eBooks

  • Preparing For The New Norm: Guarding Against A Data Breach

    22 March 2013

    83% of non-U.S. IT security leaders agree or strongly agree that their company is preventing data from being stolen, exposed or lost. 

    Are you as confident with your company?

    Written by SC Magazine US’s editor-in-chief, Illena Armstrong, this new eBook looks at the results taken from our recent survey, ‘Guarding Against A Data Breach’. With more IT security leaders than ever before believing their companies are making greater strides in safeguarding critical corporate and customer data, this eBook reveals that their optimistic views might be far from the truth.

    To read this exclusive SC Magazine eBook, please download it for free below.

    12 pages

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  • Are Employees Putting Your Company's Data At Risk?

    06 March 2013

    This is a must read for any IT, risk or compliance professionals looking to getting a better handle on securing person-to-person file transfers within their business.

    In a growing number of organisations, sensitive data is being moved in and out of the business with little oversight. As employees turn to unsanctioned electronic means to exchange files, they’re getting their jobs done – but they’re also putting their organisations at risk. Imagine the repercussions of sensitive information falling into the hands of one of your competitors. Or consider the potential impact to your organisation’s reputation – and balance sheet – if you violate a regulation.

    With data serving as the lifeblood of your business, you can’t afford to lose control of confidential information. This eBook shares research findings and insights into:

    ·         Trends spurring risky data and file sharing

    ·         Recommendations on how to protect corporate data without impeding user productivity

    12 pages

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  • DDoS for Dummies

    13 September 2012

    Amazon, Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, Sony Playstation, CIA, SOCA, Wordpress, Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Apple...

    This is not just a list of internet giants, these are just some of the companies affected by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks in the last few years. Any information security professional who wants to hang onto his job should be totally clued up when it comes to these online beasts, especially as they're rentable to anyone with $200 and a grudge.

    This SC magazine eBook outlines all the fundamentals you need to mitigate DDoS threats as much as possible. Included are real world examples, how and why traditional solutions failed to stop them, and how they could  have been stopped.  

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