Managing Information Security - 1st Edition

Managing Information Security

1st Edition

Editors: John Vacca
Imprint: Syngress
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Description

Managing Information Security offers focused coverage of how to protect mission critical systems, how to deploy security management systems, IT security, ID management, intrusion detection and prevention systems, computer forensics, network forensics, firewalls, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, and more. It offers in-depth coverage of the current technology and practice as it relates to information security management solutions. Individual chapters are authored by leading experts in the field and address the immediate and long-term challenges in the authors’ respective areas of expertise.

Key Features

  • Chapters contributed by leaders in the field covering foundational and practical aspects of information security management, allowing the reader to develop a new level of technical expertise found nowhere else
  • Comprehensive coverage by leading experts allows the reader to put current technologies to work
  • Presents methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques, enhancing the reader’s grasp of the material and ability to implement practical solutions

Readership

Information security practitioners at the managerial, operational and technical levels. Job titles include IT Manager, Information Security Officer, IT Security Analyst, Security Auditor, etc..

Table of Contents

Ch 1  Information Security  Essentials for IT Managers

Ch 2  Security Management Systems

Ch 3  Information Technology  Security Management

Ch 4  Identity Management

Ch 5  Intrusion Prevention and Detection Systems

Ch 6  Computer Forensics

Ch 7 Network Forensics

Ch 8 Firewalls

Ch 9 Penetrating Testing

Ch 10 What is Vulnerability Assessment?

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Syngress
eBook ISBN:
9781597495349

About the Editor

John Vacca

John Vacca is an information technology consultant, researcher, professional writer, Editor, reviewer, and internationally-known best-selling author based in Pomeroy, Ohio. Since 1982, John has authored/edited 79 books (some of his most recent books include): • Security in the Private Cloud (Publisher: CRC Press (an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group, LLC) (September 1, 2016)) • Cloud Computing Security: Foundations and Challenges (Publisher: CRC Press (an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group, LLC) (August 19, 2016)) • Handbook of Sensor Networking: Advanced Technologies and Applications (Publisher: CRC Press (an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group, LLC) (January 14, 2015)) • Network and System Security, Second Edition, 2E (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (September 23, 2013)) • Cyber Security and IT Infrastructure Protection (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (September 23, 2013)) • Managing Information Security, Second Edition, 2E (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (September 23, 2013)) • Computer and Information Security Handbook, 2E (Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (May 31, 2013)) • Identity Theft (Cybersafety) (Publisher: Chelsea House Pub (April 1, 2012 ) • System Forensics, Investigation, And Response (Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning (September 24, 2010) • Managing Information Security (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (March 29, 2010)) • Network and Systems Security (Publisher: Syngress (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (March 29, 2010)) • Computer and Information Security Handbook, 1E (Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann (an imprint of Elsevier Inc.) (June 2, 2009)) • Biometric Technologies and Verification Systems (Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books (March 16, 2007)) • Practical Internet Security (Hardcover): (Publisher: Springer (October 18, 2006)) • Optical Networking Best Practices Handbook (Hardcover): (Publisher: Wile

Affiliations and Expertise

TechWrite, USA.