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When On- the-Job Training Is a Recipe for Disaster

Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Sep 14, 2015
In the running battle with cyberthreats, your first line of defense is your IT staff: the system and network administrators, SOC and NOC operators, incident response and forensics analysts, and application development and QA teams. Are these IT professionals ready to take on an ever-growing army of innovative, persistent cybercriminals and hackers? Probably not, if you expect them to acquire the knowledge and skills they need through self-directed study and on-the-job training. There is too much to learn, and few members of the IT staff have the time to research every new threat. And you can’t afford to suffer through APTs, breaches and data leakages just to provide “teachable moments” for IT personnel. There is another solution. Security simulation immerses IT professionals in a realistic online environment and challenges them to fill the roles of cyberattackers and cyberdefenders. It borrows from education theory and online gaming to present knowledge in ways that motivate learning a
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Whitepaper: Best Practices for Implementing Security Awareness Training

Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Oct 22, 2018
What if your employees were more informed about security threats, more skeptical about what they receive in email, and less likely to click on malicious links in email without first verifying them? There are some impactful, quick wins that you and your organization can realize by implementing security awareness training. This recent in-depth survey of security professionals by Osterman Research shows that the leading security concerns across organizations are all areas in which security awareness training can yield significant benefits. Here are some suggestions on processes and practices to consider when developing a security awareness training program that will actually change behavior and make the organization less likely to fall prey to a cyberattack.
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Whitepaper: File Sharing Without Fear

Published By: Blackberry     Published Date: Jul 12, 2019
Law firms have received two dramatic wake-up calls about the vital importance of data security in the last two years. First, there was the leak of 11.5 million documents from offshore law firm Mossack Fonseca, known as the Panama Papers, which became public in 2016.1 Then came the massive cyberattack on prominent global law firm DLA Piper in the summer of 2017.2 As we will explore, despite the industry’s aversion to media coverage of such attacks, less-visible breaches involving the legal profession are being reported worldwide in ever-increasing numbers.
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Whitepaper: Five ways to rethink your endpoint strategy.

Published By: McAfee APAC     Published Date: Jun 25, 2019
Business is accelerating with technology. Technology is expanding the cyberattack surface. In today’s survival of the fittest landscape, here are five ways to not just survive, but thrive with a layered and integrated defense that protects your entire digital terrain and all types of devices.
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McAfee APAC

Who Needs Malware? How Adversaries Use Fileless Attacks to Evade Your Security

Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Jun 06, 2018
Who Needs Malware? How Adversaries Use Fileless Attacks to Evade Your Security Learn how fileless techniques work and why they present such a complex challenge. The arms race between cybersecurity vendors and determined adversaries has never been more heated. As soon as a new security tool is released, threat actors strive to develop a way around it. One advanced threat technique that is experiencing success is the use of fileless attacks, where noexecutable file is written to disk. The 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that 51 percent of cyberattacks are malware
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CrowdStrike

Who Needs Malware? How Adversaries Use Fileless Attacks to Evade Your Security

Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Nov 28, 2018
Learn how fileless techniques work and why they present such a complex challenge. The arms race between cybersecurity vendors and determined adversaries has never been more heated. As soon as a new security tool is released, threat actors strive to develop a way around it. One advanced threat technique that is experiencing success is the use of fileless attacks, where no executable file is written to disk. The 2017 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that 51 percent of cyberattacks are malware-free, so there’s no indication that these attacks will be subsiding anytime soon. Read this white paper to get the important information you need to successfully defend your company against stealthy fileless attacks. Download this white paper to learn: • The detailed anatomy of a fileless intrusion, including the initial compromise, gaining command and control, escalating privileges and establishing persistence • How fileless attacks exploit trusted systems — the types of processe
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You’ve Been Breached – Now What? How to Respond to a Worst-Case Scenario

Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: May 10, 2018
Finding out your organization has been breached can be devastating news — knowing how to deal with an intruder that’s broken through your cyber defenses can be even more challenging. This white paper, “You’ve Been Breached — Now What? How to Respond to a Worst-Case Scenario,” offers practical steps IT and security professionals should take after a cyberattack occurs. You’ll receive guidance for both short-term and long-term strategies to help minimize damage, protect sensitive assets and preserve forensic evidence that can help during the investigation and remediation process. This paper also includes recommendations for strengthening your organization’s defenses against a future breach. They are based on decades of experience from CrowdStrike® incident responders who work on the front lines fighting cyberthreat actors every day. Download this White Paper to learn: • How to collect and preserve data after a breach so that critical forensic information can be retrieved • What sort of in
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You’ve Been Breached – Now What? How to Respond to a Worst-Case Scenario

Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Nov 28, 2018
Finding out your organization has been breached can be devastating news — knowing how to deal with an intruder that’s broken through your cyber defenses can be even more challenging. This white paper, “You’ve Been Breached — Now What? How to Respond to a Worst-Case Scenario,” offers practical steps IT and security professionals should take after a cyberattack occurs. You’ll receive guidance for both short-term and long-term strategies to help minimize damage, protect sensitive assets and preserve forensic evidence that can help during the investigation and remediation process. This paper also includes recommendations for strengthening your organization’s defenses against a future breach. They are based on decades of experience from CrowdStrike® incident responders who work on the front lines fighting cyberthreat actors every day. Download this White Paper to learn: How to collect and preserve data after a breach so that critical forensic information can be retrieved What sort of int
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