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New Topics on the New Security+ SY0-501 Exam
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In 2017, the revised version of the CompTIA Security+ exam was made available, with more focus on risk management and mitigation. This white paper will guide you in your efforts to prepare for the exam by outlining the new topics included in the objectives list for the current version of the exam.
Posted: 16 Jan 2020 | Published: 16 Jan 2020

Global Knowledge

Accelerate Innovation with Automated Security
sponsored by Sonatype
WHITE PAPER: The convenience of open source software for developers is unmatched. However, it’s critical to consider the vulnerabilities of open source software when developing security policies. In this white paper, go in-depth into the Nexus Platform for protecting your organization’s software development lifecycle.
Posted: 20 Dec 2019 | Published: 20 Dec 2019

Sonatype

Key Protection with Intertrust whiteCriterion Secure Key Box
sponsored by Intertrust
WHITE PAPER: Traditional perimeter security strategies are insufficient for protecting the growing number of remote devices being used to conduct business. This white paper overviews cryptographic key security, a threat that is becoming increasingly relevant in today’s digital environment, and highlights the common techniques used by hackers.
Posted: 16 Dec 2019 | Published: 31 Aug 2018

Intertrust

Connected Car Security
sponsored by Intertrust
WHITE PAPER: As connected cars grow in popularity due to their convenience, it’s important to note that the increasing number of smart features built into cars opens the network to serious vulnerabilities and threats. This white paper highlights the threats facing connected cars by examining common cyberattack patterns and how to protect against them.
Posted: 13 Dec 2019 | Published: 13 Dec 2019

Intertrust

Preparing for a Data Breach: Not If, But When
sponsored by A-Lign
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to preparing for data breaches, companies should think in terms of “when” instead of “if” to ensure cybersecurity preparedness. In this white paper, Petar Besalev, Senior VP of Cybersecurity and Privacy Services at A-Lign, provides an overview of strategies and best-practices to help you prepare for a data breach.
Posted: 11 Dec 2019 | Published: 11 Dec 2019

A-Lign

The Beginner’s Guide to Bug Bounty Programs
sponsored by HackerOne
WHITE PAPER: In The Beginners’ Guide to Bug Bounty Programs, discover how organizations including Starbucks, Airbnb, GitHub, Hyatt, Nintendo and Google Play are working with hackers to protect their customers and brands.
Posted: 10 Dec 2019 | Published: 10 Dec 2019

HackerOne

Patch Management: Your Biggest Ally in the War Against Cybercrime
sponsored by Panda Security
WHITE PAPER: The majority of attacks and exploits today take advantage of outdated systems and third-party applications, exploiting known vulnerabilities. In this white paper, learn about the dangers of vulnerabilities, including the new BlueKeep vulnerability, and ways you can keep your organization safe.
Posted: 10 Oct 2019 | Published: 10 Oct 2019

Panda Security

Evaluating a Penetration Testing Company
sponsored by InteliSecure
WHITE PAPER: Regardless of your company’s reasons for requiring pen testing, a primary factor in your test’s success is picking a provider who is capable of meeting your company’s specific goals. So where do you start? Use this 3-step guide to define your selection process and narrow down your choices.
Posted: 08 Oct 2019 | Published: 08 Oct 2019

InteliSecure

Supporting NERC CIP Compliance
sponsored by Claroty
WHITE PAPER: Electric industry asset owners are subject to mandatory cybersecurity regulations known as the NERC CIP standards. In this white paper, learn how Claroty's fully integrated platform supports entities' compliance efforts while helping to improve the cybersecurity and operational reliability of power generation and transmission systems.
Posted: 27 Sep 2019 | Published: 27 Sep 2019

Claroty

A Field Guide to Understanding the Tactics, Techniques and Attack Vectors Used by Cybercriminals
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: The threat landscape is as diverse as it is sophisticated, thanks largely to the fact that the skills and tools behind launching cyberattacks have become commoditized. In Radware's Hacker's Almanac, gain an understanding the threat landscape and current tactics, techniques and procedures used by today's cybercriminals.
Posted: 20 Sep 2019 | Published: 20 Sep 2019

Radware

SSL Attacks on the Rise
sponsored by Radware
WHITE PAPER: As is always the trend, mass adoption of certain technologies is followed closely by efforts to exploit its wide use through a number of security threats. SSL is no exception to this rule. Download this white paper, to learn everything you need to know about SSL attacks and how to protect against them.
Posted: 19 Sep 2019 | Published: 19 Sep 2019

Radware

Making Application & Infrastructure Vulnerability Management More Effective
sponsored by ZeroNorth
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are struggling to keep up with the dizzying pace it takes to roll out new software capabilities, which only deepens the challenge of keeping up with risks across applications and infrastructure. In this white paper, discover 5 steps you can take to help begin your Application and Infrastructure Vulnerability Management Program.
Posted: 05 Sep 2019 | Published: 05 Sep 2019

