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DEFINITION: Polymorphic malware is harmful, destructive or intrusive computer software such as a virus, worm, Trojan or spyware that constantly changes ("morphs"), making it difficult to detect with anti-malware programs. Evolution of the malicious code can occur in a variety of ways such as filename changes, compression and encryption with variable keys.Although the appearance of the code in polymorphic malware  … 
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Insider Threat Patterns and Ways of Prevention
sponsored by Varonis
EGUIDE: This expert guide addresses the danger of accidental insider threats, giving you insight into how to prevent these threats from happening and how you can analyze network activity to stop unusual actions.
Posted: 02 Jul 2015 | Published: 02 Jul 2015

Varonis

Don’t Let Your DDoS Defense Fall Behind
sponsored by Neustar®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the pros and cons of several different DDoS mitigation approaches. Access now to learn how to evaluate and choose the ideal strategy based on your risk assessment.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Neustar®

Network Forensics for Attack Mitigation
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how network forensics are emerging as a key solution to limiting the damage of network malware attacks.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Global Knowledge

Analyzing Consumer IT Security Bad Habits that are Coming into the Office
sponsored by WinMagic
WHITE PAPER: This analytical white paper delves into the false sense of security employees live within as well as the facts and truths about the lack of data security measures in place to mitigate risks. View now to learn how to eliminate user bad habits.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Feb 2014

WinMagic

Enabling Secure Anywhere, Anytime Access
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how to enable anywhere anytime access to users while providing a simple and secure experience for multi-channel computing.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Published: 06 Mar 2014

HID

What We Can Learn from Recent Data Breaches and the ShellShock Vulnerability
sponsored by SilverSky
WEBCAST: In this webcast, some of the most well-known data breaches are analyzed to reveal how they occurred and what lessons they can teach us.
Posted: 29 Jun 2015 | Premiered: Oct 16, 2014

SilverSky

Today's Top Mobile Security Challenges and Defense Strategies
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the top mobile security challenges IT is facing today and the most successful defense strategies being used to mitigate threats.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 05 May 2015

HID

Managing App Sideloading Threats on iOS 2015
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: Download and discover how hackers are using app sideloading to take advantage of your enterprise provisioning, and learn how you can manage the emerging security threats.
Posted: 26 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Jun 2015

Lookout

Cybercrime Readiness in Europe
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the results of a survey assessing Europe's cybercrime readiness.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

How European Enterprises Are Preparing for Cybercrime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals the results of a survey assessing Europe's cybercrime readiness.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 24 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Infographic: Statistics for Cyber Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic helps you learn what you're up against by giving you some numbers and statistics behind the growing problem of cybercrime.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Data Breach Risk Calculator
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With this risk calculator, you can answer a few simple questions to determine what a data breach will cost your organization.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Simple Steps to Strengthen Exchange 2013 Security
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, review the 5 critical areas to check in on to ensure a secure Exchange Server.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 17 Jun 2015

Rackspace

Shore Up Your Office365 Attack Surface
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This exclusive e-guide reviews the Microsoft Office 365 suite including the security benefits and challenges you will encounter.
Posted: 18 Jun 2015 | Published: 15 Jun 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Virtualization Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This classroom looks at how malware is adapting to virtual networks and tools (advanced malware protection) and processes (hardening, logging, snapshots) that can help organizations secure these environments.
Posted: 17 Jun 2015 | Premiered: 16 Jun 2015

SearchSecurity.com

Malware Defense and the Fundamentals of Endpoint Security
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
EGUIDE: This e-guide contains expert advice on malware detection, endpoint security, and more.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 12 Jun 2015


Endpoint Security and Best Practices for Detecting Malware
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you can find essential tips for adapting your endpoint security to the mobile workforce, and for protecting against hidden malware.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 12 Jun 2015


How to Protect Data from Ransomware and Defend Against the Digital Invasion
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
EGUIDE: This e-guide can help you stay ahead of new cyber-threat developments by telling you all you need to know about ransomware, new digital threats, and more.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 12 Jun 2015


Advanced Persistent Threat Detection and How to Prevent Drive-By Download Attacks
sponsored by Malwarebytes Corporation
EGUIDE: This e-guide explains what you can do to detect and stop even the most advanced threats.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 12 Jun 2015


The Essential Guide To Selling Managed Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
WHITE PAPER: This guide offers essential tips for building managed security services that effectively protect your customers while building your revenue.
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Published: 09 Jun 2015

Solarwinds N-able

10 IPS Platforms Reviewed and Compared
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report examines ten different IPS platforms and reviews them based on block rate, anti-evasion capabilities and more.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Current DDoS Attack and Security Landscape
sponsored by Neustar®
RESOURCE: This white paper report outlines the state of DDoS attack trends and the defensive approaches organizations are using. View now to learn why traditional DDoS defenses are allowing hidden malware to sneak through and the new approaches to mitigate DDoS attacks.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 25 Mar 2015

Neustar®

Enabling Mobility without Compromising Security
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the top 5 mobile security challenges and introduces a model that charts the benefits and risks of various mobile access approaches.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Dell Software

The 2015 Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The HP Cyber Risk Report 2015 provides a broad view of the 2014 threat landscape and gives you the insight you need to protect your business from both known vulnerabilities and unknown exploits.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Today's Top 8 Cybersecurity Threats
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper presents and details the top cybersecurity threats and attacks to help your organization re-evaluate your security strategy.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

Dell Software
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MALWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  varies with each "mutation," the essential function usually remains the same. For example, a spyware program intended to act as a keylogger will continue to perform that function even though its signature changes. If the malicious program is discovered by an anti-malware vendor and its signature is added to a downloadable database, the anti-malware program will fail to detect the rogue code after the signature has changed, just as if a new virus, worm, Trojan or spyware program has emerged. In this way, malware creators gain an advantage over countermeasure developers.The best method … 
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