Defending the Digital Frontier: Practical Security for Management
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BeschreibungEnhance the digital security knowledge-base within any organization In today's competitive business environment, information and information technology have become crucial for a company's success. Ensuring the confidentiality of such information-financial, trade secrets, and the like-has become key. Defending the Digital Frontier, Second Edition describes where organizations are vulnerable and identifies protective measures that rely on people and process as much as technology. This book is a practical guide aimed at business leaders and executives, explaining why digital security is not a technical function, but a risk management operation, and illustrates an approach for creating an enterprise-wide security culture based on business-led risk-management principles. Ernst & Young is a global leader in professional services, providing tax, assurance, and transaction advice to thousands of individuals as well as domestic and global businesses. Ernst & Young provides independent security solutions for some of the world's most information-intensive organizations, including numerous Fortune 500 companies, and the federal government.
InhaltsverzeichnisList of Figures and Tables.
PART ONE: THE CHALLENGE OF THE FRONTIER.
Chapter 1: Living at the Digital Frontier.
Chapter 3: Organisational Components and Security Objectives.
PART TWO: THE AGENDA FOR ACTION.
Chapter 4: The Security Agenda.
Chapter 5: The Security Life Cycle.
PART THREE: THE APPROACH FOR SAFETY.
Chapter 6: The Security Culture.
Chapter 7: The Risk Frontier.
Chapter 8: Road Map for Success.
Appendix A: Security-Related Laws and Regulations.
Appendix B: Threat Vectors.
Appendix C: Ernst & Young 2004 Digital Security Overview: An Executive Guide and Diagnostic.
Glossary of Digital Security Terminology.
PortraitJan Babiak is the Managing Partner of Ernst & Young's UK Information Security practice. She leads a multi-country team of professionals providing security advisory and assurance services to many of the world's most sophisticated organisations. Jan acts as information security and risk management advisor to boards and senior management of a number of FTSE 100 and global organisations. She is involved in a number of professional forums and is a frequent commentator for broadcast and press media. John Butters is a Partner in Ernst & Young's UK Information Security practice. He has developed and edited IT technical reference materials and is a frequent speaker on the topics of security and business continuity. John leads a team that carries out attack and penetration testing (or ethical hacking) services from a state-of-the-art IT facility, which has attracted a high level of business and media interest. Mark W. Doll is a Partner and the Americas Director of Ernst & Young's Security Services. As the Americas Director, Mark is responsible overall for security projects, including security assessments, architecture design, and security implementation as well as business continuity. Mark is a sought-after speaker on the topic of digital security, and has recently appeared before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection as an expert witness on the subject.
Pressestimmen"!the authors not only help readers explore the digital frontier but also empower them to identify, understand and assess these risks." (Gulf Business, July 2005)
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2004
Seitenanzahl: 253 Seiten