IT Security 101

What is IT Security?

The practice of defending information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording or destruction.

What is the IT Security industry?

It is comprised of companies that manufacture various products and companies that help create, install, and manage IT security for companies to help businesses increase their IT security.

What are Cyber Security standards?

A set of security standards which enable organizations to practice safe security techniques in order to minimize the number of successful cyber security attacks.

What is Compliance and Audit in Cyber Security?

A mandate to secure sensitive information by establishing network security processes and meeting the guidelines of regulatory bodies. Regulatory compliance standards require organizations to monitor their network in real-time, ensure high levels of security for their confidential enterprise assets and provide network compliance audit reports to auditors when demanded.

What is Identity and Access Management?

Identity, Access and Governance service enables enterprises to manage the end-to-end life cycle of user identities across enterprise resources both within and beyond the firewall, independently from enterprise applications.

Why is Identity and Access Management important?

A coherent set of technology projects is more efficient and more effective than discrete and disjointed projects. By having an identity and access management system in place it does just that, it allows all your systems to talk to one another with granting access to certain programs to only the employees who have the acceptable credentials.

How is Identity and Access Management implemented and managed?

IAM programs separately or together integrate a suite of Identity and Access services. The various components making up Identity & Access Management are designed to work together to satisfy each Identity Management and Access Control requirement met throughout a business transaction.

What is Managed Services?

A comprehensive solution that provides everything needed to support your information security and compliance environment.

How do Managed Services help?

An outside company operates as an extension of your internal security team. Understanding and addressing your the needs of that company. By gaining a detailed understanding of your needs the outside company combines deep security expertise and a proven operational process with a mature service platform to enhance security and address regulatory compliance. In doing this for you it frees you up to focus on your strategical initiatives.

Building an Effective Identity and Access Management System