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By: MessageLabs Australia     Published Date: Aug 04, 2008
Organised crime is joining athletes across the globe in training for the Games. And it's your corporate secrets that are up for grabs. In the past 6 months MessageLabs has intercepted 13 separate Olympic-themed Targeted Trojan attacks across several data-rich industries. With Targeted Trojans on the rise and able to evade conventional security mechanisms, MessageLabs is currently intercepting attacks that exploit the Olympics to appear authentic and attractive, but contain dangerous malware designed to steal corporate secrets.
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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, ddos attack, digital rights management, drm
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By: Limelight     Published Date: Feb 16, 2018
DDoS attacks have long been known as the main form of cyber attack risk. “The Financial Inspection Manual” revised by the Japanese government’s Financial Services Agency in April 2015, identifies the risk of "DDoS attacks", and the need to take countermeasures is strongly emphasized. Other government agencies also acknowledge the frequency and severity of DDoS attacks. However, a clear method to completely prevent DDoS attacks has not been established yet. Why is that? What are the best measures that companies can take at the present time?
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     Limelight
By: Workday Nordics     Published Date: Mar 06, 2018
This White paper looks at how system complexity is increasing, though enterprises deploy more applications to more endpoints than ever before. Hackers have evolved from isolated sociopaths into highly organised groups relying on leading-edge technology. Finally, IT budgets are growing, albeit slowly: International Data Corp. (IDC) expects budgets to increase 3.4% in 2017. So many CIOs are struggling to find the resources needed to ward off attacks. Cloud computing helps IT executives meet these conflicting objectives. These solutions are designed on a modern architecture, one much more fluid than premises-based systems. In addition, cloud is better able to handle threats than legacy systems. To be successful, CIOs need to overcome their traditional security (on premises is best) mindset, and hand management of their most important applications over to a cloud provider.
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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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By: Hitachi Vantara     Published Date: Mar 20, 2018
Digital transformation is disrupting traditional, tried-and-true business process and leaving many enterprises scrambling for alternatives. Although the customer remains king for business success, data is quickly becoming an organization’s most strategic asset for reaching, interacting with and retaining customers. With ransomware attacks on the rise, a strict regulatory environment, and nimble, competitive upstarts entering the market, protecting and extracting value from your most strategic asset is a business imperative — and a formidable challenge.
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By: Lookout     Published Date: Apr 18, 2018
The world has changed. Yesterday everyone had a managed PC for work and all enterprise data was behind a firewall. Today, mobile devices are the control panel for our personal and professional lives. This change has contributed to the single largest technology-driven lifestyle change of the last 10 years. As productivity tools, mobile devices now access significantly more data than in years past. This has made mobile the new frontier for a wide spectrum of risk that includes cyber attacks, a range of malware families, non-compliant apps that leak data, and vulnerabilities in device operating systems or apps. A secure digital business ecosystem demands technologies that enable organizations to continuously monitor for threats and provide enterprise-wide visibility into threat intelligence. Watch the webinar to learn more about: What makes up the full spectrum of mobile risks Lookout's Mobile Risk Matrix covering the key components of risk How to evolve beyond mobile device management
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By: Lookout     Published Date: Mar 28, 2018
Mobile devices have rapidly become ground zero for a wide spectrum of risk that includes malicious targeted attacks on devices and network connections, a range of malware families, non-compliant apps that leak data, and vulnerabilities in device operating systems or apps. Read the four mobile security insights CISOs must know to prepare for a strategic conversation with the CEO and board about reducing mobile risks and the business value associated with fast remediation of mobile security incidents.
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By: Carbonite     Published Date: Jan 04, 2018
Malware that encrypts a victim’s data until the extortionist’s demands are met is one of the most common forms of cybercrime. And the prevalence of ransomware attacks continues to increase. Cybercriminals are now using more than 50 different forms of ransomware to target and extort money from unsuspecting individuals and businesses. Ransomware attacks are pervasive. More than 4,000 ransomware attacks happen every day, and the volume of attacks is increasing at a rate of 300 percent annually. According to an IDT911 study, 84 percent of small and midsize businesses will not meet or report ransomware demands. No one is safe from ransomware, as it attacks enterprises and SMBs, government agencies, and individuals indiscriminately. While ransomware demands more than doubled in 2016 to $679 from $294 in 2015, the cost of remediating the damage and lost productivity is many multiples higher.
