October 2014- Most organizations have not proactively prepared for a breach. In fact, a majority of incident responders (52 percent) say they lack the necessary visibility into endpoint vulnerabilities. Without continuous data collection at the endpoint, preparing and responding to a breach is exponentially hampered. Download the SANS Institute's latest industry survey to understand these key findings.
With the number of advanced attacks increasing every daymost undiscovered through traditional detection and response solutionstruly hunting for threats within your environment can be a laborious task. To combat this, enterprises must focus on prioritizing endpoint data collection over detection, leveraging comprehensive threat intelligence, and expanding detection beyond the moment of compromise.
To combat this, enterprises must focus on:
- Prioritizing endpoint data collection ...
October 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. Organizations try to apply traditional incident response processes and procedures for each alert, but discover those procedures are insufficient for continuous application at an enterprise scale.
September 2014- While governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) programs have matured well over time, this maturity has come mostly in response to new and changing regulations, which has resulted in programs that are narrowly focused on protecting employees, investors, consumers, and other stakeholders - not on protecting the business itself. Companies rarely fail because of poor financial controls, but they fail frequently due to their inability to understand and address disruptive technologies, market fluctuations, changing customer ...
September 2014- This report outlines Forrester's take on the endpoint security trends seen from Q2 2013 to Q4 2014, looking at IT spend, and the adoption of Endpoint Security Software-As-A-Service. Forrester provides data for organizations to benchmark their spending patterns against their peers, and strategize their endpoint security adoption decisions.
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See how Trend Micro Smart Protection for Endpoints measured up against todays requirements:
- Protection for data on the move
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- Expanded platform integration
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November 2014- Since the rise of the client-server model, IT has steadily moved from a centralized computing model to a highly decentralized one. This shift has dramatically accelerated in the last several years, fueled by mobility, cloud services and service-oriented platforms. This has created immense value for IT and end users, but adapting security controls and tools to a decentralized architecture has proven difficult. As a result, the modern enterprise is burdened with challenges like insecure devices ...
September 2014- Many enterprise organizations have sensitive files stored cross the enterprise using a variety of technologies and security controls. As bad as this is, environments are actually getting worse as today's complex IT architecture is expanded with cloud and mobile computing. Addressing this problem with status quo solutions won't work, so what will? ESG believes it's time for CIOs and CISOs to take a long look at centralized cloud-based content management services. New offerings provide enterprise ...
Every week brings new stories of companies damaged by the breach of sensitive information, a problem that can be prevented by identity-centric best practices. Preventing data loss and protecting sensitive information from unauthorized access should be a top concern of every company. Although implementing strong authentication throughout your organization should be a consideration, starting with those employees who have elevated access is a good start.
Privileged users exist in every organization and they ...
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.
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