Explore the field of information security and assurance with this valuable resource that focuses on both the managerial and technical aspects of the discipline. Principles of Information Security, Third Edition builds on internationally recognized standards and bodies of knowledge to provide the knowledge and skills that information systems students need for their future roles as business decision-makers. Coverage includes key knowledge areas of the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), as well as risk management, cryptography, physical security, and more. The third edition has retained the real-world examples and scenarios that made previous editions so successful, but has updated the content to reflect technology's latest capabilities and trends. With this emphasis on currency and comprehensive coverage, readers can feel confident that they are using a standards-based, content-driven resource to prepare them for their work in the field.
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.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Information Security Chapter 2 The Need for Security Chapter 3 Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Information Security Chapter 4 Risk Management Chapter 5 Planning for Security Chapter 6 Security Technology: Firewalls and VPNs Chapter 7 Security Technology: Intrusion Detection, Access Control, and Other Security Tools Chapter 8 Cryptography Chapter 9 Physical Security Chapter 10 Implementing Information Security Chapter 11 Security and Personnel Chapter 12 Information Security Maintenance