ZeroNorth

Malware: The Ubiquitous Menace
sponsored by The Media Trust
WHITE PAPER: Every day seems to bring news of web-based malware attacking another popular, highly trafficked website, causing harm to visitors and tarnishing the site owner's reputation and bottom line. In this white paper, learn how IT and SOC managers can protect their customers and employees by addressing security gaps on the front-end of their website.
Posted: 08 Jul 2019 | Published: 08 Jul 2019

The Media Trust

The Four Pillars of Modern Vulnerability Management
sponsored by Rapid7
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a comprehensive approach to reducing vulnerabilities across your ecosystem.
Posted: 27 Jun 2019 | Published: 27 Jun 2019

Rapid7

Protecting the End User
sponsored by Proofpoint
WHITE PAPER: Today's threat landscape requires a fresh mindset and new strategy, one that focuses on protecting people. In this white paper, explore the factors that play into end-user risk and how to mitigate these factors. Also, find concrete steps that your organization can take to build a people-centric defense.
Posted: 21 Jun 2019 | Published: 31 Jan 2019

Proofpoint

Turbocharge ITOps Productivity for Security and Efficiency
sponsored by BMC
WHITE PAPER: It's simply not possible to address the security risks and management challenges posed by today's infrastructures using manual methods. Operations and security teams need automation—and they need it badly. In this white paper, learn how to empower your team with integrated automation.
Posted: 15 May 2019 | Published: 15 May 2019

BMC

Missing Cyberhygiene: Ransomware – Curse and Cure
sponsored by Open Systems
WHITE PAPER: Almost all security experts today would agree that proper internet hygiene is a key element in protecting our IT infrastructure. Yet, malware seems to have been infecting our computers at epic rates for many years. In this white paper, discover how you can combat ransomware using vulnerability management today.
Posted: 08 May 2019 | Published: 08 May 2019


Protect Your Organization From Unwanted Cryptomining
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: Malicious cryptomining is a browser or software-based threat that enables bad actors to secretly use a business' computing power to mine digital currency. Bad actors are drawn to cryptomining because it's an easy and anonymous way for them to generate cash. In this white paper, learn how to protect your organization from cryptomining.
Posted: 02 May 2019 | Published: 02 May 2019

Cisco Umbrella

Evaluating Vulnerability Assessment Solutions
sponsored by Rapid7
WHITE PAPER: Exploiting weaknesses to infect systems is a common first step for security attacks and breaches. Finding and fixing these vulnerabilities is a proactive defensive measure essential to any security program. In this white paper, explore 4 essential steps to execute an effective proof of concept for a vulnerability assessment tool.
Posted: 03 Apr 2019 | Published: 03 Apr 2019

Rapid7

SOAR-Native SOC
sponsored by D3 Security
WHITE PAPER: If you already have some detection tools and ad hoc processes, and are transforming those elements into a formal SOC, now is an optimal time to learn how to leverage a SOAR platform's capabilities. In this white paper, explore the benefits of implementing a SOAR platform into your SOC.
Posted: 01 Apr 2019 | Published: 01 Apr 2019

D3 Security

The Beginners' Guide to Hacker-Powered Security
sponsored by HackerOne
WHITE PAPER: Leveraging the wisdom and power of the vast white-hat hacker community is a new security expectation. In this white paper, learn the best practices for starting and running effective disclosure and bug bounty programs, and how to integrate hacker-powered security into your organization.
Posted: 11 Mar 2019 | Published: 11 Mar 2019

HackerOne

7 Common Security Pitfalls to Avoid When Migrating to The Cloud
sponsored by HackerOne
WHITE PAPER: The speed of cloud migration is outpacing the speed of security team expansion. How do you keep up? Read on to learn how to prevent such a security regression when migrating to the cloud.
Posted: 08 Mar 2019 | Published: 08 Mar 2019

HackerOne

The Hacker Report
sponsored by HackerOne
WHITE PAPER: Many hackers are finding career building opportunities through bug bounties, with companies hiring from within the hacker community at a faster clip than ever before. As hacking grows in popularity, training continues to be a focus. Download this research report that details more than 300,000 individuals who represent the hacker community today.
Posted: 08 Mar 2019 | Published: 08 Mar 2019

HackerOne

The Pen Test Dilemma
sponsored by HackerOne
WHITE PAPER: Today typical pen test methodologies are falling behind the increasingly innovative methods used by criminals. Why? In this white paper, learn about 3 common issues with traditional pen tests and how your organization could benefit from conducting hacker-powered pen tests instead.
Posted: 07 Mar 2019 | Published: 07 Mar 2019

HackerOne

What is a Vulnerability Disclosure Policy and Why Do You Need One?
sponsored by HackerOne
WHITE PAPER: Download this article to find out what a vulnerability disclosure policy (VDP) is, what's included in a good policy, which organizations have a VDP today, and which government agencies have published guidance on VDPs.
Posted: 06 Mar 2019 | Published: 06 Mar 2019

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