Managing Information Security,
Edition 1
Edited by John R. Vacca

Publication Date: 15 Mar 2010

Managing Information Security offers focused coverage of how to protect mission critical systems, how to deploy security management systems, IT security, ID management, intrusion detection and prevention systems, computer forensics, network forensics, firewalls, penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, and more. It offers in-depth coverage of the current technology and practice as it relates to information security management solutions. Individual chapters are authored by leading experts in the field and address the immediate and long-term challenges in the authors’ respective areas of expertise.

Key Features

  • Chapters contributed by leaders in the field covering foundational and practical aspects of information security management, allowing the reader to develop a new level of technical expertise found nowhere else
  • Comprehensive coverage by leading experts allows the reader to put current technologies to work
  • Presents methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques, enhancing the reader’s grasp of the material and ability to implement practical solutions
About the author
Edited by John R. Vacca, Information Technology Consultant and Researcher, Pomeroy, OH, USA.
Table of Contents

Ch 1  Information Security  Essentials for IT Managers

Ch 2  Security Management Systems

Ch 3  Information Technology  Security Management

Ch 4  Identity Management

Ch 5  Intrusion Prevention and Detection Systems

Ch 6  Computer Forensics

Ch 7 Network Forensics

Ch 8 Firewalls

Ch 9 Penetrating Testing

Ch 10 What is Vulnerability Assessment?

Book details
ISBN: 9781597495332
Page Count: 320
Retail Price : £30.99

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Information security practitioners at the managerial, operational and technical levels. Job titles include IT Manager, Information Security Officer, IT Security Analyst, Security Auditor, etc..