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The Internet access you have provided in the office costs money. You wish to see it used as a productive tool and increase business. It also provides the best

computer security policy  to using their work computers as the primary lifeline to access sexually explicit materials online. (MSNBC).   Estimating net abuse costs The following equations allows you to estimate how much misuse of Internet costs you: Number of employees with Web access: = A Average hourly cost per employee including overheads = B ($) Average time spent in non business net use/day = C (Hours) Average time spent on personal e-mail+ Chat/day = D (Hours) Working hours/day = 8 Cost to your organization for non

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Network Data Protection Playbook: Network Security Best Practice for Protecting Your Organization


Malicious hacking and illegal access are just a few of the reasons companies lose precious corporate data every year. As the number of network security breaches increase, companies must find ways to protect data beyond the perimeter of their businesses. But how do they build a data-defensible architecture that will protect data on an ever-evolving network? The answer: by first developing an in-depth defense strategy.

computer security policy  not publicly reported (FBI/CSI Computer Crime Survey). This is troubling to network security administrators because a lack of information on current breaches makes it difficult to develop proactive measures to combat a similar attack at their own organizations. During the 14-month period from January 2005 to March 2006, from an analysis of breaches documented on www.privacyrights.org , nearly 62 million records containing personal information were reported exposed due to breaches (Figure 1). Malicious hac Read More

Network Security Best Practices: Competitive Analysis


When it comes to security architecture, choosing a system that’s scalable and applicable to a broad set of security needs is a wise move. New security services for Internet protocol (IP) networks are emerging that enable new levels of scalability and manageability—while remaining completely transparent to the network. By applying this type of system, you build an optimal framework for future security applications.

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Security Breach: Now What?


When people's lives or financial transactions are at risk, proper Security Incident handling is of extreme importance.

computer security policy  Breach: Now What? Problem With so many security incidents occurring, many IT decision makers are unclear as to who they should notify, and what steps they should take if their network or systems are breached. There is a good chance that local and Federal law enforcement agencies will likely not be skilled enough to conduct a proper investigation. Is there anyone else you should notify? Where do you begin and what should you look for? Enlisting the Process and Reporting Every organization should Read More

Security Begins on Your Desktop


The documents, spreadsheets, databases and other files on the personal computers used to conduct business are corporate assets. It cost money to create them and that investment should be protected. Additionally, companies have both competitive and legal obligations to assure that such data is kept private and secure. Many companies and most people are unaware of the obligation and potential threats.

computer security policy  issues related to personal computer use the same as you would other risk management issues. Insurance companies can provide helpful data as can legal consultants. Do not expect a higher degree of security than you are willing to invest in. User Recommendations The infrastructure and services that enable responsible computing among personal computer users is costly and not highly leverageable. Unlike the mainframe environment where one firewall, backup server, or uninterrutible power source, serves Read More

Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security


DSL providers speed up their customers' Internet access, however, at the same time they also expose these customers to enormous security risk. Earthlink has gone the extra mile and is giving out free firewall software to all its DSL customers.

computer security policy  Leads the Way in DSL Security Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security L. Taylor - August 8, 2000 Event Summary Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) services are hot, and if you don't already have high-speed Internet access, you are wishing you did. For a small price increase over traditional ISP services, users can upgrade to a DSL line and access the Internet at record speeds. However, one of the biggest stumbling blocks to doing so has been the security implications. DSL services expose your system to Read More

People’s Role in Cyber Security: Academics’ Perspective


With an aim of emphasizing the role of people in computer and Internet security, the Crucial Cloud Hosting team presents the views of some of the major security specialists from prestigious U.S., U.K., and Australian universities. To examine the extent to which human factors can contribute to either preserving security standards or bringing risk to company data, the whitepaper outlines the most common employee-caused security issues in the corporate ecosystem.

computer security policy  role of people in computer and Internet security, the Crucial Cloud Hosting team presents the views of some of the major security specialists from prestigious U.S., U.K., and Australian universities. Read More

E-Policy Best Practices


This business guide by ePolicy Institute and EdgeWave Inc. provides best-practices guidelines for developing and implementing effective workplace e-policies, and in the process, creating clean, compliant, safe and secure electronic communications that are less likely to trigger a workplace lawsuit, regulatory investigation, security breach, or other electronic disaster.

computer security policy  Policy Best Practices This business guide by ePolicy Institute and EdgeWave Inc. provides best-practices guidelines for developing and implementing effective workplace e-policies, and in the process, creating clean, compliant, safe and secure electronic communications that are less likely to trigger a workplace lawsuit, regulatory investigation, security breach, or other electronic disaster. Read More

Application Security, Inc.


