Information Risk Management: A Practitioner's Guide

Information Risk Management: A Practitioner's Guide

By: David Sutton (author)Paperback

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Information risk management (IRM) is about identifying, assessing and prioritising risks to keep information secure and available. This accessible book is a practical guide to understanding the principles of IRM and developing a strategic approach to an IRM programme. It also includes a chapter on applying IRM in the public sector. It is the only textbook for the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Information Risk Management.

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David Sutton's career in IT spans nearly 50 years and includes voice and data networking, information security and critical information infrastructure protection. He delivers an annual lecture on business continuity at Royal Holloway University of London from where he holds an MSc in Information Security. He is also a co-author of Information Security Management Principles (2nd edition).


Preface Definitions, Standards and Glossary of Terms 1. The need for information risk management 2. Review of information security fundamentals 3. The information risk management programme 4. Risk identification 5. Threat and vulnerability assessment 6. Risk analysis and risk evaluation 7. Risk treatment 8. Risk reporting and presentation 9. Communication, consultation, monitoring and review 10. The CESG IA Certification scheme 11. HMG Security-related documents 12. Appendix A - Taxonomies and descriptions 13. Appendix B - Typical threats and hazards 14. Appendix C - Typical vulnerabilities 15. Appendix D - Information Risk Controls 16. Appendix E - Methodologies, guidelines and tools 17. Appendix F - Templates 18. Appendix G - HMG cyber security guidelines 19. References and further reading

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/12/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781780172651
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781780172651
  • weight: 395
  • ISBN10: 1780172656

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