Information Security Governance

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Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 16, 2008 - Business & Economics - 138 pages
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IT Security governance is becoming an increasingly important issue for all levels of a company. IT systems are continuously exposed to a wide range of threats, which can result in huge risks that threaten to compromise the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. This book will be of use to those studying information security, as well as those in industry.

Key Features:

  • The book provides a point of entry into the subject with an easy-to-understand model of Information Security Governance
  • Book addresses information security from the governance side, with special emphasis on the accountability of top management
  • Ideal for the professional market as it discusses some international best practices for IT Security Governance in detail

 

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Very good book, explains concepts very clearly

Contents

An Introduction to Corporate Governance
1
Information Technology Governance
9
Information Security and Information Security Governance
17
Introducing the Information Security Governance Model
29
The Use of Best Practice Standards and Guidelines in Information Security Governance
39
The Direct Part of the Model An Information Security Policy Architecture
61
The Control Part of the Model An Information Security Compliance Management Environment
73
IT Risk Management
87
Organizing the Information Security Function
101
Information Security Education Training and Awareness
112
A Methodology for Establishing an Information Security Governance Environment
127
Index
131
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