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Published By: Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
Fileless attacks surged in 2017, largely due to their ability to bypass traditional antivirus solutions. Last year was host to several fileless malware victories. OceanLotus Group infiltrated Asian corporations during Operation Cobalt Kitty, and conducted nearly six months of fileless operations before detection. Ransomware hall-of-famers Petya and WannaCry both implemented fileless techniques in their kill chains. Every major player in information security agrees that fileless attacks are difficult to stop, and the threats are growing worse. Abandoning files is a logical and tactical response to traditional AV solutions which have overcommitted to file-intensive and signature-based blacklists. What can security solutions offer when there are no infected files to detect? How will a blacklist stop an aggressor that only uses legitimate system resources? The security landscape is changing and the divide between traditional AV products and next-generation security solutions is growing wider by the day. Cylance® has built a reputation on security driven by artificial intelligence and provides a frontline defense against fileless malware. This document details how Cylance protects organizations.
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malware, predictive, test, response
    
Cylance
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Jul 08, 2016
Today’s threat landscape is nothing like that of just 10 years ago. Simple attacks that caused containable damage have given way to modern cybercrime operations that are sophisticated, well-funded, and capable of causing major disruptions to organizations and the national infrastructure. Not only are these advanced attacks difficult to detect, but they also remain in networks for long periods of time and amass network resources to launch attacks elsewhere. Traditional defenses that rely exclusively on detection and blocking for protection are no longer adequate. It’s time for a new security model that addresses the full attack continuum—before, during, and after an attack.
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Cisco
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
"High-profile cyber attacks seem to occur almost daily in recent years. Clearly security threats are persistent and growing. While many organizations have adopted a defense-in-depth strategy — utilizing anti-virus protection, firewalls, intruder prevention systems, sandboxing, and secure web gateways — most IT departments still fail to explicitly protect the Domain Name System (DNS). This oversight leaves a massive gap in network defenses. But this infrastructure doesn’t have to be a vulnerability. Solutions that protect recursive DNS (rDNS) can serve as a simple and effective security control point for end users and devices on your network. Read this white paper to learn more about how rDNS is putting your enterprise at risk, why you need a security checkpoint at this infrastructural layer, how rDNS security solutio Read 5 Reasons Enterprises Need a New Access Model to learn about the fundamental changes enterprises need to make when providing access to their private applications.
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rdns, dns, anti-virus, security, network defense
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
"Existing security controls are outmatched — at best static and reactive. Current layers likely aren’t protecting you against all attack vectors, like the vulnerable back door that is recursive DNS. And security mechanisms that frustrate, impede, or disallow legitimate users, devices, or applications will have low adoption rates and/or will curtail productivity. Benign users may even circumvent these processes, further undermining your corporate security posture and creating more gaps in your defense-in- depth strategy. One of the many use cases associated with a zero trust security strategy is protecting your network — and most importantly, your data — from malware. "
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dns, rdns, security, zero trust security, malware, data, network security
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
Examine the business impact of malware, ransomware, and phishing, as well as the cost of the average data breach. Given the significant economic impact of these threats, understanding your financial exposure and employing a layered defense simply makes sense.
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domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Pega     Published Date: Apr 04, 2016
Organizations operating in the retail financial services sector – banks and insurers – need to work smart and fast to keep pace with the increasing demands of their customers. We may have a 24/7 love affair with our smartphones but it is clear that in the future we will be sharing information and making payments via fitbands, cars, TVs and white goods, as the Internet of Things fuses the physical and digital worlds. For incumbent banks and insurers, the challenge will be to leverage the possibilities of this new hyper-connected world to embed themselves in their customers’ daily lives. They need to change the way operate, which includes how they market, engage and communicate with their customer base. This will be a key defense against the growing ranks of digital newcomers seeking to disrupt and dislodge incumbents through an array of innovative and smart new offers. However, too many are moving too slowly, either from an excess of caution or complacency. This report should serve as a
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Pega
Published By: VMware     Published Date: Oct 05, 2015
Security breaches targeting government and military data centers are increasing. Attackers have learned to defeat current means of physical network security, which emphasize perimeter defense. Today, organizations must protect the workloads inside the data center, utilizing a concept called micro-segmentation to build a “Zero Trust” network. But that has been unrealistic, requiring too great an investment in hardware, time, and manpower — until now, that is. Download this use case from VMware and Carahsoft® now to learn why.
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vmware, cybersecurity, vmware nsx, security breach solutions, microsegmentation, zero trust, zero trust network, carahsoft, security
    
