Best Practices in IT Security
Feb24

Best Practices in IT Security

It is the wish of everyone for their organization to be more secure. The number of insider threats and hackers as well other threats is constantly increasing. So, organizations should keep on updating their security measures to counter these threats. This is why you find that the most serious organizations are developing and enacting new cyber threat countermeasures every day. This article will not deal with data encryption of...

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Must Do Things in IT Security to Protect Your Network Perimeter

The design of your security perimeter should regularly be assessed since it is the backbone of your network security. Critical things which should be protected for the architecture to be strong should be first in line.   Then, you are required to design your security perimeter which can change as your needs change too. The design should be flexible to accommodate future needs since the threats you face today are not the ones you...

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IT Security Vs. Compliance : What’s the difference?
Jan27

IT Security Vs. Compliance : What’s the difference?

Failing to understand the difference between security and compliance is the problem which comes time after time, regardless the regulatory standard being discussed. Many organizations think that security and compliance are the same thing. At other times, they are occupied by the complex regulations to the extent that they stop focusing on security altogether. Let’s use PCI as an example in the Target Corp case. In late 2013, over 70...

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The Basics of Information Security
Jan18

The Basics of Information Security

Information security refers to all strategies set to protect the integrity, confidentiality and availability of digital as well as non-digital information from threats and people with malicious intentions. It involves making sure that sensitive or confidential information is not disclosed to a party that is unauthorized to receive it. Information Security also guarantees that all authorized parties are able to access the information...

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What is IT Security?
Jan14

What is IT Security?

IT security is basically the protection of computer systems from theft or damage of the hardware, software or the data stored in them, and from disruption of the services the computer systems provide. IT security includes monitoring physical access to the hardware, and safeguarding against threats which come through network access, data and code injection. Also, the computer systems are protected from malpractices caused by users,...

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