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ALSO CALLED: Malicious Threats, Malicious Computer Code, Malicious Logic, Joke Programs, Blended Threats, Malicious Software, Malicious Code, Mobile Malware
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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Why Micro-Segmentation Matters Now
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Cybercriminals count on the fact that data center security is still based on a penetrable, hardware-centric model. Access this white paper to learn how the advent of network virtualization empowered by micro-segmentation changes the economics, ease and speed of data center security, eliminating long-standing vulnerabilities.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

VMware

A SECURITY MANAGER'€™S GUIDE TO VENDOR RISK MANAGEMENT
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: Vendor risk management (VRM) is a critical business practice. Within the pages of this guide, security professionals will learn about basic questions you need to ask all vendors and the impact of continuous risk monitoring software.
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

BitSight

The Devil's Right Hand: An Investigation on Malware-oriented Obfuscation Techniques
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series evaluates the role that obfuscation techniques play in malware and the importance of understanding their effectiveness.
Posted: 29 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Jul 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Securosis: Securing Hadoop: Security Recommendations for Hadoop Environments
sponsored by Vormetric
ANALYST REPORT: This research paper lays out a series of recommended security controls for Hadoop, along with the rationale for each. The analysis is based upon conversations with dozens of data scientists, developers, IT staff, project managers, and security folks from companies of all sizes; as well as decades of security experience the Securosis team brings.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Vormetric

Bloor: For the EU's New Data Protection Regulation, Encryption Should Be the Default
sponsored by Vormetric
WHITE PAPER: This report by Bloor Research discusses the changes being made to the EU data protection landscape and suggests that encryption should be the default choice for protecting data. Discover how you can make it part of a comprehensive, consistent data security strategy.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Vormetric

Mobile Security: The Battle Beyond Malware, BYOD Security, and Conflicting Endpoint Management
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
EGUIDE: Combating the wrong enemy? Evolving threats and new attack surfaces demand your mobile security strategy keep pace. Discover three articles that break down mobile security into easily understandable fields including, mobile malware, BYOD security and endpoint management.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 21 Jul 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Aberdeen Group: Selecting Encryption for "Data at Rest" in Back-End Systems.
sponsored by Vormetric
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, the Aberdeen Group explores why full-disk encryption has become an attractive solution for the risks to data in use at the endpoints—and why file-level encryption is a better fit for the risks associated with data at rest in back-end systems.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2015

Vormetric

Ponemon Institute Application Security Risk Management Study
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report shows you the results of the recent Ponemon Institute study on how IT pros approach application security in their organizations. Inside, you'll see why many organizations are falling short of adequate application security and learn how you might patch your own application security vulnerabilities.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM

7 Modern Encryption Problems
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
RESOURCE: This resource highlights 7 modern security issues as the use of SSL/TLS encrypted communication grows. Discover how to boost the capabilities of your network security infrastructure while effectively managing your SSL/TLS traffic.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Jul 2016

Blue Coat Systems

Can We Say Next-Gen Yet? State of Endpoint Security - SANS Report
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to formulate your own new endpoint protection strategy based around these ever changing endpoint devices. See how other organization are protecting their evolving perimeter and learn statistics from the SANS 2016 Endpoint Security Survey that will help you create your long-term endpoint management strategy.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

IBM

A Technology Brief on SSL/TLS Traffic
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
RESOURCE: In this resource, get a detailed breakdown of SSL/TLS traffic and not only its importance to enterprises but also the grave threat it can pose if malware hides in it. Discover the skills necessary to effectively utilize encrypted traffic and combat the malware threat.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 27 Jul 2016

Blue Coat Systems

Watering Hole Attacks: Detect End-User Compromise Before the Damage is Done
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: Join us for a live demo showing an example of such an attack, and how to detect it immediately using AlienVault USM.
Posted: 26 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jun 1, 2016

AlienVault

Ransomware Response Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The document is intended to be a guide for organizations faced with a ransomware infection. If you are currently experiencing a ransomware incident, it is recommended you review this guide immediately.
Posted: 26 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 May 2016

IBM

Cost of a Data Breach Calculator
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: This short survey helps you identify your organization's risk profile, which includes your organization's risk of experiencing a data breach, the average cost per compromised record and the total cost of a data breach to your organization.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

IBM

Insider Threats: How to Spot Trouble Quickly with AlienVault USM
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: Join us for this technical demo showing how USM can help you detect malware infections on end-user machines, insiders misusing network resources, and users engaging in suspicious behaviors.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jun 1, 2016

AlienVault

Infographic – IRM Underground Data Center
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Discover one of the most secure data centers in the universe, built 220 feet underground, wrapped in 220,000 square feet of vault. It houses some of the world's greatest treasures; learn how it can protect your precious assets.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Iron Mountain

The Anatomy of a Ransomware Attack
sponsored by Exabeam
RESEARCH CONTENT: Read this research report to understand the business models used by ransomware network operators and how you can detect and disrupt ransomware in your corporate environments.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Exabeam

How Industry Collaboration Mitigates Cybersecurity Risks
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper how APAC business leaders can actively share cybersecurity resources, expertise, and best practices to collectively build defenses. Read on to learn how to integrate cybersecurity into HR policies, expansion strategies, staff training processes, and more.
Posted: 22 Jul 2016 | Published: 22 Jul 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

The Threat Defense Lifecycle — Reducing the Time to Discover and Recover
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: You need a new philosophy that'll reduce manual intervention, cut management complexity and optimize existing resources in order to reduce mitigation times. Discover an automated, analytics driven threat defense lifecycle that will give you the best opportunity for long-term, sustainable success in staying in front of security threats.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security

The Threat Defense Lifecycle: Intelligent Endpoint Threat Defense
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Adopt a threat defense lifecycle that will allow you to discover threats faster, respond quicker and overall outsmart attackers, driving business efficiency forward. Learn how to then apply these insights to an automated policy that can block similar attack attempts up front.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security

Seven Steps to Ease the Pain of Managing a SOC
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Discover seven steps that will help SOC managers improve their ability to spot and eradicate threats at several points in the IT ecosystem, from the data center to the endpoint, both onpremises and in the cloud. Learn new, real-world solutions that simplify management, improve detection, and increase the speed of mitigation.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Intel Security

If A Hacker Wants Your Data, Make Sure They Really Work For It
sponsored by Carbon Black
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This e-guide teaches you how to implement layered security within the infrastructure you control. Discover how to put strict controls on highly sensitive data and less stringent controls on data that's not so important with network segmentation. You can't entirely eliminate the risk of a breach, but you can make it harder on the attackers.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Carbon Black

Bolster Your Incident Response and Threat Detection Strategy
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: In these digital times, how can you mitigate modern attacks? Discover how to centralize all endpoint activity into a single console, easily accessible to you at any time. Streamline incident response to quickly mitigate current risks and avoid future ones.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Carbon Black

Cb Defense
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can gain next-generation AV to stop more attacks, see more threats, and close more security gaps than ever before. Get unprecedented visibility and actionable intelligence while protecting servers, laptops, and desktops from advanced attackers.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Carbon Black

Close Security Gaps for Every Endpoint
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can utilize both machine learning and behavioral analytics to analyze all available endpoint data, helping you stop more attacks, see more threats, and close every vulnerability.
Posted: 26 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

Carbon Black
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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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