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Management of Information Security 4th Edition

Michael E. Whitman, Herbert J. Mattord

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2011, 2008, 2004
  • 576 Pages

Overview

MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, Fourth Edition gives students an overview of information security and assurance using both domestic and international standards, all from a management perspective. Beginning with the foundational and technical components of information security, this edition then focuses on access control models, information security governance, and information security program assessment and metrics.The Fourth Edition is revised and updated to reflect evolving standards in the field, including the ISO 27000 series.

Michael E. Whitman, Michael J. Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University

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 J. Mattord, Michael J. Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University

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.
  • Full coverage of the newly released National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) standards with instructor support for mapping the text to this standard.
  • Enhanced content on Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC), Contingency Planning and Incident Response, and Policy Management.
  • In-depth discussion of controls and control selection based on COBIT 5.
  • Expanded treatment on security convergence and the evolution of joint physical and logical security programs.
  • Updated presentation of the laws, regulations and ethical perspectives on information security topics.
  • Ethical Dilemmas are a new end-of-chapter feature that explore the ethical decision making involved with issues linked to the in-chapter case study.
  • Reinforces skills as they are learned with in-depth review questions, hands-on activities, and case projects in each chapter.
  • Provides students with the latest information on national and international standards, as well as the ISO 27000 series.
  • Detailed coverage in key managerial areas of Information Security Governance such as Access Control Models, Information Security Program Assessments, and Metrics.
  • Running case study feature follows a fictional company as it encounters various information security issues, followed by group discussion questions.
  • "Viewpoint" essays illustrate interesting topics and provide students with real-world examples.
1. Introduction to Management of Information Security.
2. Planning for Security.
3. Planning for Contingencies.
4. Information Security Policy.
5. Developing the Security Program.
6. Security Management Models.
7. Security Management Practices.
8. Risk Management: Identifying and Assessing Risk.
9. Risk Management: Controlling Risk.
10. Protection Mechanisms.
11. Personnel and Security.
12. Law and Ethics.
Appendix A. NIST SP 800-26, Security Self-Assessment Guide for Information.
Technology Systems and ISO 27002 Questionnaire.
Appendix B. Risk Management Models.

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