Foundations Of Information Security: A Straightforward Introduction By Jason Andress

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Foundations Of Information Security: A Straightforward Introduction By (author) Jason Andress ISBN:9781718500044 High-level overview of the information security field. Covers key concepts like confidentiality, integrity, and availability, then dives into practical applications of these ideas in the areas of operational, physical, network, application, and operating system security.

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Foundations of Information Security provides readers with fundamental knowledge of information security in both theoretical and practical aspects. Best selling author Jason Andress provides 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. Each chapter explores one main security concept, lists scenarios in which the concept is applicable, and discusses the implementation of that concept in detail, often by going over rival models or strategies. Readers will come away with a sense of what types of assets need protecting, what kinds of risks exist, and what kinds of defensive measures can be taken.

Foundations Of Information Security: A Straightforward Introduction By (author) Jason Andress ISBN:9781718500044

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Dimensions 178 × 235 mm
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Jason Andress (CISSP, ISSAP, CISM, GPEN) 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 course 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.

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