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DEFINITION: A honey pot is a computer system on the Internet that is expressly set up to attract and "trap" people who attempt to penetrate other people's computer systems. (This includes the hacker, cracker, and script kiddy.) To set up a honey pot, it is recommended that you:Install the operating system without patches installed and using typical defaults and optionsMake sure that there is no data on the system  … 
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Top 5 Requirements for Today’s NGFW
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
VIDEO: Popular data breaches like those at eBay and Monsanto have led to an increasing desire among organizations to leverage next generation firewalls. This webinar explains the top drivers, features, and decision criteria for these firewalls.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 06 Jun 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

What's Behind a Cyber Attack?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes the shortcomings of many current approaches to breach investigation, and also introduces one solution to help organizations to defend against advanced persistent and internal threats.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

IBM

A Multilayered Defense Approach to Protect Your Organization's Data
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the types of attacks that enterprises commonly face, and it introduces a multilayered solution that could be a valuable investment for your organization in the face of these threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Symantec Corporation

Extending Security Intelligence with Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a security solution that applies big data capabilities to help organizations to keep pace with today's advanced threats and prevent attacks before they happen.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Web Application Firewalls vs. Next-Generation Firewalls
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares the ability of two different types of firewalls—Web Application Firewalls (WAFs) and Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFWs)—to protect web applications from security threats.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Memory corruption attacks
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that the lack of diversity in software and operating systems has left a large number of computers vulnerable to memory program attacks.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Tactics to combat insider threat
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that the threat to an organisation’s data security from within its workforce requires a considered and objective approach.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Top 5 Malware Trends for 2014 and How to Combat Them
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the top five malware trends that are expected to grow throughout this year and the ways that your enterprise can protect its sensitive data.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

Webroot

After Malware: The Next Mobile Security Battle
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you will find that malware is here to stay, yet it's not the only threat that we need to be aware of. Watch now to understand the battle beyond malware, considering vulnerable applications, advanced adversaries, and the enemy within.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 7, 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Not Enough: IPSs and NGFWs Leave Dangerous Gaps in Enterprise Security
sponsored by Imperva
WEBCAST: This on-demand webinar, Gartner Research Director Adam Hils discusses how IPS and NGFWs leave dangerous gaps in enterprise security, explains why web application firewalls (WAFs) are worth the investment for enterprises, and reviews the major features of WAF technology, deployment options and selection guidelines.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 15, 2014

Imperva

The Anatomy of an Anonymous Attack
sponsored by Imperva
RESOURCE: This infographic depicts the timeline of attacks perpetrated by hacktivist group Anonymous, notorious for its DDoS attacks on controversial organisations around the world.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Imperva

Emerging Security Threats: Know Your Enemy in 2014
sponsored by BitGlass
WEBCAST: In this webinar, discover the process that cybercrime undergoes and how it directly affects the victim.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jun 24, 2014


Presentation Transcript- Emerging Security Threats: Know Your Enemy in 2014
sponsored by BitGlass
TRANSCRIPT: In this webinar transcript, discover the process that cybercrime undergoes and how it directly affects the victim.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014


Podcast - Emerging security threats: Know your enemy in 2014
sponsored by BitGlass
PODCAST: In this podcast, discover the process that cybercrime undergoes and how it directly effects the victim.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jun 24, 2014


SMS Two-Factor Authentication Options
sponsored by StrikeIron
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, discover the new two-factor authentication options that involve SMS text messages.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 2014

StrikeIron

Five critical steps to achieving an effective application security program
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains a variety of application threats that organisations deal with, and introduces 5 practical steps to take when implementing application security.
Posted: 03 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

MidWestern Community Bank Defends Againts Online Attacks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study examines a Midwestern community bank that has experienced DDoS attacks coming from a foreign country.
Posted: 27 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

A Manifesto for Cyber Resilience
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find out what it takes to become cyber resilient in this age of escalating threats.
Posted: 26 Jun 2014 | Published: 26 Jun 2014

Symantec Corporation

Defending Against Application-Layer DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the serious problem that DDoS threats present, and how it impacts your business.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Boosting your security against advanced persistent threats
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains the necessary steps to take when developing a defense strategy for your network.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

F5 DDoS Protection: Recommended Practices
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper provides strategies used to combat DDoS attacks, particularly defense mechanisms.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

F5 Networks

Security Operations Center (SOC) Essentials for the SME
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to develop a greater understanding about SOC and the benefits small and medium enterprises can gain from it.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 16, 2014

AlienVault

HP TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System halts threats at the door - Solution increases visibility to potential threats, attacks and policy violations against HP systems
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Prevent future cyber attacks from occurring by modifying your company's security infrastructure.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

TELUS leverages HP ArcSight and TippingPoint - Managed security service provider builds intelligentanalysis on tightly integrated HP solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the reasoning behind MSSPs and how they help prevent cybercrime.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Published: 01 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

The Benefits of Creating an Online Dashboard
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WEBCAST: This webcast explains the significance of combating security breaches with the help of an online dashboard.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 10, 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company
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HACKERS DEFINITION (continued): … A honey pot is a computer system on the Internet that is expressly set up to attract and "trap" people who attempt to penetrate other people's computer systems. (This includes the hacker, cracker, and script kiddy.) To set up a honey pot, it is recommended that you:Install the operating system without patches installed and using typical defaults and optionsMake sure that there is no data on the system that cannot safely be destroyedAdd the application that is designed to record the activities of the invaderMaintaining a honey pot is said to require a considerable amount of attention and may offer as its highest value nothing more than a learning experience (that is, you may not catch any hackers).
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