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Legal Issues in Information Security

A comprehensive study guide to the legal issues concerning information security and privacy, with a particular focus on US law.

Legal Issues in Information Security

Legal Issues in Information Security addresses the legal issues relating to information security.

Information security is essential to protect critical governmental and corporate infrastructures, intellectual property, and other sensitive data. Organisations must build information security and privacy responses into their daily operations in order to protect organisations themselves, to meet legal requirements, and to address the needs both of employees and customers. Legal Issues in Information Security addresses information security and the law, and includes the following learning resources:

  • Instructor’s Guide organised by learning objectives, with lesson plans, sample questions, and PowerPoint presentation slides
  • Lab simulations and lab manuals
  • Online courseware compatible with your Learning Management System.

The material in Legal Issues in Information Security is suitable for students of all levels.

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PART ONE: Fundamental Concepts
Chapter 1: Information Security Overview
Chapter 2: Privacy Overview
Chapter 3: The American Legal System

PART TWO: Laws Influencing Information Security
Chapter 4: Security and Privacy of Consumer Financial Information
Chapter 5: Security and Privacy of Information Belonging to Children and Educational Records
Chapter 6: Security and Privacy of Health Information
Chapter 7: Corporate Information Security and Privacy Regulation
Chapter 8: Federal Government Information Security and Privacy Regulations
Chapter 9: State Laws Protecting Citizen Information and Breach Notification Laws
Chapter 10: Intellectual Property Law
Chapter 11: The Role of Contracts
Chapter 12: Criminal Las and Tort Law Issues in Cyberspace

PART THREE: Security and Privacy in Organisations
Chapter 13: Information Security Governance
Chapter 14: Risk Analysis, Incident Response, and Contingency Planning
Chapter 15: Computer Forensics and Investigations

APPENDIX A: Answer Key
APPENDIX B: Standard Acronyms
APPENDIX C: Law and Case Citations
APPENDIX D: The Constitution of the United States of America

Publishers: Jones and Bartlett
Format: Softcover
ISBN13: 9780763791858
ISBN10: 0763791857
Pages: 526
Published: 23 Aug 2010
Availability: In Stock
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