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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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Creating a Compliance Culture: Best Practices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Check out this E-Guide and learn key tips on how to make sure your compliance culture is operating efficiently.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: Evaluating cloud security concerns
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: The benefits of cloud computing such as reduced costs and greater efficiency are widely understood by today’s organisations, but security still remains a top concern. This expert tip provides advice on how to evaluate cloud computing providers and highlights some of the risks that must be considered when evaluating cloud solutions.
Posted: 29 Jun 2011 | Published: 29 Jun 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Improving regulatory compliance management through log analysis, SIM
sponsored by HP Enterprise Security
EGUIDE: This E-Guide highlights the importance of log analysis and security information and event management (SIEM) in improving regulatory compliance management.
Posted: 30 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

HP Enterprise Security

Understanding the Reasons Behind Data Loss Disasters
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While the importance of establishing the right IT systems and security policies have been expressed time and time again, a quick glance at the news headlines on data disasters reveal that not all organizations have a grasp on data leak protection. View this paper to explore some data loss incidents and the key leassons learned.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 02 Feb 2012

Websense, Inc.

Find the Needle in the Haystack – Audit and Compliance Reporting for AIX
sponsored by Safestone Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how organizations can address the challenge of meeting audit and compliance regulations, whilst driving down costs and reducing risk. It outlines how Safestone’s Compliance Center for AIX solution efficiently collects raw data and refines it into easy-to-understand, actionable information.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

Safestone Technologies

Technical Overview of McAfee Real-Time Database Monitoring, Auditing, and Intrusion Prevention
sponsored by McAfee, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While databases are the warehouses of the most valuable information assets in the enterprise, many organizations today do poorly to protect them. In this paper, discover how to protect your database and data assets with McAfee Database Security Solution, a multi-tiered solution that can help defend against threats and eliminate vulnerabilities.  
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

McAfee, Inc.

Governance and control: Focus risk management on multiple levers of control
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Written by Jeremy Hope from Beyond Budgeting Round Table, this paper describes how CFOs should set the highest standards of ethical reporting and behavior.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

IBM

SearchSecurity.com E-Guide: Database Security Best Practices: Tuning database audit tools
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Auditing is a key component to security and compliance, and a widely accepted practice by IT operations. In this expert tip, you’ll find an in-depth overview of the tools required to create and collect successful database audits, as well as a set of best practices for tuning audit tools.
Posted: 25 Aug 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

IBM

SearchSecurity.com E-Guide: Defining an acceptable level of risk for the organization
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Defining an acceptable level of risk for the organization is no easy task. Learn how threat profiles and business drivers can be used to determine an appropriate level of risk for the organization in this expert tip. In addition, find out how to perform an accurate enterprise security risk analysis.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Helping to Reduce Compliance Costs for the UK Public Sector
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Dell SecureWorks has vast experience in helping customers achieve successful audits against compliance standards. In this presentation trancript, Lee Lawson, Head of Security Testing and Response services with Dell SecureWorks, offers advice on how to maximize your budget.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks UK

Presentation Transcript: Has Your QSA Thrown You Under a Bus?
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: After working with hundreds of organizations striving to achieve PCI compliance, we understand that one of the biggest challenges is finding and maximizing the use of a quality QSA. This presentation transcript will give you examples of how a bad QSA can derail your PCI program.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks UK

Presentation Transcript: Go Forth & Comply - New Virtualization Guidelines from the PCI Council
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks UK
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, principal security consultant at Dell SecureWorks, discuss the issues confronting organizations who wish to use virtualization technologies with their Cardholder Data Environment, summarize and clarify the recommendations from the PCI council and more.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks UK

Addressing IT governance, risk and compliance (GRC) to meet regulatory requirements and reduce operational risk in financial services organizations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations must implement the right IT GRC controls to meet meet regulatory requirements in areas of specific concern to auditors and reduce operational risk. Learn how IBM provides the capabilities to tackle specific compliance and audit requirements and address issues affecting long-term, ongoing risk management.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

IBM

The Event Data Warehouse- Strategies for Improving Business Performance
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are at risk if they do not plan to implement an enterprise-wide security and event data warehouse to make strategic decisions. This paper introduces Event Data Warehouse, a unique, cost effective and proven solution, that provides actionable results that enable better business decisions.
Posted: 18 Jul 2011 | Published: 18 Jul 2011

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

GlobalSCAPE’s Cloud-based Managed File Transfer Solution Helps AVI-SPL Streamline Global Operations
sponsored by GlobalScape
CASE STUDY: In this case study you will learn how GlobalSCAPE's cloud-based manged file transfer solution was able to help one business tremendously. Not only will you get insight into the different benefits of the solution, but you will also find out why GlobalSCAPE comes highly recommended due to customer service as well.
Posted: 08 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

GlobalScape

AGESIC (Uraguay)
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: Working with IBM and IBM® Business Partner Urudata Software, AGESIC has implemented a multitier architecture that provides a comprehensive security solution for e-government services and addresses transport security, access control and identity management.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

IBM

Enabling Continuous Compliance Across the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today's innovative enterprises are transforming compliance into a continuous action that is woven into the fabric of both their IT security and business environments. Learn how this transformation can significantly improve compliance results with fewer resources, while providing valuable insights to drive strategic business decisions.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

IBM

Your Enterprise Database Security Strategy (Forrester Consulting Report)
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Database security is the last line of defense, so it deserves greater focus on the protection of private data from both internal and external attacks than IT pros have traditionally given it. Read this paper to learn what steps you can take to improve database security in your organization.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Published: 28 Sep 2009

IBM

2010 Endpoint Risk Assessment: Internal Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This study will show you the most common security issues that were found and how they were dealt with by the various organizations.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Published: 23 May 2011

Promisec

E-Guide: Database audit trail and compliance, database audit tools: auditing methods, configurations and filtering options
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Creating audit trails for security and compliance auditing is a daunting and time consuming task for database administrators. This expert e-guide provides database security best practices for tuning auditing tools and sheds some light on how to find an auditing process that best suits your organization.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Convergence - Four Technologies that Solve Cloud Governance, Risk and Compliance
sponsored by Intel
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, industry security expert Gunnar Peterson, delivers his insight from field GRC projects to explain why and how the these technologies provides a critical backbone for GRC.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Intel

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

What Auditors Think about Crypto
sponsored by Thales
WEBCAST: Thales e-Security & The Ponemon Institute present a joint webinar “What Auditors Think about Crypto”. The webinar discusses the findings of a recent survey that was conducted with auditors in various industries.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Premiered: May 9, 2011, 11:00 EDT (15:00 GMT)

Thales

What Auditors Think about CryptoTechnologies
sponsored by Thales
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why auditor input should be incorporated into an organization’s security strategy. Find out why encryption is the preferred data protection technology and access results from a recent survey on the current state of compliance across today’s enterprises.
Posted: 12 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Thales

E-Guide: Monitoring Strategies for Insider Threat Detection
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you will learn about practical strategies for implementing insider threat detection tools. Also covered in this e-guide are the three common types of insider crimes and how each one requires its own set of insider threat detection tactics. Read on to learn more about monitoring strategies for insider threat detection.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

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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