The attacks continue. The breaches occur. Penalties are assessed. While most universities manage to keep pace with the latest digital trends, they have been far less timely when it comes defending their networks and sensitive data against the latest targeted attacks and threats. This lack of protection is evident as recent headlines expose costly data breaches of student records and research, state and federal compliance violations, and a raft of other privacy and security issues that put students, alumni, staff, and the institutions themselves at considerable risk.
Every year, the public relations specialists from at least one bluechip company invariably find themselves working around the clock on a crisis communications effort, attempting to explain to an angry and justifiably fearful public what led to their company compromising customer data. There’s always an immediate hit to the company’s reputation, resulting in a loss of brand loyalty, as customers take their business elsewhere. This white paper provides strategies and best practices for distributed enterprises to protect their networks against vulnerabilities, threats, and malicious attacks.
While short outages are common, longer service disruptions – due to weather, human error or even squirrels – can be catastrophic, paralyzing business operations. Your organization can feel the consequences long after the connection has been repaired. This white paper explores the benefits of using 4G LTE as a back up solution to maximize revenue and minimize business risk downtime can have on your brand. You’ll learn how a 4G wireless solution has benefits over wired backup solutions for business continuity.
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Why all the hype? Is cyberwarfare really something enterprise information security professionals should be concerned about? It's hard to know what the next cyber crisis will be, but here are a few best practices that enterprise security teams should consider to avoid becoming victims.
Published By: Polycom
Published Date: Apr 30, 2013
Wearable operational video (such as helmet cams), mobile cameras and sensors, and other visual technologies can provide crucial intelligence, which then can be gathered, communicated to personnel in disparate locations, and integrated to enable unified collaboration for public security responses. The possibility is emerging for a new generation of video applications that will enhance public security and disaster management.
Centrify redefines security from a legacy static perimeter-based approach to protecting millions of scattered connections in a boundaryless hybrid enterprise. As the only industry recognized leader in both Privileged Identity Management and Identity-as-a-Service, Centrify provides a single platform to secure every user’s access to apps and infrastructure in today’s boundaryless hybrid enterprise through the power of identity services.
This ebook helps you determine whether your company has an access issue and outlines ways to lower your risk of getting breached by increasing your identity and access (IAM) maturity through adopting a Zero Trust approach with the right IDaaS solution. You’ll learn the best practices to establish identity assurance, limit lateral movement, enforce least privilege and audit everything. Discover how to avoid a Password Crisis.
With compromised credentials as today’s #1 threat vector, and the premium hackers place on privileged access, status quo is a treacherous security path to remain on. This eBook looks at what’s behind the privilege crisis, helps you assess how your privileged access management strategy stacks up and proposes a rethink in your approach — one that better addresses the needs of the hybrid enterprise. It explores ways to strengthen your company’s identity maturity with a Zero Trust approach and proven best practices that reduce your risk of a security breach.
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.
As new threats emerge every day, the need for qualified security staff is growing. But there aren’t enough people with technical security skills to go around. That gap is leaving organizations exposed. In fact, in a recent survey conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by IBM, 92% of security leaders said that staffing issues contribute to heightened levels of risk.
Published By: xMatters
Published Date: Feb 04, 2015
Staying on top of cutting-edge communication trends can be the difference in saving lives during a disaster or even preserving customer loyalty by notifying people during a major business interruption.
Get the complimentary report written by industry expert Dr. Steven B. Goldman and learn the important trends you need to be aware of in 2015, including:
• The increase in security budgets, as well as fines and lawsuits
• The continuing rise in data breaches and malicious cyber attacks
• The impact of social media on crisis preparations and response
• Why natural disasters may be the least of your worries
• And most importantly, how to survive the robot uprising!
Troubleshooting network and security problems in a time of crisis is never easy and the need to resolve mysterious machine addresses such as MAC and IP Addresses back to individuals or hosts is often difficult and time consuming. Download this solution sheet and see how A10 Networks' IDentity Proxy Service can automate the task of resolving host addresses back to individuals to speed network and security troubleshooting and forensics.
An Assessment Of The Current Security Landscape And How to Overcome It -- Technical information security skills are in higher demand today than ever before. As IT environments become more complex and the threat landscape grows more malicious , organizations need skilled technical staff to meet increasing security and compliance demands. Read this white paper and learn how to survive the technical security skills crisis.
Authentication is the beating heart of security. The most fundamental action in all of IT is to identify “who you are”—and authentication is the building block that answers that question. Now more than ever, IT teams must do everything they can to ensure that users are who they say they are, and that their credentials have not been stolen. IT is in state of crisis, with hundreds of millions of identities stolen annually. For system administrators, it’s crucial to know which users have the right to access a given resource, and whether unauthorized users have tried to get in.
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