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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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Your 3 Step Cybersecurity Checklist
sponsored by Barkly
WHITE PAPER: IT security is a shifting landscape, and your policy needs to be ready to meet today's threats, as well as those that are still evolving. Find a 3-step checklist designed to help you craft a robust and adaptive security policy.
Posted: 02 Aug 2017 | Published: 02 Aug 2017

Barkly

IT Pro's Guide to Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Barkly
WHITE PAPER: Uncover key information on stopping malware and securing your business in this guide to endpoint protection. Discover why endpoint protection is more critical than ever, endpoint attackers' favorite targets, and more.
Posted: 01 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Barkly

Enable Visibility and Protection in the Cloud-Connected Enterprise
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: How can you close visibility gaps in the cloud? Explore two cloud security strategies that can provide the visibility to help you block threats earlier, extend threat protection, and more.
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Extend Your Threat Protection Beyond the Network Perimeter
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: Many security appliances can protect your employee devices from threats on the corporate network, but fall short when it comes to protecting employees working off the network. Learn about a cloud-based security platform that can uncover current and emerging internet threats everywhere your employees work.
Posted: 31 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cisco Umbrella

It Vs. Users? How Law Firms Can Maximize Security While Granting Access To The Web
sponsored by Authentic8, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to maximize network and endpoint security while still granting the web access employees need to stay productive, with a particular focus on the role of security in law firms. Learn how to go beyond virtualization to secure web access and use Silo to create secure, cloud-based virtual browsers.
Posted: 28 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Authentic8, Inc.

Why a Virtual Browser is Important For Enterprise Security
sponsored by Authentic8, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: More malware enters via the web browser than any other place across the network. Find out how to create more sophisticated and granular security controls with a cloud-based, virtual browser. Learn what features virtual browsers should offer, what their potential pitfalls are, and more.
Posted: 28 Jul 2017 | Published: 28 Jul 2017

Authentic8, Inc.

How to Enhance AWS Security
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Here, you'll uncover guidance on enhancing AWS platform security, to quell data protection concerns. Access now to see how AWS can deliver top-notch security, as well as facilitate an adaptive environment armed with the actionable insights needed to help thwart and prevent future threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2017 | Published: 28 Jul 2017

Splunk

How LepideAuditor Helps You Detect and Prevent Privilege Abuse
sponsored by Lepide Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to combat the issue of privilege abuse with in-depth auditing of changes taking place in critical servers and data. Find out how to identify privileged users, track permission changes continuously, clean out old, unused accounts, ensure least privilege, and more.
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 | Published: 27 Jul 2017

Lepide Software

How LepideAuditor Helps You Detect and Prevent Ransomware Spread
sponsored by Lepide Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the important role of security audits in defending against increasingly complex ransomware attacks. Discover how to get real-time insights into changes in the configuration of systems like Active Directory, Exchange Server, and NetApp Filers.
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 | Published: 27 Jul 2017

Lepide Software

4 Key Considerations for Securing Operation Technology in the Oil & Gas Industry
sponsored by Bayshore Networks
WHITE PAPER: The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is revolutionizing the manufacturing industry – but also opens the door to cyber threats. Learn about the opportunities and risks created, and the need for securing the operation technology environment. Plus, discover 4 key considerations to protect industrial assets against cyber threats.
Posted: 27 Jul 2017 | Published: 02 Jul 2017

Bayshore Networks

Enable Visibility and Protection in the Cloud-Connected Enterprise
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: How can you close visibility gaps in the cloud? Explore two cloud security strategies that can provide the visibility to help you block threats earlier, extend threat protection, and more.
Posted: 26 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Product Brief: HyTrust KeyControl + VMware vSphere 6.5 VM Encryption = Greater Security Together
sponsored by HyTrust
WHITE PAPER: In this security technology product brief, learn best practices for implementing HyTrust KeyControl with VMware vSphere 6.5 VM Encryption for greater security and protection for your enterprise.
Posted: 26 Jul 2017 | Published: 26 Jul 2017

