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  • Publisher : Syngress
  • Release : 01 November 2016
  • ISBN : 9780128020883
  • Page : 202 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Building a Practical Information Security Program provides users with a strategic view on how to build an information security program that aligns with business objectives. The information provided enables both executive management and IT managers not only to validate existing security programs, but also to build new business-driven security programs. In addition, the subject matter supports aspiring security engineers to forge a career path to successfully manage a security program, thereby adding value and reducing risk to the business. Readers learn how to translate technical challenges into business requirements, understand when to "go big or go home," explore in-depth defense strategies, and review tactics on when to absorb risks. This book explains how to properly plan and implement an infosec program based on business strategy and results. Provides a roadmap on how to build a security program that will protect companies from intrusion Shows how to focus the security program on its essential mission and move past FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) to provide business value Teaches how to build consensus with an effective business-focused program

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Building a Practical Information Security Program

Building a Practical Information Security Program
  • Author : Jason Andress,Mark Leary
  • Publisher : Syngress
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01
  • ISBN : 9780128020883
GET THIS BOOKBuilding a Practical Information Security Program

Building a Practical Information Security Program provides users with a strategic view on how to build an information security program that aligns with business objectives. The information provided enables both executive management and IT managers not only to validate existing security programs, but also to build new business-driven security programs. In addition, the subject matter supports aspiring security engineers to forge a career path to successfully manage a security program, thereby adding value and reducing risk to the business. Readers

Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security

Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security
  • Author : George Campbell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-04-02
  • ISBN : 9780128007150
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The revised second edition of Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security is an indispensable guide to creating and managing a security metrics program. Authored by George Campbell, emeritus faculty of the Security Executive Council and former chief security officer of Fidelity Investments, this book shows how to improve security’s bottom line and add value to the business. It provides a variety of organizational measurements, concepts, metrics, indicators and other criteria that may be employed to structure measures and metrics

Building a Corporate Culture of Security

Building a Corporate Culture of Security
  • Author : John Sullivant
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-02-24
  • ISBN : 9780128020586
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Building a Corporate Culture of Security: Strategies for Strengthening Organizational Resiliency provides readers with the proven strategies, methods, and techniques they need to present ideas and a sound business case for improving or enhancing security resilience to senior management. Presented from the viewpoint of a leading expert in the field, the book offers proven and integrated strategies that convert threats, hazards, risks, and vulnerabilities into actionable security solutions, thus enhancing organizational resiliency in ways that executive management will accept. The

Creating an Information Security Program from Scratch

Creating an Information Security Program from Scratch
  • Author : Walter Williams
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-14
  • ISBN : 9781000449716
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This book is written for the first security hire in an organization, either an individual moving into this role from within the organization or hired into the role. More and more, organizations are realizing that information security requires a dedicated team with leadership distinct from information technology, and often the people who are placed into those positions have no idea where to start or how to prioritize. There are many issues competing for their attention, standards that say do this

Measuring and Communicating Security's Value

Measuring and Communicating Security's Value
  • Author : George Campbell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-03-28
  • ISBN : 9780128028438
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In corporate security today, while the topic of information technology (IT) security metrics has been extensively covered, there are too few knowledgeable contributions to the significantly larger field of global enterprise protection. Measuring and Communicating Security’s Value addresses this dearth of information by offering a collection of lessons learned and proven approaches to enterprise security management. Authored by George Campbell, emeritus faculty of the Security Executive Council and former chief security officer of Fidelity Investments, this book can be

The Manager's Handbook for Business Security

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  • Author : George Campbell
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-03-07
  • ISBN : 9780128002001
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The Manager’s Handbook for Business Security is designed for new or current security managers who want build or enhance their business security programs. This book is not an exhaustive textbook on the fundamentals of security; rather, it is a series of short, focused subjects that inspire the reader to lead and develop more effective security programs. Chapters are organized by topic so readers can easily—and quickly—find the information they need in concise, actionable, and practical terms. This

Building a Security Measures and Metrics Program

Building a Security Measures and Metrics Program
  • Author : George Campbell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013-06
  • ISBN : 0124170072
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Building a Security Measures and Metrics Program discusses the need for and benefits of a corporate security measures and metrics program. This 40-minute video presentation of narrated slides makes the case for a security metrics program: metrics provide invaluable insight on program effectiveness, the means to influence business strategy and policy, and the ability to demonstrate the value of security services to business leaders. Presenter George Campbell, former chief security officer at Fidelity and 45-year security industry veteran, uses his

