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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 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 offer industry-leading advice on how to best leverage this investment.
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 the 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 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, 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 shows how one bank was able to enforce a strong password policy, maintain GLBA compliance, and reduce IT's access management burden by implementing a single sign-on (SSO) solution.
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 them 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 them to achieve increased productivity, maintain compliance, and boost 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.

Why Data Protection Law Supports the Use of Managed Security Services
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
WHITE PAPER: This white paper clarifies the truth behind using managed security service providers (MSSPs) while maintaining compliance with European data protection laws.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Dell SecureWorks UK

Mitigating Web Threats with Comprehensive and Pervasive Security
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper features an all-inclusive security solution that offers intelligence, context-based policy management, and network-enforced security to better detect, prevent, and protect against advanced Web threats.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Cisco

Financial Institutions, Merchants, and the Race Against Cyberthreats
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the 4 top forms of cybercrime. Click through to reveal 6 key recommendations to best protect your organization from security breaches.
Posted: 02 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Chalk Talk: Simplify User Access with NetIQ Solutions
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: View this webcast to learn about an access management solution that offers self-service capabilities to eliminate time-consuming phone calls and paperwork to gain necessary access to critical business applications.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

NetIQ

Cloud-based Enterprise Identity Management Using OAuth
sponsored by Forum Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights an authentication and authorization solution that offers protection beyond the username and password-only level.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Forum Systems

Secure Network Access for Personal Mobile Devices
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers a solution to the challenges of mobility in the workplace, helping organizations realize the full benefits of BYOD without sacrificing strong security.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

Cisco

Multifactor Authentication: Removing Risk While Simplifying Processes
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how multi-factor authentication brings that extra line of defense your organization needs to protect against malicious hackers.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

NetIQ

What CISOs Need to Know About Cloud Computing
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights key security differences in traditional infrastructures versus the cloud. Click through to learn how to leverage existing methods to create a well-rounded cloud security approach.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 06 Jan 2014

CloudPassage

World Wide Technology Accelerates and Streamlines Access Management
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: This case study shares one organization's experience with an access management solution that enabled 8x faster integration with new services so that users could count on reliable, secure access to business applications anytime, anywhere.
Posted: 31 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

NetIQ

Identity Manager: Reducing Risk, Raising Governance and Improving the Bottom Line
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the major reason behind compliance challenges, and offers a solution that provides a real-time, holistic view of your organization's posture to improve data accuracies and ensure business stability.
Posted: 28 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NetIQ
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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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