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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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Hackers Share Secrets so You Can Make Their Job Harder
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: Discover 5 secrets hackers shared at the 2016 Black Hat conference that you can use to make their jobs more difficult and secure your passwords and privileged accounts.
Posted: 19 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Thycotic

NSS Labs Advanced Endpoint Protection Test Report
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: NSS Labs performed an independent and rigorous test of the McAfee Endpoint Security v10.5 product to see how it stacks up against the competition. This report provides detailed information about this endpoint strategy and its security effectiveness.
Posted: 18 Apr 2017 | Published: 14 Feb 2017

McAfee, Inc.

Passwords Defined: Build Stronger Passwords
sponsored by Specops Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn 2 actionable insights to make your passwords less vulnerable to brute force and dictionary-style attacks. Discover what makes common passwords weak, and what to avoid when choosing yours.
Posted: 18 Apr 2017 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Specops Software

Password Security Checklist: Ensure PCI Compliance
sponsored by Specops Software
WHITE PAPER: Uncover vital questions to provide your organization with a good starting point on the path to improving your password security.
Posted: 18 Apr 2017 | Published: 18 Apr 2017

Specops Software

Become GDPR-Ready and Data- Driven with an Expanded Information Management Portfolio
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: Discover the growing importance of changing data protection regulations — in particular, the GDPR and how it takes information management out of the IT room and into the boardroom.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Veritas

15 Easy Ways to Integrate, Orchestrate, and Expedite Security Operations
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to overcome the complexity of security operations integration and enable high-speed communication between applications for the protection you need today.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

McAfee, Inc.

Compliance Survey: Your Guide to What Experts are Saying
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this survey report now to learn how to mitigate the struggles faced when companies assess compliance or attempt to fix a compliance violation or security vulnerability, what priorities to set when attempting continuous improvement on overall security and performance, and more.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Chef Software

SANS Survey: Security and Accountability in the Cloud Data Center
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How has cloud security changed this year? Has it improved? Stayed the same? Worsened? This report summarizes the second annual SANS survey of IT professionals using a variety of cloud providers and service models, including SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS implementations.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

McAfee, Inc.

Beat Ransomware in 5 Easy Steps
sponsored by Unitrends
WHITE PAPER: With the FBI stating that: "The ransomware is that good. To be honest, we often advise people just to pay the ransom," the threat is obvious. Access this white paper now to learn how to beat ransomware in 5 easy steps.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Unitrends

Privileged Account Management for Dummies
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how privileged account management is more important to understand and protect today than ever before. This guide will help you to avoid catastrophic data breaches and possible massive monetary and reputational damage to your organization.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Thycotic

Intelligent Security Management Ends Costly Network Breaches
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn more about the challenges network breaches present and what technology can provide you with the functionality to prevent them.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

FireMon

5 Steps to Quantifying Insider Risk
sponsored by Veriato, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security is a matter of numbers: vague alerts like "we are at risk" do little for the security professional tackling the issue at hand. Learn 4 "insider risk laws", 5 steps to quantifying and addressing insider risk, and more.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 14 Apr 2017

Veriato, Inc.

Keep Hires From Starting Fires: Risk Mitigation
sponsored by Veriato, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover some common sense suggestions for improving the "beginning of the life cycle" risk mitigation process and reducing the exposure of your organization to possible insider threats.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 14 Apr 2017

Veriato, Inc.

GPDR: How the Data Privacy Revolution Can Work For You
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the GDPR will affect your organization. Discover how to take advantage of the opportunity by taking a holistic view of information governance and turn the huge amount of unstructured backup data into available and usable information assets.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 14 Apr 2017

Veritas

User Behavior Analytics: 11 Industry Leaders Offer Peer Insight
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover peer insight into User Behavior Analytics (UBA), the result of interviews with 11 security leaders who have deployed or are looking to deploy 3rd party solutions.
Posted: 14 Apr 2017 | Published: 14 Apr 2017

LogRhythm, Inc.

4 Steps to Reduce the Risk of Malicious Insider Activity
sponsored by Veriato, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn 4 key steps in implementing a risk-based monitoring program, culminating in an ability to appropriately monitor user activity at every level, all while ensuring security and privacy are maintained.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 13 Apr 2017

Veriato, Inc.

Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness with a Security Incident Response Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how the combination of a SIEM with an incident response platform will help your organization overcome cybersecurity and compliance issues and take a big step closer to being "cyber resilient".
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

IBM

Mitigate Insider Threats: User Activity & Behavior Monitoring Program
sponsored by Veriato, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to best implement a user activity monitoring and/or user behavior analytics program to increase security against insider threats, drive productivity increases, and produce more efficient and effective employee investigations.
Posted: 13 Apr 2017 | Published: 13 Apr 2017

Veriato, Inc.

Cybersecurity: The Rise of the Incident Response Platforms
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this ESG report learn how incident response platforms (IRPs) can solve many of the headaches plaguing IT and CISOs.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 12 Apr 2017

IBM

Why Your Organization Needs to be Cyber Resilent
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: 51% of companies believe that cyber resiliency is essential to achieving a strong security posture. Learn what it takes to be a cyber resilient organization, what barriers might be in your way, what threats you'll face, and more in this 2016 Ponemon study.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

IBM

6 Ways to Improve Your Cybersecurity Posture
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Discover 6 ways to improve your cybersecurity posture, ensuring your organization is taking up a proactive instead of a reactive approach and avoiding the pitfalls of EOL software and the CVEs.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 12 Apr 2017

BDNA

Actionable Threat Intelligence: Your Guide to the OilRig Malware Campaign
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The OilRig campaign of cyberattacks have cut a bloody, digital swath through banks and governmental entities in Middle Eastern countries and the U.S. Provide your organization with actionable intelligence regarding threat actors and the tools, techniques, and procedures the OilRig malware campaign uses.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

LogRhythm, Inc.

Top 6 Best Practices For Workload Security In Public & Private Cloud
sponsored by Cloudvisory
WHITE PAPER: Learn 6 best practices that your organization can utilize to improve workload security on the cloud.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 12 Apr 2017

Cloudvisory

Sustainable Security Operations: Optimize Processes and Tools to Make the Most of Your Team's Time and Talent
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modular security optimization platform with an open design that allows you to scale to meet increasing compliance demands and a maturing threat landscape. Learn how you can automate first response using threat intelligence, increase reporting accuracy using behavioral analytics, and more inside.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

McAfee, Inc.

What Security Monster is Lurking in Your IT Closet?
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to build continuous awareness, monitoring, and mitigation of IT vulnerabilities with security automation.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 11 Apr 2017

BDNA
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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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