Overcoming the SSL/TSL Security Abyss

CISOs are turning to encryption for security, but the myriad of tools makes the process complex. Read about the tools CISOs use to address challenges of SSL/TLS network traffic, their success rate and plans for mitigating threats.


Whitepapers are partner-offered informational research documents that provide technical and operational data, case studies, and timely views and explanations to help keep your organization safe.

A Network Manager’s Guide to Ransomware

Although variants of ransomware behave differently, there are many ways address them. Download this infographic to learn how to discover, classify, and even predict the callback destinations used by ransomware variants.

Questions You Should be Asking Your Cloud Service Provider

When choosing cloud service providers, be sure to put them under the microscope by asking the right questions about how they secure your essential information.

Protecting Unified Communications Networks: Security Needs in a Modern IT Environment

Security teams must work with communications teams to protect UC applications. Read how a holistic approach combining session border controllers with data security solutions provides comprehensive security for UC applications.

SIEM + Threat Intelligence: Quickly Identify the Threats that Matter to You

Download this white paper to learn how security organizations can enhance their SIEM with threat intelligence to gain a fuller understanding of threats, eliminate false positives, and form a proactive, intelligence-driven defense.

Combating the Top 4 Sources of Software Vulnerabilities

The growing dependence on applications, combined with companies locking down other areas of infrastructure, makes applications a target for cybercriminals. Check out this eBook for information on where vulnerabilities come from.

IT Buyer's Guide to Z-Discovery by Zapproved

Get Zapproved’s IT Buyer’s Guide to Z-Discovery. Discover how to quickly and easily deploy Zapproved’s secure cloud e-discovery solutions.


Whitepapers are partner-offered informational research documents that provide technical and operational data, case studies, and timely views and explanations to help keep your organization safe.

5 Lessons From an AppSec Pro

Based on a recent survey of 300+ IT professionals in the US and UK, 5 aspects of application security were highlighted as areas of concern or difficulty. Download this report to learn and explore approaches to those five areas.

Exploring the Business Benefits of a SIP Solution

SIP allows businesses to create a whole new level of functionality by taking advantage of the convergence of voice and data networks, including call center applications, unified communications, a better mobile experience,and more.

Application Security Program Checklist

Once you’ve decided you must implement an advanced program at your company, how do you know where to start? Download this free checklist to find out the key components of an application security program, and how to get started.

Empowering the Overwhelmed SOC

While security teams continue to add to their threat protection arsenal, they are struggling to keep up with threats. SIEM tools increase visibility into threats, but significant gaps remain.

Maturing a Threat Intelligence Program

Whether you are getting started or seeking to expand a Threat Intelligence program, download this whitepaper to receive a guide to understanding where your organization resides on the path to a mature threat intelligence program.

Building a Sustainable Security Operations Model

Infographic to accompany the "Sustainable Security Operations" white paper. It demonstrates how sustainable security operations overcomes major inhibitors.

Advanced Endpoint Protection: When Should an Enterprise Move to AEP?

AEP tools are still relatively immature, which makes it difficult to decide whether to replace or augment existing endpoint protection. This guide provides details on tool selection criteria: which features are important and why.

Solution Brief: Security when off the corporate network, off the VPN

The bottom line is that the VPN is not always-on despite best practice policies. And your firewall, proxy, and AV is not enough to protect your mobile workforce. Learn how the DNS layer can be used for off-network security.

Navigating the New York Department of Financial Services’ Cybersecurity Regulations

Officials are eyeing regulations for handling data, particularly in the financial services sector. Learn more about regulations from the NY Department of Financial Services and how best to comply with them.

From Reactive to Proactive: How to Avoid Alert Fatigue

As cybersecurity teams become more inundated with alerts, they become desensitized and may be less inclined to address them. Find out how to take decisive action on the threats most critical and relevant to your organization.

Securosis Report: Security Analytics: Team of Rivals

Any single approach to security monitoring cannot satisfy all requirements. Security analysts need a set of complementary technologies which can coexist.

Safeguarding the Internet

Today, none of us are immune to the impact of botnets on internet-connected organizations. There is ample validation that monitoring the communications patterns between command-and-control servers and their intended..

Secure DevOps Survival Guide

Do you have the knowledge, tools and strategies to survive in DevOps? Download this guide to understand why development organizations are switching to DevOps, and how to shift the mindset of development, operations and security.

A Conversation: Make Your Network Work Smarter, Not Harder

If you expect to thrive, your network must be able to respond instantly to changing requirements. It needs to help control costs and improve productivity. That’s where the new capabilities of Level 3 ANCS deliver real advantages.

Automating Incident Response: How Security Orchestration Will Improve your Life

Even the best security teams get overwhelmed with security alerts. Triage methods require teams to decide which alerts to respond to, while automated incident response and security orchestration allows responses to every threat.

EBooks, editorially produced by SC Media

SC eBooks are independent, editorially driven products, sometimes underwritten by sponsors, that offer in-depth analysis of critical areas of interest to our readers. These comprehensive reports provide insights from industry experts specializing in the various aspects of data security, and hands-on analysis by CISOs of companies addressing these challenges on a daily basis.

SC Media eBook on Threat Intelligence

This eBook looks at threat intelligence techniques used to detect cyberespionage and provides recommendations on what companies can do immediately to reduce exposure. Threat intelligence can be key to reducing your attack profile.

SC Media eBook on Predictive Analytics

Big Data is everywhere, greatly expanding the potential for predictive analytics. This ebook looks at how predictive analytics works and how machine learning can spot trends long before a human might see a vulnerability.

SC Media eBook on Endpoint Security

How do CISOs defend against endpoint attacks? This ebook looks at capabilities of basic endpoint security, as well as addresses how CISOs can defend against more sophisticated attacks, such as ransomware, spear phishing and APTs.