IT Governance Publishing publishes essential guidance on managing cyber risks


Ely, England, 17 May 2011 – Internet technologies have revolutionised the way that business is conducted. However, these innovations expose your business to various risks. Inadequate security can lead to the theft of customer data and, in the event of technological failure or a cyberattack, your business could lose its ability to function altogether. An effective risk management strategy is, therefore, vital to your company’s survival.

Cyber Risks for Business Professionals: A Management Guide is a general guide to the origins of cyber risks and to developing suitable strategies for their management. It provides a breakdown of the main risks involved and shows you how to manage them. Covering the relevant legislation on information security and data protection, the author combines his legal expertise with a solid, practical grasp of the latest developments in IT to offer a comprehensive overview of a highly complex subject.

Drawing on interviews with experts from Clifford Chance, Capgemini and Morgan Stanley amongst others, the book examines the operational and technological risks alongside the legal and compliance issues. It will help you:

  • Understand and manage the technological risks
  • Familiarise yourself with the legal issues
  • Control employee use of Web 2.0 technologies
  • Use technology to address the risks.

Alan Calder, CEO of IT Governance, comments, ‘Business Professionals − lawyers, accountants and others − all have to respond to cyber risk. If you want to make the Internet work for your business, you need to take the right precautions. This book will be invaluable to lawyers and accountants, as well as to company directors and business professionals’.

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