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DEFINITION: Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a politically or socially motivated purpose. The individual who performs an act of hacktivism is said to be a hacktivist. A hacktivist uses the same tools and techniques as a hacker, but does so in order to disrupt services and bring attention to a political or social cause. For example, one might leave a highly visible message  … 
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Think Like A Cybercriminal: Presenting the Mobile Security Landscape
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the mobile email threat landscape and how hackers are taking advantage of the flaws in mobile security strategies. Continue reading to get inside the mind of a hacker to learn how you can fortify your mobile security approach.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

LogicNow

How to Get Bullet-Proof Grade Enterprise Email Protection
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a defense strategy for employing a third-party system to complement your email provider's security protection. Read on to add an additional line of defense to your business' email service to combat the melting pot of internet threats.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

LogicNow

A Smarter Solution to Malware Prevention
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at how cloud-driven malware prevention can offer smarter endpoint protection in the face of advanced threats.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

Webroot

Predictive Security - Using Big Data to Unmask Mobile Threats
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how predictive security leverages big data to add the layer of data and machine intelligence needed to pre-empt mobile threats before they can do harm. See examples of how predictive security was able to thwart two destructive mobile apps: MalApp.D and BadNews.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 05 Aug 2015

Lookout

How to Capitalize on the Complex Cyber Threat Landscape
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll discover how managed service providers and IT service providers can help their clients mitigate risk in this increasingly complex cyber threat landscape
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

LogicNow

Threats Will Get In: What Will You Do About Them?
sponsored by Splunk
VIDEO: This brief video explains the necessity of adjusting your security strategy to focus more on detecting and mitigating threats.
Posted: 21 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 02 Jul 2014

Splunk

Why Your Layered Security is Filled with Holes – And What You Can Do About It
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
TRANSCRIPT: In this webinar transcript, security experts discuss why your layered security may not be as effective as you think, and what you can do instead.
Posted: 21 Aug 2015 | Published: 21 Aug 2015


Strong Authentication: Securing Identities and Enabling Productivity
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn how strong authentication methods like USB tokens and smart cards are helping organizations to stay ahead of the security curve.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015

SafeNet, Inc.

Understanding Zero-Day Attacks and Gaining Control
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This webinar transcript discusses how you can better manage your vulnerabilities and effectively detect zero-day malware.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Published: 20 Aug 2015


Why Layered Security May Not Be Enough
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
PODCAST: This podcast explores why the typical layered security approach is full of holes and outlines steps you can take fill these holes.
Posted: 20 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Jul 27, 2015


Your Layered Security Defenses are Riddled with Holes… Here's what to do instead
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WEBCAST: In this webcast, security experts discuss the holes in the typical layered security approach and outline steps you can take to make your security program truly successful.
Posted: 19 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Jul 27, 2015


Understanding Zero-Day Attacks and Gaining Control
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
PODCAST: This podcast discusses ways to mitigate zero-day vulnerabilities and to detect subtle zero-day attacks.
Posted: 19 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Jul 30, 2015


Why Application Whitelisting Is Essential For Advanced Threat Defense
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This webinar transcript explores the challenge of securing your endpoints from zero-day attacks and suggests application whitelisting as a solution.
Posted: 18 Aug 2015 | Published: 18 Aug 2015

Digital Guardian

Understanding Zero-Day Attacks and Gaining Control
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses specific ways to address zero-day risks and fight exploit attempts.
Posted: 17 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Jul 31, 2015


The Evolution of Ransomware
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The white paper gives you an extensive look at the origins, development, and functioning of ransomware.
Posted: 14 Aug 2015 | Published: 06 Aug 2015

Symantec Corporation

Five Signs You Have Been – Or Are Being – Hacked
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help you stay alert for advanced threats with five signs that your organization has been hacked
Posted: 12 Aug 2015 | Published: 12 Aug 2015

EE

Data Breaches: What Can and Cannot Be Done
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the inevitability of data breaches and gives tips for staying as secure as possible in an insecure threat environment.
Posted: 11 Aug 2015 | Published: 11 Aug 2015

Global Knowledge

The Data Loss Prevention Market by the Numbers
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This research report reveals the just how much the data loss prevention (DLP) market has grown in the wake of recent data breaches, and how organizations are incorporating it into a holistic data security strategy.
Posted: 07 Aug 2015 | Published: 07 Aug 2015

Digital Guardian

Surfacing Critical Cyber Threats Through Security Intelligence
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webinar, three cyber security veterans discuss today's rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape and how you can detect advanced threats that normally go undetected.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Premiered: Aug 6, 2015

LogRhythm, Inc.

Top 10 Data Security Tips to Safeguard Your Business
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes ten steps you can take to increase your cybersecurity.
Posted: 06 Aug 2015 | Published: 06 Aug 2015

Absolute

Malware Defense: How to Detect and Mitigate Advance Evasion Techniques
sponsored by CrowdStrike
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, a security expert explores the evasion techniques used by advanced malware and explains how to detect and mitigate these threats.
Posted: 05 Aug 2015 | Published: 05 Aug 2015

CrowdStrike

The Importance of a Strong Incident Response
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how, with the right combination of security services and technology, you can be able to quickly mitigate a security breach and get your business operations back to normal.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 04 Aug 2015

CrowdStrike

Threat Intelligence Report: What 2014's Hacks Mean for Today
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: This threat intelligence report analyzes some of the biggest hacks of 2014, form Target to the Ukrainian elections, and draws conclusions about what to look for in 2015 and beyond.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 01 Jan 2015

CrowdStrike

Special Report: Compromised Data in the Dark Web
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the findings of a Dark Web analysis, revealing an alarming amount of compromised data from one company alone.
Posted: 03 Aug 2015 | Published: 03 Aug 2015

SurfWatch Labs

Case Study: Achieving Next Generation Endpoint Protection
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: This case study describes how a managed care provider strengthened its security by obtaining visibility into all endpoints across the network.
Posted: 30 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jul 2015

CrowdStrike
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HACKERS DEFINITION (continued): …  on the home page of a Web site that gets a lot of traffic or which embodies a point-of-view that is being opposed. Or one might launch a denial-of-service attack to disrupt traffic to a particular site.A recent demonstration of hacktivism followed the death of a Chinese airman when his jet fighter collided with a U.S. surveillance plane in April 2001. Chinese and American hacktivists from both countries hacked Web sites and used them as "blackboards" for their statements. Whether hacktivism is a crime may be debated. Opponents argue that hacktivism causes damage in a forum where there is already … 
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