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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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Prevent Cybercriminals from Taking Down your Business
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals what companies are doing right (and wrong) in their security initiatives, and what it's costing them. Uncover technologies that not only build bigger walls against attacks, but also lock criminals out altogether.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 02 Feb 2016

Microsoft

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

Top 6 Dangers of Not Inspecting SSL Traffic
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Encryption can improve message confidentiality and integrity but it may also mask hackers' activities. Access this white paper to learn six additional dangers of not inspecting SSL traffic, and what your business can do to expose threats.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 21 Jan 2016

A10 Networks

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

Case Study: Closing in on China's Unit 78020
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This report explores how a Chinese cyber-espionage group known as Unit 78020 was discovered with an advanced intrusion analysis strategy.
Posted: 14 Dec 2015 | Published: 14 Dec 2015

ThreatConnect

Advanced Threat Protection Strategies for your Network
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
DATA SHEET: This data sheet offers strategies for uncovering veiled threats that infiltrate organizations by leveraging your network protocols. Access now to find out how you can expose these attacks and optimize network security.
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2015

Symantec Corporation

Report: 2015 Cybersecurity Intelligence Index
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report, you'll uncover the major threats to businesses worldwide over recent years, and how companies can better detect and insulate themselves from future attacks in the face of new technology.
Posted: 30 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

Micro-Segmentation for Dummies: An Intro Guide
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This e-book provides a broad overview of micro-segmentation and its ability to deliver the operational agility that is foundational to a modern software-defined data center. Read on to understand how micro-segmentation can minimize risk and impact of data center security breaches.
Posted: 08 Sep 2015 | Published: 08 Sep 2015

VMware, Inc.

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

Search Security University: Cyber Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Join this SearchSecurity.com University for best practices on what do to about cyber threats against your business and how to be proactive in the face of creative and evolving adversaries.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Premiered: 15 Aug 2013

SearchSecurity.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

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the latest information about today's top security vulnerabilities and threats – from targeted attacks and exploits to spam and phishing – to help you keep your organization safe. View now to learn more!
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation
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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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