A Practical Guide to Security Assessments

Author:   Sudhanshu Kairab
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN:  

9780367393830


Pages:   520
Publication Date:   30 August 2019
Format:   Paperback
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
This item is yet to be released. You can pre-order this item and we will dispatch it to you upon its release.

Our Price $116.00 Quantity:  
Pre-Order

Share |

A Practical Guide to Security Assessments


Add your own review!

Overview

The modern dependence upon information technology and the corresponding information security regulations and requirements force companies to evaluate the security of their core business processes, mission critical data, and supporting IT environment. Combine this with a slowdown in IT spending resulting in justifications of every purchase, and security professionals are forced to scramble to find comprehensive and effective ways to assess their environment in order to discover and prioritize vulnerabilities, and to develop cost-effective solutions that show benefit to the business. A Practical Guide to Security Assessments is a process-focused approach that presents a structured methodology for conducting assessments. The key element of the methodology is an understanding of business goals and processes, and how security measures are aligned with business risks. The guide also emphasizes that resulting security recommendations should be cost-effective and commensurate with the security risk. The methodology described serves as a foundation for building and maintaining an information security program. In addition to the methodology, the book includes an Appendix that contains questionnaires that can be modified and used to conduct security assessments. This guide is for security professionals who can immediately apply the methodology on the job, and also benefits management who can use the methodology to better understand information security and identify areas for improvement.

Full Product Details

Author:   Sudhanshu Kairab
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   CRC Press
ISBN:  

9780367393830


ISBN 10:   0367393832
Pages:   520
Publication Date:   30 August 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Forthcoming
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
This item is yet to be released. You can pre-order this item and we will dispatch it to you upon its release.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Evolution of information security. Information security program and how security assessments fit in. Planning. Initial Information gathering. Business process evaluation. Technology evaluation. Risk analysis and final presentation. Information security standards. Information security legislation. Appendix-Security questionnaires/checklists.

Reviews

Author Information

Kairab, Sudhanshu

Tab Content 6

Author Website:  

Customer Reviews

Recent Reviews

No review item found!

Add your own review!

Countries Available

All regions
Spring Reading Guide

 

Spring Reading Guide catalogue for book recommendations

Shopping Cart
Your cart is empty
Shopping cart
Mailing List