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By: Cisco     Published Date: Apr 08, 2015
Most large organizations address network security with an army of tactical point tools like firewalls, VPN gateways, IDSs/IPSs, network proxies, malware sandboxes, web and e-mail gateways, etc. This messy array of independent technologies was adequate ten years ago, but now presents a plethora of operational, policy enforcement, and monitoring challenges. Worse yet, network security defenses are becoming less and less effective at blocking targeted and sophisticated threats and advanced malware attacks.
Tags : next generation, firewall, malware, threat, complexity, costs, visibility, protection
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By: Cisco     Published Date: Jun 10, 2015
This document will identify the essential capabilities you should seek in an advanced malware protection solution, the key questions you should ask your advanced malware protection vendor, and shows you how Cisco combats today’s advanced malware attacks using a combination of techniques.
Tags : security, vulnerability management, analytics, threat prevention, cyber attacks
     Cisco
By: Kaspersky     Published Date: May 20, 2014
Virtualization promises to boost efficiency and cut costs. Whether you’re running applications on physical or virtual machines, you still need to stay vigilant to guard against the constant and growing hazard of malware and other cyberthreats that can put your business at risk. This guide will show you how.
Tags : virtualization, kaspersky, virtualization security, cyberthreat, hackers, phishing, security breach, intrusion prevention
     Kaspersky
By: Cisco     Published Date: Feb 16, 2016
This document will identify the essential capabilities you need in an advanced malware protection solution, the key questions you should ask your vendor, and shows you how Cisco combats today’s advanced malware attacks using a combination of four techniques.
Tags : cisco, malware, data security, analytics, global security threat, security
     Cisco
By: Cisco     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
Today’s threat landscape has forced us, once again, to evolve how we think about and deliver effective security to protect endpoints (PCs, Macs, Linux, mobile devices, etc). Malware today is either on an endpoint or it’s headed there. Advanced malware is dynamic, can compromise environments from an array of attack vectors, take endless form factors, launch attacks over time, and can quickly exfiltrate data from endpoints. Such malware, including polymorphic and environmentally aware malware, is very good at masking itself and evading traditional security tools, which can lead to a breach. As a result, it’s no longer a question of “if” malware can penetrate defenses and get onto endpoints, it’s a question of “when”.
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By: Cisco     Published Date: Dec 19, 2016
Criminal groups behind today's cyberattacks have become better organized, introducing reconnaissance activity, custom malware, evasion techniques, and other sophisticated tactics that place a burden on traditional security defenses. The litany of high-profile data breaches is impacting every industry and prompting organizations of all sizes to respond by modernizing their IT security infrastructure. The battlefield continues to be at the endpoint, where attackers typically strike to gain initial access to the corporate network. Most organizations have been waging this battle using traditional antivirus at the endpoint, a solution that has received a lot of improvements over its more than 25 years of existence but clearly isn't keeping up with attacker sophistication. Emerging endpoint specialized threat analysis and protection (STAP) products can either replace or complement antivirus by adding behavioral analysis and continuous system and user activity monitoring to identify new and s
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By: Damballa     Published Date: Oct 03, 2014
The Need for Certainty and Automation in Network Security – Damballa Failsafe with HP TippingPoint: ESG believes this may be the most effective means for reducing risk and combatting advanced malware attacks. This paper reviews how Damballa and HP’s joint solution can limit the possibility of additional infections, potential and actual damage caused by infections, and the possibility of data exfiltration: • Damballa Failsafe provides rapid detection with certainty so you can automate response based on confidence in True Positives • HPTipping Point can automatically take action against devices presented by Failsafe’s case of evidence
Tags : damballa, esg lab, hp tippingpoint, arcsight, network security, failsafe, reducing risk, malware attacks
     Damballa
By: Symantec     Published Date: Nov 21, 2014
The monthly intelligence report, provides the latest analysis of cyber security threats, trends, and insights from the Symantec intelligence team concerning malware, spam, and other potentially harmful business risks. Key Findings • The .doc file type was the most common attachment type used in spear-phishing attacks, making up more than 52.9 percent of all attachments in September. • The largest data breach reported in September actually took place in April, and resulted in the exposure of 56 million identities. • There were 600 vulnerabilities disclosed in the month of September, the highest number so far in 2014 and second-highest in the last 12 months.
