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ALSO CALLED: Data Protection, Data-security, Data Theft, Secure Data
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 Security Reports
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How the Cloud Has Changed Email Archiving Forever
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: To solve mailbox bloat, CIOs are turing to email archiving solutions—but on-premises archiving is now too difficult to manage. Discover how cloud is changing email archiving, and overcome the capacity shortcomings associated with traditional systems with self-service recoverability, and more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Mimecast

Why Email Security Matters: The Advantages of Hosted Protection
sponsored by LogicNow
EBOOK: Discover the key advantages of hosted email protection. Learn this method's detailed protection mechanisms, which include blacklisting, antispam engines that look for telltale signatures, and real-time message source evaluation.
Posted: 27 Oct 2016 | Published: 27 Oct 2016

LogicNow

Data Protection in Two Dimensions
sponsored by EOH IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover a better approach to SSD data protection. Learn how to implement two independent dimensions of data protection, monitor your flash media's health, managed flash failures efficiently and optimize the utilization of all your flash resources.
Posted: 27 Oct 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2016

EOH IBM

5 Essentials for Achieving Cloud Archiving Success
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Learn five essentials for achieving cloud archiving success, including guidance on how to avoid common misconceptions about cloud email archiving, and how to prepare for e-discovery and litigation with a secure storage solution.
Posted: 27 Oct 2016 | Published: 27 Oct 2016

Mimecast

Formulate an Enterprise Storage Capacity Plan that Doesn't Bust Your Budget
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Learn how to formulate a storage capacity plan that won't bust the IT budget; here, you will also find guidance on how to reduce component complexity with the adoption of now-affordable SSDs, all-flash arrays, and storage as a service, so as to accommodate unstructured data growth.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

IBM

The Hour-By-Hour Breakdown of Threat Actors Inside Your Environment
sponsored by Armor
RESOURCE: This infographic shows you an hour by hour breakdown of a threat actor through the typical "secure" environment so you can better understand how they carry out their dastardly deeds. By knowing them better and drafting your own plan of attack, you can best prepare yourself to fight back against cyber fiends.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Armor

Plan for Disaster Recovery Based on Specific Threat Considerations
sponsored by LogicNow
EBOOK: Benjamin Franklin's adage 'an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure' holds true for disaster recovery scenarios. Being proactive is better than being reactive. Download this e-book to access 5 key questions to ask yourself when planning and future-proofing your disaster recovery strategies.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 26 Oct 2016

LogicNow

Enterprise Security Gets Adaptive
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how to implement a more adaptive, integrated approach to security suited for web, mobile, cloud, and virtual environments. Uncover the 4 pillars of adaptive enterprise security that will help you defend against advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Kaspersky Lab

How to Choose the Right Disaster Recovery Solution
sponsored by LogicNow
EBOOK: In this e-book, you will learn how to formulate tactical backup and recovery by considering the possible disasters, matching them with the data sets to be protected, and identifying key recovery objectives. Read on to build a DR solution requirements list that specifically matches your organization's needs.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 26 Oct 2016

LogicNow

Increase Oracle Database Security Without Application Performance Loss
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
ANALYST REPORT: Learn how to implement strong security policies for Oracle Database. Uncover best practices to safeguard data while optimizing performance and increasing application availability.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 May 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Encrypting your Data Center on Oracle's SPARC Servers
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Explore the end-to-end application security scenarios, technical prerequisites, configuration, deployment, and verification guidelines for multitier application deployments running on Oracle Solaris 11–based SPARC servers.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Optimal Security for your Software-Defined Data Center
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Virtual and physical infrastructures face the same security threats - cybercriminals make no distinctions. This means you cannot afford to compromise on security for your virtual environment. Learn about a security tool designed for virtualization platform technologies that barely impacts performance.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Kaspersky Lab

Case Study: Vigilias Expands Telehealth to Rural Communities
sponsored by Ambra
CASE STUDY: This brief case study illustrates how Vigilias, healthcare communications provider, overcame its outdated hardware to reduce the cumbersome number of systems, and also seamlessly provide access to studies across disparate EHRs.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

Ambra

Drive Innovation with Agile Cloud Medical Imaging
sponsored by Ambra
VIDEO: Tune into this video to learn how Partners in Health, Memorial Hermann Health System, Barrow Neurological Institute, and the Mayo Clinic were able to streamline healthcare diagnostic image exchange, automate workflow processes, and allow anytime mobile viewing with the cloud.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Premiered: 25 Oct 2016

Ambra

Game Over: 3 Scenarios Where Compliance Isn't Enough
sponsored by Armor
WHITE PAPER: Discover 3 real-world "game over" scenarios to show you why simply being compliant isn't enough. Learn why compliance is just a basic first step, highlighting the need for real, proactive and ongoing security controls.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Armor

Security & Compliance Are No Gamble
sponsored by Armor
CASE STUDY: Discover how the gaming industry was able to create a more efficient, streamlined flow of processes and get military-grade security for sensitive information. Learn how your organization can reach the same level of compliance and security while allowing authorized parties to access data easily.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Armor

Oracle Database Recovery Strategy
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WEBCAST: This webcast explores how to implement a backup and recovery strategy specifically designed to protect Oracle databases. Learn about a converged Oracle infrastructure that incorporates archiving, backup, and flash storage to enable fast, reliable data recovery and discover how Oracle's recovery appliance can improve your protection strategy.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Premiered: Apr 14, 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Information Security Policy Reference Guide
sponsored by Navex Global
WHITE PAPER: This guide can help any organization struggling with data protection policies put solid guidelines in place for employees to follow. Uncover a definite structure for information security, access control and compliance among many other critical areas.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Navex Global

Alleviating Oracle Database DBA Data Protection Frustration
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores frustrating issues encountered by DBAs when trying to implement Oracle database data protection. Discover how to navigate obstacles like recovery manager (RMAN) integration, recovery appliance implementation, and more.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

How to Make Healthcare Data an Asset and Not a Burden
sponsored by Dell EMC
EBOOK: Discover how you can convert data from archive to asset in your healthcare organization with scale-out network-attached storage (NAS). Access 5 case studies of diverse medical environments, illustrating the adaptability of NAS for healthcare institutions.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

Dell EMC

Securing and Monitoring Access to Office 365
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to best secure and monitor your Office 365 users to fully realize its benefits. Learn why Office 365 is quickly becoming a target for many hackers as well as the challenges involved with securing it.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Imperva

Block Threats with Multiple Cybersecurity Layers
sponsored by Armor
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to keep your sensitive data safe and your business up and running without interruptions. Ensure your organization, customers and sensitive data are protected by leveraging a defense-in-depth strategy that is designed with integrated security from the ground up.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Armor

NSS Labs Data Center IPS Test Report: IBM XGS 7100
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This report represents the independent test results of IBM Security Network Protection XGS 7100 v5.3.2.1 conducted by NSS Labs. Learn how IBM's Data Center Intrusion Prevention System (DCIPS) faired against NSS Labs' tests and how it stacks up against other DCIPS products.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

IBM

Balancing Endpoint Security vs. End User Productivity
sponsored by AppSense
TRANSCRIPT: Most IT organizations struggle to balance endpoint security and user productivity. Industry expert Simon Townsend examines both sides of the issue and suggests approaches that will help you get and maintain that balance.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

AppSense

The Evolution of Locky Ransomware's Javascript Downloaders
sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
RESOURCE: Learn the history of the Locky ransomware virus and how to spot it. Discover how it was created and what you can do to keep it from infecting your systems.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

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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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