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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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Analyze this: Security analytics for the midrange enterprise
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: How do you define security analytics? Discover how other organizations define security analytics and uncover the key benefits to an analytics program. Learn how you can assess security performance to make better spending and policy decisions.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

SAS

The Future of Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Atos
ANALYST BRIEF: Discover how to best secure your endpoints against today's hostile threat environment. Learn how secure operations, secure technology and secure applications to protect corporate data against physical or digital theft.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Atos

The Breach Detection Gap and Strategies to Close It
sponsored by Infocyte
WHITE PAPER: What's needed is a layered approach to breach discovery that includes looking for threats which have slipped past the perimeter. Discover how to catch what prevention technologies miss. Reduce the breach detection gap and learn now to mitigate the possible damage caused by prolonged unauthorized access.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Infocyte

Employing Cyber Threat Intelligence
sponsored by Anomali
WHITE PAPER: Cyber threat intelligence is fast becoming a cornerstone in enterprise security but are you using your various intelligence feeds most effectively? Learn how organizations large and small are increasingly adding threat intelligence to their security posture and see what type of attacks you can mitigate using threat intelligence.
Posted: 15 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

Anomali

The Impacts of Organizations Not Keeping Up with Cybercriminals
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
EGUIDE: Organizations are struggling to keep up with rapid changes in security techniques by cybercriminals. In this expert guide, explore the 4 main threats that occurred in 2015, how social media is increasing as a source of brand and compliance risk, and receive a product overview of Proofpoint Enterprise Protection.
Posted: 14 Jun 2016 | Published: 07 Jun 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Internet of Things: Enterprise Risks, Platform Options to Consider
sponsored by Xively by LogMeIn
EGUIDE: The Internet of Things (IoT) increases the number of security risks businesses face, becoming a backdoor for attackers into the enterprise. Discover 7 key security risks associated with IoT and how to manage them. Plus learn how robust cloud platforms will allow IoT to reach its potential.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Xively by LogMeIn

Gain Capabilities to help you Protect, and Insight to Understand
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: As threats evolve, organizations must find ways to continuously detect, prevent, and respond quickly to attacks on the endpoint in order to limit damages. Discover a strategy that can help you protect endpoint devices against advanced and zero-day threats.
Posted: 10 Jun 2016 | Published: 10 Jun 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

The Many Benefits of Email Security Gateways
sponsored by ZixCorp
EGUIDE: This e-guide examines the benefits of email security gateways. Beyond just preventing malicious email, gateways have a plethora of other benefits including DLP and BYOD security.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 May 2016

ZixCorp

Reporting Cybersecurity to the Board
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Today, boards have to consider the regulatory, fiduciary, organizational, and personal liability that could come from a data breach. Download this free guide today, and you'll have everything you need for your next board presentation to hit all the right points.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

BitSight

Revealing Security Performance Metrics Across Major World Economies
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: In its latest research report, BitSight studied the security performance of companies per country with more than 50% of their IP space in: The United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Brazil, China and Singapore.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

BitSight

Evolution of Crypto Attacks: Understanding, Detecting, and Preventing Ransomware
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WEBCAST: To successfully prevent ransomware attacks against your organization, you need to understand their nature, how they work, and how you can detect and stop them. View this resource to learn more about best practices to protect your organization from ransomware.
Posted: 07 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Jun 7, 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

S.I.R.M.: Security Incident Response Matrix
sponsored by Anomali
WHITE PAPER: This paper details the Security Incident Response Matrix (S.I.R.M.), a simple, easy to understand methodology used to help guide security operations staff in effectively triaging alerts and activity. The goal of this triage is to derive the intelligence necessary to understand the scope and threat of the activity.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Anomali

Operationalizing Threat Intelligence Data: The Problems of Relevance and Scale
sponsored by Anomali
WHITE PAPER: To address growing scalability issues, organizations will need to embrace a distributed computing approach to security. In addition, Threat Intelligence Platforms will need to create organizational relevance for threat intelligence data.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Anomali

An Operational Model for Breach Analytics and Intelligence
sponsored by Anomali
WHITE PAPER: In the face of this situation, a new approach to security strategy and operations must be adopted. Discover an approach that focuses on operational relevance, reducing adversary dwell time and speeding incident response activities.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Anomali

Encryption as an IT Service
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: To build a sustainable security foundation, organizations need to employ encryption as an IT service — centrally and cohesively managing encryption across an entire enterprise. Gain significant benefits in overall security, administrative efficiency and business agility.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gemalto

Intermedia Builds an Instant Security Operations Center and Speeds Business Processes
sponsored by Splunk
CASE STUDY: This case study demonstrates how Intermedia overcame its cloud security challenges and boosted productivity with data-driven analytics and incisive, enterprise-wide intelligence.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 03 Jun 2016

Splunk

CISOs Are Under Mounting Pressure
sponsored by MASERGY
ANALYST BRIEF: CISOs need help. The smart ones are turning to a new way of thinking about cybersecurity protection: Security as a Service. It's a managed, unified solution that leverages the power of both machine learning and expert human intelligence. Discover the scalability and speed SaaS can add to your organization.
Posted: 03 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jan 2015

MASERGY

Bank Invests in Centralized Security Visibility to Promote Business Intelligence
sponsored by Splunk
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to determine how Orrstown Bank leveraged a cloud security platform to provide increased visibility into its complex hybrid IT infrastructure, resolve threats and maintain required compliance.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 02 Jun 2016

Splunk

Client Virtualization Solutions For Government Deliver Increased Security, Mobility, and Savings
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Find out how client virtualization can address the unique requirements of government agencies and learn how moving sensitive data from local device storage to the data center helps to control costs, protect data and applications, support the secure mobile workforce, and more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Dell and VMware

There Will Be Attacks: Prepare Your Email Defenses
sponsored by Mimecast
WEBCAST: Your organization can't tolerate any email downtime. Learn how to prevent damages to money, your reputation, and business operations with the right arsenal of email security tools.
Posted: 02 Jun 2016 | Premiered: Jun 2, 2016

Mimecast

Mobile Data Security Threats: Hype vs. Reality
sponsored by Lookout
EGUIDE: As threats such as mobile malware evolve, so do the tools to combat them. It's a chess match, and you must stay well-educated to ensure protection. In this e-guide, learn about today's common mobile threats so you can prepare your network to combat them.
Posted: 20 Jun 2016 | Published: 14 Jun 2016

Lookout

‘PowerShell’ Deep Dive: A United Threat Research Report
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about PowerShell and how cybercriminals are using it to expedite their criminal activities. This report outlines several techniques attackers use to leverage PowerShell to gain access to organizations' endpoints and provides suggestions on how security teams can detect, prevent and respond to such attacks.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Carbon Black

Stop Ransomware with Carbon Black
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Re-imaging security methods will never be the right solution to this problem. Learn about the tools imperative in preventing, detecting and remidiating randsomeware threats to your endpoints. Get greater visibility through continuous monitoring throughout your whole network.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Carbon Black

Application Control for Dummies
sponsored by Carbon Black
EBOOK: This e-book emphasizes best practices for understanding the benefits of application control, then choosing and deploying an application control platform. It's a quick, easy-to-understand guide, but comprehensive in its scope so you may improve your security posture as soon as possible.
Posted: 17 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

Carbon Black

Emerging security threats you're up against now
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: Cybercrime is now a fully functional industry with "Hacking as a Service" being a top product. Services are cheaper and more sophisticated than ever. This e-guide shows you top emerging cyber threats that could be harming your system soon.
Posted: 06 Jun 2016 | Published: 25 May 2016

Intel
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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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