Description

Security Convergence describes the movement in business to combine the roles of physical security and security management with network computer security measures within an organization. This is the first book to discuss the subject of security convergence, providing real-world illustrations of implementation and the cost-saving benefits that result. Security Convergence discusses security management, electronic security solutions, and network security and the manner in which all of these interact. Combining security procedures and arriving at complete security solutions improves efficiency, greatly improves security, and saves companies money. Implementation of convergence principles has increased rapidly and the number of businesses moving to this model will continue to grow over the next few years. All security professionals, regardless of background, will find this a useful reference and a practical look at the benefits of convergence and a look to the future of how organizations and corporations will protect their assets.

Key Features

* A high-level, manager's overview of the movement in corporations to combine the physical and IT Security functions * Details the challenges and benefits of convergence with an assessment of the future outlook for this growing industry trend * Contains case examples that detail how convergence can be implemented to save money and improve efficiencies

Readership

Chief Security Officers (CSO), Chief Information Security Officers (CIO), compliance officers, security managers, IT security managers, security consultants, security building automation and controls vendors, security technology manufacturers and system integrators, network security systems professionals.

Details

No. of pages:
232
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750684255
Electronic ISBN:
9780080546261

About the author

Dave Tyson

Dave Tyson is the Senior Manager, IT & Physical Security for the City of Vancouver. He has been working in the IT and Physical Security Industry for 22 Years. His focus has been on security management & training, audits, risk analysis, security architectures and administration, business and management consulting. Mr. Tyson has Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) specializing in Digital Technology Management, is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) is Board Certified in Security Management, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).