IT Security is a field of computer science concerned with the control of risks related to computer use. The means traditionally taken to realize this objective is to attempt to create a secure computing platform, designed so that agents (users or programs) can only perform actions that have been allowed. This involves specifying and implementing a security policy. The actions in question can be reduced to operations of access, modification and deletion.
With the expanding sophistication of large-scale breaches, the question isn’t whether most organizations will be hacked – it’s when. The APM for Security Forensics white paper shows you how performance monitoring tools can act as a network security camera. It also includes a case study of how one network team used a performance monitoring solution to identify the surprising source of an attack.
The digitization of data has empowered both healthcare providers and patients to improve how, when and where healthcare is administered, giving patients greater control over their personal health and well-being.
The key to success lies in the ability to get the right information to the right people at the right time. And a crucial enabler of improved communications is the ability to transfer data across like and disparate systems through mobile technology. This was the topic at a recent focus group Comcast Business held at HIMSS14 that included healthcare IT professionals from six leading healthcare providers. The participants shared the following insights on how advancements in data mobility can engage the entire healthcare ecosystem and help improve patient outcomes. Download this white paper to learn more.
Waratek has developed a disruptive new approach to application security that protects applications and sensitive data from attacks like SQL Injection, zero-day and unpatched vulnerability exploits at runtime, without code changes or hardware devices.
Learn from the F5 Security Operations Center's analysis of the Neverquest malware threat. The team analyzes the programming techniques and methodologies used to develop malware in order to keep F5 security services up to date and effective against any threat. Read this summary report to better understand how it works and how to mitigate Neverquest.
In this whitepaper, industry expert Michael Volkov, CEO of The Volkov Law Group, LLC, shares key questions no business can afford to overlook when evaluating and selecting vendor risk management solutions.
The growing number of sophisticated attacks and countless attack vectors are increasingly difficult to mitigate. Download our 10 Steps to Mitigate a DDoS Attack in Real Time Infographic to help you address current attacks and learn how to build a solution that will help you mitigate risk, lower management costs, and stay protected in the future.
As the financial services industry moves away from its historic focus—on high margin business, banking, brokerage, insurance, trading, wealth management, and payment companies—they must rethink and strengthen the ways they interact with markets
and customers. Organizations that fail to provide personalized services for their clients or to satisfy increasingly demanding customers will struggle to keep their position as competitors innovate at every turn.
The Dominion Group of Companies offers clients a wide range of professional services, including investment advising, trust services, wealth management, and insurance. Based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the company has three main offices as well as independent affiliate offices in multiple locations throughout the United States. Dominion is a small but growing company, currently employing 40 people.
A recent opportunity for expansion of the trust side of the business required Dominion to branch out from its Virginia Beach headquarters, opening an office in Florida and relocating one of the firm’s principals to that location. A top priority during that transition was maintaining effective communication, despite the
distance, to limit any disruption to existing client services and workflows.
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Group is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions offering banking services to more than seven million customers via 750 branches in 18 African countries. With further offices in New York, London and Paris, UBA is connecting people and businesses across the world through retail and corporate banking, innovative cross-border payments, trade finance and investment banking.
Over the past three years, UBA had undergone a period of rapid expansion that had seen affiliate banks in 16 African countries come on board. This expansion has naturally put the group’s communication infrastructure under pressure.
Korean securities and investment firm boosts profits through secure and reliable financial transmissions.
Secure financial video data transmission of up to 25,000 concurrent sessions, help boost Woori client confidence and profits for Korean investment and securities firm.
As an IT professional, you know that when you have many users to support, every second counts! Slow remote desktop connection times and poor, unreliable connection performance can add up to significant time wasted when extended over days, weeks and months of remote control sessions.
Banks want to use technology to work smarter, better and faster to maintain regulatory compliance, reduce risk and increase productivity. Automated IT systems management is helping them reach those goals in a seamless, efficient manner.
Cyber attacks are growing every day and become serious threats to your organization, but how do you know and understand the threats out there? Download a copy of this book, and you discover the zero-day exploits and threats used to compromise your enterprise. You also learn about a promising new technology developed by Trusteer, an IBM company, which provides effective yet transparent protection to enterprise endpoints. Start reading Stopping Zero-Day Exploits For Dummies, Trusteer Special Edition, today!
The primary approaches used to fight advanced threats over the past several years simply aren’t effective. Traditional methods such as user education, vulnerability patching, and malware detection have failed to protect enterprises against the current threat landscape. Attackers continuously develop sophisticated tactics and evasion techniques to bypass the latest protection methods, requiring the security industry to find a different approach to malware protection.
Trusteer has pioneered a new cybercrime prevention approach that provides unparalleled protection against spear-phishing, drive-by downloads and advanced, information-stealing malware.
Read the IBM white paper, “Protecting corporate credentials against today’s threats”, to learn why traditional approaches to protecting corporate credentials no longer work in today’s threat landscape and what steps CISOs must take to prevent credentials theft.
Riverbed® SteelCentral™ NetAuditor plays an important role in ensuring compliance with the PCI security standards. This document explains the part played by each of the SteelCentral NetAuditor solutions.
To build modern applications, developers could use some help. That is where application performance management (APM) solutions come in. This whitepaper will provide you 10 ways developers can use APM to improve the quality and performance of their software.
While powerful and beneficial, the Citrix XenApp environment can present new challenges to IT departments when troubleshooting application performance issues. Citrix acts as a proxy for backend applications, making it difficult to get end-toend visibility of transactions and to identify and troubleshoot end-user experience problems