March 2013- Organizations store their most valuable and sensitive data in their enterprise database, yet a large number of organizations do not engage in the timely installation of vendor patches after those patches have been released by database management system (DBMS) providers, placing that sensitive data at risk. In fact, a 2010 survey by the Independent Oracle Users Group revealed that of the 430 database administrators, consultants, and developers who were surveyed, only 37 percent installed Oracle Critical Patch Updates ...
March 2013- A serious data breach brings monetary damage in its many forms: business disruption, bad publicity, stiff ones for noncompliance, and undermined customer confidence. But most damaging of all is the trouble that it creates when it comes to signing up new customers. A tarnished reputation is a big objection for sales and business development to overcome. That's why data security in general and database security in particular are a crucial part of any company's overall ...
Big Data repositories enable enterprises to use large volumes of varied data to make more rapid decisions, but repositories frequently include sensitive data that must be secured. Most Hadoop and NoSQL environments that manipulate Big Data have little to no integrated security.
This technical paper provides an overview of NoSQL Big Data security issues and includes security recommendations that enterprises should consider when securing Big Data environments.
March 2013- The Securing and Controlling Data in the Cloud white paper describes the various cloud formations (Private Cloud, Public Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), the new security challenges posed by the cloud and solutions that enterprises can bring to bear for securing and controlling sensitive data in cloud environments.
March 2013- The Protecting Sensitive Data In and Around an IBM DB2 Database technical white paper provides an overview of the sensitive files in and around the IBM DB2 database that enterprises need to secure to achieve optimal database security.
March 2013- The Protecting Sensitive Data In and Around an Oracle Database technical white paper provides an overview of the sensitive files in and around the Oracle database that enterprises need to secure in order to achieve optimal database security.
March 2013- The Protecting Sensitive Data In and Around a SQL Server Database technical white paper provides an overview of the sensitive files in and around the Microsoft SQL Server database that enterprises need to secure in order to achieve optimal database security.
December 2012- 2011 was the year of the security breach. And while many security organizations remain in crisis response mode, some security leaders have moved to take a more proactive position, taking steps to reduce future risk. These leaders see their organizations as more mature in their security-related capabilities and better prepared to meet new threats. What have they done to create greater confidence? More importantly, can their actions show the way forward for others?
December 2012- IBM Security and IBM Information Management solutions for security work with the IBM System z platform to allow the mainframe to serve as an enterprise security hub, providing comprehensive, centralized security capabilities for organizations with distributed, multiplatform IT environments.
December 2012- Cloud computing is changing the way we use computing and has the potential for significant economic and efficiency benefits. But the speed of adoption depends on how quickly trust in new cloud models can be established. Some of the growing cloud security concerns include: security of highly virtualised environments from targeted threats and attacks, enabling secure collaboration, protection of the data (isolation, sharing) in a rapid provisioning and deprovisioning environment while experiencing the loss of ...
December 2012- In complex organizations with sprawling role structures, managing user access and entitlements can be overwhelming. As part of an effective strategy for identity and access management governance, role management is a powerful method with which to strengthen and streamline the management process. Although role management solutions may help, many are overly complex and are not suited for business users. To find out how the integrated Role and Policy Modeler component of IBM Security Identity Manager ...
November 2012- In this whitepaper, we detail the issues involved in email archiving, consider best practices,and present a solution that emphasizes scalable cloud-based storage, secure access to assets, and high availability.
November 2012- In this white paper, HP and Veeam Software outline an end-to-end storage and data protection architecture optimized for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V environments. Core components of the architecture are HP LeftHand Storage, HP StoreOnce Backup, and Veeam Backup & Replication software.
End users now access critical corporate data on personal devices and use consumer-grade web applications for work-related tasks, making it difficult for IT to fulfill one of their most important responsibilities: keep enterprise data secure.
Download the full IDC report to learn the impacts of this trend, as well as the benefits of unifying the often discreet IT functions of data protection, security, storage, and collaboration.
October 2012- This document reviews new malware analysis technology, Cerberus, which determines the behavior and intent of suspect binaries without the need for signatures, white lists or a sandbox environment. Using this “triage” approach, organizations are able to detect unknown threats that signature-based technologies will miss. In addition, they are able to gain critical information immediately, allowing them to take decisive action prior to engaging a malware team. There are tens of thousands of static executables on ...
Though many enterprises have advanced disaster recovery technologies put in place, they still fall short when it comes to actual preparedness due to a lack of formal processes and a strict regimen for exercising DR plans.
This report details 10 tips for updating and improving your current DR exercise program to help you meet expected recovery objectives when faced with an unexpected event.
October 2012- Discover how organizations are protecting larger and larger volumes of sensitive data while still allowing users to easily conduct business.
October 2012- Cyber-attacks are now about making money. ACAD/Medre.A is a terrifying worm that stole AutoCAD files. This whitepaper shows how industrial espionage is a new threat.
October 2012- This guide provides practical information to help you integrate security planning into your cloud computing initiatives - from data center to endpoint devices.
September 2012- Security is a competitive differentiator for SmartCloud for Social Business. SmartCloud for Social Business's business-ready security is based on a deep understanding of security and privacy best practices developed at IBM over decades of managing data and systems on behalf of IBM and its clients. IBM's security controls provide privacy and controlled authorization to sensitive information while enabling business operations. SC4SB protects our customers' information through governance, tools, technology, techniques, and personnel, each of ...
September 2012- Converging trends toward consumerization, thin-client deployment, enhanced security requirements, and wide adoption of cloud-based services are driving increased interest in desktop virtualization.
How will you prepare your company for cloud adoption? Cloud services are especially attractive to midmarket companies hit with the high cost of meeting compliance requirements.
Author and information security expert Felix Santos discusses:
• Information security and data protection in the cloud
• Recent cloud standards and audit initiatives
• Evaluation criteria for selecting a cloud provider that offers trusted data assurance
Managing smartphones and tablets is only half the MDM story. Securing the data and access points between corporate systems and your workers' iOS, Android, Windows, and BlackBerry devices requires just as much consideration and planning as protecting the devices themselves.
This white paper explores ten policy best-practices for secure and compliant enterprise mobility including industry regulations, passcodes, secure email, apps and features.
August 2012- As organizaç ões de TI são agora exigidas a prestar suporte a tudo, desde sistemas legados e armazenamento, até configuraç ões virtualizadas e computação baseada na nuvem em ambientes complexos e heterogêneos. O papel cada vez mais crítico dos serviços de suporte por provedores externos é discutido e destacado na abordagem desses ambientes de TI daqui em diante.
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