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DEFINITION: A honey pot is a computer system on the Internet that is expressly set up to attract and "trap" people who attempt to penetrate other people's computer systems. (This includes the hacker, cracker, and script kiddy.) To set up a honey pot, it is recommended that you:Install the operating system without patches installed and using typical defaults and optionsMake sure that there is no data on the system  … 
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Outsourcing the problem of software security
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: This report from analyst group Quocirca assess the benefits of using on-demand services to ensure security throughout the application life cycle.
Posted: 10 Jul 2012 | Published: 10 Jul 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Cyber Risk Perceptions: An Industry Snapshot
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Concerns about cyber-risks in business have increased over the past 12 months, this snapshot survey from Marsh and Chubb reveals.
Posted: 27 Jun 2012 | Published: 27 Jun 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Information security breaches survey 2012
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: Rising security breaches cost UK billions over the last 12 months as cyber attacks reached record levels, according to the 2012 Information Security Breaches survey.
Posted: 24 Apr 2012 | Published: 24 Apr 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Fighting Economic Crime in the Financial Services sector
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IT BRIEFING: PwC examines the impact of Cybercrime on the financial services industry.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 26 Mar 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

2012 Security Outlook
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from the Corporate Executive Board, based on extensive research with Chief Information Security Officers, identifies the top 10 security imperatives for 2012.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

The Cyber Savvy CEO: Getting to grips with today’s growing cyber-threats
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: The recent surge in cyber attacks has forced organisations to align cyber security efforts across all of their operations, rather than focusing on IT, but CEOs now need to take the lead in protecting their organisations, this report from PwC argues.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Sep 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Bit9 Parity for Servers: International Communications Company Locks Down Domain controllers
sponsored by Bit9, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Domain controllers have become an increasingly popular target for malicious hackers for its access to an organization’s sensitive and intellectual property. This case study uncovers how one international communications firm was able to protect 225 of its domain controllers using Bit9 Parity for Servers and the key benefits they gained.
Posted: 23 May 2012 | Published: 23 May 2012

Bit9, Inc.

Evolving Security: 5 Reasons to Outsource Network Security Management in Today's Threat Environment
sponsored by XO Communications
WHITE PAPER: Discover five reasons why outsourcing your network security management can help you combat malware, hackers, and the evolving threat landscape.
Posted: 03 May 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

XO Communications

Computer Weekly - 17 April 2012: How to ensure smartphone security
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: This week’s Computer Weekly examines the growing threat from smartphones being targeted by hackers and viruses as the devices are increasingly used for work. Hospitality giant Mitchells & Butlers talks about its migration to the cloud and the CIO of Airbus discusses his IT priorities and how he spends €500m a year on IT.
Posted: 16 Apr 2012 | Published: 17 Apr 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

A Decision Maker's Guide to Log Management
sponsored by HP Enterprise Security
EGUIDE: Often undervalued as a strategic weapon, log management tools can play a vital role in securing mission-critical data and assuring accountability. Inside this expert resource, learn what factors to consider when it’s time to get a handle on your logs.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Oct 2011

HP Enterprise Security

The Evolving Threat Landscape
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper surveys emerging threats, profiles theirhighly organized perpetrators, and reviews some of the revolutionary technologies that make these attacks so persistent and effective.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

Juniper Networks, Inc.

IBM InfoSphere Guardium Data Sheet: Managing the Entire Database Security and Compliance Lifecycle
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As hacker attacks become more and more frequent, a comprehensive security plan has become of critical importance.  Inside this white paper, learn which security strategies are right for your company. Uncover information about an approach that offers real-time alerts, audit and reporting tools and much more.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

IBM

The Next Generation of Cybercrime: How it's evolved, where it's going
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Cybercrime is continuously evolving and attacks occur everyday, costing businesses significant loss and money. In order develop a strong security strategy to reduce your risk of attacks, you must understand cybercrime. Read this executive brief to explore several generations of cybercriminals and the methods and motivations of their attacks.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Dell, Inc.

