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Basics of Information Security Understanding the Fundamentals of InfoSec in Theory and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0128007443

ISBN-13: 9780128007440

Edition: 2nd 2014

Authors: Jason Andress

List price: $34.95
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As part of the Syngress Basics series, The Basics of Information Security provides you with fundamental knowledge of information security in both theoretical and practical aspects. Author Jason Andress gives you the basic knowledge needed to understand the key concepts of confidentiality, integrity, and availability, and then dives into practical applications of these ideas in the areas of operational, physical, network, application, and operating system security. The Basics of Information Security gives you clear-non-technical explanations of how infosec works and how to apply these principles whether you're in the IT field or want to understand how it affects your career and business. The new Second Edition has been updated for the latest trends and threats, including new material on many infosec subjects. Learn about information security without wading through a huge textbookCovers both theoretical and practical aspects of information securityProvides a broad view of the information security field in a concise mannerAll-new Second Edition updated for the latest information security trends and threats, including material on incident response, social engineering, security awareness, risk management, and legal/regulatory issues
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 7/14/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Jason Andress (ISSAP, CISSP, GPEN, CEH) is a seasoned security professional with a depth of experience in both the academic and business worlds. Presently he carries out information security oversight duties, performing penetration testing, risk assessment, and compliance functions to ensure that critical assets are protected. Jason has taught undergraduate and graduate security courses since 2005 and holds a doctorate in computer science, researching in the area of data protection. He has authored several publications and books, writing on topics including data security, network security, penetration testing, and digital forensics.