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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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Data Sovereignty and Your Path to True Information Governance
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Address requirements for how and where your valuable data is stored, and discover how to overcome data sovereignty risk with a comprehensive approach to information governance. Read on to safely adopt cloud services while keeping in mind the complexity of compliance, and learn 3 strategies for reducing risk.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

Commvault

Coalfire: Cloud & Data Center Security Solution to meet PCI DSS 3.1 Compliance
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, Coalfire examines the applicability of a security platform in regards to PCI DSS when used in physical or cloud environments. Access now for deep analysis on this security platform and for more PCI DSS compliance standards.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

TrendMicro

SANS Top 20 Critical Security Controls for Effective Cyber Defense
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: In order to help, the SANS Institute, working in concert with the Center for Internet Security (CIS), created a comprehensive security framework that provides you with a prioritized, implementable set of actions that comply with global industry and government requirements.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

TrendMicro

Protecting Valuable Data Assets
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Fortunately, these technical issues don't have to plague your organization. Today, there are a number of integrated information protection solutions that are purpose-built to address security risks and streamline protection controls. Discover how to allow access to qualified entities while not hindering users with complicated access mechanisms.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intel Security

Streamline Your Financial Data Planning to Improve Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: As market conditions continue to shift, it's more important than ever to minimize time spent managing data. Discover real-time analytics that allow you to link operational changes to financial results, so you can identify and influence key drivers of costs, sales, and revenue.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 23 May 2016

IBM

What's Driving the State of Cybersecurity
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: The higher the demand for data and devices, the more you need protection against hackers. Discover how managed security services (MSS) can deliver advanced threat management.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 23 May 2016

Unisys

Add Flexibility to Your Storage with SDS
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This e-guide explores software-defined storage (SDS) as a method for managing and protecting long-term data. Read on to see how SDS can provide your enterprise with an added layer of flexibility for long-term data preservation.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

IBM

Complete Data Protection
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to stop data loss initiated by sophisticated malware that hijacks sensitive information. Implement and enforce organization-wide security policies that control how data is encrypted, monitored and protected from a central console.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intel Security

When Visibility is not Enough: Taking Control of Your Data
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: In order to stop data breaches, organizations need to have full visibility into where their data is going. Learn how to stop critical data from leaving your enterprise and educate end-users who have lapsed into bad practices.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intel Security

Best Practices for Securing Workloads in AWS
sponsored by TrendMicro
RESOURCE: While the provider secures its own data centers, network, system hardware and typically the virtualization layer, your responsibility is the security of your OS and underlying infrastructure. Get more expert analysis from Gartner about how you can gain greater visibility into your IaaS solution and get the most of out of AWS.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

TrendMicro

Business Intelligence: Enable Flexibility Without Sacrificing Security
sponsored by Pyramid Analytics
RESOURCE: Today's enterprises demand self-service BI to efficiently gain insights, but they also need centralized security. Discover a BI platform that enables flexibility and speed without sacrificing security or control. Learn how you can easily conduct complex analyses, generate rich visualizations, scale to match increased user needs, and more.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 23 May 2016

Pyramid Analytics

Addressing NIST and DOD Requirements for Mobile Device Management (MDM)
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Mobile device management (MDM) is critical as these devices can create vulnerabilities in network security. Two major technology institutions are determining MDM requirements for government agencies. Read on for a breakdown of the best MDM practices.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

IBM MaaS360

The Basics of Cloud App Integration
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
EGUIDE: Your organization is ready to move to the cloud in order to reap its benefits, so all you need to do is crank out applications—easy, right? Amy Reichert, seasoned software tester, elaborates on the types of cloud app integration, and you will discover the different challenges they present to testers and data integration.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 19 May 2016

Oracle Corporation

When App is the Business, the Business is the App Vol. 3
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: IT needs to support each step in planning and developing apps to help ensure security throughout the app lifecycle. Learn the key security dangers of mobile apps in the enterprise and find out how to eliminate them in your app-driven business.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM MaaS360

When Business is the App, The App is the Business - Vol 1
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Businesses need to be much more mindful about safe productivity. Learn how to safely distribute and manage mobile apps, on both BYOD and COPE devices, that are critical to employee productivity and smooth business operations.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM MaaS360

Secure an Office 365 and Exchange hybrid setup
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This e-guide shows you six important factors to consider for the larger picture in Exchange Server security with a hybrid setup. These factors take into consideration the high-level of security issues that can surface when you disrupt the critical business system.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Symantec Corporation

Office 365 single sign-on augurs complexity, setup hitches
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: Could Office 365 be the perfect scenario for SSO or riddled with issues down the line? Get more insight on the impact to mobile device management and BYOD inside.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Symantec Corporation

Builders vs. Breakers: 10 Preventable Online Attacks
sponsored by Pluralsight
VIDEO: Discover 10 examples of recent online attacks that could have been easily prevented, including problems with SQL injection, XSS, password hashing, and more. Learn how you can protect your data with two factor authentication.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Premiered: 05 May 2014

Pluralsight

Take Office 365 data security from the cloud into your own hands
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This e-guide shows you four key security factors you must consider before you migrate into the cloud. Learn how to properly encrypt and backup sensitive information, without the risk of data leakage or breaches.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

Symantec Corporation

BI That's Compatible with the Microsoft Stack: Get Optimal Value from Your Investments
sponsored by Pyramid Analytics
WHITE PAPER: Discover a BI platform that's compatible with the Microsoft data stack, offers self-service capabilities, and empowers you to share trusted BI content. Learn how you can deliver enterprise-grade governance and security, deploy on-premises or private cloud, and more.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 20 May 2016

Pyramid Analytics

IDC: Protecting Your SaaS Applications
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: Learn why businesses that use SaaS services must proactively assess the status of their security program to maintain its effectiveness. Find out how to work with your employees and put effective controls in place to enforce your policies.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

TrendMicro

Hulu Solves Their Security Analytics Problems with Exabeam
sponsored by Exabeam
VIDEO: Hulu security decided to utilize user behavior analytics (UBA) to help with this process. They're now able to focus their small team on specific areas of concern rather than watch a whole gamut of areas.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Premiered: 23 Sep 2015

Exabeam

Safeway Gains Visibility and Context into Attacks with Exabeam's Behavior Intelligence Solution
sponsored by Exabeam
VIDEO: User behavior analytics (UBA) is dynamic. It's imperative today to deal with the myriad of threats that organizations deal with daily. Accelerate your time to attack understanding, reduce response time and create a more efficient security operation with UBA.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Premiered: 17 Feb 2015

Exabeam

A Powerful Platform for Cloud Security Analytics
sponsored by Exabeam
WHITE PAPER: Security architects and SOC managers need a solution for integrating activity across all deployments and making sense of behavior in an open, cloud-based architecture. Discover how you can analyze account lockouts, detect unusual access patterns, and prevent data loss while allowing your organizations to continue growing with the cloud.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Exabeam

Accelerate the Investigation Process to Find, and Root out Attackers
sponsored by Exabeam
WHITE PAPER: User behavior intelligence and security session assembly can help enterprises root out attackers that impersonate employees. Discover how the right solution can help you give more complex tasks to junior security analysts while speeding up data analysis.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Exabeam
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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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