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Published By: Cisco EMEA     Published Date: Mar 08, 2019
And then imagine processing power strong enough to make sense of all this data in every language and in every dimension. Unless you’ve achieved that digital data nirvana (and you haven’t told the rest of us), you’re going to have some unknowns in your world. In the world of security, unknown threats exist outside the enterprise in the form of malicious actors, state-sponsored attacks and malware that moves fast and destroys everything it touches. The unknown exists inside the enterprise in the form of insider threat from rogue employees or careless contractors – which was deemed by 24% of our survey respondents to pose the most serious risk to their organizations. The unknown exists in the form of new devices, new cloud applications, and new data. The unknown is what keeps CISOs, what keeps you, up at night – and we know because we asked you.
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Mar 19, 2019
Human error, careless behavior and lack of security inspections on internally-generated email are putting organizations at risk. Basic, outside-in email security won’t provide the necessary protection for advanced tactics like the distribution of malware, malicious URLs or impersonation emails – all things that can quickly traverse an internal network with just one click. Check out this E-book to learn about the three riskiest internal threat actors and the key things you can do to combat internal threats.
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Mimecast
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Jul 08, 2016
What You Will Learn: 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: • Advanced analytics • Collective global security threat intelligence • Enforcement across multiple form factors (networks, endpoints, mobile devices, secure gateways, and virtual systems) • Continuous analysis and retrospective security
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Published By: Fortinet EMEA     Published Date: Nov 26, 2018
When it comes to securing all the parts of a modern distributed network, endpoints remain the most vulnerable outlier. Mobility has brought a flood of different devices that cross in and out of enterprise networks on a daily basis. This public exposure, combined with inadequate traditional endpoint security and a high degree of user autonomy, makes these devices prime targets for malware infections and other forms of sophisticated attack that seek to exploit the broader organization. And threat actors are finding enormous success along these vectors. To stay competitive, most organizations are currently embracing digital transformation (DX)—including cloud services, smart Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and greater mobility. These adaptations provide organizations with faster and more seamless access to critical information, regardless of the device being used to access it. However, as distributed networks expand and become more difficult to manage, the endpoint remains a weak link i
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Fortinet EMEA
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
The cyber threat landscape is dynamic and accelerating. The Domain Name System (DNS) is a vulnerability in many organizations’ defenses that malicious actors are increasingly exploiting. The following DNS best practices, when coupled with an enterprise threat protection service, will aid you in identifying, blocking, and mitigating targeted threats such as malware, phishing, ransomware, and data exfiltration.
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Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
The cyber threat landscape is dynamic and accelerating. The Domain Name System (DNS) is a vulnerability in many organizations’ defenses that malicious actors are increasingly exploiting. The following DNS best practices, when coupled with an enterprise threat protection service, will aid you in identifying, blocking, and mitigating targeted threats such as malware, phishing, ransomware, and data exfiltration.
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dns, cybersecurity, malware, phishing, ransomware, data exfiltration
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Dell     Published Date: Nov 20, 2014
Harsh environments for PCs are not confined to factory floors and constructions sites today. They also include hospitals, trucks, and even some classroom settings, among others. A new study from IDG Research and related two-page paper detail just what environmental threats worry buyers the most, and therefore what laptop purchasing criteria rank the highest. Tying together strong computing capability with a highly productive operating system in the right rugged notebook solution is possible. Download this two-page paper to learn the most important factors driving needs for refreshed rugged systems.
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rugged laptops, environmental threats, laptop purchasing criteria, refreshed rugged systems
    
Dell
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
Targeted threats are increasing at an alarming rate. Malicious actors are evolving their methodologies and are increasingly exploiting the domain name system (DNS) to launch cyberattacks. Learn more about how to proactively protect your company with an additional layer of cloud-based security.
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domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Secureworks     Published Date: Nov 11, 2016
In this white paper we will discover what the evolving path ahead for security leaders looks like, the importance of communication from top to bottom, focusing on how proactive measures can stop threat actors from derailing businesses, and how building a security architecture that protects the most critical assets will support the overall goals of an organisation.
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managed security services, security, threat and vulnerability management, security, security architecture, cyber security
    
