Published By: Commvault
Published Date: Jul 06, 2016
How do you maintain the security and confidentiality of your organization’s data in a world in which your employees, contractors and partners are now working, file sharing and collaborating on a growing number of mobile devices? Makes you long for the day when data could be kept behind firewalls and employees were, more or less, working on standardized equipment. Now, people literally work on the edge, using various devices and sending often unprotected data to the cloud.
This dramatic shift to this diversified way of working has made secure backup, recovery and sharing of data an exponentially more difficult problem to solve. The best approach is to start with a complete solution that can intelligently protect, manage and access data and information across users, heterogeneous devices and infrastructure from a single console - one that can efficiently manage your data for today's mobile environment and that applies rigorous security standards to this function.
As of May 2017, according to a report from The Depository Trust &
Clearing Corporation (DTCC), which provides financial transaction and data processing services for the global financial industry, cloud computing has reached a tipping point1. Today, financial services companies can benefit from the capabilities and cost efficiencies of the cloud. In October of 2016, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC) and the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) jointly announced enhanced cyber risk management standards for financial institutions in an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR)2. These proposed standards for enhanced cybersecurity are aimed at protecting the entire financial system, not just the institution. To meet these new standards, financial institutions will require the right cloud-based network security
platform for comprehensive security management, verifiable compliance and governance and active protection of customer data
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was first introduced in 2004 to increase controls over credit card holder data and to reduce the chances of credit card fraud. Validation is required annually and over the years, it has evolved with new revisions periodically. The latest one, version 3.2 came into force in April 2016. Until the end of January 2018, PCI DSS and Payment Application Data Security Standards (PA-DSS) are considered best practice to implement, and starting February 1, 2018, are considered a requirement.
Don't let the risk or cost of ransomware storm your organization's castle. it will wreak havoc on your valuable data and impact business continuity. Instead, employ a multi-layer security strategy that not only includes anti-malware, firewall, and hard disk and file encryption, but also data loss prevention technology and standards- based data protection. Each are critical to mitigate cyber security risks and protect vital information so you can avoid business disruption without ever paying a king's ransom.
If your company stores or processes credit card information, you must be able to demonstrate compliance with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS). These standards include requirements for security management, policies, procedures, network architecture, design, and other critical protective measures. They also include one very prescriptive requirement: Section 6.6 mandates that organizations secure all Web applications by conducting a code review or installing an application layer firewall. Companies have had a very difficult time passing the other parts of Section 6 and they have experienced a rising number of data breaches. Unless companies take 6.6 seriously, PCI compliance failure rates, and data breaches, will continue to grow. Read this whitepaper to gain an overview of best practices to pass Section 6.6 and an understanding of the technology available to you.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Feb 26, 2015
Riverbed® SteelCentral™ NetAuditor plays an important role in ensuring compliance with the PCI security standards. This document explains the part played by each of the SteelCentral NetAuditor solutions.
Published By: ForeScout
Published Date: Aug 14, 2012
Business wants more fluid access to data while IT organizations must maintain security. As the variety of access and multitude of threats to network resources and sensitive information have grown, so has the need for more flexible and automated ways to effectuate security policies, controls and enforcement. Rarely is this need more keenly felt than at the network endpoint, where people, technology, information assets and requirements for security and compliance meet most directly.
How will you prepare your company for cloud adoption? Cloud services are especially attractive to midmarket companies hit with the high cost of meeting compliance requirements.
Author and information security expert Felix Santos discusses:
. Information security and data protection in the cloud
. Recent cloud standards and audit initiatives
. Evaluation criteria for selecting a cloud provider that offers trusted data assurance
Recent surveys of IT managers revealed two commonly held beliefs: database regulations are the most challenging to comply with, and of all regulatory standards, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) the toughest.
Published By: Intralinks
Published Date: Oct 03, 2013
As the business case for Software-as-a-Service (Saas) and other cloud computing models solidifies, more companies are incorporating cloud computing into their IT programs. However, the legal, regulatory, and ethical requirements of data security must be adhered to regardless of where the information is housed. The best SaaS providers offer strong authentication systems, user activity auditing tools, and real time usage reporting to maintain the highest level of control over sensitive and confidential data.
In this 11-page white paper, Intralinks provides tips and questions to ask prospective providers about their security standards and practices, software reliability and uptime, and the availability of reporting and audit trails.
