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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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Acquire a global view of your organization's security state: the importance of security assessments
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: Security assessments from IBM can help find "point-in-time" or ongoing security gaps in data confidentiality, integrity and accessibility as well as prior breaches and budgetary justification for making necessary security investments.
Posted: 09 Jan 2008 | Published: 09 Jan 2008

IBM Software Group

Effectively manage access to systems and information to help optimize integrity and facilitate compliance
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: Consistent access management and identity management protect data integrity and facilitate compliance. IBM identity and access management solutions help you cost-effectively provide authorized users with access while protecting applications and data.
Posted: 09 Jan 2008 | Published: 09 Jan 2008

IBM Software Group

2006 Global Information Security Workforce Study
sponsored by ISC2
WHITE PAPER: Topics covered in the survey range from the amount of information security education and training received to the value of certifications to new areas where additional training is required.
Posted: 28 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

ISC2

Beyond UTM -- The Value of a Purpose-built Network Security Platform
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: It is only with a purpose-built network security platform -- as defined by this paper -- that organizations will be assured of maximum security effectiveness, minimum cost of ownership, and the greatest degree of.
Posted: 27 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Fortinet, Inc.

The importance of security assessments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you understand the variety of security assessment options that are available and provides the criteria for selecting a vendor that can help you meet your company?s security requirements.
Posted: 06 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM

Identity Management: The Foundation for PCI, SOX, and HIPAA Compliance
sponsored by Watson SCS, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the inner-workings of an identity management solution and how it relates to SOX, PCI and HIPAA compliance.
Posted: 01 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Watson SCS, Inc.

Methods, Motivations, and Mitigation of Insider Threats
sponsored by VeriSign, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a closer look at the real impact of insider threats. From the motives and means, to types of insider attacks and best practices, learn more about how this complicated criminal behavior is impacting enterprise today.
Posted: 28 Nov 2007 | Published: 13 Feb 2007

VeriSign, Inc

Effectively Manage Access to Systems and Information to Help Optimize Integrity and Facilitate Compliance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper details a comprehensive, standards-based approach that integrates access control and identity management and enables you to cost-effectively provide users with access to applications and data while protecting assets from unauthor...
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

IBM

Global Threat Research Report: Russia
sponsored by VeriSign, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This report takes an in-depth look at the security threat the Russian Business Network (RBN) is to North American-based enterprise businesses. Learn more about their current infrastructure, its corruption, and the impact the RBN has on business today.
Posted: 16 Nov 2007 | Published: 10 Jan 2007

VeriSign, Inc

Stratecast: An SSL VPN Selection Framework: One Size Does Not Fit All
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: SSL VPN is an important layer of protection for your company. This paper details an SSL VPN selection framework to help you evaluate the best option for your organization and how to save time and money when selecting your next SSL VPN.
Posted: 14 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

SonicWALL

Buyer's Guide for Compliance Solutions in Identity Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of SOX, GLBA, and HIPAA and translates these mandates into identity management requirements and challenges.
Posted: 16 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Oracle Corporation

Securing WLANs with Two-factor Authentication
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the explosion of WLANs and reviews the need to protect information in transit over wireless networks. It also reviews the security protocols available, the limitations of passwords and the importance of two-factor authentic...
Posted: 27 Sep 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

RSA

The Business Case for Data Access Governance
sponsored by Varonis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a comprehensive look at the many challenges data access management present the IT administrator in the enterprise environment. Learn more about the core issues and possible solutions to consider that address each one.
Posted: 01 Sep 2007 | Published: 31 Aug 2007

Varonis

Secure File Transfer in the Era of Compliance
sponsored by Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
WHITE PAPER: Regulatory compliance mandates are forcing organizations to document all their business processes. This white paper outlines a new class of file transfer solutions, which provide secure and reliable exchange of business information.
Posted: 01 Aug 2007 | Published: 30 Jul 2007

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold

A Pathway to PCI Compliance
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the requirements of the PCI DSS and discusses the identity and access management technologies available to help your organization comply with these regulations in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Posted: 29 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Imprivata

Combating Insider Threats - The Application-level User Behavior Tracking Approach
sponsored by Intellinx Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the growing problem of the insider threat and discusses the regulatory and other drivers that fuel the demand for new security solutions in this area. Find out how to mitigate insider threats and read this paper today.
Posted: 17 May 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2006

Intellinx Software Inc.

Top Information Leakage Threats Facing Today's Financial Service Industry
sponsored by Vericept Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows how content-aware risk management systems combat information leakage through a combination of detection methods including data-matching, database-matching and linguistic analysis.
Posted: 05 Apr 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Vericept Corporation

Anti-Phishing: Best Practices for Institutions and Consumer
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Phishing has become the most malicious form of spam, leaving both organizations and consumers vulnerable to financial losses and stolen information. Read this white paper to learn about best practices for protecting your company from phishing attacks.
Posted: 27 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2005

Intel Security

Best Practices for Printer Management in the Oracle E-Business Suite
sponsored by Unitask, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Managing printers within the Oracle E-Business Suite is a complicated and time consuming matter. Read this white paper to learn best practices in printer management for Oracle applications.
Posted: 09 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Unitask, Inc.

Kazeon Data Privacy & Security Solution
sponsored by Kazeon
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines an Information Classification Management (ICM) solution that helps classify and secure your company's sensitive information and overcome the challenges of securing data while complying with federal guidelines.
Posted: 22 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Kazeon

Lessons Learned: Top Reasons for PCI Audit Failure and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by VeriSign, Inc
WHITE PAPER: The drive to protect credit card data is vital, but many companies have yet to implement technologies and processes needed to address Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance. This white paper examines top reasons for PCI failure and how to avoid them.
Posted: 21 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jul 2006

VeriSign, Inc

The ILM Puzzle: EMC Puts All the Pieces Together
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: ILM applies policies ensuring information is managed throughout its lifecycle. Learn as Data Mobility Group discuss how EMC ILM delivers a tactical solution while laying the groundwork for a much broader and ambitious ILM strategy.
Posted: 14 Nov 2006 | Published: 18 Sep 2006

EMC Corporation

Protecting the Windows Environment: A Blueprint for Small and Mid-sized Organizations
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Many companies rely on a Microsoft® Windows® environment. But many fail to recognize the vulnerabilities in Windows based systems. Explore the challenges and learn about a strategy for mitigating risk without adding cost and complexity.
Posted: 25 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Symantec Corporation

Stopping Zombies, Botnets and Other Email-Borne Threats
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Hijacked computers, or zombies, hide inside networks where they send spam, steal information, and enable serious crimes. Download this white paper and learn how the threat has evolved, how zombie networks are created and why organizations are vulnerable.
Posted: 20 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Aug 2006

Sophos, Inc.

Addressing the Insider Threat with NetIQ Operational Change Control Solutions
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: Download "Addressing the Insider Threat with NetIQ Operational Change Control Solutions" to get the expert advice you need to build a comprehensive management system that reduces and eliminates the risk of an insider threat.
Posted: 09 Aug 2006 | Published: 29 Mar 2006

SUSE
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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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