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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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Why Backup is Broken
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to address the vulnerability created by broken backup, and what the restoration revolution will look like. Also discover the obstacles to efficient backup, why backup is slow and unreliable, and more.
Posted: 15 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

SolarWinds, Inc.

Your Guide to Mitigating Phishing Attacks
sponsored by PhishMe
WHITE PAPER: As one of the most persistent types of attacks, spear-phishing cannot be ignored. Discover the importance of implementing an incident response program that directly tackles phishing attacks.
Posted: 15 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Malware Year in Review 2016
sponsored by PhishMe
WHITE PAPER: Ransomware's explosive growth in 2016 was evidence of a paradigm shift in criminal business ventures, resulting in estimated losses of well over $1 billion. Discover 4 major malware trends and specific examples of how they worked, and what it may mean for 2017.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 14 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Analyzing the Malware Threat
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: Find out how malware is evolving to circumvent commonly used defensive measures by learning to avoid behavior detection. Learn more about how this advanced malware functions, how to identify it, and how to neutralize it with cloud generation malware analysis.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

Symantec

The App is the Endpoint
sponsored by Blue Cedar
WHITE PAPER: Uncover 5 fundamental reasons why security leaders are moving away from a device management paradigm and instead are focusing on treating the app as the endpoint.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Blue Cedar

Data Breaches and the Great Security Disconnect
sponsored by PhishMe
RESOURCE: Access this infographic now to learn how to bolster your existing security measures with tools that address growing cyberthreats and empower your employees to be part of the solution.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Ransomware Infection to Encryption in Three Seconds
sponsored by Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource will prepare your organization for a ransomware attack by providing you with key insights on ransomware's unique nature, info on ransomware's rapid infection and encryption and best practices for blocking ransomware before it attacks.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.

Ransomware: The Most Profitable Malware in History
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
RESOURCE: Learn how to combat ransomware with four resources, including a blog post that details ransomware's past, present and future and a slideshow of ten shocking new facts about ransomware.
Posted: 30 May 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Cisco Umbrella

What's Driving Ransomware Attacks and How Should You Respond?
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WEBCAST: VP of Research at Gartner and leading authority on endpoint and server protection strategies, Peter Firstbrook, and Cisco Umbrella's CTO, Dan Hubbard, address the explosion of ransomware in the market and the simplest way for security practitioners to stay ahead of these attacks in this webcast.
Posted: 30 May 2017 | Premiered: Dec 30, 2016

Cisco Umbrella

Ransomware Defense for Dummies
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EBOOK: This Ransomware Defense For Dummies consists of five chapters that explore all you need to know to protect yourself from a costly ransomware attack.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Information Protection in the Web and Cloud Era
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Explore a modern approach to data protection in the web and cloud era. Uncover 5 requirements for a modern DLP tool.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

Safe Adoption of Cloud Applications
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Gartner predicts that nearly 40% of enterprise IT application spend will be shifted to cloud versus on-premise by 2020. Access this white paper for major considerations you will need to focus on when looking for cloud app security.
Posted: 26 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

Ransomware Defense For Dummies
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: The rise of ransomware over the past few years is an ever-growing problem that has quickly become an extremely lucrative criminal enterprise. In Ransomware Defense For Dummies, uncover 5 chapters of in-depth information to keep your network safe and take ransomware head-on.
Posted: 19 May 2017 | Published: 19 May 2017

Cisco Umbrella

10 Common Security Challenges in Digital Healthcare
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
RESOURCE: With their wide range of connected device and applications, healthcare organizations are especially vulnerable to cyberthreats. Start building your network security strategy and explore 10 common security challenges.
Posted: 17 May 2017 | Published: 17 May 2017

Cisco Umbrella

What Every Organization Needs to Know Before, During, and After a Ransomware Attack
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide helps you defend against phishing emails, vulnerabilities in mobile devices, and infected websites. Assess your organization's ability to prevent, respond to, and remediate attacks with a ransomware survival checklist.
Posted: 02 May 2017 | Published: 02 May 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Build Strong Security, Starting From The Device-Level
sponsored by Lenovo
EGUIDE: In this eGuide, take a look at physical security threats to which every computer—whether desktop PC, laptop or tablet— is vulnerable, and discover how to guard against them.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

Lenovo

Focus ASEAN: Security & Digital Transformation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: With cyber threats and attacks making headlines almost every day, governments and enterprises in Southeast Asia are placing greater emphasis on shoring up their cyber defenses, more so as they transform their economies digitally.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 11 Apr 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Focus ANZ: Security & Digital Transformation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: With cyber threats and attacks making headlines almost every day, cyber security has now become a key focus of many governments and enterprises all over the world. In this e-guide, read about the new measures the Australian government is putting in placeto protect critical systems from cyber attacks.
Posted: 07 Apr 2017 | Published: 07 Apr 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

What is Enterprise Mobile Security?
sponsored by Lookout
EBOOK: Download this eBook to find out why EMM and MDM are not enough to ensure a secure mobile enterprise and understand where the fault lies in today's EMM/MDM initiatives.
Posted: 31 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Mar 2017

Lookout

How the Basics of Network Security Have Evolved
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, networking expert Andrew Froehlich explores some of the fundamental shifts in network security – drilling down into how modern tools work better together, replacing yesterday's isolated, autonomous components. Learn about 4 cutting-edge security tools that every enterprise network should be evaluating in the coming months.
Posted: 09 Jun 2017 | Published: 05 Jun 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

Your Guide to Combatting Ransomware's Domination of 2017
sponsored by CyberArk Software, Inc
EGUIDE: Learn how to boost your ransomware security awareness in this expert e-guide. Additionally, discover why ransomware continues to be a major threat and what ransomware prevention tools can help you win the battle.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 02 Jun 2017

CyberArk Software, Inc

Healthcare Ransomware Attack: Prevention and Backups Are Critical
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, explore 6 pointers for preventing ransomware attacks according to Harun Rashid, VP of Global Health Services and CIO of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 24 May 2017

Cisco Umbrella

Ten Ways to Stop a Ransomware Threat Targeting Healthcare Data
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: Ransomware attacks are up across the board, but not many organizations are as vulnerable to targeted ransomware attacks as healthcare organizations. Uncover 10 ways that you can stop a ransomware threat from targeting your healthcare data, as shared by health IT expert Reda Chouffani.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 24 May 2017

Cisco Umbrella

4 Mobile Security Insights for CISOs
sponsored by Lookout
WHITE PAPER: Discover the four mobile security insights that you must know, about reducing mobile risks and the business value associated with fast remediation of mobile security incidents.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

Lookout

Threat Hunting For Dummies
sponsored by Carbon Black
EBOOK: It's time to get proactive with threat hunting. In this Threat Hunting for Dummies e-book learn how to optimize your tools for endpoint visibility and threat intelligence and uncover 10 tips for creating effective threat hunting strategies.
Posted: 09 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

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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