In today’s complex and distributed IT environments, identity and access management (IAM) programs do much more than simply manage user identities and grant access. This paper provides four key steps that can move you toward a more mature solution now.
Part of a strong foundation for cloud-first, mobile-first IT includes supporting BYOD. BYOD can improve end user satisfaction and enable employees to work anywhere from any device. To really get these benefits though, the end-user experience must provide seamless access to the applications end-users want and need. Accomplishing this starts with extending app provisioning to mobile devices, and automatically deprovisioning mobile access as part of the identity lifecycle. For the best user experience, you’ll want automatic configuration of native mobile applications with mobile SSO, security settings and app settings like usernames, URLs and tenant IDs.
Provisioning devices to users should be simply an extension of the foundational identity lifecycle management system. And, mobility management should enable IT teams to implement simple policies to enable and secure access from mobile.
This eGuide provides an overview of how Okta can power BYOD programs with integrated identity and mobili
Published By: Veracode
Published Date: Oct 27, 2016
Veracode’s State of Software Security report provides security practitioners with tangible Application Security benchmarks with which to measure their own programs against. The metrics presented here are based on real application risk postures, drawn from code-level analysis of billions of lines of code across 300,000 assessments performed over the last 18 months. Download the report now!
RSA Technical Brief: The openness of today's networks and the growing sophistication of advanced threats make it almost impossible to prevent cyber attacks and intrusions. This technical brief discusses why combating advanced threats depends on organizations shifting more security resources from prevention to detection and remediation, and developing intelligence-driven security programs.
Published By: MarkLogic
Published Date: Jun 21, 2017
Global financial organizations are facing increasing demands from the business for more granularity, transparency, reporting and security. If you’re on the IT side, you know this adds a different set of ‘mores’ to the equation: More duplication, delays, and people. What’s the net-net? More cost and more risk.
You can balance the scales to satisfy those demands. And it starts with thinking differently about data management.
Our financial services technology experts will explore the implications of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) imperatives. You’ll learn:
• Why data is at the heart of an effective and dynamic GRC strategy
• Why technological capabilities used to enable standard GRC programs can reduce transparency and prevent you from gaining a holistic view of your data
• A new approach to data can provide the business with complete transparency
• Review a sample regulatory reporting architecture
Stop burning time on tooling — and start building a dynamic GRC strategy that can
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Mar 13, 2017
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is triggering a change in how organizations need to protect personal data, including data contained in email and contact databases. Regardless of your organization’s physical location, you must be in GDPR compliance for EU resident personal data by May 2018—or face dire consequences.
Download the White Paper, to learn:
• Why compliance requires unprecedented levels of effort if you control or process personal data
• What specific security, privacy, and protection measures you need to take to comply with GDPR
• How a majority (58%) of mid-sized and large organizations have a poor understanding of the wide scope of the regulation and its associated penalties
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"Your Email & The EU GDPR GDPR changes how organizations need to protect personal data, including data contained in email and contact databases. Regardless of physical location, you must be in GDPR compliance for EU resident personal data by May 2018.
Download the white paper to learn:
- The unprecedented level of effort required for collecting and processing personal data
- The specific security, privacy and protection requirements to comply with GDPR
- How a majority (58%) of mid-sized and large organizations have a poor understanding of the wide scope of the regulation and associated penalties"
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: May 29, 2013
Ensuring the security of confidential, sensitive information is an essential element of enterprise Security and Governance, Risk Management and Compliance programs. Regulations, such as the HIPAA, FDA, and SOX, place significant requirements on organizations for securely sharing sensitive data such as confidential personally identifiable information (PII) and personal health information (PHI).
This survey shows how organizations leverage strategic risk management and mitigation solutions such as risk analysis, security information event management (SIEM), and vulnerability scanning as part of their overall risk and compliance programs.
This paper examines what US federal agencies and organizations should look for in log management strategy and integration into and support of applicable and prospective security and compliance programs and initiatives.
A new white paper from Panda Security discusses the new breed of silent online threats that can bypass traditional antivirus programs and penetrate even the most highly 'protected' networks. Additionally, the sheer volume of malware has overwhelmed the antivirus industry as a whole. Collective Intelligence is a new global security model specifically designed to combat the next evolution of malicious code.
Enterprise security should not be taken lightly but it also doesn't have to be a major roadblock either. By following these guidelines, organizations can structure security and compliance programs to take advantage of the economic advantages of managed cloud applications and services while meeting organizational security and compliance objectives.
