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Information Security Evaluation
A Holistic Approach from a Business Perspective



ISBN 9780429109140
Published June 23, 2011 by EPFL Press
300 Pages

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Book Description

Information systems have become a critical element of every organization's structure. A malfunction of the information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure can paralyze the whole organization and have disastrous consequences at many levels. On the other hand, modern businesses and organizations collaborate increasingly with compan

Table of Contents

What is Information Security? Risk Management versus Security Management. Information Security Assurance: an Assessment Model. Evaluating the Organizational Dimension. Evaluating the Functional Dimension. Evaluating the Human Dimension. Evaluating the Compliance Dimension. Concluding Remarks. Bibliography. Index of Keywords and Concepts.

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Biography

Igli Tashi holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems and a Master of Advanced Studies in Legal Issues, Crime and ICT Security, both from the University of Lausanne. He is an expert on information security and risk management issues and works currently as a Senior Auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers SA in Switzerland.

Solange Ghernaouti-Helie is a professor in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Lausanne and well-known recognised international expert on cybersecurity and cybercrime-related issues. She has developed an interdisciplinary and integrative security approach for citizens, organisations and states, and she is author of more than twenty books on telecommunications and security issues.