The information security mission is no longer about implementing and operating controls. This report by the Security for Business Innovation Council (SBIC) describes how information security teams are transforming to include a much broader set of technical and business-centric activities, to better manage the wider risks to information assets.
RSA Paper: In today's highly interconnected business environment, information security can no longer be an isolated endeavor: it's the responsibility of an entire business ecosystem or value-chain. This RSA Security Brief looks at the areas for improvement where investment will typically generate the greatest security benefit.
Published By: Forrester
Published Date: May 10, 2012
In the never-ending race to stay ahead of the competition, companies are developing advanced capabilities to store, process, and analyze vast amounts of data from social networks, sensors, IT systems, and other sources to improve business intelligence and decisioning capabilities.This report will help security and risk professionals understand how to control and properly protect sensitive information in this era of big data.
The tension between security and business productivity has never been so acute. To operate at peak performance, firms need workers to access resources in more ways and places than before -- Read for the man reasons to strengthen IT security in cloud.
To develop the visibility, agility and speed to deal with advanced threats, security information and event management (SIEM) systems need to evolve into a central nervous system for large-scale security analytics.
The impact of information is changing and while this change provides great opportunities, it also presents greater risks. Traditional monitoring processes and technology advancements alone no longer deliver effective identification, management, and prevention of business risks, instead the changing impact of information demands early detection and root cause analysis. Learn how leading companies are magnifying exploitation of information security risks, along with advancing identification and protection of compliance risks.
Download "Cybersecurity Is Essential for M&A Due Diligence" to learn how Security Ratings can help you examine the risk your latest target poses to your information security (and potentially your bottom line).
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Aug 20, 2018
The new generation of mobile devices, applications, and cloud services significantly improve agency efficiencies. Tasks that were once relegated to timeconsuming deskwork, are now performed in the field, and with improved accuracy. Because of this, more and more public safety agencies are adopting these new technologies.
One purpose of the FBI’s CJIS Security Policy is to enable agencies to fully leverage mobile devices, but without sacrificing security. Mobile devices introduce a variety of new threat vectors and risks. Careful consideration of these risks is important to maintaining information security. Threats to mobile devices stem mainly from their size, portability, and available wireless interfaces. Examples of mobile device threats include:
• Loss or theft of device
• Unauthorized access to device
• Mobile operating system vulnerabilities
• Communication over untrusted networks
• Malware or malicious Apps
• Jailbreak or rooting activity
• Data loss through user behaviors
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Aug 20, 2018
In the PC era, employees operated from within a well defined enterprise IT perimeter and passwords were sufficient to establish user trust. However, in today’s mobile-cloud environment, the enterprise perimeter has dissolved and business information is available to users on a variety of endpoints, apps, services, networks, locations. In this dynamic access environment, organizations need a different approach to security that is able to:
• Establish user trust using multiple factor authentication
• Correlate user trust with other factors such as endpoint, app, network, and more
• Apply adaptive, risk-based policies that match the user’s environment
As traditional network perimeters surrounding data centers dissolve, agencies face enormous difficulties fending off attacks using a patchwork of traditional security tools to protect classified or personally identifiable information (PII). Time and again, traditional security practices have proven porous and/or unsustainable.
Read this i360Gov Book to understand the importance of:
- Transforming federal fortifications into intelligence-driven defense
- Intensifying focus on cyber intelligence
-Needing a well trained cybersecurity force
The Guide to AV Replacement provides in-depth information from leading security experts that will guide you through each phase of your decision-making process. From the critical elements you need to consider,to how to evaluate and review solutions, you’ll get expert advice that can help you choose a security solution that best fits your organization’s requirements.Before initiating a change from your current AV solution read this guide to learn:?How to plan an AV replacement project and the critical elements to consider ?How to measure important factors such as protection, performance and time-to-value when reviewing AV replacement solutions?What prevalent technologies are available and what are the pros and cons of each??How to measure the efficacy of a solution and what steps you should take to ensure you’re getting accurate results?Why you should consider evaluating CrowdStrike Falcon’s next-gen AV replacement and how it fulfills the criteria outlined in the guide
Today, a range of diverse cyber-adversaries — including nation-states, cybercriminals, competitors, hacktivists, and insiders/contractors — pose financial, reputational and regulatory risk to industrial and critical infrastructure organizations.
The business impact can include costly production downtime, safety failures, and environmental release of hazardous materials, as well as theft of corporate secrets such as sensitive information about formulas and proprietary manufacturing processes.
The challenge is compounded as organizations adopt digitization initiatives and IT/OT convergence to support the business — removing any “air-gaps” that may have existed in the past.
To help security and operations teams stay ahead of the latest ICS/SCADA threats, CyberX — the industrial cybersecurity company founded by military cyber experts with nation-state experience securing critical infrastructure — has partnered with SANS to create educational content about emerging ICS threat vectors and
Corporate governance. Capital Requirements. Information Security. Identifying and measuring potential risks help you connect the dots to create a sound ERM program for your organization.
