Business of Information Technology  >   Business Environment  >   Legal Environment  >   Laws  >   Criminal Law  >   Crime  >   Terrorism  >  

Cyberterrorism

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
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  … 
Definition continues below.
CyberterrorismReports
26 - 50 of 52 Matches Previous Page  | Next Page
Information security breaches survey 2012
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: Rising security breaches cost UK billions over the last 12 months as cyber attacks reached record levels, according to the 2012 Information Security Breaches survey.
Posted: 24 Apr 2012 | Published: 24 Apr 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Fighting Economic Crime in the Financial Services sector
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: PwC examines the impact of Cybercrime on the financial services industry.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 26 Mar 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

The Cyber Savvy CEO: Getting to grips with today’s growing cyber-threats
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: The recent surge in cyber attacks has forced organisations to align cyber security efforts across all of their operations, rather than focusing on IT, but CEOs now need to take the lead in protecting their organisations, this report from PwC argues.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Cyber defense: Understanding and combating the threat
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The Global Defense Solutions Projects and Defense Exchange Conference (SPADE) is held annually to bring together organizations involved in network-centric operations, intelligence activities and other defense aspects. This resource explains some of the important topics.
Posted: 20 Jul 2012 | Published: 20 Jul 2012

IBM

The Reality of Cyber Warfare
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Examine the topic of trench warfare in a cyber-world and discover many factors you need to know about these potentially disastrous events.
Posted: 28 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

AT&T Corp

Debunking APT myths: What it really means and what you can do about it
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
EGUIDE: This E-Guide defines APT, dispels common myths and explains what you can do about this adversary. Additionally, uncover why the idea of keeping intruders out with traditional, perimeter-based security is useless against APT and how you can best protect against modern security threats.
Posted: 29 Jul 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

Websense, Inc.

Cybercrime and the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: As technologies in healthcare continue to evolve, so will the cybercriminal activity targeted at healthcare organizations progress as well. This paper takes a look into cybercrime in the healthcare industry and discusses why access to data and information is fast becoming a target of scrutiny and risk.
Posted: 21 Jun 2011 | Published: 21 Jun 2011

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

The Next Generation of Cybercrime: How it's evolved, where it's going
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cybercrime is continuously evolving and attacks occur everyday, costing businesses significant loss and money. In order develop a strong security strategy to reduce your risk of attacks, you must understand cybercrime. Read this executive brief to explore several generations of cybercriminals and the methods and motivations of their attacks.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Dell, Inc.

Cybersecurity Threats: Managing Enterprise Risk and Ensuring Regulatory Compliance
sponsored by Silver Tail Systems
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses the NERC compliance security threats, better cybersecurity through risk management, and what enterprise security administrators can do to defend themselves against such attacks.
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

Silver Tail Systems

Ten Ways the IT Department Enables Cybercrime
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: In this paper to discover 10 ways IT departments are unknowingly supporting cybercrime. View now to explore these common pitfalls and gain key guidelines on how to prevent them.
Posted: 08 Feb 2011 | Published: 08 Feb 2011

Kaspersky Lab

Dissecting the XWM Trojan Kit: A Peek at China's Growing Underground Online Gaming Economy
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This research paper introduces a popular online gaming Trojan kit known as the "Xiang Wei Ma (XWM) Kit," which roughly translates to "Rattle Trojan," that targets popular online games in China.
Posted: 26 Oct 2010 | Published: 26 Oct 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

Slipping Through The Cracks Of Web Services To Serve Malware
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today's generation of cybercriminals continue to find more ways to abuse commonly used Web services for spamming and to spread malware. Leveraging the ever-growing number of Web 2.0 and computing platforms to facilitate operations, cybercriminals have moved away from simple and so much more.
Posted: 26 Oct 2010 | Published: 26 Oct 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

Antivirus Testing and AMTSO Has anything changed?
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at testing as it was, as it is, and as Anti-Malware Testing Standards Organization (AMTSO) would like it to be. Is testing really so difficult? Is it appropriate for the vendors who make the products under test to be so involved in the process of defining good practice?
Posted: 08 Sep 2010 | Published: 08 Sep 2010

