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Understanding the PCI Data Security Standard
Understanding the PCI Data Security Standard.Secure Documents and Other Computer Software to Use In Your Complex System of Understanding the PCI Data Security Standard. The payment card industry data security standard (PCI DSS) defines a comprehensive set of requirements to enhance and enforce payment account data security in a proactive rather than passive way. These include security management, policies, procedures, network architectures, software design, and other protective measures. Get a better understanding of the PCC DSS and learn the costs and benefits of compliance.

IT SECURITY MAGAZINE: th at everybody knows it , including the bad guys. Protect Cardholder Data From a security perspective, data needs protection at all times. But security considerations, technologies and solutions vary for data that s in motion (moving between sender and receiver) versus data that s at rest (sitting in a file or database). Thus, the PCI DSS requirements for protecting cardholder data distinguish between protect stored cardholder data and encrypt transmission of cardholder data across open, public
9/3/2009 4:36:00 PM

Need for Content Security
Need for Content Security. Papers and Other Software Complex System to Use In Your Complex System for Content Security. The Internet access you have provided in the office costs money. You wish to see it used as a productive tool and increase business. It also provides the best way to appear busy. Employees can open multiple pages, a few of them related to legitimate work, while the others cater to their

IT SECURITY MAGAZINE: Moreover, if they take it up as a challenge, they may even crack your security systems. Copyright infringement: Can happen willfully or unintentionally. An employee downloads and uses a software program, a graphic image or a proprietary document thinking that, because it s on the Web, it is free. Copyrights extend to the web media also. Legal: When your employees visit porn sites, access sexually explicit material, post hate mails, they are committing an offense. Your company is liable for legal action.
9/6/2005 12:18:00 PM

Security Breach: Now What?
When people's lives or financial transactions are at risk, proper Security Incident handling is of extreme importance.

IT SECURITY MAGAZINE: example), or financial transactions, it is important that the Security Incident Manger be reachable at all times by either pager or cell phone, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. When people s lives or financial transactions are at risk, proper Security Incident handling is of extreme importance. Recording the Details It is important to record the details of the security breach, on a form, or in a database. A typical Security Incident Handling Form should include fields to fill in and should try to answer
3/17/2000

Network Security Best Practices: Competitive Analysis
Your Challenge: Get Decision Makers' Approval for Network Security Best Practices.Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. When it comes to security architecture, choosing a system that’s scalable and applicable to a broad set of security needs is a wise move. New security services for Internet protocol (IP) networks are emerging that enable new levels of scalability and manageability—while remaining completely transparent to the network. By applying this type of system, you build an optimal framework for future security applications.

IT SECURITY MAGAZINE: White Paper Description: When it comes to security architecture, choosing a system that’s scalable and applicable to a broad set of security needs is a wise move. New security services for Internet protocol (IP) networks are emerging that enable new levels of scalability and manageability—while remaining completely transparent to the network. By applying this type of system, you build an optimal framework for future security applications. Network Security Best Practices: Competitive Analysis
7/27/2007 1:19:00 PM

Vendor Analysis: Interliant s Security Vulnerability Assessment
A security vulnerability assessment service is a risk management process. Interliant's security vulnerability assessment service enables its clients to understand what risks their online transaction systems and network infrastructure face. Relevant Technologies has taken an in-depth look at Interliant's security vulnerability assessment service to find out what their tactical strategy is in helping organizations minimize risk, how this strategy evolved, and what IT decision makers can expect to gain from using their services.

IT SECURITY MAGAZINE: for weaknesses and exploitability. It is important to note that a security vulnerability assessment service gives you the security posture of your network for a single snapshot in time. In order to understand the appropriate corrective action to take to secure the exposures, you need this security snapshot in order to formulate your security agenda going forward. Allowing inappropriate access to your backend systems, or exposing your customers credit card numbers, could prove costly and lead to resource
1/14/2002

Feds Buckle Down on Customer Information Security
In an effort to improve the state of consumer privacy, Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Office of Thrift Supervision, on January last year announced that they have put together joint guidelines to safeguard confidential customer information. The guidelines, that took effect last July, implement section 501(b) of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) initiated by the Senate Banking Committee, and passed into law on November 4, 1999. This announcement had significant implications for online banking institutions.

