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A Practical Introduction to Enterprise Network and Security Management

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Bongsik Shin
July 12, 2017

Computer networking and cybersecurity are challenging subjects, partly because of the constant rise and fall of related technologies and IT paradigms. As the title implies, much focus of this book is on providing the audience with practical, as well as, theoretical knowledge necessary to build a sol...

Understanding the New European Data Protection Rules

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Paul Lambert
September 21, 2017

Compared to the US, European data and privacy protection rules seem Draconian. The European rules apply to any enterprise doing business in the EU. The new rules are far more stringent than the last set. This book is a quick guide to the directives for companies, particularly US, that have to comply...

Understanding the New European Data Protection Rules

Paul Lambert
September 21, 2017

Compared to the US, European data and privacy protection rules seem Draconian. The European rules apply to any enterprise doing business in the EU. The new rules are far more stringent than the last set. This book is a quick guide to the directives for companies, particularly US, that have to...

Big Data and Analytics Applications in Government: Current Practices and Future Opportunities

Gregory Richards
September 18, 2017

Government organizations are no different than private organizations when it comes to ensuring the delivery of value for money. Managers and politicians alike seek to do the best they can often do with limited budgets as they work in an environment characterized by rapidly changing external...

Why CISOs Fail: The Missing Link in Security Management--and How to Fix It

Barak Engel
September 15, 2017

This book provides insight as to why and how current security management practices fail at their basic foundation, resulting in overall dissatisfaction by practitioners and lack of success in the corporate environment. The author examines the reasons and how to fix them. The resulting improvement...

Big Data Strategies for Agile Business

Bhuvan Unhelkar
September 14, 2017

Agile is a set of values, principles, techniques, and frameworks for the adaptable, incremental, and efficient delivery of work. Big Data is a rapidly growing field that encompasses crucial aspects of data such as its volume, velocity, variety, and veracity. This book outlines a strategic approach...

Advanced Geoinformation Science

Chaowei Yang, David Wong, Qianjun Miao, Ruixin Yang
September 12, 2017

Many of the challenges of the next century will have physical dimensions, such as tsunamis, hurricanes, and climate change as well as human dimensions such as economic crises, epidemics, and emergency responses. With pioneering editors and expert contributors, Advanced Geoinformation Science...

The Entrepreneurial Project Manager

Chris Cook
August 28, 2017

Doing more with less is a skill mastered by entrepreneurs. Budgets are tight, deadlines are short, and time is of the essence. Entrepreneurial project managers use these parameters to their benefit. Hurdling over obstacles with the bare minimum of effort makes their projects and teams stand out....

The Business Value of Software

Michael D. S. Harris
August 28, 2017

In business, driving value is a key strategy and typically starts at the top of an organization. In today’s digital age, driving software value is also an important, and often overlooked, key strategy. Executives, and the corporate board, need to expect the highest level of business value from the...

Software Methodologies: A Quantitative Guide

Capers Jones
July 14, 2017

This comprehensive reference uses a formal and standard evaluation technique to show the strengths and weakness of more than 60 software development methodologies such as agile, DevOps, RUP, Waterfall, TSP, XP and many more. Each methodology is applied to an application of 1000 function points...

Shaping the Future of ICT: Trends in Information Technology, Communications Engineering, and Management

Ibrahiem M. M. El Emary, Anna Brzozowska
July 13, 2017

The International Conference on Communications, Management, and Information Technology (ICCMIT’16) provides a discussion forum for scientists, engineers, educators and students about the latest discoveries and realizations in the foundations, theory, models and applications of systems inspired on...

A Practical Introduction to Enterprise Network and Security Management

Bongsik Shin
July 12, 2017

Computer networking and cybersecurity are challenging subjects, partly because of the constant rise and fall of related technologies and IT paradigms. As the title implies, much focus of this book is on providing the audience with practical, as well as, theoretical knowledge necessary to build a...

Modeling, Evaluating, and Predicting IT Human Resources Performance

Konstantina Richter, Reiner R. Dumke
July 01, 2017

Numerous methods exist to model and analyze the different roles, responsibilities, and process levels of information technology (IT) personnel. However, most methods neglect to account for the rigorous application and evaluation of human errors and their associated risks. This book fills that need....

Designing Green Networks and Network Operations: Saving Run-the-Engine Costs

Daniel Minoli
June 20, 2017

In recent years, socio-political trends toward environmental responsibility and the pressing need to reduce Run-the-Engine (RTE) costs have resulted in the concept of Green IT. Although a significant amount of energy is used to operate routing, switching, and transmission equipment, comparatively...

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