VMware
Published By: Blue Coat Systems     Published Date: Aug 12, 2013
There is no question that security attacks targeting your organization will continue to grow and evolve. The question is, how can you respond to malware and other risks without unnecessarily constraining your workforce? How can you get beyond the fear and anxiety that leads to excessive prohibition, prevention, blocking, and excluding – so that you can use security technology to both protect and empower people? The answer is with a multi-layered defense – one that uses advanced security technologies and sophisticated operational practices in combination to cover the full spectrum of threat vectors. This solution brief explores the growing importance of multi-layered defense in today’s fast-changing web environment, and key considerations in implementing an effective multi-layered defense strategy.
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av defense, blue coat, web environment, application security, business continuity
    
Blue Coat Systems
Published By: Pega     Published Date: May 24, 2016
Organizations operating in the retail financial services sector – banks and insurers – need to work smart and fast to keep pace with the increasing demands of their customers. We may have a 24/7 love affair with our smartphones but it is clear that in the future we will be sharing information and making payments via fitbands, cars, TVs and white goods, as the Internet of Things fuses the physical and digital worlds. For incumbent banks and insurers, the challenge will be to leverage the possibilities of this new hyper-connected world to embed themselves in their customers’ daily lives. They need to change the way operate, which includes how they market, engage and communicate with their customer base. This will be a key defense against the growing ranks of digital newcomers seeking to disrupt and dislodge incumbents through an array of innovative and smart new offers. However, too many are moving too slowly, either from an excess of caution or complacency. This report should serve as a
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Pega
Published By: CA Technologies     Published Date: Apr 06, 2017
Privileged credentials have served as a major attack vector in the successful execution of many breaches. Protecting privileged access is an imperative to successfully defend an organization from a breach and is a core requirement of multiple compliance regimes. CA Privileged Access Management helps drive IT security and compliance risk reduction and improves operational efficiency by enabling privileged access defense in depth—providing broad and consistent protection of sensitive administrative credentials, management of privileged identity access and control of administrator activity.
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it security, security breach, it infrastructure, cyber crime, risk management, password management, incident response, audits, user authentication
    
CA Technologies
Published By: Riverbed     Published Date: Jul 17, 2013
This guide includes a demonstration on how you can accelerate troubleshooting, gain end-to-end visibility, and solve intermittent performance problems without having to recreate them; a detailed case study that shows how a large-scale federal government and defense consultant solved a months-long problem in just 15 minutes; and an on-demand webinar that introduces you to Cascade Shark and Cascade Pilot.
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network, troubleshooting, speed of thought, performance, network, bandwidth management, infrastructure, local area networking, network architecture, network management, network performance, network performance management, traffic management
    
Riverbed
Published By: Arbor     Published Date: Mar 13, 2014
In this white paper, we’ll examine how the Pravail® portfolio from Arbor Networks can empower your network operations and security teams to more efficiently help protect the integrity and availability of your enterprise network against advanced attacks.
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arbor, arbor networks, enterprise network, global attack, connecting workforces, internal operations, growing revenue, retaining customers, increase competitive edge, cyber attackers, pravail portfolio, pravail solutions, attack intelligence, enterprise defense, security, infrastructure, best practices, business intelligence, secure content management
    
Arbor
Published By: Secureworks ABM UK 2017     Published Date: Oct 23, 2017
Cybercriminals can be goal-driven and patient, and they often have a singular focus, plenty of time and access to vast, modern technical resources. Both organized and forum-based criminals are working constantly to find innovative and efficient ways to steal information and money with the lowest risk to their personal freedom. If we wish to stay “one step ahead” of the threats detailed in this report, awareness of online criminal threats, techniques and markets is our best defense.
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cyber security, cyber security framework, data security, firewall, general data protection regulation, incident and problem management, information security, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, log management, malware, vulnerabilities, managed security services, network security, pci compliance, penetration testing, ransomware security consulting, security management, security monitoring, vulnerability assessments
    
Secureworks ABM UK 2017
Published By: CA Technologies     Published Date: Jun 01, 2018
Privileged credentials have served as a major attack vector in the successful execution of many breaches. Protecting privileged access is an imperative to successfully defend an organization from a breach and is a core requirement of multiple compliance regimes. CA Privileged Access Management helps drive IT security and compliance risk reduction and improves operational efficiency by enabling privileged access defense in depth—providing broad and consistent protection of sensitive administrative credentials, management of privileged identity access and control of administrator activity.
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CA Technologies
Published By: McAfee     Published Date: May 07, 2014
A report into the findings after the testing of 11 enterprise level endpoint protection (EPP) products.
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application security
    
McAfee
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
    
IBM
Published By: Blue Coat Systems     Published Date: Jul 07, 2011
This report examines the interactions of malware ecosystems, including user behavior, malware hosting sites and delivery networks and offers effective strategies to build better defenses.
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blue coat, wan optimization, secure web gateway, malware, defenses, security, attacks, threats, application performance monitoring, application security, disaster recovery, encryption
    
