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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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Shadow IT Guide: Protect Data and Avoid Compliance Violations
sponsored by Globalscape
WHITE PAPER: Are you sure that employees are only using IT-sanctioned ways of transferring data? If the answer is "no," then your sensitive data may be vulnerable. In this guide from Globalscape, you'll learn: what shadow IT is and its drawbacks, how to identify signs of a shadow IT problem, how to reduce shadow IT, and more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Globalscape

A Guide for Building PCI DSS & HIPAA Compliant Businesses in the Cloud
sponsored by ThreatStack
WHITE PAPER: Where do you begin your cloud compliance journey? In this guide, learn to better understand the complexities of cloud compliance requirements, without all the headaches and confusion. Uncover how compliance differs in the cloud, why security monitoring is critical to achieving compliance, and more.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 01 Nov 2016

ThreatStack

The Ultimate Guide to Preventing Account Takeover
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: 46% of internet traffic is composed of bots at any given time performing automated tasks or mimicking human behavior. Access this resource to uncover the 7 steps to mitigate account take over bots, how to under their purpose and how to stop them in their tracks.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Distil Networks

Provide the Ideal Frontline Firewall Defense
sponsored by Barracuda Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover the vulnerabilities of your application servers that malicious users are looking to exploit. Learn about what kinds of attacks to expect and how to provide a stellar frontline defense against these threats.
Posted: 20 Oct 2016 | Published: 20 Oct 2016

Barracuda Networks

Top 5 Applications You Should Blacklist Now
sponsored by Thycotic
WHITE PAPER: Mitigate the threat presented by the 30 most targeted high-risk vulnerabilities by learning why you should blacklist the following applications: Apple QuickTime for Windows, Adobe Flash Player, iTunes for Windows, and MS Office 2007. Gain the best practices for restricting malicious software.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

Thycotic

Enhance AWS Security with Splunk Solutions
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover why security should not be amongst chief concerns when adopting cloud services. Read on to find out how when paired with the right analytics tool, cloud services can be the foundation for a relentless defense against the future threat landscape.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016

Splunk

A Security Intelligence and Analytics Platform That Helps You Neutralize Cyber Threats
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you'll learn about an intelligence and analytics platform that allows you to detect and neutralize cyber threats in real-time. Find out how you can centralize your visibility to eliminate data silos, automatically contextualize over 750 data sources to get the most up-to-data view of your security protocols, and more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

The Three Essential Elements of Next-Generation Endpoint Protection
sponsored by CrowdStrike
WHITE PAPER: With an overabundance of security solutions being touted as "next gen," how do you know what really is an innovative endpoint protection product? Discover an explanation of the essential elements of next-gen endpoint protection, a list of the top questions to ask potential vendors, and more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 07 Oct 2016

CrowdStrike

Protect Yourself from Antivirus: Why Traditional AV Doesn't Offer Meaningful Security Value
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Traditional antivirus (AV) is no longer the solution to preventing endpoint breaches—it's the problem. Access this resource to learn why traditional AV no longer offers meaningful security value for your organization, and see how to get started protecting your endpoints without AV.
Posted: 21 Sep 2016 | Published: 21 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Building Natural Active Immunity against Advanced Threats
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Through the collaborative, proactive and coordinated actions of prevention, detection, and mitigation, you can strengthen your company's defenses against advanced and unknown threats. Access this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 20 Sep 2016 | Published: 20 Sep 2016

Fortinet, Inc.

Security Framework: A Guide for Business Leaders
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WHITE PAPER: Don't satisfy yourself with the status quo. In this guide, access an extensive security framework which will analyze, detect, prevent, and respond to all known and unknown cyber threats. Learn how to formulate a strategy that will rapidly automate protection, extend network visibility, and more.
Posted: 16 Sep 2016 | Published: 16 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks

Mitigating DNS Zero-Day Exploits With Hybrid Network Architecture
sponsored by EfficientIP
WHITE PAPER: Discover the key benefits of hybrid DNS, and learn how to leverage DNS to mitigate zero-day exploits by eliminating single point of failure (SPoF) and enhancing upgrade agility. Read on to deploy a reliable hybrid DNS architecture that gives network admins the ability to enact rapid vulnerability remediation.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Published: 15 Sep 2016

