By Peter Gregory

CISSP consultant TO protection necessities, moment variation, offers entire, concentrated insurance to arrange scholars and pros alike for achievement at the qualified info platforms safeguard expert (CISSP) certification examination. The textual content opens with an summary of the present kingdom of knowledge protection, together with proper laws and criteria, earlier than continuing to discover all ten CISSP domain names in nice aspect, from defense structure and layout to entry regulate and cryptography. each one bankruptcy opens with a short overview of correct idea and ideas, through a robust specialise in real-world purposes and studying instruments designed for potent examination training, together with key phrases, bankruptcy summaries, learn questions, hands-on workouts, and case tasks. constructed via the writer of greater than 30 books on info securitythe moment variation of this relied on textual content has been up to date to mirror very important new advancements in expertise and practices, supplying a correct advisor to the total CISSP universal physique of data.

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Job descriptions. Individual job descriptions of security staff and other employees should define specific security-related roles and responsibilities. The roles and responsibilities that need to be defined include: • Ownership of assets. Individual assets and groups of assets need to have designated owners who are responsible for their operation and protection. • Access to assets. The owners of assets should be designated as the persons who decide who may access or use those assets. A higher level of management may be responsible for approving non-standard access to assets.

Resource allocation and prioritization. Executives allocate resources to security-related activities, in order that required activities may be carried out. • Status reporting. Information about events, trends, issues, and other security related matters are collected and sent upwards through meaningful status reports that provide feedback on decisions, strategic direction, and overall effectiveness of the security program. 1 14 Chapter 1 • Decisions. Decisions made at the steering committee level (and at lower levels) are sent downwards to appropriate levels to be carried out by managers and staff members.

All are statements that define what the organization desires to achieve and how it will proceed to achieve them. These three terms are described in more detail here. Mission The mission of an organization is a statement of its ongoing purpose and reason for existence. An organization usually publishes its mission statement, so that its employees, customers, suppliers, and partners are aware of the organization’s stated purpose. ”—Electronic Frontier Foundation An organization’s security professionals need to be aware of their organization’s mission, because it will, in part, influence how we will approach the need to protect the organization’s assets.

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