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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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Gauntlet Case Study
sponsored by CloudPassage
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to find out what happened when 367 people participated in a liver server exploitation exercise that ran for 23 days across a collection of Microsoft Windows and Linux-based servers with varying combinations of applications and application frameworks installed.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Dec 2013

CloudPassage

How Do Top SIEM Products Compare in Common Client Deployment Scenarios?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource from Gartner evaluates vendors' SIEM products and services based on their ability to fulfill users' requirements in the areas of compliance, threat management, and SIEM, helping organizations to select the solution that best fits their particular needs.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Jun 2014

IBM

Introducing LogRhythm v6.2
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes LogRhythm vg.2, which offers security professionals a powerful monitoring and auditing platform to keep them informed, and excellent investigatory tool in case things go wrong.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

The Changing Face Of Cyber-Attacks: Preventing Both External and Insider Threats
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights where organizations fall short in security and offers critical solutions to help improve data security, reduce costs, and maintain compliance via privileged identity management.
Posted: 19 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

CA Technologies.

The Capabilities and Benefits of Enhanced File Transfer (EFT)
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This resource features a military-grade file transfer solution that ensures compliance with internal security policies and government regulations.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

GlobalScape

Insider Edition: There's No Room for Either/Or When It Comes to Cloud and Security
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Improved capabilities for logging and reporting cloud-based activity are now available, as are new ways for cloud providers to certify and communicate their security postures. This Insider Edition looks at efforts such as the STAR certification and the recently announced CloudTrust protocol.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Data Privacy: Where Should I House My Data?
sponsored by IntraLinks, Inc
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 6 top recommendations on how to keep your data protected in the cloud and compliant with varying regulatory mandates across country borders.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

IntraLinks, Inc

Avoid Audits and Improve Security with Effective Software Asset Management
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explains how effective management of software assets can not only prevent problems during an audit but also improve security posture. It also gives tips on ways to make sure a SAM solution doesn't become too complex.
Posted: 24 Mar 2014 | Published: 24 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

Practical Guidance for Evaluating and Simplifying your Business Continuity Program Requirements
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource gives information on removing the complexities of handling regulations in the fields Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. It focuses on ways in which organizations can more easily decipher which regulations to follow and which regulations don't apply to them.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

EMC Corporation

Security University: New network security architecture
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Learn how to enhance network security by making the right architecture decisions, such as segmenting networks appropriately, limiting the number of unnecessary connections between servers and endpoints and identifying where to apply certain technologies to limit data exfiltration in the event of a breach.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Premiered: 14 Mar 2014

SearchSecurity.com

IT Priorities 2014: UK Europe, France and Germany
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Benchmark your IT spending plans, with our in-depth study of IT spending priorities in the UK, France, Germany, and Europe in 2014.
Posted: 17 Jan 2014 | Published: 17 Jan 2014

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7 Ideas to Improve Network Security in Healthcare
sponsored by Palo Alto Networks
WEBCAST: View this webcast to reveal 7 critical steps to improve healthcare IT security despite increasing network complexities.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Premiered: Sep 30, 2013

Palo Alto Networks

The Architecture of a Solid GRC Program
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: With businesses continue to focus on governance, risk and compliance (GRC), IT professionals have to maintain efficient security policies. This in-depth white paper outlines the importance of a GRC policy and how it can help your business.
Posted: 09 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Proactive data security, audit and compliance solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for key information about a data management solution that supports enterprises in their entirety, and ensures automated, integrated compliance and security across all platforms.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

IBM

Keep Cloud Compliant
sponsored by SearchCompliance.com
EBOOK: Access this expert handbook for key information on how to ensure the move to cloud still meets today's compliance and security guidelines.
Posted: 23 Sep 2013 | Published: 23 Sep 2013

SearchCompliance.com

Identity-Centric Security: Enabling and Protecting the Business
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Discover why the enterprise perimeter as we know it is dissolving and how your users are taking its place – creating numerous security issues for your IT department. In addition, learn how identity-centric security can help you protect data and maintain compliance in this new enterprise model.
Posted: 24 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

CA Technologies.

2013 RSA Archer GRC Summit: Key Findings
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper for the top findings from the most recent RSA GRC (governance, risk, and compliance) Forum to learn which of the latest compliance and risk management trends you should consider for your own strategy.
Posted: 15 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

HIPAA Violations Incur Multi-Million Dollar Penalties
sponsored by Absolute Software
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, read about some recent HIPAA breaches that cost the violating parties significant penalties and learn about the measures that can be put in place to help maintain compliance.
Posted: 21 Jan 2014 | Published: 15 Jan 2013

Absolute Software

PCI DSS v3.0: How to Adapt your Compliance Strategy
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: With version 3.0 of PCI DSS now available, it's time to review your compliance strategy and make a plan for adapting to the revised requirements. View this webcast to learn more about the significant changes related to malware defenses, vulnerability assessments and penetration testing.
Posted: 20 Dec 2013 | Premiered: Dec 20, 2013

AlienVault

Salvation Army Protects the Integrity of Data and Global Brand
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover device control software that enables authorized devices and applications to access organizations' networks to ensure security policies and requirements are met.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

Lumension

PCI DSS Simplified: What You Need to Know
sponsored by AlienVault
WEBCAST: Maintaining, verifying, and demonstrating PCI DSS compliance is far from a trivial exercise. In this webcast, join compliance experts from AlienVault to learn how to implement effective incident response with emerging threat intelligence and more.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Premiered: Oct 14, 2013

AlienVault

Netwrix Auditor Enterprise Edition
sponsored by Netwrix Corporation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: When diagnosing the cause of your Active Directory problems, native auditing won't show you the complete picture of exactly what changed before your problems started. Netwrix Auditor does what native auditing can't: Download your free 20-day trial of Netwrix Auditor today.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 09 Oct 2013

Netwrix Corporation

Okta Active Directory Integration - An Architecture Overview
sponsored by Okta
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details a cloud-based identity and access management service that assists in the integration process from current on-premise applications.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Okta

System z: Making great security even better
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Adopting an information protection approach enables your enterprise to ensure that critical data stored in your systems is authentic, secure and available. Read on to learn how proactive solutions to information protection can help minimize the risk your organization faces today.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

IBM

Strategies to Maintain PCI DSS Compliance
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide outlines strategies for streamlining key PCI DSS processes to ensure that comprehensive compliance is achieved efficiently – for maximum business benefit.
Posted: 23 Jul 2013 | Published: 23 Jul 2013

GeoTrust, 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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