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Management of Information Security 6th Edition
Michael E. Whitman | Herbert J. Mattord
ISBN-13: 9789814834735 | ISBN-10: 9814834734
© 2019 | Published |  752  Pages

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Equip your students with a management-focused overview of information security as well as the tools to effectively administer it with Whitman/Mattord's MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, Sixth Edition. More than ever, we need to prepare information security management students to build and staff security programs capable of securing systems and networks to meet the challenges in a world where continuously emerging threats, ever-present attacks and the success of criminals illustrate weaknesses in current information technologies. This text offers an exceptional blend of skills and experiences to administer and manage the more secure computing environments that organizations need. Reflecting the latest developments from the field, it includes updated coverage of NIST, ISO and security governance along with emerging concerns like Ransomware, Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things.

    1. Introduction to Management of Information Security.
    2. Compliance: Law and Ethics.
    3. Governance and Strategic Planning for Security.
    4. Information Security Policy.
    5. Developing the Security Program.
    6. Risk Management: Identifying and Assessing Risk.
    7. Risk Management: Controlling Risk.
    8. Security Management Models.
    9. Security Management Practices.
    10. Planning for Contingencies.
    11. Security Maintenance and the Management of Digital Forensics.
    12. Protection Mechanisms.

      • CERTIFIED INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY PROFESSIONALS (CISSP) AND CERTIFIED INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGERS (CISM) INFORMATION INTEGRATED THROUGHOUT. The authors have carefully incorporated both CISSP and CISM bodies of knowledge throughout the text to prepare your students for certification. Chapter scenarios follow a fictional company as it encounters various information security issues. Meaningful group discussion questions follow each scenario to prompt lively classroom dialogue and debate.
      • WRITTEN BY SECURITY PROFESSIONALS. This text and its ancillary features were meticulously designed by security professionals who are also teaching faculty members. Their experiences and expertise -- from classroom and industry -- are woven throughout chapter content to provide instructors with a well-designed, comprehensive security management instructional tool, complete with modern virtual ancillaries and teaching support aids. The text reflects key industry trends and issues, while facilitating the organization, delivery and assessment of student knowledge.
      • "VIEWPOINT" ESSAYS ILLUSTRATE INTRUIGING TOPICS. Written by security practitioners and academics, Viewpoint essays in each chapter use real-world examples to illustrate chapter concepts at work in today's business environments.
      • ACTIVITIES, QUESTIONS AND PROJECTS REINFORCE SKILLS. Your students have numerous opportunities to apply what they are learning with in-depth review questions, hands-on activities and case projects in every chapter.
      • EMPHASIS ON KEY EXECUTIVE AND MANAGERIAL ASPECTS OF INFORMATION SECURITY. As they progress through the text, students build on their strong foundation of key concepts and become proficient in the most important areas of information security and management.
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    • Michael Whitman, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, is Professor of Information Security at Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Information Security Education, Coles College of Business. In 2004, 2007, 2012 and 2015, under his direction the Center for Information Security Education spearheaded KSU’s successful bid for the prestigious National Center of Academic Excellence recognitions (CAE/IAE and CAE IA/CDE), awarded jointly by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. Dr. Whitman is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice, and is Director of the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. Dr. Whitman is an active researcher and author in Information Security Policy, Threats, Curriculum Development, and Ethical Computing. He currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Information Security. Dr. Whitman has several information security textbooks currently in print, including PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY; MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY; READINGS AND CASES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, VOLUMES I AND II; THE HANDS-ON INFORMATION SECURITY LAB MANUAL; PRINCIPLES OF INCIDENT RESPONSE AND DISASTER RECOVERY; and THE GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY AND THE GUIDE TO FIREWALLS AND NETWORK SECURITY. He has published articles in Information Systems Research, the Communications of the ACM, the Journal of International Business Studies, Information and Management, and the Journal of Computer Information Systems. Dr. Whitman is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Information Systems Security Association, ISACA and the Association for Information Systems. Previously, Dr. Whitman served the U.S. Army as an Automated Data Processing System Security Officer (ADPSSO).

      Herbert Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, completed 24 years of IT industry experience as an application developer, database administrator, project manager, and information security practitioner before joining the faculty at Kennesaw State University, where he is Assistant Chair of the Department of Information Systems and Associate Professor of Information Security and Assurance program. Dr. Mattord currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Information Security and Assurance as well as Information Systems. He and Michael Whitman have authored PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY, MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, READINGS AND CASES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, PRINCIPLES OF INCIDENT RESPONSE AND DISASTER RECOVERY, THE GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY, and THE HANDS-ON INFORMATION SECURITY LAB MANUAL, Dr. Mattord is an active researcher, author, and consultant in Information Security Management and related topics. He has published articles in the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Information Security Education, the Journal of Executive Education, and the International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking. Dr. Mattord is a member of the Information Systems Security Association, ISACA, and the Association for Information Systems. During his career as an IT practitioner, Dr. Mattord was an adjunct professor at Kennesaw State University, Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia, Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, and Texas State University: San Marcos. He was formerly the Manager of Corporate Information Technology Security at Georgia-Pacific Corporation, where he acquired much of the practical knowledge found in this and his other textbooks.