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Published By: Globalscape     Published Date: Mar 21, 2014
This whitepaper examines the "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) movement, from carrying around a floppy disk to today's "cloud" services. This paper explains that employees may not be aware that their file transfer methods can cause a risk to security. Ways to ensure that employees can securely send files without risking corporate data security and what that dangers are with BYOD transfers are also discussed. Recent security breaches are referenced in the paper, and why such attacks are expected to continue into the future. The paper concludes with a description of how companies can ensure data security and how Globalscape's secure file transfer products meet and exceed that need.
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byod, dropbox, google drive, file transfer, file sharing, mft, mobile security, data protection
    
Globalscape
Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Aug 11, 2015
This webinar talks about common browser vulnerabilities used to execute attacks, what attackers do next to take control of the system, and how to catch it before the attacker moves further into your network
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end-user protection, cyberattacks, browser vulnerabilities, security management, modern threats, threat sharing, security products, firewall
    
AlienVault
Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Aug 11, 2015
This webinar talks about common PCI DSS compliance challenges, questions to ask as you plan and prepare, core capabilities needed to demonstrate compliance, and how to simplify compliance with a unified approach to security
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pci, dss, compliance, alienvault, security management, vulnerability management, cyberattacks, data breach prevention
    
AlienVault
Published By: Cyveillance     Published Date: Jun 20, 2014
Phishing is defined by the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC) as a broadly launched social engineering attack in which an electronic identity is misrepresented in an attempt to trick individuals into revealing personal credentials that can be used fraudulently against them. In short, it’s online fraud to the highest degree. Although it’s been around for years, phishing is still one of the most common and effective online scams. The schemes are varied, typically involving some combination of spoofed email (spam), malicious software (malware), and fake websites to harvest personal information from unwitting consumers. The explosive rise of mobile devices, mobile applications, and social media networks has given phishers new vectors to exploit, along with access to volumes of personal data that can be used in more targeted attacks or spear phishing. The fact that phishing attacks are still so common highlights their efficacy and reinforces the need to implement comprehensive phishing and response plans to protect organizations. An effective phishing protection plan should focus on four primary areas: Prevention, Detection, Response, and Recovery. High-level recommendations for each of the four areas are outlined in this whitepaper.
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cyveillance, phishing, security, cyberattacks, cybercriminals, threats
    
Cyveillance
Published By: Cyveillance     Published Date: Jun 20, 2014
Learn about the recent trends and the 2014 outlook for the mobile security threat landscape. Find out how your organization can better prepare to prevent threats that could disrupt your business.
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cyveillance, mobile security, cyberattacks, threats, malicious attacks
    
Cyveillance
Published By: Intel Security     Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
This book provides an overview of network security in general, and explains how cybercriminals can use hidden or currently undetectable methods to penetrate protected network systems. Advanced evasion techniques (AETs) bypass current common network security solutions. They can transport any attack or exploit through network security devices and firewalls, next generation firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and even routers doing deep packet inspection. In this book you’ll find out all about AETs, and get useful pointers and advice to help you secure your organization. If you’re working in government, the military, banking, industry, e-commerce or with other critical infrastructures, read this book to find out what you’re up against and how to better protect against advanced evasions.
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next generation firewall, intrusion prevention systems, firewall, contextual security, advanced evasion detection, advanced evasion techniques, aet
    
Intel Security
Published By: Intel Security     Published Date: Oct 21, 2015
This report provides details on the most common attack methods used by cyber-criminals, how they operate, and the technologies you need to stay safe.
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mcafee, intel, security, cyber, criminal
    
Intel Security
Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Jun 24, 2015
The article is a helpful reminder that your employees often make life easier for attackers by being the weakest link in your network defenses. Social media is a rich hunting ground for hackers. Names, locations, photos, interests, connections, partnerships, vacation details, email addresses and phone numbers – this is often the information that hackers use to target specific employees through well-crafted, highly personalized emails.
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mimecast, social media, spear-phishing, data breach, personalized emails, network defenses
    
