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Aberdeen Group discusses the move to the public cloud and the security shared responsibility model that leverages the strengths of both the public cloud service providers and enterprises.

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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.


Research Shows Office 365 Surging But Risks Remain

A recent study found 85% of respondents viewing email as critical to the organization. Whether you're already executing or planning a migration, this report reveals insights that can help make email more secure and resilient.

Automating Incident Response: How Security Orchestration Will Improve your Life

Even the best security teams get overwhelmed with security alerts. Triage methods require teams to decide which alerts to respond to, while automated incident response and security orchestration allows responses to every threat.

Exploits Explained: Comprehensive Exploit Prevention

90% of reported data breaches involve an exploit in the attack chain. Read this paper to learn about 23 exploit techniques used by cybercriminals, and compare how the mitigations for these techniques vary by vendor.

SonicWall 2017 Threat Report reveals State of Cybersecurity Arms Race

Understand emerging trends in security breaches – and how to prevent them. Read the SonicWall 2017 Annual Threat Report.

SSL: Enterprise’s New Attack Frontier

SSL and TLS have become an integral part of the Internet, and adoption rates have skyrocketed. This growth offers significant opportunities—but also comes with risks.

Research Shows Office 365 Surging But Risks Remain

A recent study found 85% of respondents viewing email as critical to the organization. Whether you're already executing or planning a migration, this report reveals insights that can help make email more secure and resilient.

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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.

10 Things to Look for in a Secure Internet Gateway

As networks become more decentralized and users connect directly to SaaS applications, security must also shift to the cloud. A new category of products is emerging to address these changes, the Secure Internet Gateway (SIG).

2016 Data Protection Benchmark Study

The Ponemon Institute conducted a survey of IT decision makers to develop benchmarks for data loss prevention incidents. Download the report to learn more about data protection incidents organizations deal with.

2017 CISO Investment Blueprint

Download the 2017 CISO Investment Blueprint to discover where CISOs and their teams are spending budgets, focusing their efforts, and devoting resources in application security.

2017 State of the Firewall

In a recent survey, Firemon asked IT security professionals about their firewall infrastructure challenges. Download the report now to see the impact of cloud, SDN, microsegmentation and IoT on the complexity of IT environments.

451 Research: Tackle Email Fraud With Comprehensive Targeted Threat Protection

451 Research independent analysts review Mimecast’s Targeted Threat Protection suite of email security services. This report provides detailed descriptions of the various email threat vectors.

5 Lessons From an AppSec Pro

Based on a recent survey of 300+ IT professionals in the US and UK, 5 aspects of application security were highlighted as areas of concern or difficulty. Download this report to learn and explore approaches to those five areas.

5 Signs Your Cloud Connection is Mission Critical Ready

Is your cloud connection "mission-critical" ready? It all depends on depends on the types of applications you're running in the cloud, and how important they are to the productivity of your people and the success of your business.

6 Easy Ways to Advance Your Cybersecurity Program

Download this white paper to learn six steps you can take to enhance your ability to ingest, store, and prioritize threat data, develop intelligence-driven processes to automate manual tasks, and streamline your work flow.

7 Bug Bounty Myths, Busted

Bug Bounty programs are often considered too risky, difficult to manage, and only for tech companies. This guide explains why those are merely common myths, and reviews different bug bounty programs types, methods and costs.

A Conversation: Make Your Network Work Smarter, Not Harder

If you expect to thrive, your network must be able to respond instantly to changing requirements. It needs to help control costs and improve productivity. That’s where the new capabilities of Level 3 ANCS deliver real advantages.

A Guide to Private Cloud Security

This e-book provides an overview of private cloud models, the underlying technologies that enable successful deployments and the security challenges—and benefits—of deploying a private cloud.

A Security Leader's Definitive Guide to the Threat Landscape

The transition to a digital economy is requiring networks to evolve rapidly. Keeping up is only part of the challenge. The big question that needs to be asked is, how do you balance this change and opportunity with risk?

A Whale of a Tale: How to Stop the Rising Tide of Impersonation Attacks

Whaling attacks have risen in recent months and are more difficult to detect. Mimecast conducted a whaling attack survey with 500 organizations around the globe and the results were alarming. Read this report to learn more.

A Wireless Defense Strategy in an IoT Era

Across every industry, people are using personal and work devices to access critical applications. Read why ad hoc security is no longer viable and how secure access architecture gives networks the end-to-end protection required.

Aberdeen Report: Security Operations in Public Cloud Services

Aberdeen Group discusses the move to the public cloud and the security shared responsibility model that leverages the strengths of both the public cloud service providers and enterprises.

Adaptive Network Control Solutions

Learn how you can enable greater visibility and gain more granular control over network functions to seamlessly adjust to shifting demands all while controlling costs.

Advanced Email Security Solution Brief

Learn how Proofpoint Advanced Email Security provides a multilayered defense against BEC, ransomware, advanced malware, bulk mail and email downtime.

Advanced Endpoint Protection: Strategic Guidance

Replacing traditional AV with AEP may not be the best decision for every organization. Determining how to implement AEP can be challenging - this guide provides analysis on category definitions and decision criteria.

