Access Control, Authentication, and Public Key Infrastructure by Bill Ballad
(Information Systems Security & Assurance)

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PART OF THE NEW JONES & BARTLETT LEARNING INFORMATION SYSTEMS SECURITY & ASSURANCE SERIES! Access control protects resources against unauthorized viewing, tampering, or destruction. They serve as a primary means of ensuring privacy, confidentiality, and prevention of unauthorized disclosure. The first part of Access Control, Authentication, and Public Key Infrastructure defines the components of access control, provides a business framework for implementation, and discusses legal requirements that impact access control programs. It then looks at the risks, threats, and vulnerabilities prevalent in information systems and IT infrastructures and how to handle them. The final part is a resource for students and professionals which discusses putting access control systems to work as well as testing and managing them.

About Bill Ballad

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Bill Ballad has been active in the IT security community since the mid-1990s He is the coauthor and SME for Securing PHP Web Applications (Addison-Wesley Professional, 2008), and he wrote the security chapters for Dummies (Wiley, 2008) Professionally, Ballad is a Senior Systems Engineer working with mission-critical Windows networks.Tricia Ballad spent several years as a Web applications developer before becoming a full-time freelance writer and technical editor. She has written online courseware on various consumer electronics and computing subjects, and has coauthored PHP & MySQL Web Development All-in-One Desk Reference of Dummies (Wiley, 2008) and Securing PHP Web Applications (Addison-Wesley Professional, 2008).Erin K Banks is a Security Technology Consultant for EMC, providing security solutions to Fortune 500 companies She has over 13 years of experience in the network and security fields supporting customers and system integrators across a wide variety of industries Banks holds a BS in electrical engineering from Northeastern University and is currently working on her MBA from the lsenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst She holds the CISSP certification among other industry-related certifications.
Published September 10, 2010 by Jones & Bartlett Learning. 398 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology.

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