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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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A Comprehensive, Innovative Approach to Cloud Security
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: The use of roles -- rather than IP addresses -- significantly reduces the risk of configuration errors that leave your applications exposed to unauthorized users. Discover ways cloud security tools can mirror your on-premise application infrastructure with identical security policy definitions for both environments.
Posted: 16 May 2016 | Published: 16 May 2016

Unisys

Advanced Security through Micro-segmentation and Cryptographic Cloaking for Highly Sensitive Data, Networks, and Systems
sponsored by Unisys
WHITE PAPER: Traditional network security hardware and software are becoming less effective and increasingly susceptible to advanced threats. Discover a different approach to mitigating risks by securing data-in-motion across any public or private network.
Posted: 13 May 2016 | Published: 13 May 2016

Unisys

Threat Defense Isn't Just About Detection: It's How Your Respond
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: EDR can mitigate threats before they impact your organization. Discover 5 key factors to look for when researching EDR to best determine which solutions are most proactive in helping to prevent attacks.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Intel Security

Case Study: Global Security Management Made Easier for Leading IT Service Provider
sponsored by Intel Security
CASE STUDY: Discover how to unify endpoint management with a centralized security platform thanks to this case study. Read on to learn how a leading IT service provider tamed their endpoint chaos, and see how you can boost the efficiency of your security operations with a unified security platform that eliminates centralized management pain points.
Posted: 10 May 2016 | Published: 10 May 2016

Intel Security

Enhancing ATA Remediation: Monitor Continuously, Respond Swiftly
sponsored by Intel Security
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Endpoint detection and response should be an indispensable supplement to your current defenses. Explore ways to evolve from a reactive mentality to a proactive one of continuous monitoring, and block advanced targeted attacks before it's too late.
Posted: 09 May 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Intel Security

Leveraging Threat Intelligence In Incident Response
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: The ultimate goal of any incident management process is to contain the damage of attacks. This requires you to investigate and find the root causes of attacks faster. How? Find out how to more effectively safeguard your network from attack, monitor for indicators of compromise, and streamline your response if an attack is (inevitably) successful.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Intel Security

Think Like an Attacker: Six Steps Toward Better Security
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Discover why piecemeal endpoint defenses are not sufficient to protect against today's threat vectors as we take you inside the mind of an attacker to help you bolster your defenses. Read on to learn six ways to think like a hacker and why new threats require more than strategies and tools to keep the bad guys at bay.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

Intel Security

Securosis: SIEM Kung Fu
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to make the most of your existing security information and event management (SIEM) product or service as we reveal real-world use cases as to why SIEM still matters (although no longer requires a ninja DBA to help with it) and how your current security monitoring platform can be leveraged to enable faster detection and prevention.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 21 Apr 2016

Intel Security

Understanding Cyberthreat Motivations to Improve Defense
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: Find out why you must add cyber-criminal motivation to your threat taxonomy in order to understand what causes a threat agent to commit harmful acts. Read on to discover in detail the elements of this new parameter and how this crucial understating of the hacker's mind can help protect your entire infrastructure.
Posted: 06 May 2016 | Published: 06 May 2016

Intel Security

Discovering Security Analytics Use Cases
sponsored by Prelert
RESOURCE: In this resource, discover how to tailor your security analytics to detect certain behaviors associated with threats advancing on your organization. Select each threat indicator to examine its particular attack progression stages for data exfiltration activity, compromised endpoints, and more.
Posted: 05 May 2016 | Published: 05 May 2016

Prelert

Build A High-Performance, Customer-Obsessed Security Organization
sponsored by AllClear ID
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides CISOs with an end-to-end look at what it takes to build a high-performance security practice. Access now to learn how to build a risk management framework that's designed to support changing business models and retain customer trust.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 09 Feb 2016

AllClear ID

The Impostor in the Machine: Understanding the Motives and Mayhem Behind Impostor Emails
sponsored by Proofpoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how hackers evade current email filtering security strategies to dupe high-level employees and steal data. Read on to learn how next-gen email security strategies enable you to quarantine imposter emails before they reach the inbox and discover several proven defense strategies.
Posted: 28 Apr 2016 | Published: 28 Apr 2016

Proofpoint, Inc.

