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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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Star Wars X – Attack of the DROWNs: Machine Learning-based Anomaly Detection Finds the DROWN SSLv2 Vulnerability
sponsored by Prelert
ANALYST REPORT: This blog post teaches you about the DROWN vulnerability and exactly why it could be affecting your organization. Learn the great impact DROWN has had in the past and what you can do to patch this vulnerability.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 19 Apr 2016

Prelert

Credit Union Thwarts Cryptolocker Attack With Smart Backup Policy
sponsored by SimpliVity
RESOURCE CENTER: One credit union found their banking applications stopped working due to the cryptolocker ransomware. This custom article takes a look at how their hyper-converged infrastructure contained a backup policy that enabled them to restore their virtual machines – without impacting performance or availability.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

How global threat intelligence fits into a security strategy
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
EGUIDE: This e-guide helps you set up your business security strategy by showing you past examples of where other organization have fallen short. Access now to learn key tips about basic things like passwords and firewalls to help keep your business safe.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 19 Apr 2016

Dell SecureWorks

Research on Impostor Emails: Types, Targets, Threats, and More
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals the facts about imposter emails based on recent research. Access now to learn what to look for in a phishing scheme and how to mitigate the threat.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

Create a Solid Incident Response Plan and Respond to Threats Efficiently
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you will discover steps your organization should take in order to develop and implement a cybersecurity incident response plan. Access now to learn how to create overarching goals for your plan, determine the people in your organization who need to be involved and determine incident response triggers
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 18 Apr 2016

Dell SecureWorks

Underground Hacker Markets Annual Report: 2016
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Find out which underground services are on the rise and what's most valuable in today's current cybercrime economy. Access this resource now to gain insider black market information without breaking the law.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Dell SecureWorks

The Current Landscape of Cybersecurity
sponsored by eSentire
EGUIDE: This e-guide breaks down current common attack vectors and pain points in the cybersecurity strategies of organizations across industries. Access now to get the latest information from security professionals and businesses of all sizes on how they're mitigating cyber attacks and loss of data.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Apr 2016

eSentire

2016 Security Predictions
sponsored by TrendMicro
ANALYST BRIEF: As the threats continue to mount, understanding and managing cybersecurity risks are becoming top priority for business and government decision makers, and a renewed willingness to invest in security is a notable measure of progress. Is your organization prepared for tomorrow's projected threats?
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 15 Oct 2015

TrendMicro

Raiders of the Lost File Shares: Defending Enterprise Data Against Destructive Malware
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a deeper look at recent attacks on the government, Aramaco, Sony and others and breaks down what type of malware it was and how it works, measures you can take to mitigate the risk of an attack and considerations for protecting your data on file shares, endpoints and collaborative systems.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

BlackBerry

Deploying an EFSS Solution: Six Steps for Success
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the shortest path to implementing Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing (EFSS) while protecting your organization against loss incidents. You'll learn that the process, not the technology, drives successful EFSS implementation and six steps to deploy EFSS with optimal security controls.
Posted: 19 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

BlackBerry

Cyber Security Breakdown: What Legal Professionals Need to Know
sponsored by eSentire
WHITE PAPER: Be proactive against advanced cyber threats before they hit your organization. Access this resource now to learn how you can take the steps necessary to be fully protected.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

eSentire

Tracking the Most Significant Cyber Threat
sponsored by OpenDNS
WEBCAST: Discover steps you can take to best protect your data from ransomware and infections as well as best practices to protect sensitive data overall.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Premiered: Mar 30, 2016

OpenDNS

Avoid becoming the catch of the day: Four steps to combat phishing attacks
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: Phishing has emerged as the top security threat facing healthcare organizations. Access this white paper now for 4 steps you can take to better prepare for and defend against phishing attacks while maintaining a balance between security and clinical workflow efficiency.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

Imprivata

Illuminate Shadow IT and Securely Manage BYOX
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses BYOX and explores strategies and solutions for embracing the business productivity aspects of a BYOX workforce culture. Access now to learn how you can promote a faster, flexible and mobile workforce while protecting your organization from security pitfalls.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2013

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Network security stack: How and why to consider adding new layers
sponsored by OpenDNS
EBOOK: This e-book teaches you about new tools to fully protect your employees wherever they go. Discover a cloud-delivered security that shores up your defenses and gets in front of attacks even as they increase in sophistication.
Posted: 14 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

OpenDNS

Cyber Liability: Risks, Ramifications, and Mitigation
sponsored by eSentire
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can better defend your organization against external attack and limit exposure by reducing your attack profile available to attackers by accessing this resource.
Posted: 13 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

eSentire

Addressing PCI Compliance Through Privileged Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to leverage several privileged access management strategies to meet the latest requirements of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 3. Access now to discover how to interrupt the kill chain and eliminate hard-coded passwords.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Maturing a Threat Intelligence Program
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the latest threat intelligence trends and how to be better equipped to protect your organization from modern cyber threats. Access now to review a systematic guide to help you understand where your organization resides on the path to mature threat intelligence.
Posted: 08 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

ThreatConnect

Innovative Cloud-Based SIEM Deployment Delivers Actionable Security Intelligence
sponsored by Splunk
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how Equinix, a global cloud interconnection provider, overcame network blind spots and manually extracting and correlating data by turning to the cloud.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Splunk

Meaningful Measurement
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you how to measure the true impact of cybercrime and mitigate it moving forward. Access now to better understand methods used to commit cyber attacks and what they are costing your organization and organizations around the world.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

LogicNow

IDS Evaluation Guide
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a useful reference for evaluating IDS tools. In it, you'll learn the critical components of host and network IDS, giving you real-time threat intelligence to quickly respond to threats.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

AlienVault

ICS Survey
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows the security survey results taken by 314 industry respondents. Access now to learn about organizational breach concerns and how businesses have responded to recent threats.
Posted: 31 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

SurfWatch Labs

How to Choose the Right Cyber Threat Intelligence Provider
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This white paper teaches you what your organization should look for from its threat intelligence software. Learn how to bring cybersecurity in line with your business operations, provide necessary context to prioritize and take meaningful action on specific threats.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

SurfWatch Labs

Defending against POS Malware
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at PoS security and some of the common types of malware used to exploit these systems. Access now to learn about the wide range of hardware and applications, including ubiquitous POS terminals in retail locations.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

AlienVault

Cyber Risk Report - Year in Review
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides high-level insight on both what cybercriminals are targeting and how they operated over the course of 2015. Learn about the evolving tactics used and how they are impacting business.
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Feb 2016

SurfWatch Labs
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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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