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IT Governance

An International Guide to Data Security and ISO 27001/ISO 27002

Implement an effective and compliant information security management system using IT governance best practice
Available to pre-order from 3rd July 2019
EAN: 9780749496951
Edition: 7
Published:
Format: 234x156
360 pages

About the book

Faced with the compliance requirements of increasingly punitive information- and privacy-related regulation, as well as the proliferation of complex threats to information security, there is an urgent need for organizations to adopt IT governance best practice. IT Governance is a key international resource for managers in organizations of all sizes and across industries, and deals with the strategic and operational aspects of information security.

Now in its seventh edition, the bestselling IT Governance provides guidance for companies looking to protect and enhance their information security management systems (ISMS) and protect themselves against cyber threats. The new edition covers changes in global regulation, particularly GDPR, and updates to standards in the ISO/IEC 27000 family, BS 7799-3:2017 (information security risk management) and the latest standards on auditing. It also includes advice on the development and implementation of an ISMS that will meet the ISO 27001 specification and how sector-specific standards can and should be factored in. With information on risk assessments, compliance, equipment and operations security, controls against malware and asset management, IT Governance is the definitive guide to implementing an effective information security management and governance system.

About the authors

Alan Calder

Alan Calder is a founder-director of IT Governance Ltd, which provides IT governance and information security services through its website www.itgovernance.co.uk. He is the author of Corporate Governance, IT Governance and International IT Governance, all published by Kogan Page.

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Steve Watkins

Steve Watkins is Corporate Services Manager of HMCPSI and was Head of Quality and Operations at Focus Central London and was, before that, Quality Manager at Business Link. Alan Calder and Steve Watkins were responsible for one of the first companies (BLLCP) to achieve BS 7799 registration when the standard was first promulgated in 1996. They have aided other organisations since then to implement effective information security management systems, and have been involved in the development of both the accredited certification scheme and related training standards.

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