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DEFINITION: In business, a security policy is a document that states in writing how a company plans to protect the company's physical andinformation technology (IT) assets. A security policy is often considered to be a "living document", meaning that the document is never finished, but is continuously updated as technology and employee requirements change. A company's security policy may include an acceptable  … 
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Social Engineering in IT Security
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: This extract from Sharon Conheady's book, Social Engineering in IT Security, gives an overview of Social Engineering techniques and explains how organisations can protect themselves.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Preventing Security Breaches by Eliminating the Need to Transmit and Store Passwords
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth report, explore new authentication security solutions that can eliminate weak password files and end the storage of passwords on the server – meaning there are no credentials for cyber criminals to steal.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2014

CA Technologies.

Security and the Rise of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, explore the unforeseen risks of M2M communication, the challenges of maintaining M2M security, and the possible solutions that exist to mitigate these risks.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Ensuring Compliance and Security in the Enterprise
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Tune into this video to find an in-depth, indexed demonstration of an award-winning security intelligence platform.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 29 Jul 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Security Monitoring Lessons Learned from Target, Neiman Marcus, Sony, and Other Recent Security Breaches
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
VIDEO: In this webinar, Randy Franklin Smith, Windows Security Subject Matter Expert, and Erik Ingleby, Product Manager at LogRhythm, discuss the lessons learned from Target, Neiman Marcus, Sony and other security breaches from the perspective of detection.
Posted: 31 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 20 Jun 2014

LogRhythm, Inc.

Memory corruption attacks
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that the lack of diversity in software and operating systems has left a large number of computers vulnerable to memory program attacks.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Tactics to combat insider threat
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Security Series argues that the threat to an organisation’s data security from within its workforce requires a considered and objective approach.
Posted: 22 Jul 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

What Can You Do Differently to Guard Against Threats from Rapidly Evolving Mobile Malware?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Mobile security is about more than the device: It's also about protecting apps on the device. Learn how IBM can help.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

Beyond Passwords: Protect the mobile enterprise with smarter security solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how flexible authentication schemes, context-based access and behavioral analysis can help ensure that only authorized mobile users can access your valuable resources—on-site, in the cloud and beyond.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

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

IBM

IDC 2014 WW MarketScape Report for Federated Identity Management and SSO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how vendors fared in IDC's assessment of IAM offerings for federated identity management and single sign-on.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

CW Europe – October 2014 Edition
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: BYOD policies: What's allowed and what's banned? As IT departments still try to come to terms with the notion of BYOD, CW Europe takes a look at what policies are being implemented to keep security under control.
Posted: 03 Oct 2014 | Published: 03 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Information Security Magazine – October 2014
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EZINE: Continuous monitoring has been part of the information security lexicon for years. So why are so many security professionals still wondering how to get a program started?
Posted: 01 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Data Loss Prevention: Decision Time
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This expert IT decisions checklist examines the crucial role that data loss prevention systems play in today's organizations' security strategies. Read on and also find out which critical questions you need to ask when looking for a solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Data Loss Prevention: RFP Technology Decisions
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This expert IT decisions checklist examines the crucial role that data loss prevention systems play in today's organizations' security strategies. Read on and also find out which critical questions you need to ask when looking for a solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Data Loss Prevention: From Business Problem to Technical Solution
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This expert IT decisions checklist examines the crucial role that data loss prevention systems play in today's organizations' security strategies. Read on and also find out which critical questions you need to ask when looking for a solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Governance Structures for the BYO Era
sponsored by SearchCIO
EBOOK: Bring your own anything is suffusing the enterprise, and CIOs are pursuing new governance structures to tame the mobile chaos.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

SearchCIO

Quantifying the Impact of Network-Based Attacks
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this informative whitepaper, explore in-depth guidelines that will help assess the impact of attacks on your organization, and they can affect your bottom line.
Posted: 18 Sep 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Icomm Technologies

The Wild World of Malware: Keeping Your Company Safe from Advanced Threats
sponsored by Icomm Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth resource, gain essential knowledge on today's advanced malware threats, and discover how new next-generation firewalls (NGFW) can prevent them from gaining access to your valuable data.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2012

Icomm Technologies

Securing Enterprise Networks with a Sharp Eye and a Clear Plan
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: Enterprise networks are increasing in size and complexity, creating a larger attack surface for hackers. This TechGuide walks you through gaining visibility into your network and devising an effective security strategy.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Mobile at Work: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
sponsored by Bluebox
RESOURCE: With the average employee using 21 apps in the workplace, how can IT maintain a secure environment for sensitive company information? View this infographic to see essential facts about how smartphones and tablets are being used in the workplace, and how this effects data security.
Posted: 12 Aug 2014 | Published: 12 Aug 2014

Bluebox

The Three Phases of Securing Privileged Accounts- A Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Cyber-Ark Software
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper explains exactly how privileged account security works, and outlines the best practices for implementing it for your organization.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jul 2014

Cyber-Ark Software

Implementing Privileged Account Security to Address Advanced Threats
sponsored by Cyber-Ark Software
WHITE PAPER: In this informative Q&A, you'll get inside information from industry analysts as they discuss the best security practices for IT professionals, why privileged account security is vital to a successful security plan, and how to protect your systems from new strategies utilized by cybercriminals.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cyber-Ark Software

How Privileged Account Security Can Significantly Reduce Risk, Stop Attackers & Prevent Data Exfiltration
sponsored by Cyber-Ark Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the best practices for minimizing the security risks that privileged accounts can create, and provides the essential strategic takeaways that can start protecting your organization now.
Posted: 30 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Cyber-Ark Software

Enterprise Information Security in Transition
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper boils the reasons behind current issues in the information security field down into four major causes, and also lays out a list of specific, detailed changes that need to be made to the enterprise security model for these core issues to be resolved.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

IBM
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SECURITY POLICIES DEFINITION (continued): … In business, a security policy is a document that states in writing how a company plans to protect the company's physical andinformation technology (IT) assets. A security policy is often considered to be a "living document", meaning that the document is never finished, but is continuously updated as technology and employee requirements change. A company's security policy may include an acceptable use policy, a description of how the company plans to educate its employees about protecting the company's assets, an explanation of how security measurements will be carried out and enforced, and a procedure for evaluating the effectiveness of the security policy to ensure that necessary corrections will be made.
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