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Stop Attacks Hiding Under the Cover of SSL Encryption [ Source: Blue Coat ]

September 2014- Wasn't encryption supposed to improve network security? All too often SSL is a carrier of new and successful attacks. Discover how to transform the increased risk into an effective strategy for encrypted traffic management.

Card-Not-Present Fraud in a Post-EMV Environment [ Source: RSA ]

September 2014- This analyst paper discusses the effects of card not present (CNP) fraud and best practices for financial institutions and merchants for managing fraud risk across multiple channels including the Web, mobile and POS terminals.

The Seven Stages of Advance Threats [ Source: WEBSENSE, INC. ]

October 2013- Today's advanced threats occur in "kill chains" of up to seven stages. These attacks easily evade traditional filtering and anti-virus defenses to steal your organization’s valuable data.

Advanced threats can be stopped at any stage - if you deploy the proper cybersecurity solutions.

We've prepared a report to help you understand this advanced threat kill chain. You'll learn about each stage and how cybercriminals use them in their attacks. And ...

The Human Factor: How Attacks Exploit People as the Weakest Link in Security [ Source: Proofpoint ]

August 2014- Get Insight into the ways attackers exploit end-users' psychology. Learn how attackers exploit end-users have significant security implications for enterprise preparedness and defensive strategies

Predictive Defense and Real-Time Insight: The Next Step in Advanced Threat Protection [ Source: Proofpoint ]

August 2014- As clearly evidenced by the daily headlines about security breaches, traditional defense tools are failing to protect enterprises from advanced targeted attacks and new sophisticated forms of malware. Organizations can't rely solely on traditional blocking gateways, but must invest in prevention, detection, response and predictive capabilities for complete protection.

eDiscovery Digital Investigations Solution [ Source: Symantec ]

August 2014- More Digital Investigations, More Email and Documents, but No More Time? Solve digital investigations 10 times faster! Information technology and security professionals at agencies have realized immediate and significant results using eDiscovery Digital Investigation Solution.

7 Security Gaps in the Neglected 90% of Your Application [ Source: Sonatype ]

August 2014- Software applications need to be delivered faster and across more platforms than ever. To build high quality software in short order, we've seen a dramatic shift from source code to component-based development, with open source and third party components providing the innovation and efficiency that developers need. Unfortunately, our dependence on components is growing faster than our ability to secure them. Worse yet, components are increasingly the preferred attack surface in today's applications. The combination ...

Email Security For IT: How to keep your Brand Safe [ Source: Dyn ]

August 2014- In a world where we hear about website and email hacks almost daily, implementing security provisions is no longer an option. Not only can phishers hurt your company and customers, but your brand can take a beating too. Find out what you should be implementing to keep your brand safe.

5 DNS Security Risks That Keep You Up At Night [ Source: Dyn ]

August 2014- When it comes to keeping your DNS secure, do you know what you're up against? Here are five of the most pervasive DNS threats that you need to be thinking about, and how to keep them from creating a performance or security nightmare.

Everything You Need to Know about a DDoS Attack [ Source: Dyn ]

August 2014- For ecommerce giants, just a second of downtime could mean thousands in lost revenue. Even if your company isn't as large as Amazon or eBay, any amount of profit loss due to downtime should be cause for concern. Not only do you miss a potential sale in real time, that customer is less likely to come back and try to purchase from you again in the future.

5 Ways to Prepare Your Infrastructure for Disaster [ Source: Dyn ]

August 2014- The term "disaster recovery" assumes that you wait until something terrible happens to take action. While it's great to know how to recover when disaster strikes, wouldn't you rather prevent it from happening in the first place? Of course, there are no guarantees when it comes to preventing outages and downtime, but if you follow these key areas of preparation, you can greatly reduce your risk.

2014 Selecting a Managed Security Services Provider: Top 10 criteria [ Source: IBM ]

August 2014- A white paper discussing the benefits of outsourcing managed security services and outlining effective strategies, as well as 10 of the most important criteria to consider, when choosing a managed security services provider.

Information Security Buyer's Guide [ Source: AccessData ]

August 2014- This Buyer's Guide will aid organizations in specifying information security solutions for rapid detection and resolution. The need for these solutions has never been greater as organizations struggle to fight a deluge of sophisticated cyber threats and breaches. Many go undetected until it's too late to do much more than conduct triage, assess the damage and initiate massive shareholder and public damage control. This situation puts board members, c-suite executives and security experts in the ...

Advanced Evasion Techniques for Dummies [ Source: McAfee ]

July 2014- 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 ...

10 Best Practices for URL Filtering [ Source: McAfee ]

July 2014- URL filtering, which blocks users from accessing websites that are malicious or erode productivity, is an essential security best practice. Discover 10 ways to make this easier and more effective to implement.

