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How Malware and Bots Steal Your Data

Published By: F5 Networks Singapore Pte Ltd     Published Date: Sep 09, 2019
Tech advances like the cloud, mobile technology, and the app-based software model have changed the way today’s modern business operates. They’ve also changed the way criminals attack and steal from businesses. Criminals strive to be agile in much the same way that companies do. Spreading malware is a favorite technique among attackers. According to the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report, 28% of data breaches included malware.¹ While malware’s pervasiveness may not come as a surprise to many people, what’s not always so well understood is that automating app attacks—by means of malicious bots —is the most common way cybercriminals commit their crimes and spread malware. It helps them achieve scale.
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Assuring Digital Trust

Published By: Infosys     Published Date: Sep 05, 2019
In today's hyperconnected and digitized world, cybersecurity has become an important strategic imperative owing to the sophistication of cybercrime. Digital businesses require complex and distributed interactions among people, applications and data - on premise, off-premise, on mobile devices and in the cloud. The result is an increase in the attack surfaces that are hard to protect and defend. As the perimeter continues to diminish, visibility into the environment gets tougher. Operational Technology (OT) and the Internet of Things (IoT) massively expand the scope of security strategy and operations. When a massively distributed fleet of autonomous devices that can make decisions is combined, directly affecting the physical state of people and things, there is a considerable risk to manage. This issue is not limited to the chief information security officer (CISO) but needs the involvement and sponsorship of the leadership and the board.
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Cybercrime’s Most Wanted: Guide to Protection

Published By: Juniper Networks     Published Date: Jul 31, 2019
Cybercrime has rapidly evolved, and not for the better. What began in the 1990s as innocent pranks designed to uncover holes in Windows servers and other platforms soon led to hacker Kevin Mitnick causing millions of dollars in malicious damages, landing him in prison for half a decade and raising the awareness of cybersecurity enough to jump-start a multimillion-dollar antivirus industry. Then came the script kiddies, unskilled hackers who used malicious code written by others to wreak havoc, often just for bragging rights. If only that were still the case.
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application management, application performance, network infrastructure, network management, network security
    
Juniper Networks

Identity Theft Have Met Their Match

Published By: Intel     Published Date: Jul 17, 2019
The need for identity protection has never been stronger. Identity theft accounted for 74 percent of all data breaches in the first half of 2017, and costs associated with cybercrime are expected to reach $6 trillion annually by 2021. Any time an employee's username and password are compromised, your business is vulnerable. Eight-character passwords that changed every 90 days worked well a decade ago, but increasingly commonplace attack methods like password cracking, phishing, or screen scraping call for a new kind of protection.
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Intel

Can We Stop Cybercrime Before It Happens?

Published By: Forcepoint     Published Date: May 14, 2019
In Philip K. Dick's 1956 "The Minority Report," murder ceased to occur due to the work of the "Pre-Crime Division," that anticipated and prevented killings before they happened. Today, we are only beginning to see the impact of predictive analytics upon cybersecurity – especially for insider threat detection and prevention. Based on user interaction with data, CISOs and their teams emerge as the IT equivalent of a Pre-Crime Division, empowered to intervene before a violation is ever committed. Watch this webcast where we examine the technologies which make predictive analytics valuable, along with ethically minded guidance to strike the balance between vigilance and privacy.
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Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques Q1 2019

Published By: MalwareBytes EMEA     Published Date: May 10, 2019
Enterprises, beware. Threat actors are continuing to eye businesses for high returns on investment in Q1 2019, breaching infrastructure, exfiltrating or holding data hostage, and abusing weak credentials for continued, targeted monitoring. From a steadfast increase of pervasive Trojans, such as Emotet, to a resurgence of ransomware lodged against corporate targets, cybercriminals are going after organizations with a vengeance. Yet every cloud has a silver lining, and for all the additional effort thrown at businesses, consumer threats are now on the decline. Ransomware against consumers has slowed down to a trickle and cryptomining, at a fever pitch against consumers this time last year, has all but died. Interestingly, this has resulted in an overall decline in the volume of malware detections from Q4 2018 to Q1 2019. While threat actors made themselves busy with challenging new victims, they ensnared targets in the old ways, using tried-and-true malspam and social engineering tactic
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MalwareBytes EMEA