Whether you’re in retail, manufacturing, warehouse management, transportation or healthcare, a mobility solution is a great way to empower your employees to do more. But maximizing the value and success of your mobility solution hinges on one critical decision: choosing the right mobile devices. This white paper takes a look at how choosing the TC51/TC56 for a mobility solution can have a significant impact on the overall success of your initiative.
The SANS 20 Critical Security Controls are known for driving effective security programs across government agencies, establishing guidelines for security professionals to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information technology assets. This paper describes how automating these controls using QualysGuard can protect your organization with continuous security while drastically lowering costs.
Web applications have recently emerged as a top cybercriminal attack vector, and organizations that don’t take a proactive approach to app security may be setting themselves up for disaster. More than one-third of organizations still don’t have an application security program in place – what can you do to make sure you’re protected?
Consult this informative survey today to discover your peers’ proven practices for app security success, and learn what you can do to stay protected – read on to get started.
Continuous Monitoring has become an overused and overhyped term in security circles, driven by US Government mandate (now called Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation). But that doesn’t change the fact that monitoring needs to be a cornerstone of your security program, within the context of a risk-based paradigm. This paper from Securosis discusses Continuous Security Monitoring, including how to do it, and the most applicable use cases they have seen in the real world. It also provides a step-by-step guide for things to do for each use case to move forward with a monitoring initiative.
Learn what 488 IT professionals have to say in the 2014 Application Security Programs and Practices survey. Results indicate an increase in number of organizations with a formal application security program in place. Approximately 83% of respondents (up from 66%) have an Appsec program in place, and more than 37% (up from 33%) have a program that has been operating for more than five years.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Sep 14, 2015
In the running battle with cyberthreats, your first line of defense is your IT staff: the system and network administrators, SOC and NOC operators, incident response and forensics analysts, and application development and QA teams. Are these IT professionals ready to take on an ever-growing army of innovative, persistent cybercriminals and hackers? Probably not, if you expect them to acquire the knowledge and skills they need through self-directed study and on-the-job training. There is too much to learn, and few members of the IT staff have the time to research every new threat. And you can’t afford to suffer through APTs, breaches and data leakages just to provide “teachable moments” for IT personnel. There is another solution. Security simulation immerses IT professionals in a realistic online environment and challenges them to fill the roles of cyberattackers and cyberdefenders. It borrows from education theory and online gaming to present knowledge in ways that motivate learning a
Security testing is growing faster than any other security market, as AST solutions adapt to new development methodologies and increased application complexity. Security and risk management leaders must integrate AST into their application security programs.
Security threats are very real, and the stakes are higher than ever. Each day, tens of thousands of malware variants are
created, with new classes of threats continually added and improved upon. Savvy attackers use polymorphic programs
to alter malware into new form factors after each delivery. And all of this is exacerbated by the proliferation of mobile
devices, cloud computing and social media—in fact, the intersection of these technologies provides fertile new ground
for threats and malware.
Today’s attacks are often not random, but targeted for maximum financial gain and impact. Rogue individuals and
groups are constantly innovating new ways to attack organizations’ most valuable assets. As a result, traditional
methods of dealing with threats are no longer enough. Organizations need more threat intelligence than ever before
in order to effectively protect themselves.
Security threats are very real, and the stakes are higher than ever. Each day, tens of thousands of malware variants are created, with new classes of threats continually added and improved upon. Savvy attackers use polymorphic programs to alter malware into new form factors after each delivery. And all of this is exacerbated by the proliferation of mobile devices, cloud computing and social media—in fact, the intersection of these technologies provides fertile new ground for threats and malware.
According to nearly every analyst study, security is the primary inhibitor to both enterprise mobility and bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs, and 17% of enterprises have already experienced a mobile breach. Yet the opportunities they present and a workforce reluctant to give up using their devices for work means taking your enterprise mobile is not something you can avoid. But you can do it safely. This white paper from Citrix provides a checklist to follow to ensure your company can embrace enterprise mobility securely.
The buyer’s journey is constantly evolving, and it can be difficult to keep up with the ever-changing expectations of the consumer. With so many potential touch points between new website user and returning customer, it’s essential that your business be prepared every step of the way. The tools are there to help you –
set them up now to start recovering that lost revenue with relevant personalized marketing.
From browsing to carting to checkout to post-purchase, optimizing your business at every stage of the journey is critical to increasing your conversion rates, and ultimately, your profitability. If the path is too difficult to navigate or not relevant to consumers, you’ll quickly lose shoppers and find it nearly impossible to develop loyal fans of your brand. Get to know your customers, help them feel comfortable and confident about buying from you and do your best to earn a coveted spot as one of their favorite go-to shopping destinations.