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Guarding the Castle [ Source: Dell ]

December 2014- This ebook details the strategies and tools that cybercriminals use to infiltrate your network and how you can stop them. Today's cybercriminals employ several complex techniques to avoid detection as they sneak quietly into corporate networks to steal intellectual property. Their threats are often encoded using multifarious complicated algorithms to evade detection by intrusion prevention systems. Once they have exploited a target, attackers will attempt to download and install malware onto the compromised system. In ...

How Traditional Firewalls Fail [ Source: Dell ]

December 2014- Your current firewall may be jeopardizing your security. This white paper explains exactly where traditional firewalls fall short, and how next-generation firewalls can help you counter today's threats, manage web 2.0 apps and enforce acceptable-use policies. If your company has a traditional firewall, it is probably jeopardizing your security and costing you money. Firewalls are an essential part of network security, but most are very limited. They can close unneeded ports, apply routing rules to packets ...

How to Achieve Intelligence-Driven Threat Detection and Response [ Source: RSA, The Security Division of EMC ]

November 2014- Learn the four key areas that organizations should focus on to achieve intelligence-driven threat detection and response.

Signature-less Malware Detection: Finding an Evil in the Haystack [ Source: RSA, The Security Division of EMC ]

November 2014- Learn about the tools, technologies and techniques required for comprehensive detection and remediation of advanced malware threats and why traditional signature-based approaches fall short of protecting your organization.

Single Sign-On: with Passwords, Less is More [ Source: NetIQ ]

September 2014- Your workforce is using more applications from a wider variety of sources than ever. This causes security issues as users forget passwords, share them or write them down. Single sign-on (SSO) is a quick way to solve this problem. Now is the perfect time to implement SSO. This paper will explain SSO options and questions you should ask to determine the right solution for you. Security and productivity are both at stake: put SSO to ...

Mobile and Remote Access: Balancing Productivity and Security in a BYOD World [ Source: NetIQ ]

September 2014- In today's BYOD world, securing access and maintaining productivity is challenging; users want access from their own devices, and the applications, data and services they're accessing aren't inside the perimeter. But even in this environment, you can secure access. Read this paper to learn how you can implement access controls that keep up with the modern world. Get advice on how to take stock of your environment, leverage your current investments and keep your access ...

CyberEdge: 2014 Cyberthreat Defense Report [ Source: NetIQ ]

March 2014-

As trusted experts in the field of cybersecurity, CyberEdge has provided the 2014 Cyberthreat Defense Report to demonstrate just what the current security landscape looks like. IT professionals from North America and Europe responded to a survey, and an overwhelming majority of them said their organization had been the victim of at least one attack in 2013. To mitigate that danger, organizations are expected to put more money into IT budgets in the upcoming years.

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Advanced Persistent Threats: Hijacking Insider Credentials [ Source: NetIQ ]

May 2014-

Sophisticated groups of hackers, known as advanced persistent threats (APTs), often use stolen insider credentials to evade security measures. So how can you know who's logging on? Learn how to spot suspicious activity before it's too late.


Individual hackers are no longer the foremost threat. APTs have evolved. These malicious actors now use sophisticated tactics to circumvent security policies. Whether people are trying to use spear-phishing scams or other means to ...

Contractor Access: Mitigating Security and Risk Issues [ Source: NetIQ ]

May 2014- Contractors are becoming a much larger part of modern business. But most organizations struggle to grant them the right access, and failing to do so can lead to serious security breaches. It's time to find something that will work with your environment--even when contractors are a part of it. This paper explains how you can rethink your identity and access provisioning for better security across the organization. You don't have to live with the risk ...

Security Evolves and Criminals Follow [ Source: Authentify ]

May 2014- This paper discusses the role of out-of-band authentication in battling e-crime.

Innovative Authentication Workflows for Protecting Online Accounts [ Source: Authentify ]

June 2014- Strengthening online services and protecting funds requires stronger techniques to thwart the wrong user armed with all the right information. Read this paper to learn more.

Make remote vendor access more secure [ Source: ObserveIT ]

July 2014- The threat of user-based attacks has never been higher, with 76% of all breaches coming from accounts with access to sensitive data. With the exploitation of remote vendor access a huge concern, learn how to make working with your contractors more secure with this free e-Book from ObserveIT.

