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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 09, 2015
This white paper provides an overview of how cybercriminals circumvent security measures at each stage of a transaction’s lifecycle—pre-login, during login and post-login—and offers strategies to help financial organizations combat malware-driven attacks.
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ibm, it security, password security, malware prevention, security infrastructure
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 09, 2015
IBM Security Trusteer solutions provide a layered security approach that can help overcome the pitfalls of two-factor authentication. They can help identify the root cause of malware and phishing attacks, defend against identity theft and thwart the evolving tactics of today’s fraudsters.
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security, ibm, two factor identification, layered security, verification, phishing, malware, identity theft
    
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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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cyber attacks, cia, nsa, wannacry, notpetya
    
BlackBerry Cylance
Published By: BlackBerry Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
With cybercriminals threatening nations globally, cybersecurity is taking a front seat in many regions. Most notably, the European Union (EU) has adopted regulations to combat the threats. Against the backdrop of increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks, the EU has set forth rules and procedures for enhanced cybersecurity, along with penalties for noncompliance, in the form of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This new body of mandated policies and procedures aims to protect EU member personal information collected and/or stored by organizations. Read more in the GDPR business brief.
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data, gdpr, global, nationally, cybercriminals
    
BlackBerry Cylance
Published By: BlackBerry Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
Matthew Coy, Safelite’s Vice President of Information Technology, is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s IT infrastructure, including selecting, administering, and supporting technology products. The company handles personally identifiable information, including credit card information and insurance data collected from several sources, and must comply with insurance industry regulations and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard. Safelite is the target of constant external attacks. The organization experienced ongoing security issues stemming from infected software, drivebys and other malicious downloads. According to Matthew, “A lot of malware and email viruses were making it through the environment, all bypassing our email security and AV.” Not only were the security controls ineffective, the previous AV platform required nearly 150 hours per week to manage. Matthew knew Safelite needed to make a change, and fast. Having worked with Cylance® at two previous companies, he was confident CylancePROTECT® could significantly improve Safelite’s endpoint security. Read the full case study to learn about the results Cylance was able to deliver.
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safe, lite, cybersecurity, data
    
BlackBerry Cylance
Published By: BlackBerry Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are rapidly moving beyond the realms of academia and speculative fiction to enter the commercial mainstream, with innovative products that utilize AI transforming how we access and leverage information. AI is also becoming strategically important to national defense and in securing our critical financial, energy, intelligence, and communications infrastructures against state-sponsored cyberattacks. According to an October 2016 report issued by the federal government’s National Science and Technology Council Committee on Technology (NSTCC), “AI has important applications in cybersecurity, and is expected to play an increasing role for both defensive and offensive cyber measures.” Based on this projection, the NSTCC has issued a National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan to guide federally-funded research and development. The era of AI has most definitely arrived, but many still don’t understand the basics of this im
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artificial, intelligence, cybersecurity, machine
    
BlackBerry Cylance
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: BlackBerry Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
The 21st century marks the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities for mass consumption. A staggering surge of machine learning has been applied for myriad of uses — from self-driving cars to curing cancer. AI and machine learning have only recently entered the world of cybersecurity, but it’s occurring just in time. According to Gartner Research, the total market for all security will surpass $100B in 2019. Companies are looking to spend on innovation to secure against cyberthreats. As a result, more tech startups today tout AI to secure funding; and more established vendors now claim to embed machine learning in their products. Yet, the hype around AI and machine learning — what they are and how they work — has created confusion in the marketplace. How do you make sense of the claims? Can you test for yourself to know the truth? Cylance leads the cybersecurity world of AI. The company spearheaded an innovation revolution by replacing legacy antivirus software with predictive, preventative solutions and services that protect the endpoint — and the organization. Cylance stops zero-day threats and the most sophisticated known and unknown attacks. Read more in this analytical white paper.
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cylance, endpoint, protection, cyber, security
    
BlackBerry Cylance
Published By: BlackBerry Cylance     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
Fileless attacks surged in 2017, largely due to their ability to bypass traditional antivirus solutions. Last year was host to several fileless malware victories. OceanLotus Group infiltrated Asian corporations during Operation Cobalt Kitty, and conducted nearly six months of fileless operations before detection. Ransomware hall-of-famers Petya and WannaCry both implemented fileless techniques in their kill chains. Every major player in information security agrees that fileless attacks are difficult to stop, and the threats are growing worse. Abandoning files is a logical and tactical response to traditional AV solutions which have overcommitted to file-intensive and signature-based blacklists. What can security solutions offer when there are no infected files to detect? How will a blacklist stop an aggressor that only uses legitimate system resources? The security landscape is changing and the divide between traditional AV products and next-generation security solutions is growing wider by the day. Cylance® has built a reputation on security driven by artificial intelligence and provides a frontline defense against fileless malware. This document details how Cylance protects organizations.
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malware, predictive, test, response
    
BlackBerry Cylance
Published By: BlackBerry Cylance     Published Date: Apr 26, 2019
In 2018, BlackBerry Cylance observed many trends in the threat landscape, such as a decline in overall ransomware attacks, an increase in malicious coinminers, and a marked evolution of popular threats like Emotet. Additionally, overall malware attacks rose by 10% as attackers continue to hone their tools, skills, and tactics to threaten Windows, macOS, and Internet of Things (IoT) platforms. Read the BlackBerry Cylance 2019 Threat Report to understand these trends in greater depth, and to learn our recommendations to improve your security strategies.
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BlackBerry Cylance
Published By: Lumension     Published Date: Feb 04, 2011
With cyberattacks inflicting increasingly greater damage following uncontrolled connection, it's time that government organizations got serious about outside threats.
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usb security, network security, patch management, lumension, device management, security
    
Lumension
Published By: Lumension     Published Date: Mar 12, 2011
Studies show that even though most organizations use AV, more and more are succumbing to attacks.
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virus, antivirus, whitelisting, endpoint security
    
Lumension
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
    
Druva
Published By: Qualys     Published Date: Jan 11, 2017
As a mid-sized or smaller organization, there is a lure of feeling safety in obscurity. “We’re too small to be a target for cyber attacks” is a common refrain used to justify a lax network security posture. Unfortunately, it’s a refrain that may come to haunt you.
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information security, it compliance, it audit, it security, network security, web application security, application security
    
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Published By: Qualys     Published Date: Jan 11, 2017
When web applications are breached, enormous amounts of sensitive business data can be lost. According to Verizon’s 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report, web application attacks more than doubled in 2013 to become the #1 cause of security incidents
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information security, it compliance, it audit, it security, network security, web application security, application security
    
Qualys
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
    
Symantec
Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Jan 11, 2013
Threats to online security have grown and evolved considerably in 2012. From the threats of cyberespionage and industrial espionage to the widespread, chronic problems of malware and phishing, we have seen constant innovation from malware authors.
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symantec, internet security, cyberattacks, cyber attacks, phishing, spam, malware, online theft, online threats, data security, business security, web attacks
    
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Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Jan 15, 2014
This year’s ISTR once again covers the wide-ranging threat landscape, with data collected and analyzed by Symantec’s security experts. In this summary, we call out seven areas that deserve special attention.
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symantec, cyberespionage, mobile security, mobile device security, threat report, cyberattacks, cyber attacks, data protection, spear phishing, phishing, spam, virus, malware, hackers, cyber criminals, internet security, business technology
    
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Published By: Qualys     Published Date: Aug 08, 2014
An Introduction to Defending Your Business Against Today’s Most Common Cyber Attacks
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cyber attacks, defense, web application, business data, application security
    
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Published By: Sunbelt Software     Published Date: Aug 10, 2007
Sunbelt Software engaged Osterman Research to survey organizations that are using five different email management systems including Barracuda Spam Firewall, GFI MailEssentials, McAfee GroupShield for Microsoft Exchange, and Symantec Brightmail and Sunbelt Ninja Email Security.
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email management, email, email security, messaging, spam, anti spam, spyware, anti spyware, virus, anti virus, sunbelt, sunbelt software, architecture, phishing, policy based, policy-based, malware, trojan, trojans, mail server
    
Sunbelt Software
Published By: VeriSign, Inc.     Published Date: Aug 03, 2011
The vulnerability of Wi-Fi and conventional wired Ethernet networks is nothing new. But the new Firesheep Wi-Fi attack tool has opened the vulnerability up to others, putting sensitive information within the easy reach of even casual hackers. Learn what you need to do to protect your company from these attacks.
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verisign, symantec, ssl, firesheep, sidejacking attacks, wifi, http connections, https, tls/ssl, vulnerability management, sensitive information, hackers
    
VeriSign, Inc.
Published By: VeriSign, Inc.     Published Date: Aug 03, 2011
This white paper will help you learn about criminals' motivations for distributing malware through the web and how they infect web servers to make distribution possible, as well as techniques administrators can use to detect when and how attackers have compromised their web server.
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verisign, malware security report, bottom line, business protection, cybercriminals, malware attacks, online security
    
VeriSign, Inc.
Published By: McAfee Inc     Published Date: Oct 26, 2009
Medium organizations around the globe are increasingly concerned about cyberthreats, and the rising number of incidents shared publicly certainly justifies their worries. In the first half of 2009, for example, McAfee Labs saw almost as much new malware as it did in all of 2008. At the same time, most organizations have frozen or cut their IT security budgets. Threats up, budgets down. This is what we call the "security paradox."
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mcafee, security, cyberattacks, midsize, cyberthreats, compliance, security tools, sans, data protection, dlp, midmarket, compliance, availability, email security
    
McAfee Inc
Published By: Qualys     Published Date: Nov 16, 2012
This report from Securosis outlines how yesterday's vulnerability scanners are evolving to meet this need, emerging as a much more strategic component of an organization's control set than in the past.
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vulnerability management, it security, security attacks, security data, qualys cloud platform, zero-day threats, security threats, it threats, security risks, security, business technology
    
Qualys
Published By: Qualys     Published Date: Nov 16, 2012
This guide describes why organizations are vulnerable to zero-day attacks, and what you can do to add a zero-day offense to your existing vulnerability management processes to protect your organization's assets and data.
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vulnerability management, it security, security attacks, security data, qualys cloud platform, zero-day threats, security threats, it threats, security, business technology
    
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