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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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6 Tips to Get Your Appsec Program Bigger and Better Than Ever
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover 6 tips that can help you create an ongoing, comprehensive application security program and mitigate the risk of using third part app components.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 10 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

How Open Code Components Increasing Speed, But Also Risk
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to handle the risk of open source components being used in the software that your organization uses, builds, and sells.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 10 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Your Path to a Mature AppSec Program
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover a detailed showcase of the 3 steps on the path to building up your organization's application security maturity.
Posted: 09 May 2017 | Published: 09 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Application Security Program Checklist
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover a step-by-step rundown of what you need to know to implement an advanced application security program successfully.
Posted: 09 May 2017 | Published: 09 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Unmasking Subdomain Abuse: How to Protect Against These Stealth Attacks
sponsored by Farsight Security
TRANSCRIPT: Discover how cyber-criminals are increasingly using both legitimate as well as malicious subdomains to gain entry into networks and commit other cyber-crime.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 03 Feb 2017

Farsight Security

Cybersecurity: Turning Threat Data Into Threat Intelligence
sponsored by Farsight Security
WHITE PAPER: Learn how real-time DNS observations improve the accuracy and response time to cyberattacks and how to use passive DNS to escalate the discovery and accelerate the investigative timeline.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

Farsight Security

Not All Machine Learning Is Created Equal
sponsored by Cylance
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to apply machine learning to your organization's endpoint security and achieve unprecedented efficacy rates, minimal consumption of system resources, exceptional attack prevention speed, and more.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

Cylance

The ROI of Modern Endpoint Security
sponsored by Cylance
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester report discover a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact and ROI of advanced endpoint security solutions.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

Cylance

Navigating the NY Dep. of Financial Services' Cybersecurity Regulations
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover the 5 minimum requirements for NYDFS compliant cybersecurity programs, and what it means that these regulations require each company to assess its specific risk profile and design a program that addresses its risks in a "robust" fashion.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Combating the Top 4 Sources of Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Vulnerability software is leading to security breaches. Learn how to combat the top four sources of application software vulnerabilities.
Posted: 08 May 2017 | Published: 08 May 2017

Veracode, Inc.

Advanced Threat Prevention: 6 Vendors go Head to Head
sponsored by Cylance
RESEARCH CONTENT: See the results of an advanced threat prevention test of enterprise endpoint protection software where 6 competitor endpoint products – Cylance, Kaspersky, McAfee, Sophos, Symantec and Trend Micro – go head-to-head in 4 performance areas.
Posted: 05 May 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

Cylance

Identifying the Timeline Activities of a Cyber Breach
sponsored by Farsight Security
CASE STUDY: In this case study discover how the use of DNSDB in mapping malicious and benign infrastructure revealed the timeline and activity of a breach of the Anthem Healthcare System.
Posted: 05 May 2017 | Published: 05 May 2017

Farsight Security

SPLUNK® SOFTWARE AS A SIEM
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Learn a new approach to SIEM that will give your organization the ability to combat the modern threat landscape and secure its data, all from a single pane of glass.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

Splunk

10 Things You Need to Know About Ransomware
sponsored by Cylance
WHITE PAPER: As threatening as ransomware sounds, damage can be avoided with increased user awareness coupled with the right security practices. In this resource uncover the 10 facts your organization should know about ransomware.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 03 May 2017

Cylance

Security Use Case Detecting Unknown Malware
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to gain significant power over understanding detailed activities on endpoint as well as the ability to detect advanced and unknown malware activities.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 03 May 2017

Splunk

A Practical Process for Incident Response
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to put together a practical approach to incident response in light of today's threat landscape with a 4-step incident response process.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Data Breach: Security Investigation, Detection and Rapid Response
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Discover the specific items to investigate when there is a security incident alert, what your analysts need to determine during a breach to mitigate further damage, the 6 most common steps in determining the impact of the breach, and the most appropriate course of action.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 01 May 2017

Splunk

ESG Labs Weigh-in on Advanced Threat Protection
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this ESG lab report discover how to deploy fast and easy identification and prioritization of email-based cybersecurity threats, giving your organization at-a-glance summary information about each threat.
Posted: 01 May 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

How Credential Phishing is Changing — How to Stop It
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to stop phishing attacks and how the strategy and tactics are getting more sophisticated in surprising ways.
Posted: 28 Apr 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

Managing Business Email Compromise and Imposter Threats
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to deploy a three-pronged approach in defending your enterprise from email fraud, scams, and phishing.
Posted: 28 Apr 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

Proofpoint, Inc.

The Six Essential Capabilities of an Analytics-Driven SIEM
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 6 essential capabilities of an analytics-driven SIEM. Discover how having these capabilities will allow your enterprise to monitor threats in real time and respond quickly to incidents, minimize risks from insider threats or accidental compromise, and more.
Posted: 26 Apr 2017 | Published: 26 Apr 2017

Splunk

What to Know About SIEM as a Service Before Deployment
sponsored by Splunk
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to learn what would justify a product carrying the "SIEM as a service" label and what characteristics they bear that have contributed to the rising interest in them over the last few years.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 09 May 2017

Splunk

See an Endpoint Security Vendor Put Through Their Paces
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: In this report excerpt, discover how IDC research evaluated the capabilities of an endpoint security vendor and who the major players and leaders are in the endpoint security space.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 10 May 2017

Carbon Black

Expert Insight: AI, Machine Learning, and Non-Malware Attacks
sponsored by Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: See the results of over 400 experts weighing in on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and non-malware attacks.
Posted: 09 May 2017 | Published: 09 May 2017

Carbon Black

Comparing Top Shelf Email Encryption Software Products
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
EGUIDE: Access this expert e-guide to learn how the top of the line email encryption software measures up to one another. Find out what to look for when it comes to strength of cryptography, file security, mobile device support, and more.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 28 Apr 2017

Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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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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