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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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IT Security 101: Think Like A Cybercriminal
sponsored by Solarwinds MSP
EBOOK: In this ebook, learn about the motivations and tactics used by hackers, so that you can ensure your systems and data are adequately protected. Access now to discover the new popular targets for hackers, common weak-points in organization's infrastructure, and more.
Posted: 10 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 Jan 2017

Solarwinds MSP

7 Ways To Make Yourself Hard To Hack
sponsored by Solarwinds MSP
WHITE PAPER: Your information is likely spread across devices, networks, and servers; you need to find a way to secure your dispersed data. In this white paper, learn 7 ways to make yourself harder to hack like taking a layered approach to security, increasing network visibility to help spot system anomalies and more.
Posted: 10 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 Jan 2017

Solarwinds MSP

Stop Ransomware Before it Starts
sponsored by Carbon Black
EBOOK: There is no single solution to beat ransomware. Learn the history behind ransomware, how it works, and what you can do to protect your valuable assets. Through proper planning and preparations, you can defend your organization and protect your valuable assets.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Carbon Black

The Cost of a Data Breach: Healthcare Settlements Involving Lost or Stolen Devices
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: Whether it is from human error or malicious outsiders, a diligent IT department can diminish the risk of lost or stolen data. Learn 7 best practices healthcare organizations can put in place to ensure the safety of patient information on mobile devices.
Posted: 15 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Absolute

The History of Ransomware
sponsored by KnowBe4
WHITE PAPER: Learn a brief history of ransomware, its evolution and the different malware families it's been a part of. By understanding where ransomware came from and how it's attacked in the past, you can best predict where it's going in the future and design an effective defense strategy for your organization.
Posted: 13 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

KnowBe4

Firewall Sprawl: Four Security Gaps Exposed
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: Discover the truth surrounding next-generation firewalls (NGFWs). Learn the four firewall security gaps that could be putting your organization at risk, and the proper management processes to patch those gaps.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

FireMon

Block Zero-Day Threats Before They Hit Endpoints
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to block 99.5% of malware from the web and drastically reduce the amount of time and resources needed for clean-up. Create a more effective and efficient IT environment with automated intelligence built to detect zero-day malware and other emerging threats.
Posted: 09 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Intel Security

CW ANZ - December 2016
sponsored by SearchDataCenter.com
EZINE: In this month's CW ANZ we analyse why a report predicting exponential growth in mobile virtualisation in Australia has left experts scratching their heads.
Posted: 30 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

SearchDataCenter.com

Ransomware: 3 Seconds to Encryption
sponsored by Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover eye-opening ransomware statistics and figures in this short infographic. You'll learn just how rampant the ransomware problem has become among small businesses, but also discover how you can protect your organization to combat ransomware effectively.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.

IIA: Stronger Cybersecurity Starts With a Data and Analytics Strategy
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Discover why security analytics is the key to cyber security efficiency. It provides the necessary and timely visibility into network behavior and enables devices and entities acting suspiciously to be quickly identified and investigated.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

SAS

CW ASEAN November 2016
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Small businesses in the ASEAN region could unknowingly be allowing hackers to access large corporate networks.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

SearchSecurity.com

CW ANZ November 2016
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: With the number of cyber incidents identified by Australian organisations more than doubling in the past year, PwC is using an online game to give enterprises first-hand experience of what it means to face a cyber attack.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Why You Need to Test All Your Cloud, Mobile and Web Applications
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the importance of complete application testing and find recommendations on how to beat the challenges associated with protecting all web applications. Learn how to prioritize testing to receive the greatest ROI and manage your risk without a huge monetary investment.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Trustwave

Safeguarding Vital Data Is a Battle You Can Win
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, uncover what it means to develop data management and protection policies that reach from the core of the business out to mobile devices, the cloud and beyond. Also, learn how to be ready for whatever security challenges the world sends your way.
Posted: 24 Sep 2016 | Published: 24 Sep 2016

Intel Security

Outsmarting Ransomware: Protect Your Money and Assets
sponsored by arcserve
WEBCAST: Watch this highly informative webinar featuring IT security leaders as they teach you how to defeat those ransomware hackers lurking in the dark of cyberspace. You'll discover preventative measure and remediation strategies to keep your organization safe.
Posted: 14 Sep 2016 | Premiered: Aug 1, 2016

arcserve

Anatomy of a Hack Disrupted
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: What if there was a way to solve these potentially devastating problems before they occurred in the first place? Access this paper to uncover a real-life situation, in which a malware attack took place but was mitigated before any damage took place.
Posted: 31 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Trustwave Global Security Report
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Understanding the motivations and resources of professional cybercriminals is key to defending against them. This report gives you an inside look at the business behind malware with stats from breach investigations around the world.
Posted: 19 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Trustwave

The 5 Features You Absolutely, Positively Must Have to Secure Your Mobile Endpoints
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents 5 critical security features that you need to confidently secure mobile devices and protect against would-be thieves and hackers – and forgetful employees.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Commvault

A Guide to Cyber Risk
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) examines the latest trends in cyber risk and emerging perils around the globe.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Business on the Internet - A Scary Reality
sponsored by Solarwinds MSP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you different methods cybercriminals can use to ruin your business. The vast majority of infections can be attributed to user error falling victim to their tactics.
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

Solarwinds MSP

Comparative Analysis of Cybercriminal Groups: Buhtrap, Carbanak, and Metel
sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the Buhtrap, Carbanak and Metel cybercriminal groups in this white paper. Discover background on each group's operations over the years, what sort of damage they've done and what tools they've used to accomplish their malicious objectives.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016


DDoS Prevention For Attacks That Bypass DNS Rerouting
sponsored by Radware
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you'll uncover ways organizations can stay protected when using cloud-based DDoS prevention services. Read on to learn expert strategies from emerging business and technology director Ed Moyle.
Posted: 19 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Radware

Here's What Your Personal Data is Going for on the Dark Web
sponsored by BMC
ANALYST REPORT: How much is your data worth? Take a good look at this underground marketplace to better understand the need for a proactive security strategy in your organization.
Posted: 09 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Jul 2016

BMC

Make Ransomware Attacks Less Dangerous
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
EGUIDE: It's only a matter of time before a hacker infiltrates your system and holds your files hostage. What then? You can't defeat ransomware, but there are strategies you can adopt to make attacks less dangerous for your organization. Find out what your security options are in this e-guide.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Cyber Liability: Risks, Ramifications, and Mitigation
sponsored by eSentire
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can better defend your organization against external attack and limit exposure by reducing your attack profile available to attackers by accessing this resource.
Posted: 13 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

eSentire
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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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