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By: Proofpoint     Published Date: Jun 22, 2017
Human targeted attacks continued to lead the pack in 2016. Attackers’ used automation and personalisation to increase the volume and click-through rates of their campaigns. Taking a page from the B2B e-marketer’s playbook, cyber criminals are adopting marketing best practices and sending their campaigns on Tuesdays and Thursdays when click-through rates are higher. Meanwhile, BEC and credential phishing attacks targeted the human factor directly--no technical exploits needed. Instead, they used social engineering to persuade victims into sending money, sensitive information and account credentials. Timing is everything—attackers know that hitting your employees with a well-crafted email at the just the right time produces the best results. Of course, this varies by region. So if you are responsible for worldwide SecOps, you need visibility into not only attack patterns but also when and which employees tend to click.
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security solutions, ransomware, security technologies, protection technologies, malicious email, it security, server protection
    
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By: Frontier Communications     Published Date: May 01, 2017
This infographic highlights a few common misconceptions about protecting yourself when Mother Nature wreaks vengeance, your workplace becomes a no man’s land, or cybercriminals attack.
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By: Palo Alto Networks     Published Date: Apr 25, 2017
Cyber criminals constantly innovate their threat tactics to more efficiently breach organizations and make off with valuable data. As cybercrime evolves, we see increased innovation in the hacking tools and techniques used to evade known security mechanisms. In the past few years, we have seen more advanced, targeted attacks, where hackers spent ample time investigating the target and tailoring the threat. Keeping up with new attack techniques, and effectively defending against advanced threats, is perhaps the biggest challenge facing security teams today. In a world of cyberthreats where the only constant is change, architecting a cybersecurity solution that dynamically adapts to constant change is crucial.
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By: Mimecast     Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"Cybercriminals constantly engage organizations in a game of leapfrog: system defenses improve, so malware searches for new holes. Recently, ransomware, which has been around since 1989, has been gaining momentum. Download this Mimecast sponsored report to learn about this growing threat, its impact to organizations and the ways to help thwart an attack."
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ransomware, cyber security, mimecast, fraud protection
    
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By: Comcast Business     Published Date: Apr 13, 2017
Of all the industries targeted by cyber-attackers, financial services is one of the most attractive. As noted bank robber Willie Sutton once said, “Go where the money is … and go there often.” That, it seems, is what cybercriminals are doing, launching malware, Trojans, spear phishing and ransomware attacks at banks and institutions to compromise networks and gain access to valuable data. Download now!
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By: Microsoft Windows     Published Date: Mar 31, 2017
Worried about cybercriminals taking down your business? Outsmart them with Windows 10. The threat landscape has evolved dramatically in recent years. It seems every day we hear another headline about an organization getting breached. We've responded by changing the architecture of Windows 10 so that we’re not just building bigger walls against these attacks; we’re locking the criminals out. Windows 10 provides a comprehensive set of protections against modern security threats. Download this Infographic to learn more!
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By: Sophos     Published Date: Mar 30, 2017
Exploits are one of the main techniques used by cybercriminals to spread malware. They take advantage of weaknesses in legitimate software products like Flash and Microsoft Office to infect computers for their criminal ends. A single exploit can be used by myriad separate pieces of malware, all with different payloads. Read this paper to learn more about exploits and how to stop them. We’ll explore how exploits work, the exploit industry overall, what makes a good exploit in the eyes of the cybercriminals, and also how anti-exploit technology is a highly efficient and effective way to secure your organization against advanced and unknown threats.
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malware, antivirus solutions, exploit protection, security software, exploit kits, software protection, backdoor protection
    
Sophos
By: Cisco     Published Date: Mar 17, 2017
There’s a war being waged on all our networks, and security researchers around the world are on the front lines. Here’s the inside story of how our elite security-research team neutralized one of the biggest threats in years.
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cyersecurity, security, treat and vulnerability management, networks, cybercriminals, attacks
    
