A clear, actionable blueprint for securing the vital information and IT services of global organizations of all sizes
Information Assurance Handbook provides an overall strategy for safeguarding your organization’s critical data. The book presents a body of knowledge and outlines the steps necessary for senior management to effectively work with risk and learn to strategically, systematically, and economically plan for security challenges.
You’ll learn how to implement technology, practices, and processes to mitigate and manage risk over time and also how to prevent, detect, contain, and recover from security breaches. The professional practices outlined are essential knowledge for effective security and risk management.
- Reveals how to predict known--and yet unknown--security risks
- Invaluable best practices technically vetted by a panel of global security leaders
- Outlines privacy law and critical standards and practices required to make strategic choices about compliance, risk acceptance, and performance
- Explains the critical differences between assets, threats, vulnerabilities, and controls to achieve effective decision-making for risk management throughout all levels of the organization