Concepts and Case Studies in Threat Management

Concepts and Case Studies in Threat Management

Professionalization has come to the field of threat management. It has developed a systematic theory unique to the field, recognized authorities have emerged, and it is finding its own ethical code of conduct. It is also beginning to grow its own culture, complete with a vocabulary of its own. Although the field has a way to go, it is well along th

Threat Assessment and Management Strategies

Identifying the Howlers and Hunters, Second Edition

Threat Assessment and Management Strategies

The field of threat assessment and the research surrounding it have exploded since the first edition of Threat Assessment and Management Strategies: Identifying the Howlers and Hunters. To reflect those changes, this second edition contains more than 100 new pages of material, including several new chapters, charts, and illustrations, as well as updated cases. The book has been reorganized into two parts. The first part offers the authors’ current thinking on how to conduct practical and effective threat management processes. The second provides an in-depth analysis of how howlers and hunters behave and how understanding those behaviors can be used to manage each type of problem individual. This new edition draws on the latest research, as well as ideas and concepts from the authors’ previous books. It integrates the sum of their careers in threat management—both their individual experiences managing problem situations and their research and writing on the topic—into a single volume. As in each of their previous books, it focuses on operationally effective and practical methods for managing problem situations. This book also covers special issues in threat management, exploring the relationship between the law and the intimacy effect as well as different ways to identify, assess, and manage howlers and hunters. Each chapter concludes with a real-life situation analysis relevant to the subject under focus. Drawing upon the latest research and on the previous work of its authors, Threat Assessment and Management Strategies, Second Edition provides a complete guide to setting up successful threat management processes. It approaches the presented strategies as guidelines rather than prescriptions, emphasizing that threat managers must use their intelligence and originality to modify strategies as necessary to suit each situation.

Certification and Security in Health-Related Web Applications: Concepts and Solutions

Concepts and Solutions

Certification and Security in Health-Related Web Applications: Concepts and Solutions

"This book aims to bridge the worlds of healthcare and information technology, increase the security awareness of professionals, students and users and highlight the recent advances in certification and security in health-related Web applications"--Provided by publisher.

International Handbook of Threat Assessment

International Handbook of Threat Assessment

International Handbook of Threat Assessment offers a definition of the foundations of threat assessment, systematically explores its fields of practice, and provides information and instruction on the best practices of threat assessment.

Risk and Social Theory in Environmental Management

Risk and Social Theory in Environmental Management

Risk and Social Theory in Environmental Management marks a timely contribution, given that environmental management is no longer just about protecting pristine ecosystems and endangered species from anthropogenic harm; it is about calculating and managing the risks to human communities of rapid environmental and technological change. Firstly, the book provides a solid foundation of the social theory underpinning the nature of risk, then presents a re-thinking of key concepts and methods in order to take more seriously the biophysical embeddedness of human society. Secondly, it presents a rich set of case studies from Australia and around the world, drawing on the latest applied research conducted by leading research institutions. In so doing, the book identifies the tensions that arise from decision-making over risk and uncertainty in a contested policy environment, and provides crucial insights for addressing on-ground problems in an integrated way.

Cyber Security in Parallel and Distributed Computing

Concepts, Techniques, Applications and Case Studies

Cyber Security in Parallel and Distributed Computing

The main objective of this book is to explore the concept of cybersecurity in parallel and distributed computing along with recent research developments in the field. It also includes various real-time/offline applications and case studies in the fields of engineering and computer science and the modern tools and technologies used. Information on cybersecurity technologies is organized in the fifteen chapters of this book. This important book cover subjects such as: Research and solutions for the problem of hidden image detection Security aspects of data mining and possible solution techniques A comparative analysis of various methods used in e-commerce security and how to perform secure payment transactions in an efficient manner Blockchain technology and how it is crucial to the security industry Security for the Internet of Things Security issues and challenges in distributed computing security such as heterogeneous computing, cloud computing, fog computing, etc. Demonstrates the administration task issue in unified cloud situations as a multi-target enhancement issue in light of security Explores the concepts of cybercrime and cybersecurity and presents the statistical impact it is having on organizations Highlights some strategies for maintaining the privacy, integrity, confidentiality and availability of cyber information and its real-world impacts such as mobile security software for secure email and online banking, cyber health check programs for business, cyber incident response management, cybersecurity risk management Security policies and mechanisms, various categories of attacks (e.g., denial-of-service), global security architecture, along with distribution of security mechanisms Security issues in the healthcare sector with existing solutions and emerging threats.

Responsive Security

Be Ready to Be Secure

Responsive Security

Responsive Security: Be Ready to Be Secure explores the challenges, issues, and dilemmas of managing information security risk, and introduces an approach for addressing concerns from both a practitioner and organizational management standpoint. Utilizing a research study generated from nearly a decade of action research and real-time experience, this book introduces the issues and dilemmas that fueled the study, discusses its key findings, and provides practical methods for managing information security risks. It presents the principles and methods of the responsive security approach, developed from the findings of the study, and details the research that led to the development of the approach. Demonstrates the viability and practicality of the approach in today’s information security risk environment Demystifies information security risk management in practice, and reveals the limitations and inadequacies of current approaches Provides comprehensive coverage of the issues and challenges faced in managing information security risks today The author reviews existing literature that synthesizes current knowledge, supports the need for, and highlights the significance of the responsive security approach. He also highlights the concepts, strategies, and programs commonly used to achieve information security in organizations. Responsive Security: Be Ready to Be Secure examines the theories and knowledge in current literature, as well as the practices, related issues, and dilemmas experienced during the study. It discusses the reflexive analysis and interpretation involved in the final research cycles, and validates and refines the concepts, framework, and methodology of a responsive security approach for managing information security risk in a constantly changing risk environment.

Case Studies of Security Problems and Their Solutions

Case Studies of Security Problems and Their Solutions

The SIREN project was established by the Health Telematics Programme of the European Commission to assist health care provider groups using regional health care networks to establish necessary security services. The project has collected experiences from major regional health care networks throughout Europe with regard to security problems. Using these experiences and security expertise, particularly from the TrustHealth project of the programme, SIREN is disseminating information on good examples of solutions to the user groups. The first chapter provides an introduction to the problem area of securing communication in large health telematics networks. Chapter 2 describes the challenges with regard to legal requirements on digital data, particularly with regard to issues of proving authenticity. Chapter 3 provides an overview of typical healthcare applications and highlights some of the different security requirements posed. The major part of this booklet provides reports from security analyses and selected solutions from a number of different environments, mainly taken from European projects with participants from many different countries.

Understanding Business Strategy: Concepts and Cases

Understanding Business Strategy: Concepts and Cases

UNDERSTANDING BUSINESS STRATEGY encourages a hands-on approach to learning with applications and features such as: experiential exercises, BizFlix video clips, and brief end of chapter cases. Further, features such as the Strategy Tool Box and Your Career provide practical tools as students embark on their own careers. After reading Understanding Business Strategy, students will not only have an understanding of modern strategic management; they will also grasp the application of these tools in their own careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.