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CyberWar, CyberTerror, CyberCrime, Cyberactivism, Second Edition

CyberWar, CyberTerror, CyberCrime and CyberActivism, Second Edition

SKU: 1731
Authors: Dr. Julie Mehan
Publishers: IT Governance Publishing
Format: Softcover
ISBN13: 9781849285711
Pages: 370
Published: 08 May 2014
Availability: In stock
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ISBN13: 9781849285728
Pages: 360
Published: 08 May 2014
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ISBN13: 9781849285735
Pages: 365
Published: 08 May 2014
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  • Understand how to combine procedures, policies, and technology to dramatically improve your cyber defenses
  • Find out how to build a culture of security awareness to identify and deal with risks more quickly
  • Learn how to adopt international best practice that complements your technology-based defenses

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Description

Develop better cybersecurity by taking a wider view of the threats

Many books on cybersecurity focus on technical responses to the cyber criminal, the cyber activist and the state-sponsored hacker. As important as this is, relatively inexperienced hackers can still break into systems that have not taken account of human fallibility and other known vulnerabilities.

Cybersecurity is much more than technology

CyberWar, CyberTerror, CyberCrime and CyberActivism encourages cybersecurity professionals to take a wider view of what cybersecurity means and to make the most of international standards and best practice to create a culture of cybersecurity awareness that complements technology-based defenses.

This second edition analyzes the changing threats in the cyber landscape and includes an updated body of knowledge that describes how to acquire, develop, and sustain a secure information environment that goes beyond technology, and it creates a cyber-aware organizational culture that is more robust and better able to deal with a wider range of threats.

Contents

1. Technology Is a Double-Edged Sword; 2. Cyber attack: It's A Dangerous World for Information Systems; 3. The Human Factor: The Underrated Threat; 4. Transition from an Environment of "FUD" to a Standards-Based Environment; 5. Establishing a Culture of Cyber Security; 6. Increasing Internationalism: Governance, Laws, and Ethics; 7. Standards: What are They and Why Should We Care; 8. From Reaction to Proaction: Applying Standards in an Environment of Change and Danger; 9. Conclusion: Where Do We Go From Here?; Appendix 1: Gap Analysis Areas of Interest; Appendix 2: Standards Crosswalk

About the Author

Dr. Julie Mehan is the Founder and President of JEMStone Strategies and a Principal in a strategic consulting firm in the State of Virginia. She has delivered cybersecurity and related privacy services to senior commercial, department of defense, and federal government clients working in Italy, Australia, Canada, Belgium, and the United States. Dr. Mehan is also an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland University College, specializing in courses in Cybersecurity, Cyberterror, IT in Organizations and Ethics in an Internet Society.

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