Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Aug 02, 2017
The risk and downtime associated with server migration have prevented many IT organizations from making the move to cloud. Some have valid concerns about cloud lock-in. Still, without cloud, IT teams are less agile, less flexible and less able to meet the demands of their business. With so much C-suite awareness of the cloud competitive edge, IT can no longer avoid taking this step.
Carbonite DoubleTake™ Cloud Migration Center quickly and easily migrates physical, virtual and cloud workloads over any distance with minimal risk and near-zero downtime. The streamlined process automates 100 manual steps into five easy steps, automating everything from server discovery to target VM provisioning to the ultimate cutover.
Using efficient real-time, byte-level replication technology, Cloud Migration Center creates a replica of the entire server being migrated and keeps it in sync with production systems. The migrated data can be validated without disrupting business operations, and downtime is
Behind the vast majority of legitimate alerts sent to the IT security team is an attacker who exploits multiple attack techniques to infiltrate your infrastructure and compromise your critical data and systems. Targeted multi-phased attacks include a series of cyber attack chain steps: recognition, vulnerability analysis, operation and, finally, exfiltration of critical business data.
Published By: Datastax
Published Date: Dec 27, 2018
The world is moving at an increasingly accelerated pace. In this new Right-Now Economy, the rampant spread of
payments fraud remains one of the biggest challenges for e-commerce and financial institutions. The worldwide
e-commerce market was valued at $2.3 trillion for 2017, and 2018 should see even more growth, and along with it,
more fraud. In the US alone, the cost of e-commerce fraud rose from $10 billion in 2014 to roughly $19 billion in 2018.
In most cases, your physical data center will not disappear as these growth trends play out. Instead, it will evolve into a hybrid environment, incorporating a mixture of physical and virtual computing technologies—including both public and private clouds. You’ll face even more challenging security risks within these hybrid environments than you have protecting your physical data center today. And you won’t be alone with these challenges when making the shift to a hybrid data center architecture.
Each year we examine trends in fraud reported to Q2 by our partner
institutions, and every year we continue to see online banking fraud
attempts in great frequency. While we may see patterns emerge or spikes
in new trending behavior, the foundation of an effective defense remains
consistent. Examining trends in online banking and cybercrime is crucial to
navigating the current threat landscape, as is maintaining a solid defense-indepth
What’s the secret to getting the most out of your High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP)? Getting comfortable talking to your doctor about costs. When you have healthy conversations about procedures, prescriptions, and general costs, you will find new ways to save money that you never knew existed.
Want to know how to get more out of your HDHP? Just ask.
SE Labs tested CylancePROTECT® in an offline environment against major threats that subsequently appeared in the wild. The test explores the product’s ability to prevent new threats from attacking endpoint systems successfully. CylancePROTECT contains technology designed to identify and block malware using what it claims to be an “artificial intelligence” (AI) model. This model can be updated over time. However, in this test we used the model created in May 2015 and did not permit further updates so that the software was unable to receive new models or edit the existing one. The test exposed systems protected by this older version of CylancePROTECT to very impactful threats discovered and reported widely after May 2015. In this way, the test shows to what extent the product was able to predict how future threats would appear. This “Predictive Advantage” (PA), the advantage that users of the product have against future adversaries, is presented in this report.
Forrester Consulting was commissioned to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Cylance's advanced threat protection solution, CylancePROTECT®, and its deployment and configuration services, ThreatZero™. The study aims to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of CylancePROTECT and ThreatZero on their organizations, which will improve customer success with advanced cybersecurity and antivirus protection solutions. To better understand the benefits, costs, and risks associated with an investment in Cylance, Forrester interviewed the Chief Information Security Officer for a Large State County Government, who has used the solutions for over a year. Cylance provides a new-generation, predictive, cybersecurity, and malware prevention solution that leverages artificial intelligence to prevent malware from executing on endpoints in real time. This is usually implemented with ThreatZero, which is a continuous professional service program rendered by Cylance for users of CylancePROTECT. ThreatZero guides through the planning, implementation, integration, and ongoing optimization of the solution. This often includes end user education, training, and support to totally eliminate endpoint threats and incidents. With CylancePROTECT and ThreatZero, the organization was able to reduce security breaches to almost zero, catching malware before it ever gained access to public records. Relative to their previous endpoint protection, this significantly reduced costs from remediation/reimaging and incidence response. Additionally, IT and security employees’ productivity were boosted. Read more in the full TEI report.