The future of user-based security risks [ Source: ObserveIT ]

September 2014- IT security personnel spend time protecting against external attacks, but often miss the biggest source of data breaches--user-based threats including account hijacking, stolen passwords, insiders and more. Learn more about the need for a user-centric security strategy with this free Gartner report.

Energy Companies and Financial Services Firms Vulnerable to Data-Breaching Malware [ Source: ThreatTrack Security ]

October 2014- Financial services firms and energy companies – two industries highly targeted by cybercriminals – must move quickly to address their cybersecurity deficiencies and shore up their defenses against advanced malware threats.

No Respect. CISOs Misunderstood and Underappreciated by their C-Level Peers [ Source: ThreatTrack Security ]

October 2014- C-level executives regard the role of CISO primarily as a target for finger-pointing in the event of a data breach, and have little faith that individuals in the role could hold other leadership positions.

Prevent Data Breaches with Stronger Email Security [ Source: ThreatTrack Security ]

October 2014- Email remains the #1 threat vector for many organizations. To fight the onslaught of cyber threats, nothing short of a multilayered security architecture, backed by strict security policies and staff training, can protect an organization.

White Paper: Incident Response - How to Fight Back [ Source: Bit9 ]

October 2014- Most organizations have not proactively prepared for a breach. In fact, a majority of incident responders (52 percent) say they lack the necessary visibility into endpoint vulnerabilities. Without continuous data collection at the endpoint, preparing and responding to a breach is exponentially hampered. Download the SANS Institute's latest industry survey to understand these key findings.

eGuide to Advanced Threat Hunting [ Source: Bit9 ]

October 2014- With the number of advanced attacks increasing every day-most undiscovered through traditional detection and response solutions-truly hunting for threats within your environment can be a laborious task. To combat this, enterprises must focus on prioritizing endpoint data collection over detection, leveraging comprehensive threat intelligence, and expanding detection beyond the moment of compromise.

2014 Cost of Cyber Crime study: Global [ Source: HP ]

October 2014- Ponemon Institute has completed its fifth year studying the cost of cyber crime to businesses around the world. The 2014 Cost of Cyber Crime study taps the collective experience of 257 organizations in seven countries. It shows that cyber crime and its associated cost to businesses continue to rise. But there is good news, too. Security defenses and a strong security posture help drive down the losses.

Separate reports exist for each country, and this ...

2014 Cost of Cyber Crime study: United States [ Source: HP ]

October 2014- For the fifth year running, the United States led the world in number and cost of cyber attacks. The Ponemon Institute surveyed 59 U.S. companies, performing 544 individual interviews to assess their experience with cyber crime. The mean annualized cost for the U.S. companies surveyed was $12.7 million—up 9.3 percent from last year. There is good news, though. A strong security posture and deployment of security intelligence systems drives down the cost for many companies. ...

Guide to Data Security [ Source: DLT / Symantec ]

September 2014- Protecting the government's data is an all-consuming, top priority. As the federal government's data growth continues to spiral, and as the types of data threats and leakage change, data and storage managers have no choice but to be on the front lines of protecting their agencies' data. That means first building a solid data storage and management foundation – one that ensures that all data is accounted for at all times and that it's continually backed ...

White Paper: Speed Up Incident Response with Actionable Forensic Analytics [ Source: Tenable ]

July 2014- Tenable provides a comprehensive continuous network monitoring solution that enables you to rapidly respond to security incidents, by providing actionable forensic data that can help detect incidents more accurately. In this paper, we will explore the forensic analytics and incident response capabilities of Tenable SecurityCenter Continuous View (SC CV), a network security platform that identifies vulnerabilities, reduces risk, and ensures compliance. Topics covered will include:

• Recognizing how organizational silos and inefficient process ...

Privileged Identity Management [ Source: Gemalto ]

November 2014- Every week brings new stories of companies damaged by the breach of sensitive information, a problem that can be prevented by identity-centric best practices. Preventing data loss and protecting sensitive information from unauthorized access should be a top concern of every company. Although implementing strong authentication throughout your organization should be a consideration, starting with those employees who have elevated access is a good start.

Privileged users exist in every organization and they ...

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 ...

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