In today’s environment of security regulations and requirements, organizations must take a comprehensive approach to ERM to identify and mitigate potential threats. Risk is cumulative, and unidentified weaknesses can quickly spiral out of control, resulting in costly solutions that can lead to reputational damage.
The first step in designing a sound ERM program is to understand which components are needed and how to implement them. Ten Steps to Enterprise Risk Management: A Comprehensive Approach Reveals the Big Picture, provides a straight-forward approach to creating a reliable, yet flexible program to address existing threats with the ability to adapt to emerging ones.
In the end risk management is everybody’s job – do you have a plan in place to help your employees manage unpredictable threats and
Published By: OneLogin
Published Date: Oct 24, 2017
From the information provided in the interviews, Forrester has constructed a Total Economic Impact (TEI) framework for those organizations considering investing in OneLogin. The objective of the framework is to identify the benefits, costs, flexibility, and risk factors that affect the investment decision.
Forrester employed four fundamental elements of TEI in modeling OneLogin: benefits, costs, flexibility options, and risks. Forrester took a multistep approach to evaluate the impact that OneLogin can have on the Organization (see Figure 2). Specifically, we:
› Interviewed OneLogin marketing, sales, and product management personnel, along with Forrester analysts, to better understand the value proposition for OneLogin.
› Conducted an in-depth interview with the Organization’s senior application engineer and its supervisor of IT security to obtain data with respect to costs, benefits, and risks.
› Constructed a financial model representative of the interviews using the TEI metho
Published By: OneLogin
Published Date: Oct 24, 2017
We’re living through a time where people,
organizations and societies not only rely but thrive
upon secure, simple and fast access to information.
From small businesses, startups, enterprises and
global conglomerates across all verticals; to local, state
and federal governments; to educational institutions
and nonprofits, we are continuously investing in
our employees, devices, applications, networks and
infrastructure that enable us to drive our collective
Ten years ago, business and technology leaders
catalyzed a cloud app revolution that has changed the
way organizations manage IT. However, through this
transformative shift, the core requirements of IT remain
the same. Technology leaders are responsible for
ensuring that 1) information assets remain confidential
and protected, 2) information systems are available
and operational, and 3) people are empowered and
productive with the apps and information they need.
IAM is a technology and security discipline
"Financial services institutions are high-value targets for cyberattacks because of the capital they control, the personal information on customers they maintain, and the fear an attack on a bank generates in the public.
Phishing attacks on FSIs have risen steadily, especially employee credential theft - because once an employee’s credentials are stolen, cyberattackers can access customer information, employee data, even finances.
While legacy security solutions claim to block up to 99.9 percent of cyberattacks, all it takes is one employee or contractor to open an email from an unknown source, download a file from a compromised website, or in any other way fall victim to a cyberattack.
So, it’s time for a new approach: Isolation, also known as, remote browsing.
Download this Financial Services Best Practices Guide to Isolation to learn how to best eliminate phishing attacks and web malware.
The security information and event management (SIEM) market is defined by the customer's need to analyze event data in real time for the early detection of targeted attacks and data breaches, and to collect, store, analyze, investigate and report on event data for incident response, forensics and regulatory compliance. The vendors included in our Magic Quadrant analysis have products designed for this purpose, and they actively market and sell these technologies to the security buying center.
Cybersecurity has become a leading topic both within and beyond the corporate boardroom. This attention is well-founded and marks a transition from information security being a concern primarily for businesses and governments to it being broadly acknowledged as an issue that impacts and requires the attention of everyone, from individual consumers to entire countries.
Published By: GoCardless
Published Date: Oct 08, 2019
The PSD2 is the 2nd EU Payments Service Directive.
The directive builds on three key areas of legislation first brought in with the original 2007 Directive. These areas include increased consumer rights in payments, creating a level playing field by bringing into scope the regulation of third-party access to account information and enhanced security.
Enhanced security refers specifically to a set of requirements called Strong Customer Authentication (SCA). These requirements have far-reaching implications for any business with an online presence.
This guide will explore SCA, who and what it affects and how businesses can prepare for the requirements taking effect.
Published By: Diligent
Published Date: Jul 10, 2017
Data is everywhere - on moblie devices, in the cloud, in transit. The Accumulation of data and the rise of business using data to better hone their practices are rapidly evolving as data comes from various platforms and in different forms.
Data growth, new technologies and evolving cyber threats create challenges for organizations looking to set the strategies, framework and policies for keeping all of that information secure.
Whether its spyware hidden amidst a seemingly innocuous download, a “spoofed” social networking identity, or phishing emails that gain access to valuable information, web and email-based security threats are more advanced and more covert than ever before. Learn how MessageLabs integrated web and email security services protect your business.