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6th Edition

Information Security Management Handbook, Volume 5

ISBN 9781439853450
Published September 13, 2011 by Auerbach Publications
558 Pages 101 B/W Illustrations

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Updated annually to keep up with the increasingly fast pace of change in the field, the Information Security Management Handbook is the single most comprehensive and up-to-date resource on information security (IS) and assurance. Facilitating the up-to-date understanding required of all IS professionals, the Information Security Management Handbook, Sixth Edition, Volume 5 reflects the latest issues in information security and the CISSP® Common Body of Knowledge (CBK®).

This edition updates the benchmark Volume 1 with a wealth of new information to help IS professionals address the challenges created by complex technologies and escalating threats to information security. Topics covered include chapters related to access control, physical security, cryptography, application security, operations security, and business continuity and disaster recovery planning.

The updated edition of this bestselling reference provides cutting-edge reporting on mobile device security, adaptive threat defense, Web 2.0, virtualization, data leakage, governance, and compliance. Also available in a fully searchable CD-ROM format, it supplies you with the tools and understanding to stay one step ahead of evolving threats and ever-changing standards and regulations.

Table of Contents


Access Control Techniques
Whitelisting for Endpoint Defense; Rob Shein
Whitelisting; Sandy Bacik

Access Control Administration
RFID and Information Security; Salahuddin Kamran
Privileged User Management; Georges J. Jahchan
Privacy in the Age of Social Networking; Salahuddin Kamran


Communications and Network Security
IF-MAP as a Standard for Security Data Interchange; David O’Berry

Internet, Intranet, Extranet Security
Understating the Ramifications of IPv6; Foster Henderson

Network Attacks and Countermeasures
Managing Security in Virtual Environments; E. Eugene Schultz & Edward Ray


Security Management Concepts and Principles
Do Your Business Associate Security and Privacy Programs Live Up to HIPAA and HITECH Requirements?; Rebecca Herold
Organization Culture Awareness Will Cultivate Your Information Security Program; Robert Pittman

Risk Management

Role-Based Information Security Governance: Avoiding the Company Oil Slick; Todd Fitzgerald
Social Networking Security Exposure; Sandy Bacik
Social Networking, Social Media, and Web 2.0 Security Risks; Robert M. Slade
Applying Adult Education Principles to Security Awareness Programs; Chris Hare

Security Management Planning
Controlling the Emerging Data Dilemma: Building Policy for Unstructured Data Access; Anne Shultz
Governance and Risk Management within the Context of Information Security; James C. Murphy
Improving Enterprise Security through Predictive Analysis; Chris Hare

Employment Policies and Practices
Security Outsourcing; Sandy Bacik


System Development Controls
The Effectiveness of Access Management Reviews; Chris Hare
Securing SaaS Applications: A Cloud Security Perspective for Application Providers; Pradnyesh Rane
Attacking RFID Systems; Pedro Peris -Lopez, Julio Cesar Hernandez-Castro, Juan M. Estevez-Tapiador, & Arturo Ribagorda


Cryptographic Concepts, Methodologies, and Practices
Cryptography: Mathematics vs. Engineering; Ralph Spencer Poore
Cryptographic Message Syntax; Jeff Stapleton


Principles of Computer and Network Organizations, Architectures, and Designs
An Introduction to Virtualization Security; Paul Henry


Operations Controls
Warfare and Security: Deterrence and Dissuasion in the Cyber Era; Samuel Chun
Configuration, Change, and Release Management; Sean M. Price
Tape Backup Considerations; Sandy Bacik
Productivity vs. Security; Sandy Bacik


Business Continuity Planning
Continuity Planning for Small- and Medium-Sized Organizations; Carl Jackson


Information Law
The Cost of Risk: An Examination of Risk Assessment and Information Security in the Financial Industry; Seth Kinnett
Data Security and Privacy Legislation; Salahuddin Kamran

Incident Handling
Discovery of Electronically Stored Information; Salahuddin Kamran


Elements of Physical Security
The Layered Defense Model and Perimeter Intrusion Detection; Leo Kahng


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Harold F. Tipton is an independent consultant and past president of the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, and has been a director of computer security for Rockwell International Corporation, Seal Beach, California, for about 15 years. He initiated the Rockwell computer and data security program in 1977 and then continued to administer, develop, enhance, and expand the program to accommodate the control needs produced by technological advances until his retirement from Rockwell in 1994.

Tipton has been a member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) since 1982. He was the president of the Los Angeles chapter in 1984 and president of the national ISSA organization (1987–1989). He was added to the ISSA Hall of Fame and the ISSA Honor Roll in 2000 and elected an ISSA Distinguished Fellow in 2009. Tipton was a member of the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), the Computer and Telecommunications Security Council, and the National Research Council Secure Systems Study Committee (for the National Academy of Science). He received his bachelor of science in engineering from the United States Naval Academy and his master of arts in personnel administration from George Washington University in Washington, D. C.; he also received his certificate in computer science from the University of California, Irvine, California. He is a Certified Information System Security Professional, an Information Systems Security Architecture Professional, and an Information Systems Security Management Professional.

He has published several papers on information security issues for Auerbach Publishers in the Handbook of Information Security Management and Data Security Management, and other publishers, in the Information Security Journal, the National Academy of Sciences’ Computers at Risk, DataPro Reports, various Elsevier publications, and the ISSA Journal. He has been a speaker at all the major information security conferences, including the following: Computer Security Institute, the ISSA Annual Working Conference, the Computer Security Workshop, MIS Conferences, AIS Security for Space Operations, DOE Computer Security Conference, National Computer Security Conference, IIA Security Conference, EDPAA, UCCEL Security & Audit Users’ Conference, and Industrial Security Awareness Conference.

He has conducted/participated in information security seminars for International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium [(ISC)2®]; Frost & Sullivan; University of California, Irvine; California State University, Long Beach; System Exchange Seminars; and the Institute for International Research. He participated in the Ernst & Young video, "Protecting Information Assets." He is currently serving as the Editor of the Handbook of Information Security Management (Auerbach). He chairs the (ISC)2’s CBK committees and QA committee. He received the Computer Security Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994 and the (ISC)2’s Harold F. Tipton Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.

Micki Krause Nozaki, MBA, CISSP, has held positions in the information security profession for the past 20 years. Nozaki was named one of the 25 most influential women in the field of information security by industry peers and Information Security magazine as part of their recognition of "Women of Vision" in the field of information technology security. She received the Harold F. Tipton Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of sustained career excellence and outstanding contributions to the profession. She has held several leadership roles in industry-influential groups, including the ISSA and the (ISC)2, and is a passionate advocate for professional security leadership. She is also a reputed speaker, published author, and coeditor of the Information Security Management Handbook series.