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Network security in Universities, Colleges and Schools.

Network security in Universities, Colleges and Schools.

IT teams responsible for network security in Universities, Colleges and Schools are experiencing more and more pressure to secure their networks from both external and insider threats. According to the Open Security Foundation, 15% of data breaches since records began has happened at educational institutions. Last year saw the most reported compromised records in the higher education sector since … Continued

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Nine Steps to better File Auditing

Nine Steps to better File Auditing

Whether you’re just getting started with file auditing or looking to advance your existing monitoring and controls, it’s important to know that monitoring and auditing file access across Windows Servers does not need to be time-consuming and overwhelming. With increasing mobility and remote working trends, it is becoming even more challenging for IT to protect sensitive data and ensure … Continued

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FISMA Compliance. What’s the deal?

FISMA Compliance. What’s the deal?

In the United States, FISMA Compliance is a matter of national security. This is a guest post from our US partner Information Systems Laboratories (ISL) who offer a wide range of services to help companies implement or improve a corporate cyber/information security program. ISL has entered a partnership with IS Decisions, as they recognize UserLock … Continued

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