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Product Review: GFI's LANguard Network Security Scanner
Performing patch management is one of the most tedious chores that must be completed by network administrators. While there are many patch management tools

network security audit tools  Review: GFI's LANguard Network Security Scanner Taking Patch Management to a New Level Without a doubt, one of the most tedious chores that network administrators must routinely perform is patch management. Hardly a week goes by that Microsoft doesn't release some sort of patch. It is the network administrator's responsibility to download the latest patches and apply them to all of the organization's computers. As tedious as patch management is though, it is one chore that really shouldn't be

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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 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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Outsourcing Security Part 2: Measuring the Cost


Evaluating the cost of outsourcing can be challenging because most organizations cannot fully estimate the financial impact of such a decision.

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7 Essential Steps to Security Risk Reduction


As management visionary and author Peter Drucker once said, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” No statement rings truer—especially when it comes to security risk reduction. By having an accurate depiction of your network, however, you can identify real-world security threats and learn how to evaluate your organization’s ability to respond to them. Find out how, with these seven essential steps.

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Network Data Protection Playbook: Network Security Best Practice for Protecting Your Organization


Malicious hacking and illegal access are just a few of the reasons companies lose precious corporate data every year. As the number of network security breaches increase, companies must find ways to protect data beyond the perimeter of their businesses. But how do they build a data-defensible architecture that will protect data on an ever-evolving network? The answer: by first developing an in-depth defense strategy.

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Aberdeen Research Brief: Email Security in the Cloud-More Secure! Compliant! Less Expensive!


This paper compares on-premise versus SaaS, hosted solutions for email security. You can see that there is research that proves hosted services is a better choice for compliance, security, and costs, especially when it comes to email. If you’re an IT managers who is undecided about the SaaS model, this is a must-read.

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Top 5 Mobile Security Threats


While mobile malware still accounts for a mere fraction of the millions of threats targeting personal computers, the past year has seen the explosive growth of malicious code. What’s worse is that 50 percent of employees currently use their mobile devices at work. Early recognition of mobile security threats is a company’s best line of defense. Here are today’s top 5 mobile security threats and how to stop them in their tracks.

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Audit Considerations for Enterprise Software Implementations Part 2: Applying Controls and Audit Emphasis


Whether audit expertise is provided by an internal staff or an independent, outside agency, calling in an audit specialist is as normal as calling in a kicking specialist in a penalty or field goal situation in football. Particularly when you consider the majority of an enterprise software implementation is all about testing, the present of an auditor as a functioning member of the project team makes perfect and logical sense.

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The Audit Zone: 5 Audit Stories of Suspense and Horror


These days, the IT department can’t just focus on keeping servers up and running, getting users the access they need, and bringing new services online to benefit the business. IT is, unfortunately, also the last line of defense in the organization’s security and compliance efforts. Microsoft MVP Don Jones recounts the top 5 horror stories associated with poor auditing. Read this white paper and prevent these nightmares from happening to you.

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People’s Role in Cyber Security: Academics’ Perspective


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Integrated Security: A New Network Approach


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Security Considerations When Deploying Remote Access Solutions


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Fixing Security Backdoors: Red Hat 1, Microsoft 0


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