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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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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

What to Expect from a Multi-Factor Authentication Vendor
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: This infographic shows you what you should expect from your multi-factor authentication vendor. Discover a strategy that integrates with the simplest IT environment to the most complex out there so you don't have to choose between security and convenience.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA Softcat

Explore a Security Intelligence Model for Combating Cyber Threats
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to fully realize your security intelligence objectives. You'll learn how to keep your security architecture flexible to adopt and mature security intelligence capabilities over time and significantly reduce your risk of experiencing costly cyber incidents moving forward.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

LogRhythm, Inc.

Total Economic Impact (TEI) Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester study examines the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by identifying web-based and mobile application source code vulnerabilities early in the software development life cycle.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

IBM

Day in the Life of a Security Admin
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: It's now easier than ever to allow users full access to all network tools and data with a single username and password combination. Learn how to set precise security requirements for each application for any user, from anywhere, to anything.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA Softcat

Info-Tech Research Group SIEM Vendor Landscape Report
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this Info-Tech research report, discover the effectiveness and simplicity SIEM can bring to threat management for your organization. Uncover pros and cons of leading SIEM products, insights on where the SIEM market is going, and more.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Minimizing the Identity Attack Vector with Continuous Authentication
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: Learn how continuous authentication could stop attacks that exploit compromised credentials and create a frictionless user experience to better protect your organization's critical information systems and the data they contain.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

RSA Softcat

Cybersecurity Poverty Index
sponsored by RSA Softcat
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the findings of The Cybersecurity Poverty Index, completed by 878 respondents across 81 countries. It provides a measure of the risk management and information security capabilities of the global population.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

RSA Softcat

Advanced Persistent Threats and the Case for a Security Intelligence and Response Program
sponsored by Above Security
WHITE PAPER: Get a general overview of advanced persistent threats (APTs) and who needs to be concerned about their malicious activities within this white paper. Access now to fully realize the benefit of security improvements, situational awareness, and a security intelligence lifecycle.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Above Security

How to Detect a Ransomware Attack Before it's too Late
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Your organization's defense success against ransomware depends largely on your level of preparation and the tools you deploy to monitor your systems. Learn how effectively defend against catastrophic attacks through early detection and elimination of suspicious activity.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Why DDoS Prevention Appliances are So Important Today
sponsored by Arbor Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover a carefully curated set of key observations, backgrounds, and drivers of the DDoS prevention appliances market, giving a solid overall picture of how the DDoS landscape is changing. Learn how your enterprise can stay ahead of the curve and keep your network safe from these kinds of nefarious attacks..
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

Arbor Networks

Ransomware: Attack Trends, Prevention, and Response
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Deepen your understanding of ransomware, and learn how to better protect your business assets from these attacks. Uncover the challenges enterprises face and find best practices to prevent future ransomware attacks and limit their impact on your organization.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Industry Assessment: Key Findings on Effective Threat Protection
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This report shows the results of an engineering analysis for threat detection, techniques, and management strategies. Discover how one threat protection platform was tested using five key criteria.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 17 Mar 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Protect Your Websites and Web Applications from Downtime and Data Theft
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: In today's hyperconnected world, enterprises need to be able to innovate without fear. Learn how to reduce your risk for a cyberattack, but also maintain performance if a cyberattack should hit.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Akamai

Ransomware: Attack Trends, Prevention, and Response
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Deepen your understanding of the threat of ransomware. Access this white paper and explore ways to better protect your business assets with best practices for attack prevention.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Firewalls: How to Fully Embrace the New Normal of Borderless
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Fortunately, we're entering into a new era of firewall technology for your modern, borderless network. Discover how to consolidate network security across your entire threat surface, thus increasing security effectiveness and reducing complexity. Gain central visibility and control of your network, managed through a single pane of glass.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Ransomware: What You Need to Know
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This article provides an overview of the world of ransomware. Uncover the differences between the most prevalent ransomware families, insights on smaller yet unique ransomware, and most importantly, mitigation and protection methods.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Insider Threat Spotlight Report
sponsored by Exabeam
WHITE PAPER: High profile security breaches underline the need for better security practices and solutions to reduce the risks posed by insiders. Read this research report from the LinkedIn Information Security Community to gain more insight into the state of insider threats and the solutions your peers plan to implement to prevent them.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Exabeam

The Definitive Guide to Data Loss Prevention Healthcare Edition
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive guide provides what you need to understand, evaluate, and succeed with DLP in healthcare systems. It includes insights from DLP Experts, Forrester Research, Gartner, and Digital Guardian's security analysts.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Digital Guardian

Why Micro-Segmentation Matters Now
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals count on the fact that data center security is still based on a penetrable, hardware-centric model. Access this white paper to learn how the advent of network virtualization empowered by micro-segmentation changes the economics, ease and speed of data center security, eliminating long-standing vulnerabilities.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

VMware

The Threat Defense Lifecycle — Why Traditional Security Fails
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to navigate the new world of cyber threats and security tools while maintaining an open mind towards new strategies and priorities. Collaborate with business pros and innovate to fortify existing defenses and establish new bulwarks against threats lurking around the corner.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security

The Threat Defense Lifecycle — Reducing the Time to Discover and Recover
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: You need a new philosophy that'll reduce manual intervention, cut management complexity and optimize existing resources in order to reduce mitigation times. Discover an automated, analytics driven threat defense lifecycle that will give you the best opportunity for long-term, sustainable success in staying in front of security threats.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security

The Threat Defense Lifecycle: Intelligent Endpoint Threat Defense
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Adopt a threat defense lifecycle that will allow you to discover threats faster, respond quicker and overall outsmart attackers, driving business efficiency forward. Learn how to then apply these insights to an automated policy that can block similar attack attempts up front.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security
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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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