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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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Covering the Security Aspect of Software Asset Management
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: Managing large amounts of business critical information requires a high level of security. Access this white paper and uncover critical features in software asset management that prevent unauthorized access and destructive attacks.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

Snow Software

2016 Cyberthreat Defense Report
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: You will learn how your spend compares to that of other organizations, what defense measures your peers have in place to defend against internal and external threats, and why weaknesses in your strategy could make your organization a "low hanging fruit".
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Imperva

The Enemy Within: Why Insiders Are Still the Weakest Link in Your Data Security Chain
sponsored by Absolute
WHITE PAPER: Insiders are the weakest link in your data security chain. Uncover 5 steps that you can take to foster a conscientious data security culture despite the challenges of the digital era.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 08 Jul 2015

Absolute

Windows Security Management: What's New in Windows 10
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll explore how new auditing and logging capabilities in Windows 10 give IT visibility into potential threats. Uncover ways to thwart threat actors by scoping user privileges, logging on with additional credentials, and more.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Best Practices for Mobile Application Lifecycle Management
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover several mobile application lifecycle management (MALM) best practices for organizations with BYOD policies. Read on to discover the benefits of MALM, including single sign-on for all enterprise apps, real-time security reporting, and more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM MaaS360

A Guide to 12 CyberSecurity Metrics You/Your Vendors Should be Watching
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details 12 actionable metrics that can help you specifically assess how your organization is doing with its current cybersecurity.
Posted: 04 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

BitSight

The Forrester Wave: Information Security Consulting Services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Forrester report details and analyzes the 13 most significant security consulting service providers and their offerings. Access now to learn more about how well these consultancies fulfill security standards to best select the right partner for your business.
Posted: 02 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016

IBM

Gartner Toolkit for CISOs: Prebuilt Slides to Share with the Board
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner Toolkit helps technology management prepare updates for their senior executives or their board, sponsored by Imperva.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 14 Jan 2014

Imperva

15-Step Checklist for Reducing Mobile Security Risks
sponsored by Lenovo
WHITE PAPER: This checklist is designed to help you identify key steps in minimizing the risks associated with mobile devices. Uncover 15 ways to assess your current mobile security plans and identify aspects that may need more attention.
Posted: 23 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Lenovo

Vendor Comparisons for Fifteen SIEM Products
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Gartner report can help you navigate the multitude of SIEM options available in today's marketplace and select the one that's right for you. Take a look to learn the strengths, weaknesses, and capabilities of fifteen leading SIEM products.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

IBM

A Guide to Email Security for Mid-sized Businesses
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, examine the current state of email security for mid-sized businesses and evaluate the key features of a successful email gateway security solution. View now to learn how you can mitigate your email risk with multiple antivirus engines, filtering for email exploits, and intelligent spam filtering.
Posted: 16 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

LogicNow

The Rise of Known and Unknown Malware and Best Approaches to Zero-Day Attacks
sponsored by Checkpoint Software Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, you will examine several best practice strategies for malware threat defense and protection against zero-day attacks.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Oct 2015

Checkpoint Software Technologies

Checkpoint: Demystifying Mobile Security Attacks
sponsored by Checkpoint Software Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, you will examine some of the most common mobile attacks, and moreover demystify how the attacks work and the damage they can cause.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2015

Checkpoint Software Technologies

Zero Trust on the Endpoint
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: There needs to be a paradigm shift for organizations to rethink their security infrastructure. Forrester's Zero Trust model remedies the deficiencies with perimeter-centric strategies and legacy technologies. Learn how to better organize and connect your defenses while preventing the execution of malicious executables and exploits.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Palo Alto Networks

Digital Guardian Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: Continue reading this white paper to discover how you can gain the deepest visibility, fine-grained control and the industry's broadest data protection coverage
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Digital Guardian

Gartner Report: Best Practices for Detecting and Mitigating Advanced Persistent threats
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn how to implement specific strategic best practices to detect and mitigate persistent threats and target malware.
Posted: 01 Feb 2016 | Published: 04 May 2015

Digital Guardian

5 Ways Your Vendor Risk Management Program Leaves You in the Dark
sponsored by BitSight
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will learn the steps it takes to protect your data and implement a solid vender risk management (VRM) program.
Posted: 29 Jan 2016 | Published: 02 Dec 2015

BitSight

Global Threat Intelligence Report
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This white paper infographic will show you specific instances of cybercrime around the world and against what applications were vulnerable.
Posted: 28 Jan 2016 | Published: 15 Dec 2015

Dimension Data

Factoring the Human Element into Your Data Breach Response
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: Human nature can derail even the most well-documented and rehearsed breach response plans. Access this white paper to understand the factors that affect your team during a crisis, and the tactics you can incorporate into your plan to ensure a successful breach response operation.
Posted: 25 Jan 2016 | Published: 09 Dec 2015

AllClear ID

The Trust Cost of a Data Breach & How to Prepare
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: This report summarizes findings for a sampling of 160 data breach insurance claims, 155 of which involved the exposure of sensitive personal data in a variety of business sectors. The objective for this study is to you understand the true impact of data insecurity.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 16 Dec 2015

AllClear ID

Staying ahead of threats with global threat intelligence and automated protection
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will discover how to stay ahead of the ever evolving security landscape and keep your precious data safe.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) Study of IBM Security Guardium
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will learn how to improve process efficiency while meeting security and compliance requirements. Continue reading to learn how you can reduce the time and cost of compliance.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

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

A Look Back: Last Year's Hottest Shadow Data Trends
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Based on the analysis of nearly 63 million documents used in popular file sharing tools, this report examines the use of unsanctioned apps in the enterprise. Access now for in-depth findings on how your employees may be using these apps and what you can do to better plan cloud services.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Feb 2016

Blue Coat Systems

2016 Security Predictions: Understanding the Most Serious Threats and How to Protect Against Them
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: This security predictions guide highlights 5 emerging threats of 2016. Armed with tactics to stay steps ahead of cybercriminals, you'll feel good about leading your team through the trenches as you mitigate IoT, mobile, and cloud risks.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 15 Feb 2016

A10 Networks
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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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