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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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Real-time Threat Detection: The Financial Industry's Best Friend
sponsored by HID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the effectiveness of real-time malware protection for financial institutions and banking customers. View now and see how this technology can help mitigate risks even from the most sophisticated malware.
Posted: 01 Jun 2016 | Published: 01 Jun 2016

HID

Integrating Host Systems With Modern Security Frameworks
sponsored by Novell Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals a practical way to bring your host systems into the modern security fold. Close the technology gap without jeopardizing business operations.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Novell Ltd.

Total Protection for Data Loss Prevention - Solution Brief
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a data-centric system that delivers data security and actionable insight about data at rest, data in motion and data in use across your entire organization. Easily identify potential threats and refine policies as needed to quickly respond to the shifting threat landscape.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intel Security

Complete Data Protection - Data Sheet
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: With proper encryption, you can easily stop data loss and take control of all your data that lives on employee endpoints. Learn how to communicate with all your endpoints and control them from a hardware level, whether they are powered on or powered off.
Posted: 31 May 2016 | Published: 13 Apr 2016

Intel Security

The Road to SDN is Paved with Visibility and Many Good Intentions
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Understanding traffic pathways and baselines before during and after the SDN migration means knowing how well the transition is delivering on CAPEX and OPEX promises as well as potential for higher security. Eliminate security blind spots with this Security Deliver Platform.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gigamon

Addressing the Threat Within: Rethinking Network Security Deployment
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: A structured and architectural approach to pervasive network visibility gives security solutions access while enabling them to scale cost effectively. Discover how the Security Delivery Platform is becoming a building block to deploying security solutions.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gigamon

Application Session Filtering
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Bringing intelligent application-aware traffic visibility and filtering relevant applications to these security tools will help them work at their most optimum while uncovering malicious communication patterns.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gigamon

Security Delivery Platform
sponsored by Gigamon
RESOURCE: The threat landscape is ever changing, becoming more complex and harder to combat. Last year alone, 317 million new pieces of malware were created. This infographic shows you stats on the growing threat landscape and tools you need to monitor traffic and gain greater visibility across your networks.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Gigamon

Security for Virtualization Getting the Balance Right
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization promises cost savings, improved productivity, and the ability to transform your business. But too often security can either detract from the performance gains that virtualization promises, or just not give you the protection you need. Getting the balance right is critical.
Posted: 26 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky in Action
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: In today's complex cyberthreat landscape, it's more important than ever to have the right security solution in place. Are you settling for partial protection?
Posted: 26 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Kaspersky Lab

Evaluating Hybrid Cloud Security Options to Control Network Security
sponsored by MASERGY
EGUIDE: This e-guide helps you evaluate your hybrid cloud security options to best secure your data as it moves to the cloud. Learn what different organizations are implementing to help their situation, including host-based security tools, encryption and other security services.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 12 May 2016

MASERGY

Put Time On Your Side: The Heavy Cost Of Putting Off Your Cybersecurity Decisions Enterprise
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: A lot can happen in a business day. Deals close. Products launch. News items hit the airwaves. In fact, at Kaspersky Lab, we detect 310,000 new pieces of malware every day, which means that every day you put off the decision to upgrade your IT security system is a day that thousands of pieces of new malware can slip through.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Kaspersky Lab

The Threats From Within
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: With a robust security education program in place, your company can protect its most sensitive information by ensuring that cybercriminals cannot break through your employee firewall.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 25 May 2016

Kaspersky Lab

Virtualization Security: Know Your Options
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top three options for delivering security to your virtual servers. Go in-depth on agent-based security, agentless security and light agent security to see which option fits your unique IT architecture.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Kaspersky Lab

LIFTING THE VEIL OF SECRECY ON CYBERCRIMINALS.
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
WHITE PAPER: In this eBook, we'll look closely at cybercrime trends to answer your most pressing questions about cybercriminals. Most important, we will answer what you can do to protect your business from this growing threat.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Kaspersky Lab

RANSOMWARE: ALL LOCKED UP AND NO PLACE TO GO
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
EBOOK: In this e-book, you'll discover how exactly ransomware works, types of ransomware you'll encounter and how to best deal with being held victim by ransomware. Learn hard facts and dispel myths about ransomware vs. businesses.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Kaspersky Lab

Future Risks Be Prepared
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
EBOOK: An increasingly sophisticated threat landscape calls for a multi-layered security approach, in which a combination of integrated technologies provides comprehensive detection and protection against known, unknown and advanced malware and other threats. This report is designed to help you to be better prepared to fight APTs.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Kaspersky Lab

Rethinking IT Security
sponsored by Kaspersky Lab
EBOOK: This eBook explores the features that make antivirus a critical component of an effective cybersecurity strategy to fight all hazards targeting businesses today — including known, unknown and advanced cyberthreats.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Kaspersky Lab

Fortinet Secure Access Solutions for Flawless Wireless Performance
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Wireless healthcare operations means greater vulnerabilities to healthcare networks. With patient records such a hot commodity for cybercriminals, healthcare organizations must be airtight with their remote management. Learn how to deploy end-to-end cybersecurity to ensure uninterrupted care at any sized healthcare facility.
Posted: 25 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

One Firewall Brand Decreases Complexity, Not Security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner Report shows you how to take on a unified security posture for your entire borderless network. Automate your threat remediation actions and minimize breach intervals. With one universals network operating system, you don't need to choose between security or performance - have both and manage it all from one single pane of glass.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Complete Data Protection
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to stop data loss initiated by sophisticated malware that hijacks sensitive information. Plus learn how to implement and enforce organization-wide security policies that control how data is encrypted, monitored and protected from a central console.
Posted: 23 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intel Security

When App is the Business, the Business is the App Vol. 2
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Empower your organization with a mobile application strategy that advances your business while providing scalability, sustainability and security. Learn how to design your business around applications without putting enterprise data at risk.
Posted: 20 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM MaaS360

Is data leaking out on your watch?
sponsored by Intel Security
RESOURCE: Learn more about where threats initiate and the tactics cyber criminals use to steal your data. Discover what measures you can take to make sure your organization isn't the next highly publicized breach victim (whether it be from external threats or your very own employees).
Posted: 19 May 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

Intel Security

2015 the Year Data Breaches Got Personal
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: Data breaches continue to be a large and growing threat for organizations in all industries. Many are clinging to conventional ways of looking at cyber security rather than taking a newer approach. With this cybercrime data, you'll be able to formulate a modern security strategy to stay ahead of evolving threats and hackers.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Gemalto

Mobile is the New Playground for Thieves
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: You need to modernize your security with a robust way to proactively detect, analyze and remediate new mobile threats. Learn the true cost of a data breach and how to best implement your own BYOD policy.
Posted: 18 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM MaaS360
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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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