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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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Rewriting the Rules of Patch Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: By implementing more patches, software vendors are keeping pace with malware exploits. Consult this informative white paper to learn more about patch management and how it can benefit your business. Virtually eliminate the risks to your company by following these steps.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

IBM

The Wild World of Malware: Keeping Your Company Safe Inside
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: As the level of cyber-crimes continues to grow, it’s important for IT to understand the latest types of malware and how they work. This is especially true for small- and medium-sized businesses that don’t have the resources to concentrate on network security. Find out how to protect your organization.
Posted: 20 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Dell Software

Lifecycle of an Advanced Persistent Threat
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
WHITE PAPER: Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are a serious concern for both governmental and private-sector organizations. Read this white paper to get the situational awareness and understanding you'll need to develop an effective and efficient Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) defense strategy.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 16 Aug 2012

Dell SecureWorks UK

Delivering enterprise information securely on Android, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows tablets and smartphones
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: A recent report found that almost two-thirds of organizations were able to increase productivity because of flexibility with mobile devices in the workplace. But utilizing mobile devices can also make the enterprise more vulnerable to attacks. Access this exclusive resource to learn how to mitigate some of the risks associated with BYOD adoption.
Posted: 12 Aug 2012 | Published: 07 Aug 2012

Citrix

Stealthy Threats: Driving a New Approach to Security Video
sponsored by Intel
WEBCAST: View this Webcast and uncover the steps to a new approach to security. Today, the threat landscape is more dangerous than ever before, so make sure you have the right security to mitigate the risks.
Posted: 01 Oct 2012 | Premiered: Oct 1, 2012

Intel

IBM X-Force 2011 Trend and Risk Report CIO Security Priorities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper to learn more about the attack trends in 2011 including external network and security breaches. Discover key ways to prevent leaked customer data and inaccessible web services by analyzing the risks before it's too late.
Posted: 24 Sep 2012 | Published: 24 Sep 2012

IBM

SecuritySCAPE Virtual Conference 2012: IT Security Made Simple
sponsored by Lumension
VIRTUAL SEMINAR: Register now to attend SecuritySCAPE 2012, this year's premiere IT security virtual event. Gain insight into topics including endpoint security, vulnerability, data theft, and more from industry analysts, thought leaders, and IT pros from around the world.
Posted: 12 Sep 2012 | Premiered: 25 Sep 2012

Lumension

The Total Economic Impact of Lumension Security’s Sanctuary Application And Device Control
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Consult this study to find out more about the financial impact of moving from "voluntary" compliance solution to an IT-driven solution that automatically enforces endpoint security policies. Read in-depth interviews with John C. Lincoln hospitals to see the benefits first-hand.
Posted: 12 Sep 2012 | Published: 12 Sep 2012

Lumension

Mitigating Risk in a Mobile World
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover why flexible architectures – such as cloud-based security services – can help your organization enjoy the benefits of enterprise mobility by mitigating its inherent risks.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2012

Symantec Corporation

Strategies for boosting your practice’s information immunity
sponsored by GFI LanGuard
WHITE PAPER: According to a 2011 patient privacy and data security study, 96 percent of health-care providers had at least one data breach during the previous two years. Consult this informative white paper to learn more about external threats and internal challenges of the evolving enterprise.
Posted: 31 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

GFI LanGuard

Webroot Cheat Sheet
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Consult this cheat sheet to discover a revolutionary approach to cloud security. Find out more about some of the key advantages and fast facts regarding, deployment and performance, threat detection and remediation and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2012 | Published: 28 Aug 2012

Webroot

The Consumerization of IT: Security Challenges of the New World Order
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the ins and outs of consumerization: Why it is occurring and the major impact it will have on your business. Uncover the trend's inherent security implications and the methods you can use to keep your critical systems, applications, and information safe, regardless of what device is being used to access them.
Posted: 22 Aug 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

CA Technologies.

