consultants, password policies and insider threats. Manage sensitive
information in your company.
faced the problem of information security. We have published a set of
articles that cover most important file-security related aspects. We
discuss the role of security consultants, password policies and
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Some articles about file security issues in company and private,
threat to corporate information security
Policy for hidden password protected files
Password protection in company
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Insider threat to
corporate information security
to information resources by trusted insiders poses even greater threat to
corporate security than external attacks, as insiders typically have
legitimate reasons to access sensitive information, such as corporate data
and customer database.
often possess information of substantial value as they may obtain access to
their employer’s information systems and find a way around existing
security measures through legitimate means. Insider activity might involve
such incidents as compromising, manipulating, exceeding authorized access
to, tampering with and even disabling company’s information resources,
workstation, or network.
many cases, security breaches require little technical sophistication:
trusted insiders often abuse company’s non-technical vulnerabilities, such
as business rules and organization policies, rather than vulnerabilities in
information systems and network. In this connection, it is essential for
corporate management to secure confidential information resources from
unauthorized access by employees at all levels. However, innovative
technology providing for data content analysis and intelligent monitoring,
may also be of great help.
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In the technology driven world, information has
obtained a key role in business development. As the number of services
grows, more people on the staff should have quick access to the vital
information. This may of course lead to information security breaches.
To protect an organization’s valuable information from being
accessed by the wrong people, an organization needs an effective
security policy which is designed to assess and reduce information
full article: http://www.findprotected.com/solutions/security-consulting/security-consultant.htm
were first introduced in the 1960s to protect individual and organizational
information. Since then, the conception of a reliable password has become
much more elaborate. Password selection now plays a vital role in
protect your information against a potential attack, you need to implement a
strong password policy as part of information security strategy. Password
policy is a set of rules concerning accessibility, length, types, characters
and symbols of the password and the frequency it is changed.
Policy for password
is aware of a wide range of potential risks associated with trusting
business-critical and confidential information to computer memory. The
files containing important information must be secure enough and
protected by a strong password. However, password-protected files are
often targeted by attackers. Once the password protected file is
disclosed, the risk to of the password interception is considerably
full article: http://www.findprotected.com/solutions/security-consulting/password-protected-files-policy.htm
protection in company
As the amount
of important information resources a company has to deal with is
growing rapidly, more and more efforts are being taken to protect
these resources. To secure an organization’s confidential data
effectively, information security policy should be set in place.
Security policy is usually implemented by a security consultant.
Security consultant works out specific practices and procedures that
will reduce the possibility of an information attack and minimize the
damage caused by such an attack.
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