Security School: Domain 1 -- Security Management Practices

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Security School: Domain 1 – Security Management Practices

What is Security School?
Security School is a series of 10 webcasts, quizzes and detailed notes focused on the 10 domains found in the CISSP's Common Body of Knowledge to help security practitioners studying for the CISSP exam. In this series, each doman is introduced with a webcast led by Shon Harris, a CISSP, MCSE and president of Logical Security, a firm specializing in security education and training. Following the webcast, registered listeners can download a quiz on a specific domain and find notes on the topics covered in the webcast. Registered listeners can also download Shon's PowerPoint presentation for their notes.

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More about Domain 1 -- Security Management Practices
Security management embodies the administrative and procedural activities designed to secure corporate assets and information companywide. In this Security School webcast, the first of 10 on the CISSP's Common Body of Knowledge, learn how security management facilitates the enterprise security vision by formalizing the infrastructure, defining the activities, and applying the tools and techniques necessary to control, monitor and coordinate security efforts across an organization.

Fundamentally, information security assurance is a business issue that must be addressed in the context of the enterprise business framework. This article provides an overview of the challenges you'll learn in the webcast that constrain responsible security management, and offers strategies as well as specific tools and techniques for evaluating, controlling, and implementing security across an enterprise. The following topics are included:

  • Fundamental Principles of Information Security
  • Foundation Security Terminology
  • Security Roles and Responsibilities
  • Security Risk Management

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About Shon Harris:
Shon Harris is a CISSP, MCSE and President of Logical Security, a firm specializing in security educational and training tools. Logical Security offers curriculum, virtual labs, instructor slides and tools for lease by training companies, security companies, military organizations, government sectors and corporations. You can visit Logical Security at

Shon is also a security consultant, an engineer in the Air Force's Information Warfare unit, an entrepreneur and an author. She has authored two best selling CISSP books, including CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, and was a contributing author to the book Hacker's Challenge. Shon is currently finishing her newest book, Gray Hat Hacking: The Ethical Hacker's Handbook.

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