IT Security Governance Innovations: Theory and Research
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IT Security Governance Innovations: Theory and Research

Daniel Mellado (Spanish Tax Agency, Spain), Luis Enrique Sánchez (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain), Eduardo Fernández-Medina (University of Castilla – La Mancha, Spain) and Mario G. Piattini (University of Castilla - La Mancha, Spain)
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Release Date: September, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 373
ISBN13: 9781466620834|ISBN10: 1466620838|EISBN13: 9781466620841|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2083-4

Description

Information technology in the workplace is vital to the management of workflow in the company; therefore, IT security is no longer considered a technical issue but a necessity of an entire corporation. The practice of IT security has rapidly expanded to an aspect of Corporate Governance so that the understanding of the risks and prospects of IT security are being properly managed at an executive level.

IT Security Governance Innovations: Theory and Research provides extraordinary research which highlights the main contributions and characteristics of existing approaches, standards, best practices, and new trends in IT Security Governance. With theoretical and practical perspectives, the book aims to address IT Security Governance implementation in corporate organizations. This collection of works serves as a reference for CEOs and CIOs, security managers, systems specialists, computer science students, and much more.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Auditing IT Security Governance
  • IT Security Governance
  • IT Security Governance Implantation Models
  • IT Security Governance in Case Studies, Real Applications, Implementations in Different Types of Organizations, and Failures
  • Resource Management
  • Risk management
  • Security Metrics
  • Security Necessities
  • Strategic Alignment
  • Value Delivery

Reviews and Testimonials

For technical personnel or non-technical executives in companies, computer and information scientists, some in academia and some in business, compile existing approaches, standards, best practices, and new trends in governing the security of information technology. The topics include electronic banking, legal issues, assessing the maturity of the control objectives for information and related technology framework in the Egyptian banking sector, the adoption of ISO 27001 in Cyprus enterprises, biometrics, ontology-based multi-agent modeling for measuring information security, and the art of detecting hidden malware.

– Book News Inc. Portland, OR

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Luis Enrique Sánchez is PhD and MsC in Computer Science and is an Assistant Professor at the Escuela Superior de Informática of the Universidad de Castilla- La Mancha in Ciudad Real (Spain) (Computer Science Department, University of Castilla La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain), MSc in Information Systems Audit from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, and Certified Information System Auditor by ISACA. He is the Director of Professional Services and R&D departments of the company Sicaman Nuevas Tecnologías S.L. COIICLM board or committee member and responsible for the professional services committee. His research activities are management security system, security metrics, data mining, data cleaning, and business intelligence. He participates in the GSyA research group of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Castilla- LaMancha, in Ciudad Real (Spain). He belongs to various professional and research associations (COIICLM, ATI, ASIA, ISACA, eSEC, INTECO, etc).
Mario G. Piattini is MSc and PhD in Computer Science from the Politechnical University of Madrid. He is certified information system auditor by ISACA (Information System Audit and Control Association). He is Associate Professor at the Escuela Superior de Informática of the Castilla- La Mancha University (Spain). He is author of several books and papers on databases, security, software engineering and information systems. He leads the ALARCOS research group of the Department of Information Technologies and Systems at the University of Castilla- La Mancha, in Ciudad Real (Spain). His research interests are: advanced database design, database quality, software metrics, object-oriented metrics and software maintenance.

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