Advanced Endpoint Protection: When Should an Enterprise Move to AEP?

AEP tools are still relatively immature, which makes it difficult to decide whether to replace or augment existing endpoint protection. This guide provides details on tool selection criteria: which features are important and why.

Are We Getting Any Better at Organizational and Internet Security?

Leading IT analyst firm Enterprise Management Associates latest research has found a shift in awareness training programs. Download this report to read how small and medium size businesses are especially effected.

Assessing Application Security: A Buyer’s Guide

Organizations lack resources and need to look to external services when preventing application security breaches. This guide provides a straightforward method for acquiring the services to support a comprehensive AppSec program.

Automating Incident Response: How Security Orchestration Will Improve your Life

Even the best security teams get overwhelmed with security alerts. Triage methods require teams to decide which alerts to respond to, while automated incident response and security orchestration allows responses to every threat.

Automation Isn't One-Size-Fits-All

When opening up new access, firewall teams need to balance business and security needs. This whitepaper explains how to implement policy that can tell you which access to approve, which to deny and exactly how to get there.

Be Wary of What Travels Inside

Encrypted web communication routinely bypasses enterprise security controls. This paper examines the malicious use of encryption, including statistics, details on encrypted threats, and analysis of encrypted attack vectors.

Best Practices for Dealing with Phishing and Next-Generation Malware

Phishing and malware threats are skyrocketing as cybercriminals become more adept and stealthier in penetrating IT security defenses. Read this white paper to learn how users can be mobilized as your first line of defense.

Breach Detection Systems: Product Selection Guide

Breach detection systems are tools offering timely detection of threats - measured by traditional factors as well as advanced metrics. Download this guide for a comprehensive look at highlights of BDS capabilities to consider.

Bug Bounty Programs – Not a Quick Fix

Application security testing is becoming increasingly important to get right. This report highlights why bug bounty programs, while helpful and important, should not be used as a replacement for a strong AppSec program.

Building Secure Multifactor Authentication

As threats to password security have increased, multi-factor authentication (MFA) has rapidly gained adoption as a method for increasing the assurance of authentication for consumer and enterprise web and mobile applications.

Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky

As trust grows, cloud use accelerates. IT struggles to safeguard sensitive data as Shadow IT hinders visibility and control. Read “Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky.”

Building a Sustainable Security Operations Model

Infographic to accompany the "Sustainable Security Operations" white paper. It demonstrates how sustainable security operations overcomes major inhibitors.

Busting the Myth of the Malware Silver Bullet

To keep up with cyberthreat innovation, effective detection requires state-of-the-art anti-malware. This whitepaper explains how multiple layers of malware protection technologies protect against dangerous malware threats.

CEO Fraud Prevention Manual

Cyber-risk management remains a blind spot for most C-level executives. Any company must quickly learn to integrate these skills and technologies into day-to-day operations – or face the consequences.

Communicate Simply - Migrate Confidently

Simple conversations live at the heart of business. Level 3 Voice Complete lets you easily migrate to SIP, enabling you to have those conversations with customers, colleagues and partners with far greater reliability and security.

Communications Security Blueprint for Enterprise Session Border Controller Deployments

Traditional network security devices are inappropriate for protecting communications. Learn about the vulnerabilities and performance requirements for IP communications and how session border controllers protect against threats.

Connect with Confidence: Three Steps to Stopping Advanced Email Threats

Here are three keys to get started solving the entire email threat problem.

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Discover how you can avoid the typical stumbles many organizations make when creating threat intelligence programs, and put practices in place to act on intelligence once it’s available.

Eight Ways to Protect Your Network Against Ransomware

Get details on eight steps you can take to counteract ransomware threats.

Email Security in a Zero Trust World

To tackle today’s cyber threats, IT security leaders must rethink traditional security strategies. Email security in particular has become a victim of its own success and requires a radical rethink.

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The recent escalating ransomware attacks have shown that no organization is safe and the effects of those attacks can be devastating. Find out how you can train your employees to become a human firewall and combat these attacks.

Empowering the Overwhelmed SOC

While security teams continue to add to their threat protection arsenal, they are struggling to keep up with threats. SIEM tools increase visibility into threats, but significant gaps remain.

Evolving Enterprise Security Operations

Enterprises that have sustained breaches can testify to the catastrophic impacts they have. Download this whitepaper to learn more about the adaptive, scalable, and holistic view of the threat landscape.

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.

What Attacks Aren’t You Seeing?

See why fortune 50 companies are using DNS to complement existing security measures. Download this eBook to learn how DNS provides visibility into all internet requests across your network to block connections to malicious IP's.

30 Minutes to a More Secure Enterprise

As the volume and sophistication of attacks intensify relentlessly, conventional defense methods are proving no longer adequate. Download this whitepaper to learn how DNS-layer security offers extremely compelling value.

SC Media eBook on Threat Intelligence

This eBooks looks at some of the ways CISOs are sharing intelligence in order to build better defenses and the challenges they face in making sure this intelligence is actionable.