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Asset Protection through Security Awareness

1st Edition

By Tyler Justin Speed

Auerbach Publications

337 pages

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Hardback: 9781439809822
pub: 2011-12-20
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Supplying a high-level overview of how to protect your company's physical and intangible assets, Asset Protection through Security Awareness explains the best ways to enlist the assistance of your employees as the first line of defense in safeguarding company assets and mitigating security risks. The author reviews key topics surrounding computer s

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Is Information Security? Creating a Culture of Security Awareness. Overview of Security Awareness Categories. Who Is an IS Professional? Diplomacy. Privacy Concerns. Interdepartmental Security. Risk Management. Social Engineering. Incident Detection and Response. Physical Security. PCI Compliance. Business Continuity Planning. User Authentication Methods. Computer and Network Forensics. Malware. Crafting a Security Policy. Performing Security Analyses and Audits. Access Control. Security Checklists. Index.

About the Author

Tyler Speed is the Executive Vice President of Electronics International in Bend, Oregon and has a Masters Degree in Information Assurance from the NSA-certified Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont. As a corporate leader in aviation, not only does Tyler deal with governmental regulations and compliance issues from the FAA, but he must also temper customer service and sales needs with a solid foundation in security and training in order to protect sales records, customer information, trade secrets and proprietary information. Tyler has been tinkering with computers and networks since the days of Bulletin Board Services, and understands the need for a common sense approach to corporate security awareness and training. At the time of this publication, Tyler is studying to obtain his Certified Information Systems Seucrity Professional (CISSP) certification.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Security / General