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Published By: McAfee     Published Date: Nov 12, 2014
This paper discusses key issues organizations should address in the context of cybercrime carried out through email, and practical advice on what organizations should do to protect themselves.
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osterman research, cybercriminals, cybercrime, email-based malware, spearphishing, short urls, advanced persistent threats, phishing emails, man-in-the-middle attacks, spam, botnets, ransomware, scareware, mcafee email protection
    
McAfee
Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Mar 05, 2014
If information is the lifeblood of today's digital economy, data centers are the heart. These mini-metropolises of silicon, metal, and cable are as essential to modern business as steel, motors, and coal were to the last great industrial revolution. In addition to their vital role in most business processes, data centers are the building blocks of emerging trends such as Big Data, global collaboration, and even bring-your-own-device (BYOD). The white paper describes: The widening gap between the offensive capabilities of today's cyber attackers and the weak traditional defenses deployed in most data centers; How organizations can better protect data centers.
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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
    
FireEye
Published By: Arbor     Published Date: Sep 20, 2013
In this white paper, John Pescatore of SANS Institute explores how DDoS is used as part of advanced targeted attacks (ATAs) and describes how DDoS detection and prevention tools and techniques can be used against ATAs as well. Today’s DDoS attacks, as damaging as they are, sometimes mask even more threatening and dangerous advanced targeted threats. The good news is that some of the same tools that can detect the footprints of DDoS attacks can also find the telltale signs of ATAs. To be successful, though, enterprises need to coordinate their use of both types of logs and adjust their monitoring parameters correctly. They must also eliminate operational gaps, such as unclear lines of security authority, and limit the use of managed security services that can deprive enterprise security managers of the data they need to detect and stop DDoS attacks and ATAs.
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distributed denial of services, ddos attack, ddos detection, ddos mitigation, security, advanced targeted attacks, mitigation, detection
    
Arbor
Published By: Cisco Umbrella EMEA     Published Date: Feb 06, 2019
Organization: Telecom Italia (TIM) Headquarters: Milan, Italy Users: 600,000 Objective: As Italy’s businesses grew increasingly vulnerable to the threat of ransomware, data breaches, and other malicious malware attacks, service provider TIM sought an innovative solution to effectively and efficiently protect the network and data of its business users. Solution: Cisco Umbrella for Service Providers (SPs) Impact: • Rolled out TIM Safe Web to more than 600,000 customers, with less than 1 in 10,000 customers opting out of the service • Provided TIM with a unique competitive differentiator • Created an incremental revenue stream for TIM
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Cisco Umbrella EMEA
Published By: Alibaba Cloud SEA     Published Date: Mar 11, 2019
Customers have grown accustomed to high speeds and reliable connectivity. One second of network delay when accessing website, mobile app, or application service can increase your bounce rate and even decrease your customer’s trust in your brand. The typical business pain points per the above scenario are always like: Latency – While, latency problems caused by geographic distance are impossible to solve on the public Internet; Availability – Packet loss and complaints from customers can prevent you from increasing your user base; Cost - The growth of your user base and your business needs both outpace your IT budget. Security - Connections over the public Internet are vulnerable to DDoS attacks and other threats. This whitepaper describes: • Challenges that Magic Video faced before implementing Alibaba Cloud’s solutions • How Alibaba Cloud’s solutions help Magic Video build a global hybrid enterprise network, accelerate content delivery of the application, and maximize bandwidth?
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data center, cloud computing, networking, security, china, global expansion
    
Alibaba Cloud SEA
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: Palm, Inc.     Published Date: Mar 15, 2007
Smartphones and other handheld devices support government continuity of operations (COOP) by enabling its central tenets: decentralization and redundancy. Read this white paper to learn all benefits of using smart phones when an emergency strikes.
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government, disaster recovery, disaster, terrorism, terrorist attacks, smartphone, smart phone, pda, handheld, wireless, mobile computing, palm
    
Palm, Inc.
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 17, 2017
The largest DDoS attacks have increased greatly in strength, doubling in attack size during 2016. They are bigger, more complex, and require more expertise to defend against than past Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks. They are not limited to a specific industry.
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mira botnet, cyber attack, ddos, security
    
