Computer viruses, power outages, theft, and sabotage have sent even the largest companies reeling
Not a day goes by when we don′t hear news of another computer disaster. Loss of irreplaceable data, theft of confidential files, destruction of millions of dollars worth of equipment and software—all the result of crime or accident. Whether you are in charge of many computers, or even one important one, there are immediate steps you can take to safeguard your company′s computer system and its contents. The Computer Security Handbook shows you how to detect threats and prevent disaster from striking. Written by leading security experts, this comprehensive guide covers virtually every possible threat to your system and prescribes specific actions you can take to eliminate them.
Requiring minimal technical knowledge, Computer Security Handbook provides sound, tested information on hardware and software protection, computer viruses, data encryption, networks, risk management, contingency planning and much more. Each chapter concludes with a checklist summarizing the authors′ recommendations for improving your organization′s security status. The new, updated Third Edition features the latest information on viruses, LAN security, security on the Internet, and expanded coverage of system application controls, personal computers, and data communications.
Computer Security Handbook is must reading for EDP auditors, MIS/IT managers, corporate accountants, data processing professionals, and others concerned with the security of their electronic information resources.