This white paper explores the reasons behind the perception that cloud computing is somehow less secure than other Enterprise computing paradigms, identifies the real risks where they exist and proposes ways that enterprises can mitigate those risks.
Organizations are faced with providing secure authentication, authorization, and Single Sign On (SSO) access to thousands of users accessing hundreds of disparate applications. Ensuring that each user has only the necessary and authorized permissions, managing the user’s identity throughout its life cycle, and maintaining regulatory compliance and auditing further adds to the complexity. These daunting challenges are solved by Identity and Access Management (IAM) software.
Traditional IAM supports on-premises applications, but its ability to support Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based applications, mobile computing, and new technologies such as Big Data, analytics, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is limited. Supporting on-premises IAM is expensive, complex, and time-consuming, and frequently incurs security gaps.
Identity as a Service (IDaaS) is an SaaS-based IAM solution deployed from the cloud. By providing seamless SSO integration to legacy on-premises applications and modern cloud-
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jul 15, 2014
Many mid-market companies have invested significant time and resources to secure and back up their servers, client computers, data, and overall network infrastructure in what was the traditional client-server setup. Now, what were considered emerging technologies just a few years ago, cloud computing and virtualization have arrived on the scene, bringing both significant benefits and new challenges. Find out more about this transition to get the most out of your virtual environment.
SMBs need a robust, scalable network capable of handling any workload securely and reliably. It's critical to select network switches, routers, and wireless access points with the capabilities needed for today's traffic and tomorrow's growth, including mobile and BYOD computing. As part of HP’s Just Right IT program for SMBs, HP Networking solutions are purpose-built for growing businesses. Learn what to look for in networking technology, and how HP can help you create a network that will keep pace with your business growth.
Driven by increasing regulatory scrutiny and the need to protect key corporate assets, concerns about compliance and data leakage have risen to the top of the priority list for today's corporate executives. This paper discusses multiple policies, procedures and processes corporations must consider to remain secure and compliant.
This paper outlines the types of threats that leverage the Internet as a means of delivery and the risks that they pose to your organization. Learn the key drivers of a corporate security policy and how you can protect against HTTP-based threats using Web filtering as part of a multi-layered content security strategy.
Spyware presents a daily threat to organizations. It can even lead to networks being exposed to malicious attacks. Find out about the specific types of spyware threats that are out there and how you can combat these threats today.
Unknown attacks are quickly becoming the next great information security challenge for today's organizations. Get up to speed on what these threats really are and learn what security measures are available to keep your network safe from these attacks.
Regardless of whether your company is subject to HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, any number of state regulations, or none at all, configuration compliance has a place in most if not all business and government organizations. Find out in this paper how you can achieve automated configuration compliance with the SafeWord SecureWire IAM appliance from Secure Computing.
This white paper discusses how HTTPS filtering (SSL scanning) from Secure Computing provides companies with the means to counter these threats by fully extending their Internet usage policies to HTTPS traffic, and thereby proactively closing that last known major network security hole.
Organizations need to be protected from both known and unknown threats, and all the varieties and forms that sophisticated malware can take. Learn about the changing nature of malware attacks and how the Webwasher Anti-Malware from Secure Computing can provide a highly effective defense against malicious content.
Spammers have now fired a new barrage of image spam using randomized images that appear identical to the human eye, yet appear to be entirely unique to most anti-spam software. Many of the changes to the images contained within spam messages are so subtle that they require a pixel-by-pixel examination of the image in order to detect the differences. Read how Secure Computing effectively addresses this problem.
This paper outlines these new threats and discusses the limited effectiveness of reactive legacy Web security solutions against those threats. The paper then outlines the new reputation based, proactive security paradigm that is necessary for securing Web 2.0 applications.
This industry white paper takes the mystery out of the key differences in the main classes of firewall architectures. It was independently written by Marcus J. Ranum, a world-renowned expert on security system design and implementation. It includes fundamental lessons about building application layer firewalls, technical examples, and concludes with predictions about the future of firewall technology.
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