Welcome to SearchSecurity.com's supplement to the latest issue of Information Security magazine. Now that you've read the story in the magazine, continue to explore these topics on SearchSecurity.com.
by Paul Proctor
In this month's issue, you learned how anomaly detection promises to thwart zero-day attacks and malicious activity by flagging deviations from known, good network behavior. Now that you have a better idea of how maturing anomaly detection technology is being used to augment conventional signature-based intrusion detection and prevention, learn more about maximizing intrusion detection and prevention.
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This month's article told you how the pharmaceutical industry is using PKI to cut costs from long, expensive drug development cycles. SearchSecurity interviewed the fathers of the Diffie-Hellman key exchange, a major advancement in PKI. Read how they view current threats and where they think the technology that they advanced is now headed.
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Read the full interview with the CSO of the Securities and Exchange Commission, who explains how private and public sectors can work together to bring sanity to the compliance process.
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When it comes to security, end users can undoubtedly be the weakest link. That's why many organizations have found centralizing security training to be successful. Policy guru Charles Cresson Wood shares some tips for keeping your training and awareness efforts consistent.
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Information Security magazine armed you with strategies for using VLANs. But make sure you're not opening your systems up to possible attack. Learn how to secure a VLAN to prevent the popular VLAN hopping attack or an Address Resolution Protocol attack.
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Information Security Decisions -- October 2005
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This was first published in July 2005