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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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Incident Response Tools: How, When & Why to Use Them
sponsored by Claranet
EGUIDE: Incident response tools are growing in popularity as an effective method for proactively analyzing and addressing the vulnerabilities within your network. This e-guide was written to help readers through the vetting process as well as understand how, when and why to use them – read on to get started.
Posted: 21 Sep 2020 | Published: 17 Sep 2020

Claranet

Dunkirk Enhances Microsoft 365 Email Security with Vade Secure for Microsoft 365
sponsored by Vade Secure
CASE STUDY: The victim of targeted attacks, the city and urban community of Dunkirk sought to bolster their defenses against email-based cyberattacks. This case study provides an overview of Dunkirk’s selection criteria as well as the results of their email security project – read on to get started.
Posted: 18 Sep 2020 | Published: 18 Sep 2020


The Evolution of Application Fraud
sponsored by F5 Networks
RESOURCE: Cyberattacks targeting business applications have been on the rise in recent years – an issue made exponentially more prominent as web applications grew in popularity due to COVID-19 changes. This resource provides an overview of the evolution of application fraud – read on to get started.
Posted: 18 Sep 2020 | Published: 18 Sep 2020

F5 Networks

Learn How to Detect a Phishing Email
sponsored by Vade Secure
RESOURCE: We’ve all come across a poor phishing attempt that was immediately obvious, but cybercriminals are crafty – some phishing emails are nearly indistinguishable from an authentic email. So, where should you look to spot a phishing attack? The following resource provides 7 key areas to look at – check it out.
Posted: 17 Sep 2020 | Published: 17 Sep 2020


The New Business Imperative
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In a business environment where customer behavior is changing, digital transformation is accelerating, the threat of fraud is proliferating and challengers are gaining ground, organizations must change their approach to succeed. Read on to learn more about balancing user functionality and cost-effectiveness.
Posted: 17 Sep 2020 | Published: 17 Sep 2020

F5 Networks

Privileged Access Management to Prevent a Ransomware Attack
sponsored by Hitachi Vantara
RESOURCE: The victims of 2020’s 11 most devastating ransomware attacks have paid a massive sum of $144.2 million in their recovery efforts. In this article, discover how privileged access management (PAM) can be implemented to proactively reduce the threat of ransomware.
Posted: 17 Sep 2020 | Published: 10 Sep 2020

Hitachi Vantara

Cybersecurity Perceptions vs Reality
sponsored by GoSecure
WHITE PAPER: This 29-page research report provides the key findings from a recent GoSecure survey designed to better understand the biases, gaps and misconceptions surrounding cybersecurity. Read on to learn more about this disconnect and discover how to address and overcome it.
Posted: 16 Sep 2020 | Published: 16 Sep 2020

GoSecure

The Ultimate Balancing Act: Enabling Emerging Technologies. Ensuring Security
sponsored by Frontier Communications
RESOURCE: In order to defend against today’s fast-evolving threats, cybersecurity experts are recommending a multi-layered approach to network security that doesn’t prevent innovation. Read on to learn more about achieving this balancing act.
Posted: 16 Sep 2020 | Published: 16 Sep 2020

Frontier Communications

Ransomware Decoded
sponsored by Cybereason
WHITE PAPER: Ransomware has reemerged, and ransom payments have shot up in tandem, with the average payout at $80,000 in Dec. 2019. In addition, it’s evolving to avoid detection, and with the advent of Ransonware-as-a-Service (RaaS), even non-technical users can create an attack. Stay vigilant, read this white paper to learn what modern ransomware looks like.
Posted: 11 Sep 2020 | Published: 11 Sep 2020

Cybereason

The State of Ransomware 2020
sponsored by Sophos
WHITE PAPER: Ransomware regularly dominates headlines as one of the most notorious threats facing organizations – but do the successful attacks tell the full story? In this research report, discover what happens when ransomware hits, the impacts of paying the ransom, the emergence of cybersecurity insurance, and more.
Posted: 11 Sep 2020 | Published: 31 May 2020

Sophos

The Hacker Infrastructure and Underground Hosting
sponsored by Trend Micro
RESOURCE: How are criminals able to host service and infrastructure on the internet without a takedown or an arrest? What makes them hard to track down? Read this research paper to learn how criminal forums have evolved to adapt to the demands of the underground market and the ways they have enabled easier access to underground hosting.
Posted: 11 Sep 2020 | Published: 11 Sep 2020

Trend Micro

The State of Cloud Security 2020
sponsored by Sophos
ANALYST REPORT: To understand the balance between flexibility and vulnerability in the public cloud, a survey of 3,251 IT managers across 26 countries was conducted. The study shows the ways in which attackers are changing the rules to find new ways into environments and exposing security gaps that were once unknown. Read the full report to go in-depth.
Posted: 10 Sep 2020 | Published: 31 Jul 2020

Sophos

Securing the Pandemic-Disrupted Workplace
sponsored by Trend Micro
ANALYST REPORT: COVID-19 has granted threat actors the permission to get their hands as dirty as possible. A spike in remote work has given them a larger attack surface than ever, and although the number of new cases is decreasing, these attacks show no signs of going away. To get the numbers behind the danger, jump into this in-depth report.
Posted: 02 Sep 2020 | Published: 02 Sep 2020

