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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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Insider’s Guide to Defeating Ransomware: Protect Your Data at its Source
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Given the speed at which ransomware impacts organizations, security teams need to detect ransomware at the earliest stage possible. Learn how monitoring access to data on corporate file shares in real time can help you efficiently detect suspicious file modifications, allowing you to detect -- and block -- a ransomware attack.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

Imperva

The Case for Modern Network Security Operations
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: In this ESG white paper, examine how network security operations are completely fraught with challenges that need to be met in order for your organization to effectively protect itself.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Forcepoint

Giving IT a Secure, Common Platform for Extending the Data Center to the Cloud
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: IT must tailor security tools to protect public and hybrid cloud environments, allowing the enterprise to confidently extend their data center applications and workflows to the cloud and connect them securely. Access this white paper and uncover secure, dedicated cloud computing services.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 15 Nov 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

7 Steps to Protect Your Data Against Insider Threats
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Security teams can use this checklist to evaluate their current data security program and identify gaps pertaining to insider threats. Uncover a side-by-side list of ways to protect data and contain these threats.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 15 Nov 2016

Imperva

Deliver Instant Web Experiences While Protecting Your Applications
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn how to meet the rising expectations of the always connected, globally-distributed end-users by delivering faster website and mobile app responses. Discover how your enterprise can defend against all types of DDoS and web application attacks at a high accuracy, and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2016 | Published: 14 Nov 2016

Akamai

Overview: Modern Data Center Security
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to address these challenges with comprehensive and dynamic security for data centers. Uncover key capabilities of comprehensive threat prevention.
Posted: 11 Nov 2016 | Published: 11 Nov 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

7 Ways to Simplify Security Intelligence so Your Team Can Work Smarter, Not Harder
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With automated response, your analysts can review the situation before countermeasures are executed, while at the same time greatly reducing mean time to respond. In this resource, you'll uncover 7 best practices for getting security intelligence technology to work harder, so people can work smarter.
Posted: 11 Nov 2016 | Published: 11 Nov 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Definitive Guide to Security Intelligence and Analytics
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security intelligence and analytics are key to uncovering and recovering from major cyberattacks. Learn how to be smart about detection and prevention, from surveying the cyberattack lifecycle to selecting the right security tool.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 10 Nov 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Combat Escalating Threats to Your Data Center
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to provide industry-leading performance, scalability, resiliency, and accessibility to your data centers. Learn about modern security threats to your centers, the consequences of substandard or nonexistent security measures, and more.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 10 Nov 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Password Management Evaluation Guide for Businesses
sponsored by Keeper Security Inc
WHITE PAPER: Learn the little-known reasons as to why passwords don't live up to their potential as security measures, how they cause data breaches, and how your organization can enhance its use of passwords to keep your data safe and secure.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 10 Nov 2016

Keeper Security Inc

Limelight Cloud Security Services
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to protect your digital content, keeping abreast of the latest threats, without adding latency to the delivery experience. Access now to uncover how to defeat DDoS attacks, unauthorized access and theft of web content, and more.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Limelight Networks, Inc.

Secure IoT As It Advances Through Maturity Phases
sponsored by Cloudera
WHITE PAPER: This analyst report analyzes the attributes of IoT risk by industry. The framework provided helps enterprise security and risk professionals predict when the products they build or the tools they use will likely become targets of attack.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Jan 2016

Cloudera

Web Application Firewalls are Only Part of The Answer
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to solve the fundamental security issues that plague web applications, and shut down even "zero-day" attacks. Gain the benefits of origin lockdown from malicious traffic, new threat mitigation, detailed attack logging, and more.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Limelight Networks, Inc.

Best Practices for Securing Microsoft Azure Hybrid Clouds
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the best practices for securing your Microsoft Azure Cloud environment. Learn how to provide uncompromising protection against even the most sophisticated cyberattacks now.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Why Your Business Needs Enterprise-Strength Password Management
sponsored by Keeper Security Inc
WHITE PAPER: Learn how your enterprise can ensure that not only the strength of the passwords your teams use are up to par, but that they are regularly changed out, the secrets behind supportive authentication processes, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 08 Nov 2016

Keeper Security Inc

Top Three Gaping Holes in Your Data Security
sponsored by Globalscape
WHITE PAPER: Regardless of efforts to secure your network from external threats, data breaches usually begin from inside. In this Globalscape paper, you'll learn: the 3 layers most targeted (the network, data & users), bad security practices, why Managed File Transfer is a critical component to combat bad practices, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 08 Nov 2016

Globalscape

Agile Security for Virtualization, Software-DefinedNetworking, and Cloud
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how software-defined networking has changed security, and how some of the best policies can flourish when security is kept at the heart of the data center revolution.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Nov 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Securing the Private Cloud
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The demands on private cloud all too often leave operators in a position of favoring performance and agility over security. This white paper details how you can protect your private cloud environment by building security into the network that can accommodate powerful threat detection technologies while maximizing throughput and flexibility.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 28 Jul 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Be Afraid of Your Shadow: What Is Shadow IT? And How to Reduce It
sponsored by Globalscape
WHITE PAPER: Are you sure that employees are only using IT-sanctioned ways of transferring data? If the answer is "no," then your sensitive data may be vulnerable. In this guide from Globalscape, you'll learn: what shadow IT is and its drawbacks, how to identify signs of a shadow IT problem, how to reduce shadow IT, and more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Globalscape

Mobile Security and Risk Review
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Uncover an in-depth look into the modern threat landscape of mobile security, where it has come from and where it is going. Discover how new threats have emerged on the scene, what tactics they are using, and how to effectively counter them.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Nov 2016

MobileIron

2016 Security Report: Staying One Step Ahead
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth security report looks at what enterprises are encountering in known and unknown malware, attack trends, and the impact of mobile devices on the enterprise. Learn recommendations for staying a step ahead of cybercriminals.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Nov 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Automating Advanced Security for the Software Defined Data Center
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to protect your data centers, eliminate the need for manual intervention when it comes to deploying an ever-expanding infrastructure, and not let strong security measures get in the way of growth.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Your Guide to Securing Office 365
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to employ a security model focused on mobile device deployment of Office 365. Discover how to distribute apps securely, protect app data-at-rest on the device, protect app data-in-motion to back-end services, and more.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2016

MobileIron

5 Steps to Firewall Planning and Design
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 steps to properly plan your firewall, and customize it to not only meet your enterprise's personal needs, but also tackle today's myriad of virtual threats. Gain insight into deploying a next-gen, granulated firewall and a security policy that supports it.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 03 Nov 2016

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Fortinet’s Data Center Solution
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about fast-growing trends and gain new perspective on established trends that are affecting your data center security right now. Gain solid insight into how mobility and BYOD requires faster speeds but risks unauthorized access, server virtualization is becoming the norm but carries risks, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 03 Nov 2016

Fortinet, Inc.
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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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