February 2014- Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks today are targeting businesses of all sizes and types. This article provides an expert overview of common methods of DDoS attacks and four main ways enterprises and providers of Web applications can protect themselves and their customers from falling victim to this type of attack.
September 2013- Proactive DDoS threat mitigation may be one of the easiest and most cost-effective tactics for minimizing financial risk associated with IT-related downtime. This paper draws on Verisign's DDoS mitigation expertise to examine the threat of DDoS in the context of IT availability and enterprise risk management.
Mobility is changing the way we work, allowing employees to be productive in new ways; however, enterprise IT is still trying to get a grasp on managing, enabling and securing this modern mobility.
In this white paper, Jack Madden, enterprise mobility management expert at BrianMadden.com, provides a summary of the basic concepts within Mobile Device Management (MDM), as well as some guidelines and suggestions for how IT pros can create an enterprise ...
Despite the fact that today's IT security threats have advanced across a spectrum of sophistication and scale, defenses continue to fail with alarming consistency. The evolution of defense has produced fragmentation among security tools that keeps them from working together to deliver more effective response. The gap between network security technologies and defenses on endpoints and servers is a particularly pointed example.
Download this whitepaper and learn how to close these gaps and ...
October 2013- Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway customers need an alternative to secure their Internet-facing Microsoft applications. F5 BIG-IP Application Delivery Controllers provide the advanced features necessary to fill the gap.
The recent explosion of employee-owned mobile devices used for work, a trend known as bring your own device, has introduced a new set of vulnerabilities and opportunities for perpetrators of highly sophisticated advanced persistent threats. Unlike past attacks that caused widespread outages, mayhem and lost productivity, APTs aim for theft of highly valuable intellectual property, finances and customer personal information
Mobile security management from companies such as Marble Security provides mobile and BYOD-enabled ...
August 2013- Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs and policies empower people to choose the best device to get their work done, including personally-owned consumer smartphones, tablets and laptops. BYOD enables people become more mobile and productive while IT adapts to consumerization in a simple, secure and controlled manner. This white paper provides guidance for selecting technologies and developing policies to introduce a BYOD initiative. Download the white paper
July 2013- A shift in the information security paradigm is well underway. We operate in an Age of Zero Trust, where the lines of trusted or untrusted users are becoming increasingly hard to credibly define. In this whitepaper you will learn about the increased risks and exposures caused by the de-perimeterization of computing and the failure of passwords. In addition, you will learn how weak authentication can sabotage other security measures, and why strong two-factor authentication should ...
July 2013- Today's CISOs face more challenges than ever, including increased and more sophisticated threats, complex IT environments, decreased budgets, and greater compliance pressures. But these challenges present opportunity. Learn how CISOs can play these challenges to their advantage to meet both data protection and compliance demands.
Controlling access to privileged accounts by controlling only the password does not limit what malicious users can do once they access a privileged account. This applies both to insider threats as well as external, Advanced Persistent Threats or phishing schemes to reveal key passwords.
Discover how privileged identity management tools can help you:
• Mitigate risk and increase data integrity by securing privileged user passwords
• Track actions of all individuals, even ...
New business opportunities are taking shape as consumers across the globe are adopting new mobile devices, high-speed access and innovative mobile applications. But this proliferation of mobile devices, the development of intelligent and composite applications, the number of multi-device users, and the shift to bring your own device (BYOD) has created many challenges for businesses to effectively capitalize on mobile opportunities.
Download this white paper to explore how to:
• Grow your ...
To protect your consumer and enterprise data in the fast-growing mobile app and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) business environment, your enterprise needs a solid security strategy that addresses, and supplies effective mechanisms for, mobile authentication. Deploying access policies that can be applied to multiple interaction methods provides a more user-friendly and consistent experience, while simplifying their administration and reducing support costs.
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• Deploy ...
Failure to govern and control privileged identities could result in data loss or destruction, malicious or inadvertent damage, fines, and even lawsuits. The processes for reviewing and approving administrators' access rights and policies are often manual, labor-intensive and inefficient, making real-time adherence to segregation of duties and other compliance policies very difficult.
