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Whitepapers are partner-offered informational research documents that provide technical and operational data, case studies, and timely views and explanations to help keep your organization safe.


3D Secure 2.0: Putting Customer Experience at the Heart of Payment Authentication

Access this white paper to learn about the defining features of 3D Secure 2.0, why they matter, and the positive benefits of adoption for issuers and merchants.

How UEBA Mitigates IP Theft by Departing Employees

An introduction to the benefits of User and Entity Behavior Analytics in assessing employee behavior.

How Can I Defend my Hybrid Enterprise From Data Breaches and Insider Threats?

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Root Access Podcast S2:E3 Privacy

On the latest episode, Privacy, host Mike Storm and the team talk to Trevor Hughes, president and CEO of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, about the future of privacy in an age of mass data collection.

Breaking the Kill Chain Stopping Data Breaches

Privileged Access Management solutions provides capabilities that prevent attackers from carrying out key components of their attacks—breaking the breach kill chain—as well as reducing risks in the event of a successful attack.

SC Media Special Report on Scaling Network Security

Scaling your cloud resources includes scaling your data security. Experts tell us that building the security in up front both for a larger and a wider network will make your task much easier. Esther Shein explains.

Whitepapers

Whitepapers are partner-offered informational research documents that provide technical and operational data, case studies, and timely views and explanations to help keep your organization safe.

SC Media Special Report on Scaling Network Security

Scaling your cloud resources includes scaling your data security. Experts tell us that building the security in up front both for a larger and a wider network will make your task much easier. Esther Shein explains.

The Voice of The Enterprise CISO

For this whitepaper, MindForce Research interviewed participating CISOs to discuss their biggest security challenges; the repercussions of ignoring those challenges; and the strategies they're using to overcome them.

Fighting Email Threats with Predictive Defense – Featuring Best Practices from Gartner

Get complimentary access to the Gartner newsletter and discover how you can protect your organization from email threats using predictive defense.

How UEBA Mitigates IP Theft by Departing Employees

An introduction to the benefits of User and Entity Behavior Analytics in assessing employee behavior.

Effective Incident Response Through User Activity Monitoring

The longer cyber incidents remain undiscovered, the more likely it will be that the company realizes a significant data breach. Such incidents cost the company millions in lost business, opportunities, reputation, and lawsuits.

How UEBA Reduces the Threat of Insider Data Leakage

While organizations invest significant resources to stop hackers from getting company data, the greatest risk to organizational data security are the so-called insiders.

How to Implement NIST CSF: A 4-Step Journey to Cybersecurity Maturity

NIST CSF can help CISOs understand their organization’s capabilities across the cybersecurity lifecycle. The process is a journey that involves making improvements over time. This whitepaper provides insight into best practices.

3D Secure 2.0: Putting Customer Experience at the Heart of Payment Authentication

Access this white paper to learn about the defining features of 3D Secure 2.0, why they matter, and the positive benefits of adoption for issuers and merchants.

451 Research: Best Practices to Improve Fraud Investigation

Access this analyst report to learn how web behavior analytics is being used to improve fraud detection and response to high-impact fraud threats across customer-facing websites.

Threat Landscape Report Q2 2017

This report focuses on three central and complementary aspects of application exploits, malicious software (malware), and botnets. Download the report to find out what you need to be prepared for.

The Human Factor in Advanced Attacks

Today’s advanced attacks focus more on exploiting human flaws than system flaws. Download Proofpoint’s Human Factor Report, based on anonymized data from over 5,300 organizations, for insights into this new trend.

Ransomware Survival Guide

Ransomware is experiencing a high-profile surge as the volume of attacks has grown exponentially to create a multi-billion dollar threat for businesses. Download this guide to know what to do before, during, and after an attack.

The BEC Survival Guide

Since 2015, more than 22,000 organizations have fallen victim to Business Email Compromise attacks, losing an estimated $3 billion. Download this comprehensive BEC survival guide to learn how can you recognize and stop attacks.

The Hidden Costs of Microsoft Office 365 Security

According to Gartner, 35% of organizations that move to Office 365 supplement the natively available email security with a third-party product. Learn where native features fall short, and how to supplement them.

Cybersecurity Roadmap

Cyber thieves have become more sophisticated at penetrating networks. Learn what you’re up against, and be prepared by downloading this “Cybersecurity Roadmap” white paper now.

IT and Business Management

IT and business management may not agree on the best way to combat cybercrime. Download this whitepaper to learn strategies for working together to improve cybersecurity.

Strategies for the Enterprise to Address Today's Top Security Vulnerabilities

A state of rock-solid cyber security last year may be a flawed security approach today. This is a reality facing many organizations. Download this whitepaper to learn how confident organizations are in their cybersecurity posture.