Meet Your Customers’ Biggest Cloud Concerns

Published By: Intel     Published Date: Apr 16, 2019
When seeking a new cloud service provider (CSP), uptime and data sovereignty will be decisive considerations for many customers. At a time when cloud outages can bring down a huge number of web services and make the news, reliability is a hot topic. There is also a growing sensitivity towards where workloads are hosted, following introduction of regulations. Download Intel's latest eGuide, 'Meet Your Customers’ Biggest Cloud Concerns’ to discover: • How to boost uptime with hardware engineered for reliability • The ways telemetry can be used to call attention to potential problems before they occur • How to protect against the threat of cybercrime with a multi-layered approach to security • Why data geolocation is increasingly important, and how you can help with location tagging.
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Intel

Meet Your Customers’ Biggest Cloud Concerns

Published By: Intel     Published Date: Apr 16, 2019
When seeking a new cloud service provider (CSP), uptime and data sovereignty will be decisive considerations for many customers. At a time when cloud outages can bring down a huge number of web services and make the news, reliability is a hot topic. There is also a growing sensitivity towards where workloads are hosted, following introduction of regulations. Download Intel's latest eGuide, 'Meet Your Customers’ Biggest Cloud Concerns’ to discover: • How to boost uptime with hardware engineered for reliability • The ways telemetry can be used to call attention to potential problems before they occur • How to protect against the threat of cybercrime with a multi-layered approach to security • Why data geolocation is increasingly important, and how you can help with location tagging.
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Intel

Managing the Risk of Post-Breach or “Resident” Attacks: A Ponemon Institute Study

Published By: Illusive Networks     Published Date: Apr 10, 2019
How well-equipped is your organization to stop malicious attackers once they’re inside your network? According to this study of over 600 IT security professionals, almost two-thirds of respondents lack efficient capabilities to detect and investigate “stealth” attackers before serious damage occurs. Download the report to learn the primary obstacles to better threat detection and incident response, how well organizations are hardening their environments against lateral movement, and how cybersecurity budgets are changing to address the reality that attackers will get in.
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Illusive Networks

5 Must Haves for Your Access Solution

Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Mar 07, 2019
Today’s globally distributed and diverse workforce needs flexible yet straightforward access to the corporate network, regardless of user location, device type, employee affiliation, and application location (on-premises, SaaS, IaaS). Expedience and fluidity can’t come at the cost of security, especially given the realities of modern cybercrime. Learn more about the five demands you should make of an updated comprehensive application access solution.
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Akamai Technologies

Cybercrime by the Numbers

Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
It’s likely not a matter of if, but when your company will fall prey to targeted attack involving malware, ransomware, data exfiltration, or phishing. In fact, 70% of organizations reported a security incident that negatively impacted their business in the past year. Learn more about the realities of cybercrime in today’s hyperconnected world.
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Akamai Technologies

Anatomy of a Cyber Attack The Lifecycle of a Security Breach

Published By: Oracle Linux     Published Date: Oct 24, 2018
Security is everyone’s job today, from consumers, to system administrators, to executives. If you are doing business, you need to elevate the priority of security across your organization and data center. Over the years, cybercriminals have gotten more advanced and better funded. They are entire teams of highly trained hackers, and they have built it into a very profitable business. Cybercrime is big business. In many cases, states have built their own cyberattack teams. These teams are no less important to their state strategies than their army or navy. And just like these cyber-attack teams are prepared to attack anyone, you too must be prepared to defend against anyone. Whether you know it or not, you are in a cyber war. You need to be prepared.
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Oracle Linux

2112 Group: Cornerstone for Ransomware

Published By: Carbonite     Published Date: Oct 10, 2018
Malware that encrypts a victim’s data until the extortionist’s demands are met is one of the most common forms of cybercrime. And the prevalence of ransomware attacks continues to increase. Cybercriminals are now using more than 50 different forms of ransomware to target and extort money from unsuspecting individuals and businesses
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Carbonite

