Fundamentals of Information Systems Security

Jones & Bartlett Learning

Revised and updated with the latest data in the field, Fundamentals of Information Systems Security, Third Edition provides a comprehensive overview of the essential concepts readers must know as they pursue careers in information systems security. The text opens with a discussion of the new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the transition to a digital world. Part 2 presents a high level overview of the Security+ Exam and provides students with information as they move toward this certification. The book closes with information on information security standards, education, professional certifications, and compliance laws. With its practical, conversational writing style and step-by-step examples, this text is a must-have resource for those entering the world of information systems security.

Features and Benefits
Maps fully to the six major domains of the CompTIA Security+ SYO-401 Certification exam
Updated to include coverage on recent compliance law and standards updates, including FISMA, NIST SP800-171, and PCI DSS v3.2
New content on advanced malware and APT attacks to the end points such as ransomware and crypto locker
Addresses data breach and data breach incident response planning
Introduces recent "Internet of Things" risk threats and privacy issues

Part of the Jones & Bartlett Learning Information Systems Security & Assurance Series.

previous edition 9781284031621,
Part 1 The Need for Information Security
Chapter 1 Information Systems Security
Chapter 2 The Internet of Things is Changing How We Live
Chapter 3 Malicious Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
Chapter 4 The Drivers of the Information Security Business
Part 2 Securing Today's Information Systems
Chapter 5 Access controls
Chapter 6 Security Operations and Administration
Chapter 7 Auditing, Testing, and Monitoring
Chapter 8 Risk, Response, and Recovery
Chapter 9 Cryptography
Chapter 10 Networks and Telecommunications
Chapter 11 Malicious Code and Activity
Part 3 Information Security Standards, Education, Certifications, and Laws
Chapter 12 Information Security Standards
Chapter 13 Information Systems Security Education and Training
Chapter 14 Information Security Professional Certifications
Chapter 15 U.S. Compliance Laws

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