Assembling cybersecurity: The politics and materiality of technical malware reports and the case of Stuxnet

September 26, 2019

This is an article about how cybersecurity gets “made,” with a focus on the role of commercial computer security firms in generating knowledge in matters of international cybersecurity. The argument is two-fold. Firstly, malware may be an intangible artefact in some ways, but its success and its interpretation as malware is deeply interwoven in social, technical, and material alliances.

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Ransomware Data Recovery Architectures

whitePaper | September 26, 2022

Ransomware attacks have been on the rise in recent years. They are extremely insidious in nature and have been foremost in many CEOs’ and CIOs’ minds lately. Ransomware is malware that prevents an enterprise from accessing and using its data, usually by encrypting the data in an inconspicuous manner so the victim does not know the attack is occurring.

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Security Challenges for the Energy Industry on the Industrial Internet of Things

whitePaper | November 4, 2022

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a relatively new computing paradigm that combines machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), remote sensors, and device-control applications (or “apps”) to help businesses and industry achieve more efficient and reliable operations. In the oil and gas field, IIoT is used for a variety of purposes—from fully autonomous pump and valve control to remote sensing of security breaches at isolated wellsites.

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VIRSEC ® SECURITY PLATFORM

whitePaper | December 10, 2019

Advanced application attacks that weaponize at runtime (WRT) are increasingly putting businesses at risk. These attacks challenge application security by leveraging fileless malware, memory corruption and uncommon vulnerabilities to evade traditional security solutions. WRTs manipulate legitimate processes and enable stealthy execution of malicious code, resulting in data breaches, damaged infrastructure, and financial losses.

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Managing the IT Modernization Elephant A bite-sized approach to digital modernization

whitePaper | June 15, 2022

There’s an old saying, “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.” In some cases, the task of technology modernization is akin to eating an elephant. Government agencies are filled with legacy applications, many of which have been heavily customized over decades of operation.

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Cloud-native security practicesin IBM Cloud

whitePaper | December 15, 2019

IBM Cloud™ is IBM’s high-performing public cloud platform, with data centers around the world that deliver cloud computing options from infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) to software as a service (SaaS). Security is a fundamental design principle for our cloud platform with market-leading security capabilities enabled for regulatory workloads.

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The Cyber Resilience Blueprint: A New Perspective on Security

whitePaper | December 15, 2019

In this sophisticated threat environment, traditional security tactics are failing. Symantec encourages organizations to revisit their security posture to build a more cyber resilient enterprise. Resilience is not defined by a series of checklists, but through evaluations based on the current threat environment and the acceptable risk level for the organization.

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Helpsystems

HelpSystems is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. Our software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. Founded in 1982, we have offices worldwide and more than 8,700 customers from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, our mission is to be an expert provider of data center software that solves real business problems.

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