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Principles of Incident Response & Disaster Recovery,
3rd Edition

Michael E. Whitman, Herbert J. Mattord

ISBN-13: 9780357508329 | ISBN-10: 0357508327

Copyright 2022

| Published 2021

| 624 pages

List Price USD $199.95

Overview

Learn how to identify vulnerabilities within computer networks and implement countermeasures that mitigate risks and damage with Whitman/Mattord's PRINCIPLES OF INCIDENT RESPONSE & DISASTER RECOVERY, 3rd Edition. This edition offers the knowledge you need to help organizations prepare for and avert system interruptions and natural disasters. Comprehensive coverage addresses information security and IT in contingency planning today. Updated content focuses on incident response and disaster recovery. You examine the complexities of organizational readiness from an IT and business perspective with emphasis on management practices and policy requirements. You review industry's best practices for minimizing downtime in emergencies and curbing losses during and after system service interruptions. This edition includes the latest NIST knowledge, expanded coverage of security information and event management (SIEM) and unified threat management, and more explanations of cloud-based systems and Web-accessible tools to prepare you for success.

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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.

  • REORDERED CONTENT PROVIDES SEAMLESS FLOW AND LOGICAL APPROACH TO COMPLEX TOPICS. This edition's chapters are now resequenced with shifted content to provide a more cohesive presentation. Chapters clearly present information within an organization that reflects and clarifies the complex nature of the topics.
  • NEW CONTENT INTEGRATES THE LATEST NIST RESOURCES. This edition incorporates the latest updates and changes from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Information and resources from NIST have guided development of this text from its first edition. This edition now includes new knowledge, skills and abilities from the NIST NICE Protect and Defend and Incident Response specializations.
  • ENHANCED COVERAGE EXPLORES CLOUD-BASED SYSTEMS AND WEB-ACCESSIBLE TOOLS. Students examine the latest cloud-based systems and resources as well as Web-accessible tools used today for backup, recovery and continuous operations.
  • NEW AND ADDITIONAL COVERAGE ADDRESSES SIEM AND UNIFIED THREAT MANAGEMENT. New content in this edition now details security information and event management (SIEM) and unified threat management. Students use how to apply tools to comply with standards and proactively protect their organizations.
  • NEW MINDTAP DIGITAL RESOURCES LET YOU TO CUSTOMIZE CONTENT TO STUDENTS' NEEDS. MindTap digital learning solution gives you complete control of your course with engaging content that you can modify to your unique course needs. Security for Life activities build interest in cybersecurity today and promote lifelong learning habits.
  • EMPHASIS ON ETHICAL DECISION MAKING IN CASE SCENARIOS OFFERS HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE. This edition's valuable ongoing case scenarios now include a new section on ethical decision making to prepare students for this important area of business and IT today.
  • COMPLETE CONTENT EQUIPS READERS TO HANDLE CONTINGENCY PLANNING AND INCIDENT RESPONSE. Extensive details and thorough coverage throughout this edition offer content you need for a full course on contingency planning covering incident response issues. Clearly organized content guides students through planning, detections and response strategies.
  • UPDATED KEY TERMS AND NEW REFERENCES TO SUPPORTING INFORMATION ARE CLEARLY HIGHLIGHTED. Key terms are defined in this edition with new, enhanced visual emphasis. In addition, new in-text callouts offer links to supplemental information beyond the text for further study.
  • UPDATES CORRESPOND WITH NIST GUIDANCE ON CONTINGENCY PLANNING. This edition provides updated content that reflects the evolution of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines for contingency planning. Students review recommendations and considerations for government-related measures to recover IT services following an emergency or service disruption.
  • EXTENSIVE LEARNING TOOLS PROVIDE HANDS-ON APPLICATIONS AND PRACTICE. Proven learning features, including review questions and contemporary case projects, allow students to practice and master both skills and key principles as they progress.
  • STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS DETAILS DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN FOR ANY TYPE OF ORGANIZATION. This edition guides readers through a well-defined, step-by-step process to develop, implement and manage a disaster recovery plan that is effective for almost any type of organization today.

Table of Contents

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1. An Overview of Information Security and Risk Management.
2. Planning for Organizational Readiness.
3. Contingency Strategies for IR/DR/BC.
4. Incident Response: Planning.
5. IR: Organizing & Preparing the CSIRT.
6. IR: Detection Strategies.
7. IR: Detection Systems.
8. IR: Response Strategies.
9. IR: Recovery & Maintenance.
10. Disaster Recovery Planning.
11. Business Continuity Planning.
12. Crisis Management and International Standards in IR/DR/BC.

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