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Enterprise Security: IT Security Solutions -- Concepts, Practical Experiences, Technologies

Walter Fumy (Editor), Jorg Sauerbrey (Editor)
ISBN: 978-3-89578-267-1
264 pages
January 2006
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Description

Addressing IT managers and staff, as well as CIOs and other executives dealing with corporate IT security, this book provides a broad knowledge on the major security issues affecting today's corporations and organizations, and presents state-of-the-art concepts and current trends for securing an enterprise.
Areas covered include information security management, network and system security, identity and access management (IAM), authentication (including smart card based solutions and biometrics), and security certification. In-depth discussion of relevant technologies and standards (including cryptographic techniques, intelligent tokens, public key infrastructures, IAM technologies) is provided.
The book features detailed discussions of practical experiences in different sectors, including the automotive industry, financial services, e-health, and e-government.
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Table of Contents

PART I: CONCEPTS & TRENDS
Information security management
Network & system security
Smartcard based solutions
Identity & access management
Biometrics
PART II: PRACTICAL EXPERIENCES
Risk management in the financial services industry
IT security in the automotive sector
Smart card applications for hospitals
IT Security for e-Government applications
Role-based access control in a corporation
Corporate badge & PKI for a global player
PART III: TECHNOLOGIES & STANDARDS
Cryptographic techniques
Public key infrastructure
Intelligent tokens
Identity & access management technologies
Process certification
Product certification
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Author Information

DR WALTER FUMY
is Vice President Security Technology at Siemens Communications, where he is responsible for overseeing research and development in the area of I&C security which includes to select and/or develop advanced solutions, to partner with best-in-class technology providers, and to monitor and/or influence appropriate standards bodies and forums. He has published numerous papers and several books, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and events. Since 1997 Fumy is Chairman of ISO committee SC 27 "IT Security Techniques". He is also chairing the German BITKOM's Group on Security Management.

PROF JOERG SAUERBREY
is Vice President Product Management for IT security solutions at Siemens Communications. He is responsible for own products, partner products and services for the worldwide IT security solutions business. In 1992 he has been awarded with the annual price of the ITG (German Information Technology Association). Since 2001 he is Honorary Professor for IT security at Technical University Munich, Germany. He has published numerous papers and a book, gives lectures, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and events.
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Reviews

"Technical readers can get a business case orientation, while managers and consultant…can use it to fill the technical gaps in their understanding." (Computing Reviews.com, August 22, 2007)

"…an interesting book that contains practical material that will be instructive to novices and experts alike…very useful for security professionals looking to hone and update their skills." (Computing Reviews.com, March 27, 2007)

"…a valuable primer for consultants and non-tech-savvy managers who are seeking to get their minds around security …" (Blogcritics.org, May 29, 2006)

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