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Reinventing Smart Cards for the Modern Agile, Connected Enterprise

Smart cards have been a key part of any IT department’s security and identity management toolkit for over two decades. They are widely used for such operations like two-factor authentication, digital signatures, data encryption or single sign-on. Smart cards are an integral part of every enterprises’ Public Key Infrastructure. More

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Executive View: Securonix Security Analytics Platform - 72507

Securonix Platform provides advanced security analytics technology for collecting, analyzing and visualizing a wide range of business and security information, converting it into actionable intelligence and serving as a basis for a broad portfolio of specialized security solutions. More


How to easily expand Identity & Access Management to the Cloud

Trying to find the right access security solution has always been a complex task. It is, however, even more challenging when the existing web access management solution is not sufficient anymore. More


Der neue Datenschutz – Crashkurs für IT-Professionals

Alles was Sie über den neuen EU-Datenschutz und dessen Auswirkungen auf Ihren Bereich wissen müssen – kompakt und fokussiert: Nach einer grundlegenden Einführung in Grundlagen und Begriffe der GDPR, konzentriert sich dieses Tutorial auf Unterschiede zum heute noch gültigen Recht und die Auswirkungen dieser Unterschiede auf Ihre Infrastruktur, Ihre Sicherheitsstrategie und die Prozesse. Die wichtigsten Themen im Überblick: Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA), Audits und Prüfungserfordernisse Das neue Haftungsrecht: Wie Sie More

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Cognitive Security: The Future of Cybersecurity is Now

The proverbial Computing Troika that KuppingerCole has been writing about for years does not show any signs of slowing down. The technological trio of Cloud, Mobile and Social computing, as well as their younger cousin, the Internet of Things, have profoundly changed the way our society works. [...]


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Real-Time Security Intelligence & Big Data in Security

Traditional tools are still widely deployed by many organizations and in certain scenarios serve as a useful part of enterprise security infrastructures, but recent trends in the IT industry have largely made them obsolete. Continued deperimeterization of corporate networks because of adoption of cloud and mobile services, as well as emergence of many new legitimate communication channels with external partners has made the task of protecting sensitive corporate information more and more difficult. The focus of information security has gradually shifted from perimeter protection towards [...]

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