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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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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

The Top 10 Reports for Managing Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces 10 of the most important vulnerability management, organized across the four key steps in the vulnerability management lifecycle.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Qualys

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

Seven Considerations for Achieving CJIS Compliance
sponsored by Imprivata
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a security solution that helps you ensure the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) compliance requirement for advanced authentication is met by your organization, effective on September 30, 2014.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Imprivata

Endpoint Security Compliance: Top 19 Questions Auditors Ask
sponsored by Lumension
WEBCAST: This webcast reveals the 19 questions auditors will ask about your endpoints. View now to explore key recommendations on how to maintain compliance so that you will be ready come audit time.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 11, 2014

Lumension

The CISO's Guide to a Full Night's Sleep
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource shows the damages that can be caused by data breaches and audits and highlights an identity and access management solution that mitigates risk and ensures compliance.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

EMC Corporation

Avoiding Cloud Security Audit Pitfalls
sponsored by INetU Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource defines the top 5 most common cloud audit pitfalls, and offers suggestions on how to avoid each.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

INetU Inc.

The Intersection of SAM and Security
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

Migrating Data to the Cloud? Have a Safe Trip.
sponsored by Peak 10
WHITE PAPER: This resource goes over some of the things to consider when moving data to the cloud. Choosing the right provider has a lot to do with the success of your storage in the cloud, and this resource provides the questions that need to be asked to make sure the right vendor is chosen.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

Peak 10

Audits, Compliance and Security: ITPros share their experience
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper talks about a solution that allows users to better track and audit malicious or unintentional changes to their Windows environment. It gives interviews with users from various industries to see how the solution worked for them.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 07 Mar 2014

Dell, Inc.

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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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

The RSA GRC Reference Architecture
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

The Detrimental Cost of Cyber Crime
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
ANALYST REPORT: In this analyst report by Ponemon Institute, see how cybercrime has continued to bring heavy economic damage to U.K. companies, and what they should do to reduce such detrimental impact.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

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

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

Automation Suite for NERC CIP Compliance
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover how a particular NERC CIP compliance suite provides the tools and out-of-the-box assistance you need to address numerous NERC CIP requirements, including Electronic Security Perimeter, Incident Reporting and Planning, Vulnerability Detection, and many more.
Posted: 05 Sep 2013 | Published: 29 Mar 2013

LogRhythm, Inc.

Ease GLBA Compliance with LogRhythm
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore the ins and outs of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and how it protects customer records and information. In addition, explore the consequences of non-compliance and learn how a particular log management solution can help you ease the compliance and reporting process.
Posted: 04 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

LogRhythm, Inc.

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

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

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

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
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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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