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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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Cyber Security Intelligence for 2015
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource breaks down the cyber-attacks of 2014, presenting an overview of cybercrime that can help you stay safe in 2015.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

IBM

What Canadian Businesses Stand to Lose from Cybercrime
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report, data from businesses all over Canada is analyzed to reveal how much your organization stands to lose if breached.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

Endpoint Protection for Today's Threats
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a new endpoint security technology that takes up less space on your devices while blocking more advanced threats.
Posted: 03 Sep 2015 | Published: 03 Sep 2015

Webroot

Protect Your Network with One Integrated System
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the tactics of today's advanced attacks and explains how to foil them with the strategic use of a single security technology.
Posted: 03 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

The Cost of a Data Breach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Ponemon report uses data from all over the UK to calculate how different organizational factors impact the cost of a data breach.
Posted: 03 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

Cyber-Threats in 2015
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This white paper arms you with the most up-to-date web security knowledge that you need to keep your clients safe.
Posted: 02 Sep 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015

Webroot

Using Big Data and Behavioral Analytics to Enhance Cybersecurity
sponsored by Splunk
WEBCAST: Demetrios Lazarikos, IT security strategist and thought leader, addresses the growing importance of data security in enterprise, financial and healthcare industries. Demetrios also highlights how behavioral analytics, in combination with big data tools, can be used by IT security personnel to establish alerts and enhance security.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Premiered: Jan 18, 2014

Splunk

The Price You Pay for a Data Breach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research report reveals just how much American businesses stand to lose to a cyber-attack, breaking down costs by industry, enterprise size, and more.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

Think Like A Cybercriminal: Presenting the Mobile Security Landscape
sponsored by ControlEmail
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

ControlEmail

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 Gemalto
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

Gemalto

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
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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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