Security Management


Protecting Your Enterprise from the Thriving Cyber Underground

Multiple, overlapping, and mutually supportive defensive systems and patched, up-to-date systems can help consumers and businesses take advantage of the Internet while avoiding its dangers.

Security in Review: Yesterday and Tomorrow

Will it be "same old, same old" in security for 2008?

Research Reveals Steps to Protect Sensitive Data

A new report from the IT Policy Compliance Group examined leaders and laggards to identify core competencies and steps to improve data protection.

Preventing NAC Attacks

Industry standards and trusted hardware keep out unauthorized users and equipment

Compliance and Security, Part 3: Handling the Off Stream

Compliance applies to the entire infrastructure, even the many crannies of heterogeneous environments.

Compliance and Security, Part 2: Uniting Efforts

In the second of three parts, unifying security, compliance, and risk assessment get better results

CA Upgrades Security for z/OS

New versions more about people than features.

IPLocks Tackles Database Security

IPLocks takes a double play on securing databases. One analyst advises you look at your needs or you’ll strike out.

Paying For Vulnerabilities -- A Disquieting Trend?

Rowing though the backwaters may keep you more secure

Oracle 11g, AppSecInc a Go?

Security isn’t a current stumbling block for Oracle 11g and Applications Security Inc. represents a breed plugging database security gaps

Closing Security Holes with Application Scanners

Before unleashing sites and software, these products will spotlight code that can leave you vulnerable

Securing Business File Transfers

Despite the security weaknesses of FTP, there are several approaches IT can take to use the protocol safely.

Database Auditing Gets Serious

Why database-auditing software is critical to protecting your company’s assets

Security Professionals Allege RDP Vulnerability

Security professionals claim it’s possible to bypass service-side security settings using RDP 6.0 clients.

Microsoft Pushes Non-Security Security Update

IT may need to install a memory-leak fix for Windows Installer before other security-related updates can be installed.

The Fall and Rise of Network Access Control

There’s lots of buzz about NAC, but what is it exactly, and why does IT already need a new approach to the technology?

Why PowerTech Group Wants to Update Your AS/400 Security Model

If you have an AS/400 or iSeries, PowerTech Group wants you to update your security model—and a recent study suggests you should pay close attention

Securent Middleware Moves Authorization Out of Individual Apps

Network access control—or entitlement control, as Securent calls it—is all about authentication, access, and authorization.

CA Updates Security Products for Enterprises Big and Small

Antivirus/antispyware package get upgrades while small and mid-size businesses get backup and migration tools

Moving Security to the Mainframe

Vanguard wants the mainframe to be the center of security