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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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Latest Cyber Security Strategies in ASEAN
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, find out how organizations in Southeast Asia such as Grab are approaching cyber security, what security companies are doing to stay ahead of hackers and the role of threat intelligence in mitigating cyber threats.
Posted: 21 Aug 2018 | Published: 21 Aug 2018

ComputerWeekly.com

First Midwest Bank Uses Fidelis Deception to Detect and Respond to Security Anomalies
sponsored by Fidelis
CASE STUDY: Learn how a community bank used Fidelis Deception to detect and respond to incidents in their network, catching cybercriminals in the act.
Posted: 16 Aug 2018 | Published: 16 Aug 2018

Fidelis

Security Automation: Risks & Rewards for Your Security Program
sponsored by Skybox Security
EBOOK: Organizations are struggling to find a sufficient amount of trained security staff to keep up with the evolving threat landscape. That's where automation can help. Download this collection of articles to learn about automation for security, and the risks and rewards that come with it.
Posted: 09 Aug 2018 | Published: 09 Aug 2018

Skybox Security

Mid-year Threat Research Report: Hacking Trends and Prevention Tips
sponsored by Zscaler
WHITE PAPER: The Zscaler cloud serves more than 5,000 organizations across 100 data centers, processing over 35 billion requests a day, making it a target for hackers. Download this report to learn about current threat trends and what you can do to prevent hacking and strengthen security.
Posted: 08 Aug 2018 | Published: 31 Jul 2017

Zscaler

What's the Best Way for You to Manage Cybersecurity?
sponsored by IntSights
WHITE PAPER: Download this fill-in-the-blank guide to learn how you can take a dynamic and proactive approach to managing cybersecurity and preventing attacks.
Posted: 06 Aug 2018 | Published: 06 Aug 2018

IntSights

AI and Machine Learning in Your Organization
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: With machine learning-powered initiatives, you can detect issues before they paralyze your business. Download this resource for more on where you can apply machine learning and AI for insights.
Posted: 03 Aug 2018 | Published: 03 Aug 2018

Splunk

CW ANZ: Fix the weak links
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this edition of CW ANZ, we look at how Australia is securing its industrial control systems and how it is bridging the security gap between IT and OT teams. Read the issue now.
Posted: 12 Jul 2018 | Published: 12 Jul 2018

ComputerWeekly.com

Network Security: Spotlight on Australia/New Zealand
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: In this e-guide learn more about how security leaders are turning to AI to take out the bad guys, how blockchain can help secure an IoT network, and whether network security strategies are keeping up with emerging cyber threats.
Posted: 21 Jun 2018 | Published: 21 Jun 2018

ComputerWeekly.com

7 Ways to Make Yourself Hard to Hack
sponsored by Solarwinds MSP
WHITE PAPER: It's time to stop hackers in their tracks. In this e-book, explore 7 ways to make yourself hard to hack.
Posted: 24 May 2018 | Published: 24 May 2018

Solarwinds MSP

CW Benelux February 2018
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this issue, read about how and why one public sector IT professional in the Netherlands, Victor Gevers, took a whole year out to hack ethically and, in the process, unearthed about 1,000 vulnerabilities.
Posted: 01 Feb 2018 | Published: 01 Feb 2018

ComputerWeekly.com

Safety Meshing: Hybrid trust models in social networks for end-to-end encryption
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security Thesis series looks at an alternative approach to end-to-end encryption.
Posted: 13 Sep 2017 | Published: 13 Sep 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

The Top Cyber Security Trends in ASEAN in 2017
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: For a few years now, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have called for closer collaboration among countries in the region on cyber security, given the transactional nature of cyber threats. Read more about these issues and how threat intelligence can help detect clandestine cyber activity before they turn into full-blown attacks.
Posted: 17 Jul 2017 | Published: 17 Jul 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

CW ANZ: Cyber security plan bears fruit
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: Australia's Cyber Security Strategy has made significant headway over the past year, but the jury is still out on its long-term impact. In this month's CW ANZ, we take a look at the progress of Australia's national cyber security blueprint and what else needs to be done to better protect Australia's interests in the global cyber security landscape.
Posted: 13 Jul 2017 | Published: 13 Jul 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Computer Weekly:Global Ransomware Attack Could Be a Security Wake-Up Call
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at the global WannaCry ransomware attack that spread over 150 countries – will it be the wake-up call to take cyber security seriously? Also, find out how Moscow is leading the way in smart city digitisation. And our latest buyer's guide examines customer experience management.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 23 May 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Focus: how to avoid being hit by ransomware
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: In this special report, we analyse the risks of ransomware and provide the latest best practice advice on how to protect your organisation from this fast-growing form of malicious software.
Posted: 18 May 2017 | Published: 18 May 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

CW ASEAN: Raising national security standards
sponsored by TechTarget ANZ
EZINE: In this month's CW ASEAN, we describe how Singapore is improving its cyber security defenses and preparations through a partnership with British security company BAE Systems.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Mar 2017


CW ANZ: Take cover from cyber threats
sponsored by TechTarget ANZ
EZINE: In the latest issue of CW ANZ we focus on security, with analysis of why Australian organisations are not sold on cyber insurance.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Mar 2017


Computer Weekly – 7 March 2017: Industrial control systems pose big risk to security
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the risks to national infrastructure from vulnerabilities in industrial control systems. DevOps is growing in popularity – we find out about the organisational, process and cultural approaches to make it succeed. And we ask CIOs how they are becoming hybrid IT and digital leaders. Read the issue now.
Posted: 06 Mar 2017 | Published: 07 Mar 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Hacking the Human Operating System
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Cyber attackers often bypass the consciousness of their targets and attempt to manipulate victims through subconscious influences. This report from Intel Security offers advice on how to mitigate these risks.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

How SMBs are Changing their Security Tactics
sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
EGUIDE: Security has changed dramatically over the decades. In this e-guide, learn why firms look to security analytics to keep pace with cyber threats and how closer collaboration between departments, such as business continuity and information security, could help raise staff awareness.
Posted: 03 Jan 2018 | Published: 03 Jan 2018

Booz Allen Hamilton

Web Hacking - Network Security Secrets & Solutions
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This chapter seeks to outline the scope of the webhacking phenomenon and show you how to avoid becoming just another statistic in the litter of web properties that have been victimized over the past few years.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Bit9, Inc.

Black Hat Survey 2017
sponsored by Thycotic
RESEARCH CONTENT: At the Black Hat 2017 cybersecurity event, more than 250 hackers were surveyed on what works and doesn't work when it comes to protecting critical data. Learn insights from the survey in this report.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Thycotic

Doxware: New Ransomware Threat, or Just Extortionware Rebranded?
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
EGUIDE: Ransomware is on the rise, and businesses are starting to understand how they can combat it, but new threats appear every day. Inside this guide, learn whether or not doxware is a worrying new ransomware trend or a rebranding of extortionware.
Posted: 31 May 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

Case Study: How the Diamond Model of Intrusion Analysis Unveiled Key Details About Malicious Activity
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: In the following case study, discover ways to gain a holistic view of threat intelligence and incident response so you can unite your entire security operations around a common defense, make informed business decisions, and more.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

ThreatConnect

How to Prevent and Respond to a Healthcare Ransomware Infection
sponsored by Cisco Umbrella
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, consultant Ernie Hayden shares tips on preparing for ransomware attacks through measures like managing account privileges, as well as how to handle infections once they've happened.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

Cisco Umbrella
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