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ALSO CALLED: Assessing Risk
DEFINITION: Evaluating the risks of information loss based on an analysis of threats to, and vulnerabilities of, a system, operation or activity.
Risk Assessment Reports
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Are we trusting social networks too much?
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series sheds an often uncomfortable light on the privacy risks people incur by using social media, and offers advice on how to minimise those risks
Posted: 31 Jan 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Global Risks Report 2017
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Society is not keeping pace with technological change, with artificial intelligence and robotics offering the greatest benefits but also the greatest negative effects, this report from the World Economic Forum reveals
Posted: 13 Jan 2017 | Published: 13 Jan 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Focus: Securing for the future
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: 2016 saw the rapid increase in the use of ransomware and a resurgence of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks using hijacked devices making up the internet of things (IoT) against a background of new and newly-reported breaches of personal information involving an ever-increasing number of online user accounts.
Posted: 10 Jan 2017 | Published: 10 Jan 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Malware Prevention vs. Detect and Respond
sponsored by Dell EMC and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to examine current attack detection strategies that are rapidly gaining popularity, as well as the pitfalls of pure post-execution strategies. You will also get to the core of the malware detection problem and learn why prevention is the best security approach.
Posted: 05 Jan 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2017

Dell EMC and Microsoft

5 Ways to Prevent a Ransomware Infection through Network Security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
EGUIDE: What can you do to protect yourself from initial ransomware infection? And if ransomware gets into one system, how can you stop it from spreading to others? This expert e-guide details 5 ways to prevent a ransomware infection through network security.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Threat management: Essential guide
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Security is about reducing risk, while assessing risk is all about understanding the cyber threats facing the enterprise, which in turn is about recognising that not all threats are external and that threat intelligence is a key element of threat management.
Posted: 25 Nov 2016 | Published: 25 Nov 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Infographic: Mitigating the Impact of Critical IT Events
sponsored by Splunk Services UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Discover facts and figures regarding critical IT events (CIE) in this infographic. You'll learn the economic impact of CIE's, how they're negatively effecting organizations and learn mitigation techniques to reduce the damage caused by CIE's.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Splunk Services UK Ltd

Disaster recovery and business continuity: Essential guide
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Not only can a solid business continuity strategy protect organisations from reputational damage and lost trade, but – for those operating in regulated industries – it can also prevent firms being hit with downtime-related enforcement action.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Application Security Testing Vendor Evaluations
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: This Gartner report evaluates vendors' maturity in offering application security testing features. Learn the strengths and weaknesses of each vendor to better assess which product is right for you.
Posted: 12 Jan 2017 | Published: 06 Aug 2015

Veracode, Inc.

Firewall Clean Up Recommendations
sponsored by FireMon
WHITE PAPER: At the core of the firewall is the policy that enforces what access is permitted. Discover the benefits of proper firewall policy for your organization and learn the main causes of firewall policy mistakes.
Posted: 08 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

FireMon

Resource Center: Stop Threats and Prevent Data Loss
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
RESOURCE: Get a deeper understanding of who is behind theft, the types of data being stolen and the ways it is getting outside of organizations. Though it's difficult to completely stop, discover policies and procedures you can easily follow to reduce overall data loss.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

McAfee, Inc.

Resource Center: How to Safeguard Data
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
RESOURCE: This Ponemon Institute study, a featured resource on this custom site, details the critical components of data loss prevention (DLP) maturity and gives you eye-opening statistics on data loss incidents worldwide.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

McAfee, Inc.

Mitigate Security Risks with Hyperconverged Infrastructure
sponsored by SimpliVity
WHITE PAPER: Improve your security posture and best mitigate risks by implementing comprehensive security measures across your entire enterprise - from the network perimeter to the application layer. Discover how a hyperconverged infrastructure limits potential points of attack and consolidates security controls.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SimpliVity

From Reactive to Proactive: How to Avoid Alert Fatigue
sponsored by ThreatConnect
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to prioritize security alerts and reduce alert fatigue. Discover how to achieve active response, allowing you to respond to attacks as quickly as they are detected.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

ThreatConnect

SIEM Analysis Interfaces for Security Professionals
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains how you can avoid SIEM errors by implementing an analysis interface in your SIEM system to ease assessment and interpretation tasks for security professionals.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

The Security Balancing Act
sponsored by RES Software
RESOURCE: Learn the risks associated with mobile users and how to best protect your valuable data. Uncover best practices for securing your digital workforce and utilize a people-centric approach to managing security, governance, and identity and access management.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

RES Software

Cb Defense: PCI DSS Anti-Virus Assessment
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This report shows the findings of Coalfire System Inc.'s independent technical assessment of Cb Defense next-generation antivirus platform.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Carbon Black

Reviewing a Year of Serious Data Breaches, Major Attacks and New Vulnerabilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover which industries were hit hardest in 2015 and what these attacks mean for the future. Learn what steps you can take to prepare your security plan for growing threats in 2016 and beyond.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

IBM

DraftKings Replaces Traditional Antivirus with Next-Gen AV (NGAV)
sponsored by Carbon Black
RESOURCE: Discover how DraftKings went about finding a comprehensive next-generation antivirus solution that wouldn't impact business operations. While DraftKings evaluated over 100 different providers, only one allowed them to continue working as normal, while protecting their network in the background.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2016

Carbon Black

DNS Co-Founder Discusses the Need for a More Secure DNS
sponsored by Dyn
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide features a Q&A with Paul Mockapetris, inventor of the Domain Name System, where he discusses the immediate need for a more secure DNS and Internet. Additionally, learn what security risks IoT will bring to DNS.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 20 Oct 2016

Dyn

NSS Labs Data Center IPS Test Report: IBM XGS 7100
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This report represents the independent test results of IBM Security Network Protection XGS 7100 v5.3.2.1 conducted by NSS Labs. Learn how IBM's Data Center Intrusion Prevention System (DCIPS) faired against NSS Labs' tests and how it stacks up against other DCIPS products.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

IBM

QRAT Malware-As-A-Service
sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
WHITE PAPER: QRAT, a new remote access tool, first emerged in 2015 and is now targeting U.S. visa applicants via Skype's messenger service. Discover why QRAT is dangerous and how it can infect your system within this valuable white paper. Learn who's behind the QRAT tool, where it originated and why it may be targeting you right now.
Posted: 24 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Booz Allen Hamilton

Comparative Analysis of Cybercriminal Groups: Buhtrap, Carbanak, and Metel
sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the Buhtrap, Carbanak and Metel cybercriminal groups in this white paper. Discover background on each group's operations over the years, what sort of damage they've done and what tools they've used to accomplish their malicious objectives.
Posted: 21 Oct 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

Booz Allen Hamilton

Explore the Evolving DDoS Threat Landscape
sponsored by Radware
EGUIDE: Delve into the evolution of DDoS threats: learn how to deliver clean network traffic to your customers and mitigate the threat DDoS presents. Additionally, discover how to formulate a DDoS-resistant cloud by taking advantage of content delivery networks, reducing publicly exposed environments, and more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Radware

Using DNS Monitoring to Detect Network Breaches
sponsored by Dyn
EGUIDE: Numerous DNS monitoring methods exist, but 3 stand above the rest. Access this e-guide for our IT security expert's take on DNS monitoring to detect network breaches.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016

Dyn
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