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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 Security Reports
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Configuration Guide for Veeam Backup & Replication
sponsored by Veeam Software
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Successfully protect your virtual and physical storage and network infrastructure with this step-by-step configuration guide for installing a data backup and replication solution.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Veeam Software

Data Center Applications Standards Reference Guide: Networking and Storage
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: In this technical white paper, discover a detailed overview of the most prevalent networking and storage applications in today's modern data centers. Additionally, read on to get instruction on computer clustering, SAN and server cabling, data security, and more.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 21 Apr 2016

CommScope

Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: IT security leaders deploy enterprise data loss prevention (DLP) for three major use cases: regulatory compliance, intellectual property protection and increased visibility into how users treat sensitive data. This research evaluates DLP products for these three use cases, based on nine critical capabilities. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Digital Guardian

Veeam withCisco UCS C240Configuration Guide
sponsored by Veeam Software
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Discover a backup and replication solution that can increase the value of your backup and reinvent data protection in your virtual environments. This technology can enable your enterprise to benefit from features such as source-side deduplication and compression, parallel processing, and 24/7 application availability.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Veeam Software

Integrating Host Systems With Modern Security Frameworks
sponsored by Novell Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals a practical way to bring your host systems into the modern security fold. Close the technology gap without jeopardizing business operations.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Novell Ltd.

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Flash Storage
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, all-flash storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver improved flash economics. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC

Transform Your Business Processes with Integrated Copy Data Management
sponsored by emc first distribution
RESOURCE: Consolidate both primary data and its associated copies on the same scale-out all-flash array for unprecedented agility and efficiency with integrated copy data management (iCDM), a new approach to consolidation without compromise. Read on to overcome storage sprawl, SLA issues, and limitations on copy frequency with CDM workload automation.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 27 May 2016

emc first distribution

The Road to SDN is Paved with Visibility and Many Good Intentions
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Understanding traffic pathways and baselines before during and after the SDN migration means knowing how well the transition is delivering on CAPEX and OPEX promises as well as potential for higher security. Eliminate security blind spots with this Security Deliver Platform.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gigamon

Addressing the Threat Within: Rethinking Network Security Deployment
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: A structured and architectural approach to pervasive network visibility gives security solutions access while enabling them to scale cost effectively. Discover how the Security Delivery Platform is becoming a building block to deploying security solutions.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gigamon

Application Session Filtering
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Bringing intelligent application-aware traffic visibility and filtering relevant applications to these security tools will help them work at their most optimum while uncovering malicious communication patterns.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gigamon

Discover Today's Unstoppable Data Reduction
sponsored by emc first distribution
WHITE PAPER: Examine a highly integrated, always-on in-line data optimization architecture that multiplies your overall investment in flash across all business apps. Extend the endurance of flash media with comprehensive data reduction for all-flash arrays, and extract the most value from your investment.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 27 May 2016

emc first distribution

Facing Network Breach Threats, Visibility Is Key
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: If the past three years have taught network managers anything, it's that everyone is vulnerable to a network breach by cybercriminals. Andy McInerney, data network and voice manager at Penn Mutual, one of the oldest mutual life insurance companies in the US, reveals what his business is doing to stop it.
Posted: 26 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

Intel

Modern Storage Strategies for SQL Server
sponsored by Tegile
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Businesses expect the IT department to keep data online and accessible indefinitely—so how should you manage storage for SQL Server? Discover in this guide how to avoid the common pitfalls of deploying and maintaining SQL Server, and learn the best practices behind leveraging flash storage for it.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Tegile

Cloud Security Requires Shared Responsibility Model
sponsored by CloudPassage
EGUIDE: When enterprises move data to the cloud, they can't brush their hands of security responsibility entirely. Learn how securing data in the cloud requires organizations to use a shared responsibility model, one where both the cloud provider and the organization are accountable for certain aspects of security.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

CloudPassage

Keep Cloud Applications Secure During The DevOps Process
sponsored by CloudPassage
EGUIDE: To minimize cloud application risks, make sure your security strategy accounts for each phase of a DevOps project. Find out why effective cloud app security starts with building security into every step of the development process and how you can make security a key part in each step of the DevOps process.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 17 May 2016

CloudPassage

George Washington University Leverages Gigamon’s GigaSECURE to Improve Network Visibility and Security Posture
sponsored by Gigamon
CASE STUDY: Discover how GW was able to reduce the video steaming traffic on its network from one of the top five applications routing data through its security and application performance solutions to one of the top 25. The university is now able to take advantage of centralized security processing and scale across multiple data centers.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gigamon

Three Critical Considerations to Achieve Information Governance
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper 3 critical considerations to help you unlock the true benefits of information governance. Access now to govern, manage, and secure your data, no matter where it sits, and strategize your protection with geolocation and data sovereignty, and 2 more.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

Commvault

A Comprehensive Guide to Securing Data with Database Encryption
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This paper offers an overview of key approaches required to address this increased security demand. See in detail why the demand for database encryption is growing more challenging to content with. Ensure you're using the right tools with outlines of different types of encryption approaches.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 24 May 2016

Gemalto

IBM Data Protection for Virtual Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization can be quite beneficial, but it presents just as many challenges. Read on to learn about an independent research group's findings about how one major company's service sets about tackling these challenges to protect data for virtual environments.
Posted: 24 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

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

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

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

Drive Informed Decisions with BI Dashboards
sponsored by Pyramid Analytics
RESOURCE: Discover a business intelligence platform that can enable flexibility and speed without sacrificing security or control. Learn about easily conducting complex analyses, generating rich visualizations, and scaling to match increased user needs.
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

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
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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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