Surviving Security

Surviving Security

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Previous information security references do not address the gulf between general security awareness and the specific technical steps that need to be taken to protect information assets. Surviving Security: How to Integrate People, Process, and Technology, Second Edition fills this void by explaining security through a holistic approach that considers both the overall security infrastructure and the roles of each individual component. This book provides a blueprint for creating and executing sound security policy. The author examines the costs and complications involved, covering security measures such as encryption, authentication, firewalls, intrusion detection, remote access, host security, server security, and more. After reading this book, you will know how to make educated security decisions that provide airtight, reliable solutions. About the Author Amanda Andress, CISSP, SSCP, CPA, CISA is Founder and President of ArcSec Technologies, a firm which focuses on security product reviews and consulting. Prior to that she was Director of Security for Privada, Inc., a privacy company in San Jose, California. She built extensive security auditing and IS control experience working at Exxon and Big 5 firms Deloitte a Touche and Ernst a Young. She has been published in NetworkWorld, InfoWorld, Information Security Magazine, and others, and is a frequent presenter at industry events such as N+I and Black Hat.As with any password scheme, however, the more people who know the password, the higher the probability that an unauthorized user will misuse it. The SSID can ... to find. Your access points should be set not to broadcast. ... Under the WEP protocol, all users of a given access point often share the same encryption key.

Title:Surviving Security
Author:Amanda Andress
Publisher:CRC Press - 2003-12-18


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