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DEFINITION: Physical security is the protection of personnel, hardware, programs, networks, and data from physical circumstances and events that could cause serious losses or damage to an enterprise, agency, or institution. This includes protection from fire, natural disasters, burglary, theft, vandalism, and terrorism.Physical security is often overlooked (and its importance underestimated) in favor of more technical  … 
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Smarter Security Intelligence: Leverage Big Data Analytics to Improve Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights how big data analytics can be utilized to react to security incidents, as well as predict, prevent and take real-time action.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

Smarter Security Intelligence: Leverage Big Data Analytics to Improve Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights how big data analytics can be utilized to react to security incidents, as well as predict, prevent and take real-time action.
Posted: 07 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

IBM

Automation Suite for NERC CIP Compliance
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how a particular NERC CIP compliance suite provides the tools and out-of-the-box assistance you need to address numerous NERC CIP requirements, including Electronic Security Perimeter, Incident Reporting and Planning, Vulnerability Detection, and many more.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

LogRhythm, Inc.

Eliminate the hidden costs of records management
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about the hidden costs of records management. Access detailed worksheets that will allow you to estimate your own company's savings opportunities in leveraging a solution that manages both electronic and physical records.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Securing Your Private Keys as Best Practice for Code Signing Certificates
sponsored by Thawte Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes recent security breaches and why they may have happened. It discusses best practices, especially for the Windows platform, which can help to safeguard the private keys associated with code signing certificates.
Posted: 30 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Thawte Inc.

Beyond Passwords & Outdated Physical Access Systems
sponsored by Entrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn why passwords and traditional physical access systems are simply inefficient in this day and age and discover how smart credentials are a vital component of your physical and logical access security strategy.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

Entrust, Inc.

Manage Physical Access Control within a Virtual Server Environment
sponsored by RedCloud Security
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to manage physical access control within a virtual server environment. View this data sheet to uncover RedCloud Virtual, a web-based, access control virtual appliance that allows organizations to maintain enterprise-grade physical security without the risk of storing sensitive information on a shared server hosted in a public cloud.
Posted: 15 Mar 2012 | Published: 15 Mar 2012

RedCloud Security

Colocation Versus Managed Hosting
sponsored by Internap
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource guide to determine the differences between colocation and managed hosting when it comes to outsourcing for your organization.
Posted: 29 Apr 2011 | Published: 28 Apr 2011

Internap

Achieving Security With Cloud Data Protection
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Today, more companies than ever recognize the value and convenience of using cloud backup to protect their server data. However, enterprises considering cloud backup for protecting their vital data face these security concerns. Read this white paper to learn how to secure your cloud.
Posted: 27 Jan 2011 | Published: 27 Jan 2011

Iron Mountain

Skip the Disk
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: The demand for data storage is exploding, which is driving up costs, amplifying the risks of data loss or exposure, and complicating plans for disaster recovery. At the same time, mid-sized enterprises are migrating away from tape backup. They are learning to skip the disk. Read on to learn how skipping the disk can help you.
Posted: 27 Jan 2011 | Published: 27 Jan 2011

Iron Mountain

Unified network traffic monitoring for physical and VMware environments
sponsored by NetFort Technologies Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines an approach, based on monitoring network traffic, that delivers a unified view of network activity across virtual and physical components of the network.
Posted: 25 Oct 2010 | Published: 25 Oct 2010

NetFort Technologies Ltd

Unified Physical Infrastructure℠ Solutions for the Data Center A Service Management Approach to IT Physical Infrastructure Management
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how a DCIM solution based on the Unified Physical InfrastructureSM (UPI) approach brings visibility to the physical infrastructure components that support mission critical services. Armed with this solution, data center stakeholders have a more powerful service management toolset and so much more
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

Panduit

Laptop Locks: A Simple and Cost-Effective Approach to Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Kensington
WHITE PAPER: This paper will educate IT decision makers on the need for physical security, how it can protect sensitive data, and how Kensington laptop locks can help.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

Kensington

Determining Total Cost of Ownership for Data Center and Network Room Infrastructure
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes an improved method for measuring TCO for data center and network room physical infrastructure, and provides examples on how to relate these costs to the overall IT infrastructure and evaluate cost control strategies.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

Combat Cybercrime, Demonstrate Compliance and Streamline IT Operations
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the requirements for a universal log management solution and specifically describes how ArcSight Logger 4 delivers on those requirements. A recent cyberespionage incident at Boeing Corporation is highlighted as an example. Read more to find out.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

ArcSight, an HP Company

A Practical Guide to Cloud Computing Security
sponsored by Avanade
WHITE PAPER: Typically, the level of security you get will be designed to meet the needs of the most risky client in the cloud. And, if you use the tools identified in this paper as a starting point, you will have a good idea of how comparable your cloud security versus internal security will be.
Posted: 19 Feb 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

Avanade

ASG's Business Service Portfolio™ Virtualization Management
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how ASG’s BSP Virtualization Management allows you to continually optimize and monitor the performance health of your entire physical and virtual environment, in addition to discovering application dependencies and reducing VM sprawl.
Posted: 08 Feb 2010 | Published: 08 Feb 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Achieving Financial and Functional Advantages in Connected Building Solutions with the Unified Physical Infrastructure℠(UPI)
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn about being connected building planning requires tightly integrated, well-coordinated cross-functional communication and project management across four functional phases: organizational alignment, technology strategies, network design considerations, and financial analysis.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Panduit

The Unified Physical Infrastructure Approach
sponsored by Panduit
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, you'll learn that UPI-based solutions provide superior business value, helping customers keep pace with technology innovations and build a smarter, unified business foundation.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Panduit

Is Your Data at Risk?: Why Physical Security is Insufficient for Laptop Computers
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Evaluating the various data security options to protect your PCs can be challenging. This paper examines the options, discusses why passwords alone are not sufficient and makes the case for strong data encryption.
Posted: 17 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Sophos, Inc.

Physical Security in Mission Critical Facilities
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents an overview of the principles of personnel identification and describes the basic elements and procedures used in security systems.
Posted: 04 Feb 2009 | Published: 03 Feb 2009

APC by Schneider Electric

Take a Holistic Approach to Business Driven Security
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about actions that organizations can take to drive security efforts from a business-driven perspective, and how leadership from IBM can help enable success.
Posted: 22 Dec 2008 | Published: 19 Dec 2008

IBM

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

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

Drive business value with innovation for security defense
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details an integrated approach to security that can help your company address security threats while supporting compliance and protecting data, Internet-based systems, physical environments and applications.
Posted: 06 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

IBM
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PHYSICAL SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): …  and dramatic issues such as hacking, viruses, Trojans, and spyware. However, breaches of physical security can be carried out with little or no technical knowledge on the part of an attacker. Moreover, accidents and natural disasters are a part of everyday life, and in the long term, are inevitable.There are three main components to physical security. First, obstacles can be placed in the way of potential attackers and sites can be hardened against accidents and environmental disasters. Such measures can include multiple locks, fencing, walls, fireproof safes, and water sprinklers. Second, surveillance … 
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