Microsoft provides a solution to easily run small segments of code in the cloud with Azure
Functions. Azure Functions provides solutions for processing data, integrating systems, and
building simple APIs and microservices.
The book starts with intermediate-level recipes on serverless computing along with some
use cases on the benefits and key features of Azure Functions. Then, we'll deep dive into the
core aspects of Azure Functions, such as the services it provides, how you can develop and
write Azure Functions, and how to monitor and troubleshoot them.
Moving on, you'll get practical recipes on integrating DevOps with Azure Functions, and
providing continuous deployment with Visual Studio Team Services. The book also
provides hands-on steps and tutorials based on real-world serverless use cases to guide you
through configuring and setting up your serverless environments with ease. Finally, you'll
see how to manage Azure Functions, providing enterprise-level security and compliance to
Published By: OracleSMB
Published Date: Jan 04, 2018
Compliance and risk management issues affect small and medium-sized businesses. They are not just a concern for larger, public companies, but smaller companies have fewer resources to deal with the regulatory demands that affect them.
Instead of hiring expensive external resources to ensure compliance, invest in financial compliance cloud technology to continuously monitor and provide feedback on your compliance efforts. It will lower long-term costs, improve collaboration, and increase confidence in data security and financial reports.
This guide describes the need for continuous monitoring and offers a blueprint for creating a continuous security practice. As a result, continuous monitoring will give your organization the most comprehensive view of its global perimeter, and empower you to proactively identify and address potential threats enabled by vulnerabilities in software or weak system configurations.
Published By: ForeScout
Published Date: Feb 18, 2014
Find out how companies with hundreds to thousands of devices and distributed networks are managing security risks, enabling BYOD adoption, and supporting IT-GRC framework specifications. Download the Frost & Sullivan: Continuous Compliance and Next Generation NAC report. Click to download the report.
Discover. Evaluate. Act. Reduce risk with real-time identification, assessment. This white paper discusses a new approach to protecting your network through a combination of active and passive network discovery and monitoring, in real-time.
This paper explores the subject of continuous compliance versus audit-driven compliance, as well as how an ongoing approach to compliance makes compliance a positive force for securing data and systems.
Tripwire Enterprise combines real-time change detection, comprehensive configuration auditing, continuous policy compliance management, and rapid configuration remediation in a single solution. By integrating these Tripwire solutions, you can correlate all suspicious events with changes to take control of threats across all events and changes.
Unlike others, Tripwire solutions identify the events that matter most-those that pose the real security risks or take you out of compliance. And they help you discover those events immediately, while you can still contain the damage.
Continuous Monitoring has become an overused and overhyped term in security circles, driven by US Government mandate (now called Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation). But that doesn’t change the fact that monitoring needs to be a cornerstone of your security program, within the context of a risk-based paradigm. This paper from Securosis discusses Continuous Security Monitoring, including how to do it, and the most applicable use cases they have seen in the real world. It also provides a step-by-step guide for things to do for each use case to move forward with a monitoring initiative.
Increased regulatory requirements, the need for transparency, and the desire to better manage and mitigate risks have combined to make Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) top of mind for both business and Information Technology (IT) executives. Business managers and IT security managers must work collaboratively and continuously to control access and authorization, guarding against fraud and mistakes, while providing the clear visibility that is prerequisite for sound corporate oversight to ensure profitability and compliance.
Imagine putting first responders on your operational team instantly on alert about new network vulnerabilities – and how to fix them? This capability is called “continuous monitoring” (CM) and a new guide from Qualys shows you how it can dramatically boost security of your network.
Learn how CM provides you with an always-on view of potential security holes. The guide explains how using CM is a vital step toward achieving continuous security of your network – the Holy Grail for every network security manager!
In the guide, you will learn how to automatically leverage vulnerability scans with CM for stronger security. Continuous Monitoring: A New Approach to Proactively Protecting Your Global Perimeter offers an easy blueprint for using automation to achieve continuous security and compliance.
Download the guide now to learn more about CM:
Requirements—why CM is vital
Scanning—value of continuous vulnerability scans
Best Practices—for using CM
Benefits—examples of how CM improves se
Published By: Tripwire
Published Date: Jul 08, 2008
The Tripwire Enterprise solution provides organizations with powerful configuration control through its configuration assessment and change auditing capabilities. In this white paper, learn how with Tripwire Enterprise, organizations can quickly achieve IT configuration integrity by proactively assessing how their current configurations measure up to specifications as given in ISO 27001. This provides immediate visibility into the state of their systems, and through automating the process, saves time and effort over a manual efforts.
Published By: Tripwire
Published Date: Mar 31, 2009
HIPAA requires businesses that handle personal health information (PHI) to set up strong controls to ensure the security and integrity of that information. Learn how Tripwire Enterprise helps meet the detailed technical requirements of HIPAA and delivers continuous compliance.
Published By: Tripwire
Published Date: Jun 30, 2009
Learn how Tripwire can help you deploy a comprehensive configuration assessment and control solution that: a) reduces the time and resources required to verify compliance and prepare for audits; and b) maintains continuous compliance by allowing IT to immediately identify any exceptions and trigger remediation of configurations that do not conform to policy.
Published By: Tripwire
Published Date: Apr 21, 2010
Running scared from an upcoming PCI audit? There's a better way. It's called continuous compliance built directly into every day operations. The result is a virtual elimination of costly (not to mention scary) fire drills, even as credit card standards continue to evolve.
Identity and access management governance helps determine who has authorized access to what resources, for what purpose and for how long. IAM governance from IBM provides value beyond risk control, with accountability and transparency for user entitlements throughout the user lifecycle.
As security threats increase and government regulations require more control over users and data, it is important for organizations to evolve their security measures.
By aligning governance related policies and rules with all identity management processes, organizations can achieve continuous, sustainable compliance, thereby reducing the need for after the fact fixes and expensive, error prone manual remediation.
IBM Security Identity Governance and Intelligence helps organizations effectively, comprehensively manage identities and application access
While software license costs are a major expense, most companies spend very little time managing this critical and widely distributed asset until an audit occurs or a cost reduction program forces attention. This should be the year you flip from being reactive to being proactive in dealing with software asset and license management. Costs savings and peace of mind are just two of the benefits that you will realize.
In this Webcast an analyst from Frost and Sullivan will go over the results of a recently published white paper on this topic and Deloitte & Touche will discuss the benefits their customers have gained in automating their license management processes.
View this Webcast to learn how you can reclaim licenses, avoid unnecessary license costs, achieve continuous compliance, and improve risk management.
This paper begins by exploring why SOX compliance continues to be so difficult when it is treated as an annual project rather than a continuous process. Then the paper discusses how Likewise Enterprise can help your company make the shift to continuous compliance for identity and access management in a mixed network. Likewise joins Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X computers to Active Directory, providing the basis to assign each user a unique ID for authentication, authorization, and monitoring. Likewise also includes group policies for non-Windows computers so that you can centrally manage their security settings in the same way as Windows computers.
There is no fail-safe in today's digital world. Incidents will occur, both unintentional and malicious. To mitigate damage and organizational impact, the agile organization will respond quickly. To mitigate risks before damage occurs, an organization can maintain a continuous high state of security, ensure that all computing endpoints are in compliance, automate actions to shorten response time and enact measures to control infections with quarantine and until remediation is complete. Read this whitepaper to learn how IBM Endpoint Manager helps organizations respond quickly to today's threats.