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By: Absolute Software     Published Date: May 31, 2016
With companies embracing mobility to maintain competitive advantage in the digital era, information security threats have increased exponentially. Userfriendly technologies such as mobile devices, mobile apps, and cloud storage are often hacker-friendly too, creating opportunities for cybercriminals to covertly infiltrate company data. This opens the door to data loss, reputational damage, loss of proprietary information – not to mention the associated regulatory penalties and potential legal fees. IT bears the brunt of responsibility for information security, yet according to Forrester, internal incidents top the list of security breach causes in 2014.
Tags : mobility, competitive advantage, best practices, mobile devices, mobile applications
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By: Adobe     Published Date: Mar 05, 2018
We are fully entrenched in the digital age, so much so that you're probably reading this with a smartphone or mobile device within arms length. Similarly government is also making the shift towards a digital future. But with moving away from paper-based records and towards digital data, there are new opportunities for potential security risks regarding government data and content. As cyberthreats continue to grow in number and sophistication, agencies should be looking at features to secure every level of their digital infrastructure and content. Check out this new pocket guide to learn content security best practices, why it matters, government rules and regulations related to digital data and its associated security and content challenges. You’ll also learn tips and tricks to apply at your agency to make sure your content is secure.
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By: Ahead     Published Date: Jun 05, 2019
Digital Business Continues to Move the Cyber Goal Posts Fortune magazine estimates that by the year 2020, US companies will spend $101 billion per year on cyber security, up 38% from 2016. With all of the money being invested in cyber security, why do the pace and complexity of new security threats continue to rise year after year? A big reason is that today’s digital business involves a more mobile workforce with expectations of immediate and on demand access to data fronted by intuitive and engaging user experiences, and often underpinned by public cloud infrastructure for increased agility and time to market.
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 07, 2016
Many industry experts advise financial services institutions (FSIs) to embrace digital transformation. At the heart of that mandate is the need to satisfy rising customer expectations for fast, secure, always-on services delivered seamlessly across all channels and devices. While it’s important to harness the digital technologies today’s customers turn to — especially when it comes to engaging the millennial generation — FSIs need to optimize web and mobile performance to deliver exceptional end-user experiences. Here are eight considerations. Get started on your journey – download the whitepaper today
Tags : online banking service, online banking services, online banking application, online banking applications, online banking app, online banking apps, financial services it, online banking solutions, digital transformation, digital disruption, infrastructure, cloud security, ddos, security breaches, web application security, cyber threats, cyber security, cloud applications
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
Targeted threats are increasing at an alarming rate. Malicious actors are evolving their methodologies and are increasingly exploiting the domain name system (DNS) to launch cyberattacks. Learn more about how to proactively protect your company with an additional layer of cloud-based security.
Tags : domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
It’s likely not a matter of if, but when your company will fall prey to targeted attack involving malware, ransomware, data exfiltration, or phishing. In fact, 70% of organizations reported a security incident that negatively impacted their business in the past year. Learn more about the realities of cybercrime in today’s hyperconnected world.
Tags : domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
     Akamai Technologies
By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
Cybercriminals are evolving. Increasingly, they are capitalizing on the open and unprotected nature of the Domain Name System (DNS) to launch damaging phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks. How are you proactively protecting your network and users from these targeted threats? Here are five things to ask yourself as you consider a DNS security solution for your company.
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     Akamai Technologies
By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
With the constant drumbeat of news reports about security breaches, cyber security is hard to ignore. Organizations understand that they need comprehensive security solutions, yet significant gaps remain. Malicious actors have evolved their methods to leverage the vulnerabilities of the Domain Name System (DNS), and attacks that utilize this vector are increasing in number.
Tags : domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
DNS is a well-worn data exfiltration and communication vector. Explore why targeted threats continue to use the DNS protocol to exfiltrate sensitive information, how it’s done, and what might be next in the evolution of this attack vector.
Tags : domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Aug 11, 2017
Examine the business impact of malware, ransomware, and phishing, as well as the cost of the average data breach. Given the significant economic impact of these threats, understanding your financial exposure and employing a layered defense simply makes sense.
Tags : domain name system (dns), cloud security, threat protection, threat prevention, phishing, ransomware, security threats, malware
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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.
