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Published By: Lumension     Published Date: Feb 07, 2014
Do you know about advanced threats? Would you know how to deal with them? This white paper will teach you the 5 tactics for dealing with those advanced persistent threats.
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Lumension
Published By: Lumension     Published Date: Aug 25, 2014
Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks exploit a single vulnerability and then use that foothold to penetrate more systems and gain access to more corporate information. A recent QuinStreet web seminar, sponsored by Lumension, discussed APT attacks and tactics for preventing them. This paper summarizes the talks given during that web seminar.
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key tactics, apt, attacks, prevention, systems
    
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Published By: Centrify Corporation     Published Date: Dec 02, 2014
Security breaches are all over the news, many of them a result of either insider threats or advanced persistent threats. Companies and government agencies are looking for solutions to mitigate the risks these threats present. This white paper details three common Windows Server threat scenarios and explains the way that they can be neutralized. By following the guidelines in this white paper, organizations can guard against inside and outside threats, protect their Windows Server infrastructure and sensitive data, and meet relevant regulatory requirements. Centrify Server Suite provides organizations with the control they need to thwart these threats. It protects their Windows Server environments by: • Granting users just enough privilege to accomplish their business objectives, enabling secure management of Windows services. • Making shared accounts in Active Directory accountable by associating the use of a shared account with the actual user. • Protecting PCI data from domain admin
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security solutions, protecting data, secure management, cost-effective
    
Centrify Corporation
Published By: BlackBerry Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
While advanced persistent threats and malware still plague some victims, it is ransomware that is still gaining real traction in today’s cybersecurity landscape. The EternalBlue flaw that took over the news in May 2017 rose to popularity as a result of its inclusion in the data leaked by The Shadow Brokers. Utilized in multiple attacks alongside the also-released DoublePulsar exploit, including the installation of cryptocurrency miner Adylkuzz, the exploits are just the tip of the cyberwarfare tools The Shadow Brokers are claiming to have in their arsenal. The latest EternalBlue and DoublePulsar based attacks, delivering the WannaCry Ransomware, have so far been hugely damaging to healthcare organizations while also impacting over 200,000 endpoints in 150 countries. WannaCry-WanaCryptor 2.0 was coupled with the EternalBlue exploit, allowing it to automatically propagate itself to vulnerable machines across the Internet. While not technically advanced, the use of EternalBlue and DoubleP
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ransomware, threats, cyber, security, data
    
BlackBerry Cylance
Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Mar 14, 2014
This IDC Executive Brief document analyzes the evolving threat landscape and how the use of security intelligence services can help organizations to defend against advanced persistent threats and targeted attacks. Challenges of current security approaches and benefits of security intelligence services will be discussed.
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symantec, security intelligence, attacks, cyber attacks, hackers, web security, data protection, targeted attacks
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 13, 2015
This e-book examines today’s enterprise threat landscape and introduces IBM Security’s new endpoint solution to help stop exploits & targeted attacks.
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ibm, zero-day, enterprise, threat, security, endpoint solution, malware, advanced persistent threats, cybercriminal
    
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Apr 08, 2015
Zero-day attacks and advanced persistent threats have outstripped the capabilities of traditional security methods that rely exclusively on detection and blocking for protection. In fact, 100 percent of companies surveyed by Cisco, as part of our Annual Security Report, have connections to domains that are known to host malicious files or services. At the same time, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is accelerating, creating significant opportunities for businesses and attackers alike as more things come online - along with the people, processes, and data that interact with them.
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security, attacks, data, domain, zero-day, capabilities, malicious files, blocking, protection
    
Cisco
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Apr 08, 2015
Zero-day attacks and advanced persistent threats have outstripped the capabilities of traditional security methods that rely exclusively on detection and blocking for protection. In fact, 100 percent of companies surveyed by Cisco, as part of our Annual Security Report, have connections to domains that are known to host malicious files or services. At the same time, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is accelerating, creating significant opportunities for businesses and attackers alike as more things come online - along with the people, processes, and data that interact with them.
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security, attacks, data, domain, zero-day, capabilities, malicious files, blocking, protection
    
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Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Jan 11, 2013
Threats to web application are becoming increasing complex - from malware and advanced persistent threats to data leaks. This guide is made to address your needs and provides a step by step to assess your security needs.
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ssl, web application, shortcut guide, web application threats, shortcut guide, symantec
    
Symantec
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Sep 12, 2014
Traditional point-in-time defenses aren’t adequate protection from today’s sophisticated advanced malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs.) Get this white paper to learn how you can evolve your security strategy to address advanced threats before, during, and after attacks.
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Published By: Palo Alto Networks     Published Date: Jun 19, 2014
APTs (advanced persistent threats) have changed the world of enterprise security and how networks and organizations are attacked. This book provides an in-depth examination of real-world attacks and APTs, the shortcomings of legacy security solutions, the capabilities of next-generation firewalls, and security best practices.
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palo alto, cybersecurity, ebook, internet security, cyberattack, cybercrime, network security, hackers, virus, spam, malware, application security
    
