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IT Security is a field of computer science concerned with the control of risks related to computer use. The means traditionally taken to realize this objective is to attempt to create a secure computing platform, designed so that agents (users or programs) can only perform actions that have been allowed. This involves specifying and implementing a security policy. The actions in question can be reduced to operations of access, modification and deletion.
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Webinar Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
Do you feel alone? No resources? No help? If you are like many security practitioners faced with a mountain of tasks each day and a small (or non-existent) team to help, prioritization and efficiency are key. Join Joe Schreiber, Solutions Architect for AlienVault for this practical session outlining habits to get the most out of your limited resources. In this session, you'll learn how to develop routines to efficiently manage your environment, avoid time-sucks, and determine what you can do by yourself and where you need help.
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alienvault, limited resources, it time management, it prioritization, it management
    
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Case Study Published By: Onapsis     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
NVIDIA is a US-headquartered global technology company best known as a manufacturer of graphics and is now able to effectively manage threats to its SAP systems, perform pre and post audit scans of its whole application environment, and conduct basic scans on a regular basis with continuous monitoring and detection of vulnerabilities.
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onapsis, security, security technology, sap systems, threat protection
    
Onapsis
Case Study Published By: Onapsis     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
Westinghouse Electric Company, Multi-national Nuclear Power Company, was able to put in place a holistic SAP security management process, and to raise their SAP environment security level by automatically and periodically monitoring the platform for new threats.
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onapsis, security, security technology, sap systems, sap environment
    
Onapsis
Webinar Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
When dealing with ransomware threats like CryptoWall, which encrypt your data and demand payment to unlock it, spotting infections quickly is critical in order to limit the damage. AlienVault USM uses several built-in security controls working in unison to detect ransomware like CryptoWall, usually as soon as it attempts to connect to the command and control server. Watch this demo on-demand to see how AlienVault USM detects these threats quickly, saving you valuable clean-up time and limiting the damage from the attack.
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vulnerability, management, risk, prioritize, profile
    
AlienVault
Webinar Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
Attackers are becoming increasingly skilled at planting malicious code on websites frequented by their desired targets, commonly called "watering hole" attacks. These can be very difficult to detect since they happen as users are going about their normal business. Join us for a live demo showing an example of such an attack, and how to detect it immediately using AlienVault USM. You'll learn: • Common browser vulnerabilities used to execute these attacks • What attackers do next to take control of the system • How to catch it before the attacker moves further into your network
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vulnerability, management, risk, prioritize, profile
    
AlienVault
Webinar Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
Have you ever wondered how the bad guys actually get control of a system? And, how they convert that system into a data-syphoning droid? Join AlienVault security engineer, Tom D'Aquino as he walks you through the steps of a system compromise and how detect these nefarious activities at every stage. You'll learn: • How attackers exploit vulnerabilities to take control of systems • What they do next to find & exfiltrate valuable data • How to catch them before the damage is done with AlienVault USM Using a real-world example of a common vulnerability, Tom will show you how AlienVault USM gives you the evidence you need to stop an attack in its tracks.
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vulnerability, management, risk, prioritize, profile
    
AlienVault
Webinar Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
In this webinar, we'll cover the six key steps every IT practitioner should take to go from installation to insight as quickly as possible with a SIEM solution. You'll learn how to leverage SIEM event correlation to aggregate, correlate and analyze all of the security-relevant log data in your environment so you can: • Detect threats (known and emerging) • Identify vulnerabilities • Accelerate incident response • Identify policy violations • Simplify compliance management Join AlienVault to learn tricks for achieving unified security visibility in the shortest amount of time.
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vulnerability, management, risk, prioritize, profile
    
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Webinar Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
The state of threat intelligence in the information security community is still very immature. Many organizations are still combating threats in a reactive manner, only learning what they're dealing with, well...when they're dealing with it. There is a wealth of information in the community, and many organizations have been gathering data about attackers and trends for years. How can we share that information, and what kinds of intelligence are most valuable? In this presentation, we'll start with a brief overview of AlienVault's Open Threat Exchange™ (OTX), and then we'll discuss attack trends and techniques seen in enterprise networks today, with supporting data from AlienVault OTX. We'll also take a look at some new models for collaboration and improving the state of threat intelligence going forward.
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vulnerability, management, risk, prioritize, profile
    