IT SECURITY MAGAZINE: we ll be reviewing our IT security policy, web site and vendor relationships to make sure we re in compliance. Conclusion For online banks, these new guidelines will require that they are not only going to be held responsible for securing customer information, but they will also need to establish a formal Information Security Program as well (if they don t already have one). The Information Security Program will be required to develop a written plan that contains policies and procedures for managing and
2/9/2002

Data Security, Governance, and Privacy
To meet regulatory requirements such as the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), IT managers are now receiving the board-level visibility and budgets required to improve enterprise data security. For example, companies need secure and verifiable audit trails that track the activities of database administrators (DBAs) and other privileged insiders. But have you considered the seven essential elements of database security?

IT SECURITY MAGAZINE: US Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), IT managers are now receiving the board-level visibility and budgets required to improve enterprise data security. For example, companies need secure and verifiable audit trails that track the activities of database administrators (DBAs) and other privileged insiders. But have you considered the seven essential elements of database security? Data Security, Governance, and Privacy style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   Compliance Managem
3/30/2007 4:54:00 PM

Security Strategies for the Midsized Business
Midsize businesses face the same security threats as larger companies, and likewise they must comply with the same regulations. But, their security budgets are smaller. The good news is that IT security systems don’t have to be expensive. Learn about the top three security problems, how to develop security policies using integrated security solutions, and how to do vulnerability assessment with low-cost security tools.

IT SECURITY MAGAZINE: good news is that IT security systems don’t have to be expensive. Learn about the top three security problems, how to develop security policies using integrated security solutions, and how to do vulnerability assessment with low-cost security tools. Security Strategies for the Midsized Business style= border-width:0px; />   comments powered by Disqus Related Topics:   IT Infrastructure and Development,   Security,   Intrusion Detection,   Mobile Security,   Network Security Monitoring,   Site
9/19/2008 1:19:00 PM

7 Essential Steps to Security Risk Reduction
7 Essential Steps To Achieve, Measure And Prove Optimal Security Risk Reduction. Search for White Papers and Other Documents for Your Management Project Related to an Optimal 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.

IT SECURITY MAGAZINE: provider of on demand IT security risk and compliance management solutions – delivered as a service Source : Qualys Resources Related to Security Risk Reduction : Risk (Wikipedia) 7 Essential Steps to Achieve, Measure and Prove Optimal Security Risk Reduction Security Risk Reduction is also known as : Risk management software , Risk assessment management , Security solution , Security systems , Disaster Risk Reduction , Risk manangement , Security manangement , Introduction to Security Risk Analysis ,
9/7/2007 4:04:00 PM

Study Shows: FBI Alienates Industry Security Experts
A comprehensive study done by TechnologyEvaluation.Com has shown that, for years the FBI has been alienating industry security experts. Some of the best industry security professionals want nothing to do with helping the FBI resolve cybercrime. Recently, one of the leading Department of Justice attorneys general, well-known for expertise in successfully prosecuting cybercrime, asked TechnologyEvaluation.Com why so many security and information technology professionals snub their noses at law enforcement agencies that exist to protect our nation's vital assets - private and public. TechnologyEvaluation.Com went behind the scenes to find o

IT SECURITY MAGAZINE: productive relationships with America s IT security community to better increase their knowledge base. Our research indicates that the metropolitan FBI offices are fighting and managing cybercrime somewhat independently of each other, each having their own processes for investigations. These processes need to be standardized across all FBI offices in order for the FBI to become truly effective. Private industry needs to understand the investigation process in order to provide better assistance. A former
8/21/2000

Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security
DSL providers speed up their customers' Internet access, however, at the same time they also expose these customers to enormous security risk. Earthlink has gone the extra mile and is giving out free firewall software to all its DSL customers.

IT SECURITY MAGAZINE: enables them to download it securely. With a reputation for superior customer service, Earthlink has found a way to sell DSL services alleviating the most talked about implementation concern - security. User Recommendations With both a privacy and firewall module, Symantec s personal firewall is well suited for multi-purpose Internet remote connectivity. The firewall module blocks both Java applets, as well as ActiveX controls. TCP/IP ports that are currently not being used are blocked by default. When
8/8/2000


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