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Product Review: GFI's LANguard Network Security Scanner
Performing patch management is one of the most tedious chores that must be completed by network administrators. While there are many patch management tools

network security audit  Review: GFI's LANguard Network Security Scanner Taking Patch Management to a New Level Without a doubt, one of the most tedious chores that network administrators must routinely perform is patch management. Hardly a week goes by that Microsoft doesn't release some sort of patch. It is the network administrator's responsibility to download the latest patches and apply them to all of the organization's computers. As tedious as patch management is though, it is one chore that really shouldn't be

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4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance


An unprecedented wave of security breaches has led to the establishment of technical standards, IT governance frameworks and laws designed to improve and enforce IT security. Companies are under increasing pressure to control their IT infrastructures more effectively. Learn how ongoing automated vulnerability assessments, together with well-defined network security policies, can simplify the compliance process.

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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.

network security audit  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 have a process for dealing with Security Incidents, which represent one of the most visible security risks, but only a small part of a larger corporate security Read More

Security Snafu at NetBank


Online internet bank NetBank suffered an embarrassing security exposure late last week when a customer discovered he had access to more funds and information than his own.

network security audit  chances are they understand network security better than ISP's without such services which means they are more likely to better safeguard a bank's website. Any reputable ISP will be happy to answer questions over the phone. Ask them what kind of firewall they use and what type of intrusions detection system they use. You then can at least find out if they are using reputable products (even though you still won't know if the products have been installed and configured correctly.) Ask to see the bank and Read More

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.

network security audit  Data Protection Playbook: Network Security Best Practice for Protecting Your Organization Network Data Protection Playbook: Network Security Best Practice for Protecting Your Organization If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. CipherOptics makes data protection simple. Whether you need to secure data flows over your application environment or encrypt data in motion across the network, CipherOptics makes it easy. Our Read More

Security for Small and Medium Businesses


We all know what security means when we think of our home. Did we lock the door when we left for the day? Is the stove turned off? Computer security for the small to medium business (SMB) must address similar concerns. Can a hacker gain access to its servers? How can a business protect its data? Entry Points A personal computer virus is a hidden software program that spreads from

network security audit  must be installed on network servers, and servers must be configured to block open, unprotected ports. (A port is similar to an apartment doorway in an apartment building.) Surveillance by network administrators must be performed. Detected viruses should be met with immediate remedial action, and a log should be kept of such occurrences. Match the rules imposed by financial institutions. Use public key encryption to transfer files to and from business partners. Network servers are an area usually Read More

Beyond Spam – Email Security in the Age of Blended Threats


Not all email security solutions are built to defend against emerging email threats. Regardless of whether someone is using a desktop, laptop, netbook, tablet or smartphone, an organization’s umbrella of security needs to protect any device connected to their networks and deliver real-time protection from the variety of threats to email infrastructures. Read this white paper to learn about the types of threats to email security in existence today, including botnets, phishing, malware, and smartphone attacks, and what to do about them.

network security audit  device connected to their networks and deliver real-time protection from the variety of threats to email infrastructures. Read this white paper to learn about the types of threats to email security in existence today, including botnets, phishing, malware, and smartphone attacks, and what to do about them. Read More

Ariba Network to Move to SAP HANA


In keeping with its strategy to move everything to the cloud—and to the in-memory SAP HANA platform—SAP recently announced plans to move the Ariba Network to HANA by the end of 2014.

network security audit  Network to Move to SAP HANA In keeping with its strategy to move everything to the cloud—and to the in-memory SAP HANA platform—SAP recently announced plans to move the Ariba Network to HANA by the end of 2014. With 1.5 million companies in over 190 countries conducting over half a trillion in commerce on an annual basis, the Ariba Network is by far the largest and most global business-to-business (B2B) trading platform in the world. And with the move to HANA, it is expected to become the fastest Read More

Fixing Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0


April is the cruelest month for operating system security holes. Red Hat posted a fix within six hours, but Microsoft leaves us… still waiting!

