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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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The Role of Breach and Attack Simulation
sponsored by Cymulate
VIDEO: The volume of data breaches and cyberattacks are continuing to rise. As a result, organizations are relying on breach and attack simulation tools to provide more consistent and automated validation of controls. In this video, Tim Ager from Cymulate discusses today's cyberthreats landscape and the rise of breach and attack simulation tools.
Posted: 23 Aug 2019 | Premiered: 23 Aug 2019

Cymulate

CyberArk Global Advanced Threat Landscape Report 2019
sponsored by CyberArk Software, Inc
ANALYST REPORT: In order to gain a better understanding of business leaders' engagement with cybersecurity as global organizations transition to true digital businesses, CyberArk conducted a survey. The survey also focuses on the practice of privileged access security. Download the report to explore key findings.
Posted: 20 Aug 2019 | Published: 31 Aug 2019

CyberArk Software, Inc

Top 3 Telecom Provider Secures Mobile Accounts
sponsored by Shape Security
CASE STUDY: A Top 3 US Telecom Provider needed to secure its mobile accounts from credential stuffing attackers targeting them to commit various fraud schemes. In this case study, learn how the company was able to stop upgrade theft, 2FA bypass, and virtual calling with Shape Enterprise Defense.
Posted: 19 Aug 2019 | Published: 19 Aug 2019

Shape Security

Cyber Deception Systems
sponsored by Acalvio
ANALYST REPORT: This Market Segment Report covers Cyber Deception Systems (CDS) and the market position of 18 vendors delivering products and services for CDS. Read on to learn about CDS capabilities (e.g. lures, breadcrumbs, honeypots, decoys, and traps) as well as the different vendors in the market.
Posted: 15 Aug 2019 | Published: 15 Aug 2019

Acalvio

2019 Mobile Threat Landscape Report
sponsored by CrowdStrike
ANALYST REPORT: Malicious actors have increasingly sought to diversify the way they attempt to compromise their targets and achieve their objectives. In this research report, discover key types of mobile malware observed so far in 2019, along with their typical deployment mechanism. Also, explore how and why certain criminal actors are targeting mobile devices.
Posted: 14 Aug 2019 | Published: 14 Aug 2019

CrowdStrike

Fortinet 2019 Operational Technology Security Trends Report
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: Fortinet's 2019 OT Security Trends Report analyzes data from FortiGuard Labs to glean insights about the state of security for supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and other industrial control systems (ICS). Download the report to discover key findings.
Posted: 14 Aug 2019 | Published: 08 May 2019

Fortinet, Inc.

The Most Common Types of Invoice Fraud and How to Prevent Them
sponsored by AppZen
WHITE PAPER: How can your business prevent falling prey to invoice fraud schemes? Knowing exactly what to look out for is an important first step. Download this e-book to learn about the most common types of invoice fraud and how to prevent them.
Posted: 13 Aug 2019 | Published: 13 Aug 2019

AppZen

Financial Services Attack Economy
sponsored by Akamai
ANALYST REPORT: There's no one organization that can detect and track all aspects of the attacks we face today. But combining intelligence from different types of attack data with broad experience allows talented analysts to understand the attacks they do see. In this research report, explore attacks against the financial services industry.
Posted: 13 Aug 2019 | Published: 31 Jul 2019

Akamai

How to Pick a Winner in EDR
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
ANALYST REPORT: The MITRE Corporation conducted an independent test of the detection and investigation capabilities of leading endpoint detection and response (EDR) products against real-world attack sequences. This research report will break down the results and what it means for your organization as you assess your endpoint security toolkit.
Posted: 12 Aug 2019 | Published: 21 Jun 2019

Palo Alto Networks

How Midsize Enterprises are Tackling Cyberthreat Challenges
sponsored by Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The small to midsize enterprise (SME) segment may not make the top headlines when it comes to cyberattacks, but that doesn't mean these organizations have it any easier than their large enterprise counterparts. Read on for actionable insights into how peer organizations in this segment are tackling cyberthreat challenges.
Posted: 07 Aug 2019 | Published: 07 Aug 2019

Arctic Wolf Networks, Inc.

