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Thomas R. Peltier
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Information Security Fundamentals

Thomas R. Peltier


Whittles Publishing

Domestic trade;
Computer security;
Network security


438 pages

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Developing an information security program that adheres to the principle of security as a business enabler must be the first step in an enterprise's effort to build an effective security program. Following in the footsteps of its bestselling predecessor, Information Security Fundamentals, Second Edition provides information security professionals with a clear understanding of the fundamentals of security required to address the range of issues they will experience in the field.

The book examines the elements of computer security, employee roles and responsibilities, and common threats. It discusses the legal requirements that impact security policies, including Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. Detailing physical security requirements and controls, this updated edition offers a sample physical security policy and includes a complete list of tasks and objectives that make up an effective information protection program.

Includes ten new chapters Broadens its coverage of regulations to include FISMA, PCI compliance, and foreign requirements Expands its coverage of compliance and governance issues Adds discussions of ISO 27001, ITIL, COSO, COBIT, and other frameworks Presents new information on mobile security issues Reorganizes the contents around ISO 27002 The book discusses organization-wide policies, their documentation, and legal and business requirements. It explains policy format with a focus on global, topic-specific, and application-specific policies. Following a review of asset classification, it explores access control, the components of physical security, and the foundations and processes of risk analysis and risk management.

The text concludes by describing business continuity planning, preventive controls, recovery strategies, and how to conduct a business impact analysis. Each chapter in the book has been written by a different expert to ensure you gain the comprehensive understanding of what it takes to develop an effective information security program.

By:   Thomas R. Peltier
Imprint:   Whittles Publishing
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   2nd New edition
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   612g
ISBN:   9781439810620
ISBN 10:   1439810621
Pages:   438
Publication Date:   October 2013
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Developing Policies; Thomas R. Peltier Organization of Information Security; Patrick D. Howard Cryptology; Maria Dailey Risk Management: The Facilitated Risk Analysis and Assessment Process; Thomas R. Peltier Building and Maintaining an Effective Security Awareness Program; John G. O'Leary Physical Security; John A. Blackley Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning; Kevin McLaughlin Continuity of Operations Planning; Jeffery Sauntry Access Controls; Kimberly Logan Information System Development, Acquisition, and Maintenance; Quinn R. Shamblin Information Security Incident Management; Brad Smith Asset Classification; Thomas R. Peltier and William Tompkins Threats to Information Security; Justin Peltier Information Security Policies: A Practitioner's View; Charles Johnson Glossary Appendix A: Facilitated Risk Analysis and Assessment Process (FRAAP) Appendix B: Business Impact Analysis; Kevin McLaughlin

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