Advanced Analytics and Machine Learning: A Prescriptive and Proactive Approach to Security
Overwhelmed by the volume of security intelligence and alerts, human analysts need machine learning to augment and accelerate eﬀorts. Machine learning moves security analytics from diagnostic and descriptive to prescriptive and proactive, leading to faster and more accurate detection.
Security and Accountability in the Cloud Data Center: A SANS Survey
This report summarizes the second annual SANS survey of IT professionals using a variety of cloud providers and service models, including SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS implementations. What has changed this year? Has the state of cloud security improved? Stayed the same? Worsened? Some of the top takeaways from this year’s survey include: • 70% of
Cloud usage is Now Over 90% But IT is Struggling to Keep Up. Are You?
Cloud usage is now over 90% but IT is struggling to keep up. Are you? Cloud Adoption Grows. Concerns Remain. 1,400 IT Security professionals from around the globe report their organizations have been adopting cloud at a rapid pace and trusting more sensitive data to reside there.
Building Trust in a Cloudy Sky
Over 90% of companies now use the cloud, yet IT is clearly struggling to secure these services. What’s alarming is that, as trust in public clouds grows, more sensitive data is being stored there, potentially exposing your enterprise. In fact, half of all organizations report tracing malware back to a SaaS application. A big culprit
Not Today Zero-Day
This whitepaper provides data points on malware and stresses the importance on emulation, which reduces “firefighting” and dramatically lowers security costs and freeing up resources for more strategic initiatives such as endpoint detection and response.
Data Loss Prevention Best Practices for Healthcare: The Perils of Data Loss
Healthcare organizations are obligated by law to comply with the HITECH Omnibus Final Rule, which includes encrypting and protecting ePHI (Electronic Protected Health Information) data. Investigations and fines in the millions of dollars can be the results of noncompliance. This white paper outlines the basic steps toward better data loss prevention for healthcare organizations—from data
The Hidden Truth Behind Shadow IT: Six Trends Impacting Your Security Posture
This report takes a look at the state of “shadow IT” in companies worldwide, reveals some surprising results from the Stratecast survey of IT and Line of Business employees, and offers tips to IT and business leaders to help start addressing the risks associated with shadow IT in their own companies.
Nine Essential Requirements for Web Security: Enabling Safe, Productive Access to Social Media and Other Web Applications
This paper characterizes new web threats and explains why most security solutions in place today are ineffective. We then propose three key organizational principles for assessing and enhancing web security—security, control, and flexibility—and nine functional requirements that enable these principles. These new capabilities (and the RFP checklist in the appendix) will help you confidently allow
Select a Secure Web Gateway – How to Deploy Comprehensive Protection for Your Corporate Network
This white paper describes a wide range of Internet-based attack methods and explains how Web Protection technology protects against them.
Direct or Transparent Proxy? Choose the Right Configuration for Your Gateway
Secure web gateways are essential in today’s connected world, but which proxy configuration should you choose: direct or transparent? This white paper guides you through the pros and cons and makes recommendations that will help you secure your company and your users more effectively.