Keeping Fraud Detection Software Aligned With the Latest Threats
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Fraud and financial crimes weren't considered serious issues until the 1980s. Since then, they have become commonplace. As fraud changes and evolves, organizations must keep anti-fraud software current to detect new and emerging threats. In this white paper, learn how SAS Visual Investigator can help organizations do this.
Posted: 07 Aug 2019 | Published: 07 Aug 2019

SAS

Cryptojacking, The Sequel: Life After Coinhive
sponsored by Webroot
PODCAST: The popular cryptomining tool Coinhive has closed its doors. So the cryptojacking threat should decline, right? 'Not so fast' Webroot threat analysts Tyler Moffitt tells host Joe Panettieri. Tune into this podcast to find out who's filling in where Coinhive left off.
Posted: 05 Aug 2019 | Premiered: Aug 5, 2019

Webroot

Making an Impact with Security Awareness Training
sponsored by Mimecast
ANALYST REPORT: Employees are the last line of defense against cyberattacks, and in too many cases these defenses fail. In this report, learn how to create a successful security awareness training program.
Posted: 02 Aug 2019 | Published: 15 Oct 2018

Mimecast

The Future of Cybercrime and Security
sponsored by Webroot
ANALYST REPORT: In Juniper Research's The Future of Cybercrime & Security report, explore key takeaways and an overview of the network & endpoint cybersecurity competitive landscape.
Posted: 02 Aug 2019 | Published: 02 Aug 2019

Webroot

Mimecast Cyber Resilience For Email
sponsored by Mimecast
WEBCAST: Listen as Joel Bedoford and Phillip Clark from Mimecast explore the current cyber resilience landscape for Australian businesses and unpack survey results from 257 IT decisions makers on the topic of Cyber Resilience for Email.
Posted: 01 Aug 2019 | Premiered: Aug 1, 2019

Mimecast

A Quick Guide to Stopping Ransomware
sponsored by Webroot
RESOURCE: In this infographic, explore 9 proactive steps you can take to reduce the likelihood that you'll fall victim to a crypto-ransomware attack.
Posted: 01 Aug 2019 | Published: 01 Aug 2019

Webroot

Testing Security Effectiveness with the MITRE ATT&CK™ Framework
sponsored by Cymulate
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: The MITRE ATT&CK framework has gained traction thanks to its comprehensive mapping of adversary tactics and techniques used to infiltrate a network, compromise systems and act on malicious threat actor objectives. In this solution brief, learn how Cymulate can help organizations model threat simulations with the MITRE ATT&CK Framework.
Posted: 31 Jul 2019 | Published: 31 Jul 2019

Cymulate

How To Harness Machine Learning
sponsored by Webroot
EBOOK: In this e-book, discover 5 of the most pressing issues facing cybersecurity professionals today and how Webroot's 6th generation machine learning can help stop these sophisticated attacks today and in the future.
Posted: 31 Jul 2019 | Published: 31 Jul 2019

Webroot

Smarter Cybersecurity Solutions for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: Cobbling together multiple cybersecurity products to ensure you have adequate endpoint protection is not a strategy most businesses favor. It's a costly and complex attempt to compensate for the inherent deficiencies of conventional signature-based cybersecurity. There is a better way. Download this white paper to learn how Webroot can help.
Posted: 30 Jul 2019 | Published: 30 Jul 2019

Webroot

The Five Tenets Of Enterprise Deception
sponsored by Acalvio
VIDEO: Deception has many security benefits and has evolved from putting a couple of honey pots out in the environment to a full enterprise deception deployment. To keep up with the complexity of deception, organizations should follow the 5 requirements explained in this video. Tune in to learn more today.
Posted: 24 Jul 2019 | Premiered: 24 Jul 2019

Acalvio

CW Benelux August 2019: Dutch academic seeks the personality behind the cyber criminal
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: There is at least one person behind every cyber attack, but beyond that insight, very little known is about them. Rutger Leukfeldt, senior researcher on cyber crime at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement, has been trying to get inside the minds of hackers.
Posted: 22 Jul 2019 | Published: 08 Aug 2019

ComputerWeekly.com

Are Your Security Controls Yesterday's News?
sponsored by Cymulate
WHITE PAPER: To find potential threats, many organizations have resorted to testing their security controls using a handful of common, "modern" methods. However, there are often limits that make these tests less effective. In this white paper, learn how a true threat actor simulation can properly test your security controls.
Posted: 19 Jul 2019 | Published: 31 Jul 2019

Cymulate

The Cost of Credential Stuffing
sponsored by Akamai
ANALYST REPORT: Credential stuffing attacks can cause loss of customers and involvement of IT security that can result in an average cost of $1.2 million, according a Ponemon Institute survey. To gain a better understanding of the cost to prevent, detect and remediate credential stuffing attacks download this Ponemon Institute study.
Posted: 11 Jul 2019 | Published: 31 Oct 2018

Akamai

Using Wire Data for Security Forensics
sponsored by Viavi
WHITE PAPER: Security threats and attacks are growing in number and becoming increasingly more malicious, posing a severe threat to business survival. This white paper explains the means and importance of moving to a full wire data collection and enhancement strategy for both NetOps and SecOps operational and forensic capabilities.
Posted: 09 Jul 2019 | Published: 31 Mar 2019

Viavi

6 Security Facts that Organizations aren't Considering
sponsored by The Media Trust
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover the 6 security facts that you should start considering to make your websites more secure.
Posted: 03 Jul 2019 | Published: 03 Jul 2019

The Media Trust
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