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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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Tableau’s Vision on Big Data
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Big data is changing the way we approach analysis and modern industry. Read on to learn about the six pillars of big data strategy to focus on.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Tableau Software

Technologies to Thwart Insider Threats
sponsored by Forcepoint
WEBCAST: Two factors drive the insider threat problem - user behavior and data movement. Technology that can monitor, record and replay unusual activity while defeating unsanctioned transfers of data best protect you from data loss. Learn how the right tools can keep your data and employees safe.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jun 1, 2016

Forcepoint

A Business Case For Funding Your Insider Threat Program
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Insider threat is a growing issue that often exceeds expectations. While most organizations go to great lengths implementing background checks to vet employees; often the accidental insider and outsider turned insider (due to compromise), are overlooked. It is time for a new protect from within mentality.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Forcepoint

Data Security for the Digital Businesses
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
VIDEO: How do you know if your data is secure? Uncover three questions that will help you determine the level of protection you need for managing sensitive information in mobile-, social media-, analytics-, and cloud-based environments.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Premiered: 03 Feb 2016

HPE and Intel®

Three Critical Steps to Launch a Data Breach Response
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: With this guide, you'll learn about three critical steps in launching an effective incident response plan. Learn how to assemble a team, build communication channels with that team, draft different plans around specific incidents types and offer helpful services like identity theft protection.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

AllClear ID

7 Key Factors of a Highly Effective Application Protection Solution
sponsored by Arxan
WHITE PAPER: An effective application protection solution is paramount to safeguard the integrity and confidentiality of an application. This whitepaper discusses the key factors that enable an effective application protection solution.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Arxan

Successfully migrating personnel data
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: Data migration, something only done when required, carries great potential risk to data integrity and inconsistency increases. Read on to learn about a data migration management solution that enables versatility and confidence in the face of a task that puts your data at risk.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Accenture

How CISOs Tackle Insider Threat Data Protection
sponsored by Forcepoint
WEBCAST: Threats from within are a high priority for CISOs; even your best employees can put your data at risk. What technologies help protect you and your employees? Hear how a real-world CISO plans, implements and manages an insider threat program.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Premiered: May 1, 2016

Forcepoint

Privileged Users
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Damage caused by Privileged Users is the most extensive, hardest to mitigate, and hardest to detect. However, a solution exists to mitigate the threat of Privileged User abuse. Read the "Privileged Users: Superman or Superthreat?" whitepaper for best practices and strategies for mitigating the threat within your organization.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Forcepoint

Defeating the Threat Within
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Your critical data will be stolen by someone who interacts with your network daily. Accidental or malicious, it will happen and you need the right plan before it happens. Learn from our top security experts the key to evading and understanding malicious user behavior.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Forcepoint

Unlocking Business Success: The Five Pillars of User Risk Mitigation
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Innovative practices lead to innovative results. Using our pillars to build a security program helps businesses develop user visibility and behavioral context. Total awareness — "seeing" the extent of your user behavior — starts with five pillars and ends with unquestioned success.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Forcepoint

Global Data Protection Index Highlights
sponsored by EMC
VIDEO: EMC's Global Data Protection Index of 2016 revealed that most businesses are still unprepared for new, emerging threats. Discover the outlook of data protection strategies around the world, and learn how to prepare for the rapidly changing landscape of threats to enterprise data.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Premiered: 28 Jun 2016

EMC

Breach response: It's about keeping your customers safe
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to deliver a timely, organized breach response that boosts customers' confidence, repairs customers' identities if they've been victimized and helps minimize irreparable damage to your brand. Ensure peace of mind by giving your assurance that your organization values both their identities and their loyalties.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

AllClear ID

Breach response isn't about losing data. It's about keeping your customers.
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: The time to prepare for a data breach is today. Give your customers reassurance that they are taken care of and help resolve any harm done to their identity. Learn how to respond to customer queries effectively and reduce customer response time for any size breach to as little as 48 hours.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

AllClear ID

Are You Protected? Get Ahead of the Curve
sponsored by EMC
PRESENTATION: Explore the global readiness of enterprises in terms of their data protection, backup, and recovery solutions. Access this presentation to learn more and take advantage of valuable recommendations for modernizing your data management and protection strategies.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

EMC

What I've Learned from 5,000 Data Breaches
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to clearly communicate with customers after a data breach to ensure trust remains intact. Minimize confusion and anger by proactively preparing before a major breach occurs. Plan out how affected customers will be notified and supported throughout the entire response process, from notification, to protection, to fraud resolution.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

AllClear ID

Global Data Protection Index
sponsored by EMC
RESOURCE: Explore the readiness of companies around the world for data protection challenges brought on by cloud, big data, and mobile devices. By modernizing your data protection solutions, you can modernize your business, and achieve efficient backup and recovery. View this infographic now to learn more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016

EMC

Protecting Your Business in the DigitalTransformation Journey
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are responding to security threats in various ways as they go about their digital transformation. This white paper examines these threats and explains how to adopt a comprehensive approach to protection and resilience.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

HPE and Intel®

The Business Value of Data Deduplication
sponsored by Richardson Eyres
WHITE PAPER: Discover a data deduplication system that can dramatically improve backup, recovery, and archiving processes. Explore the benefits your enterprise can achieve with this data deduplication system, including reduced backup costs, simplified backup and recovery operations, increased flexibility, and more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Richardson Eyres

Power the New Style of Business: HPE Data Center Platform Consulting Services
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
BROCHURE: In this brochure, you will learn how HPE Platform Consulting Services can make your technology infrastructure environments more efficient and agile for the New Style of IT. It will also tell you how to take advantage of "on-demand IT" innovations such as cloud, converged, and software-defined technologies.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Nov 2015

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The Pros and Cons of Microsegmentation for your Virtualized Environments
sponsored by NTT Com Security (UK) Ltd
EGUIDE: Microsegmentation is said to improve usability and security by establishing "zero trust" zones where more granular access controls can be enforced. In this e-guide learn from information security expert, Kevin Beaver, as he dives into the pros and cons of microsgmentation to determine if it can help your virtualization security needs.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 24 Jun 2016

NTT Com Security (UK) Ltd

Case Study: Outwood Grange Academics Trust Ensures Teaching Continuity with UDP
sponsored by arcserve
CASE STUDY: Explore one organization's decision to deploy a Unified Data Protection (UDP) solution to streamline and protect their diverse IT infrastructure and backup tools. By implementing this UDP system, your enterprise can reduce your backup windows and storage needs, achieve longer data retention times, and more.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

arcserve

The Top Five Requirements for Secure Enterprise File Sync and Sharing
sponsored by Citrix
PODCAST: Before you consider a file sync and share solution for your organization, you need to make sure you can provide secure IT oversight. Go in-depth with four more critical requirements that'll ensure easy flexibility, integration, solid user experience and support for a modern workspace.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Jun 16, 2016

Citrix

The Top Five Requirements for Secure Enterprise File Sync and Sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WEBCAST: Before you consider a file sync and share solution for your organization, you need to make sure you can provide secure IT oversight. Go in-depth with four more critical requirements that'll ensure easy flexibility, integration, solid user experience and support for a modern workspace.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Jun 16, 2016

Citrix

Case Study: The open University Protects Research Initiative with UDP
sponsored by arcserve
CASE STUDY: Witness how The Open University, a university in the UK, implemented a Unified Data Protection (UDP) solution that enabled them to efficiently back up and recover data over a SAN environment. Explore how you can ensure secure, continuous access to your data with this solution.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

arcserve
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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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