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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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INSIDE THE MIND OF THE WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS HACKER
sponsored by Rubrik
VIDEO: Kevin Mitnick is often regarded as the world’s most famous hacker. Luckily for today’s organizations, he serves as a consultant and an ‘ethical’ hacker, helping organizations protect themselves against cyberattacks. Watch this exclusive interview with Kevin for a look inside the mind of the world’s most famous hacker.
Posted: 23 Jul 2021 | Premiered: 23 Jul 2021

TOPICS:  Hackers
Rubrik

CW APAC – July 2021: Trend Watch: Supply Chain Security
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this handbook, Computer Weekly looks at rise of supply chain attacks, the challenges that come with zero-trust security and attacks on the Covid-19 vaccine supply chain
Posted: 09 Jul 2021 | Published: 09 Jul 2021

ComputerWeekly.com

The CISO's guide to supply chain security
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Supply chain attacks have long been a concern in cyber security circles as it can be difficult to enforce security measures for suppliers and partners. In this e-guide, find out why supply chain attacks are intensifying amid the pandemic, how companies are responding to the attacks and what else organisations can do to disrupt the cyber kill chain.
Posted: 04 Jul 2021 | Published: 05 Jul 2021

ComputerWeekly.com

How to Shrink Supply Chain Risk
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: The SolarWinds Orion attacks made victims of government agencies overnight – and without proper protection, your organization could be at risk, too. Download this guide to learn about supply chain attacks, what CISOs are doing to prevent them and detailed instructions on how to prevent bad actors from tampering with your supply chain.
Posted: 29 May 2021 | Published: 29 May 2021

TechTarget

Computer Weekly - 18 May 2021: The real-life consequences of ransomware attacks
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, after a ransomware attack shut a major US oil pipeline, we examine the real-life consequences for organisations facing similar threats. We ask the experts for their top tips in reducing datacentre running costs. And we hear how data science skills are helping government make better decisions. Read the issue now.
Posted: 17 May 2021 | Published: 18 May 2021

ComputerWeekly.com

Infographic: 5 ways backup can protect against ransomware
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Ransomware threatens to put your data beyond reach, so the best way to prepare is to have good-quality data you can restore from backup. This infographic looks at the top 5 steps CIOs should consider.
Posted: 05 May 2021 | Published: 06 May 2021

ComputerWeekly.com

Crowdstrike Video 1
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WEBCAST: What did cybercriminals get up to last year? How did they exploit the global health crisis to become more dangerous than ever? View this webinar detailing CrowdStrike’s 2021 Global Threat Report, which uncovers trends in attackers’ ever-evolving tactics, techniques and procedures observed by CrowdStrike teams in 2020.
Posted: 16 Apr 2021 | Premiered: Apr 16, 2021

CrowdStrike

2021 Global Threat Report
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WEBCAST: What did cybercriminals get up to last year? View this webinar detailing CrowdStrike’s 2021 Global Threat Report, which uncovers trends in attackers’ ever-evolving tactics, techniques and procedures observed by CrowdStrike teams in 2020.
Posted: 06 Apr 2021 | Premiered: Feb 25, 2021

CrowdStrike

UNDERSTANDING THE ECONOMICS BEHIND CYBER ATTACKS— WHAT MAKES YOUR COMPANY A PRIME TARGET?
sponsored by F5 Networks
EBOOK: Automated attacks are proliferating against organizations around the globe. As the cost and investment of launching these attacks continues to plummet, companies are increasingly experiencing credential stuffing attacks that can lead to account takeover and fraud. View this e-book to learn how hacker finance leads to attacks.
Posted: 01 Apr 2021 | Published: 01 Apr 2021

TOPICS:  Hackers
F5 Networks

Royal Holloway: The Computer Misuse Act and the characteristics of convicted hackers
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: In this Royal Holloway article, the authors go beyond the perpetuated stereotypes often found in media surrounding hackers by analysing the characteristics of real-life convicted hackers in the UK, who were charged under the Computer Misuse Act
Posted: 01 Apr 2021 | Published: 07 Apr 2021

ComputerWeekly.com

Complete Guide to Identity and Access Management
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: In the world of authentication techniques, security experts have bemoaned the weaknesses of the password and username form of authentication security. But biometrics, voice, facial and behavioral recognition are taking hold in security.
Posted: 25 Mar 2021 | Published: 19 Jun 2020

TechTarget

Secureworks: Insights from SolarWinds and the Next Steps for Cybersecurity
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WEBCAST: The recent SolarWinds Orion software compromise gave the world a crash course in vulnerability. Leverage this webinar featuring incident response experts as they discuss the SolarWinds attacks and the lessons that can be drawn from them, including measures you can take to help keep your organization secure going forward.
Posted: 22 Mar 2021 | Premiered: Mar 22, 2021

Dell SecureWorks

The Indelible Impact Of Covid-19 On Cybersecurity
sponsored by Bitdefender
RESEARCH CONTENT: In May 2020, right after the initial wave of the COVID-19 outbreak, a cybersecurity study was conducted among 6,724 IT and security workers across the US, Europe and ANZ. Download this study to get a look at how enterprises immediately reacted to COVID-19, and learn how their future security plans compared to what you’ve carried out.
Posted: 19 Mar 2021 | Published: 29 May 2020

