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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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11 Steps IT Needs to Take When Adopting Cloud Apps and Services
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This easy-to-follow guide takes you through the 11 steps that enterprises can take in order to learn, not only the benefits, but how to mitigate the dangers, of using cloud services like Box, Dropbox, Office 365, and Salesforce.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Blue Coat Systems

Bad Bots, Good Bots and Humans: Quantifying the Risk of Bad Bots
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover not only the detailed nature of bots, both good and bad ones, but also how to mitigate the massive threat bad bots pose to your enterprise's web presence. Learn not only the numbers and loss surrounding bad bot traffic, but also how to maximize your enterprise's ROI in keeping the bots at bay.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

Distil Networks

Quantifying the Risk and Economic Impact of Bad Bots
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to mitigate the threat of bad bots to your enterprise's sites. Discover vital information on issues faced by sites due to bad bots, such as web scraping, security breaches, spam, skewed analytics, and more.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2016

Distil Networks

Extend Your Access Management Regime To Office 365
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: See how thinking smartly about identity and access management deployment can make all the difference when it comes to securing your enterprise's data on the cloud. Learn common mistakes made when attempting to utilize security measures on Office 365, synchronizing data with its directories, and more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

IBM

ESG Lab Review: Performance and Scalability of Juniper SRX5400
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: A key pillar of network security lies in the first line of defense against an unwanted attack: network firewalls. Uncover the most important requirements for data center firewalls, from performance and scale to network segmentation capabilities.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Real-Time Voice Authentication at the Call Center
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Biometrics offers one of the best opportunities to improve security and the customer experience. Discover how your enterprise can reduce handle time by 25 to 45 seconds, save significantly in the call center, and more.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

NICE Systems, Inc

2016 Security Trends and Predictions
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this report, analysts talk about five trends in the security industry. Uncover details on important changes occurring in the enterprise security space, and platform offerings that have been developed as a result.
Posted: 22 Aug 2016 | Published: 04 Dec 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

University of Wisconsin-Superior Secures Their Campus Network with AlienVault® USMTM
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: University of Wisconsin–Superior's IT team was looking to replace their outdated intrusion prevention system. In this case study, discover how they were able to overcome budget challenges in order to find a solution that still met the security needs of their large network.
Posted: 19 Aug 2016 | Published: 19 Aug 2016

AlienVault

Assessing and Sharpening your Security Controls
sponsored by eTECH Channel
WHITE PAPER: Learn what a proper security audit should review, how the report should be structured, and how to reduce risk. Also discover how audits need to be carried out, which controls should be focused upon, and more.
Posted: 18 Aug 2016 | Published: 18 Aug 2016

eTECH Channel

Perspective: The Art and Science of Value Realization in the Cloud
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to optimize your enterprise's cloud expense and see just how much business value it creates. See such value added as physical records savings, workforce hours, and streamlined workloads.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Infor

DDoS Attack: Smoke Screen or Smoke Signal?
sponsored by Arbor Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are used as not only a means of direct harassment of enterprise data, but also as a "smoke screen" in an attempt to conceal more surgical intrusion tactics. Discover why organizations must recognize DDoS attacks for the data security threats that they have become.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 08 Apr 2016

Arbor Networks

Penetration Testing: Protect Customer Data and Your Business From a Breach
sponsored by eTECH Channel
WHITE PAPER: Learn the importance of penetration testing for the payment card industry and why it's become an annual necessity for PCI enterprises. Discover PCI test results including an executive summary describing major findings and remediation info, severity score assignments, and more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 17 Aug 2016

eTECH Channel

Networking: You Can't Protect What You Can't See
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn what types of attacker activity are most common and how better visibility helps you identify suspicious network behaviors. Also uncover the "suspicious seven": the top questionable activities that every security team needs to be able to see.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

A Unified View for Proactive Security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the major trends in proactive security and how your enterprise can capitalize on them today. Learn the benefits of unified visibility and integrated security, as well as how they can fit into your enterprise's policy.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Mobile Security and Risk Review
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Mobility is now a fact of life in every global enterprise, but mobile access is not without risk, and IT organizations can no longer afford to overlook these risks. Learn about emerging risks, uncover a list the top blacklisted consumer apps, and get tips on how to protect your assets against mobile risks and threats.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

MobileIron

Encrypted Traffic Management
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Learn not only solid fundamentals of how SSL/TSL encryption works, but also why so much malicious activity is sneaking past other conventional security measures and what you can do to stop it. Hint: encrypted traffic management solutions now bolster data privacy, compatibility, performance, scalability AND cost effectiveness.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Blue Coat Systems

Reducing Cyber Risk in the Legal Sector: The Blurred Boundaries of Trust
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to shore up your legal firm's cybersecurity defenses by adopting security intelligence tools, as well as examine the top five use-cases for centralized monitoring within the legal sector. Learn how to reduce risk through faster detection and response by identifying key areas of vulnerability.
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 | Published: 22 Jul 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Defending the Indefensible: Preparing for an Uncertain Digital Future
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The following discussion explores fundamental challenges in enforcing cybersecurity measures, the financial burden of prevailing security approaches, and suggested solutions to overcome vulnerabilities in existing infrastructures. Access now to learn what CSOs are saying about the state of corporate cybersecurity.
Posted: 21 Jul 2016 | Published: 21 Jul 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Security and Innovation Converge at Open Source Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Examine in this white paper today's server security landscape, and discover how employing Linux can help you meet security, risk management, and compliance goals in a cost-effective and scalable manner. Download now to mitigate vulnerabilities in both heterogeneous and hybrid infrastructures.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2016

Red Hat

The Top Five Security Threats to Your Business
sponsored by Level 3 Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cyber security breaches are more common now than they have ever been. And the risks they present are all serious. This infographic details the top five security threats to your business and highlights a network-based security solution that protects against them.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Level 3 Communications, Inc.

Build a Secure Network Access Architecture
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Evolving changes in mobile usage, devices, and applications create an enormous challenge for IT to protect the network. Explore ways to enable a secure network access architecture that helps keep internal enterprise assets safe, and protects users from cyberattacks.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 23 Jun 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Addressing the Security Dangers of "Appification"
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Identify the key security dangers of mobile apps in the enterprise and find out how to eliminate them. Learn not only what an enterprise can do for data at rest, data in motion, methods of deployment, and more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

IBM

Four Components of a Solid Mobile App Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover the components that every mobile application strategy needs to succeed: discovery, scalability, sustainability, and security. Learn not only the importance of these four, but also how to attain them to truly benefit your organization.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

IBM

Defend your Organization with Advanced SIEM and Privileged Account Controls
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: As SIEM technologies change, it's important that your own approach to SIEM evolves to incorporate these advances. Discover 4 recent advances as relayed by experts, including big data adoption, threat intelligence feeds, and more. As a bonus, learn tips on limiting privileged accounts and boosting security.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

Splunk

HITRUST CSF Certification – Frequently Asked Questions
sponsored by Coalfire
WHITE PAPER: What do you know about the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) Assurance Program? Access this resource now to obtain answers to 20 FAQs about HITRUST CSF – including its relationship with HIPAA – and bolster the security posture of your healthcare organization.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 28 Jun 2016

Coalfire
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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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