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ALSO CALLED: Policy-Based Management (Network Management), Policy-Based Networking, Group Policy Management, Network Policy Management, PBN, Network Resource Management, Policy Management
DEFINITION: Policy-based management is an administrative approach that is used to simplify the management of a given endeavor by establishing policies to deal with situations that are likely to occur. Policies are operating rules that can be referred to as a way to maintain order, security, consistency, or otherwise furth a goal or mission. For example, a town council might have a policy against hiring the relatives  … 
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A Smarter Approach to Network Encryption
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how enterprises can make network encryption easier to set up and manage, as well as transparent to network and application performance and behavior.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Certes Networks

Reducing the Risks of Social Media
sponsored by
EGUIDE: Social Media can enhance brand reputation, build connections with external customers, improve collaboration and more. However using social media also carries risks. Fortunately, this expert e-guide explores the potential identity, security and privacy threats associated with social media.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

BYOD: Policy Creation and it's Increasingly Growing Need
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EGUIDE: This expert guide from discusses how your methodology for BYOD policy creation could decide how effective your initiative is. Read on and discover a step-by-step guide for creating an efficient and effective policy.
Posted: 23 Sep 2013 | Published: 23 Sep 2013

Software-Defined Networking Could Make Network-as-a-Service a Reality
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EGUIDE: This E-Guide from explores the topic of Network-as-a-Service and how software-defined networking could help make this new network paradigm for the cloud a reality.
Posted: 05 Nov 2012 | Published: 09 Apr 2012

E-Guide: Software-Defined Networking Could Make Network-as-a-Service a Reality
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EGUIDE: This E-Guide from explores the reality of Network-as-a-Service and how it may be coming soon to a data center near you.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 09 Apr 2012

How Consumerization Affects Security and Compliance
sponsored by
EBRIEF: The trend of consumerization is changing the way your employees and organization work, but is also affecting security and compliance. A number of new issues are emerging because of this trend, but with adequate monitoring and policies to protect corporate data, you can protect your crown jewels.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

HP TippingPoint Intrusion Prevention System halts threats at the door - Solution increases visibility to potential threats, attacks and policy violations against HP systems
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Prevent future cyber attacks from occurring by modifying your company's security infrastructure.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Cisco Any Device: Planning a Productive, Secure and Competitive Future
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Discover the details of the "Any Device" vision and why providing an optimal, predictable end-user experience on the device of your employees' choice can help you maintain or even enhance your organisation's competitive advantage, productivity, and security.
Posted: 29 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2011


SDN technologies primer: Revolution or evolution in architecture?
sponsored by Enterasys
EGUIDE: While there is no single, clear definition of software-defined networking, there are two camps with two sets of beliefs. This expert e-guide digs deep into the theoretical differences between distributed control and centralized controllers. Uncover the benefits of each and why both are likely to see implementation.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013


BYOD Security Policy, not MDM, at Heart of Smartphone Security
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: This E-Guide from our experts at teaches you the most effective ways to create BYOD policies and communicate those policies to your employees. Read on and learn how you can build BYOD awareness from the top down.
Posted: 14 May 2013 | Published: 14 May 2013

Symantec Corporation

Mobile Configuration Management Functions for Successful MDM
sponsored by Citrix Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide will help you get the most out of mobile configuration management. Read on to understand more about security certificates, local file encryption, proxies and more.
Posted: 12 Mar 2013 | Published: 12 Mar 2013

Citrix Systems, Inc.

What You Need to Know About the Costs of Mobility  
sponsored by iPass Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Control rising mobility expenses, uncover cost reduction opportunities, and improve operational efficiencies through an enterprise-defined mobility strategy. 
Posted: 30 Jan 2012 | Published: 27 Jan 2012

iPass Inc.

