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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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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 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

6 Easy Ways to Advance Your Cybersecurity Program When You Have a Small Team
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines 6 steps you can take to prioritize threat data, automate manual tasks, and streamline your workflow. With the right tools in place, you can turn your small band of brothers into an army suited to take down all of today's sophisticated threats.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

ThreatConnect

Incident Response Team: Transform Your IR Team From Reactive to Proactive
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your IR team can become faster and more effective at protecting your network. Unite your people, processes, and technologies across your organization to eliminating barriers between the systems that used to slow you down.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

ThreatConnect

Security Operations Center: Unite People, Processes, and Technologies Across Your SOC
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to deepen your threat intelligence, validate it, prioritize it and act on it. Bring together the people, processes, and technologies that comprise your Security Operations Center (SOC) team, and the other teams you partner with on a daily basis. Automate mundane security tasks that slow you down by leveraging tools you already have.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

ThreatConnect

First Principles for Network Defenders
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we propose that the first principle for all network defenders is to prevent high-risk material impact to the organization. The three essential tasks that support the first principle are: threat prevention, threat detection, and threat eradication.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Is Microsoft Office 365 Secure?
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: More than four in ten organizations are in the process of implementing Office 365 or already use it. This infographic gives you important statistics and insights on the top security, encryption and archiving challenges faced while moving to Office 365, based on a survey conducted by UBM Tech.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Is Additional Security Needed for Office 365?
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Safeguard against advanced threats and targeted attacks to your Office 365 users. Gain visibility and threat insights to identify attacks quickly and contain them as early as possible.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

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

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

Securing Productivity in the Borderless Enterprise
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The combination of cloud and mobility can allow for great employee productivity and greater customer responsiveness. However, these new business opportunities mean nothing if you can't protect against the new security challenges they bring.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Microsoft

The Case for Intelligent Endpoint Security
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: EDR can mitigate threats before they impact your organization. Discover 5 key factors to look for when researching EDR to best determine which solutions are most proactive in helping to prevent attacks.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

McAfee, Inc.

Advancing Cyber-Security Measures Inside
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, discover how to secure your network and data center from the inside and bolster your existing perimeter defenses.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 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

Seven Steps to Ease the Pain of Managing a SOC
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Discover seven steps that will help SOC managers improve their ability to spot and eradicate threats at several points in the IT ecosystem, from the data center to the endpoint, both onpremises and in the cloud. Learn new, real-world solutions that simplify management, improve detection, and increase the speed of mitigation.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security

Cb Defense
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can gain next-generation AV to stop more attacks, see more threats, and close more security gaps than ever before. Get unprecedented visibility and actionable intelligence while protecting servers, laptops, and desktops from advanced attackers.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Carbon Black

Ransomware Response Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The document is intended to be a guide for organizations faced with a ransomware infection. If you are currently experiencing a ransomware incident, it is recommended you review this guide immediately.
Posted: 26 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM

Neutralize Emerging Threats: Reducing the Time to Discover and Recover Transcript
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are looking for a new way to approach security to eliminate penetration and reduce time to recovery. Understand the full picture of an attack - not just the device the attack took place on, but the context around the attack. Learn how to best remediate threats and gain greater visibility into your network happenings.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Intel Security

Why Traditional Security Fails
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Learn from security expert Candace M. Worley as she points out critical areas of failure in modern security infrastructure and shows you four key areas to focus on when implementing a new, more efficient security solution.
Posted: 27 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Intel Security

Office 365: Upgrading Enterprise Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: You must carefully evaluate the risks associated with adopting any platform that streamlines access to company information. Examine here the security features of Microsoft Office 365, and discover the cloud security gaps that could hinder its adoption.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Symantec Corporation

Not all Next-Gen Firewalls are created equal
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to centrally control every aspect of your firewalls to maintain even data flow and security throughout your network. Access now learn to more about a secure communication backbone that provides all the deep packet inspection and threat mitigation you need.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

McAfee Labs Threats Report
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth report from McAfee Labs to learn more about the rise of cyber threat intelligence—including findings from a recent survey of IT professionals—as well as what you need to know about the increasingly prevalent threat of Adwind Java-based malware.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Intel Security

Controlling Data Center Security
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can strengthen your data center perimeter firewall protection while enabling flexibility to allow for change in the future. Discover how to centrally control your data center security system to prevent it from weakening over time.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks
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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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