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ALSO CALLED: Malicious Threats, Malicious Computer Code, Malicious Logic, Joke Programs, Blended Threats, Malicious Software, Malicious Code, Mobile Malware
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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Security and Innovation Converge at Open Source Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Examine in this white paper today's server security landscape, and discover how employing Linux can help you meet security, risk management, and compliance goals in a cost-effective and scalable manner. Download now to mitigate vulnerabilities in both heterogeneous and hybrid infrastructures.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2016

Red Hat

Ransomware: Profitable for Criminals, Hard to Stop for Enterprises
sponsored by ExtraHop
ANALYST REPORT: Can your traditional approaches to security keep up with the bad guys? Learn a more behavior-based approach to detecting ransomware. Discover how this security strategy can grant you better visibility into your environment so you can determine where malware is and where it's been.
Posted: 14 Jul 2016 | Published: 15 Jun 2016

ExtraHop

Understand the Hype around Mobile Data Security Threats
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore some of the most effective security practices for assessing and managing mobile data security threats. Learn about the root cause for many big data breaches and gain access to 6 tips for radically improving endpoint device security.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Six Steps to a Better Security Strategy
sponsored by Armor
ANALYST REPORT: This Forrester report provides you six essential steps to create an effective security strategy linked with key business interests and success factors.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Armor

Stop Future Threats though Careful Examination of the Malware Lifecycle
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
EGUIDE: This e-guide takes a look at the malware lifecycle and explores how advanced attacks have evolved. Learn how specific advanced attacks work and how you can benefit from studying malware lifecycles to detect and defend against future attacks.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 08 Jul 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Cybersecurity Moves Toward Hybrid Models
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Discover why the older "all or nothing" kind of relationship between organizations and information security service providers is giving way to a hybrid model that security professionals can leverage to augment their operations and effectiveness.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Dell SecureWorks

Securing the Connected Car Ecosystem
sponsored by Arxan
CASE STUDY: Discover how this leading automaker was able to protect their Connected Car environment to mitigate never before seen security risks and stop hackers from injecting malicious code into customers' vehicles.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Arxan

See How Apps are Being Hacked
sponsored by Arxan
WEBCAST: This webcast illustrates some of the ways hackers are breaking into your mobile applications. See real life examples of how mobile app hacking is becoming easier and faster than ever before.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jun 1, 2016

Arxan

Incident Response Team: Transform Your IR Team From Reactive to Proactive
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your IR team can become faster and more effective at protecting your network. Unite your people, processes, and technologies across your organization to eliminating barriers between the systems that used to slow you down.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

ThreatConnect

State of Application Security Report
sponsored by Arxan
WHITE PAPER: You know why mobile apps must be secure, now learn why in this white paper. It provides recommendations for how organizations and consumers can minimize the risk of their mobile apps being hacked and how app developers can improve protection.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Arxan

Security Operations Center: Unite People, Processes, and Technologies Across Your SOC
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to deepen your threat intelligence, validate it, prioritize it and act on it. Bring together the people, processes, and technologies that comprise your Security Operations Center (SOC) team, and the other teams you partner with on a daily basis. Automate mundane security tasks that slow you down by leveraging tools you already have.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

ThreatConnect

First Principles for Network Defenders: A Unified Theory for Security Practitioners
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we propose that the first principle for all network defenders is to prevent high-risk material impact to the organization. The three essential tasks that support the first principle are: threat prevention, threat detection, and threat eradication.
Posted: 05 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Technologies to Thwart Insider Threats
sponsored by Forcepoint
WEBCAST: Two factors drive the insider threat problem - user behavior and data movement. Technology that can monitor, record and replay unusual activity while defeating unsanctioned transfers of data best protect you from data loss. Learn how the right tools can keep your data and employees safe.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jun 1, 2016

Forcepoint

The real cost of data breach
sponsored by AllClear ID
WEBCAST: Through this webinar, you learn from security experts how to effectively respond to customers after a major data breach and decrease the damage done to your brand. Discover how to establish a timeline of events for each incident, determine the scope of an incident and alleviate customer concerns in a timely manner.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Nov 10, 2015

AllClear ID

Confidence in the Breach Age: Risks, Preparation, Response & Recovery
sponsored by AllClear ID
WEBCAST: Your organization needs to better understand risks, prepare to face a breach, and know how to respond to generate the best outcome possible. In this webinar, a panel of security experts provides insights and recommendations regarding breach risks, preparation, response, and recovery.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Aug 20, 2016

AllClear ID

Infographic: Breach Preparedness
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: This infographic shows you statistics from business executives and consumers on how they handle and perceive a data breach. Learn how to properly deal with a major breach now, before it's too late to formulate a proper breach response plan.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

AllClear ID

How CISOs Tackle Insider Threat Data Protection
sponsored by Forcepoint
WEBCAST: Threats from within are a high priority for CISOs; even your best employees can put your data at risk. What technologies can help protect you and your employees? Hear how a real-world CISO plans, implements, and manages an insider threat program.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Premiered: May 1, 2016

Forcepoint

ROI for Threat Intelligence
sponsored by ThreatConnect
PRODUCT NEWS: Not all intelligence is created equal. Learn how to make informed decisions about threat intelligence (TI) for your particular organization. Done right, you can sharpen your defenses, save time, and make better strategic decisions on your security using TI.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

ThreatConnect

Breach response isn't about losing data. It's about keeping your customers.
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: The time to prepare for a data breach is today. Give your customers reassurance that they are taken care of and help resolve any harm done to their identity. Learn how to respond to customer queries effectively and reduce customer response time for any size breach to as little as 48 hours.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

AllClear ID

Endpoint threat detection gets more response
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Discover how security teams worldwide are attempting to stop cyber-threats using various security methods and endpoint tools. InfoSec professionals have to evaluate what's best for their organizations and make the best judgment at the time -- knowing full well that today's security approach may become tomorrow's liability.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 06 Jul 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Advantages vs. Disadvantages of Taking a "Hack Back" Approach to Cyber Crime
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses hacking back as a viable option to combat hacking attempts. Expert Kevin Beaver discusses the merits and drawbacks of an "offense is the best defense" approach to security and how to implement more permanent security tools moving forward.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 24 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Best Practices for Monitoring Today's Murky Threat Environment
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: In today's murky threat environment, even cybersecurity firms are vulnerable to attack – proving that there is no such thing as "100% secure." Access this e-guide for tips from security expert Michael Cobb to help you prepare for a security vendor hack. Plus, learn the latest network monitoring means for rooting out fast-moving malicious actors.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 24 Jun 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Intelligent Endpoint Threat Defense
sponsored by Intel Security
PODCAST: Learn how to address threats that leverage endpoints as the entry point into an environment and how endpoint security needs to evolve to be able to be sustainable and relevant in the future. Ensure that the next time an attack comes into your environment or attempts to penetrate, you're blocking it right up front.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jun 1, 2016

Intel Security

Intelligent Endpoint Threat Defense
sponsored by Intel Security
WEBCAST: Learn how to address threats that leverage endpoints as the entry point into an environment and how endpoint security needs to evolve to be able to be sustainable and relevant in the future. Ensure that the next time an attack comes into your environment or attempts to penetrate, you're blocking it right up front.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jun 1, 2016

Intel Security

Intelligent Endpoint Threat Defense
sponsored by Intel Security
TRANSCRIPT: Learn how to address threats that leverage endpoints as the entry point into an environment and how endpoint security needs to evolve to be able to be sustainable and relevant in the future. Ensure that the next time an attack comes into your environment or attempts to penetrate, you're blocking it right up front.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Intel Security
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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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