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Author : Rajinder Tumber
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This book answers the question "How do I assess the maturity of an organisation's cyber security during the pre-deal phase, using security best practice?". This industry handbook is directed to professionals involved in M&A deals, as well as university students interested in M&A, private equity and cyber security.

Information Security Management Handbook Sixth Edition

Author : Harold F. Tipton
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Considered the gold-standard reference on information security, the Information Security Management Handbook provides an authoritative compilation of the fundamental knowledge, skills, techniques, and tools required of today's IT security professional. Now in its sixth edition, this 3200 page, 4 volume stand-alone reference is organized under the CISSP Common Body of Knowledge domains and has been updated yearly. Each annual update, the latest is Volume 6, reflects the changes to the CBK in response to new laws and evolving technology.

Mergers and Acquisitions Security

Author : Edward Halibozek
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In reaction to the continually changing business climate companies develop many business strategies to increase their competitiveness and improve profitability. Companies regularly reshape themselves continually exploring new markets and developing new products. When they can't expand into new markets or develop new products on their own, they seek alternatives. These alternatives include merging with or acquiring other companies to create a single more capable company. Companies acquire other companies for a wide variety of reasons. In some cases company survival may actually be the reason. What does this condition mean to the security professional? In the course of mergers and acquisitions, security plays a vital role in helping to make the endeavor successful. There are numerous titles on the business aspects of M&A such as the ones listed below. However, this unique book focuses on the role security plays in helping to make a merger, acquisition or divestiture successful. It addresses the fundamental security elements that are required to support the effort. In addition, it provides an integrated "how to" approach to implementing M&A security complete with methods and processes that have been quickly and cost-effectively implemented. - First book available that focuses on the role of the Security Manager in M&A - Case studies that highlight the role of the security manager; cases include both best practices as well as illustrations of nightmare examples of what NOT to do - Lead author is an expert that has participated in/managed security for more than 20 high-profile and large-scale acquisitions - Model processes, procedures, checklists, charts and sample forms all serve to ease immediate analysis and implementation in a merger or acquisition

Cybercrime and Business

Author : Sanford Moskowitz
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Cybercrime and Business: Strategies for Global Corporate Security examines the three most prevalent cybercrimes afflicting today’s corporate security professionals: piracy, espionage, and computer hacking. By demonstrating how each of these threats evolved separately and then converged to form an ultra-dangerous composite threat, the book discusses the impact the threats pose and how the very technologies that created the problem can help solve it. Cybercrime and Business then offers viable strategies for how different types of businesses—from large multinationals to small start-ups—can respond to these threats to both minimize their losses and gain a competitive advantage. The book concludes by identifying future technological threats and how the models presented in the book can be applied to handling them. Demonstrates how to effectively handle corporate cyber security issues using case studies from a wide range of companies around the globe Highlights the regulatory, economic, cultural, and demographic trends businesses encounter when facing security issues Profiles corporate security issues in major industrialized, developing, and emerging countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East

CompTIA CYSA Guide to Cyber Security Analyst

Author : Mark Ciampa
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Outsourcing Information Security

Author : C. Warren Axelrod
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This comprehensive and timely resource examines security risks related to IT outsourcing, clearly showing you how to recognize, evaluate, minimize, and manage these risks. Unique in its scope, this single volume offers you complete coverage of the whole range of IT security services and fully treats the IT security concerns of outsourcing. The book helps you deepen your knowledge of the tangible and intangible costs and benefits associated with outsourcing IT and IS functions.

Cybersecurity Breaches and Issues Surrounding Online Threat Protection

Author : Moore, Michelle
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Technology has become deeply integrated into modern society and various activities throughout everyday life. However, this increases the risk of vulnerabilities, such as hacking or system errors, among other online threats. Cybersecurity Breaches and Issues Surrounding Online Threat Protection is an essential reference source for the latest scholarly research on the various types of unauthorized access or damage to electronic data. Featuring extensive coverage across a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as robotics, cloud computing, and electronic data diffusion, this publication is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, computer engineers, graduate students, and practitioners seeking current research on the threats that exist in the world of technology.

