●WRITTEN BY SECURITY PROFESSIONALS. This text and its ancillary features were meticulously designed by security professionals who are also teaching faculty members. Their experiences and expertise from classroom and industry are woven throughout chapter content to provide instructors with a well-designed, comprehensive security management instructional tool, complete with modern virtual ancillaries and teaching support aids. The text reflects key industry trends and issues, while facilitating the organization, delivery and assessment of student knowledge.
●"VIEWPOINT" ESSAYS ILLUSTRATE INTRUIGING TOPICS. Written by security practitioners and academics, Viewpoint essays in each chapter use real-world examples to illustrate chapter concepts at work in today's business environments.
●ACTIVITIES, QUESTIONS AND PROJECTS REINFORCE SKILLS. Your students have numerous opportunities to apply what they are learning with in-depth review questions, hands-on activities and case projects in every chapter.
●EMPHASIS ON KEY EXECUTIVE AND MANAGERIAL ASPECTS OF INFORMATION SECURITY. As they progress through the text, students build on their strong foundation of key concepts and become proficient in the most important areas of information security and management.
Michael Whitman, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, is Professor of Information Security at Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Information Security Education, Coles College of Business. In 2004, 2007, 2012 and 2015, under his direction the Center for Information Security Education spearheaded KSUâ€™s successful bid for the prestigious National Center of Academic Excellence recognitions (CAE/IAE and CAE IA/CDE), awarded jointly by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency. Dr. Whitman is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice, and is Director of the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. Dr. Whitman is an active researcher and author in Information Security Policy, Threats, Curriculum Development, and Ethical Computing. He currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Information Security. Dr. Whitman has several information security textbooks currently in print, including PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY; MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY; READINGS AND CASES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, VOLUMES I AND II; THE HANDS-ON INFORMATION SECURITY LAB MANUAL; PRINCIPLES OF INCIDENT RESPONSE AND DISASTER RECOVERY; and THE GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY AND THE GUIDE TO FIREWALLS AND NETWORK SECURITY. He has published articles in Information Systems Research, the Communications of the ACM, the Journal of International Business Studies, Information and Management, and the Journal of Computer Information Systems. Dr. Whitman is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Information Systems Security Association, ISACA and the Association for Information Systems. Previously, Dr. Whitman served the U.S. Army as an Automated Data Processing System Security Officer (ADPSSO).
Herbert Mattord, Ph.D., CISM, CISSP, completed 24 years of IT industry experience as an application developer, database administrator, project manager, and information security practitioner before joining the faculty at Kennesaw State University, where he is Assistant Chair of the Department of Information Systems and Associate Professor of Information Security and Assurance program. Dr. Mattord currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Information Security and Assurance as well as Information Systems. He and Michael Whitman have authored PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY, MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, READINGS AND CASES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION SECURITY, PRINCIPLES OF INCIDENT RESPONSE AND DISASTER RECOVERY, THE GUIDE TO NETWORK SECURITY, and THE HANDS-ON INFORMATION SECURITY LAB MANUAL, Dr. Mattord is an active researcher, author, and consultant in Information Security Management and related topics. He has published articles in the Information Resources Management Journal, Journal of Information Security Education, the Journal of Executive Education, and the International Journal of Interdisciplinary Telecommunications and Networking. Dr. Mattord is a member of the Information Systems Security Association, ISACA, and the Association for Information Systems. During his career as an IT practitioner, Dr. Mattord was an adjunct professor at Kennesaw State University, Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia, Austin Community College in Austin, Texas, and Texas State University: San Marcos. He was formerly the Manager of Corporate Information Technology Security at Georgia-Pacific Corporation, where he acquired much of the practical knowledge found in this and his other textbooks.
The material on personnel management has been consolidated and reorganized. Personnel placement, staffing, and credentials are now covered in Chapter 5, and employment practices are discussed in Chapter 9. Digital forensics is now covered in Chapter 2.
In general, the entire text has been updated and re-organized to reflect changes in the field, including revisions to sections on national and international laws and standards, such as the ISO 27000 series, among others. Throughout the text, the content has been updated, with newer and more relevant examples and discussions. A complete coverage matrix of the topics in this edition is available to instructors to enable mapping of the previous coverage to the new structure. Please contact your sales representative for access to the matrix.
2. Compliance: Law and Ethics
3. Governance and Strategic Planning for Security
4. Information Security Policy
5. Developing the Security Program
6. Risk Management: Identifying and Assessing Risk
7. Risk Management: Controlling Risk
8. Security Management Models
9. Security Management Practices
10. Planning for Contingencies
11. Security Maintenance
12. Protection Mechanisms