Data loss remains a serious issue , and data loss prevention is an important tool for companies to reduce the risk of a breach. The Ponemon Institute conducted a global survey of 1,000 IT decision makers, to develop benchmarks for data loss prevention incidents, visibility, and maturity.
Organizations have traditionally viewed vulnerability scanners as a tactical product, largely commoditized and only providing value around audit time. But with limited resources and a real need to reduce risk, organizations need the ability to pull in threat-related data, combine it with an understanding of what is vulnerable, and figure out what is at risk.
This report from Securosis outlines how yesterday's vulnerability scanners are evolving to meet this need, emerging as a much more strategic component of an organization's control set than in the past.
Learn how vulnerability scanners are evolving to provide real value beyond vulnerability reports for auditors - emerging as a strategic component helping organizations effectively lower risks.
Cloud computing has emerged as one of the prevailing IT trends today. By providing greater levels of provisioning and automation, cloud computing can help organizations become more nimble, reduce operating costs, improve application performance, and better allocate their compute resources. It enables organizations to more flexibly scale their IT infrastructure while reducing the administrative burden on IT organizations.
But IT departments determined to take advantage of these benefits are at risk of losing control of their infrastructure. Read this white paper to understand how the HP CloudSystem Matrix is an integrated IT infrastructure solution that meets this challenge head-on, enabling organizations to simplify their IT infrastructure, reduce their management burden, and streamline operating costs.
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With compromised credentials as today’s #1 threat vector, and the premium hackers place on privileged access, status quo is a treacherous security path to remain on. This eBook looks at what’s behind the privilege crisis, helps you assess how your privileged access management strategy stacks up and proposes a rethink in your approach — one that better addresses the needs of the hybrid enterprise. It explores ways to strengthen your company’s identity maturity with a Zero Trust approach and proven best practices that reduce your risk of a security breach.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: May 11, 2009
Securing your email is a complex process that takes time and uses resources that can be better deployed elsewhere in your business. Moving on-premise email security into the cloud not only saves time and money, but also reduces risk and takes advantages of economies of scale to deliver an effective, dedicated security platform that unshackles users and releases the potential of your mail.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Sep 30, 2008
Infrastructures of potentially dozens of servers have built up around corporate email systems to provide better governance, reduced risk and improved legislative compliance - anti-virus, anti-spam, attachment handling, encryption, disclaimers, archiving and hot-standby mail servers to name a few.
Published By: Webroot
Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This infographic gives a quick visual representation of some of the key findings of a recent Webroot research on web security in the US and UK. As cybercriminals increasingly exploit vulnerabilities in mobile browsers and apps, companies with mobile workforces face new challenges in protecting users and critical data. And the impacts of failing to protect against mobile browsing threats can be severe. The infographic also gives a checklist of things you can do to reduce the risks. Among the key points:
• 50% of companies in the US estimate that web-borne attacks cost from $25,000 to $1 million in 2012.
• 90% of respondents agree that managing the security of remote users is challenging
• 50% of firms with remote workers had a website compromised
While there are an innumerable number of ways you could improve your business’s information security posture, for the sake of brevity let’s shorten that list to the methods which often provide great benefits. Here are five ways that you can help your business reduce the chance of being victimized by cybercrime.
According to Forrester, most organizations today are only using 12% of their available data and only 37% of organizations are planning some type of big data technology project. At a time when companies are seeing volume of information increase quickly, it’s time to take a step back and look at the impact of big data.
Join Mike Gualtieri, Principal Analyst at Forrester, for this webcast exploring the importance of integration in your big data initiatives. Discover how your ability to operate, make decisions, reduce risks and serve customers is inextricably linked to how well you’re able to handle your big data.
Continue on to gain insight into:
•3 key big data management activities you need to consider
•Technologies you need to create for your big data ecosystem
•A multi-dimensional view of the customer is the holy grail of individualization
•Overcoming key integration challenges
As the oil and gas pipeline industry grapples with change at every level — including increasing pipeline operations and expanding regulatory oversight infrastructure —cost savings and operating efficiencies have become more important than ever. Both pipeline operators and contractors can benefit from utilizing EPPM solutions to help them pinpoint the best strategies to develop and implement projects from conception through execution to end game — thereby helping to reduce risk and manage cost. In the end, it’s all about smartly using an approach, such as EPPM solutions, like those from Oracle, to help pipeline operators and contractors reduce costs at the project, portfolio, and enterprise levels through the project lifecycle. The midstream companies that are able to implement the best approach to managing risk to their operations in the most cost - effective way will be the ones to best weather another tumultuous decade to come for the oil and gas industry.
