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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 Bot Threat
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get vital information about the malicious bot, also known as botnets when in large forces, and explore 4 key features that will help you build a defense-in-depth security system to prevent these attacks from compromising your networks.
Posted: 13 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Global profiles of the fraudster
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computers, rather than conmen, are set to be the future face of fraud, as criminals turn to robotics in an effort to avoid detection, this report from KPMG reveals.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Not Just for PCs Anymore: The Rise of Mobile Malware
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper takes an in-depth look at the mobile malware, detailing its history, its current state, where it's going, and what your organization can do to protect your critical data.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Sophos, Inc.

WAN Speak Musings – Volume III
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Clive Longbottom and Bob Tarzey discuss all things network related in this series of 11 short business focused articles.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Secure Web Gateways Decision Center
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This Decision Center will help sort the different feature options and deployment challenges and help you bring efficiency to your threat management programs by centralizing Web-based security and stop managing numerous standalone Web security products.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 23 Sep 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Stuxnet 0.5: The Missing Link
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain new insight on Stuxnet, and uncover recent key findings on where and how it may have originated in the hopes is improving a defense tactic to prevent and defend against it.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

The Detrimental Cost of Cyber Crime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
ANALYST REPORT: In this analyst report by Ponemon Institute, see how cybercrime has continued to bring heavy economic damage to U.K. companies, and what they should do to reduce such detrimental impact.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Network Visibility Primer
sponsored by Ixia
WEBCAST: Access this brief webcast to discover an improved visibility solution that will help reduce network complexity, as well as offer dynamic filtering under a simplified architecture.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 25, 2013

Ixia

Why You Need a Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Learn why next-generation firewalls make sense and how to find the right next-gen firewall for your organisation in this exclusive resource.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Published: 21 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

IBM X-Force 2013 Mid-Year Trend and Risk Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed white paper, explore this year's report on the latest risks and security challenges organizations are facing today, and offers best practices to boost security fundamentals and policies to meet these advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Endpoint Security Technology
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide for a technical overview of endpoint protection software, and learn to evaluate various vendors through valuable insight on software's different capabilities in reducing security risks for business well-being.
Posted: 04 Nov 2013 | Published: 04 Nov 2013

Symantec Corporation

2013 Cost of Cyber Crime – UK, France and Germany Findings
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WEBCAST: Click to view a Q&A session with Larry Ponemon, Founder of Ponemon Institute, as he unveils the results from a global survey on cybercrime, and how the UK, France, and Germany have specifically dealt with the costs of these IT security attacks.
Posted: 31 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

A “How-To” Guide on Using Cloud Services for Security-Rich Data Backup
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for a cloud solution that uses a collaboration of hardware, software, and services with advanced technologies to ensure data and application security, while allowing you to focus on business priorities.
Posted: 30 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

IBM

Defense Against the Dark Arts: Finding and Stopping Advanced Threats
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn critical information about today’s advanced threat landscape and what you need to do to stay secure.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 29 Oct 2013

Proofpoint, Inc.

Longline Phishing: A New Class of Advanced Phishing Attacks
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain valuable information about longlining, the newest method in phishing attacks, and key recommendations for how to enhance your email security defense.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Proofpoint, Inc.

Don't Lose the Data: Six Ways You May Be Losing Mobile Data and Don't Even Know It
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for crucial information regarding the infiltration of employees' personal mobile devices within the workplace, and uncover the top 6 new mobile data loss and security risks to avoid.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

How to Properly Secure Your Organization: Evolving Your Threat-Detection Techniques and Endpoint Security Strategy
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
EGUIDE: Learn the steps of evolving your endpoint security strategy as well as the benefits and challenges that can arise when utilizing threat detection products.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

Bit9, Inc.

Symantec Intelligence Report - August 2013
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, get the most recent analysis on cybersecurity threats and trends, and gain insight on what to expect in the future.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Symantec Corporation

Evolve your Endpoint Security Strategy Past Antivirus and into the Cloud
sponsored by Webroot
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, you will gain insight into an endpoint security strategy that looks beyond antivirus and the key functions that are missing in many cloud-based endpoint security services. Read the e-guide and discover how to evolve your endpoint strategy.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

Webroot

Reducing the Cost of Achieving PCI Compliance with Lumension® Compliance and IT Risk Management
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain critical information about a streamlined compliance and risk management solution that helps identify, assess, remediate, and manage IT environments to demonstrate PCI DSS requirements.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2009

Lumension

Weaponized malware now threatens the private sector
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource for crucial information about the next class of advanced persistent threats (APT) and uncover how you can boost endpoint security management to reduce the risk of these attacks.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 12 Sep 2012

Lumension

After a Thorough Search and Exhaustive Testing of Device Control Solutions, Greenwood Academies Trust Chooses Lumension®
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This case study focuses on one organization that implemented device control to better manage its sensitive data across all endpoints and removable devices without any worry.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

Lumension

IT Security. Fighting the Silent Threat
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Kaspersky Lab experts are releasing new research designed to assist you in your cybersecurity business decisions. Download the report now to get quantifiable statistics about perceived versus real cyberattacks.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 09 Oct 2013

Kaspersky Lab

Securing Your Private Keys as Best Practice for Code Signing Certificates
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes recent security breaches and why they may have happened. It discusses best practices, especially for the Windows platform, which can help to safeguard the private keys associated with code signing certificates.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Thawte Inc.

The Personalisation Challenge: Business Culture and Mobile Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper reveals the truth about mobility in the workforce, including the risks and rewards of bring your own device (BYOD) for businesses.
Posted: 24 Sep 2013 | Published: 24 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company
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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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