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DEFINITION: Hard-drive encryption is a technology that encrypts the data stored on a hard drive using sophisticated mathematical functions. Data on an encrypted hard drive cannot be read by anyone who does not have access to the appropriate key or password. This can help prevent access to data by unauthorized persons and provides a layer of security against hackers and other online threats.The concept of hard-drive  … 
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IT in Europe - May 2012
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EZINE: While network access control (NAC) technology seemed to disappear into the great beyond just a year ago, it is ready to resurface with a vengeance. However, the technology will need to resurge with better controls, especially as the consumerisation of IT and bring your own device (BYOD) trends overtake the enterprise.
Posted: 22 Jun 2012 | Published: 15 Jun 2012

Exploring cloud Security as a Service options
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EGUIDE: There are a number of new cloud-based security products, to help mitigate today’s cloud computing risks. This tip examines Security-as-a-Service tools available and the key features that are most important in a cloud server security platform such as encryption, identity management, configuration and vulnerability management and more.
Posted: 21 May 2012 | Published: 21 May 2012

Mobile Device Security Best Practices for BYOD
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EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide from explores the issue of mobile device security and offers best practices for making a BYOD program work in your organization.
Posted: 06 Apr 2012 | Published: 06 Apr 2012

Provide Secure, Ubiquitous Data For Your Users, Or Face The Consequences!
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EBRIEF: This E-Brief from explores the issues of data management and how enterprise-level file sharing and syncing solutions can allow corporate data to be safely managed on employee-owned devices.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Best Practices for Mobile Device Management
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EGUIDE: This e-guide from explores best practices for mobile device management in the enterprise and why your strategy must evolve as the phone technology does.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Mobile data protection best practices
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EGUIDE: Check out this E-Guide for the top 5 mobile data protection best practices to ensure your corporation's protection.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

Top Mobile Data Protection Best Practices
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EGUIDE: Mobile data protection is an extremely relevant topic in this day and age. With people now combining their work phones with their personal phones, important data is at risk in multiple ways. Check out this expert E-Guide and learn about the top five ways to secure your phone and make sure your personal and work information stays yours.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

CipherCloud for Office 365 - Encryption Solution Demo
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WEBCAST: In just five minutes, we'll show you how you can transparently encrypt and protect all of your sensitive email, calendar, and contact information in Exchange Online and Hosted Exchange to eliminate concerns about about data privacy, residency, security, and compliance.
Posted: 13 Aug 2012 | Premiered: Aug 13, 2012


Next Generation Enterprise WAN DMVPN
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WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper that outlines steps for migrating from DMVPN to GET VPN, and learn about what benefits you stand to gain by doing so.
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 | Published: 11 Jul 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Customers Discuss Oracle Database Security
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WEBCAST: Oracle customers, TransUnion, CMC Markets, Diamond Resorts International and National Marrow Donor Program, discuss defense-in-depth database security with data encryption, privileged user access control, data masking, and consolidated auditing and reporting.
Posted: 24 May 2012 | Premiered: May 24, 2012

Oracle Corporation

May Technical Guide on PCI DSS Guidance
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EGUIDE: This technical guide, brought to you by offers a global perspective on the various technologies available for organizations to meet the stringent requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). View now to explore PCI DSS guidance for encryption, tokenization and virtualization technologies.
Posted: 08 May 2012 | Published: 07 May 2012

Simplify SSL Certificate Management Across the Enterprise
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WHITE PAPER: Managing SSL Certificates has become a complex task especially for organizations with multiple locations, divisions and increasing Web-based services. In this resource, uncover a five (5) step guide to help you take control on SSL Certificates across the enterprise and key recommendations.
Posted: 07 May 2012 | Published: 07 May 2012

Symantec Corporation

Email Security- The IBE Architectural Advantage
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WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the challenges of securing business communication and how to overcome it. View now to explore the shortcomings of existing encryption solutions, key requirements for ubiquitous secure business communication, how Identity-based encryption (IBE) meets these requirements, and more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2012 | Published: 05 Apr 2012

Voltage Security, Inc.