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By: Carbon Black     Published Date: Apr 10, 2018
With breaches today often going undetected for months or years, many organizations must now accept the very real possibility that intruders have already compromised their systems, regardless of the organization’s security posture. Today, compromises are measured in minutes and the speed of response is measured in days. Enterprises the world over are realizing that to close the gap, they need to evolve their security operations from being a largely reactive unit (waiting for alerts that indicate a threat) to being proactively on the hunt for new attacks that have evaded detection. When an incident does occur, the speed of your response will dictate the extent to which you can minimize the impact. In the case of a malicious attack, it takes on average over 7 months to identify a breach, and nearly two and a half additional months to contain the incident. Every second counts, and while the clock is ticking, the cost of the breach is rapidly increasing as well. Breaches that take over 3
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By: Carbon Black     Published Date: Apr 11, 2018
Adversaries, and cybercriminal organizations in particular, are building tools and using techniques that are becoming so difficult to detect that organizations are having a hard time knowing that intrusions are taking place. Passive techniques of watching for signs of intrusion are less and less effective. Environments are complicated, and no technology can find 100 percent of malicious activity, so humans have to “go on the hunt.” Threat hunting is the proactive technique that’s focused on the pursuit of attacks and the evidence that attackers leave behind when they’re conducting reconnaissance, attacking with malware, or exfiltrating sensitive data. Instead of just hoping that technology flags and alerts you to the suspected activity, you apply human analytical capacity and understanding about environment context to more quickly determine when unauthorized activity occurs. This process allows attacks to be discovered earlier with the goal of stopping them before intruders are able t
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By: F5 Networks Inc     Published Date: Mar 30, 2018
Until recently, security teams for organizations in many industries believed they didn’t need to worry about DDoS attacks, but the latest data from the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report indicates that businesses of all sizes in nearly every industry run the risk of being attacked.¹ IoT devices are increasingly compromised, recruited into botnets, and offered up by their creators as for-hire DDoS services. Additionally, there are numerous DDoS tools and services that are easily accessible and easy to use, even for the untechnical novice.
Tags : protection, ddos, security, reporting, organization, device
     F5 Networks Inc
By: MobileIron     Published Date: Apr 11, 2018
The enterprise landscape has changed dramatically with the influx of millennials — and their preferred devices — into the workforce. As a result, Macs that were once limited to mostly niche usage are now rapidly expanding their enterprise footprint. These devices require the same level of security and oversight that organizations apply to all of their other devices. Otherwise, the risk of leaving Macs either unmanaged or secured by point products creates security gaps that can leave the enterprise open to cyberattacks and compliance violations. The good news is, MobileIron makes it easy to secure Macs the same way all other devices in the enterprise are managed. No integrations, additional training, or learning curves are involved. The time has come for a modern approach to Mac management that is seamless for end users, improves operational efficiency, and simplifies IT operations across the entire device lifecycle. MobileIron makes it all possible.
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     MobileIron
By: Mimecast     Published Date: Apr 13, 2018
In February 2018, mandatory database laws went into effect in Australia. ultimately these laws are about protecting average Australians’ data from criminal organizations. Equifax and the Red Cross were recent victims of these attacks. Watch now to learn more about how these laws will affect your business as you make changes to protect your customers’ data.
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By: Pindrop Security     Published Date: Mar 21, 2018
As fraudsters grow in sophistication and experience, they often aren’t acting alone. Syndicated crime rings are big business around the world. In the fraud economy, different fraudsters specialize in different aspects of the attack, from gathering data and creating profiles of targeted victims, to socially engineering call center agents, to creating tools like robotic dialers. These fraudsters might work alone, selling their skills on the black market. In other cases, fraudsters are running entire call centers overseas dedicated to executing attacks.
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By: SpyCloud     Published Date: Mar 30, 2018
Because of widespread password reuse, Account Takeover (ATO) attacks have become an extremely lucrative business for cybercriminals. Organized crime rings are performing ATO attacks at a massive scale by leveraging botnet-infected armies to attempt credential-stuffing attacks against various web and mobile applications. Cyber criminals exploit compromised accounts for financial gain by pilfering financial or personally identifiable information (PII) directly or by selling access to these accounts on underground markets. Download our report to understand: The Underground economy driving these attacks The tools criminals are using to automate ATO Remediation Strategies to prevent ATO in your organization
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By: Great Bay Software     Published Date: Apr 12, 2018
"Healthcare organizations have significantly more to consider than the average business when it comes to network and device security. Concern over code modification, key compromise, password-based vulnerabilities and man-in-the-middle attacks have caused hospital CIOs and CISOs to rethink their security strategies and investments. The threat to these devices has even been assigned its own term: medjacking, a shortened form of “medical device hijacking.” Download this white paper for five best practices to mitigate threat and attacks that can put lives, patient trust and the growth of the healthcare organization at risk. Access the white paper today!"