Tags : rdns, dns, anti-virus, security, network defense
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
Gartner named Akamai a Leader in their 2017 Magic Quadrant for Web Application Firewalls. A web application firewall is an essential element in your defense against application-layer attacks, which pose an ever-greater threat to productivity and security. The Akamai approach to WAF combines: An anomaly detection model A repeatable testing framework to measure effectiveness Threat intelligence to identify the latest threats A cloud platform for global scale Managed security services to help organizations better protect their websites and web applications over time
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Nov 13, 2018
The ongoing adoption of cloud computing by communications service providers (CSPs) continues to fundamentally reshape their business models and technology strategies on several levels. One such area that is garnering significant attention is the impact of the cloud on security services. This is because security services and the vital tools they encompass can be empowered through the adoption of a carrier cloud model. This, in turn, better positions CSPs to meet the demands of their customers, including those in the small to medium-size business (SMB) market segment. The timing of this migration is optimal, since many SMBs now recognize the threats they face and realize that given their limited IT budgets and lack of security expertise, CSPs are well positioned to protect them from cyberattacks. While the opportunity for CSPs is significant, many are hesitant to make a move in this area because they want to ensure they can address SMBs’ needs and maintain control of the service in a car
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
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). But this Internet protocol doesn’t have to be a vulnerability.
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Dec 11, 2018
The challenges that IT security professionals face grow more complex daily: Cyberthreats are sophisticated and ever-evolving, the workforce is varied and mobile, and access to the corporate network must be customized and efficient.
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Sep 10, 2019
Small and midsize businesses (SMBs) need – and want – cybersecurity. However, with limited resources, they often have to look for outsourced solutions. ISPs are well positioned to address SMBs’ security needs with their ongoing IT relationships, established contacts, and billing connections. Security offerings can help providers improve subscriber engagement, drive incremental revenues, and increase service provider affinity. This white paper will explore the following: • SMB exposure on the internet, and unique challenges they face dealing with security threats • How ISPs can help SMBs address their security exposure • The market opportunity for SMB security, and how providers can build a business case
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By: Akamai Technologies     Published Date: Sep 10, 2019
Contemporary internet threats are sophisticated and adaptable, they continuously change their complexion to evade security defenses. Traditional rigid, deterministic, rule-based security research are becoming less effective. Security research approaches employing data science methods to implement anomalies-based analysis across very large volumes of anonymized data are now essential. This paper will: • Briefly cover security research challenges in today’s threat landscape • Explain why DNS resolution data is a rich resource for security research • Describe how Akamai teams use DNS data and data science to create better threat intelligence • Discuss improvements in threat coverage, accuracy, and responsiveness to today’s agile threats
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By: Aladdin     Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
In this Aladdin white paper you will discover an overview of spyware, security threats seen with spyware, the technical underpinnings to spyware, the technology challenges inherent in trying to block spyware, and spyware's legal issues.
Tags : spyware, malware, antispyware, anti-spyware, anti spyware, email security, aladdin, security
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By: Alert Logic     Published Date: Jun 12, 2014
New security threats are emerging all the time, from new forms of malware and web application exploits that target code vulnerabilities to attacks that rely on social engineering. Defending against these risks is an ongoing battle. Download to learn more!
Tags : cloud security, vulnerability management, vulnerabilities, patching, patch management, security
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By: Alert Logic     Published Date: Aug 25, 2014
The Security Operations Center (SOC) is where security data is transformed into an effective response to attacks. From investigating threats and scanning for vulnerabilities, to reverse-engineering malware and developing new security content to identify the latest threats, the SOC is a critical piece of the security puzzle. Learn how Alert Logic’s SOC operates to protect IT infrastructure from on-premises data centers to the cloud.
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By: Alert Logic     Published Date: May 23, 2019
Security has always been a fast-paced field, but lately the pace has been accelerating. Malware is rapidly evolving. The ways payloads are being delivered and deployed are changing, too. New attack tools and exploit techniques are appearing more regularly. It’s taking less time for them to gain widespread adoption. For all of those reasons, we thought it would be valuable to share additional insight into the threatscape we shared in the 2018 Critical Watch Report.
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By: Alert Logic and Rackspace     Published Date: Jun 20, 2014
Defending against application security threats is an ongoing battle. With new threats emerging every day, this whitepaper provides insight into how to leverage threat and log management technologies to protect your IT assets throughout their vulnerability life cycle.
Tags : alert logic, rackspace, pci, pci dss, payment security, compliance, vulnerability life cycle, security
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By: Alert Logic and Sungard Availability Services     Published Date: Jun 20, 2014
Defending against application security threats is an ongoing battle. With new threats emerging every day, this whitepaper provides insight into how to leverage threat and log management technologies to protect your IT assets throughout their vulnerability life cycle.
Tags : alert logic, sungard, pci, pci dss, payment security, compliance, vulnerability life cycle, security
     Alert Logic and Sungard Availability Services
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