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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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Protect Your IT Systems with Next Generation Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative whitepaper covers the constant threat of hackers to the security of your organization and offers a solution to help keep your data safe.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS)
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This standard is aimed at enhancing the integrity of commercial off the shelf ICT products and helping customers to manage sourcing risk.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Rethinking Your Enterprise Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The fact is that the world is constantly evolving, and always connected, and your enterprise must be too. View this resource to learn about modern threats and what you should do to remains safe.
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Targeted Attack Detection and Remediation Security School
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this Security School lesson, you'll learn more about how targeted attacks are developed, where your soft spots may be, how attackers are moving data off your networks and what you can do about it.
Posted: 01 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 29 Mar 2013

SearchSecurity.com

The Deloitte Consumer Review: A more secure customer
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from Deloitte assesses the impact of cybercrime on consumers and offers advice to businesses on how to respond.
Posted: 12 Mar 2013 | Published: 12 Mar 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Dousing the Flame: How This Tom Clancy-Esque Attack Worked and What Should You Really Do to Protect Against It
sponsored by Lumension
WEBCAST: This webcast walks you through the fascinating nuts and bolts of the Flame attack and explains the technical details about how it worked and what lessons can be learned. Take an in-depth look into the entire attack by tuning in to learn more now.
Posted: 15 Feb 2013 | Premiered: Feb 15, 2013

Lumension

Security Intelligence: Can "Big Data" Analytics Overcome our Blind Spots?
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the current SIEM tools and capabilities today and uncover how new improvements in SIEM can help boost your defenses in today's threat-filled world.
Posted: 31 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

LogRhythm, Inc.

Weaponized Malware - A Clear and Present Danger
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Weaponized malware and advanced persistent threats raise the bar on endpoint security. Originally intended for cyber-espionage and cyber-warfare, these sophisticated attacks are now available to any cyber-criminal. How can security pros protect their organizations from these emerging perils?
Posted: 30 Jan 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Lumension

SearchSecurity.com University
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: With the Web the top threat vector, organizations need to ramp up their gateway protection. However, it seems as though the number of antimalware solutions is getting out of hand. In this university, you'll learn about the different features available in Web security gateways and the evolution of antimalware to meet the changing threat landscape.
Posted: 22 Jan 2013 | Premiered: 23 Jan 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Antivirus: The Hippest New Apple Accessory
sponsored by Threat Track
WHITE PAPER: For organizations that have deployed fleets of Macs and iPads/iPhones, protecting sensitive data and intellectual property can be challenging. This resource demonstrates why it is critical that security administrators need antivirus software for their Macs and MDM tools for their iPads and iPhones.
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 26 Apr 2013

Threat Track

Case Study: Antivirus Business Exceeds Mitsubishi Polysilicon’s Needs for Malware Protection
sponsored by Threat Track
CASE STUDY: This brief case study demonstrates how Mitsubishi Polysilicon implemented an improved anti-malware solution that eliminated downtime during scans, resulting in improved productivity and streamlined business processes.
Posted: 26 Apr 2013 | Published: 26 Apr 2013

Threat Track

How a DNS Firewall Helps in the Battle Against Advanced Persistent Threat and Similar Malware
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the role a DNS firewall can play in your security strategy for reducing loss of data due to stealthy advanced persistent threats (APTs) and other malware attacks.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 24 Apr 2013

Infoblox

The Custom Defense - Your Answer to APTs
sponsored by Trend Micro
VIDEO: Explore an innovative new technology available to help your organization combat potentially disastrous advanced persistent threats (APTs).
Posted: 17 Apr 2013 | Premiered: 17 Apr 2013

Trend Micro

The Trouble Heading for Your Business 2013
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This resource details the current state of targeted attacks and explores why putting an effective defensive strategy in place is so critical. View now to uncover the effects of these potentially disastrous attacks and what you can do to stay protected.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Trend Micro

2012 Endpoint Security Best Practices Survey Results
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper reveals the results of a survey centered on endpoint security best practices. Inside, learn the factors that separate endpoint security leaders from laggards, and learn what you can do to stay protected.
Posted: 08 Apr 2013 | Published: 08 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation

Information Security Magazine - April 2013
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: This month's issue takes a comprehensive look at existing identity and access management (IAM) solutions and explores how establishing a centralized IAM system not only combats the challenges SaaS and mobile devices, but provides better overall operational consistency across your entire infrastructure.
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 | Published: 03 Apr 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Network Security Technologies Technical Guide
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Read this expert guide to learn about the latest trends and risks that threaten today's networks. Learn more about modern threat detection, device security, security assessments and more.
Posted: 03 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Considerations and Best Practices for Updating a Corporate BYOD Program
sponsored by Good Technology
EGUIDE: In this timely E-Guide from SearchConsumerization.com we detail the best practices and considerations to keep in mind when creating, implementing, and updating a corporate BYOD policy.
Posted: 21 Mar 2013 | Published: 21 Mar 2013

Good Technology

Cloud Endpoint Security: Considerations for Cloud Security Services
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from SearchSecurity.com explains the benefits of cloud endpoint security services and unveils a number of considerations to keep in mind before adoption. View now to learn more!
Posted: 26 Feb 2013 | Published: 26 Feb 2013

Symantec Corporation

Putting Web Threat Protection and Content Filtering in the Cloud
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover the benefits of deploying security solutions, such as secure web gateways, in the cloud rather than on local servers and appliances. See how you can maximize security and minimize costs using a cloud-based architecture – read on to learn more.
Posted: 05 Feb 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Webroot

Best Practices for Cloud Security
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: In this essential white paper, discover the benefits that your organization can realize by embracing cloud services, including more effective and cost-efficient security. Also inside, discover cloud cautions and pitfalls to avoid – read on now to learn more.
Posted: 22 Jan 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Qualys

Essential Enterprise Mobile Security Controls
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: How will you defend your organization from the threats posed by mobile devices? This expert E-Guide will help you understand the tools and controls you should be implementing to maintain security and protect sensitive data.
Posted: 04 Jan 2013 | Published: 04 Jan 2013

IBM

Managing Mobile Application Security in the BYO Device Era
sponsored by Mocana
EGUIDE: Smartphone success can be greatly attributed to mobile applications. Unfortunately, just as mobile app usage increases, so does the prevalence of malware. Is your organization ready to manage mobile app security in a BYOD world? If not, read this expert E-Guide now!
Posted: 04 Jan 2013 | Published: 04 Jan 2013

Mocana

Top 5 Enterprise Mobile Security Issues
sponsored by Mocana
EGUIDE: While mobile malware often takes the spotlight, it isn't the only mobile security concern you should focus on. This E-Guide explores the top 5 enterprise mobility issues you should be prepared to face, as determined by 487 of today's IT security pros and managers. Read now to learn more!
Posted: 04 Jan 2013 | Published: 04 Jan 2013

Mocana

McAfee Deep Defender: Hidden Malware Protection
sponsored by Intel
WEBCAST: This webcast explores a security solution that operates beyond the OS, exposing and eliminating hidden malware and stealthy threats that traditional security solutions miss. Discover how this strategy can overcome the limitations of traditional security solutions by watching now to learn more.
Posted: 02 Jan 2013 | Premiered: Jan 2, 2013

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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