Managing information security risks: the OCTAVE approach by Christopher Alberts, Audrey Dorofee

By Christopher Alberts, Audrey Dorofee

Info protection calls for way over the most recent software or know-how. agencies needs to comprehend precisely what they are attempting to guard - and why - sooner than choosing particular ideas. protection matters are advanced and sometimes are rooted in organizational and company issues. A cautious evaluate of protection wishes and hazards during this broader context needs to precede any protection implementation to insure that each one the proper, underlying difficulties are first exposed.

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Security Convergence: Managing Enterprise Security Risk by Dave Tyson MBA CPP CISSP


Protection Convergence describes the move in enterprise to mix the jobs of actual safeguard and safety administration with community machine safety features inside of a company. this is often the 1st booklet to debate the topic of protection convergence, offering real-world illustrations of implementation and the cost-saving merits that consequence. defense Convergence discusses protection administration, digital protection suggestions, and community protection and the style during which all of those have interaction. Combining defense systems and arriving at whole safeguard strategies improves potency, vastly improves defense, and saves businesses cash. Implementation of convergence rules has elevated quickly and the variety of companies relocating to this version will keep growing over the following couple of years. All protection execs, despite historical past, will locate this an invaluable reference and a realistic examine some great benefits of convergence and a glance to the way forward for how firms and firms will shield their resources. * A high-level, manager's assessment of the flow in enterprises to mix the actual and IT defense capabilities * info the demanding situations and merits of convergence with an review of the longer term outlook for this growing to be pattern* comprises case examples that element how convergence should be carried out to save cash and increase efficiencies

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RFID Security and Privacy: Concepts, Protocols, and by Dirk Henrici

By Dirk Henrici

The imaginative and prescient of a global during which privateness persists and defense is ensured however the complete power of the know-how is however tapped publications this paintings. it's argued that safeguard and privateness could be ensured utilizing technical safeguards if the full RFID process is designed accurately. The problem is monstrous on the grounds that many constraints exist for supplying safeguard and privateness in RFID platforms: technically and economically but additionally ethically and socially. not just protection and privateness should be supplied however the recommendations additionally must be reasonably cheap, useful, trustworthy, scalable, versatile, inter-organizational, and lasting. After studying the matter zone intimately, this paintings introduces a few new suggestions and protocols that offer defense and confirm privateness in RFID platforms by way of technical capacity. The vintage RFID version is prolonged and concerns in new instructions are taken. This ends up in cutting edge recommendations with beneficial features. ultimately, a complete framework together with required protocols for operation is proposed. it may be used inside an international scope, helps inter-organizational cooperation and knowledge sharing, and adheres to all of the architectural instructions derived during this paintings. safety and privateness is equipped by means of technical potential in an financial demeanour. Altogether, the target of creating scalable and effective RFID structures on a world, inter-organizational scale with out neglecting safeguard and privateness has been completed good.

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Advances in Enterprise Information Technology Security by Djamel Khadraoui, Francine Herrmann

By Djamel Khadraoui, Francine Herrmann

Advances in company details know-how safety presents a huge operating wisdom of all of the significant safety matters affecting todays firm IT actions. The chapters during this preferable Reference resource are written via a few of the worlds top researchers and practitioners within the filed of IT safety. There are not any uncomplicated and whole solutions to the problems of safety; hence, a number of suggestions, ideas, and purposes are completely tested. This reference paintings provides the instruments to deal with possibilities within the box, and is an all-in-one reference for IT managers, community directors, researchers, and scholars.

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Security Transformation: Digital Defense Strategies to by Mary Pat McCarthy

By Mary Pat McCarthy

A innovative method of electronic protection as a device for shielding info resources and construction patron loyalty, operational potency, and marketplace proportion a lot has been written in recent times concerning the many aggressive merits of utilizing net applied sciences to create "transparent" businesses, open to buyers, providers, and alliance companions. but, before, there were no complete bills of the grave safety hazards these exact same merits can pose. Written by way of a coauthor of the bestselling electronic Transformation, safety Transformation brings executives and bosses in control on E-business defense matters and provides tried-and-true equipment for shielding invaluable info resources. extra very important, with the aid of interesting case experiences, the authors describe a confirmed method of the strategic use of electronic safety as a strong front-office instrument for construction a company's recognition in addition to shopper loyalty.

