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By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Feb 01, 2017
Once a “consumer-only” problem, Ransomware now has an established business case for profitability, and that’s driving criminals to expand their operations and hunt for more lucrative prey. As a result, commercial enterprises and other large organizations are increasingly in the crosshairs. Consider these facts: ? Ransomware attacks doubled in 2015 ? The number of new ransomware variants increased 17% in Q1 2016 ? The FBI estimates that ransomware will net criminals $1 billion in 2016 This white paper dives into the inner workings of ransomware, its perpetrators and how they are evolving to maximize profits. You’ll also learn how companies are fighting back, and review best practices for protecting your organization from becoming another victim of electronic extortion.
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By: Fidelis Cybersecurity     Published Date: May 15, 2019
Cybercriminals have been upping their game this year; the use of file-less attacks with macros and PowerShell scripts to evade preventive defenses and sandboxes mean that they are getting better than ever at using phishing, social engineering and drive-by techniques to gain initial footholds in private domains – and once they arrive, they are often avoiding detection for extended periods of time. Between April and July 2018, Fidelis interviewed over 580 security professionals from around the globe to understand how they are shifting their detection strategies and how confident organizations are in their ability to not only prevent targeted attacks – but root out threats that have by-passed traditional preventive defenses.
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By: Menlo Security     Published Date: Jun 05, 2018
"Despite deploying multiple security layers to defend against cyberattacks, enterprises continue to be infected by web malware and have credentials stolen via phishing. Why is this? Here’s a 40 minute webinar featuring a representative of a leading insurance company - providing the customer perspective, along with John Pescatore, Director of Emerging Technologies at SANS Institute, and Kowsik Guruswamy, Menlo Security CTO, to answer this. Together, they discuss: * The shortcomings of today’s reactive security philosophy * Why the web continues to present a risk to businesses * The benefits of embracing Isolation * How organizations should rethink their security strategy moving forward"
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By: Tenable     Published Date: Feb 07, 2018
"This IDC Technology Spotlight examines the evolution of vulnerability management. By leveraging the cloud and new technologies that deliver greater visibility, organizations can gain an accurate picture of their assets and overall risk posture. This is a critical step toward addressing the current landscape where attackers are using a wide variety of vectors such as mobile, social, and cloud-based attacks to infiltrate organizations and steal data. By reading this report you will get an overview of: - Benefits of cloud-based security and vulnerability management - Challenges of adopting cloud-based vulnerability management - IDC assessment of Tenable.io cloud vulnerability management"
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By: Menlo Security     Published Date: Jun 05, 2018
"2017 was marked by a significant number of high-profile cyber breaches. Web malware and phishing played a critical role in the vast majority of these attacks. Watch this webinar to learn from two of the industry’s leading experts – Gartner Research Analyst Peter Firstbrook and Menlo Security CTO Kowsik Guruswamy: *Why web malware and phishing are so pervasive in today's cyber attacks *What the shortcomings of today’s reactive security philosophy are *Why the web continues to present a risk to businesses *How organizations rethink their security strategy moving forward"
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By: Limelight     Published Date: Feb 16, 2018
Websites are indispensable for many companies to build their profits, but as the threat of cyber attacks increases, websites can also be a serious risk factor. Therefore companies need to simultaneously develop both the convenience and security of websites. This whitepaper outlines the optimal solution for smartly achieving these two aims at the same time.
Tags : content delivery network, cybersecurity, ddos, waf, web application firewall, cdn, distributed denial of serivde, cloud security
     Limelight
By: Gigamon     Published Date: Sep 03, 2019
We’ve arrived at the second anniversary of the Equifax breach and we now know much more about what happened due to the August 2018 release of the GAO Report. New information came out of that report that was not well-understood at the time of the breach. For example, did you know that while Equifax used a tool for network layer decryption, they had certificates nine months out of date? This lapse gave the threat actors all the time they needed to break in and exfiltrate reams of personal data. As soon as Equifax updated the certs on their decryption tools, they began to realize what happened. On the heels of the Equifax breach, we are reminded of the importance of efficient decryption for effective threat detection. That’s more important than ever today; Ponemon Institute reports that 50% of all malware attacks utilize encryption. During this webinar, we’ll talk about: -How TLS/SSL encryption has become a threat vector -Why decryption is essential to security and how to effectively pe
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By: Carbon Black     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
Companies are facing massive cyber security challenges – many of which are rooted in the endpoint. In fact, according to IDC, 70% of successful breaches begin at the endpoint. If you are a McAfee customer, and still have breaches in your endpoint security, then something isn’t working. Perhaps you’re struggling to prevent advanced attacks, or your security team may be burdened by maintaining overly complex policies. You and your end users may even be facing performance issues. If you are experiencing any of these challenges, then your endpoint security products may actually be creating more problems than they solve. Ask yourself these questions for a cybersecurity reality check.
