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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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Applying the "Diamond Model" of Threat Intelligence
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a fun and humorous approach to breaking down how successful hacks occur and how they can be prevented.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2015

ThreatConnect

Exposing The Unknown: How Sandboxing Technology Fights Modern Threats
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how sandboxing has evolved to fight modern cybercrime and how the technology could secure your business.
Posted: 13 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

How to Choose Your Next Sandboxing Solution
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a look at the eight essential qualities of effective sandboxing solutions and advice from Gartner on preventing the most sophisticated unknown malware from compromising your systems and networks.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 13 Jul 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

How Boston Properties Stays One Step Ahead of Advanced Threats
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this case study to discover how Boston Properties, a real estate company, found a security tool that could catch any cybersecurity threat, even unknown ones.
Posted: 12 Nov 2015 | Published: 12 Nov 2015

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Anatomy of A Hack Disrupted
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a close-up look one successfully mitigated malware attack, giving you insight on how to stop a potential cyber-breach.
Posted: 28 Oct 2015 | Published: 28 Oct 2015

LogRhythm, Inc.

Report Summary: Reliability Analysis of Juniper Networks SRX5000 Line of Services Gateways
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This analysis report focuses on a networking and security service that provides application security, UTM, integrated IPS, and advanced integrated threat management. Read on to see how this scalable, resilient security solution can guard your enterprise's data center against cyber threats and malware.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Secure and Monitor Every Endpoint, Everywhere
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper that discusses the challenges of endpoint security and gives advice on monitoring and protecting all of your endpoints before, during and after a hack.
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

Are You Ready for a New Era of Risk?
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this age of sophisticated threats, security awareness and training is essential for everyone within an organization. Access this white paper to learn how Cisco has continued to evolve its security solutions and training.
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | Published: 19 Oct 2015

Global Knowledge

Simplified Network Security  in 90 Seconds
sponsored by OpenDNS
WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn how to protect users on any device in any location from today's top network security threats such as malware and phishing attacks.
Posted: 14 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Jun 30, 2012

OpenDNS

Speed Up Incident Response and Reveal Malicious IP Sources
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: This breif white paper outlines how to gain great visibility and control over network traffic to uncover sophisticated threats.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

OpenDNS

The Internet of Things in the Enterprise Report: Executive Summary
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: In this IoT report, take a closer look at the 7 key findings about IoT devices, connectivity, and infrastructure. Access now and learn what you can do to protect your organization.
Posted: 09 Oct 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

OpenDNS

Enhance Security Visibility to Improve Incident Response and Compliance
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the limitations of traditional security log measures such as firewalls, AD, and web proxies and why it's imperative to gain complete visibility over DNS and your network. View now to learn how to eliminate network security blind spots and enable your SIEM to detect masked cybersecurity threats.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

OpenDNS

Understand The Anatomy of Attacks to Stay One Step Ahead
sponsored by OpenDNS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the 7 (often repetitive) steps of a cybersecurity attack. View now to learn how to leverage DNS to gain east-west visibility into your network and stop hidden attacks before your data is compromised.
Posted: 08 Oct 2015 | Published: 02 Sep 2015

OpenDNS

The Importance of Secure Application Development Lifecycles
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide lays out four steps to implementing secure code. View now to learn how to develop the skills to mitigate malware attacks at the application layer. Additionally, examine the myths about compliance-ready web app security assessment tools.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 11 Mar 2015

WhiteHat Security

An Examination of Web App Security Process Management
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll learn the hard numbers about security vulnerabilities and how susceptible your organization is to being the next victim of an attack. View now to arm yourself with the knowledge to prepare for the inevitable attacks and reduce the likelihood of a data breach.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Premiered: Jul 1, 2015

WhiteHat Security

Evaluating the Total Cost of Ownership for Protecting Web Applications
sponsored by WhiteHat Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the total cost of web app security in the three major risk categories associated with successful attacks. Access now to learn how to quantify the costs of web app security compared to the costs of a breach.
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

WhiteHat Security

Enterprise Mobile Security for Dummies
sponsored by Skycure
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll gain insight into the confusing and evolving mobile security landscape. View now to learn a step-by-step guide to achieve holistic mobile security and review a checklist for evaluating mobile security strategies.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Premiered: Mar 19, 2015

Skycure

The Four Horsemen of Mobile Security
sponsored by Skycure
WEBCAST: In this webcast, hear from security professionals as they explore today's mobile threat landscape and describe alternative security strategies.
Posted: 03 Dec 2015 | Premiered: Jun 25, 2015

Skycure

Swiss Army Knife Security? How to Vet Integrated Tool Sets
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: In this issue of Information Security magazine, we look at the changing delivery models for cybersecurity tools as more vendors offer multi-tool platforms and services. Let us help you make sense of it all with advice on tool consolidation.
Posted: 02 Dec 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

SearchSecurity.com

The Changing State of Cloud Security
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals just how often cloud environments are hacked and what methods are used when they are.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 26 Oct 2015

Alert Logic

When Minutes Count:How to Fight Advanced Threats with Real-Time SIEM
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This report assesses organizations' abilities to detect and deflect targeted attacks, reveals the top eight most critical indicators of attack, and examines best practices for proactive incident response, including use of real-time SIEM solutions.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Intel Security

Special Report: Best Practices for Incident Response
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: The SANS 2015 Incident Response survey results reveals an increasingly complex response landscape and the need for automation of processes and services to provide both visibility across systems and best avenues of remediation. Read this paper for coverage of these issues, along with best practices and sage advice.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Intel Security

Research Report: Attack Detection and Incident Response
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This report examines organizations' security strategies, cyber-attack environments, and IR challenges and needs, including a lack of visibility into user and network activity, shortage of investigative skills, and poor security analytics capabilities.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Intel Security

Raiders of the Lost File Shares: Defending Enterprise Data Against Destructive Malware
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Take a deep look at recent malware attacks against file sharing systems and potential countermeasures to thwart them. Learn how to achieve secure mobile file sharing and mitigate the risk of information loss.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

BlackBerry

"Hacking as a Service," and Other Emerging Threats
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Lethal threats to enterprise security are emerging from every which way. Access this exclusive edition of Information Security Magazine to learn just what you're up against.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015

SearchSecurity.com
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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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