EfficientIP

High Performance DNS Infrastructures In Three Case Studies
sponsored by EfficientIP
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will examine three methods of optimizing DNS infrastructure to achieve greater security, performance, simplicity, and a drastic reduction in TCO. Access this resource to uncover 3 case studies that explore how to get rid of server farms, unsuitable intermediary security layers, and how to decentralize DNS architecture.
Posted: 15 Sep 2016 | Published: 15 Sep 2016

EfficientIP

How a School District Swiftly Detects and Remediates Internal and External Threats
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how the Council Rock School District approached their massive network security blind spot and reduced their threat reaction time from months to detect and resolve to mere minutes. Discover what did and what did not work for them, how they also improved their capacity planning, and more.
Posted: 07 Sep 2016 | Published: 07 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

How to Secure Cloud Applications & Services
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this executive guide, uncover everything you need to know to transition to the cloud seamlessly. Learn about incident response and threat detection, compliance and data privacy, selecting a CASB solution, and more.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Blue Coat Systems

A Guide to Safely Adopting Office 365
sponsored by Symantec + Blue Coat
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for tips on how you can safely adopt Office 365. Learn where Office 365 fails to protect your organization and how to mitigate those shortcomings to prevent data exposures, safeguard against unauthorized user activity, and more.
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

Symantec + Blue Coat

Bad Bots, Good Bots and Humans: Quantifying the Risk of Bad Bots
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: Discover not only the detailed nature of bots, both good and bad ones, but also how to mitigate the massive threat bad bots pose to your enterprise's web presence. Learn not only the numbers and loss surrounding bad bot traffic, but also how to maximize your enterprise's ROI in keeping the bots at bay.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

Distil Networks

Quantifying the Risk and Economic Impact of Bad Bots
sponsored by Distil Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to mitigate the threat of bad bots to your enterprise's sites. Discover vital information on issues faced by sites due to bad bots, such as web scraping, security breaches, spam, skewed analytics, and more.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 26 Aug 2016

Distil Networks

Perspective: The Art and Science of Value Realization in the Cloud
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to optimize your enterprise's cloud expense and see just how much business value it creates. See such value added as physical records savings, workforce hours, and streamlined workloads.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

Infor

DDoS Attack: Smoke Screen or Smoke Signal?
sponsored by Arbor Networks
WHITE PAPER: Learn how distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are used as not only a means of direct harassment of enterprise data, but also as a "smoke screen" in an attempt to conceal more surgical intrusion tactics. Discover why organizations must recognize DDoS attacks for the data security threats that they have become.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 08 Apr 2016

Arbor Networks

Is Managed Security Monitoring Right for Your Organization?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The effort it takes to keep a security monitoring platform up and running can often make the whole endeavor seem more of a hassle than it is worth. Access this white paper now to learn whether managed security monitoring is right for your organization, and how to find the best partner for you.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

IBM

Four Key Steps That Can Move You Toward More Mature Identity And Access Management Program Now
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn the benefits of taking a deliberate approach to maturing an existing IAM program that directly improves business performance and security posture in this white paper. Uncover how to reduce costs through automation, improve operational efficiency through an integrated technology framework, and more.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

IBM

Mobile Security and Risk Review
sponsored by MobileIron
WHITE PAPER: Mobility is now a fact of life in every global enterprise, but mobile access is not without risk, and IT organizations can no longer afford to overlook these risks. Learn about emerging risks, uncover a list the top blacklisted consumer apps, and get tips on how to protect your assets against mobile risks and threats.
Posted: 11 Aug 2016 | Published: 11 Aug 2016

MobileIron

Addressing the Security Dangers of "Appification"
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Identify the key security dangers of mobile apps in the enterprise and find out how to eliminate them. Learn not only what an enterprise can do for data at rest, data in motion, methods of deployment, and more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

IBM

Defend your Organization with Advanced SIEM and Privileged Account Controls
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: As SIEM technologies change, it's important that your own approach to SIEM evolves to incorporate these advances. Discover 4 recent advances as relayed by experts, including big data adoption, threat intelligence feeds, and more. As a bonus, learn tips on limiting privileged accounts and boosting security.
Posted: 04 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2016

Splunk
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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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