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Published By: Fidelis Cybersecurity     Published Date: May 15, 2019
Cybercriminals have been upping their game this year; the use of file-less attacks with macros and PowerShell scripts to evade preventive defenses and sandboxes mean that they are getting better than ever at using phishing, social engineering and drive-by techniques to gain initial footholds in private domains – and once they arrive, they are often avoiding detection for extended periods of time. Between April and July 2018, Fidelis interviewed over 580 security professionals from around the globe to understand how they are shifting their detection strategies and how confident organizations are in their ability to not only prevent targeted attacks – but root out threats that have by-passed traditional preventive defenses.
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Published By: Illusive Networks     Published Date: Apr 10, 2019
Illusive Networks is proud to once again sponsor the Cyberthreat Defense Report by CyberEdge Group, now in its sixth year, to help security leaders assess and shape their cybersecurity programs. Download this comprehensive report to learn more about the most wanted security management and operations technology for 2019, which security processes organizations struggle with the most, and how organizations are trying to detect advanced cyberthreats more quickly.
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cybersecurity, cyber threats, apt, targeted attacks, cyberedge, advanced persistent threats, threat management, illusive networks
    
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Published By: Lookout     Published Date: Mar 28, 2018
Mobile devices have rapidly become ground zero for a wide spectrum of risk that includes malicious targeted attacks on devices and network connections, a range of malware families, non-compliant apps that leak data, and vulnerabilities in device operating systems or apps. Read the four mobile security insights CISOs must know to prepare for a strategic conversation with the CEO and board about reducing mobile risks and the business value associated with fast remediation of mobile security incidents.
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Published By: Entrust Datacard     Published Date: Jan 16, 2015
With every new data breach revealed or costly identity-theft case reported, confidence in data security and the protection of private identity information transactions — and overall trust — erodes. This loss of confidence in online services and reputation can have a direct impact on trust from end-users, customers, employees, partners, vendors and more. With significant advances in criminal threats — both in sophistication and sheer frequency — all enterprises are urged to bolster defenses, authenticate digital identities and safeguard sensitive information. Entrust offers five specific best practices — with emphasis on strong authentication, identity assurance, mobile enablement and general layered security — that can help protect against targeted attacks now and over the long term.
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entrust, server, risk, assessment, authentication, standards, layered, authentication, education, malware, threats, mobile, data, security, integration, deployment, certificates, identity, business technology
    
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Published By: WatchGuard Technologies     Published Date: Apr 20, 2011
This white paper examines five steps to better security that today's retail businesses can't afford to ignore on their networks - from application control to data loss prevention - to ensure business continuity and PCI DSS compliance.
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watchguard xcs, security for retailers, zeus botnet, web security, web content filtering, https inspection, data loss prevention, targeted attacks, web applications, pci dss 2.0, spear phishing, application control, drive-by download, malicious activity, network security solutions, business continuity
    
WatchGuard Technologies
Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Feb 28, 2014
Organizations face a new breed of cyber attacks that easily thwart traditional defenses. These advanced attacks are targeted. They are persistent. And they are devastatingly effective at breaching your systems and stealing your sensitive data. This paper examines: The limitations of existing security solutions; Several security architectures, including sandbox-based products; An architecture built from the ground up to truly protect against today's advanced attacks.
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fireeye, persistent threats, advanced attacks, data centers, cyber-attacks, speed of detection, accuracy of detection, small businesses, information security, security threats, fireeye platform, protecting data, cyber targets, cybercriminals, prime target, midsize businesses, security, it management
    
FireEye
Published By: McAfee     Published Date: Apr 25, 2014
Sophisticated advanced targeted malware requires a sophisticated approach. This solution brief explains how to defend your organization with a comprehensive, layered approach that identifies, contains, and remediates these insidious threats.
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"advanced malware, targeted malware, layered malware defense, targeted attacks, critical infrastructure threats, forensic analysis, static detection, dynamic detection, forensic analysis, application control, vulnerability scanning, real-time kernel protection, change management monitoring, database activity monitoring, siem, network ips, global intelligence, advanced threat defense", security, it management
    
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Published By: Qualys     Published Date: Nov 05, 2013
A zero-day threat is a vulnerability that becomes known to the vendor on the same day it becomes known to the public, meaning IT assets targeted by a zero-day threat won't have a patch available when it's needed. However, zero-day attacks operate in a realm of the probable - they work only because there are exploitable vulnerabilities within IT systems. Many of these can, and should be prevented. 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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qualys, qualys zero-day risk analyzer, zero-day, zero-day offense, vulnerability, vulnerability management, zero-day threat, patch availablity, zero-day attacks, it systems, security, data security, resiliency layers, hardened assets, identification
    
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Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Sep 11, 2012
Advanced Targeted Attacks: How to Protect Against the Next Generation of Cyber Attacks
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cyber attacks, it security, targeted attacks, malware, business technology
    
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Published By: FireEye     Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
How to Protect Against the Next Generation of Cyber Attacks
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fireeye, cyber attacks, firewalls, ips, protect, security, business technology
    
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Published By: McAfee     Published Date: Feb 25, 2015
This report summarizes key steps organizations can take to harden their infrastructure, improve their responsiveness, and actively disrupt targeted attacks by paying attention IoAs
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siem, real-time siem, attacks, real-time security, mcafee, attack prevention, targeted attacks, siem solution, siem security, security, security intelligence solution
    
