Enterprise Security: IT Security Solutions: Concepts, Practical Experiences, Technologies / Edition 1

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Addressing IT managers and staff, as well as CIOs and other executives dealing with corporate IT security, this book provides a broad knowledge on the major security issues affecting today's corporations and organizations, and presents state-of-the-art concepts and current trends for securing an enterprise.
Areas covered include information security management, network and system security, identity and access management (IAM), authentication (including smart card based solutions and biometrics), and security certification. In-depth discussion of relevant technologies and standards (including cryptographic techniques, intelligent tokens, public key infrastructures, IAM technologies) is provided.
The book features detailed discussions of practical experiences in different sectors, including the automotive industry, financial services, e-health, and e-government.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Technical readers can get a business case orientation, whilemanagers and consultant…can use it to fill the technical gapsin their understanding." (Computing Reviews.com, August 22,2007)

"…an interesting book that contains practical materialthat will be instructive to novices and experts alike…veryuseful for security professionals looking to hone and update theirskills." (Computing Reviews.com, March 27, 2007)

"…a valuable primer for consultants and non-tech-savvymanagers who are seeking to get their minds around security…" (Blogcritics.org, May 29, 2006)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783895782671
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/10/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

DR WALTER FUMY is Vice President Security Technology atSiemens Communications, where he is responsible for overseeingresearch and development in the area of I&C security whichincludes to select and/or develop advanced solutions, to partnerwith best-in-class technology providers, and to monitor and/orinfluence appropriate standards bodies and forums. He has publishednumerous papers and several books, and is a frequent speaker atconferences and events. Since 1997 Fumy is Chairman of ISOcommittee SC 27 "IT Security Techniques". He is also chairing theGerman BITKOM's Group on Security Management.

PROF JOERG SAUERBREY is Vice President Product Managementfor IT security solutions at Siemens Communications. He isresponsible for own products, partner products and services for theworldwide IT security solutions business. In 1992 he has beenawarded with the annual price of the ITG (German InformationTechnology Association). Since 2001 he is Honorary Professor for ITsecurity at Technical University Munich, Germany. He has publishednumerous papers and a book, gives lectures, and is a frequentspeaker at conferences and events.

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Table of Contents


1. Challenges for Enterprise Security (W. Fumy & J.Sauerbrey).


2. Information Security Management (S. Kornprobst & R.Pillmaier).

3. New Card Solutions (U. Blöcher).

4. Smart Card Solutions (A. Pfau).

5. Identity and Access Management (R. Wildgruber).

6. Biometric Authentication (G. Hribernig & P.Weinzierl).


7. Risk Management in the Financial Services Industry (R.Müller).

8. Digital Signatures for eGovernment Applications (J.Galeano).

9. Identity Manegement for an Insurance Company (J. Lorek).

10. Infosec Management in a Global Enterprise (R.Schöpf).


11. Cryptographic Techniques (W. Fumy & U. Rosenbaum).

12. Public Key Infrastructure (M. Munzert).

13. Smart Card Technologies (D. Houdeau).

14. Identity and Access Management Technologies (T. Dumitrescu& O. Pfaff).

15. Information Security Management Systems (S. O'Reilly).

Glossary and Abbreviations.



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