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Security Risk Assessment and Management in Web Application Security
Corporations are at risk because Web applications and servers make them susceptible to hackers and cyber crooks. However, companies can perform security risk

application of computer security  to do with poor application design and a lack of awareness among developers. Nearly all Web traffic passes in the clear, and can be snooped by an alert hacker. 4. Secure data storage While it is critical to secure data in transit, it is just as important to implement security risk management policies that ensure that data is being stored securely. This includes encrypting data at rest, but it does not stop there. Many Web applications store sensitive files on publicly accessible servers rather than on Read More
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The Whys and Hows of a Security Vulnerability Assessment
TEC outlines the reasons for having a Security Vulnerability Assessment done, how a security vulnerability assessment is performed, what can be gained by

application of computer security  Whys and Hows of a Security Vulnerability Assessment The Whys and Hows of a Security Vulnerability Assessment L. Taylor - August 9, 2000 Introduction As businesses continue putting their web-enabled e-commerce sites containing the jewels of their infrastructure online, the importance of security and privacy becomes increasingly critical. A crucial way of addressing this need to protect the company website is to conduct a Security Vulnerability Assessment. A Security Vulnerability Assessment is a risk Read More
Enabling Security in the Software Development Life Cycle
When companies discover new security vulnerabilities, they must retrofit the affected software with an appropriate patch and fend off the wrath of customers

application of computer security  just to make an application work within all of its components (amid the sometimes unspoken pressure to be done on time and under budget), testing for success appears to be the path of least resistance. Testing for points of failure and looking for ways to break the system are often ignored. Even when they aren’t ignored, it is a sophisticated process that needs to be managed to accomplish the breadth and depth of testing necessary to ensure security. Challenges in Security Testing Software Read More
Ensuring E-mail Security: The Benefits of Using a Perimeter-based Managed Service
There are hundreds of anti-spam and anti-virus products designed to defend against unwanted e-mail. These solutions can take the form of software, appliances

application of computer security  pod environment. Network and application monitoring provides remote operations personnel visibility into suspect or trouble alerts and alarms. Servers running MX Logic's Email Defense Service are inaccessible via the public Internet. Overall, ours is a redundant, diverse, and secure service. Messaging Security Experts Since the early 1990s, the founders of MX Logic have been committed to finding solutions that minimize the increasing risks associated with email and increase the security and privacy of Read More
The 2008 Handbook of Application Delivery: A Guide to Decision Making
IT organizations can no longer manage networks in isolation from the applications they support, requiring a shift from focusing on devices to a focus on

application of computer security  example, the typical 3-tier application is comprised of a Web browser, an application server(s) and a database server(s). The information flow in a 3-tier application is from the Web browser to the application server(s) and to the database, and then back again over the Internet using standard protocols such as HTTP or HTTPS. The movement to a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) based on the use of Web services-based applications represents the next step in the development of distributed computing. Just Read More
Outsourcing Security Part 1: Noting the Benefits
Without effective security, companies risk losing money and customer trust. With good security, companies have the power to maintain stakeholder value, customer

application of computer security  who targets a specific application or entity, blended threats currently carry as many as four different ways of propagating themselves. Experts warn future blended threats may contain as many as 15 or 20 propagation methods. Lack of time to dedicate to security issues Keeping pace with the latest protection strategies demands extensive time and training. For in-house professionals, tracking new cyber threats, vulnerabilities, hacker techniques, and security developments removes them from other Read More
Web Security: Bullet-Proofing Your Site with SSL
In this security guide from Symantec you'll discover that the best solution can also be the most cost-effective.

