Container Security

Read this eBook to explore key findings and best practices for developing a security architecture for your containerized applications.


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.

Are You Collecting Personal Data Securely?

In this guide, find out the changes to online information processing introduced by GDPR and how they differ from current data privacy legislation, who is at risk, and what the common issues organizations face to comply are.

Bits in a Box: Containers, a UNIX one-trick pony, make a comeback

The container-vs-virtual machine debate confirms one important sea change for security professionals: containers are back from their UNIX heyday, bringing speed and scalability to cloud-based applications and development.


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.

Firewall Best Practices to Block Ransomware

Download this whitepaper to learn how ransomware attacks work, how they can be stopped, and best practices for configuring your firewall and network to give you the optimum protection against ransomware.

Testing Endpoint Security Guide

No organization can afford ineffective endpoint security that fails to protect against rapidly evolving real-world threats. Download this Testing Guide for guidance on what to look for in an endpoint protection solution.

Standing Up to Cryptojacking

Criminals are aggressively targeting servers and even whole networks to mine for cryptocurrency on other people's computers. You pay for the hardware, and they pocket the rewards. Read this paper to learn how to fight back.

The State of the SOC

An Enterprise Study on Threat Detection and Response.

Applying Deception Mechanisms for Detecting Sophisticated Cyber Attacks

Learn more about how deception is quickly gaining the attention of organizations seeking an efficient post-breach detection technology.

Utilizing Deception for Effective Breach Detection

A new approach combines intelligent deception with internal and outbound traffic-monitoring.

Mesa Systems Protects Against Phishing Email with EdgeWave ThreatTest

This case study reviews how Mesa Systems identified a new wave of phishing attacks getting past their existing defenses, and how they are giving their employees a simple tool that helps them flag suspicious emails in their inbox.

Phishing: The Threat from Within

In this paper, we explore challenges IT professionals face when adopting a more traditional approach to security monitoring and identify new steps you can take to stop, measure and report phishing attacks in real-time.

Fight the Phishing Epidemic and Win - The 5 Biggest Challenges and How to Attack Back

This guide details the top five challenges organizations face in fighting phishing threats and how a new approach can finally solve your biggest corporate inbox risk.

Annual Threat Report: 2017 Summary & 2018 Predictions

Download the report to learn what attacks targeted midsized organizations in 2017 and how to protect your business against continued attack trends through 2018.

Osterman White Paper: Supplementing the Limitations in Office 365

This Osterman Research White Paper examines what’s currently available in Office 365 and addresses security, archiving and content management, and GDPR compliance limitations.

Who Moved my Data? Securing Cloud Data in a Share-Everything World

Download this white paper to learn best practices for keeping your SaaS applications and the data you store in them safe from cyber-attacks.

Definitive Email Security Strategy Guide

Download this definitive guide to learn the 5 key steps to building your email security strategy across the entire attack chain – from prevention through real-time response.

Getting Started with DMARC

The DMARC standard is the most powerful weapon to date in the fight against phishing and spoofing. Download this complete DMARC reference guide to learn what DMARC is and how it works, as well as best practices for implementation.

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.

Frost & Sullivan: Dynamic Cyber Defenses A Fresh Approach to an Old Problem

Download this whitepaper to learn how dynamic defenses are being used to overcome the shortcomings of standard prevention approaches, and to prevent malicious activity without layers of static rules.

What You Can Do to Strengthen Cloud Security

Security is a shared responsibility that requires investment by both cloud providers and users. So, what can organizations do to strengthen security of the cloud environments? This white paper presents key steps you can take.

Cloud Visibility For Dummies

In seven fast chapters, Ixia's Special Edition Cloud Visibility For Dummies addresses important questions related to cloud, as well as providing insights into trends driving cloud adoption.

Security Resilience - The Paradigm Shift is Here

Read this whitepaper to get an explanation of security resilience and the benefits it can deliver to you.

The ABCs of Inline Security

Download this whitepaper for clarity into the most frequently encountered concepts of inline security and to have a resource as you develop your network security architecture.

Network Visibility For Dummies

Download this guide to learn how to use a visibility foundation to access all the relevant traffic moving through your organization and deliver the information you need to protect and maximize customer experience.

The Definitive Guide to Visibility Use Cases

This book provides a collection of the top 68 network visibility use cases, along with a brief overview of how to implement each one. These summaries allow you to determine which use cases are critical for your business.

3 Reasons Why DevOps is a Game-Changer for Security

This whitepaper explores the intersection of DevOps and InfoSec, offering three reasons why security organizations will benefit by combining these two practices.

Cyber Exposure for Dummies

This ebook takes a close look at Cyber Exposure, including the Cyber Exposure gap created by legacy security offerings and the Cyber Exposure platform designed to protect all computing assets.

Reducing Cyber Exposure from Cloud to Containers: 5 Key Learnings from the CISO POV

This ebook provides insights on how CISOs are addressing the modern attack surface.

2018 Cloud Security Report

This report, produced by the Information Security Community on LinkedIn in partnership with Cybersecurity Insiders, explores how organizations are responding to cloud security threats, and what best practices they are considering.

