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.

13 Essential Steps to Meeting the Security Challenges of the New EU GDPR

Read this paper to learn how you should be preparing your information security program for compliance with the GDPR.

Security in a Remote Access World

Download this report for findings from a survey of enterprise IT executives illustrating that distributed businesses goes beyond just beefing up network infrastructure and increasing budgets for IT hardware.

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.

2017 Beyond the Phish

Learn how real end users are performing on security awareness topics beyond the phish such as protecting confidential information, working safely outside the office, building safe passwords, and more.

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.

Reducing Cyber Exposure from Cloud to Containers

Securing the modern attack surface is a critical challenge you must effectively address to reduce cyber exposure. By reading this ebook you’ll learn what’s working – and what’s not – from 29 global infosec leaders.


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.

PKI Automation for the Future

Download the exclusive White Paper to learn how automation helps deliver on the promises of PKI and the goals of your IT strategy.

Security Operations Centre: Build vs. Buy

This eBook will explore the common dilemma of building your own Security Operations Centre (SOC) using your own staff, technology and resources versus enlisting the help of a Managed Detection and Response (MDR) partner.

Managing Non-Microsoft Security Updates – Bridging the Gaps Left by WSUS and SCCM

The objective of this paper is to discuss the importance of patching non-Microsoft software and identify the challenges of patching vulnerable non-Microsoft applications.

2017 Annual Security Roundup: The Paradox of Cyberthreats

2017 saw massive ransomware outbreaks, as well as familiar threats like business email compromise. Meanwhile, cybercriminals reworked techniques and tried to exploit known vulnerabilities in new ways.

Digital Extortion: A Forward-looking View

Digital extortion has become the most successful moneymaking venture for cybercriminals, and the most effective in terms of the scale of their victims. Big or small, everyone gets hit, and everyone has to pay.

Enterprise Network Protection Against Cyberattacks Primer: BEC

Download this whitepaper to discover recommendations against Business Email Compromise, double checking wire transfer requests, assessing email content, and more.

The 2018 Threat Impact and Endpoint Protection Report

For this report, business across all industries were surveyed to find out what they're doing to defend themselves. We examined how organizations protect themselves from ransomware and the effectiveness of their protection.

2018 Ransomware Hostage Rescue Manual

Get the most complete Ransomware Manual packed with info you need to prevent infections, and what to do when you are hit with ransomware, complete with a Ransomware Attack Response Checklist and Ransomware Prevention Checklist.

3 Reasons: Why DevOps is a Game-Changer for Security

This paper provides high-level guidance for DevOps and InfoSec professionals seeking collaborative, efficient approaches for strengthening application and information security.

Information Security in the DevOps Age: Aligning Conflicting Imperatives

Written by CyberScoop, this paper offers practical advice for DevOps and InfoSec professionals who want to realize the benefits of accelerated software development without jeopardizing enterprise security.

IDC Analyst Connection: Creating a Secure Development Environment

Written for infosec leaders responsible for integrating security into DevOps, this brief report offers answers you can put to work now. Download and share it with your developer peers today.

Why IPS Devices and Firewalls Fail to Stop DDoS Threats

This white paper examines why IPS devices and firewalls fail to stop DDoS threats. It describes how an intelligent DDoS mitigation system combats both volumetric and application-layer DDoS attacks.

SWOT Assessment: Arbor Cloud

This is a comprehensive offering to address enterprise DDoS mitigation requirements.

2017 Global DDoS Mitigation Products Market Leadership Award

Based on its strong overall performance, Arbor Networks achieved a market share of 61%, and Frost & Sullivan recognizes Arbor Networks with the 2017 DDoS Mitigation Products Market Leadership Award.

Insight Into The Global Threat Landscape

This document highlights key industry trends and threats facing network operators, along with the strategies used to mitigate them.

The Buyer’s Guide to Cyber Threat Intelligence

Read this guide to get clarity on how to narrow down your search for the right threat intelligence solution.

BluVector Threat Report Q4 2017

Looking back at Q4 2017, we witnessed the continued evolution of the threat landscape. In most cases, the attacker’s motivation was, in one way or the other, profit. Download this report to learn more about the specific threats.

The Rising Threat of Fileless Malware

Understand how fileless malware is evolving to avoid detection, the techniques currently employed to prevent infection and the strategies security teams need to consider when determining how to stop future fileless breaches.

Securing Hybrid Networks for Dummies

Organizations need to ensure their network is available as their organization changes. In this whitepaper, discover how to structure, manage, and sustain complex hybrid network infrastructures with next generation firewalls.

Managing Workforce Cyber Risk in a Global Landscape

Forcepoint has commissioned privacy and compliance experts Hogan Lovells to undertake a global study of the legal privacy requirements for 10 key monitoring use cases, with guidance for 15 countries.

Securing the Whenever, Wherever Workforce

Do you have visibility into what apps are used and where your data is? Enterprise assets are more at risk than ever, yet today many of those assets live inside of cloud apps like Dropbox, Box, Salesforce, Office 365 and Google.

Cyber Threats on a Path to Destruction

Learn about destructive malware, the latest type of malware, and how you can detect it and prevent it from destroying your network.

Ten ways hackers Evade the Sandbox

Download this paper to learn the top ten ways hackers are evading sandbox technologies.

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

Download this complete DMARC reference guide to learn what DMARC is and how it works, as well as best practices for implementation.

Email Fraud Survival Guide

Download this Email Fraud Survival Guide to learn common email fraud attacks and why they succeed, what groups are most frequently targeted, and key steps to protecting your organization both before and after attacks.

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.

DDoS Attacks No Longer Kids Play

DDoS attacks now rank among the most persistent cybersecurity threats. They are part of the arsenal regularly deployed by cyberattackers with criminal or political aims, as well as for extortion or competitive advantage.