Network Security: Transforming Threat into Opportunity

Published By: Juniper Networks     Published Date: Oct 02, 2018
As customers demand and expect more of a digitized experience, the scale and volume of secure data that’s being transmitted across the network is increasing exponentially. At the same time, across the APAC region high digital connectivity, contrasted with low cybersecurity awareness, growing cross-border data transfers and weak regulations have made this data a global target. The growth in the “as-a-service” nature of the cybercrime marketplace is also fueling an increase in the number of traditional crime groups and individuals drawn into cyber offending. New sources of vulnerability from mobile, BYOD, CYOD, web-services and IoT devices are further broadening the cyber threat landscape with ever-more sophisticated forms of malware and DDoS attacks. Download the IDC Report to get some tips on how to stay protected against cybercrime.
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Juniper Networks

IBM IBV: The modern mainframe: The banking platform from the future

Published By: Group M_IBM Q418     Published Date: Sep 10, 2018
There are three things that senior executives in the financial services industry want from their investments in computing systems. They are the same three things these institutions require for their very survival. First is unwavering security. The integrity of customer accounts and records is paramount to maintain trust across the financial ecosystem. Cybercrime is anathema to the core function of banking and cannot be tolerated. Next is captivating, personalized experiences based on real-time data analytics leading to instantaneous customer fulfillment. And finally, there is the essential delivery of these secure experiences while providing a cost and efficiency advantage over competing solutions
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Solitaire - Pervasive Encryption Paradigm - Executive Summary

Published By: Group M_IBM Q418     Published Date: Sep 10, 2018
All of cyberspace and its underlying infrastructure is vulnerable to a wide range of risk and exposure from both physical and cyber threats and perils. Sophisticated cyber individuals and groups exploit standalone and congregated vulnerabilities to steal money and information, or disrupt, endanger and damage operations. The combination of wide opportunity for crime in cyberspace and the ability to execute from geographically-dispersed locations has produced a transformation of traditional criminal activities.
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The Resilience Report

Published By: Centrica Business Solutions     Published Date: Aug 14, 2018
We live in an era of increased business risk and while news headlines focus on threats to business such as cyber-crime and global terrorism, there is a more pervasive and immediate issue in the form of security and continuity of the energy supply of every business.
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energy, impact, resilience, strategy
    
Centrica Business Solutions

Protecting The Digital Enterprise

Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Aug 02, 2018
Enterprise data protection has grown unwieldy, with systems from various vendors claiming to protect all of an enterprise’s data—and none of them doing a particularly good job of addressing mission-critical data recoverability requirements. It’s a situation that introduces risk and raises concerns about IT’s ability to recover in a timely manner and without data loss from outages caused by cybercrime, system failures, or human error. An integrated strategy that focuses on the complete data recovery needs of an enterprise can eliminate data loss, cut recovery times, and reduce IT complexity—while ensuring data security and positioning the enterprise to seamlessly take advantage of the cloud.
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Oracle

Cylance 2017 Threat Report

Published By: BlackBerry Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
The cyberattacks of 2017 proved more numerous, sophisticated, and ruthless than in years past. Threat actors, armed with knowledge stolen from the CIA and tools lifted from the NSA, demonstrated an elevated level of proficiency. WannaCry and NotPetya, two prominent threats from last year, successfully exploited these stolen assets in their assault on systems worldwide. As 2017 progressed, new opportunities developed in ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS), opening the gates of malware-for-profit to everyone. Advancements in fileless attacks provided new ways for threats to hide from once reliable detection methods. Malware features such as polymorphism continued to play a powerful role in evading traditional defenses. The victims of cybercrime ranged from private businesses to the fundamental practices of democracy. France and the United States saw significant data breaches during their recent presidential elections. Several high-profile companies lost their customers’ personally identifiable information to cyberattacks, blemishing their brands and costing them untold millions in recovery operations. This report contains an overview of the threat trends and malware families Cylance's customers faced in 2017. This information is shared with the goal of assisting security practitioners, researchers, and individuals in our collective battle against emerging and evolving cyberthreats.
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BlackBerry Cylance

