December 2014- This new IDG survey reveals optimism about the ability of next-generation firewalls to help IT balance productivity and security. With two issues becoming increasingly crucial, IT faces conflicting mandates from the business. On one hand, employees demand access from devices beyond the firewall-smartphones, tablets, home PCs and laptops. On the other hand, risk management dictates corporate data must remain protected. The overarching challenge: balance productivity and security. Within that mandate, however, lie several other challenges, ...
July 2014- With an increasing amount of business being conducted online, the Internet has quickly become the frontline in an ongoing battle between companies and an unseen enemy. Industrial espionage, sabotage and cyber terrorism are becoming more frequent, resulting in lost revenue, stolen data, service interruptions and damaged reputations. This white paper details the seven steps you must take to protect your organization from external threats targeting your high-value applications and data assets.
July 2014- Web application attacks threaten nearly every organization with an online presence. While some security vendors contend that their next generation firewalls can stop Web attacks, these products lack essential Web security features, leaving customers exposed to attack. This white paper lays out the six key requirements needed to protect Web applications.
When it comes to cybersecurity, perhaps nothing has been as highly touted as the answer to every executive's prayers as big data. Cybercrime, being inherently technical, can provide vast droves of data to be analyzed.
The real challenge is translating complex, technical cyber data into practical information that can be easily understood by the business as well as security pros. Many variables come into play when it comes to understanding cyber risk: your ...
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.
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 ...
May 2014- Each year, Forrester Research outlines 12 important recommendations for security and risk management strategies for the coming year. These recommendations stem from Forrester's understanding of the current state of the industry, major upcoming shifts in the security technology landscape, and the anticipated business and technology changes that will affect organization around the world. In this report, learn how defining your data and giving it an identity are key to helping organizations better protect sensitive information.
May 2014- Organizations need a new approach to security since today's threat actors always have the first move. Malware will get through prevention controls and infections will happen. How do we even the playing field and catch infections before they cause damage? The answer lies in big data science and analytics, not malware analysis. This paper explores how big data is helping enterprises defend against advanced threats.
You want to maximize the potential offered by new technologies and establish an advantage over your competitors. But you know the latest IT developments can also bring new security challenges.
This practical guide helps you align essential IT security with your core business objectives and:
• Build a compelling IT security business case
• Select the right security technologies
• Protect your physical, mobile, and virtual environment
March 2014- When employees share files in the cloud without IT control, they put corporate data at risk. This brief discusses the need of an enterprise file sharing platform which provides flexibility of cloud file sharing along with comprehensive data protection.
February 2014- A Virtual Private Network delivers the best return on investment in securing communications. However, the lack of reliability of VPN links is risky for critical communication within organizations. Constantly available networks typically rely on several Internet service providers to ensure always-on connectivity and increase bandwidth. Augmented VPN aggregates all Internet Service Provider links to obtain a single high capacity tunnel. Augmented VPN provides a simple and cost effective way to create fast, secure, high capacity ...
February 2014- The network security paradigm is currently shifting toward a new reality as advanced hacking methods become more prevalent and harder to detect. An example of such a method is advanced evasion techniques (AETs). Although evasions have been documented extensively in the last fifteen years, security vendors have systematically ignored the significance of evasions. Some vendors have even downplayed the threat posed by evasions as being purely theoretical. Yet this debate misses the bigger issue: the ...
February 2014- Organizations must take an active role in protecting systems and applications as part of the AQS shared security model. This paper discusses what part of the shared responsibility equation customers are responsible for and recommended practices that help create a security cloud-computing environment.
February 2014- DNS has become a key part of enterprise networks and is used constantly to perform business-critical functions. Unfortunately, it has been largely overlooked in efforts to protect IT infrastructures and is increasingly targeted by hackers. A comprehensive solution is now available to protect against both types of attacks that exploit DNS-attacks from outside aimed at bringing the network down, and attempts by malware planted on internal servers to exfiltrate sensitive information. Read this white paper ...
