March 2015- This report describes strategies for articulating your risk posture and security strategy to executives so you can position yourself as a key influencer in the boardroom. Written by a CISO, it offers guidance on: answering common questions such as “How secure are we”; describing how your strategy aligns with the goals of the business; and helping the board understand complex security issues.
March 2015- To ensure security these days, the entire diverse and distributed enterprise identity infrastructure must become one secure global service. A federated identity service based on virtualization is the answer for protecting today's increasingly federated environments—and evolving them to meet future demands and opportunities. In this paper, we'll look at how such a service helps you manage all this complexity and see how other solutions stack up.
March 2015- Many organizations still cling to the rigid practice of reimaging every infected machine. However, the costs of reimaging often outweighs the benefit. Learn why you should adopt an alternative approach to reimaging to remediate threats.
March 2015- Spear phishing is a primary means by which APTs target and infiltrate networks. This paper describes the element of a phishing attack and how to keep your organization safe from advanced threats.
March 2015- This paper outlines the challenges of fighting APTs and outlines a solution purpose-built to find and stop attacks in progress allowing for mitigation before it's too late.
February 2015- Today's cybercrime environment has evolved from quick smash-and-grab tactics to persistent campaigns involving specialized malware. In response, a new category of security technology aimed at detecting, analyzing and preventing such threats is emerging. ThreatTrack Security discussed this trend with Charles Kolodgy, IDC's Research Vice President for IDC's Security Products Service.
September 2014- Today's cyber attacks have changed in sophistication, in focus, and in their potential impact on your business. This eBook will outline the tactics today's advanced attackers are using to break into your organization and why you require a defense-in-depth cyber-security program that incorporates automatic detection and incident response. The goal of this eBook is to leave you with the knowledge you need to effectively protect your business against today's advanced attacks.
January 2015- You can't open a newspaper or visit an online news site these days without some mention of a cyber-attack or data breach. These activities are becoming more prevalent, and as a result, the reporting of these activities is also on the rise. Bit9 + Carbon Black reached out to a series of experts to collect their thoughts and advice on dealing with data security incidents or breaches, which included:
- What solutions ...
Businesses need to view security as a process and leverage solutions that can proactively collect data, apply aggregated threat intelligence, reduce the cost and complexity of incident response and evolve, adapt and learn from your investigation.
This eGuide will cover how a continuous approach to response can resolve these challenges and put your organization in a better security posture by proactively preparing for a breach.
February 2015- A how to guide describing the key steps that organizations should take to prevent their social media accounts from being hacked.
January 2015- IT departments were battered by a cyber security perfect storm in 2014. While the security community was still rolling in the wake of the Target breach in late 2013, the continuing parade of breaches in 2014 cast a harsh light on inadequate security architectures and poorly implemented security practices.
November 2014- Business-critical platforms such as SAP and Oracle have been in place for more than a decade, however a majority of firms using these applications currently have gaps in their security program. There are many reasons for these security gaps ranging from a reliance on generic security tools, to IT teams lacking complete understanding of how application platforms work.
January 2015- Gaps in security practices of business-critical applications running on SAP are causing organizations to rethink their current approach and embrace a new strategy.
January 2015- As a CISO, learn which questions to ask in order to uncover security challenges facing your SAP systems.
Proofpoint security researchers have published an analysis that exposes the inner workings of a cybercrime operation targeting online banking credentials for banks in the United States and Europe. This Proofpoint research report provides a detailed and rarely seen inside view of the infrastructure, tools and techniques that enabled this cybercrime group to infect over 500,000 PCs.
Key facts from the Proofpoint analysis:
• Qbot (aka Qakbot) botnet of 500,000 infected systems sniffed “conversations&...
January 2015- As technology evolves, more and more organizations are moving applications and data to the cloud. Although cloud solutions can save money and improve accessibility for remote users, it can also leave your sensitive data vulnerable to new security threats. With the lack of governance policies and security practices for the transition to cloud computing, it is important to consider how this move can affect your organization’s security. Ponemon Institute conducted a survey sponsored ...
Security professionals are living in a time of rapid and fundamental change. Computing and delivery models, user platforms and devices, and security threats have changed radically in recent years. However, in many ways, the security technologies and approaches employed by many organizations have remained relatively static, sometimes leading to disastrous results. To gain a picture of how organizations are contending with the changing technology and security landscape, SafeNet undertook an extensive survey.
While encryption has been employed for decades, there has never been a higher need than in today’s market with data breaches consistently littering the headlines. As more organizations adopt encryption strategies many questions are posed.
Where is encryption being employed today and why?
Where do security practitioners see encryption’s usage increasing?
What do current usage trends tell us about existing security gaps, and how should those weaknesses ...
January 2015- A significant number of high profile security breaches have occurred recently, bringing the organizations affected to the front pages of the business press. These events have had a negative impact on the public image of these companies, and may also have had a negative impact on their business. Due to these incidents, CIOs of many organizations have had to re-evaluate their info-security strategy in general, while also placing specific focus on their user authentication and ...
January 2015- As hackers continue to successfully conduct large-scale attacks against financial services, retail and entertainment companies, organizations must rethink their security strategy. No longer are network firewalls and other perimeter “breach-prevention” technologies good enough. Many enterprises today rely on these technologies as the foundation for their data security strategy and unfortunately there is no fool-proof way to prevent a breach from occurring. This paper outlines SafeNet’s 3 step approach to help your company accept the ...
The entire security industry has focused in on the newest buzzwords: Threat Intelligence. The term is so broadly used the definition of "intelligence" is sometimes lost. Some services are simply offering access to minimally analyzed (or even raw) data. Learn how to tell what "intelligence" really means and how to differentiate the offerings in this Solutionary white paper.
- Get a clear definition of what intelligence is and the ...
Security is a necessary component in the corporate digital infrastructure. Unfortunately, rallying support behind security initiatives is often easier said than done. By improving mutual understanding of management and analyst perspectives, IT security professionals and non-technical managers can define a smoother process to develop and improve the organization's security infrastructure.
- Understanding internal communication is key to defining a security infrastructure.
- Explore possible thought ...
When IT professionals think about information security, they often think about network intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion protection systems (IPS) early in the process. Network IDS/IPS has long been a mainstay for detecting malicious activity and continues to be a very important piece of the security puzzle. Unfortunately for security professionals, that puzzle continues to evolve and becomes increasingly large and complex.
- Review why advanced detection ...
January 2015- Pete Lindstrom, Research Director, Security Products at IDC explores the emerging trends in technology, authentication and the threat landscape that are driving a need for stronger user access control. He then takes a look at the recently released SecureAuth IdP v8.0 and how it solves these emerging authentication challenges.
January 2015- The explosion of user devices has left enterprises scrambling to secure access control to their resources while meeting the user expectations for a clean experience. Resolving the conundrum of adding layers of authentication without compromising ease-of-use has proven to be an elusive task for enterprises... until now. This paper will examine SecureAuth IdP's Device Fingerprinting and its numerous benefits, including more secure authentication without user friction.
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