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Securing the Borderless Network: Security for the Web 2.0 World Tom Gillis

Securing the Borderless Network: Security for the Web 2.0 World

Tom Gillis

Published April 10th 2010
ISBN : 9781587058868
Paperback
148 pages
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Todays new Web 2.0, virtualization, mobility, telepresence, and collaborative applications offer immense potential for business advantage. However, they also introduce daunting new security issues - many of which are already being exploited byMoreTodays new Web 2.0, virtualization, mobility, telepresence, and collaborative applications offer immense potential for business advantage. However, they also introduce daunting new security issues - many of which are already being exploited by hackers, crackers, and other cybercriminals. Secure Collaboration is the first book entirely focused on understanding, managing, and mitigating the security risks associated with todays new collaborative technologies. It brings together systematic, up-to-the-minute decision-making and technical guidance for companies of all sizes: specific information, techniques, and best practices for protecting todays new systems without compromising their business benefits. Cisco security technology expert Tom Gillis guides you through several common collaborative scenarios, from Cisco Webex conferencing to social networking and ERP usage. For each, he systematically identifies new and emerging security risks, and presents proven best-practice responses - ranging from revised Acceptable Use and Data Loss Prevention policies to technology solutions.The books extensive high-level coverage of technology solutions covers Cisco offerings for managing identity, and for securing networks, contents, endpoints, applications, and more. Gillis concludes with a preview of Web 3.0 - and what it will take to secure those applications, too.