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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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Cisco Cloud Web Security: Single Interface for Global Control
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a cloud Web security solution that offers unique features to help you gain clear visibility and complete control over today's more expansive networks.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Avoid HIPAA Compliance Violations Amid the Rise of BYOD
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide from SearchHealthIT.com offers 5 tips on how to secure a mobility strategy so that HCOs can enjoy the benefits of a more flexible workforce while maintaining HIPAA compliance.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

Imprivata

Mitigating Web Threats with Comprehensive and Pervasive Security
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights a pervasive, network-based security solution that improves data protection across critical Web business tools against a more advanced threat landscape.
Posted: 22 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Taking Managed Security Services To The Next Level
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the changing landscape of security; the importance of a high-security posture; the elements of effective Web, endpoint, user and mobile protection; and the ways in which Webroot helps partners increase the value and profitability of their security practices.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Webroot

A Guide to Data Privacy for Business and IT Executives
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the latest global government efforts in enforcing stronger data privacy laws. Click now to uncover 6 data protection recommendations to help you mitigate the risks of information sharing and prevent regulatory and market sanctions.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IntraLinks, Inc

Design Security Policies For #GenMobile
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the 4 areas that must be addressed when providing secure, reliable access to business applications for mobile users. Click through to explore the essential tools you need for this strategy.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Aruba Networks

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: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 18 Apr 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Policy Based Encryption: Protecting your Business Against Email Risks
sponsored by Apptix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a cloud-based gateway service offering policy-based encryption to protect your business email exchanges.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Apptix

Data Privacy: Where Should I House My Data?
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 6 top recommendations on how to keep your data protected in the cloud and compliant with varying regulatory mandates across country borders.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Top 8 Secure Messaging Policy Best Practices
sponsored by TigerText, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore 8 valuable recommendations on how to develop a secure text messaging policy to ensure data security and compliance.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

TigerText, Inc.

The Case for GRC: Addressing the Top 10 GRC Challenges
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shares the top 10 governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) challenges, and offers industry-leading advice on how to make the best investments in each of these areas.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Nine Steps to Smart Security for Small Businesses
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This white paper lists 9 steps to achieving smart security for small businesses and focuses on how a cloud security solution can benefit organizations without the resources for traditional security approaches.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Dec 2011

Qualys

Turn Identity into a Business Enabler, Not an IT Bottleneck
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the benefits of a federated identity service that can help you improve efficiencies, reduce risks, and maximize ROI.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Seven Considerations for Achieving CJIS Compliance
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a security solution that helps you ensure the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) compliance requirement for advanced authentication is met by your organization, effective on September 30, 2014.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Imprivata

Eagle Bank Keeps Deposits and Customer Data Safe
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study highlights one bank's successful enforcement of a strong password policy by implementing a single sign-on (SSO) solution. Read on to learn how you can maintain GLBA compliance, and reduce IT's access management.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Verity Credit Union Streamlines Application Access, Reduces Helpdesk Costs and Improves Customer Service
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one credit union's experience with an authentication solution that helped it efficiently manage user access across all applications without hindering productivity or adding costs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Stock Yards Bank and Trust Makes Employees Productive and Keeps Data Secure
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This case study features one large, trusted U.S. bank's experience with a simplified authentication solution that enabled increased productivity, compliance, and security levels.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Imprivata

Proven, Trusted and HIPAA-Compliant Media Management
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a media management partner that offers security and compliance tools for your tape backup and archive to ensure you consistently are up to par with the latest HIPAA updates.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

Iron Mountain

The CIO’s Guide to HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This resource is a guide to ensuring secure texting policies while maintaining compliance with HIPAA and HITECH, and includes best practices and a vendor comparison checklist to use during product evaluation.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imprivata

Expert Advice – 20 Practical Tips on Authentication from Healthcare IT Professionals
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals 20 single sign-on (SSO) and strong authentication implementation tips from your successful peers.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imprivata

What You Should Know About HIPPA and The Omnibus Final Rule
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the latest changes in HIPAA with the Omnibus Final Rule, and offers industry-leading advice on how to ensure compliance.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Iron Mountain

Best Practices: Single Sign-On Drives Productivity, Security and Adoption When Used with EHR at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, learn how Johns Hopkins Hospital was able to smoothly implement electronic health records (EHR) and computerized physician order entry (CPOE) without negatively impacting other processes or security. Click now for 5 essential guides for implementation success.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Imprivata

A More Secure From Door: SSO and Strong Authentication
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through the advantages of strong authentication, and helps you decide which strategies and solutions best fit your business needs.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Imprivata

20 Practical Tips on Single Sign-On and Strong Authentication from Healthcare IT Professionals
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a collection of 20 tips from your healthcare peers on how to successfully implement single sign-on (SSO) and strong authentication solutions.
Posted: 04 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Imprivata

Avoiding Cloud Security Audit Pitfalls
sponsored by INetU Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource defines the top 5 most common cloud audit pitfalls, and offers suggestions on how to avoid each.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

INetU 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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