Security 2020: Reduce Security Risks This Decade
Copyright © 2011 Doug Howard and Kevin Prince
Author(s): Doug Howard, Kevin Prince
Published Online: 3 NOV 2011 12:19PM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470639559
Online ISBN: 9781118255803
About this Book
Identify real security risks and skip the hype
After years of focusing on IT security, we find that hackers are as active and effective as ever. This book gives application developers, networking and security professionals, those that create standards, and CIOs a straightforward look at the reality of today's IT security and a sobering forecast of what to expect in the next decade. It debunks the media hype and unnecessary concerns while focusing on the knowledge you need to combat and prioritize the actual risks of today and beyond.
- IT security needs are constantly evolving; this guide examines what history has taught us and predicts future concerns
- Points out the differences between artificial concerns and solutions and the very real threats to new technology, with startling real-world scenarios
- Provides knowledge needed to cope with emerging dangers and offers opinions and input from more than 20 noteworthy CIOs and business executives
- Gives you insight to not only what these industry experts believe, but also what over 20 of their peers believe and predict as well
With a foreword by security expert Bruce Schneier, Security 2020: Reduce Security Risks This Decade supplies a roadmap to real IT security for the coming decade and beyond.