Management of Information Security / Edition 4

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Overview


MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, Fourth Edition gives readers an overview of information security and assurance using both domestic and international standards, all from a management perspective. Beginning with the foundational and technical components of information security, this edition then focuses on access control models, information security governance, and information security program assessment and metrics.The Fourth Edition is revised and updated to reflect changes in the field, including the ISO 27000 series, so as to prepare readers to succeed in the workplace.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781285062297
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 10/18/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 227,754
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Michael Whitman, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, is a professor of information systems and security in the CSIS department at Kennesaw State University, where he also serves as director of the KSU Center for Information Security Education and coordinator for the Bachelor of Science in Information Security and Assurance program. Dr. Whitman is an active researcher in information security, fair and responsible use policies, ethical computing, and information systems research methods. He currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in information security and data communications and is an active member of the Computer Security Institute, the Information Systems Security Association, the Georgia Electronic Commerce Association's Information Security Working Group, the Association for Computing Machinery, and the Association for Information Systems. Dr. Whitman has published articles in the industry's top journals and co-authored a number of books in the field published by Course Technology.

Herbert Mattord, M.B.A., CISM, CISSP, gained 24 years of IT industry experience as an application developer, database administrator, project manager, and information security practitioner before joining the faculty at Kennesaw State University in 2002. During his career as an IT practitioner, Mattord served as manager of corporate information technology security at Georgia-Pacific Corporation, where he acquired much of the practical knowledge presented in this textbook. He currently teaches undergraduate courses in information security, data communications, local area networks, database technology, project management, and systems analysis and design. Mattord also serves as coordinator for the Bachelor of Business Administration and Certificate in Information Security and Assurance programs, as well as operations manager of the KSU Center for Information Security Education and Awareness. Mattord is the co-author of several books published by Course Technology and is an active researcher in information security management topics.

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Table of Contents


1. Introduction to Management of Information Security. 2. Planning for Security. 3. Planning for Contingencies. 4. Information Security Policy. 5. Developing the Security Program. 6. Security Management Models. 7. Security Management Practices. 8. Risk Management: Identifying and Assessing Risk. 9. Risk Management: Controlling Risk. 10. Protection Mechanisms. 11. Personnel and Security. 12. Law and Ethics. Appendix A. NIST SP 800-26, Security Self-Assessment Guide for Information. Technology Systems and ISO 27002 Questionnaire. Appendix B. Risk Management Models.
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