Issue OverviewInformation Security magazine - August 2004
"All-in-one" security appliances offering similar features can be surprisingly different under the hood. To better understand the capabilities of these security gateways, Information Security compared six appliances designed for midsized companies of 500 employees. Access >>>
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Cut security costs with all-in-one appliances and firewall policies
by Lisa Phifer, Contributor
Turnkey, all-in-one appliances offer cost-effective security with less hassle.
Enhancing security risk management with cyberinsurance
by Lamont Wood, Contributing Writer
When all else fails, there's cyberinsurance. Learn how to enhance security risk management with cyberinsurance.
- Cut security costs with all-in-one appliances and firewall policies by Lisa Phifer, Contributor
Data security failure: How the government broke our trust
The government exposed thousands of Native Americans' financial data to hackers. Elouise Cobell forced the government off the Internet.
Service-level agreement advantages and disadvantages
by Anne Saita
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of service-level agreements.
- Data security failure: How the government broke our trust
Service-level agreement management: Defining security policy roles
Does your security plan include expectations or incentives for SLAs? Lawrence Walsh explains why setting standards for your enterprise is essential.
Be prepared: How to prevent and detect botnets
by Marcus J. Ranum, Contributor
Sooner or later, enterprises have to deal with a remote-controlled compromise. By treating botnets as a disaster preparedness problem, they'll be on the right track.
IE security risks: Making the switch to a more secure browser
by Jay Beale
Given the huge Web-based risk exposure with everyone running the same operating systems should enterprises look for an alternative to IE? Short answer: Absolutely.
Threat modeling follows attack tree as enterprise protection practice
by Pete Lindstrom, Contributor
Does your enterprise maximize its threat modeling potential? Expert Pete Lindstrom displays threat-modeling best practices and shows how it can help protect your enterprise.
Anticipating the worst: Security threat awareness and mitigation
Many IT managers have been lulled into a false sense of security because cyberattacks haven't happened yet. The coin-flip principle provides an all-too-real cyberspace context.
- Service-level agreement management: Defining security policy roles
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