Security Culture

Author: Hilary Walton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317058062
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Security Culture starts from the premise that, even with good technical tools and security processes, an organisation is still vulnerable without a strong culture and a resilient set of behaviours in relation to people risk. Hilary Walton combines her research and her unique work portfolio to provide proven security culture strategies with practical advice on their implementation. And she does so across the board: from management buy-in, employee development and motivation, right through to effective metrics for security culture activities. There is still relatively little integrated and structured advice on how you can embed security in the culture of your organisation. Hilary Walton draws all the best ideas together, including a blend of psychology, risk and security, to offer a security culture interventions toolkit from which you can pick and choose as you design your security culture programme - whether in private or public settings. Applying the techniques included in Security Culture will enable you to introduce or enhance a culture in which security messages stick, employees comply with policies, security complacency is challenged, and managers and employees understand the significance of this critically important, business-as-usual, function.

CBRN Security Culture in Practice

Author: J. Thompson
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 1614995346
Format: PDF, ePub
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Evolving threats of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) attack make it imperative to find ways to support global efforts against the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and terrorism. This book contains papers presented at the NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI) on CBRN security culture, held in Yerevan, Armenia, in June 2014. The conference was timely in bringing together the various aspects of security culture in the different substantive areas from a CBRN perspective, focusing efforts to advance CBRN security culture in the everyday work of those who must deal with these ever present threats. The primary aim of the conference was to promote the concept of a CBRN security culture which recognizes synergy across the individual disciplines. As a first step in the practical application of this synergistic view, the conference introduced assessment methodologies that could be refined and customized to enhance the role of the human factor in CBRN security. This, we hope, will enable countries to fulfill their international obligations and implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540. The book reflects the presentations and deliberations of workshop participants and will be of interest to governments, international organizations, researchers and practitioners whose work involves the human dimension of the security of CBRN materials.

A Practical Guide to Managing Information Security

Author: Steve Purser
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 9781580537032
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This groundbreaking book helps you master the management of information security, concentrating on the recognition and resolution of the practical issues of developing and implementing IT security for the enterprise. Drawing upon the authors' wealth of valuable experience in high-risk commercial environments, the work focuses on the need to align the information security process as a whole with the requirements of the modern enterprise, which involves empowering business managers to manage information security-related risk. Throughout, the book places emphasis on the use of simple, pragmatic risk management as a tool for decision-making. The first book to cover the strategic issues of IT security, it helps you to: understand the difference between more theoretical treatments of information security and operational reality; learn how information security risk can be measured and subsequently managed; define and execute an information security strategy design and implement a security architecture; and ensure that limited resources are used optimally. Illustrated by practical examples, this topical volume reveals the current problem areas in IT security deployment and management. Moreover, it offers guidelines for writing scalable and flexible procedures for developing an IT security strategy and monitoring its implementation. You discover an approach for reducing complexity and risk, and find tips for building a successful team and managing communications issues within the organization. This essential resource provides practical insight into contradictions in the current approach to securing enterprise-wide IT infrastructures, recognizes the need to continually challenge dated concepts, demonstrates the necessity of using appropriate risk management techniques, and evaluates whether or not a given risk is acceptable in pursuit of future business opportunities.

The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Climate and Culture

Author: Karen M. Barbera
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199395926
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Climate and Culture presents the breadth of topics from Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior through the lenses of organizational climate and culture. The Handbook reveals in great detail how in both research and practice climate and culture reciprocally influence each other. The details reveal the many practices that organizations use to acquire, develop, manage, motivate, lead, and treat employees both at home and in the multinational settings that characterize contemporary organizations. Chapter authors are both expert in their fields of research and also represent current climate and culture practice in five national and international companies (3M, McDonald's, the Mayo Clinic, PepsiCo and Tata). In addition, new approaches to the collection and analysis of climate and culture data are presented as well as new thinking about organizational change from an integrated climate and culture paradigm. No other compendium integrates climate and culture thinking like this Handbook does and no other compendium presents both an up-to-date review of the theory and research on the many facets of climate and culture as well as contemporary practice. The Handbook takes a climate and culture vantage point on micro approaches to human issues at work (recruitment and hiring, training and performance management, motivation and fairness) as well as organizational processes (teams, leadership, careers, communication), and it also explicates the fact that these are lodged within firms that function in larger national and international contexts.

Trust in Electronic Commerce The Role of Trust from a Legal an Organizational and a Technical Point of View

Author: J. E. J. Prins
Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.
ISBN: 9041118454
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Electronic commerce is here to stay. No matter how big the dot-com crisis was or how far the e-entrepreneurs' shares fell in the market, the fact remains that there is still confidence in electronic trading. At least it would appear that investors are confident in e-companies again. However, not only trust of venture capitalists is of importance -- consumers also have to have faith in on-line business. After all, without consumers there is no e-business. Interacting lawyers, technicians and economists are needed to create a trustworthy electronic commerce environment. To achieve this environment, thorough and inter-disciplinary research is required and that is exactly what this book is about. Researchers of the project Enabling Electronic Commerce from the Dutch universities of Tilburg and Eindhoven have chosen a number of e-topics to elaborate on trust from their point of view. This volume makes clear that the various disciplines can and will play a role in developing conditions for trust and thus contribute to a successful electronic market.

CISM Certified Information Security Manager All in One Exam Guide

Author: Peter H. Gregory
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 126002704X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. This effective study guide provides 100% coverage of every topic on the latest version of the CISM exam Written by an information security executive consultant, experienced author, and university instructor, this highly effective integrated self-study system enables you to take the challenging CISM exam with complete confidence. CISM Certified Information Security Manager All-in-One Exam Guide covers all four exam domains developed by ISACA. You’ll find learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, exam tips, practice questions, and in-depth explanations. All questions closely match those on the live test in tone, format, and content. “Note,” “Tip,” and “Caution” sections throughout provide real-world insight and call out potentially harmful situations. Beyond fully preparing you for the exam, the book also serves as a valuable on-the-job reference. Covers all exam domains, including: •Information security governance •Information risk management •Information security program development and management •Information security incident management Electronic content includes: •400 practice exam questions •Test engine that provides full-length practice exams and customizable quizzes by exam topic •Secured book PDF

Combat Ready It and Pie

Author: P. B. Dove
Publisher: Combat Ready
ISBN: 9781682220290
Format: PDF
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"This book shows SMBs how to get ready for conflict using the latest technical thinking. Owners can use this as a guide to help build their business. For Start Ups and Pioneers it shows what security practices are needed to satisfy bankers and venture capitalists."--Cover.