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Ajax Security by Billy Hoffman

By Billy Hoffman

This e-book can be required examining for someone who's constructing, operating with, or maybe dealing with an internet program. the applying does not also have to take advantage of Ajax. lots of the strategies during this publication are safety practices for non-Ajax purposes which were prolonged and utilized to Ajax; no longer the opposite direction round. for instance, SQL injection assaults can exist even if an program makes use of Ajax or now not, yet Ajax offers an attacker different "entry issues" to attempt to assault your software. every one provider, procedure, and parameter is taken into account an access point.

The ebook itself is easily written. the fashion of writing is enticing. the single non-exciting a part of the booklet is the bankruptcy on customer part garage (i.e. cookies, Flash info items, neighborhood storage), yet this isn't the authors' fault. the subject itself isn't very interesting and that i came upon myself interpreting it quick so i'll get to the following bankruptcy. essentially the most attention-grabbing chapters is the single on JavaScript worms, just like the Samy malicious program. additionally fascinating are the occasional mentions of stories and discoveries within the safeguard group. for instance, the authors describe a proof-of-concept port scanner they wrote utilizing JavaScript by myself, which has the aptitude of scanning IP addresses and detecting the kind of net server they run (using the JS photograph object). one other attention-grabbing instance was once utilizing the :hover CSS type besides JavaScript to notice websites person has visited.

After analyzing this booklet, i'm discovering myself correcting safety blunders i'm in simple terms be aware of discovering in my initiatives. a few corrections i have made challenge JSON, the GET vs. publish factor, and others. With the corrections made, i believe that my purposes are much more secure. This e-book helped make that ensue.

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Mission Critical Internet Security by Bradley Dunsmore

By Bradley Dunsmore

Elevate safety on an IP Network

Continuing the ''Mission Critical'' sequence, this booklet offers an important assurance of community defense themes that IT pros cannot have enough money to be with out. some time past yr numerous web outlets, together with were hacked into and positioned out of provider. Even large-scale firm networks the place safety is at a intended high-level are in danger. as a result of the raise in community assaults, the necessity for info on community defense is at an all-time high.

Mission Critical(tm) Internetworking protection specializes in net Protocol, or IP safety. IP applied sciences are the basis of the web and knowing their linked safety hazards is vital for IT pros. This booklet exhibits readers the best way to elevate protection on IP networks and what to do while safeguard is threatened.

* Discusses the stairs to be taken whilst an IP community is compromised
* distinct assurance contains info on Lucent and Cisco items, together with RADIUS and ComOS.
* Written through Vinton Cerf, senior vice chairman at MCI, and observed by means of many because the ''Father of the Internet''

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WebDAV: Next Generation Collaborative Web Authoring by Lisa Dusseault

By Lisa Dusseault

Web-based disbursed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) is the IETF usual protocol for site authoring and broad quarter collaboration. WebDAV's rfile sharing and administration prone make it the precise platform for net dossier and information administration purposes. This complete ebook covers the WebDAV protocolfrom the bits at the twine the entire solution to customized program layout and implementation.Experienced WebDAV implementer Lisa Dusseault not just presents an entire description of WebDAV but additionally illustrates that habit with a variety of examples and protocol lines from actual consumers and servers. the writer covers every one protocol function, first explaining the way it works after which illustrating its use in a reside implementation. In every one case, the writer describes not just how the protocol was once imagined to paintings, yet the way it really does, with cognizance to the stairs required to make a operating implementation.This booklet gives you an important information wanted via program designers, software program engineers, and knowledge managers: * whole assurance of the protocol and well known implementations * useful layout ideas for fast designing and deploying any WebDAV-based program * Real-world software case reports, together with on-line calendaring and photograph albums * chapters on development customized WebDAV purposes, together with ready-to-run examples suitable with web ExplorerR * insurance of the recent Versioning and entry keep watch over criteria

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Enhancing Computer Security with Smart Technology by V. Rao Vemuri

By V. Rao Vemuri

The 8 tutorials during this quantity introduce laptop studying and computational studying conception, and practice the techniques to intrusion detection according to opting for behavioral styles and features. themes comprise community firewall architectures, vulnerabilities in net purposes, desktop assault taxonomy, man made immune platforms, wavelet research, and multivariate research tools. lots of the participants are professors at universities within the U.S. and India. allotted by means of CRC. Annotation c 2006 publication information, Inc., Portland, OR

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