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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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Unlocking the Lucrative Criminal Business Model: An Analyst Report
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
ANALYST REPORT: Cryptographic ransomware has quickly become one of the greatest cyberthreats facing organisations around the world. Access this analyst report to properly understand today's brand of ransomware, examine the future of ransomware, and identify 6 key strategies with which you will execute your defense.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 22 Jun 2016

Palo Alto Networks

eCommerce Payments 101 (Part 2)
sponsored by CyberSource
VIDEO: Tune into this brief video to discover how to automate payment operations while simplifying fraud management and payment security. Watch this tutorial to streamline the efficiency of payroll in your financial organization, and get the lowdown on securing online payments.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Premiered: 16 Jan 2015

CyberSource

Data Refinement: Facilitating the data-driven organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive Forrester report found that well-planned and executed data refinement is the new benchmark of success. Read on to learn more about data refinement including key aspects, where you should place your investments, and how to make it work for your business.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Hybrid Storage
sponsored by EMC and Netsync
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, hybrid storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver the price and performance needs of your data center. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Netsync

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Hybrid Storage
sponsored by TechData - EMC
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, hybrid storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver the price and performance needs of your data center. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

TechData - EMC

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Hybrid Storage
sponsored by EMC and Arraya
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, hybrid storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver the price and performance needs of your data center. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Arraya

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Hybrid Storage
sponsored by EMC and Wrightcore
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, hybrid storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver the price and performance needs of your data center. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Wrightcore

Robust Payment Security Builds Customer Confidence in your Brand
sponsored by CyberSource
WHITE PAPER: Smooth, secure payment transactions are key to your competitive advantage. Discover ways to avoid the costly risks of storing sensitive payment data by using various credential-based payment models.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

CyberSource

Mobile Data Security Threats: Hype vs. Reality
sponsored by Lookout
EGUIDE: As threats such as mobile malware evolve, so do the tools to combat them. It's a chess match, and you must stay well-educated to ensure protection. In this e-guide, learn about today's common mobile threats so you can prepare your network to combat them.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 14 Jun 2016

Lookout

A Comprehensive, Innovative Approach to Mobile Security
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Because of new mobile threat vectors, security at the device-level is no longer enough. Discover how to strengthen your mobile endpoints from the inside-out with software-defined security, securing mobile data along the entire path to the destination server.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Unisys

Object Storage Erasure Coding and Self Protecting Technologies
sponsored by HGST
WHITE PAPER: Scale-out object storage solution can provide disk-based access performance with high levels of durability, scalability, and simplicity. Discover how this storage system can enable your enterprise to simplify your storage architecture and take advantage of your data without requiring your budgets to significantly increase.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

HGST

Object Storage Architecture Removes File Crawl Issues
sponsored by Cloudian
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, find out the many differences of object storage that make it that much more efficient and economical fit for your enterprise, such as active or cold archiving, search, analytics, and more.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 06 Jun 2016

Cloudian

CERN deploys IBM data protection software to safeguard petabytes of critical data
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: The IT department at CERN, known for the Large Hadron Collider, manages a massive data archive of 100 petabytes of data. Read on to learn about the data storage and backup functionality that meets CERN's big-data protection requirements.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM

TOP 8 TRENDS FOR 2016 Big Data
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Big data is experiencing a boom in importance and usage. More businesses are coming to rely on data for critical decisions. Why not make your data work for you? You already own it, so make the most of it. Read on to discover the top eight trends currently underway in big data and how to make them work for you.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

Tableau Software

Success Story Video: State of California
sponsored by Axway
VIDEO: Find out how the State of California was able to about a managed file transfer (MFT) system to centrally manage and monitor secure file transfers across all their web sites and applications for all their agencies.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Premiered: 01 May 2016

Axway

Addressing the Problem of Business Email Compromise
sponsored by Cloudmark
WEBCAST: Using recent examples, Cloudmark's VP of Product Management, Kevin San Diego and Gartner Research Director Perry Carpenter will tell you how to prevent future spear phishing attacks and what capabilities a spear phishing solution needs to include in order to be effective.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Premiered: May 1, 2016

Cloudmark

Get started in eCommerce with the Right Payment Foundation
sponsored by CyberSource
WHITE PAPER: Avoid shopping cart abandonment. Help digital patrons take items to checkout by accepting more payments across channels, while effectively managing fraud and payment security.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 17 Jun 2016

CyberSource

Is your business risking a USD 100 million loss?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to safely replicate and archive data to enable your end users while discouraging data loss. Implement technologies that give you greater visibility into your data so nobody in your organization makes the next $100 million mistake.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM

Enterprise Email and Office 365 Security
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
EGUIDE: One way to secure enterprise email is to issue digital certificates, so employees can digitally sign and encrypt their email messages. Explore more of what experts are saying about corporate information protocols that transcend topographies.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

The Future of Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Atos
ANALYST BRIEF: Discover how to best secure your endpoints against today's hostile threat environment. Learn how secure operations, secure technology and secure applications to protect corporate data against physical or digital theft.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Atos

‘PowerShell’ Deep Dive: A United Threat Research Report
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about PowerShell and how cybercriminals are using it to expedite their criminal activities. This report outlines several techniques attackers use to leverage PowerShell to gain access to organizations' endpoints and provides suggestions on how security teams can detect, prevent and respond to such attacks.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Carbon Black

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Hybrid Storage
sponsored by EMC and Calnet
WHITE PAPER: Discover a modern, hybrid storage solution that combines built-in data protection, cloud-based management, and all inclusive software to deliver the price and performance needs of your data center. See the benefits your enterprise can take advantage of with this technology.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Calnet

Encompass analytics and transaction processing with one platform
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Infrastructure is vital to retrieving value from your data. Watch this brief video to learn about an end-to-end solution that brings analytics and transaction processing to your data, minimizing cost and complexity risk associated with moving data to another platform, and keeps everything you need in one platform.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Jun 30, 2015

IBM

Application Control for Dummies
sponsored by Carbon Black
EBOOK: This e-book emphasizes best practices for understanding the benefits of application control, then choosing and deploying an application control platform. It's a quick, easy-to-understand guide, but comprehensive in its scope so you may improve your security posture as soon as possible.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Carbon Black

Top Reasons Why Customers Deploy Flash Storage
sponsored by EMC and Arraya
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: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

EMC and Arraya
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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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