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4 Common Questions Asked of Our Security and Risk Consultants

Published By: Secureworks ABM UK 2017     Published Date: Oct 23, 2017
The SecureWorks Security and Risk Consulting practice provides expertise and analysis to help you enhance your security posture, reduce your risk, facilitate compliance and improve your operational efficiency.
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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

A Deep Dive into Ransomware's Evolution

Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Feb 01, 2017
Once a “consumer-only” problem, Ransomware now has an established business case for profitability, and that’s driving criminals to expand their operations and hunt for more lucrative prey. As a result, commercial enterprises and other large organizations are increasingly in the crosshairs. Consider these facts: ? Ransomware attacks doubled in 2015 ? The number of new ransomware variants increased 17% in Q1 2016 ? The FBI estimates that ransomware will net criminals $1 billion in 2016 This white paper dives into the inner workings of ransomware, its perpetrators and how they are evolving to maximize profits. You’ll also learn how companies are fighting back, and review best practices for protecting your organization from becoming another victim of electronic extortion.
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CrowdStrike

10 Ways To Protect Your Healthcare Organization From Ransomware

Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Nov 28, 2017
With the healthcare industry as the #1 target for ransomware attacks, it’s critical to ensure steps are taken to prevent, detect and respond to these attacks without downtime – and without loss of patient data. A multi-layered approach to protective controls – including a Secure Email Gateway (SEG) with advanced threat protection capabilities – will start your healthcare organization on the right path to ransomware resilience. Download and use this top 10 list of how to protect your organization now. Use it as a reference tool for frequent health checks of your own ransomware resilience program.
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healthcare, ransomware, ransomware attack, seg, secure email gateway
    
Mimecast

16 Ways to Protect Your Cloud from Ransomware

Published By: Evident.io     Published Date: Sep 13, 2017
For enterprises that use the cloud, ensuring protection starts with understanding the layers that make up the components of the cloud stack. Paying attention to each layer and addressing their unique security needs, will only bolster your enterprise’s environment. With “16 Ways to Protect Your Cloud from Ransomware,” you’ll learn about the layers that make up the cloud stack and in turn, increase your enterprise's resistance to ransomware.
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Evident.io

20 Years of DNS Data Exfiltration: Why, How, and What’s Next?

Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
DNS is a well-worn data exfiltration and communication vector. Explore why targeted threats continue to use the DNS protocol to exfiltrate sensitive information, how it’s done, and what might be next in the evolution of this attack vector.
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domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
    
Akamai Technologies

2017 State of Cybercrime Report

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

2018 Cyberthreat Defense Report Executive Summary

Published By: Great Bay Software     Published Date: Apr 12, 2018
"CyberEdge Group’s fifth-annual Cyberthreat Defense Report is a comprehensive review of the perceptions of 1,200 IT security professionals representing 17 countries and 19 industries. The new 2018 report provides the most geographically comprehensive view of IT security perceptions in our industry. With a 360-degree view of organizations’ security threats, security professionals can identify issues facing the market and know how their peers are reacting. Key insights from this year’s report include: • ‘Lack of skilled personnel’ is the greatest inhibitor to IT security’s success • 77% of networks were breached last year – the first decline in five years! • 12% of a typical enterprise IT budget is spent on security • 55% of organizations were compromised by ransomware last year Download the Cyberthreat Defense Report Executive Summary today!"
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Great Bay Software

2018 Cyberthreat Defense Report Executive Summary

Published By: Great Bay Software     Published Date: Jul 16, 2018
"CyberEdge Group’s fifth-annual Cyberthreat Defense Report is a comprehensive review of the perceptions of 1,200 IT security professionals representing 17 countries and 19 industries. The new 2018 report provides the most geographically comprehensive view of IT security perceptions in our industry. With a 360-degree view of organizations’ security threats, security professionals can identify issues facing the market and know how their peers are reacting. Key insights from this year’s report include: • ‘Lack of skilled personnel’ is the greatest inhibitor to IT security’s success • 77% of networks were breached last year – the first decline in five years! • 12% of a typical enterprise IT budget is spent on security • 55% of organizations were compromised by ransomware last year Download the Cyberthreat Defense Report Executive Summary today!"
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Great Bay Software

