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DEFINITION: COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology) is an international open standard that defines requirements for the control and security of sensitive data and provides a reference framework. COBIT, which provides a reference framework, was introduced in the 1990s by the IT Governance Institute. Learn more about managing compliance at SearchCompliance.com. COBIT consists of an executive  … 
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How can Identity and Access Management Improve IT Security and Reduce Risk to Help Drive my Business?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: IAM builds a foundation for effective security by helping ensure all users have only the appropriate level of access rights to all protected resources, and that those rights are enforced appropriately. Read this executive brief to learn more about taking control of IT operations and information security with Content-Aware IAM.
Posted: 25 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

CA Technologies.

Integrating Information Labeling and Microsoft Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)
sponsored by TITUS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges of content protection and user acceptance of content protection technology. It provides an overview of Microsoft's Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) and its integration with Titus' Document Classification and Message Classification product suites.
Posted: 12 Nov 2010 | Published: 12 Nov 2010

TITUS

Achieving ISO 27001 Compliance using Titus Solutions
sponsored by TITUS
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides IT professionals with a high level overview of ISO 27001 and 27002, along with their implications for security of email and digital documents.
Posted: 11 Nov 2010 | Published: 11 Nov 2010

TITUS

Using Windows File Classification Infrastructure to Classify and Protect Documents
sponsored by TITUS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how organizations can leverage the File Classification Infrastructure and partner solutions to identify the business value of data, raise security awareness, and protect information assets.
Posted: 11 Nov 2010 | Published: 11 Nov 2010

TITUS

Information Security, Virtualization, and the Journey to the Cloud
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With visible virtualization leadership, commitment, and cooperation, VMware and Trend Micro should be amongst the top choices as CIOs and CISOs choose their partners for their own cloud journeys. Read this paper to find out so much more.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 20 Oct 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

Information Security Magazine – October 2010: Database Auditing Tools – The Human Factor
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
WHITE PAPER: This issue also discusses database audit tools, applications and the selection process. Learn how your organization can leverage these tools to understand database transaction activity, monitor insiders for malicious activity, and how these logs and audit trails can improve your compliance programs.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Published: 07 Oct 2010

Information Security Magazine

Anatomy of a Data Breach - Why Breaches Happen and What to Do About It
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the three most common sources of data breaches, and offers a broad perspective on what can be done to stop data breaches, as well as specific recommendations to take preventive action.
Posted: 23 Aug 2010 | Published: 18 Aug 2010

Symantec Corporation

Global Threat Report: July 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to get a full analysis of ESET’s ThreatSense.Net®, a sophisticated malware reporting and tracking system, which shows that the highest number of detections this month with almost 12.47% of the total was scored by the Win32/Conficker class of threat.
Posted: 13 Aug 2010 | Published: 13 Aug 2010

ESET

2010 Information Security & Compliance Trend Study
sponsored by nCircle
WHITE PAPER: This report summarizes the results of the nCircle 2010 Information Security and Compliance Trend Study, a cross-industry survey of over 250 respondents in the IT security industry in the United States and Canada. Over 65% of survey respondents are from large and midsize enterprises.
Posted: 02 Aug 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

nCircle

Data Protection Solutions at Midsize Organizations
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In January of 2008, a random sample of online technical newsletter subscribers at midsize companies (100- 5,000 employees) received an email invitation to participate in a survey about data protection solutions use at their organizations. The goal of the survey was to identify sources of and/or reasons for information security breaches and more.
Posted: 15 Jul 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Trend Micro, Inc.

Sharepoint in Healthcare: Collaboration and Information Sharing in a Secure Environment
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Trend Micro’s PortalProtect helps healthcare organizations implement the necessary industry best practices to achieve regulatory compliance and protect against the changing threats in today’s quickly evolving security landscape. Read this paper for more.
Posted: 15 Jul 2010 | Published: 15 Jul 2010

Trend Micro, Inc.

How to Implement a Data Loss Prevention Strategy
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper guides IT professionals through the steps necessary to implement a practical data loss prevention (DLP) strategy. It starts off by looking at what’s driving data loss prevention, the consequences of data loss, and a possible solution. It then moves on to practical implementation advice and examples. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Jun 2010 | Published: 23 Apr 2010

Sophos, Inc.

Improving Clinician Workflows with One-Touch Desktop Roaming
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: The move from paper-based medical records systems to EMR is rightly viewed as a step toward improved patient care, increased clinician productivity, and lower costs. But striking a balance between access for clinicians and privacy for patients can be a difficult task. This paper presents a one-touch desktop roaming solution that benefits both.
Posted: 24 Jun 2010 | Published: 24 May 2010

Imprivata

Best Practices in eCatalog Management
sponsored by Ariba, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: At the heart of procurement systems is a catalog. Even in environments lacking automation, requisitioners consult a hard copy or customer service reps use a catalog at the other end of a phone line. Getting everyone to use the correct catalog from a preferred vendor at the contracted price will ensure that negotiated savings are actually realized.
Posted: 11 Jun 2010 | Published: 11 Jun 2010

Ariba, Inc.

