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Security Configuration Management: Getting Back to Basics

White Paper Published By: Tripwire
Published:  Nov 07, 2012
Type:  White Paper
Length:  5 pages

Getting back to basics means repeatedly taking a hard look at one's security environment, crossing all the T's and dotting all the I's. And then doing it again. After all, if a basic level of security isn't maintained and a breach occurs, the blame falls squarely on the shoulders of the security professional. Still, in the realm of security basics, hardening security configurations across corporate IT assets may seem like reverting back to Security 101. But when attackers troll for the least-defended environments, such security measures are exactly what it takes to force attackers on to greener pastures. Think about it-it's why a burglar looks for an open window or door before he opts to break one. Read on to learn how to prevent new attacks by getting back to basics.

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