Cashing in on Policy-based Power Management
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: In today’s ever-growing data centers, no one takes power for granted. There have been many reminders of the threats to power supplies— including catastrophic natural events, breakdowns in the power grid, and seasonal power shortages. This white paper describes how policy-based power management can reign in energy use and significantly cut costs.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011


Why Business Rules?: A Case for Business Users of Information Technology
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains how business people are allowed to directly define how their business rules are being executed with a BRMS; and, perhaps more important, how it facilitates change in an easy, safe and reliable manner.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2009


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


The Seven Common Challenges of Administering Active Directory
sponsored by NetIQ Europe
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will out line the 7 common challenges you might face while trying to implement Active Directory securely. You will also learn some helpful tips that will assist you with these difficulties.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

NetIQ Europe

Automating IT Security Audits to Demonstrate Compliance and Protect Data
sponsored by NetIQ Europe
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will tell you why IT security auditing is so important, the problems with the current approach to it, and how this product can help you automate your IT security audits.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

NetIQ Europe

Granular application control, intelligence and real-time visualization
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: Application intelligence and control is available along with SonicWALL Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware and Intrusion Prevention as a one, two or three year subscription, or is included in SonicWALL Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite subscriptions for the TZ 210, Network Security Appliance (NSA) and E-Class NSA Series firewalls.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 17 Mar 2011


Keep Your Enemies Closer - Get Proactive about Security
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WEBCAST: Forrester Research Inc. guest speaker, Khalid Kark, VP-Research Director, along with Steve Hurst of AT&T, will highlight today's complex enterprise security environments, discuss the latest research on security infrastructure essentials and explain how managed security services can reduce your risk and simplify policy compliance.
Posted: 01 Mar 2011 | Premiered: Mar 1, 2011

AT&T Corp

Next-Generation Firewall
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: It can be a real challenge for IT administrators to efficiently deliver critical corporate solutions while also contending with employee use of wasteful and often dangerous applications. Critical applications need bandwidth prioritization while social media and gaming applications need to be bandwidth throttled or even completely blocked.
Posted: 28 Feb 2011 | Published: 28 Feb 2011


Protect, Detect, and Correct: What's New in Tripwire Enterprise 8
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
DATA SHEET: Configurations that "drift" from compliance, by the accrual of gradual, sometimes minute changes often lead to exploits, audit failures, and unplanned repair time. Worse still, it takes even more time to bring new, fresh, out-of-the-box servers up to a compliant, audit-passing state—sometimes a half a day or more per machine.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

Compliance Policy Management: Continuous Compliance with Tripwire Enterprise
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
DATA SHEET: Improperly configured physical and virtual IT infrastructure is the leading cause of security breaches. As a result, organizations are subject to an increasing number of complex regulations or standards designed to secure the IT infrastructure.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

Understanding and Selecting a Data Loss Prevention Solution
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Data Loss Prevention has matured considerably since the release of the first version of this report three years ago. Back then, the market was dominated by startups with only a couple major acquisitions by established security companies.The entire market was probably smaller than the leading one or two providers today.
Posted: 13 Jan 2011 | Published: 13 Jan 2011

Websense, Inc.

Enabling Cost-Cutting Initiatives with Governance, Risk and Compliance Management Technology
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: As a result of the financial crisis beginning in 2008, companies are faced with an ongoing dilemma: reduce costs now while maintaining an appropriate risk management structure and preparing for the impending increase in regulatory demands.
Posted: 02 Dec 2010 | Published: 02 Dec 2010


Impact Brief: Enabling Cost-Cutting Initiatives with Governance, Risk and Compliance Management Technology
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: Faced with some of the greatest challenges in history, companies are focusing on cutting costs and more stringent fiscal management. Regardless of industry, organizations are reassessing investment budgets, reducing staff and implementing other measures to reduce operational expenses across all business disciplines.
Posted: 31 Aug 2010 | Published: 31 Aug 2010

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POLICY-BASED NETWORK MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  of council members for civic positions. Each time that situation arises, council members can refer to the policy, rather than having to make decisions on a case-by-case basis.In the computing world, policy-based management is used as an administrative tool throughout an enterprise or  network, or on workstations that have multiple users. Policy-based management includes policy-based network management, the use of delineated policies to control access to and priorities for the use of resources. Policy-based management is often used in systems management.Policy-based management of a multi-user workstation … 
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