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Information Security Fundamentals
National CyberWatch Center Edition

Author(s): David Kim, President and Chief Security Officer, Security Evolutions, Inc., Fairfax, Virginia
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284239645
  • Vitalbook (vitalsource)    500 pages      © 2016
Price: $79.95 US List

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Information Security Fundamentals provides a comprehensive overview of the essential concepts readers must know as they pursue careers in information systems security. It opens with a discussion of the new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the transformation to a digital world, including a look at how business, government, and individuals operate today. Part Two is adapted for the official (ISC)2 SSCP Certified Body of Knowledge and presents a high-level overview of each of the seven domains within the System Security Certified Practitioner certification. The text closes with a resource for readers who desire additional material on information security standards, education, professional certifications, and compliance laws.

Features & Benefits

KEY FEATURES OF Information Security Fundamentals:

  • Focuses on new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the transformation to a digital world
  • Provides current data on cloud computing, risk analysis, IP mobility, OMNIBus, and Agile Software Development
  • Includes changes in laws, security certificates, standards, amendments, and the proposed Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2013 and HITECH Act
  • Includes new and updated data, statistics, tables, and cases
  • Presents a high-level overview of each of the seven domains within the (ISC)2 System Security Certification Practitioner certification
Chapter  1: Information Security  
Chapter  2: Changing How People and Businesses Communicate  
Chapter  3: The Drivers of the Information Security Business  
Chapter  4: Access Controls  
Chapter  5: Security Operations and Administration  
Chapter  6: Auditing, Testing, and Monitoring  
Chapter  7: Risk, Response, and Recovery  
Chapter  8: Cryptography  
Chapter  9: Networks and Telecommunications  
Chapter  10: Malicious Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities  
Chapter  11: Information Security Standards  
Chapter  12: Information Security Professional Certifications  
Chapter  13: U.S. Compliance Guidelines and 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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