Akamai Technologies
Published By: Intel Security     Published Date: Feb 23, 2015
This paper reveals how managing risk today means making sense of more data: vulnerability scans, application and database logs, flows, access and session records, alerts, and trending analysis.
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security connected framework, big security data, big data, log management, siem, security event management, risk, cyber-hacking, cyber-attacks
    
Intel Security
Published By: Incapsula     Published Date: Nov 06, 2017
You’ve probably heard about distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, or maybe you’ve even been hit by one. If you’re like most organizations, you’ve already been DDoSed. Perhaps the attack was minor, a wakeup call, but then the attack subsided without causing damage and you just left DDoS protection on your “to-do list.” If you don’t have a DDoS attack plan, it’s probably time to bump it up to the top of your list. That’s because DDoS attacks are getting bigger, persistent, and more harmful. They inflict serious cost in terms of lost revenue, damaged systems and lost consumer trust. DDoS is no longer just a web server problem; infrastructure is now a target. The attacker’s ambition is clear: Take down your online existence and harm your organization.
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Incapsula
Published By: GeoTrust     Published Date: Oct 06, 2014
Without trust, no website or online service can succeed in the competitive online marketplace. This year has seen a spate of breaches that have targeted the systems of Certificate Authorities (CAs), the companies that prove websites and services are secure and safe to use. Some of these attacks have undermined the trusting relationship between users and even well-known online brands. The changing security landscape has demonstrated not all CAs are the same, and choosing the right CA is critical to running and maintaining a safe and trusted online business. This white paper looks at the role of CAs in web security, including what measures a CA can take to promote trust in its certificates and the criteria to consider when choosing the best CA for the job.
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certificate authority, web security, security landscape, online service, trusting relationship, certificate authorities
    
GeoTrust
Published By: Rapid7     Published Date: Apr 04, 2013
This whitepaper examines the many different methods employed in phishing attacks and social engineering campaigns, and offers a solution-based approach to mitigating risk from these attack vectors.
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rapid7, protect organization, attacks via phishing, solution based approach, mitigating risks
    
Rapid7
Published By: Vectra Networks     Published Date: Nov 05, 2015
Covert communications are key enablers of cyber attacks that allow remote humans to patiently manage and direct their attacks undetected. Attackers choose these vehicles specifically for their ability to evade signatures, malware sandboxes and reputation lists. To learn how Vectra empowers security teams to automatically pinpoint active cyber attacks as they’re happening, correlate threats with the hosts that are under attack, prioritize attacks that pose the greatest business risk, and quickly prevent or mitigate loss, register to get the white paper Detecting Covert Communications.
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malicious covert communications, cyber attacks, undetected attacks, business risk, prevent and mitigate loss
    
Vectra Networks
Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
When dealing with ransomware threats like CryptoWall, which encrypt your data and demand payment to unlock it, spotting infections quickly is critical in order to limit the damage. AlienVault USM uses several built-in security controls working in unison to detect ransomware like CryptoWall, usually as soon as it attempts to connect to the command and control server. Watch this demo on-demand to see how AlienVault USM detects these threats quickly, saving you valuable clean-up time and limiting the damage from the attack.
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vulnerability, management, risk, prioritize, profile, environment, data, asset value, network, authenticated, unauthenticated, remediation, best practices, intelligence, scores, attacks, policy violations, compromise, ex filtration, exploit
    
AlienVault
Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
Two of the oldest and most common attacks used against web applications, SQL injection attacks and cross-site scripting attacks (XSS), continue to impact thousands of websites and millions of users each year. Finding these exposures quickly is essential in order to prevent system compromise and avoid information leakage. SIEM solutions can be invaluable in this effort by collecting and correlating the data you need to identify patterns that signal an attack.
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alienvault, sql injection, web security, cyber attacks, siem solutions, xss, cross site scripting attacks, siem, threat protection
    
AlienVault
Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
Have you ever wondered how the bad guys actually get control of a system? And, how they convert that system into a data-syphoning droid? Join AlienVault security engineer, Tom D'Aquino as he walks you through the steps of a system compromise and how detect these nefarious activities at every stage. You'll learn: • How attackers exploit vulnerabilities to take control of systems • What they do next to find & exfiltrate valuable data • How to catch them before the damage is done with AlienVault USM Using a real-world example of a common vulnerability, Tom will show you how AlienVault USM gives you the evidence you need to stop an attack in its tracks.
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vulnerability, management, risk, prioritize, profile, environment, data, asset value, network, authenticated, unauthenticated, remediation, best practices, intelligence, scores, attacks, policy violations, compromise, ex filtration, exploit
    