Seven Key Features to Help You Stop Advanced Evasion Techniques at the Firewall [ Source: McAfee ]

July 2014- Computer networks are built to facilitate the flow of communication, not stop it. Unfortunately, data packets can be manipulated to look normal yet contain an exploit. These techniques evade standard security measures and, in most cases, can deliver a malicious payload without detection. Often, these advanced evasion techniques (AETs) take advantage of rarely used protocol properties in unexpected combinations.

Most network security devices are not capable of detecting them. While many pass industry ...

Prepare For the Post-AV Era Part 1: Five Alternatives To Endpoint Antivirus [ Source: Bit9 ]

July 2014- As malware increases in sophistication and the number of new variants rises, antivirus (AV) technologies have steadily become less effective at stopping advanced threats to employee endpoints and servers, and security and risk (S&R) professionals have begun to realize this, as evidenced by survey results showing decreased adoption and interest in AV among small and medium-size businesses and enterprises alike.

A growing number of S&R pros are considering replacing their third-party ...

White Paper: Rapidly Respond to Advanced Attacks in Motion with Bit9 + Carbon Black [ Source: Bit9 ]

July 2014- Traditional incident response (IR) processes are being overwhelmed. The increased volume of attacks has caused the number of alerts from detection devices to balloon dramatically. Enterprises now realize it is no longer a matter of if they will get breached, but rather a matter of when.

Download this whitepaper to understand:

• Typical Response Scenario
• Evolving Enemies
• Kill Chain
• Incident Response Lifecycle
• Security ...

Using Cyber Insurance and Cybercrime Data to Limit Your Business Risk [ Source: SurfWatch Labs ]

July 2014- The market for cyber liability insurance has been around for over a decade, but only recently has it experienced a spike in demand. The variety of recent high-profile data breaches have cast light on the importance of having coverage should a cyber-attack strike a business. No business is immune to a cyber-attack, which can wreak havoc not only on the IT environment, but also on the bottom line.

Despite all of this, cyber ...

Big Data, Big Mess: Sound Risk Intelligence Through Complete Context [ Source: SurfWatch Labs ]

July 2014- When it comes to cybersecurity, perhaps nothing has been as highly touted as the answer to every executive's prayers as big data. Cybercrime, being inherently technical, can provide vast droves of data to be analyzed.

The real challenge is translating complex, technical cyber data into practical information that can be easily understood by the business as well as security pros. Many variables come into play when it comes to understanding cyber risk: your ...

Top 10 Things Every Web Application Firewall Should Provide [ Source: Imperva ]

July 2014- Securing Web applications against cybercriminals, hacktivists, and state-sponsored hackers is a never-ending effort. Web application firewalls have become the central platform for protecting applications against all online threats. This white paper explains in detail the 10 features that every Web application firewall should provide.

Forensic Domain Mapping: How to Reverse Engineer Domain Ownership in a Cyber Investigation [ Source: DomainTools ]

July 2014- For investigators tasked with identifying the perpetrator of online fraud, it's often the little things that can make the difference. Cyber investigators must work diligently to ferret out the smallest details in order to snare their quarry. Investigating a digital crime is not so dissimilar as investigating a crime in the 'real world'. While popular TV shows might have you believe that a single fiber found at the scene of a crime will lead directly ...

Domain Attribution: Piercing the Veil of Masked Domain Owners [ Source: DomainTools ]

July 2014- As the Internet has evolved to become a primary channel of trade and commerce, so has the sophistication of criminal organizations and other perpetrators of fraudulent schemes who take advantage of domain privacy features as a means by which to mask their true identity. Domain privacy, a controversial topic since its introduction in 2003, provides domain owners with the option to substitute the registrar's contract information for their own. While there are a variety of legitimate ...

Best Practices Guide: Using DNS Data for Threat Intelligence and Incident Forensics [ Source: DomainTools ]

July 2014- Cybercrime represents a major threat to both government and businesses, costing the economy hundreds of billions of dollars in losses every year. Often, the most challenging part for an investigator is discovering the who behind an attack. Is it a coordinated attack orchestrated by a criminal syndicate or an amateur hacker looking for a backdoor into your network? If the actual individual cannot be identified-as is too often the case-then investigators can build a Threat ...

Single-Vendor Security Ecosystems Offer Concrete Benefits Over Point Solutions [ Source: Trend Micro ]

July 2014- This Trend Micro-commissioned profile of North American, European, and Asia Pacific IT security decision-makers from companies with 100 to 5,000 employees evaluates the current endpoint security solution market based on Forrester's own market data, and a custom study of the same audience.

NSS Labs Report: Breach Detection Systems Comparative Analysis [ Source: Trend Micro ]

July 2014- In recent NSS Labs testing, Trend Micro Deep Discovery scored the highest in breach detection of all products, including those from AhnLab, Fidelis, FireEye, Fortinet, and Sourcefire.

Download NSS Labs' 2014 Security Value Map (SVM) for Breach Detection Systems to compare test results and see why Deep Discovery should be on your product short list.

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