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Predictive Defense and Real-Time Insight: The Next Step in Advanced Threat Protection [ Source: Proofpoint ]

August 2014- As clearly evidenced by the daily headlines about security breaches, traditional defense tools are failing to protect enterprises from advanced targeted attacks and new sophisticated forms of malware. Organizations can't rely solely on traditional blocking gateways, but must invest in prevention, detection, response and predictive capabilities for complete protection.

eDiscovery Digital Investigations Solution [ Source: Symantec ]

August 2014- More Digital Investigations, More Email and Documents, but No More Time? Solve digital investigations 10 times faster! Information technology and security professionals at agencies have realized immediate and significant results using eDiscovery Digital Investigation Solution.

Security Considerations When Undergoing A Network Refresh [ Source: HP ]

August 2014- Corporate networks are under a constant state of siege - not just from threats but from the pressure of supporting the ever-growing number of clients, devices and platforms that have resulted from the BYOD phenomena. Network demands will only increase as we move to the "internet of things" adding sensors and instrumentation of all types to the list of security burdens.

As a result, many organizations are planning network refreshes to ensure bandwidth ...

Building a Better Network Security Strategy [ Source: HP ]

August 2014- In today's global, always-on world, network security is crucial. Enterprises need to ensure that employees accessing their networks are secure at all times. A comprehensive network security solution needs to include a number of factors, including network reliability, resources for managing the network, network features and functions, and full integration.

This Slashdot Pulse offers insight into IT professionals who currently manage network security, giving readers a glimpse into real-word security plans and tactics. <...

7 Security Gaps in the Neglected 90% of Your Application [ Source: Sonatype ]

August 2014- Software applications need to be delivered faster and across more platforms than ever. To build high quality software in short order, we've seen a dramatic shift from source code to component-based development, with open source and third party components providing the innovation and efficiency that developers need. Unfortunately, our dependence on components is growing faster than our ability to secure them. Worse yet, components are increasingly the preferred attack surface in today's applications. The combination ...

Email Security For IT: How to keep your Brand Safe [ Source: Dyn ]

August 2014- In a world where we hear about website and email hacks almost daily, implementing security provisions is no longer an option. Not only can phishers hurt your company and customers, but your brand can take a beating too. Find out what you should be implementing to keep your brand safe.

5 DNS Security Risks That Keep You Up At Night [ Source: Dyn ]

August 2014- When it comes to keeping your DNS secure, do you know what you're up against? Here are five of the most pervasive DNS threats that you need to be thinking about, and how to keep them from creating a performance or security nightmare.

Everything You Need to Know about a DDoS Attack [ Source: Dyn ]

August 2014- For ecommerce giants, just a second of downtime could mean thousands in lost revenue. Even if your company isn't as large as Amazon or eBay, any amount of profit loss due to downtime should be cause for concern. Not only do you miss a potential sale in real time, that customer is less likely to come back and try to purchase from you again in the future.

5 Ways to Prepare Your Infrastructure for Disaster [ Source: Dyn ]

August 2014- The term "disaster recovery" assumes that you wait until something terrible happens to take action. While it's great to know how to recover when disaster strikes, wouldn't you rather prevent it from happening in the first place? Of course, there are no guarantees when it comes to preventing outages and downtime, but if you follow these key areas of preparation, you can greatly reduce your risk.

2014 Selecting a Managed Security Services Provider: Top 10 criteria [ Source: IBM ]

August 2014- A white paper discussing the benefits of outsourcing managed security services and outlining effective strategies, as well as 10 of the most important criteria to consider, when choosing a managed security services provider.

The 2014 Next Generation Firewall Challenge [ Source: HP ]

August 2014- The Target security breach and discovery of the "Heartbleed" vulnerability in web encryption software taught us some important lessons about enterprise security. Analyst Robin Layland applies those lessons to establish key requirements for next-generation firewalls (NGFW). Then HP's TJ Alldridge explains how HP TippingPoint NGFW meets those requirements and offers a compelling NGFW that is simple, effective, and reliable.

Read the report to learn:

• How NGFWs improve on earlier firewalls <...

8 Ways To Better Monitor Network Security Threats in the Age of BYOD [ Source: HP ]

August 2014- Today's workforce is highly mobile. They don't just work on laptops, they also use smartphones, tablets and other devices, many of which they brought into the enterprise themselves. In addition, these workers don't stay put. While many work from the office, most access corporate networks and data from a variety of locations, including home offices, airports, hotels, and wide area networks, often using any or all of the aforementioned devices. Identifying and managing network security ...

Rethinking Your Enterprise Security [ Source: HP ]

August 2014- The world is constantly evolving and always connected, and your enterprise must be too. Forward-thinking enterprises realize that they need a sustainable approach to security and risk management - one that addresses the new wave of vulnerabilities that prevail due to increasing trends in IT consumerization, mobility, social media, cloud computing, cybercrime, and nation-state attacks.

HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP ...

Mapping Security For Your Virtual Environment [ Source: HP ]

August 2014- Is management of a virtualized environment a major concern? Does your business need a technology that helps you secure your virtual environments? With the growing popularity of virtualization in enterprise data centers, you need a virtual security solution that allows you to confidently adopt virtualization throughout your data center without compromising on your existing security postures. Read this white paper to learn more.

HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your ...

