives invaluable information you can use to choose your next endpoint protection vendor.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

TrendMicro

Uncovering the Risk of SAP Cyber Breaches
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this Ponemon Institue study is to understand the threat of an SAP cyber breach and how organizations are managing the risk of information theft, modification of data and disruption of business processes.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Onapsis

Threat Report: Exploitation & Cyberattacks on SAP Business Applications
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: Your SAP applications are under attack. Access this in-depth threat report to learn about a specific vulnerability being actively exploited, the types of SAP systems affected, and how you can mitigate this vulnerability to minimize business risk.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Onapsis

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Research: Network Security Forensics
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you a comprehensive set of technologies for incident detection and network security forensics that will greatly improve you security posture. Learn how to achieve depth and real-time visibility into the inbound and outbound communications traversing your network.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA

Deep Security Protection from Ransomware
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: Ransomware is increasingly targeting servers, where attackers use known software vulnerabilities to inject ransomware. Learn how to protect your servers from ransomware attacks through anti-malware, intrusion prevention, integrity monitoring and web reputation.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

TrendMicro

Manage Risk by Protecting Apps, Data and Usage
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to securing vulnerabilities, especially in apps, there are 5 best practices you can follow. This white paper provides and overview of how to ensure privacy, protect sensitive information and enable compliance of apps and data without compromising workforce flexibility and productivity.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

Strategy Guide for Securing the SAP Landscape
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: Your organization should be thinking about how best to protect SAP systems. Learn how to secure SAP by taking a largely application-oriented approach, while also applying network restrictions to underlying network devices and firewalls.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Onapsis

The Evolution of SIEM: Why it is Critical to Move Beyond Just Logs for Fast Threat Detection
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can spot advanced threats that bypass preventative controls - ones that SIEM systems simply can't see. Gain greater visibility and security context to reconstruct events and attacker TTPs (Tactics, Techniques and Procedures) to stop the attackers before they compromise your enterprise.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA

Adopt a Bimodal Approach to Manage PCs and Broaden Support for New Devices
sponsored by Lenovo Software
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner Report teaches you new approaches to endpoint management and security as updates to PC software increase in volume and frequency.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2015

Lenovo Software
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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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