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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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Layered Security Strategies for a Mobile-First World
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This security value paper reveals strategies to keep users productive and connected, without compromising corporate security posture. Discover why an integrated approach is an effective one.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Nov 2015

Microsoft

Continuous Third-Party Security Monitoring Powers Business Objectives and Vendor Accountability
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses attitudes and capabilities regarding third-party security compliance of enterprise IT security decision-makers in the US, UK, France and Germany.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

BitSight

Beware the Botnets: Botnets Correlated to a Higher Likelihood of a Significant Breach
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you the relationship between publicly disclosed data breaches and the factors that go into an organization's security rating.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

BitSight

Virtual Patching in Mixed Environments: How It Works to Protect You
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses virtual patching which provides the same functionality as software patches by implementing protective network controls that can shield vulnerable servers from attack.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015


A Fortune 200 Global Manufacturing Services Company
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper tells the success story of Jabil, a company struggling with data visibility issues.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Digital Guardian

Proactive Incident Response: Prepare Now or Pay Later
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will show you statics of cybercrime and give you tactics to proactively deter attackers.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Blue Coat Systems

2015 Cybersecurity: Attack Resiliency Challenges Industry Collaboration
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you the trends of cybercrime and why their attacks continue to win over businesses trying to keep them out.
Posted: 03 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2016

Cisco

Financial Sector Threats: 2015 Year in Review
sponsored by Digital Shadows
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will read about threat activity in the financial sector as of 2015. It identifies new threats and includes public incidents of note such as extortion, malware and other sophisticated threats.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Digital Shadows

Are Energy and Utilities at Risk of a Major Breach?
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the security performance of six key industry sectors.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

BitSight

40 Questions You Should Have in Your Vendor Security Assessment
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to get started with your VRM security program and by accessing the most important questions to ask third-party businesses.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

BitSight

Digital Guardian Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: Continue reading this white paper to discover how you can gain the deepest visibility, fine-grained control and the industry's broadest data protection coverage
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Digital Guardian

Addressing PCI Compliance
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how you can meet the requirements of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 3 and better protect your network.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 16 Dec 2015

CA Technologies.

Best Practices For Public Cloud Security
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the need for cloud managers to balance developer time-to-value with security risks and cost.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 04 Feb 2015


Gartner Report: Best Practices for Detecting and Mitigating Advanced Persistent threats
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to implement specific strategic best practices to detect and mitigate persistent threats and target malware.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 04 May 2015

Digital Guardian

5 Ways Your Vendor Risk Management Program Leaves You in the Dark
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn the steps it takes to protect your data and implement a solid vender risk management (VRM) program.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

BitSight

Global Threat Intelligence Report
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This white paper infographic will show you specific instances of cybercrime around the world and against what applications were vulnerable.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

Dimension Data

Security for Virtual Machines
sponsored by TechData Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will discover how you can achieve outstanding, multi-layered, granular protection for your VDI and virtual server environments with little impact on responsiveness on virtualized workloads.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

TechData Corporation

10 Reasons You Need Endpoint Security
sponsored by TechData Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover 10 reasons why upgrading your security platform will save you time and effort managing your convoluted endpoint controls.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 11 Dec 2015

TechData Corporation

Powerful Data Protection, Anywhere
sponsored by Vera
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can secure all of your devices and applications. Find out how you can effortlessly collaborate with anyone from anywhere.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

Vera

The Expectation of SSL Everywhere
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn about the importance of SSL in securing personal data as it's grown since the Internet's inception and how it's brought cryptography to the common man.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

F5 Networks

Cyberattacks Mean Big Bills for Businesses
sponsored by TechData Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will see examples of different businesses' data breaches and how they had to deal with them financially. You will also discover the top causes and consequences of cyberattacks beyond financials.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

TechData Corporation

The C-Suite & Cybersecurity: Six Reasons to Step up Your Security Game This Year
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Forrester Research describes the six most significant changes coming to security economics, government policy, the role of business in 2016 and what you should do about them.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2015

AllClear ID

Factoring the Human Element into Your Data Breach Response
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see how emotional reactions to a security breach can affect your crisis management.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

AllClear ID

Network protection: The untold story
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the growing need for next-generation network protection, focusing on the advances that can help combat today’s advanced threats. It introduces how you can gain the critical insight, visibility and control you need to protect the network against emerging threats and targeted attacks.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2015

IBM

Is Your Network Security Limited to Defending Yesterday's Threats?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you will discover how to safeguard your organization from new and emerging threats with a next-gen IPS. Read on how to move beyond pattern matching and apply behavior-based protection to combat advanced and unknown threats to defend your organization.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 03 Nov 2015

IBM
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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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