Secureworks
Published By: Logrhythm     Published Date: Sep 05, 2017
The traditional approach to cybersecurity has been to use a prevention-centric strategy focused on blocking attacks. While prevention-centric approaches do stop many threats, many of today’s advanced and motivated threat actors are circumventing these defences with creative, stealthy, targeted, and persistent attacks that often go undetected for significant periods of time.
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reconnaissance, initial compromise, command control, lateral movement, target attainment, corruption
    
Logrhythm
Published By: Google     Published Date: Apr 26, 2018
No one in today’s highly connected world is exempt from security threats like phishing, ransomware, or denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. Certainly not Google. Google operates seven services with more than one billion active users each (including Google Search, YouTube, Maps, and Gmail). We see every type of attack, bad software, and bad actors—multiple times a day—and we’re proud of what our people, processes, and technology do to stop them. Google has published more than 160 academic research papers on computer security, privacy, and abuse prevention and has privately warned other software companies of weaknesses discovered in their systems. Within Google, we enforce a zero-trust security model, which monitors every device on the internal network.
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Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Feb 01, 2017
This year’s Cyber Intrusion Services Casebook focuses on in-depth digital forensics, incident response (IR) and remediation services performed on behalf of actual CrowdStrike clients. Real-life examples drawn from notable CrowdStrike Services IR engagements in 2016 — including the now-infamous hack of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) —are covered with an emphasis on best practices organizations can follow to identify and eject attackers before a devastating breach occurs. Download this report to learn: • How CrowdStrike’s Falcon OverWatch and professional services teams discovered and attributed the DNC intrusion to nation-state threat actors FANCY BEAR and COZY BEAR • The gaps in security processes and planning that your organization can address now to stop the next breach • The specific tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) a range of nation-state and eCrime adversaries used to penetrate their victims’ defenses, and how they attempted to cover their tracks
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Published By: Arbor     Published Date: Sep 15, 2014
In this whitepaper, noted industry analyst Richard Stiennon examines the emerging requirement in the ongoing arms race with threat actors. Despite years of investment in multiple layers of security defenses, every organization is still wide open to targeted attacks. It is practically impossible to stop all possible attacks. Even next-generation firewalls, complete alerting and logging collected in a SIEM, and universal patch management and vulnerability discovery has proven to be ineffective against threat actors who are motivated, skilled and determined. This paper answers the critical questions about security analytics and explains why it is one of the fastest growing product categories in security.
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cyber defenses, threat actors, it security, security analytics
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: May 02, 2017
An interactive white paper describing how to get smart about insider threat prevention - including how to guard against privileged user breaches, stop data breaches before they take hold, and take advantage of global threat intelligence and third-party collaboration. Security breaches are all over the news, and it can be easy to think that all the enemies are outside your organization. But the harsh reality is that more than half of all attacks are caused by either malicious insiders or inadvertent actors.1 In other words, the attacks are instigated by people you’d be likely to trust. And the threats can result in significant financial or reputational losses.
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insider threats, data management, organization management, data analytics, threat detection, risk management, fraud discovery, forensics investigation, incident response
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: May 26, 2017
Securing your infrastructure, your customer interactions and protecting your data are critical to preserving your reputation and your bottom line. Many cyber attacks remain undetected for up to eight months1 and can cost an organization an average of 11 million USD.2 Today’s cyber actors are becoming more sophisticated, agile and capable of getting past any network security. Organizations must evolve, replacing traditional defensive security strategies with a proactive, intelligence-driven offense to prevent and disrupt these threats. IBM® i2® Enterprise Insight Analysis is a next generation intelligence solution that enables organizations to incorporate cyber threat hunting into their security strategy and turn their defense into a proactive offense.It helps organizations uncover critical insights about their threats and threat actors so they can mitigate and counter more threats with a combination of multi-dimensional visualte analysis capabilities
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ibm, ibm i2, cyber security, customer interaction, enterprise insight analysis
    
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Published By: Kaspersky Lab     Published Date: Oct 30, 2014
In recent years, threat actors have become increasingly focused on targeting corporations to obtain sensitive information for financial profit or economic espionage. Regardless of the adversaries’ motives, corporations understand the need to implement defensive measures to secure their infrastructure and sensitive data while mitigating the risk of future attacks.
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financial profit, economic espionage, it security, risk mitigation
    