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By: Carbon Black     Published Date: Aug 20, 2018
Companies are facing massive cyber security challenges – many of which are rooted in the endpoint. In fact, according to IDC, 70% of successful breaches begin at the endpoint. If you are a Kaspersky Lab customer, and still have breaches in your endpoint security, then something isn’t working. Perhaps you’re struggling to prevent advanced attacks, or your security team may be burdened by maintaining overly complex policies. You and your end users may even be facing performance issues. If you are experiencing any of these issues, then your endpoint security products may actually be creating more problems than they solve. Ask these questions and find out for yourself.
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By: Carbon Black     Published Date: Aug 20, 2018
Companies are facing massive cyber security challenges – many of which are rooted in the endpoint. In fact, according to IDC, 70% of successful breaches begin at the endpoint. If you are a McAfee customer, and still have breaches in your endpoint security, then something isn’t working. Perhaps you’re struggling to prevent advanced attacks, or your security team may be burdened by maintaining overly complex policies. You and your end users may even be facing performance issues. If you are experiencing any of these challenges, then your endpoint security products may actually be creating more problems than they solve. Ask yourself these questions for a cybersecurity reality check.
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By: Clearswift     Published Date: Jun 09, 2008
Every enterprise has to find a balance between security and the ability to carry on conducting business freely. This short guide is about finding that balance. By following some basic principles, there's no reason you can't let legitimate business email move into, out of and within your enterprise while stopping the things that cause damage: viruses, spam, spyware, trojans, phishing, Denial of Service attacks, the loss of sensitive data and the collection of illegal, immoral and just plain offensive material.
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     Clearswift
By: F5 Networks     Published Date: Mar 18, 2015
The growing number of sophisticated attacks and countless attack vectors are increasingly difficult to mitigate. Download our 10 Steps to Mitigate a DDoS Attack in Real Time Infographic to help you address current attacks and learn how to build a solution that will help you mitigate risk, lower management costs, and stay protected in the future.
Tags : f5 networks, ddos, ip security, real time attack, data protection, secure business
     F5 Networks
By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: May 05, 2017
Searching for a Cloud Security Provider can be confusing. Many providers appear the same at first glance: similar metrics, similar promises. The fact is, the information you need to make a real comparison requires asking questions and probing for details that cloud services vendors don’t always volunteer. Use this list to be sure you’ve covered the essential elements for choosing the right cloud security provider to protect your organization from malicious cyberattacks.
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     Akamai Technologies
By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 17, 2017
Searching for a Cloud Security Provider can be confusing. Many providers appear the same at first glance: similar metrics, similar promises. The fact is, the information you need to make a real comparison requires asking questions and probing for details that cloud services vendors don’t always volunteer. Use this list to be sure you’ve covered the essential elements for choosing the right cloud security provider to protect your organization from malicious cyberattacks.
Tags : cloud security, cloud solutions, data analysis, cyberattacks
     Akamai Technologies
By: Mimecast     Published Date: Nov 28, 2017
With the healthcare industry as the #1 target for ransomware attacks, it’s critical to ensure steps are taken to prevent, detect and respond to these attacks without downtime – and without loss of patient data. A multi-layered approach to protective controls – including a Secure Email Gateway (SEG) with advanced threat protection capabilities – will start your healthcare organization on the right path to ransomware resilience. Download and use this top 10 list of how to protect your organization now. Use it as a reference tool for frequent health checks of your own ransomware resilience program.
