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DEFINITION: An ethical hacker is a computer and network expert who attacks a security system on behalf of its owners, seeking vulnerabilities that a malicious hacker could exploit. To test a security system, ethical hackers use the same methods as their less principled counterparts, but report problems instead of taking advantage of them. Ethical hacking is also known as penetration testing, intrusion testing  … 
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How this Large North American Retail Chain Achieves Compliance, Minimizes Risk, and Mitigates Threats
sponsored by Rapid7
CASE STUDY: In this case study, learn how, by adopting this vulnerability scanning system this North American retail chain's IT team able to go beyond compliance assessments to get actionable security information, and more.
Posted: 09 Jun 2017 | Published: 09 Jun 2017


Building a More Effective Vulnerability Scanning Program
sponsored by Rapid7
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares 2 vulnerability management systems side by side, and you can see for yourself which system is superior.
Posted: 09 Jun 2017 | Published: 09 Jun 2017


Building a World-Class Web Application Security Program
sponsored by Rapid7
CASE STUDY: Read this case study to learn the criteria that went into Microsoft's decision making process when buying their new web application vulnerability scanning system.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017


IT/Security Alignment Paves the Way for Effective Risk Management at University of Salzburg
sponsored by Rapid7
CASE STUDY: Find out how the University of Salzburg's small IT team was able to gain simple reporting that helped them prioritize and remediate issues based off the needs of the organization in this case study.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017


Gain Deeper Insights into Your System with this Vulnerability Management System
sponsored by Rapid7
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about a new vulnerability management system which can provide you with constant intelligence to discover, pinpoint, and prioritize threats to your business.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017


Vulnerability Management Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Rapid7
WHITE PAPER: In this buyer's guide learn the 4 essential components in an effective vulnerability management (VM) program, as well as other considerations to take into account like the price, and ROI to take into account when shopping for your VM system.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017


Top 10 Business Logic Attack Vectors Attacking and Exploiting Business Application Assets and Flaws – Vulnerability Detection to Fix
sponsored by Rapid7
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, gain an overview of the top 10 business logic flaw attacks, as well as some tips on how you can test and eliminate these kinds of vulnerabilities.
Posted: 07 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017


When Software Goes Rogue
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: How do you know if your software a rogue one? Do you know how to detect the rebel scum that is renegade software? Access this white paper to learn about BYOD, EOL, and EOS challenges, as well as the levels of vulnerability and how to identify your risks.
Posted: 02 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

BDNA

The Benefits of Bug Bounty Programs and Security Code Testing
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
RESEARCH CONTENT: In this survey from Wakefield research, find out how a variety of IT professionals are adapting to new vulnerabilities as well as additional steps you can take to keep your app safe from both external and internal threats.
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 | Published: 13 Jan 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Exploit Kits: Getting In by Any Means Necessary
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the concept of exploit kits and how to defend against them. Uncover tips for reducing your attack surface, blocking known malware and exploits, identifying new threats, and more.
Posted: 19 Dec 2016 | Published: 19 Dec 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Ultimate Guide to Multi-Vector DDoS Protection
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn everything you need to know about DDoS attacks on the rise. You'll discover how and where they attack, why most existing solutions fall short and 5 key components of a strong multi-vector DDoS attack protection solution.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

A10 Networks

Healthcare security - The simplest way to stay ahead of attacks
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
RESOURCE: Access this brief to discover how you can simplify PHI protection and close security gaps by using DNS. Learn how OpenDNS can help healthcare organizations significantly reduce malware from getting in and data from being exfiltrated.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Cisco Umbrella

When Downtime Takes a Bite out of Your Budget
sponsored by Globalscape
EBOOK: Unplanned downtime and data loss will ultimately affect an organization's bottom line. Discover how to develop a robust data protection strategy that helps defend your most critical assets and learn how to create visibility into data transfers, meet compliance, simplify disaster recovery, and more.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

