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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

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Network Security Best Practices: Competitive Analysis


When it comes to security architecture, choosing a system that’s scalable and applicable to a broad set of security needs is a wise move. New security services for Internet protocol (IP) networks are emerging that enable new levels of scalability and manageability—while remaining completely transparent to the network. By applying this type of system, you build an optimal framework for future security applications.

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Integrated Security: A New Network Approach Part Two: The Shift Toward Integration


This part describes the key elements and benefits of an integrated security solution in comparison to current security solutions.

network security policy  probably been implemented as network security has evolved. Enterprises are thus likely to gradually migrate to an integrated security solution, to ensure the interoperability and integration of competing security products at each network tier. Such a phased approach will initially involve the integration of a subset of security functions. Benefits of Integrated Security Increased Security Posture Security technologies that are integrated will ultimately interoperate, providing an enhanced security Read More

Integrated Security: A New Network Approach


The challenge is to ensure that the right people gain access and the wrong people do not, making the role of information security even more critical to enabling today’s businesses. An integrated security approach offers the most effective security posture.

network security policy  ever-expanding definition of the network reach and corresponding security requirements. Although information security is not a core competency of most organizations, it is clearly a requirement for transacting online business. Security thus becomes a key business enabler, not simply an IT option. For this reason, information security is receiving a growing amount of scrutiny from higher-level executives, such as CIOs, who are interested in how security will assist the enterprise in achieving business Read More

Saudi Arabian Network Security Provokes Local Considerations


Internet security in Saudi Arabia does not go overlooked. Are the Saudis being over zealous and paranoid, or are they practicing smart network security?

network security policy  Arabian Network Security Provokes Local Considerations Event Summary In The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the entire Internet backbone is concealed behind a countrywide firewall that is built on Sun Solaris servers using the freeware proxy server known as Squid. The firewall is located at the King Abdul Aziz University for Science and Technology (KACST). To keep foreign nations from viewing various local Saudi websites, the massive firewall blocks TCP/IP ports 80 and 443 for all connections coming into Read More

Effective Operational Security Metrics


Due to the changing regulatory environment and the complexity of business today, organizations are facing increased accountability. Security risks, however, can often be difficult to measure and even more difficult to understand by people outside of the department. The key to demonstrating improvement is to translate security information in to business terms. Organizations must align, manage, and measure security around business operations.

network security policy  Operational Security Metrics Due to the changing regulatory environment and the complexity of business today, organizations are facing increased accountability. Security risks, however, can often be difficult to measure and even more difficult to understand by people outside of the department. The key to demonstrating improvement is to translate security information in to business terms. Organizations must align, manage, and measure security around business operations. Read More

Standard & Poor's Announces Security Certification


After exposing numerous customers to embarrassing security vulnerabilities, S&P announces a security certification program.

network security policy  & Poor's Announces Security Certification Standard & Poor's Announces Security Certification L. Taylor - July 31, 2000 Event Summary Earlier this year, some private industry security experts, in conjunction with SecurityFocus.com, identified and exposed the security vulnerabilities on Standard & Poor's Comstock boxes. TEC published the story of this security faux pas earlier this month. After the story was published, Standard & Poor's announced a certification program dubbed Security Circle Read More

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Security


You know your organization needs to be proactive about security, but you don't know what that means. You’re a busy executive and you need your security agenda summed up in a nutshell, but you know nothing about information security. What "to do" list should you give your CIO?

network security policy  weaknesses. There are numerous network scanners such as Cybercop and Internet Security Scanner that can save you quite a bit of time with this. Apply corrective action to insecure systems and policies. After you find out where your vulnerabilities are, you now know where you need to take action. If your staff is unable to resolve these vulnerabilities, outsource the job to someone who can. Architect security policies and processes. Implement. After you ascertain what needs to be secured, and how, create Read More

Business Value of Network and Application Visibility


Find out in Achieving Business Value with Network and Application Visibility.

network security policy  Value of Network and Application Visibility Business Value of Network and Application Visibility Networks have become central to a company's ability to create new products and services, enter new markets, and develop new partnerships. But what are the business drivers and challenges facing network administrators? And how are companies leveraging their networks for competitive advantage? Find out in Achieving Business Value with Network and Application Visibility . In this IDC report based on a Read More

Standard & Poor's Exposes Customers' Security


Due to security vulnerabilities in Standard & Poor's Comstock product, their customer sites throughout the world have been exposed to extensive security holes.

network security policy  by customer Kevin Kadow, Network Security Analyst for MSG.net, and has been further verified and researched by Stephen Friedl. According to inside sources, as of March, S&P was still shipping out insecure boxes that had been changed only by cosmetic differences. Once bad guys get into the box by using one of the many security holes, there exists the possibility to: Illegally alter published interest rates Illegally alter equity fund data Illegally alter earnings and balance sheet information Illegally Read More

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?

network security policy  current outside, and independent, network Security Vulnerability Assessment by the company who is pursuing the organization undergoing consideration for acquisition. If a current Security Vulnerability Assessment report is not available, the acquiring company can request that one be generated as part of the acquisition process. You wouldn't buy a house without having it go through an inspection process. Similarly, when evaluating a company for an acquisition in which Internet commerce is part of the game Read More

Security Snafu at NetBank


Online internet bank NetBank suffered an embarrassing security exposure late last week when a customer discovered he had access to more funds and information than his own.

network security policy  chances are they understand network security better than ISP's without such services which means they are more likely to better safeguard a bank's website. Any reputable ISP will be happy to answer questions over the phone. Ask them what kind of firewall they use and what type of intrusions detection system they use. You then can at least find out if they are using reputable products (even though you still won't know if the products have been installed and configured correctly.) Ask to see the bank and Read More

Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security


DSL providers speed up their customers' Internet access, however, at the same time they also expose these customers to enormous security risk. Earthlink has gone the extra mile and is giving out free firewall software to all its DSL customers.

network security policy  Leads the Way in DSL Security Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security L. Taylor - August 8, 2000 Event Summary Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) services are hot, and if you don't already have high-speed Internet access, you are wishing you did. For a small price increase over traditional ISP services, users can upgrade to a DSL line and access the Internet at record speeds. However, one of the biggest stumbling blocks to doing so has been the security implications. DSL services expose your system to Read More

Network Convergence: The Unified Network Platform


As proprietary network hardware appliances become obsolete, unified network platforms (UNPs) are slowly gaining momentum. UNPs are the new paradigm for networking and security—operating on a single system that can be implemented on off-the-shelf hardware. With a UNP, organizations can design, build, manage, and maintain secure networks, without the limitations and expense of vendor proprietary hardware and software.

network security policy  Convergence: The Unified Network Platform As proprietary network hardware appliances become obsolete, unified network platforms (UNPs) are slowly gaining momentum. UNPs are the new paradigm for networking and security—operating on a single system that can be implemented on off-the-shelf hardware. With a UNP, organizations can design, build, manage, and maintain secure networks, without the limitations and expense of vendor proprietary hardware and software. Read More

Top 5 Security Tips for 2009


In the white paper top 5 security tips for 2009, discover what smaller companies like yours can do to protect themselves from security threats that...

network security policy  5 Security Tips for 2009 If you think your business is not at risk, then think again. Internet security is no longer just a concern for large targets such as banks, but is a serious reality many small and mid size companies have to deal with. Faced with the same security challenges, how can smaller organizations manage without the same IT budget or resources ? What can these businesses do to have the same level of protection? In the white paper Top 5 Security Tips for 2009 , discover what smaller Read More