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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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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

Account Takeover Attacks Are On The Rise
sponsored by PerimeterX
WEBCAST: This video describes everything you need to know about account takeovers and what you can do to prevent them at your organization. It also details recent breach examples from companies like FitBit, Marriott Hotels, Twitter, and more. Tune in to learn more about account takeover attacks.
Posted: 12 Dec 2019 | Premiered: Dec 12, 2019

PerimeterX

Top 5 Threats to E-commerce Businesses to Address Before the Holiday Season
sponsored by PerimeterX
WEBCAST: With the holiday season approaching, it’s essential that online retail companies ensure they are prepared for the cybersecurity threats they face. This video highlights the top 5 threats to e-commerce businesses companies need to be vigilant before this, and any, holiday season. Tune in to learn about these 5 holiday attack trends.
Posted: 12 Dec 2019 | Premiered: Dec 12, 2019

PerimeterX

Threat Intelligence Report November 2019
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Mimecast threat researchers developed key insights about the types of attacks that proliferate each quarter, as well as new attacks cropping up. In this quarter’s report, learn about the modified forms of malware being used in impersonation attacks, the channels they go through, and the proactive security measures your organization can take.
Posted: 12 Dec 2019 | Published: 30 Nov 2019

Mimecast

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

Splunk IT Security Predictions 2020
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Technology continues to redesign every aspect of how we live and work. It also creates new security vulnerabilities that savvy attackers are exposing. Being aware of the potential threats allows individuals and organizations to protect their data. In this white paper, uncover some of the most pertinent security considerations for 2020.
Posted: 09 Dec 2019 | Published: 09 Dec 2019

Splunk

The New Era of Fraud: A Bot-Driven Threat
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: With most attacks happening at the app level, protecting the capabilities that drive your business means protecting the apps that make them happen. This article highlights the many faces of fraud and some of the common tactics used to detect and prevent attacks. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Dec 2019 | Published: 06 Dec 2019

F5 Networks

Are Bots Killing Your Business Intelligence?
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: While it’s known that bots can disrupt websites, enable fraud, and steal data, bots can also impact the business intelligence you rely on to make strategic decisions by skewing audience metrics. With the right tools, you can filter out unwanted traffic and improve the quality of your data. Read on to get started.
Posted: 05 Dec 2019 | Published: 05 Dec 2019

F5 Networks

Ransomware Defense Checklist
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
RESOURCE: The rise of ransomware over the past few years is an ever-growing problem and there are no signs of this lucrative criminal enterprise going away. Our safety checklist will ensure you are ready to defend your organization’s data against these threats. Use this checklist to ensure you are equipped to prevent a future ransomware attack.
Posted: 05 Dec 2019 | Published: 05 Dec 2019

Cisco Umbrella

The Next Wave of Bot-Driven Brute Force Attacks
sponsored by F5 Networks
EBOOK: With most cyberattacks targeting critical business applications, protecting the capabilities that drive your business means protecting the apps that make them happen. In this e-book, explore the next generation of bot attacks and uncover best-practices for stopping credential theft.
Posted: 04 Dec 2019 | Published: 04 Dec 2019

F5 Networks

Ransomware Attacks: How to Get the Upper Hand
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: The rock group Radiohead is celebrated for its unconventional approach to recording and releasing music. Lately, the band is also turning heads for how it handled a hacker trying to sell its unreleased work. In this e-guide learn what security experts think of Radiohead’s strategy for dealing with the ransomware threat.
Posted: 26 Nov 2019 | Published: 21 Nov 2019

Cisco Umbrella

One Fish, Two Fish, Three Fish, Fraud Fish
sponsored by Splunk
RESOURCE: In this Dr. Seuss style storybook, discover how numerous types of fraud, such as credit card, phishing, account takeover, and more can affect your organization.
Posted: 21 Oct 2019 | Published: 21 Oct 2019

Splunk

Hacker-Powered Data - Security Weaknesses and Embracing Risk with HackerOne
sponsored by HackerOne
WEBCAST: Today, companies, enterprises, & governments are embracing collaboration with hackers to find vulnerabilities before criminals have a chance to exploit them. In this webcast, Miju Han from HackerOne discusses the most common vulnerabilities not found on the OWASP top 10.
Posted: 17 Oct 2019 | Premiered: Oct 17, 2019

