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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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Analyze this: Security analytics for the midrange enterprise
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: How do you define security analytics? Discover how other organizations define security analytics and uncover the key benefits to an analytics program. Learn how you can assess security performance to make better spending and policy decisions.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

SAS

The Breach Detection Gap and Strategies to Close It
sponsored by Infocyte
WHITE PAPER: What's needed is a layered approach to breach discovery that includes looking for threats which have slipped past the perimeter. Discover how to catch what prevention technologies miss. Reduce the breach detection gap and learn now to mitigate the possible damage caused by prolonged unauthorized access.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Infocyte

Employing Cyber Threat Intelligence
sponsored by Anomali
WHITE PAPER: Cyber threat intelligence is fast becoming a cornerstone in enterprise security but are you using your various intelligence feeds most effectively? Learn how organizations large and small are increasingly adding threat intelligence to their security posture and see what type of attacks you can mitigate using threat intelligence.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Anomali

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.

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

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

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

Client Virtualization Solutions For Government Deliver Increased Security, Mobility, and Savings
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Find out how client virtualization can address the unique requirements of government agencies and learn how moving sensitive data from local device storage to the data center helps to control costs, protect data and applications, support the secure mobile workforce, and more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Dell and VMware

Security Teams Must Empower Employees to Prevent Phishing Attacks
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This informational report from Forrester addresses where security awareness is falling short and how you can revamp your security awareness programs to empower employees to protect themselves and your organization from phishing attacks. Learn how to help users protect themselves and your 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: Explore the effectiveness of real-time malware protection for financial institutions, banks, and any online business with financial transactions. 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.

The Road to SDN is Paved with Visibility and Many Good Intentions
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Understanding traffic pathways and baselines before during and after the SDN migration means knowing how well the transition is delivering on CAPEX and OPEX promises as well as potential for higher security. Eliminate security blind spots with this Security Deliver Platform.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gigamon

Addressing the Threat Within: Rethinking Network Security Deployment
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: A structured and architectural approach to pervasive network visibility gives security solutions access while enabling them to scale cost effectively. Discover how the Security Delivery Platform is becoming a building block to deploying security solutions.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gigamon

Application Session Filtering
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Bringing intelligent application-aware traffic visibility and filtering relevant applications to these security tools will help them work at their most optimum while uncovering malicious communication patterns.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gigamon

Fortinet Secure Access Solutions for Flawless Wireless Performance
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Wireless healthcare operations means greater vulnerabilities to healthcare networks. With patient records such a hot commodity for cybercriminals, healthcare organizations must be airtight with their remote management. Learn how to deploy end-to-end cybersecurity to ensure uninterrupted care at any sized healthcare facility.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

One Firewall Brand Decreases Complexity, Not Security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner Report shows you how to take on a unified security posture for your entire borderless network. Automate your threat remediation actions and minimize breach intervals. With one universals network operating system, you don't need to choose between security or performance - have both and manage it all from one single pane of glass.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

When App is the Business, the Business is the App Vol. 2
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Empower your organization with a mobile application strategy that advances your business while providing scalability, sustainability and security. Learn how to design your business around applications without putting enterprise data at risk.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM MaaS360

2015 the Year Data Breaches Got Personal
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: Data breaches continue to be a large and growing threat for organizations in all industries. Many are clinging to conventional ways of looking at cyber security rather than taking a newer approach. With this cybercrime data, you'll be able to formulate a modern security strategy to stay ahead of evolving threats and hackers.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gemalto

Mobile is the New Playground for Thieves
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: You need to modernize your security with a robust way to proactively detect, analyze and remediate new mobile threats. Learn the true cost of a data breach and how to best implement your own BYOD policy.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM MaaS360

Security essentials for CIO's enabling mobility - their device, your data
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Your goal is to make BYOD policies feasible by seamlessly securing corporate data on the device while providing logical separation from personal activities. Learn five key steps you should consider before putting your BYOD program in place.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM MaaS360

‘PowerShell’ Deep Dive: A United Threat Research Report
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about PowerShell and how cybercriminals are using it to expedite their criminal activities. This report outlines several techniques attackers use to leverage PowerShell to gain access to organizations' endpoints and provides suggestions on how security teams can detect, prevent and respond to such attacks.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Carbon Black

Stop Ransomware with Carbon Black
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Re-imaging security methods will never be the right solution to this problem. Learn about the tools imperative in preventing, detecting and remidiating randsomeware threats to your endpoints. Get greater visibility through continuous monitoring throughout your whole network.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Carbon Black
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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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