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Security Management: In network management, the set of functions that protects telecommunications networks and systems from unauthorized access by persons, acts, or influences and that includes many subfunctions, such as creating, deleting, and controlling security services and mechanisms.
Mobile devices are ubiquitous and end users keep tend to keep them close at hand. This represents both an opportunity and a challenge with regard to security and authentication. There is an opportunity to leverage mobile devices to provide out-of-band authentication methods for access to sensitive applications and data. There is also a growing challenge to provide user convenient authentication directly from mobile devices. This eBook will discuss these use cases and how they fit into your overall mobile authentication strategy.
Several years ago, a transformation in IT began to take place; a transformation from an IT-centric view of technology to a business-centric view of technology that Forrester refers to as business technology (BT). This transformation has a profound impact on the role of the CIO. The CIO must now view himself or herself as a business enabler. He or she must focus on continuously aligning with business objectives, improving delivery capability to support business processes that bring new products and services to market more quickly, fostering innovation, and reducing costs through improved performance. In this custom Technology Adoption Profile (TAP), the data confirms this trend.
There is no question that mobile computing is growing at an
exponential rate. This rapid transformation has seen security
concerns outpaced by the ease of use, flexibility, and productivity of mobile devices. When vulnerabilities are exploited, the security of mission-critical data becomes a serious concern. Here we take a look at three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
Today, when you make decisions about information technology (IT) security priorities, you must often strike a careful balance between business risk, impact, and likelihood of incidents, and the costs of prevention or cleanup. Historically, the most well-understood variable in this equation was the methods that hackers used to disrupt or invade the system.
The ability to monitor, track and report usage based on actual user identity and applications provides for quicker reaction time, easier reporting for compliance, as well as more visibility into the network. Learn about a complete line of solutions for effective identity-based policy enforcement.
In a new video, security analyst Rich Mogull discusses mobile data protection topics and addresses many issues, including, the latest trends in mobile security, mobile device management, and mobile data protection.
Financial institutions understand the importance of keeping their site visitors safe while on their site, but they aren’t the only ones. Read this guide to learn how to secure your site with SSL. Learn more today!
White Paper Published By: Cenzic
Published Date: Nov 30, 2006
With web applications constantly evolving, finding vulnerabilities is a challenging, costly and time-consuming undertaking. Find out how Cenzic's powerful security solutions help information security teams quickly identify problems, regularly assess web application security strength and ensure regulatory compliance.
White Paper Published By: Solidcore
Published Date: Aug 21, 2007
Learn how change control technology helps organizations comply with PCI DSS by tracking changes to critical files, determining if changes are authorized, and selectively preventing unauthorized change. Read this white paper on how you can relieve the burden of out-of-process and other unauthorized changes by using real-time monitoring and selective enforcement software.
White Paper Published By: Cenzic
Published Date: Nov 29, 2006
With web applications constantly evolving, finding vulnerabilities is a challenging, costly and time-consuming undertaking. The solution is automated security assessment products that leverage stateful processing to comprehensively examine web applications and reveal vulnerabilities in hours rather than weeks. Find out how Cenzic's ClickToSecure solution can help you secure your applications.
White Paper Published By: Rapid7
Published Date: May 22, 2012
The ongoing struggle to prevent hackers from breaching assets and malware from gaining a foothold requires a vulnerability management strategy that begins with a comprehensive measurement of security risk. Organizations must examine the entire IT stack, including the operating system, network, applications, and databases. These new technologies include dynamic, virtualized environments and services outside traditional physical IT infrastructures, such as virtualized, cloud-based services and social networking.
White Paper Published By: Cisco Systems
Published Date: Dec 23, 2013
Faced with trends like cloud and the rapid rise of mobile devices, IT needs a new, simpler model of building networks to support and optimize applications. In this Lippis Report, learn how the Cisco ISR Application Experience Router helps you improve application speed, security, and control.