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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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Closing the Loop with Advanced Endpoint Protection and Forensics
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WEBCAST: You need access to insights that allow you to understand and triage attacks so you can quickly determine the path of resolution. Learn solid strategies that can help your organization secure end-user systems from today's most sophisticated attacks and zero-day threats.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Jun 10, 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Few Fully Prepared for Software Security Risks
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you results from a recent security survey and the value of testing your security measure regularly.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Backup Target Features Evolve for Better Data Protection
sponsored by Veritas
EGUIDE: Over the years, disk-based backup targets have evolved to become far more than just cheap disk arrays. SearchDataBackup.com experts explain how as IT professionals consider upgrading or replacing their current technology, they need to understand the different capabilities these systems can offer.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Veritas

The Disk vs. Tape vs. Cloud Data Protection Debate
sponsored by Veritas
EGUIDE: Take a closer look at data protection in today's complex IT environments, and explore the key factors to consider when evaluating which option is right for your organization.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Veritas

Evaluating Recovery-in-Place Strategies for Data Protection
sponsored by Veritas
EGUIDE: Inside this exclusive data protection guide, explore a detailed breakdown of recovery-in-place technology, its top use cases and three key considerations to keep in mind when evaluating data protection techniques.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Veritas

Corporate Data Backup Expands Its Use Cases
sponsored by Veritas
EGUIDE: Products from backup software and hardware vendors have evolved to answer a broader array of challenges such as high-availability functionality, copy data management, archiving and data classification. Hear from our experts as they dive into new use cases of data backup.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Veritas

Evolving Backup Software Reduces the Necessity Of Archiving
sponsored by Veritas
EGUIDE: Access this exclusive guide to learn about the future of data backup and archiving, and the circumstances that determine whether the two should remain separate processes or not.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Veritas

Optimizing Web Application Security for the New Bad Bot Threat Landscape
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: Winning in today's bot battlefield takes time, expertise, and a dedicated team. In this white paper, get a glimpse into the world of anti-bot defenses and win the battle of the bots on your site.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Distil Networks

Improving payment Card Compliance
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the bank was able to secure customer data in a cost-efficient manner by focusing on the most important applications. With ongoing consulting, the bank can maintain the strong PCI stance it has built and continue to earn customer trust while driving business growth.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Verizon

Defend Against Threats of Global Operations
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the organization decided to replace the company's global remote-access infrastructure with platforms that allow it greater overall visibility to areas of increased vulnerability. Discover how to guard both your global network and application delivery platforms to help protect your reputation and maintain business continuity.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Verizon

Secure your mobile devices, data and apps
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to assess your existing security policies, giving you advice on potential weaknesses and best practices to strengthen your mobile security. Get better peace of mind with policies that keep data, devices and apps in line no matter where your workforce roams.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Verizon

Modernize and Simplify the Data Center with All-Flash
sponsored by EMC
WEBCAST: Witness how an all-flash solution with a dual active controller system that provides optimal performance, density, and cost. This simplified, flexible, modern flash solution can provide your enterprise with faster backup and recovery, integrated copy data management, built in encryption, and more.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Jun 7, 2016

EMC

Understand the Business Impact and Cost of a Breach
sponsored by MASERGY
ANALYST REPORT: This Forrester Report will help security and risk leaders build a case for investment to show business leaders what kind of investment it'll take to adequately protect their organization.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2015

MASERGY

Next Generation Cybersecurity: The Age of Artificial Intelligence
sponsored by MASERGY
WEBCAST: Traditional cybersecurity strategies are failing and need advanced intelligence and analytics to sort through an enormous amount of data that organizations possess. This webinar will show how artificial intelligence can augment existing security solutions with patented network behavioral analysis to fill the gaps in current effort.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Premiered: May 1, 2016

MASERGY

Masergy UES Offers Unique Approach to Network Defense
sponsored by MASERGY
ANALYST REPORT: Instead of applying a one-size-fits-all approach, multi-stage machine learning analysis detects events differently on different networks. Learn how this security strategy can find predictable patterns on your network and methods that work best for it.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

MASERGY

Emerging security threats you're up against now
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: Cybercrime is now a fully functional industry with "Hacking as a Service" being a top product. Services are cheaper and more sophisticated than ever. This e-guide shows you top emerging cyber threats that could be harming your system soon.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 25 May 2016

Intel

Find, Classify, Protect your data
sponsored by Verizon
WHITE PAPER: Understanding, identifying and classifying your data correctly are the first steps in information security. Learn how to evaluate your data landscape and create a plan to manage and secure it.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Verizon

Encryption as an IT Service
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: To build a sustainable security foundation, organizations need to employ encryption as an IT service — centrally and cohesively managing encryption across an entire enterprise. Gain significant benefits in overall security, administrative efficiency and business agility.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gemalto

Resiliency and Data Protection with Riverbed SteelFusion
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
RESOURCE: Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) graphically summarizes the hands-on lab review, Zero Branch IT with Riverbed SteelFusion. Access this at-a-glance view now, complete with live links to download the complete report and learn more details about SteelFusion.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Encrypt Office 365 Emails
sponsored by ZixCorp
RESOURCE: Passive identification of what emails should be encrypted can simultaneously protect your business while unburdening your system from unnecessary processes. Discover how to automatically scan outbound emails from Office 365 connectors and accurately detect sensitive information and evolve with changing best practices.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

ZixCorp

Your Old Storage is Standing in the Way of Growth
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
RESOURCE: Improving the scalability, speed, resilience, and affordability of your storage infrastructure can grow your business and strengthen customer loyalty. Discover storage solutions that can boost your performance, eliminate unnecessary storage hardware, and cut your data protection storage requirements.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

HPE and Intel®

X-Force Cyber Security Intelligence Index  Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: It's clear no industry was immune to cyberattackers in 2015. Discover statistics from last year's cyber threat landscape and see which industries were most affected by cybercrime. Learn how to create an effective cybersecurity strategy to ensure your organizations doesn't show up on next year's report.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM

Mobilephobia: Curing the CISO’s Most Common Mobile Security Fears
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you a comprehensive portfolio of mobile security solutions that address four key mobile security challenges. Learn intelligent, integrated and innovative approaches that can help your organization stay ahead of emerging threats while managing operational risks and lowering cost of a strong security posture.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM MaaS360

The State of Mobile Security Maturity
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: This study takes the mobile security pulse of large enterprises worldwide. It'll help you assess where you are on this emerging mobile security maturity scale and giving you an indication of where you should make your mobile security investments moving forward.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM MaaS360

Securing mobile productivity for Microsoft Office 365
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Take the complexity out of securing your mobile workforce. Learn how to secure your Microsoft ecosystem across all mobile platforms, including Windows 10. Enable IT to efficiently manage enterprise productivity, connectivity and security today and into the future.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM MaaS360
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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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