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Product Review: GFI's LANguard Network Security Scanner
Performing patch management is one of the most tedious chores that must be completed by network administrators. While there are many patch management tools

security scanning tools  recently released version 5. Security Scanning GFI LANguard is much more than a patch management product though. Any patch management solution will scan your network for missing patches. GFI LANguard raises the bar by also scanning the network for other types of potential security vulnerabilities. The nice part about this feature is that you don't have to do any extra work to perform a full-blown security scan against your network. When you scan your network for missing patches, GFI LANguard will also Read More...
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2008 Internet Security Trends: A Report on Emerging Attack Platforms for Spam, Viruses, and Malware
Just when malware design seemed to have reached a plateau, new and more complex attack techniques have now emerged. For a while, security controls designed to

security scanning tools  the most advanced email security systems to stop inbound threats, enforce strong classification and scanning of all user-initiated Web traffic and monitor closely for possible internal malware infections. A higher frequency of attacks is also being seen - timed to coincide with popular events and major news stories in an attempt to make the message seem more legitimate. These attacks are designed to maximize the spread of malicious content by piggy-backing on strong public interest in sports, political Read More...
Web Application Security: The Truth about White Box Testing versus Black Box Testing
Information security managers, quality assurance staff, and developers are faced with the enormous responsibility of keeping Web applications secure from the

security scanning tools  will help catch any security concerns before they get to the deployment stage. Prevent the gathering of additional hacking information. Black box testing implements many of its detection techniques by looking at results from unexpected input. By looking at the error messages displayed for abnormal data or watching how the Web application interacts, hackers can gain information about how the application is deployed. This in turn aids their ability to effectively hack the application. Black box testing ca Read More...
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 scanning tools  organization. QualysGuard summarizes the security status of each network device, including scan information, specific host information, and a listing of detected vulnerabilities. Based on scanning histories, QualysGuard automatically provides trend analysis and differential reports that detail your security policy compliance. Managers and executives can easily use this information to allocate security budgets, update insurers, and demonstrate your security due-diligence efforts to business partners, Read More...
4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance
An unprecedented wave of security breaches has led to the establishment of technical standards, IT governance frameworks and laws designed to improve and

security scanning tools  teams in addressing overlapping security and compliance needs makes the problem of fragmentary data and redundant work even more burdensome. What s needed is a converged solution supporting the entire compliance process that combines policy management with configuration scanning based on defined policies and remediation, all with granular task-based access control. In the next section a more in-depth view of the roles of the IT teams and their responsibilities will be explored. Compliance is an Read More...
Application Security, Inc.
Application Security, Inc. (AppSecInc) is the leading provider of application security solutions for the enterprise. AppSecInc's products – the industry's

security scanning tools  leading provider of application security solutions for the enterprise. AppSecInc's products – the industry's only complete vulnerability management solution for the application tier – proactively secure enterprise applications at more than 350 organizations around the world. Historically, organizations have secured their networks and host operating systems by applying the vulnerability management methodology. This four-step process allows organizations to proactively manage risk by baselining what Read More...
Beyond Spam – Email Security in the Age of Blended Threats
Not all email security solutions are built to defend against emerging email threats. Regardless of whether someone is using a desktop, laptop, netbook, tablet

security scanning tools  Spam – Email Security in the Age of Blended Threats Not all email security solutions are built to defend against emerging email threats. Regardless of whether someone is using a desktop, laptop, netbook, tablet or smartphone, an organization’s umbrella of security needs to protect any device connected to their networks and deliver real-time protection from the variety of threats to email infrastructures. Read this white paper to learn about the types of threats to email security in existence Read More...
Mobile Access Security & Management
The task of maintaining network and data security is one of an IT administrator's greatest challenges. In recent years, this already difficult task has been

security scanning tools  Access Security & Management The task of maintaining network and data security is one of an IT administrator's greatest challenges. In recent years, this already difficult task has been further complicated by the proliferation of mobile devices connecting to the network. This white paper discusses some of the challenges involved in delivering secure mobile access to organizational IT resources while also allowing for the use of mobile devices. Read More...
Identity-based NAC and PCI Data Security Compliance
As of June 2006, the payment card industry (PCI) has established a detailed set of policy, procedure, infrastructure, and data security requirements for

security scanning tools  NAC and PCI Data Security Compliance As of June 2006, the payment card industry (PCI) has established a detailed set of policy, procedure, infrastructure, and data security requirements for merchants that store and process credit card data. That’s why it’s vital for key PCI requirements to be met when it comes to encryption, user authentication, virus and malware control, access control, and auditing. Read More...
End-to-end Encryption Security Requirements
The Secure POS Vendors Alliance (SPVA) commissioned the End-to-end Security workgroup to provide clear guidelines on the application of encryption technology to

security scanning tools  to-end Encryption Security Requirements The Secure POS Vendors Alliance (SPVA) commissioned the End-to-end Security workgroup to provide clear guidelines on the application of encryption technology to payment card data used for retail financial transactions. This document addresses encrypting payment card data in tamper-resistant security modules. 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.

security scanning tools  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 Sidejacking Attacks with SSL . You'll learn about the benefits and Read More...
Security in the Software Development Lifecycle
Application security is an important emerging requirement in software development. This article introduces CLASP, an application security process and plug-in to

security scanning tools  Software Development Lifecycle Application security is an important emerging requirement in software development. This article introduces CLASP, an application security process and plug-in to IBM 's Rational Unified Process environment. It was developed by Secure Software, and gives organizations a structured way to address security concerns during the software development lifecycle. Read More...
Index Data Security in Microsoft Windows Environments
X1 Enterprise Edition lets users search enterprise data with desktop, mobile, or browser clients. Thus, when integrating X1 Enterprise Edition security with an

security scanning tools  Data Security in Microsoft Windows Environments X1 Enterprise Edition lets users search enterprise data with desktop, mobile, or browser clients. Thus, when integrating X1 Enterprise Edition security with an existing Microsoft network installation, it’s important to understand how X1 security features are configured and deployed (including web server security), and how X1 and Microsoft Windows security layers work together at runtime. Read More...
Making Gramm-Leach-Bliley Security Compliance Fast and Easy
Designed to improve consumer financial services, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) includes security provisions for protecting confidential electronic financial

security scanning tools  Gramm-Leach-Bliley Security Compliance Fast and Easy Making Gramm-Leach-Bliley Security Compliance Fast & Easy If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Qualys® is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, with offices in France, Germany, the U.K., Japan and Hong Kong, and has partners worldwide. Source : Qualys Resources Related to Security Compliance : Regulatory Compliance (Wikipedia) Making Gramm-Leach-Bliley Read More...
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

security scanning tools  the Way in DSL Security Earthlink Leads the Way in DSL Security L. Taylor - August 8, 2000 Event Summary Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) services are hot, and if you don't already have high-speed Internet access, you are wishing you did. For a small price increase over traditional ISP services, users can upgrade to a DSL line and access the Internet at record speeds. However, one of the biggest stumbling blocks to doing so has been the security implications. DSL services expose your system to a much greater Read More...

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