Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
In this webinar, we'll cover the six key steps every IT practitioner should take to go from installation to insight as quickly as possible with a SIEM solution. You'll learn how to leverage SIEM event correlation to aggregate, correlate and analyze all of the security-relevant log data in your environment so you can:
• Detect threats (known and emerging)
• Identify vulnerabilities
• Accelerate incident response
• Identify policy violations
• Simplify compliance management
Join AlienVault to learn tricks for achieving unified security visibility in the shortest amount of time.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
While vulnerability assessments are an essential part of understanding your risk profile, it's simply not realistic to expect to eliminate all vulnerabilities from your environment. So, when your scan produces a long list of vulnerabilities, how do you prioritize which ones to remediate first? By data criticality? CVSS score? Asset value? Patch availability? Without understanding the context of the vulnerable systems on your network, you may waste time checking things off the list without really improving security.
Join AlienVault for this session to learn:
• The pros & cons of different types of vulnerability scans - passive, active, authenticated, unauthenticated
• Vulnerability scores and how to interpret them
• Best practices for prioritizing vulnerability remediation
• How threat intelligence can help you pinpoint the vulnerabilities that matter most
The cost of cybercrime in the UK has reached a staggering £27bn – but what’s the actual threat to your business? From data breaches, phishing and spam, to identity theft, malware and vulnerabilities - learn how they can damage your business and the steps you can take to protect yourself.
We often think of malware as being designed to sit beneath the radar, collecting data in stealth mode, for the purposes of fraud or corporate espionage. Increasingly however, we’re witnessing attacks on corporations designed to cause substantial economic losses via wholesale destruction. For example, the Shamoon malware that recently hit Saudi Arabia-based Aramco (the world’s largest oil company) and RasGas (a Qatar-based gas company) corrupted files on tens of thousands of workstations, overwriting the Master Boot Records.
These malware attacks, which may well have targeted website vulnerabilities, resulted in destruction on an industrial scale. At Aramco, IT professionals were forced to replace 30,000 PCs and laptops. RasGas meanwhile, had to shut down all email communications, and the company’s website was forced offline.
Assessment is part of your compliance programme’s necessary life cycle for improvement. We work in an ever-evolving landscape of risk that requires compliance professionals to identify the gaps their programmes have today, and may have tomorrow. Your programme effectiveness as a whole is based on the effectiveness of each one of its parts. So, ensure your assessment is broad as well as in-depth. Programme assessment is not a tick-the-box exercise. It is just as important as creating a company culture and mitigating risk.
Remember, if your assessment is thorough and effective, you will have identified weaknesses in your programme and vulnerabilities for risk. Don’t be discouraged by your work to highlight these areas for improvement. Your programme and your organisation will be better for it once you make the necessary adjustments for a robust and effective ethics and compliance programme.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Mar 30, 2016
With AlienVault USM, the IT team for the City of Lewiston has been able to identify critical vulnerabilities, find orphaned services accounts, and detect threats before they became incidents. Learn how this team greatly improved network security on a small budget.
Published By: AirDefense
Published Date: Apr 24, 2007
This document outlines how hackers are exploiting vulnerabilities in 802.11 wireless LANs and describes the widely available hacking tools. As a collection of already published risks to wireless LANs, this white paper is written to inform IT security managers of what they are up against.
There are many ways to uncover Web application vulnerabilities. This white paper examines a few of these vulnerability detection methods – comparing and contrasting manual penetration testing with automated scanning tools. What you’ll discover is that neither of these methods are an exhaustive method for identifying Web application vulnerabilities.
Assessments are the key tools for uncovering vulnerabilities in your security that may be well hidden. This webinar explains how your organization can gain value and insight from the various types of security assessments that safeguard the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your critical business data.
IBM conducted an in-depth assessment to identify vulnerabilities in New Hanover Health Network's information security practices, with emphasis on their auditing activity and capabilities. This white paper will explain how IBM helped them implement a series of best practices, thereby improving the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their information systems.
Use of instant messaging applications-like AOL Instant Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, MSN Messenger and ICQ-and peer-to-peer applications has grown significantly. Although the benefits of real-time communication offer a productivity benefit to corporate environments, instant messaging and peer-to-peer applications add significant vulnerabilities and risks to an enterprise's security posture.
Managing network vulnerabilities will be the biggest challenge for C-Level executives in the coming years. Intrusions are more frequent and more malicious, so the security of corporate networks, and therefore the security of the entire corporation are dependent on the ability to quickly identify, prioritize and remediate vulnerabilities in the network.
This white paper identifies critical vulnerabilities that most organizations overlook when they secure their web applications. It also introduces host intrusion defense with deep packet inspection as a new, effective approach for shielding these vulnerabilities.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Apr 09, 2008
Today, many organizations are increasingly reliant on software application development to deliver them competitive edge. Simultaneously, they are progressively opening up their computer networks to business partners, customers and suppliers and making use of next-generation programming languages and computing techniques to provide a richer experience for these users. However, hackers are refocusing their attention on the vulnerabilities and flaws contained in those applications.
Learn how Secure Configuration Manager can help with compliance requirements in the IT controls areas of entitlement reporting & segregation of duties. Discover how to make your compliance program more sustainable & repeatable, while gaining visibility into sources of vulnerability & risk exposure.
With web applications constantly evolving, finding vulnerabilities is a challenging, costly and time-consuming undertaking. Find out how Cenzic's powerful security solutions help information security teams quickly identify problems, regularly assess web application security strength and ensure regulatory compliance.
The Cenzic Hailstorm® solution helps financial institutions comply with GLBA and other laws by automating risk assessment, checking for vulnerability to the injection of malicious code into Web servers, automating the testing of code and key controls during the software development process, and helping them respond to new vulnerabilities in the software development lifecycle.
With web applications constantly evolving, finding vulnerabilities is a challenging, costly and time-consuming undertaking. The solution is automated security assessment products that leverage stateful processing to comprehensively examine web applications and reveal vulnerabilities in hours rather than weeks. Find out how Cenzic's ClickToSecure solution can help you secure your applications.
This paper explores the role of white box vs. black box testing. White box testing technologies have a definite but limited use and value. From a Web application security perspective it must be understood that significant blind spots come with white box testing. Ultimately white box testing is not sufficient to secure your applications: simply put organizations that rely solely on white box technologies will be exposed to vulnerabilities in their applications, thus making it an ineffectual method of testing real-world risks. This paper will demonstrate black box or dynamic testing is ultimately the appropriate solution for “truly” securing Web applications.
Published By: Blue Lane
Published Date: Apr 03, 2007
One of the biggest challenges mirrors a problem in the physical server world: security patching. This paper describes in greater detail the benefits and challenges of server virtualization, and offers insight into how Blue Lane customers are utilizing the PatchPoint(r) System to combat the threat of software vulnerabilities.
Published By: Blue Lane
Published Date: Jan 07, 2008
Quantros’ business—an ASP for the health care industry—requires a secure network and maximal uptime—all with a small IT department and a small budget. Quantros was challenged to implement and enforce sound security policies and to keep up with the continuous stream of vendor patches.
2008 brings with it new challenges and issues that network and systems administrators should be aware of, particularly vulnerabilities brought on by users. This white paper examines the top concerns which network security professionals should be prepared to face in 2008, and how they can be mitigated.
Published By: Perimeter
Published Date: Jul 17, 2007
Before Microsoft released Microsoft XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), most attackers would compromise a computer system by simply attacking it with known vulnerabilities or "bugs" that could allow the attacker to gain some level of control over the system. Newer attack methods were starting to be seen where the attacker would take advantage of vulnerabilities within the Internet browser itself.