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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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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
    
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Published By: Cisco Umbrella EMEA     Published Date: Oct 12, 2018
Attacks have many phases. Before launching, the attacker needs to stage internet infrastructure to support each phase. Two early phases are to redirect or link to a malicious web domain or send a malicious email attachment. For the former, most attacks leverage exploit kits (e.g. Angler) as the first stage before dropping the final payload. Cisco Umbrella effectively blocks initial exploit and phishing domains. Unlike appliances, our cloud security platform protects devices both on and off the corporate network. Unlike agents, the DNS layer protection extends to every device connected to the network — even IoT. Umbrella truly is the easiest and fastest layer of security to deploy everywhere. Download today to find out more.
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Published By: Veritas     Published Date: Oct 03, 2016
Ce livre blanc vous mettra au fait des dernières tendances et vous y découvrirez huit conseils grâce auxquels vous pourrez exploiter au maximum votre investissement en protection des données et libérer les ressources vous permettant d’innover et de créer de la valeur métier et commerciale.
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Published By: Sophos     Published Date: Mar 30, 2017
Exploits are one of the main techniques used by cybercriminals to spread malware. They take advantage of weaknesses in legitimate software products like Flash and Microsoft Office to infect computers for their criminal ends. A single exploit can be used by myriad separate pieces of malware, all with different payloads. Read this paper to learn more about exploits and how to stop them. We’ll explore how exploits work, the exploit industry overall, what makes a good exploit in the eyes of the cybercriminals, and also how anti-exploit technology is a highly efficient and effective way to secure your organization against advanced and unknown threats.
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malware, antivirus solutions, exploit protection, security software, exploit kits, software protection, backdoor protection
    
Sophos
Published By: Sophos     Published Date: Mar 30, 2017
Many papers on the topic of advanced persistent threats (APTs) begin with ominous references to the changing threat landscape and stories of how highly sophisticated cyber attacks are becoming more prevalent. That can be misleading. The majority of attacks today still use many techniques that have been around for years—social engineering, phishing emails, backdoor exploits and drive-by downloads, to name the biggest ones. Such attacks are neither advanced nor particularly sophisticated when broken down into their individual components and often rely on the weakest link in any organization—the user. However, the way in which hackers use combinations of techniques and the persistent behavior of the attackers is something that does set APTs apart from other attempts to compromise security. This paper is designed to give you an overview of the common characteristics of APTs, how they typically work, and what kind of protection is available to help reduce the risk of an attack.
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network security, firewall, data security, antivirus protection, email protection, virtual security, web protection, wireless protection
    
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Published By: CEB     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
The impact of information is changing and while this change provides great opportunities, it also presents greater risks. Traditional monitoring processes and technology advancements alone no longer deliver effective identification, management, and prevention of business risks, instead the changing impact of information demands early detection and root cause analysis. Learn how leading companies are magnifying exploitation of information security risks, along with advancing identification and protection of compliance risks.
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corporate executive board, ceb, legal, risk, compliance, assurance teams, audit
    
CEB
Published By: Viavi Solutions     Published Date: Feb 22, 2018
Is your Network Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics (NPMD) solution a target for attackers? With increasingly creative exploits, it is important to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to data protection. NPMD tools that do not keep pace can leave your information vulnerable.
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Viavi Solutions
Published By: Kaspersky     Published Date: Feb 05, 2015
This paper gives information about how Automatic Exploit Prevention significantly reduces the risk of infection from widespread malware, or more targeted attacks using exploits – even when a zero-day vulnerability is used.
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benefits to enterprise it security, exploit prevention, protection from exploits, software attacks
    
Kaspersky
Published By: Webroot UK     Published Date: Jan 30, 2014
In 2014, hackers and cyber thieves will continue to change their tactics, using new exploits to infect systems and steal data. This Executive Brief discusses the top five malware trends to keep an eye out for in 2014 and how Webroot SecureAnywhere can provide the endpoint protection that companies will need to be safe in 2014.
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webroot, security, esecurity, cyber threat, malware, malware trends, breaches, safeguard
    
Webroot UK
Published By: McAfee     Published Date: Jan 28, 2014
NSS Labs provides overall exploit protection rates for 11 popular enterprise Endpoint Protection Products.
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epp, endpoint, protection, threats, malware, nss
    
McAfee
Published By: Intel Security     Published Date: Jan 20, 2015
Computer networks are built to facilitate the flow of communication, not stop it. Unfortunately, data packets can be manipulated to look normal yet contain an exploit. These techniques evade standard security measures and, in most cases, can deliver a malicious payload without detection. Often, these advanced evasion techniques (AETs) take advantage of rarely used protocol properties in unexpected combinations. Most network security devices are not capable of detecting them. While many pass industry tests with high ratings, those ratings are based on protection against a limited number of threats. The exact number of AETs is unknown, but it is close to hundreds of millions. To defend against AETs, your network security should incorporate seven critical features into your next gen firewall.
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advanced evasion techniques, aets, next gen firewall, ngfw, data normalization, deep packet inspection, full stack inspection, apt
    