How Healthcare Organizations Both Enable Mobile Users and Stay Compliant
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to stay HIPAA compliant even when mobile devices come into play. Read on to uncover insight for securing your enterprise and BYOD to protect sensitive data, and learn about containerization, application-wrapping, and more.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 21 Apr 2016

BlackBerry

Why Application Delivery Matters in the Digital Economy
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Users are demanding instant access to apps and data from any device and any location. As a result, application delivery defines your organization's ability to generate growth, revenue and profit. This white paper highlights the four factors determining your success and the challenges surrounding them.
Posted: 20 Apr 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

Citrix

Cyber Security 2016 and beyond
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Cyber risks to businesses increasingly feature in the news as a growing number of companies are targeted by attacks aimed at stealing personal and intellectual property data, but despite this coverage, studies show many companies are still ill-equipped to deal with these attacks.
Posted: 18 Apr 2016 | Published: 18 Apr 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Addressing PCI Compliance Through Privileged Access Management
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to leverage several privileged access management strategies to meet the latest requirements of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard version 3. Access now to discover how to interrupt the kill chain and eliminate hard-coded passwords.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CA Technologies

Complete Analysis of the Top SIEM Vendors
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: The Magic Quadrant summarizes Gartner's yearly analysis of the SIEM market and compares the positions of leading competitors like AlienVault. Get Gartner's complete analysis of each SIEM vendor, and learn what makes AlienVault a Visionary. View the latest report.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

AlienVault

Becoming a Managed Security Service Provider: Why a Layered Approach to Security is Essential
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper suggests the kinds of services that a managed service provider (MSP) can offer to clients that will help them develop a managed security service. Access now to explore the kinds of attacks that service providers can help customers avoid.
Posted: 06 Apr 2016 | Published: 06 Apr 2016

LogicNow

How to Capitalize on the Complex Cyber Threat Landscape
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how managed service providers (MSPs) and IT service providers (ITSPs) can help their clients mitigate the inherent risks of doing business within this increasingly complex cyber threat landscape.
Posted: 05 Apr 2016 | Published: 05 Apr 2016

LogicNow

CIS Critical Security Controls - Accelerated & Simplified
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: The CIS Critical Security Controls (CSCs) provide 20 controls that organizations of any size can use to improve their security posture and reduce the risk of cyber threats to critical assets, data, and network infrastructure. This document describes how the AlienVault USM platform maps to each of the CIS CSCs.
Posted: 04 Apr 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

AlienVault

5 Security Controls for an Effective Security Operations Center (SOC)
sponsored by AlienVault
WHITE PAPER: Whether you're part of a security team or a one-man show, this guide will teach you what data your SOC needs to operate effectively and what methods and tools you can use to gather that data. Download this guide now to accelerate your evaluation of SOC tools and technology needs.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 23 Mar 2016

AlienVault

How to Raise your Organization's Security Maturity Level
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a look at the stages involved in the security maturity journey and defines five stages you can expect to encounter. Access now and learn ways to move from being security-blind to reaching a true level of resilience.
Posted: 01 Apr 2016 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

LogRhythm, Inc.

Next Generation Firewall Test Report
sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Access this report to learn what happened when a firewall device was put to the test. Uncover exclusive findings on studies of firewall policy enforcement, application control, and more.
Posted: 30 Mar 2016 | Published: 30 Mar 2016

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

HDAP: the Big Data LDAP Directory Storage
sponsored by Radiant Logic, Inc.
WEBCAST: In this exclusive webcast, learn more about highly available directory access protocol (HDAP), which combined with identity virtualization and federation tools, offers more support, scalability, and performance for identity storage than LDAP.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Mar 15, 2016

Radiant Logic, Inc.

10 Questions to Ask Your File Gateway Consolidation Vendor
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: When you embark on a file gateway consolidation project, there are hundreds of questions you may have considered—and many more that may not have even occurred to you. Read on to access 10 questions that will help you determine if a vendor's Managed File Transfer (MFT) offering is suitable.
Posted: 21 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

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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