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By: Cisco     Published Date: Aug 18, 2014
You have to know the threats to stop them. It's not a question of if – but when and how – Internet criminals will get into your network. The Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report highlights the most current security concerns, such as shifts in malware, trends in vulnerabilities, and the revival of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.
Tags : security report, internet criminals, concerns, malware, denial-of-service, attacks, ddos, network
     Cisco
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
     Cisco
By: Entrust Datacard     Published Date: Jul 21, 2014
Certain types of diseases seem to only occur within certain national boundaries. Malware is not one of them. A formidable threat to enterprise security since the 1980s, cybercrime is a truly global phenomenon, and no business is safe from its reach.
Tags : history, malware, cybercrime, global, attacks, virtual threat, defense, security
     Entrust Datacard
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: Cyveillance     Published Date: Jun 20, 2014
Phishing is defined by the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC) as a broadly launched social engineering attack in which an electronic identity is misrepresented in an attempt to trick individuals into revealing personal credentials that can be used fraudulently against them. In short, it’s online fraud to the highest degree. Although it’s been around for years, phishing is still one of the most common and effective online scams. The schemes are varied, typically involving some combination of spoofed email (spam), malicious software (malware), and fake websites to harvest personal information from unwitting consumers. The explosive rise of mobile devices, mobile applications, and social media networks has given phishers new vectors to exploit, along with access to volumes of personal data that can be used in more targeted attacks or spear phishing. The fact that phishing attacks are still so common highlights their efficacy and reinforces the need to implement comprehensive phishing and response plans to protect organizations. An effective phishing protection plan should focus on four primary areas: Prevention, Detection, Response, and Recovery. High-level recommendations for each of the four areas are outlined in this whitepaper.
Tags : cyveillance, phishing, security, cyberattacks, cybercriminals, threats
     Cyveillance
By: Alert Logic     Published Date: Jun 12, 2014
New security threats are emerging all the time, from new forms of malware and web application exploits that target code vulnerabilities to attacks that rely on social engineering. Defending against these risks is an ongoing battle. Download to learn more!
Tags : cloud security, vulnerability management, vulnerabilities, patching, patch management, security
     Alert Logic
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: McAfee     Published Date: Apr 25, 2014
Sophisticated advanced targeted malware requires a sophisticated approach. This solution brief explains how to defend your organization with a comprehensive, layered approach that identifies, contains, and remediates these insidious threats.
Tags : "advanced malware, targeted malware, layered malware defense, targeted attacks, critical infrastructure threats, forensic analysis, static detection, dynamic detection
     McAfee
By: McAfee     Published Date: Apr 25, 2014
Smart and malicious advanced malware is targeted stealthy, evasive, and adaptive. Sandboxing and other stand-alone products can't do the job on their own. This editorial brief explains why you need an arsenal of layered, integrated defenses to protect against these sophisticated threats.
Tags : advanced malware, targeted malware, stealthy attacks, layered malware defense, static analysis, dynamic analysis, sandboxing, emulation
     McAfee
By: McAfee     Published Date: Apr 25, 2014
You spoke and we listened. Today’s advanced malware threats have you spending a lot of resources fighting an uphill battle. The answer is McAfee Advanced Threat Defense—so you can find, freeze, and fix threats.
Tags : advanced malware, maware threats, malware problems, malware attacks - rootkits, phishing, zero-access, trojans, apts
     McAfee
By: FireEye     Published Date: Mar 05, 2014
From sophisticated new forms of malware to nation-state sponsored attacks and the advanced persistent threat, cybersecurity incidents have evolved at a rapid pace and are taking down entire networks, successfully stealing sensitive data and costing organizations millions to remediate. In this white paper this report, you'll receive a comprehensive overview of survey results and expert analysis on: The top security threats for global organizations in 2013; The largest gaps in organization's detection and response to threats; How these gaps will be filled in the coming year - new staff, tools or services; What organizations must do to stay ahead of these advanced threats.
Tags : fireeye, persistent threats, advanced attacks, multi-vector, multi-stage nature, combatting advanced attacks, cohesive threat vectors, correlated threat vectors
     FireEye
By: FireEye     Published Date: Feb 28, 2014
If I were to boil down these survey results to a single sentence, it would be this: To keep pace with today’s advanced threats, incident response teams need tools and techniques that give them greater speed, accuracy and insight.
