Information Security Governance: A Practical Development and Implementation Approach Description
This book provides an understanding of governance and its relevance to information security. It gives readers a clear, step-by-step approach to developing a sound security strategy aligned with their business objectives in order to ensure a predictable level of functionality and assurance. Next, it explores various approaches to implementing the strategy, guiding the reader toward practical, workable solutions. A broad range of business managers, IT security managers, and information security managers will value the guidance, action plans, and sample policies provided in this comprehensive book.
Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management Andrew P. Sage, Series Editor
Information security governance
A Practical Development and Implementation Approach
Krag Brotby, cism
The Growing Imperative Need for Effective Information Security Governance
With monotonous regularity, headlines announce ever more spectacular failures of information security and mounting losses. The succession of corporate debacles and dramatic control failures in recent years underscores the necessity for information security to be tightly integrated into the fabric of every organization. The protection of an organization's most valuable asset information can no longer be relegated to low-level technical personnel, but must be considered an essential element of corporate governance that is critical to organizational success and survival.
Written by an industry expert, Information Security Governance is the first book-length treatment of this important topic, providing readers with a step-by-step approach to developing and managing an effective information security program. Beginning with a general overview of governance, the book covers:
The business case for information security
Defining roles and responsibilities
Developing strategic metrics
Determining information security outcomes
Setting security governance objectives
Establishing risk management objectives
Developing a cost-effective security strategy
A sample strategy development
The steps for implementing an effective strategy
Developing meaningful security program development metrics
Designing relevant information security management metrics
Defining incident management and response metrics
Complemented with action plans and sample policies that demonstrate to readers how to put these ideas into practice, Information Security Governance is indispensable reading for any professional who is involved in information security and assurance.
Information Security Governance: A Practical Development and Implementation Approach
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