Download this white paper to learn how to:
• Regulate and audit privileged user access while mitigating risk
• Enhance ...
June 2013- Protecting enterprise operations from hacks, malware, targeted attacks, advanced persistent threats (APTs) and other malicious activity remains a challenge for organizations, large and small. The number of breaches continues to grow and shows no signs of slowing despite technology advances and a market flush with cybersecurity products. In fact, according to the 2013 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), 66 percent of surveyed organizations didn't discover security breaches until months after the fact, and 69 percent of these ...
May 2013- Though most organizations have invested considerable time and effort in improving their endpoint risk management processes, many of them are ill-equipped to handle the myriad of third-party applications that are increasingly introducing the most risk into today's IT environment. That's because as the typical IT organization has worked on reducing the risk profile of PC and server operating systems, cyber criminals have started to look for greener pastures - namely among third-party applications. This white ...
May 2013- Organizations are now having to deal with customer data transiting to the cloud, employees bringing their mobile devices to work (and expecting them to be accepted), and hackers looking to score the next big information leak. This whitepaper will assist organizations in crafting a best practices-based information security strategy. It will demonstrate how investing in certificate-based network authentication can be a powerful first step towards a safer, more agile business and will explain certificate based ...
May 2013- Unfortunately, stopping known threats isn't enough to protect real-world networks. Solutions must also stop unknown threats at every stage of an attack. This white paper reveals the results, conducted by the leading independent test laboratory Miercom, from over 2.2 million live web requests of unknown nature simulated as a typical day on a network like yours.
May 2013- IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform integrates SIEM, log management, behavioral anomaly detection, and configuration and vulnerability management to give government agencies 360-degree security insight for superior threat detection, greater ease of use and lower cost of ownership.
May 2013- The following whitepaper looks into eight critical mobile threats SMEs become vulnerable to when their network is open to the many mobile devices available today, remote employees, and personal devices being used for work. The overall goal is to educate on how to implement the right solution to protect against these critical threats and ensure the company network is safe and secure.
This white paper seeks to describe nine schemes used by criminal entities targeting
employee-owned mobile devices to penetrate the corporate firewall and the risks they
pose. The threats discussed here include:
• Malware, trojans and zero-day attacks
• Key loggers
• Compromised Wi-Fi hotspots
• Poisoned DNS
• Malicious and privacy leaking apps
• Jail broken and rooted devices
• Unpatched OS Versions
• Spear phishing
• Advanced persistent threats
In addition, ...
May 2013- The mobile market is evolving rapidly. Both the consumer and enterprise markets are experiencing major changes. Room exists for new innovations as well as for established players to develop new revenue opportunities. What challenges will various players in the mobile ecosystem face in the near future, and what opportunities will the market present to them? In this report, Forrester looks at current market and technology adoption trends and makes its mobile security predictions.
March 2013- Company data is one of the most valuable assets of any business. So it's no surprise data protection is at the top of every IT checklist when it comes to file sharing and storage. But what are the necessary steps to stop a data breach as it's happening? And most importantly, how can companies proactively prevent data breach in the first place? Learn why file server attacks happen and best practices to avoid data intrusion ...
February 2013- Current market solutions are built to protect the enterprise and are too resource intensive for most organizations to manage. Learn about five key components that any risk-based information security solution must include to cost effectively and efficiently protect information and meet regulatory requirements - regardless of industry, organization size or security skill set.
Coping with the complexities of IT GRC is a growing market dilemma for small and medium organizations (SMEs) and a new IT GRC prescription is well overdue - one that provides true enterprise-class capabilities, but without the enterprise burden on resources.
This paper explains the SME information security landscape and how to best leverage an integrated, cloud-based approach to adopt an IT GRC strategy that reveals your organization's risk posture, enforces security policies, ...
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), with its over 200 requirements, can seem like a daunting set of regulations. Nonetheless, if your organization handles any kind of credit card information, you must be PCI DSS compliant. As difficult as this can seem, you can get expert help with our new eBook: Demystifying PCI DSS: Expert Tips and Explanations to Help You Gain PCI DSS Compliance.
When you download this free eBook, ...
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