Working together, the major payment card providers have developed a set of data security standards and created a council for enforcing them. Although the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has become a global requirement, many organizations are lagging in compliance.
All merchants and service providers that handle, transmit, store, or process information concerning credit cards are required to be compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards requirements (PCI), or face contract penalties or even termination by the credit card issuers. This paper discusses the 12 requirements of PCI, and how Secure Computing's portfolio of security solutions can help enterprises meet and exceed them.
Earning and keeping your customer’s trust is one key to long-term success. In
today’s digital world, your customers expect product and service innovations at an
increasingly rapid pace. At the same time, customer privacy and data security are
under close scrutiny.
These trends help to explain why organizations are migrating to Amazon Web
Services (AWS): to benefit from the agility, scalability, and security that it offers.
AWS has always put cloud security first. This security-centric approach not only
helps you more effectively protect your data on AWS, but can also help you meet
security and compliance standards.
Embrace the GDPR with the most complete, secure, and intelligent solution for digital work.
The GDPR is compelling every organization to consider how it will respond to today’s security and compliance challenges. This may require significant changes to how your business gathers, uses, and governs data.
Microsoft has brought together Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security into a single, always-up-to-date solution called Microsoft 365—relieving organizations from much of the cost and complexity of multiple, fragmented systems that were not necessarily designed to be compliant with current standards
Read this white paper for an in-depth exploration of:
The GDPR and its implications for organizations.
How the capabilities of Microsoft 365 Enterprise edition can help your organization approach GDPR compliance and accelerate your journey.
What you can do to get started now.
Published By: GoToAssist
Published Date: Oct 05, 2011
It used to be that having your head in the clouds was pejorative. Not anymore. Today, almost everyone wants to be in the cloud. But skepticism about cloud security is leaving a few folks stuck on the ground.
This white paper explores key cloud security questions addressed during the 2010 Forrester Security Forum, including private versus public clouds, security standards and cloud services trends.
Since Vendor Security Risk Management is a relatively new field, there are plenty of intricacies to come to terms with. To help your introduction to VRM go a little more smoothly, we have compiled a list of FAQs and tips to get you started.
Published By: Tripwire
Published Date: Mar 31, 2009
How do organizations pass their PCI DSS audits yet still suffer security breaches? Paying attention to PCI DSS checklists only partially secures the cardholder environment. Learn the next steps for fully securing your data.
Whether critical applications live in the cloud, in the data center, or both, organizations need a strategic point of control for application security. Learn how you can achieve the security, intelligence, and performance for today's standards.
Every ten to fifteen years, the types of workloads servers host swiftly shift. This happened with the first single-mission mainframes and today, as disruptive technologies appear in the form of big data, cloud, mobility and security. When such a shift occurs, legacy servers rapidly become obsolete, dragging down enterprise productivity and agility. Fortunately, each new server shift also brings its own suite of enabling technologies, which deliver new economies of scale and entire new computational approaches.
In this interview, long-time IT technologist Mel Beckman talks to HP Server CTO for ISS Americas Tim Golden about his take on the latest server shift, innovative enabling technologies such as software-defined everything, and the benefit of a unified management architecture. Tim discusses key new compute technologies such as HP Moonshot, HP BladeSystem, HP OneView and HP Apollo, as well as the superiority of open standards over proprietary architectures for scalable, cost-effect
Company data is vulnerable to threats from - insiders, unauthorized access to data, data backup, off-site mirroring - just to name a few. Encrypting data at rest, on tape or disk, significantly mitigates these threats. This document provides guidance into some of the factors a company should consider when evaluating storage security technology and solutions.
Published By: ProofSpace
Published Date: Jul 31, 2007
This paper details the processes by which ProofMark tags electronic records with a self-validating cryptographic seal that acts as a "tamper indicator" based on a true and provable time-reference datum. With this it is able to provide instantaneous and irrefutable proof of authenticity, no matter where the data resides or who has controlled it.
Published By: ProofSpace
Published Date: Sep 10, 2007
Read this paper and learn the principles that are prerequisites to enforceable electronic agreements as required by existing legal standards and electronic signature legislation. This paper will also specify sixteen measurement criteria that can be used as metrics to assess whether the architecture of an electronic transaction will meet the requirements of admissibility.