Trend Micro

Hacker vs CISO: Exploiting and Protecting Your WFH Workforce
sponsored by Tanium
WEBCAST: The hacker is the bane of the CISO, and vice versa. It’s not often that both of these enigmatic personas are in the same room to speak on organizational security and the threat landscape, and during an era of global remote work, their words are quite valuable. Watch this unique webcast to learn perspectives from two opposing security combatants.
Posted: 01 Sep 2020 | Premiered: Aug 28, 2020

Tanium

Pwning Admin Rights To Spread Ransomware: Stories From The Battlefield
sponsored by Remediant
WEBCAST: Stopping a ransomware attack is a challenge for many organizations, particularly during this era of remote work. Professionals are asking, "What does a ransomware attack look like? Why is it so easy for hackers use credentials to move laterally within a network?" View this webcast to learn how to assess your environment for admin credential risk.
Posted: 28 Aug 2020 | Premiered: Apr 9, 2020

Remediant

Securing the Workplace of the Future
sponsored by Tehama
EBOOK: By 2027, freelancers will make up most of the workforce, and Gartner estimates 50% of IT services will be outsourced as early as 2020. This presents many opportunities for recruiting, but it also presents security risks. Does your business need to alter its stance? Jump into this e-book to learn how organizations will secure the future workforce.
Posted: 24 Aug 2020 | Published: 27 Nov 2019

Tehama

Paradise Lost: Exploiting the New Distributed Workforce Economy
sponsored by Tanium
WHITE PAPER: Organizations have noted the widened gaps in IT visibility since remote work became the norm - now it’s time to react. View this white paper to learn how unified endpoint security (UES)/unified endpoint management (UEM) can help detect and prevent these pandemic-related threats.
Posted: 24 Aug 2020 | Published: 02 Jun 2020

Tanium

Australia's cybersecurity game plan
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, find out how the Australian government is tackling cyber security issues head-on, why local businesses continue to fall prey to ransomware and how to mitigate supply chain security risks.
Posted: 23 Aug 2020 | Published: 24 Aug 2020

ComputerWeekly.com

Outbound Email Security Essentials
sponsored by Zivver
WHITE PAPER: As email grows in importance as a communication tool, it becomes an increasingly attractive target for cybercriminals – and protecting inboxes becomes more critical than ever. Read this white paper to discover the essentials of email security and ensure your organization is equipped to handle today’s threats.
Posted: 21 Aug 2020 | Published: 21 Aug 2020

Zivver

Covid-19 & the New Normal for E-commerce
sponsored by Tala Security
WHITE PAPER: While online shopping has increased dramatically since the beginning of the pandemic, so too have threats targeting shoppers and other users. In fact, Magecart attacks have increased by 20%. Read on to explore how COVID-19 is shifting the e-commerce landscape and discover the long-term implications of these changes.
Posted: 20 Aug 2020 | Published: 20 Aug 2020

Tala Security

Threat Report: Maze Ransomware
sponsored by Cysiv
WHITE PAPER: Since 2019, the Maze threat actor group has been conducting ransomware campaigns where they both block access to data on victims’ machines and threaten to publish sensitive data for ransom – known as Maze ransomware. In this report, discover a comprehensive analysis of Maze ransomware, how it works and how to prevent it.
Posted: 20 Aug 2020 | Published: 07 Jul 2020

Cysiv

How Cyberattackers Are Exploiting COVID-19 to Undermine Your Security
sponsored by Fidelis
PODCAST: Since widespread information about COVID-19 first surfaced back at the beginning of the year, there has been a reported uptick of phishing, ransomware and misinformation campaigns designed to prey on people’s fears. Listen to this webcast for insight into attacker objectives and tactics – including specific examples.
Posted: 19 Aug 2020 | Premiered: Aug 19, 2020

Fidelis

Evaluating Client-side Web Security: Questions to Ask Your Vendor
sponsored by Tala Security
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to online interactions, protecting end-users from Magecart, XSS and other data theft attacks is critical to safeguarding both their sensitive data as well as brand reputation. This article offers 3 questions you should be asking your web security vendor – and why they matter.
Posted: 19 Aug 2020 | Published: 19 Aug 2020

Tala Security

Threat Report: Thanos Ransomware
sponsored by Cysiv
ANALYST REPORT: Thanos is a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) that allows users to build and customize ransomware to suit their specific needs. It’s still in development, but it’s popular because of its techniques and its ability to evade anti-malware. Authors are actively adding more features using publicly available tools. Read this report for specifics about RaaS.
Posted: 19 Aug 2020 | Published: 17 Jul 2020

Cysiv

Faster Threat Detection and Response with Data Science and Next-gen SIEM
sponsored by Cysiv
VIDEO: Given the implications of a successful cyberattack, the need for effective threat detection and response has never been more urgent. In this short webinar, the Chief Technical Officer at Cysiv provides an overview of how threat detection and SIEM objectives can benefit from the use of data science. Watch now to learn more.
Posted: 19 Aug 2020 | Premiered: 19 Aug 2020

Cysiv
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