Modern business is reliant on email. All organisations using email need to answer the following questions:
How do we control spam volumes without the risk of trapping a business email?
How do we prevent infections from email-borne viruses?
How do we stop leakage of confidential information?
Can we detect and stop exploitation from phishing attacks?
How do we control brand damage from occurring due to employee misuse?
How do we prevent inappropriate content from being circulated?
This short guide outlines 10 simple steps to best practice in web security. Follow them all to step up your organisation’s information security and stay ahead of your competitors.
But remember that the target never stands still. Focus on the principles behind the steps – policy, vigilance, simplification, automation and transparency – to keep your information security bang up to date.
An enterprise mobility strategy needs to include more than the provisioning and security services
available through mobile application and MDM solutions. To meet the mobility and security requirements of mobile users, enterprises need to look at deploying a solution for mobile content management (MCM) that supports BYOD policies. Read this whitepaper to learn: Why provisioning for mobile users has become more complex; Ten requirements to consider when selecting a mobile content security solution.
While the next-generation firewall (NGFW) is well defined by Gartner as something new, enterprisefocused, and distinct, many network security vendors are claiming NGFW is a subset of other functions (e.g. UTM or IPS). Most traditional network security vendors are attempting to provide application visibility and control by using a limited number of application signatures supported in their IPS or other external database. But underneath, these capabilities are poorly integrated and their products are still based on legacy port-blocking technology, not NGFW technology. Read on.
A study conducted by Verizon RISK Team with cooperation from the Australian Federal Police, Dutch National High Tech Crime Unit, Irish Reporting & Information Security Service, Police Central e-Crime Unit and United States Secret Service. This year our DBIR includes more incidents, derived from more contributors, and represents a broader and more diverse geographical scope. The number of compromised records across these incidents skyrocketed back up to 174 million after reaching an all-time low (or high, depending on your point of view) in last year’s report of four million. In fact, 2011 boasts the second-highest data loss total since we started keeping track in 2004. Read this report.
Often overlooked in this mix of internal/external risks is the electronic device that is sitting square in the middle of nearly every office: The printing/imaging device. As this equipment increases in complexity, the ingenuity of individuals who want unauthorised access to confidential files has also increased. Click to download how to manage this risk
The results of PwC’s annual Global Information Security Survey indicate that companies are
confident in their efforts to secure systems, information, and privacy. Strategies and
personnel are in place, they say, and processes and technology are humming along. The
number of incidents reported seems manageable. Read more.
Today, a new approach to BPM — the use of BPM and SOA together in a layering strategy — offers built-in smartness and high configurability. This dynamic approach to business process management is based on context and content. It offers agility throughout an organization, and it can dramatically increase productivity and time-to-market.
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