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IT Manager's Handbook: The Business Edition by Brian D. Jaffe, Bill Holtsnider

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Chapter Seven Security and Compliance

Distrust and caution are the parents of security.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

For duty, duty must be done; The rule applies to everyone.

GILBERT & SULLIVAN, RUDDIGORE

Chapter Table of Contents

  • 1. A Quick Note on How We Got Here 224
  • 2. Managing Security 227
  • 3. Security Solutions and Technologies 234
  • 4. Types of Threats 245
  • 5. Compliance and IT 248
  • 6. The Rules 249
  • 7. How to Comply with the Rules 256
  • 8. Hidden Benefits of Complying with the Rules 259
  • 9. Methodologies and Frameworks 261
  • 10. It’s Not Just Regulatory Compliance 266

(In)security is everywhere. Security is a critical component of an IT manager’s life. Almost every decision he makes will have to be evaluated at some point for its security implications. ...

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