White Papers by Topic: Application security

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Stop the Advanced Persistent Threat

The cyber attacks targeting Google and others rang a loud wakeup call: the reactive approach of blacklisting known viruses is no match for today's advanced threats. Gartner's Neil MacDonald wrote, "Application Whitelisting at the endpoints would have stopped these attacks." Download this Microsoft MVP-authored whitepaper to learn how this proactive approach ensures only trusted software runs, rendering new malware useless.

Protecting Against Targeted Cyber Attacks

Download this Microsoft MVP authored whitepaper to learn how to enforce a white list of approved software to prevent targeted attacks and overcome the Advanced Persistent Threat.

Fortune 1000 Global Information Company

Learn how this global market research firm transitioned from the now end of life Cisco Security Agent (CSA) to Bit9 Parity Suite's advanced threat protection:

* preventing targeted, zero-day attacks
* improving security across more than 36,000 endpoints
* transitioning security alerts from Tier 3 staff to the help desk

Evaluating HITECH's Impact on Healthcare Privacy and Security

In this HIMSS Analytics report, 52% of large hospitals report being breached in the previous year. The HITECH Act demands privacy for patient data. However, with today's advanced threats - more than privacy is in jeopardy. Modern malware can impact the integrity of medical systems and put patient safety at risk.

Bit9 Parity Suite vs. Windows 7 AppLocker

In Windows 7, Microsoft introduces AppLocker, a feature intended to protect endpoints from malware.
Learn how it stacks up to Bit9's best in class Application Whitelisting solution in this Microsoft MVP-authored whitepaper:

*Avoid catastrophic side effects, accidental lockdown
*Eliminate unauthorized software from video games to zero-day attacks
*Build an application whitelist fit for the largest enterprise

Beyond PCI Compliance

Point-of-sale systems are often targeted by hackers looking to destroy a company's reputation and steal credit card data. Learn how this one-time corner store - now part of the world's largest food retailers - used Bit9's award winning Application Whitelisting solution to eliminate the threat of unauthorized and malicious software, satisfy PCI DSS requirements, and save millions in capital expenditure costs.

Application Whitelisting Puts Behavioral HIPS in the Recycle Bin

Traditional host intrusion prevention approaches have proven to be ineffective against advanced threats and modern malware. Bit9 invites you to read this Ogren Group whitepaper to learn why analysts recommend Application Whitelisting as foundational for endpoint security to:

* Protect against new advanced threats
* Find and detect malware
* Build dynamic, real-time whitelists

Web security buyers guide

Web interactivity increasingly relies on user- and third-party-generated content built on rich backend database systems, which are easily exploited. This has created a breeding ground for the distribution of malware-even among the most trusted and popular web sites and applications. This dramatic change in the nature of web threats has rendered traditional web filtering technology completely ineffective. Simply blocking access to sites that may host malware is no longer a viable solution - as that would now include each and every site on the net. Read this buyers guide to learn what to look for when evaluating web security solutions.

Evaluating Security-as-a-Service (SaaS) Solutions

The right Security-as-a-Service solution can perform reliably and effectively and deliver the flexibility and control associated with on-premise solutions - at a significantly lower cost - without compromising privacy and security.

US Government Prevents Malware with Application Whitelisting

This high profile US government agency handles extremely sensitive financial data, and as such, must maintain the highest standards for safety, integrity and security of its systems. Faced with a barrage of malware and under constant attack, this agency banks on Bit9’s award-winning application whitelisting solution to eliminate unauthorized software, keeping systems secure and significantly reducing support costs.

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