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Oracle Advanced Security provides transparent, standards-based security that protects data through data-at-rest encryption, network encryption, and strong authentication services.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation

Tape Vaulting: What You Need to Know About Tape Backup and Archiving
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PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Check out this expert presentation transcript with storage industry analyst Lauren Whitehouse to learn about recent developments in tape that are keeping it relevant.
Posted: 05 Mar 2012 | Published: 05 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Security in the Cloud Planning Guide
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WHITE PAPER: Security is a top concern for businesses looking to implement a cloud computing environment throughout their systems.  This white paper provides a comprehensive guide on building security in the cloud from the ground up so you can ensure your data and platforms are protected.
Posted: 23 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011


Killing Data
sponsored by Voltage Security, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Traditional perimeter-based security controls are no longer effective as today’s threat landscape continues to evolve and cybercriminals become more skillful and advanced. This Forrester Research resource examines how encrypting data – both in motion and at rest – is a more effective way to keep up with determined cybercriminals.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

Voltage Security, Inc.

Understanding the Reasons Behind Data Loss Disasters
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WHITE PAPER: While the importance of establishing the right IT systems and security policies have been expressed time and time again, a quick glance at the news headlines on data disasters reveal that not all organizations have a grasp on data leak protection. View this paper to explore some data loss incidents and the key leassons learned.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 02 Feb 2012

Websense, Inc.

PCI DSS Compliance with Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager and Stingray Application Firewall
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: PCI DSS is mandatory for any business that handles confidential cardholder data. Riverbed® Stingray™ Traffic Manager and Stingray Application Firewall Module help with many parts of the PCI DSS specification, notably the web application firewall (WAF) requirements of section 6.6.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

How to choose a Certificate Authority
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the role of Certificate Authorities (CAs) in web security, including what measures a CA can take to promote trust in its certificates and the criteria to consider when choosing the best CA for the job.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

VeriSign EMEA

10 Tips for Managing Security in the Cloud
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WHITE PAPER: With the cloud’s dynamic nature, IT professionals are often wary about how effective data security is in this type of environment. This white paper outlines the top 10 considerations to keep in mind when managing security in the cloud to ensure your business is protected.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 23 Nov 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Data Deduplication technology: A Guide to Data Deduping and Backup
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide makes the case for data deduplication technology and outlines how it works, its advantages, different dedupe misconceptions and how it factors into disaster recovery strategies. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 Sep 2011 | Published: 29 Sep 2011


E-Guide: Minimize enterprise data exposure inside and outside the organization
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides data masking best practices and explains how to implement an effective strategy for reducing the risk of data exposure from inside and outside the organization.
Posted: 27 Sep 2011 | Published: 27 Sep 2011


Implementing Tokenization Is Simpler Than You Think
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WHITE PAPER: A surprisingly simple service-based approach makes implementing end-to-end encryption and tokenization in your payment environment simpler than you might think. In this white paper, learn about the 4 potential activities for a merchant to do in order to add the benefit of these technologies in a service-based scenario.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

First Data Corporation

E-Guide: Align Data Protection with Business Importance
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This E-Guide discusses the importance of protecting not just data but "use" of the associated information system, and outlines 4 capabilities needed for a better approach to data protection. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

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DATA ENCRYPTION DEFINITION (continued): …  encryption is simple enough. When a file is written to the drive, it is automatically encrypted by specialized software. When a file is read from the drive, the software automatically decrypts it while leaving all other data on the drive encrypted. The encryption and decryption processes are transparent to all common applications such as word processors, databases, spreadsheets or imaging programs. A computer equipped with hard-drive encryption appears, from the user's point of view, to function as any other computer would.Windows Vista Enterprise and Ultimate editions offer a hard-drive encryption … 
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