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Security Program and Policies: Governance and Risk Management
This chapter explains how to manage information security policies, describes roles and responsibilities related to information security, identifies the components of risk management, and shows how to create polices related to information security policy, governance, and risk management.
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By Sari GreeneApr 16, 2014
Network Defense and Countermeasures: Assessing System Security
Before you can begin administering system security, you must have a realistic assessment of the system’s current state of security. This chapter discusses the essential steps that you should follow in assessing a system’s security level.
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By William (Chuck) EasttomDec 16, 2013
John TraenkenschuhSecure Your Embedded Systems Now!
John Traenkenschuh explores the somewhat hidden world of embedded computing and its emerging security issues.
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By John TraenkenschuhOct 24, 2013
The Anatomy of a Digital Investigation
Michael W. Graves discusses the details of a digital investigation, including understanding the scope of the investigation, identifying the stakeholders, and understanding documentation,
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By Michael W. GravesOct 8, 2013

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Brad YaleThe Best Browser Extensions

We spend a lot of time online. According to a recent Mashable article posted by Matt Petronzio on March 5, 2014, the average American adult spends 11 hours per day with electronic media. Of that, three hours is spent on social media, nearly one hour is spent on a smartphone and nearly one hour is spent on the Internet via a PC. Taken as a whole, the average American adult spends between 2 – 4 hours online every day.

We spend a lot of time online. To make your daily online life better, below is a list of the five coolest Internet Browser extensions.

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By Brad YaleCommentsAugust 7, 2014
Topics: The Web/Virtual Worlds/Social Networking,Home & Office Computing,General Security and Privacy,Information Technology,Software Development & Management,Programming,Open Source,Web Services,Network Security,Web Development,Testing,Security,Process Improvement
Emily NaveThe IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [8/1/14]

With today's "connected life" running 24/7, we recognize it's hard to keep up with all your favorite websites and tech resources. The IT List is here to help you cut through the noise. Check back each Friday for a quick digest of articles, resources, promotions, and other goodies worth a first or second look on InformIT.

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By Emily NaveCommentsAugust 1, 2014
Topics: Home & Office Computing,Information Technology,Software Development & Management,Programming,Open Source,Web Services,Graphics & Web Design,Networking,Engineering,Web Development,Certification,Data,Mobile Application Development & Programming,Security,Hardware,Operating Systems, Server,Process Improvement,Business & Management
John  TraenkenschuhHow Long?

Traenk kept his Windows system from the Internet, from even starting, for some 45 days.  A lot can de-evolve in 45 days...  Honestly, how long does it take before your system becomes very vulnerable and how long must we wait for new Windows components?  Will Windows 9 fix the issues?

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By John TraenkenschuhCommentsJuly 29, 2014
Topics: Software Security,General Security and Privacy,Network Security,Security
John  TraenkenschuhEthical Hacker

It's time to take back the term hacker from the wanna-be's...

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By John TraenkenschuhCommentsJuly 29, 2014
Topics: Software Security,General Security and Privacy,Network Security,Security

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