AlienVault
Webinar Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
If you're like most IT practitioners, you are busy. You have a million things to do and preparing the reports needed to prove PCI DSS compliance requires time you just don't have. It doesn't have to be so hard. Join compliance experts from Terra Verde Services and AlienVault for this practical session on how to take the pain out of PCI DSS reporting. You'll learn: • The key reporting requirements of the PCI DSS standard • The security technologies you need to collect the required data • How AlienVault USM can generate these reports in minutes, not days • How to use your audit reports to improve security on an on-going basis
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vulnerability, management, risk, prioritize, profile
    
AlienVault
Webinar Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
As cyber attacks grow more sophisticated, many organizations are investing more into incident detection and response capabilities. Event monitoring and correlation technologies and security operations are often tied to incident handling responsibilities, but the number of attack variations is staggering, and many organizations are struggling to develop incident detection and response processes that work for different situations. In this webcast, we'll outline the most common types of events and indicators of compromise (IOCs) that naturally feed intelligent correlation rules, and walk through a number of different incident types based on these. We'll also outline the differences in response strategies that make the most sense depending on what types of incidents may be occurring. By building a smarter incident response playbook, you'll be better equipped to detect and respond more effectively in a number of scenarios.
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vulnerability, management, risk, prioritize, profile
    
AlienVault
Webinar Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
While vulnerability assessments are an essential part of understanding your risk profile, it's simply not realistic to expect to eliminate all vulnerabilities from your environment. So, when your scan produces a long list of vulnerabilities, how do you prioritize which ones to remediate first? By data criticality? CVSS score? Asset value? Patch availability? Without understanding the context of the vulnerable systems on your network, you may waste time checking things off the list without really improving security. Join AlienVault for this session to learn: • The pros & cons of different types of vulnerability scans - passive, active, authenticated, unauthenticated • Vulnerability scores and how to interpret them • Best practices for prioritizing vulnerability remediation • How threat intelligence can help you pinpoint the vulnerabilities that matter most
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vulnerability, management, risk, prioritize, profile
    
AlienVault
White Paper Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
AlienVault is on a mission to change how organizations detect & mitigate threats - affordably & simply. Our USM solution delivers complete security visibility in a fraction of the time of traditional SIEM. So, you can go from installation to insight in days, not months. Download the 2014 Gartner MQ for SIEM.
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mitigate, threats, detect, affordability, solution
    
AlienVault
White Paper Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
AlienVault's USM is tailor-made for the needs of the security-savvy SMB. It offers affordability, and a comprehensive and ever-increasing feature set powered by the respectable "AV Labs and Open Threat Exchange.” In this analyst report, Javvad Malik of 451 Research, reviews AlienVault's SMB-focused approach to SIEM and discusses the competitive landscape.
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security, operations, affordability, av labs, open threat
    
AlienVault
White Paper Published By: AlienVault     Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
The Public Services Network (PSN) is a programme intended to improve communication services across the UK government by reducing the cost and complexity of digital communication across the public sector. The PSN will create one logical network, based on industry standards, thus improving performance and security. The PSN is a replacement to the GSi (Government Secured Intranet), and all Public Sector agencies must migrate to the PSN by 31 October 2014. AlienVault’s Unified Security Management (USM) platform can provide you with the single solution you need to address many of the network- and security-related questions required to complete your PSN IA documentation.
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communication, government, reducing cost, digital, network
    
AlienVault
Webinar Published By: Lumension     Published Date: Oct 20, 2014
Protect your network the right way the first time around. View this webinar to avoid doing any wrong to your business in terms of security.
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lumension, securing configurations, apt attacker, persistent threats, memory-based attacks
    
Lumension
Webinar Published By: Lumension     Published Date: Oct 20, 2014
"Just over a decade ago, the outcry over Microsoft’s security problems reached such a deafening level that it finally got the attention of Bill Gates, who wrote the famous Trustworthy Computing memo. Today, many would say that Microsoft leads the industry in security and vulnerability handling. Now, it’s Java that’s causing the uproar. But has Oracle learned anything from Microsoft in handling these seemingly ceaseless problems? In this webinar, Randy Franklin Smith from Ultimate Windows Security will start by reviewing the wide-ranging Java security changes Oracle is promising to make. They sound so much like the improvements Microsoft made back with Trustworthy Computing that I’m amazed it hasn’t been done before! We’ll move on to discuss what you can do now to address Java security in your environment. One of the banes of security with Java is the presence of multiple versions of Java, often on the same computer. Sometimes you really need multiple versions of Java to support appli
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java, insecurity, vulverabilities, computing, security
    
