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DEFINITION: An ethical hacker is a computer and network expert who attacks a security system on behalf of its owners, seeking vulnerabilities that a malicious hacker could exploit. To test a security system, ethical hackers use the same methods as their less principled counterparts, but report problems instead of taking advantage of them. Ethical hacking is also known as penetration testing, intrusion testing  … 

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Enduring From Home
sponsored by Malwarebytes
ANALYST REPORT: 2020 is a test of business continuity. Now-remote workers are connecting to potentially unsecured home networks while accessing company resources from personal devices, and their unique cybersecurity needs must be considered. Read this report to learn perspectives on IT leaders on the sudden shift to remote work and its impact on security.
Posted: 30 Sep 2020 | Published: 30 Sep 2020

Malwarebytes

2020 Application Security Observability Report
sponsored by Contrast Security
WHITE PAPER: Nearly 96% of applications contain at least one vulnerability, yet only 26% have a serious vulnerability – modern vulnerability management, especially when it comes to applications – is about effectively prioritization. For more findings and guidance for building an application security strategy, read this research report.
Posted: 21 Sep 2020 | Published: 13 Jul 2020

Contrast Security

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

Trend Micro Vulnerability Protection Overview
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This document outlines the process behind IDS/IPS rule creation and answers common questions about vulnerability coverage and security controls across Trend Micro’s various offerings. Read on to learn more about rule creation, quality assurance testing, hybrid cloud workload security, and more.
Posted: 11 Sep 2020 | Published: 30 Jun 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

92% Of The World’s Top Websites Expose Customer Data To Attackers
sponsored by Tala Security
ANALYST REPORT: It’s no secret that security risk has never been higher, but what’s important is to know the specifics of these risks. Issues such as unintentional data exposure and data leakage via trusted applications are becoming more relevant, and it’s crucial that you know what they mean and how to prevent them. View this report to get the details.
Posted: 01 Sep 2020 | Published: 01 Sep 2020

Tala Security

Penetration Testing Vendor Selection Checklist
sponsored by Synack
RESOURCE: In today’s IT environment, one of the biggest risks to a corporation’s valuation is a security breach. But how does a security team apply their budget in a way that ensures the applications, websites, and other assets are secure? What requirements are the most important? Use this comprehensive checklist to help you evaluate vendors.
Posted: 28 Aug 2020 | Published: 28 Aug 2020

Synack

The Buyer's Guide To Penetration Testing
sponsored by Synack
WHITE PAPER: From scanners and traditional pen tests to bug bounty programs, and platform-based security tests – there's a lot of jargon and variation out there. Cut through the confusion and choose what's best for you. Download the Buyer's Guide to Penetration Testing to learn more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2020 | Published: 28 Aug 2020

Synack

SCCM Upgrade Checklist | Automate Patch Management in the Cloud
sponsored by Automox
RESOURCE: The digital landscape is constantly evolving, and traditional legacy tools are being replaced by cloud-based SaaS alternatives – and patch management is no exception. However, there are some key factors to consider prior to making the switch. Read this article to make sure you’re ready for cloud-based patch management.
Posted: 25 Aug 2020 | Published: 17 Aug 2020


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

Achieving Resilience in Your Distributed Workforce Environment During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
sponsored by Tanium
WHITE PAPER: To accommodate the transformation to remote work, organizations have upended their traditional IT infrastructure and adopted decentralized networks, cloud-based services, and widespread usage of employees’ personal devices. This has revealed critical gaps in visibility. Use this white paper to learn how to fill these gaps and remain resilient.
Posted: 24 Aug 2020 | Published: 24 Aug 2020

Tanium

TCO Study of WSUs and SCCM
sponsored by Automox
WHITE PAPER: Patch management plays a critical role in ensuring systems are operating properly and protected against attacks. However, like most technology functions, modern enhancements allow organizations to transition from on-premise systems to cloud-based SaaS offerings – but does the SaaS switch make fiscal sense? Read on to find out.
Posted: 24 Aug 2020 | Published: 24 Aug 2020


