Best Practices for Deploying LAN Security and NAC

Good security used to mean perimeter firewalls and desktop anti-virus software. However, threats don’t come just from outside the company any more. That means security must go beyond the desktop and into the network infrastructure itself. You can stop security breaches at the source—with multimethod and microsecond threat detection—before any damage is done to your network and your business.

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Best Practices for Managing Just-in-time (JIT) Production

Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing “is not procrastination, but making a commitment once the scales are tipped in the favor of certainty.” How do you keep your company from falling prey to the “deer-in-the-headlights” syndrome and suffering from decision failures? In this guide, experts share their top seven best practices for deftly managing JIT manufacturing. Read More

Getting the Best Availability for Microsoft Exchange with Veeam

This document looks at the process of deploying Veeam Backup & Replication, a piece of software that’s part of Veeam Availability Suite. How to set up Microsoft Exchange backups is also briefly outlined, focusing on how to potentially protect and restore Exchange data with Veeam. Read More

Top 10 SIEM Implementer’s Checklist: Operationalizing Information Security

This e-book lists 10 best practices for successful security information and event management (SIEM) implementation. These best practices are intended to help enterprises optimize their resources and accelerate their return on investment (ROI).

An organization may need to streamline incident response, automate audit and compliance processes, better manage security and business risks, or build out a deployed SIEM. This document presents process, metrics, and technology considerations relative... Read More

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Best Practices in Authentication and Access Control: Comparing 802.1x to the Nevis LAN Security Approach

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