Application Security, Inc. (AppSecInc) is the leading provider of application security solutions for the enterprise. AppSecInc's products – the industry's only complete vulnerability management solution for the application tier – proactively secure enterprise applications at more than 350 organizations around the world. Historically, organizations have secured their networks and host operating systems by applying the vulnerability management methodology. This four-step process allows organizations to proactively manage risk by baselining what elements they have and identifying what vulnerabilities are present on them; prioritizing security measures based on value and risk; intelligently applying protection based on this prioritization; and then applying ongoing monitoring to flag any issues. AppSecInc products are the industry's most complete line of security solutions for the application tier that apply to applications the same vulnerability management methodology organizations use to secure their networks and general-purpose operating systems. By securing data at its source, we enable organizations to more confidently extend their business with customers, partners and suppliers while meeting regulatory compliance requirements. Our security experts, combined with our strong support team, deliver up-to-date application safeguards that minimize risk and eliminate its impact on business. Please contact us at 1-866-927-7732 to learn more, or visit us on the web at www.appsecinc.com

computer security policy  Security, Inc. Application Security, Inc. (AppSecInc) is the leading provider of application security solutions for the enterprise. AppSecInc's products – the industry's only complete vulnerability management solution for the application tier – proactively secure enterprise applications at more than 350 organizations around the world. Historically, organizations have secured their networks and host operating systems by applying the vulnerability management methodology. This four-step Read More

Network Associates RePositions Itself as a Security E-Village


With a new organizational strategy, Network Associates hopes to retain and recruit savvy security engineers and leverage the hot IT security market for outside funding and a type of web-based CIO Helpdesk.

computer security policy  Associates RePositions Itself as a Security E-Village Event Summary Security monolith, Network Associates, Inc. (Nasdaq: NETA) has reorganized itself to become a holding company of four independent security subsidiaries: PGP Security, Sniffer Technologies, Magic Solutions, and McAfee Corporation which spun off with its own IPO last December. Each of the four divisions stand to hire their own CEO or president to lead the strategic developments of their respective organizations. On top of the new Read More

Why Group Policy Matters for Servers


Administrative errors can and do happen, but native tools do little to aid administrators in this area. While Microsoft’s Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) is a great tool for managing group policy, it has its limitations. Discover how to implement best-practice approaches to help successfully extend the deployment of group policy to your server security settings, while reducing costs and minimizing errors.

computer security policy  Group Policy Matters for Servers Administrative errors can and do happen, but native tools do little to aid administrators in this area. While Microsoft’s Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) is a great tool for managing group policy, it has its limitations. Discover how to implement best-practice approaches to help successfully extend the deployment of group policy to your server security settings, while reducing costs and minimizing errors. Read More

Computer Associates Splashes Into the Data Warehousing Market with Platinum Technology Acquisition


Computer Associates DecisionBase is an Extract/Transform/Load tool designed to help in the population and maintenance of data warehouses. First released in March of 1998, the product is geared towards large implementations with the need for metadata management. The current release is 1.9, which is the fourth release of the product.

computer security policy  general market, including Ardent, Computer Associates, Informatica, and Sagent, with some offerings from IBM and Oracle. Prism has merged with Ardent, Carleton with Apertus, and Platinum with Computer Associates. The major vendors are now working furiously to find a competitive differentiator, with the most popular differentiator being integration with Enterprise Resource Planning packages such as SAP and PeopleSoft. Product Strategy and Trajectory Computer Associates' DecisionBase strategy is to create Read More

Vendor Analysis: Interliant's Security Vulnerability Assessment


A security vulnerability assessment service is a risk management process. Interliant's security vulnerability assessment service enables its clients to understand what risks their online transaction systems and network infrastructure face. Relevant Technologies has taken an in-depth look at Interliant's security vulnerability assessment service to find out what their tactical strategy is in helping organizations minimize risk, how this strategy evolved, and what IT decision makers can expect to gain from using their services.

computer security policy  Analysis: Interliant's Security Vulnerability Assessment Vendor Analysis: Interliant's Security Vulnerability Assessment Featured Author -  Laura Taylor - January 14, 2002 Introduction A security vulnerability assessment service is a risk management process. Interliant's security vulnerability assessment service enables its clients to understand what risks their online transaction systems and network infrastructure face. Relevant Technologies has taken an in-depth look at Interliant's security Read More

Selecting Your Hosted Security Service Provider: What Every IT Manager Needs to Know


Do-it-yourself (DIY) security can be daunting. It requires significant time, effort and expertise to maintain strong security while complying with information access and disclosure regulations. Find out how a hosted security solution can provide reliable and comprehensive security coverage for your company’s e-mail, Web, and instant messaging (IM), without requiring extensive expertise or equipment in-house.

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Malware Security Report


Learn how to protect your company in the VeriSign Malware Security Report.

computer security policy  Security Report Silent and unseen, malware can infect your servers and Web sites, destroy customer trust—and put your business at risk. And the problem is getting worse as cyber criminals use increasingly sophisticated techniques to spread malware through the Web. Learn how to protect your company in the VeriSign Malware Security Report . You'll learn about the methods cyber criminals use, how they attempt to profit at your expense—and how you can stop them. Protect your company from the Read More