How You Can Use the Dark Web for Threat Intelligence

Download this white paper for a clear definition of the dark web, an understanding of underground threat actor communities, and examples of threat intelligence uncovered by combining dark web, open web, and technical sources.

Threat Intelligence: A New Approach

Learn more about the new approach to sharing threat intelligence and develop a methodology to measure the effectiveness of your current security infrastructure.

Multi-factor Authentication Deployment Guide

In this guide, we share things to consider before deploying MFA and practical advice for building multi-factor authentication for applications.

Automate Security Incident Response with Okta

Read this white paper to learn how to properly address threats with multi-factor authentication, use identity as the foundation for your breach prevention strategy, and integrate all of your security infrastructure apps.

CIO eGuide: Preventing Data Breaches from Stolen Credentials

This guide will explain how Okta Adaptive Multifactor Authentication (MFA) provides the security that IT needs, while also providing the simplicity end users want.

Protect Against Data Breaches

Read about Okta’s modern approach to centralizing identity management, enabling strong authentication, reducing the attack surface and enabling rapid response.

Put The “Ops” In “DevOps”

Read this Forrester Research whitepaper for perspective on trends shaping development and operations strategies. Learn how progressive companies are handling app development and operations faster and at lower costs.

IDC Report: Integrated Cloud-Based Monitoring and Analytics Break Down IT Ops Silos

Discover how Oracle addresses cloud based management, monitoring and analytics with Oracle Management Cloud.

Mitigate the Top Nine Cloud Threats with a Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)

The Cloud Security Alliance published a report highlighting "The Treacherous 12" threats to cloud computing. Of the 12 challenges identified in the report, the good news is that you can address nine with a single CASB solution.

Making the Case for a Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)

It's not easy determining who is responsible for what when it comes to cloud technology. It's important to have an effective and trusted CASB partner to help advise on key cloud security and trends so you know you're covered.

Making Sense of the Shared Responsibility Model

This white paper examines the root cause behind the confusion, some unfortunate scenarios that resulted from the confusion, and how some enterprises are successfully addressing and embracing the shared responsibility model.

The Definitive Guide to Sharing Threat Intelligence

Despite the popularity of industry-centric sharing initiatives, particularly the sharing of threat intelligence, member organizations are still mostly focused on consuming what is shared instead of adding their own contributions.

North Korea Cybersecurity Profile

This research report provides a detailed examination of North Korea's cybersecurity landscape, analyzing political context, international relations, security posture, economy, cyber-strategy, intelligence and cyber services.

Russian Federation CyberSecurity Profile

This report profiles the Russian Federation, including current political, economic, and security Landscape; national cyber strategy; Russian-based organized crime; civil society and discontents and future concerns.

Cyber Threat Brief: 2018 Winter Olympics

This Cyber Threat Brief provides research on the threat landscape, including detailed analysis of potential vulnerabilities, hacktivist, APT, and organized crime activity, past Olympic attacks and geopolitical tensions.

13 Essential Steps to Meeting the Security Challenges of the New EU GDPR

Read this paper to learn how you should be preparing your information security program for compliance with the GDPR.

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.

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.

Last Minute GDPR Compliance

It's too late to do GDPR compliance right for the May 2018 launch, but not too late to start. Download this ebook for recommendations on what to do first.

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.

Phishing Reference Guide: Taking the Sport Out of Phishing

Phishing has become the cyber attacker's go-to option for identifying vulnerability in the corporate network. This guide looks at how phishing came to be, how to identify it and how to remove the profit from phishing attacks.

The Clock is Ticking on GDPR

GDPR is right around the corner. We look at how you should prioritize your time to reduce your vulnerability, providing expert advice on what to do and, more importantly, what not to do, with the data you collect.

Is the Thrill of Your SIEM Gone?

SIEM technology is evolving, but it remains the cornerstone of corporate security. What's the future for SIEM and will it remain relevant tomorrow? This eBook looks at how it is evolving to keep current with emerging technologies.

The Picture of Threat Intelligence

Threat intelligence is a popular buzzword, but is it meeting its hype? Some swear by it; others swear at it. We explain the disconnect.

Who Goes There? Authentication in the cloud is the next great challenge

Conventional wisdom is that if you want to protect data, the best bet is the cloud. Better security. Better access. The question is: Are these assumptions true? We explore those claims and delve into the underlying technology.

Risking It All on Risk Management

Risk management rules are changing fast and furiously worldwide. Is your company able to cope with the rapid change? For global firms, these changes can be daunting.

SIEMs of Change

The SIEM you installed 5 years ago is not necessarily the one you need today. While rip-and-replace supporters say you need a fully integrated threat intelligence “solution,” it might not be the answer to your problem.

Bank Fraud for the Holidays

There was a time when criminals robbed banks because that's where the money was. Today, stealing from banks is more enticing with more than a savings account at stake -- the entire SWIFT system is vulnerable. Check out our report.

GDPR: Conflicted Compliance

GDPR is all about privacy, but some of the EU rules are in conflict with US laws and regulations.

How will this all play out? We provide insights on this conundrum.

Have any corporate secrets? Go Phish

Training your employees to recognize a social engineering attack is the best way to defend against phishing, experts say. How else can you defend yourself? We provide some suggestions.

AI: Utopia or dystopia?

Today AI is being used to find vulnerabilities in software and systems before the attackers do so, enabling defenders to be proactive in finding zero days and potential Patient 0 victims. We explain how this works.

Beware the Insidious IoT Devices

As security professionals determine how to protect IoT devices, end users still add more vulnerable devices to their networks. When do you draw the line? Listen to some security execs who have and are facing just that decision.

Managing Threats

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.

Normalizing 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.