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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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Privileged Account Security: Protect Your Data without Sacrificing Efficiency
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how new security solutions can help your business manage privileged account security without sacrificing efficiency.
Posted: 01 Aug 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

BeyondTrust Corporation

The Power to Destroy: How Malware Works
sponsored by Symantec
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn the basics of how malware works and how cyber criminals use it to steal valuable data, as well as the best practices for defending your website against them.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Symantec

Don't Be Fooled By Advanced Evasion Techniques
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In informative white paper, get the lowdown on advanced evasion techniques (AETs) and advanced persistent threats (APTs), and what you need to know to protect your organizations from these cyber attacks.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

McAfee, Inc.

Protecting Your Data: What you need to know about Advanced Evasion Techniques
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, get the facts on the different types of cyber attacks, and how to mitigate the security risks they pose to your organization.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

McAfee, Inc.

The Three Phases of Securing Privileged Accounts- A Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Cyber-Ark Software
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper explains exactly how privileged account security works, and outlines the best practices for implementing it for your organization.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Cyber-Ark Software

BlackBerry COBO: Ultimate Mobile Security and Control
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: When security and control are of paramount concern a COBO option can provide optimal protection against data loss and strict compliance with regulatory requirements. Read this whitepaper if you want to know your high-security users are equipped with mobile computing and communications capabilities that meet your corporate-only requirements.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

BlackBerry

Implementing Privileged Account Security to Address Advanced Threats
sponsored by Cyber-Ark Software
WHITE PAPER: In this informative Q&A, you'll get inside information from industry analysts as they discuss the best security practices for IT professionals, why privileged account security is vital to a successful security plan, and how to protect your systems from new strategies utilized by cybercriminals.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cyber-Ark Software

How Privileged Account Security Can Significantly Reduce Risk, Stop Attackers & Prevent Data Exfiltration
sponsored by Cyber-Ark Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the best practices for minimizing the security risks that privileged accounts can create, and provides the essential strategic takeaways that can start protecting your organization now.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Cyber-Ark Software

Enterprise Information Security in Transition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper boils the reasons behind current issues in the information security field down into four major causes, and also lays out a list of specific, detailed changes that need to be made to the enterprise security model for these core issues to be resolved.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM

AWS Security Best Practices: Define your Information Security Management System and a set of policies for data protection
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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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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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