Encyclopedia of Information Assurance 4 Volume Set Print

Author : Rebecca Herold
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Charged with ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, availability, and delivery of all forms of an entity's information, Information Assurance (IA) professionals require a fundamental understanding of a wide range of specializations, including digital forensics, fraud examination, systems engineering, security risk management, privacy, and compliance. Establishing this understanding and keeping it up to date requires a resource with coverage as diverse as the field it covers. Filling this need, the Encyclopedia of Information Assurance presents an up-to-date collection of peer-reviewed articles and references written by authorities in their fields. From risk management and privacy to auditing and compliance, the encyclopedia’s four volumes provide comprehensive coverage of the key topics related to information assurance. This complete IA resource: Supplies the understanding needed to help prevent the misuse of sensitive information Explains how to maintain the integrity of critical systems Details effective tools, techniques, and methods for protecting personal and corporate data against the latest threats Provides valuable examples, case studies, and discussions on how to address common and emerging IA challenges Placing the wisdom of leading researchers and practitioners at your fingertips, this authoritative reference provides the knowledge and insight needed to avoid common pitfalls and stay one step ahead of evolving threats. Also Available Online This Taylor & Francis encyclopedia is also available through online subscription, offering a variety of extra benefits for researchers, students, and librarians, including:  Citation tracking and alerts  Active reference linking  Saved searches and marked lists  HTML and PDF format options Contact Taylor and Francis for more information or to inquire about subscription options and print/online combination packages. US: (Tel) 1.888.318.2367; (E-mail) [email protected] International: (Tel) +44 (0) 20 7017 6062; (E-mail) [email protected]

Building an Effective Security Program

Author : Chris Williams
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Building an Effective Security Program provides readers with a comprehensive approach to securing the IT systems in use at their organizations. This book provides information on how to structure and operate an effective cybersecurity program that includes people, processes, technologies, security awareness, and training. This program will establish and maintain effective security protections for the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of organization information. In this book, the authors take a pragmatic approach to building organization cyberdefenses that are effective while also remaining affordable. This book is intended for business leaders, IT professionals, cybersecurity personnel, educators, and students interested in deploying real-world cyberdefenses against today’s persistent and sometimes devastating cyberattacks. It includes detailed explanation of the following IT security topics: IT Security Mindset—Think like an IT security professional, and consider how your IT environment can be defended against potential cyberattacks. Risk Management—Identify the assets, vulnerabilities and threats that drive IT risk, along with the controls that can be used to mitigate such risk. Effective Cyberdefense—Consider the components of an effective organization cyberdefense to successfully protect computers, devices, networks, accounts, applications and data. Cyber Operations—Operate cyberdefense capabilities and controls so that assets are protected, and intruders can be detected and repelled before significant damage can be done. IT Security Awareness and Training—Promote effective cybersecurity practices at work, on travel, and at home, among your organization’s business leaders, IT professionals, and staff. Resilient IT Security—Implement, operate, monitor, assess, and improve your cybersecurity program on an ongoing basis to defend against the cyber threats of today and the future.

Cybersecurity the Courthouse Safeguarding the Judicial Process

Author : Leo M Gordon, Daniel B. Garrie
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The landscape of court technology has changed rapidly. As digital tools help facilitate the business and administrative process, multiple entry points for data breaches have also significantly increased in the judicial branch at all levels. Cybersecurity & the Courthouse: Safeguarding the Judicial Process explores the issues surrounding cybersecurity for the court and court systems. This unique resource provides the insight to: Increase your awareness of the issues around cybersecurity Properly defend client and case information Understand the steps needed to mitigate and control the risk of and fallout from a data breach Identify possible pathways to address strengths and weaknesses in individual proceedings as they are presented to the courts Learn how to address the risk of a significant data breach Key Highlights Include: Comprehensive guidance to legal professionals on the growing concerns of cybersecurity within the courts Vital information needed to mitigate and control the risk of and the fallout of a data breach Addresses the issues of data security, and the necessary steps to protect the integrity of the judicial process Provides a roadmap and the steps necessary to protect data in legal cases before the court