An unprecedented wave of security breaches has led to the establishment of technical standards, IT governance frameworks and laws designed to improve and enforce IT security. Companies are under increasing pressure to control their IT infrastructures more effectively. Learn how ongoing automated vulnerability assessments, together with well-defined network security policies, can simplify the compliance process.
that organizes controls into ten major sections, each covering a different topic or area. These are: business continuity planning, system development and maintenance, physical and environmental security, compliance, personnel security, security organization, computer operations and management, asset control, and security policy. NIST 800-53 ' This publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology is a collection of Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems. It