Globalscape

The Phishing Breakthrough Point
sponsored by KnowBe4
WHITE PAPER: Habits take time to form and become part of one's daily life – the same applies to being cyber street-smart about phishing prevention. Learn how to create a more effective phishing awareness training program through deeper analysis of the human landscape of your organization.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

KnowBe4

Demo: Next-Gen Antivirus in Action
sponsored by Carbon Black
WEBCAST: Learn how next-generation antivirus protection works in this quick demonstration. Discover how to stop new and emerging malware threats, including zero-day ransomware attacks from owning your database and holding your data hostage.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Premiered: Nov 30, 2016

Carbon Black

Resource Center: Stop Threats and Prevent Data Loss
sponsored by Intel Security
RESOURCE: Get a deeper understanding of who is behind theft, the types of data being stolen and the ways it is getting outside of organizations. Though it's difficult to completely stop, discover policies and procedures you can easily follow to reduce overall data loss.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Intel Security

Four Top Cybercrime Trends
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, organizations are going back to the basics. The major cybersecurity trends of recent can largely be addressed by focusing on "security 101." Learn how to reduce enterprise risk and limit attackers' opportunities as much as possible.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

QRAT Malware-As-A-Service
sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
WHITE PAPER: QRAT, a new remote access tool, first emerged in 2015 and is now targeting U.S. visa applicants via Skype's messenger service. Discover why QRAT is dangerous and how it can infect your system within this valuable white paper. Learn who's behind the QRAT tool, where it originated and why it may be targeting you right now.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Booz Allen Hamilton

Protecting the Enterprise from User Security Vulnerabilities
sponsored by RES Software
RESOURCE: Understand the five most common security threats that organization face today and how to proactively remediate the risk associated with modern endpoint and user vulnerabilities.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

RES Software

The Truth After the Hype: Improve Mobile Data Security
sponsored by vmware airwatch
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, learn how to strengthen your defenses against mobile security breaches with encryption, containerization and more. Discover the new, common vulnerabilities mobile devices and data face and best practices to manage them moving forward.
Posted: 11 Oct 2016 | Published: 10 Oct 2016

vmware airwatch

What's the Best Way to Handle External Security Auditors?
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: A survey conducted at RSA Conference 2015 found that only about 68% of IT pros are honest with security auditors about the occurrence of incidents—leaving 32% in a decidedly gray area of ethics. Make the most of the audit process by learning 3 issues to consider when employing external security auditors.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 05 Oct 2016

Dell Software

DNSSEC: How Savvy Attackers Are Using Our Defenses Against Us
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about how hackers are using DNSSEC against you and get inside the anatomy of one of these attacks. Discover how to best defend against these attacks and allow legitimate traffic to flow through your websites.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Neustar

How are Banks Fighting the War on Fraud
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: Discover how banks are fighting fraud, the amount of import they put on fraud and what they deem are the biggest impacts of fraud on their organization. Learn what to look for in an anti-fraud solution to balance security and customer convenience perfectly.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Neustar

Cyber Threats to Online Shopping Cheer
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to protect your brand and stay online during high-volume occasions. See statistics on current online shopping trends and discover how to stop fraudulent actors before they can damage your organization.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Neustar

Case Study: Reclaiming Website Security and Control
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: Cochrane needed faster, more secure service from their DNS to ensure domain queries are routed correctly and to keep their audience happy. Discover how Cochrane was able to slash response times and ensure maximum server uptime, all while bolstering security.
Posted: 29 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Neustar
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VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS DEFINITION (continued): …  and red teaming. An ethical hacker is sometimes called a white hat, a term that comes from old Western movies, where the "good guy" wore a white hat and the "bad guy" wore a black hat. One of the first examples of ethical hackers at work was in the 1970s, when the United States government used groups of experts called red teams to hack its own computer systems. According to Ed Skoudis, Vice President of Security Strategy for Predictive Systems' Global Integrity consulting practice, ethical hacking has continued to grow in an otherwise lackluster IT industry, and is becoming increasingly common … 
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