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DEFINITION: Ransomware is a type of malware used for data kidnapping, an exploit in which the attacker encrypts the victim's data and demands payment for the decryption key. A ransomware program can be installed from an e-mail attachment, an infected program, or a compromised or malicious Web site. Malware used for this purpose is sometimes called a cryptovirus, cryptotrojan or cryptoworm.Ransomware is not new.  … 
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Coping With the Video “Data Bulge”
sponsored by LTO
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how many organizations are turning to updates tape backup technology to protect data from critical apps like video surveillance. Read on to learn more about how the features of this system, like tiered storage, can provide simplified storage management as well as solid protection.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 28 Aug 2015

LTO

Healthcare Data Security in the Private Cloud
sponsored by BlueBox
WEBCAST: This brief webcast explores how one healthcare organization, BioIQ, configured their private cloud architecture to protect sensitive medical data. View now to learn how the private cloud can protect sensitive data at rest and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Jul 22, 2015

BlueBox

Vendor Lab Validation Report: Catalogic Copy Data Services
sponsored by Catalogic Software
WHITE PAPER: This report analyzes the Copy Data Services portion of Catalogic's overall Data Solution services and their instant virtualization and bare metal recovery of virtual servers. Access this white paper to view the highlights of this service.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Catalogic Software

Security Essentials for CIO's: Secure the Extended Workplace
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the problems 3rd party contractors pose to security and gives tips for ensuring your business partnerships are as safe as possible.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Security in the Cloud: Tips on How to Protect Your Data
sponsored by Procore
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the basics of cloud storage security and the capabilities to look for in providers to ensure data protection.
Posted: 27 Aug 2015 | Published: 05 Aug 2015

Procore

Guide to Bimodal IT Strategy: Leveraging Traditional & Cloud-Based Apps
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This e-book will instruct IT leaders on creating a bimodal infrastructure strategy that will enable you to support both traditional and new cloud-based agile IT applications. Read on to see how you can leverage the key benefits.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

Red Hat

Accelerate Application Performance with Cloud Bare Metal Configuration
sponsored by BlueBox
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the typical database problems in the cloud, describes several use cases for bare metal database servers, and outlines a cloud server solution for each. Read on to access future guidelines for enhancing your cloud and bare metal servers.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

BlueBox

Case Study: Meeting the Need for Seamless, Scalable Backups
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This case study examines how Revera, a leading MSP, was able to support an ever-growing customer demand for quick and efficient backups.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

Commvault

Case Study: Increasing Backup Ability while Decreasing Administrative Overhead
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This case study describes how Catholic Education obtained a more efficient backup capabilities, increasing the data volumes it could backup without increasing administrative overhead.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

Commvault

Why Current Backup Needs to Be Revolutionized
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how to provide your clients with innovative backup and recovery tools. Read on to learn how you can successfully backup, restore, and scale with minimal effort while simplifying management of backup processes.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

LogicNow

Video Brief: Data Protection Appliances
sponsored by arcserve
VIDEO: Find out what you need to know about data protection appliances in this video brief by the Enterprise Strategy Group's Sr. Data Protection Analyst, Jason Buffington.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 11 May 2015

arcserve

Right Flash solution - Service provider edition
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how to invest in the right flash storage system. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

E-guide Exclusive: The Top 3 Tips for Selecting a DRaaS Provider
sponsored by Assuritive
EGUIDE: In this exclusive e-guide, expert Paul Kirvan shows you the pitfalls to avoid when considering DRaaS to support your mission-critical enterprise systems. Read on here to access the following guiding principles when choosing DRaaS.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

Assuritive

Key Considerations For Protecting Data on All-Flash Arrays
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper argues how flash-integrated flat backup protects data better and is more efficient than traditional backup methods. Read on to learn how data protection can be a function of primary storage, eliminating the need for traditional backup.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Evolving Data Protection For Business Critical Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how converged data protection can provide effective backup and recovery data without disruptions. Read on to learn how converged data protection combines availability with remote snapshots and backups to increase reliability without increasing costs.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Keep Data Secure in Today's High-Risk Environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
VIDEO: This video discusses how you can adopt data protection that provides the security you need in today's high-risk environment.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 31 Dec 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Streamlining Data Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
VIDEO: This video breaks down a storage platform than can provide a centralized approach to data backup and recovery. Tune in to learn how this platform can help you manage copies, snapshots, replication, and more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 25 Aug 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Flash Array for Better Performance and Data Protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how flash arrays are best for improving performance and protecting data. Read on to learn about the features of one particular flash array and how it performs in comparison to hard disk drives.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 24 Aug 2015

IBM

How to Secure Data While Improving Storage Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how one financial services company was able to improve storage performance and security by implementing an all-flash array. Read on to learn how this company was able to achieve lowered latency, consistent performance of financial applications, resiliency, and more.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

IBM

Data Center Protection for the Growing Data Environment
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
VIDEO: This brief video describes how you can adopt a data protection strategy that will keep your data secure and enable you to meet SLAs without increasing cost or complexity. Tune in now to discover how you can protect more data more efficiently and with less money.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 24 Aug 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Data-Driven Organization: How to Unlock Greater Value from Data
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores today's data management challenges in the context of the 3rd Platform, particularly around cloud and Big Data/analytics, and explains how organizations can drive real value from their data.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 24 Aug 2015

Commvault

Why Mobile Security Matters
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the five critical questions modern CISO's are asking about mobile security.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 12 Aug 2015

Lookout

Fort Knox or House of Cards: What Did Our Data Protection Survey Reveal?
sponsored by arcserve
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the prevalence of flawed data protection strategies, drawing on survey results to show just where the average organization stands and how it needs to improve.
Posted: 21 Aug 2015 | Published: 21 Aug 2015

arcserve

Bring Archiving and Compliance to Your Office 365 Environment
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of partner software that can bring better archiving and reporting capabilities to your Office 365 environment.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Commvault

Simplify Backup Using Disk Imaging
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how to use disk-imaging to backup and recover your data. Read on to learn about the benefits of this simplified backup process.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

Acronis
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DATA SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  A paper entitled "Cryptovirology: Extortion-Based Security Threats and Countermeasures," written by security experts at Columbia University and IBM, clearly outlined the concept back in 1996. In the past, though, data kidnappers targeted businesses rather than individuals. In March 2006, ransomware known as Crypzip or Zippo circulated to private users on the Internet. Recipients of the Trojan horse program also received an e-mail ransom note demanding $300, to be paid by electronic transfer, for the key required to unlock all their files.A newer type of ransomware uses a Trojan to encrypt files … 
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