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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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The Benefits of Investment in Threat Detection
sponsored by ThreatConnect
EGUIDE: This e-guide shows you the value of advanced threat intelligence and why you shouldn't skimp when it comes to protecting your organization's valuable data. Access now for examples from various IT companies about how they justify spending money without seeing a tangible ROI.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

ThreatConnect

A Guide to 12 CyberSecurity Metrics You/Your Vendors Should be Watching
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details 12 actionable metrics that can help you specifically assess how your organization is doing with its current cybersecurity.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

BitSight

Cyber Security Intelligence Index for Manufacturing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research report offers a high-level overview of the major threats trending across businesses worldwide over the past year.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

IBM Report: Securing the C-suite
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you understand the risks and vulnerabilities your network probably has and how to stop them from being exploited.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

The ABC of Security Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights challenges organizations typically face in implementing effective security strategies. Learn how to manage risk and gain a competitive advantage in your field.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

IBM

E-book: Cyberthreat Intelligence
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
EBOOK: This e-book shows you how you can identify high-impact threats and how to neutralize them before you're breached.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Dell Data Protection: Rapid Recovery
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, find out how you can protect anything, anywhere: systems, apps and data – fast and easy. Gain a reliable, admin-friendly solution that can be deployed as software or in scalable appliance form factors with all capabilities included.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Dell, Inc.

The Forrester Wave: Information Security Consulting Services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester report details and analyzes the 13 most significant security consulting service providers and their offerings. Access now to learn more about how well these consultancies fulfill security standards to best select the right partner for your business.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

Scaling big data analytics
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
VIDEO: This video shows you how to reduce to the time to detect and respond to threats as they come through your network. Find out how you can use machine-driven, real-time behavioral analytics, rapid forensic search and automated response to keep your network safe.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 21 Dec 2015

LogRhythm, Inc.

Neutralization of a Phishing Attack
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
VIDEO: This video shows you a solution for faster detection and response. Gain unified security intelligence and analytics and end to end threat lifecycle management through this read.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 22 Feb 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Deeper Threats Call for Advanced Threat Detection
sponsored by LogicNow
EGUIDE: Access this e-guide and discover the necessity of having multiple layers of security and employing multiple technologies in the process. Antivirus technologies are fine for a first measure, but finding advanced threats requires deeper network scans.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016

LogicNow

Evaluating Services for Firewall and Intrusion Detection: The Strength of MSSPs
sponsored by IBM
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: This article evaluates services for monitored firewall and intrusion detection. Learn about various strengths and weaknesses of MSSPs and choose the right one to fit your enterprise.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

IBM

Detecting Anomalous Events for the Elastic Stack
sponsored by Prelert
DATA SHEET: This resource describes a behavioral analytics solution that can be applied to any type of IT operations-related data in Elasticsearch. Discover how you can visualize multiple anomalous events and connect them to root causes, improve key operational metrics such as mean time to recovery, and more.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Prelert

Breach Detection: What you need to know
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This e-book outlines the tactics today's advanced attackers use to steal your sensitive data and why you need a defense-in-depth cybersecurity program that incorporates automatic detection with incident response.
Posted: 03 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Carbon Black

Advanced Threat Hunting with Carbon Black Enterprise Response
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the capabilities necessary to proactively and efficiently hunt for threats across your enterprise. Learn how to expand detection beyond the point of compromise.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Carbon Black

Every Second Counts: Unravel the entire attack and disrupt attacker behavior
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and find out how one solution can unravel an entire attack and disrupt the attacker's behavior to help you stay ahead. Learn how your organization can benefit from complete endpoint visibility, faster detection of advanced threats, more effective remediation, and much more.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Carbon Black

Spear Phishing Attacks: Where to Find Them and How to Prevent Them
sponsored by Cloudmark
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide discusses the reasons behind why spear phishing attacks are at the heart of most targeted attacks. Access now and you'll uncover advice to help minimize the chance of a spear phishing attack successfully infiltrating the enterprise.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 02 Mar 2016

Cloudmark

Securing Your Network in the Wireless Age
sponsored by Aruba Networks
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you will learn how enterprise WLAN is growing in size and importance, driving up the need for more secure wireless network. Find out how vulnerable your wireless network could be and what happens when WLAN security is ignored.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Aruba Networks

Best Practices for Defending Against Spear Phishing Attacks
sponsored by Cloudmark
EGUIDE: This exclusive e-guide details a new wave of spear phishing attacks targeting defense contractors, universities, and security firms. Read on as experts explain how to defend against the man-in-the-email attacks with proper training and little technology.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Cloudmark

Data Sheet: Carbon Black Security Solution Overview
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to enable your organization to disrupt advanced attacks and deploy the best prevention strategies for your business. Learn how to achieve real-time visibility in your network.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Carbon Black

Carbon Black Enterprise Protection
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you a next-generation endpoint threat prevention solution that delivers a portfolio of protection policies, real-time visibility across environmnet and comprehensive compliance rules in a single platform.
Posted: 01 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

Carbon Black

Carbon Black Threat Intel
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to gain real-time threat detection and analysis to help proactively protect against advanced threats. Find out how you can proactively detect, respond and ban attacks before a breach occurs.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 27 Jan 2016

Carbon Black

Next-Generation Endpoint Security for Dummies
sponsored by Carbon Black
EBOOK: This e-book explains how all organizations are targeted in today's advanced threat environment. Discover how endpoints can serve as vulnerabilities to adversaries seeking to exploit your enterprise.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Carbon Black

Compliance 101: Basics for Security Professionals
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps security professional and non-professionals alike understand their roles when it comes to compliance.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Carbon Black

Point-of-Sale Security for Dummies
sponsored by Carbon Black
EBOOK: This e-book highlights the essential knowledge and requirements for keeping your POS in check. It shares with you the limitations of existing security controls and what you can do to ensure you have proper protection.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Carbon Black
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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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