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Making Gramm-Leach-Bliley Security Compliance Fast and Easy
Designed to improve consumer financial services, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) includes security provisions for protecting confidential electronic financial

security audits  digital security requirements, especially security audits and vulnerability management. Security rules and guidelines are to assure people that the confidentiality and privacy of financial information electronically collected, maintained, used, or transmitted is secure ' especially when financial information can be directly linked to an individual. Security is not a product as much as it is an on-going, dynamic process. Accordingly, many security rules and guidelines published by federal agencies are

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7 Essential Steps to Security Risk Reduction


As management visionary and author Peter Drucker once said, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” No statement rings truer—especially when it comes to security risk reduction. By having an accurate depiction of your network, however, you can identify real-world security threats and learn how to evaluate your organization’s ability to respond to them. Find out how, with these seven essential steps.

security audits  their networks through automated security audits that capture everything they need to quantify and measure their security posture, including the ability to: Discover and prioritize all network assets; proactively identify and fix security vulnerabilities; manage and reduce business risk; and ensure steady compliance with IT security laws, industry regulations, and internal security policies. Delivered as an on-demand Web-based service, QualysGuard requires no hardware or software to install or maintain, Read More

Bootcamp for the Pros; Why Ernst & Young Will Lead Security Auditing Standards


Original News & Educational Review Course Summary Ernst & Young, has put together the quintessential course for security engineers looking to improve their ability to protect their organization's website, systems, and network. Dubbed eXtreme Hacking, and carrying a price tag of $5,000 a slot, this course is for anyone but hacks. With an impressive course book that fills a two-inch thick binder, leading Ernst & Young security engineers take you step-by-step through all the ways that bad guys try to subvert your mission critical servers and network configurations. Using dual-bootable NT-Linux laptops, and an accompanying network setup for practicing subversive attacks and exploits, attendees will leave the course with an entire new bag of tools and tricks that help them understand how bad guys identify target IP addresses, collect information about the systems they plan on compromising, and exploit weaknesses without being noticed. The idea is to learn how to figure out what the weaknesses are in your organization's network before the bad guys do.

security audits  to manipulation due to security vulnerabilities, the line where tax and revenue audits end and system and network audits begin, is starting to blur. If a corporation's tax and revenue audits are mathematically accurate, but based on incorrect information due to a compromised computer system, is the problem an information security problem or an accounting problem? If a discrepancy is caused by an outsider, who has hacked a financial electronic funds' transfer, should the corporation be held liable for SEC Read More

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.

security audits  Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance 4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Qualys® is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, with offices in France, Germany, the U.K., Japan and Hong Kong, and has partners worldwide. Source : Qualys Resources Related to IT Security Compliance : Risk (Wikipedia) 4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance A Unified Approach for IT, Read More

CIOs Need to Be Held Accountable for Security


As systems, networks, and websites suffer new magnitudes of Denial of Service attacks, malicious network scans, and network intrusions, organizational CIOs need to be held accountable for information security.

security audits  provider has taken due security precautions. If your service provider claims your site is secure, they should not have any qualms about their customers performing audits on them. Market Impact For publicly traded companies, when a site goes down due to a security attack, this affects the bottom line. Fig. 1 Amazon.com Share Valuation Drops after Site Outage due to Security Attack. Amazon.com has seen steady declines in the valuation of its stock since its site suffered a pro-longed outage due to a 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 audits  some of the major security specialists from prestigious U.S., U.K., and Australian universities. 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 audits  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

Outsourcing Security Part 1: Noting the Benefits


Without effective security, companies risk losing money and customer trust. With good security, companies have the power to maintain stakeholder value, customer loyalty, and competitive advantage. Faced with the complexity of providing effective security, many companies are turning to outsourcing.

security audits  Security Part 1: Noting the Benefits Introduction Remember the carefree days of summer? The memories aren't so positive for many corporations hit by cyber attacks during the summer of 2001. Three especially menacing threats-CodeRed, CodeRed II, and Nimda-cost U.S. corporations more than 12.3 billion dollars. After the fall-out, one company reported it had over 60 software engineers working for a week to recover from Nimda, and it still had work to do. For many organizations, these recent Read More

Malware Security Report


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

security audits  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

Need for Content Security


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 way to appear busy. Employees can open multiple pages, a few of them related to legitimate work, while the others cater to their "personal" interests. It takes a single mouse click or Alt+Tab to navigate between pages, when a supervisor appears. This white paper provides details of how Internet access can be abused and how organisation can keep a tab on its employees.

security audits  for Content Security Need for Content Security If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. eScan is a complete AntiVirus, AntiSpam and Content Security solution that provides proactive protection against Trojan, Worm, Rootkits, Keyloggers, Malware, Spam and Offensive Content. Source : MicroWorld Technologies, Inc. Resources Related to Need for Content Security : Security (Wikipedia) Need for Content Security Content Security is Read More

Spire Security


Founded in 2008, Spire Security is an analyst firm that provides research and analysis in the information security field. A specialty of Spire is enterprise security metrics.

security audits  Security Founded in 2008, Spire Security is an analyst firm that provides research and analysis in the information security field. A specialty of Spire is enterprise security metrics. Read More

Developing a Security-oriented Corporate Culture


JurInnov’s director of information systems and security provides a detailed analysis of why development of a security-oriented corporate culture is imperative for companies wishing to keep their electronically stored information secure.

security audits  of information systems and security provides a detailed analysis of why development of a security-oriented corporate culture is imperative for companies wishing to keep their electronically stored information secure. Read More

Security Strategies for the Midsized Business


Midsize businesses face the same security threats as larger companies, and likewise they must comply with the same regulations. But, their security budgets are smaller. The good news is that IT security systems don’t have to be expensive. Learn about the top three security problems, how to develop security policies using integrated security solutions, and how to do vulnerability assessment with low-cost security tools.

security audits  businesses face the same security threats as larger companies, and likewise they must comply with the same regulations. But, their security budgets are smaller. The good news is that IT security systems don’t have to be expensive. Learn about the top three security problems, how to develop security policies using integrated security solutions, and how to do vulnerability assessment with low-cost security tools. 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

security audits  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 personal computer to computer. Infection comes from reading an e-mail that has a virus program as an attachment, or from Read More

IBM Announces IBM Security Intelligence with Big Data


IBM has announced IBM Security Intelligence with Big Data, an offering that combine big data analytics with security intelligence capabilities for addressing both internal and external cyber security threats. The solution aims to provide a comprehensive offering for security analysts to extend their capabilities in detection and prevention. Made in IBM Labs, Security Intelligence

security audits  Announces IBM Security Intelligence with Big Data IBM has announced IBM Security Intelligence with Big Data , an offering that combine big data analytics with security intelligence capabilities for addressing both internal and external cyber security threats. The solution aims to provide a comprehensive offering for security analysts to extend their capabilities in detection and prevention. Made in IBM Labs, Security Intelligence with Big Data enables big data analysis with real-time correlation Read More