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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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Creating a Compliance Culture: Best Practices
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Check out this E-Guide and learn key tips on how to make sure your compliance culture is operating efficiently.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: Evaluating cloud security concerns
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: The benefits of cloud computing such as reduced costs and greater efficiency are widely understood by today’s organisations, but security still remains a top concern. This expert tip provides advice on how to evaluate cloud computing providers and highlights some of the risks that must be considered when evaluating cloud solutions.
Posted: 29 Jun 2011 | Published: 29 Jun 2011

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: Database Tools for Auditing and Forensics
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This e-guide presents the best practices for tuning database auditing tools. Continue reading this e-guide to learn more about these best practices which will allow you to audit without forfeiting  database performance.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Governance and control: Focus risk management on multiple levers of control
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Written by Jeremy Hope from Beyond Budgeting Round Table, this paper describes how CFOs should set the highest standards of ethical reporting and behavior.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

IBM

SearchSecurity.com E-Guide: Database Security Best Practices: Tuning database audit tools
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Auditing is a key component to security and compliance, and a widely accepted practice by IT operations. In this expert tip, you’ll find an in-depth overview of the tools required to create and collect successful database audits, as well as a set of best practices for tuning audit tools.
Posted: 25 Aug 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

IBM

SearchSecurity.com E-Guide: Defining an acceptable level of risk for the organization
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Defining an acceptable level of risk for the organization is no easy task. Learn how threat profiles and business drivers can be used to determine an appropriate level of risk for the organization in this expert tip. In addition, find out how to perform an accurate enterprise security risk analysis.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 24 Aug 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Helping to Reduce Compliance Costs for the UK Public Sector
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Dell SecureWorks has vast experience in helping customers achieve successful audits against compliance standards. In this presentation trancript, Lee Lawson, Head of Security Testing and Response services with Dell SecureWorks, offers advice on how to maximize your budget.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks

Presentation Transcript: Has Your QSA Thrown You Under a Bus?
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: After working with hundreds of organizations striving to achieve PCI compliance, we understand that one of the biggest challenges is finding and maximizing the use of a quality QSA. This presentation transcript will give you examples of how a bad QSA can derail your PCI program.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks

Presentation Transcript: Go Forth & Comply - New Virtualization Guidelines from the PCI Council
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, principal security consultant at Dell SecureWorks, discuss the issues confronting organizations who wish to use virtualization technologies with their Cardholder Data Environment, summarize and clarify the recommendations from the PCI council and more.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks

The Event Data Warehouse- Strategies for Improving Business Performance
sponsored by Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are at risk if they do not plan to implement an enterprise-wide security and event data warehouse to make strategic decisions. This paper introduces Event Data Warehouse, a unique, cost effective and proven solution, that provides actionable results that enable better business decisions.
Posted: 18 Jul 2011 | Published: 18 Jul 2011

Hexis Cyber Solutions Inc

GlobalSCAPE’s Cloud-based Managed File Transfer Solution Helps AVI-SPL Streamline Global Operations
sponsored by Globalscape
CASE STUDY: In this case study you will learn how GlobalSCAPE's cloud-based manged file transfer solution was able to help one business tremendously. Not only will you get insight into the different benefits of the solution, but you will also find out why GlobalSCAPE comes highly recommended due to customer service as well.
Posted: 08 Jul 2011 | Published: 07 Jul 2011

Globalscape

Enabling Continuous Compliance Across the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today's innovative enterprises are transforming compliance into a continuous action that is woven into the fabric of both their IT security and business environments. Learn how this transformation can significantly improve compliance results with fewer resources, while providing valuable insights to drive strategic business decisions.
Posted: 01 Jul 2011 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

IBM

2010 Endpoint Risk Assessment: Internal Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This study will show you the most common security issues that were found and how they were dealt with by the various organizations.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Published: 23 May 2011

Promisec

E-Guide: Database audit trail and compliance, database audit tools: auditing methods, configurations and filtering options
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Creating audit trails for security and compliance auditing is a daunting and time consuming task for database administrators. This expert e-guide provides database security best practices for tuning auditing tools and sheds some light on how to find an auditing process that best suits your organization.
Posted: 20 May 2011 | Published: 20 May 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Convergence - Four Technologies that Solve Cloud Governance, Risk and Compliance
sponsored by Intel
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, industry security expert Gunnar Peterson, delivers his insight from field GRC projects to explain why and how the these technologies provides a critical backbone for GRC.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 19 May 2011

Intel

E-Guide: Monitoring Strategies for Insider Threat Detection
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you will learn about practical strategies for implementing insider threat detection tools. Also covered in this e-guide are the three common types of insider crimes and how each one requires its own set of insider threat detection tactics. Read on to learn more about monitoring strategies for insider threat detection.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

IBM

Database Security Audit and Protect Critical Databases
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: Databases store extraordinarily valuable and confidential data. An increasing number of compliance regulations compel organizations to audit access to this sensitive data and protect it from attack and abuse.
Posted: 04 Feb 2011 | Published: 04 Feb 2011

Imperva

Global Security Report 2011
sponsored by Trustwave
WHITE PAPER: In 2010, SpiderLabs performed more than 220 investigations worldwide. In 85% of the investigations, a system breach was confirmed. Of those entities in which a system breach was confirmed, 90% involved the actual theft of sensitive data, representing criminals’ effectiveness in extracting data once system access is obtained.
Posted: 27 Jan 2011 | Published: 26 Jan 2011

Trustwave

E-Guide-- Risk-Based Audit Methodology: How to Achieve Enterprise Security
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Read this e-guide to learn about a simple risk-based audit methodology for organizations to develop an internal IT audit program, or those looking for new ways to assess security risks.
Posted: 03 Nov 2010 | Published: 25 Oct 2010

IBM

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

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

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

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
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