Lumension
Webinar Published By: Lumension     Published Date: Oct 20, 2014
"Watch this on-demand webcast, as security expert Randy Franklin Smith from Ultimate Windows Security, shows you a technical and pragmatic approach to mobile security for iOS and Android. For instance, for iOS-based devices, he talks about: System security Encryption and data protection App Security Device controls Randy also discusses Android-based devices. While Android gets its kernel from Linux, it builds on Linux security in a very specialized way to isolate applications from each other. And learn about iOS and Android mobile device management needs: Password and remote wipe capabilities are obvious but there’s much more to the story. And you’ll hear Randy's list of top-10 things you need to secure and manage on mobile devices in order to protect access to your organization’s network and information. "
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secure, ios, android, mobile security, data protection
    
Lumension
White Paper Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 14, 2014
Gives an insight into distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and defines a five-step process including preparation, mitigation, around-the-clock monitoring, response and intelligence to help address DDoS attacks.
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ddos attacks, it security, ddos mitigation, security, it management
    
IBM
White Paper Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 14, 2014
Security breaches can cost millions of dollars—but these days they’re virtually inevitable. Every organization needs a formal, documented Computer Security Incident Response Plan (CSIRP) and it needs to be kept up-to-date. In this executive brief, IBM shares the ten most common shortcomings of CSIPRs and how you can avoid these potentially costly mistakes. Read the executive brief to learn how IBM can help protect your organization from cyber threats and strengthen your IT security.
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it security breach, csirp, cyber threats, security, it management
    
IBM
White Paper Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 14, 2014
Enterprises of all sizes must defend against online attackers. While security threats continue to evolve, organizations often lack the personnel and financial resources required to protect online systems. Read this service profile to learn how IBM Managed Security Services can help you protect your security investment while reducing the cost and complexity of your security operations. Find out how IBM combines industry-leading tools, technology and expertise with flexible, scalable packaging to meet a broad range of security solution requirements.
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security operations, deployment, service delivery, problem management, security
    
IBM
White Paper Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 14, 2014
Interactive guide to provide insights on the key actions to take to take to safeguard your reputation by security and resilience investments.
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it risk management, it security, resilience investments, enhanced brand value, security
    
IBM
White Paper Published By: CenturyLink     Published Date: Oct 10, 2014
Doing Big Data and NoSQL in the public cloud sounds great, but at some point, someone has to write a check to make it happen. Is there a strong financial argument for making this move? Can you start small and grow larger easily? This paper answers this question with a detailed Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis for open source data management in the public cloud. Contrasting cloud deployments on the standard vs hyperscale CenturyLink Cloud stack Powered by Intel Cloud Technology, versus the on-premise analogue, the paper models the relative financial merits of each approach. The paper considers the best potential use cases for on-premise versus cloud and walks through an example use case to show the impact to business outcomes (time to results, cost, TCO). Cost factors compared include:
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total cost ownership, big data, public cloud, security, protection
    
CenturyLink
White Paper Published By: ForgeRock     Published Date: Oct 08, 2014
Identity and Access Management (IAM) services were traditionally built for a company’s internal use, to assist with manual on and off boarding, and establishing access privileges to company data and systems behind the firewall. Today though, a company must implement a dynamic IAM solution that serves employees as well as customers, partners, and devices, regardless of location. ForgeRock embraces this shift from internal, on-premises IAM to Identity Relationship Management (IRM): public-facing, secure, and accessible identity as business enabler. ForgeRock’s next-generation IRM platform is designed to empower CEOs and enterprises to engage with consumers via new revenue-generating services, while continuing to maintain our proven traditional IAM capabilities.
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identity access management, dynamic iam solution, public-facing, secure, business enabler
    
ForgeRock
White Paper Published By: Symantec     Published Date: Oct 07, 2014
The Internet Security Threat Report provides an overview and analysis of the year’s global internet threat activity. The report is based on data from the Symantec™ Global Intelligence Network, which Symantec’s analysts use to identify, analyze, and provide commentary on emerging trends in the dynamic threat landscape. Highlights from the 2014 Internet Security Threat Report Key Findings • 91% increase in targeted attacks campaigns in 2013 • 62% increase in the number of breaches in 2013
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internet security, target attacks, breaches, threat activity, emerging trends
    
Symantec
White Paper Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 07, 2014
A comprehensive study by Solitaire Interglobal Ltd. (SIL) on the business impact of security incursions in today's IT environment. This ground-breaking research, based on 64,200 client data points explores how the vulnerabilities in today's virtualized, internet-connected, cloud-oriented environment can affect your businesses.
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ibm, security, cloud, cloud security, solitaire interglobal
    
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