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 desktop security practices


Security Begins on Your Desktop
The documents, spreadsheets, databases and other files on the personal computers used to conduct business are corporate assets. It cost money to create them

desktop security practices  E-mail encryption at the desktop and e-mail gateways. Virus inoculation at the desktop, servers, and e-mail gateways. Remote diagnostics for personal computers. Public data networks with and without Virtual Private Network capabilities. Business Management Response Share the responsibility for assuring business continuity and data security through policies, procedures, and education. Take active measures such as the following to create an informed and enabled workforce: Incorporate data integrity and

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Best Practices in Extending ERP: A Buyer’s Guide to ERP versus Best-of-breed Decisions


The trade-off between best-of-breed functionality and ease of integration is no longer so simple. Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software continues to expand, blurring the boundaries of core ERP functionality. The three essential factors to consider in ERP versus best-of-breed decisions are functionality, integration, and the ability to upgrade. Find out the questions you need to ask when considering an ERP extension.

desktop security practices  function via typically unstructured desktop applications. The Role of New Delivery Models In addition, Software as a Service (SaaS) is also gaining traction and providing companies new options in how they license, pay for and implement extensions to ERP. From March through July of 2006 Aberdeen surveyed 631 companies to evaluate the current state of SaaS across multiple enterprise applications. ERP has not been a domain to establish a strong foothold in on-demand or hosted applications, but several Read More

Dynamic Best Practices of Vulnerability Management


Vulnerability management, the discovery of vulnerabilities and assessment of the risk to the network, is a critical part of both the security and business landscape that any company’s security team needs to understand and implement for long-term success. But companies that rely totally on signature-based defenses can be helpless against many threats. Find out how to reduce risks by identifying and eliminating weaknesses.

desktop security practices  find new servers and desktops on the network, and schedule a vulnerability scan upon detection. A single vulnerable computer can compromise the entire network. Integrate with patch management systems to confirm completion of the task. Most enterprises do not trust patches enough to automate distribution of patches upon a recognized vulnerability. However, scanning to confirm completion of an upgrade or patch distribution to a class of resources is a pragmatic check and balance. Integrate into management Read More

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.

desktop security practices  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. Read More

Best Practices for Secure Desktop-based Information Search in the Enterprise


Knowledge workers by the millions are leveraging desktop search (DTS) tools. However, with change comes risk, and failing to proactively establish policies and lock down a centrally managed DTS solution can result in significant civil and criminal liabilities. But by following a few basic principles, companies can realize the full benefits of this new technology, while enhancing their information security.

desktop security practices  the millions are leveraging desktop search (DTS) tools. However, with change comes risk, and failing to proactively establish policies and lock down a centrally managed DTS solution can result in significant civil and criminal liabilities. But by following a few basic principles, companies can realize the full benefits of this new technology, while enhancing their information security. Read More

Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel and Microsoft Create New PC Security Alliance


Five key vendors, Compaq, HP, IBM, Intel, and Microsoft have allied together to develop a new hardware and software specification for personal computer security. The alliance has set a goal of publishing a specification proposal by the second half of 2000. It remains to be seen what impact this will have on the rapidly increasing number of information security attacks.

desktop security practices  they trying to develop desktop and server security standards for systems integrators and solution providers? Whatever their mission is, they plan on creating a proposal for a security specification of sorts by the second half of 2000. Their plan is to make the specification available through licensing subject to proper verification and implementation. Market Impact In a world of co-existing truths, it is likely that there are multiple purposes behind this alliance. Microsoft needs to gain consumer Read More

TCO & Security of Enterprise Grade Mobility


While mobility has been a key factor behind the consumerization of IT in the enterprise, it has created a new set of security challenges in the workplace. Read this research with IT decision makers from the various departments across the UK public sector to understand the challenges they are encountering in the face of compliance, control, cost, and consumerization, and to gain best-practice lessons in mobile enterprise management.

