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Information security and privacy: a practical guide for global executives, lawyers and technologists

by Thomas Shaw. American Bar Association. 2011.
395 pages. No updates available.

Written by legal and technology experts and compiled by the ABA's Science & Technology Law Section, this is an in-depth treatment of nearly all aspects of information security. This title begins by defining information security, spelling out why it is important, and explaining how it relates to privacy and risk management. It also covers federal, state, and international laws that come into play with information security. It ends with a discussion of emerging technologies (e.g., cloud computing, mobile computing) and their security issues. Overall, this is an expansive and in-depth title of interest to anyone charged with protecting sensitive information. Also includes information security/privacy standards and guidelines.

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