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Cybersecurity for Dummies eBook [ Source: Palo Alto Networks ]

July 2014- APTs (advanced persistent threats) have changed the world of enterprise security and how networks and organizations are attacked. These threats, and the cyber-criminals behind them, are experts at remaining hidden from traditional security while exhibiting an intelligence, resiliency, and patience that has never been seen before.

Controlling these threats requires multiple security disciplines working together in context. While no single solution will solve the problem of advanced threats on its own, next-generation security ...

Still Using Proxies for URL Filtering? There's a Better Way [ Source: Palo Alto Networks ]

July 2014- Firewalls enforce network access via a positive control model, where only specific traffic defined in policies is granted access to the network while all other traffic is denied. Access Control Lists (ACLs) initially performed this functionality, often in routers, but their rudimentary approach gave way to dedicated packet filtering and stateful inspection firewall devices that offered deeper levels of access controls. Unfortunately, these traditional firewalls shared a common shortcoming - an inability to see all ...

3 Questions to Ask Your DNS Host [ Source: Neustar ]

June 2014- Learn the three key questions you should be asking your DNS host when it comes to protection against DDoS Attacks.

White Book : Cloud Security - The Definitive Guide to Managing Risk in the New ICT Landscape [ Source: Fujitsu America Inc. ]

June 2014- Cloud computing is demonstrating its potential to transform the way IT-based services are delivered to organizations, the journey to cloud is no longer question of "if" but rather "when", and a large number of enterprises have already travelled some way down this path.

However, there is one overwhelming question that is still causing many CIOs and their colleagues to delay their move to cloud: Is cloud computing secure? As many unwary businesses have ...

The Insider Threat: Detecting Indicators of Human Compromise [ Source: Tripwire ]

June 2014- Your organization's greatest asset is also its greatest risk. The employees, contractors and trusted business partners you rely on to keep your organization running can also cause it the most damage. A malicious insider can use authorized credentials to do unauthorized things, bring your network down or repeatedly steal data from your organization without being detected.

Learn about the Insider Threat Kill Chain and what you can do to protect your organization from ...

Stopping Zero Day Exploits Dummies Book [ Source: IBM ]

June 2014- Cyber attacks are growing every day and become serious threats to your organization, but how do you know and understand the threats out there?

Download a copy of this book, and you discover the zero-day exploits and threats used to compromise your enterprise. You also learn about a promising new technology developed by Trusteer, an IBM company, which provides effective yet transparent protection to enterprise endpoints. Start reading Stopping Zero-Day Exploits For Dummies, ...

10 Things Your Next Firewall Must Do [ Source: Palo Alto Networks ]

June 2014- For enterprises looking at Next-Generation Firewall's, the most important consideration is: Will this new technology empower your security teams to securely enable applications to the benefit of the organization? It's not about blocking applications, but safely enabling them.

In this booklet, you'll find practical advice on:

• The how and why of next-generation security

• How to turn security into a business enabler

• 10 critical functions your ...

Security Configuration Management For Dummies [ Source: Tripwire ]

May 2014- Securing your server and network configurations may be the smartest security work you can do. Why? Continually protected and hardened systems keep your data safe, repel exploits and provide measurable confidence. But it's hard to do. How do you get started? What are the capabilities to look for in an effective solution?

Security Configuration Management For Dummies shows you how to:

• Adopt and implement a security hardening policy

&...

Reducing Costs with Next-generation Network Security [ Source: Palo Alto Networks ]

June 2014- This paper details real cases from three businesses, the legacy infrastructure they replaced, the Palo Alto Networks next-generation security platform they deployed, and the substantial savings they realized - cutting capital and operations costs by 50% on average.

I Have to Trust Someone...Don't I? [ Source: CA Technologies ]

June 2014- "Trust" does not mean giving employees unrestricted and unnecessary access to information. With the right security controls, organizations can significantly reduce their exposure to the risk of insider threats. The key is to find the right balance between employee enablement and control, while holding employees accountable for their actions. This requires a broad approach to allow an organization to carefully manage its identities, access and data, from identity management, to governance, privileged identity management and ...

Defending Against Advanced Persistent Threats: Strategies for a New Era of Attacks [ Source: CA Technologies ]

June 2014- The traditional dangers IT security teams have been facing - andovercoming - for years are being replaced by a far more hazardous, insidious form of attack: the Advanced Persistent Threat (APT).

