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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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HIPAA Compliance and Data Security with BYOD
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the push and pull between the productivity gains that BYOD offers modern healthcare organizations and the security and compliance risks that it presents. IT also explains how to devise a mobile security solution that will satisfy both IT departments and employees.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014


Data Loss Prevention Insights from Security Executives
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines findings from a recent study on data loss prevention programs that interviewed 130 CISOs, VPs, directors, and managers.
Posted: 13 Oct 2014 | Published: 13 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

BYOD, Data Leakage, and Regulatory Compliance
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how modern technology can enable BYOD policies while satisfying enterprises' security and compliance needs.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 09 Oct 2014


What Can You Do Differently to Guard Against Threats from Rapidly Evolving Mobile Malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile security is about more than the device: It's also about protecting apps on the device. Learn how IBM can help.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

IDC Flash: IBM Releases IAM for Mobile, Cloud and Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Gain insights into IBM's threat-aware IAM solutions focused on enabling identity as the new security perimeter.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013

IBM

IDC 2014 WW MarketScape Report for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how vendors fared in IDC's assessment of IAM offerings for federated identity management and single sign-on.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Gartner Predicts 2014: Identity and Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out what Gartner's security analysts predict for the identity and access management space for 2014 and beyond.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

IBM

Continuous Monitoring for Data Access and Sensitive Information
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a simple, robust solution that assures the security and integrity of data in several environments, such as big data platforms.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

IBM

AMAG Pharmaceuticals Secures Cloud and Mobile While Respecting User Privacy
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how BitGlass partnered with AMAG Pharmaceuticals to resolve critical security and privacy issues following the company's adoption of Google Apps' cloud and BYOD tools.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014


Mitigating Risks of Cloud Computing with SSL Certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines an overview of cloud computing, highlighting its advantages as well as its concerns.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

Next-generation guest network access for GenMobile
sponsored by Aruba Networks
WHITE PAPER: Users today expect to connect from anywhere and giving them high-performance guest access is absolutely essential.  Weak security on the guest network can expose your business to external threats and could cause serious liablility issues.
Posted: 02 Oct 2014 | Published: 02 Oct 2014

Aruba Networks

Evolving Security Efforts to Meet PCI DSS v.3.0 Compliance Requirements
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the latest version of the payment card standard, which includes clarifications and new requirements that organizations must comply with by the end of 2014.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

CDW Corporation

Ensuring Compliance in the Asia Pacific Region with SSL Certificates
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Doing business in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, or other parts of the Asia Pacific region means one key concern – privacy. This informative resource considers threats to privacy, essential encryption, and SSL certificate best practices.
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

Identity Management Challenges in an Increasingly Complex IT Environment
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource points out how organizations continue to struggle with identity management in such key areas as safeguarding against security breaches, enabling single sign-on for the extended organization, and automating key tasks instead of relying on manual intervention.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Radiant Logic, Inc.

Six Reasons VDI + Data Protection Can Strengthen Your Security Posture
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover six reasons VDI and data protection can strengthen your security posture as a whole.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

How to Protect Unstructured Data
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a data protection model that is used to control unstructured data by identifying and applying policy-based controls over the data's lifecycle.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

Security and the Rise of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, explore the unforeseen risks of M2M communication, the challenges of maintaining M2M security, and the possible solutions that exist to mitigate these risks.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

IT Leaders Look Towards Implementing an Enterprise Mobility Strategy
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The following survey detailed mobile information compiled from 1,300 senior IT decision makers from 21 different countries worldwide.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

CA Technologies.

Take Control of Your IT Security with New Cyber Resilience Programs
sponsored by Sungard
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth whitepaper, discover a new cyber resilience program that can strengthen your defense against malicious attackers, improve responsiveness and adaptability, and provide comprehensive risk management.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

Sungard

Strengthening Security, Compliance, and Control in Microsoft® Office 365®
sponsored by Actiance
WHITE PAPER: There are some missing features in Office 365 that will prompt some customers to consider the use of third-party, cloud-based or on-premises tools to enhance Office 365's native capabilities.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

Actiance

Expose Hidden Threats with new SSL Decryption Solutions
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover how crucial new SSL decryption and inspection solutions can help organizations manage threats and sensitive data on their network.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Blue Coat Systems

Threat-Aware Identity and Access Management for Mobile, Cloud, and Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper presents new identity and access management (IAM) solutions with integrated threat prevention and analysis, increased granularity, and simplified user interfaces and dashboards.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Quantifying the Impact of Network-Based Attacks
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this informative whitepaper, explore in-depth guidelines that will help assess the impact of attacks on your organization, and they can affect your bottom line.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Icomm Technologies

The Wild World of Malware: Keeping Your Company Safe from Advanced Threats
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth resource, gain essential knowledge on today's advanced malware threats, and discover how new next-generation firewalls (NGFW) can prevent them from gaining access to your valuable data.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Icomm Technologies
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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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