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The Definitive Guide to the C Transformation Process by Waylon Krush, Dr. Julie Mehan

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CHAPTER 1: AN ABRIDGED HISTORY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY

Security can be achieved only through constant change, through discarding old ideas outliving their usefulness, and adapting others to current facts.

William O. Douglas, US Supreme Court Justice (1898-1980)

In this chapter:

An abridged history of information technology Information systems and information systems security – merging concerns

Information security8 itself is not a new concept – decision makers have taken steps to protect critical information since the emergence of governments and supporting infrastructures. New technologies, however, have forever changed the way information is developed, stored, published, and shared. In order to help you ...

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