In a survey of CIOs, system administrators, and compliance auditors, SANS Institute found that the awareness of the Critical Security Controls is very high, and many organizations are actively implementing all or parts of the controls.
Last week at the RSA Conference, nCircle surveyed 205 people about their thoughts on various security measures and their effectiveness against state-sponsored attacks. The survey focused on endpoint protections and perimeter defenses.
Scaling a company or a critical application within can be as scary as it is exciting. IT stakeholders must be part of a proactively designed strategy that’s ready to be deployed at a moment’s notice. Luckily, you can get well on your way to keep performance and security intact while you scale, by ticking three boxes.
Along with the deployment of a robust security architecture is the need for a monitoring and response process that allows enterprises to continuously monitor and process security data efficiently and proactively act upon this data if something suspicious is found.
2012 was an interesting year in security – publicity around breaches led to greater awareness than we’ve seen in years, encouraging many in the Federal sector to look into our corner of IT. So what will happen in IT Security 2013?
Governments and organizations should make sure that technical and political implications are fully understood by all parties before blocking policies are developed. At the very least, any DNS blocking actions should be disclosed to all affected parties.
Many organizations looking at security for virtualized and cloud environments automatically assume that it is a choice between one or the other. The answer may vary based on your architecture, but there is a place for both.
Successful conduct of military operations requires a unit’s clear understanding of the battle space it controls and its “area of operations”. This includes not only the terrain of the battlefield but also the capabilities, motives, and determination of the enemy they face.