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The InfoSec Handbook: An Introduction to Information Security / Edition 1

The InfoSec Handbook: An Introduction to Information Security / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9781430263821
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 08/30/2014
Edition description: 1st ed.
Pages: 392
Sales rank: 1,329,609
Product dimensions: 7.52(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Umesha Nayak is a director and principal consultant of MUSA software engineering pvt. Ltd. which is into systems / process / management consulting. He has 32 years experience, of which 11 years are in providing consultancy to IT / manufacturing for other organizations from across the globe. He is a master of science in software systems; master of arts in economics; CAIIB; certified information systems auditor (CISA) and certified risk and information systems control (CRISC) professional from ISACA, US; PGDFM; certified lead auditor for many of the standards, among others. He has worked extensively in banking, software development, product design and development, project management, program management, information technology audits, information application audits, quality assurance, coaching, product reliability, human resource management, consultancy, etc. He was vice president and corporate executive council member at Polaris software lab, Chennai prior to his current assignment. He also held various roles like head of quality, head of SEPG and head of strategic practice unit risks & treasury at Polaris software lab. He started his journey with computers in 1981 with ICL mainframes and continued further with minis, pcs etc. He was one of the founding members of the information systems auditing in the banking industry in India. He has effectively guided many organizations through successful ISO 9001/ISO 27001/CMMI certifications and process improvements.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction to Security

2: History of Computer Security

3: Key Concepts and Principles

4: Access Controls

5: Information Systems Management

6:Application and Web Security

7: Malicious Software and Anti-Virus Software

8: Cryptography

9: Understanding Networks

10: Firewalls

11: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems

12: Virtual Private Networks

13: Data Backups & Cloud Computing

14: Physical Security and Biometrics

15: Social Engineering

16. Current Trends in Information Security

17. Bibliography

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