Palo Alto Networks
Published By: Symantec Corporation     Published Date: Oct 03, 2013
Businesses face an increasingly complex set of threats to their Web applications—from malware and advanced persistent threats (APTs) to disgruntled employees and unintentional data leaks. Although there is no single security measure than can prevent all threats, there are some that provide broad-based mitigation to a number of threats. The use of SSL encryption and digital certificate-based authentication is one of them. Changes in the way we deliver services, the increasing use of mobile devices, and the adoption of cloud computing compounded by the ever-evolving means of stealing information and compromising services leave Web applications vulnerable to attack. In this chapter, we turn our attention to the combined risk of losing data and losing customer trust.
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Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Sep 13, 2012
This report provides an overview of the current threat landscape, evolving advanced malware and advanced persistent threat (APT) tactics, and the level of infiltration seen in organizations' networks today.
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FireEye
Published By: Dell SecureWorks     Published Date: May 28, 2013
Examining threats over an extended period of time reveals current trends as well as clues about the future direction of attacker activity.
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software vulnerabilities, global-scale threats, distributed denial of service attacks, advanced persistent threats, mobile threats, threat scenarios, attack trends, future attacks
    
Dell SecureWorks
Published By: Dell SecureWorks     Published Date: May 28, 2013
Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) are a serious concern in today’s threat landscape. They represent a threat to an organization’s intellectual property, financial assets and reputation. In some cases, these threats target critical infrastructure and government suppliers, thereby threatening the victim country’s national mission.
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 10, 2013
There is no fail-safe in today's digital world. Incidents will occur, both unintentional and malicious. To mitigate damage and organizational impact, the agile organization will respond quickly. To mitigate risks before damage occurs, an organization can maintain a continuous high state of security, ensure that all computing endpoints are in compliance, automate actions to shorten response time and enact measures to control infections with quarantine and until remediation is complete. Read this whitepaper to learn how IBM Endpoint Manager helps organizations respond quickly to today's threats.
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proactive response, ibm, advanced persistent threats, agile organization, compliance, computing endpoints, digital world, endpoint management, endpoint software, mitigate risks
    
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Oct 07, 2014
Malware has changed considerably since the early PC viruses appeared more than 25 years ago. Today, it evolves so quickly that many customers find staying ahead of the latest threat nearly impossible. If the explosion in malware variants weren’t enough, sophisticated client-side attacks and advanced persistent threats (APTs) target victims in ways that evade traditional security measures. The question isn’t whether your network will be attacked with advanced malware. The question is when it will happen and how you will respond. Advanced malware is changing the way security is managed.
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email, malware, web security, quadrant, solutions, threats, data loss, phishing attacks, protection, gateway, mitigate, cloud, hybrid, on-premises
    
Cisco
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Mar 03, 2015
Zero-day attacks and advanced persistent threats have outstripped the capabilities of traditional security methods that rely exclusively on detection and blocking. At the same time, the Internet of Everything (IoE) is accelerating. Opportunities are opening up for businesses and attackers alike as more things come online, along with the people, processes, and data that interact with them.
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security, detection, blocking, data
    
Cisco
Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Feb 28, 2014
If I were to boil down these survey results to a single sentence, it would be this: To keep pace with today’s advanced threats, incident response teams need tools and techniques that give them greater speed, accuracy and insight.
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fireeye, incident response, greater speed, greater accuracy, advanced threats, response teams, detect malware, persistent threats, information security, security threats, costly breaches, ineffective defense, cyber-attacks, speed of detection, accuracy of detection, security model, shared risks
    
FireEye
Published By: McAfee     Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
Advanced persistent threats (APTs) have been central to network security discussions in the past few years, with many organizations implementing new solutions to protect themselves from this determined type of malware. Yet, cybercriminals continue to be effective in penetrating the network defenses of even the strongest security systems, including some very high-profile enterprises. One of the dirty little secret weapons hackers use to bypass security systems and penetrate even the most locked-down networks are advanced evasion techniques (AETs). While AETs are not a secret among the hacking community—where they are well known and have been in widespread use for several years—there are misunderstandings, misinterpretation, and ineffective safeguards in use by the security experts charged with blocking AETs.
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next generation firewall, intrusion prevention systems, firewall, contextual security, advanced evasion detection, advanced evasion techniques, aet, apt, advanced persistent threats
    
McAfee
Published By: Intel Security     Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
Advanced persistent threats (APTs) have been central to network security discussions in the past few years, with many organizations implementing new solutions to protect themselves from this determined type of malware. Yet, cybercriminals continue to be effective in penetrating the network defenses of even the strongest security systems, including some very high-profile enterprises. One of the dirty little secret weapons hackers use to bypass security systems and penetrate even the most locked-down networks are advanced evasion techniques (AETs). While AETs are not a secret among the hacking community—where they are well known and have been in widespread use for several years—there are misunderstandings, misinterpretation, and ineffective safeguards in use by the security experts charged with blocking AETs.
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next generation firewall, intrusion prevention systems, firewall, contextual security, advanced evasion detection, advanced evasion techniques, aet, apt, advanced persistent threats
    
Intel Security
Published By: Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity     Published Date: Nov 28, 2017
Advanced persistent threats (APTs) are stealthier and more spiteful than ever. Sophisticated techniques are used to quietly breach organizations and deploy customized malware, which potentially remains undetected for months. Such attacks are caused by cybercriminals who target individual users with highly evasive tools. Legacy security approaches are bypassed to steal sensitive data from credit card details to intellectual property or government secrets. Traditional cybersecurity solutions, such as email spam filters, anti-virus software or firewalls are ineffective against advanced persistent threats. APTs can bypass such solutions and gain hold within a network to make organizations vulnerable to data breaches.
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