IT Security and Compliance Articles

Read articles from industry experts New Net Technologies to find out about best practices in keeping your IT systems secure.

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This article focuses on CIS Control 1: Inventory and Control of Hardware Assets and the eight requirements associated with the first of the twenty CIS Controls.

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This article delves into CIS Control 2: Inventory and Control of Software Assets and the ten sub controls associated with the second basic CIS Control.

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This article breaks down CIS Control 3: Continuous Vulnerability Management and the seven sub controls associated with the third basic security control.

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This article highlights CIS Control 4: Controlled Use of Administrative Privileges and the nine requirements associated with the fourth basic CIS Control.

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The default configuration settings for most platforms, applications and devices are optimized for ease of use and deployment, not security.

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This article breaks down the sixth and final basic CIS Control, CIS Control 6: Maintenance, Monitoring and Analysis of Audit Logs.

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Minimize the attack surface and the opportunities for attackers to manipulate human behavior through their interaction with web browsers and email systems.

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This article breaks down CIS Control 8 and the eight sub-controls associated with the second Foundational CIS Control.

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Manage (track/control/correct) the ongoing operational use of ports, protocols, and services on networked devices in order to minimize windows of vulnerability available to attackers

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The processes and tools used to properly back up critical information with a proven methodology for timely recovery of it.

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