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By: Workday     Published Date: Feb 27, 2018
CIOs today face a delicate, difficult balancing act between meeting business objectives and securing information. Markets are becoming more global, product life cycles are shrinking, and profit margins are declining. Organisations need their finance, human resource, and planning systems to be agile and able to change as quickly as the business. System complexity is increasing, though. Enterprises deploy more applications to more endpoints than ever before. Hackers have evolved from isolated sociopaths into highly organised groups relying on leading-edge technology. Finally, IT budgets are growing, albeit slowly: International Data Corp. (IDC) expects budgets to increase 3.4% in 2017. So many CIOs are struggling to find the resources needed to ward off attacks.
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By: CA Technologies EMEA     Published Date: Apr 10, 2018
A New Security Model Worth Understanding—and Emulating Enterprise security traditionally relied on a fortress strategy that locked down user endpoints and created walls around the network. Today, this strategy cannot support or secure the use of mobile devices and SaaS capabilities, which exist outside the fortress. As a result, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) have been looking for new solutions that can secure these technologies today, and adapt as threats and business needs change. The credit card industry’s security model is one example that provides a new way to think about risk and contain it—that is, if you can see past the occasional bad rap it’s gotten from attacks and breaches.
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By: CA Technologies EMEA     Published Date: Apr 10, 2018
Challenge Organizations undergoing digital transformations are dealing with amplified concerns around risk and security, which isn’t surprising. Digital transformation initiatives inevitably result in more points of access to enterprise infrastructure that are outside of existing controls, accessible by a greater number and more diverse set of identities, and proliferated across a distributed and dynamic infrastructure. Opportunity Knowing your privileged users is knowing your risk. Privileged access management tools themselves must be able to support automation in the authorization process and enable scalability through support for both dynamic operations and ephemeral infrastructure. Benefits Better pinpointing attacks exploiting credential theft isn’t simply a question of accumulating more data but involves incorporating better data about privileged user behaviour, which can identify significant changes that represent real risk.
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By: Cyren     Published Date: Apr 12, 2018
Phishing is on the rise for several reasons-most fundamentally because it works. Phishing provides a robust ROI to the criminal gangs behind it, as barriers to entry have fallen and the "phishing-as-a-service" economy has evolved to lower costs and make it possible for even the non-technical aspiring criminal to get into the game. We also can't lose sight of the fact that phishing's primary distribution channel-email-is the easiest and only reliable way to reach business users directly. Cyren is uniquely positioned to observe, analyze, and halt phishing attacks as they happen. In this updated phishing issue, we explore recent rends in phishing, provide insight into the mind of a phisher, and examine the lifecycle of a phishing site. To begin to stern the increasingly negative impact of phishing, companies must continue the shift to cloud-based security with the kind of real-time detection and blocking of suspected zero-hour phishing sites that Cyren's security cloud provides.
Tags : cyber, threat, phishing, criminal, cyber, security
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By: IdentityIntact for Business     Published Date: Oct 21, 2011
IdentityIntact for Business presents a comprehensive review of how your business can be better protected from data breach attacks by cyber thieves.
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By: Cisco     Published Date: Mar 16, 2016
This white paper published by Frost & Sullivan and Cisco examines the role, capabilities, and advantages of service providers in the DDoS mitigation process, as well as how this role might develop in the future.
Tags : service providers, ddos, security, cyber security, cyber threats, cyber attack, ddos attacks, access control, anti spam, anti spyware, anti virus, application security, internet security, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention
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By: QTS     Published Date: Nov 04, 2016
Healthcare accounts for 21% of all cybersecurity breaches, making it the most affected business sector in the U.S. economy. Ongoing attacks are predicted to cost providers $305 billion in lifetime revenue over the next few years. Download this white paper to learn how to make healthcare cybersecurity stronger.
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     QTS
By: Hewlett Packard Enterprise     Published Date: Dec 13, 2016
An optimized hybrid IT infrastructure enables innovative business outcomes—but rapid IT transformation also creates new risks, threats and vulnerabilities. Coupled with increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks and complex regulatory pressures, managing risk in today’s digital environment becomes even more critical to the enterprise. Download now to learn more.
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