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Published By: Webroot     Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This infographic gives a quick visual representation of some of the key findings of recent Webroot research on web security in the US and UK. The findings highlight the significant costs that web threats pose to businesses—such as increased help desk support—and the risks especially for companies with no web security installed. It also offers some quick recommendations for protecting against these threats. Among the major points: • Phishing is the most prevalent web-borne cyber attack • 8 in 10 companies experienced one or more types of web-borne attacks in 2012 71% of companies say web-borne threats increased help desk time
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web threats, phishing, cyber attack, security, malware, web security
    
Webroot
Published By: Webroot     Published Date: Sep 18, 2013
This whitepaper explains how exploding mobile threats challenge mobile device management (MDM) vendors, carriers, service providers, and app stores to ensure the safety of apps. Consumers and customers will hold these companies responsible for providing adequate security, and employees will expect enterprise IT departments to protect them from malicious mobile apps like they have come to expect for PC malware. The report describes how a cloud-based app reputation service protects against the risks of mobile applications in the wild: • Collects millions of applications from a variety of sources • Stores mobile app data in the world’s largest cloud-based threat database • Analyzes and scores apps on a range from malicious (e.g., known malware such as Trojans or root kits) to trustworth
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mobile app, mobile threat, mobile device management, mobile application management, malicious mobile app, security
    
Webroot
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
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security, mobile device, mobile threats, mobile browsing, cybercriminals, data, protection
    
Webroot
Published By: Cisco     Published Date: Jan 16, 2014
With email at the heart of businesses, security is a top priority. Mass spam and malware campaigns are no longer the only email security concern. Today, they are one part of a complex picture that includes other inbound threats and outbound risks.
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cisco, security, virus attacks, email security, malware
    
Cisco
Published By: Lumension     Published Date: Jun 03, 2015
Well-funded hackers with sophisticated tools made headlines and worried organizational leadership throughout 2014 yet the primary reason endpoint security risk has become more difficult in the past 24 months is due to negligent or careless employees who do not follow security policies says IT in the 2015 State of the Endpoint study by Ponemon Institute and commissioned by Lumension, a global leader in endpoint management and security. Learn more about the risks.
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report, servers, cloud, applications, it network
    
Lumension
Published By: Dropbox for Business     Published Date: Jun 09, 2014
“Security” is the number one issue holding business leaders back from the cloud. But does the reality match the perception? Keeping data close to home, on premises, makes business and IT leaders feel inherently more secure.1 But the truth is, cloud solutions can offer companies real, tangible security advantages. Before you assume that on-site is the only way to keep data safe, it’s worth taking a comprehensive approach to evaluating risks. Doing so can lead to big benefits.
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dropbox, cloud, security, business, risk, secure
    
Dropbox for Business
Published By: Alert Logic     Published Date: Jun 12, 2014
New security threats are emerging all the time, from new forms of malware and web application exploits that target code vulnerabilities to attacks that rely on social engineering. Defending against these risks is an ongoing battle. Download to learn more!
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cloud security, vulnerability management, vulnerabilities, patching, patch management
    
Alert Logic
Published By: Lumension     Published Date: Jun 05, 2015
Well-funded hackers with sophisticated tools made headlines and worried organizational leadership throughout 2014 yet the primary reason endpoint security risk has become more difficult in the past 24 months is due to negligent or careless employees who do not follow security policies says IT in the 2015 State of the Endpoint study by Ponemon Institute and commissioned by Lumension, a global leader in endpoint management and security. Learn more about the risks.
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report, servers, cloud, applications, it network, business intelligence, productivity
    
Lumension
Published By: SAP     Published Date: Jun 30, 2011
This white paper will outline possible mobile device security threats and review how IT can effectively manage and secure a fleet of devices, whether they are personally owned or corporate owned. By following the strategies outlined in this paper, IT managers will learn what the greatest security risks are for mobile devices and how to effectively protect end users, their devices, and the network infrastructure from attack, harm, or lost data.
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sap, security, smartphones, tablets, productivity, mobility, security configuration, security enforcement
    