Tags : cyber security threats, harmful business risks, malware, spam, intelligence team, security
     Symantec
By: Cisco     Published Date: Aug 18, 2014
Optimize benefits from your Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewall, and better secure your network from malicious activity, with a proven firewall and IPS design guide. Use this guide for faster, more reliable, and more predictable deployment.
Tags : security report, internet criminals, concerns, malware, denial-of-service, attacks, ddos, network
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By: Cisco     Published Date: Sep 12, 2014
Traditional point-in-time defenses aren’t adequate protection from today’s sophisticated advanced malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs.) Get this white paper to learn how you can evolve your security strategy to address advanced threats before, during, and after attacks.
Tags : cybercrime, damage, landscape, sophisticated, infrastructure, attack, resources, network
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By: Cisco     Published Date: Jan 15, 2015
Most large organizations address network security with an army of tactical point tools like firewalls, VPN gateways, IDSs/IPSs, network proxies, malware sandboxes, web and e-mail gateways, etc. This messy array of independent technologies was adequate ten years ago, but now presents a plethora of operational, policy enforcement, and monitoring challenges. Worse yet, network security defenses are becoming less and less effective at blocking targeted and sophisticated threats and advanced malware attacks.
Tags : firewall, next generation, networks, computing, cloud, innovation, enterprise, datacenter
     Cisco
By: Kaspersky     Published Date: Feb 06, 2017
The total amount of damage caused by cryptomalware can be divided into two parts: the ransom and the related losses. Drawing from our survey of over 4,000 small- and medium-sized companies conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, we take a closer look at the numbers behind the damage.
Tags : cryptor, ransomware, malware, encryption, business security, cyberthreat, cyberattack
     Kaspersky
By: VMware     Published Date: Feb 24, 2017
Cloud datacenter security is becoming imperative in the new age of malware attacks. To stay competitive and secure, organizations are turning to smart networking in an effort to close the datacenter security gap. The combination of VMware NSX, AirWatch Tunnel and Horizon View helps close this gap and simplifies security management for IT professionals. With the upcoming prevalence of authentication and identity management in an organization’s infrastructure, the need to delegate and define network access continues to highlight the important role of hybrid cloud security that addresses all end-user devices.
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By: Citrix Systems, Inc.     Published Date: Jan 19, 2016
Customers, employees and partners are more frequently accessing web-delivered services from their mobile devices. At the same time, attackers are constantly discovering new ways to compromise security, including advanced malware and application layer attacks. Without the right tools, you are vulnerable. NetScaler gives you the visibility and control to manage, accelerate, and secure all your web properties, so you can deliver both the service and security your users demand. To learn more about web security and NetScaler, read the full report: Defend Web Properties from Modern Threats with Citrix NetScaler
Tags : citrix, security, netscaler, web
     Citrix Systems, Inc.
By: Symantec Corporation     Published Date: Oct 03, 2013
Businesses face an increasingly complex set of threats to their Web applications—from malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs) to disgruntled employees and unintentional data leaks. Although there is no single security measure than can prevent all threats, there are some that provide broad-based mitigation to a number of threats. The use of SSL encryption and digital certificate-based authentication is one of them. Changes in the way we deliver services, the increasing use of mobile devices, and the adoption of cloud computing compounded by the ever-evolving means of stealing information and compromising services leave Web applications vulnerable to attack. In this chapter, we turn our attention to the combined risk of losing data and losing customer trust.
