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Outsourcing Security Part 3: Selecting a Managed Security Services Provider
As the final article in a three-part series on outsourcing security, the following article provides guidelines for selecting a dependable managed security

electronic security  companies have experienced an electronic invasion when they worked to set an impenetrable security management program for the corporate network, only to find the security partner unreliable. According to Gartner, more than $1 billion in venture capital has been pumped into start-up managed security services providers (MSSPs). Last year a few high-profile MSSPs abruptly folded, leaving customers stranded with no recourse. As a result, companies considering outsourcing the management of their information

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Choosing the Right Electronic Medical Record System for Your Health Care Organization


Health care organizations have special needs to consider when deciding what type of electronic medical record (EMR) system to implement. This article examines the advantages and disadvantages of on-demand and on-premise EMR systems.

electronic security  Your Health Care Organization Electronic medical record (EMR) systems come in two different models: on-demand and on-premise. An on-demand EMR solution is a Web-based application that the health care provider accesses through the Internet. The solution is administered remotely by a third-party vendor that oversees data management, software upgrades, and security functions. An on-premise EMR application resides in house, whereby an internal IT department administers and maintains all software, hardware Read More

Understanding the PCI Data Security Standard


The payment card industry data security standard (PCI DSS) defines a comprehensive set of requirements to enhance and enforce payment account data security in a proactive rather than passive way. These include security management, policies, procedures, network architectures, software design, and other protective measures. Get a better understanding of the PCC DSS and learn the costs and benefits of compliance.

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President Proposes Security of Medical Records


President Clinton has announced plans to ensure the privacy of patient medical records. This initiative will prove to be extremely expensive, and will pose a number of technology challenges. How can vendors get a piece of the pie? Who will administer the security of such a large infrastructure development and what products will be used? What organization is best positioned to evaluate the products such a project may require?

electronic security  application of information technology. Electronic records are not only cost effective; they can save lives by helping doctors to make quicker and better-informed decisions, by helping to prevent dangerous drug interactions, by giving patients in rural areas the benefit of specialist care hundreds of miles away. Market Impact This announcement is not just about securing patient medical records -- it is also about centralizing medical records. Once a development plan is underway, the first thing that will Read More

4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance


An unprecedented wave of security breaches has led to the establishment of technical standards, IT governance frameworks and laws designed to improve and enforce IT security. Companies are under increasing pressure to control their IT infrastructures more effectively. Learn how ongoing automated vulnerability assessments, together with well-defined network security policies, can simplify the compliance process.

electronic security  precautions to prevent unauthorized electronic access. FISMA ' The Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 is meant to bolster computer and network security within the federal government and affiliated parties (such as government contractors) by mandating yearly audits. Basel II ' The Capital Requirements Directive/Basel II Accord established an international standard that banking regulators can use when creating regulations about how much capital banks need to put aside to guard against the Read More

New Market for Security Insurance


Some insurance companies are now offering policies which protect companies against system, network, and website security losses. What do these policies offer corporations that they don't get in their standard General Liability Insurance Policy coverage?

electronic security  Market for Security Insurance Event Summary In light of the heightened exposure various companies are facing regarding website, network, and system security compromises, insurance brokers are jumping on the bandwagon, offering customized Security Insurance Polices that protect companies with information technology infrastructures against numerous risks not covered by their required standard corporate General Liability Insurance Policy. Some of the kinds of protections these policies cover are: Loss due 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.

electronic 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 Side Read More

Which is Best: Cloud-Based or on-Premise Web security?


As you'll discover in the Aberdeen report, Web Security in the Cloud: More Secure!

electronic security  is Best: Cloud-Based or on-Premise Web security? With so many Internet-based threats, what provides the best protection for your network—cloud-based or on-premise security solutions? As you'll discover in the Aberdeen report , Web Security in the Cloud: More Secure! Compliant! Less Expensive! , cloud-based security solutions out-perform their on-premise counterparts in every critical area: security, compliance, reliability, and cost. Over a recent 12 month period, users of cloud-based Web security Read More

Ernst & Young Leads Big 5 in Security


Announcing an upgrade to its online security portal, Ernst & Young, takes the lead in big 5 security services.

electronic security  & Young Leads Big 5 in Security Ernst & Young Leads Big 5 in Security L. Taylor - May 19, 2000 Event Summary Announcing an upgrade to its online security portal, Ernst & Young is clearly out in front of the big five when it comes to security consulting services. Its newly expanded online portal, eSecurityOnline.Com, offers a multitude of resources including newsgroups, mailing lists, vulnerability and virus information, a listing of security service offerings, security training, a library, and much Read More

Security Breach: Now What?


When people's lives or financial transactions are at risk, proper Security Incident handling is of extreme importance.

electronic security  Breach: Now What? Problem With so many security incidents occurring, many IT decision makers are unclear as to who they should notify, and what steps they should take if their network or systems are breached. There is a good chance that local and Federal law enforcement agencies will likely not be skilled enough to conduct a proper investigation. Is there anyone else you should notify? Where do you begin and what should you look for? Enlisting the Process and Reporting Every organization should Read More

Malware Security Report


Learn how to protect your company in the VeriSign Malware Security Report.

electronic 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

Security for Small and Medium Businesses


We all know what security means when we think of our home. Did we lock the door when we left for the day? Is the stove turned off? Computer security for the small to medium business (SMB) must address similar concerns. Can a hacker gain access to its servers? How can a business protect its data? Entry Points A personal computer virus is a hidden software program that spreads from

electronic security  for Small and Medium Businesses We all know what security means when we think of our home. Did we lock the door when we left for the day? Is the stove turned off? Computer security for the small to medium business (SMB) must address similar concerns. Can a hacker gain access to its servers? How can a business protect its data? Entry Points A personal computer virus is a hidden software program that spreads from personal computer to computer. Infection comes from reading an e-mail that has a virus 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 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.

electronic security  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 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

SAP Case Study: AZ Electronic Materials


When Luxembourg-based AZ Electronic Materials was carved out of Clariant International and sold to a private equity firm, the new company was given one year to wean itself off its parent’s information technology (IT) system. AZ beat the clock by three months, working with partner Accenture to roll out SAP business software across nine countries and six manufacturing plants.

electronic security  Case Study: AZ Electronic Materials When Luxembourg-based AZ Electronic Materials was carved out of Clariant International and sold to a private equity firm, the new company was given one year to wean itself off its parent’s information technology (IT) system. AZ beat the clock by three months, working with partner Accenture to roll out SAP business software across nine countries and six manufacturing plants. Read More

Security Stocks Burn Rubber


Security technology stocks are burning rubber as they peel out in front of swaggering technology blue chips. Who are some of these security market leaders and what kinds of security products do they offer?

electronic security  Stocks Burn Rubber Security Stocks Burn Rubber L. Taylor - April 27th, 2000 Event Summary On February 9th, there was a fury of Distributed Denial of Service attacks that rocked the cyberworld. In response to this attack, numerous security technology corporations are seeing rapid marketcap growth. Market Impact Internet Security Systems (NASDAQ: ISSX), an Atlanta based Internet security vendor, specializes in providing leading security management solutions for the cyberworld. In January of this Read More