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February 6, 2018 | Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and Log Management
By Justin Searle, IANS Faculty

 Strike the Right Balance When Logging Windows Events

Deciding what to log - and what not to log - is more of art than a science. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Justin Searle recommends starting with regulatory requirements and Microsoft's audit policy recommendations, as well as using the Suspect subscription to ensure  Windows event logs stay manageable and actionable.

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February 5, 2018 | Regulations & Legislation
By George Gerchow, IANS Faculty

 5 Practical Steps to GDPR Success

With all the noise, panic and questions about the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it’s difficult to discern the right mix of policies, procedures and technologies to ensure compliance. In this webinar, IANS Faculty George Gerchow helps you prioritize the practical steps you can take today – and the tougher steps you can safely put off for tomorrow – to ensure your organization is fully prepared when the ruling comes into full force this May.

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February 5, 2018 | Vendor and Partner Management
By Aaron Turner, IANS Faculty

 Understand and Manage Offshore Contractor Risk

Using offshore contractors in countries like India presents a host of risks, beyond those faced when working with U.S.-based third parties. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Aaron Turner urges companies to focus on both geopolitical and human risk factors when choosing an overseas partner.

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February 2, 2018 | Threats & Incidents

 Overview of Root Causes of 2017 Cyber Attacks

A wide variety of tactics were used to commit cyber attacks in 2017. Survey respondents say that attacks on their organizations most often took advantage of software vulnerabilities (25%) while other attacks targeted corporate websites. (21%). Employee error was also cited as a common root cause of cyber attacks (19%).

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February 1, 2018 | Firewalls, NGFW
By Aaron Turner, IANS Faculty

 Address SSL Inspection Privacy and Performance Concerns

Most organizations agree that inspecting SSL traffic is critical to detecting and preventing all kinds of malware, but many let privacy and performance concerns hold them back from implementing the feature. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Aaron Turner offers practical steps for implementing SSL inspection without adversely impacting user privacy or application performance.

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