SAP
Published By: Centrify Corporation     Published Date: Dec 02, 2014
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.
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privileged access management, it cost benefits, comprehensive compliance, business processes, it reliability
    
Centrify Corporation
Published By: Centrify Corporation     Published Date: Dec 02, 2014
Security breaches are all over the news, many of them a result of either insider threats or advanced persistent threats. Companies and government agencies are looking for solutions to mitigate the risks these threats present. This white paper details three common Windows Server threat scenarios and explains the way that they can be neutralized. By following the guidelines in this white paper, organizations can guard against inside and outside threats, protect their Windows Server infrastructure and sensitive data, and meet relevant regulatory requirements. Centrify Server Suite provides organizations with the control they need to thwart these threats. It protects their Windows Server environments by: • Granting users just enough privilege to accomplish their business objectives, enabling secure management of Windows services. • Making shared accounts in Active Directory accountable by associating the use of a shared account with the actual user. • Protecting PCI data from domain admin
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security solutions, protecting data, secure management, cost-effective
    
Centrify Corporation
Published By: SAS     Published Date: Mar 06, 2018
These emerging technologies and solutions certainly are not unique to financial services. But Stewart, a business director of security intelligence solutions within the SAS Security Intelligence Practice, sees particular interest and application in AML circles. "There remain a good number of manual processes within financial crimes departments in financial institutions, and AI can help automate some of those rote tasks such as document review or alert triage," he says. "Due to investments in technology, there is a lower barrier of entry for midsized institutions. "And finally, there's this anxiety over the unknown - those risks they are not able to detect, that may be hidden using traditional techniques - so they're hoping that more advanced, unsupervised learning techniques can be used to identify those edge cases or behaviors that are out of norm." In an interview about analytics and the AML paradigm shift, Stewart discusses: • The new industry intrigue with artificial intelligence a
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SAS
Published By: Qualys     Published Date: Jan 08, 2015
Health care organizations face a variety of security challenges—from the growing presence of online personal data to new methods of accessing and transferring medical information. Protecting sensitive data requires more vigilance than ever. Learn how your IT security peers are responding to threats from mobile and cloud technologies to address these open systems in this latest SANS survey:New Threats Drive Improved Practices: State of Cybersecurity in Health Care Organizations. Inside you’ll see all the results—revealing better awareness of risks with improved commitment of resources and support. Download now to learn more about how leading health care organizations: Assess information ecosystems — to understand gaps in infrastructure Establish data-centric security controls — focusing on information, not just infrastructure Manage identities — tying data controls closely with identity and access management Invest in incident response — documenting and maintaining a formal response p
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it security, information ecosystems, data-centric security, identity management
    
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Published By: Qualys     Published Date: Jan 08, 2015
Drivers for cloud solutions include the need to innovate, simplify and cut costs. Users say a key benefit cloud-based security is no need to deploy equipment or software. The cloud provider furnishes and hosts everything in secure data centers. This arrangement lets your business avoid capital expenses and to control ongoing costs. This paper describes how your small or medium-sized company can manage IT risks and maintain regulatory compliance with minimal staff and budget.
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cloud solutions, security, secure data centers, it risks, compliance
    
Qualys
Published By: Qualys     Published Date: Jan 07, 2009
Choosing a solution for Vulnerability Management (VM) is a critical step toward protecting your organization's network and data. Without proven, automated technology for precise detection and remediation, no network can withstand the daily onslaught of new vulnerabilities that threaten security.
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qualys, vm solution, vulnerability management, saas, database security, network patching, vulnerability patching, networking
    
