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Access Control, Authentication, and Public Key Infrastructure, Second Edition

Author(s): Mike Chapple, University of Notre Dame
Bill Ballad
Tricia Ballad
Erin Banks
  • ISBN-13: 9781284031591
  • Paperback    400 pages      © 2014
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Access control protects resources against unauthorized viewing, tampering, or destruction. They serve as a primary  means of ensuring privacy, confidentiality, and prevention of unauthorized disclosure. Revised and updated with the latest data from this fast paced field, Access Control, Authentication, and Public Key Infrastructure defines the components of access control,  provides a business framework for implementation, and discusses legal requirements that impact access control programs. It looks at the risks, threats, and vulnerabilities prevalent in information systems and IT infrastructures and how to handle them. It provides a student and professional resource that details how to put access control systems to work as well as testing and managing them. 

New to the Second Edition:

  • Updated references to Windows 8 and Outlook 2011
  • A new discussion of recent Chinese hacking incidence
  • Examples depicting the risks associated with a missing unencrypted laptop containing private data.
  • New sections on the Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) and granting Windows folder permissions are added.
  • New information on the Identity Theft Enforcement and Restitution Act and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

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Chapter  1 Access Control Framework  
Chapter  2 Assessing Risk and Its Impact on Access Control  
Chapter  3 Business Drivers for Access Controls  
Chapter  4 Access Control Policies, Standards, Procedures, and Guidelines  
Chapter  5 Unauthorized Access and Security Breaches  
Chapter  6 Mapping Business Challenges to Access Control Types  
Chapter  7 Human Nature, Organizational Behavior, and Considerations  
Chapter  8 Access Control for Information Systems  
Chapter  9 Physical Security and Access Control  
Chapter  10 Access Control in the Enterprise  
Chapter  11 Access Control System Implementations  
Chapter  12 Access Control Solutions for Remote Workers  
Chapter  13 Public Key Infrastructure and Encryption  
Chapter  14 Testing Access Control Systems  
Chapter  15 Access Control Assurance  

Mike Chapple-University of Notre Dame

Mike Chapple is Senior Director for IT Service Delivery at the University of Notre Dame.  In this role, he oversees the information security, data governance, IT architecture, project management, strategic planning and product management functions for the Office of Information Technologies.  Mike also serves as a concurrent assistant professor in the University's Computer Applications and Management Departments where he teaches undergraduate courses on Information Security.

Mike previously served as Senior Advisor to the Executive Vice President at Notre Dame for two years.  Prior to that, he was program manager of the University’s Information Security Program and a consultant to the Notre Dame Alumni Association on alumni engagement initiatives.  Before returning to Notre Dame, Mike served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Brand Institute, a Miami-based marketing consultancy.  Mike also spent four years in the information security research group at the National Security Agency and serving as an active duty intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force.  He is a technical editor for Information Security Magazine and has written several books, including Information Security Illuminated, SQL Server 2008 for Dummies, and the CISSP Prep Guide.

Mike earned both his BS and Ph.D. degrees from Notre Dame in computer science & engineering.  He also holds a MS in computer science from the University of Idaho and an MBA from Auburn University. 

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Bill Ballad

Bill Ballad has been active in the IT security community since the mid-1990s. He is the co-author and SME for Securing PHP Web Applications (Addison-Wesley Professional, 2008) and wrote the security chapters for PHP & MySQL Web Development All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies (For Dummies, 2008). Bill is a senior systems engineer working with mission-critical Windows networks. 

Tricia Ballad

Tricia Ballad spent several years as a Web applications developer before becoming a full-time freelance writer and technical editor.  She has written online courseware on various consumer electronics and computing subjects and has co-authored PHP & MySQL Web Development All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies (For Dummies, 2008) and Securing PHP Web Applications for Mere Mortals (Addison-Wesley Professional, 2008).

Erin Banks

Erin Banks (CISSP) is a technical writer and editor. She has been in the network and security industry for more than 15 years in support, management, and technical sales roles in Fortune 500 and not-for-profit organizations. She has contributed quarterly articles to EMC-Now print magazine, provided technical editing for On Magazine, written monthly and quarterly newsletters for a Fortune 25 company, and has been a writer and contributor to a weekly corporate marketing/technical blog. Erin is an avid runner and lover of technology.

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