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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

security assessments  diligence and has periodic security vulnerability assessments by independent auditors, the security audit is only a snapshot in time, and does not necessarily guarantee the organization's future information security picture. Systems are continually being upgraded and patched, and most infrastructure networks are in a constant state of growth. You can secure an entire network, and have the security subverted by an unknowing network engineer extending a network connection around the backend security

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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?

security assessments  costly and time-consuming litigation. Security Vulnerability Assessments assist you by identifying security vulnerabilities, and making recommendations before they affect your bottom line. Site outages due to denial of service attacks are a sure way to plug your profitability. You need to keep your revenue stream alive, and if you are an ASP, or any sort of outsourcing provider, you may have contractual obligations to keep your customers' revenue stream alive. Remember the February 9th distributed denial 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.

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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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Vendor Analysis: Interliant's Security Vulnerability Assessment


A security vulnerability assessment service is a risk management process. Interliant's security vulnerability assessment service enables its clients to understand what risks their online transaction systems and network infrastructure face. Relevant Technologies has taken an in-depth look at Interliant's security vulnerability assessment service to find out what their tactical strategy is in helping organizations minimize risk, how this strategy evolved, and what IT decision makers can expect to gain from using their services.

security assessments  of all sizes with security vulnerability assessments in order to: Protect revenue streams Safeguard customer and corporate information Reduce site outages and performance problems  Test responsiveness of intrusion detection systems  Create secure and seamless information access  Prevent or deter denial of service attacks Meet customer contractual obligations Prevent unauthorized financial transactions  Risk mitigation in mergers and acquisitions  Understand corporate risks to meet SEC criteria Read More

IT Security Guide: Unified Threat Management


While large enterprises have the resources to manage an overly complex series of inline devices and the requisite staff to perform all manner of security functions, small to medium businesses (SMBs) cannot afford to deploy them all, even though they are subject to the same level of attacks. Unified threat management (UTM) is the gateway security solution that has evolved along with the rise of enterprise security threats.

security assessments  Security Guide: Unified Threat Management While large enterprises have the resources to manage an overly complex series of inline devices and the requisite staff to perform all manner of security functions, small to medium businesses (SMBs) cannot afford to deploy them all, even though they are subject to the same level of attacks. Unified threat management (UTM) is the gateway security solution that has evolved along with the rise of enterprise security threats. Read More

Strategic Operations & Systems Assessments




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Network Security Management


In the converging network and security infrastructure, relating what is reported from security products to what is observed on the network is critical. Q1 Labs’ network security management product, QRadar, combines network behavioral analysis with vulnerability assessment and security event correlation into one platform. Ultimately, this convergence reduces IT acquisition and operations costs, and enhances responses to network security incidents.

security assessments  Security Management In the converging network and security infrastructure, relating what is reported from security products to what is observed on the network is critical. Q1 Labs’ network security management product, QRadar, combines network behavioral analysis with vulnerability assessment and security event correlation into one platform. Ultimately, this convergence reduces IT acquisition and operations costs, and enhances responses to network security incidents. Read More

Standard & Poor's Announces Security Certification


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

security assessments  & 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

Fundamental Principles of Network Security


As the complexity of security threats increases, so do the security measures needed to protect networks. Data center operators, network administrators, and other data center professionals need to comprehend the basics of security to safely deploy and manage networks today. Find out what you need to know about the fundamentals of secure networking systems, including firewalls, network topology, and secure protocols.

security assessments  Principles of Network Security As the complexity of security threats increases, so do the security measures needed to protect networks. Data center operators, network administrators, and other data center professionals need to comprehend the basics of security to safely deploy and manage networks today. Find out what you need to know about the fundamentals of secure networking systems, including firewalls, network topology, and secure protocols. Read More

Beyond Spam – Email Security in the Age of Blended Threats


Not all email security solutions are built to defend against emerging email threats. Regardless of whether someone is using a desktop, laptop, netbook, tablet or smartphone, an organization’s umbrella of security needs to protect any device connected to their networks and deliver real-time protection from the variety of threats to email infrastructures. Read this white paper to learn about the types of threats to email security in existence today, including botnets, phishing, malware, and smartphone attacks, and what to do about them.

security assessments  Spam – Email Security in the Age of Blended Threats Not all email security solutions are built to defend against emerging email threats. Regardless of whether someone is using a desktop, laptop, netbook, tablet or smartphone, an organization’s umbrella of security needs to protect any device connected to their networks and deliver real-time protection from the variety of threats to email infrastructures. Read this white paper to learn about the types of threats to email security in existence 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.

security assessments  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

New Facts on Web Security and Online transactions


Get the new facts on Web security and what you can do keep your business thriving in Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving beyond SSL to Est...

security assessments  Facts on Web Security and Online transactions Do people easily trust your Web site enough to leave their credit card information? If not, it could be costing you—big. You need to do more to gain trust Having an SSL certificate used to be enough to satisfy customer concerns, but today you have to go much further. Get the new facts on Web security and what you can do keep your business thriving in Choosing the Right Security Solution: Moving beyond SSL to Establish Trust . You'll discover how the right Read More

End-to-end Encryption Security Requirements


The Secure POS Vendors Alliance (SPVA) commissioned the End-to-end Security workgroup to provide clear guidelines on the application of encryption technology to payment card data used for retail financial transactions. This document addresses encrypting payment card data in tamper-resistant security modules.

security assessments  to-end Encryption Security Requirements The Secure POS Vendors Alliance (SPVA) commissioned the End-to-end Security workgroup to provide clear guidelines on the application of encryption technology to payment card data used for retail financial transactions. This document addresses encrypting payment card data in tamper-resistant security modules. 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.

security assessments  the role of information security even more critical to enabling today's businesses. Yet, current security solutions are typically comprised of multiple point products designed for an isolated task (such as detecting a virus or preventing an intrusion). This results in a lack of interoperability, manageability, and a higher cost of ownership. Integrated security is emerging as an effective approach to address the new challenges facing e-businesses. This method integrates multiple security technologies Read More