May 06 2011

NSA publish list of recommendations for Keeping Networks Secure

Category: cyber securityDISC @ 10:27 am
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‘Best Practices for Keeping Your Home Network Secure’ is a new guide published by the National Security Agency. This document provides home users directions for keeping their systems secure and protected.

Users are faceing lots of security issues now a days, and trying to apply all the required security measures is complicated due to the fast pace of changes in technology and new vulnerabilities that may leave them open to new attack. Thess controls are industry best practice and mitigate most risks to safeguard your information assets.

The document is divided in 4 parts:
■ Host-Based Recommendations:
■ Network Recommendations:
■ Operational Security (OPSEC)/Internet Behavior Recommendations:
■ Enhanced Protection Recommendations:

To be safe on the internet, use these recommendaions as a best practice to reasonably safeguard your information assets. These best practice information controls may also help you to invest wisely and justify cost on security.

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Tags: Best practice, Industry Standard Architecture, IPad, Microsoft, National Security Agency, Operating system, Security, United States