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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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Engineering Company's Multi Cloud Success Story
sponsored by TrendMicro
CASE STUDY: Lacking security in your AWS can leave your data and your customers' data at risk. This case study examines how one engineering company was able to secure their workloads on AWS by implementing a comprehensive server security platform. Access now to learn about this platform and how it closes security gaps and controls costs
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

TrendMicro

The Executive’s Guide to the 2016 Global Threat Intelligence Report
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: In this 2016 executive guide, find out the latest information on the top attack source countries, attacks by sectors, the types of attacks and more. As bonus, read on to read three additional articles about the state of incident response, weakness of end-point security and how cybercriminals are upping their game.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2016

Dimension Data

Computer Weekly – 30 August 2016:Get protected
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: It is not uncommon for computer systems to be compromised by a company's own employees. In this week's issue we look at the Sage data breach, which highlight the risk every organisation faces from its staff. Staff are often motivated by revenge, but sometimes internal logins can be compromised, enabling hackers to circumvent firewalls.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Aug 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Manufacturing Company's AWS Success Story
sponsored by TrendMicro
CASE STUDY: If you're migrating to AWS then you need to have comprehensive security in place if you want to protect confidential data. Access this case study that details how one, large manufacturing company was able to secure their move to AWS by implementing a complete server security platform with a wealth of advanced functionality.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

TrendMicro

Modernizing Data Protection
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Should you store all data forever? What should the life-cycle of data be? What, if anything, can you learn from old data? How do you modernize your data protection? Watch this episode of #Cubeconversations, where 3 industry veterans address these questions by discussing the cloud, dealing with data growth, and the systems of insight into data.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Jan 26, 2016

IBM

Clearing the Confusion of Modern Data Protection
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: One aspect of IT that everyone agrees upon is the need for better data protection. But what they don't always agree on is how to provide it. View this webcast where Jason Buffington, senior analyst at ESG, takes an in-depth look at modern data protection and explains why when you modernize production, you must modernize protection.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Jan 7, 2016

IBM

Protecting Data is a Snap with Cloud-Based Replication
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: In this tech brief, explore how to replicate on-premises backups from a rapid recovery core to the cloud for simplified data protection and disaster recovery. See how your enterprise can benefit from easy scalability, redundancy, and cost savings, by replicating to the cloud.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

Dell, Inc.

IDaaS: Modernize Your IAM in the Cloud
sponsored by OneLogin
WEBCAST: Through this webina, you'll learn what you can do to make an impact on your business with identity management as a service (IDaaS).
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Jul 12, 2016

OneLogin

The Right Backup and Recovery Solution Can be a Business Enabler
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: Your data protection strategy needs to deliver the quality and service levels required to enable your digital business. Discover a backup solution built on a converged platform that enables efficient and cost-effective data management that will truly help put your data to good use.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

Veritas

Protecting Large Scale Environments with Veritas NetBackup
sponsored by Veritas
DATA SHEET: In this resource, discover a comprehensive, converged backup platform that supports both physical and virtual infrastructures. This solution can support your present and future data protection needs with benefits such as lower ongoing operating costs, greater scalability, simplified maintenance, and more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

Veritas

Uncovering the Risk of SAP Cyber Breaches
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this Ponemon Institue study is to understand the threat of an SAP cyber breach and how organizations are managing the risk of information theft, modification of data and disruption of business processes.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Onapsis

The Tip of the Iceberg:Wild Exploitation & Cyber-attacks on SAP Business ApplicationsThe Tip of the Iceberg:Wild Exploitation & Cyber-attacks on SAP Business Applications
sponsored by Onapsis
WHITE PAPER: Discover how SAP implementations have transformed through each technology trend such as cloud, mobile, big data and IoT. Learn why securing SAP applications is critical to accelerate the adoption of these new technology paradigms and to enable companies to realize the maximum value from their investment in SAP solutions.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Onapsis

Choosing the Right Public Cloud for Better Data Protection
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Integrating infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and data protection software can help your enterprise solve the complexity and cost challenges of protecting data. Discover what public cloud capabilities and data protection software capabilities your enterprise should focus on when choosing a solution for your needs.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Aug 2016

Dell, Inc.

Protecting Critical Data in Virtual Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: VMware and Hyper-V admins need to know their data is properly protected, but requirements vary widely, with some VMs managing little or no data and others hosting core business applications. Access this paper to automate data protection for all VM and server environments, and adjust protection as needed.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Account Takeover How Hacking Happens in 2016
sponsored by IMMUNIO, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you understand what's inside the head of a modern cybercriminal and the techniques they use to steal your hard earned data. Through this understanding, you'll be able to improve your security posture and reduce the likelihood of a breach quickly.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

IMMUNIO, Inc.

Simplifying the Complexity of the Internet of Things
sponsored by Xively by LogMeIn
RESEARCH CONTENT: To understand exactly what it takes to create strong IoT products and engage customers, Forrester conducted research into the key priorities and objects of IoT manufacturers. Access this report to explore their 4 key findings about product differentiation, device management, IoT data analysis, and third party support for manufacturers.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Xively by LogMeIn

Inside Job: A Better Strategy to Stop Insider Threats
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Insider threats are the greatest risk to top-of-the-line cybersecurity. Your data and predictive analytics may be the best tools to protect against insider threats. This guide to insider threats walks you through a brief history of these threats, who could be considered insiders, and how to approach these issues now as well as in the future.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infor

Protecting Mission-Critical Source Code from Application Security Vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll learn how to test application source code for potential security vulnerabilities, so you can confidently release your organization's applications.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Jul 1, 2016

IBM

Best Practices for Incorporating Cloud Services into a Comprehensive Backup and Recovery Strategy
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover 9 best practices for incorporating a cloud service as part of a backup and recovery and throughout your entire IT processes. Also learn how to choose the right provider for your enterprise's data protection needs.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Dell, Inc.

Making the Case for Application Security Testing on Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: It presents to you the pros and cons of application security testing and penetration testing techniques. Discover how you can combat application security threats conveniently and effectively in the cloud.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Oct 20, 2015

IBM

How One Company Integrated Its Infrastructure with Hadoop
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn about how one company that used the Kafka Messaging tool with Hadoop to extend its data integration architecture to incorporate big data in real time. Discover how the company was able to improve customer services, security, and data management, and how you can do the same.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Intel Corporation

From Data to Action: Your Guide to Analytics
sponsored by Intel Corporation
ANALYST REPORT: You've followed the big data trend and collected more data than you may need—now what? In this comprehensive guide to analytics, learn everything from using data to propel your business forward, to extracting value from almost any analytics project, to securing big data.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Intel Corporation

85% of Customers are Dissatisfied with the Authentication Process
sponsored by NICE Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals what you can do to reduce the burden of authentication for your customers. Learn how to prevent fraud in your contact center, while minimizing interrogation and saving money on every call.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 24 Aug 2016

NICE Systems, Inc

Manage risk by protecting apps, data and usage
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you best practices to control apps and modern methods to secure your mobile workforce. Discover how to assure privacy, protect sensitive information and enable compliance of apps and data without compromising workforce flexibility and productivity.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Citrix

5 Ways to Safeguard Sensitive Data from Insider Threats and External Attacks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A modular security strategy that allows you to deploy defense capabilities as you need them is the key to future protection. Discover how you can monitor your entire network continuously to prevent 5 harmful occurrences.
Posted: 25 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Nov 2015

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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