August 2013- Do you know what to look for in an intrusion protection system? Read our e-book, "12 Things Effective Intrusion Protection Systems Should Do." Don't leave your organization vulnerable to attacks. The attackers have extremely sophisticated evasion techniques to escape detection. Does your current IPS deliver an effective counter attack? Today's intrusion prevention systems provide advanced security intelligence and the ability to identify and block malware before it can enter your network. Learn how to detect and ...
August 2013- Web 2.0 and social networking applications have created an entirely new set of IT requirements for securing, controlling, and ensuring bandwidth in the new enterprise network. In this e-book, see how you can securely optimize your network with Dell SonicWALL's advanced security platform. It combines core next-generation firewall application intelligence, control and visualization, gateway protection and SSL inspection for enterprises, with WAN acceleration for distributed offices - elements that work seamlessly to maximize security and control. ...
October 2013- Distributed denial-of-service attacks may be organized by type into a taxonomy that includes network attacks (layers 3 and 4), session attacks (layers 5 and 6), application attacks (layer 7), and business logic attacks. Each type may be matched with the best F5 technology for mitigating that attack. This paper explains how taken together, the F5 BIG-IP portfolio of products provides effective anti-attack technology for each layer of the taxonomy and can also defend against specific attack tools, network reconnaissance, and ...
August 2013- Learn how to build a massively scalable next-generation firewall (NGFW) in this comprehensive white paper. The paper discusses seven measures of scalability, and how to use them to evaluate NGFWs. The paper also outlines the kind of technical innovations needed to produce a massively scalable NGFW. You'll also see results from a benchmark test comparing the four leading next-generation firewalls. In the most demanding test in the series - scanning SSL traffic with firewall, anti-virus, ...
August 2013- Traditional firewalls are so yesterday. In this e-book, "11 Cool Things Your Firewall Should Do," you'll learn about the latest firewall technologies to conquer emerging threats. For example, with the proliferation of cloud computing and web 2.0 technologies, did you know that firewalls now have to contend with application control? The latest threats require the latest protection - like a high performance platform, deep packet inspection, intrusion prevention, and application intelligence, control and visualization. You'll get all ...
August 2013- The proliferation of user-owned devices in the workplace is creating huge challenges for IT. As mobile device types, operating systems and apps proliferate, most IT organizations find that they're forced to lock down devices and impose limits on mobile apps to avoid rising security risks and management complexity. To meet this challenge, you need to go beyond traditional point solutions. Download this white paper to discover how you can secure and manage devices, apps and ...
August 2013- Android, iOS and Windows-based mobile devices - including tablets, smartphones and everything in between-play an expanding role in enterprise computing, providing new mobility and flexibility for people and IT. At the same time, they compound the challenge of maintaining effective security and privacy of business information. This white paper describes these issues and explains how they can be addressed effectively with solutions from Citrix. Download the white paper for your guide to securing mobile devices
August 2013- Smartphones and tablets entering the workplace bring unprecedented opportunity to boost productivity. But there is also risk associated with their use. Their cost, portability and exclusive WiFi connectivity leaves them particularly vulnerable to theft, data leakage, and WiFi snooping. Apps are a particular point of concern. Several options, each with varying levels of security and convenience, are available to IT departments to secure access to email and associated information. This guide discusses several types of ...
The trend line for cybersecurity crimes continues to increase, with no signs of a meaningful decrease on the horizon. Is there anything an organization can do to stop these attacks from occurring and protect their critical information systems from intruders? Business leaders need to understand the risks that face their organization if they are to effectively mitigate them.
In this SANS Analyst Program whitepaper, we will discuss 1) the actual threats facing organizations today ...
July 2013- With adoption of the PCI DSS expanding out the United States and into Europe, organizations subject to PCI compliance face several key challenges. Learn more about these challenges, how to address them, and how Tripwire IT security and compliance automation solutions can help.
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.
Download this white paper to discover how to:
• Deploy ...
June 2013- Data management poses a serious dilemma for today's hard-pressed IT managers. Not only must they give end users anytime access to information from desktops, notebooks, smartphones and tablets, but they must also do so without compromising security. To make matters worse, both data and data silos are accumulating in ever-greater quantities these days. Together with CIO magazine, CommVault commissioned a February 2013 research study among CIOs and IT Directors to get to the bottom of this ...
May 2013- Work is no longer seen as a place, but as an activity that is independent of both location and specific technology. Organizations are moving from being PC-centric to a user-centric model, where employees bring their own devices (BYOD) and choose those devices that best suit their specific needs. Learn how the KACE Appliances can help your organization say "Yes!" to BYOD.
May 2013- This white paper discusses how security intelligence addresses accurate threat detection shortcomings and empowers organizations - from Fortune Five companies to midsize enterprises to government agencies - to maintain comprehensive and cost-effective information security. In particular, it will show how security intelligence addresses critical concerns in five key areas: Data silo consolidation, Threat detection, Fraud discovery, Risk assessment and management, and Regulatory compliance.
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.
May 2013- The IBM X-Force Trend and Risk Report is produced twice per year: once at mid-year and once at year-end. This report provides statistical information about all aspects of threats that affect Internet security, including software vulnerabilities and public exploitation, malware, spam, phishing, web-based threats, and general cyber criminal activity. They are intended to help customers, fellow researchers, and the public at large understand the changing nature of the threat landscape and what might be done ...
May 2013- In a hyper-connected era, a proactive integrated and strategic approach to security can empower businesses to do more than just cope with current threats - it can actually help reduce future risks. Read the IBM study, "Finding a strategic voice," and discover more insights from the 2012 IBM Chief Information Security Officer Assessment.
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, ...
February 2013- Threats and vulnerabilities are a way of life for IT admins. This paper focuses on how McAfee's Vulnerability Manager and McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator provide IT Admins with powerful and effective tool for identifying and remediating vulnerable systems.
February 2013- Information security based on regulatory compliance stipulations cannot keep up with today's sophisticated and rapidly changing threat landscape. CISOs need to implement a new discipline that ESG calls, "Real-time Risk Management."
February 2013- Taking a risk-based approach to vulnerability lifecycle management is becoming the norm for vulnerability assessment vendors. This paper reports on the findings when testing McAfee's Risk Management solution from a holistic risk management and vulnerability lifecycle management perspective.
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