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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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10 Tips to Thrive in the Subscription Economy
sponsored by Adyen
WHITE PAPER: Learn 10 tips to thrive in the subscription economy so that you can improve customer experiences and discover a payment platform designed to help you optimize growth across online, in-app, and in-store channels.
Posted: 18 Oct 2017 | Published: 18 Oct 2017


Threat Intelligence Evaluator's Guide
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: One of the most critical weapons that can be used in cyber defense is threat intelligence. This white paper reveals a threat intelligence guide to help you evaluate service providers, so that you can pick which is best for you in preventing, detecting, and responding to emerging threats.
Posted: 18 Oct 2017 | Published: 18 Oct 2017

AlienVault

Veritas Strengthens Position in Multicloud, Hybrid IT World with Cloud Data Management and Protection Strategies
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This IDC Market Perspective focuses on multicloud, hybrid IT world. By adding to its collaboration with AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Red Hat OpenStack, Veritas now has a partnership with Google and IBM, and is strengthening its position to provide holistic information management capabilities and data protection in the multicloud, hybrid IT world.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 17 Oct 2017

Veritas

4 Ways to Ensure a Smooth Windows 10 Migration
sponsored by Citrix
RESOURCE: Download this resource to discover a workspace suite that can help enable a smooth Windows 10 transition with a 4-pronged approach to address challenges with app migration, managing Windows 10 desktops, managing all devices, and securing company data.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 17 Oct 2017

Citrix

Halving Downtime Costs for Mission Critical Apps
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this paper how deploying an application-led backup and recovery architecture will reduce data loss exposure to the sub-second level. Read on to see the key components of this architecture, including its ability to validate database blocks from end-to-end, and more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 02 Aug 2017

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

2017 Veritas GDPR Report Chapter 1
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: According to the Veritas 2017 GDPR Report, 86% of organizations worldwide are concerned that a failure to adhere to the upcoming GDPR could have a major negative impact on their business.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 17 Oct 2017

Veritas

7 Features You'll Find in the Most Advanced DLP Systems
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Cloud services and mobile devices have made the challenges of safeguarding company data even more severe. Explore this white paper to find 7 key features to look for when evaluating a DLP system for your company.
Posted: 17 Oct 2017 | Published: 17 Oct 2017

Symantec

Anti-Virus Comparative
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Malicious software poses an ever-increasing threat, not only because the number of malware programs are increasing, but also due to the continuously changing threat-landscape. Uncover results from the Malware Protection Test and the Exploit Test to compare 7 endpoint security vendors.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Symantec

Case Study: Hyundai Department Store Group
sponsored by Symantec
CASE STUDY: Hyundai Department Store Group faced the challenges of needing to comply with the South Korean Personal Information Protection Act and put customers at ease that their personal information would be protected. In this case study, explore how Hyundai overcame this issue by implementing data loss prevention strategies.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 16 Oct 2017

Symantec

Amazon Web Services: Overview of Security Processes
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: You may be wondering, "how does AWS help ensure that my data is secure?" This document delivers the answer to this question and is intended to provide an overview of the security processes involved with Amazon Web Services.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Amazon Web Services

5 Data Management Tips to Build a Successful Multi-Cloud Strategy
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are utilizing a multi-cloud strategy but without proper data management, this environment can increase costs and business risk. Learn how to maximize the benefits of the multi-cloud environment through these 5 data management tips.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

Veritas

The Buck Stops Where?
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: By 2020, Gartner estimates that 75% of Fortune 500 companies will treat vendor risk management as a board-level initiative to mitigate brand and reputation risk. In this white paper, gain insight into how data breaches are affecting both large and small businesses and how these businesses can mitigate their risks of future data breaches.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Published: 13 Oct 2017

BitSight

11 Steps IT Needs to Take When Adopting Cloud Apps and Services
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Cloud apps introduce a new threat vector, with lots of credentials floating around that provide direct access to business critical data. This white paper provides planning strategies for adopting cloud apps as well as information on managing the human factor.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Published: 13 Oct 2017

Symantec

European Businesses: You have a BYOD programme whether you like it or not
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: 18% of federal employees with smartphones report encountering malicious software or malware. This white paper reveals how to secure your mobile devices from malware and protect your business as a whole from data loss.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Published: 13 Oct 2017

Lookout

New Zealand Transport Agency Customer Success Story
sponsored by OpenText
VIDEO: Watch this brief video case study to find out how the NZ Transport Agency used enterprise content management as a service (ECMaaS) to improve the way they store, share, protect, and manage digital information.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Premiered: 13 Oct 2017

OpenText

Hydro Tasmania Customer Success Story
sponsored by OpenText
VIDEO: Watch this brief video case study to find out how Hydro Tasmania unified scattered information and resolved content inefficiencies in their SAP, ERP, and SharePoint environments.
Posted: 13 Oct 2017 | Premiered: 13 Oct 2017

OpenText

How Splunk Enables Fast Data Science for Cybersecurity Operations
sponsored by Splunk
WEBCAST: Discover how to bridge the gap between data scientists and security analysts to accelerate intelligence for cybersecurity operations. Plus, find out how Splunk's machine learning-enabled analytics provides a unified system for collecting, digesting, and querying data.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Premiered: Sep 30, 2017

Splunk

Why Data Protection Is the Cornerstone of Modern Enterprise Security
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: According to IDC, by 2020, the amount of digital data is expected to reach 44ZB. In this white paper, explore various trends in data protection and security as well as an information-centric approach to data protection.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 12 Oct 2017

Symantec

A 5 Minute Guide to Cognitive Search for the Life Sciences
sponsored by Attivio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about cognitive search platforms and find out how to analyze any type of data, integrate behavioral data to personalize user experiences, scale for big data, enhance data security, and more.
Posted: 11 Oct 2017 | Published: 11 Oct 2017

Attivio, Inc.

Endpoint Security - Market Quadrant 2016
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: By 2020, the endpoint security market is expected to grow over $5.8 billion. This report offers an analysis of the market for endpoint security.
Posted: 11 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Symantec

AWS Security Checklist
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: Utilize these security checklists to help secure your AWS resources. Follow recommendations from AWS for the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) service, Amazon EBS Encryption, Amazon S3 Resources and much more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2017 | Published: 10 Oct 2017

Amazon Web Services

Introduction to AWS Security Processes
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers an explanation of how AWS can help protect your data to the nth degree.
Posted: 10 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Amazon Web Services

Proofpoint Threat Response
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How can you prevent security alerts and incidents from escalating into full-blown breaches? In this white paper, gain insight into the benefits of a threat response platform, and see how you can use it to prioritize and execute response actions.
Posted: 10 Oct 2017 | Published: 10 Oct 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

AWS Security Best Practices
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: Is your data protected from accidental or deliberate theft, leakage, integrity compromise, and deletion? In this white paper, explore best practices that you can leverage to build and define an Information Security Management System (ISMS) and learn how to protect your mission-critical information.
Posted: 09 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Amazon Web Services

Encrypting Data at Rest
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of different methods for encrypting your data at rest. Uncover 3 approaches on how encryption keys are managed and where they are used, so you can decide which approach is best for you.
Posted: 09 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Amazon Web Services
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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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