HyTrust

Product Overview: 30 Minutes to a More Secure Enterprise
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: DNS-layer security offers a first line of defense for your company – DNS request proceed internet activity, after all. But which DNS security is right for you? In this product overview, discover how implementing Cisco Umbrella can help you improve your company's security.
Posted: 26 Jul 2017 | Published: 26 Jul 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Don't Just Respond – Prevent Attacks before They Happen
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to use cloud-delivered security services to prevent damaging attacks before they're launched. Learn how to create an advanced threat and malware detection strategy that can proactively identify attack infrastructure with statistical models and pre-emptively protect against most zero-day threats.
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cisco Umbrella

Why Firewalls And Antivirus Alone Are Not Enough
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: Firewalls and antivirus defenses react to malicious code after attacks have launched – but it's becoming increasingly important to detect threats earlier and prevent attacks before they even reach fruition. Explore 4 attacks and uncover 7 common steps attackers take to achieve their objectives.
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cisco Umbrella

Protect Your Sensitive Data, Achieve Compliance In a Multi-Cloud World
sponsored by HyTrust
WHITE PAPER: Multi-cloud adoption is on the rise – a recent study found that 64% of survey respondents expect to use multiple cloud service vendors. With such a rising popularity, how do you protect your sensitive data, while also properly complying, in a multi-cloud future?
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 25 Jul 2017

HyTrust

Protect Your Enterprise From Ransomware With Intelligent Hybrid Cloud Storage
sponsored by Panzura
WHITE PAPER: As the ransomware threat grows, it's becoming increasingly obvious that traditional methods of protection aren't keeping our data safe. Read on to learn how adopting an intelligent hybrid cloud storage system could be the key to mounting a real defense against ransomware.
Posted: 24 Jul 2017 | Published: 24 Jul 2017

Panzura

How To Securely Configure A Linux Host To Run Containers
sponsored by Twistlock, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to update traditional security for containerized, microservices-based app development by learning how to securely configure a Linux host to run Docker containers.
Posted: 21 Jul 2017 | Published: 21 Jul 2017


The Proactive Security Paradigm: How Containers Can Revamp Your Approach To Security
sponsored by Twistlock, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to integrate security into DevOps with a container-first security platform that creates more secure microservices-based app development environments and uncover 6 often overlooked security benefits of containers.
Posted: 21 Jul 2017 | Published: 21 Jul 2017


How to Use Detection and Response to Reduce Business Risk
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Use this white paper to learn how you can reduce the impact of threats to your organization by leveraging security monitoring systems to improve response times, proactively respond to breaches, and more.
Posted: 20 Jul 2017 | Published: 20 Jul 2017

Dell SecureWorks

Protecting Your Servers in the Cloud Era
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: While virtualization and cloud computing can help your organization achieve significant savings while improving business agility, security in these new environments can be a challenge. Explore how you can protect your servers in the cloud age.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

TrendMicro

Identify, Connect, and Protect Mobile and IoT at the Edge
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover how Aruba Networks is tackling the challenges of identifying, profiling, authenticating, and applying policies to IoT devices on the network. Learn about their blueprint for securing IoT connectivity at the edge and uncover 4 steps to connecting mobile and IoT devices with end-to-end security in place.
Posted: 29 Jun 2017 | Published: 29 Jun 2017

Aruba Networks

How to Detect & Respond to a Petya Ransomware Attack
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: On June 27th 2017, a new "Petya-like" form of ransomware spread from Ukraine to wreak havoc around the globe, crippling thousands of computers. Access this white paper to learn the 5 things we know for sure about this new threat and 5 steps to can take to respond to it.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Jun 2017

AlienVault

6 Best Practices for Securing AWS Environments
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to extend key technologies like identity and access management (IAM) to the cloud for privileged access security (PAS) on AWS IaaS without increasing the risk of a data breach.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Centrify Corporation

Confronting Today's Advanced Email Threats
sponsored by Vircom
WHITE PAPER: Email is becoming one of the most favored attack surfaces used by malicious actors to harm your organization. Discover how to protect your enterprise from the growing number of sophisticated threats in today's threat environment.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Jun 2017

Vircom
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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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