September 2014- Chief information security officers (CISOs) and other key security decision makers should follow a phased approach in developing and maintaining a CSIRT that will identify, contain, escalate, investigate and remediate incidents in a timely and efficient manner. Read Gartner's report on how a phased approach to the creation of the team will ensure optimal effectiveness.
September 2014- Custom applications deliver significant value and they provide the opportunity to automate unstructured work processes to make the business far more innovative, efficient and competitive.
September 2014- This report discusses the top business risks related to the security of consumer facing portals and the latest identity-related technologies that some organizations are already using or plan to adopt to minimize their risk.
August 2014- Massive data growth and shrinking application recovery windows are creating a huge challenge for IT administrators. Legacy backup models can't cope with multi-terabyte applications. However, by leveraging a modern approach to data protection that uses your current disk array snapshot technology, you can leave your recovery problems behind. This CommVault Business Value and Technology White Paper explains how Simpana IntelliSnap Recovery Manager can make your application recovery fast and reliable.
November 2014- Next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) have emerged to revolutionize network security as we once knew it. Traditional firewalls that only focus on stateful packet inspection and access control rules are simply not effective in today's advanced-threat environment. To safeguard your organization from today's ever-evolving threats, your NGFW must be able to deliver a deeper level of network security. To combat growing security challenges, more organizations are migrating from traditional firewalls that focus only on stateful packet inspection (...
August 2014- Critical data is the small but most important portion of data vital to business survival and success. It includes sensitive financial and customer data, data that enables critical business processes, and proprietary data such as trade secrets, intellectual property, research and development, and confidential business plans and communications, learn how IBM can help you protect your companies important data.
August 2014- Latest Gartner Magic Quadrant report positions IBM among the leaders in managed security services providers, based on "ability to execute" and "completeness of vision".
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 ...
Financial institutions are on a perpetual quest to improve customer engagement to drive increased transactions, account balances, loyalty and ultimately, profitability. Providing exceptional service to online banking customers is particularly critical. Unfortunately, the imprecise, antiquated fraud controls that many financial institutions rely on are not only failing to protect against sophisticated fraud methods, but are actually also negatively impacting customers' online banking experience.
When evaluating and implementing fraud prevention technologies, most security professionals ...
Most organizations must comply with multiple standards covering privacy, corporate financial data, Protected Health Information and credit card data. Fortunately, the overlapping standards agree on a single concept; implementing appropriate security controls to protect information from improper disclosure.
However, GRC requirements do not exist in a vacuum. Organizational objectives must also be supported. Critical functions can be disrupted if business needs are not considered when establishing compliance activities. In addition, providing evidence that ...
Cybersecurity for the enterprise. There is no silver bullet. But as business becomes more connected and as data moves further outside the organizational walls, enterprises need look at weaknesses in the security chain - and a good place to start is in the supply chain.
Small businesses sit on the "front lines" in the round-the-clock cybercrime battle. Think about how many small businesses, suppliers and customers have access to different areas of an ...
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.
July 2014- It's no secret that DDoS attacks are worsening by the day. From the largest financial institutions to smaller Internet companies, everyone's a target. Neustar has had wide-ranging conversations with clients wanting to know how they can optimize protection as DDoS attacks increase in frequency and size. Most of these conversations boil down to three key questions and form the conversation you should be having, too-whether you use Neustar, another provider or your in-house team to ...
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 ...
June 2014- In this paper we look at the new, front-line role of IT and security, specifically within enterprises using mobile messaging technologies, and suggest ways to mitigate risk and avoid costly mistakes and pitfalls.
June 2014- The malware industry supplies all the components cybercriminals need to easily perpetrate malware-driven financial fraud and data theft. In today's virtual world, the scope of organizations vulnerable to malware-driven cybercrime is quite broad. In addition to banks and credit unions that are subject to online banking fraud, financial fraud can be perpetrated on insurance companies, payment services, large e-commerce companies, airlines and many others.
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 ...
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
Many companies take a restrictive approach to public storage services such as Dropbox by applying web filtering to block access or by applying application controls to prevent cloud storage applications from being installed.
Download this whitepaper and find out how applying data encryption everywhere enables users to manage access to the cloud without placing data or businesses at risk.
Today your organization faces the dual challenges of keeping data safe without affecting user productivity. Encryption is one of the most effective ways to protect information from attackers — yet many organizations have shied away from comprehensive encryption because the technology was too complicated or onerous for end users. But things are changing.
This guide will help you:
- Examine the capabilities to look for when evaluating endpoint encryption solutions
Organizations of all sizes face a number of industry and regulatory compliance mandates. Whether it's PCI DSS, SOX, HIPAA or FISMA, these regulations are changing to accommodate the ever-growing threat to sensitive data.
This whitepaper describes the different types of data under regulation and offers best practices for implementing appropriate encryption technologies. Download this whitepaper and learn:
Tips on protecting your data in todays complex security landscape
How to ...
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.
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 ...
In many organisations, network infrastructure testing is neglected or overlooked. Yet Gartner estimates low-end computer network downtime costs $42,000 per hour. For a large company, the cost could be over ten times that.
In 2011, Sony Playstation's network was compromised exposing the personal information of 77 million users. This created a 24-day outage and cost Sony over $24 billion. The same year an outage left Blackberry users without services for four days - crippling RIM's competitive position.<...
Gone are the days when corporate network security could rely on a WAN gateway firewall and control of physical access. The increasing use of bring-your-own-device (BYOD) means threats can enter via your employees' personal devices.
A 2013 Ovum employee study shows that over sixty percent of employees bring their own devices to work and access corporate resources with them. Whilst BYOD brings numerous advantages, the Cisco 2014 Annual Security Report calculates the average cost of ...
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