Managing Risk and Information Security: Protect to Enable , an ApressOpen title, describes the changing risk environment and why a fresh approach to information security is needed. Because almost every aspect of an enterprise is now dependent on technology, the focus of IT security must shift from locking down assets to enabling the business while managing and surviving risk. The book discusses business risk from a broader perspective, including privacy and regulatory considerations. It describes the increasing number of threats and vulnerabilities, but also offers strategies for developing solutions. These include discussions of how enterprises can take advantage of new and emerging technologies—such as social media and the huge proliferation of Internet-enabled devices—while minimizing risk. The book describes, at a management level, the evolving enterprise security landscape
It provides guidance for a management-level audience about how to manage and survive risk
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What you’ll learn
Who this book is for
The target audience is comprised of CIOs and other IT leaders, CISOs and other information security leaders, IT auditors, and other leaders of corporate governance and risk functions. However, it offers wide appeal to those in the risk management and security industries.
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Page Count (est.): 134
Pub Date: 12/26/2012