Why You Need A Next-Generation Firewall [ Source: HP ]

August 2014- Next-generation (NG) firewalls, with features such as deep packet inspection, intrusion detection, application identification, and granular control, are important weapons in the battle against hacking and malware. Mobile applications have taken the overall scheme of corporate IT, and NG firewalls enable organizations to incorporate full-stack inspection to support intrusion prevention. This white paper explores the reasons for implementing NG firewalls and lays out a path to success for overburdened IT organizations.

HP is ...

Information Security Buyer's Guide [ Source: AccessData ]

August 2014- This Buyer's Guide will aid organizations in specifying information security solutions for rapid detection and resolution. The need for these solutions has never been greater as organizations struggle to fight a deluge of sophisticated cyber threats and breaches. Many go undetected until it's too late to do much more than conduct triage, assess the damage and initiate massive shareholder and public damage control. This situation puts board members, c-suite executives and security experts in the ...

Advanced Evasion Techniques for Dummies [ Source: McAfee ]

July 2014- This book provides an overview of network security in general, and explains how cybercriminals can use hidden or currently undetectable methods to penetrate protected network systems. Advanced evasion techniques (AETs) bypass current common network security solutions. They can transport any attack or exploit through network security devices and firewalls, next generation firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and even routers doing deep packet inspection. In this book you'll find out all about AETs, and get ...

10 Best Practices for URL Filtering [ Source: McAfee ]

July 2014- URL filtering, which blocks users from accessing websites that are malicious or erode productivity, is an essential security best practice. Discover 10 ways to make this easier and more effective to implement.

Seven Key Features to Help You Stop Advanced Evasion Techniques at the Firewall [ Source: McAfee ]

July 2014- Computer networks are built to facilitate the flow of communication, not stop it. Unfortunately, data packets can be manipulated to look normal yet contain an exploit. These techniques evade standard security measures and, in most cases, can deliver a malicious payload without detection. Often, these advanced evasion techniques (AETs) take advantage of rarely used protocol properties in unexpected combinations.

Most network security devices are not capable of detecting them. While many pass industry ...

Prepare For the Post-AV Era Part 1: Five Alternatives To Endpoint Antivirus [ Source: Bit9 ]

July 2014- As malware increases in sophistication and the number of new variants rises, antivirus (AV) technologies have steadily become less effective at stopping advanced threats to employee endpoints and servers, and security and risk (S&R) professionals have begun to realize this, as evidenced by survey results showing decreased adoption and interest in AV among small and medium-size businesses and enterprises alike.

A growing number of S&R pros are considering replacing their third-party ...

White Paper: Rapidly Respond to Advanced Attacks in Motion with Bit9 + Carbon Black [ Source: Bit9 ]

July 2014- Traditional incident response (IR) processes are being overwhelmed. The increased volume of attacks has caused the number of alerts from detection devices to balloon dramatically. Enterprises now realize it is no longer a matter of if they will get breached, but rather a matter of when.

Download this whitepaper to understand:

• Typical Response Scenario
• Evolving Enemies
• Kill Chain
• Incident Response Lifecycle
• Security ...

Using Cyber Insurance and Cybercrime Data to Limit Your Business Risk [ Source: SurfWatch Labs ]

July 2014- The market for cyber liability insurance has been around for over a decade, but only recently has it experienced a spike in demand. The variety of recent high-profile data breaches have cast light on the importance of having coverage should a cyber-attack strike a business. No business is immune to a cyber-attack, which can wreak havoc not only on the IT environment, but also on the bottom line.

Despite all of this, cyber ...

Big Data, Big Mess: Sound Risk Intelligence Through Complete Context [ Source: SurfWatch Labs ]

July 2014- When it comes to cybersecurity, perhaps nothing has been as highly touted as the answer to every executive's prayers as big data. Cybercrime, being inherently technical, can provide vast droves of data to be analyzed.

The real challenge is translating complex, technical cyber data into practical information that can be easily understood by the business as well as security pros. Many variables come into play when it comes to understanding cyber risk: your ...

Top 10 Things Every Web Application Firewall Should Provide [ Source: Imperva ]

July 2014- Securing Web applications against cybercriminals, hacktivists, and state-sponsored hackers is a never-ending effort. Web application firewalls have become the central platform for protecting applications against all online threats. This white paper explains in detail the 10 features that every Web application firewall should provide.

Forensic Domain Mapping: How to Reverse Engineer Domain Ownership in a Cyber Investigation [ Source: DomainTools ]

July 2014- For investigators tasked with identifying the perpetrator of online fraud, it's often the little things that can make the difference. Cyber investigators must work diligently to ferret out the smallest details in order to snare their quarry. Investigating a digital crime is not so dissimilar as investigating a crime in the 'real world'. While popular TV shows might have you believe that a single fiber found at the scene of a crime will lead directly ...

Domain Attribution: Piercing the Veil of Masked Domain Owners [ Source: DomainTools ]

July 2014- As the Internet has evolved to become a primary channel of trade and commerce, so has the sophistication of criminal organizations and other perpetrators of fraudulent schemes who take advantage of domain privacy features as a means by which to mask their true identity. Domain privacy, a controversial topic since its introduction in 2003, provides domain owners with the option to substitute the registrar's contract information for their own. While there are a variety of legitimate ...

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