The Security Risk Assessment Handbook: A Complete Guide for Performing Security Risk Assessments, Second Edition

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Conducted properly, information security risk assessments provide managers with the feedback needed to understand threats to corporate assets, determine vulnerabilities of current controls, and select appropriate safeguards. Performed incorrectly, they can provide the false sense of security that allows potential threats to develop into disastrous losses of proprietary information, capital, and corporate value.

Picking up where its bestselling predecessor left off, The Security Risk Assessment Handbook: A Complete Guide for Performing Security Risk Assessments, Second Edition gives you detailed instruction on how to conduct a risk assessment effectively and efficiently. Supplying wide-ranging coverage that includes security risk analysis, mitigation, and risk assessment reporting, this updated edition provides the tools needed to solicit and review the scope and rigor of risk assessment proposals with competence and confidence.

Trusted to assess security for leading organizations and government agencies, including the CIA, NSA, and NATO, Douglas Landoll unveils the little-known tips, tricks, and techniques used by savvy security professionals in the field. He details time-tested methods to help you:

Better negotiate the scope and rigor of security assessmentsEffectively interface with security assessment teamsGain an improved understanding of final report recommendationsDeliver insightful comments on draft reports

The book includes charts, checklists, and sample reports to help you speed up the data gathering, analysis, and document development process. Walking you through the process of conducting an effective security assessment, it provides the tools and up-to-date understanding you need to select the security measures best suited to your organization.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ CRC Press; 2nd edition (May 20, 2011)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 495 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1439821488
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1439821480
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.8 pounds
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.51 x 0.59 x 8.66 inches

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