How to Navigate the Common Pitfalls of Security Policy Management

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Automate Everything You Can

Automation will streamline your processes, enable you to quickly change designs, identify rules that can be reused, seamlessly push out policies, conduct risk analysis and auditing quickly, instantly create documentation and validate and reconcile, all in real time. There will always be some tasks that require human intervention, but you will have a more secure system if you keep the people on your team focused on the jobs that need analysis and investigation, rather than mundane tasks that can be automated.

It comes as no surprise to security practitioners that managing security is becoming more and more demanding. Organizations are facing more threats, greater complexity and increased demand for both security and application connectivity. While many companies are deploying the latest and greatest technologies to fight back against cyber attacks, they often neglect their security policy management basics.

In his years of interactions with companies across pretty much every geography and industry vertical, Nimmy Reichenberg, vice president of strategy at AlgoSec, has found that going back to the basics is key when managing an effective security policy and a crucial first step in making your organization more responsive, agile, compliant and secure. In this slideshow, Reichenberg has identified seven common pitfalls organizations face and tips for how to deal with them.

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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