Tags : symantec, security, threat, report, key findings, best practice, strategy, technology
     Symantec Corporation
By: Symantec Corporation     Published Date: Oct 03, 2013
We often think of malware as being designed to sit beneath the radar, collecting data in stealth mode, for the purposes of fraud or corporate espionage. Increasingly however, we’re witnessing attacks on corporations designed to cause substantial economic losses via wholesale destruction. For example, the Shamoon malware that recently hit Saudi Arabia-based Aramco (the world’s largest oil company) and RasGas (a Qatar-based gas company) corrupted files on tens of thousands of workstations, overwriting the Master Boot Records. These malware attacks, which may well have targeted website vulnerabilities, resulted in destruction on an industrial scale. At Aramco, IT professionals were forced to replace 30,000 PCs and laptops. RasGas meanwhile, had to shut down all email communications, and the company’s website was forced offline.
Tags : symantec, security, threat, report, key findings, best practice, strategy, technology
     Symantec Corporation
By: Symantec Corporation     Published Date: Jun 24, 2014
News headlines have been inundated with stories of massive personal and credit card data breaches. The rising intensity and sophisticated nature of cyber attacks has created a hostile and precarious environment for businesses charged with protecting their customers’ personal data. The lucrative business of selling credit card data on the black market has made point-of-sale (PoS) devices, PoS environments, and web kiosks a prime target for cybercriminals. Read this solution brief to learn how to protect your network and PoS terminal and web kiosk endpoints from costly multi-stage cyber attacks.
Tags : security, pos, data, malware, cyber attacks, point-of-sale
     Symantec Corporation
By: AlienVault     Published Date: Mar 30, 2016
Given that Point of Sale (POS) systems are used to transmit debit and credit card information in retail transactions, it's no wonder they are a desirable target for attackers. In this white paper, you'll learn about some of the common types of POS malware, how they work and best practices for protecting cardholder data. Topics covered in this white paper include: • Common types of POS malware and how they work • How attackers exfiltrate data from POS systems once they gain access • POS security techniques to protect payment card data Download your copy today to learn how to effectively detect and respond to POS malware threats.
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By: Blue Coat Systems     Published Date: Mar 23, 2012
By exploiting popular places on the Internet, such as search engines, social networking and email, malnets have become very adept at infecting many users with little added investment.
Tags : blue coat, wan optimization, secure web gateway, malware, defenses, security, attacks, threats
     Blue Coat Systems
By: Blue Coat Systems     Published Date: Mar 23, 2012
Organizations must be able to extend the boundaries of their corporate network to provide consistent Web security protection, policies and reporting for all users on any device or network.
Tags : blue coat, wan optimization, secure web gateway, malware, defenses, security, attacks, threats
     Blue Coat Systems
By: Blue Coat Systems     Published Date: Mar 23, 2012
This paper talks about the strengths and weaknesses of on-premise and could deployments and which organizations need hybrid solution.
Tags : blue coat, wan optimization, secure web gateway, malware, defenses, security, attacks, threats
     Blue Coat Systems
By: Blue Coat Systems     Published Date: Apr 05, 2012
This Webcast , discusses how hybrid web security can tackle these tough challenges. Hear pros and cons of various deployment options and key considerations for even the most cloud-hesitant security professionals.
Tags : blue coat, wan optimization, secure web gateway, malware, defenses, security, attacks, threats
     Blue Coat Systems
By: Secure Computing     Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Unknown attacks are quickly becoming the next great information security challenge for today's organizations. Get up to speed on what these threats really are and learn what security measures are available to keep your network safe from these attacks.
Tags : security, patch management, security management, web service security, malware, intrusion prevention, internet security, internet attacks
     Secure Computing
By: Secure Computing     Published Date: Nov 20, 2006
Organizations need to be protected from both known and unknown threats, and all the varieties and forms that sophisticated malware can take.  Learn about the changing nature of malware attacks and how the Webwasher Anti-Malware from Secure Computing can provide a highly effective defense against malicious content.
Tags : anti spam, anti spyware, anti virus, application security, security, network security, data protection, malware
     Secure Computing
By: Symantec.cloud     Published Date: Aug 10, 2010
This paper will discuss the history and progression of the modern Trojan attack. It will explore the methodology used by hackers in selecting a target and developing a compelling attack and will cite several examples of some successful targeted Trojans.
Tags : messagelabs, symantec hosted services, malware, trojan attack, email guard, spam
     Symantec.cloud
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