HackerOne

GandCrab Ransomware Analysis Report
sponsored by Versa Networks
WHITE PAPER: A recent ransomware which has become viral since January 2018 is named GandCrab. The developers have been continuously updating and releasing improved versions, with approximately 6 variants observed to date. This white paper will take a quick look into these variants and provide insightful into how they are impacting users.
Posted: 16 Oct 2019 | Published: 16 Oct 2019

Versa Networks

Observations From the Front Lines of Threat Hunting
sponsored by Crowdstrike
WHITE PAPER: This mid-year report provides a summary of OverWatch’s threat hunting findings from the first half of 2019. Download now to review intrusion trends during that time frame, insights into the current landscape of adversary tactics and delivers highlights of notable intrusions OverWatch identified.
Posted: 11 Oct 2019 | Published: 11 Oct 2019


Sharpen your Focus on Spear Phishing Attacks in 2019
sponsored by PortSys
RESOURCE: How can you ensure you don’t end up being skewered by a spear phishing attack? Stronger identity management with multiple factors of authentication? Biometrics? How about Context of Access? Find out the facts in this revealing overview from security pundit Michael Oldham, CEO of PortSys.
Posted: 11 Oct 2019 | Published: 11 Oct 2019

PortSys

The Practical Security Guide to Prevent Cyber Extortion
sponsored by Panda Security
WHITE PAPER: What do you do if you are a victim of cyber extortion? Download The Practical Security Guide to Prevent Cyber Extortion for 5 recommendations on how to keep your company safe.
Posted: 09 Oct 2019 | Published: 09 Oct 2019

Panda Security

GreyEnergy: Dissecting the Malware from Maldoc to Backdoor
sponsored by Nozomi Networks
WHITE PAPER: GreyEnergy uses a common infection method, phishing emails with infected documents. However, the malware's code is anything but common – it is well written, smartly put together and designed to defeat detection by cybersecurity products. In this white paper, dive into an analysis of how the malware works.
Posted: 26 Sep 2019 | Published: 28 Feb 2019

Nozomi Networks

Threat Intelligence: Far-Fetched Idea or Must-Have Security Tactic? How Every Ciso Can Make It a Priority
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: If threat intelligence isn't part of your cyber resilience strategy in some capacity, you have a massive gap on your hands. And you may be blindsided by a phishing attack, malware incident or worse. In this white paper, learn how CISOs can make threat intelligence a priority in their cyber resilience planning.
Posted: 24 Sep 2019 | Published: 24 Sep 2019

Mimecast

The Hacker Powered Security Report 2019
sponsored by HackerOne
ANALYST REPORT: Security vulnerabilities are a fact of life. For this reason, organizations are competing to attract hackers who have 1 key advantage over traditional methods: they can think like an attacker. In this 2019 research report, learn about the state of hacker-powered security.
Posted: 16 Sep 2019 | Published: 16 Sep 2019

HackerOne

2019 Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Gigamon
ANALYST REPORT: CyberEdge Group's 6th annual Cyberthreat Defense Report provides a penetrating look at how IT security professionals perceive cyberthreats and plan to defend against them. Download this report to uncover countless insights you can use to better understand how your priorities and security postures stack up against those of your peers.
Posted: 13 Sep 2019 | Published: 13 Sep 2019

Gigamon

The Human Factor 2019 Report
sponsored by Proofpoint
ANALYST REPORT: Malware-free attacks like business email compromise (BEC) and credential phishing continue to rapidly gain momentum as threat actors consistently attack individuals and business processes rather than specific systems and software. In The Human Factor 2019 Report, examine 4 key components of the attacks businesses and individuals face every day.
Posted: 12 Sep 2019 | Published: 31 Aug 2019

Proofpoint

2019 Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Gigamon
RESOURCE: Download this infographic to uncover some key findings from CyberEdge Group's 6th annual Cyberthreat Defense Report.
Posted: 10 Sep 2019 | Published: 10 Sep 2019

Gigamon

Cisco Cybersecurity Series 2019: Threat Report
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
WHITE PAPER: In this 2019 Threat Report, Cisco researchers looked at notable 2018 cybersecurity incidents with a fresh perspective: What do they reveal about future adversary tactics? Read on for an in-depth analysis, best practices, and trends to watch.
Posted: 30 Aug 2019 | Published: 30 Aug 2019

Cisco Umbrella

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
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