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ENTERPRISES RE-ENGINEER SECURITY IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
By BMC Australia | 26/7/2017

It’s no secret that CEOs across North America and Europe have been marshal-ing forces for digital transformation in a high-stakes battle to ward off ambitious insurgents, maintain market share and address the changing demands of today’s customers. This is a once-in-a-generation challenge for any business leader, but it’s not the whole story. Behind the scenes, a fourth imperative is being added to the list of transformation considerations—combating modern cybercriminals.

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Exploits. Intercepted.
By Sophos | 12/12/2016

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. It explores how exploits work, the exploit industry, 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 organisation against advanced and unknown threats.

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Phishing 2.0 - Why phishing is back as the No. 1 web threat, and how web security can protect your company
By Webroot | 7/1/2014

In this white paper we will: • Summarize the decline of Phishing 1.0. • Discuss how phishing has turned toward business and become more costly. • Outline the structure of new Phishing 2.0 attacks. • Delineate how the new campaigns evade standard antiphishing countermeasures. • Describe how web security services with real-time antiphishing capabilities can protect against Phishing 2.0 attacks.

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Managing Web Security in an Increasingly Challenging Threat Landscape
By Webroot | 5/9/2013

Cybercriminals have increasingly turned their attention to the web, which has become by far the predominant area of attack. Those who would do harm to our computer systems for profit or malice always manage to focus their efforts on our most vulnerable weak spots. Today, that is the web, for a wide number of reasons. Download to find out why and what you can do to protect yourself.

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Russian Underground 101
By Trend Micro Australia | 13/11/2012

This research paper intends to provide a brief summary of the cybercriminal underground and shed light on the basic types of hacker activity in Russia. It discusses fundamental concepts that Russian hackers follow and the information they share with their peers. It also examines prices charged for various types of services, along with how prevalent the given services are in advertisements. The primary features of each type of activity and examples of associated service offerings are discussed as well. Read this paper.

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