The 11 Essentials of Enterprise Security

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Best practices / advice: Enterprises must have real-time defenses against known threats through secure Web gateways, along with network-based malware scanning and application whitelisting. For unknown threats, advanced sandboxing technologies can analyze unknown content to see if it's malicious. They can then contain and learn from malicious content that is identified so it can then be blocked at the gateway. After investigating and resolving the full scope of incidents that do occur, the resulting intelligence must then be shared quickly with the gateway for future protection. Automating this process makes it possible for day-to-day security operations and advanced security teams to work together to protect and empower the business.

Source: The experts at Blue Coat Systems, makers of the Blue Coat Advanced Threat Protection solution, which delivers a comprehensive lifecycle defense that fortifies the network against today's advanced persistent threats.

The job of an enterprise's chief security officer (CSO) is a difficult one. Devising a strategy that ensures the company's network and data are secure can be a daunting challenge. With high profile breaches like Target and Adobe making headlines recently, enterprise security has finally been brought into the public spotlight. This newfound awareness has put the pressure on enterprises to assure their customers that they are taking every measure possible to boost their security.

This leaves executives asking, where do I start? With so many different considerations to take into account, there is no single solution that will meet all the security needs of a given organization.

Here are the 11 essentials for keeping your enterprise secure.

 

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