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Information Security and IT Risk ManagementThis new text provides students the knowledge and skills they will need to compete for and succeed in the information security roles they will encounter straight out of college.  This is accomplished by providing a hands-on immersion in essential system administration, service and application installation and configuration, security tool use, TIG implementation and reporting.  It is designed for an introductory course on IS Security offered usually as an elective in IS departments in 2 and 4 y…

Information Security Risk Assessment Toolkit: Practical Assessments through Data Collection and Data AnalysisIn order to protect company’s information assets such as sensitive customer records, health care records, etc., the security practitioner first needs to find out: what needs protected, what risks those assets are exposed to, what controls are in place to offset those risks, and where to focus attention for risk treatment. This is the true value and purpose of information security risk assessments. Effective risk assessments are meant to provide a defendable analysis of residual risk associated…

Security Risk Management: Building an Information Security Risk Management Program from the Ground UpSecurity Risk Management is the definitive guide for building or running an information security risk management program. This book teaches practical techniques that will be used on a daily basis, while also explaining the fundamentals so students understand the rationale behind these practices. It explains how to perform risk assessments for new IT projects, how to efficiently manage daily risk activities, and how to qualify the current risk level for presentation to executive level management….

IT Security Risk Control Management: An Audit Preparation PlanFollow step-by-step guidance to craft a successful security program. You will identify with the paradoxes of information security and discover handy tools that hook security controls into business processes.Information security is more than configuring firewalls, removing viruses, hacking machines, or setting passwords. Creating and promoting a successful security program requires skills in organizational consulting, diplomacy, change management, risk analysis, and out-of-the-box thinking.What Y…

Measuring and Managing Information Risk: A FAIR ApproachUsing the factor analysis of information risk (FAIR) methodology developed over ten years and adopted by corporations worldwide, Measuring and Managing Information Risk provides a proven and credible framework for understanding, measuring, and analyzing information risk of any size or complexity. Intended for organizations that need to either build a risk management program from the ground up or strengthen an existing one, this book provides a unique and fresh perspective on how to do a basic …

IT Risk: Turning Business Threats into Competitive AdvantageAre you exposing your business to IT risk, and leaving profit opportunities on the table? You might be if you are managing your IT risk using more traditional approaches. IT Risk, a new book based on research conducted by MIT s Center for Information Systems Research and Gartner, Inc., helps companies focus on the most pressing risks and leverage the upside that comes with vigilance.Traditionally, managers have grouped technology risk and funding into silos. IT Risk outlines a new model for inte…

Managing Risk In Information Systems (Information Systems Security & Assurance)NOTE: This book will not include an access code PART OF THE JONES & BARTLETT LEARNING INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY & ASSURANCE SERIES Revised and updated with the latest data in the field, the Second Edition of Managing Risk in Information Systems provides a comprehensive overview of the SSCP Risk, Response, and Recovery Domain in addition to providing a thorough overview of risk management and its implications on IT infrastructures and compliance. Written by industry experts, and using a wealt…

Information Technology AuditingGain a thorough understanding of how modern audits are conducted in today’s computer-driven business environment with INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AUDITING, 4E. You gain valuable insights into state-of-the-art auditing issues as this leading accounting text provides you with the background you need to succeed in today’s business world. This edition focuses on the latest information technology aspects of auditing with up-to-date coverage of auditor responsibilities, emerging legislation, and today’s fr…

Information Technology Risk Management in Enterprise Environments: A Review of Industry Practices and a Practical Guide to Risk Management Teams Discusses all types of corporate risks and practical means of defending against them. Security is currently identified as a critical area of Information Technology management by a majority of government, commercial, and industrial organizations. Offers an effective risk management program, which is the most critical function of an information security program. …

The Security Risk Assessment Handbook: A Complete Guide for Performing Security Risk Assessments, Second EditionConducted properly, information security risk assessments provide managers with the feedback needed to understand threats to corporate assets, determine vulnerabilities of current controls, and select appropriate safeguards. Performed incorrectly, they can provide the false sense of security that allows potential threats to develop into disastrous losses of proprietary information, capital, and corporate value. Picking up where its bestselling predecessor left off, The Security Risk Assessment…