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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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Wireless Security Survey 2016
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: 79% of IT pros expect an integrated security architecture to address the challenges of cybersecurity while also enabling secure network access. This survey report provides an overview of the key security challenges and trends faced by enterprise IT decision-makers in an ever-changing, globally networked ecosystem.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 May 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Prevent Insider Threats with Behavioral Analytics
sponsored by Exabeam
WHITE PAPER: Not all threats exist outside your organization. Insider threats could be potentially worse if they go undetected—leaking critical information. So how do you distinguish an insider attack, and more importantly, how do you stop them? Find out in the following exclusive white paper.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 Jun 2016

Exabeam

Security Teams Must Empower Employees to Prevent Phishing Attacks
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This informational report from Forrester addresses where security awareness is falling short and how you can revamp your security awareness programs to empower employees to protect themselves and your organization from phishing attacks. Learn how to help users protect themselves and your enterprise from these cybercrimes.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Mimecast

CEO Fraud: How to Stop Impersonation Attacks
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: The following resource shows the results of 500 surveyed organizations that were victimized by whaling attacks. Access now to identify the impact of whaling attacks on other companies, so you can take the right safeguards in place.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 25 May 2016

Mimecast

Move Your Email to the Cloud with Confidence
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: As Office 365 adoption grows, Microsoft and all of its customers become a more appealing target. Explore the top five reasons you need a "Plan B" when it comes to securing Office 365.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

Mimecast

E-Waste Is More Than Just Clutter
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Do you dispose of, repurpose or recycle your old IT assets and technology? Explore why and how you should create a secure and frequent IT asset disposal program for your organization to stay compliant, safe, and clutter-free.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Iron Mountain

Why IT Leaders Are Buying into Mobile Security
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: See how CIOs have zeroed-in the threat to mobile security and how they shut down attempts at breaching their networks. Read on to ensure mobility doesn't become a liability to your organization and learn how pros fend off today's data breaches.
Posted: 17 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Lookout

Your Complete Guide to Office 365 Security
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Get an in-depth look at the security features that Microsoft has built into Office 365. Learn how stringent Office 365's security practices are and learn exactly what's being done to protect your valuable data, including O365 encryption, multi-factor authentication, and more.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 16 May 2016

Datto, Inc.

Defending Your Office 365 Data: A Complete Guide
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the pertinent security risks inherent in Office 365, and learn where its built-in security falls short and how you can shore up your defenses to compensate. Gain the knowledge you need to stay secure while taking advantage of the benefits of Office 365 by learning about the 5 most prevalent threats to this platform.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 16 May 2016

Datto, Inc.

Threat Defense Isn't Just About Detection: It's How Your Respond
sponsored by Intel Security
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

Intel Security

Defining Security for 3 Types of Cloud
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: With different cloud models available (public, private, hybrid) there's a lot of confusion around how to secure them and what methods work best for each model. No matter how far along you are with the cloud or how simple or complex your cloud deployment, access this white paper now so you can proactively prepare to repel inevitable attacks.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Intel Security

Top Strategies to Automate Across Your Enterprise Network
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top methods for increasing network efficiency through automation. You'll see how you can begin reducing operational costs and growing the role of automation in the network.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

For Enterprise IT: Extend Your VPN to Bring Better Security, Performance, Reliability to the Cloud
sponsored by AT&T
WHITE PAPER: As more applications get delivered through cloud models, IT must ensure maximum performance and availability. Why should you look to extend the capabilities of a VPN that is already in place? Learn the benefits of VPN-based connectivity for the cloud inside.
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

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

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

The 5 Features You Absolutely, Positively Must Have to Secure Your Mobile Endpoints
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents 5 critical security features that you need to confidently secure mobile devices and protect against would-be thieves and hackers – and forgetful employees.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Commvault

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

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

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.

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.

4 Steps to Developing a Proactive Security Program
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Switch gears to a proactive defense. In 4 simple steps learn the discrete layers and levels needed for a security strategy that doesn't just react after the fact.
Posted: 24 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Dell SecureWorks

10 Tips to Help You Minimize the Duration and Impact of a Security Breach
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the top 10 things you should do to enhance the security of your enterprise and reduce the duration and impact of a security breach.
Posted: 23 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Dell SecureWorks
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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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