Attacks Whitepapers


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Protecting critical-value data from the inside
By Nuix | 5/8/2015
More than one-third of all cyber crime incidents and security breaches are caused by insiders. This whitepaper looks at how to develop a proactive insider threat mitigation program that combines three key elements: executive leadership and advocacy, clear policy and guidance, and workforce education and training. With these elements in place, your organisation can address insider threats before they become messy and costly public problems.
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Just add intelligence: Building knowledge, experience and expertise into cyber security incident response
By Nuix | 5/8/2015
The faster cyber security investigators can identify and contain data breaches, the less cost and damage their organisation will suffer. But hiring or contracting expert investigators can be expensive. This whitepaper looks at how technology can encapsulate this expert knowledge into a framework for investigating insider data breaches and external web server attacks.
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The business case for protecting against advanced attacks: Demonstrating ROI to non-technical executives
By FireEye | 10/7/2015
This whitepaper looks at how to demonstrate the potential return on investment (ROI) of an enterprise-class advanced security solution to non-technical executives with a with a checklist of the key points you need to emphasise for a positive outcome. Your executives need to know the challenges you face and the risk if you don’t find solutions.
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Security reimagined, Part 1: An adaptive approach to cyber threats for the digital age
By FireEye | 10/7/2015
Conventional security detects threats too late (if at all), and resolves them too slowly. It gives security teams a fragmented, incomplete view into what’s going on in their network. It’s passive and blind to broader threat trends. And it reacts too slowly to new threats and changing conditions. Discover the 10 components to re-imagining security with adaptive defence.
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M-Trends® 2015: A view from the front lines
By FireEye | 10/7/2015
While we have seen modest gains in organisations’ ability to attack the security gap, advanced (and not-so advanced) threat actors continue to evolve their tactics to find a way through it. This whitepaper looks at the developments for 2015 and how these developments paint a threat landscape that is more complex than ever.
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Threat intelligence: Shellshock
By F5 Networks | 17/4/2015
Information on the security threat “Shellshock” and its mitigation.
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Before the breach
By IBM Australia | 26/3/2015
Threat intelligence uses the symptoms of an attack to foster an understanding of who the attackers are and what their motives and capabilities may be--offering the insight necessary to develop a proactive stance and thwart attackers.
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Gaining the upper hand in today's cyber security battle
By IBM Australia | 26/3/2015
Threat intelligence transforms the technical analysis required to identify the symptoms of a cyber attack - such as malware and security events - into an understanding of who the attackers are and what their motives and capabilities may be.
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Responding to - and recovering from - sophisticated security attacks
By IBM Australia | 26/3/2015
We all know how major security incidents can affect a company’s data, networks and corporate brand. We also know that sophisticated attacks, designed to gain continuous access to critical information or to cause damage in critical infrastructure, are becoming more severe, more frequent and more costly. But what can you do about it? The IBM white paper “Responding to - and recovering from - sophisticated security attacks” details four proactive steps that you can - and should - take now to help keep your organisation safe: prioritise your business objectives and set your risk tolerance; protect your organisation with a proactive security plan; prepare your response to the inevitable sophisticated attack and promote and support a culture of security awareness. Read the white paper to learn how to help keep your organisation safe from sophisticated security attacks and find out how IBM can help.
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2014 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Report 4Q 2014
By IBM Australia | 26/3/2015
This quarterly report from the IBM X-Force research and development team provides a closer look at today’s security risks – from new threats arising from within the Internet of Things, to the sources of malware and botnet infections.
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