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Information Security Handbook

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Learn
  • Develop your own information security framework
  • Build your incident response mechanism
  • Discover cloud security considerations
  • Get to know the system development life cycle
  • Get your security operation center up and running
  • Know the various security testing types
  • Balance security as per your business needs
  • Implement information security best practices
About

Having an information security mechanism is one of the most crucial factors for any organization. Important assets of organization demand a proper risk management and threat model for security, and so information security concepts are gaining a lot of traction. This book starts with the concept of information security and shows you why it’s important.

It then moves on to modules such as threat modeling, risk management, and mitigation. It also covers the concepts of incident response systems, information rights management, and more. Moving on, it guides you to build your own information security framework as the best fit for your organization. Toward the end, you’ll discover some best practices that can be implemented to make your security framework strong.

By the end of this book, you will be well-versed with all the factors involved in information security, which will help you build a security framework that is a perfect fit your organization’s requirements.

Features
  • Learn to build your own information security framework, the best fit for your organization
  • Build on the concepts of threat modeling, incidence response, and security analysis
  • Practical use cases and best practices for information security
Page Count 330
Course Length 9 hours 54 minutes
ISBN9781788478830
Date Of Publication 8 Dec 2017
Do I need an incident response plan?
Components of an incident response plan
Preparing the incident response plan
Identification – detection and analysis
Identification – incident response tools
Remediation – containment/recovery/mitigation
Remediation - incident response tools
Post incident activity
Summary

Authors

Darren Death

Darren Death is an information security professional living in the DC Metropolitan Area. During his 17-year technology career, he has supported the private and public sector at the local, state, and national levels. Darren has worked for organizations such as the Department of Justice, Library of Congress, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Darren currently works for Artic Slope Regional Corporation as its chief information security officer. In this role, Darren is responsible for the ASRC Enterprise Information Security program, where he manages the Information Security program across the 3 billion dollar ASRC portfolio crossing many business sectors to include energy, financial services, hospitality, retail, construction, and federal government contracting.

Darren is very active in the information security community and can be heard at many conferences throughout the year speaking on many of the topics covered in this book. Infragard is an organization that is dedicated to sharing information and intelligence working to prevent hostile acts against the United States. In this role, he teaches students the building blocks that go into establishing a successful information security program.