Information Security Fundamentals, Second Edition by Thomas R. Peltier

By Thomas R. Peltier

Developing a data protection application that clings to the main of defense as a enterprise enabler needs to be step one in an enterprise’s attempt to construct a good safeguard software. Following within the footsteps of its bestselling predecessor, Information safeguard basics, moment version provides information protection execs with a transparent knowing of the basics of defense required to deal with the diversity of matters they'll event within the field.

The booklet examines the weather of desktop safeguard, worker roles and tasks, and customary threats. It discusses the criminal necessities that influence safeguard rules, together with Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. Detailing actual safety requisites and controls, this up to date variation bargains a pattern actual protection coverage and contains a entire record of initiatives and pursuits that make up a good info defense program.



  • Includes ten new chapters

  • Broadens its insurance of laws to incorporate FISMA, PCI compliance, and international requirements

  • Expands its insurance of compliance and governance issues

  • Adds discussions of ISO 27001, ITIL, COSO, COBIT, and different frameworks

  • Presents new details on cellular protection issues

  • Reorganizes the contents round ISO 27002


The publication discusses organization-wide regulations, their documentation, and criminal and company specifications. It explains coverage layout with a spotlight on international, topic-specific, and application-specific guidelines. Following a evaluate of asset category, it explores entry keep an eye on, the parts of actual safety, and the principles and approaches of hazard research and danger management.

The textual content concludes through describing company continuity making plans, preventive controls, restoration innovations, and the way to behavior a company effect research. every one bankruptcy within the publication has been written via a unique professional to make sure you achieve the excellent figuring out of what it takes to boost an efficient details protection program.

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