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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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Log Management and Automation for NIST Cyber Security Framework
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how a comprehensive log management and analysis system can help your organization meet or exceed NIST-CSF guidelines and compliance regulations. Access now to learn more about NIST-CSF requirements and find out how to automate log collection, archiving, and recovery across your IT infrastructure.
Posted: 07 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Is Your Security Ops Strategy Ready for the Cloud?
sponsored by Alert Logic
PRESENTATION: In this presentation form Forrester, evaluate the impacts that cloud adoption has had on cloud security operations and the related challenges and benefits that IT professionals experience from this.
Posted: 05 Oct 2016 | Published: 15 Jun 2016

Alert Logic

Sandnet++ – A framework for analysing and visualising network traffic from malware
sponsored by
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series looks at Sandnet++, a framework for analysing and visualising network traffic from malware
Posted: 01 Sep 2016 | Published: 02 Sep 2016

KuppingerCole Report: Access Management and Federation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Streamlined access management technology is readily available today. Before you make any investments, however, take a look at this extensive white paper. Learn about the leaders in web access management today from the perspective of IT experts.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016


The Power of Modern Access Management Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can take back control of access management with an integrated platform for web, mobile & cloud in this white paper.
Posted: 26 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015


How to Pass a Security Audit in One Day
sponsored by Above Security
WEBCAST: This webinar helps you understand how an effective, control-based security program can help you address audit requirements. Learn how to implement these controls and how to demonstrate their effectiveness (and not just on paper).
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Premiered: Aug 4, 2016

Above Security

Towards an Autonomous Vehicle Enabled Society: Cyber Attacks and Countermeasures
sponsored by
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Cyber-attacks against autonomous vehicles could have grave implications for safety, privacy, reputation of manufacturers, and public perception.
Posted: 05 Aug 2016 | Published: 05 Aug 2016

Cybersecurity for Banking and Financial Institutions
sponsored by Delta Risk
WHITE PAPER: Follow this primer for IT professionals who are looking to protect their organization and secure their networks from attack while remaining in compliance with evolving regulations. In addition to discussing the nature of the modern cyberthreat, it also discusses the numerous extra burdens specifically for banking and financial firms.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2016

Delta Risk

How Customers Can Use the SOC 2 Audit
sponsored by Citrix
RESOURCE: The SOC 2 report provides third-party assurance that the design, internal processes, and controls of your EFSS service meet the SOC 2 standards for security, availability, confidentiality, and privacy. Does your provider make the cut?
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 10 Mar 2016


Security School: Effective Analyze SIEM Data
sponsored by
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Achieving the promise of SIEM is a matter of understanding the technology, and this webcast series will help you do so. Watch these interesting presentations from a leading security expert to learn all you need to know to make SIEM work for you.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Premiered: 10 May 2013

Security Audit Checklist
sponsored by Digital Guardian
RESOURCE: This checklist presents the 12 most common questions in a client data protection audit to get your organization ready to meet stringent partner or supplier data management requirements. Continue reading to assess your security strategy and prepare for an audit.
Posted: 09 Jun 2015 | Published: 29 Apr 2015

Digital Guardian

Introducing LogRhythm v6.2
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a review of a security intelligence tool that offers a powerful monitoring and auditing platform to keep you informed, and an investigatory tool in case things go wrong. Discover its strengths, weaknesses, and more.
Posted: 29 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

What's the Best Way to Handle External Security Auditors?
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: A survey conducted at RSA Conference 2015 found that only about 68% of IT pros are honest with security auditors about the occurrence of incidents—leaving 32% in a decidedly gray area of ethics. Make the most of the audit process by learning 3 issues to consider when employing external security auditors.
Posted: 10 Oct 2016 | Published: 05 Oct 2016

Dell Software

Well-Planned Desktop Auditing: Avoid Issues and Tackle Windows Configuration
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide highlights the importance of well-planned desktop auditing and several key considerations to keep in mind to maximize the effectiveness of your next desktop audit. Access now and you'll also learn what's causing some IT professionals to resort to lying to get their audits passed.
Posted: 06 Oct 2016 | Published: 05 Oct 2016

Dell Software

Security Audit Planning and Preparation: Engage Early and Often
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, we explore how you can prepare for and participate in a security audit. Find out what you should do in advance to get ready for the auditor's visit and how to address gaps once they've been identified.
Posted: 06 Oct 2016 | Published: 05 Oct 2016

Dell Software

How Audit Compliance and Cloud Adoption Affects IT Security
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: Use this expert e-guide to learn about the security changes Sabre, a travel-technology company, made to meet the new GRC needs placed upon them after their migration to the cloud. You'll also find a helpful FAQ on the implications of compliance audits on your IT functions.
Posted: 06 Oct 2016 | Published: 06 Oct 2016

Dell Software

Laptop Management for Windows
sponsored by IBM MaaS360
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to protect your enterprise laptops, desktops, ultrabooks, and tablets from a single screen. Read on to learn key benefits a solution can provide such as pushing software to devices independent of their location, lock devices remotely, demonstrate compliance for audits, and more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2016 | Published: 16 Jun 2016

IBM MaaS360

The Need for Next-Generation Supervision
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
RESOURCE: This infographic details how the proper next-generation supervision can provide a flexible workflow, visual reporting, and complete audit-readiness for financial organizations.
Posted: 13 Jun 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

McAfee Labs Threats Report
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth report from McAfee Labs to learn more about the rise of cyber threat intelligence—including findings from a recent survey of IT professionals—as well as what you need to know about the increasingly prevalent threat of Adwind Java-based malware.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2016

Intel Security

What to Look for in Secure Sockets Layer
sponsored by
EBOOK: This Buyer's Guide helps enterprise security pros get up to date on SSL encryption and aids them in determining what SSL certificate is best for their enterprise security strategy.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

Security trends in the manufacturing industry
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you statistics about cyberattack in the manufacturing industry and how they resulted. Learn some manufacturing best practices and securements to better protect any exploitable weaknesses in your organization's infrastructure.
Posted: 16 Mar 2016 | Published: 29 Feb 2016


Get the Message: Why Secure Texting Matters
sponsored by
EBOOK: Texting is convenient -- but HIPAA regulations require organizations to consider the security of PHI. Get tips for instituting secure texting in healthcare.
Posted: 02 Feb 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

IDC Flash: IBM Releases IAM for Mobile, Cloud and Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Gain insights into IBM's threat-aware IAM solutions focused on enabling identity as the new security perimeter.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 29 Nov 2013


Insider Edition: There's No Room for Either/Or When It Comes to Cloud and Security
sponsored by
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

Molina Healthcare Minimizes Risk and Achieves Compliance with Symantec Solutions
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WEBCAST: View this webcast to learn which cost-effective solution Molina Healthcare chose to help them maintain continuous compliance with a variety of regulations.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Apr 25, 2014

Symantec Corporation
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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 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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