Application Whitelisting

Application Whitelisting What is Application Whitelisting? Application whitelisting is the practice of defining approved software within an organisation that is able to be installed and run within the environment. Application Whitelisting is a key component of an organisation’s Defense in Depth posture (and forms part of Secure-ISS’s advanced posture). Such a component provides a level…

Secure Web Gateway

Web and Content Filtering Content Filtering involves the use of certain hardware and software components, that screen, exclude and provide reports and monitoring capability through-out your organisation on email and web content entering you organisation. Content Filtering solutions provide real-time protection to your business from web and email based threats including malware, phishing and Zombie/…

Privileged Account Management

Privileged Account Management (PAM) What does Privileged Access mean? Privileged access can be defined as administrative or “above normal” access to a system, such as Desktop or Server or Cloud IaaS/ PaaS environment. Organisations will have differing definitions of “privilege”, however the inherent risks with these privileges is often overlooked as a significant risk within…

Vulnerability Assessment, Patching Policies and Solutions

Vulnerability Management So what is Vulnerability Management? We’d suggest it is an ongoing process to ensure that your organisation remains secure through the mitigation of known vulnerabilities in assets. Careful risk management is required to ensure that a vulnerability management solution and associated processes are effective (after all, companies don’t have unlimited resources to ensure…

Edge Protection

Edge Protection A business’s network edge or perimeter was once upon a time easily defined. Everything was neatly aligned with Head Office and Branch office egress points and that was defined as the network edge. Traditionally a Firewall would be deployed at the edge egress points and you’re done, Network Edge or Perimeter protection was…