Qualys
Published By: BlackBerry     Published Date: May 03, 2010
Any IT person with a pulse knows that employees are flooding IT departments with requests to connect their personal smartphones to the company IT infrastructure. Notwithstanding the real productivity benefits from connected employees, until now many IT departments have turned down all such requests as a matter of policy. They calculated that the security and control risks outweighed the benefits from collaboration.
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blackberry, smartphones, wireless, pda, enterprise servers, it management, budget, mobility
    
BlackBerry
Published By: WinMagic Inc.     Published Date: Apr 23, 2013
In this eBook, you’ll discover the basics of data encryption; how it addresses the unique data security challenges facing educational institutions, and key points to consider when building the business case for data encryption. You’ll also learn about some common “data encryption myths” and the risks they pose.
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protecting, student, institutional, privacy, data, encryption, education
    
WinMagic Inc.
Published By: Qualys     Published Date: Nov 16, 2012
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.
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vulnerability management, it security, security attacks, security data, qualys cloud platform, zero-day threats, security threats, it threats
    
Qualys
Published By: VirtuStream     Published Date: Oct 18, 2012
This white paper explores the reasons behind the perception that cloud computing is somehow less secure than other Enterprise computing paradigms, identifies the real risks where they exist and proposes ways that enterprises can mitigate those risks.
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it security, cloud computing, data storage, security risks, enterprise cloud
    
VirtuStream
Published By: Adobe     Published Date: Mar 05, 2018
We are fully entrenched in the digital age, so much so that you're probably reading this with a smartphone or mobile device within arms length. Similarly government is also making the shift towards a digital future. But with moving away from paper-based records and towards digital data, there are new opportunities for potential security risks regarding government data and content. As cyberthreats continue to grow in number and sophistication, agencies should be looking at features to secure every level of their digital infrastructure and content. Check out this new pocket guide to learn content security best practices, why it matters, government rules and regulations related to digital data and its associated security and content challenges. You’ll also learn tips and tricks to apply at your agency to make sure your content is secure.
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Published By: Rackspace     Published Date: Nov 24, 2015
Security is persistently top of mind for IT and business leaders because there is so much at stake. Can vendors help your organization take the topic of security from a challenge to a champion?
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digital security, it security, data security, security risks, hosting, hosting providers, data services, big data
    
Rackspace
Published By: Tripwire     Published Date: Apr 28, 2008
Learn more about the security risks and vulnerabilities faced by organizations, and the elements of a proactive security approach. Then find out how Tripwire helps organizations attain and maintain a good security posture using industry-leading configuration assessment and change auditing to harden systems against security breaches, automate compliance with security standards and policies, identify configuration changes, and resolve vulnerabilities.
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tripwire, security, risk management, configuration management, change management, change audit, change auditing, security policies
    
Tripwire
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 10, 2013
The growth of cloud, mobility, social business and big data mean that botnets, credit card theft, cyber criminals and other external threats pose increasing risk to business continuity, financial stability and brand reputation. Read the white paper, “Preventing security risks in real time,” to learn how this new reality is forcing the evolution of organizations’ defenses to become more intelligent—using global analytics to scale visibility across broad data sets, both diverse and complementary, in real time.
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ibm, cloud, mobility, social business, data, big dta, theft, cyber theft
    
IBM
Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 10, 2013
The security world is a scary place, and it’s getting scarier. Every day brings more risks, threats, customer demands, and regulations. Worse yet, it’s becoming more difficult to recruit and retain people who really get it and know how to help. It’s time for a new model. A survey conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by IBM shows that security leaders are partnering with managed security services providers in increasing numbers—and the feedback is overwhelmingly positive.
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security, risks, threats, security breach, customer demands, regulations, forrester consulting, ibm
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Feb 11, 2015
IBM solutions provide security intelligence across the enterprise with integrated threat analysis, real-time alerts, audit consolidation and compliance reporting to help protect against threats with a single view into the risks affecting mainframe and distributed systems.
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security intelligence, mainframe environments, ibm solutions, integrated threat analysis, distributed systems
    
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