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E-Guide: Remediating IT vulnerabilities: Expert Tips
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide uncovers 3 quick ways you can remediate IT vulnerabilities and discusses best practices for improved vulnerability management.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

E-Guide: Best practices for pen testing Web applications
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: This expert E-Guide examines what a Web application test is and best practices to getting the most out of them. Uncover guidelines to ensure your pen test is a success and key recommendations on how you can avoid common pitfalls.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 24 Oct 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Remediating IT vulnerabilities: Quick hits for risk prioritization
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: There's no way to eradicate all IT vulnerabilities, but the ability to spot critical ones is essential. This expert tip provides best practices to identify and prioritize vulnerabilities that will have the greatest impact and how to deploy limited resources in the most effective way.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Software Security Delivered in the Cloud
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: HP Fortify on Demand is a Security-as-a Service (SaaS) testing solution that allows organizations to quickly, accurately and affordably test the security of their applications without the need to manage or install any software. View now to learn more about this cloud-based, automated service.
Posted: 28 Oct 2011 | Published: 28 Oct 2011

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The N-able MSP Sales & Marketing Digital Binder
sponsored by Solarwinds N-able
RESOURCE: This digital binder was created to provide IT Service Providers with a set of ready-made marketing resources that can be easily customized to immediately start driving recurring revenue from their existing customers, and attract new prospects.
Posted: 03 Oct 2011 | Published: 03 Oct 2011

Solarwinds N-able

E-Guide: Exploring Configuration Changes to Reduce Attacks
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
EGUIDE: Configuration changes help organizations with limited IT staff and resources not only mitigate against known threats, but also future attacks. This expert e-guide explains why firms continue to struggle with zero-day vulnerabilities and offers advice on how to lock down systems to eliminate threats posed by high-profile attacks.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

A Whirlwind Tour of Wireless Vulnerabilities
sponsored by AirMagnet
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This white paper discusses the steps you must take to ensure that your wireless network is security and how to guard against vulnerabilities.
Posted: 07 Sep 2011 | Published: 07 Sep 2011

AirMagnet

Presentation Transcript: Vulnerability Scanning and Compliance
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Lee Lawson, Head of Security Testing and Response at Dell SecureWorks, explores vulnerability scanning drivers, pros and cons for different vulnerability scanning solutions, best fit solutions for specific regulatory compliance standards, and more.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Dell SecureWorks

Assess Virtualization Security Risk in Six Simple Steps
sponsored by Intel
EGUIDE: There are several critical issues every security pro must consider when evaluating risk in virtual environments. This expert tip provides six simple steps to perform a virtualization security risk assessment and highlights key points to ease security integration as your virtualization project comes together.
Posted: 19 Aug 2011 | Published: 19 Aug 2011

Intel

Musings on the PSN Attack Vector
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WEBCAST: Recently, there has been a lot of commentary around the breach of Sony’s PlayStation Network. Sadly, there has been no good discussion of how PSN was breached. Join Veracode's Security Researcher, Chris Lytle, as he explores the rumors in the marketplace regarding the Sony breach, and discusses the "probable vs. "possible" attack vectors.
Posted: 27 Jul 2011 | Premiered: Jul 27, 2011

Veracode, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Patch Management for the IT Infrastructure
sponsored by GFI Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Keeping up with patches is a tedious and time consuming task for security pros, and often prompts them to look for a more efficient and effective solution. This presentation transcript discusses a patch management approach that offers effective monitoring and increased productivity.
Posted: 04 May 2011 | Published: 04 May 2011

GFI Software

E-Guide: Best practices: Effective Data Protection
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This e-guide will walk you through data protection strategy and how to protect your business critical assets. Continue reading to learn best practices for effective data protection.
Posted: 29 Mar 2011 | Published: 29 Mar 2011

IBM

E-Guide: Risk Management and Compliance Enforcement for the Financial Industry
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses how the appropriate risk management tactics are imperative for organizations, and how companies should pay close attention to agent risk and waste no time in making it part of their risk management models.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

IBM

How Secure Is Your Data? Enhancing Data Security And Compliance With Oracle Database 11g
sponsored by Miro Consulting, Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Most organizations suffer from data security vulnerabilities within their databases. In addition to the need for securing business data, regulations across industries demand compliance with standards regarding data access, auditing, segregation of duties and the protection of personally identifiable information (PII).
Posted: 22 Feb 2011 | Published: 22 Feb 2011

Miro Consulting, Inc.