Prevent major data breaches by reducing time to detect and respond to threats

Published By: LogRhythm     Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
Globally, sophisticated cyber-attacks are compromising organizations at an unprecedented rate and with devastating consequences. Modern attackers, including criminal organizations, ideological groups, nation states and other advanced threat actors are motivated by a wide range of objectives that include financial gain, industrial espionage, cyber-warfare, and terrorism. These attacks are often very expensive for compromised organizations, costing each company an average of USD $7.7M.1 1 Ponemon 2015 Cost of Cyber Crime Study 2 CyberEdge 2016 Cyberthreat Defense Report 3 Symantec, Underground black market: Thriving trade in stolen data, malware, and attack service. November 20, 2015; Medscape, Stolen EHR Charts Sell for $50 Each on Black Market, April 28, 2014 4 Deloitte, Beneath the Surface of a Cyberattack, 2016 The Modern Cyber Threat Pandemic 3 The odds that your organization will be compromised are high. In fact, a recent report indicates that 76 percent of surveyed organizatio
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LogRhythm

Complete Website Security Brochure

Published By: DigiCert     Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
No organization is safe from cyber attacks. Organized crime drives the rapid growth and sophisticated evolution of advanced threats that put your entire website ecosystem at risk. And the threat landscape will only grow more dangerous as attackers create more innovative and damaging ways to profit from their efforts. That’s why you need Complete Website Security to harmonize and fortify your website security. Across the board, we deliver best-in-class solutions for securing your website environment. Secure your websites. Protect your business.
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DigiCert

Safeguard Business and IoT Integrity with Secure App Service

Published By: DigiCert     Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
The Internet of Things (IoT) has rapidly transformed the digital landscape and the world we live in. Intelligent devices and sensors connect smart cars, robotic manufacturing equipment, smart medical equipment, smart cities, industrial control systems, and much more in a way that improves lives and saves businesses billions of dollars. But along with its benefits, rapid IoT growth introduces a new dimension of security vulnerabilities that dramatically escalates the nature and seriousness of cybercrime risks. In addition to traditional confidentiality cyber risks, IoT threats include attacks that can: • Render smart appliances useless • Shut down city power grids • Threaten lives through hacked pacemakers and other medical devices. Such security flaws not only endanger lives, frustrate customers, and disrupt business operations, but they create significant cost and public relations damage for IoT developers and manufacturers.
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DigiCert

Cybercrime by the Numbers

Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
It’s likely not a matter of if, but when your company will fall prey to targeted attack involving malware, ransomware, data exfiltration, or phishing. In fact, 70% of organizations reported a security incident that negatively impacted their business in the past year. Learn more about the realities of cybercrime in today’s hyperconnected world.
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Akamai Technologies

The Key to Protecting Your Business Amid Cybercrime’s Current Boom

Published By: CA Technologies     Published Date: Jun 01, 2018
Thanks to numerous, headline-making incidents in recent years, cybercrime has risen toward the top of the concern list for many organizations—and the customers with whom they do business. You’ve heard many of the stories. Major health insurers, such as Anthem, Premera BlueCross and CareFirst had personal information for millions of their customers stolen. Sony Pictures experienced a breach that not only embarrassed employees and adversely impacted the release of the high-profile film, “The Interview,” but also damaged systems and applications—making it extremely difficult for the company to conduct business. The list goes on. Some you maybe haven’t heard, like the one about CodeSpaces, a provider of version management services to developers. When attackers were able to gain access to its cloud-based management consoles, they deleted the company’s entire infrastructure and backups—ultimately forcing CodeSpaces out of business. The bad news for organizations like yours is, thanks to the
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CA Technologies

CARBONITE: A CORNERSTONE FOR RANSOMWARE PROTECTION & RECOVERY

Published By: Carbonite     Published Date: Apr 09, 2018
Malware that encrypts a victim’s data until the extortionist’s demands are met is one of the most common forms of cybercrime. And the prevalence of ransomware attacks continues to increase. Cybercriminals are now using more than 50 different forms of ransomware to target and extort money from unsuspecting individuals and businesses. Ransomware attacks are pervasive. More than 4,000 ransomware attacks happen every day, and the volume of attacks is increasing at a rate of 300 percent annually.1 According to an IDT911 study, 84 percent of small and midsize businesses will not meet or report ransomware demands.2 No one is safe from ransomware, as it attacks enterprises and SMBs, government agencies, and individuals indiscriminately. While ransomware demands more than doubled in 2016 to $679 from $294 in 2015, the cost of remediating the damage and lost productivity is many multiples higher.3 Ransomware is the equivalent of catastrophic data loss, except
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Carbonite
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