Vulnerability Assessment: The Right Tools to Protect Your Critical Data

Vulnerability assessment (VA) has become one of the hottest fields within computer security. VA tools are designed to detect and report on security holes within software applications, allowing organizations to take corrective action—before devastating attacks occur. Indeed, due to reduction in hacker “time to exploit,” along with intense regulatory pressures, the need for reliable VA has never been greater.

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SWOT Assessment: SugarCRM

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The latest release of SugarCRM’s flagship product provides new tools to build customer relationships. Read an in-depth analysis of SugarCRM’s aiming to help companies execute their customer-facing initiatives. Read More

Buyer's Guide: Evaluating Performance Management Solutions

Across industries, companies are looking for smarter and more efficient ways to guarantee the performance and availability of business-critical applications. Many invest in network performance management (NPM) and/or application performance monitoring (APM) tools to gain visibility into the health of their enterprise’s application delivery infrastructure.

The problem with this approach can be that APM and NPM operations are rarely integrated and this means little collaboration or collation... Read More

Hire the Right Talent: Realize the Positive Impact that Assessments Can Have on Business Metrics

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How does your human resources (HR) department find and hire quality candidates?

Traditional techniques of screening resumes and conducting job interviews may not be as effective as you think. However, assessment tests have been shown to be a more accurate prediction of job performance. This white paper introduces the range of assessment tests available to measure behaviors and abilities that can help organizations match the right candidate to the job. Read More

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7 Essential Steps to Security Risk Reduction

As management visionary and author Peter Drucker once said, “You can’t manage what you can’t measure.” No statement rings truer—especially when it comes to security risk reduction. By having an accurate depiction of your network, however, you can identify real-world security threats and learn how to evaluate your organization’s ability to respond to them. Find out how, with these seven essential steps. Read More

Integrating Vulnerability Assessment and Remediation: Guidelines to Maximize Performance and Benefits

Over the past few years, vulnerabilities have exploded across all types of platforms—leaving IT security and operations teams scratching their heads. Today, many companies use the scan-and-patch method for managing vulnerabilities—a reactive security process that should be avoided. By combining assessment and remediation, companies create a vulnerability management program that can rapidly respond to emerging threats. Read More
 
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