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Published By: Intel Security     Published Date: Apr 06, 2016
Threat intellegence can even up the battle between attackers and defenders. This 31 page report from Securosis defines Threat Intellegence and discusses how you can leverage threat intelligence to shorten the window between compromise and detection.
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advanced malware, targeted malware, layered malware defense, targeted attacks, critical infrastructure threats, forensic analysis, static detection, dynamic detection, forensic analysis, application control, vulnerability scanning, real-time kernel protection
    
Intel Security
Published By: Intel Security     Published Date: Apr 06, 2016
This solution brief outlines how security operations must evolve to a continuous operation focused on assessing readiness, acquiring and integrating threat intelligence, and increasing the speed of threat response capability
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advanced malware, targeted malware, layered malware defense, targeted attacks, critical infrastructure threats, forensic analysis, static detection, dynamic detection, forensic analysis, application control, vulnerability scanning, real-time kernel protection, change management monitoring, database activity monitoring, siem, network ips, global intelligence, advanced threat defense
    
Intel Security
Published By: Pindrop Security     Published Date: Mar 21, 2018
As fraudsters grow in sophistication and experience, they often aren’t acting alone. Syndicated crime rings are big business around the world. In the fraud economy, different fraudsters specialize in different aspects of the attack, from gathering data and creating profiles of targeted victims, to socially engineering call center agents, to creating tools like robotic dialers. These fraudsters might work alone, selling their skills on the black market. In other cases, fraudsters are running entire call centers overseas dedicated to executing attacks.
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Published By: Pindrop Security     Published Date: Apr 26, 2018
As fraudsters grow in sophistication and experience, they often aren’t acting alone. Syndicated crime rings are big business around the world. In the fraud economy, different fraudsters specialize in different aspects of the attack, from gathering data and creating profiles of targeted victims, to socially engineering call center agents, to creating tools like robotic dialers. These fraudsters might work alone, selling their skills on the black market. In other cases, fraudsters are running entire call centers overseas dedicated to executing attacks.
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Published By: Pindrop Security     Published Date: Apr 26, 2018
As fraudsters grow in sophistication and experience, they often aren’t acting alone. Syndicated crime rings are big business around the world. In the fraud economy, different fraudsters specialize in different aspects of the attack, from gathering data and creating profiles of targeted victims, to socially engineering call center agents, to creating tools like robotic dialers. These fraudsters might work alone, selling their skills on the black market. In other cases, fraudsters are running entire call centers overseas dedicated to executing attacks.
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Published By: Lumension     Published Date: Feb 07, 2014
Memory injections are on the rise. And traditional endpoint security tools can do little to stop them. Here’s what you need to know about memory-based attacks—and how to effectively protect against them.
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lumension, persistent threats, memory-based attacks, information security, it regimes, threat solution, risk mitigation, data security products, vulnerability management, layered defenses, e-security, targeted phishing, organized attacks, apt attacks, computer security, infrastructure, whitelisting solutions, application control, encryption, business scanning
    
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Published By: Trend Micro     Published Date: Feb 01, 2013
This whitepaper will explore the anatomy of targeted attacks: the inner workings of the APT lifecycle. It will also provide an in-depth overview of Trend Micro Deep Discovery advanced threat protection solution, and how it enables enterprise IT to adopt a custom defense strategy that modernizes its risk management program to defend against targeted attacks. Deep Discovery is at the heart of the Trend Micro Custom Defense solution against targeted attacks.
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advanced persistent, threat challenge, custom defense solution, trend micro, risk management
    
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Published By: Palo Alto Networks     Published Date: Apr 25, 2017
Cyber criminals constantly innovate their threat tactics to more efficiently breach organizations and make off with valuable data. As cybercrime evolves, we see increased innovation in the hacking tools and techniques used to evade known security mechanisms. In the past few years, we have seen more advanced, targeted attacks, where hackers spent ample time investigating the target and tailoring the threat. Keeping up with new attack techniques, and effectively defending against advanced threats, is perhaps the biggest challenge facing security teams today. In a world of cyberthreats where the only constant is change, architecting a cybersecurity solution that dynamically adapts to constant change is crucial.
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Published By: Kaspersky     Published Date: Feb 05, 2015
This White Paper provides information on how to ensure protection from both regular malware and sophisticated targeted attacks.
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cyberthreats to ics systems, protect from malware, protect from targeted attacks, ics, it security, ensure ics security, protection measures
    
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Published By: Arbor     Published Date: Sep 20, 2013
Financial services companies have been the target of a serious, sustained, and well-funded DDoS campaign for more than a year. What these attacks have continued to demonstrate is that DDoS will continue to be a popular and increasingly complex attack vector. DDoS is no longer simply a network issue, but is increasingly a feature or additional aspect of other advanced targeted attacks. The motivation of modern attackers can be singular, but the threat landscape continues to become more complex and mixes various threats to increase the likelihood of success. There have certainly been cases where the MSSP was successful at mitigating against an attack but the target Website still went down due to corruption of the underlying application and data. In order to defend networks today, enterprises need to deploy DDoS security in multiple layers, from the perimeter of their network to the provider cloud, and ensure that on-premise equipment can work in harmony with provider networks for effective and robust attack mitigation
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distributed denial of service, ddos attack, financial services, financial services company, ddos defense, ddos protection, security, finance, ddos mitigation
    
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