IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance:

Control Techniques


December 8, 2012  1:34 AM

Network Infrastructure Security: Intrusion Detection Systems – Part VI



Posted by: Robert Davis
Access Controls, Availability Management, Configuration Management, Continuous Monitoring, Control Techniques, Distributed Platforms, Exception Reporting Systems, Information Assets Protection, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Management Information Systems, Risk Management

Network-based intrusion detection captures traffic and performs analyses to identify notable events. If placed at the front-end IT perimeter, the properly configured network-based IDS will detect all externally initiated attack attempts, even where the firewall subsequently permits...

December 5, 2012  11:32 PM

Network Infrastructure Security: Intrusion Detection Systems – Part V



Posted by: Robert Davis
Access Controls, Availability Management, Continuous Monitoring, Control Techniques, Distributed Platforms, Exception Reporting Systems, Hackers, Information Assets Protection, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Management Information Systems, Risk Management

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December 1, 2012  12:09 AM

Network Infrastructure Security: Intrusion Detection Systems – Part IV



Posted by: Robert Davis
Access Controls, Availability Management, Continuous Monitoring, Control Techniques, Distributed Platforms, Exception Reporting Systems, Hackers, Information Assets Protection, IT Security Infrastructure, IT Security Services, Logical Security, Management Information Systems, Risk Management

As suggested in the aforementioned paragraph, depending on the...


November 29, 2012  1:41 AM

Network Infrastructure Security: Intrusion Detection Systems – Part III



Posted by: Robert Davis
Access Controls, Availability Management, Continuous Monitoring, Control Techniques, Distributed Platforms, Exception Reporting Systems, Hackers, Information Assets Protection, IT Security Infrastructure, IT Security Services, Logical Security, Management Information Systems, Risk Management

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November 24, 2012  12:12 AM

Network Infrastructure Security: Intrusion Detection Systems – Part II



Posted by: Robert Davis
Access Controls, Availability Management, Continuous Monitoring, Control Techniques, Distributed Platforms, Exception Reporting Systems, Hackers, Information Assets Protection, IT Security Infrastructure, IT Security Services, Logical Security, Management Information Systems, Risk Management

Intrusion detection aids in reacting to network infrastructure incursions. Derivatively, the main value of intrusion detection is early incident or event awareness and subsequent, timely intervention resulting in a loss experience that is less than what might otherwise ensue from a security breach....


November 21, 2012  6:28 PM

Network Infrastructure Security: Intrusion Detection Systems – Part I



Posted by: Robert Davis
Access Controls, Availability Management, Continuous Monitoring, Control Techniques, Distributed Platforms, Exception Reporting Systems, Hackers, Information Assets Protection, IT Security Infrastructure, IT Security Services, Logical Security, Management Information Systems, Risk Management

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October 27, 2012  2:18 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part VI



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

Sustaining information integrity requires operating system protection Usually, IT network environments orchestrate direction and control through an operating system installed to coordinate processes; including application software. In other words, an operating system performs...


October 25, 2012  3:31 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part V



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

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October 20, 2012  12:44 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part IV



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

Preventing infinite program loops Processor protection deters infinite program loops that could affect availability. Inserting a timer prevents programs from being stuck in infinite loops, and never returning control to the operating system. The operating system timer...


October 18, 2012  1:18 AM

Essential Operating System Protection Mechanisms – Part III



Posted by: Robert Davis
Central Processing Unit, Configuration Management, Control Techniques, IAP, ICT, Information Communication Technology, Information Security, Information Security Infrastructure Management, IT Configuration, IT Controls, IT Infrastructure, IT Security, IT Security Infrastructure, Logical Security, Operational Level Agreement, OS, Risk Management, Risk Mitigation

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