Bitdefender

Ransomware Prevention Special Report: How to Address a Pervasive and Unrelenting Threat
sponsored by Gigamon
WHITE PAPER: Ransomware is a fast-growing threat affecting organizations of all sizes and industries. But a combination of security hygiene, prevention techniques and detection and response capabilities can combat ransomware successfully. Download this SANS white paper to identify what ransomware is, the threats it might pose and how to defend against it.
Posted: 18 Mar 2021 | Published: 30 Nov 2020

Gigamon

Turning Knowledge into Power
sponsored by Trend Micro
EBOOK: Organizations are working to defend against the volume of evolving cyberthreats plaguing them every day. One critical way to do so is through reading in-depth research that provides access to the methods and means of cybercriminals. Dive into this e-book learn about the 8 critical areas of cybersecurity and threat research.
Posted: 26 Feb 2021 | Published: 26 Feb 2021

Trend Micro

BEST PRACTICES DNS: The First Principle Of Enterprise Security
sponsored by Infoblox
WHITE PAPER: For today’s WFH and soon-to-be-hybrid workforces, security teams must exploit DNS. As the foundation of enterprise networks, DNS can provide a layer of security intelligence otherwise not seen by security operations centers. Leverage this report to learn 5 critical questions organizations must ask of DNS security vendors.
Posted: 25 Feb 2021 | Published: 25 Feb 2021

Infoblox

SolarWinds and the Supply Chain, the Threat We've Ignored for Too Long
sponsored by Interos
WEBCAST: The SolarWinds attacks caught the entire country off its guard. What can security teams learn from them? Access this webcast to hear from Robert Brese, a VP and Executive Partner at Gartner, as he joins cybersecurity leaders to discuss fundamental changes that must be implemented to address the SolarWinds nation-state supply chain attacks.
Posted: 23 Feb 2021 | Premiered: Dec 22, 2020

Interos

Integrated Cybersecurity Model for Your Work-From-Anywhere Environment
sponsored by NWN Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Cybercrime was lucrative across 2020 – the pandemic exposed several security gaps that hackers were eager to exploit. This white paper highlights how the Integrated Cybersecurity Model can help protect remote workforces from today’s evolving cyberthreats – read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Feb 2021 | Published: 17 Feb 2021

NWN Corporation

2020 Sans Enterprise Cloud Incident Response Survey
sponsored by Infoblox
RESEARCH CONTENT: In this year’s SANS Enterprise Cloud Incident Response (IR) Survey, discover the key challenges that today’s IT and security leaders are facing as it relates to addressing cloud-related threats – which range from external risks like data theft to internal dangers like staffing shortages. Download the report now to get started.
Posted: 16 Feb 2021 | Published: 30 Sep 2020

Infoblox

Simulating The Latest Threats and Techniques with The MITRE ATT&CK Matrix
sponsored by Cymulate
EBOOK: Organizations that don’t actively simulated advanced persistent threats (APTs) take a serious gamble each time they are faced with a serious cyberthreat. The MITRE ATT&CK Matrix aims to provide you with the knowledge and tactics needed to understand, simulate and prepare for today’s APTs – read this e-book to learn more.
Posted: 12 Feb 2021 | Published: 12 Feb 2021

Cymulate

Hacker's Path To The Crown Jewels
sponsored by Cymulate
EBOOK: Hacking campaigns typically follow a predictable pattern involving 4 main activities: Recon, initial foothold, lateral movement, and data exfiltration. Download this e-book to learn more about this 4-step hacking pattern and discover how organizations can better detect the early warning signs of an impending hack.
Posted: 08 Feb 2021 | Published: 08 Feb 2021

Cymulate

Audi fine-tunes its digital performance to boost online car sales
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, the digital chief at Audi UK discusses how the car maker is tackling the slump in new car sales. One of the largest global malware botnets has been taken down, but how much of a blow will it be for cyber criminals? And we hear how one county council made huge savings on its SAP installation. Read the issue now.
Posted: 08 Feb 2021 | Published: 09 Feb 2021

ComputerWeekly.com

2020 CROWDSTRIKE GLOBAL SECURITY ATTITUDE SURVEY
sponsored by CrowdStrike
ANALYST REPORT: Supporting a remote workforce has made life even harder for IT security teams in organizations around the world. Cybercriminals have been capitalizing on the chaos, and this has been changing not only mindsets but processes in security. Access CrowdStrike’s 2020 Global Security Attitude Survey to see what’s necessitating security transformation.
Posted: 03 Feb 2021 | Published: 30 Sep 2020

CrowdStrike

Protecting APIs and Securing Applications So Business Can Thrive
sponsored by Radware
RESEARCH CONTENT: Nearly every organization relies on applications to connect with customers, business partners, suppliers and staff. As a result, the application and API threat landscape has evolved dramatically. Read this research report for a closer look at the state of application and API security, including top threats, best practices and more.
Posted: 26 Jan 2021 | Published: 26 Jan 2021

Radware

Spear Phishing: Top Threats and Trends Vol. 5
sponsored by Barracuda
RESEARCH CONTENT: As their speedy exploitation of fears around the COVID-19 pandemic show, cybercriminals adapt quickly to current events and new tactics. This in-depth report takes a look at the evolving trends in spear-phishing and the new ways attackers are tricking their victims – read on unlock this exclusive insight.
Posted: 29 Dec 2020 | Published: 29 Dec 2020

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