An Information Security Handbook by John M. HunterAn Information Security Handbook by John M. Hunter

An Information Security Handbook

byJohn M. Hunter

Paperback | July 1, 2002

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This book is geared at postgraduate courses on managing and designing information systems. It concentrates primarily on security in military systems and looks at the different goals organisations might have in employing security techniques and which techniques are best suited to acheiving certain goals. The book provides answers to questions such as What is security? and What are the security problems particular to an IT system? It is essential reading for students on final year undergraduate courses and MSc courses on Infomations Systems, Management of Information Systems, and Design of Information Systems. The text is up-to-date and includes implications which arose from the Y2K date change.
Title:An Information Security HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.01 inPublished:July 1, 2002Publisher:Springer LondonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1852331801

ISBN - 13:9781852331801

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Technology and Security 3. Physical Security 4. Personnel Security 5. Communications Security 6. Unix Security 7. Internet Security 8. Radiation Security 9. Procedural Security 10. Software Security 11. Some Notes on Static Analysis 12. Computer Viruses 13. The Data Protection Act 14. System Administration and Security 15. The Management of Security 16. Conclusions A. Unix Security Resources B. DoD Computer System Evaluation Criteria C. IT Security Evaluation Criteria (ITSEC) D. An Example System Security Policy E. System Threats and Countermeasures F. Example List of Security Countermeasures Glossary of Information Security Terms References and Bilbliography Index.