Mapping the Ransomware Landscape

Traditional approaches are insufficient in thwarting ransomware attacks. Models using next-gen firewalls, layered security, and proactive threat intelligence are a requisite. Learn new strategies to prepare for the threats.

Rethinking the Approach to Cybersecurity

The cyberthreat landscape continues to grow. Cybersecurity Ventures predicts cybersecurity will become a $1 trillion enterprise between 2017 and 2021. Learn new strategies and approaches to prepare for the ever growing threats.

Secure Mobile Development Best Practices

Designed for mobile app developers and security professionals, this guide covers vulnerabilities typically used to attack apps and users, then dives into secure coding best practices for building security directly into your app.

Mobile App Security Program Management Handbook

Whether starting with a mobile app security testing initiative, or wanting to make some tweaks to improve an existing program - use this guide to build a programmatic approach to mobile app security testing.

Evaluation Guide for Mobile App Security Testing

This guide shares key concepts regarding testing coverage, reporting, process, and ROI, as well as key vendor questions to help evaluate technical capabilities essential to accurate and efficient mobile app security testing.

IP Intelligence Improves Company Efficiency Customer Experience and Security

Find out how companies, like yours, are using IP Intelligence to improve their efficiency, customer experience, and security performance.

IT Buyers Guide to Z-Discovery

How do you choose the right e-discovery software for your company? It begins with understanding how a solution fits into your technology ecosystem. Download this whitepaper for answers to common questions from IT professionals.

In-House Elevated: Close the Gap on Office 365 E-Discovery Success

Close the gap on Office 365 e-discovery success. Download this whitepaper to learn how to keep legal preservation defensible during MicrosoftⓇ Office 365Ⓡ migration, and beyond.

Shore Up Social Media and Digital App Security

If you’re not keeping up with digital trends and best practices, staying compliant and achieving positive litigation outcomes may elude you. This whitepaper outlines ways to manage digital app security challenges of e-discovery.

Privileged Access Management eBook

Thanks to numerous, headline-making incidents in recent years, cybercrime has risen toward the top of the concern list for many organizations—and the customers with whom they do business.

KuppingerCole Privileged Access Manager

Read this report to learn more about CA Privileged Access Manager—a scalable, well-integrated suite that provides a comprehensive solution for privileged identity management in both physical and virtual environments.

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Managing and protecting privileged credentials is essential to reducing risk and addressing compliance requirements.

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Breaking the Kill Chain Stopping Data Breaches

Privileged Access Management solutions provides capabilities that prevent attackers from carrying out key components of their attacks—breaking the breach kill chain—as well as reducing risks in the event of a successful attack.

Addressing PCI Compliance

CA Privileged Access Manager provides an effective way to implement privileged access management in support of PCI compliance and other security needs.

How to Build a Rock-Solid Software Security Initiative in 5 Steps

Application security testing is a starting block, not the finish line. It’s a critical and necessary component of every security program. However, “penetrate and patch” application testing alone is not a security strategy at all.

The Hiker's Guide to Software Security

In The Hiker’s Guide to Software Security, we’ll fill you in on the seven must-have items you’ll need to make it to the end of the trail.

12 Questions to Ask Your Application Security Testing Provider

Download a checklist of 12 essential questions to ask application security testing providers and use it to compare options.

The Agile Security Manifesto

The Agile Manifesto provides an alternative to document-heavy software development practices. Now there are 4 principles to complement the Agile Manifesto by addressing similar inefficiencies plaguing application security.

4 Critical Elements of a Successful GRC Implementation

This paper will tackle four of the biggest challenges organizations face when trying to implement a GRC platform to help you avoid common pitfalls.

7 Ways to Improve Your Security Incident Response

This paper covers nine ways to get your security incident response program moving towards a sustainable solution.

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Content is king; there’s no way around it. But in today’s era where a post, video, movie or other digital assets can instantly go viral, how can you set effective perimeters to guard some of your content?

Minimizing Network Security Risks Created by Medical Devices

In this comprehensive white paper, you will learn about the growing IoMT threats, and get real world tips on devising an effective, scalable IoMT security strategy for your hospital, healthcare network, or clinic.

How to Safeguard Against MAC Spoofing

This white paper explores the MAC spoofing problem, covers best practices, and evaluates the effective solutions available to thwart off MAC spoofing attacks.

Ransomware and the Limits of Conventional Protection

Download this report to learn more about one of today's greatest threats, ransomware. Either you pay up, or you lose your data. Simply put, your data is held hostage.

Evolution of Next Generation Firewall

NGFWs are an example of cybersecurity continuing to evolve. Enterprises need a first line of defense to protect the constantly changing attack surface. Download this whitepaper to learn how the number of attack vectors is growing.

Cyber Risk Management: A New Approach to Responding to Complex Threats

Cyber threats are significant business risks facing organizations. While companies spend money every year to secure a perimeter against cyber and insider threats, new data breaches cause businesses to question their investments.

