Malware has changed considerably since the early PC viruses were first introduced more than 25 years ago. Today, it evolves so quickly that many customers find it nearly impossible to stay ahead of the latest threat. If the explosion in malware variants wasn't enough, sophisticated Client Side Attacks and Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) target victims in ways that completely evade traditional security measures.
Current research suggests as much as 75% of new viruses are ...
March 2015- Many midsize companies have reached a critical moment with their network security. They must reinforce their traditional security solution to address new trends arising from mobility and cloud, and meet a rising threat landscape. These dynamics complicate the challenge of maintaining network security, and tax the network's ability to perform optimally for the business. Are you ready to learn more?
March 2015- Learn exactly where traditional firewalls fall short, and discover how next-generation firewalls produce excellent network performance without compromising security. Read this whitepaper and uncover where next-generation firewalls fill the gaps left by traditional firewalls.
March 2015- Learn why you should make threat intelligence capabilities one of the key criteria when evaluating a next-generation firewall. Read this paper and discover why top-tier threat intelligence networks make the difference between an effective NGFW and a mediocre one when it comes to defeating zero-day attacks.
March 2015- Discover a next-generation firewall solution that combats emerging threats effectively and without compromise while reducing the total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this paper and learn how NGFWs help you achieve a deeper level of security and safeguard your organization against today's evolving threats.
March 2015- Discover the most common strategies and tools cyber-criminals are using and how to stop them.
March 2015- Learn how a global firm secured 400 critical applications and generated an ROI of 192% with cloud-based automation and centralization. The firm previously relied on a traditional on-premises scanning tool, but success was limited because specialized expertise was required to tune and interpret results. As a result, the firm's AppSec program only covered a small fraction of the firm's applications. This Forrester case study includes a detailed financial model showing how the firm leveraged centralized ...
March 2015- A global manufacturer found that over 90% of their vendor applications had critical OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities. The company now leverages Veracode's automated cloud-based service to audit hundreds of third-party applications per year without requiring access to proprietary vendor source code. It also tracks vendor progress with supplier scorecards from the Veracode platform, and has modified its procurement process to contractually require suppliers to meet its security policies. The company has also dramatically scaled its program ...
March 2015- Read this classic reference text to get into the cyberattacker's mind and understand the latest attack vectors and web application threats. The prerequisite for dealing with cybersecurity is knowledge: download this critical chapter to learn about web application vulnerabilities and hacking techniques; freely-available crawling tools; and countermeasures to protect your web application infrastructure.
March 2015- This white paper is for security professionals who want to understand how to embed security into the Agile SDLC. It describes Agile development and the issues developers face, so both teams can work together better. Agile frameworks have become the new foundation for code development, and secure development practices, just like every other facet of development, must fit within the Agile framework not the other way around.
March 2015- This report describes strategies for articulating your risk posture and security strategy to executives so you can position yourself as a key influencer in the boardroom. Written by a CISO, it offers guidance on: answering common questions such as “How secure are we”; describing how your strategy aligns with the goals of the business; and helping the board understand complex security issues.
March 2015- To ensure security these days, the entire diverse and distributed enterprise identity infrastructure must become one secure global service. A federated identity service based on virtualization is the answer for protecting today's increasingly federated environments—and evolving them to meet future demands and opportunities. In this paper, we'll look at how such a service helps you manage all this complexity and see how other solutions stack up.
March 2015- Many organizations still cling to the rigid practice of reimaging every infected machine. However, the costs of reimaging often outweighs the benefit. Learn why you should adopt an alternative approach to reimaging to remediate threats.
March 2015- Spear phishing is a primary means by which APTs target and infiltrate networks. This paper describes the element of a phishing attack and how to keep your organization safe from advanced threats.
March 2015- This paper outlines the challenges of fighting APTs and outlines a solution purpose-built to find and stop attacks in progress allowing for mitigation before it's too late.
February 2015- Today's cybercrime environment has evolved from quick smash-and-grab tactics to persistent campaigns involving specialized malware. In response, a new category of security technology aimed at detecting, analyzing and preventing such threats is emerging. ThreatTrack Security discussed this trend with Charles Kolodgy, IDC's Research Vice President for IDC's Security Products Service.
September 2014- Today's cyber attacks have changed in sophistication, in focus, and in their potential impact on your business. This eBook will outline the tactics today's advanced attackers are using to break into your organization and why you require a defense-in-depth cyber-security program that incorporates automatic detection and incident response. The goal of this eBook is to leave you with the knowledge you need to effectively protect your business against today's advanced attacks.
January 2015- You can't open a newspaper or visit an online news site these days without some mention of a cyber-attack or data breach. These activities are becoming more prevalent, and as a result, the reporting of these activities is also on the rise. Bit9 + Carbon Black reached out to a series of experts to collect their thoughts and advice on dealing with data security incidents or breaches, which included:
- What solutions ...
Businesses need to view security as a process and leverage solutions that can proactively collect data, apply aggregated threat intelligence, reduce the cost and complexity of incident response and evolve, adapt and learn from your investigation.
This eGuide will cover how a continuous approach to response can resolve these challenges and put your organization in a better security posture by proactively preparing for a breach.
February 2015- A how to guide describing the key steps that organizations should take to prevent their social media accounts from being hacked.
January 2015- IT departments were battered by a cyber security perfect storm in 2014. While the security community was still rolling in the wake of the Target breach in late 2013, the continuing parade of breaches in 2014 cast a harsh light on inadequate security architectures and poorly implemented security practices.
November 2014- Business-critical platforms such as SAP and Oracle have been in place for more than a decade, however a majority of firms using these applications currently have gaps in their security program. There are many reasons for these security gaps ranging from a reliance on generic security tools, to IT teams lacking complete understanding of how application platforms work.
January 2015- Gaps in security practices of business-critical applications running on SAP are causing organizations to rethink their current approach and embrace a new strategy.
January 2015- As a CISO, learn which questions to ask in order to uncover security challenges facing your SAP systems.
Proofpoint security researchers have published an analysis that exposes the inner workings of a cybercrime operation targeting online banking credentials for banks in the United States and Europe. This Proofpoint research report provides a detailed and rarely seen inside view of the infrastructure, tools and techniques that enabled this cybercrime group to infect over 500,000 PCs.
Key facts from the Proofpoint analysis:
• Qbot (aka Qakbot) botnet of 500,000 infected systems sniffed “conversations&...
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