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Did you know? Create custom audit views and reports with PowerBroker Auditor for Active Directory

Did you know about the create custom audit views and reports feature in the PowerBroker Auditor for Active Directory solution?  Even though there are already around 200 built-in audit views that ship with the product organizations need to be able to target specific information for their environment and the task that is at hand. Needless…

Post by Morgan Holm July 31, 2013
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Controlling User Accounts and Regulatory Compliance

PCI DSS Requirement 8 requires that organizations must be able to identify and log all user and administrative access to information systems and applications containing credit card and personally identifiable information. In addition, environments must also have a unique ID for every individual that will have computer access to these systems.  This simple requirement can…

Post by Morey Haber July 15, 2013
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Prioritizing Vulnerability Assessment and Remediation Steps: A New Users Guide to Getting Started – Part 2

The odd part about writing weekly blogs is the amount of discussions that start internally, with clients directly, and sometimes through straight blog comments. After writing “A New Users Guide to Getting Started” article, my team indicated several really good ideas for a Part II follow-up blog. Simply, just getting started with vulnerability management is not enough….

Post by Morey Haber February 22, 2011
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Prioritizing Vulnerability Assessment and Remediation Steps: A New Users Guide to Getting Started – Part 1

New users to vulnerability assessment often ask the same question: “How do I get started”? While this may sound incredibly generic for a security engineer, many companies have never had a vulnerability management process in place and are trying to comprehend the problems of missing patches, remediation prioritization, and risk acceptance. As a basic recommendation,…

Post by Morey Haber January 31, 2011
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Vulnerability Management in a Data Warehouse

Have you ever been asked, “How long has that vulnerability been in our systems?” Have you ever wondered if your patch management process is keeping up with the number of new vulnerabilities being identified? Keep reading…

Post by Morey Haber November 16, 2010
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PCI DSS 2.0

Yes its PCI time again. PCI DSS 2.0 has just completed final review and is expected to come out next month. As indicated in the summary of changes document , there are no major changes expected. Refinements to better align standards, provide clarifications, increase merchant flexibility, and additional guidance on specific technologies including virtualization and…

Post by Brad Hibbert September 16, 2010
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Configuration Compliance and Regulatory Reporting

In recent years there have been an increasing number of legislated regulatory mandates with which organizations must comply with to prove the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information stored in their systems and provided through external parties. After reading various whitepapers, websites and other articles that loosely use the terms “PCI, HIPAA, SOX, CIS, NIST,…

Post by Brad Hibbert September 9, 2010
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