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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 Smarter Approach to Network Encryption
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how enterprises can make network encryption easier to set up and manage, as well as transparent to network and application performance and behavior.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Certes Networks

The 15 MDM Providers That Matter Most, and How They Stack Up
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Forrester identifies, evaluates, and compares the 15 foremost MDM providers, detailing how well each vendor fulfills key requirements and where each provider stands in relation to the others.
Posted: 08 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Symantec Corporation

3 Questions Every CIO Should Ask About Virtual Server Data Protection
sponsored by CommVault
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines what today's IT leaders need to know about providing comprehensive protection for virtual machines – especially in terms of scalability, recovery capabilities and application integration.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 13 May 2014

CommVault

The insider threat – solved with DRM
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: Analysts Bob Tarzey and Bernt Østergaard look at the challenges faced by organisations when it comes to the insider threat and the protection of sensitive information.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Jan 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

Email Security Checklist: Eight Steps for Healthcare Organizations
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can embrace email as a core communication tool while still adhering to HIPAA guidelines.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Mimecast

Multifactor Authentication Security School
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this virtual security classroom, Michael Cobb, a renowned security author with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, surveys the latest authentication methods and technologies coming onto the market.
Posted: 16 Dec 2014 | Premiered: 15 Dec 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Websense® Security Labs™: 8 Security Predictions for 2015
sponsored by Websense
WHITE PAPER: This must-read resource from Websense presents the top 8 security predictions for 2015.
Posted: 01 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Nov 2014

Websense

Five Steps to Firewall Planning and Design
sponsored by Juniper Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a set of guidelines that can be used to create an overall security policy for your organization.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Juniper Networks, Inc.

Winning security use cases in the Computer Weekly European 2014 Awards
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
CASE STUDY: Warwick Ashford presents five IT security case studies selected from the winners of Computer Weekly's European User Awards.
Posted: 17 Nov 2014 | Published: 17 Nov 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Mitigating User-Based Risks When Infrastructure Monitoring Falls Short
sponsored by ObserveIT
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the roles of trusted insiders versus outsiders in data breaches; identifying activities and intent when it comes to user-based threats; why user-based monitoring is a promising solution; and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

ObserveIT

BYOD: A Complex Environment to Deploy Secure Solutions
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This white paper gives an overview of a number of problems associated with mobile security, as well as several potential solutions. Read on to learn how to maximize security for mobile endpoints within your enterprise, and how to successfully implement these solutions in a rapidly changing mobile enterprise market.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

Gemalto

Seizing Opportunities and Eliminating Risks with BYOD and Mobile Security
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This white paper distills the complexities of BYOD scenarios into three common use cases. Read on to find actionable mobile security ideas that fit your own organization's specific requirements in order to reduce threats in this dynamic landscape.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Gemalto

Comply Before You Connect: Security for Federal Agencies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the use of "comply-to-connect" initiatives in federal agencies and proposes IBM Endpoint Manager as a solution to the need for continuous compliance.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Strong Authentication: Best Practices and Use Cases
sponsored by Gemalto
WHITE PAPER: This helpful white paper explains how an identity-centric approach to IT security can lock down critical processes and systems and ensure that you have complete control over who has access.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Gemalto

Mobile Cloud Security: What CXOs Need to Know
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
RESOURCE: This blog post discusses the need for end-to-end security in a mobile cloud environment.
Posted: 03 Nov 2014 | Published: 18 Sep 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

BYOD and Mobile Security: The Disconnect Between Employers and Employees
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: This white paper proposes that there is a disconnect between how employees use mobile security and how organizations implement BYOD policies, and presents the results of a recent study commissioned by Webroot that examines these issues.
Posted: 27 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Webroot

Device Fingerprinting – Low-Friction, BYOD Authentication
sponsored by SecureAuth
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces SecureAuth's Device Fingerprinting, which features the flexibility, security, and convenience required to increase layers of authentication without creating high friction for users.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 16 Mar 2015

SecureAuth

The Fortinet Security Census 2014
sponsored by Fortinet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper reveals the results of and IT security census of more than 1,600 qualified IT decision makers.
Posted: 17 Oct 2014 | Published: 17 Oct 2014

Fortinet, Inc.

Cloud Migration Security Check
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This use case describes CenturyLink's partnership with a global shipping and logistics firm looking to adopt cloud technologies to lower IT support costs and refocus its resources.
Posted: 15 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Oct 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

HIPAA Compliance and Data Security with BYOD
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the push and pull between the productivity gains that BYOD offers modern healthcare organizations and the security and compliance risks that it presents. IT also explains how to devise a mobile security solution that will satisfy both IT departments and employees.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

BitGlass

CW Buyer's Guide to Security Analytics
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Computer Weekly looks at how organisations are gathering intelligence to stay ahead of emerging threats; the importance of gathering data throughout an incident; and the impact of context-aware security.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Prevent Fraud and Improve the User Experience with Mobile Access Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges of providing secure access in the mobile world and explores new security models, policies, and controls that can help to protect your critical assets and data.
Posted: 03 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

IBM

Mobile Cloud Security: What CXOs Need to Know
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
RESOURCE: This blog post discusses the need for end-to-end security in a mobile cloud environment.
Posted: 27 Nov 2014 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

Cisco Systems, Inc.

HP Security Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This HP Security Cyber Risk Report provides industry-wide data on vulnerabilities in software, mobile, and web applications; examines how specific technologies like iOS, Android, and JAVA contribute to the attack surface; and more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

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
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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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