Kaspersky Lab
Published By: Secureworks     Published Date: Oct 04, 2017
The SecureWorks® Counter Threat Unit™ (CTU) research team analyzes security threats and helps organizations protect their systems. During May and June 2017, CTU™ researchers identified lessons learned and observed notable developments in threat behaviors, the global threat landscape, and security trends: • The global WCry and NotPetya campaigns reinforced the need for a layered approach to security. • Attacks used obfuscated malicious files and scripts to bypass filtering and deliver malware. • A Chinese threat group has had repeated success using compromised websites to attack targeted organizations. • Threat actors have been stealing intellectual property from Japanese enterprises.
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Secureworks
Published By: Lookout     Published Date: Sep 25, 2017
A report from CERT-UK and Lookout Mobile Security Mobile malware is increasingly sophisticated and as such presents a growing threat to organisations as well as consumers. The volume of malware targeting mobile devices in the UK quadrupled in 2015, with Q1 2016 already reaching 50% of 2015 numbers. Read the whitepaper to learn what factors must be accounted for to make effective mobile security policies.
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Lookout
Published By: Palo Alto Networks     Published Date: Sep 30, 2016
There are no flawless software systems or applications. When flaws result in security vulnerabilities, threat actors exploit them to compromise those systems and applications and, by extension, the endpoints on which they reside. Although software vendors issue vulnerability patches to remediate those flaws, many organizations do not apply all available patches to their production environments.
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Palo Alto Networks
Published By: Cisco Umbrella EMEA     Published Date: Feb 06, 2019
Threat actors increasingly look toward illicit cryptomining as an easy source of income. Cryptomining is the production of virtual currency, also known as cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin and Monero. It comes at the expense of system performance and power consumption. Moreover, threat actors are infiltrating networks to use their victims’ computer resources to do this work for them. In this white paper, you will learn how to defend your organization from illicit cryptomining with the Cisco® security portfolio.
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Cisco Umbrella EMEA
Published By: Epicor     Published Date: Apr 04, 2017
Growth is definitely on the agenda for manufacturers, along with avoiding the pitfalls of rapid growth. This was clear in a global survey recently undertaken on behalf of Epicor Software Corporation (Epicor) by MORAR Consulting. Our research identified key factors that growing manufacturers cited as essential to their success, along with risks that manufacturers believe could threaten growth for unprepared businesses. The Epicor “Profitable Growth in Action” eZine features seven manufacturers and the factors they consider critical to their success. Get the eZine to learn how you can help boost your company’s potential for profitable growth.
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erp software, enterprise resource planning software, manufacturing, manufacturing technology, manufacturing software
    
Epicor
Published By: Epicor     Published Date: Jun 11, 2018
Growth is definitely on the agenda for manufacturers, along with avoiding the pitfalls of rapid growth. This was clear in a global survey recently undertaken on behalf of Epicor Software Corporation (Epicor) by MORAR Consulting. Our research identified key factors that growing manufacturers cited as essential to their success, along with risks that manufacturers believe could threaten growth for unprepared businesses. The Epicor “Profitable Growth in Action” eBook features seven manufacturers and the factors they consider critical to their success. Get the eBook to learn how you can help boost your company’s potential for profitable growth.
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erp software, enterprise resource planning software, manufacturing, manufacturing technology, manufacturing software
    
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Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
Navigating a turbulent cybersecurity climate can be hard – especially as threats like Petya and WannaCry continue to cripple organizations. Business disruption, downtime, technical failure and data loss are all real risk factors that can’t be ignored. The power of preparedness is in your hands. Get expert insight, tips and guidance from industry thought leaders on how to build a cyber resilience plan for email in this e-book.
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cyber resilience, petya, wannacry, cybersecurity
    
Mimecast
Published By: Attachmate     Published Date: Mar 20, 2013
Insider threats continue to challenge organizations, particularly as BYOD brings complexity to enterprise risk management. The latest Ponemon research highlights recent trends, risk factors and what organizations need to do now to reduce risk.
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Published By: McAfee     Published Date: Feb 06, 2013
Integrating SIEM and threat intelligence to mitigate bad actors is essential for having a resilient security posture. The McAfee response is to expand the Security Connected framework by pairing McAfee SIEM and McAfee Global Threat Intelligence.
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threat intelligence, bad actors, siem, mcafee global threat intelligence, mcafee gti, mcafee risk advisor, security connected
    
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