Published By: Gigamon
Published Date: Oct 19, 2017
Read Gartner’s research note, Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017: Adaptive Security Architecture, to improve visibility and control over your organization’s exposure to risk with a continuous, contextual and coordinated approach to security. Comprehensive protection now requires an adaptive process to predict, prevent, detect and respond to security breaches that includes DevSecOps, IoT Security, and Intelligent Security. This note walks you through key planning assumptions, analysis, best practices and specific recommendations.
Published By: Cisco EMEA
Published Date: May 15, 2018
Il Gruppo Marcegaglia conferma una strategia di sicurezza IT basata su soluzioni Cisco che va dagli strumenti di firewall al sistema di Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System passando per la gestione centralizzata.
Il Gruppo Marcegaglia è la realtà industriale leader mondiale nella trasformazione dell’acciaio che opera dall’Italia a livello globale, con una presenza di 43 stabilimenti distribuiti su una superficie complessiva di 6 milioni di metri quadrati. Fanno parte del Gruppo 7.000 dipendenti, 60 unità e 210 rappresentanze commerciali per un fatturato che, nel 2013, è stato di oltre 4 miliardi di euro nel settore dell’acciaio e diversificate. Il tutto grazie alla produzione quotidiana di 5.500 chilometri di manufatti in acciaio inossidabile e al carbonio per oltre 15.000 clienti, per un totale di oltre 5 milioni di tonnellate lavorate ogni anno.
When Barracuda first engaged with Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity in 2007, enterprises were more concerned about the unauthorized use of Skype, other P2P applications and instant messaging. Although the need for application control and awareness remains, enterprise concerns are shifting to securing enterprise applications hosted in private and public clouds, protecting east-west data center traffic and preventing unwanted traffic and malware on the corporate network.
Published By: Tenable
Published Date: Mar 07, 2018
Includes 5 tips for bridging the DevOps InfoSec gap.
Across industries, in the public and private sector alike, the benefits of DevOps are undeniable: speed to market, improved service delivery and cost savings. At the same time, DevOps can create security blind spots that impact an entire enterprise. To understand why this happens and learn how you can bridge the gap between security and development, read: Information Security in the DevOps Age: Aligning Conflicting Imperatives.
Topics covered include:
- Rethinking the role of security
- Shifting security left by focusing on code quality and prevention
- Blind spots in containers and open source components
- 5 tips for bridging the DevOps infosec gap
Written by CyberScoop, this paper offers practical advice for DevOps and InfoSec professionals who want to realize the benefits of accelerated software development without jeopardizing enterprise security.
Published By: Cohesity
Published Date: Mar 19, 2019
As an enterprise admin for over 20 years now, I have seen many technology successes, challenges, and even failures throughout my career. For all enterprise admins, learning is a critical element of job success, but so is sharing what you have learned with others.
Today I am embarking on a series of posts where I will be sharing many technology challenges that could have been avoided with a proper backup strategy. From there we will touch on how a modern backup solution can protect your organization from the preventable issues I’ll be writing about.
Intel's factories rely on thousands of PCs for manufacturing automation; keeping these PCs up and running can prevent expensive downtime. To manage these systems, Intel IT is using the Intel vPro platform's hardware- based feature, Intel Active Management Technology (Intel AMT), to help reduce production downtime caused by PC incidents by 87.5 percent.
Published By: DigiCert
Published Date: Jun 19, 2018
Your organization’s websites are some of its most valuable assets. But they are vulnerable to security issues and criminal attacks. Fortunately, many of these problems are preventable with effective, integrated website security management.
For ecommerce sites, you can calculate the cost of downtime in terms of lost revenue. You can add to this the considerable cost of remediation, and beyond this, the damage to customer confidence and trust that may be intangible but will be significant. Even when there are no security issues, inefficient processes result in deployment of additional resource that drives up cost.
