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information security

The protection of information and information systems against unauthorized access or modification of information, whether in storage, processing, or transit, and against denial of service to authorized users. Information security includes those measures necessary to detect, document, and counter such threats. Information security is composed of computer security and communications security. Also called INFOSEC. See also communications security; computer security; information security; information system.
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However, teaching information security courses is technically challenging.
It also will assist member states' authorities, including their computer emergency response teams, by ensuring the interoperability of information security functions in networks and information systems.
SAN FRANCISCO -- (ISC)2[R]("ISC-squared"), the non-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers, today announced executive consultant and veteran lecturer William "Bill" Murray, CISSP, as the recipient of the 2006 Harold F.
ISC)2 educational offerings include continuing education programs and CBK([R])Review Seminars for its information security certifications, including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP([R])) and related concentrations, Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP([R])), and Certification and Accreditation Professional (CAP(CM)).
In its fourth year of publication, this "must-have" reference tool for industry personnel has been expanded yet again to provide information security professionals with further career enhancement resources and professional opportunities from around the world.
ISC)2 was the first information security certification organization to have a credential - the CISSP([R]) - accredited under ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024, established to set national and global benchmarks for the certification of personnel.
Clarke American's commitment to the highest information security standards is prevalent across its business and reinforced through its long-standing relationship with Cybertrust.
The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium [(ISC)2[R]], the non-profit international leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers, today announced that information security industry veteran Ed Zeitler, CISSP, has been named executive director.
ISC)2[R]], the non-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers, today announced the publication of the Official (ISC)(2[R]) Guide to the CISSP([R]) CBK([R]) (ISDN 0849382319), a comprehensive study guide that addresses all of the topics and subtopics contained in the CISSP CBK.
The SMP Enterprise Certification arms Cartus with a certification and risk reduction program that addresses the company's entire information security program, including network and system analysis, as well as physical and policy inspection.
The International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium [(ISC)2[R]], the non-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers, named Kristin Parker, CISSP, of Booz Allen Hamilton its 'Rising Star' Award winner at the Information Security Executive (ISE) National Awards at the CSI Executive Retreat in Orlando, Fla.

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