White Papers by Company: Sophos

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Protecting personally identifiable information

Virtually every organization acquires, uses and stores personally identifiable information about its customers, employees, patients, students and other individuals. These organizations are expected to manage this private data appropriately and take every precaution to protect it from loss, unauthorized access or theft. Misusing, losing or otherwise compromising this data can carry a steep financial cost, damage a business's reputation, and even lead to criminal prosecution, because of complex and frequently changing regulations. This white paper examines the challenges organizations face and the steps they can take to protect themselves and their customers against data breaches and ensure the safety of this sensitive information.

Five tips to reduce risk from modern web threats

User education and awareness, preventive measures and a modern web security solution are all integral components of a comprehensive defense against today's web threats. This guide covers some essential preventive measures you should implement to reduce your risk and keep ahead of the threats as much as possible.

Web security buyers guide

Web interactivity increasingly relies on user- and third-party-generated content built on rich backend database systems, which are easily exploited. This has created a breeding ground for the distribution of malware-even among the most trusted and popular web sites and applications. This dramatic change in the nature of web threats has rendered traditional web filtering technology completely ineffective. Simply blocking access to sites that may host malware is no longer a viable solution - as that would now include each and every site on the net. Read this buyers guide to learn what to look for when evaluating web security solutions.

Eight threats your anti-virus won't stop: Why you need endpoint security

News headlines are a constant reminder that malware attacks and data leakage are on the rise. High-profile incidents that make big news might seem out of the ordinary. Yet businesses of every size face similar risks in the everyday acts of using digital technology and the internet for legitimate purposes. This paper outlines eight common threats that traditional anti-virus alone won't stop, and explains how to protect your organization using endpoint security.

Safer web browsing in four steps: Technology to help you reduce risk

The web is now the cybercriminal's favored means of attack, with a newly infected website discovered every few seconds. Hijacked trusted sites, poisoned search results, fake anti-virus software and phishing websites are a sample of the exploits that hit users' browsers every day. That leaves your business in a bind: Accessing the web poses enormous risks, yet you can't afford to be isolated from the internet and its resources. This white paper examines the latest web threats, and recommends four best practices and a layered approach that enables your users while also protecting your organization's endpoints, network and data.

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