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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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DDoS Attack: Smoke Screen or Smoke Signal?
sponsored by Arbor Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are used as not only a means of direct harassment of enterprise data, but also as a "smoke screen" in an attempt to conceal more surgical intrusion tactics. Discover why organizations must recognize DDoS attacks for the data security threats that they have become.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 08 Apr 2016

Arbor Networks

Penetration Testing: Protect Customer Data and Your Business From a Breach
sponsored by eTECH Channel
WHITE PAPER: Learn the importance of penetration testing for the payment card industry and why it's become an annual necessity for PCI enterprises. Discover PCI test results including an executive summary describing major findings and remediation info, severity score assignments, and more.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 17 Aug 2016

eTECH Channel

Networking: You Can't Protect What You Can't See
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn what types of attacker activity are most common and how better visibility helps you identify suspicious network behaviors. Also uncover the "suspicious seven": the top questionable activities that every security team needs to be able to see.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

An End-to-End Framework For Mobile Security
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to secure corporate data on the cloud in a BYOD environment. Learn not only about the changing landscape of mobile security, but also the growing trends that make securing enterprise data on these devices more vital than ever.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

BlackBerry

How CAME Group Protects Endpoints from Targeted Cyber-Attacks
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Working with a trusted IT partner, CAME Group was able to deploy a security platform in their central data center and protect more than 1,600 endpoint devices. Discover ways you too can enable increased visibility and control of your network.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 12 Aug 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Industry Assessment: Key Findings on Effective Threat Protection
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This report shows the results of an engineering analysis for threat detection, techniques, and management strategies. Discover how one threat protection platform was tested using five key criteria.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 17 Mar 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Exposing the Unknown: How Sanboxing Technology Fights Modern Threats
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine the challenges enterprises face today, and the increasing need for comprehensive security solutions. Read on to also explore the emerging role of sandboxing as a powerful weapon in cyber security.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 12 Aug 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

How to Conquer the Biggest AWS Adoption Challenges
sponsored by Palerra Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Managing a large cloud infrastructure takes much more IT resources and expertise than previously anticipated. In this white paper discover how to conquer the biggest challenges enterprises encounter when adopting AWS.
Posted: 12 Aug 2016 | Published: 12 Aug 2016

Palerra Inc.

A Unified View for Proactive Security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the major trends in proactive security and how your enterprise can capitalize on them today. Learn the benefits of unified visibility and integrated security, as well as how they can fit into your enterprise's policy.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Cloud Security Spotlight Report
sponsored by Palerra Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive research report explores the specific drivers and risk factors of cloud infrastructure, how organizations are using the cloud, whether the promise of the cloud is living up to the hype, and how organizations are responding to the security threats in these environments.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

Palerra Inc.

Ransomware: Attack Trends, Prevention, and Response
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Deepen your understanding of the threat of ransomware. Access this white paper and explore ways to better protect your business assets with best practices for attack prevention.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Overcome the Limitations of Traditional Cloud Security for Office 365
sponsored by Palerra Inc.
WHITE PAPER: See how you can take a modern approach to securing your Office 365 data without the performance bottlenecks of traditional inline solutions. Uncover how your enterprise can increase visibility, improve threat detection, continuously monitor configuration and activities for compliance, as well as provide automated incident response and remediation.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

Palerra Inc.

Mobile Security and Risk Review
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Discover how the mobile threat landscape is changing as well as staying the same. Learn about emerging risks, uncover a list the top blacklisted consumer apps, and get tips on how to protect your assets against mobile risks and threats.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

MobileIron

Ransomware: What You Need to Know
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This article provides an overview of the world of ransomware. Uncover the differences between the most prevalent ransomware families, insights on smaller yet unique ransomware, and most importantly, mitigation and protection methods.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Spotlight on Insider Threats to Cloud Applications
sponsored by Palerra Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this quick infographic, get a solid understanding of the makeup of insider threats to the cloud, why they are on the rise, and how to mitigate your enterprise's vulnerability to them.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

Palerra Inc.

Addressing the Security Dangers of "Appification"
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Identify the key security dangers of mobile apps in the enterprise and find out how to eliminate them. Learn not only what an enterprise can do for data at rest, data in motion, methods of deployment, and more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

IBM

Four Components of a Solid Mobile App Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover the components that every mobile application strategy needs to succeed: discovery, scalability, sustainability, and security. Learn not only the importance of these four, but also how to attain them to truly benefit your organization.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

IBM

Defend your Organization with Advanced SIEM and Privileged Account Controls
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: As SIEM technologies change, it's important that your own approach to SIEM evolves to incorporate these advances. Discover 4 recent advances as relayed by experts, including big data adoption, threat intelligence feeds, and more. As a bonus, learn tips on limiting privileged accounts and boosting security.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

Splunk

The 2016 Global Cloud Data Security Study
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: When done right, securing the cloud can have a domino effect on improved access management, encryption, efficiency, and competitive advantage. Learn more about what 3,476 IT pros worldwide are saying about cloud governance and security practices.
Posted: 29 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

Gemalto

Guide to Making The Cloud Secure
sponsored by BT
WHITE PAPER: Discover the threats every cloud user potentially faces, introductions to advanced security measures to counteract them, and the policies and procedures to help you safeguard your valuable information. You'll also find tips to facilitate the responsibility you must necessarily take for the protection of your own data.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Jul 2016

BT

Combating APT in a New Way
sponsored by Exabeam
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to provide a new layer for your enterprise's security analytics and stop data leaks due to advanced persistent threats. Learn the fundamentals of these malicious attacks, how they are changing, and how you can change to combat them.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Jul 2016

Exabeam

Putting Military Strategy to Work Against Malicious Activity
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your enterprise can put the OODA Loop (Observe, Orient, Decide, Act) philosophy (developed by US Air Force military strategist John Boyd) to work in combating data breaches. Learn to observe a crisis from all angles, review events in the context of other network activity to establish a timeline, quickly implement remediation, and more.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Jul 2016

AlienVault

Technology Platforms for Business Integration
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Discover why it's essential for companies to consider the readiness of their IT infrastructure as they consider the possibility of acquiring or being acquired by another company.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Infor

The Art and Science of Value Realization in the Cloud
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to optimize your enterprise's cloud expense and see just how much business value it creates. See such value added as physical records saving, workforce hours, and streamlined workloads.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Infor

Going global: Get up and running quickly no matter where you need to go
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Discover how making sure that key capabilities are built into your technology can make your financial management system and processes an asset to global expansion. From finding and retaining the right talent to managing complex tax structures, your choices should enable you to easily handle the complexities of expanding your business globally.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Infor
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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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