This edition updates the benchmark Volume 1 with a wealth of new information to help IS professionals address the challenges created by complex technologies and escalating threats to information security. Topics covered include chapters related to access control, physical security, cryptography, application security, operations security, and business continuity and disaster recovery planning.
The updated edition of this bestselling reference provides cutting-edge reporting on mobile device security, adaptive threat defense, Web 2.0, virtualization, data leakage, governance, and compliance. Also available in a fully searchable CD-ROM format, it supplies you with the tools and understanding to stay one step ahead of evolving threats and ever-changing standards and regulations.
About the Authors
Harold F. Tipton is an independent consultant and past president of the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, and has been a director of computer security for Rockwell International Corporation, Seal Beach, California, for about 15 years. He initiated the Rockwell computer and data security program in 1977 and then continued to administer, develop, enhance, and expand the program to accommodate the control needs produced by technological advances until his retirement from Rockwell in 1994.
Tipton has been a member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) since 1982. He was the president of the Los Angeles chapter in 1984 and president of the national ISSA organization (1987–1989)
He has published several papers on information security issues for Auerbach Publishers in the Handbook of Information Security Management and Data Security Management, and other publishers, in the Information Security Journal, the National Academy of Sciences’ Computers at Risk, DataPro Reports, various Elsevier publications, and the ISSA Journal. He has been a speaker at all the major information security conferences, including the following: Computer Security Institute, the ISSA Annual Working Conference, the Computer Security Workshop, MIS Conferences, AIS Security for Space Operations, DOE Computer Security Conference, National Computer Security Conference, IIA Security Conference, EDPAA, UCCEL Security & Audit Users’ Conference, and Industrial Security Awareness Conference.
He has conducted/participated in information security seminars for International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium [(ISC)2®]; Frost & Sullivan; University of California, Irvine; California State University, Long Beach; System Exchange Seminars; and the Institute for International Research. He participated in the Ernst & Young video, "Protecting Information Assets." He is currently serving as the Editor of the Handbook of Information Security Management (Auerbach). He chairs the (ISC)2’s CBK committees and QA committee. He received the Computer Security Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 1994 and the (ISC)2’s Harold F. Tipton Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001.
Micki Krause Nozaki, MBA, CISSP, has held positions in the information security profession for the past 20 years. Nozaki was named one of the 25 most influential women in the field of information security by industry peers and Information Security magazine as part of their recognition of "Women of Vision" in the field of information technology security. She received the Harold F. Tipton Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of sustained career excellence and outstanding contributions to the profession. She has held several leadership roles in industry-influential groups, including the ISSA and the (ISC)2, and is a passionate advocate for professional security leadership. She is also a reputed speaker, published author, and coeditor of the Information Security Management Handbook series.
ISBN: 9781439853450, 558 pp., Hardback, $89.95
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