Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are stealthier and more spiteful than ever. Sophisticated techniques are used to quietly breach organizations and deploy customized malware, which potentially remains undetected for months. Such attacks are caused by cybercriminals who target individual users with highly evasive tools. Legacy security approaches are bypassed to steal sensitive data from credit card details to intellectual property or government secrets. Traditional cybersecurity solutions, such as email spam filters, anti-virus software or firewalls are ineffective against advanced persistent threats. APTs can bypass such solutions and gain hold within a network to make organizations vulnerable to data breaches.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Oct 17, 2013
Macmillan Cancer Support has relied on Mimecast for robust
email security backed by a 100% anti-virus and 99% antispam SLA for a number of years. Mimecastís Email Security solution has solved a spam issue that was seriously affecting Macmillanís email system performance and creating a significant management burden for the charityís IT department.
Updated for PCI DSS Version 2.0 where internal scanning is now required!
With the recent updates to PCI DSS, get all the facts and learn how to comply with our updated version of the book.
The book is a guide to understanding how to protect cardholder data and comply with the requirements of PCI DSS. It arms you with the facts, in plain English, and shows you how to achieve PCI Compliance. Discover:
. What the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is all about
. The 12 Requirements of the PCI Standard
. How to comply with PCI
. 10 Best-Practices for PCI Compliance
. How QualysGuard PCI simplifies PCI compliance
In this whitepaper, get a detailed look at dangerous robot networks or “botnets,” such as Sobig, StormWorm and MayDay. Understand how their creators are constantly evolving these threats to prevent detection by traditional forms of security. Finally, learn how the MessageLabs solution provides unique protection against botnets.
The Internet has proven to be a vital communications medium for worldwide commerce, but as an open and unprotected global network it can also present a wide range of threats that can cripple any business organization. Several years ago, most Internet threats were relatively benign examples of a young adolescent’s technical expertise but over time they have evolved into increasingly sophisticated domestic and foreign attacks that are designed to capture financial, personal, or strategic business information. Threats now come in the form of deliberately malicious acts, and exploitative opportunities for hackers and/or organized crime. The impact is serious, and the landscape of victims is getting broader every day. In response, no organization can afford to have its networks remain unprotected.
Published 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.
Published By: Webroot UK
Published Date: Nov 11, 2009
Software as a Service (SaaS)-delivered e-mail and Web security suites offer a good solution that Butler Group recommends as part of a more comprehensive security architecture comprising gateway and end point-based security solutions. Find out more in this whitepaper!
Published By: Webroot UK
Published Date: Nov 11, 2009
This white paper discusses key issues around encryption for both email and file transfer systems, some of the leading statutes that require sensitive content to be encrypted, and suggestions for moving forward with encryption. This white paper also briefly discusses Webroot Software, the sponsor of this white paper, and their relevant offerings.
This industry report covers the email gateway market. Gartner, Inc. positions Gartner in the Leaders quadrant in its 2010 Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways (anti-spam, anti-virus, outbound content filtering, email encryption, intrusion prevention).
South Staffordshire College: A U.K. college with 4 campuses, 4,000 students and 500 employees became frustrated with its Kaspersky antivirus and discovered that VIPRE proves robust malware defense doesnít have to disrupt operations, slow down machines or be difficult to manage.
Stillwater Medical Center: Healthcare provider with 1,000 employees chooses VIPRE after its old antivirus kept crashing systems, disrupting operations and failing to protect against malware infections. Learn how this hospital cured its antivirus ills with VIPRE.
As another year draws to a close, few can have failed to notice the plagues of malicious software, floods of fraudulent emails and the generally increased pestilence of our online world, marking out 2007 as one of the most remarkable in the history of malware. This report covers the top malware threats in 2007 and provides monthly summaries.
Spam looks like a simple enough issue until you have to try to define it: after all, we all think we know it when we see it. Most people have a working definition along the lines of “email I don’t want.” While that’s perfectly understandable, it is difficult to implement technical solutions based on such a subjective definition. Read this paper to learn why SPAM is more than just unwanted email.
Anti-virus does much more than reactively detect known viruses; it proactively scans for unknown ones too. So, how do scanners really work? The aim of this paper is to reduce some of the confusion around the workings of AV technology, and to clarify what is realistic to expect from AV protection, particularly heuristic analysis.
Published By: Proofpoint
Published Date: Apr 06, 2012
Email Security: Gartner, Inc. positions Proofpoint in the Leaders quadrant in its 2011 Magic Quadrant for the Secure Email Gateway (email security, anti-spam, anti-virus, outbound content filtering, email encryption, intrusion prevention) market.
Spam email continues to be a big problem, especially for small businesses. Small companies rely on email just as much as large enterprises, and their mail servers get clogged with unsolicited mail just as often. But, with fewer resources to spare to address the spam problem, small businesses need smarter solutions. To find out how you can use the Cisco Spam & Virus Blocker to eliminate spam, improve productivity, and boost security and network performance in your business download today!
According to experts at TrendLabs, spam now makes up close to 95% of all email and continues to grow. In the first three months of 2008 spam rates almost doubled over rates observed at the end of 2007 and TrendLabs predicts that average daily spam volumes will increase by 30 to 50 billion messages per day within the year.1 As spam continues to grow at dramatic rates, traditional on-premise email security products are failing to keep up. This limitation is one of the primary reasons that IDC predicts demand for hosted security solutions -also known as SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions-will grow by more than 30% annually through 2012.2 For context, the growth rate for hosted email security is projected to be more than eight times that of the traditional software email security market, and more than 60% faster than appliance-based email security solutions.
Today's confidentiality and privacy requirements drive organizations of all sizes and industries to secure sensitive data in email. Often particular types of data need to be encrypted, such as credit card numbers, intellectual property, or client information. Organizations also need to protect confidential emails for particular groups, such as executive management, human resources or legal departments.
Many organizations are turning to policy-based encryption to meet their encryption needs because it automatically encrypts data using content filtering rules that identify types of content or email for particular groups. Encryption is applied when the rules are triggered. With policy-based encryption, organizations avoid relying on individual users to secure important content.
Alfred Ashley Group helps small businesses overcome the daunting prospect of buying, installing, and managing computer and telephone system solutions. Building in best-in-class and cost-effective security is vital for meeting customer expectations and achieving the company's revenue and profit goals.