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IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002 (eBook)

IT Governance - An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002, 7th Edition

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Authors: Alan Calder and Steve Watkins
Publishers: Kogan Page
Format: Softcover
ISBN13: 9780749474058
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Format: Adobe eBook
ISBN13: 9780749496
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Now in its seventh edition, this comprehensive book gives guidance on implementing effective information security management. It also outlines international best practice for IT governance for organisations of all sizes and sectors, and demonstrates how to:

  • Protect and enhance your organisation with an ISO 27001-compliant ISMS (information security management system);
  • Design, develop and implement a robust governance system that covers all aspects of data protection and information security; and
  • Defend your organisation against advanced, persistent cyber threats.
  • This updated edition reflects changes to international legislation, including the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), and updates to BS 7799-3 and the ISO/IEC 27000 family.
  • It also covers key topics such as risk assessment, asset management, controls, security, supplier relationships and compliance.

Available for pre-order! Buy today and we’ll dispatch the book as soon as it’s released in October 2019.

Price: £49.99


Expert information security management and governance guidance based on international best practice

As global threats to information security increase in frequency and severity, and organisations of all sizes, types and sectors face increased exposure to fast-evolving cyber threats, there has never been a greater need to implement a robust information security management system (ISMS) that complies with the international standard, ISO 27001.

IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002 provides best-practice guidance from ISO 27001 experts, Alan Calder and Steve Watkins, to help you successfully implement an ISO 27001-compliant ISMS.

Defend your organisation against cyber threats

Now in its seventh edition, this bestselling guide is ideal for information security professionals and organisations that are looking to enhance their ISMS and protect against information security threats.

IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002 is the definitive compliance guide, covering all aspects of data protection and information security, including viruses, criminal hackers, online fraud, privacy regulations, computer misuse and investigatory powers.

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This book will help you understand:

  • How information technology decisions should be made and monitored, and how to deal with risks;
  • The issues and responsibilities associated with risk;
  • The importance of information-related legislation and regulation;
  • How an organisation’s commercial viability and profitability increasingly depends on the security, confidentiality and integrity of information and information assets;
  • The new, global threats and vulnerabilities, particularly in cyberspace; and
  • How ISO 27001 compliance should enable organisations to demonstrate a proper response to all the challenges listed above.

IT Governance: An International Guide to Data Security and ISO27001/ISO27002 is the recommended textbook for the Open University’s postgraduate information security course and the recommended text for all IBITGQ ISO 27001 courses.

About the Authors

Alan Calder

Alan Calder knows ISO 27001 inside out. He led the implementation of the first management system to achieve accredited certification to BS 7799 – the forerunner to ISO 27001 – and has been working with the Standard and its successors ever since. He is the founder and executive chairman of IT Governance.

Steve Watkins

Steve Watkins is an executive director at IT Governance and holds high-profile roles in the world of cyber security standards and certification, including Chair of the UK ISO 27001 User Group and Chair of the ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27, the international technical committee responsible for the ISO 27k family of standards. He is also involved with UK standard technical committees.

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