AlienVault
Published By: BitSight Technologies     Published Date: Feb 20, 2015
Learn how to drastically improve your third-party security compliance and see how your organization should make adjustments to ensure you’re protected from unmitigated risks.
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bitsight technologies, security, cyber attacks, monitoring, third party security monitoring, third party risk, risk management
    
BitSight Technologies
Published By: Sophos     Published Date: Mar 30, 2017
With an estimated 500,000 'Internet of Things' devices using default security credentials it's little wonder that the recent Mirai botnet's DDoS attack was able to cause such widespread disruption. But it isn't just the average home-user that's at risk. Organizations like yours are being targeted with bespoke malware in order to compromise your network and add your servers and devices to malicious botnets. This paper explains why these attacks are so successful, how a typical infection takes place and what security systems your organization should have in place to defend against botnet proliferation.
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web protection, email protection, web application firewall, intrusion protection, sandboxing, threat protection
    
Sophos
Published By: Limelight     Published Date: Feb 16, 2018
DDoS attacks have long been known as the main form of cyber attack risk. “The Financial Inspection Manual” revised by the Japanese government’s Financial Services Agency in April 2015, identifies the risk of "DDoS attacks", and the need to take countermeasures is strongly emphasized. Other government agencies also acknowledge the frequency and severity of DDoS attacks. However, a clear method to completely prevent DDoS attacks has not been established yet. Why is that? What are the best measures that companies can take at the present time?
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content delivery network, cybersecurity, ddos, waf, web application firewall, cdn, distributed denial of serivde, cloud security, ddos attack, digital rights management, drm
    
Limelight
Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Aug 11, 2015
This webinar talks about common PCI DSS compliance challenges, questions to ask as you plan and prepare, core capabilities needed to demonstrate compliance, and how to simplify compliance with a unified approach to security
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pci, dss, compliance, alienvault, security management, vulnerability management, cyberattacks, data breach prevention, security intelligence, behavioral monitoring, asset discovery, threat detection
    
AlienVault
Published By: Sophos     Published Date: Mar 30, 2017
Ransomware threats like Cryptowall, TeslaCrypt, and Locky are on the rise, targeting organizations of all sizes. This paper explains how these attacks work, and why a large number of new infections continue to surface despite existing protective measures. It also provides practical short- and long-term steps that organizations should take to protect against them.
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security solutions, ransomware, security technologies, protection technologies, malicious email, it security, server protection
    
Sophos
Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Sep 11, 2012
How to Stop Spear Phishing Attacks: Combating the Attack of Choice for Cybercriminals
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fireeye, phishing, cybercrimicals
    
FireEye
Published By: Mimecast     Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"Whaling attacks have risen in recent months and these emails are more difficult to detect because they don’t contain a malicious hyperlink or attachment, and rely solely on social-engineering to trick their targets. In order to combat these attacks, organizations must be aware of the dangers presented by whaling, or CEO fraud, and put the right safeguards in place. Mimecast conducted a whaling attack survey with 500 organizations around the globe and the results were alarming. Read this report to learn: - The five key phases of a whaling attack - How to protect your organization from a whaling attack through company exercises, education, and technology. - What Mimecast is offering to combat these attacks in its industry-leading Targeted Threat Protection service."
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cyber security, cyber fraud, impersonation attacks, ceo fraud, whaling
    
Mimecast
Published By: Forrester Research     Published Date: Apr 27, 2015
Download the report to learn how to prepare an Incident Response Plan that ensures your business recovers quickly and effectively.
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security, vulnerability management, analytics, threat prevention, cyber attacks
    
Forrester Research
Published By: Quinstreet - Infosec     Published Date: Jun 11, 2012
The HP ArcSight Express ESM solution contains the new ArcSight CORR Engine, a breakthrough technology that delivers industry-leading performance in log correlation and storage enabling you to thwart complex attacks your organization faces today.
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Quinstreet - Infosec
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