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Fundamentals of Information Systems Security, Third Edition

Author(s): David Kim, President and Chief Security Officer, Security Evolutions, Inc., Fairfax, Virginia
Michael G. Solomon, PhD, CISSP, PMP, CISM, Solomon Consulting Inc.
  • ISBN-13: 9781284116458
  • Paperback    548 pages      © 2018
Price: $99.95 US List
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Revised and updated with the latest data in the field, Fundamentals of Information Systems Security, Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the essential concepts readers must know as they pursue careers in information systems security. The text opens with a discussion of the new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the transition to a digital world. Part 2 presents a high level overview of the Security+ Exam and provides students with information as they move toward this certification. The book closes with information on information security standards, education, professional certifications, and compliance laws. With its practical, conversational writing style and step-by-step examples, this text is a must-have resource for those entering the world of information systems security.

  • Maps fully to the six major domains of the CompTIA Security+ SYO-401 Certification exam
  • Updated to include coverage on recent compliance law and standards updates, including FISMA, NIST SP800-171, and PCI DSS v3.2
  • New content on advanced malware and APT attacks to the end points such as ransomware and crypto locker
  • Addresses data breach and data breach incident response planning
  • Introduces recent "Internet of Things" risk threats and privacy issues
  • Available with the Virtual Security Cloud Labs which provide a hands-on, immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios

Part of the Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Series! Click here to learn more:

Part 1 The Need for Information Security  
Chapter 1 Information Systems Security  
Chapter 2 The Internet of Things is Changing How We Live  
Chapter 3 Malicious Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities  
Chapter 4 The Drivers of the Information Security Business  
Part 2 Securing Today’s Information Systems  
Chapter 5 Access controls  
Chapter 6 Security Operations and Administration  
Chapter 7 Auditing, Testing, and Monitoring  
Chapter 8 Risk, Response, and Recovery  
Chapter 9 Cryptography  
Chapter 10 Networks and Telecommunications  
Chapter 11 Malicious Code and Activity  
Part 3 Information Security Standards, Education, Certifications, and Laws  
Chapter 12 Information Security Standards  
Chapter 13 Information Systems Security Education and Training  
Chapter 14 Information Security Professional Certifications  
Chapter 15 U.S. Compliance Laws  

David Kim-President and Chief Security Officer, Security Evolutions, Inc., Fairfax, Virginia

David Kim is the President & Principal Consultant at Security Evolutions, Inc. (SEI) located outside the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area in Northern Virginia. SEI provides governance, risk, and compliance consulting including security and privacy regulations for public and private sector clients globally.  Mr. Kim’s IT and IT security experiences encompasses more than 30+ years of regulatory compliance, technical IT and security engineering, and IT organizational management.  He is an accomplished author and part-time adjunct professor who enjoys teaching cybersecurity to students across the United States. 

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Michael G. Solomon, PhD, CISSP, PMP, CISM-Solomon Consulting Inc.

Michael G. Solomon, Ph.D., CISSP, PMP, CISM, is a full-time security and OpenEdge speaker, consultant, and author who specializes in leading teams in achieving and maintaining secure IT environments. As an IT professional and consultant since 1987, he has led projects for numerous major organizations and has authored and contributed to multiple books and training courses. From 1998 until 2001, he was an instructor in the Kennesaw State University’s Computer Science and Information Sciences (CSIS) department, currently teaches graduate Information System Security courses at the University of the Cumberlands, and holds a PhD in Computer Science and Informatics from Emory University.

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