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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 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.

Internet Gambling Sites: Expose Fraud Rings and Stop Repeat Offenders with Device Reputation
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you understand what new and innovative techniques can be used to combat online fraud and abuse, and how online casinos can realize a true return on investment by reducing losses from fraud exposure and increasing operational efficiency within the fraud detection process.
Posted: 18 Sep 2009 | Published: 22 Jun 2009

iovation, Inc.

Healthcare Data Loss Assessment: Measure sensitive patient data loss on your network
sponsored by Code Green Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Loss of patient data is a top concern for any healthcare organization. They handle some of the most sensitive and personal data on the individuals they treat. Patients trust healthcare organizations to safeguard sensitive data. Read this whitepaper to find more about how a data loss prevention (DLP) solution can protect patient data.
Posted: 09 Sep 2009 | Published: 09 Sep 2009

Code Green Networks, Inc.

Protecting Healthcare Organizations from Patient Data Loss
sponsored by Code Green Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Negative publicity from a data breach can have lasting consequences, undermining patient confidence and damaging an organization's reputation. This paper covers potential data breaches within healthcare organizations and strategies for preventing them. Read on to learn more about the steps you can take to protect patients' sensitive information.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 08 Sep 2009

Code Green Networks, Inc.

Protecting Essential Information: Securing the Foundation of the Internet Business Platform
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The requirements for Web security, email security, and data loss prevention have changed. Read on to learn where and why traditional approaches fail; how accuracy and context drive effective information-focused security; and what to do to protect essential information and say yes to business processes that take advantage of Web 2.0.
Posted: 18 Aug 2009 | Published: 18 Aug 2009

Websense, Inc.

The Best PCI Audit of Your Life
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will detail a strategy that enables companies to easily gain PCI compliance and ensure effective security. By mapping technical controls to PCI standards and by continuously monitoring, assessing, and reporting the status of your environment, you can make your PCI audit the most efficient and actionable of your life.
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 | Published: 13 Aug 2009

Lumension

Practical Steps to Achieve and Maintain NERC Compliance
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes seven practical steps information security professionals can take to integrate controls into IT production operations, to simultaneously achieve NERC compliance goals, and also IT operational and security goals.
Posted: 31 Jul 2009 | Published: 08 Dec 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Fixing the "Everyone" Problem
sponsored by Varonis
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn what exactly the problem is with "everyone" access and what new solutions Varonis has to offer.
Posted: 30 Jul 2009 | Published: 30 Jul 2009

Varonis

Achieving North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Cyber Security Standards
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: Learn about NERC compliance challenges and how to ensure audit-readiness by delivering end-to-end vulnerability management, endpoint protection and data protection solutions.
Posted: 06 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

Lumension

Laws, regulations and compliance: Top tips for keeping your data under your Control
sponsored by Sophos UK
WHITE PAPER: The challenges of complying with government, industry and internal regulations designed to protect data is becoming harder and more expensive to manage. This paper outlines the rules, looks at the main threats to security compliance and highlights how a well-defined strategy, backed up by powerful technology can provide the solution.
Posted: 20 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Sophos UK

Stopping data leakage: Making the most of your security budget
sponsored by Sophos UK
WHITE PAPER: This paper demonstrates the need for a high-profile acceptable use policy to prevent data leakage, gives practical guidance on how to use your security budget effectively to protect data at the gateway and endpoint, and highlights the benefits of encryption in securing data in the event that it does get stolen or lost.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Published: 16 Mar 2009

Sophos UK

Improving Results for Legal Custody of Information - August 2008
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: According to the IT Policy Compliance Group's research report, spending on legal data custody for legal settlements, legal expenses, & costs in IT to find, produce, protect, and preserve information is between 75 and 94 percent lower for firms with the best practices. This report documents which practices are reducing costs and improving results.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation
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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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