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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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AWS Security Best Practices
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides security best practices that will help you define your Information Security Management System (ISMS), and build a set of policies to protect your data and assets in the AWS cloud.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013


Combatting APTs with a Defense-in-Depth Security Approach
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper contains critical information on why a defense-in-depth security approach has proven effective in protecting organizations' sensitive data from APTs.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 05 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

5 Things Your Organization Can Do Today to Improve Security
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource contains insights from a security assessment professional on the problematic patterns that he has observed within a wide variety of organizations, as well as their simple but critical solutions.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 04 Apr 2014

CDW Corporation

Acceptable Use: How to Write a Mobility Policy Document Employees Will Actually Follow
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: A mobile computing policy document tells employees what's expected of them when it comes to using these devices for work. It marks out the responsibilities of the company as well.Read this white paper to find out how to write a mobile policy document that employees will understand and follow
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

Keeping IT Security Decision-Making on Track
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource defines multiple approaches to IT security organization and decision-making that can help companies to determine the most effective ways of functioning in these areas.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2013

CDW Corporation

Effective Security in a BYOD Environment: Arming Your Organization Against the Unknown
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to get ahead of threats and develop a pragmatic strategy to secure data and assets from malware and theft – without impeding the flexibility, agility and efficiency BYOD can deliver for your enterprise.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 15 Nov 2012

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The Promises and Pitfalls of BYOD
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to let employees use personal smartphones, tablets and laptops for work purposes while protecting your network from malware, data theft and unauthorized access.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Feb 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

An Inside Track on Insider Threats
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Read this informative report for details on the impact of insider threats, as well as recommended strategies for businesses to apply in preventing and remediating these critical issues.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Imperva

Dragonfly: Cyberespionage Attacks Against Energy Suppliers
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following security response provides an overview of the tools and tactics used by the attackers and a timeline of their attacks. Read on to inform your company of possible malware threats.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Symantec Corporation

Protecting Your Roaming Workforce With Cloud-Based Security
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines how transitioning to a cloud-based security service can help you meet the challenges met by employees working beyond your organization's secure perimeter.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Encryption Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 3 key questions to ask an encryption vendor to help you find a tool that best fits your business needs.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Ten Tips for Building a Successful Vendor Application Security Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you rely on commercial, outsourced, cloud and mobile applications, you need a plan for vendor security compliance. In this resource, get 10 tips for building a successful vendor application security plan.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Veracode, Inc.

Mobile Application Security Survey Results
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the results of a survey on mobile application security. See what security threats businesses are most concerned about, how they're managing applications for end-users, and what security policies, practices, and test they implement.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Veracode, Inc.

Mitigate the Risks of File Sharing and BYOD with Private Clouds
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper examines private cloud solutions for file sharing and synchronization, discussing how a private cloud can help you realize the benefits that BYOD provides without having to expose your sensitive information to potential risks.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jun 2013

Accellion, Inc.

Accellion vs Box: 5 Key Reasons Enterprises Select Accellion
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn how Accellion's private cloud answers the need for a mobile, scalable, flexible file sharing solution that extends and reinforces enterprise security policies and controls.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Accellion, Inc.

Data Security for Mobile Users: One Size Does Not Fit All
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn the 3 key criteria for customizing a mobile security policy for your users.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Accellion, Inc.

Secure Your Mobile Content While Increasing Productivity
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report provides key survey findings indicating how important mobile access is to users, how likely they are to bypass authorized systems, how compliant current collaboration practices are, and what collaboration functionality user expect on their mobile devices.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Accellion, Inc.

Best Practices for a Secure Mobile Workforce
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to reduce the risk of mobile data breaches while keeping mobile workers productive.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

Accellion, Inc.

Data Security Checklist: Tips for Managing the Mobile Enterprise
sponsored by Accellion, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This document presents a checklist of data security features to consider when establishing an enterprise mobility management strategy.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Accellion, Inc.

Advanced Persistent Threats: Defending from the Inside Out
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why reinvigorating your privileged identity management solutions, paired with data intelligence-driven content-awareness, can improve outsider and insider threat prevention.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

CA Technologies.

Only Bitglass Secures Cloud And Mobile Yet Respects User Privacy
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a security solution that improves visibility and analytics capabilities across disparate mobile devices and cloud applications.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014


The Changing Face Of Cyber-Attacks: Preventing Both External and Insider Threats
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights where organizations fall short in security and offers critical solutions to help improve data security, reduce costs, and maintain compliance via privileged identity management.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

CA Technologies.

Privileged Identity Management Trends from Q1 2014
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester Research, Inc. report highlights key trends that point to privileged identity management as a must-have security strategy, and highlights the top vendors who met an 18-item requirements list.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CA Technologies.

Protecting Your APIs Against Attack and Hijack with CA Layer 7
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 5 best practices to help thwart API threats, which require different strategies than traditional Web infrastructures.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CA Technologies.

Information Security in the E-Commerce Sector
sponsored by Alert Logic
WHITE PAPER: This resource looks at information security in the e-commerce sector, and how standards like PCI enforce the strong need to protect consumer personal information.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Alert Logic
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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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