IT Security Controls: A Guide to Corporate Standards and Frameworks

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Use this reference for IT security practitioners to get an overview of the major standards and frameworks, and a proposed architecture to meet them. The book identifies and describes the necessary controls and processes that must be implemented in order to secure your organization’s infrastructure.

The book proposes a comprehensive approach to the implementation of IT security controls with an easily understandable graphic implementation proposal to comply with the most relevant market standards (ISO 27001, NIST, PCI-DSS, and COBIT) and a significant number of regulatory frameworks from central banks across the World (European Union, Switzerland, UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, etc.).

To connect the book with the real world, a number of well-known case studies are featured to explain what went wrong with the biggest hacks of the decade, and which controls should have been in place to prevent them. The book also describes a set of well-known security tools available to support you.

What You Will Learn

Understand corporate IT security controls, including governance, policies, procedures, and security awarenessKnow cybersecurity and risk assessment techniques such as penetration testing, red teaming, compliance scans, firewall assurance, and vulnerability scansUnderstand technical IT security controls for unmanaged and managed devices, and perimeter controlsImplement security testing tools such as steganography, vulnerability scanners, session hijacking, intrusion detection, and more

Who This Book Is For

IT security managers, chief information security officers, information security practitioners, and IT auditors will use the book as a reference and support guide to conduct gap analyses and audits of their organizations’ IT security controls implementations.

ASIN ‏ : ‎ B09WD3SGK4
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Apress (March 23, 2022)
Publication date ‏ : ‎ March 23, 2022
Language ‏ : ‎ English
File size ‏ : ‎ 25747 KB
Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
Print length ‏ : ‎ 411 pages

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