February 2014- Stories about devastating cyberattacks are plaguing the news every week. You might be thinking your network is secure. You have a sophisticated, layered, defense-in-depth strategy in place. Your customer data-and your business reputation-are undoubtedly secure, but is it? Take a look at yourself through the eyes of the cybercriminals who are making today's headlines. They know that there is a hole in most defenses and how to exploit it. Carrying out a DNS attack is ...
The Vormetric Data Security Architecture white paper provides an understanding of the architectural underpinning of Vormetric Data Security Platform, a comprehensive solution for a data-centric security architecture for minimizing the attack surface of sensitive data and to assist in meeting data compliance requirements. It uses Vormetric Data Firewall, encryption, access controls and security intelligence across physical, virtual and traditional environments.
Discover how the Vormetric Data Security Platform provides:
• Centralized policy management ...
December 2013- Cybersecurity has become a leading topic both within and beyond the corporate boardroom. What enterprises need to stop the escalation of cyberattacks is a network security approach that is designed from the outset to enable the safe use of the applications and technologies required to support a thriving business.
November 2013- IDC White Paper shares "How Security Improves Business Results". Learn why organizations should consider security technologies and infrastructures as enabling elements, not burdensome technology shackles and to think about what can be done from a security standpoint to mitigate risk as much as possible without stifling the underlying value of new technology.
November 2013- The RedSeal Platform is a cyber-security intelligence system that is based on proactive end-to-end complex network modeling and analysis. It provides network, security, and risk management teams with a firm understanding of where security is working, where improvement is needed, and where greatest attack risks lie. RedSeal replaces blind security management with a platform that enables enterprises to visualize the network infrastructure; comply with regulatory and internal policies; and protect the enterprise's digital assets from ...
IBM Security QRadar has been positioned again in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for SIEM. In addition to providing a technology that is a good match to current customer requirements, Leaders also show evidence of superior vision and execution for anticipated requirements.
Gartner reveals that customers' greatest area of unmet need is effective targeted attack and breach detection. Organizations are failing at early breach detection, with more than 92% of breaches ...
Integrating SIEM and threat intelligence to mitigate bad actors is essential for having a resilient security posture. This brochure focuses on 5 key areas where integration has helped McAfee customers:
1. Threat Acquisition
2. Suspicious Activity Identification
3. Risk-Based Prioritization
4. Incident Response
5. Business Value
To give you a better idea of how SEIM and threat intelligence complement the effort to mitigate bad actors, each of these key areas are described here ...
Forrester Report Advocates for Integration of Network and Endpoint Security into Single, Consolidated Solution
Enterprises have been asking for security vendors to deliver a consolidated security solution that integrates more functionality into a single service or product. Integration means security professionals can reduce operational complexity and the cost of managing individual solutions.
Download this Forrester report to learn how:
• Security solutions will consolidate and integrate as part of an ...
September 2013- Every week brings new stories of companies damaged by the breach of sensitive information. For IT professionals up against the significant challenge of keeping corporate networks and information secure, top level executives and board members present unique requirements. These highly mobile individuals typically have access to the enterprise's most confidential information, from earnings outlooks to acquisition plans to new products, making them prime targets. It is evident that username and password authentication is simply not ...
September 2013- This white paper discusses the growing insider risks. It will also cover how organizations become breached?either by internal users through malicious or benign actions or from external threats that acquire the credentials of trusted insiders. It also touches on how organizations can limit privileged users' access to data so that, in either case, sensitive information does not leave your organization in an unencrypted state. Finally, it shows how organizations can implement technologies to protect ...
The Path to Increased Productivity and Reduced Risk
Enterprise File Sharing and Sync (EFSS) products are making inroads into the enterprise -in fact, Forrester analyst Ted Schadler recently called the space the "hottest technology category since social networking". However, many EFSS implementations leave many issues unanswered, such as:
How will intellectual property be protected if a user shares or syncs it?
How will compliance be handled if regulated data ends ...
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