This paper offers guidance to help organizations establish a systematic and repeatable process for implementing a cloud-first strategy. It offers a high-level framework for identifying the right stakeholders and engaging with them at the right time to reduce the risk, liabilities, and inefficiencies that organizations can experience as a result of adhoc cloud decisions. The goal of this guidance is to help ensure that any new cloud program is secure, compliant, efficient, and successfully implements the organization’s key business initiatives.
Your information can be one of your greatest assets - helping you stay on top of regulatory requirements, close to customers, and ahead of the competition. Organizations that pay attention to their data will be the ones to survive and thrive. So how do you obtain a complete view of your information when it is scattered across silos? Or integrate data from structured and unstructured data sources? Or help reduce the risk of inaccurate reporting? And how do you manage your information more effectively to help keep costs from spiraling out of control?
As you prepare to embark on an ERP implementation or to upgrade an existing system, you have a lot to juggle and plan. You know the horror stories of "go-lives" going bad but you aren't sure how to avoid the pitfalls. This white paper discusses at length how Utopia's formal data migration methodology reduces the risks of large systems deployments by using a tried-and-tested framework for the entire migration process, from source data analysis through post-go-live support.
To manage performance efficiently, midsize companies need a unified planning, budgeting, and consolidation solution. The SAP® BusinessObjectsT Edge Planning and Consolidation application streamlines the planning process and produces management reports that instill confidence and reduce business risk.
Privileged access management can not only reduce your enterprise’s exposure to these risks but also improve IT reliability and reduce IT costs.
Download the white paper: Three Important Reasons for Privileged Access Management (and One Surprising Benefit). You’ll discover how a privilege access management solution can ensure:
• Comprehensive compliance such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act for responsible governance.
• Ensure business integrity and responsible business processes.
• Tackle security risks, both inside and outside the organization.
• Realize bottom-line IT cost benefits.
With the introduction of sophisticated threats such as advanced phishing and malware, authentication can become less effective. Authentication methods can be bypassed by fraudsters and traditional risk-based authentication solutions can cause many users to be unnecessarily challenged and disrupted, yet do not manage to reduce fraud. As fraud rises, there is a strong need for fraud tools that can detect account takeover and fraudulent transactions. IBM® Security Trusteer™ Pinpoint Criminal Detection software offers a next generation approach that helps address the challenges of traditional risk engines.
Location analytics is the process of
integrating geographical data into business intelligence (BI) and analytics-led decision
making. Location analytics creates meaningful insight from relationships found in
geospatial data to solve a broad variety of business and social problems.
Location data is found everywhere – with an item or a device, in a conversation or
behavior, in machines or sensors, tied to a customer or competitor, attached to a
database record or recorded from vehicles or other moving objects. Organizations
want to take advantage of location data to improve decisions, create better customer
engagement and experiences, reduce risks and automate business processes.
Published By: Datamatics
Published Date: Mar 01, 2011
Automating labor management processes or upgrading to a superior time and attendance system are both intelligent business improvements. In this document, industry experts provide best practices for maximizing ROI when making timekeeping transitions.
IT virtualization, the engine behind cloud computing, can have significant consequences on the data center physical infrastructure (DCPI). Higher power densities that often result can challenge the cooling capabilities of an existing system. Reduced overall energy consumption that typically results from physical server consolidation may actually worsen the data center’s power usage effectiveness (PUE). Dynamic loads that vary in time and location may heighten the risk of downtime if rack-level power and cooling health are not understood and considered. Finally, the fault-tolerant nature of a highly virtualized environment could raise questions about the level of redundancy required in the physical infrastructure. These particular effects of virtualization are discussed and possible solutions or methods for dealing with them are offered.
Double-Take Move provides migration functionality that dramatically reduces the impact and risk of migrations in the data center and across any geographic distance. Double-Take Move has a patented and award-winning replication engine that provides real-time, byte-level data replication and ensures transaction consistency without affecting users and production applications. Read this whitepaper to learn about the concerns that affect data, application and whole system migration.
Information security policy development should not be a one-time event. In order to effectively reduce risk and maintain a proper governance structure, organizations must periodically update written security policies as part of an ongoing management process.
As the digital universe evolves in both volume and scope, companies must be diligent about protecting their content. Fortunately, companies can easily leverage IP information to protect themselves. This paper explores the best practices of using IP intelligence for digital rights management to reduce risk to online content.