The IT Security Kit provides everything you need to accurately assess antivirus solutions. Included in the kit is a 30-day trial of VIPRE Antivirus Business, the antivirus software proven to meet the security needs of IT professionals everywhere.
Viruses have been on the attack for more than 20 years, and the cost of dealing with them is escalating. Too many malcode (malicious code) attacks by viruses, worms, Trojans and the like are breaking through today's most prevalent system defenses: Antivirus (AV) programs. This whitepaper will discuss the full impact of virus disasters and what historically has been done to combat the problem.
Use of instant messaging applications-like AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, MSN Messenger and ICQ-and peer-to-peer applications has grown significantly. Although the benefits of real-time communication offer a productivity benefit to corporate environments, instant messaging and peer-to-peer applications add significant vulnerabilities and risks to an enterprise's security posture.
Published By: LANDesk
Published Date: Feb 12, 2007
This white paper discusses how the new LANDesk® Antivirus solution, available as an add-on to LANDesk® Management Suite and LANDesk® Security Suite, provides a competitively priced, front-line malware and malicious code defense for all network endpoints, including workstations, file servers, mail systems and Internet gateways.
BUSINESS CHALLENGE Protect student data from threats posed by malware on teachers’ MacBook laptops
IT ENVIRONMENT Avast antivirus, enterprise network security layers
SOLUTION Malwarebytes Incident Response
RESULTS Removed PUPs and malware from hundreds of Mac systems in just minutes
Delivered instant visibility into connected systems and quarantined malware
Reduced risk with ability to proactively detect and remediate threats
BUSINESS CHALLENGE Proactively prevent business disruption as a result of cyberattacks
IT ENVIRONMENT Kaspersky antivirus, layered enterprise security
SOLUTION Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection
RESULTS Detected and eliminated thousands of threats that other solutions missed
Delivered visibility into entire installed base of endpoints, regardless of location
Saved time and accelerated response via the cloud console
Prevented PUPs and exploits from gaining entry
BUSINESS CHALLENGE Reduce the impact of malware on enterprise resources
IT ENVIRONMENT Symantec antivirus, layered enterprise security
SOLUTION Malwarebytes Incident Response
RESULTS Saved hours per week by eliminating manual threat remediation Detected and remediated threats that otherwise would not have been found Eliminated downtime for end users with thorough scans and fast remediation Easily generated reports that keep upper management informed
Traditional antivirus or intrusion prevention systems are no match for the new breed of attacks; enterprises need layered security controls that work together to detect the presence and actions of stealthy malware and attackers.
Traditional antivirus (AV) is not the solution to preventing security breaches on the endpoint – it is the problem. AV is no longer
effective at stopping today’s cyberthreats. Although AV satisfies many regulatory, governance and compliance requirements, it saddles organizations with hidden costs while providing little to no real security value.
Great thinkers like Aristotle, Descartes and Elon Musk have said
that, in order to solve really hard problems, you have to get back to
first principles. First principles in a designated problem space are
so fundamental as to be self-evident; so true that no expert in the
field can argue against them.
Exploit kits, which first became popular in 2006, are used to automate the exploitation of vulnerabilities on victims’ machines, most commonly while users are browsing the web. Over the past decade they have become an extremely popular means for criminal groups to distribute mass malware or remote access tools (RAT), because they lower the barrier to entry for attackers and can enable opportunistic attacks at scale. To understand this phenomenon, we must understand the ecosystem that surrounds exploit kits, including the actors, campaigns and terminology involved.
Data breaches are on the rise. The number of breach notifcations issued by the New York State Attorney General’s ofce, for example, has risen 40% during 2016 compared with the same period a year earlier.
A new white paper from Panda Security discusses the new breed of silent online threats that can bypass traditional antivirus programs and penetrate even the most highly 'protected' networks. Additionally, the sheer volume of malware has overwhelmed the antivirus industry as a whole. Collective Intelligence is a new global security model specifically designed to combat the next evolution of malicious code.
Today’s targeted malware attacks are infecting unsuspecting businesses at astonishing rates, rendering traditional antivirus solutions ineffective. Reported and known viruses are becoming less important compared to the increase in unknown threats and attacks.
Published By: Proofpoint
Published Date: Apr 06, 2012
Email Security: Gartner, Inc. positions Proofpoint in the Leaders quadrant in its 2011 Magic Quadrant for the Secure Email Gateway (email security, anti-spam, anti-virus, outbound content filtering, email encryption, intrusion prevention) market.
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.
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. We’ll explore how exploits work, the exploit industry overall, 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 organization against advanced and unknown threats.
Many papers on the topic of advanced persistent threats (APTs) begin with ominous references to the changing threat landscape and stories of how highly sophisticated cyber attacks are becoming more prevalent. That can be misleading. The majority of attacks today still use many techniques that have been around for years—social engineering, phishing emails, backdoor exploits and drive-by downloads, to name the biggest ones.
Such attacks are neither advanced nor particularly sophisticated when broken down into their individual components and often rely on the weakest link in any organization—the user. However, the way in which hackers use combinations of techniques and the persistent behavior of the attackers is something that does set APTs apart from other attempts to compromise security.
This paper is designed to give you an overview of the common characteristics of APTs, how they typically work, and what kind of protection is available to help reduce the risk of an attack.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jan 31, 2013
Tolly evaluated the antivirus effectiveness within VMware vSphere 5 virtual environments for both agentless and agent-based solutions. Download the report to find out which systems were most protected.
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