Intel Security
Published By: MarkMonitor®     Published Date: May 17, 2013
Your social media presence helps you engage consumers and stay in tune with the market. But it also paves the way for brand impersonators, counterfeiters and scammers to exploit your brand. Download this informative white paper to understand the benefits of incorporating a brand protection component into your social media program. Learn practical, proven steps you can take to complete your social media strategy–and preserve brand health and customer trust.
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brand health, social, social media, brand protection, social media presence, consumer trust, customer engagement, social media marketing
    
MarkMonitor®
Published By: Webroot     Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This whitepaper deals with the rise of mobility, BYOD and social networking, and how these trends have led cybercriminals to exploit vulnerabilities in browsers and mobile apps. For example, more than 30,000 mostly legitimate websites become infected with malware every day. From drive-by downloads to spearfishing to XML injection, web-borne threats represent a significant new risk for businesses. The report describes how to stay on top of this changing threat landscape and prevent damaging attacks with: • 100% protection against known viruses • Industry-leading URL filtering and IP protection via the world’s largest threat database • Extended protection for smartphones and tablets • Simplified web-based management
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web security, cybercriminals, web threats, web gateway, security, business technology
    
Webroot
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Mar 11, 2015
Cyber attacks are growing every day and become serious threats to your organization, but how do you know and understand the threats out there? Download a copy of this book, and you discover the zero-day exploits and threats used to compromise your enterprise. You also learn about a promising new technology developed by Trusteer, an IBM company, which provides effective yet transparent protection to enterprise endpoints. Start reading Stopping Zero-Day Exploits For Dummies, Trusteer Special Edition, today!
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ibm, cybercrime prevention, it security solutions, trusteer, it management, knowledge management, data management
    
IBM
Published By: McAfee     Published Date: Feb 08, 2013
NSS Labs provides overall exploit protection rates for 11 popular enterprise Endpoint Protection Products.
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mcafee, epp, endpoint, protection, threats, malware, nss
    
McAfee
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Jun 26, 2014
Cyber attacks are growing every day and become serious threats to your organization, but how do you know and understand the threats out there? Download a copy of this book, and you discover the zero-day exploits and threats used to compromise your enterprise. You also learn about a promising new technology developed by Trusteer, an IBM company, which provides effective yet transparent protection to enterprise endpoints. Start reading Stopping Zero-Day Exploits For Dummies, Trusteer Special Edition, today!
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ibm, security, cyber security, cybercrime, cybercriminals, malware, network security, it management
    
IBM
Published By: Viavi Solutions     Published Date: Aug 05, 2015
With increasingly creative exploits, it is important to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to data protection. Performance monitoring tools that do not keep pace can leave your information vulnerable.
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apm, security, hacking, performance monitoring
    
Viavi Solutions
Published By: Cyveillance     Published Date: Jun 20, 2014
Phishing is defined by the Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC) as a broadly launched social engineering attack in which an electronic identity is misrepresented in an attempt to trick individuals into revealing personal credentials that can be used fraudulently against them. In short, it’s online fraud to the highest degree. Although it’s been around for years, phishing is still one of the most common and effective online scams. The schemes are varied, typically involving some combination of spoofed email (spam), malicious software (malware), and fake websites to harvest personal information from unwitting consumers. The explosive rise of mobile devices, mobile applications, and social media networks has given phishers new vectors to exploit, along with access to volumes of personal data that can be used in more targeted attacks or spear phishing. The fact that phishing attacks are still so common highlights their efficacy and reinforces the need to implement comprehensive phishing and response plans to protect organizations. An effective phishing protection plan should focus on four primary areas: Prevention, Detection, Response, and Recovery. High-level recommendations for each of the four areas are outlined in this whitepaper.
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cyveillance, phishing, security, cyberattacks, cybercriminals, threats
    
Cyveillance
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 09, 2015
This American Banker webcast, sponsored by IBM, provides new insight into cybercrime and fraud prevention. Financial institutions have invested heavily in fraud prevention technologies and programs. However, sophisticated organized crime syndicates continue to successfully attack financial institutions and their customers. These criminals adapt quickly by using advanced technology and with ever changing attack vectors to exploit information security and fraud protection gaps across payment types, banking channels, and organizational boundaries. Traditional fraud prevention technologies are simply not capable of detecting and preventing account takeover and advanced malware attacks. A new approach to counter fraud is needed.
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finance, cyber crime, banking, security, network security, fraud prevention
    
IBM
Published By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Nov 13, 2018
Competitive pressures from peers are forcing CSPs to evolve beyond connectivity and offer incremental valueadded services to sustain revenue growth. Security services are an obvious candidate for consideration since awareness of the need for security protections is extremely high due to regular media coverage highlighting Internet exploits. Threat trends and strong alignment with large customer segments are creating opportunity for CSPs to offer a foundational layer of web protection for every Internet access connection. They can provide a previously unavailable level of web security that reduces the risk their customers face, without imposing a configuration or management burden.
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