network security audit  Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0 Fixing Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0 C. McNulty - May 9, 2000 Event Summary On 25 April 2000, MSNBC reported that Internet Security Solutions had identified a security back door in Red Hat Linux 6.2. The backdoor involves an extra , but undocumented, administrative password that allows users to run rogue programs on a Red Hat server via a Web-based administrator's interface. To its credit, Red Hat responded and posted a fix within six hours Read More

E&Y Spins-Off eSecurity Online and Unveils Security Vulnerability Assessment Services


In an effort to assist corporations in preventing security related losses, Ernst & Young announced that it is spinning off a new online security venture. The new venture's lead product line is their Security Vulnerability Assessment service.

network security audit  the status of your network is at a given moment in time. With near 1200 or so security consultants, and security educators that understand security well-enough to teach security penetration testing to fellow industry security experts (eXtreme Hacking), Ernst & Young is positioned well to offer a robust service in this area. As well, eSecurityOnline has over 1000 security resources available for public viewing. Their security content includes educational materials, product reviews, vendor reviews, and Read More

Concur's Customers Can Network Now


Following the path of other E-procurement vendors, Concur announced a purchasing network for large companies. At the same time, Concur announced that its entire suite of products, including access to its purchasing network, will be available to small and mid-sized companies as an outsourced, Web-based product.

network security audit  s Customers Can Network Now Event Summary Concur Technologies (Nasdaq: CNQR) made two announcements that mark its determination to be, and be seen as, a major player in the hot E-procurement market. The Concur Commerce Network will give Concur's E-procurement customers a marketplace to display and purchase their wares. The company claims that its network already offers thousands of suppliers. Concur also announced that electronic purchasing and the rest of its Concur eWorkplace suite of products Read More

Effective Operational Security Metrics


Due to the changing regulatory environment and the complexity of business today, organizations are facing increased accountability. Security risks, however, can often be difficult to measure and even more difficult to understand by people outside of the department. The key to demonstrating improvement is to translate security information in to business terms. Organizations must align, manage, and measure security around business operations.

network security audit  Operational Security Metrics Due to the changing regulatory environment and the complexity of business today, organizations are facing increased accountability. Security risks, however, can often be difficult to measure and even more difficult to understand by people outside of the department. The key to demonstrating improvement is to translate security information in to business terms. Organizations must align, manage, and measure security around business operations. Read More

Outsourcing Security Part 3: Selecting a Managed Security Services Provider


As the final article in a three-part series on outsourcing security, the following article provides guidelines for selecting a dependable managed security services provider.

network security audit  program for the corporate network, only to find the security partner unreliable. According to Gartner, more than $1 billion in venture capital has been pumped into start-up managed security services providers (MSSPs). Last year a few high-profile MSSPs abruptly folded, leaving customers stranded with no recourse. As a result, companies considering outsourcing the management of their information security are understandably wary. Gartner predicts that more MSSP organizations will fail, and numerous mergers Read More

Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft Create New PC Security Alliance


Five key vendors, Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft have allied together to develop a new hardware and software specification for personal computer security. The alliance has set a goal of publishing a specification proposal by the second half of 2000. It remains to be seen what impact this will have on the rapidly increasing number of information security attacks.

network security audit  of the rapidly increasing network and system security break-ins, it would behoove any organization that has confidential information on its network to analyze their risks and take due precaution as soon as possible. Read More

NextPage Security


Documents provide tangible evidence of decisions and agreements. They contain crucial intellectual capital. And they make key contributions to your brand. As a result, your organization invests significant resources to create processes for protecting critical documents and managing associated business risks. That’s why your document security services need to work within your environment to enhance existing security processes and technologies.

network security audit  Security Documents provide tangible evidence of decisions and agreements. They contain crucial intellectual capital. And they make key contributions to your brand. As a result, your organization invests significant resources to create processes for protecting critical documents and managing associated business risks. That’s why your document security services need to work within your environment to enhance existing security processes and technologies. Read More