Security Standards You Should Know About

Security standards are an important part of your company’s safety net. Most administrators know there are holes in the security net for their company. These holes come from a variety of sources, including the operating system, ports open to the Internet, and off-the-shelf applications that they rely on to conduct business. All of those problems are real, but you don’t have to face them alone. Standards groups are working even as you read this to come up with methods for protecting data. All you need to do is learn the methods that these groups come up with for managing security on your network.

The advantages to using standards-based security are twofold. First, you won’t have to reinvent the wheel and ...

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