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Williams, Chris / Donaldson, Scott / Siegel, Stanley

Building an Effective Security Program

    43,00 € / $49.99 / £39.00*

    Paperback
    Publication Date:
    2020
    To be published:
    March 2020
    ISBN
    978-1-5015-1524-8
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    Overview

    Building an Effective Security Program:

    -Uses everyday language to de-mystify the subject.

    -Along with experience, helps to reduce common risks.

    -Outlines how to protect the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of company information.

    Aims and Scope

    This book establishes the business case for setting up an enduring IT security awareness program for use in training IT professionals and IT security professionals. This book details an IT security process for establishing and maintaining common security protections for the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of company information. The IT security process is applied to a series of real-world scenarios in terms of common security controls to protect company information. IT security involves understanding the challenges and managing the corresponding risks. Risk management involves asset management, security vulnerabilities, security threats, risk identification, risk mitigation, and security controls. The authors provide a pragmatic approach to balancing affordable IT security protection and risk.

    Readers will learn:

    • IT Security Awareness—Exemplified in five IT security scenarios describing how to protect information at home, while traveling, at work, as an executive, and internationally
    • IT Security Mindset—Thinking like an IT security professional
    • IT Risk Management Process—Identifying assets, risk management process that involves asset management, security vulnerabilities, security threats, risk identification, risk mitigation, and security controls
    • Enduring IT Security—Implementing, measuring, and continually improve IT security program

    Details

    23.0 x 15.5 cm
    Approx. xv, 185 pages
    30 Fig. 5 Tables
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Security; Cybercrime; Cybersecurity; Phishing; Hacking; Cyber Threat; Virus

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    Chris Williams, Leidos, USA. Scott E. Donaldson, Johns Hopkins University, USA; Stanley Siegel, Johns Hopkins University, USA

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