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Why Monitoring Shared Folder Access is so vital for this Law Enforcement Division in Court

Why Monitoring Shared Folder Access is so vital for this Law Enforcement Division in Court

A division from a well-known government law enforcement agency needed to better track the usage of sensitive files presented in the prosecution of major criminals.  The division deals with high profile cases such as murder, fraud and serial sexual assaults, serving over 1,000 employees including civilian members and police officers. Their work supports major investigations … Continued

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From Brutus to Snowden. A Study of Insider Threat Personas

From Brutus to Snowden. A Study of Insider Threat Personas

Today IS Decisions reveal a new study on the attitudes and behaviors of users with regards to internal security. From Brutus to Snowden: A study of Insider Threat Personas Following on from the ‘Insider Threat Manifesto‘ launched earlier this year which highlighted attitudes of IT Professionals, we now turn our spotlight on the users themselves. Learn who … Continued

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Technology Solutions for the Insider Threat

Technology Solutions for the Insider Threat

Nearly 90% of IT professionals believe the ‘insider threat’ is cultural not a tech issue. Only 1 in 10 UK companies are aware they can use a technology solution to actively manage & reduce the threat from within   The vast majority (86%) of IT professionals consider insider threats to be a purely cultural issue, … Continued

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Oklahoma City Public Schools stops users sharing Windows Network Login with UserLock

Oklahoma City Public Schools stops users sharing Windows Network Login with UserLock

The IT Team at Oklahoma City Public Schools have a lot on their plate serving approximately 43,000 students over the district. To add to their workload, the team had been facing numerous challenges as a results of students – and staff – sharing their Windows network login. Oklahoma City Public Schools stops users sharing Windows … Continued

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HIPAA & Network Security for Windows Active Directory

HIPAA & Network Security for Windows Active Directory

Secure your organization’s network for HIPAA compliance. New revisions to federal privacy and security regulations (the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule) are now in place with full effect from September 23rd. It concerns the necessary safeguards for protected health information – and stem from changes made under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health … Continued

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How to Track File Access across all Windows Servers. A Case-Study.

How to Track File Access across all Windows Servers. A Case-Study.

Does your organization need to track file access? Do you need to monitor employee access to certain or all corporate files? With a wealth of information stored on file servers and document management systems there is a need to track file access to protect organizations against malicious insiders with authorized access that are looking to … Continued

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How to improve school network security?

How to improve school network security?

School Network Security at Camden City School District IT teams responsible for network security in schools, colleges and universities are experiencing more and more pressure to secure their networks from both external and insider threats. School Network Security. Camden City School District Case Study from IS Decisions   With approximately 15,000 students attending over 30 different schools, the Camden City … Continued

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Remote Deployment Software. 7 must-have requirements.

Remote Deployment Software. 7 must-have requirements.

What are you currently using as your remote deployment software and patch management tool on Windows computers? If your looking to speed up and reduce the workload when updating to hundreds or thousands of Windows System, your going to be listing your own requirements on what any third party vendor tool needs to meet. To help, … Continued

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Network Security Software. Help in presenting to the board!

Network Security Software. Help in presenting to the board!

Take a look at two new presentations on Windows Network Security Software that we’ve just released. As IT Security Professionals, you are often charged with demonstrating to your organization what vulnerabilities exist and how to limit these security risks. Whether speaking with senior executives to secure budget or educating the workforce on security awareness, clear and more effective understanding … Continued

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