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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

information security threats 2009  and processes Maintain an Information Security Policy Requirement 12: Maintain a policy that addresses information security In the following sections we explore and explain the PCI DSS's relationship to secure payment processing and related data security topics, along with related requirements. Build and Maintain a Secure Network In moving from consumers' computers to e-commerce sites on the Internet, data traverses many networks and passes through numerous devices that speed that data from its sender to

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Selecting Your Hosted Security Service Provider: What Every IT Manager Needs to Know


Do-it-yourself (DIY) security can be daunting. It requires significant time, effort and expertise to maintain strong security while complying with information access and disclosure regulations. Find out how a hosted security solution can provide reliable and comprehensive security coverage for your company’s e-mail, Web, and instant messaging (IM), without requiring extensive expertise or equipment in-house.

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Oracle Database Security: Preventing Enterprise Data Leaks at the Source


Addressing information protection and control (IPC) is a complex challenge. Enterprises must secure their databases to protect sensitive information and comply with policy regulations. Learn more about threats to business information, the impact of government regulations on data protection, and how database security best practices can prevent sensitive customer data or company information from being distributed.

information security threats 2009  databases to protect sensitive information and comply with policy regulations. Learn more about threats to business information, the impact of government regulations on data protection, and how database security best practices can prevent sensitive customer data or company information from being distributed. Read More

The Tangled Web: Silent Threats and Invisible Enemies


When cyber-criminals stage attacks on businesses with covert malware, spam, and scams that drain employee productivity, users aren’t aware they’ve been victimized. Rich media, open-source platforms, and social-networking sites are vulnerable to these threats. Learn how a hosted Web security and content filtering service intercepts all types of Web-borne attacks.

information security threats 2009  and then passes this information on to advertisers. The user's computer then finds itself deluged with pop-up advertisements related to their browsing behavior. All the while, the user remains oblivious to the fact that their machine has been infected. Spyware continues to be both a security and a system-management nightmare, says IDC Security Analyst, Brian Burke. Theft of confidential information, loss of productivity, consumption of large amounts of bandwidth, corruption of desktops, and a spike in Read More

Rules, Tools, Policies, and Best Practices for Compliance in the United States


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information security threats 2009  (OCC) , FDIC, Federal Information Security Management Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, and the U.S. Patriot Act are just a few of the tens of thousands of federal regulations and regulatory bodies that regularly request access to email for audit or review. If you are unsure which government or industry regulations govern your employees' use of email, now is the time to find out. States Put Teeth in Privacy Laws: Security Breach Notification Laws Take Data Theft and Compliance with Laws and Read More

Developing a Security-oriented Corporate Culture


JurInnov’s director of information systems and security provides a detailed analysis of why development of a security-oriented corporate culture is imperative for companies wishing to keep their electronically stored information secure.

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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 enlisting the Security Vulnerability Assessment process, and what you should expect to see in a Security Vulnerability Assessment report. After all, the most important reason for having a Security Vulnerability Assessment performed is to enable corrective action. How can you know what to secure if you don't know what is insecure?

information security threats 2009  and what kind of information can you expect to obtain from a Security Vulnerability Assessment report? It is possible to perform a Security Vulnerability Assessment yourself, and this is something TEC encourages every organization to do if they have the time and resources. However, for objectivity purposes, you should also have an outside authority do one for you. Just as when your business creates its own annual report, it also has an outside consultancy audit the report for objectivity, due diligence, Read More

Security Information Market Heading for Growth


The growth of security vulnerabilities is creating a new market for security information. With link sharing and cooperation among sites, it is not clear that this market is nearly as predatory as some publishing markets.

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Information Management and Collaboration


Information management systems facilitate the management of internal corporate documentation and information, Web site content, group collaboration, and learning materials. These systems are built as central repositories that hold content, metadata, accessibility and workflow rules, and supporting information. Organizations that establish processes and disciplines around these systems can ensure smooth and efficient acquisition, maintenance, delivery, and archiving of corporate content resources.

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New Web Threats in 2009


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Top 5 Security Tips for 2009


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Mobile Access Security & Management


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information security threats 2009  Access Security & Management The task of maintaining network and data security is one of an IT administrator's greatest challenges. In recent years, this already difficult task has been further complicated by the proliferation of mobile devices connecting to the network. This white paper discusses some of the challenges involved in delivering secure mobile access to organizational IT resources while also allowing for the use of mobile devices. Read More

Beyond Spam – Email Security in the Age of Blended Threats


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Case Study: Security Benefit


Security Benefit is a financial services company based in Topeka, Kansas (US). The company’s outside sales team operates from remote locations nationwide. For years, the company used an internally developed contact management system to support its remote sales force. But, field sales staff couldn’t stay connected to the most relevant business data. Learn about the solution that gave the company access to real-time data.

information security threats 2009  Study: Security Benefit Security Benefit is a financial services company based in Topeka, Kansas (US). The company’s outside sales team operates from remote locations nationwide. For years, the company used an internally developed contact management system to support its remote sales force. But, field sales staff couldn’t stay connected to the most relevant business data. Learn about the solution that gave the company access to real-time data. Read More

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information security threats 2009  SSL Security Secure sockets layer (SSL), an essential security protocol, has allowed the Internet to extend to e-business. At the heart SSL is the certificate. As organizations increasingly rely on SSL, the number of certificates in use can grow into the hundreds or thousands, increasing your costs. Learn about the three key areas impacting the management of SSL certificates today—and what you can do to reduce cost and complexity. Read More