E-Guide: The dangers of application logic attacks
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Developing a secure and effective Web application can be daunting. And, hackers aren't making this task any easier. In this tip from our Ask the Experts section, Web application security expert Michael Cobb explains how hackers use application logic to solicit an attack and advises how to prevent them.
Posted: 14 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

IBM

Why Hackers have turned to Malicious JavaScript Attacks
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the threat of malicious JavaScript attacks, and how they work. Understand how cybercriminals make money with these types of attacks and why IT managers should be vigilant.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Death and Taxes...and Hackers
sponsored by Imperva
VIDEO: View this video to learn about a tax scheme that is sweeping through the internet, and how to avoid falling victim to it.
Posted: 01 Apr 2011 | Premiered: 01 Apr 2011

Imperva

Webinar: Addressing ‘The Unlucky Seven’ - Security and Compliance Issues that Matter Most to the Mid-Market
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WEBCAST: This webinar will go through the most critical challenges faced by mid-market companies, and illustrate how collecting and analyzing event data across the enterprise can address those challenges in the context of budget and staff constraints.
Posted: 04 Mar 2011 | Premiered: Mar 4, 2011

ArcSight, an HP Company

SearchSoftwareQuality.com Expert Tip Guide: Best practices for embedded software development and CI
sponsored by IBM India Pvt. Ltd
EGUIDE: Read this Tip Guide to discover workable, profitable best practices for embedded software development.
Posted: 25 Jan 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

IBM India Pvt. Ltd

Malicious JavaScript Attacks: What Can You Do?
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: We’ll review what to watch for, as well as the security strategies that will help keep you safe.
Posted: 12 Jan 2011 | Published: 11 Jan 2011

Sophos, Inc.

Four Steps to Cure Your Patch Management Headache
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: The need to speed up patch deployment across today’s highly complex and distributed IT environment has never been more important. Read this free white paper and learn four steps to cure your patch management headache.
Posted: 06 Jan 2011 | Published: 06 Jan 2011

Lumension

E-Book: NERC Compliance
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: SearchSecurity.com presents a comprehensive guide to NERC compliance. Our experts cover all the angles in order to help your efforts in meeting compliance with the information security standards established by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation.
Posted: 24 Sep 2010 | Published: 24 Sep 2010

SearchSecurity.com

The Anatomy of a Cross-Site Scripting Campaign
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: XSS attacks are not new. What makes this particular situation unique is the process the ADC used to uncover the attack. Read this paper to find out so much more about XSS attacks.
Posted: 23 Aug 2010 | Published: 23 Aug 2010

Imperva

Malware Security Report: Protecting Your Business, Customers and Bottom Line
sponsored by VeriSign Australia
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you understand the threats from Malware and how it can impact your online business. You’ll learn about criminals’ motivations for distributing malware through the web and how they infect web servers to make distribution possible, as well as techniques administrators can use to detect them.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

VeriSign Australia

On Common Ground: Where Compliance and Data Protection Overlap
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we first explore the landscape in which CISOs now work—the new standards and regulations they face, increased attacks from hackers, and a more complex IT environment that includes virtualized infrastructure and outsourcing.
Posted: 03 Aug 2010 | Published: 03 Aug 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Building a Solid Foundation for Security and Risk Management-- A Practical Approach to Achieve Security High Performance
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this presentation transcript to learn about recent market research results from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) regarding the greatest security challenges facing today’s businesses and what you must consider when building a solid IT security management foundation.
Posted: 30 Jul 2010 | Published: 23 Jul 2010

IBM
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HACKERS DEFINITION (continued): … A honey pot is a computer system on the Internet that is expressly set up to attract and "trap" people who attempt to penetrate other people's computer systems. (This includes the hacker, cracker, and script kiddy.) To set up a honey pot, it is recommended that you:Install the operating system without patches installed and using typical defaults and optionsMake sure that there is no data on the system that cannot safely be destroyedAdd the application that is designed to record the activities of the invaderMaintaining a honey pot is said to require a considerable amount of attention and may offer as its highest value nothing more than a learning experience (that is, you may not catch any hackers).
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