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DEFINITION: Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) is a dictionary of standard terms related to security threats. These threats fall into two categories, known as vulnerabilities and exposures. A vulnerability is a fact about a computer, server or network that presents a definite, identifiable security risk in a certain context. An exposure is a security-related situation, event or fact that may be considered  … 
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For Enterprise IT: Extend Your VPN to Bring Better Security, Performance, Reliability to the Cloud
sponsored by AT&T
WHITE PAPER: As clouds are increasingly being used to store business-critical applications and data, they become more likely targets for attacks. Using public Internet to access your clouds is like leaving a window open. Access this white paper to learn how to ensure security and shut attackers out with VPN-based connectivity for the cloud.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Apr 2016

AT&T

University of Texas at Austin Ensures Network Security for its Distributed Campus
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief case study to learn how one top-ranked state research university saw significant benefits when they implemented a tool that met the needs of network and information security analysis. Uncover the benefits they achieved by helping their analysts investigate security threats and incidents faster and more accurately.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

Splunk

The Impostor in the Machine: Understanding the Motives and Mayhem Behind Impostor Emails
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how hackers evade current email filtering security strategies to dupe high-level employees and steal data. Read on to learn how next-gen email security strategies enable you to quarantine imposter emails before they reach the inbox and discover several proven defense strategies.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Managing Critical Security Controls
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: In this e-book, you'll learn what security professionals find suitable to support access controls. Discover ways to verify incoming data, execute the requirements needed, and support human activities associated with a control.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 27 Apr 2016

Splunk

Cybersecurity for the Digital Age: The Essential Guide
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, discover what the future of cybersecurity has in store, as well as how it's catalyzing significant transformation in today's digital enterprises. Read on to learn why organizations are shifting their cybersecurity strategies from reactive to agile, and more.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 12 Apr 2016

Dimension Data

The Mobile Enterprise: Is Ease of Use Overriding Security?
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises are relying on native applications to mobilize their Microsoft environments despite major security threats. A recent survey displays the decision-making process when balancing the advantages and trade-offs associated with the four primary methods of mobilizing those apps.
Posted: 15 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

BlackBerry

Mobile Security Checklist: Plan for Security and Compliance
sponsored by Sierraware
WHITE PAPER: BYOD is becoming the norm in today's business landscape and it is a major security threat. Access this white paper to learn about internet exploits, insider abuse, regulatory compliance and a checklist of steps you can take to ensure secure mobile networking.
Posted: 13 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Sierraware

Designing Single Sign-On Architecture for Enhanced Security
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how single sign-on and session management, across a wide variety of sites using host-only cookies, can make their theft much more difficult by using a centralized star topology. Access now and discover more benefits to this method.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

CA Technologies

How Cloud Services Giant Exostar Protected Sensitive Data and Applications
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how micro-segmentation helps you move beyond perimeter security to contain and halt threats inside your data center in order to keep your data safe. Access now to learn whether a software-defined data center architecture is right for your business.
Posted: 12 Apr 2016 | Published: 12 Apr 2016

VMware, Inc.

IoT Security: Have You Addressed These 10 Critical Issues?
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: Access a checklist of 10 critical Internet of Things security issues you need to address. Learn how to overcome challenges in areas like protocol proliferation, access keys, patching, and 7 more.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Axway

Addressing PCI Compliance Through Privileged Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to leverage several privileged access management strategies to meet the latest requirements of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 3. Access now to discover how to interrupt the kill chain and eliminate hard-coded passwords.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Complete Analysis of the Top SIEM Vendors
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: The Magic Quadrant summarizes Gartner's yearly analysis of the SIEM market and compares the positions of leading competitors like AlienVault. Get Gartner's complete analysis of each SIEM vendor, and learn what makes AlienVault a Visionary. View the latest report.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

AlienVault

Becoming a Managed Security Service Provider: Why a Layered Approach to Security is Essential
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper suggests the kinds of services that a managed service provider (MSP) can offer to clients that will help them develop a managed security service. Access now to explore the kinds of attacks that service providers can help customers avoid.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

LogicNow

Pervasive Security Enabled by Next Generation Monitoring Fabric
sponsored by Big Switch Networks
WHITE PAPER: As organizations become more reliant on their networks for critical functions, hackers are honing their focus on networks to increase the effectiveness of their attacks. Access this white paper to learn how to best protect your network.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Dec 2015

Big Switch Networks

Moving Beyond MDM: Why Legacy Mobile Security Products Don’t Work
sponsored by Sierraware
WHITE PAPER: As organizations embrace BYOD, they need todevelop a strategy to protect corporate data and satisfy compliance while supporting a broad array of mobile devices and apps. Discover how a virtual mobile infrastructure can solve many BYOD security problems.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

Sierraware

How to Capitalize on the Complex Cyber Threat Landscape
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how managed service providers (MSPs) and IT service providers (ITSPs) can help their clients mitigate the inherent risks of doing business within this increasingly complex cyber threat landscape.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 05 Apr 2016

LogicNow

CIS Critical Security Controls - Accelerated & Simplified
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: The CIS Critical Security Controls (CSCs) provide 20 controls that organizations of any size can use to improve their security posture and reduce the risk of cyber threats to critical assets, data, and network infrastructure. This document describes how the AlienVault USM platform maps to each of the CIS CSCs.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

AlienVault

Your Legal Liability Following a Cybersecurity Breach
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores recent legal rulings that put more pressure on organizations to develop a comprehensive cyber risk management program. Read on to discover how an effective threat intelligence strategy can enable you to defend against the growing litigation that inevitably results from being the victim of a cyberattack.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

SurfWatch Labs

Spearphishing Survival Guide: How to Stop Advanced Email Attacks
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how to guard against advanced spearphishing with email analysis tools and third-party intelligence. Read on to access a checklist to help you evaluate your email security system.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Proofpoint, Inc.

Accelerate PCI DSS Compliance and Unify Your Defenses
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: Relying on standalone products to help you meet PCI compliance requirements can be costly and time-consuming. Access this resource now and find out how you can unify your defenses, save time and money, and reduce the complexity of doing it yourself.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

AlienVault

The Human Risk Factor Infographic
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic lists the 9 things you need to know about human error exploits today and offers defensive insight to protect your organization and users.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

5 Security Controls for an Effective Security Operations Center (SOC)
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: Whether you're part of a security team or a one-man show, this guide will teach you what data your SOC needs to operate effectively and what methods and tools you can use to gather that data. Download this guide now to accelerate your evaluation of SOC tools and technology needs.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

AlienVault

How to Raise your Organization's Security Maturity Level
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the stages involved in the security maturity journey and defines five stages you can expect to encounter. Access now and learn ways to move from being security-blind to reaching a true level of resilience.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Next Generation Firewall Test Report
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this report to learn what happened when a firewall device was put to the test. Uncover exclusive findings on studies of firewall policy enforcement, application control, and more.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Test Report: Breach Detection System
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this report to learn how one threat prevention solution fared when it comes to effectiveness, reliability, costs, and more.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
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SECURITY THREATS DEFINITION (continued): …  a vulnerability by some people but not by others.CVE was developed and is maintained by the MITRE Corporation to facilitate the sharing of data among diverse security interests. It can simplify the process of searching for information in security-related databases and on the Internet. The dictionary is the product of collaboration among experts and representatives from security-related organizations worldwide. Items in CVE are given names according to the year of their formal inclusion and the order in which they were added to the list in that year. For example, CVE-2002-0250 refers to a specific … 
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