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Whether you are active in security management or studying for the CISSP exam, you need accurate information you can trust. A practical reference and study guide, Information Security Management Handbook, Fourth Edition, Volume 3 prepares you not only for the CISSP exam, but also for your work as a professional. From cover to cover, the book gives you the information you need to understand what makes information secure and how to secure it -- the exam's core subjects. Providing an overview of the information security arena, each chapter presents a wealth of technical detail. The changes in the technology of information security and the increasing threats to security from open systems make a complete and up-to-date understanding of this material essential. Volume 3 supplements the information in the earlier volumes of this handbook, updating it and keeping it current. There is no duplication of material among any of the three volumes. Because the knowledge required to master information security -- the Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) -- is growing so quickly, it requires frequent updates.

The Information Security Management Handbook, organized by the ten domains of the Common Body of Knowledge on which the CISSP exam is based, consistently communicates the fundamental concepts of security needed to be a true CISSP. In response to new developments, Volume 4 supplements the previous three volumes with new information covering topics such as wireless, HIPAA, the latest hacker attacks and defenses, intrusion detection, and provides expanded coverage on security management issues and applications security. Even those that don't plan on sitting for the CISSP exam will find that this handbook is a great information security reference.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849311277
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/26/2001
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 848
  • Product dimensions: 6.49 (w) x 9.54 (h) x 1.95 (d)

Table of Contents

Domain 1 Access Control Systems and Methodology 1
Ch. 1 Biometrics: What Is New? 5
Ch. 2 Privacy in the Healthcare Industry 15
Ch. 3 A New Breed of Hacker Tools and Defenses 31
Ch. 4 Social Engineering: The Forgotten Risk 51
Domain 2 Telecommunications and Network Security 65
Ch. 5 Security and Network Technologies 69
Ch. 6 Wired and Wireless Physical Layer Security Issues 97
Ch. 7 Network Router Security 109
Ch. 8 Wireless Internet Security 125
Ch. 9 VPN Deployment and Evaluation Strategy 149
Ch. 10 How to Perform a Security Review of a Checkpoint Firewall 177
Ch. 11 Comparing Firewall Technologies 201
Ch. 12 The (In)Security of Virtual Private Networks 215
Ch. 13 E-Mail Security 239
Ch. 14 Cookies and Web Bugs: What Are They and How Do They Work Together? 259
Ch. 15 Leveraging Virtual Private Networks 273
Ch. 16 Wireless LAN Security 291
Domain 3 Security Management Practices 299
Ch. 17 Maintaining Management's Commitment 303
Ch. 18 Making Security Awareness Happen 317
Ch. 19 Making Security Awareness Happen: Appendices 337
Ch. 20 Policy Development 353
Ch. 21 A Matter of Trust 385
Ch. 22 Risk Management and Analysis 407
Ch. 23 New Trends in Information Risk Management 419
Ch. 24 Information Security in the Enterprise 431
Ch. 25 Managing Enterprise Security Information 451
Ch. 26 Configuration Management: Charting the Course for the Organization 479
Domain 4 Applications and Systems Development Security 505
Ch. 27 Web Application Security 509
Ch. 28 The Perfect Security: A New World Order 525
Ch. 29 Security for XML and Other Metadata Languages 539
Ch. 30 XML and Information Security 551
Ch. 31 Digital Signatures in Relational Database Applications 563
Ch. 32 Security and Privacy for Data Warehouses: Opportunity or Threat 577
Domain 5 Cryptography 603
Ch. 33 A Look at the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 607
Ch. 34 Preserving Public Key Hierarchy 619
Domain 6 Security Architecture and Models 629
Ch. 35 Reflections on Database Integrity 633
Domain 7 Operations Security 645
Ch. 36 Intelligent Intrusion Analysis: How Thinking Machines Can Recognize Computer Intrusions 649
Ch. 37 Auditing the Electronic Commerce Environment 671
Domain 8 Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning 697
Ch. 38 Reengineering the Business Continuity Planning Process 701
Ch. 39 Business Resumption Planning and Disaster Recovery: A Case History 719
Domain 9 Law, Investigations, and Ethics 735
Ch. 40 What Happened? 739
Ch. 41 Internet Gripe Sites: Bally v. Faber 745
Ch. 42 State Control of Unsolicited E-Mail: State of Washington v. Heckel 751
Domain 10 Physical Security 757
Ch. 43 Physical Security: A Foundation for Information Security 761
Ch. 44 Physical Security: Controlled Access and Layered Defense 775
Index 793
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2002

    Smart tips, selective subjects and latest trends easily explained

    It's more than a good book for starters in IT security (like me). There is a collection of interesting subjects concerning IT Security which cover almost every aspect of it adequately. The book gives practical advices, smart tips and interesting comparisons of state - of -the -art technologies.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2002

    Chap 9 (on VPNs) is excellent

    Great read on VPN technology and evaluation techniques. Some really good ideas on the different deployment models for VPNs. I liked the 'low down' on VPN vendor performance tricks. The chapter on application security is also very informative.

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