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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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Secure Web Gateways Decision Center
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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

Network Visibility Primer
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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

Evolve your Endpoint Security Strategy Past Antivirus and into the Cloud
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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

SearchSecurity.com

Reconfigure Your Antimalware Strategy to Boost Endpoint Security For Advanced Threat Protection
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains why reconfiguration of your current antimalware strategy is all it takes to mitigate new trends in cyber-attacks.
Posted: 17 Sep 2013 | Published: 17 Sep 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Top Five DNS Security Attack Risks and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn best practices and options for a hardened DNS layer that can minimize the risk of experiencing a DNS attack by identifying the symptoms and implementing a response faster.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Infoblox

Defeating Advanced Persistent Threat Malware
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WHITE PAPER: How can you protect your organization from APT Malware?  Read this whitepaper to learn why a DNS Firewall implementation is a MUST for your organization and how the Infoblox DNS Firewall may be the industry's first true DNS security solution.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Infoblox

Top Three Mobile Application Threats
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the top three mobile application threats enterprises today are facing and offers advice on how to mitigate the potential risks. View now to learn more!
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Automation Suite for NERC CIP Compliance
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how a particular NERC CIP compliance suite provides the tools and out-of-the-box assistance you need to address numerous NERC CIP requirements, including Electronic Security Perimeter, Incident Reporting and Planning, Vulnerability Detection, and many more.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

LogRhythm, Inc.

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

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

Reducing the Cost of Achieving PCI Compliance with Lumension® Compliance and IT Risk Management
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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
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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®
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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

Ballarat Grammar Secures BYOD with HP Sentinel SDN
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore a software-defined networking option that simplifies network monitoring for performance issues and enables a secure IT environment for users.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Antivirus Evaluation Guide
sponsored by Threat Track Security
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to choose the antivirus solution that can effectively keep your network free of malware. In three simple steps you can implement an easy-to-deploy and easy-to-replicate testing curriculum that enables you to most accurately assess your company's solution's capabilities.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Threat Track Security

TechGuide: Endpoint Security Management
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert TechGuide will help you develop your endpoint security management transition plan, with key factors to consider during the next 12 months.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 11 Sep 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Six Threats That Can Tarnish Your Website - And What You Can Do To Stop Them
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper explores six threats to your website and provides a solution for how you can prevent them.
Posted: 10 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Symantec Corporation

Enhancing Security with Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
VIDEO: This video explains – in less than five minutes – how to enhance security with Intel Trusted Execution Technology (TXT). View now to learn more about this hardware-based security solution that can help you boost platform security, support compliance, protect virtualized data centers' clouds, and more!
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Premiered: 29 Aug 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

4 Questions to Ask When Evaluating Network Security Solutions
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief yet informative resource reveals the four questions you must ask when evaluating potential multilayer network security products to ensure you get the most out of your new investment.
Posted: 21 Aug 2013 | Published: 21 Aug 2013

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
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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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