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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

Internal Controls Checklist for Corporate Data Protection and Compliance
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
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: 11 May 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Has Your QSA Let You Down?
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn the different problems organizations have faced with their QSA's, how to recognize these problems, and how to avoid hiring a QSA that will present these problems.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 04 May 2011

Dell SecureWorks

E-Guide: How to tie SIM to identity management for security effectiveness
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Security information management systems and identity and access management systems were originally created to work independently, but combining these two disparate technologies presents greater security effectiveness and control.
Posted: 24 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

SearchSecurity.com

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.

Cybersecurity Readiness Study: An Executive Summary
sponsored by ArcSight, an HP Company
WHITE PAPER: This study by Ponemon Institute will cover the development of cyber attacks and the development of security systems that can prevent an detect these attacks. It will also tell you when organizations are doing to counter these threats and how you can find out if your organization is prepared for these threats.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

ArcSight, an HP Company

Case Study: Providence College Captures Previously Undetected Attacks with FireEye Web Malware Protection System
sponsored by FireEye
CASE STUDY: This case study will show how Providence College was able to keep there network secure from advanced malware attacks, and how this security solution could do the same for you.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 10 May 2011

FireEye

Evolution of Integrity Checking with Intel® Trusted Execution Technology: an Intel IT Perspective
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: As part of an effort to address security concerns, Intel IT evaluated Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel® TXT), a new security technology in Intel® processors. Intel TXT is a foundation technology that can be applied to enhance security in multiple usage models. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 02 May 2011 | Published: 25 Mar 2011

Intel

Data Privacy e-Book
sponsored by SearchSecurity.co.UK
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: SearchSecurity.Co.UK presents a comprehensive guide to data privacy in the UK. Our experts cover all the angles in order to help you protect the data your organisation collects, transmits and stores.
Posted: 12 Apr 2011 | Published: 12 Apr 2011

SearchSecurity.co.UK

April Issue of Information Security Magazine: Cloud Migration: Look before you leap
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month’s Information Security Magazine Online cover story explores the need for careful planning when migrating to the cloud. The benefits of cloud computing are real; a lower IT profile, faster provisioning, and the global availability of new services hold incredible value for most organizations.
Posted: 05 Apr 2011 | Published: 05 Apr 2011

Information Security Magazine

Rethinking Information Security to Improve Business Agility
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: To enable rapid adoption on new technology and usage models—and provide protection in an evolving threat landscape—Intel IT has embarked on a radical five-year redesign of Intel's information security architecture. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 28 Mar 2011 | Published: 28 Mar 2011

Intel

Handle with Care: Calculating and managing risk is tricky business
sponsored by SearchSecurity.co.UK
EZINE: In this inaugural issue of Information Security Europe, our cover story dives-deep into the difficult task of calculating and managing risk in the ever-changing European threat landscape.
Posted: 25 Mar 2011 | Published: 25 Mar 2011

SearchSecurity.co.UK
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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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