Building in Security at Agile Speed

Building in Security at Agile Speed
  • Author : James Ransome,Brook S.E. Schoenfield
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-04-21
  • ISBN : 9781000392777
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Today's high-speed and rapidly changing development environments demand equally high-speed security practices. Still, achieving security remains a human endeavor, a core part of designing, generating and verifying software. Dr. James Ransome and Brook S.E. Schoenfield have built upon their previous works to explain that security starts with people; ultimately, humans generate software security. People collectively act through a particular and distinct set of methodologies, processes, and technologies that the authors have brought together into a newly designed, holistic, generic

IT Security Metrics: A Practical Framework for Measuring Security & Protecting Data

IT Security Metrics: A Practical Framework for Measuring Security & Protecting Data
  • Author : Lance Hayden
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2010-08-22
  • ISBN : 9780071713412
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Implement an Effective Security Metrics Project or Program IT Security Metrics provides a comprehensive approach to measuring risks, threats, operational activities, and the effectiveness of data protection in your organization. The book explains how to choose and design effective measurement strategies and addresses the data requirements of those strategies. The Security Process Management Framework is introduced and analytical strategies for security metrics data are discussed. You'll learn how to take a security metrics program and adapt it to a variety

Security Metrics

Security Metrics
  • Author : Andrew Jaquith
  • Publisher : Pearson Education
  • Release Date : 2007-03-26
  • ISBN : 9780132715775
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The Definitive Guide to Quantifying, Classifying, and Measuring Enterprise IT Security Operations Security Metrics is the first comprehensive best-practice guide to defining, creating, and utilizing security metrics in the enterprise. Using sample charts, graphics, case studies, and war stories, Yankee Group Security Expert Andrew Jaquith demonstrates exactly how to establish effective metrics based on your organization’s unique requirements. You’ll discover how to quantify hard-to-measure security activities, compile and analyze all relevant data, identify strengths and weaknesses, set cost-effective

Engineering Safe and Secure Software Systems

Engineering Safe and Secure Software Systems
  • Author : C. Warren Axelrod
  • Publisher : Artech House
  • Release Date : 2012-11-01
  • ISBN : 9781608074723
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This first-of-its-kind resource offers a broad and detailed understanding of software systems engineering from both security and safety perspectives. Addressing the overarching issues related to safeguarding public data and intellectual property, the book defines such terms as systems engineering, software engineering, security, and safety as precisely as possible, making clear the many distinctions, commonalities, and interdependencies among various disciplines. You explore the various approaches to risk and the generation and analysis of appropriate metrics. This unique book explains how processes

Developing and Evaluating Security-Aware Software Systems

Developing and Evaluating Security-Aware Software Systems
  • Author : Khan, Khaled M.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2012-11-30
  • ISBN : 9781466624832
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"This book provides innovative ideas and methods on the development, operation, and maintenance of secure software systems and highlights the construction of a functional software system and a secure system simultaneously"--Provided by publisher.

Improving Metrics for the Department of Defense Cooperative Threat Reduction Program

Improving Metrics for the Department of Defense Cooperative Threat Reduction Program
  • Author : National Academy of Sciences,Committee on International Security and Arms Control,Cooperative Threat Reduction Program,Committee on Improving Metrics for the Department of Defense
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2012-02-20
  • ISBN : 9780309222556
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The Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program was created in 1991 as a set of support activities assisting the Former Soviet Union states in securing and eliminating strategic nuclear weapons and the materials used to create them. The Program evolved as needs and opportunities changed: Efforts to address biological and chemical threats were added, as was a program aimed at preventing cross-border smuggling of weapons of mass destruction. CTR has traveled through uncharted territory since its inception, and both the United States

Security for Business Professionals

Security for Business Professionals
  • Author : Bradley A. Wayland
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2014-08-12
  • ISBN : 9780128006214
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Security for Business Professionals offers business executives and managers everything they need to set-up a security program, especially for those who don’t have the resources to hire an in-house security staff. It can also be used for assessing the adequacy of an existing security program. The book provides an overview of the key security objectives and challenges that managers face, such as how to measure the effectiveness of a security program and balance the costs and benefits. It also

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  • Author : Suhel Ahmad Khan,Rajeev Kumar,Raees Ahmad Khan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2023-02-13
  • ISBN : 9781000832594
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Software Security: Concepts & Practices is designed as a textbook and explores fundamental security theories that govern common software security technical issues. It focuses on the practical programming materials that will teach readers how to implement security solutions using the most popular software packages. It’s not limited to any specific cybersecurity subtopics and the chapters touch upon a wide range of cybersecurity domains, ranging from malware to biometrics and more. Features The book presents the implementation of a unique socio-technical