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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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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

Selecting a Next-Generation Firewall: Top 10 Considerations
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover 10 considerations to weigh when evaluating next-generation firewall tools to ensure that the solution you select best protects your networks from today's broad range of risk.
Posted: 16 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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.

How to Make Android Work For Your Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper walks you through how to customize the Android security and management capabilities to your company's mobile strategy.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 Jul 2015

IBM

2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: United Kingdom
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report analyzes the financial cost of cybercrime in the UK, discussing how much harm a hack can cause and what the implications are for your business.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

Cloud Security Concerns and the Perceived Effectiveness of Traditional Security Solutions in a Cloud Environment
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: The report presents research from a survey of high-level security professionals at major North American organizations on their attitudes toward cloud security, key adoption drivers, and the effectiveness of traditional security solutions in cloud environments.
Posted: 13 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

CloudPassage

The State of Point-of-Sale Insecurity
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This report analyzes the state of PoS compromises and other sources of online credit card theft in order to provide suggestions on combatting this kind of cybercrime.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

SurfWatch Labs

Unified Security Management vs. SIEM: A Technical Comparison
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why SIEM solutions have been proven to be less effective than their vendors claim.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Published: 10 Jul 2015

AlienVault

Navigating the Pitfalls of Attack Prevention: A Look at Employee Perception
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: This report takes a look at an employee's perspective on why enterprise security measures are not where they should be, and what could be done to advance them.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

IBM 2015 Cyber Security Intelligence Index
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This cybercrime report provides data on the sources and frequency of cybercrime so you know what to protect yourself from.
Posted: 08 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

Website Security Threat Report Part 2
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download part 2 of this Website Security Threat Report for the latest on the fast-evolving world of targeted attacks - from cyber espionage tactics to denial of service, spear-phishing and watering hole attacks.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

Data Protection for Higher Education
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover why it's important to protect institution data and the challenges that higher education institutions face with data protection.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Acronis

Website Security Threat Report Part 1
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This website security threat report will give enterprises, small businesses and consumers essential information to help secure their systems from threat vulnerabilities. Continue reading to access emerging trends in attacks, malicious code activity, phishing, and spam.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Jul 2015

Symantec Corporation

Fast Detection & Deep Understanding: Responding Effectively to Cyber Attacks
sponsored by BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of the relationship between threat identification and security intelligence, and gives tips on how you can improve both of these factors.
Posted: 07 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (formerly SilverSky)

Determining the Right Mobile Security Solution for Your Organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper presents the steps every organization should take before committing to a mobile security solution, and examines the pros and cons of different potential security strategies.
Posted: 06 Jul 2015 | Published: 07 Aug 2014

IBM

The Changing Face of Security Management
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can implement a threat based, network cognizant security system that is prepared for the constantly changing landscape of security.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2015

Global Knowledge

Don’t Let Your DDoS Defense Fall Behind
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the pros and cons of several different DDoS mitigation approaches. Access now to learn how to evaluate and choose the ideal strategy based on your risk assessment.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Neustar®

Network Forensics for Attack Mitigation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how network forensics are emerging as a key solution to limiting the damage of network malware attacks.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Global Knowledge

Managing App Sideloading Threats on iOS 2015
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: Apple has lowered the risk of downloading malware from its App Stores to near zero. However, companies increasingly rely on enterprise provisioning. This white paper examines the security threats organizations face when attackers continue to abuse enterprise provisioning and use it to sideloan malware on iOS devices.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2015

Lookout

Insider Threats: The Unexpected Risk
sponsored by Varonis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals just how prevalent insider threats are and gives you advice on stopping them.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2015

Varonis

Cybercrime Readiness in Europe
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the results of a survey assessing Europe's cybercrime readiness.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

How European Enterprises Are Preparing for Cybercrime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the results of a survey assessing Europe's cybercrime readiness.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Into the Breach: Lessons from Real Security Incidents
sponsored by Varonis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines three devastating security breaches from start to finish, helping you to learn from the mistakes of these compromised businesses and to better keep yourself safe.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Varonis

15 SIEM Products Analyzed and Reviewed
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource objectively evaluates fifteen SIEM technologies and provides you with a detailed report of each one.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

Understand the Threat Landscape
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic provides you with some essential statistics regarding the rising problem of cybercrime.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

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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