application of computer security  Security: Bullet-Proofing Your Site with SSL Unsecured networks, especially wi-fi, pose serious security risks, particularly with the advent of Firesheep-style sidejacking attacks. End-to end HTTPS encryption is one surefire solution—but what about the cost? So, what is the best approach you can take to ensure optimal protection? In this security guide from Symantec you'll discover that the best solution can also be the most cost-effective. Get all the facts in Protecting Users from Firesheep and Read More
Executive Brief: Mobility, Security Concerns, and Avoidance
Data drives business today, as IT managers and security executives face enormous pressure to use data effectively and securely. They require quick, agile

application of computer security  Brief: Mobility, Security Concerns, and Avoidance Data drives business today, as IT managers and security executives face enormous pressure to use data effectively and securely. They require quick, agile transmission of data via a wide number of communication channels and devices, with smartphones and tablets being an increasingly prevalent data consumption device. Read this report and know the mobile challenges, as well as the elements for securing your corporate mobile strategy. BEGINLYX Read More
IT Security- What You Don't Know Can Cost You Big
In the white paper 7 essential steps to security risk reduction, you'll learn about a program that quantifies your security system's ability to han...

application of computer security  Security- What You Don't Know Can Cost You Big You have a network and data security system in place. But can you measure its level of effectiveness? Or its preparedness to respond to new threats? If you can't, you're flying blind, and it could cost you. Without the ability to monitor and measure the state of your security system, you're giving up the ability to truly manage it—and that could mean the difference between failure and success. In the white paper 7 Essential Steps to Security Risk Read More
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Types of Project Management Communication: Part One of a Three-part Series
As with almost every business activity, the importance of communication cannot be overstated when managing projects. Examining the various phases of project

application of computer security  of Project Management Communication: Part One of a Three-part Series As with almost every business activity, the importance of communication cannot be overstated when managing projects. Examining the various phases of project management, it’s easy to see the importance of all types of communication at each phase. By taking a closer look at the main phases of project management listed below, we will discuss strategies to obtain both internal and external customer satisfaction. In order to achieve thi Read More
Malware Security Report
Learn how to protect your company in the VeriSign Malware Security Report.

application of computer security  Security Report Silent and unseen, malware can infect your servers and Web sites, destroy customer trust—and put your business at risk. And the problem is getting worse as cyber criminals use increasingly sophisticated techniques to spread malware through the Web. Learn how to protect your company in the VeriSign Malware Security Report . You'll learn about the methods cyber criminals use, how they attempt to profit at your expense—and how you can stop them. Protect your company from the Read More
Justification of ERP Investments Part Two: The Intangible Effects of ERP
The intangible or non-financial benefits of an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) system can be viewed from several perspectives. For illustrative

application of computer security  from simple to comprehensive applications built on top of a database management system. It provides an upgrade path to technology and functional enhancements supported by the software vendor. It can reduce the development time and cost for software, documentation, and training classes. These costs would be incurred before the firm can start obtaining the benefits of an ERP system. It permits the MIS staff to focus their attention on organizational change and servicing user needs for customization and Read More
Security and Trust: Doing More Business Over the internet
Learn how a secure web site can help you make sales in Security and Trust: Doing Business Over the Internet.

application of computer security  and Trust: Doing More Business Over the internet If consumers don—t trust your web site, you—ll pay for it with lost sales and abandoned shopping carts. Learn how a secure web site can help you make sales in Security and Trust: Doing Business Over the Internet . You—ll learn about the different types of technologies that provide security for sensitive data—identifying your site as trustworthy in the eyes of customers—and how making your web site safe and secure can significantly increase Read More
Data Security Is Less Expensive than Your Next Liability Lawsuit: Best Practices in Application Data Security
Insecure data. Heavy fines due to non-compliance. Loss of customers and reputation. It adds up to a nightmare scenario that businesses want to avoid at all

application of computer security  Lawsuit: Best Practices in Application Data Security Insecure data. Heavy fines due to non-compliance. Loss of customers and reputation. It adds up to a nightmare scenario that businesses want to avoid at all costs. However, this nightmare is preventable: knowledge base-driven data security solutions can be critical tools for enterprises wanting to secure not only their data—but also their status in the marketplace. Read More

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