White Papers

It’s never easy to juggle the demands for flexibility and innovation with the need for security, compliance, and risk management. At Securance, we help our clients find the right balance, but there are always more challenges ahead. Our white papers help make sense of the issues, so you can stop searching for answers and start taking action.

  • Thieves in the Network: Advanced Persistent Threats

    Advanced persistent threats are targeted cyber attacks that enable hackers to steal sensitive data right under the noses of their victims. Learn about the stages of APT attacks and how you can defend against them.

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  • Unscammable: The Guide to Fostering a Culture of Security Awareness

    Human error is the number-one culprit in successful social engineering attacks. This white paper highlights effective strategies to build a comprehensive security awareness program, and one Securance client shares their recipe for success.

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  • Encryption 101: Data Privacy in the Modern Age

    In this white paper, we cover the types of encryption available, controls, and compliance requirements to consider when developing an encryption strategy and the challenges associated with implementation.

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  • Developing a Cloud-Specific Governance Strategy

    Oftentimes, when it comes to IT, organizations find themselves reacting to and putting out fires, rather than taking the time to establish effective governance strategies. Even when new technology is purchased, the IT department itself is mistakenly left out of the loop, causing a disconnect between business and technology initiatives. To avoid this, organizations should gain a clear understanding of what cloud governance entails, whose voices should be heard when developing new cloud strategies, and which objectives the business hopes to complete that can be supported by implementing standardized policies.

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  • Industrial Control Systems: Security in an Interconnected World

    Industrial control systems (ICS) automate and operate critical processes, such as the delivery of electricity, gasoline, natural gas, water, and waste management services. Because ICS support a large portion of the nation's critical infrastructure, security threats targeting ICS also endanger the human population. No longer isolated systems running proprietary control protocols, ICS become increasingly vulnerable to cyber threats as they adopt IT solutions, remote access, and business systems connectivity. In this white paper, we explore current threats and protection strategies for ICS.

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  • Mobilizing Innovation: Developing an Enterprise Mobility Strategy

    Organizations in every industry are affected by advancements in technology, particularly the push toward mobility. This white paper breaks down the components required for an effective enterprise mobility strategy and the benefits for businesses that mobilize successfully.

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