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Security Risk Assessment and Management in Web Application Security
Corporations are at risk because Web applications and servers make them susceptible to hackers and cyber crooks. However, companies can perform security risk

security assessment  published January 27, 2006 Security risk assessment and security risk management have become vital tasks for security officers and IT managers. Corporations face increased levels of risk almost daily from software vulnerabilities hidden in their business-technology systems to hackers and cyber crooks trying to steal proprietary corporate intellectual property, including sensitive customer information. An ever-growing list of government regulations aimed to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and

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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.

security assessment  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

The Whys and Hows of a Security Vulnerability Assessment


TEC outlines the reasons for having a Security Vulnerability Assessment done, how a security vulnerability assessment is performed, what can be gained by enlisting the Security Vulnerability Assessment process, and what you should expect to see in a Security Vulnerability Assessment report. After all, the most important reason for having a Security Vulnerability Assessment performed is to enable corrective action. How can you know what to secure if you don't know what is insecure?

security assessment  secure encrypted channels, a security assessment can help determine if your current configurations contain any unknown, and potentially unauthorized, network extensions left by legacy contracts, and cavalier engineers. Hardware multiplies like rabbits. There is a good chance you have IP based network devices on your network generating network traffic, and consequently security holes, that you don't even know about. Engineers commonly throw new devices on the network without taking into consideration the 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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Vulnerability Assessment: The Right Tools to Protect Your Critical Data


Vulnerability assessment (VA) has become one of the hottest fields within computer security. VA tools are designed to detect and report on security holes within software applications, allowing organizations to take corrective action—before devastating attacks occur. Indeed, due to reduction in hacker “time to exploit,” along with intense regulatory pressures, the need for reliable VA has never been greater.

security assessment  detect and report on security holes within software applications, allowing organizations to take corrective action—before devastating attacks occur. Indeed, due to reduction in hacker “time to exploit,” along with intense regulatory pressures, the need for reliable VA has never been greater. 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.

security assessment  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 business model, 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.

security assessment  Your Hosted Security Service Provider: What Every IT Manager Needs to Know Symantec Hosted Services uses the power of cloud computing to secure and manage information stored on endpoints and exchanged through email, Web, and IM interactions. Our hosted security services help protect against viruses, spam, spyware, phishing, DDOS attacks, directory harvest attacks, data leaks, and other organization-damaging threats. Source: Symantec Resources Related to Selecting Your Hosted Security Service Read More

Top 5 Security Tips for 2009


In the white paper top 5 security tips for 2009, discover what smaller companies like yours can do to protect themselves from security threats that...

security assessment  5 Security Tips for 2009 If you think your business is not at risk, then think again. Internet security is no longer just a concern for large targets such as banks, but is a serious reality many small and mid size companies have to deal with. Faced with the same security challenges, how can smaller organizations manage without the same IT budget or resources ? What can these businesses do to have the same level of protection? In the white paper Top 5 Security Tips for 2009 , discover what smaller Read More

Best Practices for Deploying LAN Security and NAC


Good security used to mean perimeter firewalls and desktop anti-virus software. However, threats don’t come just from outside the company any more. That means security must go beyond the desktop and into the network infrastructure itself. You can stop security breaches at the source—with multimethod and microsecond threat detection—before any damage is done to your network and your business.

security assessment  Practices for Deploying LAN Security and NAC Good security used to mean perimeter firewalls and desktop anti-virus software. However, threats don’t come just from outside the company any more. That means security must go beyond the desktop and into the network infrastructure itself. You can stop security breaches at the source—with multimethod and microsecond threat detection—before any damage is done to your network and your business. Read More

End-to-end Encryption Security Requirements


The Secure POS Vendors Alliance (SPVA) commissioned the End-to-end Security workgroup to provide clear guidelines on the application of encryption technology to payment card data used for retail financial transactions. This document addresses encrypting payment card data in tamper-resistant security modules.

security assessment  to-end Encryption Security Requirements The Secure POS Vendors Alliance (SPVA) commissioned the End-to-end Security workgroup to provide clear guidelines on the application of encryption technology to payment card data used for retail financial transactions. This document addresses encrypting payment card data in tamper-resistant security modules. Read More

Intrusion Detection and Security Auditing In Oracle


Database intrusion detection and security auditing continues to grow in importance. Thus, monitoring your database applications is a critical component of achieving a strong defense-in-depth around your sensitive data. However, to be efficient and effective, you must use the right combination of tools. Monitoring should never replace other layers in the security stack—it should complement the existing pieces instead.

security assessment  Detection and Security Auditing In Oracle Database intrusion detection and security auditing continues to grow in importance. Thus, monitoring your database applications is a critical component of achieving a strong defense-in-depth around your sensitive data. However, to be efficient and effective, you must use the right combination of tools. Monitoring should never replace other layers in the security stack—it should complement the existing pieces instead. 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.

security assessment  some of the major security specialists from prestigious U.S., U.K., and Australian universities. Read More

Web Security: Bullet-Proofing Your Site with SSL


In this security guide from Symantec you'll discover that the best solution can also be the most cost-effective.

security assessment  especially wi-fi, pose serious security risks, particularly with the advent of Firesheep-style sidejacking attacks. End-to end HTTPS encryption is one surefire solution—but what about the cost? So, what is the best approach you can take to ensure optimal protection? In this security guide from Symantec you'll discover that the best solution can also be the most cost-effective. Get all the facts in Protecting Users from Firesheep and Sidejacking Attacks with SSL . You'll learn about the benefits and Read More

Cost Effective Security and Compliance with Oracle Database 11g Release 2


Increasingly sophisticated threats and the push toward data consolidation and cloud computing are in part why a defense-in-depth approach to security is critical to safeguarding data. Data breach investigations have shown that security controls must be multi-layered to protect against threats, and the ever changing regulatory landscape and focus on privacy demonstrate the need for solutions to be transparent and cost effective. Read this white paper for more.

security assessment  Effective Security and Compliance with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Increasingly sophisticated threats and the push toward data consolidation and cloud computing are in part why a defense-in-depth approach to security is critical to safeguarding data. Data breach investigations have shown that security controls must be multi-layered to protect against threats, and the ever changing regulatory landscape and focus on privacy demonstrate the need for solutions to be transparent and cost effective. Read Read More

Standard & Poor's Announces Security Certification


After exposing numerous customers to embarrassing security vulnerabilities, S&P announces a security certification program.

security assessment  & Poor's Announces Security Certification Standard & Poor's Announces Security Certification L. Taylor - July 31, 2000 Event Summary Earlier this year, some private industry security experts, in conjunction with SecurityFocus.com, identified and exposed the security vulnerabilities on Standard & Poor's Comstock boxes. TEC published the story of this security faux pas earlier this month. After the story was published, Standard & Poor's announced a certification program dubbed Security Circle Read More