Building an information security awareness program : by Bill Gardner

By Bill Gardner

The top protection opposed to the expanding risk of social engineering assaults is safety information education to warn your corporations employees of the danger and train them on easy methods to defend your enterprises information. Social engineering isn't really a brand new tactic, yet Building an protection know-how Program is the 1st e-book that indicates you ways to construct a profitable defense wisdom education software from the floor up.

Building an safeguard understanding Program offers you a valid technical foundation for constructing a brand new education software. The ebook additionally tells you the simplest how you can garner administration help for imposing this system. writer invoice Gardner is likely one of the founding individuals of the safety knowledge education Framework. the following, he walks you thru the method of constructing an enticing and winning education software in your association to help you and your employees guard your platforms, networks, cellular units, and data.

Forewords written by means of Dave Kennedy and Kevin Mitnick!

  • The so much sensible advisor to developing a safety wisdom education software on your association
  • Real international examples convey you ways cyber criminals dedicate their crimes, and what you are able to do to maintain you and your facts secure
  • Learn easy methods to suggest a brand new software to administration, and what the advantages are to employees and your organization
  • Find out approximately a variety of different types of education, the easiest education cycle to exploit, metrics for achievement, and techniques for construction an attractive and profitable program

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11] Wired: ThreatLevel: Google Hack Attack Was Ultra Sophisticated, New Details Show. 13]. [12] NetworkWorld: ’Night Dragon’ attacks from China strike energy companies. http://www. 13]. [13] McAfee: Global Energy Cyberattacks: “Night Dragon". 13]. [14] McAfee: Lions at the Watering Hole - The “VOHO” Affair. 14]. [15] Hackers Lurking in Vents and Soda Machines. 14]. CHAPTER 5 Who Is Responsible for Security? Bill Gardner Marshall University, Huntington, WV, USA INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) STAFF If asked, most people would say the information technology staff is responsible for securing the data of the organization.

5M. 2013]. 13]. 13]. [9] Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report 2012. 13]. [10] 2011 Cost of Data Breach Study. 13]. [11] PCI Compliance & Small Merchants: Whose Concern is It Anyway? http://www. 13]. 13]. [13] Chapter 46A. West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. Article 2A. Breach of Security of Consumer Information. 2013]. [14] State Agency Notice Requirements for Data Breaches Chart. 2013]. [15] Symantec: What can you get for $500,000? Notification for one data breach. http://www.

THE RUNNER/COURIER These are the people who have charge of the organization’s backup data while it’s being taken to off-site storage. Do they know how to keep the tapes or other media in sight at all times? What if they leave it on a desk during a delivery to another location? What if they leave them in the delivery vehicle and they are stolen? These are huge risks to an organization’s data that need to be addressed. As a result, these folks need to be included in the security awareness training.

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