Trend Micro’s End-to-End Vulnerability Management: A New Approach to Layered Security
sponsored by Trend Micro, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: An explosion in system and application vulnerabilities has been met with new ways to attack these weaknesses. In this paper, EMA analysts take a look at factors driving the need for increased security, and how new approaches to mitigating vulnerabilities such as virtual patching or remediation, provide more ways to deliver vulnerability management.
Posted: 31 Jan 2011 | Published: 31 Jan 2011

Trend Micro, Inc.

Help Strengthen Security by Building a Trusted Identity Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As more people cross more borders – physically and virtually – the need to implement a reliable human identity system for proper verification becomes crucial. Read on to see how IBM dissuades credential abuse while helping customs, border management and law enforcement organizations ensure the safety and security of citizens and workers.
Posted: 10 Jan 2011 | Published: 10 Jan 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: What’s New with Rational Application Security?
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Every day, more and more business is conducted online creating new challenges for meeting web application security and compliance.  This presentation transcript explores an approach that will help your organization address today’s biggest threats.
Posted: 18 Dec 2010 | Published: 18 Dec 2010

IBM

Virus Bulletin: Comparative Reviews August-December 2010
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to view the latest news and information about VB100 testing,  Windows Vista,  Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows 7 Professional, and  so much more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2010 | Published: 14 Dec 2010

ESET

E-Book: Technical Guide on Application Security: Scanning Production Applications
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: This e-book explores how many of the risks associated with scanning can be avoided with careful planning and by focusing your scans on exploring where and how a system is vulnerable to attack and not trying to simulate an actual attack. Continue reading to learn more about scanning production applications.
Posted: 07 Dec 2010 | Published: 07 Dec 2010

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Path to a Secure Application
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript of the webcast “Path to a Secure Application” explains how automatic vulnerability scanning tools can greatly improve the speed and accuracy of code review, and integrate seamlessly into the development life cycle.
Posted: 01 Dec 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2010

IBM

E-Guide: Best Practices for Developing Secure Applications
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide brought to you by SearchSecurity.com, explains the importance of integrating application security throughout the entire software development lifecycle and provides 4 tips that must be kept in mind on the application security forefront. Read on to uncover these tips and review an assessment of Web application security.
Posted: 10 Nov 2010 | Published: 10 Nov 2010

IBM

Lumension Endpoint Management and Security Suite
sponsored by Lumension
TRIAL SOFTWARE: A new wave of vulnerabilities is threatening our endpoints and browsers at a much greater rate than operating systems and servers, which is why the SANS Institute has ranked “patching client-side software” as the number one security priority.
Posted: 13 Sep 2010 | Premiered: 13 Sep 2010

Lumension

The Right Tool for the Right Job: An Application Security Tools Report Card
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the most common tools found in the enterprise application security environment.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 26 Aug 2010

IBM

Trusted Computing: Leveraging Hardware Security in 350 Million Platforms
sponsored by Wave Systems Corp.
VIDEOCAST: Learn about Trusted Computing in today’s enterprise with this executive briefing on two different forms of embedded hardware security: the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) and self-encrypting drive (SED). Designed by the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) to counter the vulnerabilities of software-based security, and so much more.
Posted: 24 Aug 2010 | Premiered: Aug 24, 2010

Wave Systems Corp.

The Anatomy of a Cross-Site Scripting Campaign
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: XSS attacks are not new. What makes this particular situation unique is the process the ADC used to uncover the attack. Read this paper to find out so much more about XSS attacks.
Posted: 23 Aug 2010 | Published: 23 Aug 2010

Imperva
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