Passwords are one of the most common targets for hackers, so it’s imperative that your company enforces a strong password policy. This policy will not only define the requirements of the password itself but the procedure your organization will use to select and securely manage passwords.
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The purpose of a Remote Access Policy is to keep your employees productive from anywhere without sacrificing security.
In the workstation security policy, you will define rules intended to reduce the risk of data loss/exposure through workstations.
You wouldn’t leave the house without making sure your doors and windows were locked, and that any valuables were hidden or secured in a safe. That way, if you were robbed, the burglar would have a difficult time accessing your most precious assets. In the same way, you need to make sure your organization’s critical data is well protected.
Should you host data on-premise or in the cloud? Who is responsible for security? The company who owns the data, the cloud provider, or both?
It's easy to focus on cybersecurity threats like social engineering and phishing. However, internal threats, such as human error and disgruntled employees, can be just as dangerous - and are often overlooked. A mature onboarding and termination policy that leverages least privilege access is essential to preventing a data breach.
Take a deep breath - you’ve got this. Once your blood pressure is back to a reasonable level, start by looking at the RFI itself and ask yourself some questions.
It’s important to keep your Information Security Policy high level. Here are some key points your information security policy should include.
This episode Justin McCarthy has an in-depth chat with Troy Hunt, a respected web security expert, Pluralsite author, and creator of 'Have I Been Pwned?' They talk about all things password related including password reuse, biometrics, and the way security has changed over time.
The cyber risk management policy answers this question: “What is our risk management philosophy and methodology based on our landscape?”
Justin McCarthy has an in-depth chat with Harry Sverdlove, Co-founder and CTO at Edgewise Networks. They talk about how network security is going through an evolution and is ripe for change right now, as well as a pragmatic look at the past, present and future of firewalls and their cousins.
Your SOC 2 confidentiality policy defines procedures to handle confidential information about clients, partners, and the company. Clients and partners expect you to keep their data secure and a confidentiality policy will demand this same expectation of your employees.Here are best practices to consider when writing your confidentiality policy
This episode we sit down with Will Charczuk, Engineering Group Lead at Blend. Will oversees the service management, runtime & alerting, and operations sub-teams. The crew talks in-depth about rapid deployment in a highly secure environment.
There are several different levels of SOC (Service Organization Control) reports and types, so it is easy to get them confused. This post will focus on outlining the path to SOC 2 Type 2.