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A fully revised second edition focused on the best practices of enterprise risk management Since the first edition of Enterprise Risk Management: From Incentives to Controls was published a decade ago, much has changed in the worlds of business and finance. That's why James Lam has returned with a new edition of this essential guide. Written to reflect today's dynamic market conditions, the Second Edition of Enterprise Risk Management: From Incentives to Controls clearly puts this discipline in perspective. Engaging and informative, it skillfully examines both the art as well as the science of effective enterprise risk management practices. Along the way, it addresses the key concepts, processes, and tools underlying risk management, and lays out clear strategies to manage what is often a highly complex issue. Offers in-depth insights, practical advice, and real-world case studies that explore the various aspects of ERM Based on risk management expert James Lam's thirty years of experience in this field Discusses how a company should strive for balance between risk and return Failure to properly manage risk continues to plague corporations around the world. Don't let it hurt your organization. Pick up the Second Edition of Enterprise Risk Management: From Incentives to Controls and learn how to meet the enterprise-wide risk management challenge head on, and succeed.
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Discusses all types of corporate risks and practical means of defending against them. Security is currently identified as a critical area of Information Technology management by a majority of government, commercial, and industrial organizations. Offers an effective risk management program, which is the most critical function of an information security program.
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Get complete coverage of all the material on the Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) exam inside this comprehensive resource. Written by a leading IT security certification and training expert, this authoritative guide addresses all seven SSCP domains as developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, including updated objectives effective February 1, 2012. You'll find lists of topics covered at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice exam questions, and in-depth explanations. Designed to help you pass the exam with ease, SSCP Systems Security Certified Practitioner All-in-One Exam Guide also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. Covers all exam domains, including: Access controls Networking and communications Attacks Malicious code and activity Risk, response, and recovery Monitoring and analysis Controls and countermeasures Auditing Security operations Security administration and planning Legal issues Cryptography CD-ROM features: TWO PRACTICE EXAMS PDF COPY OF THE BOOK
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Security Risk Management is the definitive guide for building or running an information security risk management program. This book teaches practical techniques that will be used on a daily basis, while also explaining the fundamentals so students understand the rationale behind these practices. It explains how to perform risk assessments for new IT projects, how to efficiently manage daily risk activities, and how to qualify the current risk level for presentation to executive level management. While other books focus entirely on risk analysis methods, this is the first comprehensive text for managing security risks. This book will help you to break free from the so-called best practices argument by articulating risk exposures in business terms. It includes case studies to provide hands-on experience using risk assessment tools to calculate the costs and benefits of any security investment. It explores each phase of the risk management lifecycle, focusing on policies and assessment processes that should be used to properly assess and mitigate risk. It also presents a roadmap for designing and implementing a security risk management program. This book will be a valuable resource for CISOs, security managers, IT managers, security consultants, IT auditors, security analysts, and students enrolled in information security/assurance college programs. Named a 2011 Best Governance and ISMS Book by InfoSec Reviews Includes case studies to provide hands-on experience using risk assessment tools to calculate the costs and benefits of any security investment Explores each phase of the risk management lifecycle, focusing on policies and assessment processes that should be used to properly assess and mitigate risk Presents a roadmap for designing and implementing a security risk management program
Complete coverage of the newest exam release from the Linux Professional Institute, and the first step toward LPIC-1 and CompTIA Linux+ Linux Essentials All-in-One Exam Guide covers this "first-of-its-kind" program intended for the academic sector, aspiring IT professionals, and anyone new to the world of Linux and open source technology. This comprehensive, classroom-based reference offers 100% coverage of all exam objectives for the Linux Essentials exam. The book includes expert discussion sidebars to convey in-depth information. Tip, Caution, and Note icons highlight key topics; end-of-chapter quizzes test retention and exam readiness; and Exam Tips guide you through tough technical topics that may be tricky come exam day. The All-in-One also includes hands-on examples and exercises that reinforce practical learning for real-world applicability. Electronic content includes a practice exam (Windows based).
A complete, up-to-date revision of the leading CISSP training resource from the #1 name in IT security certification and training, Shon Harris Fully revised for the latest release of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional exam, this comprehensive, up-to-date resource covers all 10 CISSP exam domains developed by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC2). This authoritative exam guide features learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice questions, and in-depth explanations. Written by the leading expert in IT security certification and training, CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide, Sixth Edition helps you pass the exam with ease and also serves as an essential on-the-job reference. Covers all 10 CISSP domains: Information security governance and risk management Access control Security architecture and design Physical and environmental security Telecommunications and network security Cryptography Business continuity and disaster recovery Legal, regulations, compliance, and investigations Software development security Security operations Electronic content includes: 1400+ practice exam questions in a Windows-based test engine with a new custom exam generation feature that allows you to practice by domain or take a complete CISSP practice exam Video training module from Shon Harris—single domain
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