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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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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

Business Value Analysis Study: Citizens Business Bank
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As a result of its relationship with Symantec, Citizens is achieving substantial business value. The Alchemy Solutions Group conducted a Total Operational and Economic Impact (TOEI) analysis of the different solutions deployed and quantified business value. Read this paper to see what they found.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

Protection on demand: information security that works for you - instead of putting you to work.
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn more about the new approach to information security, protection on demand, which simplifies security and produces cost savings.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

IBM Flexible IT Work Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The global nature of today's workplace makes it imperative that employees have access to critical business information and applications. Providing this without sacrificing productivity or security is a major concern. This white paper details IBM's solution to these challenges - The IBM Flexible IT Work Environment.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

Web Threats: Challenges and Solutions
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to better understand Web threats and their impacts, as well as why conventional methods fail to protect against these threats and the characteristics of a new approach required to ensure security, regulatory compliance, and business continuity.
Posted: 12 Jan 2009 | Published: 12 Jan 2009

Trend Micro, Inc.

Sustaining Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance: Best Practices to Mitigate Risk, Automate Compliance, and Reduce Costs
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: To successfully sustain compliance, organizations must implement best practices to ensure IT systems not only achieve a known and trusted state but they also maintain that state. Check out this white paper to learn how Tripwire solutions enable organizations to achieve and sustain SOX compliance.
Posted: 08 Jan 2009 | Published: 08 Jan 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Operations Energy Management: From Data Center through Facilities
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Rising energy costs are driving IT and facilities managers alike in all types of organizations to come up with new and innovative ways to reduce the amount of energy used to power and cool the data center.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 13 Oct 2008

CA Technologies.

Virtual Criminology Report Cybercrime versus Cyberlaw
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Global cybercrime has a significant impact on businesses and consumers across the globe. Read this whitepaper for a discussion on the extent to which cyberlaw is keeping up with the crimes being committed, and bring to justice the perpetrators of c...
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

McAfee, Inc.

Expert eBook: Encryption: Properly Securing Your Valuable Data
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
WHITE PAPER: Check out this expert eBook and learn about best practices and techniques for protecting your company's data with encryption technology.
Posted: 28 Oct 2008 | Published: 28 Oct 2008

Information Security Magazine

Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management 2008
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: Read this report to learn how to find an optimal SIEM solution that will support the real-time log collection, is scalable, easy to deploy and will be easy to support and maintain.
Posted: 17 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Best Practices for Managing Software Intellectual Property
sponsored by Black Duck Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the approaches for managing intellectual property during component-based software development, detailing the seven best practices an organization should adhere by to facilitate the successful management of software IP.
Posted: 13 Oct 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Black Duck Software

The Critical Role of Data Loss Prevention in Governance, Risk and Compliance
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Email has become a critical business tool, but it is also the easiest way for information to escape from the confines of a business. Learn why email Data Leak Prevention is critical to safeguard the information that is inside your network.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 05 Aug 2009

Mimecast

Practical Steps to Mitigate Virtualization Security Risks
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn seven practical steps that IT organizations can take to mitigate the unique security challenges of virtualization. While some are directed specifically at virtualized environments, many of these steps are best practices.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Malware: Just What You Need to Know
sponsored by Sunbelt Software
WHITE PAPER: There are ten things you can start doing today to boost your malware protection and take things to the next level. This paper provides insights and tips regarding malware and how to protect your networks from it.
Posted: 07 Oct 2008 | Published: 07 Oct 2008

Sunbelt Software

Effective Security with a Continuous Approach to ISO 27001 Compliance
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how with Tripwire Enterprise, organizations can quickly achieve IT configuration integrity by proactively assessing how their current configurations measure up to specifications as given in ISO 27001.
Posted: 29 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

The 2008 (ISC)2 Global Information Security Workforce Study
sponsored by ISC2
WHITE PAPER: Information security professionals are facing a growing amount of pressure. This survey provides detailed insight into the important trends and opportunities emerging in the information security profession worldwide.
Posted: 03 Jun 2008 | Published: 03 Jun 2008

ISC2

3 Key Components of a Risk-Based Security Plan
sponsored by Foundstone, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes a look at the different components of an effective security plan, and provides a perspective on how enterprises that are serious about their information security budgets should rethink their security plan.
Posted: 02 Jun 2008 | Published: 02 Jun 2008

Foundstone, Inc.

Remote Data Protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Thanks to IBM's Remote Data Protection Service you can efficiently back up your data so that it can be more easily recovered in the event of a disaster. This pay-as-you-use subscription service includes hardware, software and operational support.
Posted: 29 May 2008 | Published: 29 May 2008

IBM

Demystifying Data Loss Prevention: Requirements for Comprehensive Protection
sponsored by DynTek Inc. and McAfee
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Data Loss Prevention technology provides unprecedented visibility intohow data is used, and by whom, why, and when. With this insight, you can define and enforce data usage policies that help prevent both accidental and malicious data loss.
Posted: 21 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

DynTek Inc. and McAfee

Enabling Compliance with the PCI Data Security Standards
sponsored by Vormetric
WHITE PAPER: Data Encryption Expert fills the gaps in your data protection efforts as an affordable and easy to implement solution to difficult compliance requirements like encryption, access control, host protection and auditing.
Posted: 19 May 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Vormetric
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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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