Tags : fireeye, incident response, greater speed, greater accuracy, advanced threats, response teams, detect malware, persistent threats
     FireEye
By: FireEye     Published Date: Feb 28, 2014
Today's threat landscape has never been more challenging for federal agencies. Governments face a growing torrent of cyber attacks that are growing increasingly sophisticated, stealthy, and dangerous. Legacy signature-based solutions and file-based sandbox analysis cannot detect these advanced attacks, let alone stop them. Without advanced identification and remediation tools, agencies can go weeks or even months before discovering system breaches - long after the damage is done. This paper outlines: The malware ""kill-chain"" model used in today's advanced attacks; What capabilities federal agencies need to combat advanced threats; A reimagined approach to IT security.
Tags : fireeye, persistent threats, advanced attacks, multi-vector, multi-stage nature, combatting advanced attacks, cohesive threat vectors, correlated threat vectors
     FireEye
By: Webroot UK     Published Date: Jan 30, 2014
In 2014, hackers and cyber thieves will continue to change their tactics, using new exploits to infect systems and steal data. This Executive Brief discusses the top five malware trends to keep an eye out for in 2014 and how Webroot SecureAnywhere can provide the endpoint protection that companies will need to be safe in 2014.
Tags : webroot, security, esecurity, cyber threat, malware, malware trends, breaches, safeguard
     Webroot UK
By: Infoblox     Published Date: Nov 07, 2013
According to the Ponemon Institute, the annual cost of malware breaches averaged $8.4 million. Read this white paper to gain insights into critical information to safeguard against DNS security threats and disrupt malware communications to your DNS servers.
Tags : infoblox_dns_firewall, infoblox_dns, infoblox_dns_server, infoblox_security, infoblox_dns_security, infoblox_security_device_controller, infoblox_dhcp_fingerprinting, infoblox_sdc
     Infoblox
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: Imperva     Published Date: Sep 19, 2013
This guide will help you protect your organization from external threats targeting your high-value applications and data assets.
Tags : imperva, ddos, hackers, cybercriminals, cyberattacks, malware, phishing, web attack
     Imperva
By: Webroot     Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This whitepaper deals with the rise of mobility, BYOD and social networking, and how these trends have led cybercriminals to exploit vulnerabilities in browsers and mobile apps. For example, more than 30,000 mostly legitimate websites become infected with malware every day. From drive-by downloads to spearfishing to XML injection, web-borne threats represent a significant new risk for businesses. The report describes how to stay on top of this changing threat landscape and prevent damaging attacks with: • 100% protection against known viruses • Industry-leading URL filtering and IP protection via the world’s largest threat database • Extended protection for smartphones and tablets • Simplified web-based management
Tags : web security, cybercriminals, web threats, web gateway, security
     Webroot
By: Webroot     Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This FAQ tells you how to move beyond the old trade-off between anti-malware effectiveness and speed. It answers questions such as what is wrong with conventional approaches, which includes the inability of clients to perform signature matching operations on today’s more than 70 million malware variants. It also discusses how the cloud and behavioral detection overcome the limitations of signature-based approaches. Finally, it answers questions about how cloud solutions can offer specific benefits such as: • Improving speed by offloading pattern matching from endpoints • Eliminating large signature downloads • Stopping zero day attacks
Tags : antivirus, anti-malware, scanning speed, the cloud, behavioral detection, security
     Webroot
By: Webroot UK     Published Date: Sep 05, 2013
Webroot SecureAnywhere Business - Endpoint Protection offers a revolutionary approach to malware protection. It brings together Webroot's innovative file pattern and predictive behavior recognition technology, with the almost limitless power of cloud computing, to stop known threats and prevent unknown zero-day attacks more effectively than anything else. Read this white paper to learn about ultimate performance and minimal management security software from Webroot.
Tags : webroot, secureanywhere, business, software, security software, revolutionary software, predictive behavior, known threats
     Webroot UK
By: Infoblox     Published Date: Sep 04, 2013
Press headlines are filled by reports of malware attacks. Malware attacks, once the reserve of amateurs largely for amusement, are now launched by a number of entities. Today, a malware attack can literally come from anywhere in the world and can impact even the largest organization.
Tags : infoblox_dns_firewall, infoblox_dns, infoblox_dns_server, infoblox_security, infoblox_dns_security, infoblox_security_device_controller, infoblox_dhcp_fingerprinting, infoblox_sdc
     Infoblox
By: McAfee     Published Date: Jul 24, 2013
The most menacing type of cyberattack is invisible. The risk to enterprises is real as evidenced by recent high-profile attacks. Organizations need layered security controls that work together to detect the presence and actions of stealthy malware and attackers.
Tags : stealthy attacks, malware, intrusion prevention system, siem, layered security controls, security
     McAfee
By: FireEye     Published Date: Apr 07, 2013
Malware activity has become so pervasive and attacks so successful at penetrating legacy defenses.
Tags : fireye, threat report, malware, threat landscape, legacy defenses, advanced persistent threat, apt
     FireEye
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