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Legal Issues in Information Security

Author(s): Joanna Lyn Grama, Director of DRA Operations, IT GRC and Cybersecurity Programs, EDUCAUSE
  • ISBN-13: 9780763791858
  • Paperback    526 pages      © 2011
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Legal Issues in Information Security addresses the area where law and information security concerns intersect. Information systems security and legal compliance are now required to protect critical governmental and corporate infrastructure, intellectual property created by individuals and organizations alike, and information that individuals believe should be protected from unreasonable intrusion. Organizations must build numerous information security and privacy responses into their daily operations to protect the business itself, fully meet legal requirements, and to meet the expectations of employees and customers. Part 1 of this book discusses fundamental security and privacy concepts. Part 2 examines recent US laws that address information security and privacy. And Part 3 considers security and privacy for organizations.

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About the Series

This book is part of the  Information Systems Security and Assurance Series from Jones and Bartlett Learning. Designed for courses and curriculums in IT Security, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, and Information Systems Security, this series features a comprehensive, consistent treatment of the most current thinking and trends in this critical subject area. These titles deliver fundamental information-security principles packed with real-world applications and examples.  Authored by Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSPs),  they deliver comprehensive information on all aspects of information security. Reviewed word for word by leading technical experts in the field, these books are not just current, but forward-thinking—putting you in the position to solve the cybersecurity challenges not just of today, but of tomorrow, as well.

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Features & Benefits

  • Discusses fundamental security and privacy concept
  • Addresses U.S. laws related to information security and privacy
  • Considers security and privacy for organizations
  • Written in an accessible and engaging style
  • Incorporates real-world examples

Applicable Courses

Written for IT students and professionals looking to gain knowledge in law and information security areas.

Part  1  Fundamental Concepts
  Chapter  1  Information Security Overview
  Chapter  2  Privacy Overview
  Chapter  3  The American Legal System
Part  2  Laws Influencing Information Security
  Chapter  4  Security and Privacy of Consumer Financial Information
  Chapter  5  Security and Privacy of Information Belonging to Children and Educational Records
  Chapter  6  Security and Privacy of Health Information
  Chapter  7  Corporate Information Security and Privacy Regulation
  Chapter  8  Federal Government Information Security and Privacy Regulation
  Chapter  9  State Laws Protecting Citizen Information and Breach Notification Laws
  Chapter  10  Intellectual Property Law
  Chapter  11  The Role of Contracts
  Chapter  12  Criminal Law and Tort Law issues in Cyberspace
Part  3  Security and Privacy in Organizations
  Chapter  13  Information Security Governance
  Chapter  14  Risk Analysis and Incident Response
  Chapter  15  Computer Forensics and Investigations

Joanna Lyn Grama-Director of DRA Operations, IT GRC and Cybersecurity Programs, EDUCAUSE

Joanna Lyn Grama, (JD, CISSP, CIPP/IT) currently serves as the Director of DRA Operations, IT GRC and Cybersecurity Programs at EDUCAUSE. She formerly served as the information security policy and compliance director for Purdue University, where she created the university's IT security policy and was responsible for compliance governance and activities. She is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, the organization for IT governance professionals; the American Bar Association, Section of Science and Technology Law, Information Security Committee; EDUCAUSE; and the Indiana State Bar Association. Joanna graduated from the University of Illinois College of Law with honors, and was the editor-in-chief of The Elder Law Journal. She is a frequent speaker on a variety of IT security topics, including identity theft, personal information security, and university compliance issues.

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