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By: Carbonite     Published Date: Feb 22, 2017
Refuse to surrender to cybercriminals—learn the best ways to prevent a ransomware infection, and what you can do in the event of an attack.
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backup and recovery, business backup, cloud backup, computer backup, hybrid backup, data backup, data protection, data recovery, disaster recovery, hacker, computer hacking, malware, ransomware, ransomware attack, ransomware defense, ransomware infection, ransomware preparedness, ransomware prevention, ransomware protection
    
Carbonite
By: IBM     Published Date: Jan 11, 2017
Download this white paper to learn: - How the use of advanced analytics generates powerful insights to stay ahead of evolving cyber threats. - Why security infrastructure protection alone is not enough to thwart cyber criminals, and how you can fortify your existing security strategy. - How the use of both machine led analytics with human led analysis can help you mitigate threats.
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ibm, analytics, public sector, security, cyber threat, cyber threat analysis, risk, enterprise applications
    
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By: Mimecast     Published Date: Dec 29, 2016
Cybercriminals constantly engage organizations in a game of leapfrog: system defenses improve, so malware searches for new holes. Recently, ransomware, which has been around since 1989, has been gaining momentum. Download this Mimecast sponsored report to learn about this growing threat, its impact to organizations and the ways to help thwart an attack.
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mimecast, security, ransomware, cybersecurity
    
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By: Frontier Communications     Published Date: Dec 22, 2016
This infographic highlights a few common misconceptions about protecting yourself when Mother Nature wreaks vengeance, your workplace becomes a no man’s land, or cybercriminals attack.
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Frontier Communications
By: Cisco     Published Date: Dec 21, 2016
Today’s corporate networks are more important to business objectives than ever before. Consequently, greater amounts of sensitive data traverse both wired and wireless networks. This plethora of valuable data in today's enterprise attracts an increasing number of hackers and malware applications. However, the inherent connected intelligence and distributed nature that makes the network a treasure trove for cybercriminals can also empower the network to be a proactive security tool. Through traffic visibility, and segmentation, today's enterprise network can prove itself to be a sensor and enforcer for security
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By: Cisco     Published Date: Dec 21, 2016
Today’s corporate networks are more important to business objectives than ever before. Consequently, greater amounts of sensitive data traverse both wired and wireless networks. This plethora of valuable data in today's enterprise attracts an increasing number of hackers and malware applications. However, the inherent connected intelligence and distributed nature that makes the network a treasure trove for cybercriminals can also empower the network to be a proactive security tool. Through traffic visibility, and segmentation, today's enterprise network can prove itself to be a sensor and enforcer for security.
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By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 30, 2016
"The malware industry supplies all the components cybercriminals need to easily perpetrate malware-driven financial fraud and data theft. In today’s virtual world, the scope of organizations vulnerable to malware-driven cybercrime is quite broad. In addition to banks and credit unions that are subject to online banking fraud, financial fraud can be perpetrated on insurance companies, payment services, large e-commerce companies, airlines and many others. "
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ibm, security, web fraud, malware, cybercrime, cyber security, knowledge management, enterprise applications
    
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By: LifeLock     Published Date: Aug 23, 2016
While most employers provide employees with protection for healthcare, accident and illness, many employees are missing protection for identity theft. Employers can now add value to their benefit package and help keep employees protected while on the job.
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cyber crime, best practices, identity theft, security, protection
    
LifeLock
By: NAVEX Global     Published Date: Aug 18, 2016
This Cyber Security Awareness Kit illustrates how to make your organisation more secure by neutralizing the leading cause of cyber security risk: your employees.
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cyber attack, risk, cyber security, cyber criminals, cyber risks, security, security application, cyber security awareness kit, anti spyware, application security, disaster recovery, hacker detection, internet security, security management, security policies
    
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By: LogRhythm     Published Date: Aug 08, 2016
THE TIME HAS come for CEOs and Boards to take personal responsibility for improving their companies’ cyber security. Global payment systems, private customer data, critical control systems, and core intellectual property are all at risk today. As cyber criminals step up their game, government regulators get more involved, litigators and courts wade in deeper, and the public learns more about cyber risks, corporate leaders will have to step up accordingly.
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cyber threat, cyber risk, technology, best practices, security, business intelligence
    
