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A honeypot is a computer system that is set up to act as a decoy to lure cyberattacks and to detect, deflect, or study attempts to gain unauthorized access to information systems. Continue Reading
In this excerpt of Managing Online Risk, author Deborah Gonzalez outlines the main steps of a risk management model. Continue Reading
In this excerpt of Information Governance and Security, authors John G. Iannarelli and Michael O'Shaughnessy offer tips for establishing guidelines for all departments or sectors of a business. Continue Reading
In this excerpt of Integrated Security Systems Design, author Thomas L. Norman explains the tools of security system design, the place of electronics in the process, how to establish electronic security program objectives and the types of design ... Continue Reading
A recent survey indicated an increased use of risk assessment frameworks among enterprises. Here's why it's important to choose the right framework for your organization. Continue Reading
Secure Shell (SSH) is a network protocol that secures data communications between computers on an insecure network using strong authentication and encryption. SSH also refers to the utility suite that implements the protocol, and which can be used ...Continue Reading
In this excerpt of Designing and Building Security Operations Center, author David Nathans reviews the infrastructure needed to support a SOC and maintain SOC security.Continue Reading
Security gap analysis is a strong, reliable technique for enterprises looking to assure HIPAA compliance. Expert Mike Chapple explains how to perform the analysis.Continue Reading
Malware writers are becoming more sophisticated, increasing the threats to data privacy and security. To counter the growing risks of unauthorized access to proprietary or confidential information, the very best antimalware tools are essential.
A secure sync-and-share tool can keep sensitive files safe -- if the tool itself properly deployed and managed. Learn how in the expert tip.Continue Reading
It is not hard to make the shift from independent controls for defense in depth to interlocking strategies, Ron Dilley tells Marcus Ranum, but careful planning is required.Continue Reading
Windows Wi-Fi Sense allows Windows 10 users to get Internet access from public hotspots and private wireless local area networks (WLANs) that have been shared by friends. Although Wi-Fi Sense is enabled by default in all editions of Windows 10, the ...Continue Reading
Social engineering is an attack vector that relies heavily on human interaction and often involves tricking people into breaking normal security procedures.Continue Reading
CISOs regularly have to present a security assessment report to the board of directors. Expert Mike O. Villegas has some tips to make it more engaging.Continue Reading