Readings and Cases in the Management of Information Security / Edition 1

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These readings provide students with a depth of content and analytical perspective not found in other textbooks. Organized into five units, Planning, Policy, People, Projects and Protection, each unit includes items such as academic research papers, summaries of industry practices or written cases to give students valuable resources to use as industry professionals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780619216276
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/11/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 728,264
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (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

Part 1: Readings in the Management of Information Security Reading 1: Mobile Device Security Management, Benjamin J. Halpert Reading 2: Linking Business Objectives and Security Directives, Donald L. Pipkin Reading 3: Managing Incident Response, David M. Shackleford Reading 4: Zen and the Art of Information Security-A Philosophical, Spiritual and Mystical Approach to Protecting Information, Michael E. Whitman; Herbert J. Mattord Reading 5: The Role of Information Security and Its Relationship to Information Technology Risk Management, Chrisan Herrod Reading 6: Architecting and Managing Secure Biometric Systems, Kameswara Raonamuduri; Savitha S. Kadiyala Reading 7: Integration and Ethical Perspectives for Information Systems Management, Ernest A. Capozzoli; Rober D. Winsor; Sheb L. True Reading 8: Security Education, Training, and Awareness from a Human Performance Technology Point of View, Melissa J. Dark Reading 9: The Provision of Defenses Against Internet-Based Attacks, Li-Chiou Chen; Thomas A. Longstaff; Kathleen M. Carley Reading 10: Trust, Controls and Information Security, Irene Woon & Atreyi Kankanhalli Reading 11: Hierarchical Model of Organizational Work in the Sphere of Information Security, Alexander Anisimov Reading 12: Transparency in Information Security System Design, Herbert J. Mattord; Michael E. Whitman Part 2: Cases in the Management of Information Security CASE A: Computer Gaming Technologies-CGT Inc., Michael E. Whitman; Herbert J. Mattord CASE B: Assessing and Mitigating the Risks to a Hypothetical Computer System, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST); Technology Administration; U.S. Department of Commerce CASE C: Random Widget Works, Michael E. Whitman; Herbert J. Mattord CASE D: Sequential Label and Supply, Herbert J. Mattord; Michael E. Whitman CASE E: Brightington Academy, Michael E. Whitman; Herbert J. Mattord CASE F: The 9/11 Commission Report, Herbert J. Mattord; Michael E. Whitman

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