Building an Intelligence-Driven Security Operations Center [ Source: RSA ]

May 2014- This paper details why organizations needs to shift more security resources from preventing intrusion toward rapid threat detection and remediation, and the intelligence-driven security approach that is required to do so.

Combating Digital Fraud [ Source: RSA ]

May 2014- Combating digital fraud has become a business issue and presents risk for any organization with online operations. Gain perspective from CIOs on what organizations can do to prevent fraud in digital commerce.

Holding the Fort-Securing Your Network with App-Aware Firewall Testing [ Source: Spirent ]

May 2014- The news is littered with stories of enterprises that have suffered costly downtime and damaging lawsuits as a result of security breaches. Even high-profile names such as LinkedIn, Sony, and RSA are not immune. Lack of security is costly, but how much should an organisation spend to address their security issues?

When it comes to security, you spend money to lower risk - much like spending money on the legal department to reduce ...

20 Critical Questions Your Security Programs Must Answer [ Source: Tripwire ]

March 2014- This booklet/poster takes you step-by-step through the 20 Critical Security Controls, with an additional section that focuses on the first four fundamental controls. A convenient scorecard lets you rank your specific needs against NSA rankings.

VM Article Anthology Vol. 1: Reduce Your Risk from Vulnerabilities and Threats [ Source: Tripwire ]

March 2014- This anthology of blog posts from Tripwire's award-winning blog, "The State of Security" provides five cybersecurity experts' views on vulnerability management."

HawkEye G: The Active Defense Grid [ Source: Hexis Cyber ]

May 2014- HawkEye G is a dynamic active defense system designed to leverage existing security assets while providing advanced cyber security analytics and automated countermeasure techniques. The combination of the traditional signature-based and new behavior-based heuristics leads to heightened awareness of standard network activity and deviations that could indicate a potentially disastrous situation. Understanding the full threat and defense landscape is crucial for cyber security mitigation and the HawkEye G team has invested the time and resources ...

Five Things to Do After You've Been Hacked [ Source: Hexis Cyber ]

May 2014- It's only a matter of time before more organizations experience similar attacks. Why? Because hackers only need to exploit one vulnerability and defenders need to cover all of them. It typically just takes a single user unknowingly clicking on a link and the hacker is in. In addition, hackers spend 100 percent of their time focused on accomplishing the mission while most IT and security teams are tasked with multiple competing priorities, not only defending the ...

What to Look for When Evaluating Next-Generation Firewalls [ Source: Dell Software ]

April 2014- This paper summarizes the results of three independent tests conducted by Network World, ICSA Labs and NSS Labs comparing next-generation firewall performance, cost and functionality. See why not all next-generation firewalls offer the same level of protection - get your copy now.

Quantifying the Impact of Network-Based Attacks [ Source: Dell Software ]

April 2014- This document gives you some guidelines on how to assess the impact of network-based attacks and suggests techniques for creating your own economic model. Get your copy today.

SuperMassive Next Generation Firewall Series [ Source: Dell Software ]

April 2014- The Dell SonicWALL SuperMassive Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) platform is built to meet the needs of enterprise, government, university and service provider deployments and gives you uncompromising, high-performance firewall protection. Learn how to protect against today's emerging threats in this SuperMassive NGFW datasheet.

Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems [ Source: Dell Software ]

April 2014- Learn why anti-evasion is a critical component for your intrusion prevention system. Sophisticated exploits that utilize advanced evasion techniques are all too common.

Intrusion prevention systems (IPS) are designed to prevent known attack traffic patterns from penetrating systems on the network. But there’s an inherent problem with the technology, since it can block only the attacks it sees and is already familiar with. If malicious code is cleverly disguised, it can slip ...

Guarding The Castle: The Strategies and Tools of Cybercriminals and How To Defeat Them [ Source: Dell Software ]

April 2014- Discover the top four strategies and tools that cybercriminals use to infiltrate your network, and how you can stop them. You need to understand your enemies before you can defeat them. This e-book will teach you why it is important that you know how you can secure your network every minute of the day against all types of malware, with a high performance firewall that protects against the latest global threats.

Find out ...

Managing security risks and vulnerabilities [ Source: IBM ]

April 2014- With integrated security intelligence solutions from IBM, organizations can use labor-saving automation to proactively identify security weaknesses, prioritize remediation tasks and take quick corrective action to minimize potential risks across a dynamic infrastructure.

Hidden Lynx - Professional Hackers for Hire [ Source: Symantec ]

December 2013- Take an in-depth look at the Hidden Lynx group, their targets, motivations, capabilities and attack strategies.

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