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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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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

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

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®

Addressing 4 Key Mobile Security Challenges
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.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM MaaS360

The mobile security maturity scale: Where do you stand?
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

Supplementing MDM with robust security controls
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Common sense dictates that you look for ways to supplement your mobile device management (MDM) solution with additional, more robust security controls. This white paper helps you identify the goals for your MDM security strategy and select the best approach to reach those goals.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Flash Storage
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
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: 01 Sep 2016

Dell EMC and 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

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

Mobile security strategy: Getting it right from the beginning
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Businesses need to be much more mindful about safe productivity. Learn how to safely distribute and manage mobile apps, on both BYOD and COPE devices that are critical to employee productivity and smooth business operations.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM MaaS360

Understanding the Impact of Flash Storage in Healthcare Environments
sponsored by Pure Storage
WEBCAST: Storage experts discuss how to increase provider productivity and enable more patient visits with fast, reliable, flash storage. Discover how flash storage can provide your healthcare organization with the performance and storage flexibility you need to provide secure access to your data anywhere, at any time.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Premiered: May 20, 2016

Pure Storage

Grand Theft Data – Data Exfiltration Study: Actors, Tactics, and Detection
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: DLP tactics & tools only work if you know how to use them properly. This data exfiltration study reveals the security tools, response plans and awareness training required to protect your infrastructure and prevent major losses.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Intel Security

5 Tips to Help Protect Your Data
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Modern DLP needs to be rapidly incremental, focusing on derived value, successful preventative actions and increasing the risk threshold. Inside this white paper, you'll learn 5 key requirements to ensure your data protection efforts are successful.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intel Security

Korott Labs Implement Next Gen Firewalls for Security and Reliability
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
RESOURCE: In this case study, find out how a large pharmaceutical and cosmetics laboratory, fulfilled their need to connect their offices and logistics warehouses with next-generation technologies. Discover how a new generation of systems offered all the network security, robustness, and flexibility the business needed.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Barracuda Networks

Successfully secure enterprise content on mobile devices
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Your enterprise can't be left behind in this new era of productivity. Enable your employees by creating secure systems that can protect your data while living on less than enterprise secure devices.
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM MaaS360

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

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

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

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

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
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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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