Identity-based Policy Enforcement: A LAN Security Best Practices Whitepaper

Disappearing network perimeters highlight the need for identity-based security. Open networks, mobile systems, and unmanaged endpoints have become overwhelming obstacles—and cash drains. However, enforced identity-based policies within identity-blind systems have proven futile. Is there a solution? Yes. Make your policy enforcement layer identity-aware—build user identity knowledge directly into your network fabric.

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Best Practices for a BI and Analytics Strategy

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A growing number of organizations are moving toward having more pervasive business intelligence (BI) by turning to evidence-based decision making supported by a range of BI and analytics technology and processes that enable decision makers to have the best possible intelligence about customers, finances, operations, suppliers, and the market. This white paper addresses several questions that BI customers are facing. Read More

The Guide to Google Apps Training: Part Two: How to Secure a Google Apps Domain

You don’t have control over attempted attacks on your domain, but putting the right security systems in place means you can block access to your data and your domain. Google Apps provides users with a wide variety of customizable options to ensure that a domain is secure. Google Apps features stringent user access controls, governing how and when selected users gain access to the domain, and a disaster recovery system in order to retrieve any data compromised due to a security breach.

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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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