2018 Trends in Information Security

Published By: Dome9     Published Date: Apr 25, 2018
Last year at this time, we forecast a bumpy ride for infosec through 2017, as ransomware continued to wreak havoc and new threats emerged to target a burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT) landscape. ‘New IT’ concepts – from DevOps to various manifestations of the impact of cloud – seemed poised to both revolutionize and disrupt not only the implementation of security technology, but also the expertise required of security professionals as well. Our expectations for the coming year seem comparatively much more harmonious, as disruptive trends of prior years consolidate their gains. At center stage is the visibility wrought by advances in data science, which has given new life to threat detection and prevention – to the extent that we expect analytics to become a pervasive aspect of offerings throughout the security market in 2018. This visibility has unleashed the potential for automation to become more widely adopted, and not a moment too soon, given the scale and complexity of the thre
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Dome9

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

4 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Ransomware

Published By: Citrix ShareFile     Published Date: Jul 11, 2017
In recent years, ransomware such as Locky and KeRanger have emerged as a top threat, not just to consumers, but to businesses with high-value data. Read this whitepaper for four best practices to protect yourself from this costly threat, including: Evaluating web browser configuration and virtualization options Protecting mobile devices against attack through containerization Reducing the risks of collaboration through secure EFSS solutions
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ransomware, security, risk reduction, containerization, data security
    
Citrix ShareFile

4 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Ransomware

Published By: Citrix ShareFile     Published Date: Jul 11, 2017
In recent years, ransomware such as Locky and KeRanger have emerged as a top threat, not just to consumers, but to businesses with high-value data. Read this whitepaper for four best practices to protect yourself from this costly threat, including: Evaluating web browser configuration and virtualization options Protecting mobile devices against attack through containerization Reducing the risks of collaboration through secure EFSS solutions
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ransomware, risk reduction, data security, collaboration, containerization
    
Citrix ShareFile

5 Cyberthreats that Healthcare IT Pros Must Tackle

Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Aug 22, 2017
Regulatory fines for violations of HIPAA in the US, DPA in the UK and GDPR can cost organizations millions of dollars. And providers can’t afford the costs of cyber security incidents which can range from prolonged downtime, not being able to care for patients, to paying a ransom to unencrypt important data. Learn the biggest threats to your organization and how to improve protection against: • Ransomware such as WannaCry and Petya • Malicious URLs that entice users to click • Bad Attachments that can infect your network • Business email compromise that siphons information or cash from your organization • Internal employees and the potential for malicious intent or careless mistakes
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cyberthreat, healthcare, gdpr, ransomware
    
Mimecast

5 Must-Ask DNS Questions

Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
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domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
    
Akamai Technologies

5 Must-Ask DNS Questions

Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jun 14, 2018
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
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dns, phishing, malware, ransomware, security
    
Akamai Technologies

5 Must-Ask DNS Questions

Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
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Akamai Technologies

6 Step Plan to Minimize the Impact of Ransomware

Published By: Druva     Published Date: Aug 05, 2016
Ransomware attacks have become commonplace and affect all kinds of organizations and industries nationwide. Learn why ransomware is on the rise and actionable steps to reduce the impact of ransomware and other malware attacks on your organization.
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cloud backup, enterprise, cloud computing, best practices, storage, network security
    
Druva

7 Key Questions to Ask When Selecting an Incident Response Service Provider

Published By: Secureworks ABM UK 2017     Published Date: Oct 23, 2017
SecureWorks provides an early warning system for evolving cyber threats, enabling organisations to prevent, detect, rapidly respond to and predict cyber attacks. Combining unparalleled visibility into the global threat landscape and powered by the Counter Threat Platform — our advanced data analytics and insights engine —SecureWorks minimises risk and delivers actionable, intelligence driven security solutions for clients around the world.
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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