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     Mimecast
By: Limelight Networks     Published Date: Feb 21, 2018
From the boardroom to the backroom, everyone is looking for ways to protect their digital content from cyber threats like DDoS attacks, unauthorized access or theft. In this white paper, we’ll discuss ten different ways to protect your digital content, ensure high availability and maintain superior quality of experience for every digital visitor.
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     Limelight Networks
By: Limelight Networks     Published Date: Mar 02, 2018
Today, digital security is top-of-mind. From the boardroom to the backroom, everyone is asking the same questions, “How do we protect our digital experiences? How do we ensure our website is safe for our visitors? How do we make sure that no one can steal our content?” But safeguarding a digital experience isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. It often involves multiple techniques and layers of security. From verifying your identity (with HTTPS) to encrypting sensitive data to restricting access and protecting multimedia content, you must approach security in a layered manner, employing multiple means and techniques to protect the digital content through which your audience interacts. This paper explores ten different methods and technologies that an organization can employ to protect its content. This multi-layered approach can effectively protect your digital content, ensure high availability, and maintain superior quality of experience for every digital visitor. You’ll learn: 10 s
Tags : content delivery network, cdn, cybersecurity, ddos, waf, web application firewall, distributed denial of service attacks, cloud security
     Limelight Networks
By: McAfee     Published Date: Dec 28, 2009
McAfee Labs foresees an increase in threats related to social networking sites, banking security, and botnets, as well as attacks targeting users, businesses, and applications. However, in 2010 McAfee also expects to see an increase in the effectiveness of law enforcement to fight back against cybercrime is also anticipated. Read this report to learn more about what to expect in 2010.
Tags : mcafee, cybersecurity, hackers, malware, security threats, trojan horses, virus protection, vulnerability assessments
     McAfee
By: Blue Coat Systems     Published Date: Jul 07, 2011
This report examines the interactions of malware ecosystems, including user behavior, malware hosting sites and delivery networks and offers effective strategies to build better defenses.
Tags : blue coat, wan optimization, secure web gateway, malware, defenses, security, attacks, threats
     Blue Coat Systems
By: Blue Coat Systems     Published Date: Jun 30, 2011
This security report provides an overview of the changing ways in which people are using the Internet and the new methods cybercrime is using to target their attacks.
Tags : blue coat, wan optimization, secure web gateway, application performance monitoring
     Blue Coat Systems
By: Dell SecureWorks     Published Date: May 28, 2013
Examining threats over an extended period of time reveals current trends as well as clues about the future direction of attacker activity.
Tags : software vulnerabilities, global-scale threats, distributed denial of service attacks, advanced persistent threats, mobile threats, threat scenarios, attack trends, future attacks
     Dell SecureWorks
By: Lumension     Published Date: Jan 22, 2013
Keeping track of 10,000+ of anything is a management nightmare. With ongoing compliance and evolving attacks against vulnerable endpoint devices, getting a handle on managing endpoints becomes more important.
Tags : endpoint management, security, compliance, patch management, file integrity monitoring, device control
     Lumension
By: Lumension     Published Date: Jan 22, 2013
With ongoing compliance and evolving attacks against vulnerable endpoint devices, getting a handle on managing endpoints becomes more important.
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     Lumension
By: Cisco     Published Date: Aug 18, 2014
You have to know the threats to stop them. It's not a question of if – but when and how – Internet criminals will get into your network. The Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report highlights the most current security concerns, such as shifts in malware, trends in vulnerabilities, and the revival of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
Tags : security report, internet criminals, concerns, malware, denial-of-service, attacks, ddos, network
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By: xMatters     Published Date: Feb 04, 2015
Staying on top of cutting-edge communication trends can be the difference in saving lives during a disaster or even preserving customer loyalty by notifying people during a major business interruption. Get the complimentary report written by industry expert Dr. Steven B. Goldman and learn the important trends you need to be aware of in 2015, including: • The increase in security budgets, as well as fines and lawsuits • The continuing rise in data breaches and malicious cyber attacks • The impact of social media on crisis preparations and response • Why natural disasters may be the least of your worries • And most importantly, how to survive the robot uprising!
Tags : security, budgets, disaster, business interruption, social media, data breaches, customer loyalty, communication trends
     xMatters
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