This article explains why in comparison to the above costs, investing in security management, particularly across SSL/TLS Certificate management, can be a highly efficient and cost effective measure to take.
The WannaCry ransomware attack in May
2017 crippled the UK’s National Health Service
(NHS) and disrupted a range of organizations
across 150 countries. Despite being a relatively
unsophisticated attack, WannaCry was
able to make such a global impact due to
preventable vulnerabilities that had largely gone
unaddressed. There were many more attacks in
2017, including high-profile breaches at Uber
and Equifax, where heeding cyber-security
recommendations may have reduced the impact
The scale and sophistication of cyber-attacks is
not slowing down – ranging from phishing scams
to cryptocurrency-based cyber-attacks, to statesponsored
attacks on industrial control systems.
These attacks present an ever growing challenge
and serve as a reminder that organizations
cannot afford to be complacent in the face of
cyber threats. We’re living in a time when cyberattacks
are a matter of when, not if, and security
professionals must focus on mitigating their
extent and damage.
Our 2018 re
This security overview provides best practices to help organizations looking to harden their environment. Designed
to help small- to mid-sized organizations stop an attack before one starts, this basic guidance will help reduce your
attack surface and outlines practical steps to securing your enterprise. With this checklist, you will have a guide to help
prevent initial compromise and stop attacks before they start.
This checklist helps to explain how to:
• Address software vulnerabilities and misconfigurations
• Eliminate exposed ports & services
• Reduce the chance of attacks delivered via email
• Limit browser-based attacks
• Reduce the attack surface across Microsoft Office applications
Lastly, we will share details on how Alert Logic helps organizations of all sizes get a comprehensive view of their
enterprise assets, find misconfigurations and vulnerabilities, and delivers endpoint coverage with an automated
quarantine response to stop malware in its tracks.
In our first cyber security checklist, we provided a security overview and best practices to help organizations prevent an initial compromise from occurring. In this guide, we will help you understand practical steps you can take to mitigate techniques attackers use once they have penetrated your defenses. Once attackers have access to a machine, they can evade detection by using fileless techniques and legitimate system administration tools to do their dirty work. With this checklist, you will have a guide to help mitigate the impact of an attacker. Lastly, we will hep you understand how partnering with a company like Alert Logic can provide better defenses to stop attackers in their tracks.
This checklist helps to explain how to:
• How to manage and limit PowerShell access
• Securing and utilizing Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
• Ways to apply application controls
• Following the principle of least privilege and applying access controls
• What to monitor for to help uncover
"As online fraud detection grows in complexity and demand, what qualities should security and risk management leaders look out for in a solution? Get key recommendations for navigating the online fraud detection market from Gartner Research.
READ THIS GUIDE TO FIND OUT:
Where the online fraud detection market is heading
A list of vendors in the online fraud detection space, and their capabilities
Recommendation for how to incorporate AI and machine learning into your fraud prevention approach
Fraud prevention and content moderation take center stage.
Trust & Safety is good business
Change your password often. Keep your virus software up to date. Beware of
so-called princes from Nigeria. These are the costs of doing business online.
Since its inception, the internet has always had its share of bad guys. And as
nearly all companies move to a more digitally enabled world, the thieves, con
artists, and hackers are finding new ways to steal money, information, and
disrupt the world in a bad way.
Having a trustworthy and safe brand is now a differentiator, especially from
companies that operate primarily online. But it’s becoming harder to keep up
as technology advances and information moves quicker every day.
This eBook details how companies can protect their brand and keep customers
safe by enabling fraud prevention and content moderation strategies and tactics.
Published By: SAP Concur
Published Date: Aug 07, 2019
"What's often lost in employee wellness programs is the fact that making business processes more efficient can also support wellness.
Yes, your everyday workflows, systems, and tools play a significant role in realizing wellness -- both insight and outside of the office.
This ebook explores the relationship between business processes and wellness, including:
3 of the most common workplace stressors and what they mean
How process improvement can help overcome or prevent these stressors
Best practices and other tips you can apply to your business"
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