Protecting Business Information: A Manager's Guide / Edition 1

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'Protecting Business Information: A Manager's guide' is an introduction to the information resource, its sensitivity, value and susceptibility to risk. This book provides an outline for a business information security program and provides clear answers to the why and how of information protection.

Protecting Business Information' provides detailed processes for analysis, leading to a complete and adequate information classification. It includes a thorough description of the methods for information classification.

A valuable guide based on the author's fifteen year's experience in building and implementing information security programs for large, worldwide businesses.
Provides a basis for the reasoning behind information protection processes.
Suggests practical means for aligning an information security investment with business needs.

Audience: Security managers, information security professionals.

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'Loss of financial control can affect a company's profits or threaten its sucess, a full understanding of this publication would go a long way to preventing such disasters. It is therefore a must for the security manager's bookshelf.'
A complete guide to planning and implementing an information protection program that makes information security part of the business process. For security officers who find information bewilderingly different than other valuables they must protect, information security directors who want to learn more about their field, and general managers who must decide how and how much to invest in information security. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750696586
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 11/23/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 199
  • Product dimensions: 0.56 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I - THE CASE FOR INFORMATION SECURITY: 1 Some Background on Information Protection; 2 The Management Issue: Why bother with Information Security? 3 Information Threats and Vunerabilities; Part II - PROTECTION OF INFORMATION:CONCEPTS AND METHODS: 4 Information Concepts; 5 Establishing Proprietary Rights to Information; 6 Information Protection Methods; 7 Securing the Information Environments; 8 Computer Security; 9 Communications Security; Part III - INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT: 10 Information Security in the Business Enterprise; 11 Relating Information Security Investment to Business Needs; 12 Information Security Directives; 13 Setting Up the Information Security Program; 14 Administration and Maintenance of Information Security; Part IV - A COMPENDIUM OF TERMS WITH ISSUES, CONCERNS, AND SOLUTIONS.

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