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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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Q2 2016 State of the Internet Security Report
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: Discover how dire the world of DDoS security attacks has become and dig into the details of multi-vector attacks. Learn statistics on each industry that was attacked and get insight on how to best protect your network in the future.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Akamai

DDoS Attack Stats & Trends
sponsored by Akamai
RESOURCE: The DDoS findings in this infographic suggest that attack tools grew more sophisticated in Q1 2016 and only look to increase in ferocity. Discover which industries were hit hardest by DDoS attacks in Q1 2016 and create a security strategy to avoid becoming a statistic in the next infographic.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Akamai

The Rising Face of Cyber Crime Ransomware
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Learn how ransomware is evolving - and which industries are the most susceptible to attacks. Download the latest BitSight Insight report to find out how ransomware affects each industry, and what organizations can do to prevent it.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

BitSight

DDoS Attacks: Q2 2016 vs. Q2 2015
sponsored by Akamai
ANALYST REPORT: This security report shows you the cybersecurity and attack trends to the end of Q2 2016, specifically in regards to DDoS and web application attacks. Discover why there's been such a dramatic increase in DDoS and web application attacks.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

Akamai

Reeling in Ransomware Data Protection for You and Your Users
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how you can protect your devices and negate the effects of ransomware. Explore how continuous endpoint backup enables IT to quickly and easily restore files to minutes before the infection, as well as ensures that those files are healthy with no end-user intervention required.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 26 Sep 2016

Code42

Accelerating Digital Transformation with Data-Driven Security
sponsored by Akamai
ANALYST REPORT: This IDC report talks about digital transformation as a top driver for the IT industry and its security implications today. Discover how to keep sensitive files secure and your organization running smoothly even through the shift.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

Akamai

SAN 2016 Incident Response Survey: The Current Threat Landscape
sponsored by Intel Security
WEBCAST: A SANS survey was conducted to assess the current state of incident response (IR), polling 591 respondents on metrics such as: dwell time, automation, and more. Explore the survey's results in this webcast to uncover critical findings about the current threat landscape, the rise of ransomware, and "smash and grab" attack vectors.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Premiered: Jun 8, 2016

Intel Security

Kona Client Reputation
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: Discover the business benefits and operational benefits you can achieve by adding a new, advanced algorithm to your security infrastructure. Profile malicious users before they have a chance to infect your network.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Akamai

SANS Survey Report: Incident Response Capabilities in 2016
sponsored by Intel Security
RESEARCH CONTENT: The 2016 SANS survey was conducted to assess the current state of incident response (IR), polling 591 respondents on metrics such as dwell time and automation. Explore the survey's results in this report to uncover critical findings about the current IR landscape, breach environment, and areas that could see improvement in the near future.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel Security

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

Guidance on Healthcare Ransomware Attacks
sponsored by Cisco
EGUIDE: Learn from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on how to know if your healthcare organization is under attack from ransomware, how to recover, and how to know if HIPAA has been violated.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

Cisco

Five Important Steps to Ransomware Remediation in Health IT
sponsored by Cisco
EGUIDE: Discover five key steps for responding to hospital ransomware attacks within this e-guide. Health IT expert Reda Chouffani will help you better understand the anatomy of ransomware and help you devise a recovery plan if ransomware should strike.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

Cisco

Blindsided: Today's Biggest Threats May Be the Ones You're Not Seeing Infographic
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
RESOURCE: This short infographic shows you how you can identify key, blind spots in your network, create a plan to close the gap, and helps you consider solutions to improve visibility for the future. Access now to determine whether your current defense is strong enough and transparent enough to defend your entire expanding perimeter.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Fight Unwanted Intrusions with Multi-Layered Security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to make your security systems work together as one. Learn how to achieve better communication between existing security tools and stop known threats, unknown threats, APTs and prevent future breaches.
Posted: 19 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

5 Steps to Raising Ransomware Resistance
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This TechGuide explores the nature of the threat and the latest ransomware trends. It outlines several steps information security pros should take in order to heighten their organization's resistance and prevent ransomware attacks.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

SearchSecurity.com

Preventing Ransomware Threats to Health Data in 10 Steps
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Health data has become some of the most sought-after personal data on the black market, making healthcare professionals and hospital systems prime targets for cybercrime – particularly ransomware attacks. This e-guide will provide you with 10 steps to avoid ransomware attacks on your health systems.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 14 Sep 2016

Cisco

Magrath LLP Protects Global Infrastructure with DRaaS
sponsored by Databarracks
CASE STUDY: Today's legal IT landscape has shifted – and one of a law firm's biggest fears is the threat of ransomware and the potential disruption it could cause. Find out how one law service implemented a DRaaS to deliver fast and secure recovery from any ransomware attack.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Published: 15 Sep 2016

Databarracks

Protecting Web Services for Grand Slam Roland-Garros
sponsored by EfficientIP
CASE STUDY: Learn how to strengthen your network foundation to support critical business imperatives—as well as improve business continuity—by unifying network management and bolstering defenses against debilitating DNS attacks. Access now to analyze real-time network traffic to gain global visibility.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 13 Sep 2016

EfficientIP

Securing Connected Cars Through Comprehensive Software Testing
sponsored by Synopsys
WHITE PAPER: There is a need for greater software testing and assurance in the automotive industry today. Dig deeper into the vulnerabilities associated with automotive software and learn how to test it before your vehicle rolls into the dealership.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016


Advanced Security Platform for Office 365
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If your organization is looking to migrate to Microsoft Office 365, you might be wondering whether additional security is needed. Discover how to safeguard users against advanced threats and targeted attacks and gain the power to identify these attacks as they happen.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Neustar DDOS Attacks & Protection Report: North America & EMEA The Continuous Risk to Digital Brands
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: This report encapsulates the survey results of 760 CSOs, CIOs, CTOs and others in IT security. Its purpose is to learn how companies in North America and the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa) encounter and defend against DDoS attacks.
Posted: 28 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Neustar

Recovering From Ransomware Starts with a Data Protection Strategy
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: Stopping ransomware is almost impossible, but recovering from it doesn't have to be. Discover how to devise a solid ransomware recovery plan to successfully return your organization to normal conditions after an outbreak. Using your existing data protection tools and regular back-ups, you can ensure business continuity after disaster strikes.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

Dell Software

How to Protect Data from Ransomware
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: It can be difficult to recover data that is encrypted by ransomware malware. In this expert guide, discover how to stop ransomware from breaching your network in the first place and backup all of your data.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

Dell Software

Ransomware Protection is Futile, but All Hope is Not Lost
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: Discover how you can avoid ransomware and save your critical files. Get advice from IT experts Trevor Pott, Michael Stump, and Timothy Warner on ways to fortify Windows systems and throw up roadblocks to make ransomware attacks less dangerous.
Posted: 26 Sep 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2016

Dell Software

Securing Data Access Within the Healthcare Industry
sponsored by VASCO Data Security International
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to better understand the changing role of technology within the healthcare sector and best practices to integrate security without compromising the patient experience.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

VASCO Data Security International
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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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