ESET

Malware Security Report: Protecting Your Business, Customers and Bottom Line
sponsored by VeriSign Australia
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you understand the threats from Malware and how it can impact your online business. You’ll learn about criminals’ motivations for distributing malware through the web and how they infect web servers to make distribution possible, as well as techniques administrators can use to detect them.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

VeriSign Australia

First Annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study: Benchmark Study of U.S. Companies
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this benchmark study is twofold. First, we wanted to quantify the economic impact of a cyber attack. Second, we believed a better understanding of the cost of cyber crime will assist organizations in determining the appropriate amount of investment and resources needed to prevent or mitigate the devastating consequences of an attack.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

ArcSight, an HP Company

E-Book: Technical Guide on Combatting Emerging Web Threats
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Attackers are almost exclusively targeting enterprises with hacks perpetrated over the Web. As most enterprises move operations and functionality online, Web-based applications become a tempting threat vector for cybercriminals. Read this e-book for a look at Web threats and vulnerabilities – and how to protect your organization against them.
Posted: 09 Jun 2010 | Published: 09 Jun 2010

SearchSecurity.com

The Industrialization of Hacking
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: The industrialization of hacking coincides with a critical shift in what's considered today's prized commodity: data. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Published: 02 Jun 2010

Imperva

Global Threat Trends - March 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: Read this analysis of ESET’s ThreatSense.Net®, a sophisticated malware reporting and tracking system, which shows that the highest number of detections this month, with almost 10.32% of the total, was scored by the Win32/Conficker class of threat.
Posted: 16 Apr 2010 | Published: 16 Apr 2010

ESET

Combat Cybercrime, Demonstrate Compliance and Streamline IT Operations
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the requirements for a universal log management solution and specifically describes how ArcSight Logger 4 delivers on those requirements. A recent cyberespionage incident at Boeing Corporation is highlighted as an example. Read more to find out.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

ArcSight, an HP Company

2010: Cybercrime Coming of Age
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: In this paper you'll read that cybercrime is on the rise, not only in terms of the number of perpetrators and the volume of crimes committed, but also in terms of the range of techniques employed to carry them out.
Posted: 02 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

ESET

Virtual Criminology Report 2009 -- Virtually Here: The Age of Cyber Warfare
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Is the “Age of Cyber War” at hand? Since our 2007 report, there have been increasing reports of cyber attacks and network infiltrations that appear to be linked to nation-states and political goals. We decided it was time to further examine whether cyber warfare is now a part of human conflict that we should get used to seeing more often.
Posted: 08 Dec 2009 | Published: 07 Dec 2009

McAfee, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: WWW - World Wide Weaponization
sponsored by ESET
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: The growth of the internet brought about massively scalable distributed systems which have proved advantageous not only for governments, businesses and end-users, but also for criminals. In this webcast, review past, present, and future considerations regarding cybercrime, and discover next-generation methods of combating weaponized software.
Posted: 10 Nov 2009 | Published: 10 Nov 2009

ESET

WWW - World Wide Weaponization
sponsored by ESET
WEBCAST: The growth of the internet has brought about massively scalable distributed systems which have proved advantageous not only for governments, businesses and end-users, but also for criminals. In this webcast, review past, present, and future considerations regarding cybercrime, and discover next-generation methods of combating weaponized software.
Posted: 22 Oct 2009 | Premiered: Oct 22, 2009

ESET

Seven Practical Steps for Federal Cyber Security and FISMA Compliance
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides seven practical steps any information security organization can take to improve information system security and achieve compliance with relevant regulations, standards and internal security and operational policy.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Apr 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

Zero Day to Real-Time: How to combat real-time cybercrime with community threat intelligence
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cybercrime's new techniques demand a new weapon. Read this white paper to learn how this real-time network integrates threat disciplines and introduces new detection and response models that will provide effective protection as the malware wars escalate.
Posted: 23 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Dec 2008

McAfee, Inc.
26 - 50 of 52 Matches Previous Page    1 2 3    Next Page
 
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.
Cyberterrorism definition sponsored by SearchSecurity.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2014, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement