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Published By: Arbor Networks     Published Date: Jan 31, 2013
This paper will look at DDoS attacks in detail. It will illustrate the attack vectors being used and describe why the threat to organizations is greater than ever before
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anti-ddos, products, services, critical, business environment, ips devices, firewall, arbor network, security, knowledge management, data management, business technology, data center
    
Arbor Networks
Published By: Arbor Networks     Published Date: Jan 31, 2013
This white paper examines why IPS devices and firewalls fail to stop DDoS threats. It also describes how an intelligent DDoS mitigation system (IDMS) offers an ideal solution by enabling a layered defense strategy to combat DDoS attacks.
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firewalls, intrusions, ips, fall short on ddos protection, ips devices, ddos attacks, security, it management, data management, business technology, data center
    
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Published By: Arbor Networks     Published Date: Jan 31, 2013
This Frost & Sullivan whitepaper provides an overview of the latest DDoS attack trends, and offers examples of how cloud service and hosting providers can use Arbor Networks solutions to protect their data centers from DDoS attacks and more.
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security, it management, data management, business technology, data center
    
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Published By: Arbor Networks     Published Date: Mar 06, 2013
According to Infonetics Research, the DDoS market is being driven by high visibility attacks, Internet traffic growth, enterprise, mobile and managed security services demand. Learn more with this Infonetics Research report on DDoS.
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arbor networks, ddos, security, infonetics, prevention appliance report, data management, business technology, data center
    
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Published By: Citrix     Published Date: Apr 16, 2014
This white paper examines the current DoS landscape and discusses common approaches for dealing with the modern DoS threat.
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dos, denial of service, citrix, netscaler, http attacks, posts attacks, migration, data protection
    
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Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Oct 07, 2014
The Internet Security Threat Report provides an overview and analysis of the year’s global internet threat activity. The report is based on data from the Symantec™ Global Intelligence Network, which Symantec’s analysts use to identify, analyze, and provide commentary on emerging trends in the dynamic threat landscape. Highlights from the 2014 Internet Security Threat Report Key Findings • 91% increase in targeted attacks campaigns in 2013 • 62% increase in the number of breaches in 2013
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internet security, target attacks, breaches, threat activity, emerging trends, cybercrime, security
    
Symantec
Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Nov 21, 2014
Computer viruses are yesterday’s news; automated attacks that morph rapidly, concealing themselves through encryption and deceptive packaging, are the new hotness. This paper describes how to start with improved malware reporting and gateway monitoring and how to combine this output with security intelligence from both internal and external resources. Forward thinking organizations use these and other techniques promoted by frameworks such as the Critical Security Controls. The key is to—as quickly as possible—detect hostile activity, identify and locate affected systems and devices, and respond appropriately.
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computer viruses, automated attacks, encryption, deceptive packaging, security controls, security
    
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Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Nov 21, 2014
The monthly intelligence report, provides the latest analysis of cyber security threats, trends, and insights from the Symantec intelligence team concerning malware, spam, and other potentially harmful business risks. Key Findings • The .doc file type was the most common attachment type used in spear-phishing attacks, making up more than 52.9 percent of all attachments in September. • The largest data breach reported in September actually took place in April, and resulted in the exposure of 56 million identities. • There were 600 vulnerabilities disclosed in the month of September, the highest number so far in 2014 and second-highest in the last 12 months.
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cyber security threats, harmful business risks, malware, spam, intelligence team, security
    
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Aug 18, 2014
Mitigating Email Threats White Paper: Protect your content with these security measures for inbound and outbound email. Mitigating Web Threats White Paper: Learn about web security options for on-premises, cloud, hybrid, and virtual deployments.
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email, web security, quadrant, solutions, threats, data loss, phishing attacks, protection, gateway, mitigate, cloud, hybrid, on-premises, networking
    
Cisco
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Aug 18, 2014
Cisco offers an approach to network security that protects against new and emerging threats while enhancing network visibility and control. Cisco’s proven email and web security products protect 50 percent of Fortune 1000 companies, more than 20 percent of the world's largest enterprises, and eight of the 10 largest Internet service providers.
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email, web security, quadrant, solutions, threats, data loss, phishing attacks, protection, gateway, security
    
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Aug 18, 2014
Optimize benefits from your Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewall, and better secure your network from malicious activity, with a proven firewall and IPS design guide. Use this guide for faster, more reliable, and more predictable deployment.
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security report, internet criminals, concerns, malware, denial-of-service, attacks, ddos, network, vulnerabilities, firewall, optimize, security
    
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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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cybercrime, damage, landscape, sophisticated, infrastructure, attack, resources, network, disruption, operations, organizations, national, security, data management
    
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Sep 15, 2014
Mitigating Email Threats White Paper: Protect your content with these security measures for inbound and outbound email. Mitigating Web Threats White Paper: Learn about web security options for on-premises, cloud, hybrid, and virtual deployments.
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email, web security, quadrant, solutions, threats, data loss, phishing attacks, protection, gateway, mitigate, cloud, hybrid, on-premises, networking
    
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Jan 15, 2015
Today’s adversaries continue to increase their capabilities faster than the defenses deployed to stop them. Whether they are obfuscating their attacks or hiding malicious code within webpages and other files, they are making it more and more difficult to profile and identify legitimate network traffic. This is especially true in firstgeneration network security devices that restrict protection and policies to ports and protocols.
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firewall, buyers guide, protocols, next generation, networks, computing, cloud, innovation, enterprise, datacenter, social, analytics, it management, data management
    
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Jan 15, 2015
Most large organizations address network security with an army of tactical point tools like firewalls, VPN gateways, IDSs/IPSs, network proxies, malware sandboxes, web and e-mail gateways, etc. This messy array of independent technologies was adequate ten years ago, but now presents a plethora of operational, policy enforcement, and monitoring challenges. Worse yet, network security defenses are becoming less and less effective at blocking targeted and sophisticated threats and advanced malware attacks.
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firewall, next generation, networks, computing, cloud, innovation, enterprise, datacenter, social, analytics, security, it management
    
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Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Jan 15, 2015
For nearly 10 years, viruses endured as the primary method of attack, and over time they were largely matched by defenders’ ability to block and protect against them. Motivated by the notoriety and the knowledge gained by the discovery and publicizing of new vulnerabilities, attackers continued to innovate. What ensued were distinct threat cycles, an “arms race,” so to speak. Approximately every five years attackers would launch new types of threats— from macroviruses to worms to spyware and rootkits—and defenders would quickly innovate to protect networks from them.
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attacks, viruses, protection, networks, threats, arms race, vulnerabilities, macroviruses, worms, spyware, rootkits, defenders, security, data management
    
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Published By: Staminus Communications     Published Date: May 06, 2014
In this installment of a series of white papers about the true cost of DDoS attacks, StamSOC (Staminus Security Operation Center) will discuss the history of the attacks, the wide reaching impacts, and the true costs associated with DDoS attacks.
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staminus communications, staminus, ddos, ddos attacks, hosting security, security, data center design and management
    
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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
Attackers are becoming increasingly skilled at planting malicious code on websites frequented by their desired targets, commonly called "watering hole" attacks. These can be very difficult to detect since they happen as users are going about their normal business. Join us for a live demo showing an example of such an attack, and how to detect it immediately using AlienVault USM. You'll learn: • Common browser vulnerabilities used to execute these attacks • What attackers do next to take control of the system • How to catch it before the attacker moves further into your network
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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
    
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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: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
In this webinar, we'll cover the six key steps every IT practitioner should take to go from installation to insight as quickly as possible with a SIEM solution. You'll learn how to leverage SIEM event correlation to aggregate, correlate and analyze all of the security-relevant log data in your environment so you can: • Detect threats (known and emerging) • Identify vulnerabilities • Accelerate incident response • Identify policy violations • Simplify compliance management Join AlienVault to learn tricks for achieving unified security visibility in the shortest amount of time.
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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
The state of threat intelligence in the information security community is still very immature. Many organizations are still combating threats in a reactive manner, only learning what they're dealing with, well...when they're dealing with it. There is a wealth of information in the community, and many organizations have been gathering data about attackers and trends for years. How can we share that information, and what kinds of intelligence are most valuable? In this presentation, we'll start with a brief overview of AlienVault's Open Threat Exchange™ (OTX), and then we'll discuss attack trends and techniques seen in enterprise networks today, with supporting data from AlienVault OTX. We'll also take a look at some new models for collaboration and improving the state of threat intelligence going forward.
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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
If you're like most IT practitioners, you are busy. You have a million things to do and preparing the reports needed to prove PCI DSS compliance requires time you just don't have. It doesn't have to be so hard. Join compliance experts from Terra Verde Services and AlienVault for this practical session on how to take the pain out of PCI DSS reporting. You'll learn: • The key reporting requirements of the PCI DSS standard • The security technologies you need to collect the required data • How AlienVault USM can generate these reports in minutes, not days • How to use your audit reports to improve security on an on-going basis
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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
As cyber attacks grow more sophisticated, many organizations are investing more into incident detection and response capabilities. Event monitoring and correlation technologies and security operations are often tied to incident handling responsibilities, but the number of attack variations is staggering, and many organizations are struggling to develop incident detection and response processes that work for different situations. In this webcast, we'll outline the most common types of events and indicators of compromise (IOCs) that naturally feed intelligent correlation rules, and walk through a number of different incident types based on these. We'll also outline the differences in response strategies that make the most sense depending on what types of incidents may be occurring. By building a smarter incident response playbook, you'll be better equipped to detect and respond more effectively in a number of scenarios.
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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
While vulnerability assessments are an essential part of understanding your risk profile, it's simply not realistic to expect to eliminate all vulnerabilities from your environment. So, when your scan produces a long list of vulnerabilities, how do you prioritize which ones to remediate first? By data criticality? CVSS score? Asset value? Patch availability? Without understanding the context of the vulnerable systems on your network, you may waste time checking things off the list without really improving security. Join AlienVault for this session to learn: • The pros & cons of different types of vulnerability scans - passive, active, authenticated, unauthenticated • Vulnerability scores and how to interpret them • Best practices for prioritizing vulnerability remediation • How threat intelligence can help you pinpoint the vulnerabilities that matter most
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