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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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Strategy Considerations for Building a Security Operations Center
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the benefits of SOCs and gives essential advice on designing one that will work for you.
Posted: 24 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Corporate Data: A Protected Asset or a Ticking Time Bomb?
sponsored by Varonis
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for in-depth research into the growing risks and challenges to productivity that data growth and a lack of internal controls currently present for organizations of all sizes.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Varonis

Optimizing the Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Calero Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how you can find the right balance of policy, plans, enforcement, support and user experience necessary for successfully optimizing the mobile workforce.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 | Published: 26 Dec 2014

Calero Software

Breach Response: How to Prepare for the Inevitable
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper tells you what you need to know to be prepared for a major security breach.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Jun 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

The 5 Essential Functions of an Enterprise Security Operations Center
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic describes the five ways a dedicated security operations center can help you develop smarter and more efficient responses to threats.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

IBM

Outrunning the Bear: 5 Critical Ways To Take a More Collaborative Approach To IT Security
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges inhibiting faster threat response and suggests five critical steps organizations can take to turn security intelligence into action.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

10 Essential Steps to Web Security
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the 10 web security best practices to mitigate insider, outsider, and human error threats.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 13 May 2015

Clearswift

10 Essential Steps to Email Security
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lays out 10 essential steps to email security to allow messages to move freely into, out of, and around the enterprise while stopping malicious threats such as viruses, phishing, and DDoS attacks.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 20 May 2015

Clearswift

Insider Security Threats: Three Kinds of Chaos
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents the current information threat landscape and illustrates today's three major internal security challenges. Continue reading to explore new processes to mitigate risk and secure sensitive data.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Clearswift

8 Elements Of Complete Vulnerability Management
sponsored by SilverSky
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover the eight elements of comprehensive vulnerability management, and to learn how you can make sure your vulnerabilities stay sealed against even the most sophisticated attacks.
Posted: 28 May 2015 | Published: 28 May 2015

SilverSky

Next-Gen DLP: Can It Protect Your Organization?
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines next-gen DLP that is adaptive and content/context aware and how it mitigates internal and external data theft and/or leaks. Continue reading to learn what is on the horizon for next-gen DLP and how it will evolve in the coming years.
Posted: 21 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Clearswift

6 Major Trends Shaping the Future of Security
sponsored by Box
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the 6 major trends that are changing IT security as we know it.
Posted: 20 May 2015 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Box

Examining File Sync and Sharing Security
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Inside this white paper, examine one file sync, share, and collaboration platform and how to secure data inside and outside of the enterprise. Continue reading to learn how you to remain compliant and if this approach is right for your organization.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 17 Dec 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Top 10 Data Security Mistakes to Avoid
sponsored by EE
WHITE PAPER: This insightful white paper presents the top 10 common security mistakes that countless organizations have made recently.
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

EE

Network Security 3 Phase Framework
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a simple three phase framework for protecting data and defending against concealed threats. View now to learn how this strategy keeps you ahead of the curve to prevent new attacks.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Secure Federal Data and Support Your Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper covers the layered approach taken by progressive IT security leaders to ensure that you are not a statistic. Read on and discover imperative measures being implemented to mitigate the 49% of Federal employees who use their personal devices for work-related tasks.
Posted: 06 May 2015 | Published: 06 May 2015

Absolute Software

The Evolution of Provisioning
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the future of provisioning strategies, otherwise known as provisioning 2.0, and how to weave it into the business process fabric to better govern identity access and management.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 05 May 2015 | Published: 04 Dec 2014

RSA

Cybersecurity Trends of 2015: A View from the Front Lines
sponsored by FireEye
WHITE PAPER: In today's dangerous threat landscape, the only way to stay secure is to know what you're up against. In this cybersecurity report, find essential information on today's latest security trends.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

FireEye

Top 10 Data Security Tips to Mitigate Threats
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the top 10 security tips and best practices to secure your data and fend off the barrage of incoming attacks.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 30 Oct 2014

Absolute Software

Breaking Bad: The Risk of Insecure File Sharing
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the risks and vulnerabilities of using file sync and share solutions and ungoverned practices. Read on to learn the 11 key steps to protecting data in the collaborative file-sharing environment.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Running the Risk: Why a Generation of Sharing Could Be Good for Business
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This insightful research report discusses how businesses can develop a mobile-aware culture that nurtures innovation, collaboration, and productivity, while minimizing the risk of data loss.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

Aruba Networks

The Enemy Within: Why Insiders Are Still the Weakest Link in Your Data Security Chain
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the 5 steps that your enterprise needs to take in order to foster a conscientious data security environment within your enterprise, despite the challenges of the digital era.
Posted: 30 Apr 2015 | Published: 29 Dec 2014

Absolute Software

Bring Your Own Device: Policy Considerations
sponsored by Good Technology
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn everything you need to know when building a clear and concise policy document for your BYOD strategy.
Posted: 28 Apr 2015 | Published: 13 Jun 2014

Good Technology

How to Avoid Today's Top 8 Enterprise Mobility Security Issues
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource presents the top 8 mobile security risks that you need to be on top of right now in order to protect your business, and also provides a questionnaire designed to elucidate and resolve the gaps in your approach to mobile security.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

How to Achieve Complete Mobile Security without Sacrificing User Experience
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper takes an in-depth look at dealing with the difficult security challenges associated with mobility adoption. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

BlackBerry
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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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