International IT Governance

International IT Governance : An Executive Guide to ISO 17799/ISO 27001

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The development of IT Governance, which recognizes the convergence between business and IT management, makes it essential for managers at all levels and in organizations of all sizes to understand how best to deal with information security risks. International IT Governance explores new legislation, including the launch of ISO/IEC 27001, which makes a single, global standard of information security best practice available.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 154 x 235 x 19mm | 583g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0749447486
  • 9780749447489

Table of contents

00: Introduction;
01: Why is information security necessary?;
02: Sarbanes-Oxley and regulatory compliance;
03: Information security standards;
04: Organizing information security;
05: Information security policy and scope;
06: The risk assessment and Statement of Applicability;
07: External parties;
08: Asset management;
09: Human resources security;
10: Physical and environmental security;
11: Equipment security;
12: Communications and operations management;
13: Controls against malicious software (malware) and back-ups;
14: Network security management and media handling;
15: Exchanges of information;
16: Electronic commerce services;
17: E-mail and internet use;
18: Access control;
19: Network access control;
20: Operating system access control;
21: Application access control and teleworking;
22: Systems acquisition, development and maintenance;
23: Cryptographic controls;
24: Security in development and support processes;
25: Monitoring and information security incident management;
26: Business continuity management;
27: Compliance;
28: The ISO/IEC 27001 audit
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"explores new legislation, including the launch of iso/iec 27001, which makes a single global standard of information security best practice available." information security bulletin "a guide for managers and executives responsible for compliance and it management. it explores new legislation including iso/iec 27001, the single global standard for information security best practice." risk uk "a definitive guide to new legislation and practice for information security professionals and executives with an interest in business, regulatory compliance and it management" abstracts of public administration, development and the environment "experts in the field address the critical role of it governance...relevant regulation...and policy and practice specifics of meeting iso/iec 27001 as the new global standard of information security best practice available." scitech book news
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About Alan Calder

Alan Calder is founder-director of IT Governance Ltd, which provides IT governance and information security services through its website He is the author of IT Governance and A Business Guide to Information Security , both published by Kogan Page.

Steve Watkins is Head of Corporate Services at HMCPSI and is co-author of IT Governance and A Business Guide to Information Security.
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