Publisher: McGraw-Hill, 1989, 227 pages
Keywords: Information Security
How important is your computer data?
How much would it matter if it were:
Information is an essential but vulnerable corporate asset. Who is responsible for its safety= Computer specialists? Security staff? Auditors? Or is it a key management issues?
Computer security is a people problem not a machine problem, and ultimate responsibility lies with management. It need not be expensive, complicated or technical. The solutions are straightforward, for the greatest threat is not highly sophisticated attack, but low-tech insider crimes made possible by poor procedures and a lack of work discipline. Every organization can achieve satisfactory and economical computer security using a blend of traditional security techniques tailored to the computing environment.
Commonsense Computer Security contains all you need to know to review or refine your security arrangements — whether you usa a micro, mainframe or nationwide network. Each element of computer security is described in detail but in non-technical, readable terms. Aspects covered include:
An essential book for senior managers, computer staff, security personnel, auditors — anyone with responsibility for, or working with, electronic data.
One of the best books on IT security ever written!
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