Global DDoS Attacks & Cyber Security Insights Report

For an in-depth look at the DDoS threat landscape and how organizations like yours are adjusting their defensive strategies, get the latest Neustar Global DDoS Attacks & Cyber Security Insights Report.

Breach & Attack Simulation VS Pen Testing VS Vulnerability Scanning

Download this whitepaper to learn the pros and cons of vulnerability scans and penetration tests, as well as the new and effective approach to cybersecurity validation.

How A BAS Platform Can Assist with Evaluating Secure Email Gateway Solutions

Download this whitepaper to learn how to determine the best email security gateway product, compare various SEG solutions, and how breach & attack simulation platforms can test the efficiency of various Secure Email Gateways.

Cryptocurrency Under Attack

Download this whitepaper to learn about past cryptocurrency-related cyberattacks, the history of cybercurrency, and how breach & attack simulation platforms allow you to verify your company's security posture.

How to Avoid the Top 3 Pitfalls of Reputation-Based WAF's

This guide will address the common pitfalls of signature-based WAF models, including their inability to keep up with modern attackers, adequately cover large attack surfaces, and adjust to the ever-changing threat landscape.

Phishing Response Trends - It's a Cluster

Download your report to learn about the implications of our phishing response data and what organizations can do to improve their anti-phishing security.

Five Phishing Predictions 2018

You can’t stop what you can’t see. To give you visibility into the changing phishing landscape, this survey gives you trends on what’s coming next. Read the 5 predictions in this e-book and learn how to prepare your IT department.

Enterprise Phishing Resiliency and Defense Report

Learn the proactive way to strengthen your phishing defense. Are you going on offense against phishing or playing chronic defense? Read this report and find out how to take the fight to attackers.

Cofense Intelligence: A Look Back and a Look Forward

Over the past year, three notable malware delivery trends emerged throughout the thousands of phishing campaigns analyzed by Cofense Intelligence. Learn what they are and more - download the report.

2018 Global State of Privileged Access Management Risk & Compliance

New report shows privileged credentials at risk even as compliance requirements increase. Most organizations are falling short due to inadequate policies, poorly executed processes, and insufficient controls.

2017 Black Hat Hacker Survey Report

Thycotic’s survey of attendees at the 2017 Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas reveals what cybersecurity technologies hackers think are obsolete; plus, the easiest and fastest ways they use to get at your sensitive data.

Privileged Password Security Policy Template

This eBook gives you best-practice policies to help your organization improve IT security and demonstrate regulatory compliance. You’ll save hours of effort leveraging these policies that are easily customizable in minutes.

Cybersecurity for Dummies

This eBook delivers a fast, easy read that describes what everyone needs to know to defend themselves and their organizations against cyberattacks, including steps everyone can take to protect themselves at work and at home.

Privileged Account Management for Dummies

This Free Privileged Account Management for Dummies 24-page book gives you, your IT staff, and business stakeholders a practical understanding of privileged account management and its security implications.

Marrying SIEM and AI

This Analysis Brief surveys IT pros to determine if they are using AI today in conjunction with their SIEMs, what their plans are for AI, and how effective their SIEMs and related security tools are for today’s environment.

Migrating Data in a Legally Defensible Manner

From PREX17, learn why, when and how you can defensibly migrate data.

Vulnerability Management Program Checklist

To strengthen your security posture and effectively protect against threats, your team must regularly apply patches and apply updates to your system, devices and applications to prevent vulnerabilities from being exposed.

Incident Response: An Adversary on the Network

While technology is necessary to prevention, it must be combined with advanced analytics and skilled analysis by human hunters looking for common attack vectors in the noise to detect and respond to threats in real-time.

IoT Security for the Future: 5 Guiding Tenets

Download white paper to learn 5 guiding tenets of IoT Security and how PKI and a Root of Trust provides a secure foundation for IoT devices, platforms, applications, and data analytics.

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.

Handcuffing the Mobile Octopus - MDM strategies: An embarrassment of niches

This eBook looks at how MDM works, the top qualities to look for in a solution, and best practices for securing sensitive corporate data. It also explores approaches to ensure productivity is embraced responsibly.

Trials & Tribulations of IAM

This ebook looks at how Islands of Identity can form and how you can overcome the challenges of managing incompatible identity and access management platforms.

The Mighty Microservice

This eBook looks at how containers can rein in the sprawl of virtual machines, why this is important, and how microservices can make a difference in the efficiency of the container environment.

A King's Ransom(ware)

Ransomware continues to be a headline grabber but where do these attacks rate compared to other cyberattacks? We look at the history of ransomware, its not-so-obvious impacts, and how you can prepare for the next attack.

My Friend, My Enemy

This special report looks at how social engineering works, why it works as well as it does, how to identify an attack and what to do if you think you’ve been compromised.

Curtain Going Up on GDPR

Here’s what you need in place now that GDPR is live. Incidentally, GDPR and EU compliance are not necessarily intuitive for the average US corporation.

Phishing for Ransomware

SC Media looks at best practices to identify and stop phishing attacks with their destructive payloads before they take down the corporate network or hold your corporate data for ransom.