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Security Architect: Careers in information security by Jon Collins

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5 STANDARDS, TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES

Having looked at the security architect’s skill set, in this section we consider what resources and tools are available for the role. First we look at an overview of available standards, guidance and advice. We then drill into guidance covering activities of security testing and operations.

STANDARDS, GUIDELINES AND REGULATIONS

Security standards tend to be set by national bodies such as the British Standards Institute in the UK, AFNOR in France or ANSI in the USA, or by international bodies such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Many security standards already exist (and have been in place for decades), but given how quickly security architecture is developing as a discipline, it follows ...

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