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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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Customer Use Cases: Implementing Unified Data Protection Solutions
sponsored by arcserve
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, witness how two institutions in the UK streamlined their data backup and recovery systems by implementing a Unified Data Protection (UDP) solution with physical and virtual server backup. Discover the benefits they achieved and how they successfully integrated this solution.
Posted: 27 Jun 2016 | Published: 24 Jun 2016

arcserve

VM Data Protection for Dummies
sponsored by Veeam and Quantum
EBOOK: Discover innovative, modern data protection solutions for data in virtualized environments and explore best practices for choosing the VM protection solution that's right for your enterprise. With the right solution, your enterprise can cost-efficiently secure your virtual environments and backup your data.
Posted: 27 Jun 2016 | Published: 27 Jun 2016

Veeam and Quantum

The Top Five Requirements for Secure Enterprise File Sync and Sharing
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Before you consider a file sync and share solution for your organization, you need to make sure you can provide secure IT oversight. Go in-depth with four more critical requirements that'll ensure easy flexibility, integration, solid user experience and support for a modern workspace.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Citrix

Case Study: Hunters Safeguards 150TB of Architectural Data with Arcserve UDP
sponsored by arcserve
CASE STUDY: In this case study, witness how Hunters, a consultancy firm, implemented a Unified Data Protection (UDP) solution that automatically generated backup reports and minimized their storage requirements and costs with integrated deduplication capabilities.
Posted: 24 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

arcserve

QRadar: Expert SIEM Product Overview
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Looking for all the security features IBM's security information and event management (SIEM) tool has to offer? Look no further. Principal consultant, Karen Scarfone takes an unbiased look into QRadar. Learn how its features allow easy collection of log data from hosted assets, operating systems, applications, vulnerabilities, and user behavior.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM

Top 10 Reasons to choose EMC Data Protection Solutions
sponsored by Richardson Eyres
WHITE PAPER: Learn 10 reasons why changing your data protection platform to enable efficiency and TCO is a must. Discover enterprise-class data protection across on premise, virtualized, hybrid, and cloud consumption models.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Richardson Eyres

The Axway MFT Solution Transcript
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: It's critical your organization implements MFT to manage and secure the giant wave of data moving forward. MFT is innovating, securing and optimizing business for the future. Whether your organizational value is banking transactions, trades, manufacturing, etc., MFT can increase customer satisfaction and engagement.
Posted: 23 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Axway

Secure File Transfer Lifecycle
sponsored by Axway
WHITE PAPER: This presentation transcript highlights how two globally recognized companies maintain brand equity and commerce by securing, scaling and optimizing their data and file exchange capabilities. Discover how to maximize the transfer, communication and security of information between your headquarters and your global community.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Axway

MFT as a Shared Service- Transcript
sponsored by Axway
TRANSCRIPT: Learn how to meet this bandwidth demand head-on. See how managed file transfer as a service can actually help industries in trying to navigate this explosion of data in the digital space more clearly and securely.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Axway

Unlocking Ransomware, 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 organizations 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: Set up a Solid Payment Foundation
sponsored by CyberSource
VIDEO: This tutorial explains how to streamline the efficiency of payment security from a variety of channels and currencies as your organization scales. Discover how to automate payment operations while simplifying fraud management and payment security.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Premiered: 16 Jan 2015

CyberSource

Data Refinement: Facilitating the data-driven organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Packed with findings from architecture and app development pros, this Forrester Research report will help development and IT teams better understand why a good data refinement strategy is a business imperative, why architects and developers don't' see data the same way, where the hybrid cloud fits in when defining data refinement success, and more.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Robust Payment Security Builds Customer Confidence in your Brand
sponsored by CyberSource
WHITE PAPER: Letting people pay their preferred way, both smoothly and securely, builds customer satisfaction and loyalty. Discover ways to secure payment data in a step-by-step diagram.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 20 Jun 2016

CyberSource

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 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, Gartner Research Director Perry Carpenter shows you how to prevent future spear phishing attacks and what capabilities your spear phishing solution needs in order to be effective.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Premiered: May 1, 2016

Cloudmark

Get started in e-Commerce 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. In this infographic, explore 4 steps to help you get started.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 17 Jun 2016

CyberSource

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

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

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

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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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