Mimecast
Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Jun 25, 2015
In this whitepaper, Countdown to Compromise: The Timeline of a Spear-Phishing Attack on Your Organization, see exactly what happens before, during and after an attack, all the mistakes that made you vulnerable, and how you can get ready for it.
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mimecast, social media, spear-phishing, data breach, personalized emails, network defenses
    
Mimecast
Published By: Great Bay Software     Published Date: Jan 04, 2018
IoT device capabilities are constantly evolving and enterprise adoption is increasing at a rapid pace. As adoption grows, these connected devices provide additional entry points for external threats, thus broadening the organizations' attack surface. The enterprise must now look for solutions to address an increasingly complex problem: how to detect, monitor and control unmanaged devices that are connecting to the network and may lack consistent security protocols, putting critical business data at risk.
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iot, iot security, iot endpoint security
    
Great Bay Software
Published By: Venafi     Published Date: Mar 04, 2015
This technical case study addressing key and certificate security issues is designed for security conscious enterprises to understand real-life attack scenarios that threaten their businesses in today’s world. This white paper demonstrates a recent attack that used cryptographic keys and digital certificates as well as guidance on how to protect certificates and keys and quickly discover and remediate breaches. This paper should be read by more technical IT security staff who are interested in detailed attack methods and remediation tactics. The executive summary is intented for IT Security leaders (CISOs and their direct reports) and addresses the proof-of-concept attack impacts on the business. The attack scenario described in this technical white paper is based on a reproduction of a real-world attack in a Raxis test environment that simulated an enterprise security infrastructure.
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venafi, ssh keys, vpn credentials, digital certificates
    
Venafi
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 09, 2015
This American Banker webcast, sponsored by IBM, provides new insight into cybercrime and fraud prevention. Financial institutions have invested heavily in fraud prevention technologies and programs. However, sophisticated organized crime syndicates continue to successfully attack financial institutions and their customers. These criminals adapt quickly by using advanced technology and with ever changing attack vectors to exploit information security and fraud protection gaps across payment types, banking channels, and organizational boundaries. Traditional fraud prevention technologies are simply not capable of detecting and preventing account takeover and advanced malware attacks. A new approach to counter fraud is needed.
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finance, cyber crime, banking, security, network security, fraud prevention
    
IBM
Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Aug 30, 2016
In this white paper, you’ll get: - An inside look at the anatomy of a spear-phishing attack - Details on how mistakes are made and vulnerabilities exploited - Ideas for preparing your employees and systems"
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mimecast, phishing, security, spear-phishing, cyber attacks, cyber security
    
Mimecast
Published By: ArborNetworks     Published Date: Feb 12, 2016
DDoS prevention appliances are the first line of defense for most service providers and large enterprises around the globe looking to protect themselves from brute-force attacks on network or resource availability, and with the unprecedented number, size, and coverage of DDoS attacks since the floodgates opens in 2008, vendors who build DDoS prevention solutions have seen and continue to see a significant increase in demand. This report covers actuals for 4Q14 and 1Q15.
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arbor network, ddos, service provider, biannual report
    
ArborNetworks
Published By: ArborNetworks     Published Date: Feb 12, 2016
Ask any cybersecurity professional and she’ll tell you that her job is getting increasingly difficult. Why? Most will point to a combination of the dangerous threat landscape, IT complexity, and their overwhelming workload. These issues are driving a major transition in enterprise security. Large organizations must move beyond a threat prevention mentality to become proactive cyber-¬-attack “hunters” that constantly monitor their networks for signs of trouble. This shift to proactive hunting will require new technologies that collect, process, and analyze massive amounts of security data, offer intelligent security analytics for real-¬-time incident detection, integrate threat intelligence to align suspicious internal activities with external threats, and provide analysts with the right data analytics features to query and manipulate data for historical investigations.
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arbor networks, enterprise, cyber attack, network, data
    
ArborNetworks
Published By: ArborNetworks     Published Date: Feb 12, 2016
The modern enterprise is dependent upon connectivity at every level. Every business initiative, whether driven by sales, marketing, manufacturing, finance, R&D or HR, is dependent upon reliable network availability and continuity. Disrupting that continuity is what Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are all about.
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arbor network, ddos, enterprise, attack, network
    
