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Principles of Information Security,
7th Edition

Michael E. Whitman, Herbert J. Mattord

ISBN-13: 9780357506431 | ISBN-10: 035750643x

Copyright 2022

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| 752 pages

List Price USD $199.95

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Discover the latest trends, developments and technology in information security with Whitman/Mattord's market-leading PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY, 7th Edition. Designed specifically to meet the needs of information systems students like you, this edition's balanced focus addresses all aspects of information security, rather than simply offering a technical control perspective. This overview explores important terms and examines what is needed to manage an effective information security program. A new module details incident response and detection strategies. In addition, current, relevant updates highlight the latest practices in security operations as well as legislative issues, information management toolsets, digital forensics and the most recent policies and guidelines that correspond to federal and international standards. MindTap digital resources offer interactive content to further strength your success as a business decision-maker.

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Meet the Authors

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Michael E. Whitman, Ph.D., C.I.S.M., C.I.S.S.P., is the executive director of the Institute for Cybersecurity Workforce Development and a professor of information security at Kennesaw State University. In 2004, 2007, 2012 and 2015, under Dr. Whitman's direction the Center for Information Security Education spearheaded K.S.U.’s successful bid for the prestigious National Center of Academic Excellence recognitions (CAE/IAE and CAE/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 and Research and Practice and 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; PRINCIPLES OF INCIDENT RESPONSE AND DISASTER RECOVERY; MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY; READINGS AND CASES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, VOLUMES I AND II; THE HANDS-ON INFORMATION SECURITY LAB MANUAL; 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 Information Systems Security Association, ISACA and the Association for Information Systems. Previously, Dr. Whitman served the U.S. Army as an armored cavalry officer with additional duties as the automated data processing system security officer (ADPSSO).

Herbert Mattord, Ph.D., C.I.S.M., C.I.S.S.P., 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 serves as a professor of information security and assurance and cybersecurity. Dr. Mattord currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses. He is also a senior editor of the Journal of Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice. He and Dr. Michael Whitman have authored PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY; PRINCIPLES OF INCIDENT RESPONSE AND DISASTER RECOVERY; MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY; READINGS AND CASES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY; 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, Austin Community College 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.

  • CONCISE, STREAMLINED COVERAGE CLEARLY OUTLINES SECURITY PLANNING. The authors have restructured and updated this edition's presentation of security planning for a clear and more concise treatment.
  • UPDATED COVERAGE OF RISK MANAGEMENT METHODOLOGIES REFLECTS EMERGING TRENDS AND STANDARDS. This edition addresses the latest developments in International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) risk management approaches. This content keeps your course current with the most recent actions related to federal and international standards, information security policies and guidelines.
  • UPDATES TO SECURITY IMPLEMENTATION MODELS REFLECT THE LATEST CERTIFICATION AND ACCREDITATION STANDARDS. Revised coverage of security implementation models now includes updates to certification and accreditation of security management programs to meet the latest ISO Standards.
  • NEW AND REVISED EXAMPLES DEPICT CURRENT TRENDS, CHANGES AND DEVELOPMENTS IN CYBER SECURITY. Numerous new and updated examples and references keep this edition and your course ahead of emerging trends in information and cyber security.
  • NEW MODULE ADDRESSES CONTINGENCY PLANNING AND INCIDENT RESPONSE. This completely new module updates the previous edition's coverage with more detail on incident response and incident detection strategies. The module also expands coverage of security operations, event and information management toolsets and seamlessly integrates the subject of digital forensics.
  • BOOK CONSISTENTLY EMPHASIZES REAL-WORLD APPLICATION. Students understand the relevance of what they are learning as this edition is packed with the latest timely, hands-on examples of information security issues, tools, and practices implemented in today's organizations.
  • THIS BOOK ILLUSTRATES HOW INFORMATION SECURITY IS BOTH A MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE. Students clearly see how information security in today’s modern organization is a problem for management to solve and not simply a problem that technology alone can answer. Readers examine how security problems have important economic consequences, for which management is held accountable.
  • THE TEXT PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR MAPPING TO LEADING STANDARDS. You can easily map to both the NIST National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workforce framework and DHS/NSA National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education designation.
  • FULL-COLOR VISUALS ENGAGE READERS AND FURTHER CLARIFY CONCEPTS. Compelling, colorful graphics throughout this edition keep the reader's attention and enable the authors to more clearly present critical security concepts.
  • UP-TO-DATE MANAGERIAL CONTENT EQUIPS STUDENTS FOR SUCCESS. This book’s managerial approach offers general, but valuable, information without bogging readers down with extraneous, highly specific details.
  • OFFLINE, TECHNICAL DETAILS, and FOR MORE INFORMATION BOXES HIGHLIGHT INTERESTING TOPICS AND CONTEMPORARY TECHNICAL ISSUES. Interspersed throughout the textbook, these captivating features enable your students to delve into key concepts more deeply.
  • UPDATES PREVIEW THE LATEST IN TECHNICAL SECURITY CONTROLS. Students examine how today’s control environment continues its migration to an environment with less emphasis on the network perimeter and more reliance on Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things. Content covers SecDevOps as a means to address software assurance concerns.
  • THE TEXT PROVIDES SUPPORT FOR MAPPING TO LEADING STANDARDS. You can easily map to both the NIST National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workforce framework and DHS/NSA National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education designation.
  • UPDATES PREVIEW THE LATEST IN TECHNICAL SECURITY CONTROLS. Students examine how today’s control environment continues its migration to an environment with less emphasis on the network perimeter and more reliance on Cloud Computing and the Internet of Things. Content covers SecDevOps as a means to address software assurance concerns.
  • ENGAGING, REVELANT MODULE OPENERS EMPHASIZE THE CRITICAL NATURE OF INFORMATION SECURITY. Each module opens with a short story that follows the same fictional company as it encounters actual real-world issues within modern information security. At the end of that module, discussion questions complete the case study scenario, giving you and your students opportunities to discuss the underlying issues as well as explore ethical decision making in the business context.
  • CHAPTERS END WITH A SUMMARY, REVIEW QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES DESIGNED TO EXTEND STUDENT UNDERSTANDING. These end-of-chapter features enable students to examine the information security arena outside of the classroom. Exercises prompt students to research, analyze, and write to reinforce learning objectives and deepen their understanding of the key issues within this edition.

Table of Contents

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1. Introduction to Information Security.
2. The Need for Security.
3. Legal, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Information Security.
4. Security Management.
5. Incident Response and Contingency Planning.
6. Risk Management.
7. Security Technology: Firewalls, VPNs, and Wireless.
8. Security Technology: Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems and Other Security Tools.
9. Cryptography.
10. Implementing Information Security.
11. Security and Personnel.
12. Information Security Maintenance.

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