Security visibility: Honestly assessing security posture

Data Protection Security School

Security visibility: Honestly assessing security posture

Aaron Turner, N4Struct
In this lesson, learn how to gain the clearest visibility into the state of your company’s information security efforts, including how to make the most of your SIM, log management, network monitoring, GRC and penetration testing tools and services to provide a centralized collection of intelligence you can use to evaluate your company’s state of security.

Watch the video, listen to the podcast, read the tech tip then take the quiz to see how much you have learned. Passing the quiz earns you one CPE credit from (ISC)².

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About the author:
Aaron Turner is the co-founder of N4Struct, an information security consultancy focused on helping organizations identify how to solve some of the toughest industrial espionage cases.

In this part:

Webcast: Security visibility: Gain insight into your security posture

In this presentation, our expert explores the key principals that are important for security practitioners to focus on to gain insight into their organization's security posture. You'll learn how to articulate a business-centric information security mission, establish network and host intelligence as the foundation for all of your security programs and build consistent processes to take action when anomalies are detected.

Tip: Information security intelligence demands network traffic visibility

Use the network and host data at your disposal to create business-focused information security intelligence policies and strategies.

Podcast: Security visibility: Know when to cut your losses

Nothing defines failure like hitting your head against the wall the same way over and over again. Sometimes security practitioners have to act boldly when a security product or procedure doesn't meet their requirements or expectations. In this podcast, you'll learn about key issues that help you determine when you need cut your losses for the sake of your organization's security posture.

Quiz: Security visibility: Honestly assessing security posture

Test your knowledge of Aaron Turner’s course on improving enterprise security visibility in this five-question quiz.

Take the quiz