Risk Management is the process of measuring, or assessing risk and developing strategies to manage it. Strategies include transferring the risk to another party, avoiding the risk, reducing the negative effect of the risk, and accepting some or all of the consequences of a particular risk. Traditional risk management focuses on risks stemming from physical or legal causes.
Due to the numerous upgrades that will be needed to both software systems and manual processes, health care providers must begin preparing now. Those who do not take steps immediately put the stability and financial health of their private practice at risk.
As cloud adoption grows, Alert Logic has observed a shift in security concerns. While cloud security remains a major concern, the business benefits of moving applications to the cloud are too compelling to resist. Now, having largely committed to a cloud strategy, IT professionals are redirecting their focus to finding the best ways to secure their cloud-based applications and data.
Download the Cloud Security Report today to gain insight on how Alert Logic continues its practice of uncovering trends that threaten both cloud and on-premises environments.
There's an app for that, but is it secure? Mobile Application Lifecycle Management (MALM) is the key to ensuring the protection of apps and associated data by integrating security throughout the end to end process.
Most organizations must comply with multiple standards covering privacy, corporate financial data, Protected Health Information and credit card data. Fortunately, the overlapping standards agree on a single concept; implementing appropriate security controls to protect information from improper disclosure.
However, GRC requirements do not exist in a vacuum. Organizational objectives must also be supported. Critical functions can be disrupted if business needs are not considered when establishing compliance activities. In addition, providing evidence that the appropriate controls are in place and enforced is a requirement of any audit. Investing in selecting the right policies, controls and solutions leads to more successful audits and security that is more reliable.
This new eBook explains how a single, positive security solution, such as Bit9, facilitates the convergence of compliance and security—one agent that provides visibility, detection, response and protection and can automate and manage compliance for PCI-DSS, SOX, HIPAA, FISMA, GLBA, GPG 13, NERC CIP and other regulations.
For enterprises, relying on perimeter defenses as well as traditional endpoint protection is no longer suitable to combat today’s threats. There is a good reason for that, since solutions including signature-based antivirus have not kept pace in combating advanced threats or zero-day attacks leaving devices defenseless.
In October 2013, Bit9 conducted its third-annual survey on server security. In the past year, the inability to detect or stop advanced attacks has remained a constant challenge for enterprises. This survey was designed to analyze these challenges from respondents who are responsible for their organization’s security posture.
If you're unhappy with the state of your current disaster recovery operations, this Q and A is a must-read. IBM cloud experts share information on how cloud computing can provide nearly instantaneous failover and failback of critical business applications. This type of speedy recovery keeps your organization running in the event of disaster or disruption, limiting the risk of business losses and brand damage.
Uncertain times and a volatile economic climate have contributed to an expanding focus on corporate governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) across all industries. As global mandates and compliance directives continue to snowball, organizations are faced with an imminent need to adopt a programmatic approach and tightly integrate risk management initiatives with ongoing business processes. Business intelligence and reporting also provide a powerful mechanism for gaining a deep understanding of key factors that impact corporate performance.
Researched and compiled independently by Chartis, the RiskTech100® evaluates and ranks the world’s most influential risk technology providers based on a range of criteria. IBM retains its top position in the 2014 RiskTech® 100 rankings with top scores for functionality, market presence and innovation. The Chartis report is acknowledged globally as one of the most comprehensive and prestigious studies of risk technology vendors. The report also tracks key trends and developments in the risk technology marketplace. Read the report to learn how IBM can support your risk and compliance efforts to drive business performance and better outcomes.