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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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Business on the Internet - A Scary Reality
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you different methods cybercriminals can use to ruin your business. The vast majority of infections can be attributed to user error falling victim to their tactics.
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 04 Jan 2016

LogicNow

Risk Report: Hacktivism and Encryption at the Forefront of Cyber-Attacks
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This white paper illustrates the latest trends in the cyber risk landscape showing how unencrypted computers and other devices plague IT. Continue reading to learn why you can't afford to ignore data and device encryption.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

SurfWatch Labs

The Insider Threat: From Risk to Detection
sponsored by Interset Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn the 3 most common types of insider attacks and how to build an effective defense against them.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2015

Interset Software Inc.

Best Practices for UNIX/LINUX Priviledged Identity and Access Management
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: On Unix/Linux OSs, the all-powerful "root" privilege is the key to your organization facing a serious breach. This white paper explores the importance of limiting access privileges and the vulnerabilities root privileges create. Read on and learn Unix/Linux OS best practices
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

FoxT

OPM Breach: Why Security Needs to be a Priority
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the political battle security teams are losing and why root access requirements leave your organization open to an IAM hack in this white paper. Find out how to granularly manage access accounts and control privileges across diverse operating systems.
Posted: 04 Jan 2016 | Published: 23 Dec 2015

FoxT

The Essential Guide to Privileged Access Management
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to effectively and efficiently control privileged UNIX and Linux accounts using centralized access management. Read on to secure privileged access across your corporation with granular authorization, and more.
Posted: 18 Dec 2015 | Published: 18 Dec 2015

FoxT

5 Steps to Empowering Employees for Secure Cloud Service Usage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic highlights five necessary steps to secure cloud service usage. Find out how you can discover, identify, and track cloud application usage and ultimately empower employees to safely use cloud services.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Published: 07 Dec 2015

IBM

2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: Impact of Business Continuity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report, view the impact of data breaches and observe cost trends over time. Access this global study to learn where to invest your resources to mitigate the chance of an attack and how proper business continuity management can reduce the costs of data breaches for your organization.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Security Information and Event Management FAQs
sponsored by AccelOps Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, review the top SIEM strategy evaluation FAQs to better understand what products offer what services and help your organization choose the right approach. View now to learn how one SIEM strategy differs from the others and what to expect from the offerings on the market.
Posted: 20 Nov 2015 | Published: 30 Nov 2011

AccelOps Inc.

5 Steps for Stronger Advanced Threat Protection
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource outlines the 5 steps your organization can take to protect against advanced threats and strengthen your line of defenses. Learn how to take a network-based approach for 20/20 visibility into all threats, and access more security best practices.
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Blue Coat Systems

Security and Privacy on the Encrypted Network
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the challenges of decryption and gives advice on how you can implement it more effectively.
Posted: 17 Sep 2015 | Published: 20 Jan 2015

Blue Coat Systems

Enabling the Connected Campus: Mobility Best Practices for Higher Education
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT teams on college campuses won't want to miss this helpful resource, which explores the following steps to protecting students' financial and personal information from the risks of BYOD in higher education. View now to learn how to choose the right EMM solution, prepare your network infrastructure, manage apps and content, and more.
Posted: 15 Sep 2015 | Published: 15 Sep 2015

VMware, Inc.

Secure-by-Design Protection for Application and Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a "secure-by-design" solution that not only simplifies data protection, access control, user provisioning, and compliance for virtualized applications and desktops, but reduces the tools needed to protect them.
Posted: 14 Sep 2015 | Published: 22 May 2014

Citrix

2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents IBM and Ponemon Institute's 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study, and explains the 3 major reasons contributing to a higher cost of data breach in 2015. Read on here to access the key findings from the report.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 04 Sep 2015

IBM

Create Your Own Private ISAC: Tips for Sharing Threat Intelligence
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how cyber security professionals can build an information sharing and analysis center (ISAC) to disseminate security intelligence and insights among partners.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Published: 10 Jul 2015

SurfWatch Labs

Fortinet Threat Trends in 2015
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents today's four most significant cyber-security threats from the hacker's perspective. Access this resource to learn the steps that you need to take to protect your organization from being the next breach victim, as well as how to shift from a reactive to a proactive security approach.
Posted: 05 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Fortinet, Inc.

Breaking Bad: The Risk of Insecure File Sharing
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the risks and vulnerabilities of using file sync and share solutions and ungoverned practices. Read on to learn the 11 key steps to protecting data in the collaborative file-sharing environment.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

How to Avoid Today's Top 8 Enterprise Mobility Security Issues
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This helpful resource presents the top 8 mobile security risks that you need to be on top of right now in order to protect your business, and also provides a questionnaire designed to elucidate and resolve the gaps in your approach to mobile security.
Posted: 22 Apr 2015 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

BlackBerry

The Digital Guardian Managed Security Program (MSP) Technical Overview
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to simplify managing sensitive data and intellectual property protection.  Access now to learn more.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 18 Feb 2015

Digital Guardian

Mobile Policies: How to Write Guidelines Employees Will Follow
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper acts as a template to help you build a mobile computing policy that your employees will understand and follow as you implement a BYOD or COPE strategy.
Posted: 16 Apr 2015 | Published: 16 Apr 2015

BlackBerry

5 Myths Holding Your Security Program Back
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the five common security myths that actually hinder data protection efforts.  View now to learn more.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Digital Guardian

It’s Not Just an IT Affair: Understanding the Risks of Cyber Breaches
sponsored by UnitedLex
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why today's cyber threats and compliance regulations require multi-disciplinary expertise and a strategic mindset that extends across the entire enterprise.
Posted: 09 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

UnitedLex

2015 Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This report, which focuses specifically on IT security management, uses research to reveal what areas of security you should turn your attention to.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Blue Coat Systems

Security Empowers Business
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a way of creating security systems that are a proactive business asset, not a reactive way to slow the business down.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 May 2013

Blue Coat Systems

Revolutionizing Advanced Threat Protection
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper suggests ways for you to create a comprehensive security system that works against today's complex threat landscape.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Blue Coat Systems
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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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