October 2014- Email remains the #1 threat vector for many organizations. To fight the onslaught of cyber threats, nothing short of a multilayered security architecture, backed by strict security policies and staff training, can protect an organization.
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 ...
Ponemon Institute has completed its fifth year studying the cost of cyber crime to businesses around the world. The 2014 Cost of Cyber Crime study taps the collective experience of 257 organizations in seven countries. It shows that cyber crime and its associated cost to businesses continue to rise. But there is good news, too. Security defenses and a strong security posture help drive down the losses.
Separate reports exist for each country, and this ...
October 2014- For the fifth year running, the United States led the world in number and cost of cyber attacks. The Ponemon Institute surveyed 59 U.S. companies, performing 544 individual interviews to assess their experience with cyber crime. The mean annualized cost for the U.S. companies surveyed was $12.7 million—up 9.3 percent from last year. There is good news, though. A strong security posture and deployment of security intelligence systems drives down the cost for many companies. ...
September 2014- Protecting the government's data is an all-consuming, top priority. As the federal government's data growth continues to spiral, and as the types of data threats and leakage change, data and storage managers have no choice but to be on the front lines of protecting their agencies' data. That means first building a solid data storage and management foundation one that ensures that all data is accounted for at all times and that it's continually backed ...
Tenable provides a comprehensive continuous network monitoring solution that enables you to rapidly respond to security incidents, by providing actionable forensic data that can help detect incidents more accurately. In this paper, we will explore the forensic analytics and incident response capabilities of Tenable SecurityCenter Continuous View (SC CV), a network security platform that identifies vulnerabilities, reduces risk, and ensures compliance. Topics covered will include:
• Recognizing how organizational silos and inefficient process ...
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- Wasn't encryption supposed to improve network security? All too often SSL is a carrier of new and successful attacks. Discover how to transform the increased risk into an effective strategy for encrypted traffic management.
September 2014- This analyst paper discusses the effects of card not present (CNP) fraud and best practices for financial institutions and merchants for managing fraud risk across multiple channels including the Web, mobile and POS terminals.
Today's advanced threats occur in "kill chains" of up to seven stages. These attacks easily evade traditional filtering and anti-virus defenses to steal your organizations valuable data.
Advanced threats can be stopped at any stage - if you deploy the proper cybersecurity solutions.
We've prepared a report to help you understand this advanced threat kill chain. You'll learn about each stage and how cybercriminals use them in their attacks. And ...
August 2014- Get Insight into the ways attackers exploit end-users' psychology. Learn how attackers exploit end-users have significant security implications for enterprise preparedness and defensive strategies
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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