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DEFINITION: COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology) is an international open standard that defines requirements for the control and security of sensitive data and provides a reference framework. COBIT, which provides a reference framework, was introduced in the 1990s by the IT Governance Institute. Learn more about managing compliance at SearchCompliance.com. COBIT consists of an executive  … 
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e-Guide: Evolving IT security threats: Inside Web-based, social engineering attacks
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Defending IT infrastructure involves understanding attack methods that are effective today. This expert e-guide highlights several characteristics of modern computer security threats to keep in mind as you assess and improve your information security program, and provides recommendations for dealing with them.
Posted: 24 Jun 2011 | Published: 24 Jun 2011

SearchSecurity.com

SearchSecurity.com E-Guide: Balancing compliance with information security threat assessment
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: While compliance regulations and standards have improved information security, they have also created unique challenges when it comes to adequately securing the organization. This expert tip offers authoritative, technical advice on how to balance compliance with your information security threat assessment.
Posted: 20 Sep 2011 | Published: 20 Sep 2011

IBM

E-Guide: Striving for Better Information Security Intelligence
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
EGUIDE: The need for realistic awareness of the threat landscape has led many businesses to expand their investment to broader insight outside the organization, and deeper visibility within. This expert tip explains how to turn data deluge into business opportunity and offers advice on managing threat exposure in complex IT environments.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

Information Security Magazine September 2011—Reader’s Choice Awards
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: Brought to you by SearchSecurity.com, this month’s Information Security Magazine cover story unveils the 2011 Information Security Reader’s Choice Awards. Learn which products your peers voted as the best in the market spanning 14 different categories including; antimalware, mobile data security, vulnerability management and remote access.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Information Security Magazine

SearchSecurity.com E-Guide: Ease compliance efforts with a robust information security program
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert tip highlights the various ways compliance has advanced information security, the new challenges it has introduced and how security pros can further their efforts to adequately secure the organization.
Posted: 25 Aug 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

IBM

SearchSecurity.com E-Guide: The critical role of privileged account management in data security
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Privileged accounts are extremely difficult to secure and now represent the biggest threat to today’s enterprises. This expert tip discusses the technology and strategies available to help organizations take better control over privileged accounts.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: The Cybercrime War; When Are We Going to Win?
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Why are information security issues so persistent? Why does it feel like we win small battles, yet the war keeps escalating? What does the next 20 years look like? Erik Petersen, Vice President of Security and Risk Consulting at Dell SecureWorks discuss micro and macro-economic theory to grapple with the core questions of “why.”
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks

The Hidden Costs of Microsoft® BitLocker®: White Paper
sponsored by WinMagic
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the issues that you may or may have not known about Microsoft BitLocker. View now to explore enterprise mobile security considerations that will help you make educated decisions on what’s best for your business.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

WinMagic

Technical Guide on SIM
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Security information and event management solutions are an indispensible technology in IT security programs to help solidify data protection and compliance initiatives. In this comprehensive guide to SIM, our experts provide authoritative technical advice to help ensure effective SIM deployments and proper on-going maintenance.
Posted: 16 Aug 2011 | Published: 16 Aug 2011

SearchSecurity.com

When Advanced Persistent Threats Go Mainstream
sponsored by EMC Corporation
ANALYST REPORT: The threat landscape is evolving and a new breed of sophisticated cyber attacks have emerged – APT. APT is highly targeted, thoroughly researched, amply funded, and difficult to detect. This report offers expert insight from information security leaders on APT, risks and defensive measures you can take against escalating threats.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

EMC Corporation

The Use of Labelling and Protective Marking Technologies as a Legal Defence to Data Protection Law Breaches
sponsored by Boldon James
WHITE PAPER: In 2010, the United Kingdom Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) was given authority to issue a £500,000 fine and enact spot checks on government departments as part of the Data Protection Act 1998. In this white paper, Dr. Brian Bandey, Internet and Technology Law Expert, addresses some key questions about these mandates.
Posted: 20 Jul 2011 | Published: 20 Jul 2011


Easy DLP - Data Protection Loss
sponsored by Boldon James
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides technical solutions that address the security requirements of DLP. Explore how Easy DLP can provide major benefits of controlling information flow and raising end-user awareness without wasting time and effort.
Posted: 19 Jul 2011 | Published: 19 Jul 2011


