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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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Combat the Rise of Malware
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This resource discusses the growing malware threat and gives suggestions for combatting zero-day attacks, non-executable attacks, and more.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 26 Oct 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

A Strategic Approach to Combatting Security Threats Featuring ESG Analyst Jon Oltsik
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how organizations can take a more strategic approach to threat management by moving to a tightly integrated and centrally managed defense-in-depth architecture.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

How to Choose Your Next Sandboxing Solution
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a look at the eight essential qualities of effective sandboxing solutions and advice from Gartner on preventing the most sophisticated unknown malware from compromising your systems and networks.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 13 Jul 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

How Boston Properties Stays One Step Ahead of Advanced Threats
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to discover how Boston Properties, a real estate company, found a security tool that could catch any cybersecurity threat, even unknown ones.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 12 Nov 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Evaluating the Next Generation of Threat Prevention
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at a next-generation threat prevention tool, evaluating the effectiveness of this form of technology and the practicality of implementing it.
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | Published: 10 Nov 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Anatomy of A Hack Disrupted
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a close-up look one successfully mitigated malware attack, giving you insight on how to stop a potential cyber-breach.
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2015

LogRhythm, Inc.

The Changing State of Cloud Security
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals just how often cloud environments are hacked and what methods are used when they are.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 26 Oct 2015

Alert Logic

5 Steps for Stronger Advanced Threat Protection
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines the 5 steps your organization can take to protect against advanced threats and strengthen your line of defenses. Learn how to take a network-based approach for 20/20 visibility into all threats, and access more security best practices.
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Blue Coat Systems

When Minutes Count:How to Fight Advanced Threats with Real-Time SIEM
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This report assesses organizations' abilities to detect and deflect targeted attacks, reveals the top eight most critical indicators of attack, and examines best practices for proactive incident response, including use of real-time SIEM solutions.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Intel Security

Special Report: Best Practices for Incident Response
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: The SANS 2015 Incident Response survey results reveals an increasingly complex response landscape and the need for automation of processes and services to provide both visibility across systems and best avenues of remediation. Read this paper for coverage of these issues, along with best practices and sage advice.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Intel Security

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways 2015
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this Magic Quadrant report, find out what SEGs top the list as leaders delivering strong email security capabilities. View now to learn the strengths of today's top SEG platforms as well as cautionary advice from insiders.
Posted: 21 Oct 2015 | Published: 29 Jun 2015

Proofpoint, Inc.

Research Report: Attack Detection and Incident Response
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This report examines organizations' security strategies, cyber-attack environments, and IR challenges and needs, including a lack of visibility into user and network activity, shortage of investigative skills, and poor security analytics capabilities.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Intel Security

Secure and Monitor Every Endpoint, Everywhere
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the challenges of endpoint security and gives advice on monitoring and protecting all of your endpoints before, during and after a hack.
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

Are You Ready for a New Era of Risk?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this age of sophisticated threats, security awareness and training is essential for everyone within an organization. Access this white paper to learn how Cisco has continued to evolve its security solutions and training.
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | Published: 19 Oct 2015

Global Knowledge

Raiders of the Lost File Shares: Defending Enterprise Data Against Destructive Malware
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Take a deep look at recent malware attacks against file sharing systems and potential countermeasures to thwart them. Learn how to achieve secure mobile file sharing and mitigate the risk of information loss.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

BlackBerry

Speed Up Incident Response and Reveal Malicious IP Sources
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: This breif white paper outlines how to gain great visibility and control over network traffic to uncover sophisticated threats.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

OpenDNS

The 2015 Internet of Things in the Enterprise Report: Executive Summary
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: In this IoT report, take a closer look at the 7 key findings about IoT devices, connectivity, and infrastructure. Access now and learn what you can do to protect your organization.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

OpenDNS

Enhance Security Visibility to Improve Incident Response and Compliance
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the limitations of traditional security log measures such as firewalls, AD, and web proxies and why it's imperative to gain complete visibility over DNS and your network. View now to learn how to eliminate network security blind spots and enable your SIEM to detect masked cybersecurity threats.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

OpenDNS

Understand The Anatomy of Attacks to Stay One Step Ahead
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the 7 (often repetitive) steps of a cybersecurity attack. View now to learn how to leverage DNS to gain east-west visibility into your network and stop hidden attacks before your data is compromised.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015

OpenDNS

Securing Apps from the First Line of Code
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to integrate security analysis into apps from the moment the first line of code is written to reduce risks. View now to learn how to discover and remedy vulnerabilities during the development process in real-time.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2014

WhiteHat Security

Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership for Protecting Web Applications
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the total cost of web app security in the three major risk categories associated with successful attacks. Access now to learn how to quantify the costs of web app security compared to the costs of a breach.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

WhiteHat Security

Cloud Security: Expand Your Cloud Offering and Protect Your Services
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the unique security challenges CSPs are up against and how to protect your organization's infrastructure from advanced threats.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

Radware

Mimecast Broad Spectrum Email Security for Office 365
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn the limitations of Office 365 security and what you can do to protect your users and your email.
Posted: 11 Sep 2015 | Published: 05 Aug 2015

Mimecast

Protecting Today's Endpoints: Rankings of Eight Endpoint Security Products
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This report contains the test results of eight different endpoint security systems, rating them on thirteen performance metrics so you can see which would work best for you.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Webroot

A New Approach to Endpoint Security
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can take a new approach to security that provides unmatched protection for your devices and those of your customers.
Posted: 03 Sep 2015 | Published: 03 Sep 2015

Webroot
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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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