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DEFINITION: Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a politically or socially motivated purpose. The individual who performs an act of hacktivism is said to be a hacktivist. A hacktivist uses the same tools and techniques as a hacker, but does so in order to disrupt services and bring attention to a political or social cause. For example, one might leave a highly visible message  … 

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Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard (O-TTPS)
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This standard is aimed at enhancing the integrity of commercial off the shelf ICT products and helping customers to manage sourcing risk.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

The Evolving Threat Landscape
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper surveys emerging threats, profiles theirhighly organized perpetrators, and reviews some of the revolutionary technologies that make these attacks so persistent and effective.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

IBM InfoSphere Guardium Data Sheet: Managing the Entire Database Security and Compliance Lifecycle
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As hacker attacks become more and more frequent, a comprehensive security plan has become of critical importance.  Inside this white paper, learn which security strategies are right for your company. Uncover information about an approach that offers real-time alerts, audit and reporting tools and much more.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

IBM

The Next Generation of Cybercrime: How it's evolved, where it's going
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Cybercrime is continuously evolving and attacks occur everyday, costing businesses significant loss and money. In order develop a strong security strategy to reduce your risk of attacks, you must understand cybercrime. Read this executive brief to explore several generations of cybercriminals and the methods and motivations of their attacks.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

DellEMC and Intel®

Why Hackers have turned to Malicious JavaScript Attacks
sponsored by Sophos
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the threat of malicious JavaScript attacks, and how they work. Understand how cybercriminals make money with these types of attacks and why IT managers should be vigilant.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Sophos

The Anatomy of a Cross-Site Scripting Campaign
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: XSS attacks are not new. What makes this particular situation unique is the process the ADC used to uncover the attack. Read this paper to find out so much more about XSS attacks.
Posted: 23 Aug 2010 | Published: 23 Aug 2010

Imperva

Top Tips to Securing your Business Reputation
sponsored by AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Reputation is everything in the world of a small business. It often takes years to establish a good reputation, but unfortunately it can take far less time lose one. Read this paper to learn tips that will help you keep your reputation secure.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2009

AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

Managing a Growing Threat: An Executive’s Guide to Web Application Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Cyber-criminals are leveraging relatively simple application exploits to gain access to sensitive information for fun and profit. It’s more important than ever to implement secure application strategies to effectively protect your business. Read this guide to learn more.
Posted: 12 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2007

IBM

Staying a Step Ahead of the Hackers: The Importance of Identifying Critical Web Application Vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Security managers worldwide working for midsize or large organizations share a common goal: to better manage the risks associated with their business infrastructure. This session discusses new and emerging network and application security attacks and ways organizations can protect themselves against Web application and network security threats.
Posted: 10 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

IBM

Staying a step ahead of the hackers: the importance of identifying critical Web application vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Security managers may work for midsize or large organizations; they may operate from anywhere on the globe. But inevitably, they share a common goal: to better manage the risks associated with their business infrastructure. Increasingly, Web application security plays a significant role in achieving that goal. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

IBM

Authentication in the Enterprise: Current and Changing Requirements
sponsored by PistolStar, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the current state of authentication and trends that Osterman Research sees as shaping the future of authentication.
Posted: 25 Aug 2009 | Published: 25 Aug 2009

PistolStar, Inc.

Security Threat Report: July 2009 Update
sponsored by Sophos
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are continuing to face a challenging threat landscape. Check out this paper to learn about recent security threats related to Web 2.0, social networking sites, email, mobile devices, and Mac computers.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

Sophos

Web Based Attacks
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report describes the anatomy of web based attacks and examines some of the factors that have influenced a shift toward this type of attack over the last year.
Posted: 11 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2009

Symantec Corporation

Web Application Security Trends Report Q3-Q4, 2008
sponsored by Cenzic
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to protect web applications through application security assessment and penetration testing managed services (SaaS) that identify vulnerabilities and allow organizations to stay ahead of hackers.
Posted: 20 May 2009 | Published: 20 May 2009

Cenzic

Who Is Fighting Phishing: An Overview of the Phishing Lifecycle and the Entities Involved
sponsored by MarkMonitor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the lifecycle of a phishing attack and how different entities--including third-party take down services and law enforcement--are involved in the process of disabling phishing sites.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 09 Oct 2008

MarkMonitor

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report: Trends for July-December 07
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This summary of the Internet Security Threat Report will alert readers to current trends and impending threats that Symantec has observed for the six-month period from July 1 to December 31, 2007.
Posted: 18 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Symantec Corporation

New Technologies for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: With the frequent threat of virus attacks, hackers, and the uncontrollable forces that can lead to a loss of data, a data protection plan is serious business. Read this white paper for information on such a plan.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 28 Apr 2008

F5 Networks

Increase Productivity and Reduce Security Risks for Teleworkers
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of how teleworking helps meet today's productivity demands. It discusses additional network security risks that anywhere access can create, and how SonicWALL addresses these concerns while offering additional benefits.
Posted: 23 Jan 2008 | Published: 22 Jan 2008

SonicWALL

Global Threat Research Report: Russia
sponsored by VeriSign, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This report takes an in-depth look at the security threat the Russian Business Network (RBN) is to North American-based enterprise businesses. Learn more about their current infrastructure, its corruption, and the impact the RBN has on business today.
Posted: 16 Nov 2007 | Published: 10 Jan 2007

VeriSign, Inc

The Case for Application Security: How Real Is the Threat and What Are Your Options
sponsored by Fortify Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the current hacking landscape and details what you can do to prevent a security breach within your organization. Read this white paper today and learn about the pros and cons of various application security solutions.
Posted: 24 Oct 2007 | Published: 24 Oct 2007

Fortify Software

7 Key Factors to Software Protection
sponsored by Arxan
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the magnitude and types of software piracy threats and details the seven key application security factors that must be considered during the development process.
Posted: 08 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Arxan

Ten Ways Hackers Breach Security
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Hacking, cracking, and cyber crimes can wreak havoc on an organization. This white paper discusses ten common methods hackers use to breach your existing security, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Posted: 09 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Global Knowledge
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