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DEFINITION: A security audit is a systematic evaluation of the security of acompany's information system by measuring how well it conforms to aset of established criteria. A thorough audit typically assesses the security of the system's physical configuration and environment, software, information handling processes, and user practices. Security audits are often used to determine regulatory compliance, in the  … 
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2016 BYOD and Mobile Security Spotlight Report
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: With mobile devices, it's now easier than ever to access data from anywhere, increasing the risk of data leakage. In this report, 800 cybersecurity professionals weigh in on the current and future states of mobile threats, solutions, and what can be done to ensure your enterprise stays secure into the BYOD age.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 28 Nov 2016

BitGlass

Evaluation Checklist: Managed Security Services Provider
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: Discover what you should expect out of your next Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) with this evaluation checklist. This tool will help you compare and contrast potential MSSPs so you can decide which one best suits your needs.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Trustwave

KuppingerCole Report: Access Management and Federation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Streamlined access management technology is readily available today. Before you make any investments, however, take a look at this extensive white paper. Learn about the leaders in web access management today from the perspective of IT experts.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

IBM

The Power of Modern Access Management Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can take back control of access management with an integrated platform for web, mobile & cloud in this white paper.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

Cybersecurity for Banking and Financial Institutions
sponsored by Delta Risk
WHITE PAPER: Follow this primer for IT professionals who are looking to protect their organization and secure their networks from attack while remaining in compliance with evolving regulations. In addition to discussing the nature of the modern cyberthreat, it also discusses the numerous extra burdens specifically for banking and financial firms.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2016

Delta Risk

Introducing LogRhythm v6.2
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a review of a security intelligence tool that offers a powerful monitoring and auditing platform to keep you informed, and an investigatory tool in case things go wrong. Discover its strengths, weaknesses, and more.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Create a Customized Testing Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn the importance of thorough penetration testing. Discover how to ensure each of the four disciplines are covered, and how each play a crucial role in securing your organization.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

IBM

Laptop Management for Windows
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to protect your enterprise laptops, desktops, ultrabooks, and tablets from a single screen. Read on to learn key benefits a solution can provide such as pushing software to devices independent of their location, lock devices remotely, demonstrate compliance for audits, and more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 16 Jun 2016

IBM MaaS360

McAfee Labs Threats Report
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth report from McAfee Labs to learn more about the rise of cyber threat intelligence—including findings from a recent survey of IT professionals—as well as what you need to know about the increasingly prevalent threat of Adwind Java-based malware.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Intel Security

Security trends in the manufacturing industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you statistics about cyberattack in the manufacturing industry and how they resulted. Learn some manufacturing best practices and securements to better protect any exploitable weaknesses in your organization's infrastructure.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

IDC Flash: IBM Releases IAM for Mobile, Cloud and Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Gain insights into IBM's threat-aware IAM solutions focused on enabling identity as the new security perimeter.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

IBM

Data Privacy: Where Should I House My Data?
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 6 top recommendations on how to keep your data protected in the cloud and compliant with varying regulatory mandates across country borders.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

2013 RSA Archer GRC Summit: Key Findings
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper for the top findings from the most recent RSA GRC (governance, risk, and compliance) Forum to learn which of the latest compliance and risk management trends you should consider for your own strategy.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

RSA

HIPAA Violations Incur Multi-Million Dollar Penalties
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, read about some recent HIPAA breaches that cost the violating parties significant penalties and learn about the measures that can be put in place to help maintain compliance.
Posted: 21 Jan 2014 | Published: 15 Jan 2013

Absolute

Proactive data security, audit and compliance solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for key information about a data management solution that supports enterprises in their entirety, and ensures automated, integrated compliance and security across all platforms.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Salvation Army Protects the Integrity of Data and Global Brand
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover device control software that enables authorized devices and applications to access organizations' networks to ensure security policies and requirements are met.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

Lumension

Okta Active Directory Integration - An Architecture Overview
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a cloud-based identity and access management service that assists in the integration process from current on-premise applications.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Okta

System z: Making great security even better
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Adopting an information protection approach enables your enterprise to ensure that critical data stored in your systems is authentic, secure and available. Read on to learn how proactive solutions to information protection can help minimize the risk your organization faces today.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

Identity-Centric Security: Enabling and Protecting the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Discover why the enterprise perimeter as we know it is dissolving and how your users are taking its place – creating numerous security issues for your IT department. In addition, learn how identity-centric security can help you protect data and maintain compliance in this new enterprise model.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

CA Technologies.

How Can I Address Identity and Access Governance Within My Organization to Reduce Risks?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into an identity and access governance that combines an integrated lifecycle approach with process automation and powerful analytics to provide insurmountable security and cost-efficiency.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

CA Technologies.

Governance and Control of Privileged Identities to Reduce Risk
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines the top risks of governing privileged identities and shared accounts and details how an automated governance of privileged identities can help you overcome them. View now to learn more!
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

CA Technologies.

Creating the Ultimate Security Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper outlines the latest nature of attacks and vulnerabilities in the security landscape and details the capabilities and solutions that must be leveraged to maintain secure operations.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

IBM

Identity and Access Management Buyer's Guide
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide aims to help you evaluate identity and access management (IAM) solutions and select the one that best aligns with your organization's needs.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Beyond Passwords: A Fine-Grained Approach to Privileged Identity Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines the risks associated with privileged accounts and details how a privileged management tool helps reduce risk, improve compliance, and – above all – boost security and protect your organization from insider threats.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

CA Technologies.

User Provisioning: The Business Imperative
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Did you know utilizing a comprehensive provisioning tool can help you improve compliance, reduce costs, and improve operational efficiency? Read now to learn more!
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

CA Technologies.
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SECURITY AUDITS DEFINITION (continued): …  wake of legislation (such as HIPAA, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and the California Security Breach Information Act) that specifies how organizations must deal with information. Learn more about audits at SearchCompliance.com. According to Ira Winkler, president of the Internet Security Advisors Group, security audits, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing are the three main types of security diagnostics. Each of the three takes a different approach and may be best suited for a particular purpose. Security audits measure an information system's performance against a list of criteria. … 
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