Issue OverviewInformation Security magazine - May 2009
This month's cover story is on Automatic Compliance. The weight of regulatory compliance can break the back of your IT operation. Automation can help you gear up for your next audit. We'll also cover new technologies for identity and access management, IDS vs. IPS, and more. Access >>>
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Changing times for identity management
Identity management technology is adapting to meet enterprise needs. Learn what products can improve security and ease compliance.
Do you need an IDS or IPS, or both?
by Joel Snyder, Contributor
Cut through the hype and learn the differences and benefits of intrusion detection and prevention systems.
- Changing times for identity management
Cybersecurity Act of 2009: Power grab, or necessary step?
The Cybersecurity Act of 2009, also known as S.773, would give the president unprecedented authority over federal and private networks. Experts debate whether it's a power grab, or a signal of the seriousness of threats to critical infrastructure.
Ease the compliance burden with automation
Manual compliance processes are error-prone and drain corporate IT resources. Automated tools make a difference if you apply them to a well-organized compliance program.
- Cybersecurity Act of 2009: Power grab, or necessary step?
Service-focused security offers best value to organization
A service-oriented approach is the best way to demonstrate security's value and win support for security initiatives.
The Pipe Dream of No More Free Bugs
Security researchers have declared they want vendors to compensate them for their independent search for vulnerabilities.
Bruce Schneier and Marcus Ranum Face-Off: Should We Have an Expectation of Online Privacy?
by Marcus J. Ranum, Contributor
Security experts Bruce Schneier and Marcus Ranum debate whether users should have an expectation of online privacy.
- Service-focused security offers best value to organization
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