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By: Symantec     Published Date: Nov 24, 2014
This solution brief is aimed at helping you to implement the right security strategy now.
Tags : implementing a security strategy, preparing for malware attacks, understanding attacks
     Symantec
By: Symantec     Published Date: Nov 24, 2014
This solution brief is aimed at helping you to implement the right security strategy now.
Tags : implementing a security strategy, preparing for malware attacks, understanding attacks
     Symantec
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: Symantec     Published Date: Nov 19, 2014
This solution brief is aimed at helping you to implement the right security strategy now.
Tags : implementing a security strategy, preparing for malware attacks, understanding attacks
     Symantec
By: Cisco     Published Date: Nov 17, 2014
This document will identify the key questions you should ask your advanced malware protection vendor, and show you how Cisco combats today’s advanced malware attacks using a combination of four techniques.
Tags : sourcefire, antimalware protection, network protection, evolving threats, antimalware vendors, malware, cisco, collective intelligence
     Cisco
By: Cisco     Published Date: Nov 17, 2014
Today’s malware authors continue to increase their capabilities faster than security solutions can adapt to them. Whether it’s changing their attacks or hiding malicious code within web pages, it’s more difficult to identify legitimate network traffic. With first-generation network security devices, it is nearly impossible to defend against today’s threats. The situation will get worse before it gets better. Adversaries now utilize agile development and testing methods to develop their malware, they test new malware against the latest security software to increase effectiveness. Next-generation network security devices are emerging that provide the visibility and situational context required to meet today’s threats. These solutions use security automation to provide a sophisticated solution that is both lightweight and agile
Tags : malware, cisco, command and control evasion, port hopping, zero-day attacks, encapsulation, encrypted traffic, security
     Cisco
By: McAfee     Published Date: Nov 12, 2014
This paper discusses key issues organizations should address in the context of cybercrime carried out through email, and practical advice on what organizations should do to protect themselves.
Tags : osterman research, cybercriminals, cybercrime, email-based malware, spearphishing, short urls, advanced persistent threats, phishing emails
     McAfee
By: IBM     Published Date: Nov 04, 2014
Cybercriminals are stepping up their attacks on financial institutions by gaining control of customer devices with highly advanced man-in-the-browser (MitB) malware and spear phishing attacks. They then conduct real-time credential theft and take over accounts. The main reason for cybercriminals’ continued success is that highly evasive advanced financial malware allows for a wide variety of attacks that are very difficult to detect with traditional fraud prevention technologies.
Tags : cybercrime, fraud-prevention, cyber threat, security, emerging marketing, crm solutions/software, marketing research, trust and security
     IBM
By: Kaspersky Lab     Published Date: Oct 30, 2014
You’re aware of the threats of malware to your business but what about the ever-changing ground rules? Cybercriminals today are launching attacks against businesses by copying sophisticated malware and techniques used to target governments and high-profile organizations.
Tags : malware threats, cyberespionage, security technologies, security
     Kaspersky Lab
By: Symantec     Published Date: Oct 07, 2014
Last year, Mac malware increased by 66% with a single, high-profile attack infecting over 600,000 machines. Malware authors are targeting unsuspecting Mac users and gaining access to organization's data. Still wondering whether Macs need protection? See what advice a senior strategic analyst at ESG has to share.
Tags : enterprise, mac security, cybercrime, malware, data, high-profile attack, infection, security
     Symantec
By: Cisco     Published Date: Oct 07, 2014
Malware has changed considerably since the early PC viruses appeared more than 25 years ago. Today, it evolves so quickly that many customers find staying ahead of the latest threat nearly impossible. If the explosion in malware variants weren’t enough, sophisticated client-side attacks and advanced persistent threats (APTs) target victims in ways that evade traditional security measures. The question isn’t whether your network will be attacked with advanced malware. The question is when it will happen and how you will respond. Advanced malware is changing the way security is managed.
Tags : email, malware, web security, quadrant, solutions, threats, data loss, phishing attacks
     Cisco
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: McAfee     Published Date: Sep 15, 2014
Advanced evasion techniques, or AETs, are delivery mechanisms used to disguise advanced persistent threats (APTs) and permit them to slip through network security undetected. AETs work by splitting up malicious payloads into smaller pieces, disguising them, and delivering them simultaneously across multiple and rarely used protocols. Once inside, AETs reassemble to unleash malware and continue an APT attack.
Tags : hacker detection, advanced evasion techniques, network security, it security, security management
     McAfee
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
     Cisco
By: Infoblox     Published Date: Sep 09, 2014
Stories about devastating cyberattacks are plaguing the news. Why? The DNS protocol is easy to exploit. See your network the way hackers do—as an easy target. Learn how you can effectively secure your DNS infrastructure today.
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: Infoblox     Published Date: Sep 09, 2014
DNS is a key part of enterprise networks but increasingly targeted by hackers. Traditional security measures such as next-generation firewalls or secure web gateways won’t shield your infrastructure from attacks. Learn how to protect your DNS today.
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: Infoblox     Published Date: Sep 09, 2014
An integrated DNS architecture is needed in today’s networking landscape. Designing a secure DNS architecture requires more than increased bandwidth and QPS. Learn how to build a secure and scalable DNS solution to ensure network availability.
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: 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
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