IT Security Cookbook
by Sean Boran
Publisher: Boran Consulting 2003
This document briefly discusses threat & risk analysis, outlines the ingredients necessary to define a security policy and to provide a framework for deciding how tightly systems need to be secured, outlines policies, processes, structure and responsibilities required in a security organization, presents current security mechanisms, and provides a detailed list of technical guidelines for operating systems, applications and networks used in client/server systems.
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by National Institute of Standards and Technology
The book provides info on securing hardware and software resources of sensitive systems, explains important concepts and interrelationships of security controls. It illustrates the major techniques for each control, and related considerations.
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An in-depth look at passwords and what they really mean to us; what is their actual role; can it be said that we can't do without passwords, what are their vulnerabilities and what is their effect then on the bigger picture that is Cyber Security.
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This handbook summarises the principal security activities which should be a part of software development processes. It includes identifying security objectives, threat modelling, security design guidelines, security architecture reviews, and more.
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This book gives you enough information to evaluate claims-based identity as a possible option when you're planning a new application or making changes to an existing one. It is intended for any architect, developer, or IT professional.