desktop security practices  & Security of Enterprise Grade Mobility While mobility has been a key factor behind the consumerization of IT in the enterprise, it has created a new set of security challenges in the workplace. Read this research with IT decision makers from the various departments across the UK public sector to understand the challenges they are encountering in the face of compliance, control, cost, and consumerization, and to gain best-practice lessons in mobile enterprise management. Read More

Security Information Market Heading for Growth


The growth of security vulnerabilities is creating a new market for security information. With link sharing and cooperation among sites, it is not clear that this market is nearly as predatory as some publishing markets.

desktop security practices  Information Market Heading for Growth Security Information Market Heading for Growth L. Taylor - August 31, 2000 Event Summary It is estimated that the security information market will grow to a $1.5 billion by 2003.[1] With a dearth of security professionals available, viewing online security articles offers companies the opportunity to gain information, and improve system security knowledge at low overhead and a fast pace. Via the web, IT organizations can find out about security bugs, patches, Read More

Desktop PCs: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss… (Dell)


This year, the market can be summed up as 3D: Dell Direct Desktop. In comparison, Compaq and IBM are looking a little flat.

desktop security practices  the Old Boss… (Dell) Desktop PCs: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss (Dell) C. McNulty - May 4, 2000 Market Overview Non-portable, Intel compatible PCs remain the primary vehicle for supporting most applications in the modern organization. Intel/AMD-based processors and internal hard drives distinguish systems in this category. It also helps to point out what is not included in this market: Thin clients and dumb terminals Intel-architecture systems which require network access for most key Read More

Which is Best: Cloud-Based or on-Premise Web security?


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desktop security practices  is Best: Cloud-Based or on-Premise Web security? With so many Internet-based threats, what provides the best protection for your network—cloud-based or on-premise security solutions? As you'll discover in the Aberdeen report , Web Security in the Cloud: More Secure! Compliant! Less Expensive! , cloud-based security solutions out-perform their on-premise counterparts in every critical area: security, compliance, reliability, and cost. Over a recent 12 month period, users of cloud-based Web security Read More

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desktop security practices  Operational Security Metrics Due to the changing regulatory environment and the complexity of business today, organizations are facing increased accountability. Security risks, however, can often be difficult to measure and even more difficult to understand by people outside of the department. The key to demonstrating improvement is to translate security information in to business terms. Organizations must align, manage, and measure security around business operations. Read More

Ernst & Young Leads Big 5 in Security


Announcing an upgrade to its online security portal, Ernst & Young, takes the lead in big 5 security services.

desktop security practices  & Young Leads Big 5 in Security Ernst & Young Leads Big 5 in Security L. Taylor - May 19, 2000 Event Summary Announcing an upgrade to its online security portal, Ernst & Young is clearly out in front of the big five when it comes to security consulting services. Its newly expanded online portal, eSecurityOnline.Com, offers a multitude of resources including newsgroups, mailing lists, vulnerability and virus information, a listing of security service offerings, security training, a library, and much Read More

Web Security: Bullet-Proofing Your Site with SSL


In this security guide from Symantec you'll discover that the best solution can also be the most cost-effective.

desktop security practices  Security: Bullet-Proofing Your Site with SSL Unsecured networks, especially wi-fi, pose serious security risks, particularly with the advent of Firesheep-style sidejacking attacks. End-to end HTTPS encryption is one surefire solution—but what about the cost? So, what is the best approach you can take to ensure optimal protection? In this security guide from Symantec you'll discover that the best solution can also be the most cost-effective. Get all the facts in Protecting Users from Firesheep and Read More

Cost Effective Security and Compliance with Oracle Database 11g Release 2


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desktop security practices  Effective Security and Compliance with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Increasingly sophisticated threats and the push toward data consolidation and cloud computing are in part why a defense-in-depth approach to security is critical to safeguarding data. Data breach investigations have shown that security controls must be multi-layered to protect against threats, and the ever changing regulatory landscape and focus on privacy demonstrate the need for solutions to be transparent and cost effective. Read Read More

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