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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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All Qualified Security Assessors Are Not Created Equal
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requires Level 1 merchants and service providers to undergo an onsite assessment of their security systems and procedures annually. This assessment is typically performed by a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA). This paper provides criteria to consider in choosing a QSA for your assessment
Posted: 04 Aug 2010 | Published: 04 Aug 2010

AT&T Corp

Impact Brief: How to Get Started with Enterprise Risk Management
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: To implement a strategic, efficient and sustainable governance, risk and compliance (GRC) program, organizations need integrated technologies, expert resources and a unified view into business processes across IT, Finance, Operations and Legal domains.
Posted: 28 Jul 2010 | Published: 28 Jul 2010

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

Safe & Secure: An Overview of Security Features In JBoss Application Platforms
sponsored by Red Hat
WEBCAST: Security is a critical element in JBoss Enterprise Middleware solutions. With built in security capabilities for password masking, access control, audit, and ongoing security patch management processes, Red Hat provides users with a tool set to ensure their applications remain secure throughout the entire development and deployment life cycle.
Posted: 08 Jul 2010 | Premiered: Jul 8, 2010

Red Hat

E-Book: Technical Guide on Network Security Monitoring
sponsored by SearchMidMarketSecurity
EBOOK: SearchMidmarketSecurity.com presents a comprehensive guide to network security monitoring. Our experts cover all the angles with authoritative technical advice on: network security management; integrity monitoring; security device testing; intrusion prevention buying criteria; and how to prepare for your annual network audit.
Posted: 17 May 2010 | Published: 17 May 2010

SearchMidMarketSecurity

Getting Ahead of Malware
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: To minimize the threat of Malware, Intel IT has established a process that actively seeks to identify and take action against the malware before it reaches Intel’s user base. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Intel

PCI Compliance: Are UK Businesses Ready?
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As of September 30, 2010, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) will apply to organizations in the UK. Recent research reveals that so far only 12 percent of UK organizations that handle credit card data currently have been certified PCI compliant. Read on to learn how your organization should be preparing for September 30th.
Posted: 09 Apr 2010 | Published: 09 Apr 2010

Tripwire, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Configuring and Using IBM i's Auditing Functions
sponsored by PowerTech
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Did you know that IBM i includes powerful auditing features? In fact, our own class-leading audit reporting solution leverages the information captured by this facility. Read this presentation transcipt - based on content presented at the 2009 COMMON conference - to learn about activating and configuring IBM i's built-in auditing capabilities.
Posted: 06 Apr 2010 | Published: 06 Apr 2010

PowerTech

Secure File Transfer Solution Saves Bank Time and Money
sponsored by Linoma Software
CASE STUDY: Integra Bank needed to secure systems with role-based data access. They accomplished this with GoAnywhere Director from Linoma Software. Additionally they were able to automate and secure file transfers, consolidate processing applications and provide SOX and other compliance audit reports. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2010 | Published: 24 Mar 2010

Linoma Software

Configuring and Using IBM i's Auditing Functions
sponsored by PowerTech
WEBCAST: Did you know that IBM i includes powerful auditing features? In fact, our own class-leading audit reporting solution leverages the information captured by this facility. Join this webinar-based on content presented at the 2009 COMMON conference-to learn about activating and configuring IBM i's built-in auditing capabilities.
Posted: 03 Mar 2010 | Premiered: Mar 3, 2010

PowerTech

Understanding and Selecting a Database Assessment Solution
sponsored by Application Security, Inc.
ANALYST REPORT: In this analyst report, Securosis’ Adrian Lane explores the inner workings of assessment tools and the business value they provide, and will make specific recommendations on evaluating, purchasing, and deploying Database Assessment.
Posted: 21 Feb 2010 | Published: 22 Feb 2010

Application Security, Inc.

CORE IMPACT Pro V10
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
PRODUCT DEMO: Please join Core Security for a live demonstration of CORE IMPACT Pro, the most comprehensive product for performing security assurance testing on an organization’s network systems, endpoint systems, end users and web applications.
Posted: 30 Dec 2009 | Premiered: 30 Dec 2009

Core Security Technologies

Avoiding 7 Common Mistakes of IT Security Compliance
sponsored by Qualys, Inc.
EGUIDE: This guide describes seven typical mistakes of IT security compliance and how you can use these lessons to help your organization achieve its compliance goals.
Posted: 21 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Qualys, Inc.

