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DEFINITION: In business, a security policy is a document that states in writing how a company plans to protect the company's physical andinformation technology (IT) assets. A security policy is often considered to be a "living document", meaning that the document is never finished, but is continuously updated as technology and employee requirements change. A company's security policy may include an acceptable  … 
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The new EUsecurityrequirements and you
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This infographic reveals how to support compliance while reaping business rewards. Learn about tools that deliver real-time threat intelligence, policy-based data usage assurance, and 2 more compliant ways to use and store data.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

4 Essential Capabilities for Advanced Malware Protection
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the essential capabilities you need to deploy advanced malware protection, the key questions you should ask your vendor, and how to combat today's advanced malware attacks using a combination of 4 techniques.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Ransomware: Block Attackers with a Layered Defense
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover what ransomware is, what it does, and how customers can defend their organizations against it. Reveal what a layered defense strategy can do for your organization and how to best implement it.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Expert Viewpoints on Access Management and Federation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how web access management and identity federation enable organizations to manage access both from and to external systems, including cloud services, in a consistent way.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

IBM

Protect Your Critical Assets with Identity Governance and Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how integrating policy and governance controls with identity management processes would help your organization undersand, control, and make better business decisions related to access and risk.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

IBM

A New Dawn For Data Privacy
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the benefits of embracing the GDPR with a good data governance strategy, which can help you not only avoid sticky legal situations, but keep your own data private as well.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

Advanced Threat Protection: Putting a Solid Sandbox Strategy in Place
sponsored by Dell SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to create a sandbox strategy that maximizes traffic visibility (including encrypted traffic), uses multiple detection methods (leveraging sandboxing, along with passive signature based and heuristic scanning), and possesses an architecture that balances performance, implementation costs and an inability to be detected.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

Dell SonicWALL

Eight Best Practices To Prevent Your Data From Being Held Hostage
sponsored by Dell SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: Discover these 8 best practices to protect your organization against ransomware attacks, minimizing your attack surfaces as well as reducing your vulnerability and strengthening your overall security posture.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

Dell SonicWALL

2016 Mobile Security & Business Transformation Study
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise mobility has transformed security and business practices. Access the 2016 Mobile Security & Business Transformation Study, and learn what 200 respondents had to say about how organizations like yours can conduct -- and secure -- enterprise mobility.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

IBM MaaS360

How Data Privacy Laws Impact Cloud Adoption In The UK
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Learn the strengths of tokenization when applied to ensuring regulated data never leaves the domain or control of your organization, risking falling out of compliance with the law.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

App Security: Shore up the Weaknesses in Your WAF
sponsored by tCell
WHITE PAPER: Delve into the shortcomings of web application firewalls (WAFs) and how to shore up your defenses. Uncover the top 5 requirements for an application immune system and how to protect your web applications and modernize your security policy to stand firm against today's threats landscape.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 23 Feb 2017

tCell

Sonicwall 2017 Annual Threat Report
sponsored by Dell SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The threat landscape evolved and shifted over the course of 2016, pushing the arms race between security professionals and cybercriminals to new heights. In this 2017 annual threat report discover key findings, vital takeaways, and a look to the future cybersecurity threat landscape.
Posted: 23 Feb 2017 | Published: 23 Feb 2017

Dell SonicWALL

10 Tips for Protecting Data in the Cloud
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Discover 10 tips on how to keep your data safe in the cloud. Learn how to limit the harm the cloud poses to your business, mitigate privacy concerns, and retain full control of your information in-transit and in-use.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 22 Feb 2017

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

Top 5 Questions Answered on How to Best Protect Your Data in the Cloud
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Discover 5 vital cloud data protection questions and answers in this white paper, covering your organization's first steps into migrating to the cloud all the way to dealing with long-term compliance issues.
Posted: 22 Feb 2017 | Published: 21 Feb 2017

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

A Look at How Data Privacy Laws Impact Cloud Expansion in Germany
sponsored by Symantec & Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Gain a rare glance into the issues that arise when an organization hoping to implement cloud application services in Germany must navigate in order to remain compliant.
Posted: 21 Feb 2017 | Published: 21 Feb 2017

Symantec & Blue Coat Systems

Email Security Threats: Not Just from the Outside
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Analysts have recently evaluated the state of enterprise security readiness for email threats. Learn how to look beyond basic defensive capabilities to avoid missing out on advancing security technologies.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 20 Feb 2017

Mimecast

The Mimecast Email Security Risk Assessment 2017
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: By testing cloud security services against email security systems, Mimecast gathered data from 25,000 customers to understand the severity of threats and the effectiveness of commonly deployed email security systems. Learn more about what kind of threats are getting through incumbent email security systems both in large number and type.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 20 Feb 2017

Mimecast

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Email Security 2016 Vendor Assessment
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: In this report excerpt learn about the email security market, how it is experiencing an influx of new features to deal with adapting threats, and how Forcepoint has been named a leader in the market.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 17 Feb 2017

Forcepoint

Your Guide to Today's Corporate Web Security
sponsored by Forcepoint
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into the corporate security market with this guide filled with detailed biographies of vendors, analytics of its changing landscape, and a structured way to evaluate any solution.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 31 May 2016

Forcepoint

Today's State of Endpoint Protection & Management
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: Unravel these 5 endpoint protection myths that are preventing your organization from attaining total endpoint visibility.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 16 Feb 2017

Absolute

Your Guide to Uncovering Hidden Threats within Encrypted Traffic
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: In this Ponemon Study discover how the malicious use of SSL encryption is on the rise, and what your organization can do about mitigating its risk to your business.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 15 Feb 2017

A10 Networks

How to Uncover Threats in SSL Traffic
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Delve into 5 features to consider when selecting an SSL inspection platform, helping you pick out the threats that may be hiding in the very encryption that you thought was making your organization safe.
Posted: 14 Feb 2017 | Published: 14 Feb 2017

A10 Networks

Vendor Risk Management Checklist
sponsored by ModoModo
WHITE PAPER: As outsourcing becomes the norm with more and more aspects of an enterprise's operations managed by third parties, these organizations expose themselves to a growing amount of shared risk. The following checklist can serve as a guide to help your organization mitigate vendor risk.
Posted: 13 Feb 2017 | Published: 13 Feb 2017

ModoModo

How to Implement Practical Security Assessments
sponsored by ModoModo
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers ways to gain perspective about your security based on developing a proper and balanced perspective in the rather oblique world of assessments.
Posted: 13 Feb 2017 | Published: 13 Feb 2017

ModoModo

Cyber Threat Analysis For 2017
sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
WHITE PAPER: Access this guide to uncover a number of vital security predictions for 2017, including: enterprise environments providing fertile territory for ransomware operators, how IoT can enable DDoS attacks, and more.
Posted: 13 Feb 2017 | Published: 13 Feb 2017

Booz Allen Hamilton
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SECURITY POLICIES DEFINITION (continued): … In business, a security policy is a document that states in writing how a company plans to protect the company's physical andinformation technology (IT) assets. A security policy is often considered to be a "living document", meaning that the document is never finished, but is continuously updated as technology and employee requirements change. A company's security policy may include an acceptable use policy, a description of how the company plans to educate its employees about protecting the company's assets, an explanation of how security measurements will be carried out and enforced, and a procedure for evaluating the effectiveness of the security policy to ensure that necessary corrections will be made.
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