August 2013 Issue of SCMagazine

August 2013 Issue of SCMagazine

Among other informative articles covering the industry, our August issue includes features on insider threats and the payment card industry.


I like privacy, and I'm not a terrorist

Federal agencies tasked with Americans' safety can find other ways to fulfill their duties without stomping all over the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights.


News briefs: Stuxnet, a Facebook vulnerability unveiled, and more

A retired U.S. Marine general may be the source of the public disclosure of Stuxnet, an easy-to-exploit Facebook vulnerability was unveiled, and other news around ...

2 minutes on: Interviewing for access

Former Booz Hamilton contractor Edward Snowden was no ordinary insider when he stole NSA data. To the contrary, he had every intention to purloin top-secret ...

Company news: Graham Cluley leaves Sophos, Aveksa gets acquired, and more

This month's company news includes the departures of Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault from Sophos, the acquisition of Aveksa by EMC, and more.

Threat of the month

Threat of the month: Mobile malware

Malware is increasingly being created for tablets and smartphones, and that is our threat of the month.

Skills in Demand

Experienced ERP system administrators are in demand

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions provide the core IT systems for a business, and include financial, accounting, sales and other apps. As a result, experienced ...

Me and my job

Me and my job: Sasan Hamidi, CISO, Interval International

This month's "Me and My Job" features Sasan Hamidi, CISO at Interval International.


Debate: Security training is effective in preventing workers from clicking on malicious links and attachments.

In this month's debate, two experts discuss whether security training is an effective strategy in the workplace.

CSO's desk

Making sense of your logs

Organizations today have a master data model to drive efficiencies in system design. How about a similar approach for the enterprise security program?


Out of site: Risk preparedness

Services abound for business continuity and disaster recovery in the cloud, but what's the right choice for your firm? Alan Earls investigates.

EXIT strategy: Insider threat

Threats from inside an organization - and from third-parties - pose a burgeoning challenge for security professionals, reports Jim Romeo.

Beyond the checkbox: PCI DSS

An upcoming update of a credit card standard offers an opportunity to assess overall security, says Symcor's Della Shea. James Hale reports.

Product opener

If all else fails, protect the endpoint

The endpoint has taken on both new importance and new dimensions in the overall information protection scheme.

Group Test 1

CoSoSys Endpoint Protector 4

Endpoint Protector 4 from CoSoSys provides endpoint protection through the use of three feature-rich modules

DeviceLock Endpoint DLP Suite

This product is quite comprehensive and has many configurable options for policy.


DriveLock from CenterTools provides a full set of endpoint security features.

ESET Endpoint Security

ESET Endpoint Security provides a full range of endpoint protection features.

Fortinet FortiClient 5.0 for Windows

FortiClient from Fortinet is an endpoint security client designed to be deployed alongside of a FortiGate appliance.

Identity Finder Sensitive Data Manager

Included with the suite are the tools necessary to deeply scan systems across the network and via cloud storage, and to find all sensitive data ...

Invincea Enterprise

With this software deployed, virtually all malware can seamlessly be detected, contained and prevented without any need for user interaction.

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business provides a full suite of endpoint security features in one easy-to-manage application.

LANDesk Security Suite v9.5

This offering manages, assesses and controls security at the endpoint through a single agent and server architecture.

Lumension Endpoint Management and Security Suite v7.3

This solution unifies the functions of IT operations and security through a single console, server and agent architecture to seamlessly and more effectively address IT ...

Novell Endpoint Protection Suite v11.x

This tool provides dynamic, user-aware policies for encryption, personal firewall, device/port controls, wireless control settings, application controls, and more.

Quarri Technologies Protect On Q v3.2

This is a security software solution that helps to prevent data leakage.

Safetica Technologies Safetica v5

Safetica manages and controls data security at the endpoint through its client-server architecture and three major components.

Sophos Complete Security Suite

This product suite provides a good set of endpoint protection tools.

Symantec Endpoint Protection v12.1.2

Symantec Endpoint Protection is a client-server solution that protects laptops, desktops, Windows, Macs and servers.

ThreatTrack Security VIPRE Business Premium v6.0

VIPRE combines a small-footprint anti-virus agent with integrated patch management and mobile device management, while VIPRE Business Premium helps enterprises manage and control endpoint security ...

Total Defense for Business

This cloud-based endpoint security platform offers advanced anti-malware technology that protects an organization’s endpoint devices from malware, secures and controls applications being used by end-users, ...

Trend Micro Enterprise Security for Endpoints v10.6

This product secures the endpoints both on and off the network with anti-malware, malicious websites blocking and host intrusion protection.

LANDesk/Wavelink Avalanche

Avalanche from LANDesk/Wavelink allows administrators to remotely manage a number of endpoint devices, including those from Apple, Android and Windows Mobile, as well as wireless ...

First Look

Co3 Systems: Simplifying incident management

Co3 Systems is a cloud-based service that takes everything one needs to know about their organization, meshes it with an extensive knowledge base, procedure and ...

Last Word

Thinking strategically about privacy

Managing privacy is moving toward collaboration, communication and education, says Ernst & Young's Sagi Leizerov.


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