Blue Coat Systems
Published By: Lookout     Published Date: Aug 30, 2017
The modern organization has recognized the need to embrace mobile devices in the workplace. Some have fully implemented a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) program, while some have adopted a hybrid model of corporateowned and personally-enabled (COPE) devices. Many companies then choose to deploy an Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) or Mobile Device Management (MDM) solution to enable some control of the mobile devices that access corporate data. For companies at this stage of mobility, security is the next critical layer. As Gartner states, “It is becoming increasingly important that security leaders look at the anti-malware, mobile threat defense solutions market, the products available and how they should be used."
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enterprise mobility management, mobile device management, mobile security, mobile security solutions, mobile threats
    
Lookout
Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Oct 25, 2017
Even as cyberattacks have evolved, phishing remains the number one threat delivery tactic. Why? Because it’s effective. That’s the bad news. The good news is, your organization can effectively defend against phishing attempts with the right program in place. You can stand in the way of the abuse of your most mission-critical communications app. There are six key areas to consider. Read this Gartner research note, Fighting Phishing: Optimize Your Defense, to advance your anti-phishing program.
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anti-phishing, cyber security, secure email gateway, url filtering, mimecast
    
Mimecast
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Jan 13, 2017
As traditional network perimeters surrounding data centers dissolve, agencies face enormous difficulties fending off attacks using a patchwork of traditional security tools to protect classified or personally identifiable information (PII). Time and again, traditional security practices have proven porous and/or unsustainable. Read this i360Gov Book to understand the importance of: - Transforming federal fortifications into intelligence-driven defense - Intensifying focus on cyber intelligence -Needing a well trained cybersecurity force
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ibm, analytics, government, public sector, security, cyber threat, cyber threat analysis, risk
    
IBM
Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Dec 13, 2017
Enterprise’s are increasingly under threat from sophisticated attacks. In fact, research has found that threats dwell in a customer’s environment an average of 190 days1. These Advanced Persistent Threats use stealthy techniques to evade detection and bypass traditional security defenses. Once an advanced attack gains access to a customer environment the attacker has many tools to evade detection and begin to exploit valuable resources and data. Security teams face multiple challenges when attempting to detect and fully expose the extent of an advanced attack including manual searches through large and disparate data sources, lack of visibility into critical control points, alert fatigue from false positives, and difficulty identifying and fixing impacted endpoints.
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investigation, exposure, attacks, endpoints, network, email, cloud, security, symantec
    
Symantec
Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Mar 05, 2014
Whether they work for an up-and-coming startup or an industry giant, security response teams are under siege as never before. Today's cyber attacks are sophisticated, relentless, and devastating, costing U.S. businesses $8.9 million a year each on average. Attacking in multiple stages across multiple vectors, advanced persistent threats (APTs) and other sophisticated attacks easily evade signature-based detection and other traditional defenses. Thiswhite paper describes: The 10 most common mistakes, strategic and technical, that incident response teams make; The effect of these mistakes and how to avoid them with a well-defined incident response plan.
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fireeye, persistent threats, advanced attacks, multi-vector, multi-stage nature, combatting advanced attacks, cohesive threat vectors, correlated threat vectors, real-time security, malicious code installs, block callbacks, threat intelligence, malware forensics, cyber warfare, security
    
FireEye
Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Jan 11, 2017
Organizations that work with the personal data of European Union residents need to overhaul business processes to avoid the risks of violating the General Data Protection Regulation, which takes effect in May 2018. Penalties for non-compliance could cost your organization upwards of €20 million or 4% of total annual worldwide revenue, whichever is higher. Mimecast provides numerous ways to help simplify GDPR compliance. Learn how Mimecast Targeted Threat Protection helps ward against impersonation attacks, weaponized attachments, and malicious URLs – offering a comprehensive front-line defense for the personal data entrusted to you when it is attacked via the email vector.
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mimecast, security, gdpr compliance, gspr risk management
    
Mimecast
Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"To tackle today’s cyber threats, IT security leaders must rethink traditional security strategies. Email security in particular has become a victim of its own success and requires a radical rethink, having played a key role in several high-profile security breaches. Today’s threats, like spear-phishing, are designed to bypass traditional Secure Email Gateway defenses, often taking advantage of end users who are considered the weakest link in business email security armor. A zero-trust approach to email security is needed. This white paper discusses how: - CISO’s should carefully assess email security as part of a strategic security review - IT Managers can evaluate the state of current email defenses and take tactical action to strengthen them - Security Administrators can deliver best-practice defense in depth for email - Organizations can remove a reliance on trust to more effectively protect information, their network and employees. "
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email security, cyber threats, it security, phishing
    
Mimecast
Published By: Tripwire     Published Date: Feb 08, 2013
Cyberwar fundamentally changes how government must handle security. Firewalls, intrusion detection systems and other security devices can stop the average hacker, but new threats use stealth techniques that these defenses cannot detect on their own.
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cyberwar, hacker detection, defense, security, government, firewall, cyber attacks, cyber threats, intrustion detection, intrusion defense, technology
    
Tripwire
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