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Cyber Security and IT Infrastructure Protection

This book serves as a security practitioner’s guide to today’s most crucial issues in cyber security and IT infrastructure. It offers in-depth coverage of theory, technology, and practice as they relate to established technologies as well as recent advancements. It explores practical solutions to a wide range of cyber-physical and IT infrastructure protection issues.

Composed of 11 chapters contributed by leading experts in their fields, this highly useful book covers disaster recovery, biometrics, homeland security, cyber warfare, cyber security, national infrastructure security, access controls, vulnerability assessments and audits, cryptography, and operational and organizational security, as well as an extensive glossary of security terms and acronyms.

Written with instructors and students in mind, this book includes methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques through hands-on exercises and worked examples as well as questions and answers and the ability to implement practical solutions through real-life case studies. For example, the new format includes the following pedagogical elements:
• Checklists throughout each chapter to gauge understanding
• Chapter Review Questions/Exercises and Case Studies
• Ancillaries: Solutions Manual; slide package; figure files

This format will be attractive to universities and career schools as well as federal and state agencies, corporate security training programs, ASIS certification, etc.

Audience

Information security practitioners at the managerial, operational and technical levels. Job titles include IT Manager, Information Security Officer, IT Security Analyst, Security Auditor, etc. This book will also be of value to students in upper-level courses in information security management.

Paperback, 380 Pages

Published: September 2013

Imprint: Syngress

ISBN: 978-0-12-416681-3

Contents

  • Ch1. Essential Infrastructure Security

    Ch 2. Disaster Recovery

    Ch3. Biometrics

    Ch 4 Biometrics

    Ch 5 Homeland Security

    Ch 6 Systems Security

    Ch 7. Securing the Infrastructure

    Ch 8. Access Controls

    Ch 9. Assessments and Audits

    Ch 10. Fundamentals Cryptography

    Ch 11. Enforcing Operational and Organizational Security

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