LogRhythm
By: LogRhythm     Published Date: Aug 08, 2016
Over the past three years, ransomware has jumped into the spotlight of the cyber threat landscape. Kaspersky Lab reports that in 2015, its solutions detected ransomware on more than 50,000 computers in corporate networks—double the figure for 2014. Even at this rate of detection, Kaspersky admits that the real number of incidents is several times higher than what has been detected and reported.1 In just the first quarter of 2016, $209 million was paid out to cyber criminals using ransomware. The FBI estimates that losses to be incurred in 2016 due to ransomware will top $1 billion.2 Once again, this is just the tip of the iceberg.
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security, technology, best practices, information technology, business analytics, business management
    
LogRhythm
By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 15, 2016
"The malware industry supplies all the components cybercriminals need to easily perpetrate malware-driven financial fraud and data theft. In today’s virtual world, the scope of organizations vulnerable to malware-driven cyber crime is quite broad. In addition to banks and credit unions that are subject to online banking fraud, financial fraud can be perpetrated on insurance companies, payment services, large e-commerce companies, airlines and many others. "
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cybercrime, financial fraud, best practices, finance, banking fraud, e-commerce, business management
    
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By: Cisco     Published Date: Jul 11, 2016
Today’s corporate networks are more important to business objectives than ever before. Consequently, greater amounts of sensitive data traverse both wired and wireless networks. This plethora of valuable data in today's enterprise attracts an increasing number of hackers and malware applications. However, the inherent connected intelligence and distributed nature that makes the network a treasure trove for cybercriminals can also empower the network to be a proactive security tool. Through traffic visibility, and segmentation, today's enterprise network can prove itself to be a sensor and enforcer for security.
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By: Oracle     Published Date: Jun 20, 2016
The number one technology issue in the C-suite today is cyber-security. And there’s no wonder—attacks are becoming more numerous and more sophisticated than ever. The cost of cyber-crime to the global economy has topped more than $445 billion2 – equivalent to 1% of global GDP. Sometimes cyber-crime can seem unstoppable – while firms spent more than $75 billion on cyber-defences in 20153 , cyber-crime grew by 38% that year. That’s why C-suite executives everywhere are asking: What can we do to make a difference in defending against hackers, cyber-criminals and digital spies?
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By: Cisco     Published Date: Jun 16, 2016
As much as the Digital Economy and the Internet of Everything (IoE) create opportunities for companies and consumers - over $19 trillion in value to organizations over the next decade - they also create opportunities for hackers and cybercriminals. With an expanded attack surface represented by the IoE, cybercriminals look to cash in on the estimated value of $450 billion to over $1 trillion of the Hacker Economy.
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security, technology, digital, cyber attack, data, access control, anti spyware, application security, encryption, internet security
    
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By: Absolute Software     Published Date: May 31, 2016
With companies embracing mobility to maintain competitive advantage in the digital era, information security threats have increased exponentially. Userfriendly technologies such as mobile devices, mobile apps, and cloud storage are often hacker-friendly too, creating opportunities for cybercriminals to covertly infiltrate company data. This opens the door to data loss, reputational damage, loss of proprietary information – not to mention the associated regulatory penalties and potential legal fees. IT bears the brunt of responsibility for information security, yet according to Forrester, internal incidents top the list of security breach causes in 2014.
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mobility, competitive advantage, best practices, mobile devices, mobile applications, mobile computing, mobile data systems, wireless application software, content management system
    
Absolute Software
By: VMware AirWatch     Published Date: May 19, 2016
In the cacophony of business headlines, news of data security breaches come through like a high-tempo drum beat. In fact, the number of incidents keeps growing at a rate of 66 percent CAGR, with a cost per breach of $5.9 million. And some of the world’s most recognized brands are sustaining bruises to their reputations and harmful hits to their bottom lines as they scramble to repair the damages. Enterprise IT organizations are facing an elusive enemy perpetrators who range from sophisticated cyber criminals and government-sponsored spies to hackers and script kiddies, and who have motives as diverse as money, politics, or simply youthful mischief.
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data security, enterprise, data protection, mobile security, anti spyware, access control, application security, hacker detection, identity management, network security appliance, security management
    
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