The New Enterprise Security Model

Cyber attacks as of late have been a growing issue, and pose as threats to all businesses. Identifying an issue, and orchestrating the proper security measures will put companies in a position to avoid losses from data breaches.

Blue Hill Research Report: Visualizing Cyber Risk

This report examines the business drivers for a more holistic way of looking at cyber risk. There is an urgent need to focus more clearly on root causes, susceptibilities, and actions relevant to critical business operations.

Techniques to Deal with Ransomware, Business Email Compromise, and Spearphishing

Download this new Osterman Research whitepaper for best practices in defending against Ransomware, business email compromise, and spearphishing.

How to Transform Employee Worst Practices into Enterprise Best Practices

Download this whitepaper to learn the Top 10 enterprise security employee best practices, as well as clear direction on how to go about improving your organization’s security posture.

Forrester TEI Study: Value of KnowBe4 Goes Beyond ROI

Read this study for an explanation of Forrester’s analysis and a walk-through of KnowBe4's impact on their customer’s business. How does 127% ROI with a one month payback sound?

2017 Endpoint Protection Ransomware Effectiveness Report

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EBooks, editorially produced by SC Media

SC eBooks are independent, editorially driven products, sometimes underwritten by sponsors, that offer in-depth analysis of critical areas of interest to our readers. These comprehensive reports provide insights from industry experts specializing in the various aspects of data security, and hands-on analysis by CISOs of companies addressing these challenges on a daily basis.

SC Media Special Report on Scaling Network Security

Scaling your cloud resources includes scaling your data security. Experts tell us that building the security in up front both for a larger and a wider network will make your task much easier. Esther Shein explains.

SC Media eBook on Threat Management

As data threats change, CISOs must determine if their company is prepared. This ebook looks at how threat management is changing and why security that worked a few years ago might be insufficient in today’s threat landscape.

Cloud-based Backup: Surviving Ransomware

This SC Media eBook provides practical advice on protecting your network from the next WannaCry-like attack.

SC Media eBook on Behavioral Analytics

Understanding how and why your employees act the way they do can reduce the potential for insider attacks and potential losses. Behavioral analytics helps identify and reduce potential losses. Here’s how it works.

SC Media eBook on GDPR

GDPR is less than a year away, but a large number of companies have yet to start to implement the regulations. This eBook looks into the challenges of waiting too long to meet the standard and helps set a timetable for compliance.

SC Media Special Report On Hybrid AI

This Special Report delves into questions related to hybrid AI and the crossroads of where AI can be used reasonably and what still needs to be done to avoid the dystopian "Westworld".

SC Media eBook on Identity and Access Management

Despite all the complexities of cybersecurity, the main issue remains identity and access management. But how does a company master identity and access management? That’s the ultimate question that has yet to be answered.

SC Media eBook on Data Classification

This eBook looks at who determines who classifies the data and who implements the security around classifications.

SC Media eBook on Predictive Analytics

Big Data is everywhere, greatly expanding the potential for predictive analytics. This ebook looks at how predictive analytics works and how machine learning can spot trends long before a human might see a vulnerability.

SC Media eBook on Endpoint Security

How do CISOs defend against endpoint attacks? This ebook looks at capabilities of basic endpoint security, as well as addresses how CISOs can defend against more sophisticated attacks, such as ransomware, spear phishing and APTs.

SC Media eBook on GRC

This eBook looks at how managing the three legs of the GRC stool will keep a company from violating regulations while reducing risk and improving security.

SC Media eBook on Incident Response

This eBook looks at the first 9 essential steps you need to take immediately upon finding a breach. Miss one of these steps and you could be looking at long-term problems.

SC Media eBook on Ransomware

Ransomware attacks are profitable and effective for the attackers. What's to stop them from continuing with these types of breaches? This ebook looks at why these attacks have become so popular in the past few years.

Application security: Applications are the new network-edge device eBook

Cybersecurity pros steeped in endpoint and network security must expand their expertise into applications – and developers need to come to grips with their own security challenges.

SC Media eBook on Security Analytics

It’s no longer a question of will you be breached but how quickly and effectively you respond to the breach. We discuss some of your options.

SC Media eBook on DDoS

This eBook will look at modern defensive measures organizations can employ to protect themselves from these relatively inexpensive and easily exploitable attacks and new defenses that will be available shortly.

SC Media eBook on Data Loss Prevention

This eBook looks at today’s best practices for making the attackers’ efforts unproductive.

SC Media eBook on Encryption

With all the current talk about Apple, Safe Harbor and other encryption issues, this eBook will look at the state of encryption and how it has become as much a business issue as it is a security one.

SC Media Cyber Insurance eBook

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SC Media EBook On Vulnerability Management

Vulnerability management is far more comprehensive than many companies implement and hardly plug-and-play. Rather, it’s a daily exercise in defense, detection, response and mitigating risk.