ArborNetworks
Published By: Druva     Published Date: Aug 04, 2016
This IT guide provides actionable steps to reduce the impact of ransomware or other malware attacks. By quickly restoring data from time-indexed copies, organizations will be far less vulnerable to costly and debilitating ransom demands.
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Druva
Published By: Druva     Published Date: Aug 04, 2016
This IT guide provides actionable steps to reduce the impact of ransomware or other malware attacks. By quickly restoring data from time-indexed copies, organizations will be far less vulnerable to costly and debilitating ransom demands.
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technology, data, best practices, business technology
    
Druva
Published By: Microsoft Office 365     Published Date: Oct 14, 2016
“Hi, this is Kevin from IT. We've been notified of a virus on your department’s machines.” Add some authentic hold music, and a social-engineering attacker can trick employees into sharing company info, like passwords. Learn how to use technology and prevention strategies to guard against dumpster diving, spear phishing, and other tactics with: Real-world prevention strategies Tools to spot suspicious actions Real-time behavioral malware analysis
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protection, prevention, malware, security, cyber attacks, information
    
Microsoft Office 365
Published By: Lenovo and Intel     Published Date: Oct 17, 2016
Get the details on the top threats to IT Security. This detailed (and entertaining) eBook provides you with the key stats you need to identify and stay ahead of the top six threats to IT security today—from ransomware to phishing and spyware to DDoS attacks. Download the eBook to get all the details!
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security, ransomware, spyware, malware, theft, it threat
    
Lenovo and Intel
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
Gartner named Akamai a Leader in their 2017 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls. A web application firewall is an essential element in your defense against application-layer attacks, which pose an ever-greater threat to productivity and security. The Akamai approach to WAF combines: An anomaly detection model A repeatable testing framework to measure effectiveness Threat intelligence to identify the latest threats A cloud platform for global scale Managed security services to help organizations better protect their websites and web applications over time
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Nov 02, 2018
Independent technology research firm Forrester evaluated web application firewall (WAF) vendors and published the results in The Forrester Wave™: Web Application Firewalls, Q2 2018. Akamai Technologies emerged as one of the leaders after a comprehensive evaluation on 33 criteria. The report states that security pros require a WAF that will automatically protect web applications, stay ahead of zero-day attacks and protect new application formats including APIs and serverless architectures. The report also reveals detailed findings for the 10 most significant WAF vendors. Akamai’s Kona Site Defender was the top scorer in the zero-day attacks criterion and one of the select vendors rated a Leader, the highest-ranking level in the report. In viewing this Akamai content, we would like to share your data with Akamai. Click here for more info or to opt out.
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Nov 13, 2018
Recent high-profile data breaches and numerous waves of widely publicised internet attacks have made everyone nervous about security. Families, small businesses and other organisations are struggling to figure out how to protect themselves.
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Nov 13, 2018
The ongoing adoption of cloud computing by communications service providers (CSPs) continues to fundamentally reshape their business models and technology strategies on several levels. One such area that is garnering significant attention is the impact of the cloud on security services. This is because security services and the vital tools they encompass can be empowered through the adoption of a carrier cloud model. This, in turn, better positions CSPs to meet the demands of their customers, including those in the small to medium-size business (SMB) market segment. The timing of this migration is optimal, since many SMBs now recognize the threats they face and realize that given their limited IT budgets and lack of security expertise, CSPs are well positioned to protect them from cyberattacks. While the opportunity for CSPs is significant, many are hesitant to make a move in this area because they want to ensure they can address SMBs’ needs and maintain control of the service in a car
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 05, 2018
DDoS attack size doubled in early 2018 after attackers discovered and employed a new, massive DDoS reflection and amplification method with the potential to multiply their attack resources by a factor of 500K. The attack vector, called memcached UDP reflection, uses resources freely exposed on the internet — no malware or botnet required.
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Akamai Technologies
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