Xforce Trend and Risk Report 2010
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: The IBM X-Force 2010 Trend and Risk Report provides statistical information about all aspects of threats that affect Internet security, including software vulnerabilities and public exploitation, malware, spam, phishing, web-based threats, and general cyber threats.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

IBM

U.S. Army Relies on GlobalSCAPE® Secure Information Exchange Solutions to Protect Critical Data
sponsored by GlobalScape
CASE STUDY: Now you can get a file sharing solution that the U.S. Army uses and eliminate any worries you have about transferring sensitive business data. This case study will show you how this solution has been very successful for the Army and will teach you how your business could benefit a great deal as well.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 24 Jun 2011

GlobalScape

Real-Time Risk Monitoring: Timely Monitoring and Management of Positions/Exposures
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper now, compliments of Sybase, and learn how you can get timely monitoring and management of your positions and exposures—with less risk!
Posted: 17 Jun 2011 | Published: 15 Jun 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

E-Guide: Uniting IAM and data protection for greater security
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: There's been a new development in the information security world: content-aware identity and access management, an integration of two established, usually separately administered domains. This tip explains why uniting these two domains makes sense and addresses key parts of the identity portion of IAM and how they work in the context of the cloud.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 13 Jun 2011

CA Technologies.

SANS Institute Making Database Security an IT Security Priority
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Tanya Baccum, SANS Institute analyst, discusses the importance of having an appropriate IT security strategy that mitigates risk to databases by introducing key steps and controls to effective database security.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Nov 2009

Oracle Corporation

CA Technology Brief: CA Point of View: Content Aware Identity & Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Discover a new model of identity systems that help you handle the growing complexities within your IT infrastructure. Learn how CA Content-Aware IAM goes beyond traditional IAM techniques, improving your compliance posture and protecting your critical information assets.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

CA Technologies.

June Issue of Information Security magazine: Mobile Security: A New Game Plan
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month's Information Security Magazine Online cover story highlights the importance for an updated security game plan due to the influx of personal smartphones and other computing devices making their way into the enterprise. Also, learn how to focus your SIM solution to avoid information overload and explore FISMA challenges.
Posted: 02 Jun 2011 | Published: 02 Jun 2011

Information Security Magazine

Information Security Ezine- Europe
sponsored by SearchSecurity.co.UK
EZINE: This e-zine presented by SearchSecurity.co.UK will give key tips on how to comply to data protection regulations, and will help you find a product that is right for your business.
Posted: 02 Jun 2011 | Published: 02 Jun 2011

SearchSecurity.co.UK

Threat Analysis: Understanding and Combating DDoS Attacks
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: This analysis focuses on the types of attacks generally referred to as distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS, attacks. DDoS attacks are most often used to extort or damage businesses whose websites or online assets are a major source of revenue, are an indicator of brand value, or are critical to operations.
Posted: 31 May 2011 | Published: 31 May 2011

Dell SecureWorks

IBM X-Force 2010 Trend and Risk Report
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: This IBM X-Force offers latest security trends to help you better understand how to protect your systems and networks and offers ways to improve your security strategy. Read this report for an overview of latest security threats and how to detect them, operate a secure infrastructure, develop secure software, and more.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Published: 23 May 2011

IBM

Your Enterprise Database Security Strategy (Forrester Consulting Report)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Database security is the last line of defense, so it deserves greater focus on the protection of private data from both internal and external attacks than IT pros have traditionally given it. Read this paper to learn what steps you can take to improve database security in your organization.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Published: 28 Sep 2009

IBM

Understanding and Selecting a File Activity Monitoring Solution
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Imagine having a tool to detect an administrator suddenly copying the entire directory containing the latest engineering plans, or a user with rights to a file outside their business unit accessing it for the first time in 3 years.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 16 May 2011

Imperva

Internal controls checklist for corporate data protection, compliance
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert tip, Eric Holmquist details four key governance items that should be on every enterprise’s internal controls checklist to ensure corporate data protection.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

Novell, Inc.
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INFORMATION SECURITY DEFINITION (continued): … COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology) is an international open standard that defines requirements for the control and security of sensitive data and provides a reference framework. COBIT, which provides a reference framework, was introduced in the 1990s by the IT Governance Institute. Learn more about managing compliance at SearchCompliance.com. COBIT consists of an executive summary, management guidelines, framework, control objectives, implementation toolset and audit guidelines. Extensive support is provided, including a list of critical success factors for measuring security program effectiveness and benchmark s for auditing purposes. COBIT has been revised several times since inception and upgrades are published at regular intervals.
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