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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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The 10 Keys to Seeing 20/20 on Your EMM Vision
sponsored by Accelerite
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices, BYOD initiatives, cloud applications, and new technologies have ushered in fundamental changes in the way corporate IT needs to think about and manage endpoints in businesses, schools, healthcare, and beyond. This white paper examines the must-have strategies for IT mobility management implementation in your organization.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

Accelerite

Cyber Attack Survival Checklist
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: This cyber-attack survival checklist will help you avoid common mistakes and eliminate deficiencies within your existing security measures.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

CrowdStrike

Today's State of Mobile App Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile devices are at serious risk of being hacked with threat vectors constantly evolving. Organizations should consider mobile app assessments to determine if existing apps are exposed to risks that are unique to mobile environments. This white paper highlights the way to combat these threats.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Using Managed Endpoint Security to Grow Your Managed Services Business
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how MSPs can prevent client chaos by implementing managed endpoint security into their services.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

Solarwinds N-able

Securing Information in the New Digital Economy
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to build more effective security by focusing your attention on internal vulnerabilities.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

Oracle Corporation

Mobilize Your Email with Enterprise-Grade Security and Data Protection
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to mobilize your email with enterprise-grade security that can increase productivity, while giving IT the flexibility to meet the unique requirements of different use cases and data types.
Posted: 29 Jul 2015 | Published: 29 Jul 2015

Citrix

10 Vital Questions for Evaluating Your Mobile Security Strategy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Mobile security concerns continue to abound in the workplace (from passcode enforcement to device encryption). An end-to-end mobile security framework can allay these concerns. This white paper discusses the 10 "must-have" questions when thinking about mobile device management (MDM) at work.
Posted: 29 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Citrix

Defend Your Backend Mobile Web Properties
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn how to extend coverage to your organization's mobile devices on the front end of mobile micro apps, while protecting the network and backend components of your web solutions.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Citrix

A Powerful Defense Against Denial of Service Attacks
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the modern DoS landscape, and provides several solutions in dealing with current DoS threats, given their fast-growing numbers.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Citrix

Web Security Threat Report 2015
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: By using data from the most comprehensive global intelligence network in the world, this resource provides a breakdown of each type of cyber-attack and how you can prevent it.
Posted: 28 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Jul 2015

Symantec

Beyond Malware: Detecting the Undetectable
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: This report details how successful attacks targeting high-profile government and corporate entities are able to easily bypass traditional defenses.
Posted: 27 Jul 2015 | Published: 27 Jul 2015

CrowdStrike

Defend Web Properties from Modern Threats with Citrix NetScaler
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the challenges of defending modern web app properties from modern threats, and discover how you can benefit from deploying an application delivery controller (ADC).
Posted: 27 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

Citrix

One Secure Credential for Logical, Physical, Local, and Remote Access
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how two-factor authentication (2FA) protects your organization from these network breaches and mitigates credential theft risks.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 19 Sep 2013

HID

Cyber Risk Report: Wide Range of Financials Targets Continue to Get Hit
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This report uses data from recent financial sector attacks to discuss trends in financial sector security.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jul 2015

SurfWatch Labs

8 Security Issues to Avoid in Mobile App Development
sponsored by Kony
WHITE PAPER: This resource divulges the top 8 security issues that app developers need to watch in order to protect their users from phishing, malware, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2015 | Published: 22 Jul 2015

Kony

Securing the Enterprise: 5 Key IT Challenges
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the five main challenges facing security professionals today. Read on to learn more about the causes of these security problems – and how you can overcome them.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Intelligence-Led Security: Develop a Concrete Plan
sponsored by Cyveillance, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of proactive, intelligence-based security and gives suggestions for implementing it in your business.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2015

Cyveillance, Inc.

The Impact of Social Media On Information Security: What Every Company Needs To Know
sponsored by Cyveillance, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can show you why security professionals need to pay attention to social media, and what you can do to implement secure social media practices in your organization.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2015

Cyveillance, Inc.

10 Steps for Protecting Executives Using Cyber Threat Intelligence
sponsored by Cyveillance, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes how social engineering and other technologies can help criminals to target your business's executives and assets, and it suggests ten ways you can protect them.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 17 Jul 2015

Cyveillance, Inc.

Tablets That Work for Business
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, explore the four main concerns with tablets in work environments today.
Posted: 17 Jul 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Understanding Valdation: Understanding the Art and Science of SSL Certificate Validation
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper acts as a buyer's guide to choosing the right level of SSL certificate validation for your organization.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 15 Jan 2014

GeoTrust, Inc.

Why Always-on SSL is Critical for Company Websites Today
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how always-on SSL offers enhanced security to protect against these attacks, while delivering several additional business benefits.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

GeoTrust, Inc.

Top 10 API Security Considerations
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the top 10 considerations for security architects looking to tackle one of today's biggest security challenges: APIs.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

Axway

Geek Guide: Apache Web Servers and SSL Authentication
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide walks through what SSL/TLS is (and isn't), how you can create or buy a certificate, how to install that certificate into an Apache server and then how to configure Apache such that a subset of URLs on your system are covered by SSL.
Posted: 15 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

GeoTrust, Inc.

Safeguarding Data and the Mobile Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As enterprises explore the use of mobile applications, new processes have to be built to secure these applications against compromise. This white paper addresses the unique risks associated with mobile devices, and the capabilities you should consider when building your roadmap to safeguarding data and applications.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

IBM
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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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