7 Essential Steps to Achieve, Measure and Prove Optimal Security Risk Reduction
sponsored by Qualys, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Rapid changes within technology, new server and software deployments, and the evolving sophistication of attack methods used to infiltrate systems and steal data create the greatest set of challenges faced by security and IT administrators trying to keep their systems secure and within regulatory compliance. Interested in reducing security risk?
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Published: 20 Oct 2009

Qualys, Inc.

The Best PCI Audit of Your Life
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will detail a strategy that enables companies to easily gain PCI compliance and ensure effective security. By mapping technical controls to PCI standards and by continuously monitoring, assessing, and reporting the status of your environment, you can make your PCI audit the most efficient and actionable of your life.
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 | Published: 13 Aug 2009

Lumension

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report: Trends for 2008
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report provides a detailed overview of current Internet threat activity, malicious code, and known vulnerabilities. It also examines the latest trends in phishing and spam tactics and discusses how regional differences affect malicious activity globally.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Symantec Corporation

Information Security Magazine, May 2009: Automating Compliance
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
EZINE: This month's cover story is on Automatic Compliance. The weight of regulatory compliance can break the back of your IT operation. Automation can help you gear up for your next audit. We'll also cover new technologies for identity and access management, IDS vs. IPS, and more.
Posted: 11 May 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Information Security Magazine

Automated Compliance: Making the Case and Reaping the Rewards
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
PODCAST: Regulatory compliance is a priority that never goes away for banking institutions. In this podcast, learn about the core competencies of regulatory compliance and the regulatory compliance trends to watch for in 2009.
Posted: 30 Mar 2009 | Premiered: Mar 30, 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

Addressing Compliance Initiatives with Center for Internet Security Benchmarks
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details the background you need to build an effective compliance program by understanding benchmarks, the basic building blocks of compliance initiatives. You'll learn about the benchmarks specified by the Center for Internet Security (CIS), which are often used as a starting point for creating a compliance initiative.
Posted: 30 Mar 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2009

Tripwire, Inc.

What Changed? Leveraging the Power of Change Auditing
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Change is necessary not only to keep up with day-to-day corporate evolution, but also to enable IT to transform the organization. As the business continues to demand change, it's in your own best interest to get control of the changes that pose risk. Read this solution brief to learn more about detecting what was changed.
Posted: 30 Mar 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance: A Unified Approach for IT, Audit and Operation Teams
sponsored by Qualys, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the challenges faced by organizations of all sizes - across all industries - and presents a security as a service (SaaS) approach to simplify and automate the convergence of security and compliance to define policies, ongoing assessments, mitigate risks and eliminate threats, and monitor compliance.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Published: 06 Mar 2009

Qualys, Inc.

Controlling, Delegating, Logging and Auditing Unix/Linux Root Actions
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
PRODUCT LITERATURE: This document discusses the use of PowerBroker software to address some of the security and audit problems inherent in native UNIX and Linux operating systems. The purpose of the document is to demonstrate the value of PowerBroker as a tool for reducing risk in environments where information security and risk avoidance are considered important.
Posted: 17 Feb 2009 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation

Optiview Network Analyzer -- Free Hardware Trial
sponsored by Fluke Networks
PRODUCT DEMO: IT departments have constant challenges - staff shortages, tight budgets, but still high expectations for service and support. OptiView analyzer gives you a clear view of your entire enterprise - see into devices, applications, and every connection.
Posted: 04 Feb 2009 | Premiered: 04 Feb 2009

Fluke Networks

Core IMPACT Essential
sponsored by Core Security Technologies
PRODUCT DEMO: How do you keep up with remediation efforts and strengthen your defenses against round-the-clock threats while still having time to do your day job? CORE IMPACT Essential can help.
Posted: 14 Jan 2009 | Premiered: 06 Jan 2009

Core Security Technologies

Applications, Virtualization, and Devices: Taking Back Control
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why it is important to control unauthorized applications and devices, discusses the different approaches and highlights how integrating this functionality into malware protection is the simplest and cost-effective solution.
Posted: 02 Oct 2008 | Published: 23 Sep 2008

Sophos, Inc.

Achieving Compliance in a Virtualized Environment
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this paper is to present the unique considerations that virtualization presents to regulatory and standards compliance, and then prescriptively describe how to mitigate risks.
Posted: 25 Sep 2008 | Published: 19 Sep 2008

Tripwire, 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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