Cloud Encryption Gateway: Overcoming Cloud Security and Compliance Concerns
sponsored by CipherCloud
WHITE PAPER: Learn how CipherCloud protects data in Salesforce, Gmail, and Office 365. Find out how the solution sits between your users and your cloud applications and applies AES-256 encryption on the fly before sensitive data leaves the enterprise to provide protection without requiring changes to the cloud application or impacting application functionality.
Posted: 09 Aug 2012 | Published: 09 Aug 2012

CipherCloud

Webroot Secure Anywhere - Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Threats are becoming more sophisticated and frequent than ever before, as a result businesses require a revolutionary approach to endpoint malware protection. Access this informative white paper to learn how Webroot is using its services to keep security up-to-date and effective.
Posted: 06 Aug 2012 | Published: 06 Aug 2012

Webroot

August Technical Guide on Authentication
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help you discover why attackers can target the token vendor to take advantage of the security of the authentication system as a whole and how you can replace the ubiquitous authenticator in your business.
Posted: 06 Aug 2012 | Published: 06 Aug 2012

SearchSecurity.com

IT Administrator Saves Engineering Firm More than 200 Hours a Week by Switching to Webroot Secure Anywhere
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: The antivirus protection Doris network was using created problems and slowed the productivity of employees. Fortunately, Webroot offered an efficient and effective solution. Learn how Webroot remedied the inaccurate and difficult to manage reports by reading this informative resource.
Posted: 06 Aug 2012 | Published: 06 Aug 2012

Webroot

July Technical Guide on Network Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: Attackers moving from server to server on your network can be difficult to detect, especially if they develop code that evades detection. Network threat detection is more complex and important than ever with attackers stealing payment information or other valuable data. This informative white paper outlines how to better safeguard your network.
Posted: 23 Jul 2012 | Published: 18 Jul 2012

SearchSecurity.com

Enterprise Antivirus Security: How Does Your Solution Stack Up?
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Thousands of malware attacks occur on a daily basis, and businesses are always searching for a solution to these threats. Inside, access a survey that explores anti-virus solutions and how each measures up. Check out the results to see if your security is up to date.
Posted: 20 Jul 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

Webroot

Extending Advanced Malware Protection to Unmanaged devices, Cloud and Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Trusteer
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Advanced threats and emerging IT initiatives such as BYOD, cloud applications and desktop virtualization are making security more challenging than ever before. This resource explores these challenges and offers insight on how to build a layered defense.
Posted: 19 Jul 2012 | Published: 19 Jul 2012

Trusteer

Symantec Web Gateway 5.0 Trialware
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: In an age of ever-changing Web practices, organizations need to be ready to protect themselves against a variety of attacks. By downloading this helpful trial, you can protect your important data against multiple types of Web-borne malware, data loss and increase its flexibility.
Posted: 10 Jul 2012 | Premiered: 10 Jul 2012

Symantec Corporation

Defending Systems on a Wide-open Network with Symantec Endpoint Protection
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
CASE STUDY: Advertising agency, Direct Agents, needed protection at each individual computer because their employees routinely accessed websites and opened emails that were potentially harmful. In this case study, learn how Symantec Endpoint Protection was able to meet their needs, providing simplified management and protection while saving on costs.
Posted: 02 Jul 2012 | Published: 02 Jul 2012

Symantec Corporation

Presentation Transcript: Threat Update: Top Trends to Focus on for 2012
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Kevin Haley, one of Symantec's security experts from the Security Technology and Response organization, discusses the Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report (ISTR), detailing the latest security research and the top trends for 2012. Find out how the security landscape will affect your organization.
Posted: 08 Jun 2012 | Published: 08 Jun 2012

Symantec Corporation

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report: Trends for 2011
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This threat report takes a thorough look back at the most significant threats, trends and outright attacks of the year that was. Read now for helpful tips and best practices for keeping your confidential information safe.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Symantec Corporation

2012 Bit9 Cyber Security Research Report
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Bit9 conducted a survey on 1,861 IT and security professionals worldwide to examine their current views on today’s evolving threat landscape and their stance against them. View this report for a summary of the overall results as well as key findings, and find out how you compare to your peers.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

Bit9, Inc.

The Best of RSA: Mobile Security
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
EGUIDE: To help organizations grapple with the new challenges of IT consumerization and BYOD, the RSA conference held its own session track specifically on mobile device security. Get an inside look into the session and gain key insight into the major issues today including BYOD policies and threats, and uncover new countermeasures and strategies.
Posted: 03 May 2012 | Published: 03 May 2012

Kaspersky Lab
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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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