Antivirus software consists of computer programs that attempt to identify, thwart and eliminate computer viruses and other malicious software (malware). In the virus dictionary approach, when the antivirus software examines a file, it refers to a dictionary of known viruses that the authors of the antivirus software have identified.
As cyberattacks and fraud continue to increase in frequency and sophistication, organizations are placing a greater emphasis on cyberthreat intelligence as a way to protect against compromise, data breach, and losses from online fraud. Measuring the true value of threat intelligence has been difficult however.
For the first time the Ponemon Institute has conducted a study that reveals the facts behind the impact that weak threat intelligence is having on organizations.
In this guide, penetration testers will learn how to evade anti-virus detection on target machines for your Metasploit pen tests. This guide will be most useful to readers who already have some penetration testing experience and are familiar with Metasploit Pro.
Even if you have adequate antivirus protection, are there still holes in your IT security armor? Is lack of bandwidth to manage the growing list of threats, endpoints, and security systems making your organization vulnerable?
SANS Institute looks at how network attacks can be avoided by utilizing a SIEM platform that combines historical data with real-time data from network sources and security policies for better, more accurate reporting.
Analytics can be a powerful tool, so now is a great time to learn more about web metrics. Use this guide to understand the basics of what web analytics are and why they’re important, what metrics you should track, and how you can use this information to optimize your site and encourage customers to visit often and buy more
In this guide, you'll learn about what goes into creating your own do-it-yourself (DIY) e-commerce web site, from picking the right tools and services you’ll need to create your web pages, to selecting the best hosting provider and payment solution to fit your business, to figuring out the best security for your site.
As mobile devices become more common, cybercriminals see them as having huge profit potential, and aim to gain access to the user's confidential personal and financial information. In this Mobile Security Guide, we'll walk you through the mobile malware landscape and what you need to know to keep your organization's data safe.
While mobile threats are still largely mischiefware and have not yet broken the device’s security model but instead more focused on for-pay texting scams or stealing personal information, the dangers are still rife. This white paper from BlueCoat examines the mobile threat landscape and the behavioral patterns of mobile users that make them most vulnerable to data loss, malicious applications, fraud and other mobile threats.
Tools and techniques used to protect physical data are no longer sufficient for virtual data assets. How do you know which technology is right for your organization? Let an expert do the work for you: The Buyers’ Guide to Virtual + Physical Data Protection.