A Deep Dive into Ransomware’s Evolution

Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Aug 01, 2017
Learn the inner workings of ransomware and how companies are fighting back. Once a “consumer-only” problem, Ransomware now has an established business case for profitability, and that’s driving criminals to expand their operations and hunt for more lucrative prey. As a result, commercial enterprises and other large organizations are increasingly in the crosshairs.Download this whitepaper to learn:?The evolution of Ransomware and why businesses can’t afford to ignore it?How perpetrators tactics and targets are evolving to maximize profits?Best practices for protecting your organization from becoming a victim of Ransomware
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CrowdStrike

A Deep Dive into Ransomware’s Evolution

Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Nov 28, 2018
Damaging widespread attacks such as WannaCry provide grim reminders of how prevalent Ransomware attacks have become. Adversaries are not only launching Ransomware attacks against a wide range of industries, they are consistently evolving their tools, tactics and procedures (TTPs) to foil your organization’s best cybersecurity strategies. A white paper, “Ransomware, a Growing Enterprise Threat,” offers in-depth analysis of Ransomware and explains why organizations can’t afford to ignore this increasingly challenging cyber threat. Download this white paper to learn • The evolution of Ransomware and why businesses are being targeted more frequently • How perpetrators tactics and targets are evolving to maximize profits • Best practices for protecting your organization from becoming a victim of Ransomware
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CrowdStrike

A Guide to Avoid Being a Crypto-Ransomware Victim

Published By: Webroot Inc     Published Date: Sep 09, 2016
This guide will examine a number of mitigation strategies that will help protect your organizations’ data from crypto-ransomware attacks. Crypto-ransomware is no longer an annoyance. It’s a highly persistent and organized criminal activity with Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) at its core.
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security management, web service security
    
Webroot Inc

A SANS Product Review: See the results of the SANS evaluation of the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform

Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Aug 01, 2017
You won’t want to miss this report, “A New Era in Endpoint Protection: A SANS Product Review of CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection,” where SANS reveals the results of their evaluation of the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform. To conduct their evaluation, SANS security analysts ran Falcon through a wide range of increasingly complex attack scenarios. The exploits they used to evaluate CrowdStrike included phishing, credential dumping/lateral movement, unknown malware, PowerShellattacks and more. The report shows that CrowdStrike Falcon was able to detect and prevent every attack to which SANS subjected it. Read this SANS report to learn:?Details on Falcon’s efficacy in preventing a wide range of attacks: Ransomware, lateral movement, PowerShell-based, and more?The power of the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™ and the benefits of its crowdsourced intelligence model ?How CrowdStrike’s ability to capture detailed forensic information on attempted and thwarted attacks, allows you to prevent attacks
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CrowdStrike

A SANS Product Review: The results of the SANS evaluation of the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform

Published By: CrowdStrike     Published Date: Nov 28, 2018
You won’t want to miss this report, “A New Era in Endpoint Protection: A SANS Product Review of CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection,” where SANS reveals the results of their evaluation of the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform. To conduct their evaluation, SANS security analysts ran Falcon through a wide range of increasingly complex attack scenarios. The exploits they used to evaluate CrowdStrike included phishing, credential dumping/lateral movement, unknown malware, PowerShell attacks and more. The report shows that CrowdStrike Falcon was able to detect and prevent every attack to which SANS subjected it. Read this SANS report to learn: • Details on Falcon’s efficacy in preventing a wide range of attacks: Ransomware, lateral movement, PowerShell-based, and more • The power of the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™ and the benefits of its crowdsourced intelligence model • How CrowdStrike’s ability to capture detailed forensic information on attempted and thwarted attacks, allows you to prevent
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CrowdStrike

Adopt DNS Best Practices to Proactively Protect Against Malware

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

Adopt DNS Best Practices to Proactively Protect Against Malware

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
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