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DEFINITION: A security audit is a systematic evaluation of the security of acompany's information system by measuring how well it conforms to aset of established criteria. A thorough audit typically assesses the security of the system's physical configuration and environment, software, information handling processes, and user practices. Security audits are often used to determine regulatory compliance, in the  … 
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Securing Azure Active Directory: Detection and Alert
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Once you've established the baseline for Azure AD security, the next step is to detect when and how changes are made. This white paper highlights four methods with which you can do this. Read on to gain guidance on detecting and alerting on changes to Azure AD groups, using sign-in risk detection, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2017 | Published: 08 Nov 2017

Quest

PCI Compliance and Asset Management
sponsored by Oomnitza
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief whitepaper to learn about an organization that tracks PCI infrastructure and retail point-of-sale infrastructure for some of the largest retailers, payment providers, and ecommerce companies in the world.
Posted: 12 Oct 2017 | Published: 12 Oct 2017

TOPICS:  Security Audits
Oomnitza

Toolkits, Apps, & Services Used Today to Launch DDoS Attacks
sponsored by A10 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Find out how attackers launch different types of DDoS so that you can prepare your organization's security strategy to protect the key apps and data on its network.
Posted: 01 Sep 2017 | Published: 01 Sep 2017

A10 Networks

Malware Review Q1 2017
sponsored by PhishMe
WHITE PAPER: Learn what malware was up to in Q1 2017, what the numbers mean, and what can be learned to give your organization the ability to mitigate the next wave of malware.
Posted: 15 Jun 2017 | Published: 15 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Your Guide to Combating Phishing in 2017
sponsored by PhishMe
WHITE PAPER: To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with PhishMe, Forrester interviewed executives at five companies with experience using simulator, reporting, and triage tools. Uncover the results in this report today.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

PhishMe

Six Criteria for Buying Data Loss Prevention Products
sponsored by InteliSecure
EGUIDE: Discover 6 steps your organization can take when thinking about what data loss prevention means to your security posture and what to look for to shore up your own defenses.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017

InteliSecure

Introduction to Data Loss Prevention Tools
sponsored by InteliSecure
EGUIDE: In this e-guide discover what it means for security for data to be in use, in motion, and at rest; how DLP works in a standalone vs. integrated context; the DLP learning curve; and more.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 07 Jun 2017

InteliSecure

Dealing with Ransomware, Business Email Compromise and Spearphishing
sponsored by PhishMe
WHITE PAPER: Phishing, spearphishing, CEO Fraud/BEC and ransomware represent serious threats to any organization. Access this survey report to discover 14 robust cybersecurity best practices that can be implemented to reduce the chances of these threats.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

PhishMe

How to Prevent Privilege Creep and Bolster Access Management
sponsored by CyberArk Software, Inc
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, learn how to keep identity and access management up-to-date to prevent security incidents and data breaches. Plus, hear from industry experts Michael Cobb and Dave Shackleford on best practices to help secure cloud access control and how enterprises can keep user roles and privileges aligned.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 02 Jun 2017

CyberArk Software, Inc

Your Guide to Combatting Ransomware's Domination of 2017
sponsored by CyberArk Software, Inc
EGUIDE: Learn how to boost your ransomware security awareness in this expert e-guide. Additionally, discover why ransomware continues to be a major threat and what ransomware prevention tools can help you win the battle.
Posted: 06 Jun 2017 | Published: 02 Jun 2017

CyberArk Software, Inc

Turning GDPR Compliance into Data Security
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to lay a solid foundation for holistic information governance and mitigate the burden of GDPR compliance
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 05 Jun 2017

Commvault

Your IIoT Security Plan: Risks in Manufacturing
sponsored by Bayshore Networks
EGUIDE: In this e-guide learn how to get smart about industrial IoT security risks in manufacturing, as well as how to map out an industrial IoT plan to create a smooth-running, smart factory.
Posted: 02 Jun 2017 | Published: 26 May 2017

Bayshore Networks

Key Considerations for Securing Privilege on the Endpoint
sponsored by CyberArk Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Learn 4 key considerations for securing privilege on the endpoint, how privilege is abused by malicious actors to cause breaches, and more.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2017

CyberArk Software, Inc

Top 5 Reasons to Prioritize Privileged Account Security Today
sponsored by CyberArk Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 reasons to prioritize privileged account security in today's threat landscape.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2017

CyberArk Software, Inc

How the Hybrid Cloud Changes the Game for Security
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: Discover the dynamics of the hybrid cloud, and uncover the security challenges that organizations are facing as they adopt the latest technologies.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 14 Jun 2017

TrendMicro

The State of Endpoint Security: Approaches, Opportunities and Conclusions
sponsored by TrendMicro
WHITE PAPER: Discover an overview and breakdown of approaches, opportunities and conclusions regarding of the current state of endpoint security.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

TrendMicro

Cloud Computing Top Threats
sponsored by HPE and IntelĀ® Corporate
WHITE PAPER: This Cloud Security Alliance report focuses on 12 security concerns specifically related to the shared, on-demand nature of cloud computing. Discover an in-depth dissection of the issues and gain insight to help you make informed decisions about risk mitigation within a cloud strategy.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

HPE and IntelĀ® Corporate

How to Prepare for a Cloud DDoS Attack on an Enterprise
sponsored by F5 Networks
EGUIDE: Learn the truth behind cloud DDoS attacks and how an enterprise that uses cloud services could protect itself against such a threat.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

F5 Networks

A Closer Look at Cloud Migration Security Risks
sponsored by F5 Networks
EGUIDE: Explore the security challenges when moving workloads and data into the cloud, and how to mitigate the risks they entail.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

F5 Networks

SSL: Get the Best for You and Mitigate Vulnerabilities
sponsored by A10 Networks
EGUIDE: Inside this e-guide industry experts uncover how security professionals can overcome SSL security issues. Access now to discover how to approach SSL security, tactics to choose the best SSL for your business, 7 steps to overcome SSL vulnerabilities and more.
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 May 2017

A10 Networks

Fabric vs. Platform Approach to Enterprise Security
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn the differences, strengths, uses, and pros and cons of a security platform vs. a security fabric approach to protecting your organization.
Posted: 02 Jun 2017 | Published: 02 Jun 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

The CISO as a Transformational Role in Risk Management
sponsored by SAI Global IT Risk Manager (Formerly Modulo Risk Manager)
WHITE PAPER: Discover 8 risk questions the CISO must be asking, 5 benefits the CISO can expect in leading risk management, 6 action items that CISO must take to lead risk management, and more.
Posted: 02 Jun 2017 | Published: 02 Jun 2017

SAI Global IT Risk Manager (Formerly Modulo Risk Manager)

The Current State of Ransomware
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Discover the results of over 230 organizations commenting on ransomware, expert analysis of their responses, insights from leading industry thought leaders, and more.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2017

Dell SecureWorks

Preparing For The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover your guide to complying with the GPDR and the role of automated network security in preventing intrusion and minimizing the risk of a serious breach.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2017

Fortinet, Inc.

Your Wireless Defense Strategy in an IoT Era
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how a secure access architecture gives enterprise networks the end-to-end protection required now and into the future.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 01 Jun 2017

Fortinet, Inc.
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SECURITY AUDITS DEFINITION (continued): …  wake of legislation (such as HIPAA, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and the California Security Breach Information Act) that specifies how organizations must deal with information. Learn more about audits at SearchCompliance.com. According to Ira Winkler, president of the Internet Security Advisors Group, security audits, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing are the three main types of security diagnostics. Each of the three takes a different approach and may be best suited for a particular purpose. Security audits measure an information system's performance against a list of criteria. … 
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