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

A Step-by-Step Guide: Achieving Zero Standing Privilege
sponsored by Remediant
WHITE PAPER: Privileged access management has changed how organizations keep users in check, but as it turns out, it is not enough. 74% of breached organizations admitted that the breach was made through a privileged account. The issue is standing access. Learn about the benefits of zero standing privilege in this step-by-step guide.
Posted: 17 Aug 2020 | Published: 17 Aug 2020

Remediant

Remove Standing Privileges Through a Just-in-Time PAM Approach
sponsored by Remediant
RESOURCE: Privileged access carries a significant risk, and even with privileged access management (PAM) tools in place, the risk of users with standing privileges remains high. Security professionals engaged in identity management may want to implement a zero standing privileges strategy. Read this Gartner article to learn more about why this is critical.
Posted: 17 Aug 2020 | Published: 06 Sep 2019

Remediant

State of Ransomware
sponsored by BlackBerry
ANALYST REPORT: The increased reporting of cyber incidents among large companies in ANZ in the first half of 2020 has been evident. A handful of ransomware families are dominating these attacks. Browse this report to investigate some of the tactics used by these ransomware families, their high profile victims, and strategies used to defend against these threats.
Posted: 14 Aug 2020 | Published: 14 Aug 2020

BlackBerry

EMA Evaluation Guide to Privileged Access Management (PAM)
sponsored by Remediant
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) reports that 76% of organizations experience privileged access policy violations each year despite 79% reporting that privileged access management (PAM) is ‘very important’ or ‘critical’ to their operations. Want to learn more? Read the EMA’s evaluation guide to PAM to discover other important trends.
Posted: 13 Aug 2020 | Published: 13 Aug 2020

Remediant

DDoS Attacks are Growing in Frequency and Scale During the Pandemic. What Can Businesses Do?
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
RESOURCE: Remote work means DDoS attacks loom larger than ever. On June 25, 2020, a European bank was hit with an attack that generated 809 million packets per second. The velocity and volume of these attacks can be overwhelming, but the right strategy can keep your network safe. Read this article to learn 6 considerations for mitigating DDoS attacks.
Posted: 13 Aug 2020 | Published: 13 Aug 2020

Akamai Technologies

Credential Stuffing Attacks Threaten Businesses in Asia-Pacific
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
RESOURCE: The downside of IT automation is its ability to be exploited by cyber criminals. Botnets are causing numerous credential stuffing attacks around the world, with as many as 85 billion of such attacks from Dec. 2017 to Nov. 2019. They cause many problems for business, but there are ways to find signs and prevent them. Read this article to learn more.
Posted: 05 Aug 2020 | Published: 05 Aug 2020

Akamai Technologies

BlackBerry MITRE ATTACK APT29 Evaluation
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: In conjunction with the framework, MITRE ATT&CK also conducts security evaluations without commentary or bias – the purpose is to provide objective information regarding how vendors fare against certain threat techniques. Download this report for BlackBerry’s analysis and interpretation of MITRE ATT&CK APT29 evaluation data.
Posted: 31 Jul 2020 | Published: 31 Jul 2020

BlackBerry

Video: Latest Credential Stuffing Attack Campaigns in Asia Pacific
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WEBCAST: Businesses struggle to deal with the challenge of bot and botnet attacks on their networks. Because security networks are less agile, IT departments scramble when an unknown IP is detected, and by this time, it’s usually too late. Watch this webcast to learn more about credential stuffing, a type of botnet attack that is used to gain user access.
Posted: 30 Jul 2020 | Premiered: Jul 30, 2020

Akamai Technologies

Lockdown Lessons: Closing Security Gaps
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: It’s known that keys to security include finding the best technology and putting protocols in place to keep intruders out and employees vigilant. But simple processes such as updating systems, installing patches and disabling unnecessary services can also go a long way. Read this white paper to learn more about gaps to close in your network.
Posted: 29 Jul 2020 | Published: 29 Jul 2020

Webroot

2020 Webroot Threat Report
sponsored by Webroot
ANALYST REPORT: In 2019, 93.6% of malware detected was only seen on a single PC. This is significant because it shows that it only takes one mistake from one employee to compromise a network. Organizations are looking for ways to defend against threats, but to do so, they must first know their enemy. Read this threat report to see the statistics of cybersecurity.
Posted: 28 Jul 2020 | Published: 28 Jul 2020

Webroot
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