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ALSO CALLED: Information Wars, Electronic Terrorism, Cyber-warfare, Cyberattacks, Organized Cybercrime, Cybercrime, Cyberwarfare
DEFINITION: According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any "premeditated, politically motivated attack against information, computer systems, computer programs, and data which results in violence against non-combatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents." Unlike a nuisance virus or computer attack that results in a denial of service, a cyberterrorist attack is designed  … 
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2016 Cost of Data Breach Study: Impact of Business Continuity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The Ponemon Institute surveyed 383 companies in 16 industry sectors about their experience with data breaches. Learn how the majority of these companies are solving breaches efficiently and cost-effectively with business continuity management (BCM.)
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

IBM

Safeguarding Vital Data Is a Battle You Can Win
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, uncover what it means to develop data management and protection policies that reach from the core of the business out to mobile devices, the cloud and beyond. Also, learn how to be ready for whatever security challenges the world sends your way.
Posted: 24 Sep 2016 | Published: 24 Sep 2016

Intel Security

Ransomware: Threats, Motivations, and Tools of the Trade
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: Today's hackers require less money and time than ever before to start their campaign. Learn more about how marketplace dynamics are shifting the scale of the modern attack landscape, and uncover access to a valuable resource for security professionals.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2016

Radware

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 Sandboxing Technology Fights Modern Threats
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Examine the challenges enterprises face today, and the increasing need for comprehensive security solutions. You'll 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.

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.

Virtual currencies and their potential role in cyber crime
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series looks at the potential for misuse of virtual currencies and legal landscape in the UK.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 04 Aug 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Report: Modern Threat Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The complexities of doing business at scale, both strategic and technical, create barriers in preventing breaches. Uncover ways to focus on user education and systematic protocols for operating a strong risk assessment program, allowing you to overcome these barriers.
Posted: 15 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

Building Management Systems: The cyber security blind spot
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The systems which control heating, lighting and security in most buildings are vulnerable to cyber attack, this report from QinetiQ warns.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 26 Jan 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

The Global Risks Report 2016
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from the World Economic Forum identifies the most pressing global risks countries and organisations will face in 2016, including sections on technology and cyber crime.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Sharing knowledge to tackle online banking fraud
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that an information sharing service between national banking systems and law enforcement agencies could counteract online fraud.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Terrorist use of the internet
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Terrorists are using web technology to help them launch cyber-attacks. What are the current and future threats?
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Hackers, Hacking, and CEHv8
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource addresses hackers, hacking, and what can be done to prevent cyber-attacks. It also highlights the different motives for hacking and common methods hackers use.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Jan 2014

Global Knowledge

CW Buyers Guide To Finance and Insurance
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This 11-page buyer's guide looks at mitigating the risks of data breaches with liability insurance; how to finance your organisation's technology platforms; and funding software investment for the economic recovery while budgets remain tight.
Posted: 04 Feb 2014 | Published: 04 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Accenture Technology Vision 2014
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: The Accenture Technology Vision 2014 identifies six technology trends that are enabling enterprises to push the boundaries of innovation.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 27 Jan 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Global Risks 2014
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Cybercrime and the potential fragmentation of the internet are among the most serious risks  facing businesses and governments in 2014, this report from the World Economic Forum reveals.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Cybercrime and warfare: All that matters
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Peter Warren and Michael Streeter assess  the history, scale and importance of cyber crime this chapter from their book, Cybercrime and warfare: All That Matters.
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Global profiles of the fraudster
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computers, rather than conmen, are set to be the future face of fraud, as criminals turn to robotics in an effort to avoid detection, this report from KPMG reveals.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Up-to-the-Minute Global Threat Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll learn how stay informed with up to the minute cybercrime attack information.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Premiered: Jul 17, 2015

IBM

April Information Security - Defending Against the Digital Invasion
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this issue of Information Security magazine, we cover top cyberthreats and countermeasures to help organizations defend against new and evolving attack techniques.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Profiling an Enigma: The Mystery of North Korea’s Cyber Threat Landscape
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This highly interesting resource delves into North Korea's cyber threat landscape, deeply analyzing what is known about the regime's capabilities and motives, which are largely shrouded in secrecy.
Posted: 05 Feb 2015 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

CW Europe – January 2015
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: As we start another new year, we look back at what technology has been playing a vital role in keeping Europe safe. Headlines are regularly filled with threats about cyber wars and attacks which, although are important to bring to light, can sometimes overshadow the role technology plays in keeping us safe.
Posted: 05 Jan 2015 | Published: 05 Jan 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Real Time Endpoint Compliance for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to explore an endpoint management solution that will help federal agencies continuously monitor, manage, and detect vulnerabilities across their critical networks.
Posted: 08 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Your Personal Web Attack Survival Guide
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the latest hactivist and cybercriminal methods of attack, and presents a 7-step guide you can use to safeguard your website from attack.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imperva

System z, x86, UNIX: Which is more secure?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this comprehensive survey to explore the business impact of different platform architectures -- in particular, their impact on security. Read now to see how IBM's System z, x86, and UNIX stack up in areas such as reliability, security, and total security cost.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

IBM
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CYBERTERRORISM DEFINITION (continued): … According to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, cyberterrorism is any "premeditated, politically motivated attack against information, computer systems, computer programs, and data which results in violence against non-combatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine agents." Unlike a nuisance virus or computer attack that results in a denial of service, a cyberterrorist attack is designed to cause physical violence or extreme financial harm. According to the U.S. Commission of Critical Infrastructure Protection, possible cyberterrorist targets include the banking industry, military installations, power plants, air traffic control centers, and water systems. Cyberterrorism is sometimes referred to as electronic terrorism or information war.
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