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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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Tracking Change & Malicious Activity in Critical Technologies
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help you to make the most of your critical technologies' native auditing capabilities and to supplement those capabilities when they don't provide enough security.
Posted: 11 Nov 2015 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

Dell, Inc.

A Guide to Security and Privacy in a Hosted Exchange Environment
sponsored by Intermedia.Net
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will assist you in choosing the right hosted Exchange environment for you, with top-notch provider security. Access this white paper to improve your Exchange experience and get exclusive access to a checklist comparison of hosted Exchange providers' security offerings.
Posted: 12 Oct 2015 | Published: 12 Oct 2015


2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: What are the emerging cyberthreats that companies should be most concerned about? How do you overcome the organizational barriers that inhibit IT security? Read the "2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report" to learn what matters most to the over 800 North American and European IT security decision makers surveyed.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Published: 05 Oct 2015


Case Study: Reducing Security Costs without Reducing Security
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This case study tells the story of a technology company that replaced its advanced but costly security system with one that provided the same amount of protection for a much lower price.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014


PCI DSS: Stronger Security for Cryptographic Keys and Digital Certificates
sponsored by Venafi
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the new PCI DSS requirements and gives advice for meeting them.
Posted: 15 Sep 2015 | Published: 15 Sep 2015


Protect Your SSH Keys from Misuse
sponsored by Venafi
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can enhance enterprise security with SSH monitoring and policy enforcement.
Posted: 15 Sep 2015 | Published: 15 Sep 2015


Introducing LogRhythm v6.2
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes LogRhythm vg.2, which offers security professionals a powerful monitoring and auditing platform to keep them informed, and excellent investigatory tool in case things go wrong.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

McAfee Tackles the Complexities of Endpoint Security
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the myriad of enterprise endpoint threats today, and how you can conquer these difficult complexities.
Posted: 04 Jun 2013 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

Intel Security

Security-In-Depth Using Integrated Risk-Conscious Controls
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how your organization can change the way it protects its critical data, combining preventive, detective and corrective controls to stop breaches from happening, detect threats as they arise, and correct settings that introduce security risk or non-compliance. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 28 Sep 2012 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

Enabling Continuous PCI DSS Compliance
sponsored by RedSeal Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a proactive security intelligence solution that ensures continuous implementation of the PCI DSS network security requirements and more effective communication of risk to auditors.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

RedSeal Networks
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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 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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