Information Security and Multi-Compliance: Avoiding Audit Fatigue with a Single IT Compliance Strategy
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Prescriptive Guide provides nine steps that information security managers can use to break the compli­ance blame cycle and build an information security program that more effectively mitigates security risk. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 13 May 2010 | Published: 13 May 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

ZeuS: A Persistent Criminal Enterprise
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This research paper, presented by Trend Micro, examines the ZeuS botnet; a cyber-criminal tool primarily used to steal money. Access this paper now to learn how ZeuS works, who is behind this crimeware, ZeuS variants now emerging and more.
Posted: 11 May 2010 | Published: 24 Mar 2010

Trend Micro

Your Small Business Security Questions Answered: Social Networks, Sensitive Data, and Business Banking
sponsored by AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief paper provides in depth answers to three pressing questions that many small businesses are asking about IT security: If social networks are such a risk, shouldn't we just block them? How liable am I for the loss of sensitive data? How safe is online business banking? Read on to learn the answers to these three questions and more.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010

AVG Technologies USA, Inc.

Security Threat Report: 2010
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The first decade of the 21st century saw a dramatic change in the nature of cybercrime. Hackers have evolved from teenage boys spreading graffiti for kicks and notoriety to organized, financially motivated gangs. Read this white paper for a better understanding of the history of malware and learn to craft a better, safer future for internet users.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

Sophos, Inc.

Top 10 Steps to Protecting Your Organization’s Privacy Data
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Over the last few years, the challenge of protecting privacy data has been compounded by increasing compliance regulations that can mean fines - or even jail time - if privacy data is mishandled. This white paper presents the top ten regulatory compliance requirements to consider when selecting a privacy data protection solution.
Posted: 09 Mar 2010 | Published: 09 Mar 2010

McAfee, Inc.

Protecting and Securing Privacy Data and Sensitive Information in Today’s Healthcare Organization
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document takes a look at several aspects of data protection and HIPAA compliance and explains how a Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solution can help IT professionals discover sensitive data at rest, monitor traffic in real time, and capture events for after-the-fact investigations.
Posted: 08 Mar 2010 | Published: 08 Mar 2010

McAfee, Inc.

Considerations for Integrating Intelligence into Security Operations
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines four critical elements of cyber security intelligence that organizations must meet to ensure that the integration of the intelligence will help improve the safety and profitability of enterprises. This paper also presents specific questions to ask when determining the best approach for an overall risk-mitigation strategy.
Posted: 23 Dec 2009 | Published: 03 Dec 2009

VeriSign EMEA

Closing Wireless Loopholes for PCI Compliance and Security
sponsored by AirMagnet
WHITE PAPER: Merchants who process payment cards need dedicated wireless monitoring systems that offer full traffic analysis and comprehensive security solutions to identify wireless security loopholes, provide solutions, and document compliance for audits. Read this white paper to learn more about ensuring PCI compliance in your wireless network.
Posted: 02 Dec 2009 | Published: 02 Dec 2009

AirMagnet

Top-10 Guide for Protecting Sensitive Data from Malicious Insiders
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: For years, organizations have worked diligently to lock down their perimeters only to find out that the most devastating enemy is already inside. Insider threats abound -- both careless mistakes and malicious attacks. This guide will explore the top ten ways to protect sensitive data from the very people that need access to it.
Posted: 12 Nov 2009 | Published: 12 Oct 2009

Imperva

Top 10 Threats to SME Data Security
sponsored by WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: For a no-nonsense perspective on the most common types of network and data compromises in small to medium-sized businesses, read this white paper. It lists the ten most common vectors of data compromise, with practical techniques and defenses to counter them.
Posted: 26 Oct 2009 | Published: 26 Oct 2008

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.

Seven Practical Steps for Federal Cyber Security and FISMA Compliance
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides seven practical steps any information security organization can take to improve information system security and achieve compliance with relevant regulations, standards and internal security and operational policy.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Apr 2009

Tripwire, Inc.
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INFORMATION SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): … COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology) is an international open standard that defines requirements for the control and security of sensitive data and provides a reference framework. COBIT, which provides a reference framework, was introduced in the 1990s by the IT Governance Institute. Learn more about managing compliance at SearchCompliance.com. COBIT consists of an executive summary, management guidelines, framework, control objectives, implementation toolset and audit guidelines. Extensive support is provided, including a list of critical success factors for measuring security program effectiveness and benchmark s for auditing purposes. COBIT has been revised several times since inception and upgrades are published at regular intervals.
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