Security in the Information Society: Visions and by Oliver André Hoppe, Johan van Niekerk, Rossouw von Solms

By Oliver André Hoppe, Johan van Niekerk, Rossouw von Solms (auth.), M. Adeeb Ghonaimy, Mahmoud T. El-Hadidi, Heba K. Aslan (eds.)

Recent advances in know-how and new software program functions are gradually remodeling human civilization into what's known as the data Society. this can be manifested by means of the recent terminology showing in our day-by-day actions. E-Business, E-Government, E-Learning, E-Contracting, and E-Voting are only a number of the ever-growing checklist of latest phrases which are shaping the data Society. still, as "Information" profits extra prominence in our society, the duty of securing it opposed to all types of threats turns into an essential and the most important undertaking.

Addressing many of the defense matters confronting our new info Society, this quantity is split into thirteen elements masking the next themes:

  • Information defense administration;
  • Standards of knowledge protection;
  • Threats and assaults to details;
  • Education and Curriculum for info safety;
  • Social and moral points of knowledge safety;
  • Information safety prone;
  • Multilateral safeguard;
  • Applications of knowledge defense;
  • Infrastructure for info safety
  • Advanced issues in protection;
  • Legislation for info protection;
  • Modeling and research for info Security;
  • Tools for info Security.

Security within the details Society: Visions and Perspectives includes the court cases of the seventeenth overseas convention on info defense (SEC2002), which used to be backed via the foreign Federation for info Processing (IFIP), and together geared up by means of IFIP Technical Committee eleven and the dept of Electronics and electric Communications of Cairo collage. The convention was once held in may perhaps 2002 in Cairo, Egypt.

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Regardless of what department or level the user is, if there is the ability to access the information of the company, this education on general information security awareness is applicable. The general section itself is divided into a number of topics, each addressing an important aspect of information security and the measures that should be taken in guarding this information. Areas to be covered include • • • • Information Security Policies of the Organization Virus and Password Protection Data Backup and Recovery Office Discipline 30 Part One: Information Security Management • Physical Security • Internet and Email Each topic should be informative, educating the user in the dangers of breaching security and the preventative measures that can be taken to protect the information of the organization, as well as the steps to be followed in the case of an information security violation.

The Development and Implementation of a Methodology for an Integrated Information Security Management System in an Organization. Unpublished MTech thesis. Port Elizabeth: Port Elizabeth Technikon. Vermeulen, C. & Von Solms, R (2001). Information Security Management Toolbox - Taking the pain out of Security Management. Wood, C. Charles. (1994}. Information security policies made easy: A comprehensive set of information security policies. za Abstract: The competitiveness of the global marketplace means that organizations are relying increasingly on information to stay ahead.

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