The Benefits and Security Risks of Web Based Applications for Business

This trend report provides security executives and practitioners with an overview of the benefits of using web-based applications and tools in the workplace and their security risks. Web-based applications are being used by businesses more and more each year for purposes of improved communication with employees and customers, group collaboration, and marketing and publicity outreach. The benefits of web-based applications for business are many, but so too are the risks associated with them. Data leakage, information manipulation, malware, and authentication security are just a few of the cyber threats discussed in this report. It is critical to weigh the pros and cons of implementing a web-based application in the workplace and plan accordingly to mitigate risk. This report is a valuable resource for any security professional who is considering the adoption of a web-based application for corporate use. The Benefits and Security Risks of Web-Based Applications for Business is a part of Elsevier’s Security Executive Council Risk Management Portfolio, a collection of real world solutions and "how-to" guidelines that equip executives, practitioners, and educators with proven information for successful security and risk management programs. Provides security executives and practitioners with an overview of how companies have begun to adopt web-based applications and tools for employee use Describes the benefits of web-based applications and warns of the potential risks associated with their use in the workplace Includes practical recommendations to mitigate the risks of web-based applications

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  • Author : Kathleen Kotwica
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 24 pages
  • ISBN : 0124169872
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The Benefits and Security Risks of Web-Based Applications for Business

The Benefits and Security Risks of Web-Based Applications for Business
  • Author : Kathleen Kotwica
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 May 2013
GET THIS BOOKThe Benefits and Security Risks of Web-Based Applications for Business

This trend report provides security executives and practitioners with an overview of the benefits of using web-based applications and tools in the workplace and their security risks. Web-based applications are being used by businesses more and more each year for purposes of improved communication with employees and customers, group collaboration, and marketing and publicity outreach. The benefits of web-based applications for business are many, but so too are the risks associated with them. Data leakage, information manipulation, malware, and authentication

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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 09 November 2015
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  • Release : 13 May 2015
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  • Publisher : diplom.de
  • Release : 25 April 2005
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 December 2013
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 18 July 2012
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The classic and authoritative reference in the field of computer security, now completely updated and revised With the continued presence of large-scale computers; the proliferation of desktop, laptop, and handheld computers; and the vast international networks that interconnect them, the nature and extent of threats to computer security have grown enormously. Now in its fifth edition, Computer Security Handbook continues to provide authoritative guidance to identify and to eliminate these threats where possible, as well as to lessen any losses

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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 23 October 2008
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  • Release : 10 March 2020
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