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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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McAfee Tackles the Complexities of Endpoint Security
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
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

McAfee, Inc.

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

The Forrester Wave™: Risk-Based Authentication, Q1 2012
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews the top six risk-based authentication (RBA) vendors in the market today. Discover the pros and cons of each and how they stack up to one another. Review evaluations of each based on 16 key criteria, including customer satisfaction, mobile strategy, product revenue, and much more.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 22 Feb 2012

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Understanding the Reasons Behind Data Loss Disasters
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While the importance of establishing the right IT systems and security policies have been expressed time and time again, a quick glance at the news headlines on data disasters reveal that not all organizations have a grasp on data leak protection. View this paper to explore some data loss incidents and the key leassons learned.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 02 Feb 2012

Websense, Inc.

Find the Needle in the Haystack – Audit and Compliance Reporting for AIX
sponsored by Safestone Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how organizations can address the challenge of meeting audit and compliance regulations, whilst driving down costs and reducing risk. It outlines how Safestone’s Compliance Center for AIX solution efficiently collects raw data and refines it into easy-to-understand, actionable information.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

Safestone Technologies

Technical Overview of McAfee Real-Time Database Monitoring, Auditing, and Intrusion Prevention
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While databases are the warehouses of the most valuable information assets in the enterprise, many organizations today do poorly to protect them. In this paper, discover how to protect your database and data assets with McAfee Database Security Solution, a multi-tiered solution that can help defend against threats and eliminate vulnerabilities.  
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Governance and control: Focus risk management on multiple levers of control
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Written by Jeremy Hope from Beyond Budgeting Round Table, this paper describes how CFOs should set the highest standards of ethical reporting and behavior.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

IBM

Addressing IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) to meet regulatory requirements and reduce operational risk in financial services organizations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations must implement the right IT GRC controls to meet meet regulatory requirements in areas of specific concern to auditors and reduce operational risk. Learn how IBM provides the capabilities to tackle specific compliance and audit requirements and address issues affecting long-term, ongoing risk management.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

IBM

The Event Data Warehouse- Strategies for Improving Business Performance
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are at risk if they do not plan to implement an enterprise-wide security and event data warehouse to make strategic decisions. This paper introduces Event Data Warehouse, a unique, cost effective and proven solution, that provides actionable results that enable better business decisions.
Posted: 18 Jul 2011 | Published: 18 Jul 2011

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

Enabling Continuous Compliance Across the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today's innovative enterprises are transforming compliance into a continuous action that is woven into the fabric of both their IT security and business environments. Learn how this transformation can significantly improve compliance results with fewer resources, while providing valuable insights to drive strategic business decisions.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

IBM

Your Enterprise Database Security Strategy (Forrester Consulting Report)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Database security is the last line of defense, so it deserves greater focus on the protection of private data from both internal and external attacks than IT pros have traditionally given it. Read this paper to learn what steps you can take to improve database security in your organization.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Published: 28 Sep 2009

IBM

2010 Endpoint Risk Assessment: Internal Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This study will show you the most common security issues that were found and how they were dealt with by the various organizations.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Published: 23 May 2011

Promisec

Automating IT Security Audits to Demonstrate Compliance and Protect Data
sponsored by NetIQ Europe
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will tell you why IT security auditing is so important, the problems with the current approach to it, and how this product can help you automate your IT security audits.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

NetIQ Europe

What Auditors Think about CryptoTechnologies
sponsored by Thales
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why auditor input should be incorporated into an organization’s security strategy. Find out why encryption is the preferred data protection technology and access results from a recent survey on the current state of compliance across today’s enterprises.
Posted: 12 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Thales

Database Security Audit and Protect Critical Databases
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Databases store extraordinarily valuable and confidential data. An increasing number of compliance regulations compel organizations to audit access to this sensitive data and protect it from attack and abuse.
Posted: 04 Feb 2011 | Published: 04 Feb 2011

Imperva

Global Security Report 2011
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: In 2010, SpiderLabs performed more than 220 investigations worldwide. In 85% of the investigations, a system breach was confirmed. Of those entities in which a system breach was confirmed, 90% involved the actual theft of sensitive data, representing criminals’ effectiveness in extracting data once system access is obtained.
Posted: 27 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Trustwave

Effective Log Management for the IBM Power Systems (i, AIX, Linux)
sponsored by Safestone Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper will discuss the benefits of using a log management solution to ensure compliance in virtual environments and the features a good solution should provide your organization.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

Safestone Technologies

All Qualified Security Assessors Are Not Created Equal
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requires Level 1 merchants and service providers to undergo an onsite assessment of their security systems and procedures annually. This assessment is typically performed by a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA). This paper provides criteria to consider in choosing a QSA for your assessment
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

AT&T Corp

Impact Brief: How to Get Started with Enterprise Risk Management
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: To implement a strategic, efficient and sustainable governance, risk and compliance (GRC) program, organizations need integrated technologies, expert resources and a unified view into business processes across IT, Finance, Operations and Legal domains.
Posted: 28 Jul 2010 | Published: 28 Jul 2010

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Getting Ahead of Malware
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: To minimize the threat of Malware, Intel IT has established a process that actively seeks to identify and take action against the malware before it reaches Intel’s user base. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Intel

PCI Compliance: Are UK Businesses Ready?
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As of September 30, 2010, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) will apply to organizations in the UK. Recent research reveals that so far only 12 percent of UK organizations that handle credit card data currently have been certified PCI compliant. Read on to learn how your organization should be preparing for September 30th.
Posted: 09 Apr 2010 | Published: 09 Apr 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

7 Essential Steps to Achieve, Measure and Prove Optimal Security Risk Reduction
sponsored by Qualys, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Rapid changes within technology, new server and software deployments, and the evolving sophistication of attack methods used to infiltrate systems and steal data create the greatest set of challenges faced by security and IT administrators trying to keep their systems secure and within regulatory compliance. Interested in reducing security risk?
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Published: 20 Oct 2009

Qualys, Inc.

The Best PCI Audit of Your Life
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will detail a strategy that enables companies to easily gain PCI compliance and ensure effective security. By mapping technical controls to PCI standards and by continuously monitoring, assessing, and reporting the status of your environment, you can make your PCI audit the most efficient and actionable of your life.
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 | Published: 13 Aug 2009

Lumension

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report: Trends for 2008
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report provides a detailed overview of current Internet threat activity, malicious code, and known vulnerabilities. It also examines the latest trends in phishing and spam tactics and discusses how regional differences affect malicious activity globally.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Symantec Corporation
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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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