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The Executive Guide to Information Security: Threats, Challenges, and Solutions By Mark Egan with Tim Mather 268 pages, $34.99 Symantec Press @exb The Executive Guide to Information Security: Threats, Challenges, and Solutions @exe Shelves are overflowing with books that profess to guide CISOs through virtually any security challenge, from building an infosecurity organization from scratch to tightening existing security policies and processes. However, they're often inappropriate for C-level executives, who need concise, nontechnical, business-driven explanations of what information security really is, what's reasonable to expect from it and how their CISO is going to manage it. This is exactly what The Executive Guide to Information Security: Threats, Challenges, and Solutions delivers. Mark Egan and Tim Mather have designed this book to follow a logical progression, starting with the "why" of security management: Why can't the IT department keep systems secure? What does security mean to our customers? How can it detract from (or enhance) our business? ... Access >>>
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